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BREAKING BOXES Sound ExC ExChange a wa ants to ma make ake y a you rethink the classical concert MUSIC, PAGE 10

Police reorg splits city, union

Fight brews over Whole Foods project

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Pittsford officials shanked

Kudos, I suppose, for the Pittsford Board of Trustees for publicizing the Planning Board’s two members who accepted free rounds of golf from a developer petitioning the board on behalf of a pet project (News). Apparently they were shocked, shocked that such shenanigans could take place. To me, the only surprising things are that these two Planning Board members could be bought so cheaply, and that someone actually called them out for it. Not even free membership to the country club? Just some free rounds of golf? And although one suspects that such arrangements are more a part of the normal tango between developers and town planning boards than some sort of aberration, I think it’s disingenuous for the trustees or City Newspaper to categorize this as a mere conflict of interest. Conflict of interest would apply if a Planning Board member had direct ties to the developer’s company. I think accepting rounds of golf, or any other such inducement, should clearly be labeled what it really is: graft, bribery, and corruption. JIM FINGEROTH

Whole Foods would hurt other grocers

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concerned about Whole Foods’ 10-acre “luxury retail center” proposed for Monroe Avenue near Clover. Lack of adequate parking at the site of Mario’s, traffic on Monroe Avenue, and the waste in demolishing two good buildings should defeat the proposal, even without getting into principles, ethics, and questionable practices of Whole Foods. But “should” does not always happen. The Brighton Town Board meets every other Wednesday. And a Clover Downs neighborhood group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in the First Baptist Church on Allens Creek Road to discuss the Whole Foods proposal. The meeting is open to the public. BYRNA WEIR

Rochester on stage Rochester Lyric Opera is reportedly interested in converting First Church of Christ, Scientist building on East Avenue into performance space, and the City of Rochester is studying a new downtown theater.

Yes, yes, yes! There is so much talent here in Rochester and not enough room to show it. We are especially in need of affordable places for smaller groups that may not have the resources to own and manage their own playhouse or stage, but could rent one out for their show. WINGSOFCOLOR

Renting space for smaller theaters was in the plans for Renaissance Square, but the rental fee was far beyond what any group could afford. RAPA is currently renting spaces for smaller theaters. With so many performing arts groups reaching for audiences, the issue should not be the need for additional space (there is enough now), but the need for arts coverage by the media. We don’t need a large downtown theater. We have the Auditorium, Eastman Theatre, and Kodak Center for Performing Arts. ALLAN O’GRADY CUSEO

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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER

Yet another challenge for the anti-poverty folks The scene outside RochesterWorks one cold, drizzly afternoon last week was pretty impressive: dozens of teenagers were waiting in line. And cars, bumper to bumper, were bringing more. They kept coming, from up the street and from around the corner, where parents waited in cars…. The teenagers – more than 300 of them by the end of the afternoon – were dropping off identification, work permits, and other documents in the hopes of landing a summer job. RochesterWorks provides free employment and job training services, among them a Summer Youth Employment Program. The teenagers who land a job will work for area businesses, non-profits, and others for six weeks, earning minimum wage, learning, and getting work experience and resume cred. Employers don’t foot the bill; the salaries are paid for with federal funds. The program is open to young people 14 to 21 years old, and they have to be in middle school or high school. There are income-eligibility limits, so many of the participants are low-income city residents who may otherwise find it hard to get a job. For many of them, says RochesterWorks communications specialist Ruthann Campbell, this is the first work experience. And these are real jobs – computer work, hospitality, clerical – not gofer jobs with make-do assignments. Ninety-five percent of last year’s participants successfully completed their summer job, Campbell says; some of the remaining five percent dropped out of the program because they got other jobs. The 300 teenagers lining up that afternoon were among about 3700 who had turned in resumes for this summer’s program. How many jobs will be available for them? RochesterWorks doesn’t know yet, Campbell says; they’re always looking for more employers to participate. But last year only 900 young people were employed through the program. The same week that RochesterWorks was

meeting with the young job seekers, the Brookings Institution released yet another disturbing report with a particular relevance to Rochester. The subject this time was “the growing distance between people and jobs in metropolitan America.” Throughout the country, says Brookings, jobs are moving away from where people live. It’s true in

To ‘eradicate poverty’ in the City of Rochester, we’ll need to create jobs. But we’ll have to do much, much more. cities and in suburbs, but the problem is most acute in high-poverty census tracts. The job migration, says Brookings, is doing serious damage. For one thing, when employers move out of a city or a suburb, it affects the tax base. It also reduces the number of retail services residents have nearby. And it obviously has a major effect on residents’ job opportunities – particularly if they’re poor. “People who live closer to jobs are more likely to work,” says the Brookings report. “They also face shorter job searches and spells of joblessness.” And while the report notes that job proximity isn’t the only challenge poor residents face in getting a job, “living closer to jobs increases the likelihood of working and leaving welfare. Proximity matters for lower-income, lower-skill workers in particular because they tend to be more constrained by the cost of housing and commuting.” Nationally, the number of jobs close to residents declined by 6 percent between 2000 and 2012. In the 96 metro areas that Brookings studied, the decline was a bit more: 7 percent. But in the sprawling Greater Rochester area as a whole, the decline was 11.7 percent. In the concentratedpoverty neighborhoods of the City of Rochester, it was more than 12 percent – and in some neighborhoods, it was over 22 percent. continues on page 8

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[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]

911 leader suspended

Steve Cusenz, Rochester’s deputy director of emergency communications, was suspended for five days after making inappropriate comments on a social media page, according to a press release from the City of Rochester. Cusenz also has to take diversity and inclusion training before returning to work, the release says.

McFadden looking to RHA again

The Democrat and Chronicle reported that City Council member Adam McFadden is once again interested in leading the Rochester Housing Authority. The RHA is searching for a permanent executive director. McFadden led the RHA on an interim basis, but stepped down when a federal agency said he couldn’t do that job while on Council. The D&C reported that McFadden has new information to refute the agency’s decision. But the RHA says that McFadden is not being considered for the job, the D&C said.

Schumer rising

Senate Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid

says that he won’t seek re-election in 2016, and has endorsed Senator Chuck Schumer to take over his leadership post. Schumer has to run for re-election in 2016, and if he wins that race, his fellow Senate Democrats can elect him as their leader.

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Changes at the Plaza Hotel

The Rochester Plaza Hotel located at 70 State Street downtown will become a Holiday Inn as part of an agreement with the InterContinental Hotels Group. The plaza will undergo a renovation and namechange in late spring, but will remain open while work is taking place.

Rochester’s poverty problem

ACT Rochester released its 2015 Community Report Card showing that even though the national poverty rate is 20 percent to 22 percent, the City of Rochester’s is much higher — hovering at 50 percent. The report also said that there are discrepancies involving the number of children enrolled in prekindergarten in Monroe County.

Meghan Davey sets up and operates a CNC machine at Monroe Community College's Applied Technologies Center. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

JOBS | BY JEREMY MOULE

Mind the skills gap The Buffalo Billion led to some big money, high-profile economic development projects in the Buffalo area. But the region’s leaders say that the effort has also helped workforce development. As the leaders developed detailed plans for investing the state money, they learned that key industries in the region faced shortages of qualified workers. They studied those gaps and advanced training programs to build supplies of appropriately-skilled workers. The approach has helped people find jobs, officials say, and helped companies fill positions.

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State officials say that they want other regions to take a similar approach as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Upstate Revitalization Competition. The seven Upstate regions — the Buffalo area is excluded — will submit plans showing how they’d invest one of the three $500 million awards that are up for grabs. A recent report from Monroe Community College may give the Finger Lakes region an edge in the competition. The report looks at 23 middle-skills jobs across five key areas: information and computer technology, hospitality and tourism, health care, skilled trades, and

advanced manufacturing. The report lays out the estimated annual demand for each position, and the projected number of related graduates from local training programs. It’s meant to help MCC align its training programs with the needs of employers in the Rochester region, says Todd Oldham, MCC’s vice president of Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services. “There’s a lot of great opportunities in things that have become somewhat obscure, but could be really terrific occupations if you like to work with your hands and you like to be inventive or even entrepreneurial,” Oldham says.

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Traffic congestion is already a problem on Monroe Avenue between I-590 and Clover Street, neighbors say. Critics worry that the Daniele project would draw more traffic to the corridor. They also question the need for another grocery store on Monroe, which already has Wegmans and Trader Joe’s nearby.

DEVELOPMENT | BY JEREMY MOULE

Whole Foods fight Some Brighton neighbors are organizing against a large development project proposed for Monroe Avenue, saying that it would compound traffic problems and alter the character of the area. The Daniele Family Companies wants to redevelop approximately 10 acres along Monroe, including the sites of Mario’s Italian Restaurant and Clover Lanes, into the highend Palazzo Plaza. The project would consist of four buildings, including a 90,000 square foot organic market — said to be Whole Foods — bank, coffee shop, and retail. The developer has submitted an application to the Town of Brighton for review. “The process will take time,” Brighton Supervisor Bill Moehle says. “We want public input both pro and con, or in the middle.” On the con side, a group of neighbors in the adjacent Clover Downs neighborhood will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, to discuss strategy to oppose the project. The meeting is at First Baptist Church, 175 Allens Creek Road. “There’s going to be a change in the nature of the neighborhood,” says Ben Werzinger, a neighborhood resident who started an online petition against the project. The petition had 100 supporters as of Monday.

Traffic congestion is already a problem on Monroe Avenue between I-590 and Clover Street, Werzinger says, which is where the project would be built. Project critics worry that the plaza would draw more traffic to the corridor, making the area less safe and harder to navigate. Neighbors also worry that access roads off of Clover and Allens Creek Road would become more congested. Some critics also question the need for another grocery store on Monroe Avenue, which already has Wegmans and Trader Joe’s nearby. Danny Daniele, president of Daniele Family Companies, says that the project would offer benefits, including a substantial increase in property tax payments. The company’s application to the town says that the project would also include a new traffic light on Monroe Avenue, pedestrian and cyclist access improvements, upgrades to a trail that passes along the property, and the protection of two acres of land as open space. “Many neighbors have expressed their support in creating a new, refreshing shopping center in place of a very old, worn out bowling alley,” Daniele says.

Ben Werzinger.

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As for Whole Foods, when Danny and Anthony Daniele announced the Palazzo Plaza project last month, they said that the market may anchor the development. The two companies are in talks, Danny Daniele says. Large retailers often withhold site commitments until local governments sign off and construction starts. “At this time, we have no formal plans for a store in the Rochester area,” Whole Foods spokesperson Michael Sinatra said in an e-mail. “That said, since opening a store in Albany and announcing plans for a store in the Buffalo area, we do feel like there are incredible opportunities for Whole Foods Market in Upstate New York, including the greater Rochester area.”

CLASSICAL MUSIC | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER

Eastman’s season The Eastman School of Music has announced the performers for two of its three guest-artist series for next season — the Eastman-Ranlet and Kilbourn Concerts — and a special recital. It’s a rich, diverse offering, with outstanding musicians in both traditional and contemporary classical works and jazz. (The Eastman Presents artists will be announced later.) The Eastman-Ranlet series: The Eastman School’s Ying Quartet on November 15 and March 20, plus two highly acclaimed, multiaward-winning string quartets, the Jerusalem Quartet on October 18 and the Juilliard String Quartet on February 14. The Kilbourn Concerts series: The Principal Brass, composed of the lead brass players of the New York Philharmonic, September 27; the John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble, contemporary big-band jazz, October 20; the unusual violin-flute-harp trio Tre Voci, November 10; the two-piano, two-percussion chamber quartet Yarn/Wire, which specializes in 20th and 21st century music, January 26; and MET Rising Vocal Stars, apprentices in the MET artist program, March 22. A special additional program in Kilbourn Hall on February 22 brings the highly acclaimed classical pianist András Schiff for a solo recital. Subscription tickets for the Eastman-Ranlet and Kilbourn Concert series go on sale April 1, singles in the fall. Schiff recital tickets: April 10 for subscribers, May 1 for the general public.

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Police union, City Hall still divided over reorg Although City Hall and the police union reached a deal that allows the police reorganization to go forward, there is still a serious split over the plan and whether the reorganization will achieve its goals. The Rochester Police Department is currently organized into two divisions — one on each side of the river — and a smaller downtown section. But Mayor Lovely Warren pledged to break the RPD up into smaller, neighborhood-based patrol sections, with the goal of boosting police presence in city neighborhoods and improving the strained relationship between the police and some segments of the community. The city administration and the police department seemed to be in sync throughout most of the reorganization planning, and why wouldn’t they be? The police union has long advocated for a return to neighborhood divisions, claiming that the 2004 reorganization that consolidated the sections didn’t live up to its promises to save money, reduce overtime, and other aims — although it’s difficult to prove what it did or did not accomplish. But then, in February, the union tried to block the latest reorganization by filing a complaint with the state Public Employee Relations Board. The union still wants the neighborhood patrol sections, says Mike Mazzeo, president of the union, the Rochester Police Locust Club. But the union opposes the city’s plan to hold off on leasing new buildings in favor of “reorganizing in place.” The RPD will continue to operate out of its east and west divisions, as well as its smaller downtown station, when the reorganization kicks in on April 20. But officers will have smaller patrol areas, says Police Chief Mike Ciminelli, and each of the sections will have its own commanding officer, instead of two commanding officers splitting the city between them. There will be an evaluation of the RPD’s building needs as well as a siteselection process for the neighborhood sections during the next fiscal year, Ciminelli says, which begins on July 1. But Mazzeo says that without new buildings, the city is essentially doing a pretend reorganization on April 20 that will not result in better response times or increased police-community interaction in the neighborhoods. People are being sold a fairy tale, he says, and when they realize that the

reorganization is not achieving its goals, it’s the police officers who will be blamed. “I don’t believe that there’s going to be the benefits they say in any way, shape, or form until those physical locations are in those neighborhoods,” Mazzeo says. Ciminelli disagrees. He says that people should see some changes right away. Mazzeo says that the union went to

PERB because the city’s team was not listening when the union said that some elements of the reorganization plan violated the union’s contract. Ciminelli says that there were no contract violations. The sides reached a deal last month on the contract issues, and the union withdrew its PERB complaint. But the union still opposes the reorganizationin-place concept, Mazzeo says. “We made it very, very clear in that agreement that we’re not changing our stance once bit,” he says. “We’re continuing to advocate going forward to get these physical sections. And the city’s not happy with that. But that’s the reality.” Officers will still have to travel from one of the three sections to the neighborhoods, he says. And the problems associated with having two large, unwieldy sections will continue, he says, including communication and supervision issues. “I heard the president of a neighborhood association say that ‘We’re going to have police officers in our neighborhoods. They’re going to be interacting.’ How?” Mazzeo says. “They’re going to see police officers in the Beechwood neighborhood when the cars are speeding by them to get to a call. They’re not going to see any difference.” It’s clear that Mazzeo suspects that the physical buildings may never enter


Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Police Chief Mike Ciminelli held a press conference last week to urge people to get involved with the police department. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

the picture at all, and that it will be because of money. Money is important, he says, but public safety is worth the investment. Mazzeo also says that the city needs more police officers. Neighborhood buildings become community centers, Mazzeo says. Groups hold meetings in them, he says, and the offices often employ members of the community. That’s true interaction, he says. “They’re going to click this switch on April 20 and who’s going to see the difference?” Mazzeo says. “Who’s going to know it? And that’s sad because this interaction has to come from the community and the police. Everybody’s got to buy into it.” People will see a difference after the

reorganization kicks in next month, Chief Ciminelli says. In addition to the changes in command structure, he says, officers will be responsible for much smaller beats — an average of 40 percent smaller. Reduced patrol areas mean heightened attention, focus, and accountability, he says. It will also hopefully lead to better communication and better relationships with the community, Ciminelli says. Phasing in the reorganization is smart and fiscally prudent, he says. The city still has leases on its current police buildings, he says, and it invested money not long ago in remodeling the west-side

station. The cost is being amortized over the course of the lease, he says. Even though new buildings are a part of the long-term plan, Ciminelli says, whether to fund them will be up to City Council. Where officers are based is important, he says. But another essential ingredient, he says, is changing the culture inside the police department. The RPD has become an organization too focused on statistics, Ciminelli says, and attention needs to turn to reconnecting officers to the community. This process has already begun, he says. Every officer and supervisor has been trained on the reorganization, Ciminelli says: what’s happening, why, and what the city is trying to accomplish. “And that’s only a first step,” he says. Officers will be encouraged to get out of their cars and walk their beats when time permits, Ciminelli says. They will go into businesses, schools, recreation centers, and playgrounds to interact with people, he says. And they will attend more community and neighborhood meetings, he says. “People aren’t going to see this on April 20,” Ciminelli says. “But over time, this is what we’re aiming for. People can have different views of this. I do think, though, that people will see some changes sooner rather than later.”

