Arts/Entertainment

Revised Weinstein Bankruptcy Sale Plan Is Approved

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Wednesday approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The revised plan calls for Dallas-based private equity firm ...

Luke Combs’ Unassuming Appeal Makes Him A Hit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first week of June was one of Luke Combs’ biggest weeks in his still fledgling career. The 28-year-old taped an outdoor performance for the “CMT Crossroads” series with soul singer Leon Bridges, attended the CMT Awards, released a deluxe version of his debut ...

McMaster To Release New Book In 2020

H.R. McMaster, the lieutenant general who endured a troubled year as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, has a book deal. HarperCollins Publishers told The Associated Press on Wednesday that McMaster’s “Battlegrounds” is scheduled for 2020. The book will cover his ...

Mellencamp Awarded Wood Guthrie Prize

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rocker John Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. The annual prize is given to an ...

Show Tells Backstory Of Icon Like Lady Liberty

Did you know that the original symbolism of the Statue of Liberty had nothing to do with welcoming immigrants? And that Mount Rushmore was basically built as a scheme to get road-trippers to make the trip out to South Dakota? You’ll hear the inside story on these icons and others from ...

A Capella Group Brings New Songs To July 20 Chautauqua Institution Show

“Six Pack: Volume 3,” the third in a series of EPs from the a cappella group Straight No Chaser, may only include six songs. But that doesn’t prevent the group from spanning eras and musical styles, sometimes within the same track. The variety of “Six Pack: Volume 3” is no accident, ...

Chautauqua: Week Three

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week Three of its 2018 season. The week, which concludes July 13, features presentations by renowned guests such as author of “Wonderland” and “How We Got to Now” Steven Johnson, founding “SNL” cast ...

Arrested Development At Canalside July 12

BUFFALO — It’s been 26 years since Arrested Development became the voice of the alternative to Gangsta Rap. With upbeat music and lyrics meant to take the listener to a positive path, songs like “People Every Day,” “Tennessee,” “Mr. Wendell,” and so many more have influenced ...

Auditions For ‘Ain’t Missing Dinner!’ Begin Monday

Local playwright Tom Andolora and Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care are collaborating to bring the popular cabaret musical that he co-authored, “Ain’t Missing Dinner!,” to Fredonia and Jamestown stages in October. Performances will be on consecutive weekends in October at First ...

Infinity Announces 2018 Summer Camp Lineup

Infinity is looking forward to a summer full of fun and creative learning experiences for Chautauqua County. The Infinity Center will offer four weeks of hands on summer day camp activities for students aged 6-12. Available day camps for summer of 2018 include: ¯ Sci Fi Camp (Ages 8-12): ...

Charley Pride To Perform At Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

SALAMANCA — Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino will welcome Country Music legend Charley Pride for an unforgettable performance inside the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale. Charley Pride is one of the most successful performers in ...

‘Come On Down’ To ‘The Price Is Right Live’ At SACR

SALAMANCA — Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is inviting everyone to “Come on down!” for two days of unforgettable fun when The Price is Right Live comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. Tickets are now on ...

Highlights

TODAY ¯ Jule R Us, Good Time Saloon, Jamestown, 8-11 p.m. ¯ Karaoke with DJ Xcite, Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. FRIDAY ¯ Wasted Whiskey, Big Shots Bar And Grill, Kennedy, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. No cover. ¯ Afraid Of Human, Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown ¯ Winter Fellas & ...

A Sunny Thursday With Fitz And The Tantrums

BUFFALO — It’s a sunny Thursday and you have nothing planned. Have you taken a look at what’s going on at Canalside? For those that have been paying attention, you know that the old site of the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium has been transformed into quite the gathering place for people in ...

Lights, Lasers, And Music: The Machine At SARC

SALAMANCA — Coming all the way from New York City to play Salamanca for the second time in four years, the band The Machine sounds just as good as before. The Feb. 2014 show was inside the Events Center and this one was outdoors, and the crowd was much larger for the June 15, 2018, ...

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 ¯ Karaoke, Vietnam Veterans of America David B. Arthur Chapter 865, Jamestown, 8 p.m. to midnight. ¯ Derek Mediak Band, Big Shots Bar And ...

WRFA, Southern Tier Brewing To Hold Annual Fundraising Event

LAKEWOOD — An annual fundraising event for the only locally owned, non-religious radio station in Chautauqua County will be taking place Tuesday, June 26. WRFA-LP and the Southern Tier Brewing Co. are teaming up to present the seventh annual Great American Picnic — an evening of friends, ...

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. ...