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Nazareth wins award for SPARK Grant (access required)


Nazareth College won the 2019 National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Chevron Award for the college’s SPARK Grant. Nazareth launched the SPARK Grant in January 2018 to help students studying abroad and completing summer internships. The grant provides $1,500 ...

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2. Finger Lakes Homes & Lifestyle Show

Del Lago Resort & Casino is hosting the Finger Lakes Homes & Lifestyle Show this weekend. Featuring 100 quality home improvement and lifestyle vendors, homeowners will get expert advice for spring and summer projects. HGTV host of “New Spaces” Jim ...

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3. Saturday Night Fever

The Greece Performing Arts Society celebrates 50 years of music-making with Saturday Night Fever: Hits of the 1970s. The gala will showcase GPAS ensembles, and audiences can sing along to ’70s hits like “Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” Dancing Queen” and ...

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4. Imagine RIT

Over 400 interactive exhibits in science, technology, engineering and the arts are on display at the 12th annual Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival. Over 30,000 people are expected to attend this year’s fest. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on ...

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5. The Melody Masters Big Band

The Melody Masters Big Band is presenting a two-set concert to benefit the Rochester Education Foundation, supporting students in need in the Rochester City School District. Featured jazz artists include Nancy Boone, baritone saxophone, Clay Jenkins, trumpet and Mark Kellogg, ...

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Allen Vizzutti


Allen Vizzutti Roberts Wesleyan College is hosting Seattle-based trumpet virtuoso Allen Vizzutti as the guest artist accompanying the Roberts Wesleyan College Community Orchestra this weekend. Vizzutti will perform trumpet pyrotechnics and classic jazz tunes. The master trumpeter has taught internationally, ...

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The Royale


The Royale Geva Theatre Center is closing its 2018-19 Fielding Studio Series with Marco Ramirez’s “The Royale.” The production comes from Ithaca’s Kitchen Theatre Co. and is directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh.  This drama packs an unforgettable punch with boxer Jay ...

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On stage with masks


On stage with masks The Cobblestone Players are presenting the Sisters of Hoboken in the musical comedy “Nunsense.” The story follows five nuns—an eclectic cast of characters. There’s the wacky Reverend Mother, a sassy second in command Sister Hubert, a ...

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