Talks may decide Vargas's future. EDUCATION, PAGE 4
Finally: a fix for Wegs' East Ave. lot. NEIGHBORHOODS, PAGE 5
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As we read about the problems facing the Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force, we know that poverty, educational opportunities, and achievement are intertwined. The RCSD is represented on the task force at the same time its proposed 2015-2016 budget seeks reductions in English as a second language for refugeeimmigrant adults, TASC, and job-training services. (Note: A district spokesperson says that state funding cuts are a factor, too.)
Do we really want the school district represented on the AntiPoverty Task Force? It’s the Board of Education’s responsibility to prevent the kind of administrative shortsightedness that has led us into the wilderness we are in now. We need to build an educational system and population for our future. These district programs deserve the support they’ve earned. The Board of Education has a moral imperative to vote no to the budget and, perhaps, to ask that Superintendent Vargas and CFO William Ansbrow step down. SALLY CAPRARELLI
President Hillary Clinton?
Hillary Clinton may be far from the ideal Democratic candidate. However, if Hillary becomes the Democratic nominee, there is much that can be done to shape her candidacy. It is not too soon to contact Hillary’s campaign and let her know that without specific stands on specific issues, you will not cast a vote for her. For me, a candidate must support GMO labeling, a ban on fracking, an all-out effort to replace fossil fuels with wind and solar, American jobs over free-trade agreements, diplomacy over war, single-payer health care, equal rights for all, and an end to corporate 2 CITY
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welfare. The candidate must also uplift the middle class. Then you have to follow through. If Hillary is not the candidate you want to support, then do not vote for her. Voting for second best or the lesser of two evils sends a signal to candidates that they do not need to aspire to be the best. Withholding your vote from a major party candidate and casting it for a third-party candidate that matches your ideals is the best use of your vote. And it sends a strong message to the main party candidates that they actually need to represent people, not big-money interests. TOM JANOWSKI
Ugh! In a country of 320 million can’t we find anyone else besides the same old, same old? The office of president is not hereditary or dynastic. We don’t need any more Clinton administrations, or Bush administrations for that matter. The office is not an entitlement, either, so it’s not Hillary’s TURN to be president, as she and the Democrats seem to think. Whoever coined the term “Clinton fatigue” got it right. Won’t they ever go away? The Clintons are of highly questionable ethics and character, in my opinion. Hillary will continue where the disastrous Obama administration leaves off: taking the country down the wrong path. We are overdue for some course-correction and Hillary is not the one for the job! BART
Invest in Genesee River corridor
Now that the money has been approved for the Upstate Revitalization Fund competition may I offer this suggestion: submit a proposal that directs spending a $500 million award on the Genesee River corridor from Brooks Landing to the Smith Street bridge. Cities that have fully developed their downtown river corridors have realized huge sustainable economic returns on their investments. A visit to Milwaukee, Providence, Grand Rapids, St. Paul, Columbus, Chattanooga, Chicago, or San Antonio will prove this point. The Genesee River corridor downtown and in adjacent neighborhoods is sadly
underdeveloped. Many river plans and projects have been unveiled over the years but most have been shelved, primarily due to the lack of funds or the will to act. Here is how $500 million might be used to wake this sleeping giant and position Rochester out front in the competition with its rivals. A public-private river planningdevelopment corporation would be formed and a river “Vision Plan” created bringing together community-driven and private proposals to lead the development strategy. Complete cleanup of the several brownfield sites along the river’s edge. Build the required segments necessary for an uninterrupted pedestrian walkway around the river downtown with strong connections to High Falls and Corn Hill. Fully develop the historic Erie Canal aqueduct and surrounding urban fabric following the design scheme proposed by Cooper Cary in 2007. Rebuild Genesee Crossroads Park into a vibrant community gathering place. Operate a downtown circulator connecting sites along the river with downtown neighborhoods and Main Street. Finish creating a definitive High Falls District plan which would include saving and repurposing Beebee Station. Create an effective method for public access to the river gorge floor and falls. Develop a fountain-water attraction along the river’s edge. Identify and prepare development sites along the river. Proposals for the Upstate Revitalization Fund competition need to demonstrate catalytic power to prompt large infusions of investment dollars from the private (and public) sectors. They also need to create good, longlasting jobs; adhere to smart growth and sustainability principles; have vigorous tourism activity potential; be magnetic and transformative for the region; be inclusive for all; and be effective in reducing poverty in this community. With this proposal, all of these goals would be satisfied to the greatest extent possible. The City of Rochester is the civic and economic heart of the Finger Lakes region — making it a strong vibrant place lifts up the fortunes and health for the entire region. ROGER BROWN
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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER
More and more theaters Rochester has a new performing arts space on East Avenue: a breathtakingly beautiful, acoustically wonderful place named the Lyric Theatre. And it provides something several studies say Rochester lacks: a mid-sized theater for performances needing a smaller venue than the Eastman or the Auditorium. The odds for its success, then, seem pretty good. The Lyric occupies the former First Church of Christ, Scientist, building, bought earlier this month by Rochester Lyric Opera. It’s a preservation success story as well as an arts story, and the community owes the church’s small congregation a huge thank-you for preserving this significant structure. So this is a very positive development, in many ways. But it raises a big question: How many performing arts venues can Rochester support? We’re about to find out. In addition to the Lyric, the push continues for a new venue for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League. City and county government are on board, and City Hall is now reviewing proposals to study which location would be best for it: the Midtown site or farther west on Main, between North Clinton and St. Paul. It would likely need state funding, though, and that’s not guaranteed. As multi-use performance spaces, the Lyric and an RBTL theater would join the Eastman Theatre and its smaller siblings, Kilbourn and Hatch Halls; the Nazareth Arts Center; the Auditorium Theatre; the Main Street Armory; RAPA; Hochstein; MuCCC, and several churches and schools that host outside events. And that doesn’t count Geva, Downstairs Cabaret, Blackfriars, and the Jewish Community Center’s CenterStage, which have their own performance spaces. Is that too many? The new Lyric is already being put to use. Lyric Opera is holding several events there this spring, summer, and fall, and it’ll be a venue for this year’s Jazz and Fringe Festivals. Representatives of the Rochester Philharmonic and the Eastman School have applauded the new theater, and both hold performances that might very well use a hall this size. A big plus: Lyric Opera owns the building, but the Jazz Festival’s Mark Iacona and John Nugent will manage it, and after renovations, they’ll be in charge of booking a variety of performances. As they’ve proved over the past 14 years, they know what they’re doing. Then there’s the proposed theater for RBTL acts. RBTL doesn’t want to own the theater, says board chair Arnie Rothschild, or operate it. The hope is that given RBTL’s big audience draw, thepopularity of
Building or renovating performing arts venues is just the first step. To keep them going takes big endowments, ticket sales, fundraising. touring Broadway shows, and the potential for a variety of additional bookings, a new theater will be considered a good public investment and an entity like a public benefit corporation will build and operate it. Rochester could end up with a lot of theaters, then. That could be terrific, for our own quality of life and for attracting businesses and residents who want a lively, arts-oriented city. But it costs money to operate theaters. Building or renovating is just the first step. To keep them going takes big endowments, ticket sales, and continual fundraising, from big donors and small. Rothschild points to a 2010 study that says a new performing arts facility for Broadway roadshows and similar events can operate without a deficit. That study assumes that the new theater would have nearly double the performances that the Auditorium Theatre has, but Rothschild insists that there’ll be no deficit. The folks involved with the Lyric were optimistic about its stability when they announced its creation, too. Still, Rochester will have a lot of arts groups and venues competing for support: for audience and for funding. And as I noted recently, according to the latest ACT Rochester report, state funding for the arts in this region dropped by almost 60 percent from 2001 to 2013. Kodak was once a huge arts supporter. Even without the Kodak of the past, though, this is a relatively wealthy community. And many of us are passionate about the arts – all kinds of arts. Are there enough of us? We’re about to find out. rochestercitynewspaper.com
[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]
Warren demands transit center fix
Citing ongoing violence in and around the downtown transit center, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren said that students should no longer be bused through the center. Warren demanded that Rochester schools Superintendent Bolgen Vargas and RTS CEO William Carpenter get a handle on the problem, no matter the cost. The most effective solution, she said, is to stop transferring students through downtown.
Shelter search goes on
The homeless had to leave the shelter that saw them through winter: a heated warehouse donated by Buckingham Properties. The deal was that they had to be out by April 15. Social workers and case managers made regular visits to the warehouse, dubbed Sanctuary Village, and about 30 people have been moved into apartments or inpatient treatment. The search for a permanent shelter reportedly continues.
Fisher grads get Giuliani
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani will speak at St. John Fisher’s commencement this year. Giuliani led NYC through
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the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center, and is often credited with reducing the city’s crime rate. But he sparked controversy earlier this year when he said he believes that President Barack Obama doesn’t love America.
Ginna agreement hits snag
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved part of a proposed agreement between Rochester Gas and Electric and the Ginna nuclear plant, but rejected the payment plan it included. The commission says that Ginna didn’t submit enough evidence to justify the rates, and it ordered RG&E and Ginna to go through a settlement process. Ginna’s owner sought a support contract with RG&E because it has been losing money.
The New York Times reported that federal prosecutors are presenting evidence against Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, to a grand jury. The probe is said to center around Adam Skelos’s business dealings, specifically his employment by a company that landed a contract with Nassau County.
News EDUCATION | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
Talks may decide Vargas’s future It’s been more than a month since Rochester schools Superintendent Bolgen Vargas filed a notice of claim against the Rochester school board — a precursor to potential litigation. Though both sides are talking, it’s still unclear whether Vargas and the board will recover from this dispute, or if Vargas will even fulfill his contract with the school district, which expires in June 2016. “We haven’t reached a resolution, but we are talking," says Vargas’s attorney, Steve Modica. The resolution would have to be amicable to both sides, he says. “What that would look like, whether he would stay, whether he’d go — or anything in between — none of that has been decided,” Modica says. Vargas filed the notice of claim in early March after the board passed legislation which board members say is intended to bring the superintendent’s authority into compliance with state education law. Over the years and after a succession of superintendents, that authority ballooned, they say. The legislation also sought clarification over who can be in the Superintendent’s Employee Group. The nonunion, senior-level manage-
Superintendent Bolgen Vargas. FILE PHOTO
ment team has about 31 members who report to the superintendent. Vargas responded by threatening to sue the board, alleging that his contract has been violated, and that it’s the board that is out of step with state law. Some board members say that they don’t want Vargas to leave before his contract expires, and especially before the 2015-2016 budget is finalized. And they say that they still hold out hope that the situation can be resolved, although that won’t be easy. “He staked a claim that is very difficult to back away from,” says longtime board member Willa Powell.
“We took a very researched position. The superintendent’s pushback on that presupposed that we didn’t know what we were talking about.” But Powell says that she doesn’t want to go through another superintendent search. The situation is a bit like a family squabble, she says, where emotions run high and feelings get hurt. “All of us can get over that, as long as he recognizes the board’s authority,” she says. But that authority — specifically, the roles of the board and superintendent — often become more about adults’ issues rather than concern for children, says Rob Brown, an attorney and former member of the city school board. He says that the board is trying to aggrandize its role. “The board’s interfering in the SEG is not helping the children,” Brown says. Though Vargas declined to comment on the status of his notice of claim, his attorney says that no deadlines have passed for taking legal action, and that a suit isn’t off the table.
POLITICS | BY JEREMY MOULE
Reconverting Probert into a two-way street would also prevent drivers from cutting through the Wegmans lot to get from East to University or vice versa, says Wegmans spokesperson Jo Natale. Wegmans has done traffic studies on the lot and found that hundreds of drivers use it as a cut-through.
NEIGHBORHOODS | BY JEREMY MOULE
Wegmans seeks fix for East Ave. lot At its peak hours, the East Avenue Wegmans can be a frustrating place. But it’s a popular urban grocery store, so a little inconvenience is understandable. But the parking lot is beyond frustrating, and the target of many customer complaints, says Dan Aken, Wegmans’ manager of site development. There’s an element of disorder in the lot as cars and people routinely get in each other’s way. The biggest trouble spots seem to be the East Avenue and University Avenue exits, where vehicles bunch up on the main road and in side lanes. Wegmans officials have a proposal that they say will relieve at least some of the congestion. They want the city to convert Probert Street, a one-way between East and University, back into a two-way street. And they want a driveway from the parking lot onto Probert. “We’re basically looking for a relief valve,” Aken says. The changes need city approvals, however, including authorization from City Council. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, the city and Wegmans will hold a public information meeting on the company’s proposal. It’ll be held at the East Avenue store, in the conference room near the Market Café.
Wegmans has tried to improve the lot. It worked with the county to get longer green lights at the exits, Aken says. It’s also reviewing a potential change to the store-side median at the University Avenue entrance. Extending that median could better funnel traffic into the lot, Aken says, and eliminate some congestion-causing conflicts. A similar approach is used on the lot’s East Avenue side. The Probert Street plan would reduce congestion in two ways, Aken says. It’d provide drivers parked on the lot’s west side with an alternate exit, he says, resulting in fewer cars queuing up at the East and University exits. Reconverting Probert into a two-way street would also prevent drivers from cutting through the Wegmans lot to get from East to University or vice versa, says Wegmans spokesperson Jo Natale. Wegmans has done traffic studies on the lot, Aken says, and found that hundreds of drivers use it as a cut-through. Reconnect Rochester, a sustainable transportation advocacy group, has concerns about the plan. Generally, it wants to make sure that the plan doesn’t harm the pedestrian environment around the store, says Mike Governale, Reconnect Rochester’s
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president. And an additional exit would mean another conflict point between cars and pedestrians, as well as cars and cyclists, he says. But the group also wants to make sure that Probert Street keeps its bike lanes, Governale says, since cyclists use them to get from East to University and vice versa. City staff members have indicated that they’d support the Wegmans plan if the bike lanes are retained, Aken says. But he cautions that keeping both bike lanes, and converting Probert to a two-way street would mean eliminating the on-street parking on Probert.
Thanks-a-yacht Senator Rich Funke wants to sink the state’s sales tax break on yachts. Thanks to the 2015-16 state budget, anyone who buys a yacht or private plane would only pay sales tax on the first $230,000 of the price. Proponents say that the measure will help create jobs. “I’ve got a tough time swallowing that, to be honest with you,” Funke, a Republican, said during a press conference Monday morning. Funke has submitted legislation to repeal the tax break. He voted in favor of the 2015-16 budget despite his opposition to the tax break, he said, because it contains critical funding for Monroe County and Ontario County communities. And the budget does some other good things, too, he said, such as ease the tax burden, and it provides support for young farmers. Funke said that it doesn’t appear that Governor Andrew Cuomo will veto the tax break, which he’s called on Cuomo to do. The repeal legislation isn’t about attacking people who have been successful in business, Funke said. Those are people he said he wants to work with to grow jobs and business in New York. “This is about fairness,” he said. “This is about common sense.”
