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Highland doctors grieve with the community

The residents of the Highland Hospital Family Medicine Program are deeply saddened by the recent violence in our community. Some of us have been part of the Rochester community our whole lives, while others have just joined it, but each one of us now calls this city our home. We are grieved by the loss of three young lives outside of the Boys & Girls Club and the loss of a police officer in the line of duty. Highland Family Medicine and Brown Square exist to serve our community. As part of that commitment, we support respect for each other and stand against violence. Cry! Shout! Sing out against the violence in our community. We all have voices that deserve to be heard. During difficult times like this, it is natural to feel grief, fear, anger, despair, or numbness. The doors of these offices are always open to those who would like to speak to someone about this or any other experience. We encourage you to use your physician as a resource in your community. We are here for you. Highland Family Medicine honors the lives that were lost and we continue to serve the family and friends they left behind. DR. MEGAN BETTELEY WANG

Written on behalf of Highland Family Medicine residents

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Don’t blame the victims

Count me OUT as to blaming the victims for their own plight in Rochester. That is bullshit, in my opinion. White people BUILT the ghetto. TOMMY THOMASON

Hold students to higher standards

The Rochester City School District wants to lower the standards for students so they are not suspended. This is ridiculous. They should be held to higher standards because THAT is what will be expected of them in the work force. It may not be fair, but it is reality. We shouldn’t accept, “Well, he is from the city, so that is why he acts this way.” PAT CRESSY MASSA

Loved ‘Spamalot’

I was at the opening night as I have several friends in this production. It was a great night. I actually heard people talking during intermission about the dancing, saying that the bar had been raised at Geva. I also know some inside scoop through my friends in the show that there were many non-dancers in the cast. I didn’t notice that at all, which is further testament to how well choreographed this was; he was able to seamlessly incorporate them into the numbers. LADY DI

Sanders is on his way

Regarding Bernie Sanders’ electability: First they laugh at you, then they attack you, then you win. As I wrote to the DNCC: DON’T TORPEDO his campaign in favor of your “anointed chosen.” Since the attacks have, in fact, commenced, I think we’re well on the way to the White House. SUZANNEMARY

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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER

A civics test for readers: is Clinton ‘qualified’? Let me ask you something: What, in your opinion, are the qualifications for serving as president? A couple of weeks ago, a reader called to challenge me about my recent “Waiting for Hillary” column – in particular, my insistence that Hillary Clinton “is certainly qualified” for the presidency. While he often agrees with my columns, the reader said, that one left him baffled. Would I, he urged, tell him specifically what I see that makes her qualified? He wasn’t the only reader who asked me that question. And the issue popped up on the second Republican debate, with Carly Fiorina’s cutesy, much-quoted “If you want to stump a Democrat, ask them to name an accomplishment of Hillary Clinton.” Partisan politics aside, it’s a topic worth thinking about. What do we think are the qualifications for president? And does Clinton have them? You can do your own research about Clinton, but I’ll give you my thoughts. Let me say first that I’m not at all enthusiastic about Clinton. I wish someone better were running. As I mentioned in that September 9 column, I’m becoming convinced that she can’t be elected – and that if she is, she’ll run into the same Republican obstruction in Congress that has plagued Obama. That’s not good for anybody. I’m also not happy about some of her positions on important issues, particularly her militaristic tendency. But I do think she’s qualified. She’s smart, and she’s well educated. She has had extensive, significant experience in a variety of publicpolicy areas – in Arkansas government, in the Clinton White House, in the US Senate, and in the State Department. She knows people, in Congress and in foreign affairs, and they know her. She has management experience. She’s a longtime advocate on issues affecting women and children. Her early career included working for the Children’s Defense Fund, serving on the staff of the committee that advised the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate investigation, and teaching law and running legal clinics for the poor in Arkansas. During Bill Clinton’s several terms as governor of Arkansas, she continued her efforts related to poverty and also chaired the state’s Educational Standards Committee. When he became president, she was an exceptionally active First Lady, chairing his Task Force on National Health Care Reform, advocating on health care and poverty issues, helping create the Office on Violence Against Women in the Department of Justice, and traveling around the world, advocating for women’s rights.

Partisan politics aside, what do we think are the qualifications for president? And does Hillary Clinton have them?”

As a US Senator, she may not have had her name on groundbreaking legislation, but she was active and hardworking – respected, if I’m remembering correctly, by Republicans and Democrats. And, of course, she was Obama’s Secretary of State. You can find negatives in that career, obviously. She has to bear heavy responsibility for the failure of the Clinton health-care reform. And while Republicans are obsessing over Benghazi, some Democrats criticize her tenure at State, too. Finer minds than mine will have to pass judgment on the Benghazi tragedy. But on the whole, I agree with the assessment of a 2013 Foreign Affairs article, which called her “a highly competent secretary of state, but not a great one.” And, by the way, one of her Republican predecessors, Henry Kissinger, went further, saying Clinton “ran the State Department in the most effective way that I’ve ever seen.” This is a complicated country facing enormous challenges in a very complicated world. The Republican candidates include not only several people with dubious qualifications but also some whose opinions on science, foreign policy, health care, and the constitution are, frankly, frightening. And in my humble opinion, any of them would take us down a very destructive path. Having a Democrat succeed Barack Obama, then, is critical. I hope the Democrats don’t choose Hillary Clinton as their candidate, but her qualifications aren’t the reason for my concern. Not every president is Abraham Lincoln. rochestercitynewspaper.com

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[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]

Shooting suspect identified

Johnny Blackshell, 21, of Chili, has been charged in the August 19 shooting on Genesee Street that killed three and injured seven. The shooting occurred outside the Boys & Girls Club, and Blackshell has pleaded not guilty. At a press conference announcing the charges, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren presented new initiatives to combat violence, including a possible urban violence summit with other New York mayors.

Energizing work

NOHM Technologies, Inc. landed a $1.64-million contract for advanced automotive battery development. The company’s development facilities are at Eastman Business Park, which has a cluster of battery, fuel cell, and energy-storage technology companies.

Cuomo aide dies

An aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo died from a gunshot wound received nine days prior. Carey Gabay was attending a Caribbean cultural celebration in New York City when gunfire broke out between rival gangs. Gabay reportedly tried to seek cover, but was

struck in the head by a stray bullet.

News

Photonics sites settled

The first fight around a new national photonics institute is over, and it looks like everyone got a little bit of something. After a highly visible public quarrel between local leaders and SUNY Polytechnic Institute officials, Governor Andrew Cuomo stepped in. The business offices will go in Legacy Tower, while companies, incubator space, and a workforce development center will be in the Sibley Building. A building at Eastman Business Park will be the institute’s key manufacturing space.

MEDIA | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

Everybody salsa Ibero-American Action League will launch the first 24-hour Latinooperated radio station in Upstate New York. WEPL 97.1 FM will make its first Spanish language broadcast sometime in November, says Gladys Pedraza Burgos, Ibero’s chief operating officer.

Probing Buffalo’s billion

Federal prosecutor Preet Bharara is digging into the state’s Buffalo Billion, according to media reports. The prosecutor is reportedly scrutinizing state contracts for a massive solar power manufacturing facility along Lake Erie — particularly a contract with the lead construction company, LPCiminelli. The state will own and equip the facility and the national company Solar City will use it to build solar panels.

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The station will be located in the City of Rochester. WEPL’s format will lean heavily on Latin Tropical — salsa, merengue, bachata — and Latin pop to reflect the listening interests of the Rochester market, Burgos says, which is mainly made up of people of Caribbean descent. “But it will also draw on the traditional guitar and big band Latin music of the 1950’s,” she says. Though music is WEPL’s main component, Burgos says that the station will also reach the Rochester area’s growing Latino market with information about health, education, and events important to the community. “They will hear music from popular artists like Marc Anthony and Shakira,” she says, “and then we will drop in health bits like, ‘Here’s how to cook a healthy meal.’”

It’s a formula that has been used successfully by popular Latin stations such as La Mega in New York City, El Zol in Miami, and Zeta in Puerto Rico. Julio Saenz, WEPL’s station manager, founded ConXion, a local Latino newspaper that he later sold. Local musician and producer Hector Arguinzoni will host the Monday through Friday afternoon drive-time programming and radio DJ Nemesio Martinez will host Sunday Traditional Island Music. Saenz says that WEPL will reach the 65,000 Latinos in Rochester, as well as non-Latinos who enjoy the culture and music. The station will live stream its broadcast, which means that WEPL will be able to reach listeners in Buffalo, Syracuse, and the Finger Lakes. “Rochester makes sense because we have the largest Latino community in the state outside of New York City,” Saenz says.

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POLITICS | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN

Unions have always been built on the notion that there’s strength in numbers, but the last 30 years have seen escalating anti-union rhetoric and laws, as well as declines in union workplaces. No union is big enough to go it alone.

LABOR | BY JEREMY MOULE

New Labor Federation leader Dan Maloney says he wants America to make things. Manufacturing is the best way, he says, to rev up the US economy. Maloney, president of UAW Local 1097 for nine years, has recently been named president of the Rochester-Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation, too. His goals in the new job include improving organizing, messaging, and recruiting efforts among the region’s unions. But he says that he also wants to build support for policies that encourage domestic manufacturing growth. When a company makes and sells a car, for example, he says, it’s not just putting a product on a showroom floor. It is also buying metal, glass, radios, and scores of other components and parts from other companies, he says. So that one car provides jobs for the people who sell it, build it, and make the materials and parts that go into it. “It’s an upward economic spiral when you increase manufacturing,” Maloney says. One way to bolster support for domestic manufacturing, he says, is through political activism. Maloney says that he wants to make sure that union members know where candidates stand on issues such as trade policy, government support for promising technology, and infrastructure investment. He also wants more union members to run

for local, state, and federal offices. Maloney took over the Labor Federation job from Jim Bertolone, who for the past two decades has been one of the Rochester area’s most prominent Dan Maloney. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN and outspoken labor voices. Bertolone railed against trickleNo union is big enough to go it alone, down economics, corporate welfare, and Bertolone says; the different organizations lopsided trade deals, and spoke forcefully have to work together to be successful. in support of a minimum wage increase, “Dan gets it,” Bertolone says. “He’s a policies that boost domestic manufacturing, very good advocate and he also has that and universal health care. personality where he gets along with the Bertolone, who is still president of the leaders in all sectors, whether building trades local Postal Workers union, says that he or public sector, and is aware of their issues. I hopes to retire within the next year or so. think so far it’s worked out very well — that He’s been a union leader for a generation, he has the support of everybody.” he says, and it’s time to clear the way for Bertolone and Maloney say that they someone new. are optimistic about labor, thanks to the Solidarity will have to be a big focus for Occupy Wall Street and Fight for $15 Maloney, Bertolone says. Unions have always movements. Both target income inequality, been built on the notion that there’s strength they say, and Fight for $15 embodies what in numbers, he says, but the last 30 years the labor movement is all about: workers have seen escalating anti-union rhetoric and teaming up to improve their job conditions laws, as well as declines in union workplaces. and pay.

Boose strikes back Don’t put the Northwest City Council race to bed just yet. A petition filed in State Supreme Court last Thursday asks for an expanded audit of the voting machines used in the race between Molly Clifford and LaShana Boose. Unofficial results from the September 10 Democratic primary election showed Clifford besting Boose by 42 votes. Clifford’s lead jumped to 66 votes after most of the absentee ballots were counted. But Boose’s petition says that “the discrepancy between the 42-vote lead on September 10, 2015, and the 66-vote lead on September 14, 2015, justifies an expanded audit.” Tom Ferrarese, Democratic commissioner for the Monroe County Board of Elections, says that the petition is baseless. “I’ve never heard of anything so ridiculous in my life,” he says. “The machine count was 42. When you take in the absentee ballots that were counted that night, it went to 66. There’s no discrepancy. It’s been on the [Board of Elections] website since day one.” The commissioners hand-count all of the ballots in 3 percent of the machines after the election, Ferrarese says, to make sure that the machines counted correctly. (The machines are chosen randomly.) And they were fine, he says. But the Boose camp wants more of the machines audited. “I’m just absolutely appalled,” Ferrarese says.

