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Study World of Inquiry’s example

I find it interesting that Mary Anna Towler (Urban Journal, August 26) calls for schools with an urban/suburban/ rural draw, and “superior teachers, facilities, and specialists” meant to “bring together in one place... students of a large area.” That idea, floated in the late 1960’s, did not actually go “nowhere.” It was the basis for the foundation of World of Inquiry Elementary School, which families clamored to get into, and which (now a K-12 school) is still a gem of the city school district. In the ensuing decades, however, access for students from outside the district was dropped for political and funding reasons. The exemplar is right in front of our noses, but we need to find out what happened to the broad geographic, socioeconomic, and cultural mix portion of a successful formula for that school so that we can keep from running into the same barriers. WENDY LOW

Migrants are our responsibility

During World War II, millions of refugees in Western and Eastern Europe were forced to abandon their homes to flee the Nazis. Once they reached the borders of their homeland, where could they go? Who would take them in? It is nauseating to consider how often our nation turned its back on these migrants in their time of crisis. 2 CITY

Fast forward 70 years. According to Amnesty International, the number of migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year is approaching a quarter of a million. Speaking as a concerned citizen of the United States, I find it shameful that the world’s most powerful navy is not doing more to aid these refugees. The size and magnitude of the US Navy carriers alone could provide shelter to tens of thousands of migrants fleeing war. If we truly are a humanitarian force for good, then we have a moral obligation to not only rescue these people when things go drastically wrong, but to provide them with a firstclass escort to freedom. For years, the innocent people of Libya and Syria have been held under the iron fist of sadistic warmongers, bloodthirsty mercenaries, religious fanatics, and calculating politicians. The children of these countries deserve far better than this. In cooperation with our European partners, we should vow to rescue and liberate every single migrant who attempts to cross the Mediterranean. Let us not lose another precious human life when we have the resources and capacity to intervene. After-all, history is only doomed to repeat itself when we fail to act on the lessons we have learned. GEORGE C. PAYNE

Founder and director of Gandhi Earth Keepers International

Paint job doesn’t fit neighborhood’s character

As a resident of the St. Paul Quarter, I couldn’t be more hopeful about the mission of Hive Village — the local LLC that is refurbishing some of the neighborhood’s buildings into loft and retail spaces. However, I couldn’t be more despondent about the

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colors that The Hive has chosen to paint the facade of the otherwise gorgeous old building at 155 St. Paul Street. Bright blue-periwinkle and saturated primary yellow now sting the eye as one walks along this previously beautiful stretch of the street. The only color that works (the building is now painted three colors) is the neutral gray on the left, which easily could have been used for the whole facade. If integration with the rest of the neighborhood is The Hive’s goal, then from a visual standpoint, it already risks failure. If uninformed, I would never guess that this is the work of a smart, dedicated, local company. Instead, I’d think it was the gaffe of an outof-town developer who never stopped to get a feel for the neighborhood. I would also never guess that the ground-level retail spaces are intended for small local businesses (part of the admirable Retailent Rochester campaign). Instead, I’d think those colors are setting the tone for a gimmick-based chain restaurant. I wrote to Hive Village with a request to tone down the colors and received a prompt and appreciative response. I got the impression that The Hive DOES value feedback. If others have opinions, messages can be sent via the contact form at www.hivevillage.com or to info@hiveprop.com. I absolutely agree with The Hive’s goal of an authentic urban neighborhood, but the color scheme insults the character that already exists here. VALERIE BERNER

Breath tests beat court

New York spends millions of dollars processing DWI drivers, which consumes court and probation employees’ time and creates expensive programs.

About 10 years ago, North Dakota introduced “24/7 Sobriety.” It requires repeat offenders to report each morning and evening for approximately five months to a police facility to submit to a breath test to prove they have not been drinking. Instead of separating offenders from their cars, this program concentrates on denying them alcohol. They can drive all they want. They’re under court order, however, not to drink. Noncompliance results in a mandatory and swift arrest and jail time. Since 2005, over sevenmillion tests have been administered to over 30,000 people. A 2013 paper in the American Journal of Health reveals that the program resulted in a 12-percent drop in drunk-driving arrests and a 9-percent drop in domestic violence arrests. Punishment, although modest, is swifter, more certain, and less costly. It is much easier to hold the violator in a local jail for a few nights than to send that person to prison and require attendance at numerous programs and install an interlock system. Other cities in the US and UK have started using this program, too. Why can’t it be adopted here in New York State, at least on an experimental basis? But then it would dry up a nice source of revenue for government coffers. JAMES R. BOEHLER

Boehler is a Rochester attorney

Don’t write off Sanders

While I understand Ms. Towler’s pragmatism (Urban Journal, September 9), I was disappointed by her immediate dismissal of the Bernie Sanders campaign. At this point in 2007, we were raising similar concerns about President Obama’s electability. The Real Clear Politics poll cited in the article shows Sanders defeating Trump,

Bush, and Walker in a general election. His favorability ratings outdistance those of his competitors by a wide margin. Mrs. Clinton is a seasoned politician and a capable leader, but her fealty to Wall Street and big business along with her shifting positions on trade and the environment contribute to her growing trust deficit. Senator Sanders is the only candidate in the race who has made wealth and income inequality a central pillar of his campaign. His commitment to labor issues and social justice are borne out in his voting record. As someone who believes that economic inequality is the moral issue of our time, I can’t in good conscience lend my support to any other candidate. If every person who said that he or she would vote for Sanders if he were “electable” voted for Sanders, then perhaps he would become just that. RAVI MANGLA

Bet on a Republican president in 2017

Hillary won’t win the presidency and yes, you will have a Republican president in 2017. Republicans don’t hate Obama because of racism. They just don’t like the fact that he has been the worst president since Jimmy Carter and maybe one day you’ll wake up and see what we mean. JOHN SMART

Another place for solar

I would love to see Monroe County put solar arrays on the sides of our expressways. This is done in Massachusetts and I believe it’s a great use of the land buffering the expressways. THOMAS MYERS

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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER

The US and the refugees The plight of the refugees is heartbreaking, and horrifying. Little Aylan Kurdi was only one of hundreds of thousands seeking asylum – from Syria, Eritrea, Somalia, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan…. “It is the biggest migration into Europe since the end of World War II,” writes Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, “and is shaping up to be the first and sustained challenge of the 21st century.” Note that ominous word “sustained.” Violence; ethnic tension, government instability, incompetence, and brutality; climate change; population growth: all are feeding the migration pressure, and they’re not going to end soon. “The barrier that once protected the rich world from the poor has been crumbling for years, undermined by globalization and the information revolution,” editors at The Nation said last week. “No amount of barbed wire or steel can stand it up again.” Swift, broad humanitarian response is essential. We can’t turn our backs. And yet the more refugees the world takes in, the more we’ll find at our door. European Union doctrine says the refugees have a right to asylum in EU countries. But Europe’s capacity isn’t unlimited. “Ten thousand refugees is one thing,” Walter Russell Mead wrote in the Wall Street Journal; “ten million is another. Somewhere between these extremes is a breaking point at which the political system will no longer carry out the legal mandate.” Anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe, which was already a problem, is growing. Nor is hostility to immigrants rare here in The Homeland, where it has infested the current presidential campaign. Most of it’s directed against people coming in illegally, but Republican frontrunner Donald Trump makes no distinction. He’s been lashing out at all immigrants, saying they have “destroyed our middle class.” And yet it is far too easy – and a big mistake – to dismiss the concerns that citizens of a country have about immigration. Can every country care for the immigrants heading to its borders: feed them, house them, educate them, provide health care for them? Are there enough jobs – jobs paying adequate wages – for everyone, residents and immigrants alike? Will the influx of immigrants have no negative impact on residents already hurt by trade policies, technological advances, and industry decisions? As with so many crises, this one has deep, deep roots, and responses have to acknowledge all of them and address some of them. In a troubling New York Times

Broad humanitarian response is essential. And yet the more refugees the world takes in, the more we’ll find at our door.” column, Thomas Friedman suggested two possible responses. “If we’re honest,” Friedman wrote, “we have only two ways to halt this refugee flood, and we don’t want to choose either: build a wall and isolate these regions of disorder, or occupy them with boots on the ground, crush the bad guys, and build a new order based on real citizenship, a vast project that would take generations.” No, we don’t want to choose either, nor should we. And certainly a short-term response has to include accepting more refugees, including in the United States. But a longer-term response has to include economic aid to distressed countries. It has to include international efforts to protect the oppressed and to ostracize and weaken oppressive regimes, despite the resistance of governments like Russia. And here in this isolated, well-protected country, the refugee crisis needs to be on our mind as the presidential campaign intensifies. We need to push back hard against the anti-immigrant voices of presidential candidates and members of Congress. We need to support the push for a higher minimum wage, job training, and other measures that will provide stability here at home. And we need to support presidential candidates who value diplomacy over knee-jerk military responses to international crises. Max Rosenthal, writing in Mother Jones, reminds us that the United States took in hundreds of thousands of refugees from Southeast Asia after the Vietnam War, part of an international effort that resettled 1.3 million refugees. We were that kind of nation then. The coming months of the presidential campaign will tell us whether we want to be that kind of nation again. rochestercitynewspaper.com

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[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]

Fleming will instruct at Eastman

Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming has been appointed a distinguished visiting artist at the Eastman School of Music. She will offer master classes, coaching sessions, lessons, and open talks and presentations for the students on a recurring basis beginning this academic year. Fleming was the first opera star to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl, and has performed for Queen Elizabeth II, President Barack Obama, and the United States Supreme Court.

MCC contracts awarded

The Monroe County Legislature approved contracts with the construction firms that’ll transform a former Kodak office building into Monroe Community College’s new downtown campus. Manning-Squires-Hennig will be the general contractor, Elmer W. Davis Inc. will handle the roof work, Schindler Elevator Corporation will be in charge of the elevators, Monroe Piping & Sheet Metal will do fire protection construction, Thurston Dudek will do plumbing work, Crosby-Brownlie will install heating and cooling systems, and Schuler-Haas Electric

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Corp is in charge of electrical construction. The contracts are worth more than $43.7 million.

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LDC charges dismissed

State Supreme Court Justice Robert Noonan dropped some charges against a pair of defendants, John Maggio and Daniel Lynch, in a criminal case involving county-linked local development corporations. The defendants still face other charges in the bid-rigging case.

Police trouble

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office had a bad week. Two jail deputies who traveled to Puerto Rico to retrieve a fugitive were questioned about an alleged sexual assault on a tourist there, according to media reports. And the office opened an investigation into a racist and inflammatory social-media post allegedly made by one of its civilian employees.

Bloody summer rages on

Rochester’s bloody summer continues. Six people were shot, two of them fatally, in the early morning hours of September 12, during a house party at 36 Woodward Street. William James, 30, has been charged.

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RTA President Adam Urbanski says that teachers are concerned about their safety at school. FILE PHOTO

EDUCATION | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

RTA prez: ‘Where is the outrage?’ Rochester city school teachers are not happy with the proposed changes to the district’s code of conduct or with recommendations to improve school climate, says Adam Urbanski, president of the Rochester Teachers Union. The Community Task Force on School Climate released a 65-page proposal last month. The group worked for months on a code that moves away from suspensions as the primary disciplinary tool to a policy based on restorative justice principles and social-emotional support. The proposal’s recommendations emphasize anti-racism training

for teachers, as well as training in restorative justice practices. But Urbanski says that the proposal echoes a familiar refrain of late: that teachers need to be fixed. Teachers’ concerns are largely dismissed, he says, particularly when many are worried about their safety. Urbanski says that alternatives to suspension, such as placement in special programs or schools, are needed for some students. Though some of the task force’s recommendations apply to all school staff, teachers clearly spend the most time with

students. Their support of the task force’s recommendations is widely seen as critical to the proposal’s implementation. Rosemary Rivera is organizing director of Citizen Action of New York and worked with the task force on the recommendations. She says that the group has been mindful of how teachers would respond to the proposal. “We are trying to support them,” Rivera says. “We’re not saying teachers are racists. We’re saying that institutional racism continues on page 22


DEVELOPMENT | BY JEREMY MOULE

The turnout for last week’s Democratic primaries was low, though sadly consistent with non-mayoral election years. In some races, fewer than 10 percent of registered Democrats voted. And when turnout is that poor, it’s hard to read any message into it other than apathy.

