Entertainment

Jackson documentary to be screened at Chautauqua

CHAUTAUQUA - Join the Robert H. Jackson Center for Liberty under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story on July 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Chautauqua Cinema. This special screening is being held in conjunction with the Robert H. Jackson Center's weeklong Special Studies lecture series at the Chautauqua ...

Exhibitors gather at Lake Side Park in Mayville for ‘Art In The Park’

MAYVILLE - Exhibiting artists liked the folks who came, but were disappointed by a lower than expected turnout during "Art In The Park" Saturday at Lake Side Park in Mayville."It was very slow," was the succinct comment of Linda Mason, an exhibitor from Warren, Pa., who is also a member of the ...

“Falstaff” to close out Chautauqua opera season

CHAUTAUQUA - The final opera of the 2013 Chautauqua season - albeit only the third performance and the second production of the sadly truncated season - will be performed Monday evening, at Norton Hall.Having opened the season with the fierce, passionate and rather gloomy "Peter Grimes," by ...

Opera House Cinema series to screen ‘Before Midnight’

"Before Midnight," the third installment in Richard Linklater's trilogy of romantic dramas, is the next featured film in the Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series. It will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m."Before Midnight" is the sequel to "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," each ...

Chautauqua Institution presents ‘The Romeo & Juliet Project’

CHAUTAUQUA - Shakespeare's timeless love story Romeo and Juliet will be reinvented on Chautauqua Institution's Amphitheater stage on July 27 with The Romeo & Juliet Project, an original inter-arts collaboration that brings together Chautauqua's signature arts programs for a unique, ...

Week Six features entertainment for all ages

CHAUTAUQUA - The entertainment line-up for Week Six offers presentations that will spark all interest levels.The week begins with free admission to the grounds on Sunday. WRFA-LP 107.9 in Jamestown. will bring its ongoing series "Rolling Hills Radio," featuring live musical performances of ...

‘Chautauqua People’ to debut on Access Channel 5

Charles L. Kelsey, Executive Director of Access Channel 5, announced that longtime Chautauquan Warren L. Hickman will be the first person featured on the new Access TV Channel 5 program called "Chautauqua People," which debuts this month. Prof. Hickman, 92, has led a distinguished career that ...

Grape Escape Music Festival at Willow Creek Winery July 27

SILVER CREEK - The Town Pants, in partnership with Willow Creek Winery, are proud to present the first Grape Escape Music Festival.This will be a one-day music festival July 27 with music and fun going long into the night. The festival will be a great showcase of Delta Blues, Folk, Rock, and ...

Live at the Met Summer Encore Series at Opera House presents Turandot

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will screen Giacomo Puccini's Turandot 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 ...

Chautauqua arts programs to present combined performance of classic

CHAUTAUQUA - Very few places in the world are to be found first-rate actors, singers, dancers, musicians, technical staff, directors, choreographers, and more, all in one single place. Chautauqua is one of those very few places.Next Saturday, the public is invited to witness an experiment in ...

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 ...