Arts/Entertainment

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 ...

The Neighborhood Of Memory

­­Today my sister Vicky and I drove around the brick streets of the North side, looking for houses where our mother and her family had lived when they first came from Sweden in the late 20s. They moved several times during the hard years when work was haphazard and getting started in a new ...

Local Chef Takes Scenic Route To The White Carrot

MAYVILLE — Looking for something unique and elegant, but fun and entertaining at the same time? Consider a beautiful drive to a countryside restaurant where attention to detail and service is second to none, where the freshest food is served in an ambience of serenity and where the chef has ...

Annual ‘Starflight, Starry Night’ Fundraiser Set For May 12

A yearly benefit for those who take to the skies to save lives is slated for next week. The third annual “Starflight, Starry Night” fundraising event will be held Saturday, May 12, at the Chautauqua Suites, located at 215 West Lake Road in Mayville, starting at 6 p.m. The fundraiser and ...

Roger Tory Peterson Institute Shows Off New Exhibit

“Roger Tory Peterson: The Life, The Work, The Legacy” is the newest exhibit chronicling the famous artist, photographer and adventurer at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History. An opening reception was hosted Thursday to officially unveil the new pattern of old works, and ...

Reg Lenna To Show ‘The Leisure Seeker,’ ‘Thoroughbreds’

Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star in the romantic comedy “The Leisure Seeker” on Saturday at 8 p.m. while Anya Taylor-Joy stars in the black comedy “Thoroughbreds” on Wednesday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Admission to each film is $5. “The Leisure ...

Sugar Grove Sisters Run Bustling Family Business

It is doubtful Gladys Chase had any thought of starting a catering business when she prepared the food and baked and decorated the wedding cake for her daughter Joy’s wedding in 1977. “When cousins started getting married it was ‘call Aunt Gladys,’” says daughter Donna Clark. ...

Veterans Council Now Planning 2018 Memorial Day Parade, Celebrations

Plans for the city of Jamestown’s most ardent annual display of patriotism are now underway. The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is inviting all veterans and their families, organizations, groups, schools and government officials to participate in the city’s 2018 Memorial Day parade ...