Author Archives: kplessinger

Cut & Paste

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Cut & Paste Rochester Contemporary Arts Center is premiering a new collage-related exhibition titled Cut & Paste on Friday, April 5. Cut & Paste explores the diversity of collage, its experimental nature and the social act of making art. Contributing ...

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Don Giovanni

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Don Giovanni Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is performing a rendition of Don Juan meeting the #Metoo movement with Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” The show premiered in Prague at the National Theater in 1787. This darkly comedic piece is one of Mozart’s ...

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Women On Wikipedia

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RIT Librarians Lara Nicosia and Kari Horowicz talk with RBJ reporter Diana Louise Carter about the Women on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, an event they held recently to edit and create content about women on Wikipedia, which tends to be male dominated in both its biographical information and its 33 million editors...

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Michael Hess on high-tech waste

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Michael Hess, founder, president and CEO of Waste Harmonics talks about the high-tech waste and recycling industry and “the internet of trash.” Subscribe to our podcast for free! Get the latest episodes of the RBJ BizCast instantly when you subscribe ...

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Maple Weekend

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Maple Weekend Maple Weekend kicks off this weekend and next and will be extended into the weekend of March 30 and 31. Sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers Association, maple farms welcome visitors to educate people first-hand on ...

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Terrifying fun in Country Village

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Terrifying fun in Country Village Halloween is coming a few days early to the Genesee Country Village & Museum. Youngsters and their families are welcome to come participate in a variety of trick-or-treating experiences. Tonight, there will be tricks and ...

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KettleFest

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KettleFest Kettle Ridge Farm in Victor is hosting its Fourth Annual KettleFest. KettleFest, billed as a “one-day celebration of sustainable farming and artisanship,” is a small yet popular festival in the Finger Lakes area. Over two dozen artisan vendors convene ...

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Mary Jemison story at Ganondagan

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Mary Jemison story at Ganondagan Award-winning vocalist Joanne Shenandoah is bringing her artistry to Ganondagan’s final summer Friends of Ganondagan event. At “Meteor Showers, Storytelling, and Song,” Shenandoah will take center stage for a presentation based on her recent audio ...

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Use Big Ideas

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Use Big Ideas The Rochester Museum and Science Center is bringing back “The Last Question.” The Strasenburgh Planetarium event—originally produced in the early 1970s—is a quiet, contemplative show that starts in 2061 and ends up trillions of years into the ...

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Wilder Weekend

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Wilder Weekend The Genesee Country Village & Museum once again celebrates Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the “Little House on the Prairie” books, this weekend. Wilder Weekend includes special guests Brenda and Wendi Turnbaugh, the twins who portrayed Grace Ingalls ...

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1. Nature as Muse

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Victoria Conners, a felting artist, is hosting a “Nature as Muse” exhibit at the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery at St. John Fisher College. The exhibition is reflective of Conners’ plein art felting depicting landscapes from national parks. On display through ...

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2. Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys are coming to perform at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center with the Mini Mansions on July 25. The band will perform songs from their latest album, “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.” Doors open at 6:30 p.m., ...

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