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History series focuses on architect

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center concludes the spring installment of its Chautauqua County History Lecture Series on Thursday at 7 p.m., with an exploration of Louise Bethune, America’s first professional female architect. A 2023 book by a University of Buffalo architect ...

Concerto Competition winners announced at SUNY Fredonia

Two international students in the State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music have been chosen as the 2024 Concerto Competition winners following performances held recently in Harry A. King Concert Hall. The winners, selected from among eight finalists from the Voice, Piano, ...

Pottery presentation

Scott Creek Collaborative, a local group of potters, invites the public to a free, illustrated presentation by Louisiana clay artist, Chris Pate, entitled “Wood Firing in the USA - The Itinerant Potter: Separation, Initiation, and Return.” In this presentation, Pate will offer the audience ...

‘Ancestral Voices’ coming to Lake Shore Center for the Arts

WESTFIELD — Lake Shore Center for the Arts is happy to bring A.R. Gurney’s Ancestral Voices, produced by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing, NYC, to their Jacqueline Phillips Theater from May 17 to 19. Set in Buffalo in the 1940s, his bittersweet story is humorously told ...

Opera House concludes Met Season with ‘Madama Butterfly’

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, concludes its 2023-24 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 1 p.m., with Giacomo Puccini’s Madama ...

Street Pianos to be unveiled Monday at SUNY

The Fredonia Street Piano Project II unveiling is slated for Monday at 6 p.m. in Mason Hall Room 1075 at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The public is welcome to attend and meet artists Ibi Sonne Amhild, Jazmine “Jazz” Fiore, and Mackenzie Sheldon, and share in a ...