Arts/Entertainment

Fredonia Opera House Presents 23rd Annual Bach & Beyond Festival

FREDONIA — The Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival celebrates its 23rd year when it returns to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Friday through Sunday. Under Artistic Director Grant Cooper, the series of three concerts explores both the masterworks and lesser-known orchestral music of 17th ...

Toby Keith To Perform At Seneca Allegany Casino Friday

SALAMANCA — Toby Keith’s “Should’ve Been A Cowboy Tour XXV presented by Ford F-Series” will stop at the Seneca Allegany Casino at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, with special guest Trace Adkins. Keith has been one of the most popular and recognizable country acts for more than two decades. ...

Supergroup Sophistafunk Added To Night Lights Music Festival

Ten Thirty Nine Productions (1039) has announced four additional artists to its 2018 line-up. A unique and special one of kind late night set inked as — FEARLESS — PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE — will feature Chuck Garvey (moe), Mike Gantzer Evan McPhaden (Aqueous), Eli Winderman (Dopapod) and ...

Weekend Highlights

TODAY ¯ Jules R Us Karaoke, Good Time Saloon, Jamestown, 8-11 p.m. ¯ Karaoke with DJ Xcite!, Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. FRIDAY ¯ Retro Dance Party with DJ Gigawatts, Vietnam Veterans of America David B. Arthu Chapter 865, Jamestown, 8-11 p.m. ¯ No Limit, Big Shots ...

Arcade Slasher Turns Thought-Provoking Journey In Latest ‘God Of War’

“Keep your expectations low, boy, and you will never be disappointed.” The line was one of the surprisingly many spoken by a once one-note character, Kratos, in the latest Playstation 4 exclusive, “God of War.” I, however, did not heed Kratos’ advice and held very high expectations ...

Amish Woman Serves Delicious Meals In Her Panama Home

I love visiting my friend, Cindy Burkholder, an Old Order Amish woman, who lives in Panama, New York, with her husband, David and six of her eight children. I first met Cindy when she was living in Sherman, while taking part in one of the dinners she serves at her home. In 2012, she called ...

Studio Dance To Present ‘Petrushka’ Saturday

Studio Dance Conservatory is proud to present Igor Stravinsky’s full length ballet, “Petrushka,” Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on JCC’s Scharmann Theatre stage. Studio Hip Hop dancers will start out the evening with an opening number choreographed by Libby Nord, as well as a contemporary dance ...

Shults Auto Group Presents Infinity’s Annual Spring Showcase

Students from the Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center have been working hard since October to prepare for this year’s annual Spring Showcase. Sponsored by Shults Auto Group, the Infinity Spring Showcase will take place on June 9 at the Jamestown High School Auditorium at 7 ...

North Warren Woman Revises Recipes For Healthier Eating

Every birthday is a blessing, including the ones that end with a zero. Today Cathy Hiller celebrates the end of another decade of life, with a healthy attitude and a healthier lifestyle as she looks forward to watching her grandchildren grow up. “I’m trying to hit my milestone birthday ...

Gone But Never Forgotten

LAKEWOOD — A well-respected Jamestown musician who was taken far too soon will again be remembered in an annual benefit that bears his name. The life of Randy Hofgren will be honored Sunday, June 3, with the fifth annual Randy Jam scheduled to take place at the Lakewood Legion from 2-6 ...

International Flutist Wincenc To Perform At Chautauqua Today

CHAUTAUQUA — Area residents looking to take in a weekday concert can do so today at Chautauqua Institution’s Lenna Hall. The National Society of Arts and Letters will present a special concert, “Masters of the Music,” at 7 p.m. — featuring internationally renowned flutist Carol ...

The Camp At Findley Open House Set For Next Weekend

Warm, fuzzy childhood memories are some of the best memories one can have. There are many adults in Chautauqua County, Erie County, Pennsylvania and beyond who get a warm, nostalgic feeling when Camp Findley is brought to mind. The camp, now known as The Camp at Findley, was founded by the ...

‘It Can’t Happen Here’ Continues Today And Saturday

“It Can’t Happen Here” is based on the novel by Nobel Prize winning author Sinclair Lewis and adapted for the Stage by Tony Taccone and Bennet S. Cohen. The play opens at a Rotary Club meeting in the fictional bucolic town of Fort Beulah, Vermont. The audience is introduced to the ...

Community Orchestra To Perform Spring Concert Sunday

The Jamestown Area Community Orchestra is preparing to kick off its 25th season with its annual spring concert this weekend. The local nonprofit’s musical members will present the concert Sunday at First Covenant Church, 520 Spring St., Jamestown, beginning at 4 p.m. This concert, under ...

Sisters Come Together For Retirement Investment

Sisters Claudia Bemis and Carole Siverling, camped as children with their parents and many years later the women and their husbands, Jeff Bemis and Mike Siverling, began camping together. Occasionally the idea of owning a campground in retirement would come up around the campfire. In 2013 that ...

Labyrinth To Host The Tins In Two Friday Night Sets

Labyrinth Press Co. is branching out in its live entertainment format with the presentation of “Dinner and Live Music” this Friday. The 14 E. Fourth St. establishment will present Buffalo-based trio The Tins in an unprecedented two-set, acoustic-oriented concert throughout the course of ...

Grape, Hops Festival Is Saturday At Arena

The fourth annual Spring Grapes and Hops Festival presented by the Media 1 Group and the Northwest Arena will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature beer samplings and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries, as well as business vendors from around the area. More ...

Winged Ox Players To Present ‘It Can’t Happen Here’

The Winged Ox Players will continue its tradition of bringing thought-provoking productions to Jamestown with its opening of “It Can’t Happen Here,” this weekend. The local theater group will present the production Friday and Saturday — as well as Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19 ...

Winged Ox Players To Host Panel Discussion Saturday

The Winged Ox Players will host a panel discussion Saturday after the 1 p.m. matinee performance of “It Can’t Happen Here” at the Willow Bay Theater, 21 E. Third St., Jamestown. Guests include high school teachers James Krause, and John Twinam and JCC professor Greg Rabb, along with ...