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Fireside folk

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Fireside folk Fireside Collective is performing at the George Eastman Museum Garden Vibes Summer Concert next week. The band blends bluegrass, funk, rock and blues to make a refreshing folk sound. Fireside Collective was recognized for their unique genre of ...

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Mary Jemison story at Ganondagan

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Mary Jemison story at Ganondagan Award-winning vocalist Joanne Shenandoah is bringing her artistry to Ganondagan’s final summer Friends of Ganondagan event. At “Meteor Showers, Storytelling, and Song,” Shenandoah will take center stage for a presentation based on her recent audio ...

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Use Big Ideas

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Use Big Ideas The Rochester Museum and Science Center is bringing back “The Last Question.” The Strasenburgh Planetarium event—originally produced in the early 1970s—is a quiet, contemplative show that starts in 2061 and ends up trillions of years into the ...

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Musical journey home

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Musical journey home Austin Giorgio, famous for his appearance on ABC’s “The Voice,” returns home for a single performance at Geva Theatre Center. Giorgio and his five-piece jazz band will perform original songs as well as Motown classics. Included in ...

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Wilder Weekend

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Wilder Weekend The Genesee Country Village & Museum once again celebrates Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the “Little House on the Prairie” books, this weekend. Wilder Weekend includes special guests Brenda and Wendi Turnbaugh, the twins who portrayed Grace Ingalls ...

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Scavenger history hunt

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Scavenger history hunt The Landmark Society’s Young Urban Preservationists are hosting a bike scavenger hunt of local historic sites this weekend. Teams of one-to-six cyclists are invited to see some of the most fascinating structures in Rochester. Following the tour, ...

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Let the audience be the judge

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Let the audience be the judge The Penfield Players’ will present their latest show, “The Trials of Robin Hood,” on Saturday at the Penfield Amphitheater. Directed by Meredith Powell, the audience will be the judge on whether Robin Hood is ...

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Soapy Session

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Soapy Session The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting a soap-making workshop with Lisa Fredrickson of Flint Creek Soap. The first part of the class will be spent learning the science and history behind soap-making, and the second half ...

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WALL\THERAPY

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WALL\THERAPY WALL\THERAPY’s 2018 program launches tonight featuring six artists—one local—to create murals throughout the city. This is WALL\THERAPY’s seventh year, and co-curators Ian Wilson (founder) and Erich Lehman (lead organizer) are opting for a more intimate experience for the artist. ...

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Ontario County Fair

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   Ontario County Fair The Ontario County Fair turns 175 years old this year. Stop by the Ontario County Fairgrounds in Canandaigua July 24 to 28 for exciting events. Here are some highlights: Tuesday, July 24: Fit Fair/Senior Day • 12:30 ...

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European perspective

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European perspective Photographer Dick Bennett is the featured artist at Image City Photography Gallery this month. Bennett’s exhibit is titled Europe ’71-’72: A Student’s Perspective, and it chronicles his time as a student in Vienna, Austria. During his stay, Bennett ...

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50th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival

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 50th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival It’s festival season. This weekend marks the 50th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival. The festival kicks off with a 1969 Revival Parade, which includes floats from that year. The parade will be specially choreographed ...

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Genesee County Fair

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 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 rides ...

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