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Celebrating 30 Years, Youth Symphony Orchestras Prep for May 7 Concert

Celebrating 30 Years, Youth Symphony Orchestras Prep for May 7 Concert

Jamestown, NY – “We’re proud that what began 30 years ago as the Jamestown Area Orchestra of Youth is now the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS), with three youth orchestras,” stated board president Katie Derrenbacher.

Announcing the plans for the CRYS Spring Gala Concert, Derrenbacher said Bryan Eckenrode, who has been the organization’s Conductor and Music Director since 2003, will conduct the 4 p.m. concert on Sunday, May 7, in the Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall at Chautauqua Institution.

Elmwood Village Farmers Market adds two dates with the Buffalo Philharmonic String Quartet

Elmwood Village Farmers Market adds two dates with the Buffalo Philharmonic String Quartet

Local entertainment — including two special appearances by the Buffalo Philharmonic String Quartet — will be among the highlights of the 2017 Elmwood Village Farmers Market, which will take place every Saturday from May 13 through Nov. 25 at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway in Buffalo’s historic Elmwood Village.

The market will feature entertainment from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each week, unless otherwise noted. Following is the 2017 lineup, subject to change and weather conditions.

May 13: No Illusions, Acousticopia

May 20: Tina Marie Williams, David Adamczyk

May 27: Chris Jones, Porcelain Train

June 3: Nickel City String Band, Rockabilly Steve and BR3

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts New Student Orientations

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts New Student Orientations

Join the Fun! New Students WELCOME!

Music, art, dance, and theater students of all levels are welcome to enroll in private and group lessons! The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center will hold a new student orientation and intake session on Thursday, April 20.

Please contact the Infinity Center at 716-664-0991 to registered for a session and reserve your spot today.  Students may also register online at www.infinityperformingarts.org to be contacted for an orientation slot. Orientation sessions last approximately 30 minutes, including a tour of the Infinity Center and opportunities to meet Infinity staff members and schedule lessons.  

The Infinity Center is located at 301 East 2nd Street, Suite 101 in the Lynn Building.

Email info@infinityperformingarts.org

Jazz at Infinity Featuring Barbara Jean and Friends

 Jazz at Infinity Featuring Barbara Jean and Friends

 Jazz at Infinity Featuring Barbara Jean and Friends

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts will be hosting Barbara Jean and Friends at the Infinity Arts Café at 7:00pm on Friday, April 28th for the Jazz at Infinity series. Barbara Jean will sing a variety of songs from the Great American Songbook accompanied by Dalt Berringer, Lloyd Howard, Dan Hull and Tim Clarke.

Thanks to support from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Jazz at Infinity events are free, family friendly, and open to the public. Audience members of all ages are welcome.

The Infinity Arts Café performance entrance is located at 300 East 3rd Street. Look for the Neon Guitar! Handicapped accessibility is available on 2nd street by calling 716-664-0991.

Email info@infinityperformingarts.org

Infinity Fashion Classes Collaborate with Chautauqua Mall Event

Infinity Fashion Classes Collaborate with Chautauqua Mall Event

Infinity Fashion Classes Collaborate with Chautauqua Mall Event

Jamestown, N.Y. (April 10, 2017 – The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center, located in Downtown Jamestown, will be hosting two fashion design classes to collaborate with Chautauqua Mall’s “Recycle The Runway Live” event.   

Fashion Is Art class will be held on Monday from 5pm-6pm at the Infinity Center. Class will be held from Monday, April 17-Monday, May 22. Recycle The Runway classes will be held on Wednesdays from April 19-May 31 from 4pm-5pm.

Students will learn how to design clothing, create patterns, and design their own pieces. They will also use old textiles to “recycle” or “upcycle” materials into brand new designs! 

Students will participate in, “Recycle The Runway-Live” at Chautauqua Mall on Sunday, June 4.

No Frills Buffalo Publishes New Novel, Book of Poetry

No Frills Buffalo Publishes New Novel, Book of Poetry

No Frills Buffalo publishing company has released two new books by local authors David Coleman and Sinead Tyrone.

Coleman’s novel, “Hard Times in The Hollow,” tells the story of the Avery’s, a farming family in Cattaraugus County, and the struggles they endure through war, prohibition and the Great Depression. As their difficulties mount, family matriarch Iris pushes the family to extremes in her quest to keep them together and their farm afloat. Her grandson, Adam, is at first an observer and then an unwilling participant. How far would one family go to ensure their survival?

Infinity Spring Break Camp

 Infinity Spring Break Camp

 Infinity Spring Break Camp

The Infinity Center will host a, “Spring into Music and Arts” day camp from Monday, April 10 to Thursday, April 13.  9am-4pm daily.

Students ages 5-12 welcome!  

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at all different types of art, music, film, and theater? Infinity’s Spring into Music and Arts camp will allow you to make amazing art, film a movie, join a band, explore instruments, and perform a skit!
Day 1: Up-cycled Art
Day 2: Lights! Camera! Action!
Day 3: Instrumental Exploration
Day 4: ‘Break a Leg’
April 10-13, 9am-4pm, $125

For more information about the Infinity Spring Break Camps, pricing, and registration please call Infinity at 664-0991 or visit us online at www.infinityperformingarts.org/register

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