Entertainment

Opera House to present acclaimed bluegrass band

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House, will present acclaimed bluegrass band Monroe Crossing in concert on Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass ...

Pine Valley Drama Club to present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

SOUTH DAYTON — Pine Valley Drama Club has been hard at work for the past couple of months working on getting their musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” ready for audiences. Millie is about a young woman in her twenties who moves to New York City from Kansas in hopes of marrying rich ...

Opera House cinema series to screen ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the comedy “Isn’t It Romantic,” starring Rebel Wilson. It will be screened this Saturday, April 6, and April 9, at 7:30 p.m. Natalie (Wilson) is a New York architect who works hard to get noticed at her job, but is more likely ...

Opera House to present Fredonia documentary, Thursday

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present “Among the Hemlocks: Fantastic Stories from Fredonia,” the recently produced documentary from Filmmaker Roslin Smith, on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. Smith, an assistant professor of Communication at the State University of New York at Fredonia, ...

Cole Porter’s ‘Anything Goes’ continues Fredonia’s Mainstage Series

Take a musical score by one of America’s greatest songwriters, add a comedic love story and set it all on an ocean liner sailing the seas. What you have is the recipe for a timeless Broadway musical — and the next offering in the Walter Gloor Mainstage Series at the State University of New ...

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “They Shall Not Grow Old,” a unique tribute to the veterans of World War I. It will be screened this Saturday and April 2, at 7:30 p.m. A special discounted admission ticket is available to all active and retired military. Academy ...

Opera House Met Live season continues with ‘Die Walküre’

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 2018-19 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House this Saturday at noon, with Richard Wagner’s classic masterpiece, ‘Die ...

Opera House presents National Theatre live’s ‘The Madness of George III’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a captivating new production of Alan Bennett’s The Madness of George III, starring Sherlock and Wolf Hall actor Mark Gatiss in the title role. Captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Nottingham Playhouse, it will be presented this ...

Comedy night to feature Blanchard, Nemeth, Love

Jamestown — Wits 'n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy brought to you by Bud Light and Comfort Inn returns to the Northwest Arena Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. This sixth show of the season features headliner, Jeff Blanchard; feature, Dan Nemeth; and host, Casey Love. Feature act, Dan Nemeth has a ...

SUNY Fredonia alumni win at George London Foundation singing competition

Kyle van Schoonhoven, a tenor and 2011 graduate of the Fredonia School of Music, was one of five winners of the prestigious George London Foundation for Singers annual competition, held Feb. 22 at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. He received a $10,000 award, singing “Mein ...

Versailles community hall to host dance

The Versailles Community Hall will host a dance this Saturday with the music and energy of Uncle Ben’s Remedy. The band will be supporting their third album to return to The VCH, playing selections from their first two albums as well as some tried and true cover material. Joining them for ...

Opera House cinema series to screen ‘A Dog’s Way Home’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “A Dog’s Way Home,” the heartwarming story of a lost dog’s journey home. It will be screened this Saturday and Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her ...

Fredonia gallery to host faculty exhibition featuring works by 16 artists

Diverse works by 16 current faculty members at the State University of New York at Fredonia will be on display when the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery hosts the “Department of Visual Arts and New Media Faculty Exhibition” from March 22 through April 14. Participating artists are Ray ...

Fredonia High School presents the classic musical GUYS & DOLLS

Fredonia High School will present the classic musical GUYS & DOLLS on March 29 and 30 and April 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the District Auditorium. All tickets are $8. Reserved tickets are available at tinyurl.com/fcsdmusic or in the high school lobby from 4 to 6 p.m. on March 20, 26, 28, and ...

Comedy Center designated as U.S. institution dedicated to comedy

JAMESTOWN — The National Comedy Center was formally designated this week as the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy. In a tremendous bi-partisan show of support, both the Senate and House of Representatives passed this bill in February, and the ...

3rd on 3rd Gallery opens ‘Women Create’; issues a call for art

The juried art show "Women Create" opened Tuesday at 3rd on 3rd Gallery. A free public reception will be open to the public this Friday at 6 p.m. The Gallery has also put out a call for art for an upcoming show called "Blue Mind." "Women Create" is a juried art show featuring the work of ...

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes new instructors

JAMESTOWN — Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors. Jim Blomquist (Sound, Audio, and Digital Recording and Production) and Vince Liuzzo (art) have joined the Infinity Team. Bloomquist is currently offering private and group instruction in sound, audio, and digital ...