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Regal Greece Ridge showing movies for the final time (access required)

The company abandoned its Irondequoit location in the Culver Ridge Plaza in 2020, prompting the property owner, Irondequoit TK Owner LLC, to file suit in state Supreme Court in Monroe County.

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RBTL to acquire, renovate Auditorium Center   (access required)

“For a very long time, Rochester has deserved a multi-stage venue, especially one of quality and historic significance,” said Arnie Rothschild, RBTL CEO and board chair. “Once refurbished, this will be an amazing showcase project for Rochester.” 

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Flower City Arts names new executive director   (access required)

Rapp is a social entrepreneur, therapist, published author and artist with a certificate in Strategic Nonprofit Leadership and a background in clinical supervision as a Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW).

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Cat Clay, ‘Good People’ nonprofit hosting fundraisers (access required)

Donated bowls at the Feb. 11 event at Radio Social will be sold for $25 to benefit the nonprofit Sample Soap (photo provided).

Cat Clay, located in the Hungerford Building off East Main St. in Rochester, is sponsoring the second Empty Bowl Benefit, with sales of pottery bowls going to Sample Soap, a nonprofit providing toiletries to needy residents.

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Finger Lakes Winter Carnival showcases the region’s winter offerings (access required)

The second annual Finger Lakes Winter Carnival is being held this weekend in Canandaigua, Ontario County.  The three-day event – which begins today – showcases the region’s winter offerings, including family-friend activities and chances to support small business owners.   A ...

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New gallery to feature work from local artists (access required)

Behind the Glass Gallery, featuring the work of three local artists each month, opens at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Mercantile on Main (photo provided).

Behind the Glass Gallery will feature the work of three artists each month. In addition to the gallery, the artists also will be featured on the Behind the Glass Gallery podcast (available on Spotify and Apple). Richard Colon and Quajay Donell host the podcast.

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Select tickets available for 2023 Lilac Festival   (access required)

The Rochester Lilac Festival’s 125th Anniversary celebration will take place May 12-21, marking the return of ten consecutive days of free, family entertainment.  Next year’s festival – which organizers expect will draw more than 500,000 visitors – will feature new and ...

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Rochester Black Authors Association hosts author chat  (access required)

Local children’s author, Darrick Dunham, will read an excerpt from his book, I’m Saved, Now What? 8 Ways to Live as a Saved Kid.   There will be a Q&A session for attendees to learn more about the author and his book, which will be for sale there.  

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Rochester muralist Dellarious’s art moves from I-490 underpasses to Public Market (access required)

Not bad for a guy who admits he wasn't the best student in school and wasn't even sure what vocation he would pursue. At one point he dabbled with creative writing in college but along the way decided to showcase his creativity through art instead.

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