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Low turnout, low drama Monroe County Democrats seem to operate at times as two or three — or more — parties under a single name. The divisions were palpable in some of this year’s City Council and County Legislature primary elections, which amounted to battles between rival factions of the party. But there were no upsets in those races; the party-endorsed candidates prevailed in each contest in the September 10 primaries. In other words, the party’s backing seems to still carry some weight with voters. And that’s a bit of good news for the county Democratic Committee, which has been going through a rough patch over the past year or so. Party chair Jamie Romeo says that the outcome of the primaries is due to the way candidates are picked. The candidates are selected by city committees, she says, so they have grassroots support at election time. Romeo now hopes that party members will put the primary divisions behind them and work together to get other Democrats elected, particularly county executive candidate Sandra Frankel. The turnout for last week’s Democratic primaries was low, though sadly consistent with non-mayoral election years. In some Legislature

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and Council races, fewer than 10 percent of registered Democrats showed up at the polls. And when turnout is that poor, it’s hard to read any message into it other than apathy. But turnout did make a difference in a few races, notably two contests centered on the city’s northwest quadrant. In the Northwest District race for City Council, endorsed candidate Molly Clifford held off challenger LaShana Boose with 51 percent of the 1,432 votes cast. And in the County Legislature’s 28th District race, incumbent and endorsed candidate Cynthia Kaleh topped challenger Ricky Frazier with 52 percent of the 582 votes cast. Turnout was much higher in the primary for the County Legislature’s 23rd District seat, where more than one-quarter of registered Democrats cast ballots. The district includes neighborhoods in the southeast part of the city and northeast Brighton; historically, turnout is higher in the southeast than in other parts of the city. Jim Sheppard, former Rochester police chief and the endorsed candidate, pulled in 77 percent of the 1,487 votes cast in the race for the 23rd District, beating city building and parks director Mitch Rowe.

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Some Dems see the victory as a swipe at Mayor Lovely Warren, since Rowe works in Warren’s administration and many of her Democratic critics are aligned with the southeast committees. But the race, in terms of turnout and outcome, may also say something about the value of door-to-door campaigning. Sheppard says that by election day, he’d visited some homes three or four times. He realized he was a high-profile candidate, he says, but he didn’t want to assume people would get out and vote for him. “The more personal you make a contact, the better connection you make,” Sheppard says.

Funding focus The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council has chosen 36 projects that it wants to receive state funding. Each year, the council develops a list of priority economic and community development projects for the state to consider. Finger Lakes will compete against nine other regional councils in New York for money. The requests include $3 million for the University of Rochester’s Goergen Institute for Data Science; $200,000 for Cadenza Innovation’s planned advanced battery assembly plant at Eastman Business Park; $1.5 million for Rochester Riverside Convention Center renovations; and $2 million for Winn Development toward its Sibley Building projects. The council is also developing its application for the Upstate Revitalization Initiative — the state’s competition between seven Upstate regions. The three winning regions will each receive state economic development funding and incentives totaling $500 million. The application, which is due on October 5, will focus on optics, photonics, and imaging; agriculture and food production; and nextgeneration manufacturing and technology. Unlike the regional competition, the URI is supposed to lay out a strategy to invest the state’s resources and to use the funding to encourage much larger private investment and economic return. The funding awards for both the URI and the yearly regional economic development contest should be announced sometime this fall.

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Peter Scheutzow began investing when he was a child. While many young people his age spent their allowances on video games and gadgetry, he put his money in the stock market. Scheutzow says that he was curious about money matters and had an uncle who is a certified financial planner who encouraged him and showed him the ropes. “I traded inexpensive stocks on the New York Stock Exchange like Dell, Candies, and RadioShack,” he says. “I was fascinated by the thought of earning money without doing much work.” Scheutzow, an engineering student at Clarkson University, started a Scottrade account with several hundred dollars, and he says his parents and uncle prepared him to enter the stock market without high expectations for returns. He had to be willing to risk losing it all, they said, because that’s the price of learning. “I have acquired quite a bit of knowledge about market trends, trading strategies, diversification, and risk management,” he says. “I feel pretty confident in my trading effectiveness today.” When it comes to millennials and their understanding of personal finances, financial planning, and investing, though, Scheutzow is the exception. That’s worrying, he says; financial education needs to begin much earlier. Economists are mixed on the future for millennials. Is this younger generation savvy enough when it comes to charting a secure financial future? Will they be able to save and invest enough for their retirement years? While some reports show that millennials save and invest at about the same pace as their boomer parents and grandparents, others are less optimistic. “I think few of my peers invest due to two main reasons,” Scheutzow says. “The first being money is a taboo topic to discuss, which prevents them from thinking about it early on; the second being that investing is complex and not very glamorous.” Several factors weigh heavily on millennials. Many leave college and enter a crowded workplace where far fewer privatesector employers offer pension plans or even 401(k) retirement saving plans. Others are entering trades or government jobs with fewer strong unions to push for higher pension contributions and other benefits. Millennials are growing up in a more challenging environment than boomers, says Daniel Tessoni, assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business. College

Grant Dever, a student at the University of Rochester, is learning financial planning and investing. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

loans, for example, are a huge obstacle for many millennials. “Theirs is a world that is more costly if you will than the boomers’, especially when it comes to things like higher education,” Tessoni says. “They really have to make important decisions regarding the relationship between what it costs to be educated and what type of career path they’re pursuing. Boomers could pursue almost any education and it would be financially beneficial. It’s not that way anymore.” A recent Christian Science Monitor article puts retirement prospects for millennials in grim terms. It says that college debt delays retirement planning. A 2014 college graduate owed an average of $33,000 in student loans, according to the Monitor. In 1993, less than 50 percent of college graduates had any debt and those who did had an average debt of $15,000 in inflationadjusted dollars. A lack of financial literacy is another serious problem for many millennials, says Carrie Starr, professor of business at Roberts Wesleyan College. Many young people lack even a basic understanding of how a checking account works, she says, because they have grown up using ATM cards.

“I’m a little concerned about the way they’re being raised,” she says. Many of Starr’s students remark on how lucky she is, she says, because Starr and her husband have successful careers and are financially stable. But luck has nothing to do with it, Starr says. The misperception inspired her to write the book, “Cheap Love: Living and Loving on Less.” “I wanted them to know that we did a lot of things frugally,” Starr says. “We saved, and it wasn’t easy. I tell them we spent our honeymoon in a borrowed tent. It wasn’t until years later on our 10th anniversary that we went on an Alaskan cruise. Financial security doesn’t just happen.” Starr says that with government safety net programs like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid — once considered untouchable for politicians — now under intense scrutiny, millennials have to get financially savvy fast. Colleges are beginning to recognize this need, she says. Incoming freshman at Roberts, for example, take a seminar on budgeting, Starr says. “They need to know that it’s not up to mom and dad anymore,” she says. “It’s up to you.”


Boomers could pursue almost any education and it would be financially beneficial. It’s not that way anymore.”

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Undergraduate business students are required to take a class in personal economics, Starr says, and they can participate in the student endowment investment club where they become directly responsible for growing the college’s endowment. And Nazareth College has an online personal finance program called SALT, which school officials say is widely used. But millennials do have some advantages working in their favor, says Grant Dever, a University of Rochester business student who is educating himself on financial planning and investing. The Internet has changed the financial industry, he says, and anyone who is willing to take the time can learn. He started by reading “I Will Teach You to be Rich,” by Ramit Sethi, and he follows websites and blogs such as “The Coffeehouse Investor” and “Mr. Money Mustache.” Dever says that his generation’s view of money and investing has changed from prior generations. Even though he is interested in real estate as an investment, he says, he is less interested in being tied to a 30-year home mortgage. Dever and many of his peers lean more toward wealth-building, he says, instead of traditional forms of retirement planning. Dever views wealth as having the freedom to pursue his passions. Debt of almost any kind is the opposite of freedom, he says, and he doesn’t want to have to accept any job just to pay off debt. The combination of the student debt issue and the recent financial crisis has caused many millennials to be more politically engaged, Dever says. Many of his peers worry, he says, about what government programs will be available for them. And he says that there’s discontent with the current economic system because many people are working but their financial situation doesn’t improve. “We can agree that if you’re working hard you should become wealthier, not poorer,” Dever says.

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URBAN ACTION This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Film on WWII hysteria

Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library will present “Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in WWII” from 12:12 p.m. to 12:52 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22. Author Richard Reeves describes how war hysteria led to many Japanese people living in primitive camps. Reeves’s book will be reviewed and discussed by William Hauser, retired University of Rochester history professor. The event will be held at the Central Library, 115 South Avenue.

Film extols vegan lifestyle The Rochester Academy of Medicine will show “Plant8 CITY

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Pure Nation,” a documentary film by Nelson Campbell, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 27. The film promotes the well-documented benefits of a plant-based diet and the political and economic factors involved to suppress this information. Vegan refreshments will be available and local physicians will be on hand to answer questions. Tickets: $7. The event will be held at the Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Avenue.

Supporting New York organics

NOFA-NY will hold a harvest dinner at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, to promote information about organic food and farming in New York State. Please bring an organic dish to pass at the potluck supper, which will be held at a private home at 49 Reservoir Avenue. Donations accepted. RSVP: Elizabethhenderson13@ gmail.com.

Park volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed for “Pick Up the Parks: 2015 Fall Watershed Cleanups,” on Thursday, September 17, and Saturday, September 19. Ontario Beach Park, Powder Mills Park, Braddock Bay, Maplewood Park, and Durand Eastman Beach are among about a dozen local sites that need help. Interested volunteers can go to www.monroecounty. gov/parks for the complete list of sites, dates, times, and registration information.


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Woody's Cafe cooks everything (except for soup) in or on cast iron. It might take longer, but it produces dishes like (left) French toast with candied bacon, (middle) open-face chicken parmesan with heirloom marinara, and (right) cast iron skillet apple and extra sharp cheddar cheese cobbler with whipped cream. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

