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Arts & Entertainment

September 18, 2021

CUBA, NY — The A-List Band closed out the first day of the Cuba Garlic Festival Saturday with a set that included popular songs by Chicago, the Grass Roots and Steely Dan and ended with a rousing version of “Shout,” which has become an anthem for fans of the Buffalo Bills. The festival, held at ...

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OLEAN, NY — Local artist Peg Bothner will receive the Tom Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award during the Tri-County Arts Council’s 2021 Celebration of the Arts! Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Woodside Tavern on the Range, 3319 West River Road. “We are honored to present the award to Peg Bothner ...

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CUBA, NY — “The Suffragist Journey — Voices of the Movement” scheduled for Sept. 12 at the Palmer Opera House, 12 W. Main St., has been canceled by the Olean Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the League of Women Voters of Cattaraugus and Allegany ...

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OLEAN, NY — Trigger Happy, a country/rock/blues group, will be featured in the city's summer concert series in Lincoln Park Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The city's summer concert series will conclude on Sunday concert with a performance by Ray Paladino, an acoustic and classic rock ...

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OLEAN, NY — Coyote Moon, a folk/rock duo featuring George Stephen and Denise Drummond, will be featured in the city's summer concert series in Lincoln Park Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The final Thursday concert will be on Sept. 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and feature Trigger Happy, a ...

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OLEAN, NY — The City of Olean is accepting proposals from Olean artists to create murals on a number of city properties including the west-facing wall of Bradner Stadium, the Bradner Stadium tunnel, the War Veterans Park basketball area and the Franchot Park basketball/tennis wall. Applicants ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Tri-County Arts Council will host a reception and talk on Friday with the artists featured in its current shows: “Same Inside,” paintings by Karle Norman, and “Ruminations Rising,” paintings by Michelle Capizzi. Both shows opened Aug. 6. Friday’s opening reception, which is free ...

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OLEAN, NY — “Kaleidoscope Art” by Sam Aldrich of Randolph is the August exhibit in the Art Gallery of the Olean Public Library. Aldrich, a self-taught artist whose early creations were pen and marker drawings, eventually moved onto acrylic paintings on canvas. This exhibit is her second in the ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Allegany Alumni and Friends Band will be featured in the city's summer concert series in Lincoln Park Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The concert series will continue every Thursday until Sept. 2. Sunday afternoon concerts are scheduled for Aug. 22 and Sept. 5. The park is at the ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St., will conclude its summer reading program Thursday at 2 p.m. with an honor book party and puppet show headlined by ventriloquist Mike Randall and Friends. Randall is the senior meteorologist at WKBW-TV in Buffalo and performs magic and ...

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OLEAN, NY — Because of the possibility of severe thunderstorms, Thursday's Lincoln Park Concert featuring Generations, a group that plays '50s/'60s oldies, has been re-scheduled for Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The city's concert series will continue every Thursday until Sept. 2. Sunday ...

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OLEAN, NY — Dave and Kathleen Jeffers will conduct a "beach party" Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St. The Jeffers perform more than 300 shows annually at Western New York day care centers, schools, libraries, birthday parties and festivals. On Aug. 19 at 2 p.m., ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library invites the public to visit Friday during StrOlean to celebrate the library's 150th birthday.  Birthday cookies will be available from noon until 4 p.m.  The first 150 children to stop by will receive a free commemorative stuffed squirrel. Face painting ...

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OLEAN, NY — Generations, a group that plays '50s/'60s oldies, will be featured in the city's summer concert series in Lincoln Park Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The concert series will continue every Thursday until Sept. 2. Sunday afternoon concerts are scheduled for Aug. 22 and Sept. 5. The park ...

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OLEAN, NY — Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its second 2021 StrOlean for noon to 10 p.m. Friday. The thrice-yearly StrOleans, inaugurated in 2018, is designed for all ages and gives people the opportunity to saunter, amble, wander, walk North Union Street; and able to enjoy ...