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The Rev. Dr. William Wilkinson of Trinity Emmanuel Presbyterian Church on Shelter Street joined other faith community leaders from across Monroe County last week to call on the next county executive to increase the number of children served by subsidized day care. PHOTO BY JEREMY MOULE POVERTY | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN

A path out of poverty A progress report released last week by the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative includes some heavy lifts. For one, the efforts outlined in the report will undoubtedly require significant funding. And the report says that the Rochester region needs to mitigate societal factors, such as structural racism, that keep people in poverty — no simple task. But the group’s biggest challenge may be to convince a community jaded by decades of dead-end reports and failed initiatives to believe one more time. “The report in and of itself is another report,” says Leonard Brock, the Initiative’s director. “It’s what we do, how we respond as a community that’s going to make this report different.” The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative is led by State Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, and Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, and is convened by the United Way. The effort dovetails with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force, which is made up of members of 20 state agencies working with local public, private, and nonprofit leaders to address poverty in Rochester. The initiative’s progress report is the group’s first step toward its goal of reducing poverty in the RochesterMonroe County region by 50 percent over the next 15 years. The report will guide the group’s future work as well as investment by government, donors, and other sources. 6 CITY

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Leading up to the report, 150 local people served on working groups, each tackling a different area as it relates to people in poverty, including health and nutrition; housing; jobs and workforce development; and the justice system. Feedback was also sought from people living in poverty or who have emerged from poverty and are receiving some form of assistance to see what works well and what doesn’t. The group is initially focusing on the working poor — about 32,600 people in Monroe County, including the City of Rochester — because these are people who are “leaning in,” Brock says, and it shouldn’t require as much effort to get them over the hump to self-sufficiency as it would take to help someone who is not working, for example. Focusing on the working poor should also give the initiative some momentum, he says, and it breaks down Rochester’s overwhelming poverty problem into more manageable bites. Past efforts tried to do too much at once, Brock says, which helped lead to their collapse. The work groups identified the barriers that keep people in poverty, and it developed 33 recommendations to overcome them. The barriers are: • Lack of social and infrastructure development in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty; • Inequality caused by structural and institutional racism, or from racial, ethnic, social, or gender bias; • The impact of poverty-induced trauma; • Lack of knowledge, skills, and credentials to get or maintain a job;


• Limited access to or eligibility for public and private supports, services, and programs; • Insufficient community capacity for child care and transportation; • Public and private policies, regulations, and practices. The recommendations were synthesized to create three initial target areas: systems design, adult mentoring-navigating, and early childhood support. The Initiative will work with IBM to develop a comprehensive, integrated social-support system for the working poor. Rochester’s current system is fragmented, Brock says. It responds to individual needs, he says, and does not treat people and families holistically. It’s also difficult to navigate, he says. The latter observation is where the adult mentor comes in. The mentor will help the working poor navigate the system and obtain the knowledge and skills they need to land and retain a living-wage job. The creation of an adult mentor is the Number 1 recommendation of the initiative’s jobs and workforce development group, says Nicholas Weatherbee, vice president of strategic communications and special projects for the United Way. Early childhood support means making sure the working poor have access to highquality, affordable, flexible child care. The report also talks about in-home parent training “to give new parents the skills to succeed as their children’s first teachers.” One of the big questions surrounding the initiative’s work is where the money will come from. This is a time of tight municipal budgets and service cuts; Monroe County has been cutting, not expanding, subsidies for child care. That’s why it’s important, Brock says, to streamline and integrate the services that are available, which should save money and make the system as efficient as possible. Many of the programs and services already exist, he says, but the system is disjointed. Brock says that funding could come from foundations, the state, the United Way, and from private donors. Streamlining services, he says, will help guide investment by the philanthropic community to finally move the needle on poverty in the region. It’s important that the community manage its expectations for the initiative, Brock says. It will take a long term, all-hands effort to dig the region out of the hole it dug over the course of decades, he says. “There’s no quick fix to poverty,” Brock says. During the next phase of work, the Initiative will further refine the preliminary recommendations and offer solutions, with milestones and measurements attached. The group will also enumerate the policy changes needed to accomplish its goals.

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

The city Zoning Board of Appeals will hold another public hearing on the proposal for an Aldi food market at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 24. The discount chain store would be located on the corner of North Winton and Blossom roads in the same site as the now closed Jim’s Restaurant. Many residents in the North Winton Village and Browncroft neighborhoods oppose the plan because of the size of the project and because numerous variances are required. The hearing will be held at City Hall, 30 Church Street.

Readings, talks at MCC

Monroe Community College will host “Gen-

der and Identity Amidst Volatility and Difference in the Muslim World,” a series of readings and discussions. The first reading will be a selection of short stories by different authors on Wednesday, September 30. The events will be held on Wednesdays periodically through January 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Brighton campus, 1000 East Henrietta Road. Information on the series: 292-3173.

Race and politics talk

The University of Rochester will host a talk by cultural critic Gerald Early at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 24. Early, who is a professor of English and Afro-American studies at Washington University, will discuss race, neighborhoods, and the arts in relation to the current political climate. The event will be held at Rush Rhees Library.

Minister to discuss race and justice

The German House will host “Connecting the Dots: Ferguson to Palestine,” a talk by the Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 24. Hagler is the senior minister at the Plymouth Congregational UCC Church in Washington, DC. He has worked extensively on issues both nationally and internationally dealing with racism and economic justice. The talk will be held at 315 Gregory Street.


Dining

(Left) Executive Chef Alessandro Spinello making a pizza at Pizzeria Favo. (Right) A build your own pizza with vodka sauce, mozzarella, onion, zucchini, broccoli, artichoke, and tomato. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

Upper crust [ CHOW HOUND ] BY KATIE LIBBY

If there is one thing Pizzeria Favo (3400 Monroe Avenue) owners Suzy and Gene O’Donovan are experts in, it’s good crust. The O’Donovans opened the first Montana Mills Bread Company in 1996, eventually branching out to include 31 locations. After selling the Montana Mills business, the O’Donovans opened Yotality, a frozen yogurt shop that now has 11 locations. Now the O’Donovans have turned their attention to the pizza trade, opening Pizzeria Favo in the Pittsford Colony Plaza. Carried over from Montana Mills is the stone burr flour mill that allows wheat to be milled in-house using two huge limestones; the stones grind together and turn the wheat kernels into the flour that is used to make the dough. Good dough equals good crust. Favo offers three different types of dough: a whole grain artisan, a traditional white, and gluten-free. When it came time to research pizza ovens, Gene O’Donovan traveled around the country looking for the best and returned with an oven he had found in New York City and an extra 10 pounds in pizza research weight. The oven they selected has

a huge stone inside that rotates the pizzas, cooking them in 4 to 7 minutes. The oven temperature can go up to 900 degrees. Ordering at Favo is assembly-line style, “kind of like the Chipotle of pizza,” says Suzy O’Donovan. You can create your own pie, including unlimited vegetables, using items from Favo’s ingredient list. Or you can order one of the specialty pizzas like the A la Vodka ($8.95), which is topped with vodka sauce, mozzarella, basil, meatballs, mushrooms, and peas. The Maui ($8.95) is topped with red sauce, mozzarella, grilled pineapple, Canadian bacon, and green peppers. Made-to-order salads are available, too. The O’Donovans have also taken one of their self-serve frozen yogurt machines from Yotality and filled it with six different types of gelato. Local craft beers are on tap as well as wine, rotated seasonally. They hope to expand Pizzeria Favo to other locations, and knowing their history, that seems likely. Pizzeria Favo is located at 3400 Monroe Avenue in Pittsford Colony Plaza. It’s open Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 310-7383. Information: pizzeriafavo.com.

Quick bites

Furoshiki (682 Park Avenue) will offer hibachi

entrees prepared in the kitchen and served “hot and fast” for the fall and winter. Hibachi selections include tofu and vegetable, as well as chicken, steak, and shrimp, all under $15. Information: parkavenoodles.com. Local chef Jeremy Messmer from Mario’s Italian Restaurant will compete in the Hometown Breakfast Battle, a national chef recipe competition featuring 135 chefs from around the country. Messmer will take his Abruzzo Breakfast Sandwich to the competition. To vote for Messmer (voting ends September 28) or find out more about the competition: thomasbreakfastbattle.com. The October line-up of cooking classes at the Rochester Brainery (274 North Goodman Street, Village Gate) includes classes in egg roll and pierogi making, fall flavors of custard, and making your own kombucha and vegan cheese. The Brainery will be partnering with Lento for a pumpkin carving and fall dinner event on October 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. as well. More information: rochesterbrainery. myshopify.com.

The Old Toad (277 Alexander Street) will host a Captain Lawrence Tap Takeover on Saturday, October 3. Captain Lawrence’s flagship beers will be on tap, as well as more than nine other beers, such as the Effortless Grapefruit IPA, Mockoli rice beer, and Lavender witte. Information: theoldtoad.com. Closings

The East Rochester location of Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods (349 West Commercial

Street) has closed. The Rochester Public Market location is still open. The Brighton location of Great Northern Pizza Kitchen (1918 Monroe Avenue) has closed. Chow Hound is a food and restaurant news column. Do you have a tip? Send it to food@ rochester-citynews.com.

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e v o gro Even as record stores around the country dropped like flies, The Record Archive has kept it spinning for 40 years [ FEATURE ] BY FRANK DE BLASE

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he Record Archive is a bonafide icon; a Rochester institution. It’s the goto store for the hip, the aware, anybody, and everybody. And as multi-faceted as its customers are, so too is the business savvy credited with the store’s survival. The Record Archive has bucked trends — initiated a few of its own — and has ultimately endured the fickle retail world for lo, these last 40 years. The store — now located at 33 1/3 Rockwood Street — is 13,000-square feet jam-packed with new and used CDs, DVDs, toys, music ephemera, novelties, books, posters, housewares, audio equipment, T-shirts, vintage clothing and furniture, and Photos from the archives. PHOTOS PROVIDED books. Oh, and there’s a quarter-million records as well as more than 60,000 45s. Where else can you score a Louis Prima LP, a career; I’m a father with a grown child and leather jacket, and a whoopee cushion at once? a wife. I’m a person who likes — actually The building houses two stages in place requires — information. I like to acquire for national, international, and local bands information, digest it; analyze it; use it. I to do in-store performances. And it doesn’t like to speculate on the future. I’m a trendstop there: the walls serve as an art gallery. identifier; I anticipate things.” The Record Archive is, as its legendary jingle jangles, “The place to go.” It all started with Rochester rock ‘n’ roll. “A But in order to fully appreciate The Record long time ago I got into the music business as Archive, its longevity, impact, and success, you an artist making band flyers and band logos,” have to look at its founder: Richard Storms, a Storms says. His first piece was for a local character who describes himself simply as “a Beatles cover band called The Group Limited, male Caucasian closing in on 70.” which came to a lot of notoriety in the region. “I’ve always had a toe in the music business Storms’ involvement with the band soon since I was a teenager,” Storms says. “I’ve escalated: “I did graphics for them, started always loved being around it. And in recent handling equipment for them, then doorman, years I’ve loved doing it. Record Archive was money-counter. That was my first taste, just … myself. I’m in the latter stages of my standing next to the stage. I started doing 10 CITY SEPTEMBER 23-29, 2015

lights for bands, road managed. I started promoting concerts. I was in with kind of an avant-garde crowd here.” Storms moved to San Francisco in 1967, crediting a cover of Life Magazine. “It was the summer of love, man,” he explains. “I was 20 years old.” Once in the Bay Area, Storms got a gig with psychedelic jam band Quicksilver Messenger Service, and lived in a tiny little room over the band’s practice space in the Merin County heliport. Bands and musicians like The Electric Flag, Harvey Mandel, and Gale Garnett rehearsed there as well. Then Storms saw the light — a light show at the Straight Theater from a band called Black Shit Puppy Farm. “I learned liquid projection techniques from them,”

he says. “I brought it back to Rochester and started my own light show called Sam Patch Memorial Lights.” Storms credits the failed daredevil for the Flower City’s trepidation. “Sam Patch is a local hero that should be more of a hero,” he says. “I think Sam Patch the risk-taker, that episode found its way into Rochester’s DNA regarding risk-taking, and Rochester as a generality, has been adverse to risk-taking ever since Sam Patch goofed.” However, Storms is not personally averse to taking a chance. “I got into going to household sales and garage sales,” he says, “because, first of all, I began furnishing my first apartment. Then I started collecting things, including records — 78s, all kinds of records — really with my


