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Deconstructing Cuomo Barring some truly shocking scandal, our governor looks like a shoe-in for re-election. Still, it was interesting to read “Democrats Need to Replace Andrew Cuomo,” a recent Harold Meyerson column in the Washington Post. Meyerson cited New York State Democrats’ liberal history: progressive labor laws, massive public works projects, that kind of thing. And, Meyerson wrote: “In recent decades, New Yorkers have increasingly voted for Democratic candidates, and for increasingly liberal Democratic candidates.” So why, Meyerson wondered, would New York Democrats want to re-elect Cuomo? Meyerson listed non-liberal Cuomo actions: lowering taxes on big banks, slapping down New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s attempt to raise the minimum wage and tax the wealthy. But of course Cuomo also pushed through a gun-control law, a gutsy move that a lot of politicians have run away from. And he played a key role in getting a marriage equality bill passed. The fact is, Cuomo is a moderate, not a liberal. And while the state has passed some strongly liberal laws and policies – abortion rights, elimination of the death penalty, a state health-insurance exchange, creation of the Adirondack Park – its history isn’t purely liberal, either. Any call for closing prisons is met with a huge outcry. The notorious Rockefeller Drug Laws were pushed by a governor who was considered a liberal Republican. The state has a long history of resisting campaign finance reform. And shamefully, state government has ignored a court order to fund urban school districts equitably. The Heartland may view us as a liberal enclave, but New Yorkers are a diverse bunch. And not every Democrat is a liberal. Sadly, a liberal candidate for governor wouldn’t stand a chance right now – and not solely because Republican and Democratic money squashes the hopes of any minor party. So Andrew Cuomo will be the Democrats’ nominee for governor this year. And barring some truly shocking scandal, he’ll win re-election. (And he’ll take office and continue his preparations for a campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, as a tough, pragmatic moderate.) My main concern about Cuomo isn’t his moderate philosophy. It’s his ethics. I think he really wanted gun control and marriage equality. Beyond that, too many of his positions and pronouncements seem little more than political posturing.
My main concern about Cuomo isn’t his moderate philosophy. Too many of his pronouncements seem little more than political posturing.” There’s a difference between compromising – moderating your position because otherwise you can’t get anything accomplished – and taking a position that simply sounds good, knowing you don’t intend to do anything. Cuomo talked a good game about ethics reform, but then shut down the Moreland Commission, which was supposed to investigate corruption in the State Legislature. And, frankly, I’m really, really worried about Cuomo and corruption. A few journalists speculated that Cuomo killed the Moreland Commission because its investigation was hitting too close to home. I think a bigger red flag is his infatuation with casinos. Maybe he does believe that casinos will bring an economic-development miracle to this state. But there’s too much money involved in that industry – and too much history of corruption. And as we wait for the Cuomo-inspired casino boom in New York, money is indeed changing hands. Lots and lots of money. Casino money helped convince New Yorkers to approve the casino expansion. Casino money has fueled the campaigns of New York political candidates, including Cuomo’s. Now it’s paying for lobbyists to help the companies bidding on the four licenses the state will award. Those lobbyists, the New York Times reported last week, “include many with personal or professional ties” to Cuomo. The governor insists that the process for selecting the casino operators has plenty of safeguards against influence and corruption, and maybe that’ll prove to be the case. Maybe I’m just jaded from all the news about corruption in Albany over the past few years. But I don’t think casinos are economicdevelopment tools for anybody except the casino operators and the people who feed off them. Am I being too cynical? Maybe. Still: Money. Casinos. New York politics. I just don’t like the smell. rochestercitynewspaper.com
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a for-profit company that would like to keep the competition from entering their market? How can anyone take seriously the case that “casinos are bad” when it comes from someone who currently runs a gambling business? Let’s not jump to conclusions from data that is so likely to be biased by a personal agenda.
