Arts & Entertainment

GO ART! holds its first Explore Art! Festival in Batavia

Sep 1, 2021

The Explore Art! Festival started out with a partial shutdown of Bank Street this afternoon, but the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council’s (GO…

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Ag Society planning for Genesee County Fair’s return

Mar 10, 2021

BATAVIA — The Genesee County Agricultural Society is ready to bring the County Fair back this July after its cancellation in 2020.With the…

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Six Flags Darien Lake Will Reopen May 21

Feb 19, 2021

DARIEN CENTER, N.Y. — February 19, 2021 — Six Flags Darien Lake, the Thrill Capital of New York, is reopening on May 21, 2021 based on the…

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Six Flags Darien Lake gears up for season in light of state's directive that parks can open in April

Feb 18, 2021

Six Flags Darien Lake will be kicking off its season after April 9th, but Wednesday’s announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that outdoor amusement…

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Heavy metal shows ready to rock Darien Lake

Mar 5, 2020

For those of you who like to rock, Live Nation has a ticket for you. Four summer concerts at the Six Flags Darien Lake amphitheater are being branded…

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No Blarney to celebrate the Irish with series of local concerts

Mar 5, 2020

Irish music duo No Blarney is heading out this week on its annual concert tour celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Seven concerts are planned across…

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'Doubt: A Parable' now playing at GCC

Feb 21, 2020

The Forum Players, Genesee Community College's Theater Arts students, and members of the local theater community are excited to open the 2020 spring…

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Cultural garden may become reality for GO Art!

Feb 21, 2020

BATAVIA — Among the myriad of grants the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council (GO Art!) is hoping to get is one for a cultural garden around…

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American Warrior Festival at T.F. Brown's on Saturday, free, live music

Feb 12, 2020

The American Warrior Festival -- a free show to celebrate our troops, veterans and American way of Life -- will be held at T.F. Brown's…

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Society of Artists session will create soft, cuddly sculptures

Feb 10, 2020

Artist Terry Weber will lead a hands-on needlefelting demonstration when the Batavia Society of Artists meetings Tuesday at GO Art!, Seymour Place,…

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Goo Goo Dolls among tours making summer stops at Darien Lake

Feb 9, 2020

Multiplatinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have announced a summer North American headlining tour, that includes a stop at…

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Six Flags Darien Lake is officially a Certified Autism Center to better serve guests with special needs

Feb 6, 2020

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in…

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Forum Players and local actors open spring season with award-winning play 'Doubt: A Parable'

Feb 6, 2020

The Forum Players, Genesee Community College's theater arts students, and members of the local theater community are excited to open the 2020 spring…

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Batavia Players perform a tale of ‘Our Town’

Jan 23, 2020

In the small town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, the citizens go about their daily lives at the turn of the century. Starting in 1901 and…

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Matchbox Twenty to hit Darien Lake

Jan 20, 2020

Matchbox Twenty has announced a 50-plus date summer tour, the includes an August stop at Darien Lake. The pop rock band will be joined by…

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Batavia Downs announces Vince Neil, Puddle of Mudd and Jonny Lang among Summer Concert Series

Jan 17, 2020

Eleven acts will take the stage on eight Fridays this summer when the fourth annual Rockin’ the Downs Summer Concert Series kicks off June 19.…

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Batavia Players going ‘Off Our Rockers’

Nov 7, 2019

What happens when you bring brilliant writing and wonderful actors together? The Batavia Players and the Harvester 56 Theater will be answering that…

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Don’t stop believin’: Journey and the Pretenders announce summer performance at Darien Lake

Oct 31, 2019

Two of the top acts from the early ‘80s will perform at Darien Lake Amphitheater this summer. Journey has announced its 2020 tour with the…

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GO ART! debuting “Play Me A Tune Music Garden” on Thursday

Oct 23, 2019

Mix playing outdoors and music making, and you’ll likely end up with a lot of fun. GO ART! will host an open house at its new “Play Me A…

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'Off Our Rockers': Batavia Players perform two one-act plays Nov. 8-9

Oct 23, 2019

What happens when you bring brilliant writing and wonderful actors together? This Nov. 8th and 9th at 7:30 p.m., the Batavia Players and the…

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