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focus being jazz. I had accumulated a lot of records including stuff I didn’t really need.” Storms had a jazz program on WVOR in the early-to-mid-1970’s which drove his record collecting; he needed material for the show. “I started selling antiques in a formal way,” he says. “I had a booth at a flea market. One day, I put a couple of boxes of records on the floor in front of the booth and people just swarmed them. I had an “A-Ha!” moment. It occurred to me that perhaps I should be doing this.” Storms opened up the Record Archive booth

on September 14, 1975, at the Super Flea across from South Town Plaza. “It was just a mind blowing day,” he says. “We sold $1000 in records that day.” Storms was thrilled with the trend, though he hadn’t predicted its magnitude. Six months later, Storms was out of the flea market and in the Village Green Bookstore’s basement on Monroe Avenue. He stayed there two years before buying a building on Mt. Hope in 1977. It truly was a record archive. “I developed it into a multi-level store with different departments for new records, for used records, and exotic records,” Storms says. There were other locations on Monroe Avenue and East Avenue that preceded the locale at 33 1/3 Rockwood Street. The store moved into its current location in 2009. Though the Record Archive of today is still considered a record store, the introduction of gifts and novelty items — not all necessarily music related — has broadened its customer base … and serendipitously saved its life. “It was 1984,” Storms says, “and a friend who had a record store in Florida told me that, at her store, they had postcards and small gifts to keep the mate of the primary record buyer occupied while the primary shopper was shopping. The gifts were there as a diversion.” Though Storms liked the idea of diversifying and venturing outside the record purveying bailiwick, he didn’t buy its impetus: the old cliché being that men were the primary record buyers. “That cliché, it’s bullshit,” he says. “Having a female partner who has focused on bringing women into the store … I tell you my female

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customers are absolutely great and a driving part of my business.” Alayna Alderman is The Record Archive’s vice president and Storms’ partner in crime for 30 years. She seconds Storms’ theory on female shoppers. “Clearly they are the decision makers in all aspects of a person’s life,” she says. “Admittedly or not. Believe what you want, but then there’s the reality.” Those stores that fall into that cliché risk becoming obsolete. “That’s something other record stores don’t get,” Storms says. “Record stores, especially the smaller ones, are boys’ clubs.” The store’s day-to-day is the reality where Alderman is yin to Storms’ yang, the snap and crackle to his pop. It has been so for the last 30 years. “Alayna really happened in an organic way,” Storms says. “It was 1985 and her sister was my office manager who decided to leave and start her own very successful business. And I was like ‘Omigod! Omigod! I’m a person who needs an office manager.’ Alayna was 19. Her sister brought her in and said, ‘Here.’”

“I was working at Wegmans at the time,” Alderman adds. “And I was considering moving to Florida. I never interviewed for the job. There was a desk with a rotary phone and just papers and crap everywhere.” Storms calls Alderman a “force of nature. She gets things done. She has been a very successful, positive influence and central figure in Record Archive.” The admiration is mutual. Alderman lauds Storms’ insight which she says keeps the business one step ahead the bubble. “His talent … one of his attributes is he is a visionary,” she says. “All those years of collecting records, gathering dust in the back room of the Mount Hope store, I kept thinking ‘My god, this place is going to burn down. But he knew there was going to be a resurgence. He just knew. The same thing with CDs and DVDs. He’s good at stepping back and having a global perspective. Plus he’s so well read, he’s reading The Times, the trades. And I also do that from a lifestyle-cultural standpoint. Somehow it all works.” Forty years in business and Storms and

Alderman have experienced ups and downs. One particularly dark down period Pearl Harbor’d them — and the whole industry — big time: Napster. Dark times were ahead. “That thing that made record stores around the world drop like flies,” Storms says. “Downloading. 1999 — for the party that was the record business, you can put the date of its demise right there. Imagine if you will where McDonalds would be if, 15 years ago they found a way to download hamburgers for free.” “There were many days when we didn’t think we were going to survive,” Alderman says. “He and I did what we had to do in order to keep things going.” Though the record store industry was wrapped up in the spiraling chaos, The Record Archive survived though with innovation and tenacity. “You had to have something that was different, desirable,” Storms says. “The gift part as well as the used was definitely something that was instrumental in our

salvation.” Used merchandise — “Salvage, really,” as Storms puts it — particularly helped through the lean uncertain early years of downloading. And it helps with the business’s robust pace today. According to Storms, in terms of sales, new and used music and movies make up about 85 percent. There’s a cohesiveness to The Record Archive that is both savvy and impish fun. “We still keep it in the spirit of entertainment,” says Storms, the man who has appeared in TV commercials dressed as a dancing record. “We’ve constantly had to reinvent ourselves,” Alderman says. “Yes we have the music fan, and we’ll always be based in music. But it’s not the same business it used to be. Music has been competing for peoples’ entertainment dollar for a while now. Music always seems to get pushed down, there’s always something sexier and exciting taking those dollars away. A lot of that is because the industry has devalued the product and contributed to its own demise. It’s allowed other things to pass it in regards to importance and relevance.” And as founding members of Coalition of Independent Music Stores, The Record Archive has shared its philosophy nationally with more than 50 other independent record stores. So The Record Archive is embarking on its fifth decade. And in the spirit of its vacillating ebb and flow, Alderman plans on curating locally produced products like pasta sauce and olive oil with “Record Archive Presents Roc Flaves.” “After being in business in Rochester for 40 years, this year we’re giving back and sharing the wealth,” she says. There’s a 40 percent off sale planned in October, and a reality TV show in the works as well. Storms continues to collect records, treasure hunt, play harmonica, paint, and predict the future. He also collects lawn sprinklers of which he figures he’s amassed a collection of around 2,000. Perhaps he should consider opening The Sprinkler Archive. Regardless, the man shows no signs of quitting. “Quit?” he says. “What the hell would I do?" rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 11


Upcoming [ HIP-HOP ]

Music

Kevin Gates. Saturday, October 3. Main Street Armory, 900

East Main Street. 7:30 p.m. $25-$75. Mainstreetarmory.com; kevingat.es. [ ROCK ]

We Came As Romans. Sunday, November 8. Water Street

Music Hall, 204 North Water Street. 6 p.m. $17-$20. waterstreetmusic.com; wecameasromans.com. [ BLUES ROCK ]

All Them Witches. Saturday, December 12. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Avenue. 9 p.m. $10-$14. bugjar.com; allthemwitches.org.

Gyptian

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 WATER STREET MUSIC HALL, 204 NORTH WATER STREET 10 P.M. | $25 | WATERSTREETMUSIC.COM FACEBOOK.COM/ONEGYPTIAN [ REGGAE ] Probably best known for his hit single, “Hold

Yuh,” Gyptian is a roots reggae artist from Kingston, Jamaica. The music is all about ladies and lovers and beaches and vibes. “Sex, Love and Reggae” (2013) is the young artist’s fourth and latest album, which uses more production and flair, but it is still rooted in those reggae rhythms that’s hard not to dance to.

— BY TYLER PEARCE

A Grand Violin Duet WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 KILBOURN HALL, 26 GIBBS STREET 8 P.M. | $15 | ESM.ROCHESTER.EDU LALGUDIGJRKRISHNAN.COM [ WORLD ] Coming from the classical music traditions of

Southern India, the brother-sister duo of Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi is known for its melody, rhythm, and violin mastery. The two musicians were raised in an environment of sublime and divine music, and are products of a distinguished lineage — prominently the great composer Shri Thayagaraja. There’s precision as well as a strong innovation through their strings. This concert is part of Eastman School of Music’s World Music Series. — BY TYLER PEARCE

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]

J. Washburn Gardner. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 2925544. stickylipsbbq.com. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rend Collective. Hale Auditorium, Roberts Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. 594-6008. roberts.edu. 7:30 p.m. $18-$25.

[ ALBUM REVIEWS ]

The Grip Weeds “How I Won the War” Jem Recordings gripweeds.com

“French Café” SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 DOWNTOWN UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 121 NORTH FITZHUGH STREET 4 P.M. | $10-$25 | 703-3990; PEGASUSEARLYMUSIC.ORG [ CLASSICAL ] Rochester’s grand early music series,

Pegasus, begins this Sunday with a so-called “French Café” — no berets required, but you will have the chance to hear French songs and dances from the 12th to the 16th centuries, originally created by troubadours, kings, and even some composers. Best of all, you’ll hear a Pegasus favorite, countertenor José Lemos, who has been praised for his “big, colorful, sexy tone” (remember, this is French music you’ll be hearing). — BY DAVID RAYMOND

Calling to mind John Lennon’s post-Fab Four rock ‘n’ roll, The Grip Weeds throw out the fun while still taking a stab at social and political morality. This New Jersey fabulous foursome adopted the title of Lennon’s 1967 cult movie, “How I won the War,” for this album — the band’s name itself is from Lennon’s character, Musketeer Gripweed — so naturally you dig into this record with a bit of Beatle-mania in your guts. But there are a lot more awesome referential bits on this LP. The production as well as the performance on “How I Won the War” is scarily period correct; it brings the band out of the land of lazy comparisons and makes it possible to imagine the album as a key component in the British invasion way back when. Sure I detect a bit of The Who and The Kinks here as well, but I won’t spoil it, and will let you arrive at your own conclusion. — BY FRANK DE BLASE  

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 ANTHOLOGY, 336 EAST AVENUE 7 P.M. | $25-$29 | TICKETFLY.COM FATHERJOHNMISTY.COM [ FOLK ROCK ] Father John Misty came across my radar

in early 2012 when the single “Nancy From Now On” was released. In it, Josh Tillman (the former drummer for Fleet Foxes and man behind FJM) sweetly sings “Oh, pour me another drink / And punch me in the face” over a grooving track that could have popped out of early 1970’s pop. You could call FJM a folk project at its core — there’s narrative, first-person perspective, and a great wit — but really it’s a lot of things all at once: lush and bare; cynical and loving; tender and fantastically twisted; funny and heartbreaking. — BY JAKE CLAPP

“Same Soil” Self-released davemillermusic.com

Tough Old Bird, Pat Yeomans, Andra Taylor & Nate Dodge, and Beer Pressure. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7-$9. [ BLUES ]

Upward Groove. Temple Bar

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

World Music Series: A Grand Violin Duet. Kilbourn

[ JAZZ ]

El Rojo Jazz. Ox and Stone,

Right out of the gate, “All the Blues to You” explains Buffalo’s David Michael Miller on his new Mike Brown-produced CD, “Same Soil.” Never straying from the blue notes seems to be his practice and a sure thing when you’re looking for a shortcut to the listener’s heart and soul. This album is dynamic as hell: gentle and blue in spots between the red hot rave-ups. There’s more going on than meets the ear, and a lot of it you sense in the room as if it were a ghost. And in keeping with the vaporous eternity slant: just dig the sanctifying strain on “Got Them Blues.” The paring of Miller and ace producer Mike Brown makes perfect sense and is reminiscent of the beautiful work Joe Henry did with Solomon Burke. This album burns hot and cool; it cuts deep and heals you right up. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 6-9 p.m.

Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 4542100. esm.rochester.edu. 8 p.m. $10, Free for UR students, faculty, staff.

David Michael Miller

Father John Misty

Rochester Academy of Music & Arts Annual Halloween Show. Boulder Coffee Co.,

282 Alexander street. rochester ny. 387-6933. oxandstone. com. Every other Wednesday, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Margaret Explosion. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. thelittle. org. 7:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ] Alt-J. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 232-3221. livenation.com. 7:30 p.m. $39.50.

