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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 ...

Writers@Work series to feature alumna Gina Browning

State University of New York at Fredonia alumna Gina Browning, '88, will visit campus Monday, Oct. 10 to share her experience as director of public relations at the Erie County (N.Y.) SPCA for the past 26 years, as part of the university's Writers@ Work series.A student writing workshop, ...

‘Chariots of Fire’ to be shown tonight at Reg Lenna

JAMESTOWN - The 1981 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, "Chariots of Fire," will be shown this evening, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5.The winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture, "Chariots of Fire" tells the inspiring true story of British ...

Boyfriend’s low energy level causes woman high anxiety

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend doesn't get excited about anything anymore. He walks around the house all day with a gloomy expression. When I ask him about it, he tells me he is bored.I'm scared he might get bored with me. Our sex life is great, and the relationship seems like it's on firm footing. ...

Fredonia Wind Ensemble to perform Saturday

The Fredonia Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Paula Holcomb, opens the school year with exciting music of the world that includes "Folk Song Suite," by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, and "Symphony in B Flat Major," by Paul Hindemith from Germany, on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. ...

Season kicks off at Opera House with Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde

Opera House Live at the Met Season Kicks Off with Wagner's Tristan und Isolde. Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, kicks off its 2016-17 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on ...

Dramatization ‘SEVEN’ to feature local performers

"SEVEN," the internationally acclaimed dramatization of global abuses against women, will be presented at the State University of New York at Fredonia and Jamestown Community College.The Fredonia event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. in Rosch Recital Hall, with the JCC event on Friday, ...

Prendergast Gallery to feature photographer

JAMESTOWN - The Prendergast Library Art Gallery will present "Altered Perspectives," a photography exhibit by Brad M. Bielawski, from Oct. 7 through Nov. 11, with an opening reception from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 8."Each of the photographs in this collection has a certain 'twist' to it. ...