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Author Archives: Lisa Granite

Plasticiens Volants

Plasticiens Volants Don’t miss the free performances of Plasticiens Volants at Parcel 5 Sept. 13 and 14. The famous French company returns to Fringe this year with a new show: “Pearl: Secrets of the Sea.” You’ll see a tale involving ...

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The art of taking over

Stepping into a leadership role at an established business requires a steady hand and a bit of finesse. The hurdles are many—and can include everything from shoring up an organization’s lackluster performance to reassuring an apprehensive staff. Susan Horne, president ...

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Amazing light

Amazing light Image City Photography Gallery presents The Magic of Light 2019. The gallery’s 12th annual juried show features over 100 photographers showcasing over 130 framed images. Opening reception is Friday, Jan. 4 from 5 to 9 p.m., where two ...

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1. A Layer Beneath

International Art Acquisitions is currently displaying A Layer Beneath. Featuring Janet Richardson’s “Mingus” series, the exhibit is a marriage of structured composition and organic texture. Pictured is oil and mixed media on paper. On display Jan. 1 to 31. internationalartacquisitions.com

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Breathing new life into Rochester’s old buildings

The repurposing trend has grown beyond household objects to encompass the entire house—or rather, warehouse. Old and often abandoned buildings are being upcycled into dynamic new spaces, salvaging a piece of Rochester’s history and giving both a new chapter. The ...

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1. Young Scientist Day with JoJo

The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting Young Scientist Day with JoJo. JoJo is best known for his appearance on NBC’s Little Big Shots with host Steve Harvey, as well as his YouTube channel, “JoJo’s Science Show.” JoJo has ...

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2. ‘Boundaries’

New film “Boundaries,” starring Vera Farmiga and Christopher Plummer, is playing at The Little Theatre tonight. Farmiga plays a single mother forced to drive her estranged pot-dealing father Jack (Plummer) from Texas to California with her troubled son Henry. thelittle.org ...

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3. ‘Godspell’

Rob Sharman directs an updated version of the classical musical “Godspell” at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center. In this play, Jesus and his disciples use song to deliver the messages of the stories from the gospel. July 12, 13 and ...

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4. Keith Urban

Country star Keith Urban is making his way back to Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center this weekend for his Graffiti U World Tour with special guest Kelsea Ballerini. Doors open at 6 and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. ...

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5. Hopeman Memorial Recital Series

The University of Rochester Carillon Society is bringing back the Hopeman Memorial Recital Series this summer, starting off with Tatiana Lukyanova on July 9. Lukyanova earned her undergraduate degree in piano and organ performance and her master’s in organ and ...

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‘Out My Window’

‘Out My Window’ Gail Albert Halaban’s photographs are on display beginning Saturday at the George Eastman Museum. The exhibit, titled “Out My Window,” features Halaban’s works from the earliest to most recent phases of her project. Visitors are invited to ...

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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 ...

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Shakespeare, Bollywood style

Shakespeare, Bollywood style Bollywood isn’t usually a term that comes to mind when you think of Shakespeare. But Rochester Community Players’ Shakespeare Players and WallByrd Theatre Co. are giving a Shakespeare play a Bollywood twist. “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” ...

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More couples opting for shared custody of children (access required)

The scenario was at one time similar in nearly every divorce case: The mother got primary custody while the father would visit his children once or twice a week and every other weekend. Fortunately, times have changed; more and more ...

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