News & Updates

Welcome Back!!


Welcome back students, parents, instructors, and friends, for Infinity’s 2015-2016 Program Year!! 

We can’t wait to share with you in all of the fun that will be happening this year. Be sure to stayed tuned to our website, Facebook, Twitter, and Newsletter (sign up to the RIGHT >>) for all of the most up to date information about upcoming events, and a little fun along the way too!

Here’s to a fantastic year full of fun, creativity, and learning!

Infinity Repertory Theater Auditions


The Infinity Repertory Theater will be holding auditions for the premier of several original one-act plays. Auditions will be held on Thursday, October 8 at 5:45pm at the Infinity Center. Infinity is looking for participants, ages 5 and up, to fill a number of roles.

This one-act play festival will be performed in a, “reader’s theater” style at the Infinity Arts Café on Thursday, October 29.

For more information, please visit the Infinity Center at 301 East 3rd street, or contact the Infinity Office at 716.664.0991.

Pulse Poetry Slam


Join us at the Infinity Center on Thursday, October 1, 2016 at 6:00p for Pulse Poetry Slam!

This event is free, family friendly, and open to the public. Audience members and performers of all ages are welcome.

Entrance to the Infinity Arts Café is on the corner of Prendergast and 3rd streets, through the doors to the old Post Office. Look for the signs!


Jazz at Infinity to Feature Dave Golando


On Friday, September 25, 2015 the Infinity Jazz Concert Series will feature An Evening Of Jazz with A Tribute To The Alto Saxophone Greats, at 7:00 pm.

The concert is sponsored by generous support of the Chautauqua Community Foundation.

The evening will feature alto saxophonist, David Golando, interpreting the musical styles of the most important alto saxophone players in jazz for the past century.

Joining David Golando will be Joe Bado on keyboards, Lloyd Howard on bass, Carl Alenakian on drums and jazz series host, John Cross, on alto saxophone. The concert will feature jazz music of the most prominent alto saxophone performers from Johnny Hodges to Charlie Parker to David Sanborn.  Selections to be performed include Perdido, Spotted Dog, Rock Me To Sleep, Sweet Emma, Bunko, Free, Take 5, Mambo de la Pita, Hard Times, Cracked Ice, Now’s The Time, Samba Cantina, Work Song, Lotus Blossum, Scrapple From The Apple, In A Sentimental Mood, and Anywhere I Wander.

The concert is free and open to the public.  Audience members can enter by using the former USPS door on the corner of 3rd Street.

New Student Orientation Sessions



Infinity’s 2015-2016 Program Year will begin on Monday, October 5

All new students must attend an orientation session prior to scheduling.

Upcoming New Student Orientation Sessions are being held on:
Saturday, September 19 10am-1pm (every 30 minutes)
Tuesday, September 22 3pm-6pm (every 30 minutes)

Sessions last approximately 30 minutes each, and are limited to 15 students per session.
Please contact us today to reserve a slot! 716.664.0991

NEW THIS YEAR! Save some time and a trip, and REGISTER ONLINE!
Please feel free to contact us anytime, with any questions!

If you are a returning student, please contact the Infinity Center for more information on how to register for this year!

Open House Learning Carnival with Chautauqua Striders


Join Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and Chautauqua Striders for an interactive, hands-on, Learning Carnival and Open House!

1st Floor of the Lynn Building, 301 E. 2nd Street, Jamestown!

TOURS * FREE Demo Classes * Prizes * MEET the INFINITY TEAM of staff and instructors * AND MORE!

Fun for all ages!! Be sure to stop in and check out the new Infinity Center and see all the wonderful programs we have to offer.

Free and open to the public!

Special thanks to the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for helping make this event possible!

Infinity’s 12th Annual Local Music Showcase!

The countdown is on to Infinity’s largest event of the year!!!!


Join us on Saturday, September 12, 2015 as Downtown Jamestown is filled with music and fun for all to enjoy!

$10 Pre-sale Tickets are available now at the Infinity Center or online HERE!
All students under the age of 12 will be admitted free of charge to any “All Ages” venues.

*NEW THIS YEAR*  $15 Wristbands will be on sale the evening of the event from one of the following ticketing kiosk locations.

  1. Lynn Building Parking Lot (Corner of 3rd and Prendergast) – Open at 4:00pm
  2. Shawbucks Parking Lot- Open at 6:00pm
  3. Potter’s Terrace- Open at 6:00pm

Wristbands will no longer be available at venue doors, so be sure to stop by a kiosk before joining the fun!

