InTRANSIT Band Rocks at RiverStone Estate!

It was a magical night at the outdoor concert of Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts (ARCA) as an audience from all across the region danced all night in the twilight at beautiful RiverStone Estate…   Or enjoyed the concert from their lawn chairs.   As the phenomenal InTRANSIT band’s wailing instrumentalists – the Trumpet (with … Read more

Dazzled by The David Mayfield Parade

Still laughing from DAVID MAYFIELD’s brilliant patter about his post-COVID vacation plans… hysterical! He is an entertainer that oozes charm and personality and is infectiously energetic as the consummate showman delivering virtuosic musical performances with impressive vocal, instrumental and song-writing chops. This is what ARCA is all about – GENIUS in our midst from The David Mayfield … Read more

ARCA featured in Butler Eagle article – June 17, 2022

Thanks to new Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts (ARCA) Board members Dan and Karen Mortland for instigating the wonderful article by Eric Freehling in the Butler Eagle on June 17, 2022 which begins to tell the story of this little arts organization, created and fueled by a community of volunteers and founding/current Board members … Read more

Chantal Joseph Enchants and Electrifies Lincoln Hall Audience

Quenching our thirsting-SOULS after the long hiatus, last night the joyous & electrifying artistry of vocalist CHANTAL JOSEPH with the wailing and tasty musicianship of Howie Alexander-keys, Dwayne Dolphin-bass, and Dennis Garner-drums RENEWED HOPE and opened our hearts again that THIS is what life is ALL about! https://alleghenyriverstone.org/event/chantal-joseph-an-evening-of-rb-soul/ THANK YOU to these eloquent BEINGS for … Read more

ARCA Commissions SPARK YOUR CREATIVITY Educational Video

Ever felt stymied by a challenge in a project only to listen to some music or take a walk outside and come back with the answer?   You are not alone.  Composers for centuries found that ‘ambulatory’ thinking processes stimulated creative juices. Ludwig van Beethoven took long country walks after lunch making note of words as … Read more

Compliant with CDC & Pennsylvania COVID Guidelines

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts has followed the COVID guidelines established by Pennsylvania’s Governor Wolf and the CDC.   After the COVID shutdown  in the Spring of 2020, ARCA reopened with concerts from July to October, 2020 in strict observance of socially distanced seating, masking and 50% capacity audiences. ARCA cancelled concerts again in November and December of … Read more

Important Message About ARCA REOPENING POLICIES after COVID-19 closures

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts closely monitored the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, the President’s Task Force and Governor Tom Wolf’s office. The health and safety of its Members, patrons, performers and Red Brick Gallery customers and artists are of paramount importance to ARCA. To protect its … Read more

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra in Foxburg!

On Saturday, November 15 the performance of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra in Foxburg’s Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School brought the packed house to their feet in a standing ovation!  Hear the exciting conclusion of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony on ARCA’s youtube channel. The 80 musicians of PYSO range in ages from 14-20 and are selected by rigorous … Read more

Jazz and Poetry Scores a Touchdown

Yesterday’s beautifully sunny afternoon (Sunday, November 9) was a win in Lincoln Hall for those who wisely skipped watching the Steelers lose to the New York Jets.  Once again, poets Andy Johnson and Phil Terman read selected works from their own writings, each accompanied by their own group of musicians, poets in their own right … Read more

Generosity to the Community

At a time when the Allegheny River Valley region is blessed to have the Blueprint Communities Initiative, the re-paving of Ritchey Run and the re-opening of the Emlenton Hill road – the November 1 Beatles Tribute Concert presented by Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts in Emlenton’s Crawford Center brought together the contributions of many … Read more