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The Fredonia Opera House will screen “Hacksaw Ridge” on Saturday, Jan. 21 and Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the true WWII story “Hacksaw Ridge.” It will be screened on Saturday, Jan. 21, and Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Nominated for three Golden Globe Awards and winner of the Critic’s Choice Award for Best Action Picture, “Hacksaw ...

‘The Curious $avage’

GOWANDA — The Gowanda Thespian Society is proud to announce that it will present the comedy “The Curious $avage” at the end of January. Performances are scheduled for Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 in the Gowanda High School Auditorium. Curtain time is set for 7 p.m. each evening and tickets will ...

Reg Lenna showing five movies in January

JAMESTOWN — Reg Lenna Center for The Arts is screening five movies in the month of January. Marketing Director Len Barry said, “With Oscar nominations being announced soon, our hope is to schedule as many nominated films as possible.” The Reg will also continue to program family ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Loving’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Loving,” the true story of the couple behind the landmark civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia. It will be screened on Saturday, Jan. 14, and Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m.  The film is the subject of considerable Oscar buzz ...

Opera House to present the Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘The Golden Age’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present one of the world’s greatest ballet companies — the Bolshoi Ballet — performing the comic ballet, The Golden Age, on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. This captured live via satellite performance is one of five ballets from the Bolshoi that the Opera ...

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The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the acclaimed production of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, captured live via satellite from the stage of London's Wyndham's Theatre on Friday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m.  Following their hit run on Broadway, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage to star in this spectacular production called "a true masterpiece" and "a landmark production."

Opera House presents National Theatre’s No Man’s Land

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the acclaimed production of Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Wyndham’s Theatre on Friday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return ...

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“Arrival” stars Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner as well as Forrest Whitaker (not pictured).

Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series continues this weekend

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Arrival,” starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forrest Whitaker.  It will be screened Saturday and Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m. When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team led by expert linguist Louise Banks ...

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This year, give the gift of time, music, and togetherness with early childhood music classes.

Pathways to Music program offering new spring classes

Three early childhood classes will be offered this spring by Pathways to Music, a program of the Fredonia School of Music (State University of New York). Online registration is now available, providing an exciting opportunity for children and parents to discover the joy of music while singing, ...

Bass Fest and Double Bass Solo Competition set

The Fredonia School of Music (State University of New York) announces the second annual Fredonia Bass Fest on Feb. 11 in the Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall on the SUNY Fredonia campus. The day is designed for double bass players of all levels — professional players, college students, high ...

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Pictured: left to right: row 1: Isabella Barron, Sierra Steffan; row 2: Riley Miller, Josephine DeJoy, Jacob Bevilacqua; row 3: Emma Wilkins, Autumn Burris, Rose Jump, Nicole Vaught; row 4: Autumn Jackson, Lillian Hroncek, Sophia Holland.

Students put on ‘Jingle Bell Jukebox’ musical

ANGOLA — For three days in December, grade students from A.J. Schmidt, under the direction of Mrs. Holly Martin, presented the musical “Jingle Bell Jukebox … the Flip Side!” The musical centers on a 1950’s-style diner with a rocking jukebox serving up all the holiday hits. The ...

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Additional performers announced for tonight’s concert

JAMESTOWN — A wide variety of contemporary music will feature in Saturday’s Home for the Holidays: Christmas at The Reg concert at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Steve Davis & Marla Harris, Ken Hardley with Matt Gronquist & Bumpy Peterson, Ron Orbach, and Porcelain ...

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Celebrate the holidays with Wits ‘n Giggles at Northwest Arena

JAMESTOWN — Wits ‘n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy brought to you by Bud Light and Comfort Inn returns to the Northwest Arena tonight at 7:30 p.m. The night features headliner, Charlie Wiener; feature, Patrick Bagdon; and host Robb Will. Feature act, Patrick Bagdon, is the best friend you ...

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Pictured is the 2016 Spring Concert.

Youth Symphony audition applications due Friday

JAMESTOWN — “The three orchestras of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony present wonderful opportunities for serious music students!” With these words, board president Katie Derrenbacher announced plans for the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony’s 30th season and the importance of ...

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The Westfield High School Westwinds will perform Saturday at the Home for the Holidays” Christmas at the Reg in Jamestown.

Christmas at The Reg concert Saturday

JAMESTOWN — Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will cap a festive season with a concert featuring several local musicians. Home for the Holidays: Christmas at The Reg is scheduled Saturday at 4 p.m. The concert is family-friendly and priced affordably as a “thank you” to the Jamestown ...

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Front row: Mckenna Taylor, Zuleymarie Torres, Chianti Lopez, Violet Zappi, Mia Gorka. Row 2: Kyra Taylor, Suzie Piper, Abbey DuBois, Sophie Stevens, Mia Barone, Maddie Abate.

Ready to dance

Danza! Performing Arts Academy dance studio announces that its annual Holiday production will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the historic 1891 Fredonia Opera House. “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” an original dance production based on the Disney hit animated ...

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The late Robert H. Jackson is pictured ice skating.

Skate Night to benefit the Jackson Center

JAMESTOWN — The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, and his legacy’s relevance to current events and issues, invites families to a public skate to benefit the ...

Live at the Met season continues with new opera ‘L’Amour de Loin’

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2016-17 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m., with Finnish Composer Kaija Saariaho’s contemporary ...