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New 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' exhibit at History Center of Niagara
Mon, Jul 6th 2020 09:00 am
The History Center of Niagara has a brand-new exhibit on display on the first floor of its Outwater Building, 215 Niagara St, Lockport. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, this exhibition, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," shows the rich history of baseball and the PONY League (Pennsylvania, Ontario and New York) all throughout Niagara County.
More than a traditional walking tour experience: 'The Art of Walking' begins at Artpark
Thu, Jun 25th 2020 11:35 am
This summer, visitors are invited to reinterpret the Artpark experience through "The Art of Walking." A new approach to a traditional walking tour, participants will explore the nature, poetry and story of Artpark in an engaging and surprising way while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
The Academy, ABC set April 25, 2021, as new show date for 93rd Oscars
Mon, Jun 15th 2020 04:35 pm
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network on Monday announced the 93rd Oscars ceremony will move to Sunday, April 25, 2021, as a result of the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus. The show, which will air live on ABC, was originally scheduled for Feb. 28, 2021.
Artpark announces new summer programming
Mon, Jun 8th 2020 11:50 am
Artpark & Company on Monday announced it will present a drive-in movie series this summer. Movies will be shown at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Broadcast TV's super superhero saga, 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' goes out on its own terms
Wed, May 27th 2020 04:30 pm
"S.H.I.E.L.D." was able to combine action/adventure with sci-fi, romance, comedy, and, on occasion, a sprinkling of the big screen Marvel Cinematic Universe to become the best comic book-inspired series on broadcast or cable television.
FOX: 'The Masked Singer' ranks as 2019-20's #1 entertainment series
Fri, May 22nd 2020 01:25 pm
Excluding Super Bowl LIV and the NFC Championship game, FOX is claiming its spot as the No. 1 network - up 8% from No. 2 NBC. With entertainment only, season-to-date FOX ranks No. 1, tying ABC and NBC.
Northwest Jazz Festival will resume in 2021
Mon, May 18th 2020 03:05 pm
The Northwest Jazz Festival of Historic Lewiston, NY announced Monday this year's event was canceled.
'The Goldbergs' brings prom to living room of quarantined youth
Tue, May 12th 2020 08:20 pm
Comedies "The Goldbergs," "Schooled" and "American Housewife" will wrap the season in much the same way the school year ends - in a gymnasium under colored lights and shining mirror balls.
ASI Awards nearly $100,000 to local artists & nonprofits, including Artpark, Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, May 8th 2020 12:25 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Inc. has awarded $97,970 in emergency grants to 60 local artists and nonprofit arts and cultural organizations affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
'All Rise' breakout star Jessica Camacho gives details on episode filmed at home during quarantine
Fri, May 1st 2020 06:40 pm
Not content to sit around and wait to see what happens next, or when society will reopen, the showrunners of CBS freshman series "All Rise" opted to shoot an episode where the characters are dealing with the state-imposed quarantine. ... Just like the rest of us.
Artpark has new update on summer concerts & events
Thu, Apr 23rd 2020 11:35 am
As the summer draws nearer, I am sure you are wondering about the status of Artpark's season and I would like to share some updates with you.
ABC announces upcoming premiere dates for 'Summer Fun & Games,' 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
Tue, Apr 14th 2020 03:55 pm
After earning the title of summer's No. 1 network for the first time in 24 years in 2019, ABC will once again kick off "Summer Fun & Games" with the premieres of returning series "Holey Moley II: The Sequel," "To Tell the Truth," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Press Your Luck" and "Match Game." The network also announced the premiere date for the farewell season of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," and a new series from ABC News, "The Genetic Detective."
Artpark announces opportunities for young performers & professional artists
Fri, Apr 10th 2020 07:00 am
During this period of time when the impact of COVID-19 on future public events is still uncertain, Artpark & Company is approaching its nonprofit mission of creating, nurturing and presenting the arts for the community with renewed focus and energy. New initiatives announced for the 2020 season offer learning and performance opportunities for young local singers/musicians, plus a paid contract for a lead artist on a special collaborative large-scale mural project with the "Artpark Bridges" program.
Global broadcast networks, World Health Organization, Global Citizen & a cavalcade of stars join forces for 'One World: Together at Home' to help raise funds, address fight against COVID-19
Mon, Apr 6th 2020 03:45 pm
Building on the success of the digital series ​"One World: Together at Home,"​ Global Citizen and the ​World Health Organization (WHO) ​are partnering for a special one-night event of the same name to air across NBC, ABC, CBS and other global networks and platforms on Saturday, April 18 (8-10 p.m. PT/ET).
Summer events in limbo, as pandemic has no end date
Fri, Apr 3rd 2020 09:00 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said there's no immediate end date to social distancing or brick and mortar restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Moreover, though he said there is likely a way to have businesses reopen as people are still taking precautionary measures, he acknowledged the coronavirus would still pose a public danger into the summer months.
