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13th Annual Local Music Showcase

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Join Infinity for our largest fund-raiser of the year on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Downtown Jamestown. Over 50 local musical acts will donate their time and talents at 13 local establishments to provide a fun evening of music for a great cause!

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2016 LOCAL MUSIC SHOWCASE LINEUP

Brazil
8:00-9:00- Tony Flint
9:05-10:05- Daoist Cowboy & The Name of Which Escapes Me
10:10-11:10- Jacob Swanson
11:15-12:15- Andrew Speer

Forté
10:00pm-11:00pm- Adam McKillip
11:15pm-12:15pm- Gary Peters, Jr.
12:30am-1:30am- Cindy Love

Infinity Arts Café
6:15pm-6:45pm- Andy Conti
7:00pm-8:00pm- Relevants
8:15pm-9:15pm- Kangarilla
9:30pm-10:30pm- All’amore

Jamestown Skate Products
7:00pm-8:00pm- Dead Calm
8:15pm-9:15pm- Too Skinny
9:30pm-10:30pm- Rosemary Lies
11:00pm-12:00am- I Am Frankie Scrapmetal

Jones Valhalla
6:00pm-7:00pm– Himalayan Redneck Opera
7:30pm-8:30pm- Decho Ensemble
9:00pm-10:00pm- John C. Merino

Labyrinth Press Co.
6:00pm-7:00pm- Streetcleaver
7:30pm-8:30pm- C.G Slagle
9:00pm-10:00pm- M-Dro

Mojo’s
6:00pm-7:00pm- Blood Feud
7:20pm-8:20pm- The Elektra Kings
8:40pm-9:40pm- WAKE
10:00pm-11:00pm- Dirt Track Racing
11:15pm-12:15am- The Audience
12:30am-1:30am- Smackdab

Phoenix Rising
6:00pm-7:00pm- Kris Meekins
7:30pm-8:30pm- Russell and Hamels
9:00pm-10:00pm- Davis & Eng

Shawbucks
9:00pm-10:00pm- Qwister
10:15pm-11:15pm- The Bogarts
11:30pm-12:30am- The Lowered
12:45am-1:45am- We Speak Canadian

Studio Theater
6:00pm-7:00pm- Joshua Atkins (Jk.A)
7:15pm-8:15pm- The Opener
8:30pm-9:30pm- A Labor of Moles

The Pub
6:00pm-7:00pm- Sean Lander
7:30pm-8:30pm- Macklehat Merffy
9:00pm-10:00pm- Steel Rails
10:30pm-11:30pm- Ryan Kinal
12:00am-1:00am- Pine Tree Mary

The Q
6:00pm-7:00pm- Slow Motion Breakdown
7:20pm-8:20pm- Gasoline Genes
8:40pm-9:40pm- The Staff
10:00pm-11:00pm- Trip The Deuce
11:20pm-12:20pm- Headfirst

The Wine Cellar
7:00-8:00pm- Big Lunch
8:15pm-9:15pm- Ken Larsen
9:30pm-10:30pm- Mike Brunacini
10:45pm-11:45pm- Wine N Whiskey
12:00am-1:00am- Brian Hanna and Scott Horton

Volunteers and Sound Engineers still needed!

If you’re interested in helping out, please fill out a registration form here! 

Center Stage Academy

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Center Stage Academy (Ages 8-16)
The Infinity Repertory Theater will host a week long theater camp with workshops ranging from the audition, rehearsal process, and presentation of its first staged musical. In the spirit of drama enrichment, local theater professionals will guide students through learning experiences related to all aspects of the theater. Families, friends, and community members will be invited to a live performance on Friday evening.

We will be producing the long-awaited revival of “50 Characters in Search of a Play”. It is a musical written by Carol Svensen and Deborah Bolling.

Singing and non-singing roles available
August 15-19, 8:30am-4:30pm, $150
Performance August 19, 7:00pm at Infinity Arts Café!

Kaleidoscope Night

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Kaleidoscope- an ever-changing but interesting mix! Kaleidoscope Nights feature a wide variety of performers: Infinity music, poetry, dance, or theater students, Infinity instructors, and invited guests from the community! The show is always different!

Friday, August 5, 2016 @ 7:00pm. Infinity Arts Café!

Performances by Infinity students, instructors, and community members!
Free, family friendly, and open to the public.

Pulse Poetry Slam

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Join us for the August installment of Pulse Poetry Open Mic at the Infinity Arts Café!

Thursday, August 4 at 6:00pm. This month’s theme is “Funny Business” in conjunction with the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. Bring your funniest poetry pieces to share with the crowd!

Free, family friendly, and open to the public! Audience members and performance poets welcome!