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Growing up in New Hampshire, Chef David Buchanan’s mom would slice bacon she got from a neighbor down the road, and fry it up in a cast iron skillet. After the bacon was crisp, she’d swap it out for eggs, cooking them in the rendered bacon fat. Then, she’d toast slices of bread in the pan, and when it was all done, serve a hearty breakfast. The same kind of satisfying food can be found at Woody’s Café, a relaxed and unfussy breakfast and lunch spot that opened last winter in Canandaigua, with a menu and atmosphere reminiscent of a rural, New England kitchen. Woody’s is co-owned by David, a classically trained chef, and his spouse, Liz, who also serves as manager. The Buchanans have years of experience

working in restaurants — David opened seven restaurants for other owners — in addition to running a catering business. Woody’s is their opportunity to run a restaurant in the way they want: slow food in a comfortable space. Ingredients are largely organic and locallysourced. The dining room is painted in fall colors, decorated with vintage dining sets and rustic art. The small, 10-by-15-foot kitchen has only eight burners, two ovens, a threebasin sink, and a refrigerator — no deep fryer, no griddle, no microwave. Everything but soup is cooked in or on cast iron, which holds heat, sears beautifully, but cooks more slowly than standard commercial cookware. “I’ve done all the ‘fancy’ stuff,” David says. “Now it’s back to basics. We go through life at 90 miles an hour; it’s way too fast. I want people to come here, slow down and enjoy the food.” The food at Woody’s is uncomplicated and earnest. Half of the menu features rotating specials, made with what’s in season, and some are only available for a day. I’m still bummed that I missed out on the warm cheddar and apple cobbler with whipped cream; all the slices sold out before noon. But I snagged the last order of seared Andouille

sausage and chicken poutine ($12), a Saturday morning special. At its base were home fries: cut like French fries and cooked in cast iron with bacon fat, resulting in potatoes that were tender with bits of crispness. Both meats were thinly sliced and smoky; the sausage had a touch of snap and chew, with a lingering spice, and the chicken had a mellower texture and flavor. Yancy’s Fancy cheese curds melted into long strings under a bed of deeplyflavored gravy, beefy and redolent of onions. The other half of the menu is mostly static, and includes skillet grilled cheese, sausage gravy over cheddar biscuits — and the best French toast I have ever eaten ($7, or $10 with two eggs). It starts with English muffin bread from Rise and Shine, a white bread with a medium-tight crumb. Thick slices soak for hours, sometimes overnight, in a bath of beaten eggs, Pittsford Farms heavy cream, a touch of sugar and vanilla, and fresh ground cinnamon. When an order is up, David cooks the saturated bread in a pool of butter, so much so that the bread starts to taste like brioche. Cooked slowly over low heat, the outside becomes golden crisp but stays tender and custardy inside. Served with a side of Everson’s pure maple syrup, it’s the kind of

breakfast to make you close your eyes and groan with pleasure. There are two things to know about Woody’s. One: Woody’s is committed to making a low-impact on the environment. Food and drinks are served on compostable paper goods. According to David and Liz, this allows them to help enrich the local farmland while preventing chemicallaced dishwater from running off into the Canandaigua watershed. And second: the restaurant is located in a strip mall next to Vision Nissan, a place I never thought could successfully support a cafe. But new customers come in every day, existing customers keep coming back, and Woody’s first farm-to-table community dinner sold out in 4 days, so it looks like the location is doing just fine. “Everything we do is carefully thought about, including our location, music and atmosphere,” Liz says. “We leave a small footprint and serve really beautiful food.” Find Laura Rebecca Kenyon on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest @LauraKenyon, and dig through her recipe archive at LauraRebeccasKitchen.com. rochestercitynewspaper.com

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Upcoming [ HORROR PUNK ] Misfits. Tuesday, October 20. Water Street Music Hall, 204 North Water Street. 7:30 p.m. $20. waterstreetmusic.com; misfits.com.

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[ AMERICANA ]

Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs. Sunday, November 1.

Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Avenue. 9 p.m. $10-$12. bugjar.com; hollygolightlyandthebrokeoffs.com. [ METAL ]

Enforcer. Friday, January 15. The Montage Music Hall, 50

Chestnut Street. 7 p.m. $17-$20. themontagemusichall.com; enforcer.se.

Kim Lenz and The Jaguars

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 ABILENE BAR AND LOUNGE, 153 LIBERTY POLE WAY 8:30 P.M. | $10-$13 | ABILENEBARANDLOUNGE.COM KIMLENZ.COM [ ROCKABILLY ] With her flame-red titan tresses, on-stage

hip-swivel, and throaty purr, Los Angeles’s Kim Lenz is one righteous rockabilly filly. After four albums and roughly 20 years on the scene, Lenz and her band, The Jaguars, continue to barnstorm the States and beyond. This is pure, powerful stuff, a hybrid of rockabilly get up and swing with visits to everything under the roots rock canopy. I dare you to resist. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

Faergolzia SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 SKYLARK LOUNGE, 40 SOUTH UNION STREET 9 P.M. | $6 | THESKYLARKLOUNGE.COM; FAERGOLZIA.COM [ FREAK FOLK ] Seth Faergolzia’s eponymously named

quintet, Faergolzia, will kick it at Skylark Lounge before heading out for a month-long European tour. Seth Faergolzia is no stranger to foreign places, having played in almost two-dozen countries either as a solo performer or as a member of his ex-band Dufus. This new band, consisting of California-based musician John Ludington and members of 23 Psaegz, will perform tunes from Faergolzia’s “100 songs” project along with songs from the Faergolzia-Ludington collaboration, Forest Creature. — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR

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RPO season opener THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 KODAK HALL AT EASTMAN THEATRE, 60 GIBBS STREET $22-$114 | 454-2100; RPO.ORG [ CLASSICAL ] After a couple of tantalizing teases last fall,

the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and its new music director, Ward Stare, are open for business in tandem. Stare’s opening-night program eschews the customary audience-bait of a superstar soloist in favor of a purely orchestral, and pretty demanding, program. Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings” is still profoundly moving; Tchaikovsky’s “Francesca da Rimini” still causes all hell to break loose; Dukas’s “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” still delights; and Respighi’s “Pines of Rome” is still the very definition of “orchestral spectacular.” 7:30 p.m. on Thursday; 8 p.m. on Saturday. — BY DAVID RAYMOND

Alt-J WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 MAIN STREET ARMORY, 900 EAST MAIN STREET 8 P.M. | $39.50 | MAINSTREETARMORY.COM ALTJBAND.COM [ ROCK ] The formula to Alt-J’s music is to stay as

unpredictable as possible. With its debut album, “An Awesome Wave” — and one of my favorite albums of 2012 — Alt-J frantically blended clever musical ideas that kept the record fresh listen after listen. From glitch electronica, danceable grooves, and heavy distorted guitars to sweet coos and wistful folk (a la Fleet Foxes), Alt-J’s creativity has been lauded by critics and embraced by audiences at large. — BY JAKE CLAPP

[ ALBUM REVIEWS ]

[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Diamond & Steele. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq. com. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

E.J. Strickland Quintet

[ BLUES ]

“The Undying Spirit” Strick Muzik strickmuzik.com

and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m.

Upward Groove. Temple Bar

E.J. Strickland begins his new album, “The Undying Spirit,” appropriately enough with a drum solo. Strickland is one of the top drummers in jazz, known for his work with his twin brother Marcus Strickland, Ravi Coltrane, and Russell Malone. That solo and his others on the album are filled with energy and creativity, but this is a showcase for so much more than his percussion prowess. Strickland wrote nine of the album’s 10 tunes in his highly distinct, free-flowing style, and they are all excellent. The CD’s one cover, which begins with another wonderful drum solo, is Cedar Walton’s “Hindsight.” Strickland’s arrangements are greatly enhanced by the quality of his band-mates. His brother Marcus is one of jazz’s top tenor saxophonists, and Jaleel Shaw is equally adept on alto. Their solos and harmonies are no small part of the magic here. The piano chair is covered by the superb Luis Perdomo, and star-in-the-making Linda Oh plays bass. Put these great players together with highly original compositions and an accent on the power of drumming and you’ve got one of the year’s best jazz albums. — BY RON NETSKY

Video Beast “Gooch” Self-released videobeast.bandcamp.com

Video Beast is one tightly wound, well-oiled renegade rock ‘n’ roll machine hailing from downstate. The band sounds tough. And let’s face it: you’ve gotta be tough to survive the New York City scene and its fickle unforgiving hoards. The band plays considerably fast and full-on throughout the 10 tracks on “Gooch.” It doesn’t hold back until it hits the straightaways, rather, Video Beast punches the throttle throughout the time and mood changes, never committing to one long enough for the doldrums to set in. The band makes fast, fun music with big guitars and interesting, unique, and unconventional harmonies. This is a young band (formed 2013) I can’t wait to hear more from soon. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

[ R&B/ SOUL ]

Anonymous Willpower.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Big Band Dance Series: Nate Rawls Band. Ontario

Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave. 865-3320. ontariobeachentertainment. org. 6 p.m. Opener: Al Bruno trio. $2. Peg Dolan & Wingin’ it. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 7 p.m.

Restorations, Pink Elephant, and Canteloupe. Bug Jar, 219

Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar. com. 9 p.m. $10-$13.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] The Backsliders. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill. com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Ben Schwabe. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee. info. 8 p.m. String Chickens. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill. com. 6:30 p.m. Table Top Three. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq. com. 7-9 p.m.

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Red, white, and GWAR GWAR WITH THE BUTCHER BABIES FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18 WATER STREET MUSIC HALL, 204 NORTH WATER STREET 8 P.M. | $19-$25 WATERSTREETMUSIC.COM; GWAR.NET FOR AN INTERVIEW WITH THE BUTCHER BABIES VISIT ROCHESTERCITYNEWSPAPER.COM [ INTERVIEW ] BY FRANK DE BLASE

Nothing is safe, nothing is sacred in the eyes of GWAR. For the last 30 years, this Richmond, Virginia-based metal band has eviscerated, sodomized, ejaculated, defecated, spewed, chewed, disemboweled, and destroyed social, political, and pop culture convention in a bloody, satirical display. It’s a troubled teen’s wet dream. It’s a comic book nightmare. It’s some of the best thrash metal you’ll ever hear. GWAR is beyond controversy with its borderline pornographic stage sets and costumes; it is violent in the extreme. Stunts like throwing fans in a meat grinder, urinating on the crowd, and decapitating a Pope look-alike, have landed GWAR in hot water — including

receiving an obscenity charge in Athens, Georgia, in 1992 where the ACLU defended the band and won.   The band has had its ups and downs — and a revolving cast of characters — topped off by the death of its singer Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) in 2014. GWAR’s story is one of apocalyptic proportion: The band, known as the Scumdogs of the Universe, eons ago, set out to destroy the planet Earth after being banished there for their defiance. After More than a dozen albums recorded and hundreds of culture icons defiled, GWAR marches on. Guitarist Pustulus Maximus (Brent Purgason), paused from the mayhem and slaughter to answer some stupid questions from this earthling writer scum. An edited transcript follows. City: GWAR has set out to destroy the earth but has yet to succeed in that mission. Has it turned out to be a bigger challenge than you first thought? Pustulus Maximus: Actually this has turned

out to be quite the opposite of what you would call “challenging.” Humanity is destined to destroy itself, so rather than put in a bunch of work and wear myself out, I figure I can just sit back and watch society come apart at the seams. The already fragile psyche of the human


race has placed the utmost emphasis on ego, self-importance, and instant gratification in the realm of social media, thus nullifying any kind of relationship with the real world. This will collapse physical relationships and human connection entirely. Once they are left devoid of all emotion, except the one that craves attention to satisfy their hungry ego, they will have already been perfectly groomed to become the most perfect and obedient of slaves. Then we take over without firing a shot … after we let ISIS destroy the government infrastructure of course. Who currently deserves to get eviscerated by GWAR?

Donald Trump, Kim Davis, Josh Duggar, Jared from Subway, Kanye West, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, and any other fool that claims Christianity is under attack. Anyone from a privileged background who cries about being victimized and seeks attention for it deserves more pain and suffering than they will ever receive in this life. Who does GWAR endorse for president this coming election?

Pustulus for Pres in 2016, of course. I have no financial backing so just write it in. We can forge some birth certificates when it comes down to it. No worries there. What are some important issues that play into that choice?

Well for one, the whole election process is a huge dog and pony show. It’s done to keep you people occupied so the country can be run by the men behind the curtain without being bothered. If you honestly believe there is a difference between a Republican and a Democrat than you have absolutely taken the bait and fallen for their ruse. They want to keep you busy so you fight amongst yourselves about who is better for the country. You label yourselves conservative and liberal to keep you separated from the search for truth, justice, liberty, and true freedom. The freedom you’re given is the illusion that you’re living a good life because you can afford a flat screen TV and the newest iPod. As your president, I will not lie to you. I will blatantly tell you the selfish reasons of sending our military to fight unjust wars and not take care of their health upon their return. I will tell you exactly why I will steal all of your money while you keep your head barely above the poverty line. I will also give guns to aborted children. I will grant marriage licenses for anyone to marry who they see fit. Everyone has the right to be miserable while legally chained to another person regardless of their sexual preference. It will be legal to steal from anyone with a net worth of over $200,000. Retirement is not an option as I will not change health care whatsoever to

ensure that no one lives long enough to collect social security. This will be the new America.  Aside from a few points, you may not even notice much of a change at all. People have labeled GWAR a metal band. I think it’s more than that. What do you think?