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Anti-poverty continues from page 3

Last week, the Rochester-Monroe AntiPoverty Initiative – the big new effort to eliminate poverty – announced the members of its steering committee. All 26 of them need to read the Brookings report. As I’ve said before, I worry that the AntiPoverty Initiative will do little more than tinker around the edges. Its leaders insist that won’t happen, and maybe it won’t. But our poverty problem didn’t spring up just last year. Poverty and its destructive concentration have been building in Rochester for decades. It’s just gotten worse – because we haven’t been willing to do the hard things. We haven’t even talked about the hard things. We’ve tried to eradicate poverty with programs, with agency “cooperation,” not with systemic changes. What changes and what hard things? We need to concentrate development and job creation in the city, for one thing, so that the neediest residents have a better chance at employment. Stop the sprawlfostering competition for development between the city and its suburbs. Stop subsidizing sprawl. Get suburban leaders to agree that creating a strong economic core for the region – creating a strong city – is in everybody’s interest. Another: raise the minimum wage so that employed poor people will be at least slightly less poor. But that won’t be enough. The Anti-Poverty

leaders will find a particularly sobering warning in the Brookings Report: For some people, job proximity isn’t the biggest challenge. Poor and minority residents may stay unemployed “even when they live close to jobs,” says the report. “For instance, for poor residents living in areas of concentrated poverty, the positive effects of job proximity diminish or can disappear altogether.” Diminish or can disappear altogether. Because many lack the education and skill to get a job. Countering that will require strong schools. Early childhood education. Parenting support. Extensive job training. That’ll cost money, both public and private. And it’ll take enormous changes – in government, in schools, in business practices. In her State of the City address in February, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren said something that should be read aloud before every meeting of the Anti-Poverty steering committee: “The best way to move children out of poverty is to ensure that they have access to a quality education and that their parents have access to sustainable, living-wage jobs.” Warren’s absolutely right. And tinkering won’t do it. Only dealing with the hard things will. 8 CITY

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URBAN ACTION project, Palazzo Plaza, proposed for Monroe Avenue. Some residents are concerned about an increase in traffic in the area of Monroe Avenue and Clover Street if the Brighton Town Board approves the development. The meeting will be held at the First Baptist Church, 175 Allens Creek Road.

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

Neighborhood meeting on Brighton project

Residents in the Clover Downs neighborhood of Brighton will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, to discuss a large development

Talk on farming

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Canandaigua

will present “Who Puts the Food on Your Table?” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. Reporter and writer Tom Rivers will discuss his book “Farm Hands,” which offers a personal account of the labor that goes into planting, picking, milking, and harvesting, and what it means to be a farm worker. The event will be held at 3024 Cooley Road, north of Rt. 5 and 20.

Correcting ourselves In a recent article on possible new theaters for Rochester, we incorrectly stated that the First Church of Christ, Scientist, has moved to East Rochester. In fact, the church is staying in the city and has purchased a property on Mt. Hope Avenue.

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Dining

There aren't many Carribean restaurants in Rochester, but if you stop by Natural Vibes Jerk Hut II in the Beechwood neighborhood, you can find traditional Jamaican cuisine. Look out for the (left) whole red snapper accompanied by onions and carrots, and (right) Jerk Chicken with rice and pigeon peas and a side salad. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

Island spice and rice Natural Vibes Jerk Hut II 665 CULVER ROAD MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY: 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: 11 A.M. TO 10 P.M. 360-4434 [ REVIEW ] BY DAVE BUDGAR

During our seemingly endless winter, I looked forward to some Jamaican food to nourish my soul and brighten my spirits. Natural Vibes Jerk Hut II, which opened in 2012, is an offshoot of the original Natural Vibes, now at 975 Chili Avenue in Rochester’s 19th Ward. This one, in Rochester’s Beechwood neighborhood, serves up authentic Jamaican cuisine inside a brightly-decorated, retrofitted home. Buoyant yellow and green décor — representing the predominant colors of the Jamaican flag — and a few framed paintings of Bob Marley greet diners as they enter Natural Vibes. Reggae and soca pulse from the restaurant’s sound system. The restaurant, which seems to do most

of its business in the takeout realm, has three booths, four tables, and a counter at which to eat. Each time I visited Natural Vibes, however, nobody else was eating in, but a steady stream of people passed through for takeout orders. Ordering takes place at the counter. The menu varies slightly from day to day, so there are no printed menus, but rather a hand-notated whiteboard on the wall lists the day’s offerings. Admirably, Natural Vibes prides itself on freshness, and as a small business, it understandably doesn’t like food left over at the end of the day. Consequently, it sometimes runs out of menu items. The menu expands for the Thursday-Friday-Saturday crowd, when Natural Vibes does the bulk of its business. I was unaware of the menu variability when I paid my first visit on a Monday night, yet there was still plenty for my friend and I to sample. Of all of Natural Vibes’ dishes, oxtail and goat are most uncommon on Rochester menus, but I learned that goat is typically only available on weekends, so I immediately planned my next visit.

The oxtail ($12.99 small or $15.15 large) is braised “with natural and authentic [imported] Jamaican herbs and spices,” says the man who cooks it, Robert, who likes to go by Ziggy. “We cook with love so you can taste the natural herbs and spices.” Meltingly tender, and with a deep, rich flavor, and silky mouthfeel due to its fat content, the oxtail requires a bit of patience to savor in order to extract all the meat surrounding the bone. Based on my observations of others ordering, the oxtail seemed the most in-demand item on the menu. The curried chicken (thighs) dish ($9.74

small or $11.91 large), has a subtle and delicate Jamaican-style curry flavor, and like the oxtail, is fall-off-the-bone tender. The star of this evening’s show, however, was the jerk chicken ($9.74 small, or $11.91 large). Rubbed down with Jamaican spices and allowed to marinate for 24 hours, the chicken is then seasoned again before cooking (baked when the weather is cold, but grilled outdoors in warmer weather). The jerk chicken was

intensely flavored and spicy, though not fiery (a side of jerk sauce pumps up that volume), with balanced moistness and firmness. The jerk chicken entree consists of breast, thigh, and wing portions. All entrees come with a choice of two sides, and each time I visited, the choices were white rice, the Jamaican staple of rice and peas — to Americans, these are beans, as they are usually one legume or another — and cabbage. The rice and peas, faintly aromatic of allspice, had expertly cooked rice with firm-tender pigeon peas. But the cabbage was the standout side dish: steamed and with a texture akin to sauerkraut, the cabbage also contained crunchy peas, carrots, and green beans. Sadly, each time I visited — the second on a Saturday afternoon — fried plantains were not available. I had also hoped to sample some of Ziggy’s homemade carrot cake for dessert, but this too was absent. Natural Vibes offers Caribbean soft drinks, such as ginger beer, pineapple soda, Ting grapefruit soda, and Kola Champagne (which resembles cream soda), as well as fresh juices, like sorrel-ginger, pineappleginger, and beet root. On my second visit to Natural Vibes I had high hopes for curried goat, but it was not meant to be: the wholesaler that supplies Natural Vibes had no goat to sell that week. Of the choices I had — brown stew fish, red snapper, tilapia, and peppersteak — I opted for the peppersteak. While enjoyable, and accented by onions, carrots, sweet peppers, and potatoes — and like all their meats, exceedingly tender — the peppersteak had a somewhat undistinguished essence and flavor. I think Natural Vibes could help itself by providing those who work outside the kitchen with a little more knowledge about its dishes. I can’t, however, find any fault with the kindness or hospitality of anyone who works there. They work hard to please. To point, on the first visit, they brought us a small complimentary bowl of their brown stew chicken ($9.74 small or 11.91 large) just “because it was the only meat you didn’t try.” The stew, with carrots, mushrooms, tomatoes, soy sauce, thyme, and onions, was slightly sweet in a raisiny or tamarindy way. Yes, I’m disappointed that I still have not tasted their curried goat or fried plantains, but that’s another reason to return (but I’ll call first). rochestercitynewspaper.com

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BREAKING bOXES Sound ExChange wants to make you rethink the classical concert

(Left) Emily Wozniak is the executive director of the Sound ExChange Project. Wozniak started pulling together musicians for the group in 2011, while she was still a graduate student at Eastman. (Right) The six core musicians of Sound ExChange are (clockwise from left) Matthew Cox, Alexander Pena, Kurt Fedde, Lili Sarayrah, Nadine Sherman, and Molly Germer. Wozniak is the group's seventh core member. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN

Sound ExChange WITH TIGUE SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2 P.M. ARTISANWORKS, 565 BLOSSOM ROAD FIND MORE ABOUT SOUND EXCHANGE AT SOUNDEXCHANGEPROJECT.COM

Depending on who you ask — or when you ask the question — you’ll get a variety of explanations of what the Sound ExChange Project really is: A local contemporary classical ensemble; a chamber group; an artist collective; composers; curators; educators; community-investors. “I try to avoid as much as possible defining what we do,” says Kurt Fedde, the group’s percussionist. “Right now, there is no box. I guess we’re still building the walls.” “People do ask us all the time: ‘What is 10 CITY APRIL 1-7, 2015

Sound ExChange?’” Emily Wozniak, the project’s executive director, adds. “Ok, but that’s a loaded question. Because it’s a lot of things from a lot of different people.” At its very core, Sound ExChange is a group of seven young Eastman graduates who are looking for new ways to present music and connect with audiences. It could be through the use of interactive technology and social media, close collaborations with diverse community arts groups, passionatelyperformed contemporary works, or its residency with the ROCmusic program, but Sound ExChange wants to break down any barriers that exist between the audience’s world and their own. An adventurous example of

the group’s innovation was seen during the 2014 Rochester Fringe Festival, when Sound ExChange launched “01X: Digital Intersection of Music, Art, and Audience.”

The project — funded through a $100,000 grant from Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation’s Cultural Creative Collision program — featured two concerts on Geva Theatre’s Nextstage that sought to explore how audiences could interact with the music through their mobile devices. To achieve this, Sound ExChange collaborated with RIT photography professor Susan Lakin and computer science professor Joe Geigel, and Katie Verrant, a new media design student at RIT. The results were stunning. The group’s six core musicians — Fedde, violinists Molly Germer and Lili Sarayrah, violist Alexander Pena, cellist Nadine Sherman, and Matthew Cox on ukulele, voice, electronics, and toy piano — worked through a program of layered, evolving works. (Wozniak, a French hornist, is the group’s director and seventh member, but did not appear in the “01X” concerts.)

The performance started out beautifully, but it was during the set’s third piece, “For Melissa,” written by Fedde, that Sound ExChange’s mission really started to sink in. During an introduction to the piece, Fedde explained that he was inspired by the voicemails his friend, Melissa, left him. The two were separated by distance, but they were still always connected through the messages they would leave one another. Voicemails from Melissa were projected over the music as it slowly began to build, resulting in an intimate moment as the audience got a peek into the intentionally private messages left for Fedde. As the song progressed, audience members were prompted to hold up their own phones and play their voicemails, ending “For Melissa” in a chorus of disjointed voices. The effort was simple, but the display of private moments and spots of light in the dark Geva theater, accented by the carefully crafted tune, was striking.


Before the performance, audience members were handed a sheet instructing them to use their smartphones to upload voice files of their name and first memory of Rochester, and the first street intersection they crossed on their way to Geva. The information came into play during the group’s final work, the Matthew Cox-created piece, “Interscape.” Video projections of hyperlapsed videos taken from Google Maps’ street view were shown behind the musicians. Each video showed a path someone in the audience took to get to Geva, while audio of their Rochester memory played. The audience and their stories became integrated into the performance. “We want to shed a new light on what’s already out there and make it a little bit more approachable,” Fedde says later, now in the brightly lit back room of Press Coffee during mid-March, “and help people understand the music through actual experience of it, and not just sitting and watching it far away on stage. We want that connection to be there, to have them really understand what the piece means through experience.”

to experience the whole life of these composers. I want to experience the entirety of what the music means.” And Sound ExChange has performed in a bar: Skylark Lounge on South Union Street. But for a group that seeks out unconventional spaces, a bar doesn’t amount to much. The venues the group has used are dynamic. Sound ExChange has turned the 40,000-square-foot ArtisanWorks into a free-flowing festival with around 60 performers; or on a more intimate scale, it

with integrity regardless of genres?” she says. “It’s also about reinvigorating the idea of going out to a concert. Why should you leave your home if you can watch it on TV or listen to it on a recording,” Germer says. “We all really enjoy the experience of creating an actual concert where you can connect with each other on stage and also with the audience member. Sometimes that can be done just by working on a piece carefully until it’s performed energetically and convincingly.

Sound ExChange started

to come together in 2011, when Wozniak, then still a graduate student at Eastman, wanted to build an orchestra of friends and try different kinds of projects. “What we ended up starting was a group that has been devoted to experimenting with the way music is presented,” she says, “and that’s been true with an orchestra of 50 people in the first days to now a really core group of chamber musicians.” The core group of seven members gelled over 2012 and 2013, and they constantly add other performers and artists depending on the project. “As the trajectory of the group shifted, it kind of attracted different personalities,” Sarayrah says. “That’s part of what’s so cool about this: It’s able to involve students and collaborators who are interested in different facets of the process and the organization. It can shift with the people that are involved. That flexibility is really important.” Huddled around a table in Press Coffee, four of the members of Sound ExChange — Wozniak, Sarayrah, Fedde, and Germer — all echo the same sentiment: Sound ExChange is the sum of its parts; its artistic direction is a result of the personalities in the group. All classically trained, the young members of Sound ExChange simply want to show audiences that classical music can be interesting, fun, and enjoyable. “Through our own experiences, we’ve all had those moments where we see this really cool music on the stage and we’re all antsy in our chairs and are like, ‘I wish I was listening to this music in a bar,’” Fedde says. “I don’t want to overgeneralize, but quite a large number of these contemporary pieces come from New York City. But if you’ve never lived in New York City, you don’t know the context of that. You don’t know the soundscape and environment the composers live in every day. Why not bring a little bit of that to the audience so they can fully experience more than just the music on the page. I want

has staggered instruments through Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s main gallery to explore spatial constraints through music. During the 2013 Fringe Festival, Sound ExChange staged “Anomaly” in the Rochester Museum and Science Center’s Strasenburgh Planetarium. In a performance that City Newspaper called “a true sensorial experience,” Sound ExChange played works by John Cage and Arvo Part while accompanied by the performance troupe BIODANCE. Topping it off, RIT Professor Michelle Harris created visuals that were projected into the four-story dome of the planetarium. But performing in an unconventional space, or adding bells and whistles, isn’t always enough, Sarayrah says. Audiences are looking for passion. “Maybe that gets lost in the conversation sometimes: Are the musicians presenting something they sincerely believe in

That’s connection enough; it doesn’t necessarily have to be a light show or something.” From the beginning,

along with a dedication to interesting performance, Sound ExChange has also had a commitment to education. Wozniak, Fedde, and Alex Pena each have degrees in music education, and have pushed for long-term partnership with schools and educational programs in Rochester. In the fall of 2013, Sound ExChange worked closely with music teacher Lynn Grossman at Helendale Road Primary School to complement her teaching plans with live demonstrations. Wozniak will present the work the group did with Helendale during a workshop and presentation at the Research in Music Education conference in London this April.