Big Band Dance Series: Jack Allen Band. Ontario

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FUNK | HUNTERTONES

ROCK | BOBBY WHITLOCK AND COCO CARMEL

Brooklyn’s Huntertones take the best of jam band rock and brass-heavy jazz and leave out the worst. Gone is the shrill blast and confusion in a world without end, replaced by a thoughtful, introspective, soulful groove. It’s still exploratory and extrapolated, but with mucho taste and talent.

If you’ve heard “Tell the Truth” by Derek and The Dominos, you know the music of Bobby Whitlock. He co-founded the group with Eric Clapton and played guitar on classics like “Bellbottom Blues” and other tunes on the album “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.” He also appeared on George Harrison’s “All Things Must Pass” and The Rolling Stones’ “Exile On Main Street.” At Lovin’ Cup he’ll share the stage with his wife, CoCo Carmel.

Huntertones will perform on Thursday, September 24, at Flour City Station, 170 East Avenue. 8 p.m. $7. flourcitystation.com; huntertones.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq. com. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Chicago Live in Concert.

[ JAZZ ]

Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. 1-800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com. 8 p.m. Fri. Oct. 23. 8 p.m. $50.50-$89.00. Jumbo Shrimp. Dinosaur BarB-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. The Skulx. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 8 p.m. $10-$12. Squid Parade. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 8:30 p.m. $5.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]

The Meaning of My Melody. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. bernunzio.com. 8:309:30 p.m. $8. Acoustic Brew. Flaherty’s Webster, 1200 Bay Rd. Webster. 671-0816. flahertys.com. 9 p.m. Great Vagrant. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 7 p.m. $7. Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. Mulberry Soul, MD Woods, and Cammy Enaharo. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar. com. 8 p.m. $6-$8. [ BLUES ]

Big Blue House. The Little

Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org.

Son House Night: Genesee Johnny & Guests. Sticky Lips

BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson 14 CITY SEPTEMBER 23-29, 2015

Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Carmel will perform on Sunday, September 27, at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive. 8 p.m. $20-$25. lovincup.com; bobbywhitlockandcococarmel. com. — BY RON NETSKY [ CLASSICAL ]

Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero. Fiamma, 1308 Buffalo

Rd. 270-4683. fiammarochester. com. 6-9 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Amanda Lee Peers. Genesee

Brew House, 25 Cataract St. 263-9200. geneseebeer.com. 6-8 p.m. Cold Sweat. Dinosaur Bar-BQue, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Huntertones. Flour City Station, 170 East Ave. Huntertones.com.

IAmDynamite, Smashing Satellites, Nerds in Denial, and A Vintage Year. Montage Music

Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 6:30 p.m. $9.41-$12.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Nazareth College Orchestra and Wind Symphony. Nazareth

College Linehan Chapel, 4245 East Ave.,. 389-2700. naz.edu/ music. 7:30-9 p.m. The Soul’s Delight. The Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word, 597 East Avenue. 244-6065. 8-9:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

Spotlight on Faculty: String It Together. Hochstein School of

Music & Dance, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. hochstein.org. 7-8 p.m. $5. [ COUNTRY ]

Rebel’s Posse. Sticky Lips BBQ

Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 9:30-11:30 p.m. Surge. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]

2nd Annual Cosplay Friday. [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Ralph Louis. Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. rochesterplaza.com. 6 p.m. Free. Walden. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. [ BLUES ]

Dave Riccioni & Friends.

The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebeale.com. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Don’t Go Drinking on an Empty Heart. Bernunzio Uptown

Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 8-10 p.m. $15.

Steve Grills & The Roadmasters.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. bugjar.com. 10 p.m.

Vertex Night Club, 169 N. Chestnut St. 232-5498. facebook.com/vertexnightclub. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $3-$8. [ JAZZ ]

Mike Gladstone & Rob Smith. Johnny’s Pub & Grill,

1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 5 p.m. [ OPEN MIC ]

300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 9 p.m. $10-$15. [ REGGAE/JAM ]

Gyptian. Water Street Music Hall,

204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 10 p.m. $25-$30. [ POP/ROCK ]

Banned from the Tavern.

Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 9 p.m. Doorway Talkers. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 3193832. firehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5. Father John Misty. Anthology, 336 East Ave. ticketfly.com. 7 p.m. $25-$29. Jack and the Bear. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 10 p.m. $6.

Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys. Harmony House, 58

East Main St. Webster. 7274119. rochesterzydeco.com/. 7:15-11 p.m. $10-$18. Meg Gehman. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 6-9 p.m.

Muler, Aircraft, Buffalo Sex Change, and House Majority.

Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $6.

Harold Taddy’s That Sideshow.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

[ R&B/ SOUL ]

[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK] Regan & Ron. Flaherty’s Webster, 1200 Bay Rd. Webster. 6710816. flahertys.com. 9 p.m.

Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 6-8 p.m.

ReDd Karpett, Rahsaan P., and Uncle Trent. Lovin’ Cup,


Wheatley Matthews. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. [ BLUES ]

Teagan & The Tweeds. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 325-7090. bugjar.com. 10 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

Eastman Philharmonia. Kodak

Hall at Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-2100. esm. rochester.edu. 8 p.m. Morning Chamber Music. Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 454-2100. esm.rochester.edu. 11 a.m. SUNY Geneseo Honors Recital. Doty Recital Hall SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo. 2455824. geneseo.edu. 3-5 p.m. [ COUNTRY ]

Flint Creek. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]

ROCK | THE BELLFURIES

Austin, Texas’ The Bellfuries are the perfect rock ‘n’ roll band. In the spirit and tone of artists like JD McPherson (where Bellfuries bassist Jimmy Sutton thumps the dog house) or a slightly less clean cut Hi-Risers, The Bellfuries mix the classic elements of 1950’s and 1960’s pop music with frequent detours into the under belly — by way of rockabilly. That’s where gems like the band’s new record, “Workingman’s Bellfuries,” live and breathe and seethe. Wanna dance?

RTA Invasion. Butapub, 315

Gregory St. 585-563-6241. facebook.com/BookDJFlex. 11 p.m. DJs: Flex, Brian Lech, and Rob Morley.

The Bellfuries with Jessica Lee Wilkes will perform on Tuesday, September 29, at Abilene Bar and Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole way. 8 p.m. $10. abilenebarandlounge.com; thebellfuries.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

[ JAZZ ]

East Side Brass Band. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 7 p.m. $8.

Mr. Mustard. Shooters, 1226

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff.

Parktoberfest with Sisters of Murphy and Gus Hoogers.

[ POP/ROCK ]

Sleepy Haha’s, OHS, Northern Spies, and The Ginger Faye Brothers. Bug

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free.

[ R&B/ SOUL ] Fat City. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 585292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m. [ HIP-HOP/RAP ] Juicy J. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 232-3221. mainstreetarmory.com. 7:30 p.m. $25-$75.

Fairport Rd. Fairport. 3859777. shootersny.com. 8-11 p.m. $5.

Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8:30 p.m.

Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 [ CLASSICAL ]

Kilbourn Concert Series: Principal Brass Quintet.

[ METAL ]

Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 454-2100. esm.rochester. edu. 3 p.m.

Cain, Axe Ripper, Halothane, and Desekrator. Monty’s

Pegasus Early Music: French Café. Downtown

Krown, 875 Monroe Ave. 271-7050. facebook.com/ events/641326359382144/. 8 p.m.-midnight. $5. [ POP/ROCK ]

Burnout Boulevard, Monky Scream Project, Xylem & Phloem, and The Dirty Pennies. Montage Music Hall,

50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 8 p.m. $7-$8. Isotopes. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. firehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5. Jumbo Shrimp. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 8:30 p.m.

United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street. 7033990. pegasusearlymusic. org. 4 p.m. José Lemos, countertenor; Dongmyung Ahn, rebec & vielle; Christa Patton, harp/recorder; Deborah Fox, lute.

Watkins and the Rapiers. The

Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org. 8:30 p.m.

[ CLASSICAL ]

Venetian Heroes, Pirates & Nymphs. Nazareth College Wilmot Recital Hall, 4245 East Avenue. 5853892700. naz.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

The Bellfuries. Abilene Bar &

Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 8 p.m. Jessica Lee Wilkes. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 8:30 p.m. $8.

Jumpcuts, Echohead, and Ryan Sutherland. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $6-$8.

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Vomit Stain and Suspruga. Bug

Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Caramel. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park

Point Dr. 292-9940. bopshop. com. 7-10 p.m. $20-$25.

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City Newspaper’s cultural critics have been blogging reviews from the 2015 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival since it began on Thursday, September 17, and will continue through its conclusion on Saturday, September 26. Below, you can find edited versions of some of those reviews, most of them covering shows that will continue into Fringe’s second weekend — several, though, are for shows whose runs have ended, but were too unique to not tell our readers about. Also in this Fringe review section, you can find a feature on performers Kerry Young and Abby DeVuyst whose show, "Bushwhacked," sold out during last year's Fringe and is proving to be equally as popular this year. More information about the shows and venues for the coming week can be found at rochesterfringe.com. Be sure to head to rochestercitynewspaper.com every morning of the Fringe for new reviews, photos, and slideshows.

“Cabinet of Wonders” [ SPECIAL EVENT ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

I saw the very entertaining “Cabinet of Wonders” in the packed Spiegeltent Thursday night, which included everything there’s to like about the circus, without the animal cruelty. The show began with the subtlest of clowns — a wiggly goofball who worked the audience with priceless facial expressions — performing some tricks while the husband-and-wife hosting team, Matt and Heidi Morgan, worked the audience. This led smoothly into an elegant and sexy Spanish Web performance, set to live guitar and the pretty, pretty vocals of Alexander Morgan, a John Maher-esque fellow. Several people I met during the intermission wondered if the gentleman might have an album they could go buy. The antics of the ringleaders fall somewhere between talented professionals and the madcap after party antics at a friend’s house as the evening is winding down: stupid-silly in a lovable way. An

acrobatic contortionist performed some mind-bending tricks with a hula hoop and later, a bow and arrow. All I have to say is: Katniss Everdeen, eat your heart out. The last acts of the show were dedicated to dance: a tender, acrobatic slow dance of supreme grace and strength, followed by a flourish-y ragtime number with a surprise ending. If we’re calling “Cabinet of Wonders” the circus, then the advertised one-legged tap dancer attraction, would be the traditional “sideshow” element. But far from a passive spectacle, the gentleman rocked the stage with a solo dance and guitar number. If you’re wondering what one-legged tap dance looks like, I’d encourage you to see the show — you won’t regret it. “Cabinet of Wonders” will be performed again in the Spiegeltent on Wednesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, September 24, at 7 p.m.; Friday, September 25, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 26, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. $36. Appropriate for ages 13 and older.

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Remote Rochester

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Stay with me; Remote Rochester might take a minute to explain. The — what should we call it? — roving, interactive, theatrical performance is the fifth production in the “Remote X” series created by Berlin-based team Rimini Protokoll. The team has curated these events in Berlin, Milan, Paris, and New York, each time creating a brand-new, site-specific performance. The goal is to see the city in a new light. But this — pick one: performance, event, journey — goes further. Remote Rochester will make you think about how you interact with your literal surroundings; why we should observe strangers; and what it means to be part of a group. The broad synopsis of Remote Rochester might make you think you’ll see new parts of the city, but there really isn’t much in the way of new information. Rather, Remote Rochester wants to take you on a playful path with a semi-narrative. Wearing headphones and a transmitter, you are guided along a path around parts of the city by the smooth, synthetic voice of “Heather.” Participants are part of a 50-person “horde” that is prompted to interact with one another and become somewhat familiar — it was actually entertaining to silently learn the personalities of certain “horde” members simply through their body language: who was a leader; who wanted to be outgoing; who liked to stay toward the back and simply observe. Along the path, “Heather” will prompt the group to perform certain tasks, such as picking a gravestone to meditate at; dance and groove; or simply watch traffic drive by. A lot of the tasks are meant to prompt the participant to think about how they, an individual, fit into the larger scheme of things, and about the balance between nature and artificiality. I don’t want to spoil anything — the surprises of the trip are well-timed and a lot of fun — but there is somewhat of a loose pseudo-plot that happens throughout … and you are one of the actors. Ever wish you could have your own soundtrack to the day? Using atmospheric music, sound effects, and urban noises, Remote Rochester really captures an all-encompassing cinematic quality. It must have taken extraordinary planning to make Remote Rochester: public transportation is incorporated; small details are capitalized on; and the prompts make you think outside of the box. Really, Remote Rochester is the definition of “fringe.” Remote Rochester starts at the Speigelgarden, where a bus will take you and your “horde” to Mt. Hope Cemetery to begin the performance. Tickets are still available for Wednesday, September 23, at 1:30 p.m.; Thursday, September 24, at 1:30 p.m.; Friday, September 25, at 1:30 p.m.; and Saturday, September 26, at 9:30 a.m. $28. Appropriate for ages 13 and older.

