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Falls Elks Lodge No. 346 Citizen of the Year award presented to Artpark president
Wed, Mar 16th 2011 11:25 am
Daniel Bodenstein, right, exalted ruler of Niagara Falls Elks Lodge No. 346, presents to Artpark President George Osborne the lodge's Citizen of the Year Award at the annual awards dinner on Feb. 26.
Artpark and Co. seeks to upgrade outdoor facilities
Tue, Mar 15th 2011 06:05 pm
Artpark has outgrown its space, and it's time to expand.
Lewiston's Free Henry! wins Hard Rock Café Battle of the Bands
Fri, Mar 11th 2011 09:00 am
Fresh from taking Artpark's "Rock the Park" contest and a headlining slot at the venue this summer, Lewiston's Free Henry! was crowned winner of the Hard Rock Café Niagara Falls' Battle of the Bands on Thursday.
Artpark binational programs supported by Niagara Falls Bridge Commission
Thu, Mar 3rd 2011 12:45 pm
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Chairman Patrick Brown presents Artpark President George Osborne with a contribution, continuing the commission's support of Artpark's binational programming and Canadian marketing efforts. Artpark & Company, a non-profit cultural organization, programs and markets all the summer shows, concerts and family activities presented at the Earl W. Brydges Artpark. Artpark draws an annual attendance of more than 300,000 from the U.S. and Canada.
Artpark offers ' "Fame - The Musical" Theater Camp'
Thu, Mar 3rd 2011 11:20 am
Artpark's "Theater Camp" returns (Aug. 15-19; $250) to offer young theater buffs an exclusive experience with professional cast members from Artpark's upcoming production of the original high school musical, "Fame." Camp Director Candice Kogut guides "Theater Camp" attendees through the principles of acting, singing, dancing, storytelling and more. As an added bonus, all "Theater Camp" enrollees will be treated to the Aug. 18 matinee presentation of Artpark's production of "Fame - The Musical." The camp culminates with a backstage theater tour and camper-created Mainstage performance on the final day.
Artpark's 'Black & White Ball - On Stage' May 21
Fri, Feb 11th 2011 03:00 pm
For more than 37 years, Artpark has presented creative inspiration, artistic discovery and award-winning programming that has provided immeasurable benefits to the Western New York region as a premier visual and performing arts destination. Artpark supporters and patrons are invited to an evening as only Artpark can create - a "Black & White Ball - On Stage" at Artpark's Mainstage Theater on Saturday, May 21.
LCTV supports the arts in Lewiston
Mon, Jan 31st 2011 02:00 pm
Jerry Wolfgang, host of LCTV's "Happening in Niagara," recently interviewed Maureen Kellick, marketing director at Artpark (, and Eva Nicklas, artistic director of Lewiston Council on the Arts ( They talked about some of the upcoming events that are being planned for the 2011 season of entertainment and family-friendly activities in Lewiston.
Artpark invites schools, scouts, artists, to create fairy houses
Sat, Jan 15th 2011 07:00 am
Artpark is seeking local schools, Scout groups, regional artists, and families to create fairy houses for display at Artpark's new "Fairy House Festival" on June 5. The "Fairy House Festival" will feature a tour of fairy houses throughout the woods and gardens of the park, a book signing by children's book author Tracy Kane, art activities and other "natural" fun for families to enjoy. Tickets for the festival are $5 and can be purchased in advance at or by calling 754-4375.
Artpark reinstates musical theater apprenticeship program
Fri, Jan 7th 2011 11:00 pm
The highly successful musical theater apprenticeship program instituted last summer will be extended for Artpark's August production of "Fame - The Musical" this summer. The apprenticeship program provides an opportunity for up to eight high school music theater students of exceptional talent to participate in the company's Broadway musical production. Artpark will present the high energy musical that appropriately focuses on the hopes and aspirations of a group of students attending New York City's High School of Performing Arts, in the Mainstage Theater Aug. 12-18 for eight performances.
'Fame - The Musical' explodes on Artpark stage in 2011
Fri, Dec 31st 2010 12:00 pm
Calling all "Gleeks": The original high school musical that rocked theater audiences around the world returns to Artpark when "Fame - The Musical" hits the stage Aug. 12-18, 2011. A gritty urban drama drenched with passion, "Fame - The Musical" takes the audience to the pinnacle of desire and revives memories of youth, love, energy and risk.
Artpark Children's Theater presents World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Sat, Nov 13th 2010 12:00 pm
Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for the World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at Artpark. Award-winning Russian circus entertainer Gregory Popovich and his entourage of furry four-legged performers take over Artpark's Mainstage Theater on May 17, 2011. Two hilarious performances will be presented at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. with tickets at just $6 ($5 before Feb. 1).
Artpark announces 'Edges II' sculpture competition
Tue, Nov 2nd 2010 01:00 pm
Artpark is immediately placing a national call for entries for its second outdoor sculpture competition, entitled "Edges II." Up to seven works will be selected for a summer-long exhibition (May 30-Sept. 17, 2011) on the grounds of Artpark in Lewiston.
Artpark hosts Octoberfest to celebrate record-breaking season
Sat, Sep 18th 2010 05:00 pm
Artpark's 2010 season lineup of "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" concert series brought back some classic performers as well as several other blockbuster acts that made their debut on the amphitheater stage.