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Classes

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August 4- Desi Conga Class
Thursday, August 4- 3:00pm-4:00pm
Desi Arnaz loved the conga and you can too! A knowledgeable drumming instructor will teach you the basics of conga playing. You will have the chance to show off your conga skills just like Ricky Ricardo did in the Babalu Band!

August 5- Intro To Standup
Friday, August 4- 11:00am-1:00pm
A knowledgeable instructor will teach you the basics of the american artform – stand up comedy. This is a great class for anyone looking to add some humor into their life! Learn comedy delivery techniques and have the chance to perform on stage!

August 5- Comedy College
Friday, August 5- 1:30pm-3:30pm
Explore the different types of comedy as captured in I Love Lucy. A director will help you re-create scenes from classic episodes & you will have the chance to perform in front of your friends, family, & fellow fans. It’s all about the unedited presentation that makes this a laugh-out-loud event!

August 6- Lucy Painting Class
Saturday, August 6- 12:00pm-2:00pm
Join local artist Gary Peters Jr. and learn how to create Lucy artwork. Gary’s works include the many Lucille Ball murals throughout downtown and he is also a founding member of Jamestown’s improv comedy group, The Unexpected Guests.

Register for any of these classes online at http://www.lucycomedyfest.com/

Top of the Tier Musical Showdown- Acts

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Here’s the list you’ve been waiting for!

The 2016 acts for Top of the Tier Musical Showdown!

Alex Cole
Heron
Jk.A
Michael Gerholdt
PondRiverLakeStream
Slow Motion Breakdown
Sweet Ass Cream Corn
The Swamp Yankees
Trip the Deuce
Unbroken

Join us on Sunday, August 14 from 12:00pm-5:00pm at Southern Tier Brewing Company where you can vote for your favorite act(s), get some great food and drinks from the Empty Pint, and have a chance to win a 50/50 raffle or a raffle basket with some great prize pieces!

Audience members can vote for their favorite act via cash donation to Infinity.  $1 = 1 vote.

All proceeds will directly benefit youth in Chautauqua County who wish to receive an arts education at the Infinity Center! 

The act with the most votes will be crowned Top of the Tier Champions and win a great prize package from Southern Tier Brewing Company, as well as an exclusive radio interview on WRFA-LP 107.9FM.

Runner up and 3rd place acts will also receive a prize package from Southern Tier Brewing Company.

Shadow Film Workshop

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August 1 @ 2:00 pm5:30 pm

$35 non-Infinity Students
FREE to all Infinity private lesson membership students

2:00pm-5:30pm

Ages 8+

Instructor: Adam Owens

Join instructor Adam Owens and learn all the techniques of creating a film through shadows. Use light, shadows, acting, props, and more to create a unique and artistic film.

Register online here

August Summer Camps

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THREE weeks of summer camps will be available at the Infinity Center in August.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE! 

Galaxy Art (Ages 5-12)

Join us for Infinity’s new Galaxy Art experience where we will explore the incredible world of the stars and planets through art, music, experiments, projects, and creativity. We will learn about and create constellations, experiment with how distance is measured between the stars and planets, figure out what happens to sound in space, and much more!
August 8-12, 8:30am-4:30pm $150

Center Stage Academy (Ages 8-16)
The Infinity Repertory Theater will host a week long theater camp with workshops ranging from the audition, rehearsal process, and presentation of its first staged musical. In the spirit of drama enrichment, local theater professionals will guide students through learning experiences related to all aspects of the theater. Families, friends, and community members will be invited to a live performance on Friday evening.

Singing and non-singing roles available
August 15-19, 8:30am-4:30pm, $150
Performance August 19, 7:00pm at Infinity Arts Café!

Music and Arts Institute (Ages 8-16)
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at all different types of art, music, film, and theater? Infinity’s Music and Art Institute will allow you to make amazing art, film a movie, join a band, explore instruments, and perform a skit!
Day 1: Upcycled Art
Day 2: Lights! Camera! Action!
Day 3: Instrumental Exploration
Day 4: Play that funky music!
Day 5: ‘Break a Leg’
August 22-26, 8:30am-4:30pm
Single day $40, or full week $150

Jazz at Infinity Featuring Tom Gestwicki

On Friday, July 29, 2016 the Infinity Jazz Concert Series will feature An Evening With Tom Gestwicki, at 7:00 pm at the Infinity Arts Café.

Tom will be joined by Les Sabina (bass) and Moses Howden (drums).

Thanks to support from the Chautauqua Regional Community Foundation, the concert is free and open to the public. The Infinity Arts Café is located at 300 East 3rd Street, through the doors to the old post office. Look for the signs!