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Lewiston: 'Big Bang' troupe Plasticiens Volants to bring 'Pearl' to Artpark
Sat, Aug 17th 2019 07:00 am
Two summers ago, the French street theater group Plasticiens Volants wowed people when it debuted "Big Bang" Lewiston. The troupe told a story of creation through a dazzling mix of floating inflatables, videos, lights and music. Its colorful creations filled the night sky, and were manned by performers weaving in and out of the crowd.
Rick Springfield brings 'Jessie's Girl,' Tommy Tutone & Loverboy to Artpark
Thu, Aug 15th 2019 02:50 pm
"Tuesdays in the Park" boasted a triple-bill with Tommy Tutone, Loverboy and headliner Rick Springfield. The "Best in Show" tour offered more than three hours of high-energy performances, complete with a smorgasbord of hit songs and some unexpected fan interactions.
'Aladdin Jr.' caps perfect Artpark day
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 12:15 pm
In the Artpark & Company season guidebook, Executive Director Sonia Kozlova Clark writes, "In our visioning process (speaking of a new master plan), we are inspired by the idea that ARTPARK = ART + NATURE + CULTURE for all." On Sunday afternoon, that idea became reality.
Artpark wards off wicked weather for winning Chris Isaak concert
Thu, Aug 1st 2019 11:35 am
Fearing thunderstorms would postpone (or worse, cancel) Tuesday's outdoor concert with Chris Isaak, Artpark & Company officials moved the show into the Mainstage Theater. It was a smart move, as the colors of the concert hall matched perfectly with the singer's colorful production - not to mention his outfit and the duds of his traveling troubadours.
'Weird Al,' Artpark party like it's 1699
Wed, Jul 24th 2019 12:00 pm
Artpark's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert this week was definitely weird. Not weird as in strange, but weird as in Al Yankovic. He brought his "Strings Attached" tour to Lewiston - complete with a top-notch backing band, a 41-piece orchestra, numerous video packages, and, of course, unique costume changes.
Believe it! Sugar Ray, BTE & Emerson Hart concert plenty of fun at Artpark; photos & video
Wed, Jul 10th 2019 02:35 pm
A smaller but peppier Artpark crowd was treated to the most fun concert of the 2019 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series this week. Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra and Emerson Hart of Tonic had people on their feet, singing and dancing along to some of the 1990's biggest hits.
Artpark in the '90s: Venue steadily bringing in more artists from decade of boy bands, grunge, alt-rock
Sat, Jun 29th 2019 07:00 am
Over the past few years, Artpark has expanded its offerings to bring in more people. In doing so, venue management has cast wider nets for musical acts - including more from the '90s.
Artpark: The O'Jays, Average White Band give the people what they want
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 01:45 pm
There is a line - a chorus, in fact - in The O'Jays' hit 1975 song that says, "Got to give the people/Well, well/Give the people what they want."
George Clinton and friends entertain at Artpark
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 12:50 pm
This week's "Tuesday in the Park" concert offered an energetic, ferocious opening act in Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf. What followed was Fishbone's musical cornucopia of funk sounds - metal, ska and rock, included.
Lewiston: Artpark & Company introduces master plan team, collects public input
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:05 am
Having toured the grounds, analyzed the topography - and even watched Sammy Hagar in concert - Artpark & Company's master plan team took the next step in creating a map of the venue's future when it hosted a public listening session on Wednesday.
Artpark kicks season off with sizzlin' Sammy Hagar, rockin' Night Ranger performances
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 10:50 am
The 2019 "Tuesdays in the Park" summer concert series began this week with a pair of crowd-pleasing performances by rock 'n' roll legends Sammy Hagar and Night Ranger. The "super" show - named that way for its unique pricing and seating configurations - lived up to billing, as the acts enthusiastically ran through five decades of hit songs, paired with a generous sampling of deep cuts.
Preview: Artpark's summer season focusing on 'Great next thing'
Sat, May 18th 2019 07:00 am
When the lights dim on the final Artpark Amphitheater show of the season, and the band is walking off stage, patrons take a moment to reflect; they savor the experience; and, about five minutes later, they ask, "Who's coming next summer?"
