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4. Hopeman Memorial Recital Series

Next week’s Hopeman Memorial Recital Series concert—hosted by the University of Rochester Carillon Society—is Gordon Slater, a Canadian carillonneur, bassoonist, organist and conductor. Slater is best known for serving as Dominion Carillonneur of Canada from 1977 until 2008. Concert begins ...

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Soapy Session

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Soapy Session The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting a soap-making workshop with Lisa Fredrickson of Flint Creek Soap. The first part of the class will be spent learning the science and history behind soap-making, and the second half ...

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WALL\THERAPY

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WALL\THERAPY WALL\THERAPY’s 2018 program launches tonight featuring six artists—one local—to create murals throughout the city. This is WALL\THERAPY’s seventh year, and co-curators Ian Wilson (founder) and Erich Lehman (lead organizer) are opting for a more intimate experience for the artist. ...

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Ontario County Fair

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   Ontario County Fair The Ontario County Fair turns 175 years old this year. Stop by the Ontario County Fairgrounds in Canandaigua July 24 to 28 for exciting events. Here are some highlights: Tuesday, July 24: Fit Fair/Senior Day • 12:30 ...

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1. Julien Labro

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Accordion and bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro is set to open the Canandaigua Lake Music Festival. The French artist has toured Europe, North America, the Middle East and South America. His set, “Café Music of Argentina,” starts with a musicians’ chat ...

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2. Marc Antoine

Marc Antoine is the next performer in Exodus to Jazz’s summer lineup. Latin-tinged jazz is his specialty, and he has played backing guitar for big names like Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Sting and Cher. Doors open at 6 p.m. on ...

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4. Seratones

Louisiana quartet the Seratones are performing at George Eastman Museum’s Garden Vibes summer concert series next week. The band draws from Memphis soul, Mississippi Delta blues, New Orleans jazz and Texas swing. Concert begins at 6 p.m. on July 18 ...

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5. The Frog Prince

Rochester Association of Performing Arts presents “The Frog Prince.” The timeless tale follows a young princess with big choices on her hands. Should she marry the pushy Prince Frederick? Should she care for the large frog who desperately wants to ...

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European perspective

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European perspective Photographer Dick Bennett is the featured artist at Image City Photography Gallery this month. Bennett’s exhibit is titled Europe ’71-’72: A Student’s Perspective, and it chronicles his time as a student in Vienna, Austria. During his stay, Bennett ...

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50th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival

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 50th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival It’s festival season. This weekend marks the 50th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival. The festival kicks off with a 1969 Revival Parade, which includes floats from that year. The parade will be specially choreographed ...

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