As part of the group’s 01X project, Sound ExChange is currently the 2014-15 Ensemble in Residence for the ROCmusic program, which provides free music and string instruction to about 58 city students ages 6 to 18. The program, which launched in 2012, is a partnership of the Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Eastman School of Music, Eastman Community Music School, Rochester school district, the City of Rochester, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. The pilot program takes place at the David F. Gantt Community Center on North Street. “Something that’s been really compelling is how close it is to Eastman, and yet how far it is at the same time,” Sarayrah says. “The kids involved maybe don’t feel as welcome in a setting like Eastman, where we give hundreds of free concerts every year.” And this fall, Sound ExChange is working with Eastman School’s Arts Leadership Program to start a resident artist internship with the group. Each year a student musician will work on four different projects while being mentored by members of Sound ExChange. The goal, as Wozniak explains, is to root the Sound ExChange Project as a creative vehicle in Rochester that will allow more musicians and artists to collaborate as time goes on in the mission set by the current core group of performers. “But this current group could turn into maybe mentors, you would say, or people who have set the tone and the standard, and we’re handing off projects on a yearly basis to a new group of people,” Wozniak says. Rochester is the group’s home base, and wherever the future takes the members, they are committed to performing as Sound ExChange. “All of us are committed to staying together,” Wozniak says. “Personally, I want to see what these guys will come up with in 5 to 10 years. We’re dedicated to leaving something in Rochester, because we’re so grateful. We feel Rochester made this group possible. This community, the environment, and the students of this school made Sound Exchange possible.” Sound ExChange is already set up for a busy 2015. Along with launching its internship, the group is recording its first EP — all songs written by Sound ExChange members — and is preparing for a New Music Residency during the summer at Avaloch Farm Music Institute in New Hampshire. In the immediate future, Sound ExChange will return to ArtisanWorks on April 26 for a performance with TIGUE, a Brooklynbased percussion group made up of Eastman grads. The group will then perform its first concert outside of Rochester on May 23 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in New York City, again with TIGUE. The members say they are excited about the future and opportunities that will open up as they continue to branch out. They’ve learned a lot, themselves, through the experiences, and they’re still growing. “It goes back to we’re still building the walls of our box,” Fedde says. rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 11


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[ BRAZILIAN BLUEGRASS ] Matuto. Sunday, May 3. Water Street Music Hall, 204 North Water Street. 8 p.m. $10-$15. waterstreetmusic.com; matutomusic.com. [ HIP-HOP ] Twiztid. Thursday, June 11. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Street. 7 p.m. $25-$30. ticketfly.com; twiztid.com. [ POP ]

Kelly Clarkson. Tuesday, July 21. Darien Lake Performing

Arts Center, 9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center. 7:30 p.m. $39.50-$99.50. livenation.com; kellyclarkson.com.

Omar Tamez & Angie Sanchez

FRIDAY, APRIL 3 BOP SHOP RECORDS, 1460 MONROE AVENUE 8:30 P.M. | $10-$15 DONATION | 271-3354; BOPSHOP.COM [ JAZZ ] Jazz aficionados are very much aware the Latin

jazz that entered the American music scene by way of Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo in the late 1940’s. Since then, as the whole world has embraced the music, many more hybrids from south of the border have emerged. In a concert titled “Jazz meets Mexico and Latin America,” guitarist Omar Tamez will combine his gorgeous textures and evocative melodies with the wonderfully percussive piano style of Angelica Sanchez (pictured). — BY RON NETSKY

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Sound Machine is thunderously intricate. With as many as 11 musicians adding to the sound in a given show, BMSM’s sound could be muddy, but it isn’t. BMSM has done a tight job at effective layering with ample space. The troupe grooves between afrobeat, funk, psychedelic, and experimental. The band is now touring off its 2014 release of tasty sound, “Contraband.” Upward Groove and Subsoil also play. — BY TYLER PEARCE

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Benny Golson WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8 HONEOYE CENTRAL SCHOOL, 8528 MAIN STREET, HONEOYE 7 P.M. | $5 | 229-5171; HONEOYE.ORG [ JAZZ ] A member of jazz’s greatest generation,

Saxophonist Benny Golson played with Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, and Benny Goodman. If that’s not enough, he wrote “I Remember Clifford,” “Whisper Not,” “Stablemates,” and many more outstanding tunes. Add to that his superb saxophone technique and improvisational skills and you’ve got one of the greatest figures in the history of jazz. With performances by the Greece Jazz Band, and Honeoye Middle School and Senior High Jazz Ensembles. — BY RON NETSKY

Diocesan Boys’ School String Orchestra MONDAY, APRIL 6 KILBOURN HALL, EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, 26 GIBBS STREET 8 P.M. | FREE | ESM.ROCHESTER.EDU [ CLASSICAL ] The Diocesan Boys’ School — a

prestigious private boys’ academy in Hong Kong — has become renowned for its music programs. The DBS String Orchestra will make its U.S. debut in Kilbourn Hall, with a program of works by Schostakovich, Benjamin Britten, and Edward Elgar. The orchestra’s director, Samuel Pang, is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. — BY JAKE CLAPP

Ben Caplan, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Swamp Trotter, and Seth Faergolzia. Bug

Seen around town making the scene and playing the blues in assorted gin mills and dives, Cold Sweat Roc forgoes the histrionics of other blues bruisers to deliver “California Heat,” a well-balanced collection of blues burners and rockers. Laid-back and rootsy in spots, and balls-to-the wall in others, this is the soundtrack for pointing the jalopy westward and not stopping until you see palm trees and tube tops. What keeps it exciting is guitarist Steve Casilio’s flirtation with wizardry and sonics that go way beyond the standard bump and twang. The trio swings smooth on cuts like “Discovery” before awakening the ghost of Gary Moore on “Broken Promises,” while bassist and lead vocalist Ray Sciarratta intones stories of nights spent with a hundred cigarettes and even more broken hearts. It’s an overall groove — locked in by the nimble rat-a-tattat of drummer Dave Gardner — that’ll be there when you’re going down slow. Cold Sweat Roc awaits you there. Hell, it’s the blues. What else do you want? What else do you need? — BY FRANK DE BLASE

Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $8-$10. David Allen Hammond. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8 p.m. $5. Rob & Gary Acoustic. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:308:30 p.m. [ BLUES ]

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Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

Eastman Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra.

Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm.rochester. edu. 8-10 p.m.

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The jazz world has no shortage of cerebral and experimental albums to ponder, but sometimes you just want a great groove and catchy melodies. “Out & About,” the new CD by veteran electric bassist Andy Galore delivers brilliantly on both counts. And it does so with a star-studded cast of players including guitarists Mike Stern and Oz Noy, saxophonist Joel Frahm, keyboardist Jason Lindner, and too many others to mention. The album ranges from crisp new takes on classics like Miles Davis and Robert Lee Irving’s “Robot 415” and Eddie Harris’ “Freedom Jazz Dance” to funky arrangements of Galore originals like “23rd Street Blues” and “Fingerprints.” On both of those tunes, Galore struts his stuff in tuneful bass solos. And on both, Stern is the second star, bringing his unhinged rock-oriented style to the table. Noy, the other extraordinary guitarist here, is especially strong on Charles Mingus’ “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat” and Galore’s “Chicken & Scotch.” Galore’s bass (along with great drumming by Gregory Hutchinson and others) drives every tune, but it’s his arrangements, with their odd time signatures and unpredictable harmonies, that steal the show. Every tune on the album is an absolute joy to listen to. — BY RON NETSKY

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Music In the 21st-century jazz world it’s common

Stephan Crump and Mary Halvorson will perform together as Secret Keeper at the Bop Shop on Thursday, April 2. PHOTO BY G. POWELL

Unchained melodies Secret Keeper: Mary Halvorson and Stephan Crump

Shop Thursday in Secret Keeper, a duo with bassist Stephan Crump. The show is a CD release event for their new album, “Emerge.”

THURSDAY, APRIL 2 BOP SHOP RECORDS, 1460 MONROE AVENUE 8:30 P.M. | $15 DONATION REQUESTED; $10 STUDENTS | 271-3354; BOPSHOP.COM; MARYHALVORSON.COM

Back in her teens, Halvorson studied with a

[ FEATURE ] BY RON NETSKY

At the age of 11, Mary Halvorson was growing in Boston and studying violin. It was the early 1990’s but Halvorson and her friends were enamored of music from the late-1960’s, groups like The Allman Brothers Band and the Grateful Dead. When she heard Jimi Hendrix that was it. She put down her violin. “I got a black-and-white Stratocaster and tablature books and tried to figure out how he was playing what he was playing,” Halvorson says. “I was fascinated with his music.” Twenty-three years later, Halvorson is disrupting the jazz scene with her unique guitar style. She is best known for her work on the avant-garde side and the Hendrix influence occasionally bursts through in her unorthodox approach to the instrument. “He played some insane stuff and it’s pretty timeless,” says Halvorson, who visits the Bop 14 CITY APRIL 1-7, 2015

jazz guitarist and focused on standards. She discovered Wes Montgomery and listened to her parents’ records by John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk. She still has the mixtape a friend made featuring the music of Ornette Coleman and Charles Mingus. And she remembers buying a duo record by Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey. When it came time for college, Halvorson went to Wesleyan University in Connecticut to study science. But Braxton, a leading figure in avant-garde music, was teaching in the music department. She put down her science. “I was so blown away by Anthony and the whole music department that I pretty quickly switched over to music,” Halvorson says. “The main thing about Anthony Braxton is he’s such a wonderful person, so encouraging, so positive, and so creative. “He encourages students to explore and take risks. In his classes you would play his large ensemble music and small ensemble music. Just seeing the scope of what he does, it made me realize that you can do anything. There aren’t rules you have to follow specifically; there’s so much creativity to explore.

“But at the same time he has such respect for tradition. He taught a class on Sun Ra and Stockhausen, and one called ‘History of the Jazz Saxophone.’” Since then Halvorson has played in several of Braxton’s groups and recorded with him. But while in college she had some serious thinking to do about her future. “The biggest decision for me was whether or not to be a musician because I’m a pretty practical person and it’s a pretty impractical way of making a living,” Halvorson says. “Before I met Anthony, I never really considered that this might be something I wanted to pursue. Then, when I realized I did want to pursue it, I struggled with it because it just seemed like, how do you make a living as a musician, especially one playing less than mainstream music? “When I made that decision I had no expectation that I would be able to make a living playing the kind of music I wanted to play. What I decided was, if I’m comfortable having an office job for the rest of my life, then I’m going to go for this.” Halvorson worked in administration and bookkeeping for several years when she first moved to New York. But as her reputation grew, she was able to drop her day job and focus on her music. “The fact that I’m making a living doing this is enough for me,” she says.

for musicians to be in multiple groups, but few are in as many as Halvorson. She plays in more than 20 active ensembles. “It’s definitely different mindsets for different groups but I really enjoy that,” Halvorson says. “I like variety and I like the challenges of fitting into different groups and figuring out what those groups might need. “At the same time I do try to have some kind of a common voice as a musician. It’s a balancing act figuring out how to maintain a voice throughout all these different projects but, at the same time, honoring what the project is about and what the music is trying to get across. I only do things that I really like.” The projects range from fairly straightahead groups to radical ensembles. According to Halvorson the most out of the ordinary, People, features Kevin Shea on drums; Kyle Forester, bass; and Halvorson, guitar and vocals. “I’m not a singer,” Halvorson says. “Kevin writes the lyrics and they’re pretty out there.” As for her role as a side-person in the traditionally male jazz world: “I think that’s really changing,” Halvorson says. “I play in bands where women outnumber men. I don’t feel like it’s an issue. I work with great people. I don’t get treated differently. I don’t distinguish between men and women, I just play with musicians I like.” The first recording by Secret Keeper is all

improvised, capturing the first notes the duo played together in Crump’s home studio. The duo’s new record, “Emerge,” consists of compositions. Their shows are combination of both. “We very rarely prepare in any way,” Halvorson says. “We listen and create structures spontaneously, trying to have variety in what we’re playing. Sometimes we come up with a title and try to come up with something that fits. We have a piece called ‘Mirrors’ and a piece called ‘Planets.’ With those titles in mind we’ll try to conjure something different.” Although the avant-garde is not everyone’s cup of tea, Halvorson believes it can be an acquired taste. “It’s not necessarily going to be love at first listen; that was my experience,” she says. “I didn’t like it that much but something about it made me keep coming back and I became more and more drawn into it. I think if people come to it really open and not expecting to hear something that’s going to be easy listening there’s a lot that can be taken from it.” working on future projects, including one in China. For Rivera-Ortiz this is all out-of-pocket, charitable work. He doesn’t sell his photographs, but does donate them to help the cause.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 Monkey Scream Project.

Village Rock Cafe, 213 Main St. East Rochester. 5861640. 9 p.m.

THURSDAY, APRIL 2 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Cory RJ. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. ROCK | HAGGARD [ CLASSICAL ]

Eastman at Washington Square Lunchtime Concerts. ,. 274-1400. esm.rochester. edu/community/lunchtime/. 12:15-12:45 p.m. [ JAZZ ]

Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with The Charles Mitchell Group. Espada Brazilian Steak, 274 N. Goodman St. Village Gate. 473-0050. espadasteak. com. 6 p.m. Free. The D’Jangoners. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org.

Jazz Weekends with The David Detweiler Trio. Next

Door Bar & Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday: 8 p.m/. Free.

Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero. Fiamma, 1308

Buffalo Rd. 270-4683. fiammarochester.com. 6-9 p.m. Miché Fambro. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill. com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill. com. Free.

Secret Keeper: Mary Halvorson & Stephan Crump. The Bop Shop, 1460 Monroe Ave. 271-3354. bopshop. com. 8:30 p.m. $10-$15. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:308:30 p.m.

Damn, if this ain’t an honest to badness real, rock ‘n’ roll band. With a peppermint twist and a laconic pitch, this Philadelphia band delivers the cut for your strut, the dance to lose your pants. I love it. There’s a hint-o-soul in there like The Reigning Sound with a beautiful hesitation that the band’s mid-tempo psychedelic Americana can’t hide. You won’t be able to either. Deep, dark, and rockin’. Haggard plays with Guntrouble, The Shandeliers, and Roger Kuhn, on Friday, April 3, at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Avenue. 8 p.m. $8. bugjar.com; haggard.bandcamp.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

FRIDAY, APRIL 3 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Gethway. Boulder Coffee Co., 739 Park Ave. 697-0235. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Irish Ben. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 5 p.m. Pan de Oro. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. Ralph Louis. Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. rochesterplaza.com. 6 p.m. Free. Trace Wilkins. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St. 394-7070. nywcc.com. 6-9 p.m. [ BLUES]

Dave Riccioni & Friends. The

[ POP/ROCK ]

Beale, 693 South Ave. 2714650. thebeale.com. 5:308:30 p.m. Dirty Bourbon Blues Band. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 9 p.m. Mama Hart Band. The Landing Bar and Grille, 30 Fairport Village Landing. Fairport. 478-6608. 10 p.m. Teagan & Lou. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 6-9 p.m.

Boy Harsher and Ahura Mazda. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe

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[ HIP-HOP/RAP ]

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Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook.com/ thecaliforniabrewhaus. 6 p.m.-midnight. $10.

Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8:30 p.m. $6-$8.

A Pony Named Olga and Jaynie Crash. Abilene Bar

& Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8 p.m. $7.

Church, 1600 Mt. Hope Ave. 241-9761. musicaspei.org. 7:30 p.m. Free will offering. [ COUNTRY ] Emma Lane. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 413-5745. flourcitystation. com. 9:30 p.m. [ JAZZ ]

Fred Vine and Rockin’ Red.

Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Jazz Weekends with The David Detweiler Trio. Next

Door Bar & Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday: 8 p.m/. Free. Little Vikings. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 4547140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Matthew Sieber Ford Trio. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 262-2090. tapas177. com. 4:30 p.m. Free.

Omar Tamez & Angie Sanchez. The Bop Shop,

1460 Monroe Ave. 271-3361. bopshop.com. 8:30-10 p.m. $10-$15.

The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill. com. Free. continues on page 16

Envisioning the Passion.

Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave. 2711050. asburyfirst.org. 121:30 p.m. Free Will Offering.

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FRIDAY, APRIL 3 The Swooners. Woodcliff

Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa. com. 7:30 p.m.

Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Pultneyville

Grill, 4135 Lake Rd. Pultneyville. 315-589-4512. PultneyvilleGrill.com. 7 p.m. [ HIP-HOP/RAP ]

Slap Weh Fridays with Blazin Fiyah. Eclipse Bar & Lounge, 372 Thurston Rd. 235-9409. Call for info.

[ METAL ] Caged. V-Pub at the Villager, 245 South Main St. 3942890. FaceBook.com/ cagedNY. 9 p.m.

The Entertainment Collective Showcase. California Brew Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook.com/ thecaliforniabrewhaus. 6 p.m. $13-$15.

Order of the Dead and Solipsist. Monty’s Krown,

875 Monroe Ave. 271-7050. reverbnation.com. 8 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Haggard, The Shandeliers, and Roger Kuhn. Bug Jar,

219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $8.

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Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 9:15 p.m. Ladies Take The Stage. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. firehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m.2 a.m. With Kaylin Cervini, Page, Mark Sieling on keys, Emma Lane, Fiona Corinne, Tivoli Skye, and Tyler Pearce Project. $5. MoChester. Vinyl Night Club, 291 Alexander St. 325-7998. facebook.com/ vinylsrochester. 10:30 p.m.

Start Making Sense and HnFO. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 8:30 p.m. $15-$18.

