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Entertainment

The GI’s of Comedy coming to Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — The National Comedy Center, the United States’ official cultural institution and museum dedicated to comedy, has announced that it will be presenting “The GI’s of Comedy” live on stage on Saturday, May 23 as it honors our active military and veterans during Memorial Day ...

Inaugural Robert Jordan Piano Festival to be held Feb. 23-25

The State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music will host the inaugural Robert Jordan Piano Festival in February, named in memory of School of Music Professor Emeritus Robert Jordan. The three-day event, slated for Feb. 23-25, will feature some of today’s brightest piano ...

Compositions to premiere at Fredonia Choral Festival

Inaugural performances of three selections written by internationally renowned composer/arranger Stacey V. Gibbs for vocal ensembles at Fredonia will highlight the 10th Fredonia Choral Festival in the School of Music at the State University of New York at Fredonia. “This is a ...

Opera House to present ‘All My Sons’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center will present a satellite screening of the National Theatre Live’s “All My Sons,” starring Academy Award winner Sally Field and Bill Pullman, on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. The event is part of the Stage on Screen Series at the Opera ...

Opera House Cinema Series to Screen Bombshell

Opera House Cinema Series to Screen Bombshell The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Oscar-nominated “Bombshell,” starring Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie and Charlize Theron. It will be screened on Saturday, Feb. 15, and Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. Starring ...

Joining Imani Winds

Fredonia faculty set to perform with Grammy-nominated ensemble in special Feb. 14 concert at Fredonia When the Grammy-nominated ensemble, Imani Winds, takes the stage in Rosch Recital Hall this Valentine’s Day at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia’s faculty wind ...

Slovenian classical guitarist to present recital at Fredonia

Mak Grgic, a Slovenian classical guitarist touted as a “gifted young guitarist” by The New York Times and “a guitarist to keep an eye on” by the Washington Post, will give a recital tonight, Feb. 11. The performance, hosted by the Fredonia Guitar Society, will be held in Diers Recital ...

‘Bending the Arc’ at SUNY Fredonia

The movie “Bending the Arc,” which tells the story of the extraordinary doctors and activists who founded Partners in Health, a leading organization that advocates global health equity, will be shown in Science Center Room 105 (Kelly Family Auditorium) on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m., at ...

Imani Winds to perform special concert at SUNY Fredonia

Grammy-nominated ensemble performs special Feb. 14 concert at Fredonia Since its formation 20 years ago, Imani Winds has led both the revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have ...

‘Little Women’ set for Opera House screenings

The next feature film in the Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series is Greta Gerwig’s interpretation of the classic American novel, “Little Women,” starring Saoirse Ronan and Timothie Chalamet and featuring Meryl Streep. It will be screened on Saturday, Feb. 8, and Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 ...

Opera House to present ‘Giselle’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present one of the world’s greatest ballet companies — the Bolshoi Ballet — performing “Giselle” on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. It will be presented in high definition, captured live via satellite from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, as part of the ...

Fredonia choral students to perform with Philharmonic

BUFFALO — Forty State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music choral students will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., at Kleinhans Music Hall, in a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s ...

Opera House presents ‘Leonardo: The Works’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present “Leonardo: The Works,” a special cinematic exploration of the entirety of the renowned artist’s works, on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series. Leonardo da Vinci is widely acclaimed as the world’s ...

‘Wonder Boys’ to be screened Thursday

The comedy/drama “Wonder Boys,” which stars Michael Douglas as a college professor who suffers from writer’s block and struggles to deal with the pressures of his complex love life, will be shown as part of the Convocation film series “Ivory Tower Misfits. Images of Higher Education and ...

All County musicians to perform at Dunkirk High School

February has long been a busy month for the music educators of Chautauqua County. Two county-wide events take place during this blustery month: CCMTA Solo Festival, and the CCMTA Winter All-County Festival. Both are sponsored by the Chautauqua County Music Teachers Association and rely for ...

Opera House Cinema Series features ‘Knives Out’ Saturday, Tuesday

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Knives Out,” the Agatha Christie-style murder mystery starring Daniel Craig and Jamie Lee Curtis. It will be screened on Saturday, Feb. 1, and Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey ...

SUNY Fredonia gallery hosting ‘Contrasts in Clay’

An exhibition featuring two artists who work in ceramics will be on display in The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia through March 8. “Contrasts in Clay: Susan Beiner and Kwok-Pong Tso” will feature Beiner’s “wild and unruly” ...

Met Live Season continues with The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2019-20 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m., with George & Ira ...

Celebrate Dunkirk’s Brooks Locomotive Works art exhibition

Brooks Locomotive Works, an exhibition of photography and artifacts focusing on the Brooks Locomotive Works, is on display at the Fredonia Technology Incubator from now until March 20, 2020. A reception will be held Thursday, from 4-7 p.m. at the Fredonia Technology Incubator located at 214 ...

‘Peter Pan’ Friday at SUNY Fredonia

A unique children’s theater experience will be offered when Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia presents the DuffleBag Theatre production of “Peter Pan” on Friday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Marvel Theatre. The DuffleBag actors begin performances with the ...