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Artpark 2012: Touring is old hat for Kansas
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:40 am
Plain and simple, Kansas guitarist Rich Williams says, "I love what we do."

Even after five decades of touring, recording, signing autographs, taking pictures and dealing with record labels in what most people consider the worst industry on God's green earth, Williams wouldn't want to be doing anything else.

Interactive art installation going up at Artpark
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:30 am
Local artist Jesse Walp and his team have been hard at work creating an interactive art installation geared toward children and nature lovers.
'Fairy House Festival' looks to bloom in year two at Artpark
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 12:20 pm
"The Fairy House Festival" returns to Artpark on June 9 and 10. From noon until 5 p.m. each day, the event will feature art activities; hundreds of fairy houses designed by schools, Scout troops and community youth groups; special dance performances; artist-created exhibits; storytelling; and magical surprises. Tickets are $5 in advance ($6 day of festival) and are on sale now.
'Fairy House Festival' returns to Artpark this weekend
Wed, Jun 6th 2012 07:00 am
Artpark's second annual "Fairy House Festival" is the perfect day for families to get together and get creative.
Artpark promises biggest summer season ever
Sat, May 19th 2012 07:00 am
The phrase "You get what you pay for" has never rung true at Artpark.

Until now.

Artpark hosts Jane's Addiction on Aug. 20
Thu, May 17th 2012 09:35 am
"Rock Radio" The Edge 103.3-FM, Funtime Presents and Magic City present Jane's Addiction with special guest Mute Math on Monday, Aug. 20, inside the Mainstage Theater at Artpark.
Artpark 2012 schedule
Tue, May 15th 2012 10:50 am
Artpark & Company has unveiled its full summer 2012 lineup. Acts booked include superstars Sheryl Crow, Yes, Huey Lewis & The News, Sublime and Roger Hodgson of Supertramp. More information is included in this link.
Artpark to charge nominal fee for 'Tuesday in the Park' concert series
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:40 am
Goal is to reduce crowd size while enhancing concert experience.
Artpark: First 'Tuesday' acts
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:00 am
Artpark announced Kansas and Foreigner will kick off the 2012 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Artpark has Sting
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 05:15 pm
This summer, rock legend Sting will perform many of his most celebrated hits at Artpark's Mainstage Theater in Lewiston.
Artpark introduces summer art workshops for adults
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 02:05 pm
It's never too late to learn a new craft.
Artpark: New Celtic music camp added to summer camp lineup
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 08:55 am
Registration is now under way for the popular summer camps for children and teens offered each summer by Artpark & Company.
Artpark offers musical theater apprentice program
Mon, Jan 30th 2012 12:15 pm
Artpark has reinstated its highly successful musical theater apprentice program for a third year. The apprentice 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 of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella." Artpark will present the timeless fairy tale musical in the Mainstage Theater Aug. 9-17.
Audition for Artpark's summer Broadway musical 'Cinderella'
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 12:35 pm
Artpark & Company Inc. is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming Mainstage Theater production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," running eight performances Aug. 9-17.
Artpark inviting schools, Scouts, groups to create fairy houses
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 12:00 pm
The second annual "Fairy House Festival" extends to two days in June.
Artpark launches T-shirt design contest
Wed, Jan 4th 2012 11:45 am
Artpark rang in the new year by launching a T-shirt design contest that is now under way and open to public. The Lewiston venue invites amateur, professional and student artists to create a fresh design to embody all that is "Artpark."
Artpark plans for 'EDGES III' sculpture competition
Tue, Nov 15th 2011 03:25 pm
Artpark is immediately placing a national call for entries for its third installment of the outdoor sculpture competition titled "EDGES III."
Artpark reviews 37th season and welcomes three new directors
Fri, Oct 28th 2011 12:50 pm
The Artpark & Company annual meeting was held Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Niagara Falls Country Club to confirm the re-election of officers and new directors to the board. The meeting reviewed the successful 2011 season, which broke attendance records and saw programming growth with the expansion of children's camps, the return of the "Edges" Outdoor Sculpture Competition, the rise in popularity of the Niagara Wine Trail Wine & Culinary Festival, and the introduction of the new "Fairy House Festival."

Christopher H. Brown of Brown & Company LLP was re-elected for a fifth season as chairman of the Artpark & Company board of directors.

