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The Boy Scouts, gays, and the culture war. NEWS, PAGE 6
State has plan for Hemlock, Canadice. NEWS, PAGE 5
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POLITICS | BY JEREMY MOULE | PAGE 8 | ILLUSTRATION BY MATT DETURCK
Rare political rancor in Pittsford The Village of Pittsford has mostly avoided dramatic political races. Candidates have generally kept to the issues and refrained from ad hominem attacks. In some cases, former opponents have even become allies But this year, the village elections — the mayoral race, in particular — have a different tenor. A proposed development at 75 Monroe Avenue, a prominent gateway into the village, is at the center of an unusually contentious election.
Pittsford’s character is important to residents; that’s one of the main reasons people move to the village. It’s the potential impact of the Monroe Avenue proposal on the village’s prized historic character that makes the project controversial and, for many, unwelcome. That’s where the mayoral candidates come in. Longtime Mayor Bob Corby faces a challenge from Trustee Trip Pierson, and both candidates say they’d be the best choice to ensure that the village retains its character.
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There is no hope for RCSD (“Clock Ticking for RCSD?”). The only hope is dissolution of the district and disbursement of the students throughout Monroe County. However, political sense forbids it. If Monroe County citizens don’t realize this, then they are uncaring and don’t really give a f*** about minorities in Monroe County. Basically they feel that RCSD students will corrupt their children. I guess they have a low esteem of their own children. CARY BARNHART
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Borrowing for college On “Degrees of Debt,” our feature on college debt: The simple fact is if you graduate in the bottom 25 percent of a computer science or engineering program, you can still find a decent job after college. Unless you are the best French art historian, a degree in French art history isn’t gonna make you any money. And guess what? The tuition for engineering and French art history is the same! Yes, people should do and study what they love, but they should also be practical! JAY
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we would literally be bankrupted by the kinds of sacrifices that Dean Burdick seems to think reasonable for a family like ours to pay for a school like the U of R. For the families of the working poor, like those of many Rochester school district students, college must seem like an exorbitant fantasy. Colleges like the U of R need to stand with their students and against the Wall Street gangsters. Let them make their billions in some other way. Our students’ future is not for sale! TUCKER RUDERMAN
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Unlike my Gen X generation, Millennials have loads of info about damn near anything at their fingertips via the Internet. If you expect honest “guidance” from college admission counselors, really, what are you thinking? I can understand a naive highschool grad getting hornswoggled, but their loan-co-signing parents? Come on! If you can get the loan money for a Mercedes but make only $20k a year, do you expect the car salesman to try to talk you into a cheaper model? Colleges are businesses, and not just businesses, but hugely government subsidized ones. Want to see college tuition costs drop? Reduce or remove the governmentguaranteed loans and you’d see people getting a lot more practical real fast about where and for what they go to college or which one they send their kid off to. MCC99
As a U of R grad (undergrad and master’s in teaching) and a Rochester school district teacher, I am disgusted by Dean Jonathan Burdick’s callousness towards the crippling effects of the financial crisis on American poor and working families. In a time of stagnant wages, mortgage meltdowns, widespread un- and under-employment, and looming government cutbacks, Dean Burdick, and by extension, the U of R leadership, have declared themselves firmly on the side of Wall Street and the 1%. Too many colleges and universities hike tuition and fees every year without reason, while the big banks bleed students dry for decades after graduation with mountains of student loan debt. My wife and I both have good middle-class jobs with benefits, but
journalism, and most “news” sources are relying more and more on opinions, unpaid bloggers and pundits making money from the books they sell on the side, there is essentially no “profession” left in that field worth pursuing. At some point, you would think that a financial aid counselor would tell her to face reality and choose a degree that has at least some potential. I read a story about a man who owes $120k for his culinary college education, and all he could find in his field was a job as a line cook at a chain restaurant, for $10 an hour.
Posted on rochestercitynewspaper.com There are too many people going to college for the sake of going to college. Many of them are not learning any tangible skills like engineering or medicine. What we end up with is a crop of graduates with degrees in sociology, film studies, women’s studies, anthropology, and political science. They’re great at critical thinking, but can’t begin to offer employers a useful skill set on the job. FORSYTHE P. JONES
Posted on rochestercitynewspaper.com The journalism student with the $80k in loans is a good example of what happens when people have unrealistic expectations of their career choice. When CNN no longer has an office of investigative
Posted on rochestercitynewspaper.com Higher education is a financial gamble, and some major-schooljob-market combinations are losers. Every article of this type I’ve read contains a profile of a student who majored in a liberal arts field from a high priced private school. The Veeder and Burdick quotes in the middle of this article nailed it. Personal financial responsibility. STAIR CAR
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White jumps in
I’m excited that this may finally be the year that we have a genuine dialogue about Rochester’s problems (“Alex White Wants to Run For Mayor,” News Blog). For way too long, we have had 100 percent Democrat governance, and I am not impressed. Stagnation, decline, and a lack of citizen involvement are the name of the game nowadays. Not everything sucks, but it’s very obvious that we are not maximizing our resources, and I think we need new leadership to do so. PATRICK CHASE
Posted on rochestercitynewspaper.com Kudos to Alex White for presenting himself once again as a candidate. The dynamics of this election cycle, however, will be very different from 2011. The “compressed” Special Election effectively placed him as the electoral equivalent of a Democratic Party Primary candidate. Short of passing petitions to run in the September Democratic Primary, he will appear on the November ballot in an inconsequential General Election. I do, though, have respect for his ideals and his participation. MIKE
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Obama’s second term
At this early stage, it’s hard to predict what kind of president Barack Obama will be over the next four years. He seems to be abandoning, at last, the hesitancy and timidity of his first term. And in the long list of initiatives in his State of the Union address last week, he gave us a sense of where he wants to go. While some of what he said was encouraging, some was troubling. I liked the push for gun control, pre-school, a more sensible tax system, an increase in the minimum wage, and an end to the attempts to prevent Americans from voting. I liked his call for dealing with climate change. But I was sorry to hear him push for more natural gas drilling. Not now. Not until we know whether we can do it safely and in an environmentally sound way. Sadly, Obama seems to be more enchanted with fossil-fuel development than with environmental protection. I liked his appeal to the common good, his insistence “that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations, that our rights are wrapped up in the rights of others….” And I found a bit of hope in his hint (and it wasn’t much more than that) that his administration might reconsider its counterterrorism approach. He said he wants to be sure that “our targeting, detention, and prosecution of terrorists remains consistent with our laws and system of checks and balances.” I hope so. But unfortunately, he prefaced that statement by saying his administration “has worked tirelessly to forge a durable policy framework to guide our counterterrorism efforts.” It looks more like his administration has followed the example of his predecessor: working tirelessly to devise ways to justify its counterterrorism efforts. As a recent New York Times editorial said, the administration’s document justifying its actions “had the air of a legal justification written after the fact for a policy decision that had already been made, and brought back unwelcome memories of memos written for President George W. Bush to justify illegal wiretapping, indefinite detention, kidnapping, abuse, and torture.” Under current, “justified” policies, in addition to (and sometimes rather than) troops on the ground, we have CIA operatives and unmanned drones going after human targets. Those targets – which can include American citizens in other countries – are selected and snuffed out, with no hearing, no trial. Who can pick the targets? According to the Justice Department document made public earlier this month, it will be “an informed, high-level official of the United States.”
We’re in a new kind of war. But we cannot ignore the US Constitution, international law, and human decency.
And as a Times article noted last spring, the top Selector is the president of the United States. With no Congressional or court oversight. No appeal. “Having the executive being the prosecutor, the judge, the jury, and the executioner, all in one, is very contrary to the traditions and the laws of this country,” Maine Senator Angus King said during his questioning of John Brennan this month. “The Fifth Amendment is pretty clear: no deprivation of life, liberty, or property without due process of law,” said King. “And we’re depriving American citizens of their life when we target them with a drone attack.” Supporters of the Obama and Bush policies argue that we are involved in a new kind of war – not against nations, but against individual terrorists scattered around the world –and that this battle requires a new kind of warfare. Well, yes. But those who wage that battle cannot ignore the US Constitution, international law, and human decency. Nor can they ignore long-term consequences. And there is already plenty of evidence that our tactics are creating new terrorists as we eliminate existing ones. It is past time for a broad public discussion of our new kind of warfare – and for Congressional oversight of the administration’s national-security policies. Yes, there is risk to involving Congress. But checks and balances are a foundation of our government, and the risk to the nation of circumventing them is far greater.
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Fracking regs delayed
State Health Department Commissioner Nirav Shah said he anticipates completing his health review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing within a few weeks. But his announcement signaled that the state Department of Environmental Conservation would miss its deadline to finalize fracking regulations. Department officials will have to resubmit the regulations and hold a public comment period on them. But DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens said that the department could begin reviewing well permits without the final regulations in place.
MCC moves along
The Monroe County Legislature voted to let the county buy space from Kodak for a new Monroe Community College city campus. But Legislature Democrats – all of whom voted against the legislation – and Mayor Tom Richards say the county unnecessarily rushed the deal. The county plans to buy several buildings and part of a parking lot from Kodak. The negotiated price: just under $3 million.
City to appeal bar-hours decision
Mayor Tom Richards said the city would appeal a state Supreme Court ruling that would prevent the city from requiring a bar to close earlier than it’s allowed to under state liquor laws. A bar had sued the city over limitations on its weekday operating hours. In a statement, Richards said the city is trying to balance neighborhood and business concerns.
Border agents’ incentives questioned
A recent study raises suspicions about a possible link between a generous incentive program for US Border Patrol agents and aggressive enforcement between 2006 and 2010. The report says agents working in Upstate New York, including in the Rochester area, participated in a $1 million program, getting as much as $2,500 in cash, 40 extra hours of vacation, and $100 Home Depot gift cards. The report also showed that agents made more than 300 wrongful arrests, often of foreign students with legal status.
The Ryan Center in Rochester’s Beechwood neighborhood was the catalyst for the Focused Investment program because it gave the city something to build on, says a neighborhood leader. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
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Neighborhood needs Physically, there’s little doubt that neighborhoods participating in the City of Rochester’s Focused Investment program have improved, says Mayor Tom Richards. The real question — and it’s elusive — is whether people’s lives have improved, he says. About five years ago, the city singled out four challenged neighborhoods for intense investment: Beechwood, Dewey-Driving Park, Jefferson Avenue, and Marketview Heights. Federal grant money and other resources have been used to rehab homes, for demolition, and many other efforts. Now that the initial five-year period is nearly over, the city is
evaluating FIS to determine how and whether to proceed. “Is this the right policy?” Richards asks. “And if so, do we work longer in these areas? Do we pick some new areas?” The evaluation, which is being done by the city’s department of Business and Housing Development, won’t be ready for at least a couple of months. Kyle Crandall, president of the Beechwood Neighborhood Coalition, says FIS has significantly improved the appearance of Webster Avenue, where the program is concentrated. And the effort has attracted private investment, he says.
“People are willing to invest in areas where they see the potential for sustained growth,” he says. More people are coming to neighborhood meetings, he says, which signals they’re willing to take responsibility for and contribute to their neighborhood. Even if the city redirects the federal money that comes through FIS, Crandall says he hopes the city and the neighborhood can continue to work together so Beechwood doesn’t lose its momentum. “We’re trying to pull our weight, but it needs to be a partnership,” Crandall says. “The city can’t do it alone, and we can’t do it alone.”
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One section of the plan that will probably receive significant public attention deals with oil and gas drilling. The plan doesn’t plainly state whether DEC will allow drilling on the forest lands, though it suggests that it won’t.
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State releases plan for Hemlock, Canadice The State Department of Environmental Conservation has released a draft plan outlining how it will manage its land around Canadice and Hemlock Lakes. The DEC will accept comments on the draft unit management plan – available at www.dec. ny.gov/lands/68822.html – through April 15. And it has scheduled a public information session for 6:30 p.m. on March 14 at Springwater Fire Hall, 8145 South Main Street, Springwater. DEC representatives will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Hemlock and Canadice are the only two Finger Lakes with undeveloped shorelines. Rochester uses the lakes for its drinking water supply and started buying the land surrounding them in 1896. In 2010, the state bought approximately 6,700 acres of land, now known as the Hemlock-Canadice State Forest, from the city. One of the plan’s key functions is to help the agency balance recreational use and ecosystem preservation and restoration within the forest, says regional DEC spokesperson Linda Vera. The 10-year plan lays out goals and objectives for the forest, and also includes recommended actions and policies to meet them. For example, the plan recommends a carryin-carry-out policy for garbage, continued
monitoring of bald eagle nesting sites, stocking the lakes with fish as needed, and stocking pheasants for public hunting. It also recommends continuing to harvest timber to encourage Hemlock Lake. plant and tree diversity. FILE PHOTO But one section of the plan that will probably receive significant public attention deals with oil and gas drilling. The plan doesn’t plainly state whether DEC will allow drilling on the forest lands, though it suggest that it won’t. The regional DEC office did not respond to a request for clarification in time for publication. The DEC has a policy not to allow surface drilling in areas with intensive recreational use or sensitive habitats, including wetlands and steep slopes, the plan says. Much of the Hemlock-Canadice forest land will fall under the “exclusion zones,” and further assessment will probably result in a recommendation not to allow surface drilling in the park, the plan says.
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Each one of the 31 red-light cameras in the City of Rochester is supposed to have an accompanying sign posted nearby, warning motorists of the presence of the cameras. But at a meeting last week, City Council members Adam McFadden and Elaine Spaull said they’ve noticed redlight intersections without signs. “We were told they all would have signs,” McFadden said. | City spokesperson Gary Walker says all the red-light intersections did have signs at one time, but some may have gone missing or become obscured by foliage. He says that a city engineering team is checking every location and that missing signs would be quickly replaced. | At the same meeting, Council members questioned Mayor Tom Richards about the recent scandal that caused the City of Chicago to drop Redflex as its red-light camera vendor; Rochester uses Redflex, too. | According to the Chicago Tribune, Redflex “gave thousands of dollars in free trips to the former city official” who oversaw the program. | Richards said it appears that only a few people were involved in the scandal, and that it shouldn’t affect the company as a whole. | “We’ll stay close to it,” Richards said.
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LGBT | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
Scouting ways out of the culture war Joel Helfrich was once a Boy Scout, eventually earning enough merit badges to reach Scouting’s highest rank: Eagle Scout. His experience with the Scouts while growing up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Pittsford was wonderful, he says, yet last year Helfrich renounced his affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America.
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Helfrich returned all of his scouting materials and awards to the Greater Rochester region’s Seneca Waterways Council to protest the BSA’s policy of banning openly gay people from participation. “I have no regrets,” he says. “I should have done it sooner.” But the incident exemplifies what Stephen Hoitt, Scout executive of the SWC, calls “the tug of war” the Scouts find themselves in. “Our board here 12 years ago worked out a position statement with the Gay Alliance [of the Genesee Valley], the Rochester school district, United Way, and a number of other community organizations that says membership status [with SWC] is based on conduct and one’s behavior,” he says. “It’s not our role as an organization to teach sexuality to kids.” Hoitt says sexual orientation is not an issue for the Rochester organization, but appropriate conduct is. He uses the example of a Scout leader who comes into a room and pops a video with sexual content into the DVD player. “That is inappropriate,” he says. Whether the leader is gay or straight wouldn’t matter, Hoitt says: the person would be asked to leave. Hoitt says the public can debate who does have the right to talk about sexuality to young boys, but leaders in this community have already decided it’s definitely not a job for Scout leaders. “So it’s kind of ironic that we’re stuck in a sexual debate right now when we’ve made it clear that sexuality is not part of scouting,” he says. Whether the BSA — the national organization — will adopt a similar stance, is hard to say. Last year, the BSA reasserted its policy prohibiting openly gay people from joining the organization. The policy, essentially a national ban, survived a legal challenge in the US Supreme Court in 2000. But about a month ago, the BSA announced that it was reconsidering the policy, possibly leaving the decision to local Scout organizations. And then, days later, the BSA said it would postpone its decision until May.
It’s not the role of the Boy Scouts to teach sexuality, says Stephen Hoitt, Scout executive. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
The idea of welcoming gays into the organization, according to some reports,
prompted a swift and angry response from some within the BSA. But Hoitt says it’s more complicated than that. The real test for the BSA may not be whether to lift the ban, he says, but how to do it, since decision-making is extremely complicated for this multi-layered national organization. “One of the challenges we have, and we have many, is a declining youth population in New York,” Hoitt says. “There are pockets that are growing, such as in Victor, and the inner city population is growing phenomenally. But generally, the suburbs are not growing, and the overall population is declining by about 3 percent to 4 percent a year.” The Rochester organization includes Monroe, Wayne, Yates, Wyoming, Seneca, and Ontario counties, Hoitt says, with 12,500 boys in about 500 Scout groups. Roughly 70 percent of the Scout groups are sponsored by churches, and the groups cover operating costs through a combination of philanthropic donations and fund raising. For example, Boy Scouts sell popcorn, Christmas trees, and they wash cars. “The Scout units are owned by their sponsoring entities,” Hoitt says. “If you look on a national level, we have tens of thousands of Scout groups all owned by churches of different denomination and different civic groups, and all have differing views of what the Boy Scout’s standards should be. So you sort of have the Scouts at the local level caught in a civil war between two and three opposing sides.”
“Councils like us sitting up here in the Northeastern United States, one could say, are in a blue state, and we’re in a much more liberal-based community,” he says. “It’s easy for us to say we’re going to be more open, but on the national level, they’ve got to balance all of those different opinions. Changing the national policy probably plays well in the Northeast, but it is not a very popular topic in the South and Southwest right now. Volunteers there are just beside themselves with frustration that the Boy Scouts would go down this road.” An understanding exists at the highest level of the BSA organization, however, that society’s attitudes about sexual orientation are changing, Hoitt says. “Look at the number of states that have allowed gay marriage,” he says. “The military ended ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ and both presidential candidates, Obama and Romney, said the Boy Scouts of America should change the policy.” At the local level, Hoitt says he heard from religious and community leaders throughout the area when the BSA said it’s reconsidering the policy. And there are strong opinions for and against lifting the ban, he says. The one thing that hasn’t changed is the Scouts’ core mission, Hoitt says, which is helping young boys and men build character and leadership skills. A key principle for Scouts is working for the betterment of society, he says, and not for their own benefit.
