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A tech park in a rural area
On plans to locate STAMP – the Science, Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing Park – in rural Genesee County: Suburban sprawl and
reliance on the automobile for long-distance commuting are hardly the way of the future – certainly not “a transformational opportunity,” to quote Joe Morelle. The STAMP project is one example of this mindset, but New York State is also funding over $140 million on the Kendrick Road - Route 390 interchange for more single-occupant vehicles going to the UR and MCC. Some say that Western New York is 10 years behind the times; the Interstate Highway Act was enacted in 1956. Most regions are now supporting existing infrastructure in urban areas; Eastman Business Park and Rochester Tech Park would be prime sites. PAUL TANKEL
Repeating the fallacy that STAMP is only 40 minutes from Rochester will not make it so. As a favored project of the powers that be, STAMP is a fait accompli at this point, but at least let’s not play fast and loose with the facts. Google Maps says 52.6 miles, 52 minutes from Main and Clinton to Route 77 and Judge Road, which is the edge of STAMP closest to Rochester. That’s 105 miles round trip. Generously assuming an average of 30 miles per gallon, that’s 3.5 gallons of 2 CITY
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gas per vehicle per day for round trips from Rochester. At the current price of $3.65 per gallon, that’s $12.78 per day ($63.88 per week, $3,129.88 per 49-week working year) just for gas, not counting $2.10 in daily tolls, vehicle costs, insurance, repairs, etc. That’s one hour and 44 minutes (1.75 hours) every day spent commuting: 11 percent of your waking hours, 8.75 hours per week, 428.75 hours or almost 18 days per year spent commuting. Is this the lifestyle that we want? Is this the lifestyle that is appealing to future employees? Young worker preferences suggest not. Regardless, the gross inefficiencies of up to 10,000 workers commuting long distances does not make good public policy and should not be encouraged with public funds. Doing so makes a mockery of the state’s Public Infrastructure Policy Act, otherwise known as the Smart Growth Act. STAMP is not smart growth. It is dumb growth, of the highest order. URBAN EXPLORER
Since when is 40 minutes “only”? My commute is 40 minutes on a bicycle, and 10 minutes by car. People are going to be miserable driving 40 minutes every day to the middle of nowhere. Think about the winter we just had. I have co-workers who live “only” 40 minutes away in Livonia, and there were many days this winter where it took them 1.5 hours to get to our office near the airport. CLUVER
Votes for sale
On “Democracy for Sale,” Urban Journal: With all
due respect, there are many more ways to garner political influence than giving money to politicians or parties. For instance, pushing through legislation that caters to special interest groups,
racial, ethnic, or religious minorities, etc. Mark Shields reveals his bias by stating that Republican presidential hopefuls flocked to Las Vegas to “genuflect” to big money people to garner their influence. Thank heavens our Democratic politicians would never stoop to such low standards. I thought President Obama’s bowing and kowtowing to the Arab sheiks was especially touching. Let’s get serious: anyone running for political office in this country needs moneyed benefactors. To deny that or to paint any one political party or politician as tainted for doing so is naive. Changing the system is the answer, but how can our elected officials do so when they would be cutting off their nose to spite their face? I don’t know what the answer, is but I’d sure like to see a change. BOB TACITO
Is arts center what we need?
The mayor asked the governor for $100 million to build a performing arts center. Why is no one looking at a much cheaper alternative: remaining at the Auditorium Theater? The context of the discussion should, in my opinion, be: what does Rochester need most? There is general agreement on four things: jobs, better educational outcomes, public safety, lower taxes. So why ask the state for big bucks to replace a performing arts center downtown, when we have unmet needs? Let’s list the reasons why: 1) There is little free parking near the Aud. Answer: The city could facilitate arrangements for nighttime use of parking nearby, and patrons could walk a block or two and find on-street parking, (as I invariably am able to do). If
you haven’t noticed, this is now a safe neighborhood. 2) A new facility will somehow be “better.” Answer: When we go to New York City to see a show, the theater is usually 100110 years old, handsomely restored. That’s considerably older than the Aud. Here in Rochester, ticket prices are reasonable, and who knows how high they could go with a new theater? We are lucky to have a superb impresario who manages to get us nearly all the big Broadway shows. Rochester is not a big city, so we may need to wait until the next year for the road company to arrive. So what? We have no evidence that a new building would change that. Ticket prices are generally one-quarter the New York City price, and affordable to our middle class. I’m willing to wait. 3) The neighborhood is run down: That’s changing! There is new investment on East Main Street, and the Aud backs up to the vibrant Neighborhood of the Arts. The city has never made East Main Street a focus, but it could. Just look: The good things downtown are moving east. I am left with the conclusion that what really motivates the sponsors is anticipated big salaries, profits to be made with construction, and fees to be earned with operation of a new performing arts center. Why argue for new state money for new construction at the former McCurdy’s department store? Who says that should be Rochester’s biggest “ask” from the state? We are a struggling city with myriad challenges.
Checking in at festivals
On plans to require security checks at the Lilac Festival:
What does “check bags” mean? This is such a fundamental issue that it’s in our nation’s basic law. How is going to a festival consenting to a search? Has there been public discussion about this? Has the police department discussed this issue, the festival organizers, the Parks Department? I am curious if no one has raised legal issues and I wonder if we should. It is not, if I need to say it, a problem with an individual’s bags being checked, but a problem with not discussing the issue of why we have a protection from unwarranted searches in the Constitution. JOHN
Colleges and the real world
On Rochester Superintendent Bolgen Vargas’s quest for a university or other partner to help operate East High School: When I went to a
Re the paleo diet (“Paleo, but No Dinosaur Burgers,” Dining): It should be noted that the average paleo life span was 18 years.
local college for a business degree, I found that every “theory” they taught us was not applicable to the real world of business. I went back to that same local college to get my Masters in Education, and like the previous degree, I found that everything they taught us was not applicable to the real world of urban education. I am curious to see the results of these collaborations, since all the colleges will be bringing to the table is more “theories” about urban education. Until everyone starts to notice the elephant in the room (poverty and its effects on urban students), there will be no improvement to the current school situation at RCSD.
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One more point of shame: we excel in sprawl Rochester has made another National Top 10 list. And like our poverty ranking, this one’s not something to be proud of. Earlier this month, the Smart Growth America organization released a study of metropolitan areas in the U.S., ranking them by how compact or sprawled out they are. Among the large metro regions (defined as those with a population of more than one million), we’re the third most sprawled out in the nation. The Houston area is first; Richmond, Virginia, is second. The most compact large regions: New York City, San Francisco, and Miami. The study, based on research by the Metropolitan Research Center, looks at factors such as neighborhood and employment density and the strength of downtowns and other “activity centers.” It also looks at quality-of-life issues: the cost of housing and transportation and the health and lifespan of residents, for instance. What it concludes is that people living in the more compact areas have a better quality of life. With quality of life, of course, what we view as “better” can depend on personal preference. Like the researchers, I don’t want to spend a lot of time driving to work, to the grocery store, or to a concert or a movie. I’m not interested in spending a lot of time on yard work. And I like living near lots of other people. For me, a dense city neighborhood offers a better quality of life than a suburb can. But obviously my friends in the suburbs are willing to put up with the driving, even in the winter, to be able to get whatever it is that they like about suburban living. Those are quibbles, though. The report’s overall conclusion is valid: sprawl has serious, negative consequences. And Rochester has a particularly troublesome type of sprawl: we’re spreading out despite negligible population growth. Rochester’s sprawl isn’t the result of a need for more housing, stores, and offices. Things have simply shifted outward, away from the core. That’s expensive. New roads, new sewers, new libraries and schools and public-safety services cost money. It’s also wasteful, because without population growth, new houses built in one place mean empty houses somewhere else. Empty stores. Empty churches. Empty libraries. Empty offices. And because of housing prices, zoning codes, and other factors, sprawl in the Rochester region has created a concentration of poverty that is an enormous burden to the city and its school district. Equally significant: our sprawl, combined with New York State’s peculiar system of
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Rochester has a particularly troublesome type of sprawl: we’re spreading out despite negligible population growth.” multiple small municipalities, has created not only racial segregation but also mental, political, and emotional segregation. We live in different, very separate communities. We don’t know one another. And we don’t act like one community. That has had real consequences. We don’t feel like a community of over a million people because we aren’t one. We’re lots of little neighboring communities. And our schools, our public services, our taxes: all are affected, negatively. So is our regional clout. That’s the way we like it, so it’s not likely to change. But it’s a shame. Together, we could be so much more than we are.
With this issue, we say goodbye to a valued member of the City family, features editor Eric Rezsnyak, who is leaving to explore new opportunities. A talented, tireless, astonishingly creative editor, coach, and writer, Eric has been a key member of our management team, guiding us not only in our print publication efforts but also in our expansion in digital journalism and events production. His knowledge, insight, and deep journalistic ethics have resulted in enormous contributions to our work. Fortunately, he’ll continue to write occasional freelance articles for us in the arts and entertainment field. Joining us is a talented Louisiana transplant, Jake Clapp, whose background includes serving as writer and arts and entertainment editor for a Baton Rouge weekly. rochestercitynewspaper.com
[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]
Comcast and Time Warner executives told senators that a merger between the two companies would be good for consumers. They argued their case during a Senate hearing, but received some skeptical comments from lawmakers. Notably, Senator Al Franken said he couldn’t see any benefit for consumers in the proposed deal.
Brooks joins Medley fray
County Executive Maggie Brooks asked the Monroe County Industrial Development Agency to terminate a tax incentive agreement with Medley Centre developer Bersin Properties if Bersin misses a May 1 deadline for payments to the county, the Town of Irondequoit, and the East Irondequoit School District. She announced that she’d take the step during her State of the County address. During her address, she also defended the use of tax incentives to attract and keep businesses in the county.
Redon pleads not guilty
Rochester Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor DWI charge in city court. Redon was
stopped on I-490 last month. His offer to resign was rejected by Mayor Lovely Warren, but he did take several personal days to reportedly seek counseling. Redon is due back in court next month.
RIT joins START-UP NY
Rochester Institute of Technology is the first private university to participate in the state’s tax incentive program, START-UP NY. Two RIT properties have been approved by the state for locating and growing businesses. In exchange for a pledge to create jobs, businesses don’t have to pay taxes for 10 years.
Lawrence to make Assembly bid
The county Republican Party announced Peter Lawrence’s candidacy for the 134th Assembly district, which covers Greece, Ogden, and Parma. Lawrence retired from the New York State Police in 2002 and served as a US marshal from 2002 to 2010. The Democratic candidate is Gary Pudup, who is retired from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and is former director of the local New York Civil Liberties Union chapter.
You might want to think twice about taking on Dark Souls II. FILE PHOTO
PSYCHOLOGY | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
Game rage It’s not the video game per se that’s causing your rage; it’s the fact that you stink at it, says a new study from the University of Rochester. Intense feelings of anger after gaming are not unusual, the study says, but the content of the games is not to blame. The hostile behavior some gamers experience is actually linked to a sense of failure, the study says. The finding is the work of Andrew Przbylski at Oxford University and Richard Ryan at the UR. Their research, which recently appeared in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,
is the first to examine what gamers experience while playing. And they discovered that it’s the failure to master the game that leads to frustration and aggression. Whether or not the game’s content is violent doesn’t matter, Ryan says. Ryan says he has long been interested in what drives gamers. He says the violence in the games is definitely an attraction to some people. But in their work with 300 gamers, Ryan and Przbylski say they found that threatening people’s sense of competency often causes them to become aggressive.
That sense of competence is integral to what motivates people, Ryan says. Conversely, people who win games have a positive experience of being entertained, Ryan says, and they don’t feel aggressive. The aggressive response to failure is not unique to gaming, he says. Individuals involved in sports have similar reactions, he says.
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“The district would consist of 13 neighborhoods — everything within the inner loop and also High Falls, Upper East End, and the Monroe-Alexander neighborhood.” [ HEIDI ZIMMER-MYER, PRESIDENT OF THE RDDC ]
DOWNTOWN | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
Expanded services possible downtown The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation has proposed the creation of a downtown business district that would, for a fee, provide enhanced services to property owners within the district’s borders. The district would consist of 13 neighborhoods — everything within the inner loop and also High Falls, Upper East End, and the Monroe-Alexander neighborhood. High Falls, Upper East End, and MonroeAlexander are included because developers and investors are now considering those areas to be part of downtown, says Heidi ZimmerMyer, president of the RDDC. Zimmer-Myer gave a brief presentation on the proposed district to members of City Council recently. Council members had concerns about the size of the new district, as well as neighborhood identity. The district would be created by collapsing the Main Street Enhancement District, Downtown Special Services, and the RDDC into a new organization, the Rochester Downtown Partnership. The partnership would be governed by a 15-member board of property owners, tenants, and city appointees. The services provided for property owners would fall into the categories of cleanliness and maintenance; safety and hospitality; beautification; and market
support. Some of the services would be litter and weed removal; sidewalk cleaning; limited snow and ice removal; decorative lighting; event production and programming; and support of neighborhood groups and business associations. The service fees haven’t been established yet. Zimmer-Myer is supposed to give a more detailed report to Council members in the coming weeks. One of the major concerns about the proposal, according to Council President Loretta Scott, is how to preserve the individuality of the neighborhoods if they’re all lumped together into one big district. Zimmer-Myer says that individual identity is crucial and can be honored in many different ways. If there was a banner program, for example, the banners would be customized for each neighborhood, she says. The same sort of thing could be done with holiday decorations, she says. The marketing of the different neighborhoods would be individualized, Zimmer-Myer says, and some of the services would undoubtedly be different. Animal waste removal would be a bigger issue in the East End, for example, than it would at Four Corners, she says.
Heidi Zimmer-Myer. FILE PHOTO
“Each of these neighborhoods has an architectural vernacular that’s unique,” Zimmer-Myer says. “It has a mix of commercial and residential and institutional [uses] that are unique. And the history and the stories about each one are quite individual. It would be throwing the baby out with the bathwater to run roughshod over that.” A majority of property owners within the proposed district would have to sign a petition in favor before the district could be formed, Zimmer-Myer says. She says she’s not sure of the exact percentage, but it has to be considerably more than 51 percent. The state comptroller and City Council would also have to approve the formation of the district.
POLICE | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN
Police reorg The Rochester Police Department will change from a two-section model — one on each side of the city — to a fivesection model in the not-too-distant future. The change will be gradual, with the department “reorganizing in place” over the next couple of years to test the new model. The phase-in approach will also limit capital expenses, at least in the beginning, officials say. City Council members got a brief look at the plan during a workshop session last week. The purpose of the reorganization is to strengthen the relationships between police and the community. Officers would be able to take ownership of their beats, Police Chief Mike Ciminelli said, and build relationships with neighborhoods. Still unanswered is how the police contract factors into the reorganization, long-term costs, and what staffing will be required under the new model. Ciminelli said more command staff will be needed. The downtown section will be expanded, but remain in the Sibley building. Additional police cars may be needed, too, because officers’ beats would be smaller. Mayor Lovely Warren said that initially, the RPD will use its three existing buildings — the two primary sections and the smaller downtown station — to test the new model. Car beats will be established and staff will be realigned according to the new organization. Doing this will allow some portion of the reorganization to begin almost immediately, said Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon, and limit upfront capital expenses. A more detailed report that includes staffing details is due next month.
ENVIRONMENT | BY JEREMY MOULE ILLUSTRATIONS | BY AUBREY BERARDINI
change: It’s all up to you Rochester’s environmental record is mixed Rochester’s history with the environment is complicated. The city’s early settlers marveled at High Falls, harnessing its roaring cascade to power their mills. But the industries mistreated the river by using it as a dumping site for their waste. The region also has some of the best farming soil in the world. But decades of decentralized development — sprawl — has eaten away acre after acre. It’s true that there has been progress on some fronts. The Genesee River is not as polluted as it once was, for example. But the Rochester region still has its share of environmental problems. Several issues — contaminated former industrial sites, for example — have persisted for decades. Other threats, such as the proliferation of tiny plastic particles in the Great Lakes, are just emerging. And the area has already started to experience effects from unmitigated global climate change. Earth Day is an opportunity to draw attention to those issues. “That’s kind of what Earth Day is about,” says Frank Regan, a local Sierra Club member who runs rochesterenvironment.com. “We’ve got a few moments to get people’s attention.” Five of the biggest local environmental issues are explained in the sections below. The list is not a comprehensive catalog of the area’s environmental problems; it’s meant to heighten awareness of a few critical issues. And Rochester has historical examples of why awareness is important. Take Irondequoit Bay, an ecologically and economically important part of the Lake Ontario coast. Approximately 50 years ago, the bay and its tributaries were turbid and withering. Thanks to the countywide consolidation of waste and storm sewer systems, including the construction of better, centralized treatment, the bay and its tributaries are clearer and healthier. The environment is more than just forests and cute animals. It’s water, air, food, shelter, and more. And it’s influenced, perhaps more than ever, by what people build, put down their drains, and buy.
Between Lake Ontario, the Genesee River, and a few of the Finger Lakes, the Rochester region has substantial freshwater resources. In recent years, governments, institutions, and residents have intensified efforts to keep those water bodies healthy. But problems persist. And the region’s largest water body, Lake Ontario, faces evolving, challenging issues. The water along the lake’s shore, especially a recessed area known as the Rochester Embayment, has long been plagued by nutrient pollution, phosphorus in particular. The phosphorus encourages algae growth, which in turn encourages bacterial growth and clouds the water. 6 CITY
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The lake provides drinking water for much of Monroe County, so its water quality is important from a public health perspective. But the algae, bacteria, and cloudy water often lead officials to close the beaches to swimming in the summer. Researchers and government officials have tried to address the sources of the pollution. They’ve improved water infrastructure and have even tried to get people to avoid using fertilizer on their lawns. But half of the phosphorus that enters the lake is still from human-related sources, says Joe Makarewicz, a SUNY Brockport professor who has spent years studying pollution in the lake and the local streams that flow into it. For the past few years, Makarewicz has led efforts to develop a sophisticated model that will let researchers close in on some of those remaining phosphorous sources. For example, researchers have long suspected that fertilizer from farm fields is a culprit, and Makarewicz’s model shows that’s true. But the new model also shows that smaller waste water treatment plants in the Genesee River watershed — which empties into the lake — are a problem, too, Makarewicz says. The plants aren’t held to the same regulatory discharge standards as Monroe County’s larger system. That’s good and bad news. The problem spots are easy to locate and address, unlike other nutrient pollution sources, Makarewicz says. But upgrading the plants would be expensive. “Until we tackle the Genesee, the near shore and the Rochester Embayment will continue to have problems,” Makarewicz says. In Lake Ontario and the other Great Lakes, a new problem is emerging, too. Researchers have identified tiny plastic fragments in the waters of each lake. They say consumer products such as exfoliating face washes, which often contain tiny plastic beads, are responsible. Water treatment plants probably aren’t filtering them out. Scientists say they’re worried the microplastics could be detrimental to the health of fish and other marine wildlife.