'FOX Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America' raises $10 million (and counting) for Feeding America & First Responders Children's Foundation
Tue, Mar 31st 2020 09:05 am
Sunday night's broadcast of the benefit special "FOX Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America" brought viewers together to thank first responders and medical workers on the front lines, and to celebrate America's everyday heroes. The event raised money to support two charities that are doing critical work during these challenging times: Feeding America and First Responders Children's Foundation. The one-hour special was created to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to celebrate the resilience and strength of the nation during this pandemic.
'A Million Little Things' ends second season on creative high note
Thu, Mar 26th 2020 07:05 pm
What "A Million Little Things" has is two things - and these things showrunner D.J. Nash and his crew do better than any other show on TV. It has stars who are not stars, and a storyline that effortlessly leaves viewers desperate for five more minutes each week.
Erie County: Staying positive and overcoming anxiety during coronavirus
Thu, Mar 19th 2020 01:15 pm
There are a number of tips and practices to follow to maintain a positive outlook and avoid fear or panic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anxiety is a normal human response to stressful situations, but knowing how to manage stress during this time is critical.
Wilco & Sleater-Kinney co-headline 'It's Time' Tour, with stop at Artpark
Tue, Mar 10th 2020 12:30 pm
Wilco and Sleater-Kinney announced their "It's Time" summer 2020 co-headlining tour. After their respective North American and European runs in support of last year's "Ode To Joy" (out now on dBpm Records), Wilco will return stateside, closing out each night of their co-headlining tour with Sleater-Kinney, who just closed out their "The Center Won't Hold" Tour.
Hulu sets debut for new unscripted series 'Taste The Nation with Padma Lakshmi'
Sat, Mar 7th 2020 09:35 am
Hulu on Friday added to its slate of original food originals with unscripted series "Taste The Nation with Padma Lakshmi," which will debut all 10 episodes on Friday, June 19. The series, which is executive produced by Lakshmi along with Part2 Pictures' David Shadrack Smith and Sarina Roma, will be a featured title in Hulu's upcoming food-focused content experience, "Hulu Kitchen."
The Black Keys to bring 'Lets Rock' 2020 summer tour to Darien Lake
Mon, Feb 24th 2020 10:35 am
On Monday, The Black Keys confirmed their 35-date "Let's Rock" summer tour. Each date on the tour will feature special guest Gary Clark Jr., with the exception of the July 10 Berkeley show, which will feature support from Allah-Las. Jessy Wilson, The Marcus King Band, and Yola will each open select dates. Tickets for all dates will go on sale to the general public here beginning at 10 a.m. local time Friday, Feb. 28.
'The One Where They Got Back Together': 'Friends' cast set to reunite for exclusive HBO Max special
Fri, Feb 21st 2020 05:55 pm
It's official, "Friends" fans! After 15 years, nine months, and innumerable fan requests from around the globe, here is the brand-new information you've been waiting for: The "Friends" cast will reunite exclusively for an untitled unscripted special for HBO Max, WarnerMedia's direct-to-consumer offering debuting in May.
Winners announced at 92nd Oscars
Mon, Feb 10th 2020 08:50 am
The winners were announced for The 92nd Oscars on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. "Parasite" was the big winner, becoming the first non-English-language film to take home the Best Picture award. "Parasite" also won the newly renamed award for International Feature Film, while Bong Joon Ho took home Best Director.
Oh, it's true: The Rolling Stones return to Buffalo
Thu, Feb 6th 2020 09:20 am
Today the Rolling Stones announced their critically acclaimed "No Filter" Tour will return to North America for a 15-city run in 2020 and will make a stop in Orchard Park on June 6 at New Era Field. The new dates follow the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band's record-breaking, sold-out performances of 2019, heralded by Rolling Stone as "A triumph for the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band."
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2020-21 season to feature return of celebrated soprano Renée Fleming & master trumpeter Chris Botti
Mon, Jan 27th 2020 08:35 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2020-21 concert season is all about inspiring figures, past and present - master composers, virtuosic artists, and timeless legends of Broadway, Hollywood and the radio. Anchored by a season opener with celebrated soprano Renée Fleming, and the return of master trumpeter Chris Botti in time for a sweet Valentine's Day serenade, this season is packed with world premieres and classic masterpieces.
Luke Bryan has new music & tour; books Darien Lake stop
Tue, Jan 21st 2020 12:20 pm
Since wrapping up the past 10 years as the "Most Heard Artist of the Decade," as named by Country Aircheck, Luke Bryan looks ahead into 2020 and announces plans for a new studio album and a 2020 tour. He recently announced the news to his fans first on all his socials platforms. Watch it here.