POLITICS | BY JEREMY MOULE
Village elections are unique in the political world. They can bring out the best in government by giving constituents a direct, strong voice and allowing them to work hand in hand with elected officials to achieve common goals. But they can also become uncomfortably personal, and in some cases, downright vicious. The Village of Pittsford has mostly avoided that drama, however. Candidates have generally kept to the issues and refrained from ad hominem attacks. In some cases, former opponents have even become allies. But this year’s contests, especially the mayoral election, have a different tenor. A proposed development at 75 Monroe Avenue, a prominent gateway into the village, is at the center of an unusually contentious election. Pittsford’s character is important to residents; it’s one of the main reasons people move to the village. Brick storefronts line the sidewalks downtown: their large windows letting passersby peer in. Old warehouses and mills remain intact on the canal, though most have been repurposed as shops, restaurants, and offices. The overall effect calls to mind a time when life centered on the canal. It’s the potential impact of the Monroe Avenue proposal on the village’s prized historic character that makes the project controversial and for many, unwelcome. Mark IV Enterprises wants to build a 167unit apartment complex on the site, but many residents say the project’s too big and would be a poor fit with Pittsford’s smaller, historic buildings. In November, the Village Board approved special permits for the project, officially called Westport Crossing, by a three to two vote. A group of citizens is suing the village to get the permits invalidated. But the controversy may be taking the biggest toll on longtime Mayor Bob Corby, who for the first time in his 20 years on the job has lost the backing of the Republican Party. 8 CITY
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Corby was first elected in 1993, and in subsequent elections has mostly run unopposed. He’s also enjoyed the endorsement of both the Democratic and Republican parties — although he’s registered with the GOP. This time around, Corby has the Democrats and Conservatives, but the Pittsford Republican Committee is backing Trip Pierson, currently a village trustee, for mayor. Pierson voted for the Westport Crossing permits and Corby voted against them. Anthony Daniele, a village resident and Republican majority leader in the Monroe County Legislature, is backing Pierson. He says that he’s backed Corby in the past and believes Corby’s done some good things for the village. But Daniele says he’s not happy with the way Corby has handled the Westport Crossing project. Corby negotiated parts of the project and kept it moving forward, only to vote against it in the end, he says.
“It’s about, from a leadership standpoint, being forthright and honest with your trustees, with the community, and with the developer,” Daniele says. Corby says he did nothing different than what he’s always done: he pushed for a better project — one that’s compatible with the village in terms of size, scale, and character. And when the board voted on the proposal, he voted first. He says he voted against the permits because he believes the proposal doesn’t ultimately conform to village standards. “I have nothing to be ashamed of and I’m disappointed that people are trying to twist it into something different than it was,” Corby says. Corby’s supporters say the village has thrived under his leadership. Monroe County Conservative Party chair Tom Cook, a village resident, says Corby has done many good things for the village,
particularly along the canal. Corby was one of the driving forces behind the redevelopment of Schoen Place, the village’s popular canalfront district. “He’s been here, he’s been doing a good job, and why change horses mid-stream?” Cook says. Pierson, who’s been a trustee since 2009
and works as president of the Mitchell Pierson Jr. real estate agency, frames the election as a leadership matter. Like Daniele, Pierson says that Corby hasn’t been forthright about his position on 75 Monroe Avenue: that he shepherded the project through only to ultimately vote against it. But Corby says he’s consistently stated his concerns and reservations about the project. He says he’s been clear that he wanted a project that met the spirit of village codes and aligned with the community’s character. He’s said that he
Some work has started at 75 Monroe Avenue, the site of a proposed development in the Village of Pittsford.
wants the project to become, in essence, another neighborhood within the village, and he wants a seamless fit. “I don’t think that during the process I could have been any more clear,” Corby says. Pierson says he’ll always be upfront as mayor, but he’ll respond when he hears compelling reasons to change his position. Leaders can’t be fence-sitters, he says. “Sometimes leadership’s tough and sometimes you have to say things and do things that maybe a group of people in the room don’t agree with,” he says. “But if it’s
time. And he voted in favor of the rezoning, though in hindsight he says he should have had more information before doing so. Corby stands by the decision to rezone the property, though he says the board should have taken more time to deliberate. Still, the intent of the code was to add an extra layer of protection — the special permits — and that goal was met, Corby says, even if the code itself isn’t perfect. The Westport Crossing review doesn’t end with the permit approvals granted by the Board of Trustees. The project
Pierson is on the Republican ticket with candidates Christopher Linares and Leslie Buck. Linares and Buck are also running on the No to 75 Monroe line; Buck says the line is a way for the candidates to be upfront about their opposition to the current Westport Crossing plan. Linares, who moved to the village about two years ago, is a senior vice president at Hickey Freeman and over the past 20 years has served on the town Republican Committee on an on-andoff basis. Buck was a County Legislature
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Trip Pierson says that as mayor he’d be upfront about his positions, but also open-minded.
in the best interest of the village, you’ve got to go forward with it.” Pierson says that when he started on the board, he wasn’t in favor of the Westport Crossing project. But he says he listened to the experts the board brought in and considered the studies on the project, and that all factored into his vote.
must undergo review by the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals and the Architectural Preservation and Review Board. Under village law, the two boards have considerable clout. Corby and Pierson both say they have faith that the boards will ensure a project that’s appropriate for the village.
The 75 Monroe Avenue property used to be
The mayor’s race is getting the bulk of the attention, but two trustee seats are up for
the Monoco Oil asphalt plant, but a court ordered it shut down in 2000. Mark IV bought the property which, at the time, was partially outside of the village. At Corby’s urging, village officials annexed the property in 2008 and rezoned it from commercial to residential use. Commercial use would have generated far more traffic than residential, Corby says. And if Mark IV built retail at the site, it could have pulled customers away from Main Street, Schoen Place, and Northfield Common businesses, he says. The annexation was a sound decision, says Pierson, who wasn’t on the board at the
grabs this year, too. Corby is sharing the Democratic ticket with trustee candidates Stacey Freed and Lili Lanphear. They’re also running on the Pittsford Village United line. Freed has run for trustee before and operates a villagewide e-mail newsletter. Lanphear served on the village planning board for 19 years before Corby appointed her to the Board of Trustees in January; longtime Trustee Paula Sherwood moved out of the village and resigned, leaving a vacant seat.
staffer for three years and over the summer started working in the county’s Law Department. Linares and Buck have the Conservative line, too. All four trustee candidates say that the Westport Crossing proposal in its current form is not a good fit with the village. They say they’d like to see a smaller project and that the scale and mass of the proposed buildings needs to be addressed.
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URBAN ACTION This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Judicial evaluation forum
The Monroe County Bar Association will host the first of a three-part series on the judicial evaluation process at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27. The forums are designed to gather input from attorneys, judges, and the general public. The event is at St. Mary’s Church, Dugan Center, 15 St. Mary’s Place.
Health exchanges talk For more Tom Tomorrow, including a political blog and cartoon archive, visit www.thismodernworld.com
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The Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library will spon-
sor “Health Insurance Exchanges” at 12:12 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26. Speakers Sandy Parker, president and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance; and Lynn Scalzo, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield; will discuss how the exchanges will work and how they will impact businesses. The event is at the Central Library, 115 South Avenue.
Nature photo exhibit
The Genesee Land Trust and Brighton Memorial Library will present an exhibit of Nigel P. Kent’s nature photography and a lecture by Kent at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 25. The event is at the Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Avenue.
Film on life in the West Bank
Christians Witnessing for Palestine will host a showing of the documentary film “5 Broken Cameras” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26. The film will be shown at St. John Fisher College in Basil Hall.
Dining fried tofu, broccoli florets, and cabbage — napa, bok choy, and shredded white cabbage are all represented here. How you combine these ingredients is entirely up to you. You could make a meal of just the starter plate, but you’ll be so much happier if you select a couple of items from the voluminous menu. The cute rolls of fatty beef, still frozen and sliced so thin you could probably read through them, are a must, as are the shrimp dumplings. More advanced eaters could go for any of several sorts of fish, beef in various forms, or, for the “Fear Factor” touch, cubes of congealed pork blood (milder than it sounds). And don’t forget the noodles. There are pages and pages to choose from, but the dainty bundles of translucent yam noodles were a stand-out favorite for both flavor and ease of retrieval from the bubbling cauldron.
A pot of spicy broth with garlic, Szechuan peppercorn, and spices (left), and fatty beef (right) at Yummy Garden Hot Pot. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
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The northwest corner of Henrietta is fast becoming the most interesting culinary destination in Monroe County. The Great Recession raked the retail stores and restaurants of this area particularly hard, offering opportunities to those with big dreams and modest budgets in search of cheap rents and a captive audience of students and faculty from the two universities that bookend the area. The “L” defined by West Henrietta and Jefferson roads heading down toward R.I.T. is full of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Indian restaurants and grocery stores, many of them of relatively new provenance. Something pretty striking is happening in Henrietta, and so it makes sense that you’d find one of the most intriguing restaurants in the area right at its epicenter — at the intersection of West Henrietta and Crittenden roads.
Although it opened in August 2010, Yummy Garden Hot Pot — the first sit-down restaurant in a mini-chain of Yummy Garden take-outs scattered throughout the city — still has the cachet of newness to it. The place is spotlessly clean, the decorations fresh looking, the soundtrack replete with contemporary Chinese warbling. Bustling, but not ear-splittingly noisy, Yummy Garden is instantly welcoming and fun. It’s as good a place to bring a group of friends for a boisterous dinner as it is to bring your family for a walk on the wild side of Chinese food. What Yummy Garden is not, though, is a date restaurant. Of necessity, the tables are huge — at least 4’ across — making an intimate tete-a-tete impossible unless you are gifted at napkin semaphore. But you need all that space to accommodate the huge quantity of food that you’ll be dealing with. Start with a bubble tea or a beer and peruse the menus. You could order typical American-style Chinese food, you could get a bowl of Vietnamese pho, or order up Thai curries (the yellow-red-green trinity is here). But one look at your table should bring you back to your senses: you came to Yummy Garden for hot pot. Get a couple of appetizers to whet your appetite. The steamed pork-belly buns and the
sliced-beef pancake are both good choices, the latter containing lovingly braised beef tendon and flank with shredded carrot, cilantro, and a drizzle of hoisin wrapped in a “pancake” closely resembling a buttery croissant squashed in a panini press. If you are really feeling adventurous, you might want to consider braised chicken feet with pickled peppers, or a spicy salad of sliced beef and tripe, or even some crunchy beef tendon served cold in chili oil and Szechuan peppercorns. This isn’t your typical Chinese restaurant. Hot pot is the Chinese version of fondue, and normally this do-it-yourself exercise in creative cooking is a collaborative affair. Diners put bits of meat, veg, and noodles into a communal pot full of boiling broth and then scoop them out onto their own plates, the broth getting richer and denser as the meal progresses. Things are a bit different at Yummy Garden. Here, each diner gets his or her own pot of broth along with a tray full of veggies and whatever sides you choose to order. Each of the starter plates comes with an egg, an ear of corn, some mushrooms, a couple of fish balls, a small stack of sliced rice cake, a skewer with a couple of squares of
The stuff you put in your personal hot pot is pretty mild. The flavor comes from the broth, which ranges from the completely tame chicken broth enriched with onion, sesame seed, and Chinese dates (also known as jujubes) to the pleasantly medicinal “healthy herbs” broth full of goji berries and angelica root (excellent for fighting colds), to spicy-tangy pots full of tom-yum soup or, my favorite, the fiery “spicy” broth. At full boil, a pot of spicy broth — the surface slick with chili oil, the depths murky and clouded with garlic, Szechuan peppercorn, and a host of other spices I couldn’t easily identify — looked not unlike the caldera of a volcano. The broth infuses everything it touches, adding a peppery bite to even the most mundane ingredients. The broth, though, is only half the story. For a bit more flavor visit the “sauce bar,” a long counter covered with containers full of chili oil, soy sauce, oyster sauce, fermented bean paste, red vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, scallions, garlic, chopped fresh chilis and other delights. Select one of the premixed sauces or concoct your own, altering spicy, salty, sweet, and sour to fit your own tastes. Better yet, make a couple of different sauces to take back to your table, allowing you to experiment even more with the effect of subtle changes on the dishes you create. Above all, lunch or dinner at Yummy Garden is an experience to be savored and necessarily lingered over. Invite friends, order that second beer, ask for more food than you think you will need, and settle in for an evening’s adventure.
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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 ROCHESTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 275 ATLANTIC AVE., PENFIELD 7:30 P.M. | $10-$18 | GOLDENLINK.ORG [ FOLK ] With more than 25 years in the game and nods from icons like Pete Seeger, Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner — known collectively as Magpie — are the quintessential folk duo. Through simple acoustic instrumentation (mandolin and guitar) and lovely harmonies, this Kent, Ohio duo covers virtually every era of folk music, and tells stories from the American Civil War to Depression-era swing with detours into country and blues. Contemporary concerns are also addressed, because a folk singer’s work is never done. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
Before the Foundation THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 WATER STREET MUSIC HALL, 204 N. WATER ST. 6:30 P.M. | $5-$10 | WATERSTREETMUSIC.COM [ ROCK ] I guess Before the Foundation’s Christian
message wasn’t apparent until it added a vocalist. Hailing from just down the street in Lakeville, New York, BTF started out as a genre-busting, progressive metal outfit with a sick and thick wall of heavy guitar. It sounds relentlessly menacing and mean with equal appeal to secular metal fans as well, since the Cookie Monsterwith-laryngitis-and-a-migraine vocals render the lyrics virtually inaudible. Nevertheless, it still rocks mightily.
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Irish Ben. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. 7 p.m. Free. John McConnell. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 585325-7090. 9 p.m. Free. Love Canon. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 8:30 p.m. $7-$10.
Pegasus Early Music SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 DOWNTOWN UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 121 N. FITZHUGH ST. 4 P.M. | $10-$25 | 703-3990, PEGASUSEARLYMUSIC.ORG
Nick Finzer performed Wednesday, February 13, at Lovin’ Cup. PHOTO BY FRANK DE BLASE
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Out at Lovin’ Cup, the patrons taste their beer, they don’t just guzzle it. On Wednesday, February 13, the crowd of beer aficionados shunned the Bud and wrapped their buds around some tasty Smutty Nose treats to the solid strains of some sweet jazz. While all this tasting and testifying was going on, trombonist/ composer/Rochester ex-pat Nick Finzer set brassy, icy fire to the bandstand with his quintet. Finzer and his fine five took to the stage and launched head-first into Finzer’s own “Alternate Agenda,” a snappy modal exploration off his debut, “Exposition,” and colored just a wee bit outside the lines, with everyone in the locally assembled group getting a turn with the crayons. Finzer — also known for his pedalenhanced slide wizardry with the Po Boys Brass Band — is a traditionalist in that he follows in the footsteps of quintets led by the likes of Curtis Fuller and Benny Golson, but also acts as a pioneer by following non-standard arrangements with a dash of impressive dexterity and a smirk. That’s how we keep it new, kids.
Music offers a special program of the “Mystery Sonatas” of Franz Ignaz Biber, depicting the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. The 15 sonatas in the group are also thought to reflect the “15 Mysteries of the Rosary,” causing the work also to be referenced as the “Rosary Sonatas.” Pegasus Artistic Director Deborah Fox says that the “Mystery Sonatas” can be heard as a religious meditation as well as a tour-de-force for the violinist, and points out that each of the 15 sonata uses the violin in a different tuning. At the violin will be Elizabeth Wallfisch, recently appointed as director of baroque programmes with the Israel Chamber Orchestra. — BY PALOMA CAPANNA
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 HOCHSTEIN PERFORMANCE HALL, 50 N. PLYMOUTH AVE. 3 P.M. | $20-$100 | 442-9778 [ CLASSICAL ] Arild Remmereit supporters: here’s your
chance to see the maestro in front of an orchestra for the first time since his split with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Remmereit will conduct a benefit concert for the Rochester Chamber Orchestra’s upcoming 50th anniversary season. The program includes Haydn’s “Symphony No. 49” (La Passione), Grieg’s “Evening in the Mountains” and “Cradle Song,” and Mozart’s “Symphony No. 29.” — BY WILLIE CLARK
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Vince Ercolamento& Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet.
Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. [ POP/ROCK ]
Little Spoon w/Eyeway, John Valenti, Adam Clark. Bug
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Friday night was downright regal at The Auditorium Theatre at the 70’s Soul Jam starring Philly sensations, The Stylistics. It was a day-glow zoot suit riot and lots of size 14 gals buttered up and shoehorned into size 5 dresses. I swear to God, I saw one cat dressed like a king in all-white fur and platform heels that had goldfish swimming in them. Though not all original, The Stylistics brought their vocal soul and the house down with the hits like my personal fave, “You Are Everything.” I would have loved to have seen the band pull it off street-corner style and a cappella. You know they could. Later that night, me and my rejuvenated soul made our way back to Lovin’ Cup to catch The Swooners as this unassuming trio swung like a junior Rat Pack. The drummer was MIA so the bassist played a box with snares on it as the piano strolled the bottom end. The group swung the standards as if drunk on Slim Gaillard atomic cocktails, digging into Gershwin and Charles, et al.
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Music The band has had its share of tough times.
We started the band and it seemed like everything was crashing around us. We went to Europe and lost a bunch of money. Everyone that signed up with the band was like, “Hey, we’re gonna make it big, we’ve got the guy from Korn.” But that wasn’t the case?
No. We hit the road and not much money was coming in. One of our guys went through a serious break up with his girl, and a lot of the emotional problems I went through. I’ve struggled with depression. It just seemed like everything was against us for years and now things are opening up to where we’re having a better time. But don’t all the bad times make for good material?
Yeah, dude. That’s the whole thing. These songs on the new record are about walking through a bunch of crap and staying positive getting to the other side.
The band Love and Death features Brian “Head” Welch, formerly of Korn. The band balances more melodic songs with Welch’s signature thrashing guitar licks. PHOTO PROVIDED
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In its mid- to late 90’s prime, Bakersfield, California’s Korn helped forge the nu-metal genre by not only incorporating its heaviest and loudest aspects but also going outside — way outside — to untapped sources like hip-hop and electronic music. The band became huge and earned Grammy Awards in the process. At the very heart of this band and this new genre was guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, ranked No. 26 in Guitar World’s list of the 100 greatest heavy metal guitar players of all time. Welch’s penchant for savage distortion and exploratory use of effects pedals bridged Korn’s gap between metal and the great unknown. Welch split with Korn in 2005 and went on to perform his own heavy and sometimes Christian-oriented music. He released “Save Me From Myself” in 2008 under his own name. His touring band was eventually named 14 CITY FEBRUARY 20-26, 2013
Love and Death. Love and Death was initially plagued with showbiz, emotional, and personal problems. But Welch and the band persisted. Now with a new album, “Between Here and Lost,” just released in January 2013, a balance between secular and Christian music, and an apparent burying of the hatchet between Welch and Korn, things are looking up. Welch called to discuss the balance between melody and chaos, getting stuck in Eastern Europe, and getting back with his former Korn mates. Here’s an edited transcript of what he said: CITY: “Between Here and Lost” just dropped a few weeks ago. How is it doing? Brian Welch: Dude, this is the album I’ve
been waiting for for about eight years. When I left Korn, I was wanting to do a different kind of music. So I did my first solo album, “Save Me From Myself,” and it was kind of the beginning of the music I wanted to do, but I just couldn’t get there yet.
