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Submitted Photo: Andrea Dezso’s “Garden Beings 2,” a stone lithograph, will be among her works on display in an exhibition at the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia starting Sept. 5.

Fredonia’s Marion Art Gallery to host Andrea Dezso exhibition

Visitors will have an opportunity to experience enchanted forests, bat caves and utopian cities in the first exhibition of the 2017-18 season at the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia. “Andrea Dezso: Enchanted Fictions” opens on Tuesday, ...

Reg Lenna Center to show ‘The Beguiled’

JAMESTOWN — The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will wrap ups its summer of movies with director Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled showing on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning star in “The Beguiled.” The story unfolds during the Civil ...

Submitted Photo: Pictured is the cast of “Harvest Moon.”

Lake Shore Center for the Arts to present ‘Harvest Moon’

WESTFIELD — Lake Shore Center for the Arts will host the premiere of the multimedia play, “Harvest Moon” Sept. 2 and Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. It will be performed each evening in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Westfield, located on South Portage Street. The church is also ...

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In honor of the 30th anniversary of “Dirty Dancing,” the film will be shown at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts.

Reg Lenna to show ‘Dirty Dancing’

JAMESTOWN — Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film “Dirty Dancing” with a showing on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. In the summer of 1963, innocent 17-year-old Baby vacations with her parents at a Catskill’s resort. One evening, she is drawn to the ...

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Children and their caregivers enjoy weekly classes of music play and exploration.

Pathways to Music announces new fall classes

Three early childhood classes will be offered this fall by Pathways to Music, a program of the Fredonia School of Music. Online registration is now available — providing an exciting opportunity for children and parents to discover the joy of music while singing, moving, listening, and ...

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Homecoming Excellence Gala puts the spotlight on opera

The Homecoming Excellence Gala dinner will be held in the Williams Center on Friday, Oct. 20. The 60th Anniversary Hillman Opera Celebration will be highlighted with an operatic theme throughout the dinner including a performance by Fredonia alumni Kateri Gormely Sackett, ’12, and Kyle ...

Final week at Chautauqua

CHAUTAUQUA — As summer comes to an end, Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week Nine of its 2017 season. The week, which begins Aug. 20 and concludes Aug. 27, features presentations by renowned guests such as Chef Jacques Pepin, Professor Marion Nestle, Chef ...

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The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a new National Theatre production of the family friendly classic, Peter Pan, captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s National Theatre. It will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m.

Never-ever land

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a new National Theatre production of the family friendly classic, “Peter Pan,” captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s National Theatre. It will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. All children, except one, grow ...

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“Baby Driver” will show tonight at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. The showing is part of the Movies @ The Reg series.

Action film ‘Baby Driver’ shows at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts today

JAMESTOWN — Director Edgar Wright’s (“Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz”) action film “Baby Driver” will show tonight at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. In the film, a talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the ...

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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 ...