EDUCATION | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN
Atheists fight Christian afterschool club The most dangerous thing at this afterschool meeting of the Good News Club at Chestnut Ridge Elementary School in the ChurchvilleChili school district appears to be the game of blindfolded dodgeball in the gym. But members of another local group, the Young Skeptics, will tell you that Good News is dangerous and should not be allowed to hold its meetings in a school building. And they’ve been speaking with Churchville-Chili schools Superintendent Lori Orologio to press their point. (Orologio declined a request for an interview. The club merely uses a school building, she says, and is not sponsored by the school.) The Good News Club is a ministry of the Child Evangelism Fellowship. Club members meet with groups of children in various settings, including schools, for Bible lessons. According to CEF’s website, the meetings include songs, memorization of Scripture, games, and other activities. “The purpose of the Good News Club is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living,” the website says. But Kevin Davis, a Churchville resident, says that the club indoctrinates children who are too young to understand what’s happening. The club tears down children’s self-esteem by telling them that they are sinners who deserve death, Davis says, and then sells the children on the club’s brand of Christianity. Katherine Stewart, who has written a book critical of the Good News Club, calls it “faith-based bullying.” “It’s very, very sin focused,” Davis says. “It’s first telling them, ‘There’s something wrong with you, inherently.’ And then selling you, ‘Hey, by the way, I’ve got the cure. You can have it for free, but you have to do what I say.’” Davis helped form the Young Skeptics Club in the Churchville-Chili district to counter the teachings of the Good News Club. “Our focus is not proselytizing or telling kids what to think,” he says. “It’s trying to help them learn how to think. Our focus is on critical thinking, problem solving, giving them a safe space to ask questions about what they’re learning.” But Moises Esteves, vice president of Child Evangelism Fellowship’s USA Ministries, says that the Good News Club’s message is positive — that God loves them — and that schools are 6 CITY
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happy to have the clubs. “If the accusations were true, then the clubs should be disappearing,” he says. “The opposite is true. Over the last 12-13 years, attendance has grown steadily. The reason it grows is because the kids love the club and love the message of the club.” The Child Evangelism Fellowship has two Good News clubs in the Churchville-Chili school district. The second is at Fairbanks Road Elementary School. Approximately 215,000 children participate in Good News clubs in the US, Esteves says, and there are more than 62,000 clubs worldwide. The Good News Club is able to meet in schools thanks to the outcome of a 2001 Supreme Court case, Good News Club vs. Milford Central School in Milford, New York. In a 6-3 ruling, the court said that barring the Good News Club violates the club’s First Amendment rights. But court ruling aside, Davis says that the club’s teachings violate the Churchville-Chili school district’s Code of Conduct, which says that every student has a right to a school environment free of harassment and bullying. Davis’ own spiritual journey is interesting. He was raised Catholic and attended Catholic school through eighth grade. He became a born-again Christian in college for a short time, and now considers himself an atheist. He learned about the Good News Club through a Rochester-based atheist group. “We don’t fundamentally have an issue with religious instruction,” he says. “I feel that there are plenty of lessons in the Bible that are good for teaching morality, for teaching compassion, and molding the way a child looks at the world and teaching them empathy. It’s the tearing down of a child’s self-esteem to rebuild it the way you want it to be
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built that we have a problem with.” Seven-year-old children are not equipped to make a major life decision, he says, such as whether to become Christians. And children do not differentiate between what is taught in a school building by a teacher, he says, and what is taught in the same building by a leader of the Good News Club. And teaching a literalist view of the Bible is also teaching, for example, that creationism is fact, Davis says. Esteves says that the club does indeed teach creationism and that he doesn’t apologize for it. “The Bible teaches it, and that’s who we are,” he says. “We’re a ministry that teaches the Bible.” He knows that elementary school children are ready to commit to Christianity, he says, because he did it when he was 9. But if they’re not ready, Esteves says, the club doesn’t force them. “All the decisions are always between the child and God,” he says. “We don’t do any kind of coercing or manipulation. That would completely defeat the purpose of people desiring to follow Jesus out of their own initiative.”
Parents have to give permission for their children to attend the club’s meetings, Esteves says, so there’s nothing sneaky or subversive going on. And that’s the key point, says Dr. Eric Caine, chair of the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry. American society has always let parents decide how, where, and when their children receive religious education until the children are of age, he says. And the Good News Club essentially sounds like an extension of Sunday school, he says. “I always worry about anything that’s judgmental about people’s behavior at a time when kids are too young to judge,” Caine says. “But that’s a general worry, not specific to religion or anything else.” The bottom line, Esteves says, is that atheists want to shut the club down because they oppose Christianity. “We desire to share the love of God and tell about Jesus to the boys and girls all over the country,” he says. “The United States Supreme Court said, ‘Yup, you can do that in the public schools.’ So we continue to do it. The opposition, I’m sure, will continue, as well.”
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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.)
Talking about the turbulent 1970’s
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Faculty members of the College at Brockport will hold a panel discussion concerning gender, careers, and a sense of purpose in the 1970’s following the performance of “Loose Ends” on Saturday, April 25. Michael Weller’s play describes a couple who experience the turbulent social and cultural changes of the ‘70’s. The panel, which will include Barbara LeSavoy, director of women’s studies, and Carter Soles, assistant professor of English, will discuss those changes and their impact on today’s society. The play starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets may be purchased by phone, 395-2787. They are: $16 for general admission; $11 for se-
niors; and $8.50 for students. Performances will be held on April 24, 25, 30, and May 1, and 2.
Raising the Native American voice
RIT will present “Finding My Path,” a talk by Teyotsihstokwáthe Dakota Brant of the Mohawk Turtle clan at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, in room 2650. Born and raised in the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and a citizen of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Brant has traveled extensively engaging youth, nonprofits, government, and community leaders as a voice on issues impacting indigenous people.
Panel to discuss the Great Migration Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library and the YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County will present a panel of speakers who will talk about the Great
Migration north at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 26. Panelists include Frederick Jefferson, professor emeritus of the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education; Ben Douglas, former City Council member; Loretta Scott, current president of City Council; and David Anderson, founder of the Blackstorytelling League of Rochester. The event will be held at Central Library, 115 South Avenue.
ACA five years later
The League of Women Voters will present a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act, five years after its enactment. It’s at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 27, at First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 South Winton Road. Panelists will examine how the ACA is functioning. Sarah Liebschutz, professor emerita at SUNY Brockport, will moderate. Preregistration requested: 262-3730.
Mamma G's serves traditional recipes from Italy's Abruzzo region, like (left) homemade potato gnocchi tossed with bacon, mushrooms, and fresh cheese sauce. The restaurant also offers a sample course, (right) the Tour of Italy, which features the Formaggio Alla Griglia, a slice of fresh grilled cheese served with arugula and cherry tomatoes. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
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When Alessio Troiano, a native of Italy’s Abruzzo region, first visited his girlfriend in Rochester, he fell in love with the region’s summer. (I didn’t ask him about the Rochester winter). “I loved it so much that the next time I came, I made my father come with me,” Troiano says. On that visit with his father, Troiano noticed that a restaurant space was available in Henrietta and decided to pack up his home, convince his family to move to Rochester with him, and open Mamma G’s Ristorante Italiano (2133 East Henrietta Road). The Troiano family owned a restaurant in Pescara, Italy, and many of the recipes from that restaurant are available on Mamma G’s menu. “Mamma G” is Gilda, Troiano’s mother, who you can find in the kitchen helping out her son, Pierfrancesco, the chef at Mamma G’s. Troiano’s father, Carlo, and twin brothers, Marco and Dario, also help out. The more traditional recipes from the Abruzzo region include the Timballo Abruzzese ($12), a lasagna dish made with crêpes, parmesan, mozzarella, ground beef, and homemade tomato sauce. Using layers of crêpe makes the dish lighter and more digestible, Troiano says. The Chitarra Teramana ($12) comes from the city of
Teramo. The dish is comprised of homemade egg spaghetti, tomato sauce, and small meatballs. The traditional dessert of the region, Parrozzo D’Annunziano ($5), is an almond cake coated with dark chocolate and served with a citrus English sauce. For those that like to try a little bit of everything, the Tour of Italy appetizer ($13) includes Involtino Tirolese (breaded eggplant rolls with ham and provolone); Garbanzo and Ricotta Cannoli (cannoli stuffed with garbanzo beans, ricotta, and a nutmeg ganache cream sauce); Pallotte Cacio and Uova (egg and parmesan cheese balls served with tomato sauce); and Formaggio Alla Griglia (grilled fresh cheese served with arugula and cherry tomatoes). Everything is made from scratch at Mamma G’s — from the sauce to the pasta and the bread, which is baked daily by Pierfrancesco. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and all menu items are available for dine-in or take-out. Mamma G’s is currently working on procuring a liquor license. Mamma G’s Ristorante Italiano is located at 2133 East Henrietta Road, and is open Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 359-0990. Visit its Facebook page at facebook.com/mammagsristorante for more information.
Iron Smoke Distillery, a small-batch, artisan
distillery in Fairport, recently won a bronze medal for its Rattlesnake Rosie’s Apple Pie whiskey from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Iron Smoke is run by local musician Tommy Brunett. More information can be found at ironsmokewhiskey.com. The South Wedge Farmers Market will be moving to a new location starting on June 11, the opening day of the market. The new location is at 151 Mount Hope Avenue, along the Genesee River. Local vendors will be setting up shop every Thursday evening from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. More information can be found at swfm.org. The wineries that comprise the Keuka Lake Wine Trail will all take part in a spring event, Keuka In Bloom, on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3. Admission is $35 for a single ticket and $55 for couples. Ticket holders will receive a different flower or herb at each winery and will also receive a complimentary wine glass. Tickets can be purchased at keukawinetrail.com/shop or at any Wegmans customer service desk. The Geneva YMCA will hold its second annual Finger Lakes Brew Fest on June 21
at the Geneva Ramada Lake Front Hotel from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets go on sale on May 1 and can be purchased at the Geneva YMCA (399 William Street, Geneva) or online at brownpapertickets.com. The French Quarter Café restaurant has moved from the South Goodman Street location to a new spot at 130 Spring Street.
Wings & Salad (165 State Street), a lunch buffet restaurant serving salad, chicken wings, as well as smoothies and juices, has opened downtown. Filgers East End (355 East Avenue) has opened in the space formerly occupied by MacGregor’s. Drifter’s L.B. (155 East Main Street) has opened in the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown. The restaurant specializes in local ingredients and serves Finger Lakes wine. Constantino’s Market (40 Celebration Drive) and Saxby’s Coffee (1307 Mount Hope Avenue) have opened in College Town.
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FuturPointe Dance finds levity through its reggae ballet [ DANCE FEATURE ] BY CASEY CARLSEN
During the 2014 Rochester Fringe Festival, FuturPointe, a Rochester-based dance company co-founded by Guy Thorne and N’Jelle Gage, presented “Unbridled” with photographer Carrie Mateosian. While the audience crowded up close at the outside venue downtown, company members Liam Knighten and Melinda Phillips each had a turn at being photographed by Mateosian while they were being transformed into other worldly, near-naked creatures covered with body cream and colored sands. The dancers moved in sensual slowness amid the flashes of the camera in the evening darkness. Meanwhile, the images of the dancers were projected in real time on a large screen while Thorne acted as guide of sorts, talking the audience through the event while music rang out and the audience craned excitedly toward the action. The performance was sexy, ritualistic, and full of swagger.
PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
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“We like multi-layered experiences,” Gage said. “It makes for a richer soup.” Self-dubbed a reggae ballet company, FuturPointe has made a name for itself in the six years it’s been in existence, due to a desire to reach new audiences through often intriguing collaborations. The company has created performances in conjunction with chefs, photographers, visual artists, musicians, fashionistas, and puppeteers. The company recently returned from performing in the Cayman Islands, and it is expected in Leicester, England, next month. What drives FuturPointe’s success? Yes, the company boasts accomplished dancers with masterful technical skills and beautiful artistry. And yes, the choreography is unique and emotionally-affecting. But its success, too, lies in the unconventional ways in which it connects with its audiences, and its ability to continually draw in new fans. It reaches out through avant-garde collaborations, appealing video components, social media, and an uncanny ability to kinesthetically radiate joie de vivre. The dancers reach out and they connect. Again and again. This could be seen from the beginning. One of the company’s first performances was inside Restaurant Good Luck where, on the first day of summer 2010, FuturPointe unveiled new work while diners sampled a variety of wines and chocolates. The company worked closely with Chef Dan Martello and paired the mood of each dance segment with a complementing wine and chocolate, creating a multi-leveled sensory experience. On the first day of that fall, FuturPointe created another evening of carefully choreographed food, drink, and dance at the restaurant. “We reach for the elevation of mood and spirit that comes from our art,” Gage says. “We strive for that connection, that vicarious experience. We are the larger version of yourself.” “We want to be accessible to people, but not watered down,” Thorne adds. “You believe in people. You give them more. They give you more back. People are dying to be opened up.”