Artpark & Company announces selection of master plan design team
Tue, May 14th 2019 01:45 pm
The Artpark & Company board of directors has confirmed selection of the lead design team for its master plan: Internationally recognized architecture and design firm SO - IL; landscape architects West 8; and theater, acoustics and digital design consultancy Charcoalblue. They are tasked with the development of a strategy to revitalize the Artpark grounds, while improving connectivity, facilities and programs.
'Big Bang' troupe Plasticiens Volants returns to Artpark with US premiere of 'Pearl: Secrets of the Sea,' plus The Machine performs Pink Floyd
Mon, Apr 8th 2019 03:10 pm
Artpark & Company announced the return of Plasticiens Volants, the world-renown French street theater group that visited Lewiston in 2017. PV will stage the U.S. premiere of its show "Pearl: Secrets of the Sea" on Aug. 22.
Bad Company returns to Artpark with Paul Rodgers & Simon Kirke
Mon, Mar 18th 2019 11:40 am
One of the most acclaimed bands of the classic rock era, Bad Company with Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke, will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater Aug. 20 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank." Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22.
Artpark: Foreigner will perform Aug. 27 as part of 'Tuesdays in the Park'
Mon, Feb 4th 2019 01:00 pm
Foreigner will return to the Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater stage on Aug. 27 as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank 2019" concert series.
Lewiston: Artpark & Company begins long-range master plan process
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:05 am
Right before Christmas, Empire State Development announced Artpark & Company was the recipient of a $100,000 award from the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council. The money will go toward the creation of a master plan - a road map outlining what Artpark could and should be now and well into the future.
Artpark ends season with rocking '80s party
Wed, Aug 29th 2018 10:25 pm
Children and fans of the 1980s were in their glory as Artpark & Company ended the 2018 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series with Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins, the B-52's and Boy George & Culture Club.
Artpark: Say, yOu want A Revolution?
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 02:50 pm
Artpark was chockfull of top musical talent this week.
Lindsey Stirling puts on master class at Artpark
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 08:00 pm
YouTube came to life Thursday, as Lindsey Stirling expertly paired her wildly popular videos with a live stage performance that would make Marvel Studios jealous.
Photos: Rock legends Ann Wilson, Jeff Beck perform at Artpark
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 06:50 pm
Two legendary rock 'n' roll superstars joined forces on Tuesday at Artpark.
Wish you were here? Brit Floyd at Artpark photos
Wed, Aug 1st 2018 02:45 pm
Brit Floyd - the premier British Pink Floyd tribute act - returned to Artpark this week to headline the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
Photos: Tedeschi Trucks Band impresses at Artpark
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 11:10 am
The high-powered 12-piece Tedeschi Trucks Band returned to Artpark on July 17 to headline "Tuesdays in the Park." Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks and co. didn't disappoint, showing off their guitar licks and her vocal prowess.
Artpark & Company expects 'The Odyssey' to be epic
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
Theatre Academy director Paschal Frisina was tasked with finding student-professional, semiprofessional and the acting equivalent of softball league talent to work alongside director Roger Danforth; Broadway's Terence Archie (Odysseus) and Emily Skinner (Penelope/Circe); Off-Broadway and Buffalo actor Christopher Guilmet (The Singer); and celebrated mime Gregg Goldston (Cyclops).
PHOTOS: BNL, BTE & KT at AP
Wed, Jul 11th 2018 03:00 pm
The "Last Summer on Earth" 2018 tour rolled into Artpark on Tuesday, offering if-the-world-ends-tomorrow-this-isn't-a-bad-show-to-watch performances from KT Tunstall, Better Than Ezra and headliner Barenaked Ladies.
Photos: Peter Frampton, Steve Miller Band bring bevy of hits to Artpark
Wed, Jul 4th 2018 12:10 am
Two previous Artpark "Tuesdays in the Park" stars co-headlined a night of hits on Independence Day eve. Peter Frampton and the Steve Miller Band brought six decades of classic rock staples to Lewiston.
Photos: Colin James & Blue Rodeo at Artpark'
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 09:10 pm
Canadian music royalty again visited Lewiston this week, as Artpark & Company hosted Blue Rodeo with Colin James. Between the two acts, fans were treated to an assortment of rock, blues, country and pop songs.