GWAR is definitely more than just a metal band. Are we under the blanket term of “metal”? Yes. Heavy metal, punk, rock and roll; its roots are all the same. There are not many other bands that put on a huge show, fight epic battles, decapitate and disembowel foes, and commit vile sexual acts all while shredding guitars — wait, wait, wait a minute —nobody does all that but us. That’s why nobody has created the proper nomenclature for what we do. As far as the music, sure, heavy metal, but there’s more to this band than music. If a man can’t make a living by spraying blood and semen on people than that’s a world I don’t want to live in. Has being killed on stage by GWAR helped anyone’s career or social standing?

I certainly hope not. I’m pretty sure it’s against Richmond, Virginia, scene-law to help any of your peers succeed. That’s what I’ve learned from my experience. What is the message you want your audience to leave your live show with?

Don’t tell anyone this, but some of our shows contain satire … The message is clear. If you can be offended, you should be offended. You need to see and become aware of the hypocrisy of the government, organized religion, and the moral code imposed on society that isn’t really a moral code at all, just another method of making society a bunch of obedient boys and girls. GWAR is your salvation. Even if you don’t want to become aware of these injustices of the world, you can just rock out to the music and give your life to us regardless. Seeking to expand your mind with knowledge or becoming a purveyor of truth and justice really just leads to a life of misery anyway. Why not grab a beer and bang your head? How many gallons of blood and other bodily fluids has the band spewed out over the years?

The equivalent of how much oil has been sucked from the Earth in the name of progression.

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Has the band ever considered doing a duets album? If yes, with who?

Joey Ramone is the only one I would do a duet with. I will have to move his corpse to the Pet Cemetery first for resurrection. What’s something GWAR will never do?

Solve a Rubik’s Cube.

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730-7034. Rochesterbrainery. com. 7:30 p.m. $25. [ COUNTRY ] DILF. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m.

[ BLUES ]

Big Blue House. The Little

Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org.

[ JAZZ ]

[ CLASSICAL ]

Bill Tiberio Band. Immanuel

Behind the Microphone: Secrets of Classical Radio with Julia Figueras.

Baptist Church, 815 Park Ave. 473-7664. immanuelrochester. org. 7 p.m. $5-$10.

Brickstone by St. John’s, 1325 Elmwood Ave. Rcohester. 292-5230. stjohnsliving.org/ rejuvenate. 3-4 p.m.

RPO: Ward Stare Conducts Pines of Rome. Kodak Hall at

Carl Atkins and Culture Clash: Africa in Jazz. Ingle Auditorium

ALT-ROCK | ATLAS GENIUS

Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-7311. rpo.org. 7:30 p.m.

Atlas Genius is an alternative rock duo hailing from Australia. Hand claps, driving drums and hooky lyrics pump through most of its songs, which can be seen on the 2013 debut, “When It Was.” Atlas Genius has just released the follow-up to that full-length with “Inanimate Objects.” The band is currently with Warner Brothers and is out on a two-month tour around the United States.

[ COUNTRY ]

Alyssa Trahan. Dinosaur Bar-

B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

1916. Abilene Bar & Lounge,

153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8:30 p.m. $5.

Carousel Kings, Keaton, and Boulders. Montage Music Hall,

50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 7 p.m. $10-$13. Pat Kane & West O’ Clare. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 7 p.m. The Televisionaries. Star Alley Park, 662 South Ave. lux666. com. 8 p.m.

Atlas Genius will play with Mainland on Saturday, September 19, at The Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Street. 6 p.m. $15-$17. themontagemusichall.com; atlasgenius.com. — BY TYLER PEARCE Miles Watts. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 5 p.m. Peg and The Fiddler. The Overtime Grill, 610 North Greece Road, Hilton. 7046180. 8-11 p.m. Peter Donato. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] ILL Doots. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 9 p.m. $10.

[ BLUES ]

Grace Lougen and the Leftover Pancakes. Abilene Bar &

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Luca & the ElectroKings. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 9 p.m.

Project Ludwig: Amenda Quartet plays Beethoven.

Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St.

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Gregory Street. 563-6241. butapub.com. 4 p.m.-2 a.m.

Panic! At the Disco and X Ambassadors. Main Street

Armory, 900 E. Main St. 3233221. mainstreetarmory.com. 8 p.m. $35-$40.

Passive Aggressive Anonymous.

Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio. com. 7-8 p.m. $8. Revolver. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 2925544. stickylipsbbq.com.

Slingshot Dakota, Attic Abasement, Taking Meds, and Quarroes. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7.

2015 Springwater Fiddlers Fair & Crafts Show. Punky Hollow

[ POP/ROCK ]

[ BLUES ]

Gwar, Butcher Babes, and Battlecross. Water Street Music

Black Rock Zydeco. Abilene Bar

& Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 9:30 p.m. $6.

High Falls Drifters. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic. com. 8:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

RPO: Ward Stare Conducts Pines of Rome. Kodak Hall at

Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-7311. rpo.org. 7:30 p.m. [ COUNTRY ] Double Cross. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ JAZZ ]

History of Jazz Concert.

Lincoln Branch Library, 851 Joseph Ave. 428-8210. libraryweb.org. 2-3 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Atlas Genius and Mainland. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com/. 6 p.m. $15-$17. The Donkeys, Maybird, The Demos, and Secret Pizza.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 8 p.m. $19-$25.

[ METAL ]

Nazareth College Wilmot Recital Hall, 4245 East Avenue. 389-2700. naz.edu. 7:30-9 p.m.

Harmonica Lewinski and Freakers USA. ButaPub, 315

Farm, 8277 Pardee Hollow Road, Wayland. 943-6616. springwaterfiddlersfair.net. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 donation. James Draught. Flaherty’s Webster, 1200 Bay Rd. Webster. 671-0816. flahertys.com. 9 p.m. Mathis Grey. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. stickylipsbbq.com. 8-10 p.m.

[ CLASSICAL ]

Marcy Bacon, clarinet; Margaret Leenhouts, violin and Ivanka Driankova, piano.

Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com/. 6:30 p.m. $19-$25. Dudes In Company. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 3193832. firehousesaloon,com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5.

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The Lightkeepers. Dinosaur Bar-

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Coal Chamber, Fear Factory, Jasta, Saint Ridley, and Madlif.

The Balkun Brothers Band. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m.

Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $8-$10. Eyesalve. House of Guitars, 645 Titus Ave. 544-3500. houseofguitars.com. 4 p.m. The Fox Sisters. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 9:30 p.m. $8. Mr. Mustard. Bosco’s, 1730 N. Goodman St. 271-5838. boscosrochester.com. 8-11 p.m. Noble Vibes. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. firehousesaloon. com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5.

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] The Buskers. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 3 p.m. $7. [ CLASSICAL ]

Baroque Around the World.

Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St. 413-1574. ChamberMusicRochester.org. 3 p.m. $30. [ POP/ROCK ]

RIT: In Concert, Subjective Perspective. Montage Music

Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 6 p.m. $10-$12.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Owen Danoff. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. [ JAZZ ]

Al Bruno and his Bourbon Street Parade. Glendoveers, 2328 Old

Browncroft Blvd. 586-7991. flowercityjazz.org/. 6:30 p.m. The Steel Double Trio. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio. com. 8:30 p.m. $7. [ POP/ROCK ]

Chip Milligan. Genesee

Brew House, 25 Cataract St. 263-9200. geneseebeer.com. 6-8 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 [ CLASSICAL ]

Tuesday Pipes: Amanda Mole, organist. Christ Church, 141 East Ave. 274-1100. esm.rochester. edu. 12:10 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Kim Lenz and the Jaguars.

Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8:30 p.m. $10-$13. Lee Corey Oswald. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic. com. 8 p.m. $10-$12.

Wake the Sun, The Dirty Pennies, and Blue Falcon. Bug

Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $6-$8.

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Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] Nazareth College Colacino Gallery, 4245 East Ave. There’s No Place Like Home. Through Oct. 24. A series of photos by Kitty Hubbard. 389-5073. naz.edu/art.

Patsy (Jennifer Cody) and King Arthur (Hunter Foster) encounter the “Knights of Ni” in Geva’s production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot.” PHOTO BY KEN HUTH

Seeking the Holy Grail “Monty Python’s Spamalot” REVIEWED SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11 GEVA THEATRE CENTER, 75 WOODBURY BOULEVARD CHECK WEBSITE FOR TIMES | TICKETS START AT $25 | GEVATHEATRE.ORG [ REVIEW ] BY LEAH STACY

“Monty Python and the Holy Grail” is officially over the hill. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the cult classic film, and Geva Theatre Center opens its 2015-16 season with a tip o’ the hat in the form of “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” best described as “lovingly ripped off from the motion picture.” The production opened on Broadway in 2005 with Tim Curry in the role of King Arthur. Original BBC “Monty Python” cast member Eric Idle developed the book, lyrics, and music, with additional music by John Du Prez (who also composed for the film “Monty Python’s Life of Brian”). The show was an instant hit, garnering 14 Tony award nominations and winning three, including for best musical. It’s a well-known fact that nothing is sacred in the world of Monty Python, and that goes for plot lines, too. Diehard fans of the Arthurian legend-based film may notice some big changes throughout the 16 CITY SEPTEMBER 16-22, 2015

musical adaptation. But many of the beloved, overused lines are preserved — “I fart in your general direction,” “It’s just a flesh wound,” “Bring out yer dead” — which Geva’s sold-out opening night audience seemed to thoroughly enjoy, anticipating and even quoting some of the lines along with the characters. Geva favorite Melissa Rain Anderson — who also directed Geva’s “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” and appeared in last year’s “A Christmas Carol” as Mrs. Cratchitt — expertly directs “Spamalot.” Anderson’s direction is conscious of the physicality and timing needed for the quirky production to work, and she collaborates well with musical director Nolan Bonvouloir. Leading the multi-talented cast as King Arthur is Tony nominee Hunter Foster (Broadway’s “King David,” “Les Miserables,” “The Producers”). Foster’s stature, comedic timing and deadpan reactions make him a natural fit for the role. Rochester-born actor Jennifer Cody returns to Geva for the third season in a row — she previously played Gwendolyn Pigeon in “The Odd Couple” and Mary in “Women in Jeopardy!” — this time as Arthur’s sidekick, Patsy, opposite Foster (her real-life husband). Though Patsy is usually played by a man (original Python Terry Gilliam played the part in the film), Cody shines in this role. She is always prepared with a sarcastic reaction, her adorable, high-pitched vocals soar and her out-of-nowhere tap dancing skills nearly brought the house down.

Another familiar face, Jim Poulos (Sir Robin), appears in the cast as well. Poulos is husband to Anderson and played Bob Cratchitt in last year’s “A Christmas Carol.” He is delightful as the cowardly Sir Robin and plays several other small parts throughout the show. Because it is such a silly, physical show, “Monty Python’s Spamalot” isn’t expected to impress with stunning vocal feats. However, Ashley Dawn Mortensen (Lady of the Lake), the “leading lady” parody in the show, has a powerful set of pipes that ranges in tone from jazzy to sardonic and seductive. The entire cast impresses in flashy songand-dance numbers like “Knights of the Round Table” and “His Name is Lancelot.” The set design by James Morgan has a cartoon feel (a nod to the illustrated interludes in the original “Monty Python” TV show) and resembles a pop-up storybook with its two-dimensional doors, suspended clouds and “expensive” trees. Susan Branch Towne’s costume design is vivid and inventive, yet cliché in appearance, adding to the tongue-incheek nature of the show. While “Monty Python’s Spamalot” is not a show that necessarily sets the tone for Geva’s 2015-16 season — it’s not a risky, new, or classic production — it is a crowd-pleasing choice for the opener and may bring in audience members who wouldn’t otherwise buy a ticket.

[ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Diverse World. Through Nov. 7. Watercolors by Hiroko Jusko and Sherry Davis. 546-8439. episcopalseniorlife.org. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. You Won’t Believe What Happens Next. Through Sept. 26. New work by Mark Penxa. 1975ish.com. Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road. Large Scale Prints. Through Jan. 3. Opening reception Fri. Sept. 4, 6-9 p.m. Photos by Carl Chiarenza. 288-7170. artisanworks.net. Create Art 4 Good Studios, 1115 E. Main Street- Suite #201 Door #5. Inspired by Wandering: From Buffalo to Ithaca. Through Sept. 24. Photography, charcoal, mixed media, and fibre by Meaghan Duffy and Susan Carmen-Duffy. 210-3161. Susan@createart4good.org. createart4good.org. Davison Gallery, Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. Douglas R. Giebel Retrospective. Through Sept. 25. Artist reception Fri. Sept 25, 5-7 p.m. Painting and drawings. 594-6000. roberts.edu/ davison-art-gallery.aspx. Gallery 384, 384 East Ave. New Works. Through Sept. 28. Paintings by Berthe and Paula Santirocco; sculpture by Raphaela McCormack and Mark McDermott. 325-5010. artsrochester.org. Gallery 96, 604 Pittsford-Victor Road. The Erie Canal. Through Oct. 17. Opening reception Fri. Sept. 11, 6-8:30 p.m. over 50 photos of the Erie Canal by 22 local photographers. 233-5015. thegallery96.com. Geisel Gallery, Bausch & Lomb Place, One Bausch & Lomb Place. Vistas. Through Sept. 30. Paintings by Meredith Mallwitz and Lynette Blake. lynetteblake.com/. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons, University of Rochester, River Campus. From #Ferguson: New Works by Bryce Olen Robinson. Through Sept. 27. Sculpture, drawing, video, and performance artifacts. 275-4188. https://blogs. rochester.edu/hartnett/. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Rochester Destinations. Though Oct. 4. Reception Oct. 2, 5-9 p.m. Photography series of regional Rochester by Sheridan Vincent. imagecityphotography.com. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. New Work by Mike Turzanski, Peter Lazarski, and the Hunckle Buckle Boys. Through Oct. 25. 2329030. lux666.com. Nan Miller Gallery, 3000 Monroe Ave #200. Abstract Views. Through Oct. 3. Local and national abstract artists. 2921430. nan. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave. Nazareth College Art Department Faculty Show. Through Sept. 26. Opening reception Sept. 18, 5-7 p.m. A wide variety of styles and forms. 389-2170. naz.edu/art. NTID Dryer Arts Center, 52 Lomb Memorial Dr. Jennifer Van Atta


Hayes Scholarship Fundraiser and Photo Exhibit. Through Oct. 30. Unique photos from students and faculty that have traveled abroad in their studies. rit.edu/ntid/dyerarts/. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Quiet Resonance. Through Oct. 3. Porcelain by Christina Brinkman and photos by PJ Pennewell. 624-4730. ockheesgallery.com. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Freedom and Form. Through Oct. 3. New work by Phyllis Bryce Ely and Todd Chalk. 2715885. oxfordgallery.com. Phillips Fine Art, Door #9 The Hungerford Building. From Maine to Mendon. Through Sept. 26. Paintings by Alling M. Clements. 232-8120. phillips.com. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. The Serengeti And... Through Sept. 30. 5821830. thelowermill.com. Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. Brooklyn Bridge. Through Oct. 15. Artists talk Fri. Oct. 2 & Nov. 6, 6-10 p.m. Print Fair Fri. Oct. 2 , 6-10 p.m. Five New York-based emerging artists. 461-2222. info@ rochestercontemporary.org. rochestercontemporary.org. Ross Gallery of the Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher, 3690 East Ave. Rodzina. Through Oct. 9. New work by Frederic and Mary Ann Richard Skalny, Jacob Pritchard, and Stephen Depczynski. 385-7350. sjfc.edu. Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. Water Effect. Through Oct. 18. Work by 57 international artists inspired by water. (315) 255-1553. mtraudt@ schweinfurthartcenter.org. schweinfurtharcenter.org. Steve Carpenter Gallery & Art Center, 175 Anderson Ave. 8th Annual Art Exhibition. Through Sept 19. 758-1410. nyfigurestudyguild.com. University Gallery, James R. Booth Hall, RIT, Lomb Memorial Dr. Bhutan-inspired Mixed Media Art. Through Nov. 20. Artist reception Thurs. Sept 10, 4:45-6:30 p.m. Largescale paintings, prints and installations by Benigna Chilla. 475-2404. jleugs@rit.edu. benignachilla.com. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. Aesthetic Technologies: Works by Philip Mallory Jones. 442-8676. vsw. org.; The Curious Reality of Images. Through Dec. 19. Photos by Rick McKee Hock. 442-8676. vsw.org.; Keith Johnson in the Project Space. Though Sept. 19. Photographs of bodies of water by Keith Johnson. 442-8676. vsw.org.

Art Events [ WED., SEPTEMBER 16 ] Meredith Davenport | Theater of War | Book Signing & Performance. 1 & 6 p.m. Gallery R, 100 College Ave. Free. 2563312. galleryr.rit.edu. [ FRI., SEPTEMBER 18 ] A Quilters Garden. Sep. 18-19. United Methodist Church, 169 E. Main St, Webster $5. 489-2679. umcnorthchili.org. [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 19 ] 3-D Printed Objects Demo and Exhibit. 12-2 p.m. Central

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ART | NORTH WINTON VILLAGE FESTIVAL OF ARTS

The cooler weather’s creepin’ in, but there’s time to squeeze in a few more summer festivals. Head over to Linear Garden (2315 East Main Street, North Winton Village) on Saturday, September 19, for the North Winton Village Festival of Arts. The community-focused, family-friendly event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and features 40 arts and crafts vendors, food, music, bounce houses, raffles, and prizes.

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Rochester Rhapsody Women’s Barbershop will kick the event off at 10 a.m., followed by a “North Winton’s Got Talent” open mic with Greenhouse Café, and performances by Young School of Irish Dance, Fred Vine, Group Therapy Country and Bluegrass, Fatima Razic with Jimmie Highsmith Jr. (pictured), and a Highsmith solo set. Admission to the festival is free. For more information, visit northwinton.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

THEATER | “LA CAGE AUX FOLLES”

As part of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, OFC Creations and RAPA are co-producing “La Cage Aux Folles” (the musical theater adaptation of the 1996 film “The Birdcage”) at the Allen Main Stage Theatre, School of the Arts (45 Prince Street). The 11 time Tony award-winning show, with book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman, tells the story of Georges, a drag club owner, and Albin, his partner and star performer. When Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing politician, Georges and Albin pretend to be straight — and Albin plays the role of a lifetime when he meets the bride’s family. Avid local theatregoers will recognize Roy Wise (Georges) and Billy DeMetsenaere (Albin) in the leading roles. Eric Vaughn Johnson (RAPA’s “In the Heights,” West Side Story,” and “Mary Poppins”) is director and producer. “La Cage Aux Folles” will run Thursday, September 17, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, September 19, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, September 20, at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, September 22, at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, September 23, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 26, at 8 p.m. The show is recommended for 13 and older. Tickets are $25 (adult) or $22 (students and seniors) and can be purchased online at rapatheatre.org or by calling 957-9837. — BY LEAH STACY Library, 115 South Ave. Presented by Rochester Makerspace 428-8140. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 20 ] Artist Row. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. artistrowrochester.com.

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FILM | “THE CATS OF MIRIKITANI”

Soon after 9/11 hit New York City, documentary filmmaker Linda Hattendorf found Jimmy Mirikitani, an elderly Japanese American painter, living on the streets of lower Manhattan. Hattendorf offered Mirikitani shelter in her small apartment, and the two struck up a friendship. In “The Cats of Mirikitani,” released in 2006, Hattendorf seeks to learn more about Mirikitani’s life, his history, and the inspiration behind his artwork. Main Street Arts (20 West Main Street, Clifton Springs) will screen “The Cats of Mirikitani” on Thursday, September 17, beginning at 7 p.m. The screening is free. For more information, visit mainstreetartsgallery.com or call 315-462-0210. — BY JAKE CLAPP

Dance Events Groove Trio $5. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com.

Festivals [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 19 ] Harvest Festival. 12-3 p.m. Tinker Nature Park, 1525 Calkins Rd Free, donations accepted 359-7044. https://sites.google. com/site/hansennaturecenter/ calender.

Film [ WED., SEPTEMBER 16 ] Trail Running Film Festival. 6 p.m. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. $20-$50. fleetfeetrochester.com/ events/trail-running-film-festival.

[ THU., SEPTEMBER 17 ] 13th Annual International Home Movie Day. 2-6 p.m. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 442-8676. vsw.org.

Lectures

SPECIAL EVENT | 38TH DEPRESSION GLASS SHOW AND SALE

You may think antiques are for shelves — collector’s items to be encased and periodically dusted. But the Depression Glass Club of Rochester wants to encourage people to consider the utilitarian side of the elegant objects. This weekend, the club will host the 38th Depression Glass Show and Sale at Eisenhart Auditorium at RMSC (657 East Avenue). The event will feature a variety of glassware and pottery dating primarily from the Depression Era of the 1920’s and 1930’s through the 1960’s. The main floor will be filled with colorful club displays under a theme of “Back to Basics,” featuring a dozen vignettes of individual place settings. The displays will depict a variety of creative mealtime scenes using Depression Era plates, bowls, goblets, and serving pieces as well as other tabletop accessories. Dealers from across the Northeast will also show and sell their wares, and the club will offer glass identification (free with paid admission, three items per person) and an educational seminar each day.

[ WED., SEPTEMBER 16 ] PD Series: How a Child’s Brain Develops. 6-7:30 p.m. Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave Presented by Carol BenedikCarmel $20 for non-members. 442-4100.

The event will take place Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, September 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the show is $5. Parking is free, and refreshments will be available on the lower level. For more information, visit dgcrochester. org, call 281-5008, or email dgclub@rochester.rr.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

[ THU., SEPTEMBER 17 ] Behind the Microphone: Secrets of Classical Radio with Julia Figueras. 3-4 p.m. Brickstone’s Wintergarden at St. John’s Independent Living Community,

1325 Elmwood Ave. 292-5230. stjohnsliving.org/rejuvenate. Hidden Passions: Ian Wilson and Mike DiCaprio. Sep. 17. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave.

276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. Talk with Hollywood Set Artists. 8 p.m. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave 3892170. naz.edu/art.

SPECIAL EVENT | BEE FOR BOOKS SPELLING BEE

On Wednesday, September 23, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.), head to Webster Columbus Center (70 Barrett Drive, Village of Webster) for a spelling bee that is and isn’t for the children. While the Bee for Books Spelling Bee event is geared toward adults, it’s a fundraiser to support the Webster Library, which is for everyone. The team-based spelling bee will be emceed by Carmen Gumina, superintendent of the Webster Central School District. Though the team registration period has passed, audience participation at intermission is encouraged, and the event will also feature raffles and a 50-50 drawing. Advance tickets are available at Webster Library (980 Ridge Road, Webster) and Hegedorn’s (964 Ridge Road, Webster) for $8 ($4 for students and seniors) or $10 at the door ($5 for students and seniors). For more information, call 872-6090 or email beeforbooks@gmail.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY [ MON., SEPTEMBER 21 ] Great Britian Family Life During WWII. 7-8:30 p.m. Town of Gates Town Hall Annex, 1605 Buffalo Road . Gates Presented by Mary Castle 281-2069. famuscato@ aol.com. gateshistory.org.

Meetings

Literary Events

[ SUN., SEPTEMBER 20 ] Rochester Area Vegan Society. 5:30-7 p.m. Brighton Town Park, 777 Westfall Rd. 621-8794. urnutritioninmedicine.com/. Sunday Forum: Nurse-Family Partnership Program: An Early Intervention Success. 9:45-

[ THU., SEPTEMBER 17 ] Reading the World: Naja Marie Aidt and K. E. Semmel. 7 p.m. The Daily Refresher, 293 Alexander St. 360-4627. Openletterbooks.org.