where he introduced them to Junkanoo, a West African and Caribbean performance art that combines dancing with singing, drumming, and costume-making. Thorne then took his program to local public libraries and also incorporated it as an interactive feature into their Rochester City School District performances. Gage, FuturPointe’s executive director, studied ballet under various accomplished instructors from an early age and began dancing professionally in her native Jamaica at just 15 with the modern dance company L’Acadco, led by L’Antoinette Stines. Thorne, Gage, and Heather Roffe (FuturPointe’s (Above) Guy Thorne leads a class at Hochstein School of Music and Dance. (Right) Kathryn Bowering and (far right) Liam Knighten during FuturPointe's performance at the 2013 Rochester Fringe Festival. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
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FuturPointe performs "Psychopomp and Pageantry" during the 2013 Rochester Fringe Festival. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
FuturPointe has gained strong local support,
including from Garth Fagan, the founder, artistic director, and choreographer of acclaimed Garth Fagan Dance. “Guy is choreographing for his generation,” Fagan says. “His use of shorter dance phrases, his use of video components in performance — he’s in the moment. He’s doing wonderful stuff, and as he progresses, even greater things will come to the fore.” Thorne and Gage, who married last spring, have been part of one another’s lives and work for more than 20 years now. They both began dancing in their native Jamaica at an early age and reconnected in the United States. There is a literal meaning to the company’s name. Gage, who calls herself a futurist, refers to a desired collective future for humanity, a time and place she strives toward through creating. The couple adheres to the Rastafarian
philosophy of “livity,” or living a cohesive and holistic lifestyle. Gage and Thorne consider their dance work holistic theater and speak about layering it with positive messages for uplifting consciousness, shifting intellectual perceptions, and honoring the body as a potent spiritual vehicle of self-expression. Shared rituals, love for others, and a holistic worldview are all elements of their philosophy that come to play in their choreography and performances. “There is a strong spiritual element to their work — their love for each other, their appreciation,” says Sarah Gullo-Andreacchi, assistant dean to students and co-chair of the dance department at Hochstein School of Music and Dance, where FuturPointe is currently in residency, teaching classes, and planning a June performance. “And there is a sense of openness in their
teaching. They want to see who you are as a person and let you find what this movement is all about for you. They let you find your own cool. They themselves have a huge sense of personal style — their reggae swagger.” Thorne, FuturPointe’s artistic director, came to the United States from Jamaica as a scholarship student with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and later spent seven years as a principal dancer with Garth Fagan Dance. He holds his BFA in Dance from SUNY Brockport and served on the dance faculty at SUNY Potsdam. In 2012, Thorne was awarded a Jubilation Foundation Grant — “a grant given to individuals and organizations with an exceptional talent for making young people feel fully alive through rhythm,” according to the foundation’s website — for his work with the children at Cobblestone School in Rochester
co-director, principal dancer, and a founding member), all choreograph for the company. Having several choreographers is another of the group’s strengths, adding diversity of style and tone to its repertoire. The company fuses traditional and modern Caribbean dance forms but relies on the vocabulary of classical ballet and Latin dance to structure its work. FuturPointe began with a core of five dancers. That number has since doubled. Along with Thorne, Gage, and Roffe, the company includes founding members Liam Knighten and Melinda Phillips, and newer members Kathryn Bowering and Brittany Lang. Lillie Pincus, Elizabeth Fleche, and Renee Sobers are junior company members. Roffe has worked closely with Thorne and Gage from the beginning. She is trained in both classical ballet and modern dance but is also a master of various other forms including Argentine tango. Roffe was a member of Garth Fagan Dance for a year and has performed frequently with Bill Evans Dance (a contemporary and tap company). Since 2012, she has been Assistant Professor of Theatre in Dance at Nazareth College where, last year, she began MAD (Movement and Dance) Weekend, an annual dance festival featuring workshops, master classes, and performance. Roffe is adamant about giving audiences enjoyable dance experiences. “This strange disconnect exists between art and entertainment,” Roffe says. “Why can’t you have both? FuturPointe has always been interested in bridging that gap.” And entertain they do. FuturPointe’s performances are high voltage, awe-inspiring, playful and just plain fun. Thorne is a born communicator and comedian and usually addresses the audience before performances — making them laugh, offering insight, even encouraging them to take pictures to post on Twitter or Facebook. He is also adept at using video media; performances often feature his projections and dance films. Using video components is one way the group seeks to give people who may not be used to experiencing dance something familiar to grab onto. “People are very familiar with seeing things on a screen,” Roffe says. “They are used to that kind of sensory input. So we use that as a window of opportunity to give them a new experience.” rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 11
Upcoming [ AMERICANA ]
Holy Sheboygan. Wednesday, May 20. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 8 p.m. abilenebarandlounge. com; holysheboygan.bandcamp.com. [ ROCK ] Flaw. Tuesday, June 2. The Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Street. 7:30 p.m. $13. themontagemusichall.com; flawband.com. [ ROCK ]
Father John Misty. Friday, September 25. Anthology, 336 East Avenue. 8 p.m. $25-$29. ticketfly.com; fatherjohnmisty.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 26 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVENUE 8 P.M. | $12-$14 | BUGJAR.COM; SOLSTAFIR.NET [ ATMOSPHERIC ] This apocalyptic amalgam couldn’t come from anywhere but Reykjavík, Iceland. Solstafir’s blend of metal, melodic psychedelia, and classic rock has a gentle brutality unmatched by anyone else in this genre… that’s because there is no one else in this genre. Its chaotic with an end-times feel and a bleak yet densely layered orchestration . How Solstafir will fit its largess into the Bug Jar without a shoe horn should be interesting. Ancient VVisdom will also play. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
First Inversion FRIDAY, APRIL 24, AND SATURDAY, APRIL 25 DOWNTOWN UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 121 NORTH FITZHUGH STREET $10-$20 | FIRSTINVERSION.ORG [ CLASSICAL ] First Inversion is already nearing the
end of its first season. For the season finale this week, director Lee Wright will lead an evening of spirituals and folksongs — both of which have been fertile material for classical composers for centuries. Along with a survey of African-American spirituals and some settings of familiar British folksongs, First Inversion will perform a couple of German songs arranged by the prolific late-romantic German composer Max Reger. The featured work is the Chansons Francaises by Francis Poulenc — the vocal and choral master’s arrangements of French folksongs with delightfully Poulenc-y harmonic twists. 7:30 p.m. on Friday; 8 p.m. on Saturday. — BY DAVID RAYMOND
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 [ ALBUM REVIEWS ] [ BLUES ]
Jesse and the Sprinkles “The Winter Blue” Bluebrick Recordings jessesprinkle.bandcamp.com
Arkells FRIDAY, APRIL 24 MONTAGE MUSIC HALL, 50 CHESTNUT STREET 7 P.M. | $12-$14 | THEMONTAGEMUSICHALL.COM ARKELLS.CA
The family that plays together, stays together … or at least stays warm. Drummer and producer to the stars Jesse Sprinkle bundled up the wife and kids and piled them into the studio to commiserate and even celebrate this region’s unrelenting winter. The resulting record, “The Winter Blue,” isn’t nearly as stir-crazy and bittersweet as you might think. It sounds like pop-punk meets family winter fun without sleds or the TV. Sprinkle is a hard rockin’ cat with a thoughtful streak that shines throughout everything he touches from working with The Tommy Brunett Band and his past work with Dead Poetic, to teaching orphans music in Africa. He is a beautiful man and this is a beautiful record that puts a pretty spin on some ugly, ugly months. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
[ ROCK ] This 5-piece Canadian rock band feels
both throwback and modern. Pumping guitars and 4-to-the-floor beats dominate, while the band’s flair comes through the high-energy live performance. Arkells is striving to create something more cinematic and grand. A few days before the release of its third and latest effort, “High Noon” (2014), the band collaborated the National Orchestra of Canada and the result was nothing short of impressive. Since its freshman release in 2008, “Jackson Square,” the band signed to Dine Alone Records and has won two Juno awards. — BY TYLER PEARCE
Bill Dobbins MONDAY, APRIL 27 HATCH HALL, EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, 26 GIBBS STREET 8 P.M. | $10 | 274-1100; ESM.ROCHESTER.EDU [ JAZZ ] The great Billy Strayhorn was born 100 years ago and Eastman professor Bill Dobbins is celebrating his centennial year. A superb pianist, Dobbins will play some of Strayhorn’s best known tunes like “Isfahan,” “Passion Flower,” and “Upper Manhattan Medical Group,” but he’ll also play rarely heard works like “Paradise,” “Le Sacre Supreme,” and “Boll Weevil Ballet.” — BY RON NETSKY
[ CLASSICAL ]
RTOS April Theater Organ Concert. Rochester Auditorium
Theatre, 885 E. Main St. 2342295. rtosonline.org. 7:30 p.m. $10-$50, Children 12 & under and students free. [ JAZZ ]
Anthony Giannovola. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m. Big Band Dance Series: Music Makers. Robach
Community Center, 180 Beach Ave. 865-3320. ontariobeachentertainment. org. 7:15-9 p.m. $2.
“Love is a Pendulum” Motéma Music joelocke.com
When I heard that hard-driving vibraphonist Joe Locke’s new album, “Love is a Pendulum,” was based on a poem of the same name by Barbara Sfraga, I was a bit skeptical. Then I read the poem. It’s a beautiful work, dealing with the elusiveness of love, and it has inspired a great CD. In an album that transcends the jazz genre, Locke does what classical composers have done for centuries: he explores one of the great issues of life in purely musical terms. In “Love is a Planchette” Locke perfectly evokes the floating quality of a planchette moving across a Ouija board. On this track, he is magnificently supported by vocalist Theo Bleckmann and his gorgeous ethereal harmonies. Several minutes into the tune, “Love is Perpetual Motion” moves into a time signature (9/4) that nicely evokes the title. The tune is also propelled by Locke’s vibraphone dueling with the ringing tones of Victor Provost’s steel pan. That’s just a small sample — all nine of the tracks are excellent. Locke is at the top of his game throughout as are the members of his quartet: Terreon Gully, drums; Robert Rodriguez, piano, and Ricky Rodriguez, bass. In addition to Bleckmann and Provost, other superb guests include Rosario Giuliani and Donny McCaslin on sax and Paul Bollenback on guitar. — BY RON NETSKY
The Nick Moss Band. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 3257090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 8 p.m. Upward Groove. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m.
Earth Day Celebration: Eggs Benedict and The Moho Collective. Sticky Lips BBQ
Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 8 p.m. $5-$10.
The Killtet and Normal People. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. Margaret Explosion. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org. 7:309:30 p.m. [ R&B/ SOUL ]
An Anthology of Marvin Gaye’s Music. Hochstein Performance
Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 7233334. hochstein.org. 7:30 p.m. $25-$30. [ POP/ROCK ]
Tempest CD Release Concert. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8 p.m. $20. continues on page 15
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Bassist Ron Carter will be inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 26. The musician attended the Eastman School of Music in the mid-1950's. PHOTO PROVIDED
Most valuable player Rochester Music Hall of Fame FOURTH ANNUAL INDUCTION CEREMONY SUNDAY, APRIL 26 KODAK HALL, EASTMAN THEATRE, 60 GIBBS STREET 7 P.M. | $35-$65 | ROCHESTERMUSIC.ORG; RONCARTER.NET [ PROFILE ] BY RON NETSKY
Over his six-decade career, bassist Ron Carter has been part of some of the greatest bands in jazz history. He’s played with Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, and many more. He has received just about every honor awarded in his field. But when he is inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame Sunday, it will be a special occasion. “This is where I began my musical education,” Carter says. “This is where I learned the rules of the game. I learned how to practice, I learned how to be a teacher, I learned what friendship is, and I learned how to avoid certain situations I never experienced 14 CITY APRIL 22-28, 2015
before. It was an important time in my life. I met my wife up there.” Carter came to Rochester from Ferndale, Michigan, to attend the Eastman School of Music in the mid-1950’s. “I went away to school and I missed my family terribly,” Carter says. “I was basically on my own. When I arrived I started to look for a part-time job because the scholarship didn’t cover all the bills.” It didn’t take long to find gigs. Carter joined the house band at the Ridgecrest Inn, a club that was on the itinerary of jazz bands doing east coast tours. There he met Sonny Stitt, the Horace Silver group with Art Farmer and Clifford Jordan, Dizzy Gillespie’s band with Sam Jones, and Carmen McRae’s band with Ike Isaacs. “I got a chance to meet and hear a lot of people play the music so it was quite a free education for me,” Carter says. On the local scene, Carter became friends with two other future hall-of-famers, Chuck and Gap Mangione. “Chuck’s parents were instrumental in a lot of musicians eating in Rochester,” Carter says. “They had a grocery store and they were free and liberal and available and loving and they
made sure that they adopted all these guys who were going to school and were playing jazz and hadn’t had a meal in over 20 minutes. “We were fed well and their home was open to us with all the love that parents have for their kids. They were great friends with Dizzy Gillespie. That’s how I met Dizzy on a personal level because he was over there eating dinner all the time.” Gap Mangione (another one of the 2015 inductees) was active in the Syracuse Jazz Society when he attended Syracuse University in the late 1950’s. “I went to play concert with him in Syracuse and that’s where I met my soon-to-be wife,” Carter says. Like a lot of cities in the late 1950’s,
Rochester had its share of racial problems. Carter was no stranger to prejudice. “I was 18 or 19 and came from Detroit where the lines were pretty blatantly drawn,” Carter says. “They were also drawn in Rochester but not with such heavy ink. And spending so much time with the Mangiones, who didn’t understand what the line was all about — I was one of their kids — I didn’t have those kinds of immediate confrontational attitudes toward me. But it was clear even as
a 19 year old, when you see the lines drawn, you’re pretty aware of them.” One time, driving back to Rochester from New York City with “Pee Wee” Ellis, Carter was pulled over on the Thruway by a trooper who thought they were hauling drugs. “They took off the hubcaps and emptied out the trunk of my 1950 Ford. I was late for my rehearsal with the philharmonic orchestra at school.” He had to hire a lawyer to get the charges dropped. After graduating in 1959 Carter moved to New York City. One week later he left for a six-month tour with Chico Hamilton and he’s hardly slowed down since. The Hamilton gig was followed by stints with Bobby Timmons, Herbie Mann, Betty Carter, Kenny Burrell, Art Farmer, and Jim Hall. Then he joined one of the greatest groups in jazz history, the Miles Davis Quintet (from 1963 to1968). In fact, he’s played with just about every significant jazz great that he’s wanted to, except one: pianist Ahmad Jamal. “He’s still on my list, man,” says Carter. “I keep telling him, ‘I’m going to make a call one day and tell your bass player to go watch CNN.’” If they record together, that would add another album to one of the most astonishing oeuvres in music history. It’s estimated that Carter has appeared on well over 2,000 albums, among them some of the greatest ever recorded, including “Seven Steps to Heaven,” Miles Davis; “Red Clay,” Freddie Hubbard; “Maiden Voyage,” Herbie Hancock; “Speak No Evil,” Wayne Shorter; and “Killing Me Softly,” Roberta Flack. Could he tell he was working on classics at the time? “You can remember a shooting star but you can’t remember when it took place,” Carter says. “All you remember is there was an event you were part of. You don’t know when the record is going to be released, if it’s released at all. You don’t know how they’ll treat it. “You kind of have a sense of an occasional shooting star on these record dates. Do I remember all of them as very special, earth-shaking and historical? I never had time to think about that because I was busy trying to do my job, which was to make this band feel like I belonged there, and that my contributions were what they would expect of me.” The calls keep coming, now from a new generation of musicians. “I treat these newer recording sessions as a chance to see if I’ve learned anything over these past 50 years that I couldn’t have added 50 years ago because I didn’t know it.”
SPRING JAZZ CRUISES
THURSDAY, APRIL 23 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Fiona Corinne. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Rob Gioia. Genesee Brew House, 25 Cataract St. 263-9200. geneseebeer.com. 6-8 p.m. Ryan Carey. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. stickylipsbbq.com. 6:309:30 p.m.
WELCOME ABOARD!! Enjoy Great Food! and A Cash Bar
Tickets: $27 per person, on sale NOW!
MAY 18: The Alexa Tarantino Trio JUNE 8: Smugtown Stompers JULY 13: Vince Ercolamento Trio AUG. 17: Bill Tiberio Group
[ BLUES ]
For more info and tickets: online at www.jazz901.org and by calling 585-966-2660
The Bureau Cats. P.I.’s Lounge,
495 West Ave. 235-1630. 6 p.m. Donations accepted.
Son House Blues Night with Genesee Johnny. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 7:30-10:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Eastman at Washington Square Lunchtime Concerts.
,. 274-1400. esm.rochester. edu/community/lunchtime/. 12:15-12:45 p.m. The Romantic Pianist, Michele Steffers.
AMERICANA | EILEN JEWELL
Eilen Jewell is a gal out of Idaho that you oughta know. With a firm grasp on country-honk-a-billy she is the very definition of music that falls under the Americana umbrella. Her voice is seductive, plaintively nonchalant, and deceptively sweet. I don’t know whether to run to her or run away. I can’t keep my eyes or ears off her; God help me. Eilen Jewell plays Sunday, April 26, at Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place, Brighton. 7 p.m. $20-$25. abilenebarandlounge.com; eilenjewell.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
The D’Jangoners. Little Theatre
Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org.