Water quality in Irondequoit Bay (top) is drastically better than it was heading into the 1970's. But the Genesee River (middle) carries phosphorous into the lake. The nutrient pollution encourages algae growth, which is often a factor in local public beach closings. FILE PHOTOS
Hemlock-Canadice State Forest Hemlock and Canadice are the last of the Finger Lakes with completely undeveloped shorelines, and that’s no accident. The lakes supply drinking water to the City of Rochester. Many years ago, the city purchased the land ringing the lakes to protect the water. But in 2010, the city sold all 7,000 acres of the land to the state, with both parties saying that the purpose of the transaction was to protect of the lands. Last year, the state issued a draft plan for how it’ll manage what’s now known as the Hemlock-Canadice State Forest. But the plan included relatively vague language about oil and gas drilling on the property. City officials and the public were alarmed about the possibility of drilling occurring close to the lakes. Environmentalists, in particular, worried that the plan would leave the areas under the forest’s
surface open to horizontal drilling and highvolume hydraulic fracturing. The State Department of Environmental Conservation received more than 400 comments on the plan, most dealing with oil and gas drilling. City officials, too, urged the DEC to write gas and oil drilling prohibitions into the plan. DEC spokespeople have said that the state has no intention of allowing drilling in the Hemlock-Canadice State Forest. And the management plan will reflect that, they’ve said. But the agency hasn’t yet issued a revised plan. As a backup, State Senator Ted O’Brien and the statewide Adirondack Mountain Club prepared legislation that would classify the Hemlock-Canadice forest as a unique area. The designation has stricter protections and includes prohibitions on gas and oil drilling. But the legislation has been shelved, pending the outcome of the DEC’s process.
The state purchased 7,000 acres of land surrounding Hemlock and Canadice lakes from the City of Rochester in 2010. But a state agency later released a draft management plan for the land which didn't explicitly prohibit oil and gas drilling, which concerned city officials and the public. FILE PHOTO
Fracking The state’s environmental review of highvolume hydraulic fracturing is entering its sixth year. Ultimately, state officials will use the review’s conclusions to decide whether to allow fracking in deep shale formations, particularly the Marcellus and Utica shales. The last major public step in the review came in September 2012, when State Health Department Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah began studying the public health impacts of fracking. His review was supposed to take a few weeks, but Shah still isn’t finished, and now he’s reportedly stepping down from his job. Fracking is a deeply polarizing issue, but both opponents and supporters of the issue are frustrated with the pace of the review. Landowners and drilling companies say New York is missing out on a potential economic boom. And they’re suing the state in an attempt to force officials to make a decision. Fracking opponents continue to press lawmakers to prohibit the extraction technique. They’re concerned about potential for water and air pollution, along with community impacts and road damage from increased truck traffic. Opponents also wonder where the massive quantities of water for fracking wells will come from, and how or where used fracking fluid will be treated and-or disposed. Some communities have sought to protect themselves from drilling, should the state eventually allow fracking. They’ve put gas and oil extraction bans in place, and have successfully defended them against legal challenges.
In August 2012, a contingent of fracking opponents from the Rochester area traveled to a large protest in Washington, D.C. FILE PHOTOS
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Brownfields For years, the state has offered tax credits to encourage cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields, which are former industrial properties with histories of contamination. But those tax credits are set to lapse in 2015. It’s up to the State Legislature to renew the program, but it hasn’t acted yet. Governor Andrew Cuomo offered a reform proposal and 10-year renewal provision in his 2014-15 budget proposal. But the final agreement between Cuomo and legislative leaders omitted the extension, and the reasons why aren’t clear. Developers, legislators, and state environmentalists all say they want the program renewed.
Senator O’Brien, the top Democrat on the Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee, says he’s disappointed that the tax credit wasn’t extended. But the issue might be too complicated to resolve in budget negotiations, he says. O’Brien says he hopes the Legislature renews the brownfield tax credit program before the session ends in June. And he says he’s working on renewal legislation. Cuomo says he wants to make the program more cost efficient, and his proposal included some changes in eligibility for brownfield tax credits. He wants the credits to go to economically stressed neighborhoods, high-priority economic development projects, and affordable housing. But developers say that the program works well as it is and that it has been responsible for significant investment in New York communities. There could be as many as 10,000 brownfields statewide. In Rochester, more than 100 brownfields have been identified in and around the Bull’s Head neighborhood, and another 80 sites are in the 14621 ZIP code. Monroe County’s suburbs have brownfields, too.
A state tax credit program is meant to encourage clean-up and redevelopment of brownfields like the Vaccuum Oil site in the Plymouth-Exchange Neighborhood (top) and a former industrial site on Whitney Street on the city's west side. FILE PHOTOS
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Members of the public packed a 2011 forum at Temple B'rith Kodesh on how fracking could impact the Rochester region. FILE PHOTO
Communication Environmental issues can be intricate, and the problems are often connected. As a result, environmentalists struggle with explaining these complex issues in ways that resonate with the public. That’s no small problem, since public support is necessary to spur action on issues such as climate change. And that involves convincing people that these issues affect their lives. Environmentalists have succeeded in building public support on some issues, and fracking is a big one. Fracking opponents have stressed the extraction technique’s potential to harm air, water, roads, and property values, and in doing so have hit a public interest sweet spot. That they link those problems to one identifiable, preventable source may help. It’s not as easy to explain to someone in Hamlin why taxpayer money should be used to encourage redevelopment of a former junkyard in the city, for example. Some environmental groups have tried to seize on social media to get their message out. And it seems like a logical move, given the platforms’ explosive growth. But social media has pitfalls. The Sierra Club’s Regan says that too often users including environmentalists only interact or connect with like-minded people. Regan says environmental groups and advocates need to try new approaches to win over the public. They need to look beyond feel-good events and discussions, he says, and reach people who don’t already have the same mindset they do. “If you’re not changing everybody’s mind, you’ve got to think of something else,” Regan says. “Because what you’re doing is not working.”
Greenhouse & Florist Mark Lowery (left) is a climate policy analyst in the State Office of Climate Change. A protestor from the 2012 anti-fracking rally in Washington, D.C. (right). PHOTO PROVIDED / FILE PHOTO
Climate change fight: it’s up to you Over the past several months, top scientists from around the world have issued stark warnings about climate change. It’s here, it’s happening on a global scale, and countries are not prepared, they say. Climate change is the defining environmental issue of the modern age. But governments across the world have dragged their feet on cutting the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving this disaster. People can, however, act locally. Local action on climate change is the theme of the Rochester Sierra Club chapter’s annual Earth Day environmental forum, which will be held at 7 p.m. on April 17, at First Unitarian Church, 220 South Winton Road. The featured speaker is Mark Lowery, a climate policy analyst with the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Office of Climate Change. The office leads the state’s Climate Smart Communities program, a voluntary initiative for New York communities. Communities that participate in the program typically develop plans laying out how they can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and how they can best prepare for hazards from ongoing or anticipated climate shifts. Because it’s a voluntary program, Climate Smart works best when community members push their elected officials to join, Lowery says. “What we see in many communities is that people just want to do the right thing,” he says. “They’re worried about the world we’re going to leave to our children.”
Local governments can play a substantial role in reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions through land-use policies, building codes, planning, and municipal energy use, Lowery says. Participating communities receive significant technical assistance from the state in developing their plans. “We leave it up to the communities to decide what is best for them,” Lowery says. “Where can they get good return on their investment, how can they best address their vulnerabilities, and what do they have the capacity to do?” But communities that plan for climate change and take action to cut emissions often recognize some side benefits. In practical terms, the planning efforts often save communities money, Lowery says. One of the first things many do is conduct an energy audit of municipal buildings, he says. That often leads them to pursue improvements that will reduce energy consumption, such as installing new windows or more efficient heating and cooling systems. The planning can also better position local governments to pursue state or federal funding to install renewable energy systems, such as solar panels or heat pumps, he says. Frank Regan, a Sierra Club member who is helping organize this year’s forum, says he hopes Lowery’s presentation sparks productive conversation about climate change. And he hopes the people in the audience then go out and try to convince residents and officials in their home communities to develop climate change plans, he says.
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URBAN ACTION This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Workshop on poverty
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Monroe #1 BOCES will host a poverty simulation workshop from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. The workshop was created by the New York State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development to help attendees experience the realities of poverty when it comes to schools, housing, banking, employment, and transportation. The event will be held at 15 Linden Park. Fee: $20. Registration: www.monroe.edu/pdcatalog.
SUNY Geneseo will present a panel discussion with activists from the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21. Speakers will focus on the Mississippi Freedom Movement. The event will be held in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom.
Short film on nursing homes
Metro Justice’s Elder Justice Subcommittee will present “Last Stop,” a documentary film by Laurie Kash about nursing home reform. The short film will be shown at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, April 21, at the Cinema Theatre. The showing is free.
Police conduct discussion
The Inner Faith Gospel Tabernacle will host “These Streets Are Speaking!” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25. Six people in Rochester will tell their stories about their encounters with police, which will be followed by a “Know Your Rights” workshop. The event will be held at 32 York Street.
(From left) Mashed pea: roasted peas seasoned and mashed, served hot and open with melted gorgonzola, pomegranate balsamic drizzle and crumbly bacon on toasted sourdough, with pickled beets. (Right) Gluten free peanut butter chocolate chip cookie with a Moxie Soda. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
About Face Open Face Sandwich Eatery 651 SOUTH AVE. 232-3050, OPENFACESANDWICHEATERY.COM TUESDAY-SATURDAY, 11 A.M.-7 P.M. [ REVIEW ] BY LAURA REBECCA KENYON
If the South Wedge’s Open Face Sandwich Eatery isn’t on your radar, you’re not alone. “We get a lot of people who come in and ask how long we’ve been here,” says owner Jared Valentine. “We say, ‘10 years.’” Open Face, a small shop on South Avenue, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. Since 2004, it has taken a unique approach to sandwiches — you could say Open Face thinks outside of the lunchbox. These aren’t foot-long subs or NYC deli-style fare. Open Face offers fresh takes on fillings, sides, and presentation, with options for vegetarians, vegans, and those eating gluten-free. Take, for example, the mashed-pea sandwich ($8.50 with a side). Served open faced, two crunchy slices of toasted wheat, sourdough, or rye bread are heaped with fresh and brightly green mashed peas; the mix is both a little sweet and a little starchy. The peas are then topped with bits of smoky bacon, a sweet
and acidic pomegranate-balsamic drizzle, and dotted with a mildly funky melted gorgonzola cheese. (Vegans and vegetarians have the option of ordering it without bacon or cheese.) It’s a delicious sandwich that satisfies, but doesn’t leave you feeling heavy and weighed down. Similarly, the corn mash ($8.50 with a side) tops your choice of toasted bread with roasted and smashed corn that has been mixed with diced red bell pepper. Like the mashed peas, it too is served warm; it’s also drizzled with a sweet and spicy apricot barbeque glaze and sprinkled with melted cheddar and battered, fried onions. The corn mash is sweet and creamy, similar in flavor to the corn casserole you might enjoy at Thanksgiving. That’s offset by the salt in the onions and the surprising heat in the barbeque sauce — the sandwich would not be as memorable without that spicy kick. The menu also contains more expected sandwiches. The maple turkey sandwich ($8.75 with a side) starts with house-roasted turkey. The bread (your choice) is spread with maple mustard, and packed with mixed greens and yam crisps. The turkey is fresh and mild, and the yams provide a hint of sweetness and crunch. But it’s the mustard that pushes things
over the top. It’s both sweet and fiery; at times the heat travels into your nose and delivers a zing, like you would expect from good wasabi. The open melt roast beef sandwich ($9.50 with a side) comes with two slices of toasted bread, which is, as with all the sandwiches, just under an inch thick and spans about 7 inches. In the melt, each slice is folded in half at the diagonal, creating a pocket for the fillings. The warm roast beef is lightly topped with melted Havarti cheese and French fried onions, a smear of horseradish mustard, and a sprinkling of chopped greens and grated carrot to liven things up visually. Roast beef and horseradish is a classic combination, and are especially good when served warm, as they are here. Those having trouble deciding on just one sandwich can opt for the sandwich tasting ($8.95 with a choice of side), which lets you select two sandwich halves. (Add an extra 50 cents for open face or open melt sandwiches.) There are also salad and soup choices, plus an array of teas and an espresso bar. Open Face likes to be creative with its
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Upcoming [ POP ]
Backstreet Boys Wednesday, June 18. Darien Lake,
9993 Allegheny Road in Corfu. 7:30 p.m. Starting at $28. Darienlake.com. [ PUNK ]
Gogol Bordello Saturday, July 26. Rochester Main
Street Amory, 900 East Main St. 8 p.m. $30-$35. Rochestermainstreetarmory.com.
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Josh Groban Friday, August 22. CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive. 8 p.m. $30-$95. Cmacevents.com
The Devil Makes Three WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 ZEPPA AUDITORIUM, 315 GREGORY ST. 8:30 P.M. | $15 | WATERSTREETMUSIC.COM
[ AMERICANA ] The music of California by-way-of
Vermont trio The Devil Makes Three makes it easy to dance with the devil. Or is it to the devil? There is plenty to admire in the band’s folksy blues, whether it’s the fiendishly deployed acoustic guitars, bluegrass-evoking banjos, or the demonically cool stand-up bass. They say idle hands are the devil’s workshop, but in this case, failure to witness The Devil Makes Three when they come to town is just the same. Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons will also perform. — DAVE LABARGE
Annie in the Water FRIDAY, APRIL 14 STICKY LIPS BBQ, 625 CULVER ROAD 9:30 P.M. | STICKYLIPSBBQ.COM; ANNIEINTHEWATER.COM [ ROCK ] Albany band Annie in the Water makes music that
seems to fit right into summer. The band’s blend of jam-band rock, blues, upbeat reggae and a touch of pop lends itself to warm weather and carefree evenings. Since starting in 2007, Annie in the Water has continuously toured the Northeast, and released its debut album, “Destination,” in 2011. In the seven years since founding members Brad Hester and Michael Lashomb began writing music together, the Annie in the Water sound has grown to embrace a world of influences — or as the band’s Facebook page says, “Annie in the Water started as an acoustic rock band … The only thing that stayed the same about their sound is that they still have an acoustic guitar.” — JAKE CLAPP
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itself as “based in the traditions of Old-Time Appalachia and classic Americana,” while seeking “new interpretations of old music.” The band combines the soulful lead vocals and a mix of traditional bluegrass instrumentation with electric additions that are not generally characteristic of a bluegrass band. It is through this addition of electrics, and its members’ wide range of musical backgrounds, that The Younger Gang makes music that both feels new and respectfully pays homage to its roots. — BY LEAH CREARY
Built to Spill WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 CMAC, 3355 MARVIN SANDS DRIVE IN CANANDAIGUA 7 P.M. | $25-$39.50 | CMACEVENTS.COM [ ROCK ] After a prolific and well-received string of
albums through the 90’s, Built to Spill relaxed in the 2000's, taking its time with new material — the band’s last three full-lengths came out 2001, 2006, and 2009. But any discussion on indie rock will still undoubtedly include Built to Spill. The band’s 90’s material set high benchmarks with its ambitious, often ambling, resonating rock, which became highly influential for the Northwest sound and similar indie bands of the era, like Modest Mouse. And, though they’ve slowed down the pace, Built to Spill continues to push the bounds they helped establish. Death Cab for Cutie and The Head and the Heart will also perform. — JAKE CLAPP
NEW B KERS
When The Bad Plus burst onto the jazz scene in the early 2000’s there was some controversy among purists concerning the rock sensibility of this jazz trio. But that didn’t stop the group from becoming a sensation at festivals around the world. A decade and a half later, the genre-bending jazz piano trio is a genre unto itself. The latest incarnation to liven up my CD player is KROM, a power trio lead by Adam Kromelow on piano, with Raviv Markovitz on bass and Jason Burger, drums and percussion. Who says jazz can’t be fun? All three members of KROM are making their own way up the musical ladder, playing as sidemen with established artists. But when they take the reins, their sound is rhythmbased and as intriguing as it is engaging. Not that they are incapable of inspired solos; listen to Kromelow’s flights on “The Experiment.” And those who crave complexity can find more than enough in the Escher-like intricacy of “See With Your Eyes.” But it’s the distinctive sound of melodies pounded out with chords and deceptively simple phrases that stick to your brain that makes KROM a wonderful addition to the jazz canon. — RON NETSKY
Leslie Pintchik “In The Nature Of Things” PINTCH HARD RECORDS Lesliepintchik.com
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Amanda Ashley. Blackdog Recording Studios, 120 East Avenue. 747-6689. reverbnation.com.6:30 p.m. $5. Margaret Explosion. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. margaretexplosion.com. 7:309:30 p.m. [ BLUES ]
Johnny Rawls. Dinosaur Bar-
B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9:30 p.m. Free. Jack Allen Band. 7:15-9 p.m. Ontario Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave Big Band Dances. $2. 865-3320. ontariobeachentertainment.org/ concert-schedule. [ CLASSICAL ]
Classical Blue Jeans Concert. Finger Lakes
Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. 690-1220. lakemusicfestival.org. 6 p.m. The children’s concert and “pop-up” shows are free and open to the public. $35-$60, $15 students.
Eastman Jazz Ensemble, Eastman New Jazz Ensemble.
Leslie Pintchik’s latest album begins nicely enough. “With You In Mind” not only showcases Pintchik’s formidable technique and nuanced style at the keyboard, it’s also an excellent original composition. But it’s the CD’s second cut that lets the listener know that Pintchik stands apart from the crowd. “I’d Turn Back if I Were You” is an odd-ball masterpiece worthy of Thelonious Monk on which Pintchik’s piano is set against the playful horns of Steve Wilson on saxophone and Ron Horton on trumpet. In addition to her quartet with Scott Hardy on bass, Michael Sarin on drums and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi, six of the album’s tracks feature horns — Hardy also wrote these superb horn arrangements. Another two tunes showcase just the quartet, including the album’s only cover, a sensitive take on Lerner and Loewe’s “I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face.” The album ends with a live trio track, Pintchik’s “There You Go,” and we’re back to that quirky style mentioned above. It’s another off-kilter classic. — RON NETSKY
Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 454-2100. esm.rochester.edu/ concerts/tickets. 8 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Anthony Gianovola. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137. com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Lap Giraffe. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6-9 p.m. Margaret Explosion. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. margaretexplosion.com. 7:309:30 p.m. [ REGGAE/JAM ] Noble Vibes. Carlson Auditorium, RIT Campus, Lomb Memorial Dr. reverbnation.com. 4 p.m. Free. continues on page 15
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Local rock band Maybird wil open for Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs on Tuesday, April 22, at the Bug Jar. PHOTO PROVIDED
Riding the psychedelic plane Maybird W/ HOLLY GOLIGHTLY & THE BROKEOFFS, AND BUFFALO SEX CHANGE TUESDAY, APRIL 22 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVE. 9 P.M. | $8-$10 | BUGJAR.COM | MAYBIRD. BANDCAMP.COM [ FEATURE ] BY FRANK DE BLASE
Drop the needle and dig on Maybird and enjoy the trip. This relatively new Rochester outfit is a carefully constructed wash of singer-songwriter insight and poppsychedelia. It’s the sound of the beautiful and the weird sharing a slow dance — or a joint, perhaps. It’s romantic and it’s epic. Consequently, Maybird sounds like a band with no chronological home. You could conceivably see its music popping up in any of the last five or so decades to haunt a scene or screw up a genre’s self-worth. Springing from a prodigious pile of current and past projects, Maybird — guitarist Sam “Overhand Sam” Snyder, Josh Netsky on vocals and guitar, Adam Netsky on drums, bassist Mike Schuler, 14 CITY APRIL 16-22, 2014
and Kurt Johnson bringing in pedal steel, lap steel, and guitar — came together after Josh Netsky asked Johnson to cover for the Josh Netsky Band’s regular six-string slinger, Snyder. Snyder made the gig after all, but Johnson stuck around. “So on the gig we just decided to figure out how to make it work,” Snyder says. The result turned on a light bulb in Josh’s head. “It was great,” Josh says. “It worked out that way and it was just like, ‘Why not always have Kurt play?’” Before ultimately forming into Maybird, the band performed under the Josh Netsky Band, but kind of like a Josh Netsky Band Part II. “The songs that are on the first Maybird album [“Down & Under” released October 2013] were developed while we were still the Josh Netsky Band,” Josh says. “But they’ve changed quite a bit. So the Maybird entity is like a totally different thing from what the Josh Netsky Band was. The stuff we’re writing now is more a classic psychedelic rock sound, it’s very laid back.”