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questions we should address, along with the wonderful efforts to collect unused prescription drugs, is: what percentage of the pharmaceuticals in our waters are we actually stopping by these collections? These drugs we take enter our waters in various ways, mostly through us. Are we designing our wastewater treatment systems to both remove these drugs before they enter our waters and before we turn on the tap? FRANK REGAN
Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson should be listened to (“Group Says Casinos Aren’t the Cash Machines They’re Made Out to Be,” News Blog). He has evidence that casino developers were inflating promises. He’s telling people to lower expectations. He’s right! MIKE BRUTON
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There is certainly not enough evidence presented here to form an opinion. Bill Johnson may be right, but he could just as easily be wrong. Anyone who understands data analytics would also understand how easily these types of statistics can be manipulated to fit a personal agenda. There are two key points here: 1) As the article correctly points out, there is no context given to the information presented. This data implies that taxes increased 1.3 percent on average per year in these communities. I don’t have any facts to know if that is good or bad. 2) Most important, this anticasino “research” was sponsored by people who already own casinos (or racinos). Do we really think we can trust in unbiased results when the research is sponsored by
On Urban Journal’s support of school integration (“Segregation Forever”): This position is
Do disadvantaged families really want to see their children bused all over the county in order to assuage liberal editorial writers’ white guilt? Abolish the government school monopoly and let the families who know and love a child decide for themselves how to educate her and where to send her to school. As the editorial says, absolutely every other conceivable option has been tried, and the results only get worse. B.D.G.
fundamentally flawed. The lack of integration is not the reason the system is not working. Student success requires parental involvement, emphasis on the importance of education, and the resources to fully support their child’s participation. This problem starts at the elementary level. If you were exposed to the daily happenings at a city elementary school, you would see that the lack of parental ability (or desire) to support their child’s education is a massive hurdle to success. Perpetual poverty is certainly a large contributor to this issue. However, parents’ inability to support their children’s education does not improve simply because we bus the kids off to the suburbs. I am quite confident that a parent who can’t get their child on the bus to the city school will also struggle to get their child on a bus to the suburbs. The current system of school choice offers a parallel. Parents already have the option to send their children to “better, more affluent” neighborhoods to get a better education. This clearly has not helped and you only help make my point with School 23: a mostly white affluent neighborhood (think suburbs), and the system still fails. Until we enable the support system that these children need and create an environment for success, we will continue to fail. This will take grass-root actions to turn around. Our best chance of success is to empower parents to improve their local, neighborhood school. If parents care, schools improve and then neighborhoods improve. We can’t just bus these kids away and expect the problem to fix itself.
time to get control of the Lilac Festival, if it isn’t too late already. I’ve felt less safe in the crowd the last couple of years and I wasn’t planning on going this year, although I’m still undecided about being searched and tagged. The problem with the Lilac Festival is overcrowding and groups of loud and pushy youths without any adult supervision. It just creates the potential for trouble. Not to mention the people who still insist on bringing their dogs to the festival. What is it with them? Dogs can’t enjoy the flowers and crafts. They end up tripping people with their leashes and barking and fighting with other dogs. Just leave them home!
On School Turnaround’s proposal to run East High School:
Essentially, then, we are creating one 700-student school for those who can fulfill the promise for a 100 percent graduation rate and another 700-student school for the kids who can’t hack it. Nice for some; not so nice for others. KATHERINE QUINN THOMAS
What they will do is downsize the school by transferring the underperforming students. Test results will improve but fall at the schools that receive those kids. Then the company will take credit for the East High improvement and use it to secure other contracts. The district should not let them downsize. Let them show what they can do with the same kids. FGF
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Thirty-two people, many from Rochester, were indicted on charges of operating two large-scale drug distribution networks that allegedly funneled narcotics into Rochester, Buffalo, and neighboring communities. Authorities reportedly seized nearly $1 million worth of heroin, as well as cocaine and cash.