Grounded Aerial [ SPECIAL EVENT ] BY JAKE CLAPP

Brooklyn-based aerial dance troupe Grounded Aerial premiered a new work Friday night as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival’s big Friday on the Fringe event. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Manhattan Square was packed with people craning their necks to watch the dancers leap, flip, and glide off the side of the 21-story One HSBC Plaza building. In the dreamy, flowing performance, a wizard standing on the park’s “Tribute to Man” sculpture, and surrounded by members of BIODANCE, cast spells to conjure the dancers onto the side of the building and conduct them through a four-part program. With a little bit of glee in his movements, the wizard also joined his creations on the side of the building for two performances. With plenty of spins, jumps, and arching swings, the Grounded Aerial dancers made the performance look easy and fun (though I can’t imagine the coordination and strength needed to make those moves). PHOTO BY JOHN SCHLIA


PHOTO BY JOHN SCHLIA

PUSH Physical Theatre [ DANCE ] BY CASEY CARLSEN

PUSH Physical Theatre, the creation of Rochester-based husband and wife team Darren and Heather Stevenson, bills itself as “physical theater,” but it is really so much more. Darren’s spot-on humor is imbued with philosophical depth and the pieces the company performed at the Rochester Fringe Festival on Saturday moved the audience from hilarity to awe. The woman next to me was dabbing at her eyes and sniffling during his solo piece, “Chair,” which addresses pursuit of a higher power as a guiding force in life. This, after Darren prefaced the piece with a tongue-in-cheek soliloquy about his preacher father and his own bad boy

rebellious attitude, and asked how many Christians were in the audience, going so far as to say that while he himself wasn’t gay, he had a British accent which was (sin) enough in most of the Bible belt. In “The Chair,” an older piece from PUSH’s repertoire, Darren initially used a foldout chair — his metaphor for a safe place — as support, pushing against it to support his weight as he maneuvered his body up into the air, legs parallel to the floor. Next, he sat in the chair, rising as if sensing some presence. Soon he was walking in place in the mesmerizing slow-motion action at which PUSH excels, and reaching for something, one arm extended upwards, his motions sharper, more intent.

Darren’s movements signified struggle, search. Eventually, he is running in place, the one arm still raised, the other extended towards some unknown force. The piece ended with discovery — perhaps redemption — replacing his yearning. The work could be interpreted in many ways and cuts to the quick about what guides a person, what leads his life choices. Equally compelling was the sneak peek PUSH gave the audience from its upcoming full-length production “Jekyll and Hyde.” The preview was tantalizing. Darren croucheed and stretched in agony like a werewolf under a full moon while the poignant strands of “Ava Maria” resonated around him. Company

members repeatedly came together, creating multibody formations before breaking apart to move independently. Katherine Marino hit a string of balletic choreography just right, executing arabesques and small jetes with innocent precision until Hyde (Jonathan Lowery) emerges from the core of interconnected bodies to stab her, the projection screen flowing with a red viscous substance. The full work will be presented at Blackfriars Theatre on January 29 through February 14. I can’t wait. PUSH performs again at the School of the Arts’ Allen Main Stage Theatre on Friday, September 25, at 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, September 26, at 5 p.m. $18. Appropriate for all ages.

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“James and the Giant Peach: The Musical” PHOTO BY ASHLEIGH DESKINS


“Cabinet of Wonders” PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

"Shakesblood" PHOTO BY JOHN SCHLIA

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“James and the Giant Peach: The Musical” [ THEATER ] BY ADAM LUBITOW

“ShakesBLOOD”

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[ THEATER ] BY ADAM LUBITOW

Throughout Method Machine’s ghoulishly delightful “ShakesBLOOD,” there’s a repeated demand for “more blood!” and — armed with an arsenal of blood-filled squeeze bottles, water balloons, and squirt guns — the cast more than honors the request. Smashing together the bloodiest scenes from the works of William Shakespeare, the show is performed on the outside patio of Abilene and the informal setting suits the show’s deliberately low-tech, shabby-chic vibe. But what the show lacks in production value, the cast more than makes up for in enthusiasm. The location does occasionally make it a bit hard for those seated in the back to hear the soliloquies, though that may be because the performance I attended happened to occur on a particularly windy night. “ShakesBLOOD” plays fast and loose with the Bard’s text, working in a couple of brief musical numbers and some relevant trivia between all the iambic pentameters. The highlights for me were the repeated appearances of Macbeth (Tracy Chang) and his Lady (Heather Rene, walking off with the entire show), here reimagined as Guido royalty. Even if the audience didn’t get quite as drenched as I’d been hoping, (a fact director David Henderson attributed to a faulty blood cannon — and is there any more tantalizing prospect than live theater featuring a blood cannon?), everyone still seemed to have a great time. And hopefully that cannon will be fixed in time for the next performance. “ShakesBLOOD” will be performed again on Saturday, September 26, at Abilene Bar and Lounge. 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. $10-$13. Appropriate for ages 13 and older.

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Performed by RAPA Family Theatre, “James and the Giant Peach: The Musical” comes from Tony-nominated composing team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“A Christmas Story: The Musical”). An adaptation of the beloved Roald Dahl book, the musical combines aspects of Dahl’s book and the 1996 film, adding in a plethora of new songs (it should be noted, these aren’t the same Randy Newman compositions featured in the film) and condensing the story for younger audiences. As is typical of Dahl, there’s a fair amount of darkness in the story of young James (Katherine Mary Chalone), who’s orphaned after his parents are unceremoniously eaten by a giant rhinoceros. He’s taken in by his horrid aunts Spiker (Lois Fiegl) and Sponge (Pebble Kranz), who treat him as slave labor. But he soon escapes his miserable existence thanks to some magical crocodile tongues, an enormous peach, and the collection of friendly bugs who reside inside it. Credit where it’s due, “James” is an ambitious choice for any theater group without a budget of millions of dollars at their disposal. In telling its whimsical tale, the show calls for puppetry, detailed costumes and elaborate sets, and while these aspects aren’t exactly requirements, they do help things considerably. Here, the minimized props and sets force cast and crew to rely on some imaginative staging that’s occasionally a bit too imaginative, leading to several scenes in which characters have to explain exactly what’s supposed to be happening. The results seemed to perplex several of the children seated near me. Still, the performances are spirited, and the bright, colorful production design is fun. If you’re looking for a Fringe show for the entire family, “James” makes for a pleasant diversion.

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“James and the Giant Peach: The Musical” will be performed again on Monday, September 21, at 7 p.m.; Thursday, September 24, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 26, at 2:30 p.m. School of the Arts’ Allen Main Stage Theatre. $16. Appropriate for all ages.

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“Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr.” [ DANCE/MUSIC ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

I scooted over to the Ensemble Theatre at School of the Arts for “Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr.,” presented by RAPA. My only complaint for this excellent tap-dance and musical performance was that it didn’t take place in a club, and I had no access to a chill adult beverage to sip on. With incredible stamina and the help of a three-piece band and lovely backup singer, Movin’ Melvin Brown paid tribute to the two beloved performers name-dropped in the title, as well as others who Ray and Sammy acknowledged in their own acts. Taking turns tapping and belting, or doing both at once with barely a breather, Melvin moved through favorite jazz and blues numbers (I got chills from his version of Ray Charles’s “Georgia,”) with some surprises, like Ray’s rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” (again with the chills). The show became delightfully meta at times, like when Melvin impersonated Sammy Davis Jr. doing Gregory Hines doing Michael Jackson, combining tap with MJ’s iconic moonwalk and frenetic pop-and-lock. The Sammy set was rightfully rife with jokes and silliness, including an exploration of what it would look like if Michael Jackson did Riverdance. See this show! “Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr.” will be performed again on Tuesday, September 22, at 8:30 p.m. at School of the Arts Ensemble Theatre. $18. PHOTO BY JOHN SCHLIA

“Hot Tub: The Musical” [ THEATER ] BY ADAM LUBITOW

My third day at the Rochester Fringe Festival was a wet and wild one; throughout the course of my time at the festival, rain, chlorinated water, and blood poured down on me at one point or another. My first stop was an afternoon performance of ”Hot Tub: The Musical.” A small tent located in the corner of the Spiegelgarden houses this enjoyable musical revue, which uses a simple framing story to hang a few catchy musical numbers. Writer Abby DeVuyst (in a role she alternates with co-writer, Kerry Young) portrays a lounge singer performing a floor show in the bowels of a Hilton hotel. Her musical stylings repeatedly interrupted by various guests as they arrive to use the hotel’s spa facilities. Those guests include a bawdy sister act; a matching making father, his college-aged daughter, and the dissatisfied businessman unlucky enough to join them; and finally a frisky newlywed couple. It’s all in good, goofy fun, and the crowd ate it up (performances have a tendency to attract crowds of curious onlookers, leading DeVuyst to ingeniously start passing around a tip jar). But be warned: you will get wet. “Hot Tub: The Musical” will be performed again Monday, September 21, Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26, in the Spiegelgarden. Only the 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. shows on Saturday, September 26, have tickets still available. $12. Appropriate for ages 13 and older.

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Amid the urban outdoor lounge that comprises the Fringe’s Spiegelgarden at the corner of Main and Gibbs Streets, there’s a “rustic” tent. It is the intimate venue for “Bushwhacked,” one of the Fringe’s complete sell-out acts in 2014. “Bushwhacked” is a little different this year (though it looks to be another sell-out; as of the writing of this article, only four tickets remained). While last year’s theme was a summer camp experience, this year writer-performer duo Kerry Young and Abby DeVuyst built the improv show around the theme of “internal journey,” led by “creative internists” Parsec (DeVuyst) and Filament (Young). “When we were originally thinking about the show, we wanted something new age-y and earthy, so we designed these really positive characters,” DeVuyst says. “They’re like clown versions of us, so that’s probably why it’s easy to get into character.” Audience members begin the show by filling out a form that inspires some of the show’s content. Because of this, every performance is unique. “There may be a group meditation or a vision quest,” says Young. “It’s this whole idea of mind, spirit, and body. We even leave the tent and have a stretch break at one point.” And of course, it wouldn’t be camp without an arts and crafts activity. “Last year, they made sock puppets and we used them as characters,” Young says. “This time, we have a different sort of arts and crafts activity — it’s a takeaway — and it’s inspired by the show and embodies empowerment.” While it’s only Year 2 for “Bushwhacked,” Young and DeVuyst have been with the Fringe Festival since it launched four years ago. Young is also the manager of the TheatreROCS venue in the Xerox building (a position she likens to “herding cats”), and both have performed with Unleashed! Improv each year at Fringe. In fact, it’s been five years since the two met during an Unleashed! Improv rehearsal — Young founded the company roughly 10 years ago — and instantly connected. “We have good chemistry,” Young says. “We’d finish each other’s sentences during improv shows.” They began collaborating, experimenting with smaller shows for Fringe, in particular.