ELECTRONICA | BIG DATA

Big Data is the brain child of producer Alan Wilkis. You may recognize him from his single “Dangerous” featuring Rochester’s own kings of the atmospheric pop frontier, Joywave — the single went to number one on the Billboard alternative charts in August 2014. Big Data has produced numerous singles and digital downloads but only recently released its first studio album, “2.0.” this month. The music isn’t as impersonal as you might think and relies heavy on pop hooks and ghosts in the machine to bring it to life. Big Data plays with On An On and Chappo at on Monday, April 6, at the Main Street Armory, 900 East Main Street. 7:45 p.m. $9.41-$18. mainstreetarmory.com; bigdata.fm. — BY FRANK DE BLASE 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. -25, 8:30-10:30 p.m.

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The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley

The Fakers. The Beale,

693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7:3011:30 p.m.

Gap Mangione New Blues Band. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa,

199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Mama Hart Band. Cottage Hotel of Mendon, 1390 Pittsford-Mendon Rd. Mendon. 624-1390. cottagehotelmendon.com. 9 p.m. Call for cover.

Supper Time with DJ Bizmuth. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 5-8 p.m.

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Cat DeLaus & Kari Todesco.

Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 7-10 p.m. Sofrito. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info.

Talking Underwater Acoustic. Little Theatre Café,

Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Hedges Restaurant,

1290 Lake Rd. Webster. 2653850. HedgesNineMilePoint. com. 6:30 p.m. [ R&B/ SOUL ]

J Cole, Bas, Cozz, and Omen. Water Street Music

Hall, 204 N. Water St. 3255600. waterstreetmusic.com. 7 p.m. $35-$45.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 4 Auld Lang Syne and The Wallboards & Kurt G. Johnson. Abilene Bar

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill. com. Free.

Hanna Klau, solo piano & vocal. Prime Steakhouse,

42 E Main St. Webster. 2654777. primerochester.com. 6:45-10 p.m. High Falls Drifters. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic. com. 8 p.m.

Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero. Wegman’s Amore Restaurant, 1750 East Ave. 452-8780. 6-8 p.m.

Late Night Jazz Jam Session. Michael’s Valley

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. 383-

[ HIP-HOP/RAP ] Meek Mill. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 2323221. mainstreetarmory.com. 8 p.m. $55-$80. [ METAL ]

Aggressive Betty, Beneath Hell’s Sky, Murder in Rue Morgue. Pineapple Jack’s,

485 Spencerport Rd. Gates. 247-5225. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

The Garcia Poject.

Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 8:30 p.m. $10-$13.


SUNDAY, APRIL 5 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]

Celtic Music Sundays.

Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille.com. 7 p.m. Free. Fandango at the Tango. Tango Cafe, 35 South Washington St. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted.

Talking Underwater Acoustic. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. April 25, 8:30-10:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

Bill Slater Solo Piano (Brunch). Woodcliff Hotel &

Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 3814000. woodcliffhotelspa.com.

Candlelight Concert and Compline. Christ Church,

141 East Ave. 454-3878. christchurchrochester. org/. 8:30 p.m. VanDelinder Fellows Organists: Jeremy Jelinek, Chase Loomer, and Käthe Wright Kaufman.

MONDAY, APRIL 6 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]

Talking Underwater Acoustic. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. April 25, 8:30-10:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

Diocesan Boys’ School String Orchestra. Kilbourn

Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm.rochester.edu. 8-10 p.m.

METAL | OCEANO

Oceano will give you a sonic pummeling. With deep, chest-rattling growls that exhaust themselves over machine gun kick drums and guitars sprinting through down-tuned riffs, the Chicago-based band will beat your senses to a bloody mess and leave you winded. Oceano came out fists swinging in 2009 with the brutish, deathcore staple “Depths,” but the band has seen its ups and downs over the last few years. It looks like lead vocalist Adam Warren, the last original member, still has some anger to let loose, though. Oceano has picked up four new musicians and is touring off a new album, “Ascendants,” just released March 23. Oceano will play with The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Lorna Shore, Martyr Defiled, and Boris The Blade on Friday, April 3, at The California Brew Haus, 402 West Ridge Road. 6 p.m. $13. ticketfly.com; facebook.com/oceanometal. — BY JAKE CLAPP [ BLUES]

Bluesday Tuesday Blues Jam. P.I.’s Lounge, 495 West Ave. 8 p.m. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ]

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Deborah Branch. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m. Watkins & The Rapiers. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org. 7:309:30 p.m.

[ POP/ROCK ] Big Data. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 232-3221. mainstreetarmory.com. 7:45 p.m. $16-$18.

TUESDAY, APRIL 7 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]

Roses & Revolutions.

Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:308:30 p.m.

Talking Underwater Acoustic. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. April 25, 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Teagan Ward Solo Acoustic. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille. com. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Robert Freeman: A Musical Tribute, session I. Eastman

East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Robert Freeman: A Musical Tribute, session II. Eastman

East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8-10 p.m. Nick LeDuc. Village Rock Cafe, 213 Main St. East Rochester. 586-1640. https:// tatemusicgroup.com/epk/ artist/19645. 9 p.m.-midnight Village Rock Cafe, 213 Main St. East Rochester. 5861640. https://tatemusicgroup. com/epk/artist/19645. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Shana Falana, Buffalo Sex Change, and Cantelope. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $7-$9.

[ JAZZ ]

Deborah Branch. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m.

The Grove Place Jazz Project: An Evening of Swing, Ballads, and Blues.

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. 7 p.m. $10. [ OPEN MIC ]

Stand Up & Sing Out: Open Mic Competition. Lovin’ Cup,

300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8-10:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Don Christiano-The Beatles Unplugged and Mike Wittek. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153

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“Vanderbilt Garden III,” by Charles Houseman, is part of “The Heart’s Unrest,” currently on view at Oxford Gallery. PHOTO PROVIDED

The stirrings of life “The Heart’s Unrest” THROUGH SATURDAY, APRIL 11 OXFORD GALLERY, 267 OXFORD STREET TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 12 P.M. TO 5 P.M., AND SATURDAY, 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. 271-5885; OXFORDGALLERY.COM [ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Oxford Gallery’s current show, “The Heart’s Unrest,” features the cheerfully colorful work of Buffalo-based artist Charles Houseman and Rochester artist David Dorsey, and provides the perfect mental escape while Rochester’s weather decides if it’s springtime or not. Gallery director Jim Hall says he pulled the show’s title from a quote by Austrian physicist and philosopher Friedrich Waismann, who was a key theorist in the school of logical positivism. The full quote 20 CITY APRIL 1-7, 2015

is “The heart’s unrest is not to be stilled by logic,” and it follows an argument Waismann makes about the worthiness of the undying, human urge to wonder — regardless of our capacity to unveil life’s mysteries to reveal meaninglessness. This desire to discover underlying meaning walks hand-in-hand with our urge to create. In her book, “On Beauty and Being Just,” contemporary thinker Elaine Scarry states that beauty, in particular, “seems to incite, even to require, the act of replication.” Beauty “brings copies of itself into being,” by making us draw it, take photographs of it, or describe it to others, she says. Many artists might make the same claim, as they obsessively perfect their craft of replicating — or interpreting — this world. There’s certainly a wealth of beauty represented, even from unexpected sources, in this show.

Charles Houseman’s oil paintings are full of lush garden scenes as well as minutiae of flora, fauna, and statuary. They are moody, empty Edens — still except for the shiver of foliage or the stirring of a wing. In “October Cloak,” he captures the corner of a pergola, half wild with a twist of vines. The leaves are turning color, and wispy branches scratch a shifting sky. Many of these gardens are historic, standing on the grounds of former mansions and manors. Perhaps part of the pleasure in strolling through them is derived from the knowledge that they were formerly private spaces; nature manicured by money and closed to all but the owners and their company. In Houseman’s “Rock Garden, Eastman House,” the full, orange fire of a great tree in autumn dominates the top half of the picture, and is separated from the verdant, still green grounds by the cool shade of the pergola. Some of Houseman’s selections contain temple-like worlds, mirrored in a central pond (“Vanderbilt Garden I (Gilded Age)”), others transport us to the tropics. In “Greenhouse, Sonnenberg,” Houseman focuses on a pale putto presiding over an indoor island of foliage, the walls and ceilings dissolving in a mist of humidity. The monstrous “Canna Lily, Sonnenberg” spotlights a peacocking, towering, flowering plant, brightly sunlit and gloriously waxy amid field of shorter and more delicate flora. This work alone evokes a full-on longing for the bliss of midsummer. David Dorsey’s oil paintings focus mostly

on interiors, whether strikingly perfect table-top still-lifes, or human and animal skulls unsheathed by entropy. In “Begonias, Peaches, and Salt Shaker,” light-as-air blossoms are juxtaposed with substantial fruit, round and fiery like twin suns. Dorsey likes to pair petals with silver surfaces, and through evidently tireless efforts, has developed intimidating trompe l’oeil skills. Dorsey’s treatment of plants is so majestic, alive against subdued backgrounds, each element chosen to complement one another in shape and color. In “Eggplant and Bok Choy, he imbues the leaves with a juicy inner light. Veggies snuggle in “Radicchio and Peppers,” with a bit of purple reflected in the knife blade lying next to them. I don’t know if this counts as synesthesia, but several of Dorsey’s oversized images of food — particularly

sweet and tart foods of fruit pastries and berries — sparked a guilty spike of salivation. His “Glazed Tart” is a massive, mouth-watering cluster of sugar-sheened fruit bits on a crumbling crust. “Blueberries” is a colossal mound of bruise-colored fruit in a pie tin, the million folds on the lip perfectly rendered. Dorsey doesn’t favor subtlety. In “Minotaur,” a behemoth dump truck dominates the tiny linen as it navigates blacktop pathways. “Breaking Free/ Cutting Loose” is a huge portrait of a jar filled with colorful diaper pins, packed with the double tension of coiled metal and exposed points. A few works feature highly detailed skulls, the forms and intricacies masterfully recorded. A cow skull is balanced on the base of the skull and a ridge of molars, creating a sort of bone bridge. In “Baboon,” the chosen angle shows off the close-set eyes and long snout, simultaneously spotlighting what is familiar and alien, what is similar and dissimilar between human and nonhuman primates. Though Dorsey’s paintings of skulls are more aesthetic studies of natural forms than strict memento mori pictures per se, it’s hard to view the human remains in “Vanitas: Skull Unearthed Circa 1930” without the creeping consideration of our temporal nature. Having lost some teeth along the way, the silent, almost grotesque grimace contrasts sharply with the fresh, bright light seeping through the window. Any reminder of what lies beneath the surface is a reminder to be present while we are present. Almost as an answer to this pondering, the sole portrait included in the show, Dorsey’s “Portrait of a Young Woman,” is out-of-focus. A lovely young woman’s face is in slight shadow, hazy as a reverie, but so is her inward, distracted gaze. The effect of staring at her is almost like being with someone, but both of your attentions have drifted elsewhere.


Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] Art Museum of Rochester, 610 Monroe Ave. Dead End City III. Through April 30. Opening reception Fri. April 3, 5-9 p.m. facebook.com/ ArtMuseumOfRochester. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. The Lobby Presents: Read ‘Em and Weep. Through May 3. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Artwork by Tim Kelley, Matt Loochee, Airen, The Invisigoths, plus a new mural. Reception Friday April 3, 8 p.m., featuring jewelry by Gruntwerk and doe + crow. lobbydigital@gmail.com. lobbydigital.com. Cat Clay, 1115 E. Main St., Suite 242. A New View. Fri. April 3, 5-9 p.m. Landscape photographs by Gregory Eddi Jones. 414-5643. catclay.com. Gallery R, 100 College Ave. Liminal Madness. April 3-19. Opening reception Fri. April 3, 6-9 p.m. Photos, paintings, collages and more by RIT seniors. 256-3312. galleryr. rit.edu. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. The Freshness of Spring. Through April 30. Contemporary realist painter David Kerstetter’s “White Peonies.”. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions. com/. Lockhart Gallery at SUNY Geneseo, 28 Main St. Alleghany Organic. Through May 2. Opening reception Wed. April 1, 5-7 p.m. Ceramic art by Glenn Zweygardt. 245-5516. geneseo.edu. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. Watercolor and Photography. April 6-May 17. Opening reception Wed. April 8, 4-6 p.m. By Ken and Shelly Jentzen. 546-8400. episcopalseniorlife.org. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Best in Snow. April 4- May 2. Opening reception and meet the artist, Sat. April 4, 12-5 p.m. Candid photos of dogs by Andy Schecter. 317-6412. ockheesgallery.com/. Orange Glory Café, 240 East Ave. The Cocktailians. April 2- May 31. Opening reception Thurs. April 2, 6-9 p.m. Photos of barkeeps and thier associates by Gerry Szymanski. 232-7340. orangeglorycafe.com/. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. The Feeling You Get. Through April 30. Opening reception Fri. April 3, 6-9 p.m. Art books by 8 artists. 730-7034. Rochesterbrainery.com. Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. Ride It: Art and Bicycles in Rochester. Through May 15. Opening reception and performance by Once Dance Co. Fri, April 3, 6-10 p.m. Artist talk Sat. April 4, 1 p.m. Bicycle Tour of public art Sun. May 3, 1 p.m. A diverse exploration of bicycle culture, history, advocacy and creativity in the Rochester Region. 461-2222. info@ rochestercontemporary.org. rochestercontemporary.org/ ride_it.html. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Sutherland at the 1570. Through April 17.

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Of all the fond and lofty thoughts associated with Shakespeare’s plays, rarely do mannequin actors on rolly wheels, audience interaction, and two-character single-actor dialogue fit into the description. This performance of the “Merry Wives of Windsor,” performed by the Rochester Shakespeare Players, is an abridged and more accessible adaptation intended for younger audiences (or anyone with a strong aversion to iambic pentameter). Through the use of clever costume design, the small cast is multiplied to cover a multitude of parts. Directed by T. Bohrer and Jillian Christensen and featuring a rousing performance by Patrick White as the portly knight John Falstaff, this show is kinetically and visually engaging performance with the flavor of sketch comedy. “Merry Wives of Windsor” will be performed on Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, at MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Avenue. 7:30 p.m. $6-$12. muccc.org; rochestercommunityplayers.org. — BY JONATHAN MEAD Artwork by Pittsford Sutherland High School Art Students. 5468439 x 3102. Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. Object Alchemy. Through April 25. Opening reception Fri. March 27, 5:30-9 p.m. New Sculpture by Lee Hoag. 2326030. axomgallery.com. Bertha VB Lederer Gallery, Brodie Hall, 1 College Dr. Thomas MacPherson:

Paintings, 1985-2015. Through May 2. 245-5516. geneseo.edu/. Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery, 713 Monroe Ave. Flourish. Through April 24. Hand-built ceramic installation by Joanna Poag. 271-5183. geneseearts.org/. Frederick Douglass Community Resource Center, 36 King St. A Mothering Blackness: The continues on page 22

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 7 p.m. Hawkins-Carlson Room • Rush Rhees Library

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COMEDY | TOM ARNOLD

From stand-up he came, and to stand-up Tom Arnold has returned. With a long (very long) list of movie roles under his belt, Arnold still retains a modicum of humor about his Hollywood career: A quote from his website describes him pithily as “The star of more than one hundred movies, and three good ones.” Personal preference might disagree on which movies constitute his “good ones,” but he is most well-known for his roles in a glut of recent B-movies, as well as notable performances in the 90’s, like “Nine Months”(1995), and “True Lies” (1994) with Arnold Schwarzenegger. He also hosted Fox Network’s “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” for a span of four years. Tom’s stand-up routines draw from his Midwestern small-town roots, his own marital difficulties, and anecdotal histories of his long stint in Hollywood. Tom Arnold performs on Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, at the Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Boulevard in Webster. 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. $30. tomarnoldcomedy.com; thecomedyclub.us. — BY JONATHAN MEAD

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Emancipation Proclamation. Through May 19. An array of art that examines the “Afrikan Wombman.”. 497-6139. fdrcrochester.com. Gallery 96, 604 Pittsford-Victor Road. Perspectives. Through April 5. Photography by Susan and Jerome Kaye. 233-5015. gallery96.vom. Genesee Community College, 1 College Road. Batavia. Fine Arts Student Exhibition. Through April 19. Drawing, painting, ceramics, two-dimensional and three-dimensional design by students. 343-0055. genesee.edu. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Through The Student Lens. Through April 19. Opening receptions April 3, 5-9 p.m. Work from regional high school students, guest artists Bonnie Gamache and Emily Kinney, and more. imagecityphotography.com. Irondequoit Town Hall, 1280 Titus Ave. Art Walk. Through April 30. Original, fine art created by the Irondequoit Art Club. 467-8840. irondequoitartclub.org. Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. Life Behind the Photo. Through May 4. Photos by the Wilson Foundation Academy Photo Club. 2715920. cityofrochester.gov. Lower Link Gallery, Central Library, 115 South Ave. Womanscape. Through April 23. Oil and encaustic paintings by Virginia Cassetta. 428-8053. libraryweb.org. Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. The Assembled Image: Collage,

Painting, and Assemblage Sculpture. Through April 30. Artwork that is inspired by collage by several artists. 315462-0210. mstreetarts@gmail. com. mainstreetartsgallery.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. The 42-Letter Name, Infinite Place: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby. Infinite Places: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby, through March 29. The 42-Letter Name, Prints derived from traditional South Asian religious art, through April 12. 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. Mercer Gallery at Monroe Communtiy College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd. Frames of Mind. Through April 24. Artist talk and reception Thurs. April 9, 4:30 p.m. with music by Maria Gillard Band. Workshop Wed. April 22, 3-4:30, Bldg 12-224. 292-2021. monroecc.edu/go/ mercer/. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St. Honeoye Falls. Through the Looking Glass. Through May 2. Closing reception Wed. April 29, 6-8 p.m. with guest speaker Willie Osterman. Photos from regional and national artists. 582-1830. thelowermill.com. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. Anticipation of 2015. Through April 5. Watercolors by Pamela LoCicero. 546-8400. EpiscopalSeniorLife.org. NTID Dyer Arts Center, 52 Lomb Memorial Dr. Lessons in Laughter: The Life and Times of Bernard Bragg. Through April 10. Jean Pietrowski and Allison Thompson curated a memento-filled exhibition for deaf performer, playwright and director Bernard Bragg. rit.edu.

Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. The Hearts Unrest. Through April 11. Oil paintings by Charles Houseman and David Dorsey. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. Made in New York. Through June 7. 73 pieces of artwork by 56 NYS artists. 315-255-1553. mtraudt@ schweinfurthartcenter.org. schweinfurtharcenter.org. Williams Gallery at First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd. Arena at The Williams Gallery. Through April 1. Works by the Arena Art Group. zannebrunner@gmail.com. Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. A Panoptic Survey. Through April 17. Opening reception Thurs. April 2, 4-6:30 p.m. Diptych and triptych pieces, black and white lithographic drawings, and pastels by Neal McDannel. 785-1369. flcc.edu/.

Call for Artwork [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Books Alive. Through April 19. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 442-8676. info@vsw. org. submittable.com. Cycling Themed Posters. Through May 1. For the Spokes & Ink Bike Fest spokesandink.com/.

Call for Participants [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Fringe 2015 Open Submissions. Through April 22. rochesterfringe.com.

Art Events [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Nick Marshall in Conversation with Tracy Stuber. April 1, 6 p.m. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 442-8676. vsw.org. [ FRI., APRIL 3 ] Envisioning the Passion. April 3, 7:30-9 p.m. Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave Free Will Offering. 271-1050. asburyfirst.org. Hungerford Open Studios. First Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St. Enter Door #2 Free. thehungerford@ thehungerford.com. Magnificent Africa: Open Mic/ Book Signing with Pamela A. Babusci. April 3, 6-9 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. Rsvp appreciated thebaobab.org. _e_scapes Works in Progress. April 3, 6-9 p.m. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 4428676. vsw.org.

Comedy [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Improv Plate. April 1, 7 p.m. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. [ THU., APRIL 2 ] An Evening With The Threesome Show. April 2, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster Steve Burr, Marianne Sierk, and Todd Youngman $10. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us.


[ FRI., APRIL 3 ] Tom Arnold. April 3, 7:30 & 10 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $30. 6719080. thecomedyclub.us.

Dance Events [ THU., APRIL 2 ] Rochester Swing Dance Network. April 2, 2-3:30 p.m. St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 2000 Highland Ave. 721-8684. estherbrillpartnerdance.com. [ SAT., APRIL 4 ] Hot Rod Betties Burlesque Benefit. April 4, 7 p.m. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. $5. 319-3832. facebook.com/hotrodbetties. [ TUE., APRIL 7 ] Rotary Big Band Swing Dance. April 7, 7:30 p.m. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield $1. 340-8655.

Film [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Rochester International Children’s Film Festival. Through April 3. raeyc.org/. [ THU., APRIL 2 ] Rochester International Children’s Film Festival. Through April 3. raeyc.org/. [ FRI., APRIL 3 ] Experimental Videos. April 3, 7 p.m. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. $5 donation. 4428676. vsw.org. Rochester International Children’s Film Festival. Through April 3. raeyc.org/. Underground Film Series: Kumiko the Treasure Hunter. April 3, 7 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue $8. thelittle.org. Underground Film Series: Hausu. April 3, 10 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue With live accompaniment by the Andrew Alden Ensemble $10. thelittle.org. [ SAT., APRIL 4 ] Underground Film Series: Short Circuit Films Shorts Program. April 4, 3:30 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue Free. thelittle.org. Underground Film Series: Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow. April 4, 7 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue $7. thelittle.org. [ MON., APRIL 6 ] Surviving the Death of a Loved One: Finding Peace in Your Time of Loss. April 6, 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane 7234673. lifetreecafe.com. [ TUE., APRIL 7 ] Hitchcock Film Series: Shadow of a Doubt. April 7, 5 p.m. Wood Library, 134 North Main St Canandaigua 394-1381. woodcliffhotelspa.com.

Kids Events [ WED., APRIL 1 ] 19th Century Games and Toys with Genesee Country Village & Museum. April 1, 10:30 a.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300. brightonlibrary.org. Movie: The Boxtrolls. April 1, 2:30-4:15 p.m. Central Library,

ART | “A NEW VIEW”

For a single evening, “A New View” will be on display at Cat Clay studio. The show features landscape photography by Gregory Eddi Jones, a well-traveled local artist, writer, and publisher. Apart from pursuing his own imaging, Jones is the founding editor of In the In-Between, a digital journal platform that features artists working “at the intersection of photography and digital media.” Friday’s show includes images from Upstate New York but also from Jones’s travels through Croatia, Bosnia, and Paris. Jones’s work has appeared in galleries from New York City to Beijing, but “A New View” will be the first time his landscape portfolio has been exhibited in Rochester. “A New View: Photographs by Gregory Eddi Jones” will be on display Friday, April 3, at Clay Cat, 1115 East Main Street. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. catclay.com; inthein-between.com. — BY JONATHAN MEAD

ART | “DEAD END CITY III”

The Art Museum of Rochester is opening a new multi-artist gallery exhibition in April. Titled “Dead End City III,” this show will feature the artwork of Talia Gonzalez, Rachel Coyne, Jason Coyne, AIREN, El Destructo, Grace Docherty, Laura Fernandes, Dave Dow, and Rachel Dow (artwork pictured). The work will be displayed at AMOR through the end of April. AMOR’s gallery space includes a cafe serving coffee, alcoholic beverages, and a selection of food during all gallery hours. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 3, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Dead End City III” will debut on Friday, April 3, at the Art Museum of Rochester, 610 Monroe Avenue. Gallery hours are 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Free. — BY JONATHAN MEAD Children’s Center, 115 South Ave. 428-8150. libraryweb.org. [ THU., APRIL 2 ] David FitzSimmons’s Curious Critters Volume Two. April 2, 9:30 a.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Photography 637-8354. liftbridgebooks.com.

Holiday Meet the Easter Bunny. Thu., April 2, 6:30 p.m. Irondequoit Public Library, Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd Registration

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Lectures [ WED., APRIL 1 ] From Portraits to Picture Books: Photo Workshop. April 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. 419-892-2900. Learning from our Dominican Compañeros on the Border of continues on page 24 rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 23


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[ MON., APRIL 6 ] Moving Beyond Racism Book Group. April 6, 7-8:30 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave. “When I Was Puerto Rican” by Esmeralda Santiago 288-8644. mbrbookinfo@aol.com.

Yo u ’ r e a r e a l E y e O p e n e r FILM | ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL

Now in its 10th year, the Rochester International Children’s Film Festival is a free annual program of award-winning shorts that highlight the best of family-friendly filmmaking from around the world, with an emphasis on non-violent and socially conscious messages. From potato-shaped aliens to escaped toys and street-sweeping elephants, this year’s films are sure to capture the imaginations of budding cinephiles and demonstrate enough artistic quality to entertain movie lovers of all ages.

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April 9 – 11, 2015

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April 9, 7:30 PM. School of the Arts auditorium. NEW PRICE – $8 W&B and JCC members, Seniors and Students. $10 non-members.

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April 10, 7:30 PM. Writers & Books. Free event. Reservation required. Call 473-2590.

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April 11, 10:00 AM – Noon. Writers & Books. $35 W&B members, $40 non-members

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Writers & Books’ programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Included in the hour-long program of 10 short films, this year’s festival will feature a screening of “Our Hopes and Dreams,” a short animated film made by local children enrolled in the Maplewood YMCA Afterschool Program, as part of a hands-on workshop on animation hostel by the festival in partnership with Animatus Studio. Attendees will also be able to take part in a host of educational arts-and-crafts activities following each of the festival screenings. In an effort to make the films accessible to anyone who wishes to see them, the festival will be touring area public libraries beginning this Thursday, April 2, (at Arnett Branch Library, 310 Arnett Boulevard) and continuing throughout the month of April. For more information and a complete schedule of screenings, visit raeyc.org. — BY ADAM LUBITOW

Lectures Haiti. April 1, 7 p.m. Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street 3254000. rocla.us. [ THU., APRIL 2 ] Alexander Wilson: The Scot who Founded American Ornithology. April 2, 7 p.m. RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability, 111 Lomb Memorial Drive, Sustainability Hall Presented by Jed Burtt 475-2512. rit.edu. The Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron: A 20-Year Restoration and Preservation Project.. April 2, 7:30 p.m. Mendon Community Center, 167 N. Main St. Presented by Thomas X. Grasso 624-5655. townofmendon.org. Travelogue: Iran. April 2, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 7307034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ FRI., APRIL 3 ] Scott LaFaro: New Deal Art. April 3, 5-8 p.m. Geneva Historical Society, 543 South Main St 315-789-5151. info@ genevahistoricalsociety.com. genevahistoricalsociety.com. [ SAT., APRIL 4 ] Jazz is Ugly. Jazz is Beautiful. April 4, 2-10 p.m. The Bop Shop, 1460 Monroe Ave. A symposium on jazz music $10. 271-3354. bopshop.com. The Lotus Sutra of the Wonderful Dharma, the final teaching of

the Historical Buddha. April 4, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Enkyoji Buddhist Temple of Rochester, 1115 E Main St Suite #436, Hungerford Building Presented by Rev. Kanjin Cederman 8202638. rochesterbuddhist.org/. [ TUE., APRIL 7 ] I Come to the Garden Alone; The Earthly Spirituality of Black Folk. April 7, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St 340-9643. crcds.edu. Rochester Public Market Tour. April 7, 7:30-8:45 a.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St 340-9643. crcds.edu/springlecture-week/. Stanley I. Stuber Lecture: Big Bang Ecology and Concious Evolution. April 7, 7-8 p.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St free. 340-9643. crcds.edu/spring-lecture-week/.

Literary Events [ WED., APRIL 1 ] The Writers Forum: Poet Susanne Parker. April 1, 8 p.m. New York Room, Cooper Hall, The College at Brockport, New Campus Drive, Brockport. 3955713. brockport.edu/wforum. [ THU., APRIL 2 ] The Man Between: Michael Henry Heim & A Life in Translation. April 2, 5-6:30 p.m. Rush Rhees Library,

[ TUE., APRIL 7 ] Books Sandwiched In: On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom. April 7, 12:12-12:52 p.m. Central Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium, 115 South Ave. 428-8350. libraryweb.org. New Ground Poetry Night. First Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. Equal=Grounds, 750 South Ave. The lineup is first come, first on stage. Each poet has five minutes (or three poems, whichever comes first.). 242-7840. facebook.com/ newgroundpoetry.

Museum Exhibit [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Da Vinci: The Genius Exhibition. Through May 17. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Through May 17. 200 unique pieces including 75 life-size machine inventions $4 in addition to regular admission rmsc.org. In Glorious Technicolor, Aura Satz: Eyelips Leaking Light, and David Levinthal: History. Ongoing. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. In Glorious Technicolor: 100 Years of Technicolor through April 26. Aura Satz: Eyelids Leaking Light, exploring the aesthetics of “color fringing” through April 26. David Levinthal: History, 35 years of his work, through May 10 2713361. eastmanhouse.org.

Recreation [ WED., APRIL 1 ] The Riedman Foundation Opening Day Trout Derby. April 1, 7 a.m.-noon. Powder Mills Park, 154 Park Rd. 586-1670. [ SAT., APRIL 4 ] Genesee Valley Hiking Club. Check our online calendar for this week’s hike schedule or visit gvhchikes.org. Paint Party. April 4, 11 a.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St $5, registration required 6372260. liftbridgebooks.com. Tai Chi Open House. April 4, 10-11:30 a.m. The Rochester T’ai Chi Ch’uan Center, 80 Rockwood Pl. 461-0130. rtccc@juno.com. rtccc.com. [ MON., APRIL 6 ] Community Drum Circle. First Monday of every month, 6-7 p.m Spectrum Creative Arts, 3300 Monroe Ave. 383-1999. spectrumcreativearts.org. spectrumcreativearts.org.

Special Events [ WED., APRIL 1 ] At the Foot of the Cross Revival. Through April 2. Living Word Temple of Restoration, 219 Stenson St. 458-3180. lwtr@ lwtrministries.org. lwtrministries. org/event1/holy-week/.


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Free Community Meal. April 1, 5-6:30 p.m. Covenant United Methodist Church, 1124 Culver Rd 654-8115.

Mind Body Spirit

[ THU., APRIL 2 ] Looking at Your Life Through the Tarot. April 2, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com. [ SAT., APRIL 4 ] 5th Annual April Fools Tour. April 4, 12-4 p.m. Stone-Tolan House Historic Site, 2370 East Ave. $5. 546-7029 x 11. landmarksociety.org. Days of F.I.R.E. and Birth of a Hip-Hop Nation. April 4, 6-9 p.m. Rochester Baha’i Center, 693 East Avenue 461-3272. monkgeorge@yahoo.com. Free Seed Exchange & Seed Giveaway. April 4, 10 a.m.noon. Victor Free Library, 15 West Main St. 924-2637. victorfreelibrary.org. Primitive Living Skills and Outdoor Survival. April 4, 12-3 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $22. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com. [ SUN., APRIL 5 ] PintAsana: Yoga + Brew. 11 a.m.-noon. The Lost Borough Brewing Co., 543 Atlantic Ave $18. 471-8122. [ MON., APRIL 6 ] Food Preservation & Drying. April 6, 7-8:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $20. 585-7307034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ TUE., APRIL 7 ] Don’t Have a Cow: Fast & Easy Vegan Cheeses Anyone Can Make. April 7, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $21. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com. Simple Updo’s. April 7, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com.

Workshops [ WED., APRIL 1 ] Henna 101. April 1, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $30. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Kilbourn Concert Series: Stephanie Blythe, Masterclass. April 1, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St Mezzo-soprano 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. Kingian Nonviolence Training. April 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, 929 S. Plymouth Ave. Sliding scale, $25- $100. 463-3266. alex.denooyer@gmail.com. gandhiinstitute.org. [ THU., APRIL 2 ] 5 Ways to Rock Your Social Media. April 2, 6 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. thebaobab.org. AARP Tax-Aide. 10 a.m.-3 p.m Wood Library, 134 North Main St Canandaigua 394-1381. woodlibrary.org. Arts and Cultural Grants Workshop. April 2, 2-4 p.m. St. John Fisher College, 3690

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SPECIAL EVENT | “DAYS OF F.I.R.E. AND BIRTH OF A HIP-HOP NATION”

Eldred Harris of the Cornell Hip-Hop Collection’s advisory board will speak on Saturday at “Days of F.I.R.E.,” a Rochester community event exploring the social and economic factors surrounding hip-hop’s beginnings and how urban poverty and “the creation of the prison industrial complex is connected to the development of this powerful music form.” The talk will be preceded by a community potluck at 6 p.m. The Cornell Hip-Hop Collection is a rare artifact and manuscript library collection housed at Cornell University. After retiring from the recording industry, Johan Kugelberg began to accumulate remnants from the emergent hip-hop movement out of the South Bronx, and the early years of the genre in New York City. Years of collecting original flyers, posters, cassettes, and vinyl records resulted in a massive collection of early hip-hop paraphernalia that he donated to Cornell in 1999. This initial contribution became the core of the Cornell HipHop Collection, which has since grown to include more than 15,000 rare artifacts documenting the birth of hip-hop.

