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1. EstroFest

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EstroFest is marking 20 years of performing sketch comedy with two shows this weekend. The popular troupe’s performance serves as a “FUN-raiser” for Blackfriars Theatre as it launches its 70th season. 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19 and Saturday May ...

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2. Intimate Apparel

The College at Brockport’s department of theatre and music studies presents two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage’s drama “Intimate Apparel.” The story follows an African-American seamstress who embarks on a pen-pal courtship with a man 1,000 miles away. 7:30 p.m. on ...

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3. Bravo Nights

Opera Guild of Rochester is offering a Bravo Nights event next week at the Little Theatre Café. The casual, cabaret-style evening features performances from baritone Aaron Bigeleisen and soprano Yvonne Trobe. 7 p.m. on April 23. operaguildofrochester.org

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4. Salam Film series

To honor the victims who suffered the atrocities at the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center in New Zealand, the Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum is presenting the Salam Film series. Partnered with the Islamic Center ...

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5. Hippity Hoppity Fun Run/Walk

Fleet Feet Rochester is hosting a free community Hippity Hoppity Fun Run/Walk as well as an Easter egg hunt for kids on Saturday, April 20. The egg hunt is for children 10 and under and a 5K will begin afterward. ...

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1. Through the Student Lens 2019

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Don’t miss Image City Photography Gallery’s latest exhibit titled Through the Student Lens 2019. Students from 18 participating Monroe County schools including Allendale Columbia, Le Roy, School of the Arts, West Irondequoit and World of Inquiry are featured in this ...

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2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The New York State Ballet presents Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a tale full of fairies, fireflies and flowers. The ballet conveys the story of Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Titania, Queen of the Fairies, as well as many ...

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3. STRAWBS

Music legends are coming to the Lovin Cup. STRAWBS are hailed as the UK’s most successful international progressive folk-rock band. The current STRAWBS includes David Cousins, Dave Lambert, Chas Cronk and Tony Fernandez. They are joined by keyboardist and guitarist ...

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4. Earth-friendly programs

Ganondagan is celebrating the planet with four days of Earth-friendly programs for youth and adults for April break. Participants will go on trail walks, learn about historical bark containers and make their own, create a seed bomb full of sunflower ...

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5. Michael P. Smith

Michael P. Smith is coming to Rochester, thanks to Golden Link Folk Singing Society Inc. Smith has been singing, writing and touring for over 50 years and is well known for his song “The Dutchman,” which is considered a classic ...

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1. DANCE/Strasser

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The College at Brockport’s Department of Dance presents DANCE/Strasser this weekend. Mariah Maloney, artistic director and faculty member, has curated a program of innovative and exciting pieces by up-and-coming choreographers in the dance department. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April ...

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2. The Peacemakers

Rochester Oratorio Society is set to perform The Peacemakers, a multimedia world masterpiece by contemporary Welsh composer Karl Jenkins. In addition to the music, Lucy Winters Dirkin has curated a series of projected images reflecting the text of the work, ...

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3. Long Day’s Journey into Night

Rochester Community Players: Irish Program is bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill’s autobiographical play “Long Day’s Journey into Night” to life. Taking place on a single day in Connecticut in 1912, the Tyrone family is thrust into crisis when the ...

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4. Carolyn Bowman Theatre Symposium

Roberts Wesleyan College is hosting its second biannual Carolyn Bowman Theatre Symposium on Friday April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Howard Stowe Cultural Life Center The symposium focuses on the creation and ideation of performance art, ...

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5. Surveyor of the Soul

The Eastman School of Music is offering a screening of “Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor of the Soul.” Filmmaker Huey will be on-site to discuss the film with Laura Walls following the screening. 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5 at the ...

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