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The duo created another sell-out show last year, “The Dashboard Dramas,” a production done entirely in a car, which returns this year and sold out before the Fringe guide was even printed. They were also commissioned to write (and in the case of DeVuyst, perform in) a brand new work called “Hot Tub: The Musical,” which also plays in the Spiegelgarden. By day, Young teaches at Bay Trail Middle School in Penfield and DeVuyst is a librarian at Brockport Public Library – which might explain why they wrote most of these shows

during a few weeks over the summer. “We don’t have to worry about anything we do together,” DeVuyst says. “We just know it’s going to work out. Fringe wanted a show built around a hot tub, and we’re like, ‘Yeah, let’s totally do that, it’ll work out.’ I think our writing relationship grew out of our time doing improv together.” Young adds that Fringe gives the team a reason to create new things, and that’s part of why they love it. “The Fringe process is like guerilla warfare: you’re figuring it out in the trenches,” DeVuyst

says. “You figure out what works the first few times you do it. As performers and improvisers, we push the audience to see how far we can get them out of their comfort zones and we get all these people at Fringe who are willing to get into a tent.” And yes, inevitably, sometimes things get awkward. One night, says Young, “we were getting out of the tent to do these made up yoga moves, and a guy was crouching to get out, and I reached out to grab hold of something and it was his buttocks. I apologized in

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Art Our weeping wounds “Jacob Lawrence: The Legend of John Brown Portfolio” THROUGH NOVEMBER 29 LOCKHART GALLERY, MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, 500 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, 11 A.M. TO 5 P.M., AND THURSDAY, 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. 276-8900 | MAG.ROCHESTER.EDU [ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Though this summer marked 150 years from the end of the Civil War, the nation remains covered in undressed wounds. And despite the desperately bloody history of slavery and the still unresolved fallout, America tends to gloss over the more violent uprisings in favor of highlighting leaders of civil disobedience. But contemporary African American artist Jacob Lawrence created a moving portfolio of prints about the life of militant abolitionist John Brown, and it’s currently on exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery. MAG is home to 28 prints and paintings by Lawrence (who lived from 1917 to 2000), including this suite of 22 serigraph prints. In his iconic flat and colorful style, Lawrence chronicled the move of African Americans from the South to the North and the energy of life in Harlem. In this set of prints, he sympathetically depicts how Brown’s steadfast mission to overthrow slavery in America helped spark the start of the war. Many comparisons have been made between Brown and the Christ figure; like Jesus, Brown knew he would be martyred for his cause. And

like Jesus’s foes, Brown’s opposition wanted to keep on exploiting other humans. But Brown was a complicated figure of compassion who used deadly force against the oppression. This paradox is explored in the history-lesson wall text and in a Robert Hayden poem that accompanies the exhibit. A provided statement tells that Hayden’s verse offered a look at the “unresolved conflicts” between Brown’s goal of ending human bondage and his ruthlessly violent means of accomplishing this. MAG staff have reconfigured the Lockhart Gallery, where they present smart shows drawn from the museum’s collection of works on paper. They have removed the central walls, leaving a large, open space, allowing visitors plenty of room to navigate the storyline counter-clockwise around the room, beginning with Brown as a devout, middle-aged man tortured by the plight of slaves. The stark, powerful set of images were made in 1977, based on Lawrence’s original gouache paintings created in 1941. Each small picture, composed of minimal shapes of bold colors and sparse symbolism, provide to-the-point storytelling. Lawrence did not sacrifice detail in his minimal approach: Brown’s craggy, world-weary face and humble but determined gestures are expertly conveyed throughout. Through imagery and sentence-long titles, Lawrence describes that for more than a decade, Brown tried to raise funds through a variety of trades, such as land speculation and wool merchandising. But his efforts ultimately failed, and he accepted poverty without accepting defeat. Brown shifted his focus to gathering support,

by telling his children and others that he planned to attack slavery by force, and by forming an organization of African Americans living in the Adirondack woods to resist the capture of fugitive slaves. The prints that depict these meetings are aptly rife with tension, the bodA print by Jacob Lawrence, titled “Sunday, October 16, 1859, John Brown ies clustered around a with a company of 21 men, white and black, marched on Harpers Ferry.” table in wary conspiracy, The work is part of a set illustrating the life of abolitionist John Brown, their postures fearful currently on view at Memorial Art Gallery. PHOTO PROVIDED and Brown’s insistent. miserable, with Brown drilling a lineup of his As planning crysragged crew throughout the winter. talized into action, the impoverished freedom The following two prints sum up the fighters took to guerilla warfare and raiding raid: An ominous line of bayonets rising over plantations, freeing slaves, and retreating into a hill marks the coming of Brown and his the mountains. The murders of slavery supcompany of 21 men (Print 19), who would porters birthed a new fury within their group, hold Harper’s Ferry for 12 hours, resulting in and gave the American people a hard push a jumble of bodies draped over the walls of toward opposite ends of the debate. the fort (Number 20). The second half of the prints, leading up The last two prints depict Brown’s capture to Brown’s capture and death, are some of the and hanging. The first of the pair is of a stark most visually engaging. In Print 15, Brown’s figure, hooded with a curtain of hair draped company of Canadian freemen ring a red from his bowed head, bearing a cross to his table with him, organizing the fateful assault. Number 16, depicting Brown’s continuation to doom. The last floats his limp figure in the sky, liberate slaves despite the price on his head, is a the hint of the gallows present only in a subtle bitter scene of footsteps and blood marking the line leading off the page. Lawrence seems to envision the martyr, a narrow slice of a man in a snow behind a wanted man who trudges offscene. The following scene feels just as cold and wide, blue sky, ascending through the clouds.

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COMEDY | BILL MAHER

Comedian and host of HBO’s “Real Time” Bill Maher will visit Rochester on Sunday, September 27, for a show at the Auditorium Theatre (885 East Main Street). In the biz for more than 20 years, Maher is known for his near decade as the host of “Politically Incorrect,” and for “Religulous,” his 2008 feature-length swat at organized religion. His work has earned him 34 Emmy nominations and a gold medal in extreme eye-rolling. As a host, Maher has interviewed the likes of Howard Dean, Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Arianna Huffington, Cory Booker, and Michael Moore. He’s also authored five bestsellers: “True Story,” “Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? Politically Incorrect’s Greatest Hits,” “When You Ride Alone, You Ride with Bin Laden,” “New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer,” and most recently, “The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass.” Dude’s not exactly shy with his views. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $39-$95. For more information or to secure your seat, call 222-5000 or visit rbtl.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. Menagerie. Through Oct. 31. New work by Robin Cass. 232-6030 x23. axomgallery.com/. Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. A Hidden Wholeness: The Zen Photography of Thomas Merton.

585-389-2728. naz.edu/events. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. Sue Latta in the Project Space. Through Oct. 24. Artist talk Wed. Sept. 30, 6 p.m. Layered images and objects. 442-8676. vsw.org. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Diverse

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Casa Italiana — an organization on Nazareth College’s campus that offers educational, social, and cultural programs related to Italy and its culture — will host a couple of events this week featuring the Akragas Folk Dance Group of Sicily. Wearing costumes from the late-19th century and using distinct instruments, Akragas performs traditional music and dances of the Sicilian people — and the cultures that have influenced the region in the past, including Greek, Roman, Turkish, and Arabic.

As the weather turns, I think fondly of a lit-loving Austin Phelps quote: “Wear the old coat, buy the new book.” Don your shabby duds and seek some pages to keep you company in the cold; head to the Pub Fair and Litsplosion, hosted this weekend at Visual Studies Workshop (31 Prince Street). The annual event brings together book artists, photographers, independent publishers, and DIYers for a showcase and sale of artist’s books, photobookworks, magazines, zines, digital publishing, as well as resources. Writers & Books will present Litsplosion, a reading throughout the day featuring our region’s best writers. Get your vittles from Marty’s Meats, Neno’s Gourmet Mexican, and Ugly Duck Coffee, who will be set up on VSW’s lawn. There will also be beer offered in the lobby.

Akragas Folk Dance Group will perform during the Casa Italiana Open House on Thursday, September 24, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and again on Friday, September 25, at 7 p.m. in Callahan Theatre at Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Avenue. The Casa Italiana Open House is free, and tickets to Friday’s performance are $7-$15. For more information, visit artscenter.naz.edu or call 389-2170. — BY JAKE CLAPP

Check it out on Saturday, September 26, from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free. Call 442-8676 or visit vsw.org for more information. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY 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. Photos by Carl Chiarenza. 288-7170. artisanworks.net.

Bertha VB Lederer Gallery, Brodie Hall, 1 College Dr. Beaded Birds and Beasts: Selected Iroquois Beadwork. Through Oct. 7. Pincushions, purses, urns, whisk broom holders, and needle cases made between 1880 and 1930. 245-5516. genesee.edu. 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. Finger Lakes Gallery and Frame, 175 S. Main St. Sterling Silver Show. Through Sept. 29. 40 sterling silver objects created by American artists

from 1900-1920. 396-7210. galleryandframe.com/. Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery, 3165 East Ave. Memories. Through Sept. 30. Paintings by Shirley D. Zimmer Kidd. 3850298. friendlyseniorliving.org. 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. Over 50 photos of

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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/. Hedonist Artisan Chocolates, 674 South Ave. New Work by Jennifer Posey. Through Sept. 30. 4612815. hedonistchocolates.com/ blog/2015/09/01/artist-of-themonth-mike-maltese/. 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. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. Realism. Through Sept. 20. Contemporary original works by realist artist Roberto Salas. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions.com/. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. New Work by Mike Turzanski, Peter Lazarski, and the Hunckle Buckle Boys. Through Oct. 25. 2329030. lux666.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Arts for the People. Arts for the People: Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals, Oct 18-Jan 3. 2768900. mag.rochester.edu. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. The Four Seasons in Watercolor. Through Oct. 31. Watercolors by Martha Kutas. 546-8439 x 3102. episcopalseniorlife.org. Nan Miller Gallery, 3000 Monroe Ave #200. Abstract Views. Through Oct. 3. Local and national abstract artists. 292-1430. nan. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave. Nazareth College Art Department Faculty Show. Through Sept. 26. A wide variety of styles and forms. 389-2170. naz.edu/art. NTID Dyer 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/. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Freedom and Form. Through Oct. 3. New work by Phyllis Bryce Ely and Todd Chalk. 271-5885. 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. Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery, Genesee Community College, One College Rd. Impromptus. Through

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Pop-up shops and boutiques, bands, arts, food trucks, and event coloring for adults will fill in College Town on Saturday, September 26, for Roc ‘ella, a bohemian-style local arts event. The afternoon — from noon to 5 p.m. — is organized by Rochester A-List, Roc City Creative, and the participating boutiques, spas, and jewelry makers. Participating shops include Ruffles, Paislee, Panache, Peppermint, JBRD, Jewelry by Artwark, Premier Designs, and Carrie George. Rochester bands Elephino, Amanda Ashley Trio, and That Party Band as well as Buffalo’s Lazlo Hollyfield will perform.

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Along with the pop-up shops, the Rochester Brainery will be out and about; Honeoye Falls Distillery will offer tastings; The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education will teach a Paste Paper Making tutorial (Barnes and Noble, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.); and there’s coloring for adults (Barnes and Noble, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) The afternoon will be capped by the Roc ‘ella Charity Fashion Show at 5:30 p.m. along Celebration Drive. Roc’ ella is free to attend. For more information, visit rochesteralist.com. — BY JAKE CLAPP Sept. 25. American abstract paintings by Jonathon Langfield. genesee.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. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. Sense of Place: A Mixed Media Invitational. Through Oct. 16. Work from 10 artist and curated by Claudia Berlinski. 395-2805. brockport.edu/finearts. University Gallery, James R. Booth Hall, RIT, Lomb Memorial Dr. Bhutan-inspired Mixed Media Art. Through Nov. 20. Large-scale 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.

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Comedy [ THU., SEPTEMBER 24 ] Kevin Brown. 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $9-$15. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 27 ] Bill Maher. 7:30 p.m. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. $39-$95. 222-5000. ticketmaster.com. [ MON., SEPTEMBER 28 ] Bill Maher. 7:30 p.m. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. $39$95. 222-5000. billmaher.com.