But Maybird isn’t trying; the band is easy-going — the band abides. “It’s just what’s happening,” Josh says. “I think we’re moving towards psychedelic rock, it’s partially because that’s what we feel best playing now. We have the best time playing those songs.” Snyder sheds some light on the music’s trippy allure and pull. “As we’ve been working the tunes, we’ve been getting further and further out into the psychedelic plane,” he says. But who puts on the brakes? How do they know when to stop? “Once the tune shows up,” Snyder says simply. “Lately we’ve been working on a lot of new songs that have been lending themselves to these far out landscapes.” Part of this trip’s destination falls on the shoulders of both guitarists. Johnson has dialed back his lap and pedal steel contributions in lieu of juggling guitar patterns and textures and riffs with Snyder. It’s now two lead guitars. And along with the sonic density comes energy and intensity.
“It’s going in an upbeat direction,” Josh says. “More of a guitar-driven direction.” However, according to Josh, the same things that bless the group and inspire them can sometimes be a bit of a curse. “The easiest thing is that it takes a matter of minutes to get ideas flowing,” he says. “The toughest thing is to get the ideas to stop flowing.” Before getting doused in idea-overload, Johnson says the nucleus of each tune has to be good. “I think Josh writes really great tunes,” he says. “The songs, first and foremost are good.” And the song’s influences, though solid, are from all over the map. The history these veteran scenesters sport — as members of bands like Thunder Body, Md Woods, Auld Lang Syne, My Plastic Sun, the Josh Netsky Band, Moho Collective, Poetry for Thieves, etc. — is staggering. “I think it’s safe to say that in the whole collaborative process we each bring in a lot of our own influences,” Snyder says. “So it’s not like there’s any one, clear cut thing. I don’t think I’ve ever worked with any other group of musicians that have such eclectic taste in music and somehow made it work.” But as with all eclectic derivatives in art, it doesn’t necessarily work for everyone. “I’ve had people come up to me who did not get it,” Johnson says. “Just did not get it. Some people are just very narrow in their field of listening and they don’t understand things outside of it.” Snyder enjoys confounding this type of listener. “I think that’s part of it too,” he says. “We want to push the listener, — ‘You haven’t heard this yet because we don’t strive to sound like anything else.’” “One of the first shows we played as Maybird was in a house in Boston in front of a bunch of people we didn’t know,” Josh adds. “Every song seemed to hit with everybody pretty well because we were crammed in a room together. However, sometimes when we play at a larger venue, our set has these vast jumps from pretty hard-hitting rock songs to very laid-back, lazier, delicate sounds. I’ve definitely seen crowds dwindle.” As Maybird reveals its music to itself as well as others, the band plans on spending more time in the studio, relying on its magic. “We’re going to spend less time writing in the studio and more time experimenting there,” Snyder says, even if this spelunking renders two facets of the band: a live Maybird and a studio Maybird. “There are some times that it’s perfect, Josh says. “But personally, I don’t like seeing a band and hear them sound just like a record.”
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 [ POP/ROCK ]
The Dady Brothers. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnysirishpub. com. 7:30 p.m. Free. Work Drugs w/AMINAL, Teen Men, & Sparx & Yarms. Bug Jar,
219 Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. $6-$10.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
The Blues Project ft. Gordon Munding and friends. The
Beale, 693 South Ave. 2714650. thebealegrille.com. Third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. Free. City December. 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.
Nikola Tomic w/ Dave Rivello Ensemble. Village Rock Cafe,
213 Main St. East Rochester. 586-1640. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. Free. [ BLUES ]
Lulu w/Billy Joe. The Beale,
693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7:3011:30 p.m. Ray Bonneville. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 8 p.m. $10-$12.
EXPERIMENTAL | JULIANNA BARWICK The music Julianna Barwick creates — through loops and samples of emotional instrumentation and reverberated vocal swells — is so remarkably lush and grand that it not just fills its projected space, but almost magnifies it. As seen on her latest album, 2013’s critically well-received “Nepenthe,” Barwick’s experimental, choral-esque delivery creates a surrounding wall of hypnotic sound that the listener can’t escape. The practice caused post-rock mainstays Sigur Ros to invite Barwick to open for its North American tour last fall, a prestigious opportunity for the Brooklyn-based musician. Julianna Barwick will perform with Vasillus and A Victory for Upfish on Saturday, April 19, 8 p.m. at Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. There is an $8 suggested donation. 315-0344; Juliannabarwick.com. — JAKE CLAPP
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
Miss Haze and Rich Kishita. Love Nightclub,
45 Euclid St. 222-5683. lovenightclubrochester.com. 10 p.m. 21+ $3, 18+ $6-$12.
Steve West. The Lower Mill, 61 N. Main St. 582-1830. 6:30 p.m. Free. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4845. woodcliffhotelspa.com Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa. com. 5:30 p.m. Free.
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Beau Ryan. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 7-10 p.m.
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Gap Mangione New Blues Band. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa,
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Amy Montrois Trio. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 7 p.m. Big D Trio. Dinosaur Bar-BQue, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 8 p.m.
Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays ft. The Charles Mitchell Group.
Espada Brazilian Steak, 274 N. Goodman St. Village Gate. 473-0050. espadasteak.com. 6 p.m. Free. The Djangoners. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 7:30 p.m. Free.
Jazz Thursdays ft. The David Detweiler Trio. Next Door Bar
& Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 2494575. nextdoorbarandgrill.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 8 p.m/. Free. Jeff Benatar Trio. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135. net. 6-9 p.m. Marco Amadio. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. Farmington. 924-8000. Every other Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Free.
The Joe Santora Trio w/Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free.
Florrwax Oldschool Dance Craze. Lux Lounge, 666 South
Ave. 230-9030. lux666.com. 10 p.m. Free. [ POP/ROCK ]
Five Alarm Open Jam. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 3193832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m. Call for info. Lionheart ft. Domination and barrier. California Brew Haus,
402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook.thecaliforniabrewhaus. 6:30 p.m. $10-$13. Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Roncone’s, 232 Lyell Ave. 4583090. italianrestaurantrochester. com. 6 p.m. Thundercloud Kid. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar. com. 7:30 p.m. $10-$13. Tommy T and The Gliders. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 9 p.m. Uptown Groove. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern. com. 8:30 p.m. Free. The Original Wailers. 7 p.m. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com.
199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Howie Campbell at Boulder. Boulder Coffee Co., 739 Park Ave. 697-0235. bouldercoffee.info. 8 p.m. Jim Drew. Towpath Café, 6 N. Main St. Box Factory Bldg. Fairport. 377-0410. towpathcafe.com. 6:30 p.m.
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FRIDAY, APRIL 18 [ BLUES ]
Billie joe followed by Tombstone Hands. The Beale, 693 South
Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille. com. 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Northeast Funk. Club Clarissas, 293 Clarissa St. 232-3430. 6 p.m.
Shades of Grey and Luca &The ElectroKings. Johnny’s Irish
Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 5 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Envisioning the Passion. Asbury
First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave. (585) 271-1050. asburyfirst.org. 7:30 p.m. Sacred music appropriate to the season is performed by Voices Chamber Choir, directed by Dr. William Weinert, as images of great works of art related to Christ’s death and resurrection are projected on a screen. This is a profoundly moving experience, and we invite you to share in it. Child care is available. Free will offering.
Fear and Trembling: Music for Good Friday. St. Anne Church,
1600 Mt. Hope Ave. 381-7149. musicaspei.org. 7:30 p.m. Teresa Ringholz, soprano and Tom Woolard Harris, organ; Musica Spei. Freewill offering.
Guest Recital - Alfonso Padilla. saxophone. Eastman School of
ALTERNATIVE | DEER TICK When you consider the popularity and radio play The Lumineers have received, it’s hard to grasp how Deer Tick has not garnered the same attention. Add in the fact Deer Tick had several albums out before The Lumineers debuted and it’s downright confusing. The alternativerock quintet from Providence, R.I., molds rock ‘n’ roll, Americana and folk together to make simply eargasmic tunes. Lead singer John McCauley delivers with a great folk voice, one that sounds amazing and can be easily understood — Bob Dylan, I’m looking at you — and it gels well with the band’s melodious instrumentals. Deer Tick is infamous for hosting crazy Newport Folk Festival afterparties, so you can be sure these guys know how to put on a good show.
Music, Howard Hanson Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 8 p.m. Free.
Deer Tick performs with The Hold Steady on Monday, April 21, 8 p.m. at Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. Tickets are $20. Waterstreetmusic.com. — TREVOR LEWIS
[ COUNTRY ]
Madeline Forster. ,. 258-0400. thelittle.org. 8:30 p.m. $5. Matthew Sieber Ford Trio. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 262-2090. tapas177.com. 4:30 p.m. Free.
Sean Patrick McGraw and Johnny Bauer. Nashvilles, 4853
W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Fabulous Richmond’s House Band . Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern.com. 4 p.m. Free.
HEAVY ARTILLERY featuring HOKILLA & HOOGS. Love
The Joe Santora Trio w/Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. [ HIP-HOP/RAP ]
Slap Weh Fridays ft. Blazin Fiyah. Eclipse Bar & Lounge,
Nightclub, 45 Euclid St. 2225683. lovenightclubrochester. com. 10 p.m. With local support from BONES JONES / D-CONSTRUCT / RICH KISHITA & MC Murdok / MC Scatter / DLS. Rochester Chip. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 315-8044513. lovincup.com. 8 p.m. This month’s show features Square Therapy from Roanoke, VA. $5.
315 Gregory St. 7034203. thunderbody.com. 7 p.m. $12 adv, $15 door.
[ JAZZ ]
[ POP/ROCK ]
Champagne & The Swoon Daddies. Bistro 135, 135
W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6-10 p.m.
Jazz Thursdays ft. The David Detweiler Trio. Next Door Bar
& Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 2494575. nextdoorbarandgrill.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 8 p.m/. Free. Little Vikings. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8 p.m.
372 Thurston Rd. 235-9409. Call for info. [ REGGAE/JAM ]
Thunder Body’s: April Powers 4. The German House Theater,
Anne in the Water. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq. com. 9:30 p.m. Bloodpheasant, w/ Broadcaster, Declan Ryan, & Close Calls, The Ginger Faye Bakers, and Glenwood. Bug
Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. 18+. Dave Riccioni & Friends. Mastrella’s Irondequoit Steak House, 4300 Culver Road. 467-2750.
Ian Downey Is Famous w/ Dream Girls, Pink Elephant.
Monty’s Krown, 875 Monroe Ave. 271-7050. 9:30 p.m. $3. John Akers. TP’s Irish Pub, 916 Panorama Trail. 3854160. 9:30 p.m. Free. MItty & The Followers. Willow Inn, 428 Manitou Rd. Hilton. 392-3489. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. Moon Zombies. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m. Night Fall After Dark. Norton’s Pub, 1730 N. Goodman St. 266-3570. reverbnation.com. 9:30 p.m. 21+ or w/adult. Nile. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 7:30 p.m. $15. Six Pak. Dinosaur Bar-BQue, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m.
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Amy Collins & Kari Todesco.
Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. The Gray Hollow Road. Boulder Coffee Co., 739 Park Ave. 697-0235. bouldercoffee. info. 8-10 p.m.
Hieronymus Bogs and The End of America. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7/$9.
Julianna Barwick w/ Vasillus and A Victory for Upfish at Visual Studies Workshop. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street. 3150344. 8-11:30 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m. $8 suggested donation. Sofrito. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. [ BLUES ]
Black Rock Zydeco. Harmony
House, 58 East Main St. Webster. 727-4119. rochesterzydeco.com. 7:15 p.m. $10-$12. The Dady Brothers. The Beale, 1930 Empire Blvd. Webster. 2161070. thebealegrille.com. 7:3011:30 p.m. Ghost Peppers. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 9:30 p.m. $5 cover. Joe Williams Project. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7-11:30 p.m. Out of the Blue. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m. [ COUNTRY ] Flint Creek. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Annie Wells. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free.
Gabe Condon Duo. Wegman’s
Amore Restaurant, 1750 East Avenue. (585) 452-880. Call for info, Free.
Jazz Thursdays ft. The David Detweiler Trio. Next Door Bar
& Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 2494575. nextdoorbarandgrill.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 8 p.m/. Free. The Lance Hoffman Orchestra. Skylark Lounge, 40 South Union St. 270-8106. facebook. com/lancehoffmanorchestra. 3 p.m. Come out to our inaugural performance! Two sets of swing and standards by our 17 piece band. Free. Madeline Forster. ,. 258-0400. thelittle.org. 8:30 p.m. $5. Nitefall. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 7-10 p.m.
The Joe Santora Trio w/Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free.
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PUNK | MYSTIK MOTORCYCLES French band Mystik Motorcycles seems to love glam punk — if fashion is anything to go by. Lead singer/guitarist Rondelius Gordon sings in English while his bandmates get hyper, a la the dirt and glitter of the 70’s and 80’s music scenes. Established in 2001, Mystik Motorcycles is reminiscent of The New York Dolls at 45 RPM, with its own garage rock delivery. Tunes about burlesque girls (“Jiggly Tassels”), obnoxious blond groupies (“Platinum Blah Blah Blah”), and musically untalented bands (“Empathy”) blend bouncy melodies with high energy. The quartet’s North American tour kicks off in Montreal and includes Rochester among its three U.S. dates. Mystik Motorcycles performs with Televisionaries, Death Camp, and The Telltale Signs on Wednesday, April 23, 9 p.m. at The Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. Tickets are $6-$8. Bugjar.com. — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR Wesley Bright & The Hi-Lites.
Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 9-11 p.m. $10. [ REGGAE/JAM ]
The Buddhahood & The Prickers at V-Pub!. V-Pub at the Villager, 245 South Main St. 585-3942890. 8 p.m. $8-$10. [ POP/ROCK ]
Blameshift, Taken, and Shallow . Pineapple Jack’s,
485 Spencerport Rd. Gates. 247-5225. facebook.com/ PineappleJacks. 9 p.m. Cindy Sams Band. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern.com. 9 p.m. Free.
Dark Hollow- Greatful Dead . Dinosaur Bar-B-Que,
99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.c Woods, and Chis Hollywood. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 8 p.m. 21+. $5.
Julie Chayote’s Artist Showcase: Dave McGrath.
Wylie Chayote’s, 42 Nichols Street. Spencerport. 3493033. facebook.com/WylieChayotes. 8:30-10:30 p.m. Junkyard Fieldtrip. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnysirishpub. com. 8 p.m. Les Femmes. Scotland Yard Pub, 187 Saint Paul St. 730-
5030. scotlandyardpub.com. 5 p.m. 21+. Free. Moon Zombies. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m.
Record Store Day ft. Dean & McKayly. House of Guitars,
645 Titus Ave. 544-3500. recordstoreday.com. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. Stage-Studio-Radio. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 2321520. themontagemusichall.com. 7 p.m. 16+. $10. Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. 216-1290. jasminesasianfusion. com. 6:30 p.m.
This is Home, Mercia, and Bermuda. California Brew
Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook.com/ thecaliforniabrewhaus. 6 p.m. $10. Warehouse. Rab’s Woodshed, 4440 Lake Ave. 663-4610. 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Fandango at the Tango. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted. [ BLUES ]
Mitty & The Followers. P.I.’s Lounge, 495 West Ave. 2351630. reverbnation.com. 8 p.m. 18+.
Christ Church Schola Cantorum sings Compline. Christ Church,
141 East Ave. 454-3978. christchurchrochester.org/ scholacantorum. 9-9:30 p.m. Donations accepted. Going for Baroque. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 1-1:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]
4:20 Metal Gathering ft. Burndwiller, Ancalagon, Gutted Alive, & Desekrator. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $5/$7 Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $5/$7.
MONDAY, APRIL 21
room Buzzards Plus Two.
Glendoveers, 2328 Old Browncroft Blvd. 381-7603. flowercityjazz.org. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Flower City Jazz Society. $12.
[ CLASSICAL ]
Going for Baroque. Memorial
Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 274-1100. esm.rochester.edu. 3-3:30 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Alphonso Williams. Bistro
135, 135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6-8 p.m.
Dixieland Evenings w/ Bar-
[ OPEN MIC ]
Charlie Lindner, Matt Ramerman, & Ben Chilbert. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille.com. 9 p.m. Free.
GIDEON w/ HOLY WAR / UNTIL WE ARE GHOSTS. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. 21+. $10 adv, $12/$14.
The Hold Steady w/Deer Tick . Water Street Music
Hall, 204 N. Water St. 3255600. waterstreetmusic.com. 7 p.m. $20.
com. Every other Tuesday, 8 p.m. Free. Roses & Revolutions. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4845. woodcliffhotelspa.com.
TUESDAY, APRIL 22
Smugtown Mushrooms, 127 Railroad St. facebook. com/smugtownmushrooms. 7-10:30 p.m. A great rock and roll show for the whole family. Free hot dogs for mom. $2 donation.
[ R&B ] [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Daniel Bachman. ,. 461-2222. rochestercontemporary.org. 7-10 p.m. Also playing r.nuuja, Martin Freeman, Licker, Joe+N, and City Harvest Black. $5-$6. Don Christiano. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.
Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs.
Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. bugjar. com. 9 p.m. Maybird and Buffalo Sex Change will also be playing. $8-$10. [ POP/ROCK ]
The Temptators, Owen Winter, Anamon and Princess Princess.