The Machine performs Pink Floyd with Interstellar Multimedia & Light Show
Thu, Aug 25th 2011 10:00 pm
"The Machine," America's top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 20-year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating another legacy all its own.
Artpark presents 'Toy Story 3' in a free outdoor movie event
Thu, Aug 18th 2011 09:10 am
Artpark's fourth annual end-of-summer free "Family Movie Night" will present the Academy Award-winning "Toy Story 3" on Monday, Aug. 22. The event will begin at dusk in the upper park on Artpark's giant Jumbotron screen. Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for this free, ticketless event. Parking also will be free.
George Thorogood and the Destroyers invade Artpark
Wed, Aug 17th 2011 01:25 pm
George Thorogood and the Destroyers headline the next "Tuesday in the Park" at Artpark.
Caution: This concert may contain Ted Nugent
Sat, Aug 13th 2011 02:20 am
Ted Nugent headlines the Aug. 16 "Tuesday in the Park" concert at Artpark. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
'Fame' offers theatrical struggles, hope ... and one super-catchy theme song!
Fri, Aug 12th 2011 11:00 pm
Though the storyline is a little thin, Artpark & Co.'s production of "Fame - The Musical" does, in fact, light up the sky like a flame. A talented cast and bright, lively dance numbers make up for character deficiencies and odd time jumps.
Gregg Allman cancels September Artpark show
Mon, Aug 8th 2011 11:20 am
Following doctor's orders, southern blues rocker Gregg Allman has canceled his Sept. 7 outdoor concert scheduled as part of the free "Coors Light Wednesday" series at Artpark.
Edgar Winter next up at Artpark
Sat, Aug 6th 2011 02:00 am
By the time Edgar Winter left his hometown of Beaumont, Texas, in the 1960s, he was already technically proficient in every aspect of music.
He's got sticks, he knows how to use them
Tue, Aug 2nd 2011 06:00 am
ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard (and his dog) enjoyed a round of golf Monday at Seneca Hickory Stick in Lewiston.
ZZ Top makes rare free performance at Artpark
Mon, Aug 1st 2011 03:40 pm
ZZ Top headlines "Tuesday in the Park" at Artpark
Artpark, Village of Lewiston, anticipating record concert crowds
Tue, Jul 26th 2011 09:10 am
Massive crowds are nothing new to Artpark & Co.
Artpark hosts Lynyrd Skynyrd next Tuesday
Wed, Jul 20th 2011 07:30 pm
Beyond the tragedy, the history, the raging guitars and the killer songs, ultimately, Lynyrd Skynyrd is about an indomitable will.
Artpark suspends children's art activities for upcoming Tuesday concerts
Wed, Jul 20th 2011 12:15 pm
Organizers are anticipating huge crowds for the upcoming "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" concerts with Lynyrd Skynyrd (July 26) and ZZ Top (Aug. 2), and will thus suspend the free children's art activities that are normally held during the free outdoor concert series.
Castellani Art Museum to host showcase and reception for Artpark's 'Fairy House Festival'
Tue, Jul 19th 2011 12:20 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is inviting the public to a reception from 2 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, to showcase the winners of Artpark's "Fairy House Festival." Castellani Art Museum Director Kate Koperski and CAM Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Michael J. Beam judged the competition.
The Black Keys impress at Artpark
Mon, Jul 18th 2011 02:00 pm
Last Wednesday evening, The Black Keys jammed to a packed, sold-out house and lawn at Artpark. If you were lucky enough to be in attendance, then you know you were seeing one of the hottest young bands in the U.S. right now.
Artpark's summer camps are ready to rock
Fri, Jul 15th 2011 05:10 pm
Artpark's highly successful "Rock Camp" (July 25-30; $250) returns to bring out the inner rock star in young guitarists, bassists and keyboardists. Former executive director for the Music School of Niagara, Randy Andropolis will take the lead once again as "Rock Camp" director, urging campers to develop their musicianship skills.
Cheap Trick wants you to want them
Wed, Jul 13th 2011 12:40 pm
Cheap Trick may be one of the most covered bands of all time. Since the '70s members have blended elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With timeless classics such as "I Want You to Want Me," "Surrender," and the late 1980s lighter-waving favorite, "The Flame," Cheap Trick is a musical institution.
38 Special headlines next 'Tuesday in the Park'
Thu, Jul 7th 2011 12:35 pm
After more than three decades together, 38 Special continues to bring their signature blast of southern rock to more than 100 cities a year. And at each and every show, thousands of audience members are blindsided by the explosive power of the band's performance.
Helping those in need
Sat, Jul 2nd 2011 07:30 pm
Sister Beth Brosmer of Heart & Soul, and Don Luce of Community Missions, both of Niagara Falls, review the latest reports from the food cash collection drives, ongoing at Artpark entrances on Artpark Tuesdays.
The Trews take over Artpark
Sat, Jul 2nd 2011 05:30 am
One of the only U.S. stops on their tour, The Trews roll into Artpark to perform at the free "Coors Light Wednesdays" series on July 6.
Nolf opens for Benatar at Artpark
Fri, Jul 1st 2011 07:00 pm
Grand Island's David Nolf, a talented, up-and-coming singer, will open the July 5 "Tuesday in the Park" concert at Artpark at 6:30 p.m. The headliner is 1980s pop-rock star Pat Benatar and her husband, Neil Giraldo.
Artpark 'Wednesdays' begins tonight
Wed, Jun 29th 2011 10:45 am
"Coors Light Wednesdays@Artpark" kicks off its 2011 season tonight with Umphrey's McGee. The band takes the stage at 6:30 p.m. (no opening act).
Benatar hits Artpark with her best shot on July 5
Tue, Jun 28th 2011 02:20 pm
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo top off the Fourth of July holiday weekend by headlining "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" at Artpark on July 5. The free concert kicks off with the Niagara Falls Air Base special opening ceremony, which will include a color guard, the national anthem, and a special flyover of the air base's C130 aircraft at 6 p.m.