Entertainment

College to host Harp Day Sunday

Harp Day at Fredonia takes place on Sunday, May 5 in Mason Hall on the State University of New York at Fredonia campus. The day-long event, co-hosted by Sonja Inglefield and Mario Falcao, brings harpists of all ages and levels together for a day of practice and performance, including two ...

Seven finalists named for 2019 Chautauqua Prize

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution is pleased to announce seven exceptional books as the 2019 finalists for The Chautauqua Prize, now in its eighth year: Little, by Edward Carey (Riverhead Books) The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth, by Ken Krimstein ...

Fenton History Center to host Victorian Music Concert

JAMESTOWN — The Fenton History Center in Jamestown is hosting a Victorian May Day Concert on May 9 from 7-9 p.m.. Learn about the history of piano manufacturers in Jamestown, listen to Victorian music on the 1887 Ahlstrom Piano, and enjoy light refreshments. Local pianist Charles Johnson ...

Fredonia Dance Ensemble concert to feature variety of styles

From slow, sustained modern dance to upbeat, contemporary hip hop, the 2019 Fredonia Dance Ensemble concert explores a variety of movement aesthetics and features performances by the talented Dance majors at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The Fredonia Dance Ensemble takes the ...

Spring senior exhibit opens Friday in Fredonia’s Marion Art Gallery

The second senior show of the spring 2019 semester, titled “Tessellate,” opens in the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 3. On display through May 9, the exhibition includes artwork by 10 ...

6th Masterworks Scholarship Benefit concert held at Fredonia

The dynamic sounds of Fredonians past and present will fill King Concert Hall in the return of a powerful and meaningful musical performance. The State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music will be holding a Masterworks Scholarship Benefit Concert on May 4, at 8 p.m. Conductor ...

Schubert Mass No. 2 performance slated for Sunday

The Hannah Hasbrouck Petersen Memorial Concert Series has announced an upcoming performance of Franz Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G Major, on Sunday evening, April 28 at 7 p.m. This is the best known of Schubert’s three shorter Mass compositions, composed in 1815. This piece was originally ...

New Horizons Band to perform spring concert

The New Horizons Band of Western New York will present their Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. The free concert will be held in the Harry A. King Concert Hall on the SUNY Fredonia Campus. Dr. Katherine M. Levy, conductor, will start the concert with “Star Spangled ...

El Rigby presents: A Nightmare at the Adams

El Rigby Theater in partnership with The Adams NY is presenting A Nightmare at the Adams. A Horrorfest of five movies that will begin at 3 p.m. this Saturday. The event is open to anyone 18 and over. The tickets are on sale at the Fredonia State ticket office for $15 you can also contact Joshua ...

Trinity Masterworks ready for spring concert

Twelve rehearsals are all Trinity Masterworks Choir needed to prepare a delightful concert entitled, “A Celebration of American Composers.” All composers are currently living and continuing to create fantastic choral works for choirs to sing. This free concert takes place at 7 p.m. on ...

Earth Month Expo set for Saturday

SUNY Fredonia interns and staff of Greystone Nature Preserve are determined to bring to Chautauqua County an Earth Day event to be remembered. Earth Month Expo will be held on April 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around the Science Building. The public is invited to celebrate Earth Day with a ...

Submissions for the Art of Science Exhibition are underway

A call for submissions is now underway for the Art of Science Exhibition to be staged on May 4 at the Science Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The top three pieces displayed will win cash prizes: $250 for first place, $150 for second and $100 for third place, also known ...

100 Days of Birds opens on Earth Day in 3rd on 3rd Gallery

JAMESTOWN — Hannah Burnworth’s art show “100 Days of Birds” will open Monday, April 22 at 3rd on 3rd Gallery. The show is free and open to the public. It will run through May 25. “100 Days of Birds” exhibits a selection of Ms. Burnworth’s art. Over 100 consecutive days, she ...

Opera House presents “Rembrandt” as part of Art & Architecture series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present “Rembrandt,” a special cinematic exploration of the masterful 2014 exhibition of the revered artist’s work, this Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series. Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly ...

Art Song Project to showcase new works for voice, piano

The State University of New York at Fredonia Art Song Project, an evening showcase of new works for voice and piano, will be presented by students, faculty and alumni on Wednesday, April 17, at 8 p.m. Special guest artist, soprano Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, will perform at the concert in Rosch ...

Fredonia Theatre students shine at USITT national conference

Students in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the State University of New York at Fredonia collected first and second place awards, as well as a third place team award, at the 2019 USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) Conference and Stage Expo, held March 20-23, in ...

Youth Symphony/Suzuki at Lutheran Ensemble entertains

JAMESTOWN — Students with the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) and Suzuki at Lutheran gave a local performance recently. CRYS has three orchestras: Prelude Strings for beginning string players, Young Artists Orchestra (YAO) for intermediate musicians, and Chamber Orchestra for ...