Dance Events [ THU., SEPTEMBER 24 ] Live Argentine Tango Music. 9:3011 p.m Tango Cafe, 35 South Washington St With Uptown Groove Trio $5. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. [ FRI., SEPTEMBER 25 ] Akragas Folk Dance Group. 7 p.m. Callahan Theater at Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave $7-$15. 389-2170. artcenter.naz.edu. The Club Hot-Cha Roaring 20s Party. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. The Historic continues on page 32 rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 31


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Usher in autumn this weekend with New York State Ballet’s performance of “The Raven: 3 Tales by Edgar Allan Poe.” The performance, held at Hochstein Music Hall (50 North Plymouth Avenue), promises a lavishly haunting dance interpretation of three of Poe’s most famous works. These include a dramatic theatrical representation of Poe’s short story, “The Masque of the Red Death,” with dancer Kate Kostelnik playing the ominous, merciless title character the Prince encounters at a masquerade ball. In “The Cask of Amontillado,” the dancers will reflect on Poe’s tense tale of revenge between friends, and in “The Raven,” the dancers will give an interpretive glimpse into Poe’s life of tragedy and suffering, instead of a literal depiction of the poem. The performance will take place Saturday, September 26, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children, students, and groups of 10 or more. For additional information or to buy tickets, call 1-800-838-3006 or visit newyorkstateballet.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Dance Events German House Auditorium, 315 Gregory Street $15-$20. 845-706-2621. evan@peerless. events. groovejuiceswing.com. Fall Latin Dance Pop-Up Series | Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. 6-8 p.m. Cobbs Hill Park, 100 Norris Drive 749-6006. rhythm-society.org.

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[ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] Bush Mango Drum & Dance. 5-6 p.m. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave $10. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. Dance to Awaken the Heart. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Henrietta United Church of Christ, 1400 Lehigh Station Rd Henrietta Suggested donation: $5-$10. 585-789-1865. office@henriettaucc.org. awakentheheart.org/dance.

Festivals [ FRI., SEPTEMBER 25 ] Sing Me a Vision. 8 p.m. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. Music and Arts. $5-$7. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] 29th Annual Weinfest. 1-7 p.m. Camp Lima, 2375 Pond Rd $20. 226-0861. Autumnfest and Wingfest. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Street, Geneseo, Main Street . Geneseo $10. 5852437116. geneseomainst@gmail.com. facebook.com/GeneseoShops. Barktober Fest. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, 99 Victor Road . Fairport $0-$30. 223-1330. info@lollypop.org. lollypop.org/bfest.

KettleFest. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kettle Ridge Farm, 515 Log Cabin Road . Victor $5 individual or $10 family. 683-7506. joe@kettleridgefarm. com. kettlefest.com. Roc’ella Festival: A Celebration of Music, Art and Fashion. 12-5 p.m. College Town, 1331 Mt. Hope Ave rochesteralist.com. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 27 ] Wellness Fair at Healthy Alternatives. 1-5 p.m. Healthy Alternatives, 458 Stone Rd. Food and clothes donations accepted 663-6454. HealthyAlternativesRochester. com.

Film [ THU., SEPTEMBER 24 ] The Puzzle Master. 8 p.m. Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St . Geneva 315-781-5483. thesmith.org. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 27 ] Witness Palestine Film Series: The Wanted 18. 2 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue thelittle.org. [ MON., SEPTEMBER 28 ] Banff Mountain Biking Film Festival. 7-10 p.m. Ingle Auditorium at RIT, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive $10-$18. 4754121. rittickets.com. Witness Palestine Film Series: Roadmap to Apartheid. 6:45 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue thelittle.org.

Kids Events [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] Kids & Trucks. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way $7.50-$10. 295-1000 x 237. childrensinstitute.net/.

[ THU., SEPTEMBER 24 ] Connecting the Dots: Ferguson to Palestine. 7 p.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St Presented by Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler 271-1320. Museums and Technology. 6 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900. mag. rochester.edu. Race and Community. 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Presented by Gerald Early rochester.edu/college/humanities. [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] Gone Fishin’. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St . Canandaigua Presented by Patricia Tice $20. 394-4922. sonnenberg.org/ event. What Have You Heard About CCD, GMOs, and the Monarch Butterfly?. 12:30-3:30 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd 271-9070. rochesterunitarian.org. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 27 ] Sunday Forum: Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline 3. 9:4510:45 a.m. Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street 325-4000. downtownpresbyterian.org. [ MON., SEPTEMBER 28 ] Encouraging the Actions of Nobler Spirits: The Life of Frances Seward. 12-1:30 & 2-3:30 p.m. Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, 17 Madison St Presented by Jennifer Haines $15 -$25. 279-7490 x 10. susanbanthonyhouse.org.

Recreation [ THU., SEPTEMBER 24 ] Ask a Master Gardener, Garden Party. 3-6:30 p.m. Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8350. libraryweb.org/ CentralEvents.aspx. [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] Form, Function & Mount Hope Cemetery. 1 p.m. Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue 461-3494. fomh.org. cwnyevents@tnc.org. nature.org/ cwnyevents. The Buffalo Bills Rex Ryan Corn Maze. 10 a.m.-5 p.m Stokoe Farms, 656 South Rd, Scottsville $12. 889-0770. stokoefarms.com. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 27 ] 10th Rochester Out of the Darkness Walk. 1 p.m. Genesee Valley Park, Elmwood Ave. 2022783. afsp.org. Family First Penfield 5K Challenge XIII. 9 a.m. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield $20-$28. 3408655. penfieldrec.org/. RISE Brunch. 12-3 p.m. The Gay Alliance of Genesee Valley, 875 E Main St. Suite 500 $50. 426-0862. gayalliance.org/event/ rise-brunch/.


Special Events [ WED., SEPTEMBER 23 ] Bee For Books Spelling Bee. 7-9 p.m. Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Dr. $4-$10. 872-6090. beeforbooks@ gmail.com. Drink Beer, Change Lives. 5:308 p.m. CB Craft Brewers, 300 Village Square Blvd Honeoye Falls Six tastings and a souvenir CB glass. Send a Masai to guide school and Provide Health care $15. 585-6244386. facebook.com/kris. dreessen.5. Soiree: Visit Rochester’s Castle. 5:30-7 p.m. Rochester Civic Garden Center, 5 Castle Park $12. 473-5130. rcgc.org.

[ THU., SEPTEMBER 24 ] Adding Candles for a Cure. 6-9 p.m. Midvale Country Club, 2387 Baird Rd. $50. 5867100. addingcandles.com/ cake-sale/. Fantastic Findings Garage Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. rmsc.org. Southern Tier Brewing Food & Beer Pairing Dinner. 5 p.m. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. [ FRI., SEPTEMBER 25 ] 5th Vino con Sabor. 6 p.m. Radisson Riverside Hotel, 120 East Main St. 261-7094. prfestival.com.

[ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] Cocktails & Carburators. Sep. 26. Oak Hill Country Club, 145 Kilbourn Rd. $125. 546-7029 x11. landmarksociety.org. Fall for Irondequoit. 12-5 p.m. Titus/Cooper/Hudson Neighborhood. hipp.today. Third Annual Community Summit on Race. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee Street 325-5116 x 1732. faceraceroc.org/ summit2015. [ SUN., SEPTEMBER 27 ] 3rd Annual NOTA Street Painting Party. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. notaba.org. [ MON., SEPTEMBER 28 ] Walking on Sunshine Charity Walk. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ontario Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave crowdrise.com/ walkingonsunshine2015. [ TUE., SEPTEMBER 29 ] Latino Golf Tournament. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Braemar Country Club, 4704 Ridge Road W. $89.99.

Theater A Few Good Men. Through Sep. 26. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St Through Sept 26. Thurs. Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., Sat. Sept. 26, 8 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. Through Sep. 26. RAPA, Kodak Center,

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Workshops [ SAT., SEPTEMBER 26 ] Spicing and Pairing. 5-6 p.m. Small World Food, 90 Canal St. Suite 111 $20. 563-9018. info@smallworldfood.com. smallworldfood.com/product/ spicing-and-pairing/.

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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.

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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

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

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“Black Mass”

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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

Movies about gangsters have long been irresistible to both the storytellers and the audience, and I think the reason they remain so eternally compelling is that we viewers are allowed to have our cake and then chase it with a $7 soda. We get to live vicariously through morally bankrupt men – and they are almost always men – doing things we might dream of only in our darkest moments, but we’re also

Movies 10 2609 W. Henrietta Road 292-0303, cinemark.com

Pittsford Cinema 3349 Monroe Ave., 383-1310 pittsford.zurichcinemas.com

Tinseltown USA/IMAX 2291 Buffalo Road 247-2180, cinemark.com

Webster 12 2190 Empire Blvd., 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com

Vintage Drive In 1520 W Henrietta Rd., Avon 226-9290, vintagedrivein.com

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able to bask smugly in the inevitable reckoning when it’s time for third-act justice. Within all this bad behavior, though, lies a sort of honor that’s traditionally found whenever people operate under a code of conduct, however skewed it may be. A bullet to the back of the head, for example, is acceptable, even expected. Tattling, however, crosses the line. “I am not a rat” are actually among the first words spoken in “Black Mass,” a violent, absorbing film about notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger and his shocking quidpro-quo relationship with the FBI that went unchecked for decades. The story is framed in flashback, as a few of Bulger’s former associates sing to the Feds once they’re finally arrested. We initially meet Bulger in 1975, and as played by Johnny Depp with a receding hairline, a dead tooth, and the most terrifying blue contact lenses in cinema history, Bulger is a career criminal making a living in clannish South Boston. His Winter Hill Gang seems to have an uneasy truce with

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“the goddamn dagos in the North End,” but when an odd opportunity arises to neutralize the Boston Mafia, Bulger jumps at it. “There’s informin’, and there’s informin’,” Bulger explains to right-hand man Steve Flemmi (the underrated Rory Cochrane) of his decision to enter into an alliance with ambitious FBI agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton, “The Gift”), an arrangement further justified by the Southie-born Connolly’s childhood friendship with Bulger’s upstanding brother Billy (Benedict Cumberbatch), now an influential state senator. Connolly uses Bulger’s street knowledge to dismantle the local Mob, looking the other way while his star informant fills this new power vacuum and savagely cements his standing atop the Boston underworld. It doesn’t go entirely unnoticed by Connolly’s colleagues, played by ringers like Kevin Bacon and Adam Scott, that Bulger appears to be getting a pass even as the bodies start piling up, but Bulger’s sway at the FBI, financial and otherwise, didn’t stop at Connolly... and it couldn’t last forever. All the review quotes are touting “Black Mass” as a return to form for Depp, and it’s true that sinking his teeth into such a meaty lowlife elicits a spark not seen since he played another noted gangster, John Dillinger, in 2009’s “Public Enemies.” Depp’s disciplined performance here is both chilling and somewhat chilly, as we don’t really delve deep enough to learn what fueled Bulger’s legendary sociopathy besides greed and


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a vicious instinct for survival. Depp’s measured intensity is nicely balanced by the clownish swagger of Edgerton’s Connolly, obviously in over his head as he tries to keep track of his lies. Cochrane is fantastic as the weary Flemmi, leading a wicked supporting cast that includes Jesse Plemons (“Friday Night Lights”) and W. Earl Brown (“Deadwood”) as Bulger’s goons, as well as the scene-stealing Peter Sarsgaard as a coked-up hood. Dakota Johnson, Juno Temple, and especially Julianne Nicholson (“Boardwalk Empire”) as Connolly’s skeptical wife all make impressions as the women who threw in with these lawless men. It certainly doesn’t hurt that director Scott Cooper is in charge, having proved himself a friend to actors with films like 2009’s Oscar-winning “Crazy Heart” and 2013’s “Out of the Furnace.” Now, wonky timelines and clearly speculative scenes make it necessary to mention that while “Black Mass” is based on a riveting nonfiction book by former Boston Globe reporters Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, parts of the film are Hollywood supposition. (Documentary-wise, check out Joe Berlinger’s excellent “Whitey.”) Fortunately, this in no way detracts from any appreciation of the finished product, a worthy addition to the gangstermovie canon with a stranger-than-fiction twist. Finally captured in 2011 after 16 years on the lam – and second only to Osama Bin Laden on the FBI’s Most Wanted list – Bulger still maintains he wasn’t an informant. Drug dealer? Of course. Killer? Hell, yes. But a rat? How dare we.

