Entertainment

13 Jul 20180 Contributed Article The 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Beatles’ classic 1968 animated film “Yellow Submarine.” It will be screened on Sat., July 14, and Tues., July 17, at 7:30 p.m. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its original release, the film has been restored, remastered and re-released to give Beatles fans of all ages the opportunity to come together and share in this visually stunning movie and soundtrack. “Yellow Submarine,” based upon a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, is a fantastic tale brimming with peace, love, and hope,...

12 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Robert H. Jackson Center JAMESTOWN, NY– The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and its relevance to current events and issues, invited students, their teachers, and the public to experience history in a unique way. The Jackson Center brought Theatreworks USA’s Living Voices to present a total of six performances over two days, June 12 and 13, combining dynamic solo performances with archival film and sound, turning history into a moving and personal journey for audience members....

7 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Auditions will be held Monday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 10 for “Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!”, a cabaret-style mini-musical written by local playwright, Tom Andolora. The auditions will be held at First Lutheran Church in Jamestown, 120 Chandler St in Jamestown from 5-8pm each evening. Andolora is collaborating with Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care to bring the popular cabaret musical that he co-authored back to Chautauqua as a fundraiser. Performances will be on consecutive weekends in October at First Lutheran Church in Jamestown and the Williams Center at The State University of New York at...

2 Jul 20180 The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jackson Rohm will be the featured performer for the first concert of the 2018 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series. Held on Thursday, July 5th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., the performance will take place at Lakeside Park, located along Route 394 in the Village of Mayville, NY. Jackson Rohm has been performing as a solo performer for many years. Now a resident of California, he comes back to his home town in the summer to perform at different venues, including our summer concert series at which he is a favorite. He has created a catalog of original...

23 Jun 20180 Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce Lake Erie Cyclefest will add two new rides to its second annual event, as it partners with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival, creating a packaged Rhythm and Ride Weekend. The event will kick off Thursday, August 2 and feature six total cycling events through Sunday, August 5. Proceeds from Lake Erie Cyclefest will once again benefit EmergyCare, WQLN and the YMCA of Greater Erie. Representatives from each organization, as well as VisitErie, the Erie Sports Commission, Erie Arts & Culture, Erie County and City of Erie announced the updated event at a press conference on Tuesday,...

15 Jun 20180 FREDONIA – The Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival celebrates its 23rd year when it returns to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House June 15-17. Under Artistic Director Grant Cooper, the series of three concerts explores both the masterworks and lesser-known orchestral music of 17th and 18th century Baroque composers. While the music of J.S. Bach is the foundation of the Festival, performances also often feature music by familiar composers such as Vivaldi and Handel. The “Beyond” in the Festival’s name refers to the inclusion of works of other lesser-known (and some present-day) composers who are artistically linked to the more...

13 Jun 20180 Jamestown, N.Y. – "Close up" and "Weather" are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club's regular meeting on Thursday, June 14, at 6:15 p.m. You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray these subjects. There will also be a show-and-tell time when members can share some of their best pictures. The featured speaker will be announced at the meeting. A social time follows the program. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. The annual membership is $30. Among the benefits of membership are discounts on photography classes, field trips,...

10 Jun 20180 LAKEWOOD, N.Y. (May 17, 2018) – The Chautauqua Lake Association has announced the date of their third annual Denim and Diamonds fundraising event that will take place on Tuesday, June 26, at the Ellicottville Brewing Company in Bemus Point. This event is a celebration of Chautauqua Lake while helping to raise funds and awareness of lake issues.   "Chautauqua Lake is our most precious natural resource. Celebrating its beauty and the collaborated efforts that go into keeping it safe deserve recognition," stated CLA President Paul Stage. "This event pays tribute to the hard work, year round, that is necessary for all lake users to...

5 Jun 20180 Warren, Pa. – Serious Harry Potter fans know that "alohomora" is the unlocking charm used to open and unlock doors. With that in mind, two Warren women with a passion to get kids reading are spearheading "Alohomora: A Harry Potter Festival" in downtown Warren, Pa., on October 5 and 6. With the theme "Unlock the door to a world of adventure!," Ruby Wiles of Free Books for Kids Town and children's writer Jenette Guntly will add to the Harry Potter festivals celebrated across the country and internationally. Wizardly music, butterbeer and costume contests, sorting hat, magical classes, and character dining will assure the event appeals...

3 Jun 20180 Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care volunteers who participated in a recent exchange with the Karatu Lutheran Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania will share a special evening of stories about their experiences and the memorable relationships that they have formed with the rural hospital on Monday, June 25th at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, 422 E. Terrace Ave, Lakewood, NY.   In March of this year a four-person contingent consisting of Bereavement Coordinator Jamie Probst, Community Outreach Coordinator Cora Monroy, LPN Debra Przepiora, and RN Rebecca Smouse traveled to Tanzania once again, to learn from Tanzanians and share their...
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