'90s are back at Artpark: Barenaked Ladies return with 'Last Summer On Earth Tour,' Gin Blossoms & Toad the Wet Sprocket
Fri, Jan 17th 2020 12:40 pm
Barenaked Ladies return to the Artpark Amphitheater with the sixth edition of their "The Last Summer On Earth Tour" on July 7 as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank" concert series. Barenaked Ladies will be joined by Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda returns to conquer his most dangerous highwire walk yet: Over active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 08:50 am
ABC and dick clark productions announced Nik Wallenda, seventh generation of the Great Wallendas, will return to the highwire for a daring 1,800-foot-long walk over the active Masaya Volcano in Masaya, Nicaragua. "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour special on Wednesday, March 4 (8 p.m. EST). This will mark Wallenda's longest and highest highwire walk ever attempted and make him the first person to embark on the 1,800-foot-long walk over the famed volcano.
Jimmy Fallon to host 'That's My Jam'
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:30 pm
Jimmy Fallon is set to host "That's My Jam," a new comedy variety event series inspired by the wildly popular, celebrity-fueled musical segments made famous on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
'Chicago P.D.': No, REALLY (!!!), is it time for Jay to leave Hank?
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 03:25 pm
Earlier this season, BTS wondered aloud if it was time for Det. Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) to leave Sgt. Hank Voight's (Jason Beghe) intelligence unit.
Joshua Maloni's top celebrity interviews of the decade
Tue, Dec 31st 2019 10:50 am
Which is to say, wherever tech takes us in the next 10 years, it's a safe bet we'll still gather around the couch to watch must-see programming, head to the theaters (or IMAX) for the latest blockbuster, and sing-along to our favorite songs on the way to work.
'Bill & Ted Face the Music': First-look images
Tue, Dec 17th 2019 04:10 pm
The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William "Bill" S. Preston Esq. (Alex Winter) and Theodore "Ted" Logan (Keanu Reeves). Yet to fulfill their rock 'n' roll destiny, the now-middle-aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they will be helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures, and a few music legends - to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony in the universe.
Official trailer, posters released for 'Top Gun: Maverick'
Mon, Dec 16th 2019 07:05 pm
"Top Gun" Maverick" is in theaters, IMAX and Dolby Cinema June 26, 2020.
Maroon 5 with special guest Meghan Trainor to perform at Darien Lake
Wed, Dec 4th 2019 03:15 pm
Three-time Grammy Award-winning multi-Platinum band Maroon 5 has announced dates for their upcoming 2020 U.S. tour produced by Live Nation. These upcoming tour dates mark the biggest U.S. shows of the band's career, with the group playing iconic venues such as at Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Citi Field and Banc of California Stadium.
'JEOPARDY!' sets mega-battle between champions Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter & James Holzhauer
Mon, Nov 18th 2019 01:45 pm
On the heels of the iconic "Tournament of Champions," "JEOPARDY!" is coming to ABC in a multiple consecutive night event with "JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time," premiering Tuesday, Jan. 7 (8 p.m. EST), on ABC. Hosted by Alex Trebek, "JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time" is produced by Sony Pictures Television. Harry Friedman will executive produce.
Maddie & Tae usher in holiday season with 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
Platinum-selling Mercury Nashville duo Maddie & Tae effortlessly glide into the holiday season with their luminous rendition of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," available everywhere now. They're putting their stamp on the Christmas classic, with vibrant melodies and "gorgeous harmonies" (Billboard) on full display. Listen to the song here.
Collective Soul breaks concert rules on night one at Fallsview
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 09:15 pm
It was 1999, and I was traveling to Canada with Scout to watch Jack and Rich compete in a karate tournament. Thinking back, the car ride was unnecessarily long. On such occasions, one did what one could to find entertainment. In this case, that meant playing the Collective Soul CD "Dosage."
David Gray to bring 'White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour' to Artpark
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 03:50 pm
David Gray is touring behind his biggest hit songs next summer. He will bring "White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour" to Artpark's Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. July 13. Gray will perform "White Ladder" in its entirety, and also sing his greatest hits.
Journey sets extensive 2020 North American tour with The Pretenders
Thu, Oct 31st 2019 03:20 pm
Journey - Neal Schon (founding member and lead guitarist), Ross Valory (co-founding member and bassist), longtime members Jonathan Cain (keyboardist) and Steve Smith (drummer), and Arnel Pineda (lead singer) - have set an extensive North American tour in 2020 with The Pretenders that will feature all-new production and hits from start to finish.
One for the ages: Niagara Falls High School alumni present 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
Mon, Oct 28th 2019 08:15 pm
It only took 30 seconds for the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center to know this presentation of "Jesus Christ Superstar" was divinely inspired.
 

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