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Rockefeller Arts Center

Designed by the architectural firm I.M. Pei and Partners and built in 1969, the Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center is a major cultural center of visual and performing arts for western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania.

Jazz Ambassadors perform free concert April 8

One of the finest big bands in the world today, the United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC, will perform a free concert in King Concert Hall of Monday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.

The program is titled “The Greatest Generation.” It is a musical tribute to the brave men and women who served during World War II. This immersive concert recreates the Big Band era through captivating wartime pictures and videos that bring the stories of the “Greatest Generation” to life. The concert will be 75 minutes in length with no intermission.


Tickets are also available at the Campus Ticket Office in the Williams Center on Mon

Mainstage Series offers contemporary work

A modern song cycle exploring universal themes facing young people is the next offering the Walter Gloor Mainstage Series by the Department of Theatre and Dance.

"Edges," an award-winning work by Benj Paske and Justin Paul opens Feb. 23 in the Alice  E. Bartlett Theatre for six performances through March 2. Dates and time are Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. and Feb. 29 through March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

"There is a universality in the themes is 'Edges,'" said Director Paul W. Mockovak, Distinguished Teaching Professor. "Coming of age and questioning choices, making decisions, self-discovery; exploration of relationships with family, friends, romantic partners and the complexities that can arise in them. This is combined with a modern score and deeply human lyrics that are acessible."

Tickets also available by phone at 716-673-3501 or in person at the Campus Ticket Office in the Williams Center. Hours for phone and in-person sales are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.



Mix & Match Season Tickets are still available

Mix & Match Season Tickets for the 2023-24 Lake Shore Savings Season are still available. The link below contains all the details on the events and how to order your ticket package. Create your own series of three or more productions and save 15% off the normal ticket price; select six or more and save 25%!