How’d you develop as a guitar player? What are some of your early influences?
I started playing guitar when I was 10 years old. I remember listing to Queen on 8-track tape. I wanted to be a drummer after hearing that, but my dad talked me into guitar. I started getting into AC/DC, Randy Rhoads, then Motley Crue, Ratt, Van Halen — all the stuff that was out then. Then Metallica came out with “Master of Puppets,” Faith No More… Korn was influenced from all that — from Nine Inch Nails, Faith No More, Sepultura, even hip-hop like Cypress Hill. Throw that all in the pile and that’s what influenced me. Any new influences sneaking in?
More electronic stuff, and melody. Bands like Red are a bit of an influence. Or Breaking Benjamin; I love the melody they bring out. Is it difficult to balance melody and your crushing guitar sound?
That’s the key. It comes pretty natural. Are you still active with your Christian ministry and music?
Yeah. I still speak to groups. But this year is going to be more mainstream. Mostly mainstream, but some Christian as well. We’ve got a tour coming up with Korn, and we’ve booked some shows with In This Moment.
Did you need to separate yourself more from Korn first in order for this band to fly?
You recently joined Korn on stage. Have you guys kissed and made up?
Not really. I just really like melody and as a band now we go to melodies that are a bit softer. We wanted to come out with a unique sound and I think we achieved that. When I started Love and Death, these musicians helped me get to where I needed to be.
Perhaps a reunion?
Yeah, after eight years. It totally feels like it’s meant to be and we’re just going to go for it.
We’ll see what happens…
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] The Blind Owl Band. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. 8 p.m. $5.
The Blues Project ft. Gordon Munding and friends. The
Beale New Orleans Grille and Bar-South Ave., 693 South Ave. 271-4650. third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. Free.
Caravan of Thieves w/Jocelyn Mesiti. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park
Point Dr. 292-9940. 9 p.m. $10.
Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit
Pub, 705 Titus Ave. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free.
Singer-Songwriter Spotlight Series ft. Beet Juice, Aimee Bobruk, John Bornheimer, and Diannah McKenzie. Tala Vera, 155 State St. 546-3845. 8 p.m. $5-$7. [ BLUES ]
Jokin’ Steves. Dinosaur Bar-
B-Que, 99 Court St. 585-3257090. 9 p.m. Free. Son House Blues Night. The Beale New Orleans Grille and Bar-South Ave., 693 South Ave. 271-4650. 7 p.m. Free. [ CLASSICAL ]
Eastman at Washington Square Lunchtime Concerts. 1st Universalist Church, 150 S. Clinton Ave. 274-1400. 12:15 p.m. Free. [ JAZZ ]
Dave Rivello Ensemble. Village
Rock Cafe, 213 Main St. 5861640. 9 p.m. Free. Eastman Jazz. Acanthus Café, 337 East Ave. 585-319-5999. Call for info. Jim Nelson. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. 924-8000. 6 p.m. Call for info. John Palocy Trio. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. 585662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. Mark Cassara. Pane Vino Ristorante, 175 N. Water St. 232-6090. 8 p.m. Free. Mike Kaupa. Monroe’s Restaurant, 3001 Monroe Avenue. (585) 348-9104. 6 p.m. Call for info.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Roncones Italian
Restaurant, 232 Lyell Ave. 4583090. 6 p.m. Free. [ REGGAE/JAM ]
Reggae Thursday. Pure Night
Club, 117 Liberty Pole Way. 4547230. 10 p.m. $5 before 11 pm.
[ POP/ROCK ] Backsliders. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. 5821830. 7 p.m. Free. Before the Foundatation. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 585-325-5600. 6:30 p.m. $5-$10. Five Alarm Open Jam. Firehouse Saloon, 814 South Clinton. 3193832. 9 p.m. Call for info.
ALT-FOLK | CARAVAN OF THIEVES
Perhaps it’s the pageantry, the performance, the gypsy pride and passion. Caravan of Thieves, an all-acoustic troupe that combines guitars, violin, string bass, and an array of whatever percussion instruments the members can grasp, bang, or thump around with on stage, wears its street performance history on its well-dressed, top-hatted, and period-attire vested sleeves. Throw in a little bit of Queen, a ghost or two, and a carnival, and you have the general idea. Just watch out, because these thieves are looking to steal your musical heart and mind before the night is over. Jocelyn Mesiti opens. Caravan of Thieves performs Thursday, February 21, 9 p.m. at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive. $10. 292-9940, lovincup.com. — BY WILLIE CLARK The Public Market Band. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 7:30 p.m. Free.
Whitey Morgan and the 78’s. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 9 p.m. $8-$12. The Years Album Release Show w/Bad Kids, Nod. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 8:30 p.m. $5-$7.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Frankie & Jewels. Hamlin Station Bar & Grill, 52 Railroad Ave. 9642010. 9 p.m. Call for info. Mojomatic, Amy Montrois. Tala Vera, 155 State St. 5463845. 8 p.m. $5. Ralph Louis. Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. 6 p.m. Free.
The Skillet Lickers w/The Barry Brothers. Abilene Bar &
Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 6 p.m. $4-$7. Walt O’Brien. The Bistro at Towpath Cafe, 6 North Main St. 585 377-0410. 7 p.m. Free. [ BLUES ]
Steve Grills & The Roadmasters w/Mojo Monkeyz. Johnny’s Irish
Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. 5 p.m. Free.
Uncle Ralph’s BBQ Blues Band w/Carin’s Pride. McGraw’s Irish
Clouds. City Hall, 30 Church St. 12:30 p.m. Free. [ COUNTRY ] Blue Jimmy. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. 8 p.m. $5. [ JAZZ ]
Bobby DiBaudo Trio. Bistro
135, 135 W. Commercial St. 585-662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. Chris Wilson. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. 3858565. 8:30 p.m. Free.
Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo. Charley Brown’s,
1675 Penfield Rd. 385-9202. 7:30 p.m. Free. Gian Carlo Cervone Trio. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 5:30 p.m. Free.
The Joe Santora Trio w/Cabo Frio’s Curtis Kendrick, Emily Kirchoff. The German House
Theater, 315 Gregory St. 2378545. 7 p.m. $20-$25. Sofrito. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free. Sunny Brown Band. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. 924-8000. 7 p.m. Call for info. The Swooners. Pane Vino Ristorante, 175 N. Water St. 232-6090. 6:30 p.m. Free. continues on page 16
Pub, 146 W Commercial St. 348-9091. 6 p.m. Free. [ CLASSICAL ]
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Eastman at St. Michael’s: Eastman Horn Choir. St.
Michael’s Church, 869 N. Clinton Ave. 325-4041. 2:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes.
Prime Steakhouse, 42 E Main St. 265-4777. 6:30 p.m. Free.
The Eastman Bunch w/ Students of the ESM Organ Department. Rochester
[ R&B ]
Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. 585-222-5000. 2:30 p.m. $15, students free.
Coupe De Villes. Dinosaur
Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 585325-7090. 10 p.m. Free.
Gospel Concert to benefit the New York Liver Transplant Fund ft. The Bright Clouds, Trio Memorial Plus, and New Gospel Times. Water Street
[ REGGAE/JAM ]
Noble Vibes. Firehouse Saloon,
814 South Clinton. 319-3832. 9 p.m. $5. Spiritual Rez w/Fever. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 585-325-5600. 10 p.m. $10. [ POP/ROCK ]
Alberto Alaska EP Release w/Barbarossa, There I Say Is Lightning. Lovin’ Cup, 300
Park Point Dr. 292-9940. 9 p.m. $3-$5.
Caitlin Trabert’s B-Day Bash w/Harmonica Lewinski, Crawl Babies, Gin & Bonnets, Bogs Visionary Orchestra, Shana Falana. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Limited entry for unders. $7-$9. Dang!. Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack, 5857 Rt. 96. 9243232. 8 p.m. Call for info. Happy Hour: Grr!. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 6 p.m. 21+. Free. Little River Band. Nola’s Restaurant & Nightclub, 4775 Lake Ave. 663-3375. 6 p.m. Call for info.
Pink Elephant, Abandoned Buildings Club, Saints & Winos. Monty’s Krown, 875
Monroe Ave. 271-7050. 8 p.m. Call for info.
Shinedown, Three Days Grace w/P.O.D.. Main Street
Armory, 900 E. Main St. 2323221. 7 p.m. $30-$40.50. Something Else. Brickwood Grill, 250 Monroe Ave. 7308230. 10 p.m. Call for info. Spacejunk. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 2321520. 8 p.m. Call for info. Taran. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. 247-5225. 10 p.m. Call for info.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Ache. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 585-262-2090. 11 p.m. Free. Berkeley’s Problem. The Bistro at Towpath Cafe, 6 North Main St. 585 377-0410. 7 p.m. Free. Jim Lane. Hamlin Station Bar & Grill, 52 Railroad Ave. 9642010. 8:30 p.m. Free Johnny Bauer. Knuckles Knockout Grill, 25 Old Scottsville Chili Rd. 889-4920. 10 p.m. 21+. Free. Jumbo Shrimp. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. 8 p.m. Free.
Lovin Cup Unplugged Dinner Music Series:Sam Brenner.
Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 585-325-5600. 3:30 p.m. $20.
CLASSICAL | EASTMAN HORN CHOIR
POST-ROCK | ALBERTO ALASKA
Let the sound of brass awaken your soul. The 26-member Eastman Horn Choir will perform this Sunday at the historic St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church. Founded in 1968, the Eastman Horn Choir places emphasis on Renaissance music, but also encourages modern composers to write new works for multiple horns. “Eastman at St. Michael’s” is a series of monthly recitals on the fourth Sunday of the month. Each concert is followed by a reception. The musicians then perform during the mass that follows. Upcoming concerts include the Eastman Student String Quartet (March 24), Friends of Eastman Opera Competition 2012 Winners (April 28), and organist Michael Unger (May 26).
Where in the world is Alberto Alaska? On Friday evening, you can catch this wintry five-piece at its “True North” EP release party at Lovin’ Cup. The Fredonia/Rochester-based group creates a meltdown of atmosphericand progressive styles that’s typical of the post-rock genre. Alberto Alaska is a young band that can build a song into a hazy climax and burn it with a mid-tempo groove. The guitars, the rhythm section, the vocals, and the harmonies add to the ambience. This band is neither hard nor heavy nor wrong. It’s like a wall-of-sound with chops on the side. With Barbarossa and There I Say Is Lightning.
The Horn Choir performance takes place Sunday, February 24, 2:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 124 Evergreen St. Free. 274-1100, ESM.Rochester.edu. — BY PALOMA CAPANNA Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. 6 p.m. Free. Magpie. Rochester Christian Reformed Church, 2750 Atlantic Ave. 7:30 p.m. $10$18.
Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network True Louisiana Mardi Gras Party. Harmony
House, 58 East Main St. 8 p.m. $10-$18.
Trace Wilkiins & Ken Snyder w/Ted McGraw. McGraw’s
Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St. 348-9091. 5:30 p.m. Free. Travis Fitch. Flaherty’s Webster, 1200 Bay Rd. 6710816. Call for info. [ COUNTRY ]
Paul Cummings Band.
Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. 334-3030. 9 p.m. Call for info. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ] Audibull. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. 8 p.m. Call for info.
ROC_ CHIP 27: PK, Squanto, SBThree, Visuals by NGB, Open Mic & Abelton Live Workshop. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 8:30 p.m. Limited entry for unders. $7-$9. [ JAZZ ]
Annie Wells. Little Theatre
Café, 240 East Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free.
AudioInFlux CD Release Party w/DJ Tim Tones. Skylark Lounge, 40 South Union St. 270-8106. 9 p.m. $10.
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Chris Wilson. Lemoncello,
137 West Commercial St. 385-8565. 8:30 p.m. Free Chris Wilson. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. 924-8000. 7 p.m. Call for info. El Rojo Jazz. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. 3858565. 7 p.m. Free.
Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo. Charley Brown’s, 1675 Penfield Rd. 3859202. 7:30 p.m. Free Fred
Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo. Charley Brown’s, 1675 Penfield Rd. 385-9202. 7:30 p.m. Free. Madeline Forster. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. 585662-5555. 6:30 p.m. Free. Stephane Wrembel. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900. 7 p.m. Call for info.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Jasmine’s Asian
Fusion, 657 Ridge Rd. 2161290. 6:30 p.m. Free. [ REGGAE/JAM ]
Feti-Uary: Reggae Night Live. Club Clarissas, 293 Clarissa St. 232-3430. 10 p.m. $5 guys, ladies free until midnight. [ POP/ROCK ]
Amanda Lee Peers & the Driftwood Sailors. House of
Guitars, 645 Titus Ave. 5443500. 6 p.m. Free. Attitude Joe. California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Rd. West. 6211480. 9:30 p.m. Call for info.
Alberto Alaska plays Friday, February 22, 9 p.m. at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive. $3-$5. 292-9940, lovincup.com. — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR Claire Fornarola. Boulder
Coffee Co. - Brooks Landing, 960 Genesee St. 697-0236. Call for info. Divided by Zero. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. 247-5225. 9 p.m. Call for info. Download. Nola’s Restaurant & Nightclub, 4775 Lake Ave. 663-3375. 9 p.m. Call for info. The Everleigh Club. Boulder Coffee Co. – Park Ave., 739 Park Ave. 697-0235. 7:30 p.m. Call for info.
The Filthy McNastys, Order of the Dead, and The Cheetah Whores. Firehouse Saloon,
814 South Clinton. 319-3832. 8 p.m. 21+. $5.
Just Imagine: John Lennon Tribute. Callahan Theater at
Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave. 389.2170. 8 p.m. $45-$60. Low Flying Planes. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. 9 p.m. Free.
Poetry for Thieves w/The Tins, Andrew Marks. Lovin’
Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 2929940. 9 p.m. $3-$5. Rexx. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. (585) 2708570. 9:30 p.m. Free. Rita Fischer. Boulder Coffee Co. - Alexander St., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. 8 p.m. Call for info. Scandal ft. Monica . Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 585325-7090. 10 p.m. Free.
The Small Print, Upward Groove, Kieran Strange. Tala
Vera, 155 State St. 546-3845. 8 p.m. $5-$7. Swamp Moose. Hamlin Station Bar & Grill, 52 Railroad Ave. 964-2010. 8:30 p.m. Call for info. Tryst. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. 247-5225. 10 p.m. Call for info.
Well Worn Boot w/Mandolin Orange. Abilene Bar & Lounge,
Pegasus: Mystery Sonatas. Downtown United
Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street. 325-4000. 4 p.m. $10-$75.
Percussive Formations – Striking Chamber Music: Kristen Shiner McGuire, percussion. Nazareth College
Wilmot Recital Hall, 4245 East Avenue. 389-2700. 3 p.m. Free.
Rochester Chamber Orchestra: Conducted by Arild Remmereit. Hochstein
Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. 3 p.m. $20-$100.
SUNY Geneseo Symphony Orchestra Concert. SUNY
Geneseo, 1 College Rd. 2455516. 3 p.m. Free. [ JAZZ ]
Day Break. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. 924-8000. 5 p.m. Call for info. [ POP/ROCK ]
Third Day w/Colton Dixon, Josh Wilson. Roberts Wesleyan
153 Liberty Pole Way. 2323230. 8 p.m. Call for info.
College, 2301 Westside Dr. 594-6008. 7 p.m. $25.35$30.35.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Fandango at the Tango. Tango
Cafe, 389 Gregory St. 2714930. 7:30 p.m. Call for info.
Forest Creature (ft. Seth Faergolzia) Tour Kick-off w/ Silverfish, Mazarine Blue, and Lindsay Mazza. Bug Jar, 219
Don Christiano-The Beatles Unplugged: George Harrison’s Birthday Celebration. Abilene Bar &
Irish Music Session. Johnny’s
Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 8 p.m. Free. Jim Lane. The Cottage Hotel, 1390 Pittsford Mendon Rd. 624-1390. 7 p.m. Free.
Celtic Music Sundays: Gerry Timlin. Temple Bar and Grille,
Lovin’ Cup Idol: Country Week.
Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. $6-$8.
Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. 5 p.m. Free.
[ COUNTRY ]
109 East Ave. 232-6000. 7 p.m. Free.
Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. Call for info.
[ BLUES ]
[ JAZZ ]
Cool Blues for the Homeless ft. Joe Beard. The Beale New Orleans Grille and Bar-South Ave., 693 South Ave. 2714650. 1:30 p.m. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ]
Compline. Christ Church, 141
East Ave. 454-3878. 9 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
Ben Waara. Lemoncello, 137
West Commercial St. 3858565. 6 p.m. Free Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. 3858565. 6 p.m. Free. Jim Nugent. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. 585-662-5555. 6 p.m. Free.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] The Acoustics. Boulder Coffee Co. – Park Ave., 739 Park Ave. 697-0235. 8 p.m. Call for info. Johnny Bauer. The Cottage Hotel, 1390 Pittsford Mendon Rd. 624-1390. 7 p.m. Free. [ BLUES ]
Bluesday Tuesday Blues Jam.
P.I.’s Lounge, 495 West Ave. 8 p.m. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ] Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 8 p.m. $10-$20. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
2 Reason Tuesdays w/DJ Zio.
Nathaniel’s Pub, 251 Exchange Boulevard. 232-8470. Call for info. Free. DJ Ghetto Blaster. Club Clarissas, 293 Clarissa St. 2323430. Call for info. DJ Kathy. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. 334-3030. Call for info. Call for info. Old School Tuesdays. Grotto, 7 Lawrence St. 739-5377. Call for info. Free. [ JAZZ ]
Kyle Vock Duo. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. 585-6625555. 6 p.m. Free. Norman Tibbils. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. 3858565. 6 p.m. Free Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. 3858565. 6 p.m. Free. Scott Krier. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. 924-8000. 5:30 p.m. Call for info. [ POP/ROCK ]
Buckets w/AMNL, Micah Schnabel. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. $6-$8. Gin & Bonnets. Boulder Coffee Co. - Alexander St., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. 8 p.m. Call for info. Jeanne Jolly. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 8:30 p.m. $5-$8.