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OLEAN, NY — Crusin’, a group that plays country and rock music, will be featured in the city's Thursday's summer concert series in Lincoln Park 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The concert series began on June 2 and will continue every Thursday until Sept. 2. Sunday afternoon concerts are scheduled for Aug. 8 ...

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Patricia Kennealy-Morrison was one of journalism’s first female rock critics and the author of numerous books, including a memoir about her relationship with Doors lead singer Jim Morrison and two fiction series— one science fiction/fantasy; the other, a collection of murder mystery novels. And ...

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OLEAN, NY — Toucan Jam, a band playing music from the 1960s to the present, will be featured in the city's Thursday's summer concert series in Lincoln Park 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The concert series began on June 2 and will continue every Thursday until Sept. 2. Sunday afternoon concerts are scheduled ...

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OLEAN, NY — Every animal magician Ron Cain will bring to the Olean Public Library Thursday at 2 p.m. comes from the land of illusion and has its own story. His interactive show highlights the 2021 summer reading theme, "Tails and Tales," and families with children of all ages are invited to help ...

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OLEAN, NY — Suzy Q, the dancing squirrel mascot, will make her stage debut Sunday at 3 p.m. when the Neighborhood School of Dance takes the stage in War Veterans Park, 551 E. State St., during the 71st Annual Art in the Park and the 30th Annual Taste of Olean. Suzy Q began representing the dance ...

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OLEAN, NY — The 71st Annual Art in the Park and the 30th Annual Taste of Olean will take place Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in War Veterans Park, 551 E. State St Art in the Park is a juried fine arts show featuring artists in southwestern New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. For the Taste ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Tri-County Arts Council, 110 W. State St., is offering two mixed media arts camps for children Monday through Friday during the final week of July and a puppet making workshop on Aug. 7.  "Creating Art Inspired By Eric Carle," taught byTara Dedrick, is geared to ages 5 to 7.

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OLEAN, NY — The city’s summer concert series in Lincoln Park at the corner of State and Union streets will continue Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with jazz tunes by the LTM Trio. The concert series began on June 2 and will continue every Thursday until Sept. 2. Sunday afternoon concerts are ...

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OLEAN, NY — The city’s summer concert series in Lincoln Park at the corner of State and Union streets will continue Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a performance by the Kokomo Time Band. The group, which plays beach party music, had been scheduled to perform on July 8, but the concert was canceled ...

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OLEAN, NY — An exhibit of neo-traditional Native American pottery, sculpture and paintings by father and son Peter and Mike Jones will close July 24 at Tri-County Arts Gallery, 110 W. State St., with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The reception will feature a guitar performance by Mike Jones and ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St., is offering the following afternoon programs in July. Registration is not required. "The Wonderful World of Bats!" on Friday at 2 p.m. will feature Jerry Schneider of Morpho Productions, who will invite his audience to enter the exotic ...

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OLEAN, NY — Thursday's summer concert in Lincoln Park has been postponed because of predictions of inclement weather. According to a news release from the city's Youth and Recreation Department, the concert, which was to feature the Kokomotime Band, will be rescheduled for another ...

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OLEAN, NY — The city’s summer concert series in Lincoln Park at the corner of State and Union streets will continue on July 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a performance by Generations. The group specializes in oldies from the 1950s and '60s. The concert series began on June 2 and will continue every ...

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Five P.R.I.D.E. Weekend events are scheduled to take place in the Greater Olean area this coming weekend.  The Olean Regional Justice Coalition has organized the first event, Friday's 6-to-8 p.m. Take Pride Protest, which will be in Lincoln Park, East State Street between South Union and South ...

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OLEAN, NY — The city’s summer concert series in Lincoln Park at the corner of State and Union streets will continue on Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a performance by Fair To Fiddlin. The group specializes in bluegrass, folk, classic country and original music. The concert series began on ...

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