Entertainment

5 Mar 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “The Shape of Water,” nominated for 13 Oscars, including Best Picture It will be screened on Sat., Mar. 10, and Tues., Mar. 17, at 7:30 p.m and Tues., Mar. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The most-nominated film in the 2017 Oscar race – with nominations for Best Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director and Screenplay, among others -- “The Shape of Water” is an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America, circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of...

5 Mar 20180 Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2017-18 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Sat., March 10, at 1 p.m., with Gioachino Rossini’s Semiramide, last presented at the Met nearly 25 years ago. This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks features an all-star bel canto cast that includes, in her Met role debut, Angela Meade, in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon. Meade squares off in breathtaking duets with Elizabeth DeShong in the trouser role of Arsace, Commander of the Assyrian Army. Javier...

5 Mar 20180 Do you know what tracks animals make? Can you identify them when you see tracks in the snow or mud or grass? On Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10-11:30 a.m., you and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can learn about “Making Tracks” at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers. You can learn what kinds of animals have visited Audubon by investigating their tracks. Unless the weather is particularly severe, after the indoor lesson and exploration, you will head outdoors. After studying the size and shape of the animal’s foot and the pattern it makes as it walks or runs, you can try to match it to the track...

5 Mar 20180 “Light and Shadows and How They Interact” is the topic for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday evening, March 15, at 6:15 p.m. You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray this subject.  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,...

5 Mar 20180 Join us for the opening reception of "Selected Works by Tom Busch" on Friday, March 9, 6:30-9:30 PM at the Project 308 Gallery located at 308 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. This solo exhibition will feature work by Buffalo native, Tom Busch. “Selected Works” will showcase his works depicting faces and figures in environments that are both recognizable and metaphorical. Busch began making images in 1973 as a still photographer and filmmaker while attending State University of New York at Buffalo.  His personal films were screened in galleries in Western New York and in several national and international shows. In 1980 Tom...

5 Mar 20180 Jamestown’s Northwest Arena will host the second Annual Bubbleball Hockey Tournament on Saturday, March 10, with the championship game to be played during the Southern Tier Xpress Game on Sunday, March 11.  Proceeds from the event will benefit Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care. Teams are now forming for the event. Team registration is open to any group and no hockey experience needed. Teams are encouraged to secure sponsorships to support the mission of CHPC. The team raising the most money will win a prize. In the event of a tied game, the team raising the most money will be awarded the victory. Bubble Ball sports are a new...

16 Feb 20180 FREDONIA – Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2017-18 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Sat., Feb. 24, at 12:30 p.m., with Giacomo Puccini’s romantic masterpiece La Bohème. The world’s most popular opera returns to the Met in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production starring an exciting cast of young stars, including Tenor Michael Fabiano as the poor poet Rodolfo who falls head over heels for his neighbor, the seamstress Mimi, sung by Soprano Sonya Yoncheva. Puccini’s La Bohème – with more...
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