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“Bankruptcy, Kodak Factory, October 22, 2011” by Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio Optics Division, now on display at Eastman House. PHOTO PROVIDED BY LAUREN BON AND THE METABOLIC STUDIO
Disintegrating lifelines “Silver and Water” BY LAUREN BON AND THE OPTICS DIVISION OF THE METABOLIC STUDIO THROUGH MAY 26 GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE, 900 EAST AVE. TUESDAY-SATURDAY 10 A.M.-5 P.M., SUNDAY 11 A.M.-5 P.M. $5-$12 | 271-3361, EASTMANHOUSE.ORG [ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
The souls of artists and philosophers are never still; their vigilant senses are buffeted by the urgently calling winds and tides of change that they often detect before others. As such, some artists serve as the most honest of social critics. The current exhibit filling the South, Annex, and Brackett Clark galleries of George Eastman House is a photographic installation by Los Angeles artist Lauren Bon and her Metabolic Studio Optics Division. The project links ravaged lands in Southern California with the historic photographic industry of Rochester, as they are connected by the resources of silver and water. In the 1800’s, westward expansion in the United States was underwritten with the promise of silver (and other prized minerals) being mined in the California hills and mountains, some of which was used to save the ailing U.S. economy. Some of that silver was used in the development of film at Eastman Kodak in Rochester, before it was shipped back west to help build the emerging Hollywood industry. “In the great American West, photography found a perfect subject: vast spaces and uncharted vistas were recorded in grains of silver,” says Bon in a provided statement. “In the form of postcards, broadsides, and railway brochures, each 18 CITY FEBRUARY 20-26, 2013
image became a silver promise. Photography traveled west, and people followed.”
traveling and working within the camera itself, where these images take shape.
hills containing abandoned silver mines standing like tombs in the background.
Like many cities, Los Angeles sprang forth
Upon entering the South Gallery, visitors
During the process of creating “A Three Day
from the fountain of resources located nearby. Just as Rochester’s boomtown status was due to the river and waterfall that we now often take for granted, L.A.’s existence is owed not only to the silver screen, but also to the water running through the L.A. Aqueduct, drawn from many miles away. But as resources deplete, lands are left ravaged, and technology leads us in new directions, we stand between the thin vein of the known past and the wideopen mouth of the deep unknown. Since late 2010, Bon and her team — including artists and technicians Josh White, Rich Nielsen, Tristan Duke, and Guy Hatzvi — have returned to the relevant sites of this story of silver and water to bear witness to abandoned and used-up resources. They have traveled from the desiccated Owens Valley, formerly the site of the lake from which L.A. drew its water; to Rochester, where the silver was turned into photographic material; to Manhattan, America’s financial artery; and to Washington D.C., where flags are flown above forsaken soldiers. The Eastman House exhibition includes 18 large-scale photographic prints produced in these locations by Bon and the Metabolic Studio Optics Division, one video of a 16mm film, and one installation of two negatives immersed in water that Bon says will transform over the course of the exhibition. The prints are a product of the Liminal Camera, a gigantic pinhole device made out of a 20-foot-long shipping container. The camera is aptly named in that it not only documents relevant spaces on the threshold of a new trajectory, but in that it is a device that the crew actually trucks around the country,
encounter five mammoth prints. The haunting works depict idyllic, rolling hills and railway tracks along the New York waterway. In the center of the room is an installation of two negative prints immersed in a shallow bed of water held by 2”x4”s and a sheet or black plastic. Bon and her team brought the Liminal Camera to Rochester in October 2011 to photograph Kodak while it was declaring bankruptcy. The double negative immersed in water is an image of a chemical processing plant, part of which is no longer standing. “During the life of this exhibition, we will be re-mining the silver from this image,” says Bon. Returning visitors will notice minute changes in the paper as the emulsion loosens, disintegrates, and the image begins to change. “You’ll start to see the component parts of photography as elements, suspended in silver and water,” she says. The team will return to Rochester in May, when the tiny “pond” has completely dried out, and make a contact positive from this work as a performance component of the piece. The ritualized activity seeks to serve as a “catharsis in the house itself,” says Bon, at a time when photography must move into the next phase of development. The print will hang at Eastman House in May, and silver will be mined from the bath and reused. Bon and her team are interested in the reinvention of what photography can be in the rapidly changing commercial photographic world, which leaves the field open for a redefinition in the face of digital, she says. The action echoes the team’s work in California. In the Brackett Clark Gallery hang images of the dry Owens lakebed, with
Shoot Out,” the film currently showing in the Annex Gallery, Bon realized that her interest was shifting from filmmaking to the process of making film. The artist and her team have taken over the silos at the Pittsburgh Plate Glass company on the dry Owens lakebed, and have begun to excavate their own materials for making film using silver from the abandoned mine and sourcing gelatin from the bones of deceased ranch animals. Bon is making prints of the desiccated landscape using materials from the landscape itself. Liminal prints of artificial waterways on both coasts are included, contrasting the L.A. Aqueduct pipeline as if it were already a ruin, says Bon, and the Erie Canal, both markers of human industry and need, which act as visual white noise cutting across the spaces between settlements. These are our Egypt, says Bon. On the other side of a dividing wall, images of the destroyed California landscape reveal a dusty terrain, which has created airborne toxins that prompted a the enforcement of federal air quality regulations to refill part of the Owens lake. Bon also indexed this pitiful and nearly abandoned project in a print that reveals a sad, swirling mess of shallow silica sludge. But the wreckage of civilization can become a playground for geniuses and artists, and we need it to be. “Silver and Water” continues the legacy of reinventing landscapes from the industrial ashes begun with her “Not a Cornfield” project, which sought to reimagine and repurpose a 32-acre industrial brownfield in the historic center of L.A., and was exhibited at Eastman House in 2007. continues on page 26
Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] All Juried Student Show. Tue., Feb. 26, 12-1 p.m. roberts.edu Feb. 25-March 11. Davison Gallery, Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr 594-6442. roberts.edu. Jack Wolsky. Mondays-Fridays Mercer Gallery at Monroe Communtiy College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd Mon-Thu 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Reception Feb 27, 7-9 p.m. Gallery Talk Wed Mar 6 at noon Free. 292-2021. kfarrell@ monroecc.edu. monroecc.edu/ go/mercer. [ CONTINUING ] 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. Boys vs. Girls. Through March 2. 1975ish.com, attheyards.com. AAUW Art Forum, 494 East Ave. Off the Wall VII Members Exhibit. Continues through Apr 19 by appointment only. 244-9892. Arts & Cultural Council, 277 N Goodman St. Gift of the Magi: A Sojourn Through African Iconography. Clyde Morgan 473-4000. artsrochester.org. Arts Council for Wyoming County, 31 S. Main St “Local Color”. Through March 8. Reception Mar 8 6-8 p.m 2373517. artswyco.org. The Assisi Institute, 1400 North Winton Rd. “Toothpick World” by Stan Munro. Tue-Thu noon6 p.m., Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m $5 suggested donation. 473-8731. assisiinstitute.org. Aviv Cafe, 321 East Ave “Nehemiah’s Wal”l by Deborah Ingerick. Through Feb 28. 7299916. Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave, 2nd floor. Judd Williams: “Eccentrics.” Wed-Sat 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. 2326030. axomgallery.com. Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave. Penfield Art Association Winter Show. Through Mar 1. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 586-6020. penfieldartassociation.com. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. “What Fury Fiends Find” Adelin Karius: New Paintings and Woodcuts. Through Mar 31. 8 p.m.-2 p.m. lobbydigital@gmail. com. lobbydigital.com. Cat Clay, 1115 E Main Street, Suite 225. Hunk of Burnin’ Love. Through Mar 31. 4145643. catclay.com. Community Darkroom Gallery, 713 Monroe Ave. “Kaleidoscope.” Through Feb. 23. 271-5920. Crossroads Coffee House, 752 S Goodman St. Dead End City Art Show II. Through Feb 28. 2446787. kccrossroadscoffee.com. Davis Gallery, Houghton House, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 1 Kings Lane, Geneva. From 500 Sketches by Frank P Phillips. Through Mar 9. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m, Sat 1-5 p.m. 315-781-3487. hws.edu/ academics/art/exhibitions.aspx. Gallery at the Art and Music Library, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus. (en)Gendered Juried Art. Through Feb 27. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. rochester.edu/ college/wst. Gallery r, 100 College Ave. “Continuance.”. Through
COMEDY | RON WHITE
There’s only one drink that’s appropriate to have before (or during) this comedy show: scotch. Texas-born comedian Ron White famously downs a few glasses of his favorite drink during all of his stand-up sets — sometimes while making his way through a cigar, too. But drinks and smokes aside, White is also famous for his appearances on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall, as well as his own career as a Grammy Award-nominated comedian and New York Times best-selling author. White brings his new stand-up show, “A Little Unprofessional,” to the Auditorium Theatre (875 E. Main St.) on Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $39.50$59.50 and can be purchased through ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit rbtl.org. — BY JASON SILVERSTEIN March 1. R.I.T. Alumni Exhibition, with Guest Curator Amy Vena 585-256-3312. firstname.lastname@example.org. Gallery Salon & Spa, 780 University Ave. Thinking Outside the Box: Jen Born featuring works by Fairport HS students. Through Feb. 28. Reception Mar 1 7-9 p.m 271-8340. galleryhair.com. Genesee Center for the Arts and Education, 713 Monroe Ave. “Seconds From the Flame” Seconds Sale. Through Feb. 23. 244-1730. geneseearts.org. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. Through May 26: “Silver and Water.” Through April 7: “Camera Obscura”. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m $5-$12. 271-3361. eastmanhouse.org. High Falls Fine Art Gallery, 60 Browns Race. Tom Kim Solo Photography, “Text and Texture” and “Neil Montanus & James Montanus: A Glimpse of the World.” Through Feb 28. WedFri 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat 125:30 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 3252030. centerathighfalls.org. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. Landscapes Revisted. Through Feb 21. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions.com. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. Enrique Mora. Through Mar 1 258-0400. thelittle.org. Livingston Arts Center, 4 Murray Hill Dr. 2013 Member’s Exhibit: Freedom of Expression. Through Mar 2. Wed & Fri 1-4 p.m., Thu 1-7:30 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m 243-6785. livingstonarts.org. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. The Art of J. Nevadomski and Allie Hartley. ongoing. 232-9030. lux666.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Art Reflected: 1913-2013. Lockhart Gallery: “Becoming Modern: Armory Show Artists at MAG”. WedSun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu until
9 p.m $5-$12. 276-8900. mag. rochester.edu. Mercer Gallery at Monroe Communtiy College, 1000 E Henrietta Rd. “A Reasonable Facsimilie”. Through Feb 22. Mon-Thu 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-4 p.m., other times by appt. 292-2021. monroecc.edu. My Sister’s Gallery, 505 Mt Hope Ave. “Art Therapy.” Through March 31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. A display of wooden sculptures by Cheryl and Don Olney Free. Nan Miller Gallery, 3450 Winton Place. “Contrasts & Contours” Hamilton Aguiar. Through Mar 2. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. email@example.com. nanmillergallery.com. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave. “Good Work” Illustration Invitational. Through Mar 1. Hours Sun and Tue-Thu noon-5 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-8 p.m. 389-5073. naz.edu/art/ arts-center-gallery. Nazareth College Colacino Gallery, 4245 East Ave. “Design in the Working World: The Alumni Graphic Design Exhibit.”. Through Mar 1. Hours Wed-Sun noon-5 p.m. 3895073. naz.edu/art/colacino-artgallery. New Deal Gallery, 4 Livingston County Campus. Expressions of the Civil War. In recognition of the 150th Anniversary. Wed, Fri 1-4 p.m., Thu 1-7:30 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 243-6785. livingstonarts.org. The Owl House, 75 Marshall St. Artwork by Alexander Currier. Through Mar 10. 360-2920. owlhouserochester.com. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Through Feb 23. Ray Easton and Jean K Stephens. Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery, 71 S Main St. The 8th Annual Studio continues on page 20 rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 19
Art Exhibits II Exhibit. Through Feb 22. 3940030. prrgallery.com. Phillips Fine Art, 248 East Ave. Kurt Feuerherm “Timeless” Mixed Media and Landscapes. Tue-Fri 12-6 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. or by appt 232-8150. Plastic, 650 South Ave. The Art of Jamie Lowes. Through Feb. 28. Tue-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 563-6348. facebook.com/ plasticgrrl?fref=ts. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. Heroes and Villains. ongoing. recordarchive.com. Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, 137 East Ave. Makers & Mentors. Through Mar 17. WedSun 1-5 p.m. New paintings, prints, and mixed media works by Kurt Feuerherm, Peter Monacelli, Patricia Dreher, and Kristine Bouyoucos. In Lab Space: Heather Swenson. & Feb 1 6-10 p.m 461-2222. rochestercontemporary.org. RIT Bevier Gallery, 90 Lomb Memorial Dr, Booth Building 7A. Rochester-Finger Lakes Middle and High School Community Exhibition. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon-Thu 7-9 p.m., Sat 1-4:30 p.m., Sun 2-4:30 p.m 475-2646. Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery, Genesee Community College, One College Rd. Through Mar 8: “Mediation and Negociations” by Elena Lourenco. Through Mar 13: “a*new*found*land” by Joe Ziolkowski. Mon, Wed, Thu Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m., other times by appt 343-0055 x6616. stvierrico@ genesee.edu. genesee.edu. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus. Thru Sep 30: Memorial Art Gallery: 100 Years of Art for the Community. In Rare Books Dept: Alice in the Looking Glass: Illustrations and Artists’ Books 1865-2012. Through Aug 16. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m 275-4477. Spectrum Gallery at Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. “Brighton
KIDS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH FAMILY DAY
Each February, area organizations and institutions offer opportunities to learn more about African-American culture and history through various programs held throughout the month. Visit our online calendar at rochestercitynewspaper. com for more related events, and learn about the black experience the rest of the year by reading James Baldwin’s magnificently articulate writings, or by listening to the fiery, soul-rending prose of Gil Scott-Heron and Amiri Baraka. On Sunday, February 24, from noon to 5 p.m., visit the Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave.) with the kids for a Black History Month Family Day. The theme this year is “Reflections on Freedom,” and the event will include guided art activities, musical performances, dance performances, and tours with special cultural highlights within the museum’s collection. These include “Freedom: A Tour of African and African American Art,” remarks on the Emancipation Proclamation by Dr. David Anderson, the “ABCs of AfroRochester Black History” by Kuumba Consultants, a Freedom in Dance Showcase (pictured: University of Rochester group Ma’Frisah), and a jazz concert with Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 per family, and includes access to the museum. For more information, call 2768900, or visit mag.rochester.edu. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY Country Homes and Architects.”. Through March 16. 461-4447. lumierephoto.com. Starry Nites Café, 696 University Ave. “Let Them Eat Cake!
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Portraits of Pastries.” Through May 12. Free. 732-0036. firstname.lastname@example.org. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St.
Monroe and Vicinity Biennial. Through Feb 24. 395-2487. brockport.edu/finearts. University Gallery, James R Booth Hall, RIT, Lomb Memorial Dr. Neil Montanus. Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 475-2404. email@example.com. University of Rochester, River Campus. “If I Had a Camera, Re-Imagining Film and Media through a Feminist Lens.” 2756948. firstname.lastname@example.org. rochester.edu. Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Light and Shadows. Through Mar 8. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A black and white art show by family artists: Dick Roberts, Allison Roberts, and Eric Cady 770-1923. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street. PhotoBook Awards 2012. Through March 31 Reception Feb 26 7 p.m 442-8676. vsw.org. Williams Gallery at First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd. “Passages” by Anca Seger. Through Feb 24. Daily 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4:30-8 p.m Free. 271-9070. Williams-Insalaco Gallery at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. “Totems and Other Tributes to the Earth: Ceramic Works by Peter Gerbic.” Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. 7851369. flccconnects.com. Wood Library, 134 North Main St. Exhibition of Recent Works by Kevin Carr. Through Mar 4. Paintings and prints. Free. 394-1381. The Yards 50-52 Public Market. Boys vs. Girls. Through March 2. 1975ish.com, attheyards. com.
Art Events [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Tribute to Black Leadership. 7-11 p.m. Tajze Wine and R&B Lounge, 139 State St Johnnie Smith drawings and sweatshirt release party everythingjls.com.
[ TUE., FEBRUARY 26 ] Irondequoit Art Club Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Chapel Oaks, St. Ann’s Community, 1550 Portland Ave. Shirley Bentley will present an art demonstration entitled “Adventures in Polymer Clay.”. Free. irondequoitartclub.org.
Comedy [ THU., FEBRUARY 21 ] Gary Valentine. Feb. 21-23. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m $9-$12. 6719080. thecomedyclub.us. Ron White. 7:30 p.m. Rochester Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. $39.50 $59.50. 222-5000. mail@rbtl. org. rbtl.org. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Pandas and Fake Snow with Loustin. 9:30 p.m. The Pillar Theater, VIP Studio (Suite D106) Village Gate Square, 274 N. Goodman St $5. 797-9086. improvvip.com.
Dance Events [ THU., FEBRUARY 21 ] AlumniDance Showcase. 6 p.m. Brockport College, 350 New Campus Drive Free, RSVP. brockport.edu/finearts. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Mardi Gras Party with The Revelers. 7:15 p.m. Harmony House, 58 East Main St Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network. 7:15 p.m. dance lesson, 8-11 p.m. performance $15-$18, $10 with student ID. 727-4119. rochesterzydeco. com.
Festivals [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Brrranchport Winterfest. 2-8 p.m. Branchport Fire Hall Free. 315-694-6922. fingerlakesmuseum.org.
Kids Events [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] February Break: Movie Magic!. Through Feb. 24, 12-4 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Feb 16-17: Robotics, Feb 18: Harry Potter, Feb 19: Cartoons, Feb 20: Pirates of the Caribbean, Feb 21: Twilight, Feb 22: Superheros, Feb 23-24: Star Wars 271-1880. rmsc.org. School Break Week. Through Feb. 24. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m Included in museum admission $11-$13. 263-2700. museumofplay.org. [ THU., FEBRUARY 21 ] Art and Story Stroll. 11 a.m.noon. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Ages 2-5 with caregivers. Register $5 per adult, children free. 276-8971. mag.rochester.edu. Family Movie: Hotel Transylvania. 2 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free, register. 784-5300. brightonlibrary.org. Instant Improv Workshop & Show. 1-6 p.m. A Magical Journey Through Stages, Auditorium Center, 875 E. Main St Grades 5-8 $45. 935-7173. mjtstages.com. Stages 24 Hour Project. Feb. 21. A Magical Journey Through Stages, Auditorium Center, 875 E. Main St Theater “lock-in” for grades 9-12. Thu 9 p.m. to Fri 9 p.m $75 includes meals and materials. 935-7173. mjtstages.com. [ FRI., FEBRUARY 22 ] Family Movie: Secret of the Wings. 2 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free, register. 784-5300. brightonlibrary.org. Teen Book Festival Read-aThon. 12-4 p.m. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd The library will donate
$10 to TBF for each teen who reads the whole afternoon. Refreshments included Raise money for the TBF. 359-7092. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Gibbs & Main: Kidsemble I: Tuba’s Up. 2 p.m. Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs St $5 individual, $10 family ticket. 274-1000. quartsemble.com. [ SUN., FEBRUARY 24 ] Black History Month Family Day. 12-5 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. $5 suggested donation. 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu.
