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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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3. Hopeman Memorial Recital Series – James Fackenthal

The University of Rochester Carillon Society’s Hopeman Memorial Recital Series continues next week with James Fackenthal. Fackenthal is a freelance musician and scientific consultant who plays various string and wind instruments. 7 p.m. on July 18 on the Eastman Quadrangle ...

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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


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


 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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Genesee County Fair


 Genesee County Fair This summer marks the 179th annual Genesee County Fair.   One of the longest running county fairs in New York, area residents go to the fair to enjoy classic eats, meet and greets with animals, kids rides ...

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RUN DEEP R&B and soul performer Deva Mahal kicks off her national tour in support of the release of her new album Run Deep. She connects with her audience through her raw, emotional, honest lyrics conveying moments of love and ...

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Impossibly Real


Impossibly real Rochester Contemporary Arts Center announces its latest public sculpture, a magnificent tree called Kalpa. Created by San Francisco-based art and design studio Symmetry Labs and lead artist Alexander Green, Kalpa is named after the wish-granting tree Kalpavriksha—or “Tree ...

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1. Rochester’s fireworks show


Independence Day is just around the corner, and The Penthouse at One East Avenue is celebrating with a 360-degree view of Rochester’s fireworks show. From its 11-story outdoor deck, visitors will see fireworks from Frontier Field, the City of Rochester ...

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2. Paddle Carving Course

If you’re looking for a new hobby, look no further. The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting a paddle carving course where participants are invited to carve a traditional softwood paddle with edge tools. The seven-hour course will be ...

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Finger Lakes Health is offering MASH (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp for eighth- and ninth-grade students to explore health-related careers. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 10 and 11. Flhealth.org

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4. Old Goat Run

Saturday is Ganondagan’s Old Goat Run. The five-mile trail will lead runners through hills, streams, rocky areas, slippery mud boardwalks, forestry and lush meadows. Proceeds from the run will go to Friends of Ganondagan. Run begins at 9 a.m. at ...

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5. Anne of Green Gables

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is bringing the classic story of Anne Shirley to the stage. Broadway in the Finger Lakes presents “Anne of Green Gables,” an orphan girl who is creative, independent, stubborn and always getting into trouble. On ...

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Roc Pride Fest


Roc Pride Fest Pride Month is coming to a close, but the festivities continue with Roc Pride Fest beginning July 14. Seabreeze hosts the kickoff event, Q-Day, followed by the Pride 5K Run and beach party picnic on July 15. ...

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