[ WED., SEPTEMBER 16 ] Building an Economy for Climate Stability: Candidate Forum 2015. 7-9 p.m. The Harley School, 1981 Clover St 442-1770. harleyschool.org.

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10:45 a.m. Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street 325-4000. downtownpresbyterian.org. [ MON., SEPTEMBER 21 ] State of Marriage. 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane 7234673. lifetreecafe.com.

Museum Exhibit [ WED., SEPTEMBER 16 ] World War II Through a Boy’s Eyes. Through Oct. 18. Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin St Through Oct. 18. A collection of WWII memorabilia by David Wild perintonhistoricalsociety.org.

Recreation

[ SAT., SEPTEMBER 19 ] Annual Tastin’ the Blues. 12-4 p.m. Penfield Amphitheater, 3100 Atlantic Ave Penfield 3408655. penfieldrec.org/. FRN Recovery Resource Fair. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Marketplace Mall, 1 Miracle Mile 475-0757. familyrecoverynet.org/recoveryresource-fair.html. German Heritage Day. Sep. 19. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford $12-$20. 294-8218. gcv.org. Ma Akilah’s Cultural Extravaganza. 6 p.m. First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc., 219 Hamilton St. 4610379. fciirochester.org/.

Native American & Pioneer Heritage Day. 10 a.m. Letchworth State Park, 1 Letchworth State Park . Castile 493-3625. nysparks.com.

[ MON., SEPTEMBER 21 ] Start Bright Gala. 6-9 p.m. RIT Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W Henrietta Rd. 654-4794. childcarecouncil.com/.

[ SUN., SEPTEMBER 20 ] 2015 Rochester Collectible & Vintage Toy Show. 10 a.m.3 p.m. Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex, 2700 BrightonHenrietta Townline Rd $5-$6, Children 12 & under free. 5028697. rochestertoyshow.com. NOTA Fall Equinox Faire. 12-5 p.m. Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road $20-$25. 288-7170. artisanworks.net. Rocon 35. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Dr . Webster Entries $1$10. 334-3860.

[ TUE., SEPTEMBER 22 ] National Voter Registration Day. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, 17 Madison St Free. 2356124. susanbanthonyhouse. org. State of Rochester’s Economy. 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Downtown, 70 State St. $40-$60. 546-6920. rddc.org.

Theater Cheaper Than Therapy. Sep. 17-19. Downstairs Cabaret at

Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place $25. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. A Few Good Men. Through Sep. 26. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St Through Sept 26. Thurs. Sept. 17, & 24, 7:30 p.m., Sat. Sept. 26, 8 p.m., Sun. Sept. 20, 2 p.m. A tale of honor and duty with one’s own moral code $28.50-$36.50. 454-1260. blackfriars.org. La Cage Aux Folles. Sep. 1726. RAPA, Kodak Center, 200 W. Ridge Rd. Through Sept. 26. Thus. Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Sat. Sept. 19. 8 p.m., Sun. Sept. 20, 7 p.m., Tues. Sept. 22, 7 p.m., Wed. Sept. 23, 7 p.m., sat. Sept. 26, 8 p.m. the story of Georges and Albin, two

men in a devoted, long-term partnership, for better or worse 254-0073. rapatheatre.org/. Mrs Cage. Sep. 18-20. School of the Arts, 45 Prince St Through Sept. 20. Fri. Sept. 18, 9:30 p.m., Sat. Sept 19, 12 p.m., and Sept. 20, 8 p.m. What turns a perfectly nice, ordinary, mild-mannered woman into a killer?. 2540073. KodakCenter.org.

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[ SAT., SEPTEMBER 19 ] 5th Annual Walkathon. 1011 a.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St Donations accepted. 340-9643. crcds. edu. Mischief, Murder and Mayhem. 12:30 p.m. Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue $7. 461-3494. fomh. org. The Buffalo Bills Rex Ryan Corn Maze Open. 10 a.m.-5 p.m Stokoe Farms, 656 South Rd, Scottsville $12. 889-0770. stokoefarms.com. Walk to Defeat ALS. 10 a.m. & 10 p.m. Ontario Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave alsaupstateny. or/. Walk With Me & Veterans Count Warrior 5K. 8 a.m. Farrell Baseball Complex, 5970 W. Henrietta Rd $35. walkwithme. org/Rochester. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 20 ] Rochester Walk Now for Autism Speaks. 9 a.m.-noon. Monroe Community College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd 646-385-8543. autismspeaks.org.

Special Events [ WED., SEPTEMBER 16 ] Fine Tastings for Al Sigl Community. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Road . Pittsford $75. 442-4102 x 8944. alsigl.org. Good Run Cocktail Party. 6-9 p.m. Good Luck, 50 Anderson Ave. $15. 733-3672. goodruncocktail.eventbrite. com. Penfield Used Book Sale. Sep. 16-17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield 340-8720. [ THU., SEPTEMBER 17 ] To Change Everything: Anarchism and the New Social Movements. 7-10 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. facebook.com/ RocRedandBlack. [ FRI., SEPTEMBER 18 ] 28th Annual Irondequoit Oktoberfest. 12-11 p.m. Camp Eastman, 1558 Lakeshore Blvd Irondequoit $8. 336-6070. irondequoit.org/oktober2015/. Irondequoit High Class of 1965 50th Anniversary. Sep. 1820. Irondequoit High School, 260 Cooper Rd. 266-7191. westirondequoit.org/alumni/ reunions. rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 19


Movie Theaters Searchable, up-to-the-minute movie times for all area theaters can be found at rochestercitynewspaper.com, and on City’s mobile website.

Movies

Brockport Strand 93 Main St, Brockport, 637-3310, rochestertheatermanagement.com

Canandaigua Theatres 3181 Townline Road, Canandaigua, 396-0110, rochestertheatermanagement.com

Cinema Theater 957 S. Clinton St., 271-1785, cinemarochester.com

Culver Ridge 16 2255 Ridge Rd E, Irondequoit  544-1140, regmovies.com

Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org

To grandmother’s house we go

Eastview 13 Eastview Mall, Victor 425-0420, regmovies.com

Geneseo Theatres Geneseo Square Mall, 243-2691, rochestertheatermanagement.com

Greece Ridge 12 176 Greece Ridge Center Drive 225-5810, regmovies.com

Henrietta 18 525 Marketplace Drive 424-3090, regmovies.com

The Little 240 East Ave., 258-0444 thelittle.org

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Then came the double-whammy of “The Happening” and “The Lady in the Water,” before Shyamalan reached his career low point when he shifted to the realm of fantasy and sci-fi in the disastrous “The Last Airbender” and “After Earth.” The director now attempts to rebound with “The Visit,” a horror-comedy (though there was some debate after the trailer was released, it’s always clear that the movie is definitely in on the joke) that recaptures a bit of Shyamalan’s early promise, delivering humor and thrills in equal measure. Giving a modern spin to “Hansel and Gretel,” the film follows budding teen filmmaker Becca (Olivia DeJonge) and her younger brother, Tyler (Ed Oxenbould), as they take a trip to visit their estranged grandparents, with whom their mother hasn’t spoken to in 15 years. She left home for reasons that she refuses to explain, but whatever happened caused a rift in the family that remains unresolved. Becca plans to make a documentary of their trip, hoping to capture on film a bit of family history as well as some overdue catharsis and reconciliation. When they arrive at the secluded farmhouse, their grandparents seem warm

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M. Night Shyamalan has had a rough go of it in recent years, but it wasn’t always this way. Fifteen years ago, the director was the King of Hollywood, when endless comparisons to Spielberg abounded in the wake of “The Sixth Sense,” “Unbreakable,” and “Signs.” But those early highlights gave way to an abrupt career nosedive that began with “The Village,” as the director started to become known more for shoehorning increasingly uninspired twists into his stories than for his ability to captivate an audience.

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and friendly, and Becca wastes no time in calling them Nana (Deanna Dunagan) and Pop Pop (Peter McRobbie). But the more time spent with their new relatives, the more things start to seem a little off with ole Nana and Pop Pop. For starters, the children are given a strict bedtime of 9:30, and they soon discover that after that point Nana has a tendency to scamper naked about the house while clawing at the walls. Meanwhile, Pop Pop spends the days taking repeated trips out to the mysterious woodshed. The week goes on, and things grow even weirder. As each new day is announced in bold, red letters, we grow anxious that something terrible is rapidly approaching. Invigorating the overdone found-footage format, “The Visit” benefits from a pared-down, simple story, and a lack of big name stars. Taking the unintentional ridiculousness of something like “The Happening” and playing it for deliberate laughs, Shyamalan finds a looseness in the material that his previous films have never demonstrated. He uses Becca’s wannabe auteur as an excuse for his camera’s impeccable compositions, but her pretentious explanations of terms like denouement and mise-en-scène also act as tool for the director to poke a bit fun at himself. Shyamalan continues to prove himself an excellent director of child actors. DeJonge is appealing as the precocious and somewhat nerdy Becca. Tyler’s white-boy rapper persona can be obnoxious, but Oxenbould is totally convincing as an annoying little brother. I could have done without quite so many extended demonstrations

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of his freestyling skills (they usually end with an enthusiastic “’ho!”), but the actor has enough natural charisma that I wasn’t actively rooting for his untimely death. The two have a nice chemistry together, and the sibling’s relationship is always convincing and even sweet. As Nana and Pop Pop, McRobbie and Dungan face an even more difficult challenge. Their characters are a mystery, prone to shifts in demeanor that transform them from kindly old souls to menacing threats, often within a single moment. The speed at which their lucidity seems to melt away never ceases to be unnerving. Shyamalan’s love of storytelling and storytellers is always apparent, and he wraps the film in fairy tale motifs, from Nana’s repeated request that her granddaughter climb deeper into the oven to clean it, and Becca’s talk of her film providing the “elixir” her mother needs to heal her psychological wounds. Shyamalan ingeniously taps into childhood fears of being away from home for the first time, beyond the reach of parental protections. There’s a bit of body horror in the way he exploits our natural discomfort with the inevitable deterioration — both mental and physical — that comes with old age. While the buildup isn’t always particularly scary, it gathers a sense of unease that leads to a surprisingly nasty climax. It’s a tricky tone to master, and “The Visit” doesn’t always nail it, though the film has an awareness about itself that is a nice respite from the ponderous, self-serious tone of Shyamalan’s last few features. It’s a fun ride, and while “The Visit” isn’t a complete return to form for the director, it’s most assuredly a step in the right direction.

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Paul Weitz (“About a Boy”) directs Lily Tomlin’s first leading role in nearly 30 years, in the lovely, minor-key road trip comedy, “Grandma.” Tomlin plays tarttongued, septuagenarian lesbian-feministpoet, Elle, who as the film opens is in the process of breaking up with her much younger girlfriend of four months (Judy Greer). She’s still licking her wounds when her granddaughter, Sage (Julia Garner, TV’s “The Americans”) shows up on her doorstep, explaining that she needs $630 to procure an abortion she has scheduled for later that day. Temporarily broke — and having cut up her credit cards — Elle is at a loss to provide monetary support, so the pair climb into Elle’s shabby Dodge Royal (Tomlin’s actual car), setting off to collect what money they can, dropping in on whomever they think they might be able to wring a few dollars out of. All the while, they do their best to avoid clueing Sage’s mother (Marcia Gay Harden) into the situation her daughter has found herself in. Weitz’s script starts out a little sitcom-y, but deepens as Tomlin finds just the right notes to play, finding the warmth beneath Elle’s brittle exterior. Weitz not only provides Tomlin with a great character to play, he finally provides a decent role for Judy Greer after a summer of seeing her saddled with playing the worried mother at least three too many times. As Elle shakes down Sage’s loser of a boyfriend (Nat Wolff), friends (Laverne Cox, the late Elizabeth Peña), and even her ex-husband (Sam Elliott, whose scenes with Tomlin provide a wealth of emotion) the film fills in Elle’s history, growing into a poignant character study.