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Haven Shea as Fate in the Shakespeare Players’ production of “The Winter’s Tale,” on stage at MuCCC through April 26. PHOTO COURTESY ROCHESTER COMMUNITY PLAYERS
A tale for all seasons “The Winter’s Tale” BY ROCHESTER COMMUNITY PLAYERS THROUGH APRIL 26 MUCCC, 142 ATLANTIC AVE. $9-$19 | MUCCC.ORG [ REVIEW ] BY DAVID RAYMOND
Part domestic tragedy, part raucous comedy, mostly improbable fairy tale, “The Winter’s Tale” is one of Shakespeare’s most intriguing and confounding works. Rochester Community Players’ production of the show, running until the end of this month, is a well-conceived take on a play seldom seen but definitely worth seeing. As “The Winter’s Tale” begins, Leontes, the King of Sicilia, is enlisting his wife, Hermione, to persuade his visitor and longtime friend Polixenes, the friendly King of Bohemia, to stay longer. Hermione is a virtuous wife, but when Leontes observes her in conversation with Polixenes, he is suddenly overwhelmed with jealousy and accuses him of fathering the child Hermione is carrying. His insistence that Hermione is unfaithful has terrible consequences: by the intermission, the court is in an uproar, his wife has been accused of treason and sentenced to death, their young son is
dead, and their newborn daughter is taken away by a courtier to be abandoned in Bohemia (bearing no resemblance to the real Bohemia). In true fairy-tale fashion, she is discovered and raised by a shepherd. Fast forward 17 years, and the girl, named Perdita, is still among the Bohemians and being wooed by Florizel, the disguised Prince of Bohemia. Without going into too much detail, suffice it to say that Perdita finds her true parentage, Leontes is forgiven after many years of penance, and a miracle or two ensues to provide a happy, and to some, not terribly convincing, ending. “The Winter’s Tale” does require a thorough suspension of disbelief from the audience — but as Shakespeare knew, that’s what theater is about. “The Winter’s Tale” is a complex play: its
plot deliberately defies logic, and while there is some thrilling dialogue and rhetoric in the court scenes, other passages are (to me at least) almost impenetrably dense and hard to follow. The changes in tone between the court and country sections of “A Winter’s Tale” (or if you like, the tragic and the comic sections) must be difficult for performers and directors to balance. The challenges start in the very first scene, which starts with a few minutes of courtly chit-chat but then turns
downright nasty as irrational jealousy grabs Leontes and won’t let go. As for the scenes in Bohemia, they are full of those Shakespearean rustic clowns whom — I may as well just be honest — I have never found all that funny. And Leontes’ redemption at the end of the play can seem sudden and unearned, although in this production it is quite moving. Director Virginia Monte’s concept is wintry from the beginning: the play is performed on an all-white set, with elegant white costumes for the Sicilian court. The second part brings bright ragtag costumes for the Bohemians. It’s a simple concept but it looks great in the small-ish MuCCC playing space. There is also brief but telling use of puppetry and shadows, as well as some subtle lighting effects. Monte turns Shakespeare’s character “Time” into a chorus of fates watching over the action, and occasionally taking part in it, adding three more characters to a frequently full stage of people. I’m not sure that this conceit is necessary, but the director works the three actresses into the action quite well. The large and able cast ranges from
seasoned Rochester Shakespeareans to first-timers. Those complicated speeches don’t trip off everyone’s tongue with equal ease, but the increasingly strange story is clearly presented. Leontes must be one of the more difficult Shakespearean parts to bring off, and James Heath is convincing as a holy terror in the first part and as a muchchastened man at the end. Abby DeVuyst is a dignified Hermione, and her impassioned speech during her trial for treason is one of the highlights of the show. (As Paulina, a court lady defending Hermione, Midge Marshall gets to jump on an even more venomous outburst to Leontes.) Danielle Lattiere’s Perdita is definitely her mother’s daughter, displaying the regal bearing one character mentions in the play. The smaller parts (and there are many parts in this play — most of the actors play two roles) are well taken by a few of those seasoned local actors. Tom Borhrer as the shepherd who discovers Perdita, Brad Craddock at Polixenes, and Roger Gans as the Sicilian courtier Camillo invest their every line with clarity and meaning. Kate Sherman makes an entertaining 180-degree turn from a regal Sicilian courtier in Part I to a wild Bohemian wench in Part II. Mark Casey gives a pleasantly silly fake-European air to one of those rustic clowns, while accompanying himself on the concertina and mandolin; he also wrote the show’s pretty, sometimes moody incidental music.
Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Cuba Through 36 Eyes. Through May 17. Reception Fri Apr 25, 5-9 p.m. 271-2540. imagecityphotographygallery.com. Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery, Genesee Community College, One College Rd. Digital Arts Student Show. Through May 14. Reception Thu Apr 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. facebook.com/ gccgallery. genesee.edu/gallery. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. Call to the Unknown: The 2014 Annual Student Art Exhibition. Through May 4. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. 395-5253. brockport.edu/finearts. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Who’d a Thunk It? by Gary Morse. Through Apr 25. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appt. 770-1960. jboyle@ seniorsfirstonline.com. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. Vulnerable Geometry. Through Apr 26. New and Collaborative Works from Jaime Molina, Vincent Comparetto, and Max Kauffman. Wed-Fri 1-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. 1975ish.com. ARTISANworks, 565 Blossom Rd. “Richard Quataert: The Arresting Image.” Through Apr 20. Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 12-5 p.m. 288-7170. artisanworks.net. Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, 277 N Goodman St. Muse by Brian O’Neill. Through Apr 24. Artwork Featuring Rochester City Ballet Dancers. The Brian O’Neill Studio will donate 10 percent of total proceeds and 100 percent from the sale of one special piece to benefit RCB. 4734000. artsrochester.org. AsIs Gallery, Sage Art Center, Wilson Blvd. Nina Korn. Through Apr 23. Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-midnight, Fri 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat-Sun noon10 p.m. sageartcenter.com. Aviv Café, 321 East Ave. Paint the Music: Mix Media by Richmond Futch Jr.. Through Apr 30. 7299916. bethelcf.com/aviv. Books Etc, 78 W Main St. Macedon. Three Magic Views. Featuring work of Elizabethe Walton, Claudine Bartlett and Terry Mulee. Through May 15. 4744116. firstname.lastname@example.org. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. The Lobby Presents: Art Liquidation Sale with Ax. Through Jun 4. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. lobbydigital.com. Cary Graphic Arts Collection, Lomb Memorial Dr. LETTERpressworkBOOK: Innovation Disguised as Instruction. Through April 30. In conjunction with “The Printed Poem; The Poem as Print” exhibition. ALSO in Cary Library Sunken Gallery, through Mar 31: “Palimpsest: Photographs and Objects” by Angela Kelly. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. 4754213. email@example.com. library.rit. edu/cary/. Crossroads Coffeehouse, 752 S Goodman St. Crossroads Spring Art Show. Work by Rachel Dow, Paolo Marino, Kristy Totter. Live Music by MD Woods, Ryan Bailey. 244-6787. firstname.lastname@example.org. xroadscoffeehouse.com. Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd. Marsh Madness: Wonders of Wetlands. Through May 4. Wed-Fri 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.,
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One of life’s beauties is the way in which different people interpret the things around them. What one person may see in one light another might see completely different. That’s one of the wonders of art and the artists who create. On Thursday, April 17, Sage Art Center will be hosting SageFest 8, a celebration of art that is usually not seen in galleries and institutions. This year’s event focuses on art created outside of the “art world” and examines the influence it has in the community. Sagefest will kick off with local Wall Therapy artist Thievin’ Stephen, who creates murals focused on the world we live in and the truth and beauty in it. Work will also been shown by senior art major Nina Korn, whose work includes wooden signs in an attempt to speak out and bring attention to the issues in Sumatra. In addition, art minor Ben Goulet will be screen printing SageFest 8 t-shirts during the event. SageFest 8 will take place at the Sage Art Center at University of Rochester, 240 Wallis Hall, from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit Rochester.edu/calendar. — BY TAYLOR WHITE Sat-Sun 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 3746160. rmsc.org. Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery, 713 Monroe Ave. College Collective. Through May 24. 2715183. geneseearts.org. Gallery R, 100 College Ave. Egress: Exit the Basement. Through Apr 19. RIT undergraduate Fine Arts seniors (BFA) present artworks as a ten-woman group exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and prints. Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m. 256-3312. galleryr.rit.edu. Gallery Salon & Spa, 780 University Ave. Through Apr 30. The Empty Center. Debut artwork by Pam Howe and photographs by Catherine MacWilliams. 271-8340. email@example.com. Gantt-Frazier-Bracey Gallery, 36 King St. “Identity Assignments: An Expository Journey.” Through May 16. Tuesdays and Thursdays doors open at 3 p.m., film screenings 3, 4, 5 p.m. & review film at 6:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. “Another America: A Testimonial to the Amish by Robert Weingarten” and “A World Apart: Photographs of Hasidic Communities in Israel by Pavel Wolberg.” Through May 25. Also through May 25: “XL Portfolip: A Benefit Portfolio Celebrating Large-Format Photography.” Also through Jun 8: “Of Time and Buildings.” Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2713361. eastmanhouse.org. I-Square Visions, 693 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 3 D’s in DODD. ARTISTS TALK: MONDAY, MAY 5th, 7 to 9pm. isquarevisionsartgallery. squarespace.com/.; Leo, John, & Paul Dodd. Father and sons’ artwork. Through May 8. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-2
p.m. Artists’ talk May 5, 7-9 p.m. email@example.com. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Through the Student Lens 2014. Through Apr 20. Tue-Sat noon-6 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976. imagecityphotographygallery. com. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. Spring Bouquet. Through Apr 30. Work by Sam Paonessa, Monteiro Prestes, David Kerstetter and Ning Lee. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 12-5 p.m. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions. The Joy Gallery, 498 W Main St. Battle Amongst Humanity, Art Exhibition Investigating War as Subject.. Through Apr 24. Work by Jose Enrique Portas and Amy Vena. A portion of the proceeds from select paintings will benefit Veterans Outreach Network of Rochester and AptArt. 436-5230. Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. Beyond Black and White. Through May 5. Works by middle students participating in Studio 678 from the Wilson Foundation Academy photo club, a program of the Community Darkroom at Genesee Center for the Arts & Education. Weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5920. firstname.lastname@example.org. cityofrochester.gov. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. Nate Hodge. Through Apr 25. 258-0400. thelittle.org. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. New Works by Shawnee Hill, Danny Cole, Joe Guy Allard and John Perry. 232-9030. lux666.com. Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. “For Drawing Sake.” Through April 26. 315-4620210. email@example.com. mainstreetartsgallery.com.
Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. “Matisse as Printmaker: Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation.” Also in Grand Gallery: “Alexander Matisse: New Ceramics.” Through Jun 8. Also Lockhart Gallery through May 4: “Eduardo Paolozzi’s “General Dynamic F.U.N.” Also Lucy Burne Gallery through Apr 17: “Creative Workshop Adult Student Show,” Apr 23-May 17: “Collaborations: Works by Students and Teachers.” Wed-Sun 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 276-8900. mag. rochester.edu. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St. Honeoye Falls. Lean Forward: Mill Art Cetner & Gallery Digital Show. Through Jun 21. 624-7740. millartcenter.com. MuCCC Gallery Space, 142 Atlantic Ave. Concentrated Aggregation: Works on Paper by David Werberig. Gallery open during regular performance schedules at MuCCC Theatre. Reception Fri May 2, 6-9 p.m. muccc.org. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt Hope Ave. Two Artists, Two Styles, One Show.. Renate Eckart and Jeanette Musliner. Through May 11. Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 546-8439 x3102. Nan Miller Gallery, 3450 Winton Place. Albert Paley on Park Avenue. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 292-1430. nanmillergallery.com. Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery, 4245 East Ave. Undergraduate Art Show. Through Apr 18. Tue-Thu noon-5 p.m., FriSat noon-8 p.m. 389-5073. naz. edu/art/arts-center-gallery. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. The Power of Flowers. Through May 24. With work by Dennis Burns, Alice Chen, Pamela Glasscock, Denise Heischman, Alan Singer, and Carol Woodin. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 6244730. firstname.lastname@example.org. ockheesgallery.com. Orange Glory Café, 240 East Ave. Mother and Son Art Exhibit. Through Apr 24. Artwork by Adam Allen Berry and Lynda Ashwell. 232-7340. email@example.com. Outside the Box Art Gallery, Bldg 9, The Canal Works, 1000 Turk Hill Rd. Twelve Corners Middle School Exhibit. Through Apr 29. Wed & Fri noon-3 p.m., Thu noon-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-3 p.m. 645-2485. outsidetheboxag.com. The Owl House, 75 Marshall St. Chad Grohman. 360-2920. owlhouserochester.com. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Forgotten Places. Through Apr 19. Paintings by Richard Harrington, Matt Klos, and Ryan Schroeder. Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery, 71 S Main St. Canandaigua. Emerging Artists and Their Mentors. Through Apr 25. 394-0030. prrgallery.com. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. The Vinyl Countdown: A Dudes Night Out Production. recordarchive.com. Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, 137 East Ave. “Dirty Dozen: The Outlaw Printmakers.” Through May 11. Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m., Fri until 10 p.m. The Print Club of Rochester will host a First Friday Print•a•Fair on May 2, 6-10 p.m. 461-2222. rochestercontemporary.org. The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, 250 N Goodman St. Featuring artwork by local artists. Open First Fridays, continues on page 22 rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 21
Blvd Webster. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m. $15$25. 671-9080. [ FRI., APRIL 18 ] Canary In A Coal Mine: A Sketch Show. April 18, 8 p.m. The Space, Hungerford Bldg, 1115 E. Main St., Suite 248 Featuring BJ Scanlon, Jeff Andrews, and Angela Prodrick, w/ Shawn Gray $10 facebook.com/ CanaryCoalMine.
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To many of us who were still in school when “Mean Girls” hit the screen, Tim Meadows will always be known as Mr. Duvall, one of our favorite high school principals. But before his role in the film, Meadows spent almost 10 years on the set of SNL, holding the record for the second longest running cast member. Meadows was known originally for spoofing famous personalities like O.J. Simpson, Tiger Woods, and Oprah Winfrey, until the show created an original character of his own, Leon Phelps, “The Ladies’ Man.” The sketch and character were then adapted into a film in 2000, which followed Phelps’ attempts to find love. Meadows has appeared in other feature films including “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story,” “Grown Ups,” and “Semi-Pro.” Meadows will perform on Thursday-Sunday, April 17-19 at The Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd in Webster. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 7:30 & 10 p.m. Tickets range from $15-$25. For tickets and more information, visit Thecomedyclub.us or call 671-9080. — BY TAYLOR WHITE
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Art Exhibits 6-9 p.m. Second Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., and Wednesdays, 12-5 p.m. 732-0036. shoefactoryarts.com. Soho Bagel Cafe, 1520 Ridge Rd West. Warren Farrell: ReEmergence. Through mid-July. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Recent acrylic work by local artist Warren Farrell. 663-2740. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. Parisian Structures & Cuban Lines by Bill DuBois. Through Apr 26. 461-4447. Studio 215, 1115 E Main St. Past Seasons. Through May 31. Reception May 2, 6-9 p.m. 4901210. firstname.lastname@example.org. The Nitty Gritty Hair and Waxing Parlor, 274 N Goodman St., Village Gate. Paintings and Drawings by Rina Miriam Drescher. Through Jun 1. 4612285. email@example.com. Veritas Wine Bar, 217 Alexander St. Fleur: Artworks by Kristina Kaiser. Through Jun 18. TueSat 5-11 p.m. 262-2336. veritaswinebar.com. Wayne County Council for the Arts, 108 W Miller St. Newark. 2014 Wayne County Middle School Art Exhibit. Through Apr 19. Thu-Sat, 12-3 p.m. 315-3314593. waynearts.wordpress.com. Williams Gallery at First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd. Images from the Camino by Photographer John Solberg. Through May 20. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4:30-8 p.m. 271-9070. rochesterunitarian. org/music_arts_gallery.html. Williams-Insalaco Gallery at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. Sculptors and Their Drawings: Conversation Between Form &
Plane.. Through Apr 17. MonThu, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. 785-1369. gallery34@ flcc.edu.
Art Events [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Art Night With Ken Karnage. 6 p.m. Triumph Tattoo Studio, 127 Railroad St. Bring your art supplies and an open mind Free 270-4772. KenKarnage@gmail. com. triumphtattoostudio.com. Two Views of a Character Portrait. April 16, 7-9 p.m. School of the Arts, 45 Prince St Demo by Susan Lyon and Michelle Dunaway 242-7682. nyfigurestudyguild.com. [ THU., APRIL 17 ] SageFest 8. April 17, 5-8 p.m. AsIs Gallery, Sage Art Center, Wilson Blvd. Mural by Thievin’ Stephen, art exhibit by Nina Korn, art student-designed t-shirt screen printing, more 273-2267. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] Celebration Walk of the Traffic Control and Utility Boxes in NOTA. April 19, 11 a.m. Starry Nites Café, 696 University Ave. Free. 244-8727. JanetCollinge@aol. com. starrynitescafe.com. [ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Irondequoit Art Club: David Hoffend demo and presentation. April 22, 7:30 p.m. Chapel Oaks, St. Ann’s Community, 1550 Portland Ave irondequoitartclub.org.
Comedy [ THU., APR 17-SAT., APR 19 ] Tim Meadows. April 17-19. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire
[ WED., APRIL 16 ] Lindy Jam: Weekly Swing Dance. 8:45 p.m. Tango Cafe Dance Studio (3rd Floor Ballroom), 389 Gregory St. Lindy Jam is a weekly swing dance on Wednesday nights, 8:45-11pm, hosted by Groove Juice Swing. Friendly atmosphere. Beautiful ballroom. Free beginner dance lesson at 9pm. No partner or experience necessary. Admission is free if it’s your first time!. $4 (or free if it’s your first time!). 271-4930. lindyjam.com. [ FRI., APRIL 18 ] LivingDance: LivingMusic Fundamentals. Third Friday of every month, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Kinections, 718 University Ave. In-Depth: Following Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m Fri $35, Sat $40, both $70. Discounts for students, unemployed, and elders. Register 473-5050. kinections.com. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] West African Drumming and Dance Classes with Fana Bangoura. Drumming: Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.noon at the Baobab (728 University Ave.). Dance: Sundays, from 2-3:30 .p.m at DancEncounters (215 Tremont St.) $10-$15. 503-679-3372. firstname.lastname@example.org. mounafanyi.org. [ SUN., APRIL 20 ] English Country Dancing. 6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church of Rochester, 175 Allens Creek Rd English Country Dancing, live music, called dances. $7$8, under 17 free with adult. 244-2468. fbcrochester.net. Fandango at the Tango. 7 p.m. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. 271-4930. tangocafedance. com. Tap Dance Jam Sessions. Third Sunday of every month, 2 p.m. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. $5. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. [ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Stardust Open Ballroom Dance Series. April 22, 7:30 p.m. Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St Big Band era live music $3 admission 4286755. cityofrochester.gov/ ballroomdanceseries. [ WED., APRIL 23 ] Spring Dance Show. April 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Spurrier Dance Studio, University of Rochester, River Campus 275-2828.
Festivals [ MON., APRIL 21-TUE., APR 22 ] RCTV Output ‘14 Film and Video Festival. April 21-22, 7-9:15
p.m. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. Free 325-1238. CWLlewellyn@rctvmedia.org.