[ MON., APRIL 6 ] Middle Childhood. April 6, 10 a.m.-noon. Mental Health Association, 320 N. Goodman St. 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. [ TUE., APRIL 7 ] How to Say NO to Your Child. April 7, 10 a.m.-noon. Mental Health Association, 320 N. Goodman St. 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org.

Theater A Body of Water. Through April 5. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through April 4. Sat. April 4, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Sun. and April 5, 3 p.m., Wed. April 1, 7 p.m., Thurs. April 2, 7 p.m $35+. 232-4382. gevatheatre.org. Hourglass Play Readings: Mrs. Cage. Sat., April 4, 3-5 p.m. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. hourglassplays.org. The Merry Wives of Windsor, an Adaptation for Younger Audiences. April 3-4. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Fri. and Sat. April 3 & 4, 7:30 p.m. The Shakespeare Players program of the Rochester Community Players $6-$12. muccc.org. Mountaintop. April 4-26. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury

Blvd Through April 26. Sat. April 4, 8 p.m., Sun. April 5, 12, & 19, 2 & 7 p.m., Tues. April 7, 6 p.m., Wed. April 8, 7:30 p.m., Thurs. April 9, 7:30 p.m., Fri. April 10, 17, & 24, 8 p.m. Sat. April 11, 18, & 25, 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun. April 26, 2 p.m. Dramatic, magical storytelling gives insight into King, the man, and reaches a summit that will leave audiences breathless $25+. 232-4382. ge. Mrs. Cage. Sat., April 4, 3 p.m. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. An Hourglass Play Reading Series Production. By Nancy Barr. Directed by Stephanie Roosa 340-8720. hourglassplays.org.

Theater Audition [ WED., APRIL 1 ] The Rape of Lucrece. Through April 1. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. 730-7034. justin.rielly@ gmail.com.

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Eldred Harris will present “Days of F.I.R.E. and Birth of a Hip-Hop Nation” on Saturday, April 4, at the Rochester Baha’i Center, 693 East Avenue. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (lecture and discussion at 7 p.m.) Free. — BY JONATHAN MEAD East Ave RSVP Required. 263-6250. maijarred_jones@ gillibrand.senate.gov.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mad for trees “Serena”

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

Geneseo Theatres

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Geneseo Square Mall, 243-2691, rochestertheatermanagement.com

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

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

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

Now that we’re firmly entrenched in the 24-7 information age, ubiquity can often be a byproduct of a successful acting career. Keeping that gravy train on track requires work, and since her Oscar-nominated breakthrough in 2010’s “Winter’s Bone,” Jennifer Lawrence has appeared in about a dozen films. Add to that the perpetual self-promotion of talk shows and red carpets, breathless mash notes on BuzzFeed

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

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

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

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

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

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Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in “Serena.” PHOTO COURTESY THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY

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and GIFs of her face-planting upon winning her Academy Award, and at this point Lawrence is officially overexposed. That’s a problem when your only job is to convince people you’re somebody else, and for Lawrence, her growing inability to disappear into a role has never been more of an issue than in her latest film, a forgettable bomb called “Serena.” Set in the Smoky Mountains during 1929, “Serena” stars Bradley Cooper and his wobbly Boston accent as George Pemberton, a timber magnate in the midst of deforesting the mountains of North Carolina. During a brief business trip to civilization, George encounters the alluring Serena (Lawrence, all platinum waves and crimson lips), whom he quickly marries and brings back to the camp. The last surviving member of a Colorado logging family lost to a house fire, Serena is described as “mad for trees,” and it’s not long before the headstrong Mrs. Pemberton is cracking the whip, much to the dismay of Buchanan (David Dencik),

her husband’s weirdly possessive right-hand man. Serena does, however, have an ally in Galloway (a nearly unrecognizable Rhys Ifans), mountain man, ex-con, panther tracker, and whatever else is required to move the congested storyline along. “Nothing that happened before even exists,” Serena purrs to George upon noticing the wounded looks directed at him by his extremely pregnant former maid, and what could have been a thoughtful character study about an early 20th-century feminist scrapping her way to the top of a male-dominated industry instead devolves into a ferocious backwoods catfight. Screenwriter Christopher Kyle doesn’t pack enough of Serena’s emotional and physical baggage to prevent her rapid unhinging from seeming completely out of the blue, and as a result “Serena” plays like soapy misogynism about a childless woman driven homicidal with uncontrollable envy. Working from the 2008 novel by Ron Rash, Kyle also tries to shoehorn underdeveloped subplots about George’s shady dealings, his battle with the National Parks Service, and a guilty conscience over both his illegitimate child and some slightly premeditated blood on his hands. Word on the street is that Darren Aronofsky was initially set to direct “Serena” (with Angelina Jolie in the title role), but the job ultimately fell to Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier, whose 2010 drama “In a Better World” won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Shot well

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“A Thin Wall” (NR), DIRECTED BY MARA AHMED SCREENS FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 7 P.M., AT THE LITTLE [ PREVIEW ] BY ADAM LUBITOW

before the release of the wildly overpraised “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Serena” went through a severe editing process, yet the final product could benefit from even more chopping. What’s the deal with Ifans’ enigmatic yet crucial character? Why does George’s obsession with killing a local panther warrant so much running time? Didn’t anyone in post-production notice how hilarious the sex scenes are? If there’s anything kind to say it’s that the Czech Republic is quite fetching as North Carolina (cinematography is by Denmark’s Morten Søborg, who also shot the very different but very awesome “Pusher” trilogy) and the period costuming is on point. But no one person need shoulder the blame for this fiasco. Cooper’s go-to facial expression veers between pained and embarrassed, and midway through the film he seems to give up, resigned to watching his co-star gnaw through the scenery. Even if her character didn’t just look distractingly like Jennifer Lawrence playing Depressionera dress-up, Lawrence’s performance is so overwrought with googly-eyed histrionics that it becomes impossible to care about the fate of this Appalachian Lady Macbeth and her sudden-onset bloodlust. Of the supporting cast only Sweden’s Dencik elicits any sympathy as Buchanan, his choices increasingly desperate yet justifiable up against the iron will of Serena. Dencik also played Klara’s dad in Lukas Moodysson’s adorable punk manifesto “We Are the Best!” You’d be way better off Netflixing that film instead.

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If you’ve found that even the independent film scene has gotten a little too mainstream for you, the Little Theatre has your back. In the first edition of what will hopefully become an annual event, The Little Underground Film Series will present a twoday program of eclectic and under-the-radar films “celebrating visionaries, agitators, and revolutionaries in the art of filmmaking.” The series starts off Friday April 3, 7 p.m., with the Rochester premiere of “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter.” This dreamy fable from filmmakers David and Nathan Zellner (which will continue for a limited run after the festival) follows Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi, “Babel,” “Pacific Rim”), a withdrawn young woman who — inspired by the discovery of a VHS copy of the Coen brothers’ “Fargo” — flees her lonely life in

Rinko Kikuchi in “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter.”

Tokyo to travel to Minnesota in search of the money abandoned by Steve Buscemi’s character at the climax of that film. She heads off to America convinced she will find the riches she believes to be her destiny, leaving behind her sole companion, a pet rabbit named Bunzo (who steals the movie during his all-too-brief screen time). Once Kumiko reaches America, the story proceeds episodically as she encounters a number of good-intentioned folks who try to dissuade her from continuing her mission. “Kumiko” opens with a warped title card stating that what follows is “based on a true story,” and though that text is lifted directly from the opening to “Fargo,” the film actually is inspired by another “true” story — the urban legend about a real-life Japanese woman named Takako Konishi. The moment functions as a sly tipoff to the film’s amorphous relationship with fact and fiction. Kikuchi is wonderful as Kumiko; despite having only sparse dialogue and portraying a character focused almost completely inward, she earns our sympathy. Through her remarkable performance, the film becomes a touching character study of a young woman searching for some sort of understanding from a world she’s grown increasingly disconnected from. Contemplative and often quite funny, “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” is a film that defies categorization as it presents a mythical tale about the ways that the images flickering across our movie screens take hold in our imaginations, blinding us with the promise of escaping into the beautiful lies reflected back at us. Following “Kumiko” will be a screening of the 1977 Japanese horror cult-classic “House (Hausu),” featuring live accompaniment from the Andrew Alden Ensemble. If you aren’t already a fan of director Nobuhiko Ôbayashi’s gonzo haunted house flick, read nothing more about it. Just know that it is nonstop bananas and best experienced with an enthusiastic crowd.

On Saturday, the series continues with a free program of eight short films curated by the Short Circuit film collective. Spanning a variety of mediums and loosely focused around themes of ritual, identity, and death — my favorite of the bunch, “Plastic,” weds a tragic story of wounded youth to a retro, campy visual style — the program makes for a fascinating viewing experience perfect for those with a taste for the sublimely strange. Things conclude Saturday evening with a screening of the documentary “Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow,” focusing on the landscape installations of German artist Anselm Kiefer. In her lyrically non-linear documentary

“A Thin Wall,” local filmmaker Mara Ahmed focuses on the lingering effects of the partitioning of India in 1947. Filmed on each side of the border — in both India and Pakistan — the deeply personal production allows Ahmed and co-producer Surbhi Dewan to examine their individual histories, assembling the recollections of family members and close friends, along with on-the-street conversations with citizens of both countries. What emerges is a complicated portrait of a people torn apart by arbitrary lines and still feeling the effects of the deaths, displacement, and mass migration that resulted. We hear from each family as they share stories of their lives before and after the division, explaining the devastating effect it had on their loved ones and the culture at large. By focusing on these personal narratives, Ahmed creates a powerful and intimate account of history. “A Thin Wall” mixes in art, animation, music, and literary writing — including pieces by British poet John Siddique, Pakistani writer Uzma Aslam Khan, and Indian historian Urvashi Butalia — weaving together a rich tapestry of history, memory, and loss, while imploring us to retain the lessons taught to us by the past.

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An epic set in 1860s Sicily, The Leopard is a lavish chronicle of the decline of an aristocratic family under the crushing weight of political change. Burt Lancaster is the aging patriarch who can only stand aside and quietly observe his old ways being trampled by a new generation. Based on the eponymous classic by novelist Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and garnished with Giuseppe Rotunno’s limpid Technicolor cinematography, The Leopard has been described by Martin Scorsese as “one of the greatest visual experiences in cinema.” (Il gattopardo, Luchino Visconti, Italy 1963, 187 min., 35mm, Italian w/ subtitles) Part of the series In Glorious Technicolor.

If ever a film was meant to be seen on the big screen, this is it. Judy Garland gives an endearing performance as the young Dorothy Gale, who is swept away by a tornado to the Land of Oz. A triumph of costumes, makeup, and set design, this film captures the fear, imagination, and wonder of childhood in fantastic Technicolor. (Victor Fleming, US 1939, 103 min., 35mm) Part of the series In Glorious Technicolor and Dryden Kids. Special family passes available for $25.

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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] EFFIE GRAY (PG-13): Based on actual events, this period drama written by Emma Thompson follows a young newlywed (Dakota Fanning) navigating the challenges of Victorian society while carrying on an affair with a painter! A PAINTER of all things! Little, Pittsford FURIOUS 7 (PG-13): Do you really need a plot synopsis for this? Is there even a plot? Cars drive fast (and furious), things go boom. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jason Statham. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster HOUSE (HAUSU) (1977): Seven girls on their summer trip pay a visit to the haunted home owned the aunt of one of the girls. Crazy things happen. Also, there’s a demonic cat. Little (Fri, Apr 3, 10 p.m.) JFK (1991): Kevin Costner stars as New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison, who discovers there’s more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. With Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, and Sissy Spacek. Dryden (Wed, Apr 1, 8 p.m.) KUMIKO THE TREASURE HUNTER (NR): A lonely Japanese woman becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried in the

film “Fargo” is real, and travels to America to find it. Little THE LEOPARD (1963): This classic epic is a lavish chronicle of the decline of an aristocratic family under the crushing weight of political change. Dryden (Fri, Apr 3, 8 p.m.) OVER YOUR CITIES GRASS WILL GROW (2010): This documentary focuses on the landscape installations of German artist Anselm Kiefer. Little (Sat, Apr 4, 7 p.m.) SPARTACUS (1960): I am Spartacus! Dryden (Sat, Apr 4, 8 p.m.) TELL ME TONIGHT (1932): An Italian operatic tenor is dominated by his female business manager in this early talkie. Dryden (Tue, Apr 7, 8 p.m.) WATER AND POWER (1989): This documentary is a hypnotic examination of the exchange of energy between the Los Angeles water district and downtown LA. Preceded by “Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands. Dryden (Thu, Apr 2, 8 p.m.) THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): Wild weather brings several women together to fight over a sparkly pair of shoes. Missing organs, sleeping spells, and a color-changing horse are just a few of the horrors that appear before one woman tests the solubility of the other. Dryden (Sun, Apr 5, 2 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] ‘71 (R): Jack O’Connell stars as a young British soldier accidentally abandoned by his unit after the deadly rioting of Belfast in 1971. Little, Pittsford

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BIG HERO 6 (PG): In this animated adventure film, a young prodigy invents an inflatable robot and teams up with a group of friends to form a band of hightech heroes. Movies 10 THE BOY NEXT DOOR (R): Jennifer Lopez stars as a woman who falls for a much younger man, though their steamy affair takes an obsessive, dangerous turn. Vintage Drive In CHAPPIE (R): In the near future, crime is patrolled by an mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. With Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, and Dev Patel. Henrietta, Webster CINDERELLA (PG): The classic fairy tale gets a lavish adaptation from director Kenneth Branagh. Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown DO YOU BELIEVE? (PG-13): A pastor learns he doesn’t believe in Jesus hard enough, so a street preacher teaches him how to believe extra hard. Henrietta, Tinseltown FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (R): A literature student’s life changes forever when she enters into a playful relationship with a handsome billionaire. Bring your parents. Cinema, Greece FOCUS (R): A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman

under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved. Starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. Culver GET HARD (R): Will Ferrell stars as a millionaire bank managers convicted of fraud, who hired the man who washes his car (Kevin Hart) to toughen him up in his final days of freedom. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster THE GUNMAN (R): An aging assassin wants out of the game in order to settle down, but the organization he worked for has other plans. Don’t they always. Starring Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Javier Bardem, and Ray Winstone. Canandaigua, Culver, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster HOME (PG): In this animated adventure film, an alien on the run from his home plane lands on Earth and befriends an resourceful young girl. With the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster THE IMITATION GAME (PG13): The true Story of English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, who helped crack the Enigma code during World War II. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. Cinema INSURGENT (PG-13): In the second installment of the

“Divergent” series, heroic Tris and Four find themselves fugitives on the run from the malevolent leaders of their futuristic society. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster IT FOLLOWS (R): After a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, a young girl finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Culver, Little, Henrietta, Tinseltown KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (R): A top secret spy organization recruits an unrefined street kid into the agency’s competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Caine. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown THE LAZARUS EFFECT (PG-13): A team of research students bring a dead colleague back to life, with horrifying results. Starring Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Donald Glover, and Evan Peters. Culver MCFARLAND, USA (PG): A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. Starring Kevin Costner. Canandaigua RUN ALL NIGHT (R): Liam Neeson stars as a hit man who has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son or his mob boss best friend, who wants to make him pay for the death of his own son.

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Stroll through the quiet, tree-lined streets of Corn Hill and you’re shrouded in history just a few blocks from the bustling downtown. Pass by 88 Adams Street, a modest, painted-brick two-story Greek Revival style home, and you’ll notice the floor to ceiling windows that look out across an open porch, perfect for lounging upon. Sunlight streams in through floor-to-ceiling windows into the living room and parlor, each finished with hardwood floors. Cross the threshold into the dining room and into the newer, rear wing of the home. The dining room opens into a spacious kitchen with ample counter space and a cozy kitchen island around a second sink. Sliding doors open to a deck, perfect for entertaining, and a moderately sized backyard, with plenty of room for a cookout and a game of catch.

complete the upstairs. There’s even a sauna, to help you beat the chills of our Rochester winters. In addition to the full bathroom upstairs, there’s a full bathroom downstairs. Boasting itself as the city’s oldest residential neighborhood, Corn Hill has a deep history and an active neighborhood association that organizes neighborhood dinners and recently drafted a vision plan that includes ideas for improving the neighborhood’s green spaces, commercial areas and river front. Within walking distance of 88 Adams is Lunsford Circle, with Corn Hill’s iconic gazebo; Corn Hill Landing with plenty of options for food and drink; and the Genesee Riverway Trail. If you work downtown, you can skip the commute and enjoy the luxury of a car-free lifestyle. The 2,234 square foot home is listed for $174,900.