In the opening scenes of the pleasant but totally unremarkable “Learning to Drive,” Wendy, a fragile Manhattanite book critic played by Patricia Clarkson, learns that her husband has been seeing someone else and he plans to leave her (something he’s apparently tried several times before, though it appears that this time it’s going to stick). The worst of their ensuing argument happens in the backseat of the cab driven by Sikh political refugee Darwan (Ben Kingsley), who returns to her home the next day to give back the purse she left there. A driving instructor by day, he offers her lessons in the film’s central metaphor, as Wendy — who always depended on her husband and public transportation to get around — must learn to get outside her comfort zone and dig into the messy, dangerous thing we call life. The two inevitably develop a friendship, growing and learning from one another — even if their relationship seems awfully one-sided, as it remains unclear exactly what Darwan gets out of the deal. Both actors are better than the material they’re given, though Kingsley is saddled with the role of noble minority, and the character too often descends into stereotype. Clarkson gets more to play, but the actress deserves more. The film does gain some layers with the arrival of Darwan’s bride, Jasleen (Sarita Choudhury), through an arranged marriage. Her tentative steps into a new culture and environment are more insightful than anything that precedes it, but the film ends just as it seems it’s finally about to get interesting.

Montreal-based indie rock band Arcade Fire is the focus of “The Reflektor Tapes,” the impressionistic concertdocumentary-cum-art-film directed by Kahlil Joseph. Led by husband and wife duo, Win Butler and Régine Chassagne (the group has several other members, though we never hear from them in the film), the band performs songs from its great 2013 album, “Reflektor,” as we cut between studio and live performances filmed at several stops on the North American leg of a worldwide tour. Joseph made a name for himself as a director of avant-garde hip-hop music videos for artists like Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus, and here he ladles on all kinds of cinematic pyrotechnics: playing with film stocks, aspect ratios, and weird shooting formats. As a fan of the band, I admit that I was hoping for a little more insight into the group’s creative process, but Joseph deserves credit for at least attempting something a bit more unexpected.

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exists. We want to provide them with the tools to create a more positive school environment.” Data on suspensions in city schools shows that children of color are suspended at disproportionately higher rates than white children for the same kinds of infractions. Urbanski points out that teachers don’t suspend students. But Rivera says that teachers often initiate the process with a referral to an administrator. “What we’re saying is, what do we need to do to lower those referrals and help you with classroom management?” Rivera says. That misses the point, Urbanski says, and buys into the narrative that teachers are the problem. He cites a recent alleged incident at School 8 involving Cynthia Elliott, vice president of the city school board. The RTA filed a class action grievance with the district after Elliott allegedly interrupted a recent professional development meeting and told teachers that if they don’t feel comfortable teaching in an urban setting, to leave. The grievance says that Elliott repeatedly cursed at the teachers in the meeting. “I think this has a direct relevance to the Code of Conduct policy,” Urbanski says. “You can’t teach what you can’t model.” Elliott did not respond to requests for comment on this story. Urbanski says that Elliott seems to be saying that teachers should resign themselves to physical and verbal abuse if they want to work in city schools and that they better not complain about it. “The district has now lost any moral standing on the issue of Code of Conduct,” he says. “Why is it that the teachers union is the only one saying ‘You can’t talk to teachers this way’? Where is the outrage?”

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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] BLACK MASS (R): Johnny Depp stars as Whitey Bulger, the most infamous mobster in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. With Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Kevin Bacon, and Peter Sarsgaard. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster BLUE VELVET (1986): The discovery of a severed human ear in a field leads a young man on an investigation that leads him to a beautiful nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child. Little (Fri, Sep 18, 8 p.m.) CAPTIVE (PG-13): A single mother struggling with drug addiction is taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run from the law. Starring Kate Mara and David Oyelowo. Henrietta CRIMES OF THE FUTURE (1970): This surreal film from David Cronenberg is set in a future where sexually mature woman appear to have been obliterated by a plague produced by the use of cosmetics. Dryden (Thu, Sep 17, 8 p.m.) CYRANO DE BERGERAC (1922): The classic tale of romantic deception about a lovestruck poet with a crisis of confidence due to an oversized schnozz. Dryden (Tue, Sep 22, 8 p.m.) EVEREST (PG-13): In this fact-based adventure story, a climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snowstorm. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, and Keira Knightley. IMAX GRAND HOTEL (1932): Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache. Starring Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, and Joan Crawford. Dryden (Wed, Sep 16, 8 p.m.) GRANDMA (R): Lily Tomlin stars as a self-described misanthrope who has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter shows up needing help. Culver, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown LISTEN TO ME MARLON (NR): Using hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life, this documentary the screen legend to tell his story in his own words. Little (Mon, Sep 21, 7 p.m.) MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS (PG-13): The survivors of the Maze now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles, in this adaptation of the popular YA book series. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster NOTORIOUS (1946): Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman start in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic romantic spy thriller. Dryden (Saturday, Sep 19, 8 p.m.) SPIRITUS (NR): This locallyproduced documentary explores the events that led to the


separation of the Roman Catholic Church from Corpus Christi Church in Rochester, NY. Little (Thu, Sep 17, 5:30 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN (PG13): Hayden Christensen has his first theatrical release in a dog’s age, playing man involved in a horrific car crash who’s pronounced dead, but comes back to life claiming to have seen Heaven, in this faith-based drama. Henrietta, Tinseltown JIMMY’S HALL (PG-13): In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton faces deportation from Ireland when he opens a dance hall in his small village during the ‘Red Scare’. Pittsford

LEARNING TO DRIVE (R): As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. Starring Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley. Little, Pittsford MISTRESS AMERICA (R): A lonely college freshman is rescued from her solitude by her soon-tobe stepsister, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in a series of schemes. Little MR. HOLMES (PG): An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. Starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney. Pittsford

THE PERFECT GUY (PG-13): After breaking up with her boyfriend, a professional woman gets involved with a man who seems almost too good to be true. Starring Sanaa Lathan and Morris Chestnut. Canandaigua, Culver, Geneseo, Henrietta, Tinseltown PHOENIX (PG-13): A concentration camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches postwar Berlin for the husband who may have betrayed her to the Nazis. Little, Pittsford RICKI AND THE FLASH (PG-13): From director Jonathan Demme and writer Diablo Cody, this musical-dramedy stars Meryl Streep as a rock musician who returns home to make amends

with the family she left behind. Canandaigua SINISTER 2 (R): A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house, and find themselves embroiled in a domestic quabble with a pagan boogeyman named Bughuul. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Greece, Webster STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (R): This biopic chronicles the formation of gangsta rap group N.W.A. in the late 1980s, following the group as they achieve massive success, court nationwide controversy, and permanently alter the musical landscape. Canandaigua, Culver, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Webster THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED (PG-13): The Transporter

series revs on, but leaves Jason Statham stranded on the side of the road. I’m guessing he’s better off. Canandaigua, Culver, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster VACATION (R): Hoping to recreate his childhood vacation with his own family, a grown Rusty Griswold takes his wife and son on a road trip to Walley World before it closes forever. Starring Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, and Chris Hemsworth. Canandaigua, Culver, Tinseltown THE VISIT (PG-13): M. Night Shyamalan attempts a comeback with this horror-comedy about two children whose extended visit with their grandparents goes terribly wrong. Canandaigua,

Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Henrietta, Tinseltown A WALK IN THE WOODS (R): After spending two decades in England, writer Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., and decides the best way to reconnect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends. Starring Nick Nolte, Robert Redford, and Emma Thompson. Brockport, Canandaigua, Eastview, Geneseo, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster WAR ROOM (PG): The faithbased movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of a couple whose marriage has hit a rough patch. Canandaiugua, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster

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33 Sumner Park

Tucked away on a quiet street with a lovely park-like median, it’s easy to forget that 33 Sumner Park is just a block from Monroe Avenue and its eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, bars and the Rochester Arts Center. Walk a few blocks more to Park Avenue to find an entirely different mix of shops, eateries and pubs. Built in 1889 as a speculative home for the Sumner White Tract neighborhood, the Queen Anne style home has had only four owners in its 126 years. The home was built for one of the owners of Alling and Cory, a paper merchant company that made its home in Rochester. The most recent two owners have taken special care to preserve the history and to add modern enhancements that blend with the home’s character. Original stained glass windows—one by the front door and one on the stairway landing—greet you as you enter through the generous front porch. Hardwood floors and the original gumwood trim are found throughout the home. To the right of the entryway is a parlor with a bay window. The parlor opens to the dining room, which features an elaborate, decorative, woodtrimmed fireplace. Two sets of pocket doors separate these living spaces, allowing flexible use of space. A first floor full bathroom has the original claw foot bathtub and the upstairs full bathroom has a recently added walk-in tiled shower with a wraparound bench.

At the rear of the house, the kitchen has been opened up and expanded from its original footprint. The addition of a tin ceiling, a center island (made with re-purposed hardwood flooring from a basketball court), and the exposed brick from the fireplace blend seamlessly with the historic character of the home. Off the kitchen is a small room that could function as a sunroom, office, or breakfast nook. Exit the kitchen through the sliding doors and enjoy lilacs, dogwoods and Japanese maples from the deck or beside a small pond on a stone patio in the fenced backyard. The original carriage-house style garage remains and a portion has been converted into a covered patio. The vaulted ceilings of the unfinished attic scream potential: A master suite? A man cave? A rec room? Both the furnace and roof have recently been updated. The parkway across the street is a great spot for meeting neighbors and is jointly owned by the neighbors who abut the park. 33 Sumner Park is a spacious 2,260 square feet. It is currently listed at $159,900 with Vincent Pace of Vincent Associates Real Estate. For more information, contact Vincent at 585-414-7118. by Arn J. Albertini Arn is a freelance writer, historic homeowner and a member of the Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs)

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3333 BHTLRD, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on August 17, 2015. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at PO Box 22700, Rochester, NY 14692. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity.

Bellesara, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on August 4, 2015 with an effective date of formation of August 4, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 12 Amanda Drive, Rochester, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 12 Amanda Drive, Rochester, New York 14624. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law.

