Local entertainment news

‘Swingers’ to be shown Wednesday

JAMESTOWN - The 1996 comedy "Swingers" will be shown Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5.When the lovesick Mike can't seem to shake a relationship rut, his smooth, fast talking buddy Trent decides he'll do whatever it takes to show Mike a good time. Whether ...

Lisa Brigantino to perform at Cool Little Music Shop Thursday

Award-winning singer-songwriter/composer/multi-instrumentalist and SUNY Fredonia alum Lisa Brigantino will give an in-store performance at Rik Napoli's Cool Little Music Shop on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Joining her on guitar for a few songs will be her husband, Thomas Millioto, also a ...

‘Royal Blood’ published by Dunkirk-born author

Dunkirk-born Bruce Woods, now a resident of Anchorage, Alaska, announces the publication of his novel "Royal Blood," first installment in the "Hearts of Darkness" series. Paperbacks and eBooks can be ordered from Barnes and Noble and Amazon.

Made in China exhibition opens Tuesday

JAMESTOWN - Made in China, featuring photographs by Monika Garami, Brian Ulrich, and Youbing Zhan, will be displayed in Weeks Gallery on Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus Nov. 1 through Dec. 9.An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 10 during which the artists ...

Events planned by student group for Family Weekend at Fredonia

Spectrum Entertainment is organizing a couple of activities for Family Weekend at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Friday to Sunday, and encourages the campus and community to participate in the family-friendly fun.On Friday at 8 p.m., Leon Etienne the Illusionist from "America's ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘The Dressmaker’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is "The Dressmaker," starring Kate Winslet and Judy Davis. It will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, "The Dressmaker" is a bittersweet, comedy-drama set in early 1950s ...

At JCC Friday

The Boobe Sisters, a professional musical/comedy trio featuring Leah Finkelstein, Heather Stewart, and Jamestown Community College alumna Karen Volpe, performs in JCC's Student Union at noon on Friday. The show is free and open to the public. The trio are regular Main Stage performers at ...

CRYS board welcomes new members, manager

JAMESTOWN - The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony board welcomed three new members and their new manager at a recent meeting.Joining the board were Julia Herman, Nancy Larson and Tim Przybelinski. Tammy Lachner is CRYS's new manager."It's exciting to begin our 30th season with these great ...

Dance Noir

CRYB student Maya Swanson performed an excerpt from Carmina Burana. Tickets are now on sale for Dance Noir - a Halloween inspired evening of dance featuring new choreography and small scale works performed by the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet under the artistic direction of Monika Alch. The ...

Stephen King classic to be shown at Reg Lenna

JAMESTOWN - The 1976 Stephen King classic, "Carrie" will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5.At the center of the terror is Carrie (Sissy Spacek), a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends ... and no idea about the extent of her ...

DuffleBag Theatre returns for interactive hijinks

It will be "one for all and all for fun" when the Kaleidoscope Family Series opens at the State University of New York at Fredonia with a comedic take on "The Three Musketeers."Rockefeller Arts Center presents DuffleBag Theatre with "The Three Musketeers" on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in Marvel ...

Hillman Opera offers first interactive pre-performance talks

For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, the Hillman Opera will offer pre-performance talks. Attendees are invited to meet with key members of the production team for this year's double bill of "Dido and Aeneas" and "The Medium" beginning 45 minutes before each performance.The Hillman ...

True life story ‘Sully’ to be shown at Opera House

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the true life story "Sully," starring Tom Hanks. It will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.On Jan. 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid ...

Photography exhibition now on view at RTPI

JAMESTOWN - RTPI is pleased to present its newest exhibition titled Biology Without Borders: Photography by RTPI President Twan Leenders. This awe-inspiring collection of works now on view will immerse visitors in the Central American locales where RTPI staff, affiliates and student researchers ...

Marion Fellowship recipients to give artistic presentations

Eve Beglarian, Lynn Neuman and Joshua Davis - 2015-2016 recipients of Cathy and Jesse Marion International Fellowship awards - will give their artistic presentations on Thursday at 4 p.m. at Rosch Recital Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia.The event is free and open to the ...

Fredonia theatre department adds extra ‘Godspell’ performance

The Fredonia Depart-ment of Theatre and Dance has added an extra performance of its production of "Godspell" due to the fact the original six dates have all sold out.This additional performance will be presented on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. in Bartlett Theatre at the State University of New York at ...

Fredonia’s Hillman Opera offers pair of emotionally moving works

The Hillman Opera will present a pair of classic works this October designed to leave audiences "truly moved emotionally."This double bill of operatic classics features Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," a signature work of the Baroque era, paired with Gian-Carlo Menott's 20th century ...

‘The Silence of the Lambs’ to be shown Wednesday

JAMESTOWN - The 1991 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, "The Silence of the Lambs" will be shown Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5."The Silence of the Lambs" was the winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Jonathan Demme) and ...

Family-friendly event set for Reg Lenna Center for The Arts

JAMESTOWN - The City of Jamestown's Cultural Bridges Action Team, Reg Lenna Center for The Arts and 3rd on 3rd Gallery invite the public to a day and evening of free activities on Saturday as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month.Current 3rd on 3rd Gallery show, Hispanic Heritage, will ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Other People’ Saturday and October 18

The next feature film in the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series is "Other People," starring Molly Shannon and acclaimed newcomer Jesse Plemons. It will be screened on Saturday and Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m.In "Other People," David is a struggling comedy writer (Plemons), fresh from a breakup and ...