Kids Events [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Am I Not a Child youth Rally. April 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Joy Community Church, 890 N. Goodman St. Designed for ages 12-18 360-3526. cuevas.walker@ gmail.com. joycc.info. Children’s Film Festival. Through April 19. Various libraries cowingcreek@gmail. com. raeyc.org. School Break Week: Mission: Green. Through April 19. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Included in museum admission: $11-$13 rmsc.org. WellVentions City Teen Auditions. April 16, 4-6 p.m. RAPA’s East End Theatre, 727 East Main St For Flash Performances TV Commercial. 325-3366. wellventions.org. [ THU., APRIL 17 ] Art & Story Stroll. April 17, 11 a.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Ages 2-5. “Zelda in the City” by Ken Wilson-Max 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. Easter Egg Extravaganza. April 17, 6:30 p.m. Irondequoit Public Library, Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. Free, register 336-6062. email@example.com. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] Easter Egg Hunts and Charity Raffles. April 19, 9 & 11 a.m. Adventure Landing, 3340 West Ridge Rd. Benefits Make A Wish Foundation. $3, register 225-5093. sdarr@ adventurelanding.com. adventurelanding.com. Family Science Day. April 19, 1-4 p.m. University of Rochester Goergen BME and Optics Building, 500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd. Demos, activities Free. 2752121. rochester.edu. Party for the Planet and Go Green. April 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Seneca
SPECIAL EVENT | THEATREROCS! SHOWCASE
Grab your best red carpet outfit for this year’s annual TheatreROCS showcase, “Classic Hollywood.” TheatreROCS brings together over 20 local performing companies, with 14 of them showcasing some of their best work at the show. This year’s show will be hosted by “celebrity housewife” Mrs. Kasha Davis (pictured) and will be held in the Kodak Center for Performing Arts at 200 West Ridge Road. In addition, the night will feature George Eastman’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star, chances to win great prizes, and City Newspaper’s 5th inductee into the Rochester Theatre Hall of Fame. The showcase takes place on Saturday, April 19, 8 p.m. with a Wine and Cheese Reception at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students, and can be purchased by calling 325-3366. For more information, visit Theatrerocs.org. — BY TAYLOR WHITE Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St Free, register senecaparkzoo.org. [ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Celebrate Earth Day!. April 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford. $11/members free’ students $6.50; children under 3 free. 294-8218. gcv.org.
Lectures [ WED., APRIL 16 ] A Drop of Life. April 16, 2:30 p.m. MacVitte College Union Ballroom, 10 MacVittie Circle. Film maker Shalini Kantayya focuses on
human rights where food, water, and energy intersects in a film called “A Drop of Life” 245-5000. geneseo.edu. The Fascinating Facts of Gemstone Jewelry. April 16, 7 p.m. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd Free, register 336-6060. firstname.lastname@example.org. Happiness is a Choice with Jackie McCullough. April 16, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 100 Park Point Dr. $5 585-424-6777. meetup. com/light-works. Henrietta Garden Club. April 16, 6:45 p.m. Rivers Run, 50
Fairwood Dr Free 889-547. email@example.com. The Icarus Sessions. Third Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. Hanlon-Fiske Studios, 34 Elton St. Ten or fifty or a hundred people come together and follow the simple rules of the Icarus Session. You have 140 seconds to talk about the art you are working on, what inspires you, what’s holding you back, whatever! You meet, connect, support each other, and then go back into the world, ready to make a ruckus Free. 705-6581. Rainbow Lecture: Kristen Renn. April 16, 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Welles-Brown room 276-8318. Rochester’s Horticultural History. April 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, 249 Highland Ave cityofrochester.gov/ winteradventures. Science on the Edge Lecture Series. April 16, 7:30 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Apr 16: Sara Brenner: “Nanotechnology Landscape: Health, Safety, and Nanomedicine Applications” $7$14 each lecture, $20-$35 for the series 697-1942. rmsc.org. The Wetlands of the Genesee Land Trust. April 16, 7 p.m. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. With Carol and David Southby Free, register geneseelandtrust.org. [ THU., APRIL 17 ] Matisse as Printmaker: A Conversation. April 17, 7 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Included in museum admission: $2.50-$6 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. A Visual History of Slavery in America. April 17, 7 p.m. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd Free, register 336-6060. firstname.lastname@example.org. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] Civil War Soldiers of high Street Cememtary. April 19, 10:15
a.m. Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport With Benjamine DiMatteo. 637-1050. seymourlibrary.org.
Sci-Fi in Young Adult Ficiton. April 16, noon. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd For ages 12-18 Free, register 359-7092. hpl.org.
[ MON., APRIL 21 ] Mended Hearts Rochester Lecture. April 21, 7:15 p.m. JCC Rochester, 1200 Edgewood Ave. J. Chad Teeters, MD, will speak about “Developments in Information Technology and iPhone Apps to Facilitate Diagnoses and Patient Care.” mendedheartsrochester.org.
[ THU., APRIL 17 ] Pure Kona Open Mic Poetry Series. 7-10 p.m. The Greenhouse Café, 2271 E. Main St. 270-8603. ourcoffeeconnection.org. RIT Creative Writing English Faculty / Student Reading. April 17, 5 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Student Alumni Union Reading Room. For this national Poetry Month, RIT Creative Writing Professor John Roche pairs with NTID ASL major Ali Garth to read from their poetry Free 475-4120. email@example.com.
[ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Words Made Flesh: Christian Faith and LGBT Experience. April 22, 7 p.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 South Goodman St Given by Rev. Dr. Barbara Lundblad. free, registration encouraged. 340-9463. crds.edu/springlecture-week. Driving and Dementia. April 22, 6:30-8 p.m. Greece Public Library, 2 Vince Tofany Blvd. Free 800-272-3900. Religion Out Loud: Religious Noise and the Politics of American Pluralism. April 22, 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus With Isaac Weiner. [ WED., APRIL 23 ] The Future of Hydraulic Fracturing in New York. April 23, 5:30-7 p.m. Bausch & Lomb meeting room, second floor, One Bausch & Lomb place Free, RSVP 231-1113. jwadsworth@ hselaw.com.
Literary Events [ WED., APRIL 16 ] 12th Annual FLCC Faculty Reading. April 16, 7 p.m. Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr Room 200 Free 7851367. flcc.edu. Plutzik Reading Series: Yiyun Li. April 16, 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus Welles-Brown Room rochester.edu/college/eng.
[ FRI., APRIL 18 ] Rumi Cafe: An Evening of Mystical Poetry. Third Friday of every month, 7:30 p.m. Sufi Order of Rochester Center for Sufi Studies, 494 East Ave. Carriage House of AAUW An inspired gathering of reading, meditation, conversation and local specialty desserts $5. 248-0427. zaynab@frontiernet. net. sufiorderofrochester.org. Two Kinds of Fear. April 18, 7 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave Two original intertwining stories about Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony in their momentous and turbulent times. A Storytelling by Bill Pruitt 5.00. storyteller9510@ gmail.com. wab.org. Wham! Bam! Story Slam! April 18, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. Come share and/ or listen to amazing true stories. All storytellers and stories are welcome. This month’s theme: forgotten. Hosted by Dewey Lovett Free. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] Deep Fried Reading Series. April 19, 7 p.m. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market Book launch for Cori Winrock’s “A Coalition of Bones” and featuring readings continues on page 25
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Three massive woodcut prints by Mike Houston of Cannonball Press are part of the “Dirty Dozen: The Outlaw Printmakers” exhibit currently on view at Rochester Contemporary. PHOTO PROVIDED
Crass cuts “Dirty Dozen: The Outlaw Printmakers” THROUGH MAY 11 ROCHESTER CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER, 137 EAST AVENUE 461-2222, ROCHESTERCONTEMPORARY.ORG WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY, 1-5 P.M.; FRIDAY, 1-10 P.M. | $1; FREE TO MEMBERS [ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Though traditional methods of printmaking are arguably outdated forms of creating and massproducing images, the medium has remained a fresh art form through subject matter and use, and is found everywhere from cottage-industry t-shirt printing, to concert posters, to fine art editions. The current exhibition at Rochester Contemporary Art Center brings together the diverse work of several members of The Outlaw Printmakers, a collective of artists and savvy entrepreneurs who blend incredible skill at traditional techniques with of-the-moment sensibilities and subject matter. The collective’s name is meant to reflect attitudes of the printmakers involved and their non-academic approach to prints, says Rochester Contemporary Executive Director, Bleu Cease. The group itself represents a variety of traditional printmaking techniques and ranges in subject matter, from Bill Fick’s oversize linocuts of 24 CITY APRIL 16-22, 2014
grotesque faces and skulls, to the bright abstract forms and graphic figures of Carlos Hernandez’s massive serigraph and monotype prints. Also, look to Ryan O’Malley’s “Totem” series of lasercut stencils layered with line-heavy screen prints, which form faces with a variety of symmetrically-mirrored features and objects. To Cease, the collective provides a model for students and young artists of how creatives can eke out an intrepid living through a variety of entrepreneurial tactics. Many of these artists are constantly on the road, teach workshops and participating in print fairs, or bringing their wares on tour with bands such as The National. Some members take on commercial or commissioned work in addition to pursuing their own artistic interests. Work by members of the Outlaw Printmakers can be found in important collections, including that of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The diminutive and clean relief prints of printmaker, illustrator, and painter Artemio Rodríguez echoes the style of European Medieval woodcut printers and Mexican print artists. The small, black ink images reveal a world of oppressive devils running us into financial and moral bankruptcy, and the dystopian reality found around the corner from the American Dream. Similar sentiments are found in woodcut and silkscreen prints by Texas-based Julia Curran, the youngest member of The Outlaw Printmakers.
In her work, Curran derides Western society’s circus of mindless consumption, video-game warfare, grinning corruption, institutionalized oppression, and our worship of hypermasculinity in culture. Humans are depicted as weapon-adorned, pampered-idol/sacrificial-cow hybrids, and the sick, sad insanity of it all rushes at the viewer from the chaotic, crass, colorful messes of such works as “Weapons of Mass Consumption” and “Party Boy Apocalypse.” The three stunning prints by Mike Houston of the Brooklyn-based Cannonball Press were each created by printing massive woodcuts on 4- by 8-foot plywood onto sheets of canvas. Each of the three works is a frenetic scene of dizzyingly crisp linework depicting an 80’s punk mosh pit, deadly dames on a tarot card, and the scene of a bone-picking, finger-licking feast. In addition to the crispy silkscreen prints of wolves, snakes, and horned gods included in this show, Brooklyn-based artist Dennis McNett creates installations, modern-culturerejecting performance pieces, sculptures, wood carvings, and traditional relief prints. McNett draws influence from the imagery of early 80’s skateboard and punk rock music scenes, and the feral folklore from the Norwegian mythos resonates powerfully with him as well. His commissioned projects range from designs for Anti-Hero skateboards, to shoes for Vans, to window displays for Barneys, New York.
Mississippi-based Sean Starwars pulls from pop culture and American advertising imagery for his rough and garish woodcut-on-canvas prints, building irreverent and satirical narratives such as the bun-less hot dogs being forced from paradise in “The Expulsion,” or the showcased variety of firearms in “Celebrate Diversity.” Fueled by his open and enthusiastic penchant for Mountain Dew, and driven by the knowledge that he’ll create a finite number of prints in his lifetime, Starwars challenged himself to create one woodcut per week in 2011, then upped the stakes the following year to one woodcut per day. The work of Outlaw Printmakers leader, Tom Huck, is as much an adolescent giggle-fest as it is an epically rendered set of vignettes into the realm of imagination and memory. In particular, the memories captured in his newest work are of Huck’s first non-maternal mammary sighting, the hilarious bewilderment of stumbling upon the recreational evidence that our parents are sexual creatures, and the destructive tendencies of naughty-by-nature human pups. The Missouri-based printmaker is best known for his large-scale woodcuts with clean, intricate crosshatching reminiscent of one of his influences, Albrecht Dürer. This exhibition includes the premiere of Huck’s new monumental piece, “The Tommy Peepers,” a 5- by 10-foot woodcut triptych that was nearly four years in the making. Each of the three panels is action-packed, with enough depth and detail to discover several previously-unnoticed, bawdy touches with each new study. According to Cease, Huck calls his subject matter “rural satire,” and the prints “pick up on these stories from his hometown and growing up, such as the time he saw a woman dive into a pool and she lost her bathing suit.” Here, the central panel reimagines the lady surrounded by a swarm of fascinated adolescent boys and raunchy references galore. Hearts and eyes and sperm adorn the decoratively cut edges of the massive prints, like a valentine to a moment in time. The Print Club of Rochester — an organization devoted to fine art printmaking since 1934 — brought Tom Huck into town for a workshop in 2013, and worked with Rochester Contemporary and collectors Roz and John Goldman to pull together this exhibition. On display in the art center’s LAB space is “Surveying Print: 84 Years of Prints from the Print Club of Rochester,” showcasing a range of works by such artists as Robert Marx, Beaubais Lyons, and Jerome Witkin. The Rochester Print Club will hold a Print-a-Fair event at Rochester Contemporary on Friday, May 2, 6-10 p.m., featuring work by member artists.
Literary Events by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon and Daniel T. O’Brien attheyards@ gmail.com. attheyards.com. [ SUN., APRIL 20 ] Rochester Poets Reading. April 20, 2 p.m. Ross Gallery of the Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher, 3690 East Ave. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org. [ MON., APRIL 21 ] The Sun Magazine Discussion Group. Third Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 6372260. liftbridgebooks.com. [ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Books Sandwiched In. 12:1212:52 p.m Central Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium, 115 South Ave. Apr 22: “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” by Reza Aslan, reviewed by Anne Meredith. Apr 29: “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri, reviewed by Jennifer Litt. May 6: “Writing on the Wall: Social Media -- the First 2,000 Years” by Tom Standage, reviewed by Tom Proietti 4288350. rebecca.fuss@libraryweb. org libraryweb.org. Lift Bridge Writers’ Group. 6:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. Reading the World Conversation Series. April 22, 5:30 p.m. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, University of Rochester River Campus 4/22: Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library: Andres Neuman and Carlos Labbe openletterbooks.org.
Museum Exhibit [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Animation. Through April 27. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Through Apr 27. Mon–Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m Included in museum admission $13, free to kids under 2 and members 263-2700. museumofplay.org. Decades of I Do. Through May 31. Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin St Through May 31. Also on display: Howard Sharp’s collection of wire mesh purses and old-fashioned hatpins. Sun & Tue 2-4 p.m., Thu 7-9 p.m., Sat 9-11 a.m. Showcase of wedding gowns, announcements, and photos perintonhistoricalsociety.org. Downton Abbey, Rochester Style. Ongoing. The Rochester Historical Society, Rundel Memorial Building, 2nd floor, 115 South Ave. Tue-Wed 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and Thu 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Also Saturdays March 22, April 5 & 19, and May 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m $5 per adult, $3 per child under 18 428-8470. rochesterhistory.org. Exhibition: Civil War Memories. Through April 30. Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport Through Apr 30. Includes books, artifacts, and photographs related to the American Civil War with special reference to Brockport and neighboring areas. MonThu 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reception Apr 1, 7 p.m 6371050. seymourlibraryweb.org. Math Midway. Through April 27. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Through Apr 27 Included in museum
KIDS | EARTH DAY
You recycle, you make sure all the lights are turned off before you leave the house, but what else can you do to be help the environment? With Earth Day right around the corner (the official day is Tuesday, April 22), many places offer opportunities to learn more about how you can make a difference. Genesee Country Village and Museum, at 1410 Flint Mill Road in Mumford, offers a special Earth Day event designed exclusively for homeschool families. The event features all sorts of activities to teach your family about conservation and recycling practices that will make us better stewards of the Earth. Activities include a “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” craft, hiking with naturalists to catch and release the unique inhabitants of the land, and visiting with “Johnny Appleseed” as he tells how he spread apple trees across the frontier. The event will take place Tuesday, April 22, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at the Genesee Country Village and Museum, 1410 Flint Mill Road in Mumford. Admission is $11 for adults, $6.50 for all students, and free for children 3 & under and adult members. For more information, call 294-8218, visit Gcv.org, or email email@example.com. — BY TAYLOR WHITE admission $11-$13, free to kids under 2 and members 2711880. rmsc.org.
Recreation [ FRI., APRIL 18 ] Rochester Bike Club: Brighton/ Bloomfield. April 18, 10 a.m. map #233. 49sm hills i, meet at Winton Place Plaza, Brighton. 233-6340. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] Genesee Valley Hiking Club Event. April 19, 9:30 a.m. Granger Homestead Museum, 295 N. Main St., Canandaigua 2 hour walk, Canandaigua Free. 4820549. ALSO April 19, 10 a.m. Perinton Recreation Center, 1350 Turk Hill Rd. Moderate 8 mile hike, Perinton loop Free 9448768. gvhchikes.org. Hawk Banding Station Tours. April 19, 10 a.m. Braddock Bay Park, East Manitou Rd. $3 suggested donation, register 267-5483. firstname.lastname@example.org bbrr.org. Owl Prowl. April 19, 7:30 a.m. Braddock Bay Park, East Manitou Rd. $3 suggested donation, register 267-5483. information@ bbrr.org bbrr.org. Rochester Bike Club: Geneva Jump. April 19, 10 a.m. map #164 76/47 mod mi. meet at Powder Mill Park Fish Hatchery lot. Perinton. 507-5483. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Rochester Bike Club: Northampton pk-brgn Swamp. April 19, 11 a.m. map # 46, 32/20 flat mi, meet@ playgnd. Lot Salmon Cr. Rd. Northampton Park, Sweden 230-8779. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org.
[ SUN., APRIL 20 ] Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours. 2 p.m Durand Eastman Park, Zoo Rd. Meet at the kiosk on Zoo Rd. next to the park offices lot Donations accepted. 261-1665. bob.bea@gmail. com. Genesee Valley Hiking Club Event. April 20, 8:30 a.m. I-390, exit 11. Moderate 5-6 mile trail maintenance hike, Finger Lakes Trail Free 377-1812. gvhchikes. org. Rochester Bike Club: Fairport/ Pumpkin Hook-Walworth. April 20, 1 p.m. map #185, 41/35 miod mi/ meet at Fellows Park Rr, Perinton. 469-5729. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org.
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Special Events [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Easter Tea and Egg Hunt. April 16. The Refinement Studio, 55 Canterbury Rd. Ages 5-7 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m., ages 8-11 at 2:304:30 p.m $35, register 244-2228. therefinementstudio.com. Free Community Meal. April 16, 5-6:30 p.m. Covenant United
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Methodist Church, Culver Rd Everybody is welcome 654-8115. Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. Scotland Yard Pub, 187 Saint Paul St Free. 730-5030. scotlandyardpub.com. Neil Simon Film Series. 6:30 p.m Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 4/16: The Goodbye Girl with Q&A host TBD $7 per film or $25 for all four 258-0400. thelittle.org. [ THU., APRIL 17 ] Climate Smart Communities: Let’s Get with the Program. April 17, 5:30 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd Free 2341056. rochesterunitarian.org. Film Screenings and Discussions. 3 p.m Gantt-Frazier-Bracey Gallery, 36 King St. Concurrent with the “Identity Assignments: An Expository Journey exhibit,” each Tuesday and Thursday evening through May 16, we will review films which explore the subject in addition to films which have greatly perpetuated modern day forms of minstrelsy. Doors at 3 p.m., the FDRC produced exhibit documentary will be shown at 3, 4, and 5 p.m.; promptly at 6:30 p.m. the review film will be shown $10. email@example.com. Film: Triple Divide. April 17, 7 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. Free firstname.lastname@example.org. [ FRI., APRIL 18 ] Discovering Deaf Worlds’ Fourth Annual Benefit. April 18, 6-9 p.m. Mario’s, 2740 Monroe Ave. $40, register 234-8144. discoveringdeafworlds.org. The Gluten Free Chef Market & Baker Grand Opening. April 1819, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. The Gluten Free Chef Market & Bakery, 181 Monroe Ave. Free 369-6321. email@example.com. theglutenfreechefblog.com. Good Friday Walk for Solidarity and Justice. April 18, 8:45 a.m. GRCC Faith In Action, 2 Riverside St. Free 254-2570. grcc1@ frontiernet.net. grcc-fian.org. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] 12th annual Latinas Unidas ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! Rally. April 19, 8:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nazareth College Shults Center, 4245 East Ave. 204-7142. latinasunidas. org/susl. Building Hope Together Gala Dinner Celebration. April 19. Casa Larga Vineyards, 2287 Turk Hill Rd Fairport Fundraising event 461-4263. sheenhousing.org. Greeniversary at Greenovation. April 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Greenovation, 1199 East Main St. 288-7564. info@ rochestergreen.org. Hop Fest: Team Egg Relay and IPA Tap Takeover. April 19, 3 p.m. Egg Relay Tournament for teams of two. East vs. West Favorite IPA Competition. Blu Wolf Bistro, 657 Park Ave firstname.lastname@example.org. Record Store Day. April 19. recordstoreday.com. [ SUN., APRIL 20 ] Easter Brunch Buffet. April 20, 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $17-$30, kids 4 and under free, RSVP 3947070. nywcc.com. Sunday Drag Brunch Hosted by Poison Waters. noon. 140 Alex Bar & Grill, 140 Alexander St.
