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3. Sankofa Festival 2018

The Multi-Use Cultural Community Center is hosting two weeks of theatrical fun with Sankofa Festival 2018. This marks the 11th year of the festival and features works from local African American playwrights, actors and directors including “The GreenBook Chronicles,” “Night ...

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4. Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Rockers Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch will be at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Sept. 3. Curtains rise at 6 p.m. Come see Breaking Benjamin perform tracks from their recently released sixth studio album, “Ember.” darienlake.com/concerts

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5. Hair

Geva Theatre Center kicks off its 46th season with “Hair.” The love-rock musical celebrates the free-spirited vibes of the 1960s with hit songs like “Aquarius,” “Good Morning, Starshine” and “Let the Sunshine In.” It’s a summer of barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, ...

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Gas and steam

Mark Gutman/Daily News

Gas and steam Next weekend is the 52nd Annual Western New York Gas and Steam Engine Rally in Alexander, Genesee County. Families are invited to explore over 100 years of farming equipment history and bargain with 170 vendors at the ...

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Patterns of movement at Brockport

Trisha Brown Dance Company performs three dances at the Joyce Theatre on December 12, 2017.
These dances illuminate Brown’s connection to music: Salvatore Sciarrino’s flute in Geometry of Quiet; Dave Douglas's jazz sounds in Groove and Countermove; and Jean-Phillippe Rameau’s baroque opera in L’Amour au théâtre.
Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger.

Patterns of movement at Brockport Trisha Brown Dance Co. is performing at the College at Brockport next week. The Department of Dance is hosting two performances by the internationally acclaimed group. In addition to performances, the company will offer a ...

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50 Artists 50 Years


 50 Artists 50 Years Rochester Institute of Technology continues its 50th anniversary celebration with 50 Artists 50 Years. This exhibit is hosted by RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the world’s first and largest technological college for people who ...

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Promote our region’s greatness (access required)

2018 is the 120th anniversary of the Rochester Lilac Festival.

The Rochester region is a tremendous place to live and work for a variety of reasons, but many Rochesterians focus more on the negatives of living here than on the positives. Greater Rochester Enterprise, which works to attract new businesses ...

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Plastic waste accumulating in Great Lakes (access required)


Awareness is rising worldwide about the scourge of ocean plastic pollution, from Earth Day 2018 events to the cover of National Geographic magazine. But few people realize that similar concentrations of plastic pollution are accumulating in lakes and rivers. One ...

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1. 15th Annual GreekFest


This weekend marks the 15th Annual GreekFest. Stop by and immerse yourself in Greek culture, from music and dancing to food and desserts. Attendees can also tour the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit Community, a church that has ...

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2. Dog Day Afternoon

In conjunction with the Working Like a Dog exhibit in the John L. Wehle Gallery and National Dog Day, Genesee Country Village & Museum is hosting a Dog Day Afternoon on Saturday. At this event, guests can see how dogs ...

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3. Puzzle

The Little Theatre is showing the 2018 drama “Puzzle” tonight. Starring Kelly Macdonald and Irfan Khan, the movie depicts a suburban wife and mother who sneaks off to New York City to participate in a jigsaw puzzle tournament and experience ...

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