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Five Questions with Barry Gan of not Norman

June 12, 2018

OLEAN, NY -- not Norman, a band that plays songs by a host of classic rock artists, will perform in Lincoln Park Thursday as part of Olean’s summer concert series. The free performance is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Earlier this week, not Norman guitarist and vocalist Barry Gan shared some thoughts about the band, music and other topics with TAPinto Greater Olean.

TAP: not ...

Olean Area's 23rd Annual National Children's Day Celebration to Take Place at Franchot Park

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OLEAN, NY -- Franchot Park will be the site of the Greater Olean Area's 23rd annual celebration of National Children's Day Sunday at 1 p.m.

As part of the living memorial to all children, living or deceased, a prominent part of the celebration is the planting of flowers in the Children's Memorial Flower Garden. Everyone is ...

Olean Theatre Workshop Schedules Shakespeare in the Park Auditions for June 13 and 14

OLEAN, NY -- Auditions for the upcoming production of  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be June 13 and 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Olean Theatre Workshop’s Washington Street Theatre,  corner of Washington and Sixth streets.

Needed are eight to 14 men and eight to 14 women of all ages. Special skills, including singing, dancing, playing ...

Crusin to Open Olean's Summer Concert Series on Thursday

OLEAN, NY -- Crusin will open the city’s annual summer concert series Thursday.

The free performance is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Lincoln Park at the intersection of East State and South Union streets. In the event of rain, the shows will take place inside the John J. Ash Community Building on North Barry Street.

The concert series will continue ...

Podcast: Dissecting Infinity War-- An Avengers Discussion

In our May 6 podcast, TAPInto Greater Olean reporter Kevin Bradley and Dr. Tracy Schrems, a lecturer in the English Department at St. Bonaventure University, discuss the huge superhero blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War.

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Allegany Alumni Band & Friends to Perform at Palmer Opera House in Cuba on June 10

CUBA, NY -- The Palmer Opera House & Event Center will present the Allegany Alumni Band & Friends on June 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. as a Flag Day Observance in conjunction with the Cuba Chamber of Commerce.

Over the years the alumni band has grown to include many local friends who share a passion for music. AAFB plays every year, but mostly in the summer ...

Olean's Summer Concert Series to Begin June 7

OLEAN, NY -- The city’s annual summer concert series will; return next month and continue on Thursday nights through Aug. 23.

The schedule includes:

June 7: Crusin
June 14: Not Norman
June 21: Roger Pettingill
June 28: Toucan Jam
July 5: Olean Blues Brothers & Generations
July 12: LTM Trio
July 19: Larry Lewicki Band
July 26: Coyote Moon
Aug. 2: ...

Olean Art in the Park Organizers Encourage Artists to Sign Up By June 17

OLEAN, NY -- Art in the Park, the original outdoor art show and sale held in conjunction with Taste of Olean, is scheduled for July 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at War Veterans Park, 551 E. State St. 

Artists are encouraged to sign by June 17 for the “early bird” booth fee of $50. After June 17, booth fees go up by $20.

The final registration deadline is July 8, ...

Art on Main Plans Friday Opening for LISTEN, Collage Exhibit by Educator Theresa Heinz

ALLEGANY, NY -- LISTEN, a collection of collages by Theresa Heinz that focuses on the victimization of children, will open at the Art on Main Gallery, 100 W. Main St., Friday.

Heinz's 27-year career in public school teaching has provided the emotional motivation to create the collage work in LISTEN. 

A native of Western New York, Heinz earned a BFA and MS in art education ...

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First StrOlean of 2018 Scheduled for June 8

June 4, 2018

OLEAN, NY — The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce held its first-ever StrOlean in August 2017.  This new event was defined as an event to be held in downtown Olean; event goers were able to saunter, amble, wander, walk North Union Street; and able to enjoy food, music, fine arts, classic cars and fun for all ages.

June 8 will be the first of three Friday ...