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SPECIAL EVENT | RECORD STORE DAY
There’s just something different about independent record stores. The intimate spaces, the yet undiscovered new music blasting, and the vinyl-pushing employees behind the counter bring up nostalgia of a time not driven by nationwide chain stores. Record Store Day was created in 2007 by record store owners and employees to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding over 1,000 independently owned record stores around the globe — including in Rochester. On Saturday, April 19, record stores around the city will host special events celebrating the day — deals on exclusive vinyl, food trucks at some locations, and even a few bands. Check your local record store for what it’ll offer for the day. The event will take place on Saturday during store hours. Attendance is free. For more information on the event, visit Recordstoreday.com or call your shop down the street. — BY TAYLOR WHITE Food served at 1 p.m $14.95 buffet 256-1000. 140alex.com. [ MON., APRIL 21 ] Thinkin’ & Drinkin’: The Bug Jar’s Trivia Night. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 21+. Doors at 7:30 p.m Free. bugjar.com. Transplant and the Movies. April 21, 6:30 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 36 S Main St . Pittsford Free. 586-1226. tao-rochester.org. [ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Community Earth Day. April 22, 3:30-5 p.m. Helmer Nature Center, 154 Pinegrove Ave 336-3035. westirondequoit.org/ HelmerNC. Earth Day Celebration 2014. April 22, 6-8 p.m. Victor Junior High School, 953 High St., Victor 924-3252. Earth Day, Earth Vigil, a twohour silent demonstration. April 22, 12-2 p.m. Pont de Rennes Footbridge, Brown’s Race Historic District, Platt St. Earth Day Event and R&D Student Competition Exhibition. April 22, 9 a.m. RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability, 111 Lomb Memorial Drive, Sustainability Hall Free 475-2831. axrp2i@ rit.edu. Earth Day Event and Student Competition Exhibition. April 22, 9 a.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Free 475-2512. nysp2i@ rit.edu. Earth Day Foodie Fundraiser. April 22, 6-9 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $75, register 394-7070. ganondagan.org. Is The Common Core For The Common Good?. April 22, 2-3:30 & 6-7:30 p.m. The Lightheart Institute, 21 Prince St. Free 2886160. Sherolyn@LightHeart.com.
Screening & Discussion: Schools for South Sudan. April 22, 6:30 p.m. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. Free thelittle.org. Tuesday Taco Trivia. 9-11 p.m. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. email@example.com. templebarandgrille.com.
Sports [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Bocce League of Rochester League Registration. Through May 9. Through May 9. $250 per team of 4-6 players. Season starts May 21 bocceleagueofrochester.com. [ FRI., APRIL 18 ] Rochester Americans. April 18, 7:05 p.m. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Square $19-$23. 758-5300. bluecrossarena.com. D.C. Rauscher presents 4th Ann. Jan Corcoran Memorial $100-to-win 35L Spts. April 18, 7 p.m. Canandaigua Motorsports Park, 2820 County Rd. 10 . Canandaigua $12, 16 and under free w/paid adult. 394-0961. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] D.C. Rauscher presents 4th Ann. Jan Corcoran Memorial 64L paying $6400-to-win. April 19, 6:30 p.m. Canandaigua Motorsports Park, 2820 County Rd. 10 . Canandaigua $12, 16 and under free w/paid adult. 394-0961. canandaiguamotorsportspark.com. Rochester Nighthawks. April 19, 7:30 p.m. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Square $20-$25. 758-5300. bluecrossarena.com.
Theater The Cherry Orchard. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave. Through Apr 19. Fri-Sat 8
p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Thu-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 p.m. $13-$15. 389-2170. I and You. Through April 27. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Sats 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., Suns 3 p.m., Tues-Fri 7 p.m. $30. 232-4382. Lights, Camera, Acting! A TheatreROCS Showcase. Sat., April 19. Kodak Theater on the Ridge, 500 W Ridge Rd. 7 p.m. reception, 8 p.m. $10-$20. 325-3366. The Odd Couple. April 22-May 18. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Through May 18. Previews Tue Apr 22-Thu Apr 24, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382. Old Jews Telling Jokes. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place Thursdays, 7 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays, 8 p.m., Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sun., April 27, 3 p.m. $22-$33. 325-4370. The Phantom of the Opera. April 16-27, 7:30 p.m. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. Tickets start at $37.50. 222-5000. Regional Playwrights Festival. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. 4/21, 7-9 p.m.: three short plays and one short full-length: Homework, by Jeffery Jones; Amour No More, by Nancy Preston Stark; Push the Button, by Johannes Bockwoldt; The Cell, by Maria Brandt. 4/28, 7-9 p.m.: Dad’s Aquarium, by Mark Jabaut. Free, register. 232-4382. Tom Deckman: Singin’ & Talkin’. April 16-23. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. Wed Apr 16, 7 p.m., Sat 5 p.m., Wed Apr 23, 7 p.m. $25. 325-4370. Two Kinds of Fear: a one-man play featuring Bill Pruitt. Fri., April 18, 7-9 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave. Two original intertwining stories about Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony in their momentous and turbulent times. A Storytelling by Bill Pruitt. $5. wab.org. The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare. Through April 26. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. Rochester Shakespeare Players. Through Apr 26. Thu-Fri Apr 17-18, 7:30 p.m., Sat Apr 19, 2 & 7:30 p.m. $9-$19. rochestercommunityplayers.org.
Theater Audition [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Wl Ventions presents City Teen Auditions. April 16, 4-6 p.m. Rochester Association of Performing Arts, 727 East Main St Dancers and Singers 14-16 yrs.old. wellventions.org.
Workshops [ WED., APRIL 16 ] Family Development Class: Child’s Play. April 16, 5-7 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of toddlers to 5-year-olds Free, RSVP 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. Family Development Class: Wise Choices. Ongoing, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of school-age children Free, RSVP 325-3245 x131. mharochester.org. Herbal Remedies. April 16, 6:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $17 730-7034. info@ rochesterbrainery.com. rochesterbrainery.com.
Master Gardener Spring Into Gardening Series. 6-8 p.m Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, 420 East Main St. 4/16: “Square Foot & Container Gardening.” 4/23: “Groundcovers: the Rodney Dangerfield of the Plant World.” 4/30: “Nobody Eats Nightshade, Everyone Eats Potatoes.” $10, register 343-3040 x101. genesee.shutterfly.com. [ THU., APRIL 17 ] Crocheting for Beginners. April 17, 6:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $18 730-7034. firstname.lastname@example.org. rochesterbrainery.com. Guest Masterclass - Denis Bouriakov, Flute. April 17, 3-5 p.m. Ciminelli Formal Lounge – Eastman School of Music, Gibbs Street Free. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. Rochester Makerspace Open Nights. 6-10 p.m. Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul St. #23 Bring a project to work on or something to show others, help work on the space, or just get to know the venue Free. 210--0075. rochestermakerspace.org. Vegetable Gardening 101. April 17, 6:30-8 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, 249 Highland Ave A class for beginning gardeners $10, register 4611000 x225. mycce.org/. [ FRI., APRIL 18 ] Guest Masterclass - Alfonso Padilla, saxophone. April 18, 2:30-6 p.m. Eastman School of Music, Howard Hanson Hall, 26 Gibbs St Free. 274-1100. esm.rochester.edu. Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training Workshop. 9 a.m.noon. Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, 1600 South Avenue Free 473-3030. literacyrochester.org. Sex & Tech Food for Thought. April 18, 12:30 p.m. Rochester Chapter of the Red Cross, 50 Prince St. Free 241-4400. email@example.com. [ SAT., APRIL 19 ] Cooking is Family Time. April 19, 2 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $25, register 394-7070. nywcc.com. Lunch and Learn. April 19, 12:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $30, register 394-7070. nywcc.com. Poet’s Walk: Who’s Who with Kitty Jospe. April 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave $40-$45 wab.org. Songwriters in the Round. April 19, 8 p.m. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. Scott Regan, Maria Gillard, & Brian Coughlin. 2714930. tangocafedance.com. Speak Out Rochester. April 19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hochstein School of Music & Dance, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. Speak Out Rochester is a day for survivors of all forms of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual abuse to come together, share their stories through all forms of creativity, educate the community and heal Free 315-6480. speakoutny@ yahoo.com. hochstein.org. Wine and Chocolate Pairing. April 19, 3 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $25, register 3947070. nywcc.com.
THEATER | PHANTOM: UNMASKED
Andrew Lloyd Webber has blown the world away with his delicate and moving music in the production of “The Phantom of the Opera.” Based on the 1910 French novel, “Le Fantôme de l’Opéra” by Gaston Leroux, the musical has been a hit since its opening in 1986. The Auditorium Theatre, at 885 E. Main St., will present eight productions of the show running from Wednesday-Sunday, April 16-27. Performances run TuesdayThursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday, at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 & 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 & 6:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $37.50. For more information on the show, visit rbtl.org. After the show on Sunday, April 20, don’t miss out on Phantom: Unmasked, an after-hours cabaret event to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. The cast of the show will be there, as well as silent auctions, raffle prices, and more. The event begins after the show (approximately 10 p.m.) at 140 Alex Bar and Grill, at 140 Alexander St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and can be purchased at Voluptas-96410.ticketbud.com/phantom-unmasked. For more information on the cabaret, search for the “Phantom Unmasked” event on Facebook and for more on BC/EFA, visit Broadwaycares.org. — BY TAYLOR WHITE [ MON., APRIL 21 ] Rochester Culinary Vella, Culinary Class w/ William Hughes. April 21, 6-8:30 p.m. The Culinary Center at Vella, 237 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd $85. 421-9362. rochesterculinary. com. Toastmasters. Third Monday of every month, 6-8 p.m. Practice speaking in a supportive atmosphere. 615 Clarissa Street. 423-1897. [ TUE., APRIL 22 ] Buddhist Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Amitabha Foundation, 11 South Goodman St. By donation. 451-7039. NY@ amitabhafoundation.us. amitabhafoundation.us. Earth Day Terrariums Workshop. April 22, 7-8:30 p.m. Wayside Garden Center, 124 PittsfordPalmyra Rd With Eric Matthew Free, register 223-1222 x100. firstname.lastname@example.org. waysidegardencenter.com. Prom Etiquette. April 22, 3-4 p.m. The Refinement Studio, 55 Canterbury Rd. Apr 22 open, Apr 25 girls, Apr 26 boys $15, register 244-2228. therefinementstudio.com. Turn Your Recipe Or Food Idea Into A Brand. April 22, 6:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15 730-7034. info@ rochesterbrainery.com. rochesterbrainery.com. Wedding Dance with Rochester Swing Dance Network. 7-8:30 p.m Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church, 1200 S. Winton Rd. $100/Couple. 721-8684. estherbrillpartnerdance.com.
[ WED., APRIL 23 ] Family Development Class: Guiding Behavior. April 23, 5-7 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of preschoolage children Free, RSVP 3253145 x131. mharochester.org. Home Energy Efficiency Workshops. April 23, 4:30-6 & 6:30-8 p.m. Pathstone Corp, 404 East Ave. Free 442-2030 x213. email@example.com. How to Make your Own Window Treatments. April 23. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $20 730-7034. firstname.lastname@example.org. rochesterbrainery.com. Nonviolent Communication Training. April 23, 9 a.m.4 p.m. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 South Goodman St Workshops throughout the day on restorative justice, sustainability, and race. free, registration encouraged. 3409463. crds.edu/spring-lectureweek. Writing A Results-Based Résumé. April 23, 7 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15 730-7034. info@ rochesterbrainery.com. rochesterbrainery.com.
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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
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showed off a wicked serve in a tennis match in the relatively obscure “Revenge.” Older now, like Brad Pitt in “Moneyball,” Costner has moved from the playing field to the front office in the football film “Draft Day.” Costner plays Sonny Weaver Jr., the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, a club almost as unsuccessful as the Buffalo Bills, on the day when all the teams announce their draft picks, hoping to harvest a rich bounty from the crop of college players. In addition to the stress involved in making the right picks for his team, Sonny finds himself under emotional attack from a number of sources. His father, a legendary, beloved Browns coach, whom Sonny himself fired, died the week before this important day; his girlfriend, Ali (Jennifer Garner), the team’s number cruncher, tells him she’s pregnant; and both the owner, Anthony Molina (Frank Langella), who threatens to fire him, and the current coach (Denis Leary), who detests him, pressure him to choose different players as their
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“Nymphomaniac: Volume I,” the latest film from Danish filmmaker and allaround provocateur Lars von Trier, sets out to document the lengthy and varied sexual history of one particularly insatiable woman. Though the film originally made its festival debut early this year in a five-anda-half hour director’s cut, the decision was made to release a slightly edited version in the U.S. as two separate feature-length films totaling four hours. Like much of what von Trier does, the end result is deeply personal, sometimes inscrutable, but never less than fascinating. However, the choice to split the film into two parts leaves me with the impossibly difficult task of reviewing only the first half of a complete work (Volume II opens at the Little Theatre on Friday, April 18 —look for a review later this week online at Rochestercitynewspaper.com). And I admit that it’s entirely possible that Volume II will change the context of Volume I. Like nearly all of von Trier’s films, the story’s protagonist is a damaged young
Charlotte Gainsbourg in “Nymphomaniac: Volume I.” PHOTO COURTESY TRANSMISSION FILMS
woman desperately searching for some sort of fulfilment — whether that be emotional, intellectual, sexual, or some combination of the three. In this case, the woman’s name is Joe (played by Charlotte Gainsbourg and in flashbacks by actress Stacy Martin), and as the film opens, she’s lying alone in an alley, bruised and bloodied. She’s found by a curious stranger named Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), and while she initially refuses his offer to call an ambulance, she does agree to accompany him back to his apartment for some tea. Once there, she begins explaining to him how she came to be in this situation, telling a story of promiscuity from adolescence through early adulthood. Throughout her tale, Seligman frequently interjects to ask questions, attempting to understand Joe’s behavior. An academic by nature, he tries to assign intellectual significance to her proclivities, comparing her actions, in turn, to fly fishing, music theory, and the Fibonacci sequence. Clearly depressed and consumed by a deep loneliness, Joe combats these feelings with an endless parade of new sexual partners: “Fill all my holes,” she implores to one in a particularly unsubtle moment. The only companion who makes a repeat appearance is a young man named Jerôme (Shia LaBeouf ), whom Joe reconnects with at various points throughout her life. Interestingly, even though Joe is filled with self-loathing, telling Seligman that she is a bad person who has “consciously used and hurt others for the sake of my own satisfaction,” von Trier never seems to judge her. More surprising is how funny the film often is, and von Trier manages to straddle a variety of tones, from practically slapstick comedy to harrowing drama as it moves through each of Joe’s sexual episodes. Perhaps the best of these segments features
Uma Thurman as the scorned wife of one of Joe’s lovers, who barges into the girl’s apartment with children in tow asking if she may show them “the whoring bed.” As you may expect, the film is extremely explicit. It’s chock full of sex, but is never exactly erotic. I should note here that the end credits contain a disclaimer explaining that none of the professional actors had penetrative sex, and that the effect was achieved through the use of body doubles and cinematic trickery. Performances in the film run the gamut: Gainsbourg and Skarsgård are great, and their scenes together have a crackling energy. Stacy Martin’s performance sometimes feels blank, but that’s at least partially intentional and in keeping with her character’s empty emotional state, while LaBeouf is fine, but adopts an accent that I’d call “muddled,” if I wanted to be especially kind. Some reviewers have noted that Seligman’s attempts to intellectually analyze Joe functions as a thinly veiled metaphor for the relationship between artist and critic. Taken as such, the film can easily be interpreted as autobiographical, documenting not von Trier’s sexual history but rather his artistic one. As previously stated, “Nymphomaniac: Volume I” is just one half of a larger work, so it’s difficult to truly assess it without seeing where the film is headed. The story even ends on something of a cliffhanger, with Joe having once again found her way back to Jerôme, only to discover, once they have sex, that she’s suddenly lost all physical sensation of sexual pleasure. Judging from the snippets of scenes from “Volume II” which play over the end titles, it appears that Joe is headed into significantly darker and more dangerous situations. I’m anxious to see the second half if for no other reason than to achieve the gratification her story is ultimately building toward.
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caper. With Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, and Christoph Waltz. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Pittsford, Tinseltown NEBRASKA (R): Bruce Dern stars as an elderly Missouri man convinced he’s won a million dollars in a sweepstakes, and Will Forte is the son who reluctantly agrees to drive him to Nebraska to collect his winnings. With Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, and June Squibb. Cinema NEED FOR SPEED (PG-13): Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”) stars in this video game adaptation about a street racer who enters a crosscountry and plots revenge against a former business associate who framed him and sent him to jail. Culver, Vintage NOAH (PG-13): Ever-ambitious auteur Darren Aronofsky takes on the epic Biblical story. Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, and Anthony Hopkins. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown THE NUT JOB (PG): A ragtag group of furry critters plan to rob a nut store so they’ll have food for winter, in this animated heist comedy. With the voices of Will Arnett, Liam Neeson, and Maya Rudolph. Movies 10 NYMPHOMANIAC, VOL. 1 (NR): The third installment in Lars von Trier’s “Depression Trilogy” stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman and others in a drama about the erotic adventures of a self-described nymphomaniac. Little OCULUS (R): Karen Gillan – Amy Pond from Matt Smith’s “Doctor Who” run – stars as a woman convinced that an antique mirror is terrorizing her family in this horror film/ cautionary home-décor tale. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Tinseltown THE RAID 2: BERANDAL (R): This sequel to the Indonesian martialarts film “The Raid: Redemption” sees an undercover police officer infiltrating a Jakarta crime syndicate. Culver, Eastview, Little, Tinseltown RIO 2 (G): This computeranimated sequel sees talking birds voiced by Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Tracy Morgan, and others heading to the Amazon rainforest. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster ROB THE MOB (R): Familiar mobstory actors Michael Pitt, Andy Garcia, Aida Turturro, and Ray Romano (…Ray Romano?) star in this crime about a couple trying to fleece organized crime. Little SABOTAGE (R): Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the leader of an elite DEA task force whose members begin to get mysteriously eliminated. With Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello, Sam Worthington, and Josh Holloway. Culver SON OF GOD (PG-13): The life of Jesus is retold in this spiritual epic. Culver, Tinseltown
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Groups Forming ATTENTION FLASH SOCCER FANS! The Western NY Flash Mob is gathering to prepare for the 2014 season. Join us! For more info find us on Facebook or contact us wnyflashfans@ gmail.com
Must have equipment & transportation. Available Eves. Quick learner of material (covers and Originals) Bobby 585-328-4121 rlbullock@ frontier.com
CALLING ALL MUSICIANS OF ALL GENRES the Rochester Music Coalition wants you! Please register on our website. For further info: www. rochestermusiccoalition.org info@rochestermusiccoalition. org 585-235-8412
1960’s BACK FENDER AMPS Bassman & cabinet 12” SRO Lifetime speakers $1200 Princeton Reverb 12” Jensen $1400 B.O. Wiley @624-2648 email@example.com
DRUMMER WANTED Cover band with a soulful style Motown, Sade, Bill Withers, etc. Practice Mon/Thurs evenings in Scottsville. Call Kelly 2592562 /Josh 490-4369
BASSIST SEEKING MUSICIANS for R & B Group. looking for commitment to one group.