Upstairs, the front bedroom, with original hardwood floors, capitalizes on south facing windows. There’s also a spacious walk-in closet.

To learn more about 88 Adams St. contact Kristin Vanden Brul of RE/MAX at 585727-3456 or kvbhomes@gmail.com.

Another ample sized bedroom with refinished hardwood floors, plus two smaller bedrooms, which could also be used as offices, and a full bath,

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EMPLOYMENT / CAREER TRAINING

Employment

each month to an older adult Call Katie 585-244-8400 x 152

ARE YOU LOOKING For a part time position where you can work directly with physicians? Elite Medical Scribes is hiring now! Apply online at www. elitemedicalscribes.com

CARING FOR CAREGIVERS Lifespan is looking for volunteers to offer respite to caregivers whose loved ones have been diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s Disease. For details call Eve at 244-8400

MR. BULT’S IS MR.BULTS’S is currently hiring experienced Class A CDL Drivers in the NY state. If interested in applying, please text “Haul” to 55000 or www.mrbults. com/careers RESTAURANT / BAR with experience to conceptualize, manage to own family restaurant with alcohol in ALFRED. Email resume, cover letter to: alfredrestaurant2014@gmail. com

Volunteers BECOME A DOCENT at the Rochester Museum & Science Center Must be an enthusiastic communicator, Like working with children. Learn more at http:// www.rmsc.org/Support/Volunteer Or call 585-697-1948 BRIGHTEN A LIFE. Lifespan’s The Senior Connection program needs people 55+ to volunteer to make 2 friendly phone calls / 2 visits

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. Monroe County 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 MEALS ON WHEELS needs your help delivering meals to homebound residents in YOUR community. • Delivering takes about an hour • Routes go out mid-day, Monday - Friday Call 787-8326 or www.vnsnet.com. NEW FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP. Volunteers needed for

p.t. or f.t.. Need experience with computers, possess general office skills, medical background a plus. Send letter of interest & references brendal@ rochesterymca.org ROCHESTER MUSEUM & SCIENCE CENTER Are you interested in sharing your interests in science,invention,and technology ? Call Terrie McKelvey (Volunteer Coordinator) 585.697.1948 SCHOOL #12 1 Edgerton Park (temporary location), is looking for reading & math volunteers, English & Spanish. Training provided. Pattie Sunwoo at patricia.sunwoo@gmail.com or (585) 461-9421. SHOW ON MONROE needs volunteer to help with hanging flyers, handing out flyers, Scavenger hunt, food, parking, tying balloons & music 12-6pm Sat. May 30th May Call 4287640 VOLUNTEER READING TUTORS wanted: School 22(27 Zimbrich St.) extended day program from 3:30 – 4:30. Work with second graders. Teacher provided lesson plan and training. Teens and adults welcome. Contact Vicki at 461-4282.

Business Opportunities FULL-TIME INCOME PART-TIME WORK. Serious inquires only. 585-503-2911 NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY - but only the adventurous need apply. Hottest Growth Industry in the U.S., Medical Marijuana. Get your Cannabis 101 Guide today! www.moneyop.com (800) 679-1959

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Rochester Worships 2015 Mary Magdalene Church P LY M O U T H S P I R I T U A L I S T C H U R C H Together We Are One

2 9 V I C K PA R K A ROCHESTER, NY

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 Phone: 585.271.1470

Maundy Thursday, April 2nd

6 p.m. – A Light Meal, Holy Communion & Foot Washing

Good Friday, April 3rd 12 noon – Solemn Liturgy

Great Vigil of Easter, April 4th

8 p.m. – Lighting of New Fire, Story of Salvation, Festive Communion

Easter Day, April 5th

8 & 10 a.m. – Festive Holy Communion

25 Westminster Road, Rochester NY 14607 across from George Eastman House

585-271-2240 | www.stpaulsec.org

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1008 Main St., East Rochester, NY 14445

Holy Thursday Morning Meditaon 6:45 a.m. Holy Thursday Sevice 7:00 p.m. Good Friday Service 3:00 p.m. Easter Sunday Service 10:00 a.m. Mary Magdalene Church is an inclusive church in the Catholic Tradion. All are Welcome to Our Communion Table and to full parcipaon in sacramental life.

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JOIN US DURING HOLY WEEK (March 29 - April 5) Maundy Thursday at 7:30pm Service of Holy Communion Good Friday at 7:30pm - Tenebrae (Service of Darkness) Saturday at 8pm - Great Vigil of Easter Easter Sunday at 9:30am - Festival of Holy Communion

THE LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE INCARNATE WORD A Reconciling in Christ ELCA Congregation 597 East Avenue (at Goodman St.) 244-6065 Handicapped Accessible

www.incarnatewordelca.org

Love Rising

Easter Morning at Downtown Presbyterian Church The Rev. Dr. Pat Youngdahl

Jan Dismas Zelenka's Joyous Te Deum Lee S. Wright conducting chancel choir and orchestra with trumpets and timpani

11 AM: Nursery care provided

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The Historic Parsells Church An American Baptist Church

Palm Sunday, March 29th, 11:00 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 5th, 11:00 a.m. Sonshine Youth program – Coordinated by Project Urge volunteers, 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month at 10:00 a.m.

The Spiritualist Church of Divine Inspiration “Celeb “Celebrating the Resur Resurrection in Ea of Us” Each Pa Palm Sunday

M March 29, 2015

10: 10:30 AM SERVICE

Easter Sunday Ea

April 5, 2015

10:30 AM SERVICE

Serving the Beechwood/Culver neighborhood for 120 years! 345 Parsells Avenue, Rochester (Off Culver Road)

Visit our website for photos and audio: www.parsellschurch.org

Please Join Us For Holy Week And Easter Sunday Liturgies HOLY THURSDAY St. Mary’s Church Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:00 PM

GOOD FRIDAY St. Mary’s Church Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, 12:10 pm St. Boniface Church Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, 3:00 PM Blessed Sacrament Church Stations of the Cross, 7:00 PM

HOLY SATURDAY Blessed Sacrament Church • Easter Vigil, 7:30 PM

EASTER SUNDAY Blessed Sacrament Church 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:15 PM St. Boniface Church 9:00 AM St. Mary’s Church 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM

Blessed Sacrament is located at 534 Oxford St. (at Monroe) 271-7240 • www.southeastrochestercatholics.org

St Boniface is located at 330 Gregory St. (near South Ave) 473-4271 • www.southeastrochestercatholics.org

St Mary’s is located at 15 St Mary’s Place (near GEVA) 232-7140 • www.stmarysrochester.org 34 CITY APRIL 1-7, 2015

27 Appleton Street, Rochester, NY 14611 585-328-8908 • Churchofdivineinspiration.com

359 West Bloomfield Rd, Pi sford, NY Phone: 383-0670 • mosaicny.org

Everyone is welcome, wherever you are in your spiritual journey. Maundy Thursday Service, 7:30pm Good Friday Service, 7:30pm

Easter Sunday Service, 10:30am

• Worship begins at 10:30 • Prac‡cal, inspira‡onal teaching • Snacks and conversa‡on a‹er the service Nursery care is available for toddlers. Children (ages 3 to 5th grade) have their own program star‡ng at 11:00.

Rochester-Brighton THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH welcomes you.

MAUNDY THURSDAY

6:30pm • Agape Supper and Holy Eucharist

GOOD FRIDAY

12:00noon • Stations of the Cross at Our Lady of Lourdes 7:30pm • Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday (with choir)

EASTER EVE

10:00am • Holy Saturday Liturgy of the Word 8:00pm • The Great Vigil of Easter

EASTER DAY

Brass Quintet prelude before both services 9:00am • Festal Eucharist 11:00am • Festal Eucharist 2000 Highland Avenue (corner of Winton Road) Wheelchair accessible • Hearing loop • 585.442.3544

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Legal Ads [ 78 Lime St LLC ] Notice of Formation of 78 Lime St LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 1/6/15. Office location: Monroe County. The SSNY has been designated as agent for service of process and a copy of any process shall be mailed to P.O. Box 6371, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. Purpose: is any lawful activity. [ LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION ] The LLC name is Finger Lakes Medicinals LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on February 25, 2015. The LLC office is located in Monroe County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the address a copy shall be mailed is 7 Woodfield Drive, Webster, New York 14580. The LLC is managed by one or more managers. [ LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION ] The name of the LLC is Reese Environmental Consulting, LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on March 24, 2015. The LLC office is located in Monroe County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the address a copy shall be mailed is 8 Osage Trail, Spencerport, New York 14559. The LLC is managed by a manager. The purpose of the LLC is any lawful business. [ NOTICE ]

of State (SSNY) February 13, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 46 Meigs St APT 27 Rochester NY 14607 . Purpose: any lawful activities.

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93 Energy LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 2/24/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 182 Pomona Dr. Rochester, NY 14616. Purpose: any lawful activity.

JIMMY JAZZ GREECE RIDGE LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/29/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 271 Greece Ridge Center Dr., Rochester, NY 14626. General Purposes.

[ NOTICE ]

[ NOTICE ] Bmar Holdings, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 1/5/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 92 East Main St. Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Boutin Enterprises, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 02/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activity [ NOTICE ]

Notice of Formation of Cambre Kitchens & Bath LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/04/15 location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 233 Alpine Rd, Rochester, NY 14612 Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ]

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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Generation Y Cleaning LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y

[ NOTICE ] Everyday Apothecary LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 2/5/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 137 Long Pond Rd. Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful activity.

Bunker NVA LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 5/30/12. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 111 Lafayette Rd., Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity.

Notice of Formation of Farmhouse Table LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/10/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4892 St. Paul Blvd. Rochester, NY 14617. Purpose: any lawful activities.

agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 20 Gravel Hill Ln., Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. General Purposes.

CARLA M. CRUZ, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Carla M. Cruz Torres, 471 North St., Rochester, NY 14605. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] EDMUND NAPP CONSULTING, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/6/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as

[ NOTICE ] KAIA EARTH LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Stefano Daza Arango, 277 Alexander St., Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14607. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] LITTLE GUPPIES CHILDCARE LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/26/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 25 Parnell Dr., Churchville, NY 14428. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Apogee Forest LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Arctic Battery LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may

be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Blazer Somewhere LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Cayenne Etiquette LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Cloud Echo LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/23/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: East Kitchen LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Edifice Drive LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Fantail Ventures LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/27/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of

State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Handstand Unit LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Ice Blue Pelican LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Keen Transfer LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Kiwi Electric LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/27/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Lexington Pepper LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.

[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Lighthouse Chief LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Lotus Pinwheel LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Marvel Enterprise LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/27/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Merchant Verse LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Neon Derby LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Nexus 27 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/23/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail

process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Norwich Crest LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/23/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Office Mirror LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Ornate Balance LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Parchment Beatle LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Pike Elephant LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Pogo Marketing LLC. Arts. of

Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Portis Branch LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/2/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Radical Topside LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Seven Type Media LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 2/23/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Signature Foundry LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Tandem Southboard LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187

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the undersigned to sell Beer & Wine retail in a Restaurant under the Alcohol Beverage Control Law at: 4671 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14622 - On Premises Consumption Liquor License for MOJCK LLC - Vic’s Place

as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 150 N. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14604. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Name of LLC: Tartan Ring LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.

[ NOTICE ]

Notice of Formation of 2695 Apartments LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/2/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 7 Auker St., Rochester, NY 14608. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of Formation of AmberKnot LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/17/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 21 Edgerton St Rochester NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ]

Name of LLC: Terrapin Footprint LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Top September LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 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 APG Property Management, LLC. Art, Of Org. filed 1216-14. County: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 16 Evergreen Drive, Rochester, NY 14624, Purpose any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, Serial Number Pending for beer, liquor, and wine has been applied for by the undersigned* to sell beer, liquor, and wine at retail in a Tavern/ Bar under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 4300 Culver Rd., T/O Irondequoit, Roch., NY 14622 in Monroe County for on premises consumption. *M’s 4300 Bar & Grill, LLC [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that an alcohol beverage license, pending, has been applied for by

Notice of Formation MDhillon Trucking, LLC Art. of Org. filed sec’y of state (SSNY) 03/18/2015. Office: Monroe County designation as process agent. Addr: 12 Haywards Heath W. Henrietta NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ]

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Hurricanes-Lacrosse, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 10/23/14. 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 United States Corporation Agents, INC 7014 13TH Ave Suite 202 Brooklyn NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Labs of Love, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/11/14 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 3956 Canal Road Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Nu- Image Consulting, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/04/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1116 North Clinton Ave, Rochester, New York 14621. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 150 North Clinton LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/15/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated

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[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 3D Ceiling Art, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State on February 24, 2015. 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 114 Longmeadow Drive, Rochester, New York 14621. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under the NY LLC law. [ NOTICE ]

Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/23/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 26 Irving Rd, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: real estate renting, buying and selling. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Buon Sentiero LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/05/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 815 W. Whitney Rd, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of C.A. Restaurant Ra Cha Cha LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/19/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 264 Winbourne Rd., Rochester, NY 14619. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ]

Notice of Formation of A & C Cleaning Services, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/04/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 62 Melville Street, Rochester, New York 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of Chavez Trucking Company, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/03/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o United State Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of Formation of Bison Properties, LLC. Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/18/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 140 Hurstbourne Road, Rochester, New York 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of Cornerstone Building Services LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/14/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 40 Barclay Sq. Dr., Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BLUE SKY LOGISTICS, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 11/03/2014, 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 22 Stratford Pk Rochester, NY 14611. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Bright Real Estate LLC.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CRANBERRY CARE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/05/14. 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 U.S. Corp. Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

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Notice of Formation of CRANBERRY POWER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/30/14. 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 U.S. Corp. Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

Notice of formation of FIGHTING ARTS TRAINING CENTER, LLC. Art.of Org. filed Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) 2/19/15. Office location: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2024 W. Henrietta Rd., Ste.3D, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of Home Ice 1, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/17/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o Sammy Feldman, 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity.

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Notice of Formation of Delish Glass LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01/12/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1486 Lehigh Station Rd., Henrietta, NY 14467. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of FOR THE LOVE OF RAMON LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/11/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 2300 Buffalo Rd., Bldg. 200, Rochester, NY 14624. 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 of INTEGER AUDIO LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/11/2014, 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 107 Briar Hill Dr. Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of Formation of Diamond Trucking, LLC Art. of Org. filed sec’y of state (SSNY) 02/23/2015. Office: Monroe County designation as process agent. Addr: P.O. Box 47 W. Henrietta NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful activity.

Notice of Formation of Fortelah LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 9/25/2013. 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 P.O. Box 232, N. Chili NY 14514. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DOMARA, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/15/2014. 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 67 Arborwood Crescent, Rochester, NY 14615 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DOMINION GROUP, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/18/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 148 Ridgeway Estates, Rochester, NY 14626. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Louis Maida at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: General construction. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Emerson & Oliver LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/11/2014. 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 201 Seymour Rd Rochester NY 14609 . Purpose: any lawful activities.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Gambino Family Agency LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/12/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 3240 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Green Leaf Quality Audits, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 13 Mar 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC, POB 844, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Hairzoo Capital Group, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1673 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities.

LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to 2 State St., Ste. 1400, Rochester, NY 14614. The LLC is organized for any purpose authorized by law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: CENTER CITY HOLDINGS LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on March 16, 2015. Office location, Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: P.O. Box 30278, Rochester, NY 14603. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ]

Notice of Formation of JCJ Rentals, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 12/8/14. 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 3007 Edgemere Dr., Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: Johnson Produce, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on March 4, 2014. 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: 186 Webster Rd., Webster, NY 14580 Purpose: any lawful purpose.

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Notice of Formation of Lake Road Country Store LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/5/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2070 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name: PSAD, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/06/2015. NY office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her is 1830 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117. Purpose/character of LLC: Any lawful purpose.

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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LIA Housing and Development LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/14/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 20827, Rochester, NY 14602. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY The name of the Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is 23 MARIAH STREET LLC. The articles of organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (“NYSS”) on January 7, 2015. The office of the LLC is located at 4203 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612 in Monroe County. NYSS has been designated as agent of the

[ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY The name of the Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is 436 MAPLEWOOD AVENUE LLC. The articles of organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (“NYSS”) on January 7, 2015. The office of the LLC is located at 4203 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612 in Monroe County. NYSS has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to 2 State St., Ste. 1400, Rochester, NY 14614. The LLC is organized for any purpose authorized by law.