Jazz Weekends with The David Detweiler Trio. Next Door Bar
& Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 2494575. wegmansnextdoor.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday: 8 p.m/. Free.
Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero. Fiamma, 1308 Buffalo
Rd. 270-4683. fiammarochester. com. 6-9 p.m. Matt Krol Duo. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900. mattkrolmusic. com/. 5-8 p.m.
Nazareth College Jazz Ensemble. Nazareth College
Wilmot Recital Hall, 4245 East Avenue. 389-2700. naz.edu/ music. 7:30-9 p.m. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 3814000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Trevor Watts & Veryan Weston. The Bop Shop,
1460 Monroe Ave. 271-3361. bopshop.com. 8:30-10 p.m. $10-$15 suggested donation. [ POP/ROCK]
Earth Day Celebration with Bowla Cheats and Turkey Sanchez. Flour City Station,
170 East Ave. 413-5745. flourcitystation.com. 9 p.m. Jon Akers & Erik Welsh. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque. com. 8 p.m.
Routine Involvement, Lexi Weege, and Jon Lewis Band.
Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 4542966. bugjar.com. 8:30 p.m. $6-$8.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Amy Montrois, Alyssa Trahan, Neil Van Dorn Band, and
ELECTRONIC | NORM TALLEY
Norm Talley brings his grooves straight from the Motor City, dropping deep house with dancy dubs. He’s gained attention in the last five years for releasing a number of acclaimed singles on European labels. This 45 Euclid showcase is the follow-up to Rochester’s Signal > Noise series inception show last month. It will be Talley’s first western New York appearance and also features Jim Kempkes and Kornwalis opening the night. Norm Talley plays Saturday, April 25th at 45 Euclid, 45 Euclid Street. 10:00 pm. $15. 45euclid.com. — BY TYLER PEARCE Mochester. Johnny’s Pub &
Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys. Harmony House, 58
[ BLUES ]
Dave Riccioni & Friends. The
Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebeale.com. 5:30-8:30 p.m. continues on page 16
East Main St. Webster. 727-4119. rochesterzydeco.com/. 7:15-11 p.m. $10-$18. Watkins & The Rapiers. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 6-9 p.m. rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 15
Music And then you slowly gravitated to Americana and Southern rock? Patrick: It was actually pretty quick. What got you into this style initially? Patrick: While my brother and I were on
tour with Navar, we got into watching a lot of movies. One was The Band’s “Last Waltz” and Scorsese’s “No Direction Home,” his documentary on Bob Dylan. I just fell in love with it. Instead of it being manufactured like an alt-rock band, you could play this music on your front porch with acoustic instruments or you could turn it up and get a little crazy on Saturday nights. It’s all just pickin’ and singin’.
What made you think you could do it? Patrick: When I went to my first concert
The Barry Brothers aren't from the South, but the band incorporates a healthy dose of southern rock into its sound. PHOTO PROVIDED
Southern tier man The Barry Brothers WITH PALE GREEN STARS, TOUGH OLD BIRD, AND BROKEN FIELD RUNNER FRIDAY, APRIL 24 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVENUE 9 P.M. | $7-$9 | BUGJAR.COM THEBARRYBROTHERS.COM [ INTERVIEW ] BY FRANK DE BLASE
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It’s funny how a band can encapsulate a sound without actually playing that style verbatim or getting caught up in its dramatics, semantics, or identifying call. Take for instance Hume, New York’s Barry Brothers; formed in 2011, these boys play southern rock but they don’t. They’re not from the South, they hail from the southern tier with a decent helping of American southern rock ethos in the overall sound. The band is what it ain’t. Whatever you wanna call it, it’s good, baby. Real good. Not too long ago, The Barry Brothers — Patrick Barry, vocals and acoustic guitar; Bradford Barry, drums; Ben Barry, bass (whenever he’s in town); John Mast, lead guitar; and Jelly Yeomans, banjo — warmed the boards at Water Street Music Hall for Toronto roots rock heroes, The Sadies, another band that transcends its own classification. Whether caught by surprise or with budding admiration
and awe, the crowd howled after each tune the brothers laid out. There was big guitar but plenty of thoughtful interludes in the acoustic nature in which their music was born. If you are quick to judge, it’s a rock band. If you listen to the heartfelt sincerity and drive you’ll realize, as said before, The Barry Brothers is what it ain’t. And the band proves it with its new, sh*t-kickin’ release, “Stories from the Southern Tier,” on its own 100% Records. It’s riff-heavy and dirty with mucho attitude and shake appeal. The first track, “Broken Night Light,” will knock your head off on its own. Patrick and Bradford Barry stopped by to give an update on the band, what they do, and what they don’t do. An edited transcript follows. Did you guys grow up playing together? Patrick Barry: No, not really. I mean I always
loved music but I didn’t get my first guitar until I graduated high school. I just decided to learn some songs and then write some songs. Bradford Barry: The beauty for me, he picked it up when I was about 10 or 11 years old, so my memory growing up was him playing music. And I’ve been going with it ever since. What were you listening to then? Patrick: Modern rock. It was the 90’s. I was
really into what was on the Nerve at the time.
— Weezer at the Harrow East Ballroom in ’97 — and it was like watching a hockey player or some Olympic athlete that had trained their whole life to be up there. Then I picked up a guitar for the first time and looked at a tab and I was like “That’s all you do? I can do that.” So we just learned a bunch of those songs to see what gave it that soul, whether it’s how the words are put together or the melodies are put together, and — not through osmosis — just feel it. Now I find every song we write, there’s a piece of a song I just learned in there. Sometimes it’s really good and I’m like, “Sh*t, did I rip something off here?”
How do you, as Yankees, conjure such a rural sound? Patrick: We’re not playing to anything or
anybody other than what we like to do. But our area is really rural; farming is a dying industry in our area. It’s one of the poorest regions in New York State. So when you live there you can see that that kind of life is hard on people and you gravitate to the blues and the heart of what southern rock is about. We live there and it has a very southern feel. It just doesn’t have the heat.
How do The Barry Brothers write? Patrick: Our guitarist Johnny is the riff
factory. He loves Stevie Ray Vaughan, but he also loves bands like Tool and he’ll bring in all these big heavy riffs. Or I’ll have some ideas and we try to meet in the middle. If we headed in one direction, we’d be a heavy rock band. There’s a lot of power in those riffs and hooks, so we always work at it, specifically how do we push it back in and still tell a real story?
Perhaps by pulling in the reigns? Patrick: Absolutely. We do.
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Organ Recital Series: Nathan Laube. Christ Church,
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Fred Vine and Rockin’ Red.
Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. 8:30-10:30 p.m. [ R&B/ SOUL ]
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Amanda Lee Peers CD Release Party. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point
Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8 p.m. $5-$10. Arkells. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 7 p.m. $12-$14. Jimkata and Mikaela Davis. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 8 p.m. $12-$15. Johnny Mathis. Rochester Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. 222-5000. rbtl.org. 8-10 p.m. $48-$103. Mike Z. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 5 p.m.
MoChester, Neil Van Dorn Band, and Alyssa Trahan. Johnny’s
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Pale Green Stars, Barry Brothers Band, and Tough Old. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7-$9.
Pickled Brain, From Outer Space, and Beet Juice. Abilene
Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. facebook.com/ PickledBrainFromOuterSpace. 9 p.m. $5.
Setiva, Pseudo Youth, and Lost Elysium. Firehouse Saloon,
814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. firehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Dylan Moore. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-2966. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m.
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British saxophonist Trevor Watts has been at the forefront of free jazz since the mid-1960’s. A founding member of the Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Watts has collaborated with a “Who’s Who” of experimental jazz players including Archie Shepp, Don Cherry, and Evan Parker. His partner in improvisation at the Bop Shop will be the equally intrepid pianist, and fellow Brit, Veryan Weston. Trevor Watts & Veryan Weston play Thursday, April 23, at Bop Shop Records, 1460 Monroe Avenue. 8:30 p.m. $10-$15 donation. 271-3354; bopshop.com. — BY RON NETSKY DILF a.k.a. The Dads.
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Fox 45. No Glitter, Handsome Jack, and Babayaga. Lovin’ Cup,
ARTISANworks, 565 Blossom Rd. 288-7170. soundexchangeproject.com. 2-3:30 p.m. $6-$10.
Hanna Klau, Piano & Vocal. Prime Steakhouse, 42 E Main St. Webster. 265-4777. HearHanna. com. 6:45-10 p.m. Special Blend. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 3814000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Jasmine’s Asian Fusion,
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Jam Morales. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. firehousesaloon.com. 5:30-8 p.m. $30-$40. Renee Anderson. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq. com. 10 p.m.-midnight. [ POP/ROCK ]
Celtic Music Sundays. Temple
Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille. com. 7 p.m. Free. Eilen Jewell. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. 3254370. downstairscabaret.org/ EilenJewell. 7-9 p.m. $20-$25. Fandango at the Tango. Tango Cafe, 35 South Washington St. 271-4930. tangocafedance. com. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
Adrenaline. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. Gates. 247-5225. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m.
Blue Falcon, The Capitals, and House Majority. Firehouse
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The Demos, Wolf, Secret Pizza, and The Branch Davidians. Bug
Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $6-$8.
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300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 9 p.m. $5. Hall Pass and See Alice. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic. com. 9 p.m. Free. Hinkley and Nod. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 9:30 p.m. $5. Jumbo Shrimp. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 8 p.m.
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Links Scholarship Concert: Pianist Leonard O. Hayes.
Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 2741000. esm.rochester.edu. 3 p.m.
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Rockwood Ferry CD Release Show. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park
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Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. 222-5000. rbtl.org. 7-9 p.m. $21-$100. [ POP/ROCK ]
Sólstafir and Ancient Wisdom. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $12-$14.
MONDAY, APRIL 27 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Ben Waara. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
World Music Series: Gamelan Lila Muni. Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 8 p.m. $15.
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Literature Fools = gold [ INTERVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Have Iceland’s philosophies of child behavioral studies changed?
The archetype of the fool is a complicated one, but we can learn a thing or two about the value of clowns from Shakespeare and rodeos. And apparently, from Iceland. Jón Gnarr is an anarchist comedian, actor, and artist who served as mayor of Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. His forearm tattoos — Reykjavík’s coat of arms and the logo of British anarchist punk band, Crass — reflect the paradox that he embodies. Notorious and beloved street artist, Banksy, gifted a painting to him. His fan club also includes Noam Chomsky and Lady Gaga. Clearly, this is no ordinary mayor. On Thursday, April 23, Open Letter Books will bring Gnarr to Rochester for a book signing of his work, “The Indian,” which was recently published in English. “The Indian” is part of a trilogy, followed by “The Pilot,” which will be published in English in early 2016, and a third book, which Gnarr is currently writing. For more information about Gnarr’s work and his visit to Rochester, check openletterbooks.org. Through a series of anecdotes, “The Indian” — named for his youthful identification with the wild and unwanted Native Americans — is an intimate portrait of Gnarr’s difficult childhood. An unplanned child of older parents, the precocious young Gnarr was more than a handful for his exasperated folks. This was compounded by his dyslexia and other learning disabilities and resultant behavioral issues, which rendered him classified as “mentally retarded” by archaic standards in child psychology. Through his innocent and searching voice, confusion and frustration are palpable, but it’s punctuated by moments of blissful silliness as he overcomes obstacles. City Newspaper recently spoke with Gnarr about his writing, about being an anarchist in public office, the value of communication and empathy, and his interest in climate change. Following is an edited version of the conversation. For a longer version of this interview, visit rochestercitynewspaper.com.
In a way it is the same. People have a better understanding of the criteria of the disabilities that children are facing. There are names for it now, like ADHD, or Asperger’s, but I am surprised by how little it has changed. There are so many children who are in very similar circumstances as I was as a child, and of course professionals have an understanding that is sometimes completely different from families and parents. What affected me most was that my parents, and especially my father, suspected that I was, he called it “retarded.” And many Comedian, actor, artist, writer, and former mayor of Reykjavík, people in the family also thought Iceland, Jón Gnarr will visit Rochester this week to sign copies of his book, “The Indian.” PHOTO PROVIDED so. For example with Asperger’s, people assume even today it’s just a fancy word for stupidity, reason that you would run for president? or laziness, and something that you should I don’t like the political culture. For me, it’s be able to fix with willpower. That has so false and so faith-based. If I was to go into encouraged me to write my book, to give office, it would have to be for some higher people an insight into the mind and the cause. It’s not for me. It was never for me. feelings of a child in these circumstances. It was my duty to do something, but at the
City: Why did you decide to write this trilogy? Jón Gnarr: I didn’t really want to do it. A
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woman in Iceland approached me, she had heard me telling some of the stories on the radio, and she wanted me to write a book about them. I was honestly very reluctant to do it, but whenever I ran into her, she would mention the idea. And so I kind of promised her I would do it. It’s in a way a therapy for me to write it. It’s very personal, it’s my past, and I’m forced to recall and remember things I’d rather not think about. So that’s been hard, but also beneficial.
Have your anarchist ideologies been affected by your time as mayor?
Yes, of course, they have been challenged. I have had to really look closely at my philosophy and it becomes a paradox to try and be an anarchist. I described that in the next book, “The Pilot,” which is all more or less about class and anarchism. I realized very early on in my job as mayor that the “important” role of politics in municipalities is very overrated. It is there, but it’s not as important as people want it to be. I’ve been asked, “Are you now a politician?” and, “How can you be an anarchist and a mayor?” I don’t consider myself to be a politician. It was a job. It’s more or less about making decisions based on common sense. I also feel that the role of politics is very overrated in our society. It has many of the same qualities as an addiction, or a religion. It’s become so faith-based. Political leaders are promise-givers who promise a better life in the next life. And the next life starts the minute they get elected. That’s when paradise comes. But paradise never comes. Somehow it’s just part of the game. We all know they’re going to betray us, and we accept it, and we still go on, because we want to believe it. Polls showed that more than a third of voters want you to be elected as the next president, but you’ve said you’re done. What would be a
same time I’m scared of it. I’m terrified of it. I try to hold my head up high, and be courageous, and step into something. For me, it was kind of like stepping into a party, turning down the music, communicating with intoxicated people, and asking them to leave. You don’t want to do it, but you feel a responsibility, somebody has to talk to them, and get them out, before they burn down a house. That was how I felt. And that was how I pictured the politicians at the time, as intoxicated people. And I think some of them were intoxicated. You’re currently the first writer-in-residence at Rice University’s Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, tasked with building a bridge between academia and the arts and media.
I have been, like so many other people, worried about climate change. What it is, and what we can do about it. How we can bring it into more public discussions and awareness. Often, the first reaction to bad news is denial. It’s a bit like going to the doctor for the results of your test, and he tells you, “You know, you have to quit smoking, quit drinking, and stop eating meat.” If these are the things you enjoy most in life, it can be pretty hard. I feel a responsibility to be part of that dialog.
Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. The Body Real. Through May 19. Photo exhibit of the female form by Jim Rappleye. thebodyreal.com/. Irondequoit Public Library, Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. 57th Annual Irondequoit Art Club: Art Show and Sale. 787-4086. firstname.lastname@example.org. irondequoitartclub.org/. Nan Miller Gallery, 3000 Monroe Ave #200. Muse 2.0. Through May 14. Opening reception Wed. April 22, 7:30-9 p.m. Paintings inspired by the Rochester City Ballet. 292-1430. nanmillergallery.com. Nazareth College Colacino Gallery, 4245 East Ave. Interdimensionality. Through May 1. Prints and drawings, a BFA Thesis Exhibition by Madalyn LaCava. 389-5073. naz.edu. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. The Condition of Music. Through June 6. A variety of works by 10 artists. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. William Harris Gallery, Lomb Memorial Dr. Solve For X. Through May 7. Variety of works by Yuxiang Dong, Catherine Hellsten, Yuanyuan Liu, and Jason Reimer. 475-2884. rit.edu. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. A Matter of Beauty. Through June 6. A Range of styles, media, subject matter and techniques by The Rochester Art Club. 546-8400. EpiscopalSeniorLife.org. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. Pretty Pain. Through May 1. Work of Lea Rizzo. 1975ish.com. Art Museum of Rochester, 610 Monroe Ave. Dead End City III. Through April 30. New works by 9 artists. facebook.com/ ArtMuseumOfRochester. Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. Object Alchemy. Through April 25. Closing reception Sat. April 25, 3-5 p.m. New Sculpture by Lee Hoag. 232-6030. axomgallery.com. Bertha VB Lederer Gallery, Brodie Hall, 1 College Dr. Thomas MacPherson: Paintings, 19852015. Through May 2. 2455516. geneseo.edu/. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. The Lobby Presents: Read ‘Em and Weep. Through May 3. Artwork by Tim Kelley, Matt Loochee, Airen, The Invisigoths, plus a new mural. email@example.com. lobbydigital.com. Damiani Wine Cellars, 4704 Rt. 414, Burdett. Burden of Wings. Through June 1. Photography by Mauro Marinelli. 546-5557. damianiwinecellars.com. Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery, 713 Monroe Ave. Flourish. Through April 24. Hand-built ceramic installation by Joanna Poag. 271-5183. geneseearts.org/. Frederick Douglass Community Resource Center, 36 King St. A Mothering Blackness: The Emancipation Proclamation. Through May 19. An array of art that examines the “Afrikan Wombman.”. 497-6139. fdrcrochester.com. Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery, 3165 East Ave. Change continues on page 22 rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 21
DANCE | ROCKIN’ THE TANGO — ROCKABILLY STYLE
If your dance moves are old-school, the 1950’s want you back for a night. Tango Cafe Dance Studio is hosting a “full-throttle rockabilly night” with Rockhouse Riot playing live music. The dance studio recently relocated to the Jonathan Child House, a Greek mansion built in 1837 for the first mayor of Rochester. Tango has updated the house for dancing and instruction, with solid hardwood dance floors and a new sound system in the upstairs ballroom. If your feet speak the language of lindy-hop, jive, swing, or jitterbug, the night can be spent with like-minded nostalgics. Any one who comes dressed in 50’s attire will be entered in a raffle. A beginner swing dance lesson will start at 6 p.m., and Rockhouse Riot will play from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tango Cafe Dance Studios is hosting “Rockin’ the Tango — Rockabilly Style” on Saturday, April 25, at 35 South Washington Street. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. $10. tangocafedance.com. — BY JONATHAN MEAD
Art Exhibits of Seasons. Through June 30. Warm weather watercolor portraits by Betsy Liano. 3850298. friendlyseniorliving.org. Gallery 96, 604 Pittsford-Victor Road. Five Exposures. Through May 23. New images by Betsy Phillips, Dan Neuberger, Don Menges, Carl Crumley, and Dick Bennett. thegallery96. com. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons, University of Rochester, River Campus. Knock,
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Knock. Through April 26. Student work. blogs.rochester. edu/hartnett. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Here, There, and Cuba. Through May 17. Photos by Jim Patton and David Perlman. imagecityphotography.com. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. The Freshness of Spring. Through April 30. Contemporary realist painter David Kerstetter’s “White Peonies.”. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions.com/.
Irondequoit Town Hall, 1280 Titus Ave. Art Walk. Through April 30. Original, fine art created by the Irondequoit Art Club. 467-8840. irondequoitartclub.org. Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. Life Behind the Photo. Through May 4. Photos by the Wilson Foundation Academy Photo Club. 271-5920. cityofrochester.gov. Lockhart Gallery at SUNY Geneseo, 28 Main St. Alleghany Organic. Through May 2. Ceramic art by Glenn Zweygardt. 245-5516. geneseo.edu. Lower Link Gallery, Central Library, 115 South Ave. Womanscape. Through April 23. Oil and encaustic paintings by Virginia Cassetta. 428-8053. libraryweb.org. Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. The Assembled Image: Collage, Painting, and Assemblage Sculpture. Through April 30. Artwork, inspired by collage, by several artists. 315462-0210. mstreetarts@gmail. com. mainstreetartsgallery.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection. The Human Touch, 45 paintings, prints and photos that focus on the human body, through June 28. 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. Mercer Gallery at Monroe Communtiy College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd. Frames of Mind. Through April 24. Workshop Wed. April 22, 3-4:30, Bldg 12224. 292-2021. monroecc.edu/ go/mercer/. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. Watercolor and Photography. Through May 17. By Ken and Shelly Jentzen. 5468400. episcopalseniorlife.org. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Best in Snow. Through May 2. Candid photos of dogs by Andy Schecter. 317-6412. ockheesgallery.com/. Orange Glory Café, 240 East Ave. The Cocktailians. Through
May 31. Photos of barkeeps and their associates by Gerry Szymanski. 232-7340. orangeglorycafe.com/. Phillips Fine Art, Door #9 The Hungerford Building. Rediscovered. Through April 25. Works on paper by Mary Orwen. 232-8120. phillips.com. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. The Feeling You Get. Through April 30. Art books by 8 artists. 7307034. Rochesterbrainery.com. Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. Ride It: Art and Bicycles in Rochester. Through May 15. Bicycle Tour of public art Sun. May 3, 1 p.m. A diverse exploration of bicycle culture, history, advocacy and creativity in the Rochester Region. 461-2222. info@rochestercontemporary. org. rochestercontemporary.org/ ride_it.html. Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. Made in New York. Through June 7. 73 pieces of artwork by 56 NYS artists. 315-255-1553. mtraudt@ schweinfurthartcenter.org. schweinfurtharcenter.org. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. America’s Endangered Coastline. Though April 28. Photographs by John Ganis. 4614447. spectrumgalleryroc.com. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. Kulturbost. Through May 3. Student art exhibition. 395-5253. naz.edu/art. University Gallery, James R. Booth Hall, RIT, Lomb Memorial Dr. Musicians: Photographs by Bob Cato. Through June 26. 4753961. firstname.lastname@example.org. rit.edu.
Art Events [ WED., APRIL 22 ] The Rochester Subway. April 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. Period photos and commentary $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com.
THEATER | “RICHARD II”
What’s a Shakespeare play without a flawed monarch? The problems that lay heavy on the head of a British king are the raisons d’etre for four of Shakespeare’s greatest history plays: “Richard II,” the two parts of “Henry IV,” and “Henry V,” collectively known as the Henriad. The Shakespeare Players will perform the whole cycle this year, beginning with “Richard II,” which continues this weekend at MuCCC. This story of a king who loses his throne but gains insight into his soul will present some of Rochester’s most experienced Shakespearians, directed by Peter Scribner. Brad Craddock plays the title role and Jeffrey Jones is his nemesis, Henry Bolingbroke. The Shakespeare Players present “Richard II” on April 22, 24, and 25, at MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Avenue. $9-$19. muccc.org. — BY DAVID RAYMOND [ THU., APRIL 23 ] Aftermath Photography. April 23, 7-9 p.m. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. By Bruno Chalifour $5. 461-4447. spectrumgalleryroc.com. Life Is. April 23, 5-6:30 p.m. Bridge Art Gallery University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd.
[ SAT., APRIL 25 ] 1940s and 1950s Fashion Show. April 25, 12-1 p.m. Central Library, 115 South Ave. 4288140. libraryweb.org.
[ THU., APRIL 23 ] Kevin Meaney. April 23, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $12-$20. 6719080. thecomedyclub.us.
[ SUN., APRIL 26 ] Barakoa: The African Masquerade. April 26, 3-5
[ TUE., APRIL 28 ] The Last Tuesday Comedy Show: Dario Joseph. April
p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. A celebration of mask, costume, and tradition from around the world $5 suggested donation. 563-2145. facebook.com/ baobabculturalcenter.
[ SAT., APRIL 25 ] Garth Fagan Dance Gala. April 25, 6:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 E. Main St $250. http://garthfagandance. org/. New York State Ballet: Peter Pan. April 25, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Webster Schroeder High School, 875 Ridge Rd. $10-$20. 7041903. newyorkstateballet.com. Rockin’ The Tango - Rockabilly Style. April 25, 6 p.m. Tango Cafe, 35 South Washington St $10. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. SPECIAL EVENT | “BETTER BLOCK” POP-UP
A section of Arnett Boulevard in Rochester’s 19th Ward Neighborhood will transform this Saturday with pop-up restaurants, stores, a yoga studio, and other local vendors. The “Better Block” project will open in the Arnett Trolley Stop District, between Rugby Avenue and Wellington Avenue. The project is part of a nation-wide movement that aims to demonstrate revitalization possibilities in neighborhoods by hosting pop-up shops and modeling how alternative transportation, like biking, walking, and public transit, could be efficient in the area. Along with stores and restaurants, this event will also have activities for children, community bike rides, fitness activities, a beekeeping demonstration, and live music. The building located at 362 Arnett will anchor the Arnett Trolley Stop District on the west end, and will be filled with Better Block vendors and events. The east end will be anchored by the Grimshaw building. The Arnett Trolley Stop District “Better Block” project will take place Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Arnett Boulevard, between Rugby and Wellington Avenues. More information can be found at arnetttrolleystop.com. — BY JAKE CLAPP 28, 7:30-9 p.m. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. $5. 902-2010. facebook.com/ not100percentnormal.
Dance Events [ THU., APRIL 23 ] Upstate Spring Salsa
Weekend. April 23-26. unylatindancefest.com. [ FRI., APRIL 24 ] Chamber Ballet Brockport. April 24, 7:30 p.m. Rose L. Strasser Studio, Hartwell Hall, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St., Brockport $5 donation requested 395-2797. brockport.edu/finearts.
Festivals [ SAT., APRIL 25 ] Sheep Shearing Festival. April 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Springdale Farm, 700 Colby St. springdalefarm.org. [ SUN., APRIL 26 ] Give a Hay for Horses at Lollypop Farm. April 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, 99 Victor Road . Fairport Free. 223-1330. info@ lollypop.org. lollypop.org.
Film [ THU., APRIL 23 ] 57th Rochester International Film Festival. April 23-25. Dryden Theatre, 900 East Ave 26 short films including animations, documentaries and narratives Free. 271-4090. rochesterfilmfestival.org. Alternative Music Film Festival: Records Collecting Dust. April 23, 7 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. $10. 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. [ FRI., APRIL 24 ] Bag It. April 24, 6 p.m. The Harley School, 1981 Clover St 442-1770. harleyschool.org. The Blind Side. April 24, 7 p.m. Faith United Methodist Church, 174 Pinnacle Rd 334-1180. faithumcny.org.
[ SAT., APRIL 25 ] The Age of Love Documentary. April 25, 2 p.m. Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Dr . Webster Registration Required 8727100. ci.webster.ny.us. Power to the Pedals. April 27, 7 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue $7-$8. thelittle. org. [ TUE., APRIL 28 ] Food for Change. April 28, 7:30 p.m. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. 271-1785. cinemarochester.com.
Kids Events [ SUN., APRIL 26 ] Story Quest: A Magical Mysterious Interactive Fairy Tale. April 26, 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square 9446963. collegeatbrockport.edu.
Lectures [ WED., APRIL 22 ] Barnes Science and Faith Symposium: It’s About Time. April 22, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr $8-$28, plus lunch. 594-6134. roberts. edu/barnes-symposium. The History of Rock & Roll. April 22, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield 3408655 x 6. penfieldrec.org/. Institute for Popular Music Hosts Songwriter Kara DioGuardi. April 22, 7:30 p.m. University of Rochester Strong Auditorium, River Campus rochester,edu. Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: A North American Response to a Common World between us and You. April 22, 7 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave Facilitated by Dr. Nathan Kollar and Dr. Muhammad Shafiq 389-2963. naz.edu.
THEATER | “HAIRSPRAY”
“Hairspray,” the acclaimed Broadway musical, will be presented in all its teenage-glitz glory in four performances by the National Institute for the Deaf Performing Arts program at Rochester Institute of Technology. In this well-loved, coif-heavy production, Tracy Turnblad peruses her dream of performing on the Corny Collins Show, while trying to win the affection of the dreamy Link Larkin and dethrone the reigning Teen Queen. Seeing a show by RIT/NTID Performing Arts is an experience not readily forgotten. Established in 1974, the program annually produces a number of shows for both deaf and hearing audiences with deaf students cast in lead roles. Lines are delivered simultaneously in sign by the primary performers and spoken or sung by secondary “voicers,” so that each character is played by two actors. With more than 30 years of experience brought to bear on each show, their methods for delivering multilinguistic performances are sophisticated and seamless. RIT/NTID will perform “Hairspray” beginning on Friday, April 24, at the Panara Theatre at RIT, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive. Performances are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 24 through 26; and Friday, May 1, and Sunday, May 3. Friday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. on Sunday. $5-$7. ntid.rit.edu/theatre. — BY JONATHAN MEAD [ THU., APRIL 23 ] Aftermath Landscape Photography. April 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. $3-$5. 415-7828. spectrumgalleryroc.com.
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KIDS | “STORY QUEST”
The brainchild of students in SUNY Brockport’s Arts For Children program, “Story Quest” is an “interactive fairy-tale” for kids featuring original songs by Tom Lake and Chelsea Bentley, performed by Phil Herford, Brian Jackson, and Jeff Brice of Silverfish. “Story Quest” is heavy on audience participation, with lots of opportunities for kids to engage with Squirrel, Owl, Birdy, and Diamond Rainbow the Famous Unicorn in their effort to determine why the trees in the magical forest are disappearing. This performance of “Story Quest” is hosted by the Strong Museum of Play. “Story Quest” will be performed Sunday, April 26, at the Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Drive. 1:30 p.m. Free with museum admission ($13.50 for non-members). museumofplay.org. — BY JONATHAN MEAD
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[ SUN., APRIL 26 ] Book Bonanza. April 26, 9:3010:30 a.m. Hillel Community Day School, 191 Fairfield Dr. 271-6877. hillelschool.org/.
