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Entertainment

Opera House screening room debuts

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center this week launches a new program to provide movies and other digital programming to its patrons in the wake of the continued COVID restrictions which prevent the theater from opening. The Opera House Screening Room will offer patrons ...

Fredonia percussionists win international prizes

The State University of New York at Fredonia Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Kay Stonefelt, won First Place in the Open Small Ensemble category at The Education Africa Virtual International Marimba and Steelpan Festival held Dec. 5 through 13. Fredonia School of Music ...

Audubon schedules Holiday Kids Camps

JAMESTOWN — Children ages 4 to 12 are invited to take a break from the holiday busyness and come to Audubon Community Nature Center for a day or exploration, fun, and learning. Audubon is offering two Holiday Camp opportunities, on Tuesday, Dec. 29, and Thursday, Dec. 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 ...

Holiday concert available for viewing through end of month

Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia is making its 2020 virtual Christmas pops concert available for viewing online through the end of December. The “Virtual Alumni Christmas Pops Concert” made its debut online on Tuesday, Dec. 15 with the free event ...

Beethoven’s 250th birthday to be noted with piano performance

State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music faculty member Fr. Sean Duggan will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a streamed performance of three of the composer’s late sonatas, on Wednesday at 8 p.m. The performance will be online through the School of Music website ...

Fredonia holiday concert goes virtual on Tuesday

The Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University at Fredonia will continue its longstanding tradition of presenting a Christmas pops concert this December, albeit in a new format. The “Virtual Alumni Christmas Pops Concert” will make its debut online on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m., ...

SUNY Fredonia has much to celebrate this GRAMMY season

Bernd Gottinger, head of the State University at Fredonia’s Sound Recording Technology program, was nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Engineered Album-Classical for his work on the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s recording of Richard Danielpour’s “The Passion of Yeshua.” ...

SUNY grads, sisters plan holiday show

The well-known, hilarious musical-comedy sister duo, Vickie & Nickie, are back this holiday season with a free Facebook livestream of their new show, “Home for the Holidays with Vickie & Nickie” on Sunday at 4 p.m. During this celebration of the holiday season ...

2019 Hillman Opera a winner in NOA national competition

The National Opera Association announced that the State University of New York at Fredonia’s 2019 Hillman Opera production of “Centrillion” by Jules Massenet, with the libretto by Henri Cain, has earned First Place in Division III of the association’s annual opera production ...

National Comedy Center to receive Johnny Carson archives

JAMESTOWN — The National Comedy Center and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carson’s hometown of Norfolk, Neb., have announced that the National Comedy Center will lead preservation of the historic Johnny Carson archives. “Johnny Carson is one of the most beloved and influential ...

Infinity announces new Pearl City Clay House

JAMESTOWN — The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center is opening a new, community arts center for adults — the Pearl City Clay House. The Pearl City Clay House will be a place to play with clay. It will be an arts community for everyone from novice crafters to artists with years of ...

Poetry of Birds at Audubon event planned for Friday

Those attending may find yourself laughing out loud at some of the poems about birds that local storyteller Paul Leone shares at Audubon Community Nature Center’s next First Friday. “The Poetry of Birds” presentation is happening from 11 a.m. to noon Friday. Leone is an author and ...

Arts & Business Luncheon Features Songwriter and Guitarist Alison Pipitone

The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Arts and Business Luncheon Series with a virtual lunch event featuring award winning songwriter and guitarist Alison Pipitone. Pipitone will share her story and offer insights into the business side of her career. “The Arts and Business ...

SUNY PRODiG Fellow in-residence in the Fredonia School of Music

Dr. Andres Garcia Molina is spending the next two years as a research fellow in ethnomusicology at the State University at Fredonia School of Music as the recipient of a SUNY PRODiG Fellowship. SUNY describes the PRODiG (”Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion and ...

School of Music voice faculty to present recital

A virtual faculty recital featuring two members of the State University at Fredonia School of Music will be livestreamed on Sunday at 2 p.m. Assistant Professor Leonidas Lagrimas, piano, and Adjunct Lecturer Aurora Deeds, soprano, will perform works by Johannes Bach, George Frideric ...

Audubon Nature Play Care now available daily, weekly, or three-week sessions

JAMESTOWN — The Audubon Community Nature Center has made many additions and alterations to its programming to accommodate changing needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Play Care is an opportunity for 4- to 6-year olds to spend Tuesday through Friday mornings, 8-11:30 a.m., at Audubon, ...

Author Matt Bell to give virtual craft talk, reading for Fredonia State

Matt Bell, the author of “A Tree or a Person or a Wall” — a collection of short stories with a flavor of the experimental, the apocalyptic and often both — will present a craft talk and fictional reading as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series at the State University at ...

Rockefeller partners with Boston Brass for special live stream event Oct. 18

The Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center is collaborating with one of the Boston Brass to present a special live streamed performance this October. “Boston Brass - Arts Across America: Community, Together” will take place on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. from the Ramsdell Theatre in Manistee, ...

Seniors win Fredonia Concerto Competition

Lauren Henning, bassoonist, and Allison Dana, oboist, have been chosen as winners of the State University at Fredonia School of Music’s Concerto Competition, which is held every year to select the “cream of the crop” among music students at SUNY Fredonia. The winners will present solo ...