A little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll
Sat, Aug 28th 2010 03:05 pm
Amanda Nagurney and Sara Evans entertain Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" patrons as The Trews rip the lid of "Coors Light Wednesdays"
'Hey You': Artpark ends summer season with The Machine
Thu, Aug 26th 2010 12:00 pm
All in all, The Machine is not just another brick in the wall -- or just another cover act trying to put some different spin on the music of Pink Floyd.
The Trews 'Sing Their Hearts Out'
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 02:10 pm
The Trews are headlining the finale of Artpark's new "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series on Aug. 25. A Canadian rock band from Nova Scotia, The Trews, pictured, have been nominated for four Juno Awards. Brothers Colin and John McDonald formed a rock band in 1995 and slowly the other band members joined forces to form The Trews.
Come 'Up' to Artpark for free movie
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 02:00 pm
Artpark's third annual end-of-summer "Family Movie Night" will present the Academy Award-winning "Up" on Monday, Aug. 23.
Foreigner hits 'em with that 'Double Vision'
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 12:00 pm
Foreigner, Free Henry! rock 20,000-plus at Artpark
Sara Evans brings her 'Greatest Hits' to Artpark
Tue, Aug 17th 2010 03:00 pm
Multi-platinum country superstar Sara Evans headlines a free show at Artpark on Aug. 24 as part of the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" outdoor concert series. Evans possesses a prolific recording career with more than 5 million records sold and four No. 1 country singles, including the self-penned "Born To Fly."
Foreigner to donate $1,000 to Wilson High School
Sat, Aug 14th 2010 04:05 pm
Foreigner has teamed up with VH1's Save the Music Foundation to support the continuation of arts programs in schools across the U.S. When the band performs as part of Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" concert series on Aug. 17, $1,000 will be donated to Wilson High School.
On stage and in person, Sally Struthers is a delight
Sat, Aug 14th 2010 04:00 pm
Sally Struthers insists I go to Italy.
'Connect the Dots' hits stores
Thu, Aug 12th 2010 01:00 pm
Singer/songwriter Stacy Clark's new album, "Connect the Dots," is now available online.
'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'
Thu, Aug 12th 2010 12:00 pm
Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, two giants of rock 'n' roll, are finally back together after being apart for more than 20 years. On Aug. 27 at 8 p.m. in Artpark's Mainstage Theater, the full-throttle rock machine will converge as Bachman & Turner present their "Forged in Rock Tour," which began in June.
'All Shook Up' over Artpark's summer musical
Sat, Aug 7th 2010 12:00 pm
Remember last summer, when the Pharaoh in Artpark's "Joseph" resembled a larger-than-life, almost cartoon version of the "King of Rock 'N' Roll"? Well, this is so not that.
Almost 20K at Artpark
Sat, Jul 31st 2010 09:00 am
George Thorogood & the Destroyers draw Artpark's largest crowd (so far) this season.
BPO, Andolina travel back in time with Artpark performance
Thu, Jul 22nd 2010 03:30 pm
Artpark will travel back in time 75 years as Sal Andolina and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra perform Big Band's greatest hits on July 26.
Trombone Shorty heats up Artpark
Sat, Jul 17th 2010 12:00 pm
The Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue live performance at Artpark guarantees a New Orleans party vibe on July 21 as part of the new "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series at 6:30 p.m. Trombone Shorty and his band, Orleans Avenue (, combine jazz, pop, old-school soul, funk, R&B and hip-hop, in a contemporary blend Shorty calls "supafunkrock."
Artpark honors Town of Lewiston
Sat, Jul 17th 2010 09:20 am
Artpark honors supporter; offers crowd-pleasing act.
Thorogood brings Destroyers, 'world's best drummer' to Artpark
Thu, Jul 15th 2010 12:00 pm
It's not so much a bad attitude as it is a straightforward, no-nonsense approach that defines George Thorogood.
Color your summer memories at Artpark
Sat, Jul 10th 2010 11:00 am
Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon without spending a dime? Artpark's "Free Family Saturdays" offer a variety of hands-on art activities and special live performances that the whole family will love.
The Guess Who at America
Sat, Jul 10th 2010 11:00 am
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi combine forces
Thu, Jul 8th 2010 11:00 am
The newly formed Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Band, promise to deliver a high energy night filled with new and familiar grooves on July 13 at the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free concert series at Artpark.
'Guess Who's' coming back to Artpark
Sat, Jul 3rd 2010 05:05 pm
The Guess Who, the Canadian-bred stateside conquerors, return to Artpark armed with their massive hit parade, unpredictable jamming and the ultimate sing-a-long experience on July 6 as part of the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free concert series.
America and Stacy Clark at Artpark
Thu, Jul 1st 2010 09:00 am
Rockin' "Tuesday in the Park"
Artpark wins 5th consecutive 'Best of WNY' award
Mon, Jun 28th 2010 03:00 pm
Artpark took home the "Most Exciting Outdoor Concert Series" award at Buffalo Spree Magazine's annual "Best of WNY" Award Party held at Shea's Performing Arts Center on Thursday, June 24. Artpark celebrates its fifth consecutive "Best of WNY" Award.
America celebrates 40 years on the road at Artpark
Sat, Jun 26th 2010 09:00 am
In what has become an annual highlight of summer in Lewiston - America returns to Artpark for the June 29 "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free concert with the folk-rock band's 40th Anniversary Tour. The concert kicks off with the Niagara Falls Air Base special opening ceremony that will include a fly over of the Base's C-130 aircraft at 6:15 p.m.

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