News & Updates

Pulse Poetry Slam

Calling all poets and poetry lovers! The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center will be hosting, “Pulse Poetry Slam Open Mic Night” on Thursday, May 3 at 6:00pm at the Infinity Arts Café. Poets and audience-members are welcome.

Pulse Poetry Slam events are free, family friendly, and open to the public.
Performance poetry is an excellent way to express creativity while practicing performance and public speaking.

The Infinity Arts Café performance entrance is located at 300 East 3rd Street in downtown Jamestown! Look for the blue neon guitar

Jazz at Infinity

On Friday, April 27, 2018 the Jazz at Infinity Concert Series at 300 East 3rd Street in Jamestown, NY will feature Barbara Jean & Friends at 7:00 p.m. in the Infinity Cafe.   The concert is supported by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.   This is the second installment of eight jazz concerts to be performed in 2018 at the Infinity Cafe. 

Beloved vocalist, Barbara Jean, will sing a variety of songs from the Great American Songbook. Classic standards to be performed include Oh, Lady Be Good, Young At Heart, Give Me The Simple Life and September In The Rain.  Barbara Jean will also sing her original compositions Tell Me Your Name and So Long from her latest cd releases.

The band will feature Dalt Berringer on piano and Lloyd Howard on bass.  I attached one of Barbara Jean’s recordings if you have never heard her before!


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 and Prendergast Street. 

NYSSMA Solo Prep Workshop

Infinity will be hosting a NYSSMA Solo Festival Preparation Workshop on Saturday, April 28 from 10:00am-1:00pm.

Students will receive a private 30-minute lesson with an instructor, group scale/rudiment and sight-reading classes, and a chance to practice performing their solo piece for their peers and a panel of reviewers. This workshop will be led by qualified music educators, and will serve to help prepare area students for the Spring NYSSMA Solo Festival which will be held in May 2018.

Instructors for this event include: Cody Hiller (violin and viola), Mariana Mathewson (cello), Lauren Engallina and Patrick Becker (voice), Jim Torrey and Suzanne Fasset (drums), John Cross (woodwinds, brass), Sarah Marchitelli (woodwinds), and Rachel Selice (woodwinds), and Kyle Gustafson (brass). For more information about any of these instructors, visit Infinity’s website at www.infinityperformingarts.org/infinity-team

Sponsored by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, all area students are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required for all students.

For more information or to register, please call 716.664.0991 or stop in to the Infinity Center at 301 East 2nd Street in the Lynn Building.

Woodwind Showcase

Join us at the Infinity Arts Café on Friday, April 20 at 7:00pm for a Woodwind Student Showcase!

The following students and ensembles will be performing: 
Sophia Cama
Abby Cama
Herb Rice
Veronica Nowak
Colin Swindell
Sydney Moss
Ava Palmquist
Jillian Rea
Infinity Saxophone Ensemble

This performance is free, open to the public, and family friendly!

The Infinity Arts Café is located at 300 East 3rd Street, Jamestown, NY 
Look for the signs and the neon blue guitar

Vandoren Workshop

Jacob Swanson Hosts Vandoren Workshop at Infinity Center

Infinity will be hosting local educator and saxophonist, Jacob Swanson, for a free reed clinic sponsored by Vandoren. As part of Vandoren’s Arts Education Program, this workshop will help teachers and students alike better understand and use single reeds and associated products for clarinets and saxophones.

This workshop will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 10am-11am at the Infinity Center located at 301 East 2nd Street in Jamestown.

Participants will take part in a hands-on workshop that teaches basic trouble shooting, reed selection and maintenance, and more. Free reed samples will be available, as well as trial ligatures and mouthpieces.

The Vandoren workshop is free and open to all area music teachers, as well as area clarinet and saxophone students. 

For more information or to register, please call 716.664.0991 or stop in to the Infinity Center!

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 19, 2018.

Please contact the Infinity Center at 716-664-0991 to register 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
Phone: 716-664-0991 

New Student Orientation

Calling all MUSIC, ART, DANCE, THEATER, AND LITERATURE lovers!!!

Join us at the Infinity Center for a new student orientation!

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018

Sessions last approximately 30 minutes each, and include an informational video, tour of the facility, and an opportunity to sign up for lessons and classes in the following month.

Call today or go online to reserve your spot!
716-664-0991

Spring It On Give-A-Thon

This 24 hour give-a-thon will be wrapping up Infinity’s Annual Campaign!

Kicking off at 6:00pm on Tuesday evening and running until 6:00pm on Wednesday, this event will help numerous non-profit organizations in Western New York!

To make a donation to Infinity’s campaign, simply visit:

https://www.springiton.org/organizations/infinity-visual-and-performing-arts-inc

or click “DONATE” on our website to make a difference today! Donations are also accepted on Facebook, in person or via mail to the Infinity Center:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/InfinityVisualandPerformingArts

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Inc.
Attn: Annual Campaign
301 East 2nd Street
Lynn Building, Suite 101
Jamestown, NY 14701

Your donation could be the one that pushes us past our Annual Campaign goal!
Donations of any amount are welcomed and appreciated. THANK YOU!