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Randy Jam May 18

On May 18, Celoron Legion will host "Randy Jam," a celebration of the life of Randy Hofgren, who passed away in February after a short Illness. Hofgren, a lifelong area resident, was a highly respected musician who played with several local acts including Synergy and Underground Stampede, and ...

Reg Lenna prepares for a wide-ranging 2014-2015 season

JAMESTOWN - The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts reaches into its own past while also taking a big step forward with a wide-ranging schedule of arts and entertainment set for the 2014-2015 season.The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts will kick off its first full season in five years this fall with a ...

‘Les Miserables’ auditions May 29, 30

JAMESTOWN - Early auditions for Jamestown Community College's production of "Les Miserables" will be held May 29 and 30.The auditions, which begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus, are open to students and community members.Those auditioning must prepare a song that will ...

Comments on ‘Kill Your Darlings’

Incidents have been reported back to the earliest pages of the Bible, in which certain people can be induced into taking actions which are counter to their own best interests, by people whom they find fascinating. Often the attraction for the individual is a sexual attraction. In other cases, ...

Comedy album recorded during Lucille Ball Comedy Festival released

JAMESTOWN - The Lucy Desi Center for Comedy has released its first comedy album, "Live From Jamestown: Late Night @ Lucy Comedy Fest."The album, which was recorded during the 2013 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, is now available on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud and anywhere comedy content ...

3rd on 3rd Gallery opens with ‘Strange Allure’

3rd On 3rd Gallery will open again on May 10 with Strange Allure.Strange Allure is an exhibition of recent art and photography by 15 artists from the western New York region, a number of whom have not exhibited in Jamestown before. While the selection is widely divergent, a through-line emerges ...

Swiss group to take audience on musical journey around the globe

All the way from Switzerland on their US Tour, Journeys bring their exciting, timeless mix of grooving funk tunes, beautiful ballads and kicking worldmusic jazz to Infinity Arts Cafe, 115 E. Third St. in Jamestown on Wednesday, May 14 from 7 to 8 p.m. For more than a decade the six experienced ...

Husband’s absence give wife a taste of freedom from abuse

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 27-year-old woman trapped in a loveless marriage. My husband is a few years younger, and very co-dependent. Before he dated me, he had never had a girlfriend or a sexual encounter. I came into the relationship with a child and some trust/fear issues because my ex had abused ...

A show not to be missed

The Chautauqua Children's Chorale, under the direction of Marjorie Bohn, is set to close their 2013-2014 concert season with their annual Voices of Spring Concert on Friday, May 9 at the Fredonia First United Methodist Church. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature both Junior and ...

Opera House to screen ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series will present the Wes Anderson comedy "The Grand Budapest Hotel" on Saturday, May 10, and Tuesday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m."The Grand Budapest Hotel" recounts the adventures of Gustav H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel situated in the ...

Local grad to show work at Alfred University’s senior art show

ALFRED - The Alfred University (AU) Interdisci-plinary Art (IART) Major welcomes viewers to attend the IART Senior Exhibition, highlighting the development of 10 artists who have been classmates and colleagues for the last four years."The Basement Show," opening with a public reception Friday ...

Community Art Show May 8 at Lakeside Recovery and Treatment Center

The Lakeside Recovery and Treatment Center, 355 Central Ave. Fredonia, will exhibit the creative arts of clients, staff, family, and friends throughout May."Inside Out" will feature paintings, drawings, photography, pottery, blown glass, sculpture, paper art, decorative art, needle art, ...

Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus to perform at Fredonia Opera House

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus in a concert featuring music from Hollywood and the Broadway stage on Friday at 8 p.m.Under the guidance of Artistic Director Ciaran Krueger, the BGMC is one of western New York's premier choral ensembles. In its spring ...

BPO readies for world premiere of cello concerto

The excitement of a world premiere will surround Buffalo's Kleinhans Music Hall, next Saturday and Sunday.The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has commissioned a cello concerto in the style of tango, from Uruguayan composer Miguel del Aguila. The solo role in the work will be performed with the ...

Collins Library will feature concert by The Buffalo Touch May 16

COLLINS - The Collins Library will feature a concert by The Buffalo Touch, the evening of May 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.Celebrate the coming of spring with one of the nation's premier polka bands. The Buffalo Touch combines the Slovenian-style polka popular in Cleveland and Canada with the ...

Gershwin tunes featured in annual commencement eve pops concert

The songwriting genius of George and Ira Gershwin will be in the spotlight, along with a dozen of SUNY Fredonia's talented student performers, when Rockefeller Arts Center presents its annual commencement eve pops concert.Titled "Gershwin's Greatest Hits," the concert is scheduled for Friday, ...

Raising awareness

JAMESTOWN - Big Time Productions and Odyssey Events Inc. and 59LucyLane.com are presenting the musical RENT at The Spire Theater in May.Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La Boheme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young ...

‘Heaven can wait’

Silver Creek Central School District will present "Heaven Can Wait" by Harry Segall on May 9. In this comedy, the main character, Joe Pendelton, a prize-winning boxer, finds himself in quite a conundrum when he finds himself dead 60 years before he is actually supposed to pass on. This play ...

SUNYWide Film Festival honors six Western New York students

Six Western New York students received awards at the 5th annual SUNYWide Film Festival and Sym-posium held at SUNY Fredonia April 10 to 12.SUNY Fredonia students honored included Maisy Keller of Kingston, who received First Place in the Experimental Category for "Infectivity," which she created ...