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Arts/Entertainment

Warren Art League Show Set

The Crary Art Gallery, located on 511 Market St., Warren, Pa, is hosting the Warren Art League for a 10-day show. Featured art will include nature, wildlife, landscapes, contemporary, photos, and three dimensional pieces. The public is invited to the opening reception on Nov. 15, from 5 to 7 ...

JCC To Hold Auditions For Spring Productions

Jamestown Community College will hold auditions from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 18-20 for its spring productions, La Cage aux Folles and Pump Boys and Dinettes. Auditions will be held in Scharmann Theatre. Todd Wagner will direct La Cage aux Folles. Adam Owens will direct Pump Boys and Dinettes. La ...

Singer: Metal To Be Popular Again

“Metal is from the heart. It is pain, passion, and practice. It is what I have been grinding for the past 10 years for. It is a love of what you do and a celebration of those that love it as much as you do.” Tom Barber, vocalist for Chelsea Grin, summed up his feelings toward the music ...

He Is Legend Set To Perform In Niagara Falls

Grounding. The process of being in physical connection with the Earth’s surface. There are claims that it carries health benefits but for the band, He is Legend, it is a way to keep themselves in check and to nurture creativity, according to singer, Schuylar Croom. “Grounding is ...

Classic Rivalry

Jamestown Community College’s Scharmann Theatre had a small renovation. The orchestra pit had been moved to a new location. It’s above the audience. But the change has been embraced by everyone involved with the fall musical “West Side Story.” At first theatre manager Steve ...

Write Now: Halloween Never Gets Old

By Michael Zabrodsky mzabrodsky@post-journal.com “I was working in the lab late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For my monster from his slab began to rise And suddenly to my surprise He did the monster mash” Whenever I hear those beginning lyrics to ...

Frisson To Perform Friday

The Jamestown Concert Association welcomes , Frisson, for the association’s second presentation of the 2019-2020 Season on Friday, at 8 PM at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown. This New York City ensemble’s name, “Frisson,” is defined as “a shiver or thrill; ...

Art Exhibit Will Open Friday In Weeks Gallery

Pulling A Thread, an exhibition of contemporary fiber works, opens Friday with a reception from 6-8 p.m. in Jamestown Community College’s Weeks Gallery. The event, which is free and open to the public, includes refreshments. The exhibition is on display until Dec. 12. Gallery hours are 11 ...

Texas Hippie Coalition To Play In Buffalo

By Chris Chapman editorial @post-journal.com Starting a metal band as a way to get back out after a failed marriage and a lost job doesn’t seem like a bad thing. Try doing it as an older guy, looking for ways to do nothing more than get by and pick up women. That’s exactly what life ...

Montoya To Perform At Casino Sunday

There’s a natural progression to everything. Some seem more organic, more of a natural process while others seem to have a Big Bang creation feel and just burst onto the scene. For CoCo Montoya, the methodical, natural side of blues performance has been the key to moving from an accomplished ...

Raising Their Voices

They raise their voices in praise. And Sunday they will raise their voices again. Featuring nine area church choirs, the 10th biannual Ecumenical Choir Festival will be held at 4 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler St. The festival is sponsored by the Chautauqua Chapter of the ...

Write Now: Acknowledge Acts Of Kindness

There is something to be said for acts of kindness — random or not. And one such act needs to be brought to the front. It involves Josh Kindberg, a Jamestown High School graduate, and JHS Red Raider Marching Band alum. After Josh learned about an eighth-grader bass drummer who suffered a ...

JHS Marching Band To Defend State Title

New York State Champion, Jamestown High School Red Raider Marching Band will be headed to the New York State Field Band Championships this Sunday to defend its title. As a thank you for community support, the band will perform a free show on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Strider Field. The rain ...

Leone To Perform Works Of Edgar Allan Poe

A new free performing arts series, Arts On Fire Live, continues in Reg Lenna Center for The Arts’ Media Studio on Friday featuring storyteller Paul Leone presenting some of Edgar Allan Poe’s literature. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the performance will begin at 6 p.m. The performance is ...

Laughter Heals

During her show, Paula Poundstone likes interacting with her audience. She said she has taken cues from the audience by reacting to the audience’s reaction. And sometimes, she remembers something from her past, and adds more humor to the already humorous exchange. “The audience is ...

Write Now: Doors That Were Locked Are Opened By Classical Music

I have two words that helped forge my listening skills — classical music. I had a love-hate relationship with classical music. That relation was mostly because I didn’t give it time to wash over me. When I let in classical music, it opened up doors that were previously locked. Because of ...

Reg Lenna Kicks Off Season

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts is kicking off its new season Saturday with a block party, tours of the newly-renovated facilities and a performance by stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone. The block party will be free and open to the public between 5-7:30 p.m. Beer, wine, soda, water and ...

Merchant Honored With Lennon Real Love Award

NEW YORK (AP) — At this stage of her life, Natalie Merchant is more proud of getting an honor named for John Lennon because of what it says about her activism than her music. The singer is the sixth recipient of the John Lennon Real Love Award, and will headline a tribute concert to the ...

Ex-Cinderella Frontman To Bring Sound To Casino

For many people, the late 1980s and early 1990s may be marked with a voice that has become iconic, that voice took them down a “Gypsy Road” in a “Long Cold Winter.” That voice may be a reminder that we really don’t appreciate what we have until we lose it, or that we are just ...

In Review: Chainsmokers, 5SOS Perform At KeyBank Center

BUFFALO — The Chainsmokers know how to create an environment that leaves one absolutely amazed and your senses on the verge of overload. To start, the stage was set up in a manner that had me thinking cyberpunk along the lines of William Gibson’s book, “Neuromancer,” or a scene from ...