Observer Today, 30 May 2016 12:27:52 EDTMon, 30 May 2016 12:27:52 EDT Center welcomes Newbery Medal author - On May 12, the Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed more than 1,400 students to hear Newbery Medal award winner Linda Sue Park discuss her life and journey as a writer.Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTKringer places second in national musical theater competition University of New York at Fredonia sophomore Jeff Kringer, a Bachelor of Fine arts Musical Theatre major from Skaneateles, placed second in The National Society of Arts and Letters' Musical Theater competition held May 19 to 22 in Phoenix,...Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTStrumming along - On Friday, the Jazz Concert Series at the Infinity Arts Cafe at 302 E. Third St. in Jamestown will feature An Evening With Bill Ward at 7 p.m. The evening will feature Chautauqua Music Hall Of Fame vocalist/guitarist Bill Ward.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTNorth Shore Arts Alliance show opens at 3rd on 3rd Gallery Friday - Area artists from North Shore Arts Alliance will showcase their work in a new show in 3rd on 3rd Gallery at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. The show opens with a public artists reception on Friday at 7 p.m. and continues through June 24.Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTYouth symphony making changes, recruiting manager - Following their recent Spring Gala Concert at Chautauqua Institution's Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall, the board of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony is announcing some new directions.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT