Crowds Flock to Bonagany on Sunny Saturday

September 23, 2017

ALLEGANY, NY -- Sunny skies and record high temperatures provided an ideal setting for Bonagany 2017 Saturday.

Crowds flocked to Main Street, which was clsoed to traffif, for the annual  festival that brings together members of the St. Bonaventure community and residents of Allegany and nearby areas.

Along with the booths showcasing student and community ...

FonniFest Invites Community Members to Share Their Music

ALLEGANY, NY--  FonniFest  continues to bring musicians in the Greater Olean area community together to honor the late blues singer Fontilla Timmons. 

The fourth annual event will be Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post on Route 417.

“She was the most loved person I’ve ever known,” event co-chair Paul Psathas said.

Timmons passed ...

Podcast: Why Fall May Be the Best time for Photos in the Greater Olean Area

In our Sept. 21 podcast, TAPinto Greater Olean reporters Christina Root and Stefanie Podosek discuss why fall may be the best time to take photos in the Greater Olean area. Their guest is Liam McGurl, a St. Bonaventure University graduate student and avid photographer.


'Songs of New York State' Set for Oct. 6 at Cuba Library

CUBA, NY -- Dave Ruch  will give a concert for children and families, “Songs of New York State,” on Oct. 6, 7 p.m., at Cuba Circulating Library, 39 E. Main St.

Ruch sings and plays music for all ages on an assortment of instruments including banjo, guitar, jaw harp, bones, spoons and more. His concerts are characterized by a warm rapport with the audience, ...

Olean Community Theatre Schedules '9 to 5 The Musical' at Allegany-Limestone

ALLEGANY, NY – Have you ever wanted to give your boss a piece of your mind?

Some inspiration on how to do just that is what the Olean Community Theatre plans to offer audiences in its production of “9 to 5 the Musical” Sept. 29 through Oct. 1.

Director Eric VanDruff said OCT tries to pick shows that have not been done in the area and have ...

Classical Guitarist Talks of Jimi Hendrix Influence During Peformance at St. Bonaventure

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- The intriguing thought of iconic rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix playing classical music had to be enough to draw the curious to the Rigas Family Theater at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Performing Arts Wednesday evening. And after the entertaining and enlightening lecture and performance, the crowd of over 100 people came away exhilarated by the showcasing of a ...

Johnathan Meade and Todd Burgess Give Acoustic Concert at Four Mile Brewing

OLEAN, NY -- Acoustic jams filled the air inside Four Mile Brewing Saturday night with a three-hour performance by singer/guitarist Johnathan Meade and drummer Todd Burgess. The brewery was packed with people who came out to enjoy some live music and craft beer.

On a casual stage set up inside the brewery, Meade and Burgess played through a set list ranging from Johnny Cash to Justin ...

Twin Tiers Community Band Closes Out Olean Summer Concert Series

OLEAN, NY – The Twin Tiers Community Band closed out the City of Olean’s Summer Concert Series Thursday with a performance that included showtunes, pop classics and patriotic standards.

Led by Diane Smith, the band played for nearly 90 minutes on a chilly August evening. About 60 people attended the show.

The group is a concert band comprised of about 30 musicians; some are ...

OTW Schedules Auditions for 'I Never Saw Another Butterfly' 

OLEAN, NY -- Olean Theatre  Workshop has scheduled auditions for Celeste Raspanti’s "I Never Saw Another Butterfly," Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Washington Street Theater, on the corner of Sixth and Washington Streets. The production will be staged Oct. 12-15.

All children's parts will be cast from the OTW's Kids ...

Rally in the Valley Runs through Sunday

ALLEGANY, NY -- The 15th Annual Rally in the Valley, and event that features bike games, live music, raffles and other activities, began Wednesday and concludes Sunday. 

Proceeds will benefit a host of area community charities.

Full details are online here.

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Dave Mancini Trio with Friends to Take Stage for SBU's Martine Performing Arts Series

September 21, 2017

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University continues on  Sept. 27 with a 7 p.m. performance by the Dave Mancini Trio with Friends at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus.

Mancini is a Rochester-based composer and percussionist whose career reads like a Who’s Who of the music industry. He has toured and performed around ...