Entertainment

Omnipresent Puppet Theater to visit city Monday

Omnipresent Puppet Theater of Bakersfield, Calif., will present "Gumshoe McMonocle and the Strange Case of Rumpelsomething," on Monday at the Boys and Girls Club Gym, sponsored by the Dunkirk Free Library."As part of the summer reading challenge Dig Into Reading, the library is encouraging ...

Kokomo Time band playing in Mayville July 25

MAYVILLE - The July 25 performance of the 2013 Entertainment in the Park annual summer concert series will feature the Chautauqua County band Kokomo Time. Held Thursday evening, this performance will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and be held at Lakeside Park located along Route 394 on the shores ...

Photographer Robert Henry to exhibit work

Rochester native and photographer Robert Henry will be the featured guest artist at the Living Glass Living Art Gallery and Studio July 22-26. "Art and Nature is the theme for this week," owners and artists Denise Cash Williams and Ange Cash Bentivegna explain. "Mr. Henry's work is currently on ...

Comedic troupe of troops to invade Jamestown

JAMESTOWN - The GIs of Comedy, a group of three veterans who also serve as stand-up comedians, will perform during the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in August. The show is free for veterans as well as active duty personnel.The group will appear at the Reg Lenna Civic Center, 116 E. Third St. in ...

Week Five at Chautauqua features ‘Romeo & Juliet Project’

CHAUTAUQUA - Week Five offers a variety of entertainment events that include the Chautauqua Festival Dancers, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra as well as the Chautauqua Institution original inter-arts collaboration The Romeo & Juliet Project.The week begins with free admission to the ...

Silent ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to be screened

The Phantom of the Opera, the classic 1925 silent film starring Lon Chaney, comes to life with an original musical score performed live by the Andrew Alden Ensemble on Saturday at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House.Adapted from the Gaston Leroux novel of the same name, The Phantom of the Opera stars ...

Deuble & Vogan to perform in Mayville Thursday night

MAYVILLE - The singing duo of Deuble & Vogan will be the featured musical performers for the Thursday Entertainment in the Park summer concert performance. The concert will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will be held at Lakeside Park, Mayville, located on Route 394 about a mile south ...

Musical performances set for Fredonia History Days

Fredonia History Days will feature two musical performances in the Gazebo on Saturday, Lemon 12 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Allegheny Crossing from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.Lemon 12 is an acoustic rock group featuring local veteran musicians Rik MacKenzie, Pete Majka and Eli Tederous. Their performances ...

‘Remarkable Women’: Book examines state’s female household names

Of all the arts, literature and music are closest to my life. Probably not a single day passes on which I don't read for pleasure - not to mention for work - and on which I don't listen to music.If I can't always sit and listen with intent, I at least have music in the background, to help me ...

Chautauqua County Society of Artists to hold annual show

MAYVILLE - The Chautauqua County Society of Artists will once again be holding its annual art show/sale "Art in the Park" at Mayville's beautiful Lakeside Park this weekend. The members of the group as well as a few other local artisans will be displaying, selling and demonstrating their unique ...

Live at the Met

The Fredonia Opera House will screen one of Giuseppe Verdi's most popular and beautiful operas, La Traviata, as part of its Live at the Met Summer Encore Series of operas on Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m."We're very excited to be presenting encore broadcasts of six of the Metropolitan Opera's ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘The Great Gatsby’

"The Great Gatsby," Baz Luhrmann's lavish adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, is the next featured film in the Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series. It will be screened on Saturday and next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m."The Great Gatsby" follows would-be writer Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) as he ...

Prendergast Library sets ‘Spoon River Project’ signing

JAMESTOWN - James-town native Tom Andolora will sign copies of "The Spoon River Project" from 7 to 8 p.m. on July 16 on the main floor of Prendergast Library."The Spoon River Pro-ject" is a play with music based on "Spoon River Anthology" by Edgar Lee Masters.Andolora adapted Mast-ers' work ...

Live at the Met summer series to present Armida

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will screen Gioachino Rossini's Armida as part of its Live at the Met Summer Encore Series of Operas on Thursday at 7 p.m."We're very excited to be presenting encore broadcasts of six of the Metropolitan Opera's most highly acclaimed Live in HD transmissions this ...

French exhibits and Chautauqua ties to the Big City

NEW YORK - Hot Town! Summer in the City.If those words bring you memories from a hit record of 1966, by The Lovin' Spoonful, it will give you a good idea of how my past week has progressed. Our oldest son had his birthday in the past week, and is now nearly twice as old as my wife and I are. My ...

What’s up?

SUNDAYThe 'Energy' of artThe Dykeman Young Vintage Gallery at 100 E. Second St. in Jamestown will feature "The Dykeman Young Vintage Gallery Group Show," open from 1 to 7 p.m. This show features the work of Colin Everett, Paul Gable and Kristin Rey. The show is open to the public and admission ...

Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution opens ‘Art in the Park’

CHAUTAUQUA - Chautauqua Institution hosts its first "Art In The Park" craft show of the season on Sunday, July 7. The craft show and sale will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. in Miller Park.More than 70 tables and tents are expected to be brimming with paintings, prints, photographs, collages, ...

Jackson Rohm to perform in Mayville next week

MAYVILLE - The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jackson Rohm will be the featured performer for the first concert of the 2013 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series. Held on July 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the performance will take place at ...