Opera House to Stream Chautauqua Brass Concert

FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center will live stream a performance with local favorites, Chautauqua Brass, on Friday, Mar. 26, at 7:30pm. “We’re so excited to be hosting performances on our stage once again, even if it is to an empty theatre,” notes Opera House Executive Director Rick Davis. “Thanks to a generous grant from the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, we were able to purchase the equipment and technology to enable us to live stream concerts and events from inside the theatre, as they are happening, to viewers… Read More

Tri-County Arts Council announces 2021 NYSCA Decentralization Program grant awards

The Tri-County Arts Council (TCAC) has announced the 2021 recipients of the Individual Artist, Community Arts and Arts Education grants, which are funded by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. These grants have been administered by TCAC since 2000. Due to the pandemic restrictions, there will be no awards ceremony this year. Information on the various programs and projects with the grantees will be posted on the arts council’s website calendar as they become available…. Read More

Implications of fat phobia topic of UC, Irvine professor’s virtual talk

FREDONIA– An upcoming lecture hosted by the State University of New York at Fredonia’s Ethnic and Gender Studies program will focus on fat phobia as it specifically relates to Black women. The Zoom lecture will be led by University of California, Irvine Department of Sociology Associate Professor Sabrina Strings on Wednesday, March 17, at 3 p.m. Dr. Strings’ presentation, “Fat Phobia as Misogynoir: Gender, Race and Weight Stigma,” is free and can be viewed by registering at the online link: https://fredonia-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqd-murzIvEtzjpF6MCa13quxn5W7jzF2l Strings is the author of “Fearing the Black Body: The Racial… Read More

Chautauqua Mall Works with Local Artist to Create Vibrant Exterior Art Mural

This extension of The Canvas Project will create a lasting, unique piece of art for years to come (LAKEWOOD, NY)– Chautauqua Mall is working with a local artist to add color, texture and vibrancy to an outdoor space for the community to enjoy as part of The Canvas Project.  Chautauqua Mall has selected Gary Peters Jr. for this installation.  Gary is a talented local artist that has completed several well-known works of art in the area including the Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz paintings in downtown Jamestown.  Gary will be working alongside… Read More