[ NOTICE ] 43-45 Fayette Street, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/7/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 6029 Brockport Spencerport Rd., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] 431 Grand Avenue LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 7/9/15 Office: Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Mark Hudson Management PO box 30071 Rochester NY 14603 General purpose [ NOTICE ] 62 Roxborough LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 7/9/15 Office: Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Mark Hudson Management PO box 30071 Rochester NY 14603 General purpose [ NOTICE ] 68-70 Spring Street, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/7/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 6029 Brockport Spencerport Rd., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] 742 SOUTH AVE. LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 7/23/2015. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 26 Harper St., Rochester, NY 14607, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

[ NOTICE ] CAMPBELL PROPERTIES AT ROCHESTER, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 01/15/15. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 72-14 136th Street, Flushing, NY 11367. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] CASUALLURE LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 08/04/15. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 20 West Beach Drive, Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] CHILDTIME CREATIONS, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on August 25, 2015. LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 77 Waterford Way, Fairport, NY 14450. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Dee Holdings LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 8/13/15 Office: Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail copy to c/o Mark Hudson Management PO Box 30071

Rochester, NY 14603 General purpose [ NOTICE ] E.M. Globe Holdings, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 9/1/15 Office: Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to Gallagher Property Management 1504 Scottsville Rd #102 Rochester NY 14623 General purpose [ NOTICE ] Justice Property Services, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 8/20/15 Office: Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail copy to 66 Middlesex Rd Rochester NY 14610 General purpose [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that an alcohol beverage license, pending has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Liquor Beer and Wine at retail in a Bar/Tavern under the Alcohol Beverage Control Law at 27 W Main Street – Webster NY 14580 for on premises consumption for Kayley’s Candles and Gifts LLC / DBA Vino Lounge [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that an alcohol beverage license, pending, has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Liquor, Beer & Wine retail in a Restaurant under the Alcohol Beverage Control Law at: 1370 Buffalo Road Rochester NY 14624 - On Premises Consumption Liquor License for 1370 Mount Read Blvd Inc  / DBAFatso’s [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION - Madiya, LLC, dba Infolab. Arts of Org. filed SSNY 12/10/2014. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail copy to 34 Wyndale Rd, Rochester, NY 14617. Purpose: Any lawful business. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION – Evolve Development LLC. Arts of Org. filed SSNY 1/22/2015. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail copy to PO Box 20502, Rochester, NY 14602. Purpose: Any lawful business

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ASNAT BARON, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/13/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 237 Andrews St, Rochester, NY 14604. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of HANIT GLOBAL HOLDINGS, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 7/16/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 560 Kirts Blvd, Ste 105, Troy, MI 48084. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 135 WEST MAIN STREET, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/23/03. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 5051 W. Lake Rd., Canandaigua, NY 14424. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. The regd. agent of the company upon whom and at which process against the company can be served is Walter L. Turek, 5051 W. Lake Rd., Canandaigua, NY 14424. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity for which LLC may be formed under the LLC and engaging in any and all activities necessary and incidental to the foregoing. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 26 CLEARVIEW AVE NY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/9/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Law Office of Anthony A. DiNitto, 2250 W. Ridge Rd., Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful ac [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 400 West Ridge Road LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 8/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of

LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 360 Jay Scutti Blvd., Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 550 LAKE SHORE DRIVE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/27/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Law Office of Anthony A. Dinitto LLC, 2250 W. Ridge Rd., Ste 300, Rochester, NY. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A&M PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LLC Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on 9/08/2015. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to A&M PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LLC, C/O ANDREW LIBERI, 1484 LONG POND ROAD, ROCHESTER, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of AMARE PROPERTIES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/26/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o Andrea Leone, 2250 West Ridge Road, Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Berto Group,LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 6/1/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2117 Buffalo RD #265, Rochester,NY 14624, Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Bestinc, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 08/18/2015 Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may

be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 95 Allens Creek Rd, Blg 2, Ste 216, Rochester, NY14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CarbUSA, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 08/17/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to C/O United States Corporation Agents Inc., 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Cerebra I, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 06/15/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 41 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CG Finger Lakes SM, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 7/16/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 349 W. Commercial St., Ste. 3100, E. Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Chief REI LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) August 5th 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 23 Prairie Trl. West Henrietta, NY 14586 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CLAYTON’S DELIVERY,LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) August 19, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 6 Francine Dr Rochester NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Coffey-Oakridge

Associates, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o Sammy Feldman, 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity.

with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on Aug 20, 2015. Office location: Monroe Co., NY. Princ. Office of LLC: 120 Linden Oaks Dr., Ste. 200, Rochester, NY 14625. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Princ. Office of LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

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Notice of Formation of Griffin’s Hots Emporium LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 5/28/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 44 Norran Dr., Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of Formation of HomeFit Cleaning LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5-1-15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 783 Linden Avenue, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: any lawful activities.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of DON’S DRYER VENT CLEANING SERVICE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/24/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 74 Cragg Rd., Rochester, NY 14616. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of FULL GALLOP COMMUNICATIONS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/13/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 43 Cook Rd., Hamlin, NY 14464. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of GMR Piano Works LLC Arts. Of Org. filed

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Legal Ads > page 29 designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 39 Tulane Pkwy., Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LA Morgan LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 8/27/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 7 Austin Park, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LATTA DEVELOPMENT LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/20/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Suite 400, 36 W. Main St., Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LeadGate LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) Aug. 24, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC 100

Metro Park, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Ledgerwood Company, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) May 26, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2 Furman Heights, Fairport, NY 14450 . Purpose: consulting. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Notice of formation of ReNova Atlantic LLC. Art. of Org. filed by Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/04/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail process to: Alan J. Knauf, 1400 Crossroads Bldg., 2 State St., Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: Any lawful act or activity. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Notice of formation ofWildberry Atlantic LLC. Art. of Org. filed by Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/05/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall

mail process to: Alan J. Knauf, 1400 Crossroads Bldg., 2 State St., Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: Any lawful act or activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Math To Math, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 8/21/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 933, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Maxwell Motorbikes LLC Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/8/2015  . Office in Monroe  County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to:   Maxwell Motorbikes LLC 2200 Walworth-Penfield Road Walworth NY 14568. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MC-USL Ventures I LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 8/13/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd., Ste. 100,

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Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Morgan West Ninth LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 8/6/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd., Ste. 100, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Naya & Jr LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/13/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1 Bishops Court, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of North Union Street LLC. Art.of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 09/10/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2800 Spencerport Rd Ste 5A Spencerport NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Perspectives Mental Health Counseling, PLLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’t of State (SSNY) 08/05/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 721 Ridge Road, Webster NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities under section 203 of LLC Act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PF Piano Works LLC Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on Aug. 20, 2015. Office location: Monroe Co., NY. Princ. Office of LLC: 120 Linden Oaks Dr., Ste. 200, Rochester, NY 14625. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Princ. Office of LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ReadySetPack, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) DATE.0522-2015 Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 635 Adeline Dr, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Rochester Area Community Foundation Family LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 8/7/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 500 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Rochester MAX Rentals LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) July 29th 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1900 Empire Boulevard #222, Webster NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Stilla Dance, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/26/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 30 Main Street, Scottsville, NY 14546. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of SVC Monroe LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Case Real Estate Capital, LLC, 336 West Passaic St., 4th Fl., Rochelle Park, NJ 07662. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of SVC Rochester LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon

whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Case Real Estate Capital, LLC, 336 West Passaic St., 4th Fl., Rochelle Park, NJ 07662. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of TEAZE SPECIALTY SAUCES LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 08/18/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 550 Kreag Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Top ROC Properties LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 08/06/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 470 Sandystone Circle Webster, NY 14580 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of BROCKPORT NCP, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/1/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 7/16/15. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Capitol Services, Inc., 1218 Central Ave., Ste. 100, Albany, NY 12205. DE address of LLC: 160 Greentree Drive, Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of FEAST American Diners, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/12/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 6/5/15. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Dawood Beshay, Manager, 41856 Ivy St., Ste. 201, Murrieta, CA 92562. DE address of LLC: 615 South DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Global Precision Products, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/04/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 06/05/15. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 90 High Tech Dr., Rush, NY 14543. Address to be maintained in DE: 1679 S. DuPont Hwy., Ste. 100, Dover, DE 19901. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of HLF TS Chili LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 8/21/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 83 South St., Morristown, NJ 07960. LLC formed in DE on 8/18/15. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc. (NRAI), 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: c/o NRAI, 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Open Energy Group Project Sapling LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 7/30/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 25 Broadway, 9th Fl., NY, NY 10004. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] ORR2505 LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 7/20/15 Office: Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Mark Hudson Management PO box 30071 Rochester NY 14603 General purpose [ NOTICE ] RCR Capital, L.L.C., a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/3/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may

be served. SSNY shall mail process to Brian M. Renno, 74 Clardale Dr., Rochester, NY 14616. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] REDWAVE GLASS LLC Notice of filing of Application for Authority of limited liability company (LLC). Name of foreign LLC is Redwave Glass LLC.  The Application for Authority was filed with the Sec. of State of New York (SSNY) on 8/5/15.  Jurisdiction:  Delaware (DE).  Formed: 8/5/15.  County:  Monroe.  SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served.  SSNY shall mail copy of process to:  LLC, 350 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester, NY 14624.  The address of the office required to be maintained in DE is:  28 Old Rudnick Lane, Dover, DE 19901. The name and address of the authorized officer in DE where the Articles of Organization are filed is:   Secretary of State, State of Delaware, Division of Corporations, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St.-Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose:  any and all lawful activities.  [ NOTICE ] RF Printing Technologies LLC Authority filed SSNY 5/22/15. Office: Monroe Co LLC formed DE 5/7/15 exists 16192 Coastal Hwy Lewes DE 19958 SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served & mail copy to 25 Hepburn Ln Pittsford NY 14534 Cert of Regis. Filed DE SOS 401 Federal St #4 Dover DE 19901 General Purpose [ NOTICE ] RPT / IPT Neuruppin LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on August 26, 2015 with an effective date of formation of August 26, 2016. Its principal place of business is located at 485 Thornell Road, Pittsford, New York in Monroe County.  The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served.  A copy of any process shall be mailed to 485 Thornell Road, Pittsford, New York 14534. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law.


Legal Ads [ NOTICE ] S.C.I. A CAPITAL VARIABLE FELICIA, doing business in NYS under the name: S.C.I. A CAPITAL VARIABLE FELICIA, LLC under the assumed name SCI-CV FELICIA. App. for Auth. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/22/2015. LLC was organized in France on 1/11/2009. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY to mail copy of process to 1377 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14609. Required office in France at 37 Chaussee Robert Schuman, 57570 Evrange N. Siret. Cert. of Org. filed with Clerk of the Court of the 1st Instance of Thionville, Register of Commerces and Companies, BP 505509, Rue Marchal Joffre. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Sacheli Trucking, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 5/27/15 Office Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail copy to Teresa M Sacheli 880 Honeoye Falls Five PT Rd Honeoye Falls NY 14472 General purpose [ NOTICE ] Shagal LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 8/13/15 Office Monroe Co SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail copy to c/o Mark Hudson Management PO Box 30071 Rochester, NY 14603 General purpose [ NOTICE ] T65 & Beyond LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 8/3/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 101 Sully’s Trl., Bldg. 20, Pittsford, NY 14534. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] THE CICERO LAW FIRM LLP (LLP) filed its Certificate of Registration of Registered Limited Liability Partnership with New York Secy. of State (“SS”) on 8/27/2015. LLP’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail copy of any process to LLP, 290 Linden Oaks, Rochester, NY

14625. LLP’s purpose: practice of law. [ NOTICE ] ZSR LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 7/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 522 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY 14613. General purpose. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Home Inspection Services of WNY, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on June 16, 2015. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to 79 Stuyvesant Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] Notice is hereby given that Kenber Properties, LLC, a limited Liability Company, filed Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State on August 18, 2015. The principle office is located in the County of Monroe, State of New York, and the Secretary of State was designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company is: PO Box 1411, Plainfield, Illinois 60586. The purpose of the company is to engage in any lawful activity for which a company may be organized under §203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 201411313 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. Susan R. Wollke; Charles N. Wollke, Jr.; Tammy Converse,) Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated August 10, 2015, entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Office

Building located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe on September 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Chili, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 1 Hay Market Road, Rochester, NY 14624; Tax Account No. 134.17-3-8 lot size .51 acres. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $82,824.99 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: August 2015 Loren H. Kroll, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 3245767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2015-5598 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Rochester and Monroe County Employees Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. Estate of Daniel G. Zajonczkoski, Lisa I. Zajonczkoski, as Administrator; Town of Greece; People of the State of New York; United States of America, Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated September 8, 2015, entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Office Building located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe on October 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Greece, County of Monroe and State of New York,

known as 738 Latta Road, Rochester, NY 14612; Tax Account No. 046.16-2-1.21 lot size 80 x 150. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $122,944.07 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: September 2015 Gary Bitetti, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767

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[ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Plaintiff, against Pablo O. Rivera, et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated 6/8/2015 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, in the County of Monroe, New York on 09/25/2015 at 11:00AM, premises known as 126 Kilmar Street, Rochester, NY 14621 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the City of Rochester, formerly Town of Irondequoit, County of Monroe and State of New York, SECTION: 091.57, BLOCK: 2, LOT: 6. Approximate amount of judgment $37,563.71 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 11792/2010. Lisa G. Berrittella, Esq., Referee FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff, 53 Gibson Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706 01-038543-F00 1146343

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