Ntare Ali Gault and the Njozi Ensemble will perform during the annual community-wide observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at 6 p.m. on January 17 on JCC's Jamestown Campus. The program is free and open to the public.
A pre-program performance by Steel Pan Alley, an ensemble of the Infinity Performing Arts Program, will begin at 5:45. The ensemble, under the instruction of Howie Feldman, will also perform with members of the Emmanuel Baptist Church youth choir during the program.
The Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC will present an opening reception for “Juror's Choice: Member Show Winners” exhibition on February 18 in the Center Gallery, located on the second floor in College Center on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
The reception begins at 6 p.m. and includes hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting. A brief introduction and talk begin at 6:30 p.m.
The exhibition will be on display until April 1. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES), a Swedish-based organization operating 17 independent schools, will conduct teacher recruitment fairs in the area in February and March.
IES, with which JCC established a partnership recently, is recruiting certified, native English-speaking teachers for academic year instruction in Sweden. IES schools enroll over 9,000 students in Sweden.
The Medaille College Communiversity lectures on computer forensics scheduled for February 2 at JCC's Jamestown Campus are cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.
The sixth annual Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Beaty-Warren Middle School, Fillmore Central School, Fredonia Middle School, Friendship Central School, Otto-Eldred Central School, Ripley Central School, Sherman Central School, and Southwestern Central School, will be held Saturday, March 12, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.
Spectators are welcome to attend the matches, which will be conducted in Lenna Theatre in Hultquist Library.
The students have spoken, and, according to the 2010 Student Opinion Survey administered by the State University of New York (SUNY), JCC earned top grades.
Computer forensics will be the focus of a Communiversity lecture at JCC at noon and 5 p.m. on February 23.
The lectures, which had been originally scheduled for February 2, will be presented at noon and 5 p.m. in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre in Hultquist Library on the Jamestown Campus. The noon lecture will be available in the Allied Health and Sciences Center on the Cattaraugus County Campus via interactive television. The presentations are free and open to the public.
The JCC Theater & Culture Club will present the ensemble sketch comedy “Feiffer's People” by American author and humorist Jules Feiffer at 7 p.m. on February 18 and 19 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
Admission for the inaugural student production is $3 for general admission and $2 for students. Tickets will be available at the door.
JCC student Sara Kuhn will serve as stage manager and Anna Bush, JCC's employment development specialist and club advisor, will direct.
Rehearsals are under way for the JCC Uncommoners' production of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The cast includes JCC students Michael Correy, Tyler Drew, Maeghan Farnham, Maxton Honeychurch, Maddie Schlick, and Amanda Wickmark. Also in the cast are Sonia Angeli, Kristina Benson, Lars Benson, Ian Bishop, Ashley Carnes, Noah Goodling, Raleigh Hawk, Don Hill, Pete Larson, Michael Magnuson, Nicole Pattison, Thomas Smith, and Matt Warren.