Lectures [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] A Conversation with Garth Fagan, Sean McLeod, Clyde Morgan, and Thomas Warfield. 5-7 p.m. Arts & Cultural Council, 277 N. Goodman St Free, register. 473-4000 x206. dsemple@ artsrochester.org. artsrochester. org. [ THU., FEBRUARY 21 ] Alzheimer’s Association: Communication. 6:30-8 p.m. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. Free. 247-6446. “The Media of Relativity” with Jimena Canales. 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Welles-Brown Room rochester. edu/college/humanities. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. Free, register. 247-6446. SUNY Geneseo Annual American Rock Salt Lecture Presents “Climate Change and Superstorm Sandy: Science and Policy”. 7:30 p.m. SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Rd. Geologist Robert Young from Western Carolina University Free. 245-5516. geneseo.edu. Susan B. Anthony and the Polite World with Ms. Manners. 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus
RECREATON | NORDIC HOT DOG DAYS
The Genesee Valley Nordic Ski Patrol is a group of volunteers who spend every weekend monitoring the Rochester Museum and Science Center’s Cumming Nature Center to ensure the safety of skiers. They deserve some recognition, and there’s no better way to honor these volunteers than with…hot dogs. That’s the idea behind Nordic Hot Dog Days, the Ski Patrol’s annual fundraiser held at the Cumming Nature Center (6472 Gulick Road, Naples). Hot dogs, chili, cookies, brownies, hot cider, and other delectables will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, and Sunday, February 24. The event is free for RMSC members, and there is a requested donation of $3 per person and $10 per family. There are additional charges for the food. Visit rmsc.org for more events at the Cumming Nature Center. — BY JASON SILVERSTEIN Hawkins-Carlson Room. With Judith Martin rochester.edu/ college/humanities. [ FRI., FEBRUARY 22 ] Black Heritage Conference. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. $25, register. cityofrochester.gov/bhm. Conference: “Frederick Douglass in Ireland: The Irish Influence on America’s Greatest Abolitionist and Its Continuing Relevance.”. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave sjfc.edu. Sustainability Seminar: Indeterminate Hikes. 2 p.m. University of Rochester, River Campus Dewey Hall 2-110D
email@example.com. rochester.edu. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Spring Gardening Seminar. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd. Presenters include Randel Agrella of Comstock, Ferre & Co. (Wethersfield, Ct) and Baker Creek Heirloom Seed; Mary Jean Welse, of Cornell’s NYS Agricultural Experiment Station; heirloom gardener James M. Tammaro; Gary Cox, Finger Lakes Museum grape consultant; and John Adams, GCV&M head gardener. Door prizes include handmade garden pots, gardening books and seeds $40-$45 includes
lunch, register. 294-8218. firstname.lastname@example.org. gcv.org.
and Central New York region. Free. 428-8350. libraryweb.org.
[ SUN., FEBRUARY 24 ] Wellness and Health. 4 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St. Free. 474-4116. books_etc@ yahoo.com.
[ WED., FEBRUARY 27 ] Conversations on Race: A Process of Discovery. 6-8 p.m. Winton Branch Library, 611 Winton Rd. North Free. 585748-7727. libraryweb.org. Harriet Tubman: Heroic Conductor of the Underground Railroad. 7 p.m. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland and became a conductor on the Underground Railroad. At great risk to herself, she returned to the South numerous times and helped hundreds of slaves to freedom. Speaker Neil Frankel, a retired manager of engineering organizations, is currently writing a book about the slave years in America Free. 336-6060. libraryweb.org. Panel: Polish History and the Uprising Against the Russian Empire. 7:30 p.m. University of Rochester, River Campus Sloan Auditorium, Goergen Hall, River Campus 275-9898. rochester. edu/colege/psc/cpces.
[ MON., FEBRUARY 25 ] Monday Lecture Series: “Vote It Right Along! The Singing Hutchinson Family and Susan B. Anthony” with Mitzie Collins.. Feb. 25. Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, 17 Madison St Lunch lecture at noon $25, tea lecture at 2 p.m. $15 susanbanthonyhouse.org. Nigel P. Kent Photography Presentation: Genesee Land Trust Properties. 7 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 256-2130. brightonlibrary.org. [ TUE., FEBRUARY 26 ] Diamonds A to Z. 7 p.m. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. Matthew E. Wahl, a certified gemologist, will talk about diamonds, their origin, and offer a brief history Free, register. 3408720. penfieldlibrary.org. Good Golly, It’s Bolly!. 7 p.m. Pittsford Community Library, 24 State Street, Pittsford We will be watching and discussing different genres of eras of Bollywood and other regional Indian movies subtitled in English. Presented by Osher Speaker Nina Genova. Registration reqruied Free. 2495481. Tuesday Topics: Health Insurance Exchanges. 12:12-12:52 p.m. Central Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium, 115 South Ave. Our panel will discuss the creation and potential results of Health Insurance Exchanges. Speakers: Sandy Parker, President and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance; Lynn Scalzo, Vice President, Business Strategy and Health Care Reform at Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield; Wade Norwood, a member of New York State’s Health Benefit Exchange Regional Advisory Committee for the Finger Lakes
Literary Events [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] Pure Kona Poetry Readings. 7 p.m. Acanthus Café, 337 East Ave. Local poets gather to read their latest works Free. 3195999. acanthuscafe.com. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Reading & Reception: “The Small Plot Beside the Ventriloquist’s Grave” Poems by Terence Degnan. 2-4 p.m. $3-$4. wab.org. Reading: “Most Beautiful” by Jennifer S. Burrows. 2 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St. Free. 4744116. email@example.com. Saturday Author Salon featuring Casseophia Medlock and Tina Nellucci. 2-4 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St liftbridgebooks.com. Tea and Book Discussion: Pride and Prejudice (Canandaigua
Centennial Event). 1 p.m. Granger Homestead, 295 North Main St. Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum will host a tea and book discussion of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” as a part of the Canandaigua centennial celebration, which is taking place all throughout the 2013 calendar year Free. 585-394-1472. canandaiguanewyork.gov. Translation Lunches: Jennifer Marquart, German Translations. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave Free, register. firstname.lastname@example.org. wab.org. [ SUN., FEBRUARY 24 ] Books and Bagels. Feb. 24. Temple Emanu-El, 2956 Saint Paul Blvd 388-5212. email@example.com. emanuelrochester.org. [ TUE., FEBRUARY 26 ] Lift Bridge Writers’ Group. 6:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. Wayne Writers Guild. 7:30 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St. Free. 474-4116. books_etc@ yahoo.com. [ WED., FEBRUARY 27 ] Neilly Lecture: Kristel Thornell “Night Street.”. 7:30 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Hawkins-Carlson Room 2754461.
Museum Exhibit [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] Baby It’s Cold Outside!. Tuesdays-Thursdays The Rochester Historical Society, Rundel Memorial Building, 2nd floor, 115 South Ave. Through Mar 14. Tue-Wed 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-3 p.m. An exhibit of beautiful cold weather clothing $3-$5, members free. 428-8470. rochesterhistory.org. Dutch Connection: George Eastman’s House in Winter Bloom. Tuesdays-Sundays George continues on page 22
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Henrietta Garden Club. 6:45 p.m. Rivers Run, 50 Fairwood Dr. $5 per meeting/$20 for annual membership. firstname.lastname@example.org. Monroe County Bar Association Community Forum on Judicial Evaluation Process. 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Church, 15 St. Mary’s Place. 232-7140. mcba.org/ Public/judicialevaluations/. Rochester Winos Wine and Food Pairing. 6:30-9 p.m. Joey’s Pasta House, 1789 Penfield Rd., Penfield $30, register. rochesterwinos.com. SPECIAL EVENT | ROCHOSCAR PARTY
If you’re missing the annual Academy Awards Party put on by the George Eastman House (it was cancelled for 2013 due to renovations taking place in the Dryden Theatre), head over to the Little Theatre (240 East Ave.) on Sunday, February 24, to watch the awards ceremony and celebrate with other cinephiles in our community. Two of the films nominated for Best Picture, including “Amour” (pictured) and “Silver Linings Playbook,” are currently screening at the Little Theatre, so check them out if you haven’t already. Then you’ll catch all of the reference jokes made by host Seth MacFarlane during the Sunday night awards ceremony telecast, which will be projected on to one of the Little’s big screens. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with entertainment beginning at 7:30 p.m. and the screening at 8 p.m. The night will be hosted by Nuts and Bolts Comedy Improv. Tickets are $40 or $35 for Little members, and include treats and a champagne toast at the end of the evening. For more information, call 258-0400 or visit thelittle.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Museum Exhibit Eastman House, 900 East Ave. Through Feb 24. Included in admission: $5-$12. 271-3361. eastmanhouse.org. A Presidential Voice: The History of Presidential Speechwriting. Through March 8. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Through Mar 8. Seward Room, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m 2754477. “Race: Are We So Different?”. Through April 28. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Through Apr 28. faceraceroc.org. Included in admission: $11-$13. 2711880. rmsc.org. “To My Valentine.”. Through March 31. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Through Mar 31. Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m Included in admission: $11$13. 271-1880. rmsc.org. “You’ve Got Mail.”. Through March 8. Museum of Wayne County History, 21 Butternut St Opening night Feb 13 7 p.m. with guest speaker Preston E. Pierce 315-946-4943. waynehistory.org.
Recreation [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] Fitness Fundraiser during February Break. Through Feb. 21. Cobblestone Arts Center, 1622 New York 332 Schedule at bestfootforwardkids.com. Free, donations appreciated. 3980220. bestfootforwardkids.com.
[ FRI., FEBRUARY 22 ] Owl Moon. Feb. 22-23, 6-8:20 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd. $8-$10. 538-6822. gcv.org. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] GVHC Hike. 1 p.m. Moderate 5 mile hike, Durand Park East and Lakeshore areas Free. 247-9237. gvhchikes.org. Nordic Hot Dog Days. Feb. 23-24, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd. $3, $10/family requested donation. Additional cost for food. 374-6160. rmsc. org [ SUN., FEBRUARY 24 ] Cabin Fever Reliever Hikes: Winter Bird Tea Party. 2 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd. Complimentary tea, hot chocolate served 2-4 p.m $4.50-$5.50, free to members. 538-6822. gcv.org. GVHC HIke. 10 a.m. Easy/ moderate 5 mile hike, Oatka Creek Park. Free. 750-8937. gvhchikes.org. [ MON., FEBRUARY 25 ] Moonlight Snowshoe or Hike. 7-9 p.m. Helmer Nature Center, 154 Pinegrove Ave Ages 16+. $5-$7. 336-3035. westirondequoit.org/helmer.htm.
Special Events [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] February Meeting: Love as a Revolutionary Force. ongoing, 7 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. Green Party of Monroe County gpomc.org.
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[ FRI., FEBRUARY 22 ] 12th Annual Asian Lunar New Year Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Shanghai Restaurant, 2920 W Henrietta Rd RSVP. rochesterasianhistory.org. Big Wigs Return Engagement. Feb. 22-23, 8 p.m.-midnight. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St $27. 454-1260. bftix.org. Conceptual Artist John Borek to Announce Candidacy for Pope. noon. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave facebook.com/popejohnthelast. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] 11th Annual Black Heritage Gala. 6 p.m. Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St $50, register. 546-3450. cityofrochester.gov/bhm. Big Sale. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 127 Railroad St. Art, books, clothes, handmade soap, zines, more facebook.com/ smugtownmushrooms. Preferred Pairings. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Finger Lakes Cheese Trail/ Seneca Lake Wine Trail $15. senecalakewine.com. Rochester Academy of Science Life Sciences Section. 3 p.m. Mendon Ponds Park, Douglas Road Winter Tree ID Field Trip Free. 670-9709. rasny.org. Toy Train Show. 10 a.m. Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St. $3-$5, under 12 free. 544-0916. edgertonmodelrailroadclub.com. [ SUN., FEBRUARY 24 ] Gospel Explosion Fundraiser for liver transplant for Shantel Jones, local mother of three.. 3 p.m. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. $20. 3284379. helphopelive.org. Northeast Organic Farming Association CSA Fair. 2-4 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St 3947070. nofany.org/csafair. Oscar Viewing Party. 6:30 p.m. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. Hosted by Nuts and Bolts Comedy Improv $35 for Little members, $40 for non-members. 258-0400. thelittle.org. Oscars Party. 6:30 p.m. State Street Bar & Grill, 70 State St. Includes a complimentary glass of wine or beer. Special menu & cash bar with movie-themed drinks. Free parking. Food not included $6, RSVP. highfallsfilmfestival. com/oscarparty. [ MON., FEBRUARY 25 ] 2013 Community Performance series. fourth Monday of every month, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Cobblestone Arts Center, 1622 New York 332 Come and enjoy singing dancing and musical theater. January 28: Grease $5. 398-0220. cobblestonesrtscenter.com. Rochester Board of Education/ Community Conversation. 6 p.m. Central Office Building, Central Office Building, 131 West Broad
St. Parent Advisory Council meeting; Feb 26: Neighbor Night at School No. 36, 85 St. Jacob Street. rcsdk12.org. [ TUE., FEBRUARY 26 ] Budget Open House. 6-8 p.m. Montessori Academy, Dr. Freddie Thomas High School, 625 Scio St rcsdk12.org/calendar. Movie: Argo. 6:30 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free. 784-5300. brightonlibrary.org. YEA! Young Entrepreneurs Academy. 5:30 p.m. Interfaith Chapel, University of Rochester, River Campus Parking passes are available for $3 at the Information Booth Free. 2723535. yeausa.org. [ WED., FEBRUARY 27 ] Cheshire Anniversary. 5-11 p.m. Cheshire, 647 South Ave., upper. To mark the occasion, we will be releasing our oak barrel-aged Manhattan solerawinebar.com. Peacework Organic Community Supported Agriculture Group Meeting. 6-7:30 p.m. Quaker Meetinghouse, 84 Scio St peaceworkcsa.org. Rochester Business Networking Event. 7:30-9 a.m. Bonadio and Company, 171 Sullys Trail Free. 224-0270. email@example.com. Urban Nights: Wall Street. 5:307:30 p.m. Wall Street, 330 East Ave $12-$15. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] Americans v. Texas Stars. 7:05 p.m. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Square $15-$20. 800745-3000. ticketmaster.com. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] Native American Winter Games & Sports. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 New York 444 Free, suggested donation $10 per family. 924-5848. ganondagan. org. [ TUE., FEBRUARY 26 ] Rochester Americans v Syracuse Crunch. 7:05 p.m. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Square $15-$20. 800-7453000. ticketmaster.com.
Theater “South Pacific”. Olympia Auditorium, 1139 Maiden Lane Odyssey Academy Music & Drama presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” featuring a cast and crew of 120 students supported by a 25 piece professional orchestra. Tickets are available at ShowTix4U.com and at Wegman’s. Thu 6:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 1:30 p.m $9.00-$12.00. 966-7947. John.Klein@greece.k12.ny.us. ShowTix4U.com. “The Book Club Play.”. Through Feb. 27. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through March 17. Previews: Wed Feb 20-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 p.m. (open-captioned). Opening Sat 8 p.m., Performances Sun 2 & 7 p.m., Tue-Wed Jan 27 7:30 p.m Tickets start at $25. 232-4382. gevatheatre.org “The Case of the Star Trek Lovers” Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Penfield Recreation’s Young Open and Honest Players. Dolomite Lodge in Veterans’ Memorial Park. The event includes dinner and
SPORTS | NATIVE AMERICAN WINTER GAMES
Why have a regular snowball fight when you can try your gloved hand at a game of snow snake? And why sit around with your fancy heating system when you can gather around a fire in a bark longhouse for storytelling? Experience the harsh Western New York winter as the Seneca people once did at the Ganondagan’s 10th Annual Native American Winter Games and Sports, held on Saturday, February 23, at the Ganondagan State Historic Site (1488 State Route 444, Victor). From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees can see and experience a variety of traditional Native American winter festivities, including craft making, dogsledding, snowshoe walks, and games of snow snake, a competitive throwing game that dates back several hundred years. Traditional favorites like Three Sisters harvest soup and roasted corn muffins and cookies will be available for purchase. The event is free, with a suggested donation of $3 per person and $10 per family. For more info and events, visit ganondagan.org. — BY JASON SILVERSTEIN non-alcoholic beverages $25. penfieldrec.org. “Chronus.” Bread & Water Theatre, 243 Rosedale St. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m $6-$12. 2715523. BreadandWaterTheatre.org. “Cindy Miller: You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet”. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place $25. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. “Just Imagine.” Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave Pre-performance lecture at 7pm $45-$60. 389-2170. artscenter.naz.edu. “Plaza Suite.” Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave Through Feb 24. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m $10-$12. 389-2170. artsceneter.naz.edu. Romance a play by David Mamet. Wed., Feb. 27 and Through March 1. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Through Mar 1. Limelight Productions. Thu-Sat 7:30 p.m., Wed Feb 27-Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 7:30 p.m $10-$20. 585-5270884. limelightprod.org. “A Soldier’s Play.”. RAPA’s East End Theatre, 727 East Main St $15-$20. 325-3366. rapaonline.us. “Three Men on a Horse.” Legacy at Willow Pond, 40 Willow Pond Way Free, donations accepted. 472-5530. penfieldplayers.org. Writers and Books Book Club Night. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd 6 p.m. pre-show reception, 7:30 p.m. performance “The Book Club Play,” post show gathering with artists. Ask for “writers & books special.”. Discounted tickets. 232-4382. gevatheatre.org.
