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JAMESTOWN — Wits ‘n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy brought to you by Bud Light and Comfort Inn returns to the Northwest Arena on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The night marks the first one-man show for Wits ‘n Giggles, and will feature the magically comical, Kevin Lee. Robb Will returns as emcee for the ...

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The Highland Divas, a Celtic vocal trio, will be the featured guest artists when Rockefeller Arts Center presents “Poinsettia Pops” on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in King Concert Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia.

Annual Rockefeller Christmas concert to have Celtic flavor

Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia is pleased to continue a tradition that goes back more than 25 years with yet another festive holiday concert. “Poinsettia Pops” will be presented on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in King Concert Hall on the Fredonia campus as ...

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Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council and Infinity Visual and Performing Arts have been working together to bring Awareness Theater back to life in Chautauqua County.

CASAC and Infinity revive Awareness Theater

JAMESTOWN — Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council and Infinity Visual and Performing Arts have been working together to bring Awareness Theater back to life in Chautauqua County. In 1985, John Blackman founded Awareness Theatre as a prevention strategy for young people through ...

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The Silverwind Duo of Drs. Nicole McPherson and Andrew Seigel.

Fredonia’s Silverwind Duo to travel to Abu Dhabi

The Silverwind Duo of clarinetist Dr. Andrew Seigel and flutist Dr. Nicole McPherson of the State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music will perform and teach during Thanksgiving week on the campus of New York University Abu Dhabi. The duo will travel 18 hours on the first leg of ...

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“Queen of Katwe” is the next film in the Opera House Cinema Series, being shown Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

‘Queen of Katwe’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Queen of Katwe,” starring Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo.   It will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.” Based on a true story, “Queen of Katwe” is the story of 10-year-old Phiona (Madina ...

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“A Night on Broadway” will take place Thursday and Friday at Cassadaga Valley Central School On Friday. soup and dessert will be served as well.

CVCS to hold ‘A Night on Broadway’

GERRY — The Cassadaga Valley High School is excited to present the second annual “A Night on Broadway” fundraiser concert on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18. The concert will feature some of the most beloved songs to hit the stage, performed by middle and high school students and ...

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“Bugsy Malone JR.” will be presented by the Dunkirk Middle School on Friday and Saturday nights.

Dunkirk Middle School to present ‘Bugsy Malone JR.’

Dunkirk Middle School will “strong-arm” its ways into arts education through its production of “Bugsy Malone JR.” Friday and Saturday. “Bugsy Malone JR.” is a tongue-in-cheek tribute to the hit 1976 film starring Scott Baio and Jodi Foster. The musical was adapted to be performed ...

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“Stocks” will be shown Friday night. A sensory-friendly showing will be done Saturday afternoon.

Reg Lenna to show animated comedy ‘Storks’

JAMESTOWN — The animated comedy “Storks” shows Firday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. as a family showing and Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. as a Sensory Friendly screening matinee at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. Storks deliver babies … or at least they used to. Now they deliver ...

Tom Hanks drama ‘Sully’ shows Wednesday at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts

JAMESTOWN — The Tom Hanks-starring drama Sully will be shown Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the ...

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The cast of the Department of Theatre and Dance production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” includes, from left, Tom Loughlin as Sheridan Whiteside, Gretchen Martino as Maggie Cutler, Josh Carey as Bert Jefferson and Carly Dieck as Lorraine Sheldon

‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ starts on Nov. 30

Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance offers six performances of holiday comedy classic ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’—There’s no place like home for the holidays — that is unless you can manage to take over someone else’s abode. That’s the situation that arises in the American ...

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Pictured are some of the color prints by Roger Tory Peterson that will be on display at the Prendergast Library Nov. 18-Dec. 16.

Library to exhibit Peterson prints

JAMESTOWN — Roger Tory Peterson prints will be on display in the Prendergast Library Art Gallery Nov. 18 through Dec. 16. The signed, limited-edition color prints portray ordinary birds such as robins and cardinals as well as less common subjects like the gyrfalcon and bald eagle in ...

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The documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years” will be shown Saturday and Tuesday nights.

The Fab Four

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years.” It will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Ron Howard, the film documents the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) — the ...

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The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the Bolshoi Ballet performing the comic ballet, The Bright Stream, on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Opera House to present The Bright Stream

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present one of the world’s greatest ballet companies — the Bolshoi Ballet — performing the comic ballet, The Bright Stream, on Saturday  at 1 p.m. Originally presented in Moscow in 2012, this captured live via satellite encore performance is the first ...

New Horizons Band fall concert tonight

The New Horizons Band of Western New York will present its Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. today. The free concert will be held in the Harry A. King Concert Hall on the SUNY Fredonia Campus. Music Director Dr. Katherine M. Levy will conduct “The Impresario: Overture to the Comic Opera” by ...

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Community concert

SUNY at Fredonia student Whitney Nightingale joins the U.S. Army Field Band of Washington, DC in playing “America the Beautiful” during a community concert Oct. 24 in Fredonia. The concert is one of nearly 30 performances taking place in the northeast as part of band’s fall tour. For more ...

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Thank you to the community

Director Helen Merrill, along with the entire cast and crew of the Lucille Ball Little Theatre’s recent production of “Jekyll & Hyde” would like to thank everyone in the Jamestown region who came out to attend a performance.  “I am proud to live in a community that supports the ...

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The New Horizons Band will perform Monday night.

New Horizons Band to perform fall concert

The New Horizons Band of Western New York will present their Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7. The free concert will be held in the Harry A. King Concert Hall on the SUNY Fredonia Campus. Music Director Dr. Katherine M. Levy will conduct “The Impresario: Overture to the Comic ...

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Opera House to present Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice

In a year full of celebrations commemorating the 400-year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present two thrilling captured live via satellite productions from the world’s most famous stage – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.  The second of the ...

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The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present an acclaimed new staging of Bertolt Brecht's and Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera, captured live via satellite from the stage of London's National Theatre on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Mack the Knife is back

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present an acclaimed new staging of Bertolt Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera, captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s National Theatre on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Mack the Knife is back in town! In this darkly ...

Alumnus and historian Zimmer returns for Writers@Work

State University of New York at Fredonia alumnus Phil Zimmer, ‘69, a graduate of the Department of History, will be in-residence from Thursday through Saturday through the Writers@Work program at the university. Zimmer is a prolific author, specializing in writing for World War II ...