Entertainment

Opera House presenting Stage on Screen’s ‘42nd Street’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present one of musical theatre’s most beloved musicals, “42nd Street,” in an exhilarating, high energy production from London’s West End as part of the Opera House’s Stage on Screen series. Captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s ...

Wild America: Imagine a world without bees

Imagine a world without bees. Imagine a world without apples, grapes, peaches, plums, watermelon, avocados, carrots, broccoli, tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, walnuts, and countless other fruits, vegetables, and nuts that need bees to pollinate them. Bees are REALLY important — and not ...

Highly rated drum corps to visit Dunkirk, Gowanda and Brocton

Six of the top drum corps in Drum Corps International’s Open Class division will soon descend upon Western New York for Rhythm at the Rapids, a prelude to the annual Drums Along the Waterfront — Tour of Champions event, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Niagara Falls ...

‘Blue Mind’ exhibit to close with reception

JAMESTOWN — The “Blue Mind” art exhibit currently showing at 3rd on 3rd Gallery in Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will end its run with a closing artists reception and two lectures Sat., July 20 at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Chautauqua County artist Karen Glosser, who ...

Fredonia Jazz Society announces 2019 student competition

The Fredonia Jazz Society is pleased to host the 2019 Student Jazz Competition. It is open to any and all students ages 15 to 22 years old (inclusively) as of Oct. 1, and whose current residence is within approximately a 100-mile radius of Fredonia as of that same date. “We want to hear ...

Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival expanding to three days

JAMESTOWN – Whirlybird is back! Jamestown’s Music & Arts Festival returns July 18-20. The second annual Whirlybird Music & Arts Festival experience is expanding to be a three-day music and arts extravaganza! Whirly will feature over 60 artists, celebrating local, regional and ...

Opera House to present Klimt & Schiele: Eros & Psyche

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present Klimt & Schiele: Eros & Psyche, a special cinematic exploration of the Austrian artists, on Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series. In 1918, as the roar of the First World War cannons was dying ...

‘First Man’ to be shown at Observatory

FREWSBURG — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday the Martz-Kohl Observatory will be open to the public for a one-time showing of the 2018 biographical drama, “First Man.” “First Man” was released in the United States in October ...

Dave Golando Big Band next up in Mayville summer music series

MAYVILLE — The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome The Dave Golando Big Band as the performers of the Thursday, July 18 performance of the 2019 Entertainment in the Park Summer Performance Series. The musical performances for this year’s concert series ...

Wild America: Connecting to nature with wild animals

Roger Tory Peterson’s Wild America Nature Festival (July 28 and 29 at Panama Rocks) was created to help strengthen our emotional connection to the natural world and to facilitate understanding and respect for the many fascinating creatures with which we share our planet. At a time when ever ...

2nd Street Sunset to perform on Cassadaga Lakes’ Floating Stage

CASSADAGA — Cassadaga Lakes Concert Series is hosting 2nd Street Sunset on Sunday, July 14 from 5-7 p.m. The floating stage is located at Cassadaga Beach, Park Ave., Cassadaga. 2nd Street Sunset is comprised of Northern Chautauqua veteran musicians who play past hits from the 1950s to the ...

Wild America: The fruits of Summer; set for July 27-28 at Panama Rocks

Fresh strawberries. BBQ chicken. Mushrooms. Sweet corn. Cherries. Burgers. Black raspberries. We could keep on listing the amazing locally farmed and wild edible foods that make our summer delicious, but it would take up more space than we have for this article. Roger Tory Peterson’s Wild ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Echo in the Canyon’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the documentary, “Echo in the Canyon.” It will provide a bit of American musical history as part of Fredonia History Days and will be screened on Saturday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. “Echo In The ...

Opera House to present fourth talk in history lecture series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present The Birth of the American Legion and Fredonia Post No. 59 as the fourth talk in its Chautauqua County History Lecture Series on Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. Town of Pomfret Historian Todd Langworthy will give the illustrated lecture, which helps ...

‘Fresh look at Shakespeare’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series stars three powerhouse British actors — Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen. “All is True,” the story of the Bard post-retirement, will be screened this Saturday, June 29, and Tuesday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. “All is ...

Dunkirk native releases solo album

Dunkirk native Joel Maslakowski is D.I.Y in overdrive. Specializing in D.I.Y Mad Audio Science, a skill set that he’s been developing over his 40 odd years of making home recordings, Joel can best be described as a Tone Rat. From a childhood of soldering Radio Shack parts into old Big ...

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 ...