Theater Audition [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] Auditions for Out of Pocket Productions production of Joanna
McClelland Glass’s “Palmer Park”. Feb. 20. The Harley School, 1981 Clover St Part are available for three white men and three white woman, age 30 and above, and two AfricanAmerican men and two AfricanAmerican women, age 30 and above. Those auditioning should prepare a brief monologue and will be asked to read from the script. Show dates will be May 10-May 18 269-4673. outofpocketproductions.org. “The Bald Soprano.” Feb. 20-March 13. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Seeking three males aged 25-40. Rehearsal begins April 15th and performances are the last two week-ends in June at MuCCC 142 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester, New York. The female roles have been cast. Audition by appt 271-2087. email@example.com. Seeking Musicians for Theater Productions. Feb. 20-March 13. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is seeking musicians (pianists / keyboardists, percussionists, bass players, guitarists, woodwind players, brass players) for upcoming productions. Learning / rehearsal fee and performance fee provided. Long-term work with many performances possible throughout the year (theatre operates year-round, and many shows are scheduled on open-ended runs). Also looking for subs for occasional dates 325-4370. dennis@ downstairscabaret.com. Technical Director, Musical Director, Musicians Wanted. Through April 24. Working Class Theatre Company is looking for a Technical Director, a Musical Director, and Musicians for their upcoming Summer 2013 production of The Fantasticks 643-0836. workingclasstheatre.net.
[ THU., FEBRUARY 21 ] “The Grapes of Wrath.”. 7 p.m. Genesee Community College Dansville, 31 Clara Barton St., Dansville. Performances of The Grapes of Wrath at the Dansville campus are set for April 12, 13, and 14, 2013 243-6785. [ MON., FEBRUARY 25 ] A Night of Cabaret: An Evening of Entertainment. Feb. 25-26, 6:30 p.m. Italian American Community Center, 150 Frank Dimino Way Gates Community Theatre. Ages 19+. Performers should be prepared to sing 32 bars of a song of their choice. Bring sheet music – no recordings – an accompanist will be provided 889-2290. iaccrochester.org.
Workshops [ WED., FEBRUARY 20 ] Fight Like a Girl with Rita Parker. 7 p.m. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd Free, register. 336-6060. [ THU., FEBRUARY 21 ] Community Labyrinth Walk with free energy work, chair massage, and music. 7-9 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd Handicapped Accessible Donations appreciated. 3923601. rochesterunitarian.org. Let’s Discuss Karma. 7-8:30 p.m. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S $10. 4278110. purpledoorsoulsource.com. Shaman Drumming. 6:30 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St. Free. 474-4116. books_etc@yahoo. com. [ SAT., FEBRUARY 23 ] 10 Steps to a Healthier You. 10 a.m New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St Keep your New Year’s resolutions with Chef Jeff’s tips, tricks and recipes. Each class has a different theme and a sample of the menu demonstrated will be served $10 per class. 394-7070. nywcc.com. Borosilicate Glass: Couples Date Night. 7-11 p.m. Roc Arc & Flame Center, 125 Fedex Way $150, register. 349-7110. rocafc.com. Lifting the Mask: A Workshop for Women of Color. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Spiritus Christi Church, 121 North Fitzhugh St. $10 donation requested, no one turned away. 325-1180. Myrabrown@frontier. com. SpiritusChristi.org. Nuts & Bolts: Intuitive Tarot for Beginners. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mythic Treasures, Village Gate Square, 274 N. Goodman St $80, register. 284-7425. tarotexplorations.com. Winter Garden Workshop. 12:301:30 p.m. Monroe Branch Library, 809 Monroe Ave The workshop will feature expert advice from City Horticulturalist and radio host Michael Warren Thomas on how to propagate indoor and outdoor plants and about the dormant pruning of trees and shrubs (including forcing the cuttings to bloom indoors). There will also be free seeds given away and a chance to reserve a community garden plot at Wide Water Gardens in the Upper Monroe Neighborhood. Feel free to bring your own catalogues and seeds to share with your fellow gardeners too Free. 428-8202. libraryweb.org. [ MON., FEBRUARY 25 ] Healthy Cooking Series: Cooking with Tofu: The Wonder Food..
THEATER | “ROMANCE”
All is fair in love and war…and comedy, actually. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet’s “Romance” is a courtroom comedy that satirizes each character, from lawyers and judges, to Arabs and Jews, to gays and chiropractors. An anti-histamine-popping judge gets doped up on his own medicine, and law and order wither away into utter chaos while he hears the testimonies of a Jewish chiropractor, who squabbles with his anti-Semitic defense attorney, and a gay prosecutor who squabbles with his lover, all the while, a Middle East peace conference is taking place. On Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. Limelight Productions will present “Romance” at MuCCC (142 Atlantic Ave.). The show will continue through March 1, with 7:30 p.m. shows on Thursdays through Saturdays, and a 2 p.m. matinee show on Sunday, February 24. Tickets are $16 in advance ($14 for seniors and students), $20 at the door ($18 for seniors and students), and February 21 will be a pay-what-you-will performance. Theatre-goers should consider themselves warned that the show includes strong language, and is recommended for mature audiences. For more information, call 527-0884 or visit muccc.org or limelightprod.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY noon. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. $20, register. 340-8655, option 6. penfieldrec.org. Polymer Pin with Deborah Gerlach. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Greece Public Library, 2 Vince Tofany Blvd. Free, register. 225-8951. Wondrous Winter Cooking: “Nouveau Italian.”. 6-8 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, 249 Highland Ave $30, register. 461-1000. mycce.org. [ TUE., FEBRUARY 26 ] African World History Class. 7:30-9 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. The African World History class provides an ongoing experience of the contributions and achievements Africans and African-Americans have made throughout history. The class uses the historical experiences of African peoples to highlight the cultural values we share. Stay tuned and check the Baobab website for further details $5 donation requested per session. firstname.lastname@example.org. thebaobab.org. Chorus of the Genesee: Free Singing Lessons. 6-7 p.m. Harmony House, 58 East Main St 698-7784. Computer Tutoring. 4 p.m Arnett Branch Library, 310 Arnett Boulevard Adult Computer Tutoring and Instruction: Every Tuesday from 4-5pm the Adult Services Librarian will be available for one-onone computer help. Bring any project are working on, and we
will do our best to assist you. Remember to bring a disk or USB drive to save your files Free. 428-8214. Entrepreneurship Workshop. 4-5:15 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Gleason Hall 318/418, Simon School of Business Register. rochester.edu/ entrepreneurship.ain. Family Development Class: “You Make a Difference.”. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of children up to 5 years old Free, RSVP. 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. Financial Literacy Workshop: First Time Homebuyers. 6:30 p.m. ESL Federal Credit Union Headquarters, 225 Chestnut St 336-1000. esl.org. Smugtown Mushrooms Winter Classes. Feb. 26. Smugtown Mushrooms, 127 Railroad St. Medicinal Mushrooms: Jan 20, Feb 10, Mar 3; Mushrooms 101: Feb 2, Mar 2; Radical Mychology: Feb 26, Mar 26 smugtownmushrooms.com. Tops Cooking School. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Greece Public Library, 2 Vince Tofany Blvd. Tops will be demonstrating a crockpot surprise Free, register. 225-8951.
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Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org
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tradition, the flick also adds a few new twists that in no way actually improve the work. In “A Good Day” John McClane (Willis) “A Good Day to Die Hard” travels to Moscow, of all places, to help his (R), DIRECTED BY JOHN MOORE estranged son Jack (Jai Courtney), who is in NOW PLAYING some kind of trouble with the law. Almost as soon as he sees his son, all hell, in the now timeThe fifth film in a franchise that began way honored “Die Hard” tradition, breaks loose. back in 1988 demonstrates Hollywood’s faith in Some bad guys in the pay of a Russian billionaire the repetition of formulas and its concomitant blow up a convoy of cars outside a Moscow tendency toward depletion of imagination. The courthouse, and Jack emerges in the company of new movie in the “Die Hard” series, “A Good another Russian billionaire, Komarov (Sebastian Day to Die Hard,” deploys just about all the Koch), the target of the bombs, and a wild car elements that distinguished its predecessors, chase through city streets ensues. including Bruce Willis, who returns once again That improbable chase, which involves as the intrepid, indestructible New York cop Jack and his companion in one vehicle, the John McClane. In another grand Hollywood villains in some sort of military truck, and McClane in a series of commandeered automobiles, results in the destruction of hundreds of cars, scores of injured motorists, and severe damage to city streets and buildings; Moscow will never be the same. It also sets the tone for the Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney in “A Good Day to Die Hard.” PHOTO COURTESY
headlong pace and utter incredibility of the rest of the movie’s plot. McClane eventually outwits, outraces, and outcrashes the bad guys and catches up with his son, who turns out to be a CIA agent on a mission to extract Komarov from the country and recover an important secret file. From that point Jack and John fight a continuous gun battle with Komarov’s enemies, who also want the file. The innumerable shootouts culminate in a confrontation at Chernobyl, a location so toxic it should make all the combatants glow in the dark (none do, alas). Throughout the nonstop action John and Jack survive a truly remarkable, not to say preposterous, variety of violent assaults. They shoot thousands of bullets against the bad guys with an array of automatic weapons that would inspire any NRA stalwart to weep with envy, endure a vicious beating, escape several huge explosions, shoot down a helicopter gunship, fall off a couple of buildings, and undergo several spectacular defenestrations. In the midst of all the mayhem a couple of relatively perfunctory personal stories develop. One concerns the apparently difficult relationship between father and son — Jack blames John for his lifelong absenteeism and neglect, a problem John strives to repair with his actions, advice, and a string of unfunny wisecracks. The other, also parental, involves Komarov and his lovely daughter Irina (Yuliya
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Snigir), who together create a doublecross followed by a triplecross, all based on a McGuffin right out of Hitchcock. In a movie like “A Good Day to Die Hard” nobody surely cares terribly deeply about the quality of the performances. The cast behaves in a generally unexceptionally straightforward manner, modestly occupying second place behind the pyrotechnics and bloodshed. One actor, Rasha Bukvic, plays a major villain in a somewhat eccentric manner, doing a little tap dance before beating the McClanes with a gun butt and regretting that he never became a hoofer — very sad. The real stars of such a picture are the stuntmen and stuntwomen, who in this case number in the scores in the credits, and the folks who rig the explosions and car crashes. Bruce Willis, recently decorated by the French government by the way, does his usual and by now tiresome, offhand oneliners, delivered in his weak, whispery voice; he at least underlines the notion that the picture is actually a kind of comedy, almost a parody of its particular series. Further, his presence reminds us of how much contemporary cinema owes him — he actually created the figure of the short, muscular, tough, shaven-headed action hero. Without Bruce Willis, like it or not, there would be no Vin Diesel or Jason Statham, for example, and maybe even no Daniel Craig. As a Hemingway character says, fix yourself on that.
With the “Twilight” series mercifully at an end — though there are already murmurings about a possible reboot — movie studios are scrambling to recapture the attentions of those film’s audiences, raiding bookstore shelves and snatching up anything with the words “supernatural” and “love story” on the dust jacket. Warner Bros.’ Southern Gothic romance, “Beautiful Creatures,” adapted from the popular youngadult book series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, has the benefit of being one of the first out of the gate. And, thanks largely to two charming lead actors, they could have done a lot worse. Sensitive, bookish jock Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) is desperate to get away from his small South Carolina hometown and its narrow-minded, Bible-thumping inhabitants. For weeks he’s been haunted by dreams of a mysterious girls whose face is never visible. Then one day pale, beautiful outsider Lena (Alice Englert)
Alden Ehrenreich and Alice Englert in “Beautiful Creatures.” PHOTO COURTESY
appears in his life, having just moved to town with her protective uncle, Macon (a scenery-chomping Jeremy Irons). Lena’s an outcast in the town due to her family ties, but Ethan is drawn to her and they strike up a romantic relationship, bonding over their shared love of banned books and Charles Bukowski. Their love is complicated by the fact that Lena and her family turn out to be “casters” (read: witches, though Lena explains that that term is just a label, like geek or jock, created by mortals who don’t understand her kind). To make matters worse, Lena is also facing “The Claiming,” a rite of passage young female casters face on their 16th birthday in which their souls are claimed for the light or the dark (good or evil). Why exactly these young women have no choice in the matter is something that may have been spelled out (no pun intended) in the novel, but the screenplay (credited to director Richard LaGravanese) can’t be bothered to get into specifics. The film never explains the mechanics of these customs, and those details are crucial. Without them, the story’s many prophecies and curses verge on incomprehensible. Naturally, this impending event forces Lena to push Ethan away, afraid that she’ll end up destroying him if she goes all evil. LaGravanese is clearly more at home with the teen romance side of the story than the supernatural elements, which makes sense considering his filmography, which includes “P.S. I Love You” as well as the scripts for previous high-minded literary love stories like “The Bridges of Madison County,” “The Horse Whisperer,” and “Water For Elephants”. He’s aided by the performances of Ehrenreich and Englert, who have great chemistry together and charisma to spare. Their shared scenes are without
a doubt the strongest in the film. I’m curious to see what projects they choose to attach themselves to in the future. Whenever LaGravanese has to get into the witchcraft aspects of the story, the film is markedly less successful, relying on CGI effects as a stand-in the supernatural elements of the plot. While the effects are sometimes impressive, they’re no substitute for decent storytelling. The film’s vine-obsessed production design (by Richard Shermann, who previously worked on both installments of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”), however, is occasionally quite striking, especially the decrepit mansion owned by Lena’s family, with its Southern plantation exterior and an interior that suggests Tim Burton by way of Ikea. LaGravanese is smart enough to round out the supporting cast with several legitimately great actors; in addition to Irons, the cast includes Viola Davis and Emma Thompson. Their performances in the film are hardly going to make any career highlight reels, but they don’t do anything to embarrass themselves. Thompson in particular, playing Seraphine, the most powerful dark caster in all the land (who just so happens to be Lena’s mother), is clearly having a ball. She hams it up masterfully, bringing a mischievous sense of fun to the role that’s sorely lacking from the rest of the film, which has a tendency to take itself way too seriously. In a film about a lovestruck teen witch, that’s a deadly characteristic to have. Still, I was never bored, which is more than can be said for most of the “Twilight” films. The ending leaves itself open for a sequel, and with three more books in the series, the fate of the potential franchise rests entirely in how hungry teenage girls are for another fix of paranormal romance.
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As time moves forward, the artist and her team unravel more and more connections between our use and abuse of vital resources. Bon has found more links between silver and water as chemotherapy treatments for industrycreated cancers that plague humanity. She connects our misuse of natural resources to our abuse of another powerful American resource: the members of the military who are forgotten by the nation. Bon’s interest in the plight of veterans is documented in prints that record the symbolic raising of a giant flag on Veterans Day, and the demolition of a building at Soldier’s Home in D.C., caught by the Liminal Camera in the moment when a fallen wall reveals an old silver screen within the structure. Bon believes that in the future, the reason for Rochester’s original boom will make it a crucial place once again. But our nearby river and lake are currently polluted, and the energy-gathering infrastructure at High Falls, which has such potential for our city, has been sold to a foreign company. We stand in dubious territory, amid silver-tongued bureaucratic battles over regional fracking, and whether Rochester might store that process’s wastewater in our own waterways. Artists such as Bon prompt us to question the value of moving forward with short-sighted industries, and to ask who the beneficiaries are in the short and long runs.
Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] AZUR & ASMAR (PG): Two young boys raised as brothers set off on a quest to find and free the legendary Djinn-fairy in this animated fable. Little BEWARE OF MR. BAKER (NR): Ginger Baker, legendary drummer of the rock band Cream, is the focus of this documentary portrait. Little THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE (NR): Acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns examines the 1989 of five black and Latino teenagers wrongly convicted of the rape of a white woman in Central Park. Little DARK SKIES (PG-13): An escalating series of disturbing events seems to hint that a malevolent force has targeted a suburban family. Starring Keri Russell and J.K. Simmons. Canandaigua THE POWERBROKER: WHITNEY YOUNG’S FIGHT FOR CIVIL RIGHTS (NR): This documentary examines the career of controversial civil rights leader Whitney Young. Admission is free. Little SNITCH (PG-13): Dwayne Johnson infiltrates a drug ring as an undercover informant in order to clear the name of his wrongly convicted son. Also starring Susan Sarandon and Barry Pepper. Canandaigua SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP (R): Rapper Ice-T directs this acclaimed performance documentary, featuring a Who’s Who of modern rap music, which explores the history and artistic meaning of the genre. Little SOUND CITY (NR): Dave Grohl directs this documentary about the Sound City recording studio, where some of the greatest rock albums of all time were recorded. Little [ CONTINUING ] 2013 OSCAR NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORTS (NR): This annual program is your only chance to see all five of this year’s Oscar-nominated animated short films together on one bill. Little 2013 OSCAR NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORTS (NR): All five of this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Live Action Short, put together in one handy program for your viewing convenience. Little, Tinseltown AMOUR (PG-13): An elderly man suddenly finds himself acting as caretaker to his ailing wife after she suffers a massive stroke in this multi-Oscar-nominated tearjerker from Austrian director Michael Haneke. Little, Pittsford ARGO (R): Director Ben Affleck co-stars with John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, and Kyle Chandler in the once-classified true tale of a CIA exfiltration expert who hatches a daring plan to free six Americans
hiding at the home of the Canadian ambassador during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. Cinema, Eastview, Henrietta BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (PG-13): Supernatural love story, based on the popular YA novel, about a boy, a pretty young witch, and the mysterious curse on her family that threatens to claim her soul. Starring Jeremy Irons, Emmy Rossum, Viola Davis, and Emma Thompson. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece Ridge, Henrietta COMFORT ZONE (NR): This documentary from three Rochester natives explores the effects of global warming and climate change on a local level. Little DJANGO UNCHAINED (R): Quentin Tarantino’s latest exploitation extravaganza, this time starring Jamie Foxx as a former slave out to rescue his wife from the clutches of an evil plantation owner. Also starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, and Samuel L. Jackson. Culver, Henrietta ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH (PG): Interplanetary space adventure abounds in this kid-friendly animated feature about a geeky blue-skinned alien who must travel to Earth to rescue his more heroic
brother. Featuring the voice talents of Brandon Fraser, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, William Shatner, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece Ridge, Henrietta A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (R): John McLane is back in the fifth installment of the “Die Hard” franchise, this time teaming up with his CIA agent son to take down a group of Russian terrorists. Starring Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Pittsford HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS (R): A tongue-incheek action-horror-comedy about the titular fairy tale brother and sister, now all grown up and battling witches professionally. Starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stomare, and Famke Janssen. Canandaigua, Culver, Henrietta THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (PG-13): The first installment of Peter Jackson’s long-awaited adaptation of the “Lord of the Rings” prequel, chronicling Bilbo Baggins’ adventures in Middle Earth. Henrietta
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IDENTITY THIEF (R): Hijinks ensue as Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy explore the lighter side of identity fraud in this comedy about a mildmannered businessman who tracks down the con artist who’s been stealing from him. Also starring Jon Favreau, John Cho, and Amanda Peet. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Pittsford THE IMPOSSIBLE (PG-13): Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor star in this grueling drama, based on a true story, about a family separated and struggling to survive in the aftermath of the massive Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004. Pittsford LES MISÉRABLES (PG-13): The hugely popular, longrunning stage musical based on the Victor Hugo novel comes to the big screen courtesy of “King’s Speech” director Tom Hooper. With Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, and Anne Hathaway. Pittsford LIFE OF PI (PG): Ang Lee continues his unpredictable streak with an eye-popping adaptation of Yann Martel’s acclaimed novel, now a 3D adventure about a young man who survives a shipwreck and finds himself on a lifeboat with an orangutan, a hyena,
an ailing zebra, and a Bengal tiger. Culver, Pittsford LINCOLN (PG-13): Daniel Day-Lewis channels our 16th President for Steven Spielberg, focusing on the last few months of the Great Emancipator’s life, which includes the Union’s victory in the War Between The States and the abolition of slavery. Co-starring Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Harris, and Sally Field. Pittsford MAMA (PG-13): Guillermo del Toro produced this supernatural thriller about two little girls who lived alone in the woods for five years before being rescued. Their new adopted parents soon discover that the girls may not have returned alone. Starring Jessica Chastain. Canandaigua, Culver PARKER (R): Taylor Hackford (“Ray,” “The Devil’s Advocate”) directs Jason Statham in a crime thriller based the best-selling series of pulp novels by Donald Westlake, revolving around a ruthless criminal anti-hero. Also starring Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, and Michael Chiklis. Cinema QUARTET (PG-13): Dustin Hoffman directs this comedy with a comedy stacked with veteran British actors (Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy
Connolly) about a home for retired opera singers thrown into upheaval after the arrival of a diva. Little, Pittsford SAFE HAVEN (PG-13): Attractive widower falls for equally attractive young woman on the run from her past. Adapted from a novel by Nicholas Sparks, so you pretty much know what to expect. Starring Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough, and Cobie Smulders. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Pittsford SIDE EFFECTS (R): Steven Soderbergh’s latest (and possibly final) film, about a young couple whose lives are torn apart when one of them is put on a new anti-anxiety drug that has some deadly side effects. Starring Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Channing Tatum. Culver, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (R): Lovably unstable mental patients Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence fall for one another and learn to ballroom dance in this likely Oscar contender from David O. Russell. With Robert De Niro and Jacki Weaver. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver,
Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford WARM BODIES (PG-13): Nicholas Hoult stars in this apocalyptic romantic comedy as a zombie with a conscience who falls in love with a human girl, and may hold the key to saving what remains of humanity. Based on the cult novel by Isaac Marion. Co-starring John Malkovich, Rob Corddry, and Dave Franco. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece Ridge, Henrietta ZERO DARK THIRTY (R): Director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal follow up their Oscar-winning “The Hurt Locker” with this likely Best Picture contender, examining the decade-long hunt to capture Osama Bin Laden. Starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Kyle Chandler, and Jason Clarke. Culver, Henrietta, Pittsford
BUILDING FOR LEASE IN CULTURAL DISTRICT
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
All real estate advertised in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act, which makes it unlawful, “to make, print, or publish, any notice, statement, or advertisement, with respect to the sale or rental of a dwelling that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertisement for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. Call the local Fair Housing Enforcement Project, FHEP at 325-2500 or 1-866-671-FAIR. Si usted sospecha una practica de vivienda injusta, por favor llame al servicio legal gratis. 585-325-2500 - TTY 585-325-2547.