KEYBOARD PLAYER needed to play with one of Rochester’s finest Big Bands. Great charts able to rehearse a few Weds. during the months of (April-November) effective 04/15/2014 585-442-7480 LEAD GUITAR PLAYER Wanted for cover band w/a soulful style. Motown, Bill Withers, R&B etc. Practice Mon/Thurs evenings in Scottsville. Call Kelly 2592562 Ken 817-575-9798. LOOKING FOR GOSPEL MUSICIAN to perform music during church services and doing our first & fourth Sunday fellowingships. We do several churches Bobby 585-328-2141 firstname.lastname@example.org MEET OTHER MUSICIANS. Jam & Play out, call & say hello, any level & any age ok. I play keyboards - organ B3 Style Call 585-266-6337 Martino THE GREGORY KUNDE CHORALE is looking for male voices. Call for an audition now to join our fourteenth
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Music Services PIANO LESSONS In your home or mine. Patient, experienced instructor teaching all ages, levels and musical styles. Call Scott: 585- 465-0219. Visit www.scottwrightmusic.com
Miscellaneous HAS YOU BUILDING SHIFTED OR SETTLED? Contact Woodford Brothers Inc, for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1-800-OLDBARN. www.woodfordbros. com. “Not applicable in Queens county” SAWMILLS from only $4897.00- MAKE & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmillCut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info/ DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills. com 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N WERE YOU IMPLANTED WITH A ST. JUDE RIATA DEFIBRILLATOR LEAD WIRE between June 2001 and December 2010? Have you had this lead replaced, capped or did you receive shocks from the lead? You may be entitled to compensation. Contact Attorney Charles Johnson 1-800-5355727
Lost and Found FOUND RING South Avenue in the wedge on April 10th. Please call to identify. 585-271-4457 LOST DRONE PLANE Over Cobbs Hill Park a 350 qx with gopro 3 cam on 3/6/14. Reward Given upon return. Contact Rochester Police Department
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employee will be required to join a union. Economy Paving Co., Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workplace. Minorities and Females are encouraged to apply. HIRING ONE TON AND 3/4 TON PICKUP trucks to deliver RV’s. $750 Sign-on Bonus, 4 Terminals & 8 Backhaul Locations. Call 866-764-1601 or www.foremosttransport.com PATENT TECHNICAL SPECIALIST Support operation of patent prosecution team, applies edu & exp to research & analysis of electrical, mechanical, optical, & software invention disclosures & assists patentability determinations. Assist patent attorneys in preparation, filing & prosecution of patent applications. Draft patentability memoranda, perform due diligence for intellectual property asset transactions & assist with freedom-to-operate analyses, patent landscape
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Volunteers ADULTS NEEDED TO READ with young children at Wednesday after-school program, 4:45 – 5:30pm, Covenant United Methodist Church, a welcoming and reconciling congregation. 654-8115 or covenantumc@ frontiernet.net. 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 each month to an older adult Call Katie 585-244-8400 x 152 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. ISAIAH HOUSE, a home for the dying in Rochester, needs volunteers to provide care for residents who are terminally ill. Training is provided. Call 2325221 to request an application. 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 Volunteers for :Meal delivery. Clerical work and answering phones, scheduling volunteers to deliver routes. For more information visit our website at www.vnsnet.com or call 7878326. SCHOOL #12 999 South Ave. is looking for reading & math volunteers, English & Spanish. Training provided. Call Vicki 585-461-4282
Maundy Thursday at 12:15pm & 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
ST. JOSEPH’S HOUSE invites volunteers to live and work at our soup kitchen/shelter. This is essential, rewarding, hard work. Call Tim @ 314-1962 ST. JOSEPH’S HOUSE invites volunteers to live and work at our soup kitchen/shelter. This is essential, rewarding, hard work. Call Tim @ 314-1962
Rochester-Brighton THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH welcomes you.
6:30pm • Agape Supper and Holy Eucharist
12:00noon • Stations of the Cross at Our Lady of Lourdes 3:00pm • Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday 7:30pm • Tenebrae
10:00am • Holy Saturday Liturgy of the Word 8:30pm • The Great Vigil of Easter
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
SUNDAY WORSHIP 11:00AM in the Sanctuary
SUNDAY FORUM 9:50AM in the Shaw Room Lee Wright, Director of Music Ministry
Soul Stirring Music... Every Sunday!
121 N. Fitzhugh St. Rochester, NY 585.325.4000
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Mary Magdalene Church 1008 Main Street, East Rochester, NY 14445
A positive path for spiritual living
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.
Your New Life Begins Now
April 18: Good Friday Bowlburning 7:00 p.m. April 20: Easter Celebration 11:00 a.m. Sunday School for children 11:00 a.m.
Rev Denise Donato: firstname.lastname@example.org marymagdalenechurch.org
Parsells Avenue Community Church An American Baptist Church
Palm Sunday, April 13th, at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 20th, at 10:30 a.m. Sonshine Youth program – Coordinated by Project Urge volunteers, every Saturday at 10:00am
The Spiritualist Church of Divine Inspiration “Celeb “Celebrating the Resur Resurrection in Ea of Us” Each Pa Palm Sunday
April 13, 2014
10: 10:30 AM SERVICE
Visit our website for photos and audio: www.parsellschurch.org
141 East Avenue
The Great Three Days +
Maundy Thursday – April 17 Holy Eucharist – 12:05 PM Solemn Sung Eucharist – 7:00 PM Good Friday – April 18 The Liturgy of Good Friday Sung Passion – 12:00 Noon Stations of the Cross – following the Liturgy Easter Eve – April 19 The Great Vigil of Easter Solemn Sung Eucharist* – 8:00 PM
Easter Sunday Ea
Easter Day – April 20 Holy Eucharist – 8:00 AM Solemn Sung Eucharist* – 11:00 AM
10:30 AM SERVICE
Compline – 9:00 PM, Sung by the Schola Cantorum
April 20, 2014
Serving the Culver/Beechwood Neighborhood for over 110 years! 345 Parsells Avenue, Rochester (Off Culver Road)
Christ Episcopal Church
27 Appleton Street, Rochester, NY 14611 585-328-8908 • Churchofdivineinspiration.com
* The Rev’d Ruth Ferguson celebrates and preaches the solemn Eucharist. Organists David Higgs, Stephen Kennedy and the VanDelinder Fellows play the Craighead-Saunders Baroque organ, and the Hook & Hastings Romantic Organ. Motets are sung by the Christ Church Choir.
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Tenebrae, April 16th
7 p.m. - Traditional Candlelight Service of Lessons and Choral Song
Maundy Thursday, April 17th
6 p.m. – A Light Meal, Holy Communion & Foot Washing
Good Friday, April 18th 12 noon – Solemn Liturgy
Great Vigil of Easter, April 19th
8 p.m. – Lighting of New Fire, Story of Salvation, Festive Communion
Easter Day, April 20th
8 & 10 a.m. – Festive Holy Communion 25 Westminster Road, Rochester NY 14607 across from George Eastman House
Please Join Us For Holy Week And Easter Sunday Liturgies
HOLY WEEK with your Presbyterian neighbors
Brighton Presbyterian Church 1775 East Ave, Rochester 14610 585.473.5876 www.brightonpresby.org Easter Sunday: 9:30 am
585-271-2240 | www.stpaulsec.org
Calvary St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Parish 68 Ashland St, Rochester 14620 585.325.4950 calvarystandrews.org Maundy Thursday: 6:00 pm Potluck dinner; 7:00 Service/Communion at Laurelton Presbyterian Church Good Friday: 12:00 noon Easter: 6:00 am Sunrise Service: Durand Eastman Park Beach; 11:00 am Sanctuary, combined choir with Laurelton Dewey Presbyterian Church (Located inside the Wesley United Methodist Church) 2009 Dewey Ave, Rochester 14615 585.254.1140 www.dapconline.org Maundy Thursday: 7:45 Service/Communion and Tenebrae in the Chapel Good Friday: 12:30 pm in Chapel Easter Sunday: 9:30 am Breakfast; 11:00 am Worship
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Downtown Presbyterian Church 121 N Fitzhugh St, Rochester 14614 585.325.4000 www.downtownpresbyterian.org Maundy Thursday: 6:00 pm light potluck; 7:00 pm Service/Communion in Celebration Center Good Friday: 12:00 pm Sanctuary Easter: 8:00 am Ontario Beach Park (Bandstand area), 11:00 Sanctuary Lakeside Presbyterian Church 75 Stutson St, Rochester 14612 585.663.0644 Maundy Thursday: 7:30 pm, Taize and Communion Service Easter Sunday: 10:00 am Laurelton Presbyterian Church 335 Helendale Rd, Rochester 14609 585.482.9200 www.laureltonchurch.org Maundy Thursday: 6:00 pm Potluck dinner; 7:00 Service/Communion Easter: 6:00 am Sunrise Service: Durand Eastman Park Beach; 9:00 am Sanctuary, combined choir with Calvary St. Andrews New Life Presbyterian Church 243 Rosedale St, Rochester 14620 585.473.1240 www.newlifepresbyterianchurch.org
Maundy Thursday Service: 7:00 pm Good Friday: Sanctuary open from 12:00 – 3:00 pm for time of reflection Easter: 7:45 am Outdoor Easter Sunrise service, 8:30 am Easter Breakfast (all are welcome), 10:00 am Easter Worship Celebration South Presbyterian Church 4 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester 14620 585.271.5078 www.southpc.org Maundy Thursday: Dinner 6:00-8:00 pm Good Friday: 6:00 pm Easter Sunday: 10:00 am
Maundy Thursday: joint worship with Genesee Baptist Church at Trinity Emanuel 7:00 pm Good Friday: Trinity Emmanuel invites congregations and individuals to join the GRCC/United Christian Leadership Ministries Stations of the Cross Walk on Good Friday at 9am, starting and ending at the Pentecostal Evangelical Church on Portland Avenue. Easter Sunday: 11:00 Sanctuary
St. Mary’s Church Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Church Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, 12:10 pm Blessed Sacrament Church Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, 3:00 PM St. Boniface Church Stations of the Cross, 7:00 PM
HOLY SATURDAY St. Boniface Church • Easter Vigil, 8:30 PM
Third Presbyterian Church 4 Meigs Street, Rochester 14607 585.271.6513 www.thirdpresbyterian.org Maundy Thursday: 7:30 pm- Tenebrae and Communion Service Good Friday: 12:15 pm Service in the Chapel Easter: 9:00 am and 11:00 am in the Sanctuary
Trinity Emmanuel Presbyterian Church 9 Shelter Street, Rochester 14611 585.235.5967 www.trinityemmanuelpresbyterianchurch.com
Blessed Sacrament is located at 534 Oxford St. (at Monroe)
Blessed Sacrament Church 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:15 PM St. Boniface Church 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM St. Mary’s Church 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM
Our Mission Statement: As we “Draw the Circle Wide” we affirm our call by Jesus Christ to share the Gospel and be instruments of compassion, social justice and systemic change
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
Legal Ads [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Binary Dreamer Software, LLC (“LLC”) filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on March 27, 2014. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 241 Golden Rod Lane, Rochester, New York 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Name of limited liability company: The Pike Development Company LLC (“LLC”). Date Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (“SSNY”) July 11, 2012. LLC organized in Delaware on March 30, 2012. NY county location: Monroe. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to One Circle Street, Rochester, New York 14607. Address required to be maintained in jurisdiction of organization or if not required, principal office of LLC: 874 Walker Road, Suite C, Dover, Delaware 19904. Copy of formation document on file with the Secretary of State of Delaware, P.O. Box 898, Dover, Delaware 19903. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 1. Name of the Limited Liability Company is Secor Electric LLC. 2. Articles of Organization were filed by Department of State of New York on January 30, 2014 3. County of Office: Monroe 4. The Company does not have a specific date of dissolution. 5. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed: 208 Mobile Drive Rochester, NY 14616 6. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION ] The name of the limited liability company is Carbon Cutters LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY
Secretary of State on February 26, 2014. The office of the LLC is located in Monroe County. The New York Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served. A copy of the process served shall be mailed to 25 Valley Brook Drive, Fairport NY, 14450. The LLC is managed by a manager. The purpose of the LLC is any lawful business. [ NOTE OF QUALIFICATION ] Notice of Qualification of OneAccord Digital LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 02/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Washington State (WA) on 10/17/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1018 Market Street, Kirkland, WA 98033. Arts. of Org. filed with WA Secy. of State, Legislative Building, PO Box 40220, Olympia, WA 98504. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. [ NOTICE ] 1. Notice of Formation of Need A Car LLC 2. Art. of Org. filed Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) November 18th, 2013 3. 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:285 Allen ST, Rochester, NY 14608 Phone 585-509-9523 4. Purpose: any lawful activities. Sells used Automobiles. [ NOTICE ] 204-212 MAIN, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/25/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Jose A. Mendez, 61 Talamora Trail, Brockport, NY 14420. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Arsenal St. CDE&T Properties, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on New York with an effective date of formation of March 25, 2014. Its principal
place of business is located at 3300 Monroe Avenue, Suite 301, Rochester, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 3300 Monroe Avenue, Suite 301, Rochester, New York 14618. 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 ] BAXBAR HOME REALTY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/24/2014. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 465 Main St., Ste 600, Buffalo, NY 14203. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 2255 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. [ NOTICE ] BOOT RUB LLC, a domestic LLC; Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 2/25/14. Office location: MONROE County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 705 Madison St. East Rochester NY 14445. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] CORN HILL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/31/12. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 104 Troup St Rochester, NY 14608. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] CURTIS BROTHERS PROPERTY, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/7/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1705 Creek St., Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
[ NOTICE ] DAF ENTERPRISE, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/9/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Donald A. Fella, 204 Shorewood Dr., Webster, NY 14580. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] DMC VENTURES, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/3/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Dina M. Carbone, 431 Walker Lake Ontario Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] DOUBLEDAY ASSOCIATES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 12/13/13. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Mark Dechick 19 Mill Rd Fairport, NY 14450. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Hardware Breakout LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/21/2014. 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 1260 Lehigh Station Rd. Apt. 408, Henrietta, NY 14467. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Hero of the Underworld, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 25, 2014 with an effective date of formation of March 25, 2014. Its principal place of business is located at 19 Silco Hill, Pittsford, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 19 Silco Hill, Pittsford, New York
14534. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law.
wine & liquor license has been applied for by The Meatball Truck Co. LLC dba Antonetta’s, 1160 Jay Street, Rochester NY 14611, County of Monroe, for a restaurant.
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HUPP MOTORS BUILDING, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/11/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 303 Macedon Center Rd., Fairport, NY 14450, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
Notice is hereby given that a license, number not yet assigned, for a full on premise beer, wine & liquor license has been applied for by Das French LLC dba Ox And Stone, 282 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607, County of Monroe, for a restaurant.
[ NOTICE ] Julie E. Yoon, MD, PLLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/13/2014. 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 c/o Carol S. Maue, Partner, Boylan Code LLP, 145 Culver Road, Suite 100, Rochester, New York 14620. LLC’s purpose: profession of medicine, and any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] KOLLEGETOWN CORNERSTONE PROPERTIES, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/13/14. 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, 23 Sutton Point, Pittsford, NY 14534. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] MIRACLEDROP, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/3/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to William J. Allen, 164 Haskins Ln. S., Hilton, NY 14468-9003. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number not yet assigned, for a full on premise beer,
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Form. of DHARAM KIDS, LLC (the “LLC”). Art. of Org. filed with Secretary of the State of NY (SSNY) on 2/19/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 58 Cape Henry Trl, W Henrietta, NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 3SC Global Group LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 02/10/2014. Office in Monroe County. SSNY is the designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Sachel Scott 268 Sherwood Ave Rochester, NY 14619. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Braiman Properties LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/24/2014. 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 11 Winona Blvd, Roch, NY 14617 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CR FIRST TRANS, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/9/2014. 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 Courtney Reid, 467 Lakeview Park, Rochester, NY 14613 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DENARD CARLISLE TRUCKING LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/8/2014. 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 Denard Carlisle, 200 Seth Green Drive, Apt 216, Rochester, NY 14621. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Good Puppy Dog Treats, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/1/2014. 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 134 Cole Avenue, Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Piranha Milling and Paving Contractors, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State (NYSS) on 3/31/14. Office in Monroe County. NYSS designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to: The LLC, 590 Salt Rd., Ste. 5, Webster, NY 14580. Any lawful business purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Superior Home Care LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/24/2014. 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 207 Tremont Street Suite 206 Rochester NY 14608 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of UFO TRANSPORTATION, LLC Art. of Org.
filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/1/2014. 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 Jeremy Ball, 20 Hollywood St., Rochester, NY 14615 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of WALK ALONE, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/31/2014. 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 Dwight Davis, 24 Irondequoit St., Rochester, NY 14605 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 112 COLONY LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/06. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 620 Park Avenue, Ste. 185, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 175 COLVIN STREET, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/19/14. 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, 410 Danbury Dr., Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 816 Monroe Associates I L.L.C., Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/30/14. 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 G. Joseph Votava, Jr., Seneca Financial Advisors LLC, 500 Linden Oaks, Ste. 150, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: any lawful activities.
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Legal Ads > page 39 [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Amistad Services, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/27/14. 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 10 Whisperwood Dr., Victor, NY 14564. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Amitas Xpress Spa, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/12/14. Office location: Monroe County. Secy. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secy. Of State shall mail process to the principal business address of the LLC: 1 Crownwood Cir, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose:any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Artisan Lance Group LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/26/14. 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 Daniel E. Richardson, 871 Peck Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BC HOME REMODELING AND PAINTING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/11/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BEEM PROPERTIES, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed SSNY on 3/27/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been
designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 9 Sunleaf Drive, Penfield, NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BIG RIG QUILTING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/18/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 392 Carlsam Dr., Rochester, NY 14609. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, Attn: John M. Kubiniec at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
filed with Secy. of State of NY(SSNY) on 4/4/14. 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 P.O. Box 42, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Craig Demmin Soccer, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/2/2014. 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 38 Gilead Hill Rd, N. Chili NY 14514. Purpose: any lawful activities.