Legal Ads [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY The name of the Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is 603 BEACH AVENUE LLC. The articles of organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (“NYSS”) on January 7, 2015. The office of the LLC is located at 4203 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612 in Monroe County. NYSS has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to 2 State St., Ste. 1400, Rochester, NY 14614. The LLC is organized for any purpose authorized by law. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY The name of the Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is 23 STUTSON STREET LLC. The articles of organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (“NYSS”) on January 7, 2015. The office of the LLC is located at 4203 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612 in Monroe County. NYSS has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to 2 State St., Ste. 1400, Rochester, NY 14614. The LLC is organized for any purpose authorized by law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Lisa Ruth Photography LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01/14/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 7 Kirkby Trl Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of M Atif Khalid Medical, PLLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/19/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 104 Britany Lane , Pittsford NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Marsupial Innovative Packaging, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/03/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail

copy of process to 815 W. Whitney Rd, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities.

shall mail copy of process to 7 Van Auker St., Rochester, NY 14608. Purpose: any lawful activities.

to 1600-11 WIND WILLOW WAY, ROCHESTER, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of Formation of Milliken Landscape and Property Maintenance, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/27/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1099 South Clinton Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 . Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of Supremes Real-Estate LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) March 18, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 41 Wilder St. Rochester NY 14611. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of formation of The HoteiBear Project, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/25/2015 originally filed as Hotei Bear Project, LLC. 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, 2290 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful act.

Notice of Qual. of Morgan Guilderland, LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/6/15. Office loc: Monroe County. LLC org. in DE 1/29/15. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom proc. against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd., Ste. 100, Pittsford, NY 14534. DE office addr.: CTC, 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of Morgan 7100 South, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1080 Pittsford-Victor Rd., Ste. 100, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ]

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Notice of Formation of Oak Ridge Crossing, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/09/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 300 Waring Rd., Suite 90852 Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of The Sugar House Group, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Greg Michne, 27 Vick Park A, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities.

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Notice of Formation of SACODIA CONCEPTS LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/13/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 25 Wickford Way, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of UPSWING FLOORING, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 3/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC., 65 Embassy Dr, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: all lawful activities.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Small World Food LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/22/2014. 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 90 canal st. suite111 Rochester NY . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Spoleta East Henrietta, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/3/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of YEAGER’S STORAGE, LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 12/23/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o the LLC, 15 Cross Gates Rd., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: all lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Zain Engineering PLLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) DATE. 8/15/2014 Office location: MONROE COUNTY SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process

[ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Columbia/Wegman Greece, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/25/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 1910 Fairview Ave. East, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98102. LLC formed in DE on 2/19/15. 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 addr. 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 CVS Rochester, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/12/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in DE on 3/10/15. 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 addr. of LLC: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Democrat and Chronicle, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/13/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: c/o Gannett Co., Inc., 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22107. LLC formed in DE on 12/5/14. 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 addr. 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.

2/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to David Delforte, 2 W. Main St., Webster, NY 14580. General Purposes.

LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 280 LYCOMING RD ROCHESTER, NY 14623. Purpose: Any lawful Purpose

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Snug on Keuka LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 3-20-2015. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as its agent and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it is c/o the Company, 115 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester NY 14604. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business.

Notice of Formation of Mae Holdings, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/04/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1396 Culver Road, Rochester, New York 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Qualification of NLF TS Greece LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/27/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 83 South St., Morristown, NJ 07960. LLC formed in DE on 11/3/14. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc. (NRAI), 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: c/o NRAI, 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Paychex Investment LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/27/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 911 Panorama Trail South, Rochester, NY 14625. LLC formed in DE on 12/13/02. 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 addr. 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 Schuth & Pipitone, LLC Authority filed with NY State Department on 3/17/2015. Office location: Monroe County. LLC Formed in Texas on 1/19/2015. United States Corporation of Agents designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Cheyenne Moseley 9900 Spectrum Drive, Austin, TX 78717. Texas principal business address: 2005 Glory Creek Cir Flower Mound, TX 75028. Cert. of org. filed with Sec. of State, P.O. Box 13697 Austin, TX 78711-3697. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] P. BOYS PROPERTIES, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on

[ NOTICE ] SPIN SISTERS, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/11/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 195 Somershire Dr., Rochester, NY 14617. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] TRIPOD HOLDINGS LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/24/15. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 35 Norman St., Rochester, NY 14613, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Village Motorcycle Shop, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 1/5/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 92 E. Main St. Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] VISION HYUNDAI OF WEBSTER, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/21/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Daniel E. Edwards, 421 Sundance Trail, Webster, NY 14580. General Purposes. [ NOTICE } Notice of formation of INVESTHIRD LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/29/15. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the

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[ NOTICE } Sunrise Properties of Rochester, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 1/14/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at PO Box 31510, Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] MWPR, LLC filed Application for Authority with the New York Department of State on February 24, 2015. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to 230 Crosskeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Notice of Formation of Bosco’s Tavern, LLC. Articles of organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on January 30, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to principal business location: The LLC, 327 Southridge Drive, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] RCP Trucking LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on February 13, 2015. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to 10 Crossgates Road,

Rochester, NY 14606. The purpose of the company is refrigerated freight transportation. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 1690 MANITOU ROAD, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is 1690 Manitou Road, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 03/18/15. 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 840 Lehigh Station Rd., W. Henrietta, NY 14586. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under the NY LLC Law. [ NOTICE of FORMATION of BARBATO’S BAR AND GRILL, LLC ] Art. of Organization filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01/08/15. Office of location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent if LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 72 Pennicot Circle, Penfield, New York 14526 . Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF Daniel Duane Patrick LLC ] Articles of Organization with Secretary of State of NY on 12/23/2014. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC at 1736 Mt Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] iuvo BioScience Operations, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 11, 2015 with an effective date of formation of March 11, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 98 Hillrise Dr. Penfield, 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 Benjamin L. Burton, 98 Hillrise Drive, Penfield, New York 14526. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law.

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Legal Ads > page 38 [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] RASSA Properties, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 26, 2015 with an effective date of formation of March 26, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 7 Manitoba Woods Lane, 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 Gerard Reynolds, 7 Manitoba Woods Lane, Spencerport, New York 14559. 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 LLC ] Working Week Marketing, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on February 24, 2015 with an effective date of formation of February 24, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 52 Winding Country Lane, Spencerport, 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 52 Winding Country Lane, Spencerport, New York 14559. 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 SALE ] Index No. 2014-3920 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. Kendra L. Haacke; ESL Federal Credit Union; Board of Directors of Churchville Greene Homeowners Association, Inc.; Frank B. Iacovangelo, as Public Administrator of the Estate of Kendra L. Haacke, Defendants.Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated March 2, 2015, entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Office Building located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe on April 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Riga, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 203 Greenway Boulevard, Churchville,

NY 14615; Tax Account No. 143.10-3-1./203 lot size .03 acre. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $66,502.57 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: March 2015 Thomas M. Bernacki, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2014-10436 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. Robert F. Koepke, Deceased, and any persons who are heirs distributees of Robert F. Koepke, 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

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husbands, wives, heirs, devisees, distributees and successors of interest all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to Plaintiff; Brenda L. Koepke; Brian E. Koepke; United States of America; People of the State of New York; “John Doe” and/or “Mary Roe”, Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated February 23, 2015, entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Office Building located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe on April 8, 2015 at 10:30 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the City of Rochester, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 53 & 59 Leopard Street, Rochester, NY 14615; Tax Account No. 090.39-215; lot size 48 x 100 Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $43,135.10 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: March 2015 James D. Bell, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ]

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Index No. 2014-483 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union f/k/a Eastman Savings and Loan Association, Plaintiff, vs. E. Randall Strauchen; Michele Strauchen a/k/a Michele L. Strauchen; ESL Federal Credit Union; Chase Bank USA, N.A.; LVNV Funding LLC a/p/o Sears; FIA Card Services, N.A. f/k/a MBNA America Bank, N.A., Ashley Strauchen, Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated February 23, 2015, entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Office Building located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe on

April 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Webster, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 726 Shanlee Drive, Webster, NY 14580; Tax Account No. 064.20-1-41 described in Deed recorded in Liber 6418 of Deeds, page 43; lot size .46 acres. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $139,244.46 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: March 2015 Jeannie Michalski, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 3245767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2014-9775 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. Andrea M. Hyde n/k/a Andrea M. Ainsworth; Chase Bank USA, N.A.; Hilco Receivables LLC; LVNV Funding LLC, Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated March 4, 2015, entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Office Building located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe on April 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Hamlin, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 9638, 9648 & 9652 Beachwood Park, Hamlin, NY 14464; Tax Account No. 001.16-2-4.1, 001.162-16 & 001.16-2-17. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other

provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $50,897.45 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: March 2015 Paul L. LeClair, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE FIRST NIAGARA BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, -againstSusan Rayam, et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated 10/23/2014 and entered thereafter. I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Monroe County Office Bldg., 39 W. Main Street, Rochester, New York on April 15, 2015 at 09:15AM, premises known as 230 Gatewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624. All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Gates, County of Monroe and State of New York, SBL#: 119.10-2-45. Approximate amount of judgment is $93,568.81 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# I2014003959. Mary Elizabeth Feindt, Esq., Referee Schiller & Knapp, LLP 950 New Loudon Road Latham, NY 12110 Attorneys for Plaintiff 1130189 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 04/08/2015 [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS ] INDEX NO. 258/2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial situs of the real property NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE CARTER, SR. AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; LARRY WALLER, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; LAURIE MATTHEWS, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; GRETCHEN CARTER, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; SHERRELL SIMMONS, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF

SALLIE CARTER; TONI FORTE, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; DELOVIS OLAODE, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; PHILLIP FORTE, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; MATTHEW CARTER, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; GEORGE CARTER, JR. AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; ROBERT CARTER, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE CARTER; any and all persons unknown to plaintiff, claiming, or who may claim to have an interest in, or general or specific lien upon the real property described in this action; such unknown persons being herein generally described and intended to be included in the following designation, namely: the wife, widow, husband, widower, heirs at law, next of kin, descendants, executors, administrators, devisees, legatees, creditors, trustees, committees, lienors, and assignees of such deceased, any and all persons deriving interest in or lien upon, or title to said real property by, through or under them, or either of them, and their respective wives, widows, husbands, widowers, heirs at law, next of kin, descendants, executors, administrators, devisees, legatees, creditors, trustees, committees, Iienors and assigns, all of whom and whose names, except as stated, are unknown to plaintiff; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; ROCHESTER GAS AND ELECTRIC CORP.; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; GENEVA FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, “JOHN DOE #1” through “JOHN DOE #12,” the last twelve names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises, described in the complaint, Defendants. MORTGAGED PREMISES: 527 Woodbine Avenue, Rochester, NY 14619 Section: 120.81 Block: 1 Lot: 65 To the abovenamed 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 Attorney within 20 days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after service is complete if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York) in the event the United States of America is made a party defendant, the time to answer for the said United States of America shall not expire until (60) days after service of the Summons; 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 OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above caption action is to foreclosure a Mortgage to the sum of $82,500.00 and interest, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe on January 6, 2006 in Official Record Book 20228, at Page 0547, covering premises known as 527 Woodbine Avenue, Rochester, NY 14619. The relief sought in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the Mortgage described above. Monroe County is designated as the place of trial because the real property affected by this action is located in said county. 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. Dated: 2/2/2015 RAS Boriskin, LLC, Attorney for Plaintiff By: Thomas Zegarelli, Esq. 900 Merchants Concourse, Suite LL-5, Westbury, NY 11590 (516) 280-7675 14-75743


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Researchers are now preparing a study seeking to confirm that dog slobber, by itself (and not just the psychological advantages of playing with and petting a dog), might provide human health benefits (such as relief from asthma, allergies, and inflammation). Specialists from the University of Arizona and University of California San Diego point to existing evidence of the comparative healthiness of dog-owning families and suspect that canine saliva, like yogurt, may have unusual probiotic value.

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— India Justice: Since News of the Weird last visited the judicial backlog in India (2013), the problem has worsened. The open caseload grew to 31,367,915 by the end of that year — a quantity that, if all of the country’s judges, working around the clock, each resolved 100 cases an hour, it would still take 35 years to clear. Bloomberg Business Week reported in January that lawyers needlessly fatten the backlog with multiple filings, mainly to jack up their fees (and thus encouraging “extortion threats,” in place of “law,” as the preferred method of resolving disputes). — Death-penalty opponents have long sought a clear-cut case in which an obviously innocent person was wrongfully executed, and unsurprisingly, the great state of Texas appears about to provide that, in Cameron Todd Willingham (convicted in 1992 and executed in 2004). Since his trial, the arson evidence “proving” murder has been thoroughly discredited, and recently an ex-cellmate’s 1996 letter surfaced — demanding that his own prosecutor comply with the sentence-reduction he was promised if he claimed that Willingham had “confessed” to him (and in fact the cellmate’s sentence was substantially reduced after he wrote the letter, though the

cellmate later appeared grievously remorseful). Prosecutor John Jackson is facing a state investigation for not disclosing the sentencing promise before trial. — Elf Justice: Public policymaking in the United States is often gridlocked by recalcitrant ideologues, but at least administrators are not constrained by elves, as in Iceland. After seven years of controversy, the country’s Road Administration recently approved a new pathway near Reykjavik that had been delayed by a troublesome, 70-ton boulder in the right-of-way — which could not be dislodged because it is believed to be a “church” for the country’s legendary “hidden people.” The elves’ leading spokeswoman, Ragnhildur Jonsdottir, finally declared, to officials’ relief, that the elves had accepted the boulder’s relocation (to the side of the road), having “been preparing for this for a long time, moving their energy to the new location.” — Four weeks ago, News of the Weird noted that a United Nations representative opposed a suggestion to open certain meetings to the public, fearing that it would only invite spectators in the gallery to throw “mayonnaise” at the delegates. However, two months earlier (and unknown to News of the Weird), the Belgian prime minister, defending his country’s austerity measures, had faced a group of protesters who had rained upon him french fries topped with mayonnaise. — Three months ago, News of the Weird highlighted a London man’s agreement to pay the equivalent of $500 for surgery on a nondescript office-aquarium goldfish, to relieve its constipation. Subsequently, however, veterinarians in Scotland (charging the equivalent of $750) performed cancer surgery on two goldfish, and in September 2014, in Melbourne, Australia, a goldfish received “brain surgery” (for the apparent bargain of $200).

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[ LOVESCOPE ] BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): Someone you meet through work will intrigue you. Refrain from showing too much interest or sharing any personal information. Take your time and find out all you can about this person first. It’s better to build a good work relationship before introducing love into the mix. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look outside your normal hangout places. An unfamiliar setting will bring you in contact with someone quite different from anyone you have dated in the past. Don’t be afraid to make the first move. Your charm will attract

attention, and your intuition will support your feelings. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll be attracted to someone who is off-limits. Don’t even entertain the thought of flirting or taking part in a secret affair. You’ll be disappointed and have regrets that will be impossible to reverse. Enjoy the company of friends and those who are unattached. CANCER (June 21-July 22): The more involved you become in community events, the easier it will be to find true love. Let your emotions lead the way. A progressive, positive approach will help you grab the attention of someone spe-

cial and charm him or her into getting to know you better. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll have plenty of people interested in getting to know you better, but if you make your decision to be with someone based on looks, you are likely to be disappointed. Look for the partner who offers you mental stimulation, and see what develops. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your emotions will be close to the surface, and your attraction to someone will be very strong. Don’t pussyfoot around when making a direct move will help you get noticed. Plan a funfilled date that will allow you to show all your best qualities.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Money will play a role in a personal relationship this week. Either the object of your desire will not have enough to support your lifestyle or you will feel you have to spend too much to keep up with the lavish plans he or she has scheduled. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotional issues will take you out of your comfort zone. Your attraction to someone unique must not be ignored. Speak up and show your interest before someone else jumps in and makes a play for the person who has caught your attention. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll be stuck in a

sticky situation if you let someone get away with using emotional manipulation on you. Honesty and integrity will be the key issue when it comes to an intimate encounter. Get the lowdown, ask questions and refuse to play mind games. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t hesitate when it comes to love. Make an introduction if someone you see interests you. Your bold and courageous move will capture interest and a response that will allow you to make the kind of impression that is sure to lead to a long-lasting romantic relationship.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You won’t have any trouble attracting love, but you may have a problem when it comes to dealing with the person you gravitate toward, friends and family. Take your time and get to know the person you are attracted to better before you take the next step. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Emotional matters will be confusing. Offer a loving and passionate response to whoever interests you, and you will find common ground to discuss your feelings for each other as well as future intentions. Expecting a commitment too soon will lead to a fight.

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