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P LY M O U T H S P I R I T UA L I S T C H U R C H Together We Are One
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Sunday Services 10:30 AM All Message Service & Free Spiritual Healing Third Weds ~ 7 PM ~ Séances ~ Classes ~ Gallery Reading ~ For more information and schedules www.plymouthspiritualistchurch.org Robin Higgins, Pastor ~ Phone: 585.271.1470
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Events **SPRINGVILLE GUN SHOW** Springville Volunteer Fire Department, 405 West Main Street (RT 39) Springville. Public Hours: Saturday, February 23rd 9am- 4pm and Sunday, February 24th 9am3pm. www.nfcgunshows.com
DOG & CAT HOUSES Kennels, porch steps, do it yourself kits. Quick assembly 585-752-1000 $49 Jim GERMAN SHEPHERD Plaque on chain. Carved head on real wood. (said, beware!) Nice gift $15.00 585-880-2903 PAINT never opened. 2 Gallon Behr Premium Moonlit Yellow $15 each 585-225-5526 TV RCA 35” with remote control. Excellent condition $25 585-225-5526
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BRONZE COLOR vintage metal horse, nice size 13” long, 10” high with engraved saddle, horse lover gift $35 585-8802903
OUR LADY OF MERCY Huge Yard Sale and Bake Sale to benefit Mercy Crew. March 2 and 3rd 9am-5pm 1437 Blossom Road Rochester, NY 14610
2 TROMBONE PLAYERS NEEDED to play with one of Rochester’s Finest Big Bands. Must read. (Great Charts). Able to rehearse every other Wednesday 585-442-7480 CALLING ALL MUSICIANS OF ALL GENRES the Rochester Music Coalition wants you! Please register on our website. For further info: www. rochestermusiccoalition.org info@rochestermusiccoalition. org 585-235-8412 EXP. DRUMMER Strong vocals to join (keyboard)/ (keyboard bass) who also sings lead. To form duo (Retro Pop/Dance/ Jazz). Must be willing to shop the musical product around to get gigs 585-426-7241
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20 Seneca Parkway Enter the glass paneled vestibule of 20 Seneca Parkway to a shower of light. Southern exposure brings a sunny glow to the living room on the right and the dining room and solarium on the left. The resulting panorama is an open, cozy first floor full of period detail, extraordinary woodwork, and livable spaces. After marveling at inlaid floors as far as the eye can see, look up at the plaster grapevine relief outlining the living room ceiling. A neutral beige embossed wallpaper draws the eye to the nine-foot ceiling and detailed crown molding. Both the living room and master bedroom have wood-burning fireplaces with handsome wood surrounds. Two steps down from the living room is a den. Many of the interior doors bear interesting marquetry inserts, just one of many intricate details. The large central foyer is lined with picture frame molding that extends up the wide formal staircase. A white tile powder room is under the stairs. The kitchen is large and features – miraculously! – the original kitchen and pantry cabinetry. Rear doors lead to the backyard and three-bay garage. Also off the kitchen are basement stairs, back stairs to the second floor and a separate entrance for the third floor apartment. The pantry leads to the generous dining room, off of which is the solarium with an ornate mosaic tile floor and windows on three sides. This room calls for iced tea and a good book in every season.
Venerable old-house features like pocket doors (that work!), milk box, ice delivery door, laundry shoot, marble stairs, glass doorknobs, some button light switches, and dramatic leaded glass windows, are trumped by a vast amount of closet and storage space, basement and second floor laundry, large Jack and Jill bath and huge master bedroom. The other three bedrooms are charming and light-filled. The home’s interior is beautiful and the exterior striking. The red tile roof and brick exterior are framed by mature weeping cherry trees. The fully-fenced backyard features a fine perennial garden. Located in the Maplewood National Register Historic District, new owners would be eligible for New York State Historic Homeowner tax credits. Many neighborhood residents have employed these credits to help restore their homes to their original glory. Just up the street from 20 Seneca Parkway are Sacred Heart Cathedral, the Maplewood Rose Garden, Aquinas Institute and the Maplewood YMCA. Downtown Rochester, Frontier Field and Sahlen’s Stadium are five minutes south; Lake Ontario is 10 minutes north; and the Genesee River is a block away. For more information on this stunning property visit rochestercityliving.com/property/R201566 or contact Susan Kachurak of Nothnagle Realtors, 585 472-4373. 20 Seneca Parkway has 3700 square feet and is listed at $189,900. by Elizabeth Teall. Elizabeth is a Landmark Society volunteer.
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I’m very pleased with the calls I got from our apartment rental ads, and will continue running them. Your readers respond — positively!” - M. Smith, Residential Management > page 29 EXPERIENCED LEAD VOCALS Seeks employment. Pat experience Inkspots, Platters, Drifters, James Brown among many. Leroy Harris. Contact Bobby 585-328-4121 Specialties, classics, R&B Soul. I SAY New Wave peaked in 1977-81. Who wants to play Blondie, The Cars, The Ramones, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, U2 and much more? I play bass. Craig. firstname.lastname@example.org MEET OTHER MUSICIANS any instrument, male singer- jam together- coffee house, private gigs, I play keys Call Martin 585-266-6337 MEN ENJOY SINGING Fun with the Chorus of the Genesee, Sing, learn, perform, share
laughs and libation! Guest night Tuesday at 7 PM. Stop in at 58 E Main St, Webster. Call 585698-7784 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (1955) Conn Trumpet (Coprion Bell) serial#517429 $800; (1960) Conn Trumpet (Director) $200; (1960) Wurlitzer Electric Piano model #200 serial #72828L $1500. All good condition 585-458-9722 R & B SOUL BANDS seek employment, experienced groups, already performing, seek new jobs. Contact Bobby 585328-4121 ROCK STAR, MR. ROCHESTER, lead vocalist, is looking to form band (Classic Rock) with lead guitarist, bassist, drummer & rhythm guitars Covers & originals 585-473-5089
THE GREGORY KUNDE CHORALE is looking for male voices. Call for an audition now to join our fourteenth season! Info Line 377 7568 or visit our website www. gregorykundechorale.org
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Looking For... XMAS Wool/Flannel Army Blanket donations needed! Gift new blankets to “Sunday Circle” knitters/crocheters to decorate for poor patients of R.P.C. Contact Mary at mgrant@ frontier.com.
Miscellaneous ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE From home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-2018657 www.CenturaOnline.com
FREE DENTAL CLEANING MCC Sophomore Dental Hygiene student looking for volunteer patients interested in complimentary dental cleaning. Must be 2+ years since last professional cleaning. Call 585-314-0398 and leave a message for Leslie S. HAS YOU BUILDING SHIFTED OR SETTLED? Contact Woodford Brothers Inc, for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1-800-OLDBARN. www.woodfordbros. com. “Not applicable in Queens county” SAWMILLS from only $3997MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmil Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD www.NorwoodSawmills. com/300N 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N
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aid if qualified- Job Placement Assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)296-7093 DRIVER - QUALIFY for any portion of $.03/mile quarterly bonus: $.01 Safety, $.01 Production, $.01 MPG. Two raises in first year. 3 months recent experience. 800-4149569 www.driveknight.com
Teacher Recruitment Job Fair Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Cattaraugus & Allegany County School Districts See website for details
PRN TO PART TIME ULTRASOUND TECH A Progressive mobile imaging company is looking for a Registered Ultrasound Tech for PRN to Part Time work. Hours are flexible. The majority of work is paid on call and per study. Candidates should be ARDMS registered with experience in Abdomen and Vascular highly preferred. If you are interested please forward your resume to:
Teresa Moore 200 Buell Rd. Rochester, NY 14624 Fax (585) 436-5340 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPUTY SHERIFF JAILOR Application deadline: February 27, 2013 Exam Date: April 13, 2013 Salary is $41,103-$64,269 annually
MIND BODY SPIRIT THINK, MOVE, BREATHE, DANCE, HEAL, SEARCH, STRETCH, STENGHTHEN, RELAX [ See Page 15 of this week’s issue ] TO ADVERTISE CALL CHRISTINE AT 244.3329 x23 30 CITY FEBRUARY 20-26, 2013
Now Accepting Applications online at www.monroecounty.gov or 39 West Main Street, Suite 210. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must possess: High School Diploma or GED, Valid NYS Drivers License. Have no felony convictions and be able to pass a physical agility and medical test as well as a psychological and background investigation. Candidates must be in good physical condition and of good moral character and have a genuine interest in this rewarding career. 753-4705 / 753-4706 Download applications online at: (www.monroecounty.gov) www.monroecountysheriff.info The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is an equal opportunity employer.
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EMPLOYMENT / CAREER TRAINING $$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800-4057619 EXT 2450 http://www. easywork-greatpay.com (AAN CAN) LIVE LIKE A ROCKSTAR. Now hiring 10 spontaneous individuals. Travel full time. Must be 18+. Transportation and hotel provided. Call Shawn 800-716-0048 (AAN CAN) MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST NEEDED For a doctor’s office in Brighton. Person must be goal oriented, professional, with good interpersonal skills. Two years experience preferred. Competitive salary with benefits including paid time off, 401K and FLEX. Background check, references required. For further details email resume and contact info to: email@example.com (no attachments) PAID IN ADVANCE! MAKE up to $1000 A WEEK mailing brochures from home! Helping
Home Workers since 2001! Genuine Opportunity! No Experience required. Start Immediately! www.mailingstation.com (AAN CAN)
Volunteers A SECOND THOUGHT Resale Shop in East Rochester is accepting applications for volunteer sale associates and online researchers. Shop benefits people with disabilities in Guatemala. Call (585) 3402000. ARE YOU 55+ & interested in learning about local volunteer opportunities? Call RSVP! Many opportunities available. Help meet critical needs. Regular information sessions - call 287-6377 or email jpowers@ lifespan-roch.org. BRIGHTEN A LIFE. Lifespan’s Senior Connection matches volunteers 55+ with older adults who could benefit from a weekly phone call or visit by a friend. Call Katie 287-6352 for info.
CATHOLIC FAMILY CENTER needs volunteers to help people apply for citizenship. The commitment is 2.5 hrs per mth one evening a month. Training is provided. For more information call Nate at (585) 546-7220 ex 4854.
2016 or email kkennedy@ heritagechristianservices.org LIFESPAN’S OMBUDSMAN PROGRAMS looking for volunteers
to advocate for individuals living in long-term care settings. Please contact call 585.287.6378 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF ROCHESTER needs adult tutors to help adults who are
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DYNAMIC VOLUNTEER opportunities at the Zoo await you. If you love the Zoo, donate your time today. To learn more, visit the volunteer page of the Seneca Park Zoo’s Web site at www.senecaparkzoo.org
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FOSTER PARENTS WANTED! Monroe County is looking for adults age 21 and over to consider opening their homes to foster children. Call 334-9096 or visit www.MonroeFosterCare. org.
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HERITAGE CHRISTIAN STABLES, a therapeutic horsemanship program for children and adults with developmental disabilities, is looking for volunteers to serve as horse leaders and side walkers. Call Kim Kennedy at (585) 340-
244-3329 ext. 23 today!
CITY Uncommon Schools
Are you an educator looking to make a difference and prepare students for college? JOIN THE ROCHESTER PREP TEAM AT OUR UPCOMING
Speed Interviewing Event! ALL
Middle School ELA, Science, and Math Teachers AND
Experienced Elementary School Teachers Are encouraged to aend! The Speed Interviewing Event will be on
Saturday, March 2nd, 9am-11am at Rochester Prep Charter School – Brooks Campus (630 Brooks Ave. Rochester, NY 14619)
To register for the event,
Middle School applicants email a resume to email@example.com Elementary School applicants email a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org BY WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH If you are unable to aend, but are sll interested in working at Rochester Prep, apply online at www.uncommonschools.org/careers. rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 31
EMPLOYMENT / CAREER TRAINING > page 31 waiting to improve their reading, writing, English speaking, or math skills. Call 473-3030, or check our website at www. literacyrochester.org LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF ROCHESTER needs adult tutors to help adults who are waiting to improve their reading, writing, English speaking, or math skills. Call 473-3030, or check our website at www. literacyrochester.org MCC DENTAL STUDENT Seeking patients who would like complimentary cleaning. This is FREE of exchange for your time! Contact Tina S. 585-9028009 or email tinahygiene@ gmail.com ROCHESTER CARES is looking for volunteers interested in joining us to make a difference in Rochester!! One time and recurring volunteer opportunities with a wide range of organizations. www. rochestercares.org/calendar.php SCHOOL #12 999 South Ave. is looking for reading & math volunteers, English & Spanish. Training provided. Call Vicki 585-461-4282 UNITED WAY Volunteer Fundraiser needed. Verification Phone Calling & Data Management. Strong interpersonal skills; attention to detail; strong verbal and written communication skills. Call 2426547
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to depict evangelistic opportunities by means of performing skits in a Church environment. Professional acting not a requirement. This is done in a small Church setting. Contact Pastor Ron @ 585-957-6155 WOMEN: ROCHESTER HABITAT is looking for women 18 years+ to help build a house with a single mother. Visit rochabitat. org or call 546-1470
Business Opportunities START NOW! OPEN RED HOT DOLLAR, DOLLAR PLUS, MAILBOX, DISCOUNT PARTY,$10 CLOTHING STORE, TEEN STORE, FITNESS CENTER FROM $53,900 WORLDWIDE! WWW.DRSS16. COM 1-800-518-3064
Career Training ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 800481-9472 www.CenturaOnline. com
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the Men’s Emergency Winter Shelter at Dimitri House. Please call us at 325-1796 for more information or to volunteer your time.
Legal Ads [ ARVINE-ELMWOOD LLC ] Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY on 1/30/2013. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1048 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ HAN’S BEAUTY SUPPLY, LLC ] A Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company Han’s Beauty Supply, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State of New York on January 10, 2013. As specified in the Certificate of Change filed with the Secretary of State on February 1,
2013, its office is located at 1671 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, New York 14620, Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as an agent upon whom process against it may be served, and a copy of any process will be mailed to 1671 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, New York 14620. Its business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Consult a Registered Professional Nurse, PLLC. Art. of Org. filed with the NY Sec. of State (SSNY) on 1/10/13. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY Design. Agent of PLLC upon whom process
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may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Susan J. LaGaipa, RN, 20 El Centro Drive Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: Practice of Registered Professional Nursing. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Dental Office 2024 LLC filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/28/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 369 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 1) Name: Alliance4Accountability, LLC. 2) Articles of Organization were filed
by Department of State of New York on December 13, 2012. 3) County: Monroe. 4) The Company does not have a specific date of dissolution. 5) the Secretary of State has been designated as an agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which the process shall be mailed: 5615 Buffalo Rd. Churchville, NY 14428. 6) Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ LEGAL NOTICE SALON STYLETTO LLC ] Notice of Organization: Salon Styletto, LLC was filed with SSNY on February 1, 2013. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. PO address which SSNY shall mail any process against the LLC served upon it: 43
Timberwood Drive, Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose is to engage in any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ]
to: The LLC, 74 Root Rd., Brockport, NY 14420. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ]
ACTION HERO, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/11/13. 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, 106 Arvine Hts., Rochester, NY 14611. General Purposes.
D Napolitano, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/13/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Dominic T. Napolitano, 1337 Schlegel Rd., Webster, NY 14580. General Purposes.