Artpark: 'Gong Temple' by William Close & 'Chime Sprouts' by Vanessa Lee Jackson added to Percussion Garden
Mon, Jun 25th 2018 02:25 pm
Artpark & Company announces two new installations to the Artpark Percussion Garden: "Gong Temple - Musical Architecture Study" by William Close and "Chime Sprouts" by Vanessa Lee Jackson.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Magical, musical Summer Solstice Celebration at Artpark
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 02:45 pm
Artpark & Company hosted its annual Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday. The event was coordinated and directed by Kate LoConti, Jon Lehrer, Sonia Clark and Tanis Winslow.
Artpark fans 'Walk This Way' to catch Steven Tyler & Loving Mary Band bring 'Whole Lotta Love' to Lewiston
Wed, Jun 13th 2018 11:45 am
Legendary Aerosmith frontman, "American Idol" judge, father of "Lord of the Rings" actress Liv, and current country music superstar Steven Tyler presented a clinic in rock star-ery at Artpark.
Artpark: 'Tuesdays in the Park' lineup complete with addition of Gov't Mule, Blue Rodeo & The Spinners
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 02:30 pm
Artpark & Company on Tuesday announced the addition of Gov't Mule with Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (July 24), Blue Rodeo with Colin James (June 26), and The Spinners with Dave Schulz and C.O. Jones (Aug. 21). These acts complete the 2018 "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank lineup. Tickets for all three shows will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20.
Artpark: Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart to perform Aug. 7
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 10:30 am
Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart will perform on Aug. 7 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank at Artpark. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 6.
Artpark looks to create groundbreaking community collaboration with 'The Odyssey'
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 02:20 pm
Musical theater returns to Artpark with two presentations of "The Odyssey," a new, 90-minute original musical adaptation of Homer's classic story. The show will be presented Aug. 4-5 in the Artpark Mainstage Theater.
Artpark: As acts get bigger, so, too, does ticket price
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:05 am
The "oh my goodness" of seeing which superstar musicians are headed to Artpark this summer has been paired with another OMG: The ticket price to see these acts.
Artpark loves the '80s! Venue welcomes Boy George & Culture Club, The B-52s, Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 10:55 am
Artpark & Company's "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank concert series continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the venue added Boy George and Culture Club, The B-52s and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey to the close the lineup. The acts will perform starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 28.
Brit Floyd brings 'Eclipse World Tour,' 45 years of 'The Dark Side of the Moon,' to Artpark
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 11:00 am
Artpark & Company announced Monday a return date for Brit Floyd. The premier Pink Floyd tribute band will bring its "Eclipse World Tour 2018" to Lewiston - promising "45 years of The Dark Side of the Moon' " - on July 31. The 7 p.m. "Tuesday in the Park" concert series event will take place in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
Artpark welcomes Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to Lewiston
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 10:35 am
Legendary rock 'n' roll star Steven Tyler will headline Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" on June 12. He will be accompanied by classic rock/country/Americana act The Loving Mary Band.
Funtime Presents Lindsey Stirling at Artpark Mainstage Theater on Aug. 9
Wed, Mar 7th 2018 09:40 am
Violinist Lindsey Stirling will perform with a full orchestra at the Artpark Mainstage Theater on Thursday, Aug. 9, as a special Funtime Presents event. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 9.
'Voodoo Threauxdown' featuring Trombone Shorty & Friends announced for Artpark Tuesdays
Tue, Feb 13th 2018 04:15 pm
In honor of Fat Tuesday - and as New Orleans celebrates its 300th anniversary in 2018 - it was announced Feb. 13 that the "Voodoo Threauxdown" headlined by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and featuring Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and New Breed Brass Band, will make its way to Lewiston. The performers will bring their touring street party to Artpark's "Tuesdays in the Park" on Aug. 14.
O.A.R. books return engagement at Artpark
Mon, Feb 12th 2018 03:10 pm
Of A Revolution brings its "The Just Like Paradise Tour" to Lewiston for a show on Wednesday, Aug 22. Special guest Matt Nathanson will open. Tickets for the "Coors Light Concert" show at Artpark go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 16.
 

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