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The next production in the satellite series of events at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House is the family-friendly National Theatre Live production of Peter Pan on Saturday, Aug. 19, at  1 p.m. See preview page B8.

SPOTLIGHT: Opera House’s satellite shows

When Christina Hernandez attended her first Bolshoi Ballet Live production at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House, she didn’t expect to become such a big fan. “I never thought I’d be interested in ballet, but seeing these beautiful performances live and on a big screen is incredible,” says ...

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‘A Ghost Story’ to play at Opera House

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the unique and critically acclaimed drama “A Ghost Story.” It will be screened on Saturday, Aug. 19, and Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. A singular exploration of legacy, loss and the essential human longing for meaning and ...

File Photo: Randy Graham and Brandon Hatch, both local Chautauqua County performers, will sing at the Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series stage for the Thursday, Aug. 17 in Mayville from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Joining forces

MAYVILLE — Randy Graham and Brandon Hatch, both local Chautauqua County performers, will grace the Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series stage for the Thursday, Aug. 17 performance. This concert will take place at Lakeside Park in the village of Mayville from 6:30 to 8:30 ...

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Pictured are artists Alexandra Kochis and Stephen Hadala.

Ballet Theatre announces repertory with Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

CHAUTAUQUA — Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has announced the repertory for the company’s 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, performance at the scenic Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York. The one-night program marks PBT’s first with the Chautauqua ...

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The Harmony Production Company Quartet will perform on the Lily Dale Assembly’s floating stage  this Sunday at 5 p.m.

Free concert

LILY DALE — Outdoor summer concert performances on Lily Dale Assembly’s floating stage will conclude with a performance by the Harmony Production Company Quartet this Sunday at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public as a gift to the community from Lily Dale Assembly. The Harmony ...

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August Skies

“Heaven wheels above you displaying to you her eternal glories ... and still your eyes are on the ground.” — Dante The planet Mercury is positioned between the sun and Earth during August and cannot be viewed because of the solar glare. However, with binoculars or a small telescope it ...

‘Mix & Match’ season ticket packages on sale now at Fredonia

Customizable season ticket packages are now on sale for an eclectic offering of events in the 2017-18 Lake Shore Savings Season at the State University of New York at Fredonia. A “Mix & Match Season Ticket” package gives buyers the opportunity to save between 15 and 25 percent on ...

Submitted Photo: The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a new National Theatre production of Salome, captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Olivier Theatre. It will be presented on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Opera House presents National Theatre Live’s ‘Salome’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a new National Theatre production of Salome, captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Olivier Theatre. It will be presented on Saturday at 1 p.m. The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A ...

Jamestown’s Nameless! Comedy producing 7 shows for comedy fest

JAMESTOWN — From improv comedy to stand-up, Nameless! Comedy has seven different shows planned during the 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown. All of the shows will be at The Forum (201 N. Main St.) right in the heart of downtown. Get tickets at LucyComedyFest.com or ...

‘Maudie’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Maudie,” starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. It will be screened on Saturday and Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. “Maudie,” based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Hawke) hires a fragile yet ...

Ross Bennett to perform during Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

JAMESTOWN — Ross Bennett will be headlining one of the Nameless! Comedy shows during the 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. Bennett is one of those comedians famous among comedians. His television appearances include THE LATE SHOW with David Letterman, Red Eye with Tom Shillue, Tough Crowd ...

Jamestown ready to host 26th annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

After nearly a year’s worth of planning, the National Comedy Center is once again prepared to do what it does best: make an entire community laugh. The 26th annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival returns to downtown Jamestown and the immediate area beginning today, this time featuring an ...

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From left, Jim Scriven and Tim Kelly of the classic rock duo T.J. North.

Classic rock concert to be held at Mayville’s Lakeside Park

MAYVILLE — The Aug. 3 performance of the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series, held at Lakeside Park in Mayville from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will feature the classic rock duo “T.J. North.” The duo, consisting of Jim Scriven on ...

FREE concert on Lily Dale Floating Stage to feature The Dixiecrats

LILY DALE – Outdoor summer concert performances on Lily Dale Assembly’s floating stage continue with a performance by The Dixiecrats on Sun., July 30, at 5 p.m. Admission is FREE and open to the public as a gift to the community from Lily Dale Assembly. The Dixiecrats is a Dixieland-style ...

Submitted Photo: Nathan Lane and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett perform. The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present Angels in America: Perestroika, the second half of National Theatre Live’s new production of Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning, two-part play, “Angels in America,” on Saturday, July 29 at noon.

Opera House to present second half of ‘Angels in America’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present “Angels in America: Perestroika,” the second half of National Theatre Live’s new production of Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning, two-part play, “Angels in America,” on Saturday, July 29, at noon. The event is captured live via satellite ...

Lost film

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a new documentary in a special one-night-only screening on Thursday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m. “Dawson City: Frozen Time” is the story of the incredible discovery of more than 500 silent films thought to be lost forever. “Dawson City: Frozen ...

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(Top Left to Right): Lewis Black, W. Kamau Bell, Jim Gaffigan, David Steinberg, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli, Robert Klein, Kelly Carlin

Lucyfest

The National Comedy Center presents Week of Comedy July 31 - Aug 6The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled “Comedy and the ...

Pittsburgh band to perform in Mayville

MAYVILLE — The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Pittsburgh blues band Mahajibee Blues will be back to perform at the Thursday, July 27 concert performance of the 2017 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series at Lakeside Park. The performance will ...