Entertainment

Concerts at CLCS

From left, senior Trevor Houser conducts the new handbell choir at Chautauqua Lake Central School. Among the musicians are, from left: Hamzah Khalil, Max McKee, Alysa Snyder, Mykela Segovia, Tiffani Safford, music teacher Jennifer Davis, Katie Meadows, Abby Whipple and Jenelle Senske. Alysa, ...

Seeing triple: Three gifts for the holiday season

BEMUS POINT - Early December is one of the busiest seasons of the year for the artistic community. It is part of our tradition that three gifts be an important part of the holiday's celebration, so this year, I have three events, each important to its own audience, which need to come your way ...

JCC winter concerts announced

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Community College's music ensembles will perform on Dec. 10 and Dec. 12. Both concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre.Admission to each concert is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can ...

Lake Shore Senior High schedules holiday concerts

ANGOLA - On Monday, the Lake Shore Senior High Music Department will present the first of two holiday concerts. Seasonal favorites will be heard from the Concert Band directed by Mrs. Carrie Poissant, the Chamber Orchestra conducted by Glenn Molik and the Jazz Ensemble led by Eric Blodgett. ...

Opera House to present holiday concert

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a holiday concert featuring three of the region's favorite performing acts on Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Songs for a Winter Night will feature Adirondack musicians Dan Berggren, Dan Duggan and Peggy Lynn, the Buffalo duo Kindred and Westfield's Kent and ...

Winter musical, concerts coming to Chautauqua Lake Central School

MAYVILLE - Student musicians will kick off their winter performances at Chautauqua Lake Central School with the annual elementary school musical, followed by three seasonal concerts. The annual Christmas Auction, bake sales, and a basket fundraiser will add to the festivities."The Nanny Claus: ...

Bemus Point Methodists stage holiday production

BEMUS POINT - The first week of December is proving to be one of the busiest weekends of the year for lovers of the arts, but Bemus Point United Methodist Church is offering you a production of a play which is based upon one of the most positive and heartening films in all of history: "It's a ...

Meeting of the Local Legends on Dec. 5

JAMESTOWN - Notable residents of the Chautauqua Lake Region will be showcased at the Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown on Dec. 5. This celebration is hosted by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and is free and open to the public.This event will feature local ...

American Idol winner to perform at Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown Savings Bank Arena is excited to announce that current American Idol winner Candice Glover will perform at the Progressive Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular on Dec. 14.As 2013's American Idol Champion, Glover has launched her musical career with her debut album, ...

A cavalcade of winks

Nearly every week, we conclude this column with a number of short pieces, which we call the Winks of the Critical Eye.It is an opportunity for me to share with you information which I have received about the arts in general or about specific upcoming events which you might find interesting, but ...

Christmas tale opens Kaleidoscope Family Series at SUNY Fredonia

The spirit of Christmas will take center stage at SUNY Fredonia's Rockefeller Arts Center when the Kaleidoscope Family Series presents "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't" on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in Marvel Theatre.This production by Child's Play Touring Theatre of Chicago offers a peek at the ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen Gandolfini’s final film

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series will end its roster of films for 2013 with "Enough Said," a romantic comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and in his final performance, the late James Gandolfini. It will be screened on Saturday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m.In "Enough ...

Anderson-Lee Library to host Silver Creek Central school fall art show

The Anderson-Lee Library is pleased to host the Silver Creek Central School Community Education Program's Fall Art Show. A selection of paintings by adults of all ages and skill levels, participating in the Basics of Oil Painting class, is currently on display and will run through the end of ...

Dunkirk Middle School to perform Annie Jr.

Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine Little Orphan Annie takes center stage in ANNIE JR., an adaptation of one of the world's best-loved and most-performed musicals.With pluck and positivity, Annie (Isabella Surma) charms everyone she meets despite a next-to-nothing start in the ...

Women Create deadline extended

JAMESTOWN - Women Create is extending its deadline for women to submit work for consideration for its second biennial juried exhibit of women's art.Artist and instructor Debra Eck and photographer Jennifer Schlick are creative directors for the exhibit that will be at the 3rd On 3rd Gallery at ...

Fredonia MS to present ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ musical

The Fredonia Middle School will present its second annual musical "Once On This Island Jr." on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Fredonia District Auditorium.The musical is a fairytale set in the Caribbean. It has beautiful music, colorful costumes and sets, great characters and a moving ...

Jazz series to feature Jeff Gibbens

JAMESTOWN - On Nov. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m., the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown located at 1255 Prendergast Ave. will present a Jazz Music Salon titled "Jazz Standards With Jeff Gibbens and Friends" featuring Mark Alpaugh on keys, John Cross on reeds, and Ray Domanski on ...

Dinner theater this weekend in Westfield

WESTFIELD - Westfield High School will present its annual dinner theatre on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the district auditorium. The theatre production "Once On This Island" is based on "My Love, My Love," a book by Rosa Guy, which is a version of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian ...

Stage combat event at SUNY Fredonia to raise funds for scholarships

A special program exclusively dedicated to theater combat scenes will be presented by the SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance as way to raise money for the department's scholarship fund."Night of the Fights" will be presented on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Bartlett Theatre at Rockefeller ...