Notes From The Aisle Seat
Notes from the Aisle Seat Episode 03

Notes from the Aisle Seat Episode 03

October 13, 2021

Welcome to Episode 3 of Notes from the Aisle Seat, a podcast featuring news and information about the arts in northern Chautauqua County NY, sponsored by the 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Your host is Tom Loughlin, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at SUNY Fredonia.

Episode 3 features interviews with Prof. Alberto Rey, Dr. Jessica Hillman-McCord, Ms. Jen Cody, and Mr. Greg Cahill. Prof. Rey discusses the significance of the Renaissance painter Raphael, Dr. Hillman-McCord and Ms. Cody talk about the upcoming production of The Wild Party at SUNY Fredonia, and Mr. Cahill, the founder of the bluegrass group The Special Consensus, talks about bluegrass, Chicago, and his upcoming concert on Oct. 22.

 Tickets and information for 1891 Fredonia Opera House events can be found on the website or by calling 716-679-1891. For events at the RAC, go to their website, or call their box office at 716-673-3501.

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Notes from the Aisle Seat - Episode 02

Notes from the Aisle Seat - Episode 02

September 29, 2021

Welcome to Episode 2 of Notes from the Aisle Seat, a podcast featuring news and information about the arts in northern Chautauqua County NY, sponsored by the 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Your host is Tom Loughlin, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at SUNY Fredonia.

Episode 2 features interviews with Mr. Jefferson Westwood, Dr. Robert Strauss, and Ms. Cindy Yochym. Jefferson discusses the season events at the Rockefeller Arts Center, Dr. Strauss offers previews and insights into the Live from the Met series, and Cindy Yochym talks about the Freedonia Marxonia event. Tickets and information for 1891 Fredonia Opera House events can be found on the website or by calling 716-679-1891. For events at the RAC, go to their website, or call their box office at 716-673-3501.

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Notes from the Aisle Seat - Episode 01

Notes from the Aisle Seat - Episode 01

September 15, 2021

Welcome to the premiere episode of Notes from the Aisle Seat, a podcast featuring news and information about the arts in northern Chautauqua County NY, sponsored by the 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Your host is Tom Loughlin, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at SUNY Fredonia.

This episode features an interview with Mr. Rick Davis, Executive Director of the 1891 Fredonia Opera House, who talks us through all the changes that have taken place during the pandemic closure over the past 18 months. Also featured is an interview with Ekstasis Duo, Eliran Avni and Natasha Farny, who will be performing "...From the Shadows," featuring gems from lesser known composers such as Alma Mahler, George Walker, and others, on September 25th. Tickets are available on the website or by calling the box office at 716-679-1891.

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