Entertainment

Frederick Knott’s drama to be performed at JCC

JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown Community College Uncommoners will perform Frederick Knott's "Wait Until Dark" in March.The drama, directed by Robert Schlick with technical direction by Steven Gustafson and lighting design by Scott Barton, will be presented in JCC's Scharmann Theatre at 8 p.m. on ...

Inside the artist’s mind

JAMESTOWN - If you've ever wondered what the artist was pondering when she created her work, Women Create is offering an opportunity for you to find out.Every Wednesday eve-ning in March, Salons will feature artists whose works are on display at Women Create, the biennial juried exhibit of ...

‘Kaleidoscope!’ set March 2 and 9

JAMESTOWN - "The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County will celebrate the arts in a collaborative way in March, when it presents Kalei-doscope!, a special variety program showcasing some of the many great arts opportunities in our county."That's how United Arts Appeal President Rick Davis ...

Camera Club has first exhibition at Prendergast Library

Anyone who frequently drops by the James Prendergast Library, at 509 Cherry St. in Jamestown, is aware of the large number of ways in which the library enriches our community.Right now, in the library's small art gallery, an exhibit is being shown by the Chautauqua County Camera Club. The walls ...

Opening Reception for Women Create on March 1

JAMESTOWN - After a wonderfully successful beginning two years ago, Women Create, the biennial juried exhibit of women's art, is returning to Jamestown."We were overwhelmed both with the amazing quality of the work in our first exhibit as well as the enthusiastic response it received," said ...

Opera House presents Borodin’s Prince Igor

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live, high definition opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2013-14 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House a week from today at 12 p.m., with Alexander Borodin's epic Russian masterpiece, Prince Igor, ...

PTA Reflections Art Program

JAMESTOWN - An awards ceremony for this year's local winners in the National PTA Reflections Art Program is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday at Prendergast Library, where artwork from the 2012 and 2013 Reflections Program will be on display for the public from 6 to 8 p.m.Pictures will also be shown by ...

Local artists’ work on display in Albany

Artwork created by members of Women Create from Chautauqua County has received rave reviews from many public officials and visitors who visit the Legislative Office Building in Albany."Chautauqua County is home to some great artists," said Assemblyman Andy Goodell. "Women Create is an ...

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes three new instructors

JAMESTOWN - Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes three new instructors Sandra Man-gusing, David Chatterton and Tim Bausch.Mangusing started training at age 11 in Jamestown with Shirley Kopp in the Academy of Dance Arts. She trained in all styles of dance from ballet, pointe, primitive, ...

New art exhibition to open at SUNY?Fredonia

An exhibition designed to offer a glimpse inside the human mind and into other worlds is coming to the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at SUNY Fredonia."The Stuff of Dreams," which features works by Mark Hosford, associate professor of art at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, and Craig ...

NPR media analyst David Folkenflik to speak at SUNY Fredonia

David Folkenflik, an acclaimed media correspondent with National Public Radio, will explore, "The Future of News: Technology and Journalism," as the keynote speaker in the 2013-2014 Arts and Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series on Thursday at noon at Rosch Recital Hall at SUNY Fredonia. The ...

4-H fundraiser to feature ‘The Sounds of Motown’

JAMESTOWN - This Friday, "The Sounds of Motown" will take the stage at Reg Lenna Center in Jamestown to benefit 4-H.The high-energy tribute concert will feature some of the area's most talented entertainers, laugh-out-loud comedy routines and upbeat dance numbers. Aside from the show, the ...

Theatre for a Cause to present ‘12 Angry Men’

JAMESTOWN - Theatre for a Cause will present "Twelve Angry Men" as a fundraiser for Prendergast Library at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 10, 11 and 12, at The Spire Theater, 317 E. Third St., Jamestown."Twelve angry men will be spending some time together over the next couple of ...

Children’s Concerts Series continues March 1

The Musical Journeys Program of the SUNY Fredonia School of Music continues its eighth season of free concerts designed to appeal to very young children. Selected student ensembles from the Fredonia School of Music will perform half-hour Children's Concerts on four Saturday mornings with two ...

Stories through images

When walking through the collection of totem pole-style sculptures that comprise the current exhibition in the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at SUNY Fredonia, one is bombarded by a variety of interesting images.Towering buildings balance on the backs of rhinos. Infant-like dolls carry cash ...

String Fest Scholarship concert set

The Fredonia Central Schools String Music Department will present the annual String Fest Scholarship Fundraising Concert on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the District Auditorium.Featuring all Fredonia Central School string students in grades 4-12, the Beginning, Junior, Concert, and High School String ...

School of Music singers shine at Buffalo Met Opera auditions

Two SUNY Fredonia students earned high praise at the Buffalo/Toronto District division of the Metropolitan Opera's National Council auditions, winning Encouragement Awards, and a third gained praise from the Buffalo News music critic, on Jan. 4 at Nichols School's Flickinger Performing Arts ...

Endangered Earth film series resumes Wednesday at JCC

JAMESTOWN - The "Endangered Earth" film series, sponsored by Jamestown Community College's Office of Sustainability, resumes Wednesday.Free and open to the public, the films begin at 7 p.m. A guided discussion is conducted at the conclusion of each film.The series is held in conjunction with ...

Diversity film series begins Friday at SUNY Fredonia

The SUNY Fredonia mul-ti-cultural Renga is hosting a spring film series titled, "Through Your Eyes: Inter-national Diversity in Film." The five-film series will consider many facets of diversity across cultures and nations.Beginning on Friday, films will be shown at 7 p.m. in McEwen Hall Room ...