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1. Black & White Invitational


On display through July 9 at Image City Photography Gallery is the Black & White Invitational. Seven artists highly skilled in black and white photography show off their work in this exhibition, including Don DeLong, Bill Edwards, Rick Garcia, Jones ...

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3. Murder for Two

Bristol Valley Theater continues its summer season with “Murder for Two.” This musical/comedy/mystery features two actors who play all the roles, all the while stealing turns at the piano. It’s described as the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder. ...

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5. Summer Sings

Summer Sings returns to the Eastman School of Music in July. Readings of popular choral repertoire kick off on July 9 with Brahms’ “Ein Deutsches Requiem,” featuring Rayvon T. J. Moore as conductor. 7:30 p.m. esm.rochester.edu

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1. A.J. Dungan

This weekend is the last weekend to catch artist A.J. Dungan’s work at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center. Dungan draws on his classic academic training and passion for color field painting as well as abstract impressionism. His latest series, (hu)MAN ...

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2. Free Fishing Days

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced several free fishing days in 2019, and Finger Lakes Museum will host one on Saturday, June 29. Fishing expert Alan Fess will offer tips and tricks. 8 to 11 a.m. fingerlakesmuseum.org

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4. Independence Day

The City of Rochester celebrates Independence Day with a fireworks show and live music. Festivities begin on the Main Street Bridge, from South Avenue to Exchange Street. Music begins at 7 p.m. with Paul Boutte & The Motown Revue, Orquestra ...

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5. Moonlight Stroll Concert Series

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park kicks off the Moonlight Stroll Concert Series on Friday, June 28 at 8 p.m. with Paulsen & Baker, featuring Chaapel. The artists bring folk, rock and “good time” music. sonnenberg.org

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1. Music of the Swingin’ 60’s


Bristol Valley Theater begins its 2019 summer season with “So Happy Together: Music of the Swingin’ 60’s.” Created by director Katelyn Cantu and musical director Michael Radi, the groovy musical revue celebrates tunes from the iconic era. From pop to ...

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2. The Magician’s Cape

Writers & Books presents The Magician’s Cape. Hnossa is offering an encore performance of the original adaptation of the Swedish folktale of a wizard who defeats a would-be kidnapper to rescue a kind child. Performed by Didrik Soderstrom. June 27 ...

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3. Family Fun Day

Children Awaiting Parents/the Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency are celebrating the importance of family with interactive games, face painting, food, a bounce house, vendors and more. The Rochester community is invited to participate in Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. ...

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4. Rochester Red Wings

The Rochester Red Wings are home for four out of seven games next week. It’s Olympic Night on June 24 at 7:05 p.m., T-shirt Tuesday on June 25 at 12:35 p.m., Major League Night on June 28 at 7:05 p.m. ...

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5. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

In Partnership with the Islamic Center of Rochester, the George Eastman Museum’s Dryden Theatre presents Salam, a free film series. The next scheduled screening is “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia,” the story of a doctor, a prosecutor, a commissioner ...

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