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1. Trio East


Some of Rochester’s finest jazz musicians will be playing at the College at Brockport’s Tower Fine Arts Center this weekend. Trio East is made up of Jeff Campbell on bass, Clay Jenkins of trumpet and Rich Thompson on the drums. ...

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2. Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End

Geva Theatre Center has brought an encore of last year’s sold out hit “Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End.” Written by journalist sisters Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, starring Pam Sherman and directed by Mark Cuddy, Bombeck is America’s favorite average ...

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3. Miriam Fried

Miriam Fried, hailed as one of the world’s pre-eminent violinists, will be offering a master class through the Eastman School of Music. She has played with all of the big name orchestras in both the United States and Europe and ...

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4. First Fest

Rochester/Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Trail is hosting its first annual tasting event: First Fest. Guests will find a mix of nearly 30 breweries, wineries, cideries and distillers serving up some of their top products. VIP hour from 6 to 7 ...

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5. Silent Voices…Silent Rooms

Main Street Arts Gallery in Clifton Springs is hosting a solo exhibition by gallery artist Robert Ernst Marx. Silent Voices…Silent Rooms includes 42 paintings, drawings and etchings by the local artist. His work is intense and features dark and brooding ...

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1. After School Art Experience


Main Street Arts is hosting an open house for their After School Art Experience. The program is an immersive art experience for youth, giving them the opportunity to create art in the gallery. Pamela Viggiani, artist and educator, will be ...

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2. The Cheng-Chow Trio

Eastman School of Music’s Faculty Artists Series continues with The Cheng-Chow Trio. Alan Chow, associate professor of piano, plays alongside his twin brother, Alvin Chow, and Alvin’s wife, Angela Cheng. On the program are works by Milhaud, Debussy, Copland, Gershwin ...

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3. Into the Woods

Cobblestone Players are performing Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” which is a playful take on the adventures of notable characters such as Little Red, Cinderella and Rapunzel, whose paths intertwine throughout the story. March 22 to 24 at Cobblestone Performing ...

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4. Youth Symposium

The Theta Omega Sigma chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. is hosting its annual Youth Symposium, and this year’s theme is A SAFE Place for Our Youth. The symposium will highlight prevalent concerns affecting young citizens such as peer ...

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5. Lines in the Dust

Geva Theatre Center’s Hornet’s Nest—a series of script-in-hand readings with professional actors—continues with Nikkole Salter’s “Lines in the Dust.” The play explores the education system when Dentira loses the charter school lottery for her daughter and must find another way ...

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1. GardenScape


This weekend is the 22nd edition of GardenScape. The theme this year is enchanted gardens, and the flower and garden show will be held at the Dome Center in Henrietta. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 15 and 16 and ...

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2. ShamROC’in 3

The Penthouse at One East Avenue is hosting ShamROC’in 3 featuring live music, a bird’s eye view of the parade, food and drinks. Hall Pass, a local ’80s rock band, performs 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sisters of Murphy, ...

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3. You Can’t Take it With You

Screen Plays Theater Company is presenting “You Can’t Take it With You,” a former Broadway play and Best Picture winner at the 1939 Academy Awards The comedy pits the eccentric Sycamore family against the prim and proper bigwigs of Wall ...

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4. Headshots for Resiliency

Natalie Sinisgalli Photography is hosting Headshots for Resiliency the week of April 8 to benefit the YWCA. Each participant will receive 15 minutes of directed camera time with Sinisgalli and one retouched digital image. Space is limited, so don’t hesitate ...

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5. The Humans

This is the last weekend to see Geva Theatre Center’s presentation of “The Humans.” Family hopes and myths are shared and shattered over Thanksgiving dinner for three generations of the Blake Family. Written by Stephen Karam, “The Humans” made its ...

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