Author Archives: Lisa Granite

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. ...

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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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Athena Award nominees sought

This year marks the 32nd year the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, the Women’s Council, have recognized local businesswomen with the Athena Award. The group seeks nominees for its 2018 Athena and Athena Young Professional awards. The ...

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Nocon receives 31st annual Athena Award

Nannette Nocon, private wealth adviser for Nocon & Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., was honored with the 31st annual Athena Award on Thursday at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. She is one of 12 women who were ...

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Nocon receives 31st Athena Award


Nannette Nocon, private wealth adviser for Nocon & Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., received the 2017 Athena Award at a luncheon Thursday. Melisza Campos was the Athena Young Professional Award recipient.  

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Non-Profit Report: The American Red Cross

Non-Profit Report: The American Red Cross, Greater Rochester Chapter, Western and Central New York Region is part of the national organization that provides disaster relief and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Clara Barton founded the first ...

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