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Opera House Cinema Series presents ‘12 Mighty Orphans’

The next film in the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center Cinema Series is the true drama “12 Mighty Orphans.” It will be screened this Saturday, Aug. 14, and Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Opera House Executive Director Rick Davis notes that “for the time being, due to ...

Jackson Center to host Fashion Fantasia in Paradise benefit

JAMESTOWN — The Robert H. Jackson Center will host its Fashion Fantasia in Paradise benefit on Friday, Aug. 20, and Saturday, Aug. 21. The event supports the free educational programs the Jackson Center provides and the stipends it awards to college interns and teacher fellows every year. ...

Local theaters, venues remain flexible throughout pandemic

Local theaters and entertainment venues continue to move forward into what has been called “the new normal,” despite the challenges they faced during the pandemic. The businesses and nonprofits survived the tumultuous season through changing guidelines, changing offerings and keeping ...

Bill Ward Trio to play in Cherry Creek

CHERRY CREEK — An appearance by the very well known Bill Ward Trio will continue the 2021 edition of the Gazebo Concert Series Thursday evening. The concert will be held in the Cherry Creek Main Street Ballpark pavilion, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. The concert will be held rain or ...

Ruthie Collins to perform in Cassadaga

CASSADAGA — On Sunday, July 25 from 5-7 p.m., Ruthie Collins is coming home be perform on stage at Cassadaga Beach (Park Avenue, Cassadaga). Ruthie grew up on a grape farm in Fredonia, went off to Berkeley School of Music and eventually made her way to Nashville. After years of writing ...

Old Dawg Bluegrass set to perform Saturday in Lily Dale

LILY DALE — Old Dawg Bluegrass is set to perform in Lily Dale this Saturday at 8 p.m. This Jamestown-area band brings to Lily Dale the energy of bluegrass music that expresses the exuberance of the American spirit. “You have to hear this band,” said Norman Carlson, bluegrass record ...