Arts & Entertainment

Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher to perform at Darien Lake in August

Mar 4, 2019

DARIEN LAKE — It’s not just a “Siamese Dream.” Alternative rock legends Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High…

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Curtain call: On Broadway saves the best for last

Feb 25, 2019

BATAVIA — It’s a curtain call, and the Batavia Players have saved the best for last. The 10th and final On Broadway production,…

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Batavia Downs announces Woodstock Tribute concert, 'Bataviastock'

Feb 13, 2019

Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced they will be putting on their very own Woodstock Tribute with…

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Darien Lake is now officially Six Flags Darien Lake again

Feb 12, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — Darien Lake will be rebranded Six Flags Darien Lake when the park opens this spring for the 2019 season. The amusement park will…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Beck and Cage the Elephant coming to Darien Lake

Feb 11, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — Fresh off of winning his sixth Grammy Award Sunday night for Best Alternative Music Album (“Colors”), Beck has been…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts coming to Darien Lake

Feb 11, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — An old-school double bill of rock and roll is coming to the Darien Lake Amphitheater this summer, as Heart and Joan Jett &…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Chris Young coming to Darien Lake

Feb 11, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — County music star and two-time Grammy nominee Chris Young will bring his Raised in the Country tour to the Darien Lake…

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Jennings: Let’s take a closer look at Rockin’ the Downs series

Feb 10, 2019

Batavia Downs announced earlier this week its third annual Rockin’ the Downs series featuring eight national recording artists with tickets…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Darien Lake has its Ticket to Rock

Feb 8, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — We don’t know the date yet, or even the participating bands, but Darien Lake will be one of 19 concert venues to offer the…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: See who will be Rockin’ the Downs this summer

Feb 7, 2019

BATAVIA — The popular Rockin’ the Downs summer concert series will once again bring some familiar names to Batavia Downs for its third…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Zac Brown Band returning to Darien Lake

Feb 1, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — You had to expect this announcement was coming: Zac Brown Band will perform at the Darien Lake Amphitheater this summer. The…

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North Java artist first student to receive solo exhibit at GCC

Jan 27, 2019

BATAVIA — Six years ago, Matt Liebler picked up a graphite pencil, stared into the steely, majestic gaze of Aragorn and the rest of the…

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Concert Announcement: See who’s coming to Darien Lake on the Country Megaticket

Jan 25, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — Country music fans have five reasons to be excited about the 2019 summer concert series at the Darien Lake Amphitheater.…

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There’s a murderous ‘Incident’ at Harvester 56 Theater

Jan 24, 2019

BATAVIA — Matt Stevens, by his own assessment, is a happy, confident high school senior who doesn’t really let a lot bother him.…

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Mixed (media) message: Buffalo artist blends painting with calligraphy in new GCC exhibit

Jan 24, 2019

BATAVIA — A message — both literal and figurative — exists in each of Muhammad Zaman’s paintings. They often speak of love,…

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GCC's spring lineup for arts and theater announced

Jan 23, 2019

Press release: The Genesee Center for the Arts at Genesee Community College has released its spring lineup of events and opportunities, and it is…

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Professional actor taking residence with Batavia Players

Jan 19, 2019

BATAVIA — Incredible talent grows in Batavia, and with a little watering, it can bloom. For the second year in a row, an artist in residency…

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Batavia student second to receive solo art show

Jan 10, 2019

BATAVIA — Last week, Dominic Grazioplene stayed up past midnight, surrounded by bright, vibrant colors and blaring music. No, he wasn’t…

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Batavia Players Inc. presents Harvie Awards Saturday night

Jan 7, 2019

BATAVIA — The Harvie Awards portion of the Batavia Players Inc.’s gala Saturday night lasted roughly two hours and included recognition of…

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There’s a ‘Heat Wave’ at GO-Art!

Dec 20, 2018

BATAVIA — Just like the famous Irving Berlin song, the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council is “having a ‘Heat Wave.’”…

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