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We are live at the 38th annual Autumn Classic Marching Band Competition at Parkway Field. A great day to be outside. Get down here and enjoy the sounds of the areas BEST High School Marching Bands. ... See MoreSee Less

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I’m Daly. I am 8 year old cat that loves attention so I’m not really a big fan of other animals. I’m as independent as they come but i would certainly take to having a nice mellow home and a lap pal. My favorite place to sleep in is my box. I loooooove my box. I sleep there, bathe there, and even use it as my scratching post!
One very special thing that sets me apart from all the other cats is i only have 3 legs, but that doesn’t stop me from being me. If you are looking for a house buddy and a best pal for life than I’m the cat for you!
For more information on Daly, contact: SPCA in Cattaraugus County
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Olean, NY 14760
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That's a wrap. Owls are victorious with a 42-0 win over Elk Catholic! The Owls travel to Ridgway next Friday night. ... See MoreSee Less

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Start of the 4th and the mercy rule is in effect. Owls up 35-0! Listen live at www.wesb.com and www.100.1thehero.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Community Calendar

Hearts For Texas – A benefit for the victims of Hurricane Harvey @ Good Times Of Olean
Sep 24 all-day

A benefit show for the victims of the devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Featuring music bY:

Freddy And The Jets

No Name Trio featuring Lisa Platko Auteri

The 9 Milers

The Bob Hartle Band

Benefit for Rob & Carol Dennis @ Smethport Fire Department
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Benefit for Rob & Carol Dennis @ Smethport Fire Department | Smethport | Pennsylvania | United States

Benefit for Rob and Carol Dennis. Rob was severely injured in an accident at his home and is facing the fight of his life! Please come out and give moral and financial support to this family.

Includes chicken barbecue, auction, live music.

‘Between the Line and the Mind’ Art Exhibit by Samila Sosic @ KOA Art Gallery, Blaisdell Hall
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Opening reception and artist talk at noon on Sept. 8

Paige’s Poetry Slam @ Bradford Area Public Library
Sep 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Paige's Poetry Slam @ Bradford Area Public Library | Bradford | Pennsylvania | United States

Aspiring poets can share their works and passion for poetry with others.  Paige Thomas, a local high school student and poet, is organizing the event. If you want to share your poetry, or song lyrics, please contact the Bradford Area Public Library to register at (814) 362-6527 or register at the circulation desk. The event is free and open to the public.

Independent Film Series- The Hero @ Main Street Movie House
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm
Independent Film Series- The Hero @ Main Street Movie House | Bradford | Pennsylvania | United States

The Hero
R Run Time 1:33
Starring: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter
An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.


‘Between the Line and the Mind’ Art Exhibit by Samila Sosic @ KOA Art Gallery, Blaisdell Hall
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Opening reception and artist talk at noon on Sept. 8

‘Between the Line and the Mind’ Art Exhibit by Samila Sosic @ KOA Art Gallery, Blaisdell Hall
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Opening reception and artist talk at noon on Sept. 8

Derrick City VFD Bingo @ Derrick City Fire Hall
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
Celebrate Recovery meeting @ Open Arms Community Church
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm

Anyone with recovery issues is invited to attend.

Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. A large group meeting is at 7 p.m. Small, break-out meetings start at 8 p.m.

Dave Mancini Trio with Friends @ Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm
Dave Mancini Trio with Friends @ Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts | Saint Bonaventure | New York | United States

The Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University continues on Wednesday, 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 the world with many of the premier artists in the business, including legendary trumpet player and former Tonight Show Band leader Doc Severinsen, Maynard Ferguson, Maureen McGovern, Rosemary Clooney and many others.

He has shared the bandstand with numerous jazz greats at New York City’s famous jazz nightclub, “Eddie Condon’s.”

As a percussionist, he has performed with Chuck Mangione, Tony Bennett, Diahann Carroll and Johnny Mathis, and in the pit orchestra for a number of musical theater productions. He has also performed as a drum set/percussion artist with the majority of symphony orchestras in the United States and Canada, including the Boston Pops; Chicago, Dallas and Seattle symphonies; the National Symphony at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; and the Toronto Symphony.

He is also a composer, with numerous published compositions for solo percussion and percussion ensemble to his credit. It’s that part of his resume that served as the catalyst for this performance.

“Dave played on campus with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Big Band the last two years,” said Dr. Leslie Sabina, director of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at St. Bonaventure. “He happened to mention to me that he’s not only a percussionist and drummer, but a composer as well.”

Mancini accepted Sabina’s invitation to present to his SBU music composition class last semester.

“It was great,” said Sabina. “And then I thought how great it would be to hear his pieces as they are supposed to be played, with a live band and proper instrumentation.”

Mancini will be joined for the campus performance by his trio mates: Rebecca Gilbert, principal flutist for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and a master class instructor across the U.S., and pianist Nick Weiser, director of jazz studies at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Weiser has performed around the world and gives lectures and master classes at universities and institutions nationwide.

Rounding out the ensemble will be violinist Tigran Vardanyan, a member of the Rochester Philharmonic who teaches at Nazareth College and SUNY Oswego; and Kieran Hanlon, assistant professor of double bass and jazz at SUNY Fredonia, principal bassist of the Erie Philharmonic, and substitute bassist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

The group will perform several pieces composed by Mancini as well as songs written by Claude Bolling, a French jazz pianist who was “enormously popular” in the 1980s, and a couple of South American-influenced pieces.

“Our program brings together the classical and jazz worlds,” said Mancini. “My original compositions are influenced by both jazz and classical music, with an influence of Latin American music as well.”

Sabina said the program will appeal to a wide audience. “It’s a very accessible program, particularly for anybody who enjoys nice melodies and harmonies,” he said.

Mancini, a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, is an artist/clinician for Yamaha Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, and Vic Firth drumsticks and mallets. He visits schools and universities throughout the U.S. and Canada as a guest soloist and workshop/master class instructor. He is also the author of “Drum Set Fundamentals,” as well as a number of articles on drum set techniques and careers in the music industry.

This performance is open to the public and is free for SBU students, faculty and staff. For all others, tickets are $5. For ticket information, call the Quick Center box office at (716) 375-2492.

The Martine Performing Arts Series, presented by St. Bonaventure’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is funded by a grant from the university’s James J. Martine Faculty Development Endowment.

Performances will continue through the 2017-18 academic year. Next up is the Rochester City Ballet, which will give a demonstration and mini-performance of dances from their “Bound for Brubeck” show at the Quick Center at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4.