Music

Art

  • May 6, 2018 - January 27, 2019

    www.castellaniartmuseum.org - (716) 286-8295

    Most works in Think BIG were created on-site at the Castellani Art Museum. Throughout 2017 and early 2018, the artists participated in workshops focusing on large-scale works from the museum’s collection. For many of the artists, the pieces featured in the exhibit are the largest they’ve created to date, including a 14 foot painting on unstretched canvas by Kevin Krauss

    Featured artists will include:

    • Dan Carey
    • Langston Gardner
    • Erich Haneberg
    • Kevin Krauss
    • James Marino
    • Daniel Maysonet
    • Courtney McGovern
    • Brandon Scott

     

    It is free and open to the public. There will be light refreshments and an open bar

    Central Gallery of the Castellani Museum

    Curated by Tara L. Lyons

    Opening Reception: May 6th - 2pm-4pm

    Showing Hours:

    • Tuesday - Saturday 11am-5pm
    • Sunday 1pm-5pm
    • Closed Mondays
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  • May 12, 2018 - June 10, 2018

    www.theart247.com - (716) 404-9884

    Opening Reception: May 19, 1pm - 4pm

    Viewing Hours:

    • Wed-Fri - 10am-5pm
    • Sat-Sun - 11am-5pm
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  • May 22, 2018

    www.castellaniartmuseum.org - (716) 286-8201

    Theme: The Story of Women and Art

    Each film will be preceded by a short talk by a member of the Niagara University faculty

    This year we will be screening a three-part BBC documentary, “The Story of Women and Art,” featuring art historian Amanda Vickery

    • Tuesday, May 15: Speaker - Dr. Amelia Gallagher
    • Tuesday, May 22: Speaker - Dr. Shannon Risk
    • Tuesday, May 29: Speaker - Dr. Paula Kot

     

    The program wraps up with a film from the PBS “Great Museums” series focusing on the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

    Tuesday, June 5: Speaker - Marian Granfield

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Fundraisers

Local Sports

Contests

  • June 16, 2018 - June 17, 2018

    www.lewistongardenfest.com

    The Lewiston Garden Club presents the Lewiston GardenFest. The festival includes nearly 80 vendors selling flowers, plants, and garden essentials

    Featuring:

    • Speakers
    • Demonstrations
    • a free Garden Walk
    • Container Garden Contest (with prizes)
    • ...and more

     

    The opening ceremony will be on Saturday, June 16th in Hennepin Park at 10am

    The event is free to attend and all proceeds are used for civic beautification and scholarships

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  • June 18, 2018

    www.beckerfarms.com - (716) 772-2211

    So you think you're smart? Prove it at Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards Trivia Night in the new Beer Garden! Bring a team of your friends or take on the room solo

    Winners receive a free wine/beer tasting party for 20 of their friends

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  • July 20, 2018

    www.cyberspokes.com - (716) 912-8168

    The Friday night of Canal Fest

    No bike entry before 5:30 please

    • First riders in receive Commemorative Lapel Pin (while supply lasts) sponsored by American Harley-Davidson
    • Military Riders receive Challenge Coin sponsored by Dwyer's Irish Pub this year honoring our Vietnam Veterans

     

    Reserved parking for all Military Vets

    Show Bike Awards in 7 Categories all sponsored by Buffalo Choppers

    • BEST Domestic
    • Custom
    • Metric
    • Bagger
    • Classic 25 years+
    • Paint
    • Ladies Choice

     

    Live Music 7pm - 10pm on the Webster Street Stage

    On-site Beer Tent provided by Sweeney Hose Volunteer Fire Co. Vendors, Food, Souvenir T-Shirts, plus all festivities Canal Fest itself has to offer. Donations taken for Tonawanda Salvation Army and the NT Inter-Church Food Pantries

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Auditions

  • May 21, 2018 - May 22, 2018

    http://theatreinthemist.org - (716) 745-1241

    Theatre in the Mist will hold auditions for their Fall Musical, “Disney’s Mary Poppins” (Show dates Sept 7—22)

    Looking for: Children, Teens & Adults

    Auditions: 7:00pm - 8:55pm Dance Audition 9:00p –9:30p (Everyone will be called for the dance audition)

    Callbacks will be held on June 2 from 10am to 12pm

    Please come prepared with a show-tune, bring sheet music and be ready to move

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  • June 18, 2018 - June 19, 2018

    www.starrynighttheatre.com - (716) 743-1614

    Nunsense II - The Second Coming. The sequel to the international hit musical  "Nunsense", finds our favorite Little Sisters of Hoboken staging another variety show featuring high spirited and zany musical numbers to raise funds for Mt. St. Helen's School. "Nunsense 2 is a blockbuster evening of entertainment! It is heaven-sent!!--Seven Angels Theatre

    Auditions for Nunsense II

    • No appointment necessary
    • Please prepare a song from any Broadway musical production
    • Performance dates are August 2-12th
    • For more information you can call or email the theatre
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  • July 9, 2018

    www.artpark.net - (716) 754-4375

    Instructors:

    • Paschal Frisina III (Academy Co-Director)
    • Toni Dentico (Academy Co-Director, Choreographer)
    • More instructors and guest artists to be added

     

    Artpark Theatre Academy - Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves into their own theatre community for 4 weeks this summer at Artpark (M-F 9am-4pm) concluding with two Mainstage Theater performances on August 4 & 5

    Show title and info TBA

    Students will gain experience in Musical Theatre arts through a rigorous and exhilarating daily schedule of activities co-directed by Paschal Frisina III and Toni Dentico, featuring instruction by theatre professional counselors and guest artists. Artpark Theatre Academy will provide students a first-hand taste of the professional theatre business and performing at a professional venue. Along with preparing for the production, camp days will be also filled with the following workshops

    Acting, Dancing, Vocals, Set Design, Lighting Design, Costumes, and Promotions

    Participation in the Academy is suitable for children ages 10-18, all levels of experience are accepted.

    Performance dates August 4 & 5

    Spaces are limited, register early

    2018 Artpark Theatre Academy enrollment fee $450.00 Register by February 15 to secure this special price for the full 4-weeks

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