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1. DANCE/Strasser


The College at Brockport’s Department of Dance presents DANCE/Strasser this weekend. Mariah Maloney, artistic director and faculty member, has curated a program of innovative and exciting pieces by up-and-coming choreographers in the dance department. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April ...

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2. The Peacemakers

Rochester Oratorio Society is set to perform The Peacemakers, a multimedia world masterpiece by contemporary Welsh composer Karl Jenkins. In addition to the music, Lucy Winters Dirkin has curated a series of projected images reflecting the text of the work, ...

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3. Long Day’s Journey into Night

Rochester Community Players: Irish Program is bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill’s autobiographical play “Long Day’s Journey into Night” to life. Taking place on a single day in Connecticut in 1912, the Tyrone family is thrust into crisis when the ...

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4. Carolyn Bowman Theatre Symposium

Roberts Wesleyan College is hosting its second biannual Carolyn Bowman Theatre Symposium on Friday April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Howard Stowe Cultural Life Center The symposium focuses on the creation and ideation of performance art, ...

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5. Surveyor of the Soul

The Eastman School of Music is offering a screening of “Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor of the Soul.” Filmmaker Huey will be on-site to discuss the film with Laura Walls following the screening. 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5 at the ...

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Baroque and Blue


Baroque and Blue Society for Chamber Music in Rochester continues its 42nd season by pairing live classical music and wine tasting. Baroque and Blue has become a popular tradition, and this time around there will be an inside look at ...

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Lori VanAuken: Five Women I Admire

Lori VanAuken

There have been plenty of men who have influenced my path in life—my dad who instilled a strong work ethic; my supportive husband who reminds me to keep a balance of work, family and fun; former teachers, bosses and co-workers who have all helped me develop various skills and perspectives...

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Tech Tip: A few must-have smartphone apps

Salley Thornton

More than once I’ve said aloud, “Gosh, could I really use a personal assistant!” We teach our kids it’s not about working harder, it’s about working smarter. Nothing fits the bill better than smartphone apps that streamline, remind, organize and entertain...

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