12th Annual Local Music Showcase Lineup

Brazil: (21 & up):

8:00pm-9:00pm- Dave McDonald
9:20pm-10:20pm- Matt Maloof
10:40pm-11:40pm- Kyle Gustafson

Forté (21 & up):

10:00pm-11:00pm- John C Merino
11:30pm-12:30am- Gary & Jay
1:00am-2:00am- Cindy Love WSG Matt White

Jamestown Skate Products (All Ages):

7:00pm-8:00pm- Low Life
8:15pm-9:15pm- The Brynks
9:30pm-10:30pm- Dead Calm
11:00pm-12:00am- Signal Eater

Infinity Arts Café (All Ages):

6:15pm-6:45pm- Infinity Saxophone Ensemble
7:00pm-8:00pm- The Tongue Cluckers
8:15pm-9:15pm- Sara The Greatest and Amanda Barton
9:30pm-10:30pm- Collective Groove

Jones Valhalla (All Ages):

6:00pm-7:00pm- Joey Cobra
7:30pm-8:30pm- Gav & Jules
9:00pm-10:00pm- A Couple of Distractions

Labyrinth Press Co (All Ages):

6:00pm-7:00pm- Abrielle Mistretta & Olivia Gren
7:30pm-8:30pm- Decho Ensemble
9:00pm-10:00pm- Far From Graceful

Mojo’s (21 & up):

7:00pm-8:00pm- Storytime with Phil
8:30pm-9:30pm- Wild Card
10:00pm-11:00pm- Too Skinny
11:30pm-12:30am- Sweet Ass Cream Corn
1:00am-2:00am- We Speak Canadian

Phoenix Rising Wellness Studio (All Ages):

6:00pm-7:00pm- Doc Hamels
7:30pm-8:30pm- Davis & Eng
9:00pm-10:00pm- The Himalayan Redneck Opera

Shawbucks (21 & up):

9:30pm-10:30pm- The Bogarts
11:00pm-12:00am- The Elektra Kings
12:30am-1:30am- Qwister

Studio Theater (All Ages):

6:00pm-7:00pm- TPT
7:15pm-8:15pm- Andy Conti
8:30pm-9:30pm- 6 to 12

The Pub (21 & up):

6:00pm-7:00pm- Sean Lander
7:30pm-8:30pm- Anthony Flint
9:00pm-10:00pm- Chad Gustafson
10:30pm-11:30pm- Will & Sara
12:00am-1:00am- Adam & The Winter Valley Chorus

The Q (21 & up):

10:00pm-11:00pm- Gasoline Genes
11:30pm-12:30am- Buddy McGrupp
1:00am-2:00am- The STAFF

Wine Cellar (21 & up):

7:00pm-8:00pm- Ryan Kinal
8:15pm-9:15pm- Ken Larsen
9:30pm-10:30pm- Macklehat Merffy
10:45pm-11:45pm- Brian Hanna & Scott Horton
12:00am-1:00am- Kris Meekins

Don’t forget to get your Local Music Showcase
merchandise, too!
Available online at the Infinity Shop, or at a ticketing kiosk the evening of the event!

Looking for Local Music Showcase Volunteers


Volunteers Needed! We are still looking for volunteers for the following shifts. Any and all help is appreciated, and all volunteers will receive a free all access wristband to the event!

Please contact if you would like to sign up for a volunteer shift!



Infinity Arts Café

Jamestown Skate Products


Phoenix Rising Wellness Studio


The Pub

The Q

Wine Cellar

Infinity Jazz Concert Series-Jon Wilder Quartet


On Friday, August 28, 2015 the Infinity Jazz Concert Series at 302 East 3rd Street in Jamestown, NY will feature An Evening of Jazz with the Jon Wilder Quartet, at 7:00 pm.

The evening will feature trumpeter, Jon Wilder.  Raised on a farm near Cattaraugus, NY, Mr. Wilder attended Clarion University in PA where he received a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Fredonia State University College where he received a Master of Music in Education.  He also attended Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore as well as the University of Buffalo.  Having taught public school for thirty-four years, Mr. Wilder retired in 2013 and moved back to the farm on which he was raised where he resides with his wife, Crystal and daughter, Isabella along with a barn full of alpacas and Foxy the Llama.
The Jon Wilder Quartet will feature Harry Jacobson on bass, Bob Hull on piano and host, John Cross on woodwinds.  Classic standard jazz repertoire will be performed including Fly Me To The Moon, Satin Doll, Stardust, Bye Bye Blackbird, Just Friends, Four, There Will Never Be Another You and Cheek to Cheek.

The concert is free and open to the public.  Enter the former USPS door on the corner of 3rd Street.