Following so closely on the heels of the gripping documentary “Meru,” Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur’s 3D actionadventure, “Everest” — which chronicles the 1996 tragedy that befell a group of climbers who set out to scale the world’s largest mountain — only emphasizes that the true message of any movie about mountain climbing seems to be “climbing mountains is a terrible idea.” “Everest” is more disaster epic than true-life adventure tale, and following the template of such films, we’re introduced to a massive cast of recognizable faces. Jason Clarke (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) portrays Rob Hall, owner of commercial climbing company Adventure Consultants, whose mission is to shepherd civilian climbers to Everest’s summit. He allows people with the monetary means, but

Jake Gyllenhaal in “Everest.” PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES

little actual experience, to do the impossible. Among those people are Beck Weathers (Josh Brolin), a gung-ho Texan, and Doug Hansen (John Hawkes), an unassuming mailman who’s climbing the mountain in order to prove to a class of elementary school children back home that anything is possible. Also in their group is writer Jon Krakauer (Michael Kelly), tagging along to write a magazine profile on Hall and his company. Krakauer’s best-selling book “Into Thin Air” also chronicled the ill-fated expedition. Hall’s business partner, Helen Wilton (Emma Watson), acts as coordinator back at base camp. Then there’s Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal), the leader of a rival expedition, bringing his own group of climbers up the mountain. But when a deadly snowstorm descends upon the climbers, stranding many atop the mountain, things go south rather quickly and their trek becomes a fight for survival. We also check in on Hall’s and Weathers’ worried wives back home, played by Keira Knightley and Robin Wright, respectively. As capably made as the film is, screenwriters William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy have crammed so many characters into the narrative that the characters can’t help but come across as two-dimensional types when we’re given the CliffsNotes versions of who they are as people. I wished we got to learn more about Yasuko Namba (Naoko Mori), who seems the most invested in the climb. She’s conquered six of the seven highest mountains in the world, and the completist in her demands that she finish the set. If you truly care to keep track of characters, be sure to memorize the colors of their snowsuits, because once the goggles come on and wind and snow is blowing, it’s nearly impossible to tell who you’re looking at otherwise. The film captures the combination of wonder, attraction to risk, and ego that makes someone become a mountain climber, even if it’s never too concerned about the “why?” aspect of the story.

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Screening as the first feature in the Witness Palestine film series, “The Wanted 18” is a most unusual documentary about an incident in the small village of Beit Sahour during the first intifada. In an effort to become self-sufficient during the Israeli occupation, and as a form of nonviolent protest, the townspeople purchase a herd of 18 cows. The Palestinians view the cows as a sign of freedom and independence, but Israeli authorities see them as a threat, claiming the animals are “dangerous to the security of the state of Israel.” To prevent the cows from being seized, the villagers decide to hide them. And just like that, a herd of cows are fugitives from the law. Israeli forces even conduct door-to-door searches, wielding photos of the cows and demanding, “Have you seen this cow?” Filmmakers Paul Cowan and Amer Shomali capture the comedic absurdity of the situation using talking-head testimonials, re-enactments, stop-motion animation (featuring anthropomorphized, talking cows), and black-and-white drawings, often framed within comic book panels. The more whimsical aspects are often quite funny, but the participants are quick to remind viewers that at the time, the circumstances were deadly serious.

THE WOBBLIES

JOURNEY TO ITALY

“Wobblies” was the popular name given to trade unionists organized in the Industrial Workers of the World, around the turn of the last century—a union with syndicalist and anarchist sympathies. The US government, Pinkertons, and private business used any means necessary, including murder, to suppress the union. This documentary uses found footage and interviews to tell the compelling history of the Wobblies. (Deborah Shaffer & Stewart Bird, US 1979, 89 min., 16mm) Print courtesy of MoMA. Part of the Rochester Labor Film Series.

The most vital of a series of films Ingrid Bergman made with then-husband Rossellini, Journey to Italy is a breathtaking cinematic trip through Italy and a masterpiece of happenstance leading to epiphany, with detached couple Bergman and George Sanders recognizing their dwindling chances for happiness while on holiday. (Viaggio in Italia, Roberto Rossellini, Italy 1954, 83 min., 35mm) Print courtesy of MoMA. Part of the series Ingrid Bergman: From Rochester with Love. Museum members admitted free to this screening.

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The script spends an equal amount of time on the setup as it does on the peril, but once the storm hits, the film is unrelenting. “Everest” opened in IMAX 3D last Friday before rolling out to regular theaters this week, and the use of 3D makes for a visceral, immersive experience. The spectacular views are breathtakingly beautiful, capturing the altitudes in terrifying detail. Throughout, cinematographer Salvatore Totino makes a point to keep characters in frame as he captures the massive vistas — all the better to emphasize their ultimate insignificance in the face of the mountain’s brutal majesty.

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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] THE BROOD (1979): A man tries to uncover his wife’s psychologist’s unconventional therapy techniques, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with his investigation. Dryden (Thu, Sep 24, 8 p.m.) THE GREEN INFERNO (R): In the latest horror from Eli Roth, a group of student activists travel to the Amazon to save the rainforest and discover that they are not alone. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Tinseltown HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 (PG): Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in this sequel to the popular animated film. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Tinseltown THE INTERN (PG-13): A 70-yearold widower becomes a senior intern at an online fashion website. Starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Tinseltown JOURNEY TO ITALY (1954): Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders star as a bored English couple on holiday in Italy, where their marriage begins to disintegrate. Dryden (Sun, Sep 27, 2 p.m.) PAWN SACRIFICE (PG-13): Tobey Maguire plays American chess champion Bobby Fischer as he prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky. Eastview, Little, Pittsford REBELS OF THE NEON GOD (1992): A disaffected teen Hsiao drops out of school to head for downtown Taipei, where he falls in with a young hoodlum. Dryden (Wed, Sep 23, 8 p.m.) UNDER CAPRICORN (1949): A young gentleman travels to Australia where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart, only to find out she harbors dark secrets. Starring Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotten. Dryden (Sat, Sep 26, 8 p.m.; Mon, Sep 28, 1:30 p.m.) WILD AT HEART (1990): Laura Dern and Nicholas Cage are young lovers on the run in David Lynch’s classic road movie. Little (Fri, Sep 25, 10 p.m.) THE WOBBLIES (1979): This documentary examines the Industrial Workers of the World, aka the Wobblies, as they worked to unionize unskilled workers and changed the course of history. Dryden (Fri, Sep 25, 8 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 ANT-MAN (PG-13): Armed with a super-suit that gives him the ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, a con-man must pull off a heist that will save the world. Starring Paul 36 CITY SEPTEMBER 23-29, 2015

Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly, and Bobby Cannavale. Culver, Henrietta AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (PG-13): You honestly need a synopsis? Admit it, you’ve already bought your ticket. Movies 10 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, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster 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. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, IMAX, Tinseltown THE GIFT (R): A married couple find their lives threatened when an old acquaintance of the husband’s turns up, bringing with him a terrible secret from the past. Starring Jason Bateman, and Joel Edgerton. Movies 10 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 HITMAN: AGENT 47 (R): Based on the popular video games series, this action-thriller follows an assassin who teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry. Movies 10 INSIDE OUT (PG): Pixar’s latest takes audiences on a journey inside the head of an 11-yearold girl, seen through the eyes of the personified emotions that rule her inner being: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Fear. With the voices of Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, and Bill Hader. Canandaigua, Culver, Henrietta JURASSIC WORLD (PG-13): Oooh, ahhh, that’s how it always starts. Then later there’s running and um, screaming. But this time Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are there. Cinema , Culver, Tinseltown 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 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (R): The influential action franchise returns with more explosions, car crashes, and sweet post-apocalyptic S&M fashion. Movies 10 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,

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Finally, everyone files through the modern kitchen to the back of the house to relax in style. Folks may choose to remain in the cavernous enclosed back porch, however, it’s more likely they will be drawn to the large, private backyard. Flanked on one side by the fully restored original carriage house, the yard boasts extensive garden and lush lawn space. A trip down a staircase reveals an in-ground pool, with an accompanying cabana and patio. Once the party dies down, this home offers spacious second and third floors in which to relax and unwind. The second floor has three well-maintained bedrooms boasting historic character, and an updated master bath in perfect harmony with the style of the home. A second-floor four-season room with partially exposed brick at the rear of the house is a perfect place to end the evening. Large family or guests spending the night? This house can easily accommodate a crowd, with two additional bedrooms and a second full bathroom on the fully-finished third floor. 1625 Culver Road offers approximately 2,800 square feet of living space (plus additional livable square footage in the carriage house) on a 0.42 acre lot and is listed at $250,000. Tours can be arranged by contacting Amanda Kellogg of Nothnagle Realtors at 585-461-6341. by Peter Smith Peter lives and works in Rochester and is a Landmark Society volunteer.

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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.

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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 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.

Notice of formation of 375 WEDGE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/31/2015. 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, 100 Alexander St., Rochester NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful act. [ 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 ASTI REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/2/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon

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Legal Ads > page 41 whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Law Office of Anthony A. Dinitto, L.L.C., 2250 West Ridge Rd., STE. 300, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ 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. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE MATCH, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/12/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 11 State St., Pittsford, NY 14534. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ 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 with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY)

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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. [ NOTICE ] 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. [ NOTICE ] 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 JOHN MULLER PROPERTY RENTALS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/28/2015. 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, 1255 Sagebrook Way, Webster NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of K & L Katering, 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: The LLC, 39 Tulane Pkwy., Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Khuri Enterprises III LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 9/9/15. 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 607 N. Hillcrest Rd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ 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

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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 ]

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against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Princ. Office of LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

550 Kreag Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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[ 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 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 of Formation of Morgan Lemans Realty LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 9/15/15. 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 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd., Ste. 100, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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.

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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 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 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.

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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 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 MarcosLopez Promotions LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 06/09/2015. 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 683 Ridgeway Ave, Rochester, NY 14615. Purpose: The purpose of the Company is concert and public event coordination and any lawful activities. [ 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 WalworthPenfield 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

[ 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

[ 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

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Tracey Family Real Estate Holdings, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 9/1/15. 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 20 Hytec Circle, Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Vector One Properties L.P. A Certificate of Limited Partnership was filed with the New York Department of State (NYDOS) on September 14, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. NYDOS has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The Post Office address to which the NYDOS shall mail a copy of any process against the LP served upon it is 2255 Lyell Ave, Ste 201, Rochester, NY 14606. The principal business address of the LP is 2255 Lyell Ave, Ste 201, Rochester, NY 14606. Dissolution date: December 31, 2065. Purpose: any lawful activity. The name and business address of the general partner is available from the NYDOS. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION being held at Chester’s Self Storage 600 W Broad St. Rochester NY 14608 on October 8th at 1:00 pm. The following customers’ accounts have become delinquent so their item (s) will be auctioned off to settle past due rents. NOTE: Owner reserves the right to bid at auction, reject any and all bids, and cancel or adjourn the sale. Name of tenant: #73 Jennifer Walton, #51 Pat Young Lauderdale, #5 Glennelle Mitchell & #71 is Steven Shannon [ 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


Legal Ads 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.

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.

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

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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

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

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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

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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 50550-9, Rue Marchal Joffre. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

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[ 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

[ NOTICE ] Sacheli Trucking, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 5/27/15 Office Monroe Co SSNY design agent of

[ 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 ] 1971 27’ Coronado, NY0605DG, Dave Liberatore, auction 10/9/15 1pm. @ Voyager Boat Sales. [ NOTICE ] 25’ Houseboat, NY3922GC, Ryan Mitchel, auction 10/9/15 1pm. @ Voyager Boat Sales. [ 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.

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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. 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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