Meetings [ SUN., APRIL 26 ] Sunday Forum: Conversation on Caring for Creation. April 26, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street 325-4000. downtownpresbyterian.org.
Recreation [ SAT., APRIL 25 ] 25th Annual Heart Walk. April 25, 10 a.m. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Square 3713113. rochesterheartwalk.org/. 6th Annual Pick Up the Parks. April 25, 9 a.m. Registration encouraged 753-7284. monroecounty.gov/parks. Genesee Valley Hiking Club. Check our online calendar for this week’s hike schedule or visit gvhchikes.org. [ SUN., APRIL 26 ] Rochester Orienteering Club Meet. April 26, 12-3 p.m. Genesee Valley Park, Elmwood Ave. $10, Registration encouraged. 6835734. roc.us.orienteering.org/.
THEATER | “THE ROAD TO WHERE”
It is a truism that life often makes more sense in the rearview mirror; what feels like aimless wandering in the moment often seems like a clearly marked road in retrospect. In “The Road to Where,” coming Friday to Geva’s Fielding Nextstage, writer and actress Cass Morgan takes a look at her own circuitous history. Telling stories of growing up in a Florida trailer park, childhood memories in Rochester, and a desire to reconcile with her parents, this Broadway veteran’s script is brought to life in story and song. Cass is joined onstage by Megan Loomis, an Eastman grad violinist and well-toured performer from Rochester; Ben Meixwell, a collaborative pianist with extensive and varied performance credentials; and Eli Zoller, who has recently performed on Broadway as a professional musician and has credentials in Off-Broadway music direction. “The Road to Where” is making its world debut this weekend at Geva Theatre, 75 Woodbury Boulevard, with performances at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Shows run through May 10. $32-$35. gevatheatre.org. — BY JONATHAN MEAD
Lectures [ FRI., APRIL 24 ] 12th Annual Cindy L Dertinger Advanced Breast Cancer Seminar: Tools for the Journey. April 24, 1-6 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Reservations Required 4738177. bccr.org. 24 CITY APRIL 22-28, 2015
[ MON., APRIL 27 ] Rochester Butterfly Club: Butterflies On Our Doorstep. April 27, 7:30 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave rochesterbutterflyclub.org/. [ TUE., APRIL 28 ] A Look at the Animals and People of Madagascar. April 28, 7:30
[ MON., APRIL 27 ] RocCity Poker Foundation’s Turbo For Tour League Tournament. April 27, 7-11 p.m. Bathtub Billy’s, 630 W. Ridge Rd. $25 for 1,500 chips; $50 for 4,000 chips. 7493064. julianrouxpoker@gmail. com. bathtubbillys.com.
Special Events [ WED., APRIL 22 ] 11th Annual Friendship Dinner & Award Ceremony. April 22, 6:30 p.m. Double Tree Hotel, 1111 Jefferson Road 1-585475-1510. turkishculturalcenter. org April 22, 6:30 p.m. Double Tree Hotel, 1111 Jefferson Road 1-585-475-1510. turkishculturalcenter.org. [ THU., APRIL 23 ] Rummage Sale. April 23, 5-8 p.m. Atonement Lutheran Church, 1900 Westfall Rd. 4421018. atonementrochester.org. RWMs Ultimate Women Entrepreneurs Expo. April 23, 5-9 p.m. Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St 727-9120. facebook. com/kelly.breuer.79. [ FRI., APRIL 24 ] 27th Annual Bird of Prey Days Festival. April 24, 7 p.m. Braddock Bay Park, 199 East Manitou Rd. 267-5483. bbrr.org. [ SAT., APRIL 25 ] 11th Annual Mayday Underground Crafts + Art. April 25, 10 a.m.-4 continues on page 26
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& House, 17 Madison St Guest speaker: Nicole Tadgell $25, includes signed copy of book. 279-7490 x 10. susanbanthonyhouseshop.org/. Surviving in Style Annual Fashion Show. April 26, 2 p.m. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr $50. 248-4825. gildasclubrochester.org/. [ MON., APRIL 27 ] 7th Annual Scholars Day. April 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monroe Community College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd monroecc.edu/go/ scholarsday. DANCE | GARTH FAGAN DANCE 75/45 GALA
Garth Fagan Dance marks Fagan’s 75th birthday and the company’s 45th season with a gala benefit, “Celebrating Genius, The Man, The Company” at the Hyatt Regency this Saturday. The internationally acclaimed company will be performing at the event, including Fagan’s piece “Passion Distanced” which features an 11-minute solo for Norwood Pennewell. In 1988, Pennewell danced this solo at the Joyce Theater in New York City and was awarded a Bessie. It will be interesting to see how his interpretation of this piece has matured. Fagan is known for appreciating life experience and emotional maturity among his dancers which is rare in an art that places a premium on youthfulness.
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Altogether, the company has accrued five Bessie Awards, and Fagan a Tony Award for his choreography in Broadway’s “Lion King.” The company’s founder, artistic director, and choreographer, Fagan has created more than 70 dance works and is highly regarded in the dance world for his cutting edge combination of Afro-American, ballet, modern, and post-modern styles. The term “Fagan Technique” has even become a touch phrase among dancers, choreographers, and instructors. The evening begins at 6:30 with cocktails and a silent auction featuring the work of prominent area artists, followed by the performance, dinner, and then a live auction and dancing. Actor Taye Diggs, a graduate of Rochester’s School of the Arts, will act as Honorary Chair for the event. Tickets for the gala are $250 and limited in availability. Proceeds will support Garth Fagan Dance performances, Garth Fagan Dance School’s training program, and the organization’s educational programs within the community. Tickets may be purchased online at garthfagandance.org. — BY CASEY CARLSEN
Special Events p.m. Village Gate Square, 274 N. Goodman St. facebook.com/ MaydayUnderground. 1st Annual Teen Summit. April 25, 8:30 a.m. Nazareth College Shults Center, 4245 East Ave. naz.edu. Earth Day. April 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hansen Nature Center, 1525 Calkins Rd. 3597044. sites.google.com/site/ hansennaturecenter. GCC 34th Annual Fashion Show: Fata Morgana. April 25, 3 & 7 p.m. Genesee Community College, 1 College Road . Batavia $5-$7. 345-6830. genesee.edu. Making Tracks for Celiacs Walk and Gluten-Free Food Fair. April 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monroe Community College, 1000 East Henrietta Road $10-$20 and under free. 585-292-2000. celiacwalk.org. Penfield Electric Vehicle Car Show. April 25, 9 a.m.-noon. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield 3772783. firstname.lastname@example.org. RWIFO: Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner. April 25, 6 p.m. 26 CITY APRIL 22-28, 2015
Diplomat Party House, 1956 Lyell Ave Keynote speaker: Dr. Jennifer Reid $25-$40. 2340909. rwifo.com. World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2015. April 25, 10 a.m.-noon. The Rochester T’ai Chi Ch’uan Center, 80 Rockwood Pl. 4610130. email@example.com. rtccc. com. WXXI’s Third Annual Appraisal Event. April 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. WXXI, 280 State St. $30. wxxi. org. [ SUN., APRIL 26 ] 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. April 26, 2 p.m. Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, 1957 Five Mile Line Rd. 381-0194. firstname.lastname@example.org. Bridal Show. April 26, 12-2 p.m. The Inn on Broadway, 26 Broadway free. 232-3595. innonbroadway.com. Camp DayDreams Annual Auction. April 26, 4-7 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. A silent and live auction 461-2324. mag.rochester.edu. Family Tea. April 26, 2-4 p.m. Susan B. Anthony Museum
[ TUE., APRIL 28 ] WCOR Spring Fashion Show. April 28, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Midvale Country Club, 2387 Baird Rd. $25. 586-7100. womansclubofrochester.org.
Theater Bikinis. Through April 30. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place Through April 30. Thurs, April 23 & 30, 7 p.m., Sat. April 25, 4 & 8 p.m $26-$29. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. Brazilian Folk Tales. Fri., April 24, 7 p.m. Stuart Steiner Theatre Genesee Community College, One College Road, Batavia $3$8. 345-6814. genesee.edu. Exit Laughing. April 24-May 3. Golden Ponds, 500 Long Pond Rd Through May 3. Fri. and Sat. April 24, 25, May 1, 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Sun. April 26, 3 p.m., and May 3, 12:30 p.m. By the Greece Paint Players $27, reservations required 2252419. goldenpondspartyhouse. com. Hairspray. April 24-May 3, 7:309:30 p.m. Robert F. Panara Theatre, 52 Lomb Memorial Dr. Through May 3. Fri. and Sat. April 24 & 25, 7:30 p.m., Sun, April 26, 2 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. April 30 & May 1, 7:30 p.m., and Sun. May 3, 2 p.m. $5-$7. 4756254. ntid.rit.edu/theatre/. Irene. Through April 25. Gates Hall, 4107 Lake Rd Through April 25. Fri. and Sat, April 24 & 25, 7:30 p.m 315-589-3326. gateshall.com/. The Libation Bearers. Through April 26. Bread & Water Theatre, 172 West Main St Through April 26. Fri. and Sat. April 24-25, 7:30 p.m. and Sun. April 26, 2 p.m 271-5523. breadandwatertheatre.org. Loose Ends. April 24-May 2. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. Through May 2. Fri. and Sat. April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2, 7:30 p.m., Sun. April 30, 2 p.m. A chance meeting on a beach leads to a passionate relationship that unravels. April 25 includes post-show panel $8.50-$16. 395-2787. fineartstix.brockport.edu/. Mountaintop. Through April 26. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through April 26.Fri. April 24, 8 p.m. Sat. April 25, 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun. April 26, 2 p.m. Dramatic, magical storytelling gives insight into King, the man, and reaches a summit that will leave audiences breathless $25+. 232-4382. ge. A Point of Order. Through April 25. Brockport United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 92 Main St., Brockport $6-$8. 637-4240. The Rape of Lucrece. Fri., April 24, 7:30 p.m. Rochester
Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. Fri. April 24, 7:30 p.m. A shameful act can bring down a monarchy. In Ancient Rome, it did $5-$10. 730-7034. Rochesterbrainery. com. Richard II. Through April 25. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Through April 25. Fri. April 24, 7:30 p.m. Sat. April 25, 7:30 p.m. Shakespeare’s masterful drama of a king who lost his throne and gained insight into his soul $9-$19. 866-8114111. muccc.org. The Road to Where. April 25May 10. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through May 10. Opening Fri. April 24, 7 p.m., Performances Sat. April 25, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., Sun. April 26, 3 p.m., Tues. April 28, 7 p.m., wed. April 29, 7 p.m., Thurs. April 30, 7 p.m., Fri. May 1, 7 p.m. Sat. May 2, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., Sun, May 3, 3 p.m., Wed. May 6, 7 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. May 7 & 8, 7 p.m., Fri. May 8, 7 p.m., Sat. May 9, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., and Sun. May 10, 3 p.m $35. 2324382. gevatheatre.org. Shakespeare’s 451th Birthday. Thu., April 23, 7:30 p.m. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Donations appreciated muccc.org. The Taming of the Shrew. Through April 25. Todd Theatre, University of Rochester, River Campus Through April 25. Thurs., Fri. and Sat. April 22-25, 8 p.m. Sun. April 25, 2 p.m. Gender-bending adaptation of Shakespeare using an all-male cast 275-4088rochester.edu/ theatre.
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Movie Theaters Searchable, up-to-the-minute movie times for all area theaters can be found at rochestercitynewspaper.com, and on City’s mobile website.
Brockport Strand 93 Main St, Brockport, 637-3310, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Canandaigua Theatres 3181 Townline Road, Canandaigua, 396-0110, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Cinema Theater 957 S. Clinton St., 271-1785, cinemarochester.com
Culver Ridge 16 2255 Ridge Rd E, Irondequoit 544-1140, regmovies.com
Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org
Eastview 13 Eastview Mall, Victor 425-0420, regmovies.com
Sex cells “Ex Machina”
(R), WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY ALEX GARLAND OPENS FRIDAY, APRIL 24
Geneseo Theatres Geneseo Square Mall, 243-2691, rochestertheatermanagement.com
[ REVIEW ] BY DAYNA PAPALEO
Greece Ridge 12
If you’re like me, you tend to shy away from science fiction. Getting invested on any makebelieve plane is difficult enough without all the chilly technical mumbo-jumbo required to craft a futuristic but still-plausible setting. Plus there’s always a Big Idea of some kind, usually a commentary on man’s hubris, which rarely results in anything but a downer. This is why I’m grateful for novelist and screenwriter Alex Garland, who
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Webster 12 2190 Empire Blvd., 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com
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typically infuses his sci-fi with humor, heart, and action yet refuses to dumb it down. Best known for his excellent collaborations with Danny Boyle (2002’s “28 Days Later” and 2007’s “Sunshine”), Garland finally takes a turn in the director’s chair with “Ex Machina,” a smart, sleek thriller that sexes up the concept of artificial intelligence via an exploration of the age-old power struggle between men and women. The first few minutes of the film are a master class in efficiency, setting up the story in an economical fashion. Soon our ostensible hero, a programmer named Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson, “About Time”), has arrived at the remote home of his boss Nathan (Oscar Isaac, “A Most Violent Year”), a brilliant internet billionaire who has surrounded himself with glass, stone, technology, and a lot of wilderness. The mild-mannered Caleb has been selected to spend a week assisting the arrogantly charismatic Nathan, and when Caleb learns that the project involves testing both the intellectual and emotional quotients of artificial intelligence, he geeks
Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac in “Ex Machina.” PHOTO COURTESY A24
out appropriately. Then Caleb meets Nathan’s exquisite new achievement, Ava. As played by knockout Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, Ava is doe eyes and diodes, gentle curves and metal coils, all encased in an alluringly transparent female shell. “Ex Machina” unfolds as a series of duets, between Caleb and Ava, and between Caleb and Nathan, the latter taking on more passive-aggressive weight as the former develops an air of romance. (Luckily, Ava’s creator thought of everything: “If you wanted to screw her, mechanically speaking, you could, and she’d enjoy it.”) Nathan has been monitoring the sessions with Caleb and Ava by camera, and it’s during a brief power outage that Ava shifts things into gear with four quick, quiet words to Caleb: “You shouldn’t trust him.” Naturally, there’s also the “Frankenstein”-meets“Pygmalion” dynamic between Ava and Nathan. “Is it strange to have made something that hates you?” she wonders of him, basically proving her sentience with one sentence. Garland’s meditative script finds his leads chewing on modern-day ethics and realities (you may, for instance, think twice the next time you decide to type any ol’ thing into a search engine) before it twists into a suspenseful round of cat-and-mouse. And it’s not surprising that someone who’s written such visceral films knows what he wants as a director; most of this chamber piece is beautifully framed two-shots, with the spacious but minimally appointed home used to claustrophobic effect. “Ex Machina” would actually make a killer stage play.
Short stuff The 57th Annual Rochester International Film Festival THURSDAY, APRIL 23, THROUGH SATURDAY, APRIL 25 DRYDEN THEATRE, 900 EAST AVENUE ROCHESTERFILMFEST.ORG
Thursday, April 23, 8 p.m.