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Notice of Formation of Brad’s Lawn Service LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/3/2014. 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 110 Brower Rd, Spencerport, NY 14559 . Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of Formation of Create Health with Ann Treacy, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/03/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Ann Treacy, 89 Stuyvesant Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534, also the registered agent. Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Canterbury Place, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01/24/14. 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 1 Capron St, 5C, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of CEDAR CREEK LAWNCARE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/2014. 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, 1035 Washington St., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Chickenhead, LLC. Arts. of Org.
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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of D. PEZZOLA FLOORING LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 3/28/14. 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, 4039 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: all lawful activities. [ NOTICE ]
LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/19/2014. 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, POB 16111, Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of GREYSTONE PROPERTIES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/14/14. 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, 1209 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/24/14. 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 2170 Five Mile Rd., Penfield, NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Lights from Heaven LLC, Arts. of Org. filed by Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/2014. Office location: County of Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process served to Lights from Heaven LLC, PO Box 17218, Rochester, NY 14617. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity.
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Notice of Formation of J&N Personal Touch, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/10/14. 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 111 Westfield St., Rochester, NY 14619. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC) Name: RVN6970 LLC Articles of Organization filed by the Department of State of New York on 3/17/2014. Office location: County of Monroe Purpose: any and all lawful activities. Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to RVN6970 LLC , 21 Oak Manor Lane, Pittsford, NY 14534.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of JosDen, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3-142014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2117 Buffalo Road #131 Rochester, New York 14624. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.
Notice of Formation of DermaGridPets, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 90 Air Park Dr., Ste. 304, 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 princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
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Notice of Formation of Khuri Enterprise VI Los Angeles, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 10/3/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1250 Lee Rd., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name DOSH ENTERPRISES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 17,2014. Office location: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 213 Shipbuilders Creek Road, Webster, N.Y. 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name NEW CLINTON PHARMACY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 17,2014. Office location: Monroe. SSNY designated as
agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 47 Shepard Street, Rochester, New York 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 1. Name of the Limited Liability Company is The Moroccan Paper Company LLC. 2. Articles of Organization were filed by Department of State of New York on March 4, 2014. 3. County of office: Monroe 4. The Company does not have a specific date of dissolution. 5. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed: 271 Marsh Rd, Ste 2, Pittsford, NY 14534. 6. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HEIMISH TOWNHOUSES AT ROCHESTER, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/16/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 1911 Avenue L, Brooklyn, New York 11230. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LLC. Argyle1 Search Group LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/13/2014. 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 15 Fresh Meadow Run, Penfield NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of M.O.V.E. Training LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/19/14 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 120 Linden Oaks Drive, Rochester NY, 14625 Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ME Holvey Consulting, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/9/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4 Kalleston Dr., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Mobile Salon, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/11/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 290 Woodcliff Dr., Fairport, NY 14450. 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. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of MONCONY FARMS HOPS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/4/2014. 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, 119 Hinkleyville Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MULTII DEVELOPMENT, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/28/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 19 Northampton Circle, Rochester, NY 14612. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Anthony A. Dentino, Esq., 135 Corporate Woods, Ste. 300, Rochester, NY
14623. Purpose: Real estate purchase and development. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MUSIC CONFUSES ZOMIES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/07/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. As amended by Cert. of Amendment filed with SSNY on 03/12/14, name changed to MUSIC CONFUSES ZOMBIES LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Neural Kinetic Solutions, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 10/23/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 3800 Monroe Ave., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of New York Herbaceuticals LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 2/7/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process may be served and shall mail a copy of any process to: 59 Kemphurst Road, Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of PARKWOOD PROPERTIES NY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/2014. 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, 50 Johnny Gold Ln., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Penny’s Lotions
Legal Ads & Potions, LLC . Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/5/14. 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 97 Waterford Way, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PET SPA PAWS & PLAY LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/11/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 60 Parkhurst Dr., Spencerport, NY 14559. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Prosperous Holdings, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/5/14. 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 33 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14605. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Rejuvence, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/24/2014. 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, 113 Branchport Dr., Henrietta, NY 11467. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of SAPIENT HOLDINGS, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/2014. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 64 Averill Ave #411 Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: Real estate
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of TANDEM RENTALS LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/06/14. 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 1039 Winona Blvd, Rochester, NY 14617Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of The Accord Group NY LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/16/14 Office location: Monroe County. Principal office of LLC: 1133 Webster Rd. Webster, NY 14580. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC at the principal office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of THE PUP STOPS HERE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 90 Air Park Dr., Ste. 304, 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 princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of The Royal Washes Enterprise, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/3/14. 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 2740 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Two Talking Heads LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/21/14. 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 124 West Ave., Hilton, NY 14468 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of RMB Mendon Managers LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/17/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 115 S. LaSalle St., 34th Fl., Chicago, IL 60603. LLC formed in DE on 3/12/14. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: National Corporate Research, Ltd. (NCR), 10 E. 40th St., 10th Fl., NY, NY 10016. DE addr. of LLC: c/o NCR, 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] NYC Brand Productions LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/27/2012. 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 c/o Mark Costello, 145 Culver Rd., Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14620 . LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Optic Sky Productions, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 2/26/2014. 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 125 Tech Park Dr., Rochester, NY 14623. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Rochester Cocktail Revival, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/10/2014. 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 160 Glen Ellyn Way, Rochester, NY 14618. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] ROCHESTER STILETTOS LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/5/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Krystle Ellis, 21 Pamela Ln., Apt. B, Rochester, NY 14618. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] SMART THINKING HOLLYWOOD L.L.C., a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/28/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Legalinc Corporate Services Inc., 8857 Alexander Rd., Ste. 100A, Batavia, NY 14020. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] The Vocal Shop, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 7/17/2013. 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 156 Sedgley Park, West Henrietta, NY 14586. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] YK CONSTRUCTION LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/10/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Yakov Kasap, 352 Red Apple Ln., Rochester, NY 14612. General Purpose. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF INTAGLIO REAL ESTATE, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is Intaglio Real Estate, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 03/14/2014. 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 t o4 Five Lot Lane, Avon, NY 14414 The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under NY LLC Law.
LLC is located at P.O. Box 321, North Chili, New York 14514 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 P.O. Box 321, North Chili, New York 14514. The LLC is organized for any purpose authorized by law.
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Notice of formation of limited liability company (“LLC”). Name: DPGM, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (“SSNY”) on 3/4/14. New York office location: Monroe County. Principal business location: 175 Castlebar Road, Rochester, NY. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any such process to: 175 Castlebar Road, Rochester, NY 14610. LLC is organized to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under the Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] Notice of formation of YTK, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State on October 10, 2013. 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 661 Ridge Road, Webster, New York 14580. 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 LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] The name of the Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is Eagle I Services, LLC. The articles of organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (“NYSS”) on March 11, 2014. The office of the
H.D. Marychild, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 14, 2014 with an effective date of formation of March 14, 2014. Its principal place of business is located at 130 Boniface Drive, Rochester, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 130 Boniface Drive, Rochester, New York 14620. 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 VELOCITY XTREME CHEER, LLC ] Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY 3/25/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail copy of process to 61 Juliane Drive, Rochester, New York 14624. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity. [NOTICE OF FORMATION] Victor Asset Acquisition CR, LLC filed Application for Authority with the New York Department of State on March 19, 2014. 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 SALE ] NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT
COUNTY OF MONROE M&T BANK S/B/M M&T MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, -againstMARIAN C. FERRARI; JOSEPH FERRARI; et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated 1/28/2014 and entered thereafter. I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction in The County Office Building, County of Monroe, New York on May 13, 2014 at 10:00AM, premises known as 3375 BrockportSpencer Road, Ogden, NY 14559. All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Ogden, County of Monroe and State of New York, SBL No.: 86.03-219. Approximate amount of judgment is $103,099.33 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 2012-3898. John M. Scatigno, Esq., Referee Schiller & Knapp, LLP 950 New Loudon Road Latham, NY 12110 Attorneys for Plaintiff 1084833 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 04/30/2014 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff against RENEE M. FALZOLARE, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered herein and dated May 29, 2007, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction on the front steps of the Monroe County Office Building, 39 W. Main Street, Rochester, NY on the 12th day of May, 2014 at 10:00 AM premises situate in the Town on Greece, County of Monroe, State of New York, known and distinguished as Lot No. 121, as laid down on a map of Westwood Manor No. 6 addition a subdivision of the Conrad Baker Farm, Town of Greece, made by W. Fred Sullivan, surveyor and filed in the Monroe County Clerk’s Office in liber 67 of Maps, at Page 36. Said Lot No. 121 is situate on the west sideof Bakerdale Road and is of the
dimensions as shown on said map. Said premises known as 268 BAKERDALE ROAD, ROCHESTER, NY. Approximate amount of lien $ 85,746.49 plus interest & costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index Number 13884/06. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. THEODORE S. KANTOR, ESQ., Referee. Sweeney, Gallo, Reich & Bolz, LLP Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 95-25 Queens Blvd., 11th Floor Rego Park, NY 11374 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006WF1, Plaintiff, against JEFFERY TOMLINSON, et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated 1/29/2014 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Front Steps of the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, City of Rochester, State of New York on 05/14/2014 at 09:00AM, premises known as 24-26 MAZDA TERRACE, Rochester, NY 14621 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the City of Rochester, County of Monroe and State of New York, SECTION 091.700, BLOCK 2, LOT 50. Approximate amount of judgment $53,979.12 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 2013-5837. Paul V. Ciminelli, Esq., Referee Gross, Polowy & Orlans, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 540, Getzville, NY 14068 Dated: April 8, 2014 1089615
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Legal Ads > page 41 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF Monroe, Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. David A. Young, Catherine E. Young, ET AL., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on December 17, 2008, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Front Steps of the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, Rochester, NY on April 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., premises known as 354 Conrad Drive, Rochester, NY. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town
of Greece, County of Monroe and State of New York, Section 60.58, Block 1 and Lot 5. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index # 6815/08. Alexander Korotkin, Esq., Referee Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C., 100 Garden City Plaza, Garden City, NY 11530, Attorneys for Plaintiff [ NOTIICE ] Notice of Formation of Breathe Yoga CT, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/4/14. 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 19 S. Main St., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS ] Index No.: 2012-5106 Date of Filing: April 4, 2014 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF Monroe JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,-againstUNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES OR SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF THE LATE WILLIAM A. GUELZOW, SR. A/K/A WILLIAM A. GUELZOW, IF THEY BE LIVING OR DEAD, THEIR SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES AND PLACES OF RESIDENCE
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ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF if living, or if either or all be dead, their wives, husbands, heirs-at-law, next of kin, distributees, executors, administrators, assignees, lienors and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through said UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES OR SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF THE LATE WILLIAM A. GUELZOW, SR. A/K/A WILLIAM A. GUELZOW, IF THEY BE LIVING OR DEAD, THEIR SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES AND PLACES OF RESIDENCE ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, of any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, and the respective husbands, wives, widow or widowers of them, if any, all of whose names are unknown to plaintiff; BOARD OF MANAGERS OF GENESEE RIVERVIEW HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; DISCOVER BANK; STATE OF NEW YORK; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; “JOHN DOES” and “JANE DOES”, said names being fictitious, parties intended being possible tenants or occupants of premises, and corporations, other entities or persons who claim, or may claim, a lien against the premises, Defendants. 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(s) within twenty (20) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service, where service is made by delivery upon you personally within the State, or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner, and in case of your
failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT.YOU ARE HEREBY PUT ON NOTICE THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE: TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an Order of the Honorable Richard A. Dollinger of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, signed on February 27, 2014, and filed with supporting papers in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe, State of New York.The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by WILLIAM A. GUELZOW, SR. A/K/A WILLIAM A. GUELZOW to WASHINGTON MUTUAL HOME LOANS, INC. in the principal amount of $81,000.00, which mortgage was recorded in Monroe County, State of New York, on June 12, 2001, in Book 15442 at page 0373. Mortgage Number CS 008222. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association has purchased the loans and other assets of Washington Mutual Bank, formerly
known as Washington Mutual Bank, FA, formerly known as Washington Mutual Home Loans, Inc. (the “Savings Bank”) from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, acting as receiver for the Savings Bank and pursuant to its authority under the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. 1821 (d). Therefore, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association is now the real party in interest in the proceeding. Said premises being known as and by 22 SCOTTCROSS LANE, CHILI, NY 14623. Date: February 4, 2014 Batavia, New York Tanisha Bramwell, Esq. ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff Batavia Office 26 Harvester Avenue Batavia, NY 14020 585.815.0288 Help For Homeowners In Foreclosure New York State Law requires that we send you this notice about the foreclosure process. Please read it carefully. Mortgage foreclosure is a complex process. Some people may approach you about “saving” your home. You should be extremely careful about any such promises. The State encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. There are government agencies, legal aid entities and other nonprofit organizations that you may contact for information about foreclosure while you are working with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANKNYS (1-877-226-5697) or visit the Department’s website at www. banking.state.ny.us. The State does not guarantee the advice of these agencies. [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS ] Index No.: 2786/2012 Filed: 3/24/14 Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgaged premises is situated. SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE OneWest
Bank, FSB, -againstFrank Iacovangelo Monroe County Public Administrator, as Administrator for the estate of Carol A. Peterson, her respective heirs-at-law, nextof-kin, distributees, executors, administrators, trustees, devisees, legatees, assignees, lienors, creditors, and successors in interest and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through said defendant who may be deceased, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, any right, title or interest in the real property described in the complaint herein, United States of America acting on behalf of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Carriage Glen Associates, Morgan Henrietta Highlands LLC, Asset Acceptance LLC, New , Kenneth Peterson, Heir to the Estate of Carol A. Peterson, Keith Peterson, Heir to the Estate of Carol A. Peterson, United States of AmericaInternal Revenue Service, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S): 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 attorneys for the plaintiff within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; or within thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York; or within sixty (60) days if it is the United States of America. 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 captioned action is to foreclose a Mortgage to secure $72,000.00 and interest, recorded in the office of the clerk of the County of Monroe on May 21, 2007 in Book 21194,
Page 444 covering premises known as 91 and 97 Pool Street, Rochester, NY 14606. 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 . 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: November 21, 2013. Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon , LLP Linda P. Manfredi Attorneys for Plaintiff 53 Gibson Street Bay Shore, New York 11706 (631) 969-3100 Our File No.: 01-041280-FOO TO: Forsyth, Howe, O’Dwyer, Kalb & Murphy, P.C. Attorney’s for Kenneth Peterson and Keith Peterson One Chase Square, Suite 1900 Rochester, New York 14604 Frank Iacovangelo Monroe County Public Administrator Administrator for the estate of Carol Ann Peterson 180 Canal View Suite 100 Rochester, New York 14623
Fun [ NEWS OF THE WEIRD ] BY CHUCK SHEPHERD
Noise Is Golden
The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix (the first of the 19 races on the annual circuit) threatened a lawsuit in March against Formula One management because the races should also be showcases of noise. Formula One has softened cars’ power this year in order to make breakthrough achievements in fuel efficiency, but that also tamped down Formula One’s “trademark ear-shattering roar,” according to a Business Insider report. Fans are less likely to buy tickets, the organizers fear, if they lose the deafening, 100-decibel vroom that is a “visceral element of the fan experience.”
The Championship Brackets
— Amelia Boomker, 36, of Bolingbrook, Ill., celebrated her acceptance into the Guinness Book of World Records in March, recognized for donating more than 127 gallons of her own breast milk to critically needy babies in the Midwest. The donations came on top of supplying breast milk for her own four sons, three of whom were born during the 2008-2013 period in which she pumped out her excess for the Indiana Mothers’ Milk Bank. — Most Commandments Violated: James Chatten, 46, pleaded guilty in January to several Commandment violations stemming from a July incident at the Christian Horizons church in Peterborough, Ontario. Chatten brought a prostitute inside the church, for sex, after hours, and stole money to pay her from a church drawer, then lied to police about being forced to raid the drawer.
— Prodigious Criminality: (1) John Bidmead, 65, was convicted in November at Britain’s Exeter Crown Court of possession of child pornography images that totaled, according to police count, 600,000 files -- a low number because detectives said they got tired of counting and that the final number was easily over a million. The prosecutor called it “certainly the largest find in this part of the world.” (2) Jason Bourcier, 33, reached a deal with the Virginia Department of Transportation in November to eventually pay down the $200,000 in highway tolls he had ignored for more than three years. He told a judge that, originally, a friend had told him that traveling the Dulles Toll Road to Washington, D.C., was free if the toll collectors had gone home for the evening (not true). (Bourcier told the judge he is now working as a “financial consultant” -- surely after rehabilitating his attention to detail.)
Fine Points of the Law
In some cultures, and now in Florida, apparently, the act of urination carries no special modesty protection. A judge ruled in March that video of Justin Bieber expelling for a urine test following his January drag-racing arrest in Miami Beach was a “public record” and had to be released to the press under Florida law. (A perhaps overly generous black box was edited into the video to make it somewhat less explicit.) In the video, only one officer is present, observing, based on protocol that respects the suspect’s “privacy” -- though the Florida judge in essence invited the entire world to watch Bieber urinate, as the video quickly made the Internet.
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[ LOVESCOPE ] BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): Moving too quickly when it comes to romance will lead to a situation that can be difficult to reverse. You are likely to lose interest fast, so bide your time and let friendships grow before you confess your feelings, intentions and undying love for someone. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll have a very strong attraction to someone you meet this week. Getting involved in a cause, fundraising or work-related event that will bring you in contact with people you have done business with in the past will be a breeding ground for intimacy.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Step up the physical involvement at the gym or take on a project that deals with interesting people and you will find someone special. Don’t feel you have to spend money or offer more than you can to make a good impression. Your charm will be all that’s required. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Proceed with caution. You may be mesmerized by someone you meet, but chances are very good you will be dealing with a user looking to take advantage of you mentally, emotionally, physically or financially. Keep your guard up, and you’ll avoid an uncomfortable situation.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get involved in activities. Travel and trying new things will attract attention and unusual partners, but don’t be too eager to share what you have. Start slow and get to know if the fit is good before unleashing your generosity and love prematurely. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Networking functions will lead to a love interest. You’ll be drawn to someone very unique and different than you. Take the time to share your traditions and lifestyles before you make plans to meet each other’s families. Stability comes from preparation, strategy and wellthought out plans.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make sure your motives are right when it comes to love. Being with someone for the wrong reason or attracting someone who has ulterior motives is likely to end up being a waste of time. Size up your situation, and if it doesn’t feel right, move on. SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov. 21): Pull out all the stops. If you meet someone you fancy, do everything in your power to seal the deal. Love is on the rise, and spending time with someone who makes you feel intimately comfortable should be taken to the next level. Make a commitment. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
You’ve got all the moves and will attract plenty of interest when it comes to love, but before you move too quickly, look closely at the pros and cons. Deception and disillusionment prevail, making it likely that whomever you hook up with may be hiding something. CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan. 19): Don’t reveal too much information. Sit back and let potential partners come to you. Don’t hesitate to do a background check if someone appears to have the perfect life. Stick to people who share your traditions, beliefs and lifestyle. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let someone from your
past mislead you. Engage in activities that will help you expand your circle of friends. Avoid anyone showing possessive qualities or who is too persistent. Personal freedom is not something you should give up easily. You are likely to have a change of heart. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Participation will lead to interesting connections. Get involved in a cultural event or political or humanitarian fundraiser, and you’ll be surprised at the number of individuals who grab your attention. Enjoy the experience, but make sure the choices you make are based on mental and physical attraction.
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