Local entertainment news

‘Love & Friendship’ to be shown Wednesday

JAMESTOWN - "Love & Friendship" will be shown Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts.Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny join their "Last Days of Disco" director Whit Stillman for the romantic comedy. Admission is $5.In the film, based on the Jane Austen novel, Lady Susan - ...

National Geographic members headline fifth week of Chautauqua

Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week Five of its 2016 season. The week, which begins July 23 and concludes July 30, features presentations by renowned guests such as National Geographic Special Investigations Unit chief correspondent Bryan Christy and National ...

Playwright Zayd Dohrn returns to Chautauqua with ‘The Profane’

CHAUTAUQUA - Chautauqua Theater Company and the Chautauqua Writers' Center have proudly partnered on their third new play commission, coming to the Bratton Theater stage. This year's commission, "The Profane," is written by the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn ("Sick" - 2008, ...

Randy Graham in concert July 21

MAYVILLE - Randy Graham, local Chautauqua County performer and long-time favorite at the Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series, will be back again this summer to perform for the series' 22nd year. This concert performance will take place on Thursday, July 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at ...

NASA officials, Huey Lewis and The News headline Chautauqua Week 4

With a third of the season completed, Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week Four of its 2016 season. The week, which begins today, July 16 and concludes July 23, features presentations by renowned guests such as Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David ...

Pow Wow begins Friday

SALAMANCA - A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture.The 2016 Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow will take place at Veterans Park from Friday-Sunday, July15-17. The annual ...

Bluegrass concert in Mayville Thursday

MAYVILLE - Musical group "The Blue Mule Band" is the featured performer for the Thursday Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series performance.The concert will be held at Lakeside Park in Mayville, located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake, and will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.The Blue Mule ...

Jackson Rohm performance in Mayville Thursday

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 2016 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series.Held on Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the performance will take place at ...

Bemus Bay Pops Summer Concert Series begins Tuesday

BEMUS POINT - For the 18th year in a row, M & T Bank has approved a grant to the Bemus Bay Pops Summer Concert Series."We are thrilled once again to step on board as a major sponsor for the Pops," said Jen Vahl, branch manager. M & T Bank will present "Lake Night at the Movies," ...

Opera House presents Painting the Modern Garden tonight

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present Painting the Modern Garden -Monet to Matisse today at 7:30 p.m. as part of its new Art & Architecture Series.Claude Monet was an avid horticulturist and arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, but he was not alone. ...

Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series starts July 7

MAYVILLE - The May-ville/Chautauqua Com-munity Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2016 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series:July 7 Jackson Rohm (solo acoustic)July 14 Blue Mule Band (bluegrass) Rainbow the ClownJuly 21 Randy Graham Rainbow the ClownJuly 28 These Two ...

25th annual Great Blue Heron Music Festival this weekend

SHERMAN - The Great Blue Heron, one of the longest-running roots music festivals in America, will celebrate its 25th anniversary in July.Jim Lauderdale and New Riders of the Purple Sage will join festival mainstay Donna the Buffalo and more than 30 other performers at the three-day event ...

Infinity Arts Cafe to host Chautauqua Big Band Swing concert Friday

JAMESTOWN - On Friday, the Jazz Concert Series at the Infinity Arts Cafe at 302 E. Third St. in Jamestown will feature An Evening With Chautauqua Big Band Swing from 7 to 9 p.m.The concert is sponsored by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and the Infinity Perform-ing Arts Center. The ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen music-themed ‘Sing Street’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the '80s music focused "Sing Street." It will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.Produced by the team that created the sleeper hit "Once," the film is inspired by writer/director John Carney's life and love for music. It ...

Opera House to present an evening of humor and stories

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present An Evening of Down East Humor and Stories with former CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Tim Sample on Friday at 7:30 p.m.The event is sponsored by Doug Manly, who also will emcee.For those interested in honing their own storytelling craft, Sample will ...

iXpress artists announce exhibition at Technology Incubator

Aspire of WNY is proud to announce that members of iXpress, an expressive arts program are being honored with an extensive exhibition at SUNY Fredonia's Technology Incubator.Members of Aspire's iXpress Arts Program will be displaying their works from June 27 through Aug. 12. In all, 29 artists ...

Lake Shore music teacher receives award

ANGOLA - Lake Shore music teacher Eric Blodgett has been named a recipient of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Erie County Music Educators Associa-tion Award for Excellence in Music Education.This award was given to Blodgett to recognize his hard work and dedication to the profession and ...