Audience awed & inspired by Barbara Nissman’s poetry, passion & virtuosity

On a beautiful Palm Sunday afternoon in Foxburg’s Lincoln Hall, a full house was spiritually uplifted, inspired and awed by the moving musicianship and technical virtuosity of pianist Barbara Nissman in a program, Music to Love. Performing composers whose work she has championed and recorded in her storied career – Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Chopin and … Read more

ARCA’s 2024 “Season of Inspiration”

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts’ 2024 “Season of Inspiration” celebrates the founding vision of ARCA President Dr. Arthur Steffee and all those who for eighteen years have come together to create a community that treasures the pristine splendor of the Allegheny-Clarion River valley in Foxburg and the glorious music and art that reflects that … Read more

Incomparable Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Thrill Sold Out audience

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts proudly presented for its enthusiastic bluegrass loving audience 2019 Grammy Award winner MICHAEL CLEVELAND AND FLAMEKEEPER on Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 PM in Foxburg’s Lincoln Hall.  With a Grammy for his 2019 CD TALL FIDDLER and a record-setting 12 wins as Fiddle Player of the Year by the International Bluegrass … Read more

A-C Valley Students Amazed by Wurlitzer Informances

On Monday morning, December 12, 2022, Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts continued its successful Educational ArtReach Program in partnership with the Allegheny-Clarion Valley Schools as it bused four hundred students in grades K to 6 and the Jr. and Sr. High band and chorus for Wurlitzer theatre organ “Informances” in Foxburg’s Lincoln Hall by … 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

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