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ARCONTRACTORS, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/14/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process
DJ BURNS PROPERTIES LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on December 26, 2012. LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served.
SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 14 West Ham Circle, North Chili, NY 14514. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] File No: JJ200897 VIRGINIA: IN THE VIRGINIA BEACH JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT IN RE: James Shamarice HILL Juvenile, VIRGINIA BEACH DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, Petitioner, v. LASHAUNDA FLOYD, Respondent Party to be served: Lashaunda Floyd Last known address: 17 Morgan Street, Rochester, NY 14611 ORDER OF PUBLICATION The object of this suit is that on or about the 24th day of October, 2012, the Virginia Beach Department
of Human Services petitioned this Court for the termination of the parental rights of LASHAUNDA FLOYD, mother of James Shamarice Hill, born December 26, 2011, in Norfolk, Virginia at Sentara Leigh Hospital; said termination being pursuant to VA CODE section 16.1-283 (C)(1), (C)(2). The consequences of termination are that a parent or parents forever relinquish all parental rights such as, but not limited to, the rights of visitation, consent to adoption, companionship, association, education, discipline, guidance, the right to determine religious affiliation, all decision making concerning the child’s welfare and the responsibility for support. It is ORDERED that Lashaunda Floyd, mother of James Shamarice
Legal Ads Hill, appear at the above named Court and protect her interests on or before March 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Pamela Scott, Clerk of Court Dated: January 14, 2013 By :Glena Morgan , Deputy Clerk I ask for this: Christianna DoughertyCunningham, Esquire City Attorney’s Office 2401 Courthouse Drive, Room 260 Virginia Beach, VA 23456; Phone: (757) 385-4531, Fax: (757) 385-5687 [ NOTICE ] File No: JJ200897 VIRGINIA: IN THE VIRGINIA BEACH JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT IN RE: James Shamarice HILL Juvenile, VIRGINIA BEACH DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, Petitioner, v. JILES HILL, Respondent. Party to be served: Jiles Hill Last known address: 17 Morgan Street, Rochester, NY 14611 ORDER OF PUBLICATION The object of this suit is that on or about the 24th day of October, 2012, the Virginia Beach Department of Human Services petitioned this Court for the termination of the parental rights of JILES HILL, father of James Shamarice Hill, born December 26, 2011, in Norfolk, Virginia at Sentara Leigh Hospital; said termination being pursuant to VA CODE section 16.1-283 (C)(1), (C)(2). The consequences of termination are that a parent or parents forever relinquish all parental rights such as, but not limited to, the rights of visitation, consent to adoption, companionship, association, education, discipline, guidance, the right to determine religious affiliation, all decision making concerning the child’s welfare and the responsibility for support. It is ORDERED that Jiles Hill, father of James Shamarice Hill, appear at the above named Court and protect his interests on or before March 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Pamela Scott, Clerk of Court Dated: January 14, 2013 By: Glena Morgan, Deputy Clerk I ask for this: Christianna DoughertyCunningham, Esquire City Attorney’s Office 2401 Courthouse Drive, Room 260 Virginia Beach, VA 23456; Phone: (757) 385-4531, Fax: (757) 385-5687 [ NOTICE ] FLAMING SPADE PRODUCTIONS, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 1/18/13. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any
process to LLC’s principal business location at 75 Conmar Dr., Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] HONALEE CHILDREN’S BOUTIQUE, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 2/7/2013. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to 56 North Main St., Pittsford, NY 14534. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] HUDSON PLAZA LLC file Arts. of Org. with Sec’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/27/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 11 Sturbridge Lane Pittsford, New York 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] JGMAC Associates LLC (LLC) filed Arts.of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on December 21, 2012 LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 116 LaSolis Drive, Rochester, NY 14626. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] JJC3 LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/9/13. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 233 Chestnut Hill Dr., Rochester, NY 14617, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] JM SWEENEY FARMS, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/8/13. 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, 30 Rolling Meadows Dr., Hilton, NY 14468. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] MARY CORCORAN PHOTOGRAPHY, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/27/2011. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to Corporation
Service Company, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. Corporation Service Company is its registered agent located at 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207 upon whom process against the LLC may be served. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity.
State (SSNY) on 10/12/12 . Office Loc: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail of process to: 76 Westland Ave, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities.
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MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING CONNECTIONS PLLC, a domestic PLLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/19/12. Office location: Monroe. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the PLLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The PLLC, P.O. Box 16721, Rochester, NY 14616. Purpose: Mental Health Counselor
Notice of formation of L.D. Networking LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/3/2013. 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, 79 Mission Hill Drive, Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: any lawful act
[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Welcome Home Cinema LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 1/30/13. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of Roc Alternative, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/11/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC. 89 S Union St, Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of South Ave Wine & Liquor, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/6/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC. 313 Pearson Lane, Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ]
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MD3 SPORT LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/13/12. 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 62 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls,, NY 14472. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 109 STRONG STREET, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/24/2013. 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, PO Box 30, Penfield NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 624 PITTSFORD VICTOR ROAD, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/25/13. 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, 22 Ramsey Park, Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ]
Not. of Form. of TYMACK GROUP LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY 1/3/13. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 16 Marlands Road, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose any lawful purpose.
Notice of Formation of A Healthy Bite, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with Sec’y State (SSNY) on 1/31/13. 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 110 Culver Pkwy, Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
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Notice of Formation of ABBOTT TRENTO ONLINE MEDIA LLC.
Arts. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/2/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 46 Rahway Lane, Rochester, NY 14606. 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 American Homestead Storage LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/30/12. 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, 630 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607, also the principal office address. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Aquarian Partners, L.P. Certificate filed Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/29/2013. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LP, 825 Allens Creek, Rochester, NY 14618. Name/address of each genl. ptr. available from SSNY. Term: until 12/31/2063. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CARRETTA LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/18/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 145G Gibbs St., Rochester, NY 14605. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CONCAL, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/04. Off. loc.: 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 Silver & Feldman, Esqs., Attn: Sammy Feldman, Esq., 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DeCiantis Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/25/13. 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, 22 Ramsey Park, Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of DJF PARTNERS, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/30/12. 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 the LLC, 14 Bay Point Circle Rochester, NY 14622. Purpose: Recruiting Services [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Exium Partners, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 1/15/13. Office location: Monroe County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: The LLC, 144 Village Landing, Suite 276, Fairport, NY 14450, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of F. Zhang, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/5/13. Off. loc.: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Sammy Feldman, 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Forels LLC, Art. Of Org. filed with the Secy. of State (SSNY) on 03/18/11. Office location Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to 942 Gristmill Rdg Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of IS L Properties, LLC amended to IZ Levy Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/21/12. Off. Loc.: 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 limited liability company (LLC).
Name: BLACKCOMB PROPERTIES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on December 12, 2012. 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, 10 Cambric Circle, Pittsford, New York 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LWN Transport, LLC. Art of Org. filed with SSNY on 11/29/12. Office Loc: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: United States Corporation Agents, Inc. 7014 13th Ave, Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MD GORDON LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/04/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 40 Joseph Ave., Rochester, NY 14603. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. The regd. agent of the company upon whom and at which process against the company can be served is Michael Gordon, 40 Joseph Ave., Rochester, NY 14603. As amended by Cert. of Amendment filed with SSNY on 01/10/13, the name of the LLC is: MD GORDON FAMILY LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Media Connection, LLC filed under the original name The Media Connection, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/19/12. 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 10 Cross Ridge Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MUNSON AND SULLY, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/24/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: Adam C. Smith, 8 Reginald Circle, Rochester, NY 14625. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to
the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of NART LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/17/2012. 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, L.L.C., 8 Silent Meadows Drive, Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Popeye Properties, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/7/13. 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 29 Walnut Dr., Penfield, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ROYCO SO NY, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/30/13. 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 Mark S. Rosen, The Solomon Organization, 92 River Rd., Summit, NJ 07901. As amended by Cert. of Amendment filed with SSNY on 02/04/13, the name of LLC is: ROYCO NY, LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Spectrum Creative Arts, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 1/23/13. Off. loc.: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 46 Durand Drive, Rochester, NY 14622. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of THE GENESEE EWE-ERY, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/08/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 64 Beckerman Pl., Rochester, NY 14620. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Joanne Albano-Vaugh at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
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01/09/13. 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, 1793 Manitou Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of YOUth ROChester, LLC, Art. of Org. were filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/14/2012. Office loc.: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail process to: PO Box 60194, Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of ADVISORS CAPITAL PLANNING LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/27/12. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in New Jersey (NJ) on 03/19/12. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to NJ addr. of the LLC: 777 Terrace Ave., Ste. 608, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
07604. Arts. of Org. filed with NJ Dept. of Treasury, P.O. Box 628, Trenton, NJ 08646-0628. As amended by Cert. of Correction filed with SSNY on 02/13/13, office location is Monroe County. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of ATIS Elevator Inspections, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/4/13. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in MO on 11/21/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. MO and principal business address: 8531 Page Ave., Ste. 140, St. Louis, MO 63114. Cert. of Org. filed with MO Sec. of State, 600 W. Main St., Jefferson City, MO 65101. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Bluetone Communications, LLC. Authority filed with NY
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Dept. of State on 1/2/13. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in OH on 10/22/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. OH and principal business address: 7775 Walton Pkwy., New Albany, OH 43054. Cert. of Org. filed with OH Sec. of State, 180 E. Broad St., 16th Fl., Columbus, OH 43215. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of M&N Group Holdings, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 1/31/13. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in DE on 6/30/11. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Manning & Napier Group, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 1/17/13. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in DE on 6/24/11. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of PIPELINE EQUIPMENT RESOURCES COMPANY, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/28/13. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in New Jersey (NJ) on 07/02/12. Princ. office of LLC: 3900 Buffalo Rd., Rochester, NY 14624. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. NJ addr. of LLC: 9 Mars Ct., Unit C-4A, Boonton, NJ 07005. Arts. of Org.
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filed with State Treasurer, Dept. of Treasury, Div. of Revenue and Enterprise Services, P.O. Box 628, Trenton, NJ 08646-0628. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
process to 2255 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
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ROXBURY DOME LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/8/13. 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, 11 Roxbury Ln., Pittsford, NY 14534. General Purposes.
Notice of Qualification of Six Month Smiles, LLC. Fictitious name: Six Month Smiles, LLC (Delaware). Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/15/13. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 1/8/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Corporation Service Company, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Principal office: 35 Main St., Scottsville, NY 14546. Address to be maintained in DE: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secretary of State, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE MidFirst Bank, Plaintiff, against Ronnie J. Davis; Laura Davis, et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated 12/17/2012 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the County Office Bldg, at 39 W. Main St., Rochester, in the County of Monroe, State of New York on 03/26/2013 at 10:30AM, premises known as 132 West Filbert Street, East Rochester, NY 14445 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the Town/Village of East Rochester, County of Monroe and State of New York, SECTION: 152.21, BLOCK: 2, LOT: 6. Approximate amount of judgment $35,009.28 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 8066/2011. Paul A. Guerrieri, Esq., Referee FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff, 53 Gibson Street, Bayshore, NY 11706 Dated: January 28, 2013 1017169 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 03/13/2013 [ NOTICE ] REBA NY, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/23/2013. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of
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[ NOTICE ] ROXBURY LAND LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/8/13. 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, 11 Roxbury Ln., Pittsford, NY 14534. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] WEBSTER PARTNERS, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/15/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Stephen Webster, 1595 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14620. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] WINDLASS PROPERTIES & HOLDINGS, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 8/9/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Leah M. Buttery, 8344 Ridge Rd W., Brockport, NY 14420. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ]] Notice of Formation of 5543 ROUTE 14, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/21/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 679 Hightower Way, Webster, NY 14580. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Phillips Route Sales LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 11/14/2012. 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 65 Heinz St Hilton NY 14468. The purpose of the Company is any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION BODYMIND FLOAT CENTER LLC ] Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on 01/07/2013. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to BODYMIND FLOAT CENTER LLC, C/O DAVID BRICKMAN, 378 ROCKINGHAM ST., ROCHESTER, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] KAI TRADING COMPANY, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York State Department of State on January 10, 2010. Its office is to be 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 40 Harrison Street, Rochester, New York 14605. The purpose of the company is any lawful business. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] ReTech Services, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on January 10, 2013. Its principal place of business is located at 7 Cross Meadow Lane, 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 at 7 Cross Meadow Lane, 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. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF WESTMINSTER ST ROCHESTER-SODUS LAKE PROPERTIES, LLC] The name of the Limited Liability Company is Westminster St Rochester-Sodus Lake Properties, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 12/23/2012. The office of the LLC is in Monroe County. The New
York Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of such process to 1 Chase Square, Suite 1900, Rochester, New York 14604, Attn: William R. Alexander, , Esq.. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under NY LLC Law. [ SUMMONS ] Index No. 2012-11232 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union Plaintiff, vs. Estate of Mary Ellen Pembrook, Melinda Ellis, individually and as Co-Executor of the Estate of Mary Ellen Pembrook; Lisa Brunette, Individually and as CoExecutor of the Estate of Mary Ellen Pembrook; Stephen Ellis; Thomas Ellis; Jerome John Pembrook, Deceased; and any persons who are heirs or distributees of Jerome John Pembrook, Deceased, and all persons who are widows, grantees, mortgagees, lienors, heirs, devisees, distributees, successors in interest of such of them as may be deceased, and their husbands, wives, heirs, devisees, distributees and successors of interest all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to Plaintiff; Strong Memorial Hospital; Videos Plus; Account Management Services LLC; New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, New York State Tax Commissioner; Fairlane Credit LLC; Workers Compensation Board of the State of New York; Georgia McCabe and Scott Brownstein; RAB Performance Recoveries, LLC; People of the State of New York; United States of America; “John Doe” and/or “Mary Roe”, Defendants. Location of property to be foreclosed: 153 Kings Lane, Town of Irondequoit, Monroe County, NY TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in the above action and to serve a copy of your Answer on the Plaintiff’s attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service, or within (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner than by personal delivery within the State. The United States of America, if designated
Legal Ads as a Defendant in this action, may answer or appear within sixty (60) days of service hereof. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Monroe County is designated as the place of trial. The basis of venue is the location of the mortgaged premises. NOTICE: YOU MAY BE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this Summons and Complaint by serving a copy of the Answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the Answer with the Court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your property. Speak to an attorney or go to the Court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the Summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: October 9, 2012 MATTHEW RYEN, ESQ. Lacy Katzen LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff Office and Post Office Address 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 NATURE AND OBJECT OF ACTION: The object of the above action is to foreclose a mortgage bearing date the 26th day of November 1999, executed by Jerome John Pembrook to ESL Federal Credit Union to secure the sum of $30,000.00, and recorded in Liber 14740 of Mortgages at page 363 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe on the 21st day of December 1999, and a further mortgage bearing date the 13th day of March 2000, executed by Jerome John Pembrook to ESL Federal Credit Union to secure the sum of $39,700.00, and recorded in Liber 14839 of Mortgages at page 582 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe on the 3rd day of April 2000, which mortgages were consolidated by the Consolidation, Modification and Extension Agreement dated the 13th day of March 2000 and recorded April 3, 2000 in Liber 14839 of Mortgages at page 593 in the
Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe on April 3, 2000 forming a single lien in the amount of $69,700.00. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, The plaintiff makes no personal claim against you in this action. To the above named Defendants: The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an Order of the Hon. J. Scott Odorisi, a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated February 8, 2013 and filed along with the supporting papers in the Monroe County Clerk’s Office. This is an action to foreclose a mortgage. The premises is described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Irondequoit, County of Monroe and State of New York, known and described as Lot 19 Kings Lane, as shown on a map of Kings Lane Subdivision filed in the Monroe County Clerk’s office in Liber 136 of Maps, Page 73. Tax Account No. 076.16-274 Property Address: 153 Kings Lane, Town of Irondequoit, Monroe County, New York [ SUMMONS ] Index No. 2012-4817 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs. MICHAEL AMMERING and JOHN DOE Defendants This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. To the above named Defendants: You are hereby summoned to answer the complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your answer, or if the complaint is not served with this summons, to serve a notice of appearance on the plaintiff’s attorneys within thirty days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service, and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may
be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an order of Hon. J. Scott Odorisi , Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, signed the 24th day of January, 2013, Rochester, New York. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate, lying and being in the City of Rochester, County of Monroe, and State of New York, being Lot #36, as shown on a map of the L. Bauer Tract on file in Monroe County Clerk’s Office in Liber 6 of Maps, Page 85. Said Lot #36 is situate on the east side of Karnes Street and is 40 feet wide front and rear and 125 feet deep as shown on said map. Subject to an easement given by George A. Gillette to Rochester Railway Light Company and others dated November 15th, 1913, and recorded in Monroe County Clerk’s Office in Liber 992 of Deeds at Page 357. Subject to all covenants, easements and restrictions, if any, affecting said premises. Being the same premises conveyed to the Mortgagor(s) herein by Deed to be recorded simultaneously herewith, this being a purchase money mortgage for the amount stated herein. A residence for one or two families only is located on this property. These premises are also known as 48 Karnes Street, Rochester, NY 14606. Natalie A. Grigg, Esq. Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 700 Crossroads Building 2 State Street [ SUMMONS WITH NOTICE ]
EARLSLEY, Plaintiff, against ROBERT P. EARLSEY, Defendant. Plaintiff designates HERKIMER COUNTY The basis of the venue is RESIDENCY OF THE PLAINTIFF. Plaintiff resides at: 2264 Higby Road Frankfort, NY 13340 County of HERKIMER. ACTION FOR DIVORCE To the above named Defendant: You are hereby summoned to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff’s Attorney(s) within 20 days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete. If the summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York); and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the notice set forth below. Dated: MARCH 10, 2011 Defendant’s Address ROBERT P. EARLSLEY 540 UTICA STREET BUFFALO, NEW YORK 13502 Longeretta Law Firm David A. Longeretta, Esg. Attorney for Plaintiff Office and Post Office Address 298 GENESEE STREET UTICA, NEW YIORK 13502 NOTICE: The nature of this action is to dissolve the marriage between the parties, on the grounds of Abandonment and No-Fault. The relief sought is: A judgment of absolute divorce, in favor of the Plaintiff, dissolving the marriage between the parties in this action. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT You may certain right under the laws of the State of New York to an equitable division of certain property held individually and jointly by you and your spouse during the term of your marriage; to receive maintenance from your spouse; and to receive support for the children of the marriage as part of this proceeding. These rights may be available to you whether or not a separation agreement has been entered into between you and your spouse. A failure to answer this Verified Complaint and to appear in this action may therefore result in a judgment of divorce being obtained against you, and additionally, a waiver of those rights.
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