Entertainment

Belle Starr Concert to rock Colden on July 20

COLDEN — Popular local rock band Cock Robin will help celebrate Colden and the legacy of the Belle Starr Lodge this summer as the headlining act of the Belle Starr Concert. Traditionally held in early autumn, the Belle Starr Concert has been moved to the beautiful days of summer and will be ...

South 79 to perform on Cassadaga Lakes’ Floating Stage

CASSADAGA — Cassadaga Lakes Concert Series is hosting the award-winning bluegrass band, South 79, on June 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. The floating stage is located at Cassadaga Beach, Park Ave, Cassadaga. South 79 is an award winning Eastern Ohio based traditional bluegrass band. The band’s ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Poms’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the uplifting comedy “POMS,” starring Diane Keaton. It will be screened this Saturday and Tuesday June 25 at 7:30 p.m. Official “POMS” movie merchandise will be given away through random drawings at each screening. Martha ...

The Castleman Quartet program returns to Fredonia

Local music lovers will have a chance to experience splendid chamber works performed by some of the world’s most talented young artists as The Castleman Quartet Program launches its 50th anniversary season. In residence this summer at Fredonia, State University of New York, The Castleman ...

Schedule announced for Mayville’s Entertainment in the Park

MAYVILLE — The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2019 Entertainment in the Park Summer Performance Series schedule: ¯ July 10 (the only Wednesday evening) — Chautauqua Theater Company performance of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream ...

Playground Drama Day Camp returns to Fredonia with three August sessions

Fredonia’s Department of Theatre and Dance will once again host the Playground Drama Day Camp, a fun introduction to theatre and the arts for children ages 7 to 18, between Aug. 5 and Aug. 24 at Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. There will be three ...

Opening reception set for local artists’ work

BROCTON — A new community art program called “Art Discovery” was designed and implemented for the Brocton Tri-Church Parish by Lucy Andrus. The church received a grant from the Tri-County Arts Council to support Art Discovery. Andrus just finished teaching the first semester of classes. ...

Paul Zittel and Pure Country to perform in Collins

COLLINS — The Collins Public Library will feature a free concert by Paul Zittel and Pure Country on Friday, June 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. Come for some “Country Music with Hometown Appeal.” If the weather is good, the concert will be outside under the tent with room for dancing, but if ...

Fredonia Opera House presents 24th annual Bach & Beyond Festival

The Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival celebrates its 24th year when it returns to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House June 14-16. Under Artistic Director Grant Cooper, the series of three concerts explores both the masterworks and lesser-known orchestral music of 17th and 18th century ...

School of Music student receives Oasis Guitar prize

William Jenney, a junior Music Education major from Elma, was awarded the Oasis Guitar Jury Prize, a $500 cash award that recognizes the guitar student who exhibits the greatest improvement over the course of a semester, at the State University of New York at Fredonia. According to SUNY ...

Cool Little Music Shop hosts Fredonia musician’s record release performance

Fredonia-based rock artist Osborne-Coy will perform on Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m. at Cool Little Music Shop, 60 West Main St., Fredonia to mark the release of his new record. “The Perils of Love” features two new songs by Osborne-Coy — “For You” and “In Flames” — on a vinyl ...

Chautauqua Prize winner

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution is delighted to announce Anjali Sachdeva’s All the Names They Used for God: Stories (Spiegel & Grau) as the 2019 winner of The Chautauqua Prize. As author of the winning book, Sachdeva receives $7,500 and all travel and expenses for a summer ...

Arts center making a casting call for play

WESTFIELD — Lake Shore Center for the Arts announces an open casting call for Neil Simon’s “I Ought To Be In Pictures.” Lake Shore Center for the Arts is a community theater with a 40-seat state-of-the-art theater space located in the Presbyterian Church on Rt. 394 in the Village of ...

Blue Mind opens today at 3rd on 3rd Gallery

JAMESTOWN — “Blue Mind” features art that celebrates the beauty and joy of water in all its forms. The exhibit was created by artist Karen Glosser. It was curated by Glosser and Debra Eck. Blue Mind is “a mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peace, unity, and a sense of ...

All-County Festival Saturday at Chautauqua

CHAUTAUQUA — Every spring since 1949 (with a notable exception of 1978 and during renovations in 2017), the Chautauqua Institution has come alive with the sights and sounds of nearly 1,000 music students from around Chautauqua County who assemble for the Chautauqua County Music Teachers ...

Opera House to host BBQ, bake sale, basket auction fundraiser

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will hold a chicken BBQ fund-raiser on Sat., June 1, in Fredonia’s West Barker Common near the Gazebo. A Bake Sale and Basket Auction also will be a part of the event. All proceeds benefit the Opera House’s 24th annual Bach & Beyond Baroque Music ...

Danza! Performing Arts ends spectacular season

The Danzaco Dance Companies had a spectacular season highlighted by 5 National Titles in Senior Jazz, Junior Hip Hop, Contemporary and Musical Theatre at the ESPN Wide World of Sports National venue at Walt Disney World in March. After a very busy competitive season Dancers are busy preparing ...