In the wryly comedic “Tuning Oscar,” a couple’s conversation about death leads to an ill-advised promise which proves to be exceedingly difficult to keep. A desperate killer stops at a gas station for some much needed supplies, but is held up by a chatty cashier in the amusing “Open 24 Hours.”
[ PREVIEW ] BY ADAM LUBITOW
Oh, throw in a little “Weird Science,” too: “Ex Machina” is surprisingly funny, with most of the zingers courtesy of the deadpan Isaac, who is lately establishing himself as one of the best of his generation. Swarthy and muscled, with a scar at the top of his shaved head through which his brains might erupt, Isaac’s blunt, fast-talking Nathan stands in stark contrast to the lanky and fair Gleeson, whose Caleb is our surrogate into Nathan’s paranoid existence. We come by information about Nathan as Caleb does, puzzling out disturbing motives that begin to seem less based in the quest for knowledge than they do in the need for control. Just don’t think too hard about the logistics of Nathan’s largely solitary life, such as things like groceries and housekeeping. It ain’t a documentary. But delete all the technological stuff, and you’ve basically got “The Postman Always Rings Twice,” “Body Heat,” or some other film noir in which a beautiful, but possibly manipulative, woman pits a gullible chump against a controlling brute in the name of self-preservation. In this instance, however, the question is whether Ava actually has a self to preserve, and it’s easy to see how Caleb might get caught up in her as she flirts, pouts, and allows Caleb to project his knight-in-shining-armor fantasies onto what is essentially a next-level blowup doll. And Vikander totally sells it: her Ava blends the languid grace of a dancer with tiny whirring movements and nearly imperceptible reactions that nonetheless speak volumes. It’s the polar opposite of showy, yet she’s mesmerizing.
For 57 years now, the Rochester International Film Festival has been must-see viewing for local film buffs. Better known as “Movies on a Shoestring,” the annual event holds the remarkable title of being the oldest continuously running short film festival in the world. Presenting four unique programs of short films over the course of three nights, this year’s edition will be held Thursday, April 23, through Saturday, April 25. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in the festival’s lineup, which mixes narrative, documentary, experimental, and animated short films from around the world. And admission is free. I viewed a number of this year’s selections, and what follows are a few of the highlights. For more information on the festival and to view the complete schedule, check rochesterfilmfest.org.
Makis (Mihalis Marinos) contemplates how to die in the short “5 Ways 2 Die,” screening Saturday, April 25. PHOTO PROVIDED
A surprise pregnancy reveals the fractures in a long-term relationship in the dramatic two-hander, “Plato Para Dos (Party For Two),” from director Eugenia Llaguno. Mixing stop-motion and computer animation to lovely effect, “Between Times” acts as a conversation of sorts between a cuckoo clock and the street clock its observes through the window of the bakery where it hangs.
Friday, April 24, 8 p.m. “OMUL” is German director Brigitte
Drodtloff’s tender fable about a mysterious man who arrives at street market but whose presence agitates the other vendors when he begins to give away his possessions. Directed by Tim Guinee and executive produced by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, “One-Armed Man” isn’t a retelling of “The Fugitive,” but is instead a well-acted period drama about a hopeless man’s urgent request to his former employer. In the enigmatic “Keeping Time,” a tribal dance ritual inspires a power station worker to find his own inner strength. Directed by Minji Kang, “The Loyalist” tells the unsettling story of a North Korean general forced to make a decision between the wishes of his only daughter and those of his leadership. An aging, out of work actor reluctantly takes a job chaperoning a young boy to a costume contest, in the charming “Cowboys,” from Spanish director Bernabé Rico.
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becomes the source of much strife for a young Iranian woman in Sarah Saidan’s beautifully animated “Beach Flags.” In the deadpan and darkly funny “5 Ways 2 Die,” a morose man works his way through various methods of offing himself, though his motive remains unclear. I’m a sucker for films about old movie theaters, so Adam Carboni and Tansy Michaud’s loving documentary “Enjoy Your Intermission,” about the Hi-Way Drive-In Theater in Coxsackie, New York, had me at hello. Animal lovers will get a kick out of “Foster Dog,” from director Lisa Alonso Vear, which takes a “Look Who’s Talking” approach to its story of a disabled dog learning the ins and outs of adoption. The idiosyncratic “Hsu Ji (Behind the Screen)” is somewhat difficult to classify but its story, about the daughter of an illegal immigrant who gets some unexpected help from some silent film characters, is utterly captivating.
Saturday, April 25, 8 p.m.
In the gritty drama “Jaya,” from director Puja Maewal, a young girl struggles to survive the streets of Mumbai by posing as a boy. Jon Noble’s harrowing “Nzara ‘76” tells the story of the first outbreak of Ebola in Sudan. Tensions rise as the virus claims more victims and tradition butts up against medical protocol. Traveling to Geneva, four strangers are forced to share a ride with an eccentric taxi driver and a chicken named Power in the entertaining farce, “Taxistop.” “Drone Strike” is split into parallel stories between an RAF drone pilot and a father in Afghanistan. It’s not hard to see where the film is headed, but that doesn’t make its shattering climax any less effective. The closing day of a beloved movie theater proves a catalyst for relationships both new and old in the bittersweet Spanish drama, “The Last Session.”
NORTE, THE END OF HISTORY
Sunday, April 26, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28, 8 p.m.
An embittered law student commits a double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into prison; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for redemption. Lav Diaz’s epic reimagining of Crime and Punishment is both an intimate human drama and a cosmic treatise on the origin of evil. “For many people, length is an issue... But not an issue if we remember that there are small and large canvases; brief ditties and lengthy arias; short stories and multivolume novels; the haiku and The Iliad. This should be the end of the argument.”—Lav Diaz (Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan, Lav Diaz, Philippines 2013, 250 min., DCP)
Sucker Punch is a horribly underrated explosion of pure cinematic joie de vivre, written and directed by an equally underrated contemporary master Zack Snyder. The subject of this kinetic masterpiece is really cinema itself—a magical apparatus that has been generating the most vivid and impossible dreams for well over a century now. And like dreams themselves, Sucker Punch is absorbing, elusive, imperfect, excessive, and unsettling, but the world without it would be more than just a little bit grayer. (Zack Snyder, US/Canada 2011, 110 min., 35mm) Part of the series The Legacy of James Card.
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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] THE AGE OF ADALINE (PG-13): Blake Lively stars as a young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, who ceases to age following a mysterious accident. With Harrison Ford, Michiel Huisman, and Ellen Burstyn. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster EX MACHINA (R): A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced female A.I. Starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown LITTLE BOY (PG-13): A little boy is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. Starring Emily Watson, Kevin James, Michael Rappaport, and Ben Chaplin. Henrietta, Webster NORTE, THE END OF HISTORY (2013): A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free, in this highly acclaimed drama from the Philippines. Dryden (Sun, Apr 26, 2 p.m.) RECORDS COLLECTING DUST (NR): This film documents the vinyl record collections, origins, and holy grails of a host of alternative music icons. Memorial Art Gallery (Thu, Apr 23, 7 p.m.) RINGU (1998): If you read this film clip, you will die in seven days. Little (Fri, Apr 24, 10 p.m.) ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: The world’s oldest continuously run short film festival. Dryden (Thu, Apr 23 Sat, Apr 25) THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975): Let’s do the Time Warp again! Cinema (Sat, Apr 25, 11:30 p.m.) SUCKER PUNCH (2011): In this action-adventure from director Zack Snyder, young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather, and retreats to an alternative reality as a coping strategy. Dryden (Tue, Apr 28, 8 p.m.) TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE (2004): America! F*** yeah! Dryden (Wed, Apr 22, 8 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] AMERICAN SNIPER (R): Clint Eastwood the true story of Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in American history. Starring Bradley Cooper. Vintage Drive-In BIG HERO 6 (PG): In this animated adventure film, a young prodigy invents an inflatable robot and teams up with a group of friends to form a band of hightech heroes. Movies 10 CHILD 44 (R): A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. Starring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, and Noomi Rapace. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford CINDERELLA (PG): The classic fairy tale gets a lavish adaptation from director Kenneth Branagh. Starring Lily James, Cate 30 CITY APRIL 22-28, 2015
Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster DANNY COLLINS (R): Al Pacino stars as an aging rock star who decides to change his hardliving ways when he discovers an undelivered 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. Annette Bening, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Garner, and Christopher Plummer. Little, Pittsford FOCUS (R): A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved. Starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. Culver FURIOUS 7 (PG-13): Do you really need a plot synopsis for this? Is there even a plot? Cars drive fast (and furious), things go boom. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jason Statham. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, IMAX, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster GET HARD (R): Will Ferrell stars as a millionaire bank managers convicted of fraud, who hired the man who washes his car (Kevin Hart) to toughen him up in his final days of freedom. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (PG-13): The epic third (and final) installment of the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Movies 10 HOME (PG): In this animated adventure film, an alien on the run from his home plane lands on Earth and befriends an resourceful young girl. With the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster INSURGENT (PG-13): In the second installment of the “Divergent” series, heroic Tris and Four find themselves fugitives on the run from the malevolent leaders of their futuristic society. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster INTERSTELLAR (PG-13): Christopher Nolan directs this sci-fi epic, about a group of explorers sent to space to save humanity from an Earth deprived of resources. Starring Matthew Mcconaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain. Movies 10 IT FOLLOWS (R): After a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, a young girl finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Culver, Vintage Drive-In KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (R): A top secret spy organization recruits an unrefined street kid into the agency’s competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Starring Colin
Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Caine. Culver, Henrietta, Tinseltown THE LONGEST RIDE (PG-13): In this latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks crime against literature, the lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while recovering from an automobile crash. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster MCFARLAND, USA (PG): A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. Starring Kevin Costner. Cinema MONKEY KINGDOM (G): A nature documentary which follows a newborn monkey and its mother living within a dynamic group of monkeys who reside in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia. Narrated by Tina Fey. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 (PG): While attending a security guard expo, Paul Blart inadvertently discovers a heist, and it’s up to him to apprehend the criminals. Starring Kevin James. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG): Catch up with nearly the entire staff of Hogwarts as they find a late-inlife renaissance at a rustic Jaipur hotel. Starring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, and Dev Patel. Canandaigua, Cinema TRUE STORY (R): Based on the— you guessed it— true story of the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and accused killer Christian Longo, who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel’s name. Starring Jonah Hill, James Franco, and Felicity Jones. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown UNFRIENDED (R): A group of friends in an online chat room find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster WHILE WE’RE YOUNG (R): A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives, in director Noah Baumbach’s grown up comedy. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford WILD TALES (R): This wickedly funny, Oscar-nominated anthology film presents six separate tales centered around acts of unbridled revenge. Cinema WOMAN IN GOLD (PG-13): Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in this true story of an octogenarian Jewish refugee who takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes was stolen from her family during the Holocaust. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown
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[ ALABAMA PROJECTS GROUP, LLC ] Notice of filing of Application for Authority of limited liability company (LLC). Name of foreign LLC is Alabama Projects Group LLC. The Application for Authority was filed with the Sec. of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/30/15. Jurisdiction: Alabama (AL). Formed: 3/4/14. County: Monroe. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: LLC, 3972 County Road 61, Midland City, AL 36350. The address of the office required to be maintained in AL is: 3972 County Road 61, Midland City, AL 36350. The name and address of the authorized officer in AL where the Articles of Organization are filed is: Secretary of State, State of Alabama, Business Services Division, RSA Union Building – Suite 770, 100 North Union Street, PO Box 5616, Montgomery, AL 36103-5616. Purpose: any and all lawful activities. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of formation of a limited liability company (LLC). Name: GB Keller Holdings, LLC. Article of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on April 3, 2015 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, 7 Country Meadow Way, Hilton NY 14468. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. [ LEGAL NOTICE ]
Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: HALSTEAD STUDIOS LLC (“LLC”). Articles of Organization filed with NY Secretary of State (“SSNY”) on March 24, 2015. NY office location is Monroe County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to LLC at 77 Halstead Street, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose/character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. [ LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION ] The name of the LLC is Reese Environmental Consulting, LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on March 24, 2015. The LLC office is located in Monroe County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the address a copy shall be mailed is 8 Osage Trail, Spencerport, New York 14559. The LLC is managed by a manager. The purpose
of the LLC is any lawful business. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Cambre Kitchens & Bath LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/04/15 location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 233 Alpine Rd, Rochester, NY 14612 Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Farmhouse Table LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/10/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4892 St. Paul Blvd. Rochester, NY 14617. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] 1986 Welcraft NY9383MD HIN - WELC1589J586, James Quagliatta auction 04/30/15 1pm. @ Voyager Boat Sales. [ NOTICE ] 93 Energy LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 2/24/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 182 Pomona Dr. Rochester, NY 14616. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Boutin Enterprises, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 02/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activity [ NOTICE ] Bunker NVA LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 5/30/12. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 111 Lafayette Rd., Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Dfm Test & Electronics Reliability Services LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 1/5/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 71 Old Country Ln. Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] HOPSHARVESTER LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with
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A broad front porch stretches across the attractive yellow and green house at 381 Rugby Avenue. Its railing has decorative cutouts and tapered columns characteristic of the Craftsman style. You enter through the original front door with matching wooden screen into the vestibule, with its period tiles and leaded glass, some of the many intact historic features of this house. The long, bright living room has a brick fireplace at one end, flanked by bookshelves with leaded glass doors and matching windows above. Original oak floors and simple varnished wood trim run throughout the house. A door opens to the front porch, which has no street access, making it an ideal play space for children. A large, leaded glass pocket door leads to the dining room, which has a coffered ceiling and chair rail. At one end is a small nook, ideal for an upright piano, or bookshelves and a cozy chair. A swinging door leads to the butler’s pantry with its original wood and glass fronted cabinets. Here, a sink and dishwasher are successfully integrated with the old cabinets and form part of the eatin kitchen. A servants’ stair leads upstairs from the kitchen, joining the main stairs at the landing, under a stained glass window. The basement features a built-in workshop, laundry and cold storage room. There is a powder room off the basement stairs. In the spacious upstairs hall, the built-in linen closet and drawers form a beautiful
wall of gleaming wood. And for your convenience, there is a laundry chute! The four bedrooms have good closets, some with windows. Two of the bedrooms connect to the sleeping porch, overlooking the small backyard and double garage. In the bathroom are chunky vintage fixtures and hexagonal tiles. The walk-up attic is an interesting unfinished space with windows on three sides, offering ample storage. This home is located in the 19th Ward, a diverse, historic residential neighborhood, close to the University of Rochester and its Medical School. The active 19th Ward Community Association will host a neighborhood picnic in nearby Genesee Valley Park on June 5th (http://www.19wca. org). Come and meet your neighbors! This Olmsted designed park has a swimming pool, skating rink, and beautiful trails along the Genesee River. Ready for some locally grown food? On Tuesday June 9th, the weekly West Side Farmers Market opens at St. Monica’s church. This 2,408 square foot home, with new roof, insulation and furnace, is offered at $139,000 with taxes of $3, 378. Come to an open house on Sunday, April 26 from 1-2:30 p.m., or contact Cindy “B” Rosato at RE/ MAX 585-756-7418. by Rebecca Webb Rebecca is a Landmark Society member, and enthusiastic resident of the South Wedge
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Legal Ads > page 32 NY Secy. of State (SS) on March 30, 2015. LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 185 Langpap Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity.
Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ]
filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ]
3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Pike Elephant LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
JIMMY JAZZ GREECE RIDGE LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/29/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 271 Greece Ridge Center Dr., Rochester, NY 14626. General Purposes.
Name of LLC: Edifice Drive LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
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Name of LLC: Apogee Forest LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
Name of LLC: Handstand Unit LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
Name of LLC: Merchant Verse LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
Name of LLC: Pogo Marketing LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
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Name of LLC: Ice Blue Pelican LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
Name of LLC: Neon Derby LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
Name of LLC: Portis Branch LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/2/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
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[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Arctic Battery LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Blazer Somewhere LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Cayenne Etiquette LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: East Kitchen LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15.
[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Keen Transfer LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Lexington Pepper LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Lighthouse Chief LLC. Arts. of Org.
Name of LLC: Lotus Pinwheel LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ]
[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Office Mirror LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Ornate Balance LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Parchment Beatle LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State:
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Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Tartan Ring LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Top September LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of APG Property Management, LLC. Art, Of Org. filed 1216-14. County: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 16 Evergreen Drive, Rochester, NY 14624, Purpose any lawful activity.
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Name of LLC: Terrapin Footprint LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act.
Notice is hereby given that a license, number pending, for a beer & wine license has been applied for by Erlande Telasco dba Wings & Salad,165 State St., Rochester NY 14614, County of Monroe, for a restaurant under the alcohol beverage law. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number pending, for
a full on premise beer, wine & liquor license has been applied for by Avid Indoor Golf LLC dba , Avid Indoor Golf ,3655 Ridge Rd. W. T/O Greece, Rochester NY 14626, County of Monroe, for a tavern under the alcohol beverage law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Form. of A&T Language Translation Services LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 31477, Rochester, NY 14603. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation MDhillon Trucking, LLC Art. of Org. filed sec’y of state (SSNY) 03/18/2015. Office: Monroe County designation as process agent. Addr: 12 Haywards Heath W. Henrietta NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of AmberKnot LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/17/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against
it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 21 Edgerton St Rochester NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Labs of Love, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/11/14 Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC 3956 Canal Road Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 1411 Chili Building LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/20/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 51 Newstone Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: Office space leasing. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 3475 Big Ridge Road, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/10/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of
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[ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Radical Topside LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/5/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Signature Foundry LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/4/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: Tandem Soundboard LLC. Arts. of
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Legal Ads > page 35 the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 863 Trimmer Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 5 O’Clock Somewhere Wine and Liquor LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 2020 Ridge Road West, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of A & C Cleaning Services, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/04/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 62 Melville Street, Rochester, New York 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Acorn Hill, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/25/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 22 Autumn Wood, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Bright Real Estate LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/23/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail
copy of process to 26 Irving Rd, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: real estate renting, buying and selling.
NY 14612 . Purpose: web design.
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Notice of Formation of CRANBERRY CARE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/05/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o U.S. Corp. Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
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Notice of Formation of FYPM LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 04.06.2015.Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 82 Augustine St Rochester NY 14613. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of Formation of Buon Sentiero LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/05/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 815 W. Whitney Rd, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of C.A. Restaurant Ra Cha Cha LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/19/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 264 Winbourne Rd., Rochester, NY 14619. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Cedars of Chili MM LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/1/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: National Corporate Research, Ltd., 10 E. 40th St., 10th Fl., NY, NY 10016, the registered agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ClicksNY LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/11/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 64 Burley RD Rochester,
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Notice of Formation of CRANBERRY POWER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/30/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o U.S. Corp. Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Diamond Trucking, LLC Art. of Org. filed sec’y of state (SSNY) 02/23/2015. Office: Monroe County designation as process agent. Addr: P.O. Box 47 W. Henrietta NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DOMINION GROUP, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/18/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 148 Ridgeway Estates, Rochester, NY 14626. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail
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process to Louis Maida at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: General construction.
Notice of Formation of Emerson & Oliver LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/11/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 201 Seymour Rd Rochester NY 14609 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ]
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Green Leaf Quality Audits, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 13 Mar 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC, POB 844, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Hairzoo Capital Group, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/19/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1673 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Hempire State Smoke Shop LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/1/14. 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 2354 Lyell Ave, Rochester NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of INTEGER AUDIO LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/11/2014, Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 107 Briar Hill Dr. Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: CENTER CITY HOLDINGS LLC. Articles of Organization
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filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on March 16, 2015. Office location, Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: P.O. Box 30278, Rochester, NY 14603. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name NORTH STAR PROPERTIES OF ROCHESTER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 12, 2015. 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, 25 Clarks Crossing, Fairport, New York 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name: PSAD, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/06/2015. NY office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her is 1830 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117. Purpose/ character of LLC: Any lawful purpose.
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Notice of Formation of MJL Property Holdings, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 12/6/13. 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 1255 University Ave., Ste. 202, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of formation of The HoteiBear Project, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/25/2015 originally filed as Hotei Bear Project, LLC. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 2290 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful act.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Oak Ridge Crossing, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/09/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 300 Waring Rd., Suite 90852 Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Small World Food LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/22/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 90 canal st. suite111 Rochester NY . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ]
Notice of Formation of Lisa Ruth Photography LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01/14/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 7 Kirkby Trl Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of Formation of STONEWOOD DEVELOPERS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/09/15. 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.
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Notice of Formation of M Atif Khalid Medical, PLLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/19/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 104 Britany Lane , Pittsford NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of Formation of Supremes Real-Estate LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) March 18, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 41 Wilder St. Rochester NY 14611. Purpose: any lawful activities.
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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Milliken Landscape and Property Maintenance, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/27/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1099 South Clinton Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 . Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of SZS BOOKS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/30/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 48 Mooring Line Dr., Rochester, NY 14622. Purpose: any lawful act.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Three Hundred Seventy Two Manitou Road LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/17/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Daniel E. Richardson, 871 Peck Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of UPSWING FLOORING, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 3/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC., 65 Embassy Dr, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: all lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation Silver Fox Development LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 479 Reeves Rd. Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of CVS Rochester, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/12/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in DE on 3/10/15. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Schuth & Pipitone, LLC Authority filed with NY State Department on 3/17/2015. Office location: Monroe County. LLC Formed in Texas on 1/19/2015. United States Corporation of Agents
designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Cheyenne Moseley 9900 Spectrum Drive, Austin, TX 78717. Texas principal business address: 2005 Glory Creek Cir Flower Mound, TX 75028. Cert. of org. filed with Sec. of State, P.O. Box 13697 Austin, TX 78711-3697. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of SPX Flow US, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/1/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 13320 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277. LLC formed in DE on 1/15/15. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Registration of Wesley Clark & Bates LLP, Cert. of Reg. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/20/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 45 Exchange Blvd., Ste. 900, Rochester, NY 14614. Name/addr. of each gen. ptr. avail. at SSNY. Purpose: to practice the profession of Law. [ NOTICE ] SINROC PROPERTIES, LLC filed an App. for Authority with the Dept. of State of NY on 4/8/2015. Jurisdiction: DE and the date of its organization is: 11/29/2010. Office location in NYS: Monroe County . The Secretary of the State of NY (“SSNY”) is designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served, the address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of such process is: 301 Charlton Ln., Neshanic Station, NJ 08853. Address maintained in its jurisdiction is: 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. The authorized officer in its jurisdiction of organization where a copy of its Certificate of Formation can be obtained is: DE Secretary of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. The purpose of the company is: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Snug on Keuka LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 3-20-2015. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as its agent and the post office address to which the Secretary of
Legal Ads State shall mail a copy of any process against it is c/o the Company, 115 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester NY 14604. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business. [ NOTICE ] Tin Man Events LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/27/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to PO Box 10071, Rochester, NY 14610. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] TRIPOD HOLDINGS LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/24/15. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 35 Norman St., Rochester, NY 14613, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Vagabond Properties LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/31/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 124 Woodstock Rd., Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] VISION HYUNDAI OF WEBSTER, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/21/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Daniel E. Edwards, 421 Sundance Trail, Webster, NY 14580. General Purposes. [ NOTICE } Notice of formation of INVESTHIRD LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/29/15. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 280 LYCOMING RD ROCHESTER, NY 14623. Purpose: Any lawful Purpose [ NOTICE } Sunrise Properties of Rochester, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 1/14/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at PO Box 31510, Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Notice of Formation of 2358 WRR, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on March 31, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to principal business location: The LLC, 16 East Main Street, Suite 300, Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: any lawful activity [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Notice of Formation of Bosco’s Tavern, LLC. Articles of organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on January 30, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to principal business location: The LLC, 327 Southridge Drive, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 1690 MANITOU ROAD, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is 1690 Manitou Road, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 03/18/15. The office of the LLC is in Monroe County. The New York Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of such process to 840 Lehigh Station Rd., W. Henrietta, NY 14586. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under the NY LLC Law. [ NOTICE of FORMATION of BARBATO’S BAR AND GRILL, LLC ] Art. of Organization filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01/08/15. Office of location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent if LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 72 Pennicot Circle, Penfield, New York 14526 . Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF Daniel Duane Patrick LLC ] Articles of Organization with Secretary of State of NY on 12/23/2014. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC at 1736 Mt Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] iuvo BioScience Operations, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 11, 2015
with an effective date of formation of March 11, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 98 Hillrise Dr. Penfield, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to Benjamin L. Burton, 98 Hillrise Drive, Penfield, New York 14526. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] RASSA Properties, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 26, 2015 with an effective date of formation of March 26, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 7 Manitoba Woods Lane, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to Gerard Reynolds, 7 Manitoba Woods Lane, Spencerport, New York 14559. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] Sunzera, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 30, 2015 with an effective date of formation of March 30, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 5 Morning View Drive, 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 5 Morning View Drive, Fairport, New York 14450. 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. [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS ] INDEX NO. 7866/2014 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Date Filed: 4/6/2015 Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgaged premises is situated. U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corp., Home Equity Asset Trust
2006-1, Home Equity Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-1, Plaintiff, -against- Laurie Hubbard a/k/a Laurie A. Hubbard a/k/a Laurie Laajili, Barry R. Hubbard, if living and if he be dead, any and all persons who are spouses, widows, grantees, mortgagees, lienor, heirs, devisees, distributees, or successors in interest of such of the above as may be dead, and their spouses, heirs, devisees, distributees and successors in interest, all of whom and whose names and places of residences are unknown to Plaintiff, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, United States of AmericaInternal Revenue Service, 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). 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 foreclosure a Mortgage to secure $43,000.00 and interest, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe on October 13, 2005 in Book 20042, Page 189, covering premises known as 37 Ferndale Crescent, Rochester, NY 14609. 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: Williamsville, New York: February 24, 2015 By: Stephen J. Wallace, Esq. Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 53 Gibson Street Bay Shore, New York 11706 (631) 969-3100 Our File No.: 01062694-F00 [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE ] SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE INDEX #9498/14 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE. Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgage premise is situated. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MERRILL LYNCH MORTGAGE INVESTORS TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT1 Plaintiff(s), against, CLAUDINO CORA, all possible unknown heirs at law of Claudino Cora, if living, and if any be dead, their respective heirs-atlaw, next of kin, distributes, executors, administrators, trustees, devisees, legatees, assignees, lienors, creditors and successors in interest, and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through said defendants who may be deceased, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, , “JOHN DOE #1” through “JOHN DOE #12”, the last twelve names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises, described in the complaint, Defendant(s). TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: 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 ATTORNEYS 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 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MERRILL LYNCH MORTGAGE INVESTORS TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT1 AND FILING THE ANSWER WITHIN THE COURT. 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 serviced with this summons, to serve a notice of appearance on the Plaintiff`s attorney within 20 days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service or within 30 days after the service is complete if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York; The United States of America, if designated as a Defendant in this action, may appear within (60) days of service thereof and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT: THE OJBECT of the above captioned action is to foreclose on a mortgage which was recorded on the office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe where the property is located on June 21, 2006 recorded in Liber 20549 of Mortgages at page 0359, in the office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe. Said mortgage was then assigned to U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MERRILL LYNCH MORTGAGE INVESTORS TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT1, by assignment of mortgage which was dated January 30, 2014 and the assignment of which will be recorded at the Clerk`s office where the property is located covering premises known as 15 Harris St, Rochester, NY 14621-5338 (Section: 106.29 Block: 1 Lot: 86). The relief sought in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt described above to the above named Defendants: The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an order of the Hon. J. scott Odorisi, an Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York dated December 9, 2014 and filed along with the supporting
papers in the office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe. This is an action to foreclose on a mortgage. ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the County of Monroe and State of New York. SECTION: 106.29 BLOCK: 1 LOT: 86 said premises known as 15 Harris St, Rochester, NY 14621-5338. YOU ARE HEREBY PUT ON NOTICE THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. By reason of the default in the payment of the monthly installment of principal and interest, among other things, as hereinafter set forth, Plaintiff, the holder and owner of the aforementioned note and mortgage, or their agents have elected and hereby accelerate the mortgage and declare the entire mortgage indebtedness immediately due and payable. The following amounts are now due and owing on said mortgage, no part of any of which has been paid although duly demanded. Entire principal Balance in the amount of $71,170.25 with interest from September 1, 2010. UNLESS YOU DISPUTE THE VALDITY OF THE DEBT, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER YOUR RECEIPT HEREOF THAT THE DEBT, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, IS DISPUTED, THE DEBT OR JUDGMENT AGAINST YOU AND A COPY OF SUCH VERIFICATION OR JUDGMENT WILL BE MAILED TO YOU BY THE HEREIN DEBT COLLECTOR. IF APPLICABLE, UPON YOUR WRITTEN REQUEST, WITHIN SAID THIRTY (30) DAY PERIOD, THE HEREIN DEBT COLLECTOR WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE NAME, ADDRESS OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A DISCHARGE FROM THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, YOU ARE NOT PERSONALLY LIABLE FOR THE UNDERLYING INDEBTEDNESS OWED TO PLAINTIFF/CREDITOR AND THIS NOTICE/ DISCLOSURE IS FOR COMPLIANCE AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. HELP FOR HOMEOWERS IN FORECLOSURE New York State requires that we send you this notice about the foreclosure process. Please read it carefully. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT You are in danger of losing your home. If you fail to respond to the
summons and complaint in this foreclosure action, you may lose your home. Please read the summons and complaint carefully. You should immediately contact an attorney or your local legal aid office to obtain advice on how to protect yourself. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE. The State encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid, there are government agencies, and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with our lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by New York State Banking Department at 1-877-Bank-NYS or visit the Department`s website at www.banking.state.ny.us FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. Section 1303 NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving the 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 may 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 AN ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Leopold & Associates, PLLC, 80 Business Park Drive, Suite 110, Armonk, NY 10504. Our file #Cora
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