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County teachers to exhibit at Prendergast Library in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN - Mem-bers of the Chautauqua County Art Teachers will display their work at the James Prendergast Library Art Gallery March 21 through April 25.An opening reception to meet the teachers and view their work will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 21 in the Fireplace Room at the ...

Jamestown St. Patrick’s Day celebration set for Saturday

JAMESTOWN - The famous Jamestown St. Patrick's Day Celebration will return to Jamestown this year. The celebration will be held on Saturday, commencing at 1 p.m., in the renovated, historic Jamestown Erie Train Station. This celebration will be a new concept - the celebration will commence in ...

Lake Shore?will host All-County Music Festival

ANGOLA - On Friday and Saturday, Lake Shore Senior High School and the district music teachers will host this year's Junior High South All-County Music Festival.This is an annual event in Erie County and the second year in a row that Lake Shore will be hosting this special event. Over 500 ...

Fredonia Opera House presents Massenet’s tragic romance ‘Werther’

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live, high-definition opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2013-14 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday at 1 p.m., with Jules Massenet's tragic romance, "Werther.""We're very excited to ...

Kokomo Time Band reinvents itself again for 2014

From Mardi Gras, to Cinco de Mayo, to summer and beyond, the Kokomo Time Band is prepping for the Spring-Summer season of 2014 with many new changes in the offing."We play all types of parties, and have added so many '50-'60-'70s oldies that we've become more of an Oldies type band," says band ...

Pulnec Trio to perform at St. Luke’s Friday

JAMESTOWN - The most active touring piano-wind chamber music ensemble in the world, the Pulnec Trio, will perform at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Jamestown on Friday at 8 p.m. Presented by the Jamestown Concert Association, the trio is comprised of Bryan Young, bassoonist, Vladimir Lande, ...

A look back at an Oscar favorite

As is often the case, we're operating in a bit of a time warp.You have known for nearly a week who has won the various Oscars from the 86th Academy Awards, but I'm writing this before the awards will be announced.It seemed only appropriate that an arts column should feature the Oscars but to ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series will present the Coen Brothers' latest film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," on Saturday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m.Nominated for two Oscars for Cinematography and Sound, "Inside Llewyn Davis" follows a week in the life of young folk singer ...

Piano Experience

The SUNY Fredonia School of Music announces the fifth annual Piano Experience on Sunday. The day-long event includes workshops, performances, master classes and more with Fredonia's esteemed piano faculty.This year's Piano Experience welcomes the newest member of Fredonia's piano faculty, Dr. ...

United States Army Field Band coming to Fredonia April 5

The internationally ac-claimed United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambass-adors of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at SUNY Fredonia on Saturday, April 5 at 2 p.m. in King Concert Hall at Rockefeller Arts Center.While ...

Opera House to present London’s National Theatre’s War Horse

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a high definition broadcast of the stage production of War Horse, captured live from London's National Theatre, on Friday at 7:30 p.m.Since its first performance in London in 2007, War Horse has become an international phenomenon, seen by more than 4 ...

Fourth annual SUNY Fredonia Choral Festival March 7 & 8

The SUNY Fredonia School of Music will present the fourth annual SUNY Fredonia Choral Festival with guest clinician Prof. William Hatcher, director of choral studies emeritus University of Iowa. The festival includes rehearsals and workshops with students; the public is invited to attend two of ...

Panama Central School to host Frida Kahlo Traveling Exhibit

PANAMA - Panama Central School will display a Teacher's Discovery Traveling Exhibit featuring the Mexican paintings of Frida Kahlo.Frida was married to Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, but won acclaim for her own paintings, including many self-portraits. The students and staff will enjoy the ...

An Evening with Ronan Tynan Thursday

JAMESTOWN - Ronan Tynan will perform live on stage at The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts on Thursday at 7 p.m.A classically trained vocalist and an original member of the Irish Tenors, Tynan will sing a variety of songs, including several Irish standards that will get audiences ready for St. ...

Honoring Shirley Temple and Sid Caesar

Today, we want to remind you of the lives of two giants of popular performing arts: Shirley Temple and Sid Caesar. Neither is a Beethoven nor a Michaelangelo, but both brought much happiness and for a few minutes, removed the weight of labor and grief from the shoulders of the world.Also, ...

JCC digital video wins award

JAMESTOWN - "McSpacey Investigates," a digital video exploring Banned Books Week at Jamestown Community College's Hultquist Library, earned a gold Education Digital Marketing Award from the Higher Education Marketing Report.The video, written and produced by Isaac McQuistion, JCC's web content ...

Big surprise for Silver Creek students

Silver Creek students were treated to a unique surprise Monday, as Dave "Primal Warpath" Coia, along with other Maximum Force Wrestlers, (Rebel Rick Abbey and Mike Lust), signed autographs for hundreds of students outside the elementary school cafeteria. MFW presents The Olivia Coia Memorial ...

Spire Theater in Jamestown to host jazz concert series

JAMESTOWN - On Friday, the Spire Theater at 317 East 3rd St. will begin a monthly series of Friday Jazz Concerts at 7 p.m. The first concert will feature the piano and vocal artistry of Steve Davis, who developed his love and passion for music for gospel music early on by being involved in the ...

Frederick Knott’s drama to be performed at JCC

JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown Community College Uncommoners will perform Frederick Knott's "Wait Until Dark" in March.The drama, directed by Robert Schlick with technical direction by Steven Gustafson and lighting design by Scott Barton, will be presented in JCC's Scharmann Theatre at 8 p.m. on ...

Inside the artist’s mind

JAMESTOWN - If you've ever wondered what the artist was pondering when she created her work, Women Create is offering an opportunity for you to find out.Every Wednesday eve-ning in March, Salons will feature artists whose works are on display at Women Create, the biennial juried exhibit of ...