Medley owner in default
Monroe County Industrial Development Agency officials began the process of terminating the Medley Centre tax agreement. The mall’s owner, Bersin Properties, failed to pay the full $3.8 million it owed COMIDA, the Town of Irondequoit, and East Irondequoit School District. COMIDA officials sent Bersin a letter telling the company it’s in default
The air’s OK
The American Lung Association released its annual State of the Air report. Monroe County earned solid B’s for its ozone and particle pollution levels; last year it received an A for ozone.
Hickey Freeman and Ralph Lauren
Hickey Freeman, the longtime Rochester menswear
producer, will begin making Ralph Lauren’s Blue Label tailored clothing line, according to US Senator Chuck Schumer. Schumer says the $1 million contract will add about 50 jobs over the next three years to the manufacturer’s Rochester work force.
The US Supreme Court says Greece officials are not violating the First Amendment by opening their Town Board meetings with a prayer. Rochester residents Susan Galloway and Linda Stephens filed the initial complaint against the town. They said that the town gives preference to Christian prayers, and they asked courts to limit the town to inclusive prayers that reference God only in a general sense. The court’s ruling in Town of Greece v. Galloway reversed a lower court decision.
RGH-Unity merger approved
The Federal Trade Commission cleared the way for merger plans to go forward between Rochester General Hospital and Unity Health Systems. But the plan has resulted in Standard & Poor’s downgrading RGH’s credit. Specifically, S&P is concerned about Unity’s $300 million debt load.
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Brockport library wants to go solo The budget for Brockport’s Seymour Library is at the mercy of three separate local governments. But that could change. Each year, library officials have to approach the towns of Sweden and Clarkson, as well as the Village of Brockport with funding requests. Each community decides what it will contribute, but Brockport generally sets the tone, since it operates on a different budget year than the towns. But it’s an inefficient system that often means the library doesn’t get the funding it needs, says Carl Gouveia, the library’s director. “Whoever gives them the least amount, that’s what the other
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communities do,” says Brockport Mayor Margay Blackman. Library officials have proposed a solution. They want to create a special library district, which would allow library officials to tax residents directly to fund services instead of asking the governments for funding. Residents within the district would elect the library’s trustees and they’d vote on its annual budget, which is subject to the state’s property tax cap, Gouveia says. The State Legislature would need to pass a law to establish the district, and the communities’ Senate and Assembly representatives support the idea,
Gouveia says. Once the Legislature acts, Clarkson, Sweden, and Brockport residents would vote on the district, he says, and on its first budget. The proposal doesn’t need the blessing of Sweden, Clarkson, and Brockport officials, but library representatives are pursuing their support anyway. Gouveia says the village mayor and town supervisors seem to favor the plan. Mayor Blackman says she understands the need for the district, and she supports the proposal. But she says she thinks some Brockport trustees might see the plan as a step toward dissolving the village and may resist it.
“Hamas is part of Palestinian society. They have support of more than 20 to 25 percent of the people, and of course they were elected in 2006 in a democratic election. We can’t destroy them, and Hamas will not disappear because we want it.” [ SHLOMI ELDAR ]
MIDDLE EAST | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
An imperfect peace The Middle East could be headed for more turmoil. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended recent peace negotiations with Palestinian leaders over the possibility of Hamas being part of a unified government Israel and the United States view Hamas as a terrorist organization. But the Palestinian political parties — Fatah and Hamas — have reconciled, and are working on forming a unified government anyway. Netanyahu says he supports the two-state solution that has Israel and an independent Palestine co-existing peacefully, but he remains opposed to negotiating with Hamas. But not everyone agrees with Netanyahu’s hardline approach; they say rejecting Hamas is no longer feasible. And observers such as Shlomi Eldar, a fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., view the failure of the negotiations as an opportunity to forge a new way forward. In a recent phone interview, Eldar said the time has come for Israel and the US to accept that giving the Palestinians an ultimatum — it’s either Hamas or us — won’t work. Eldar is a veteran Israeli journalist and author of several books on Israeli and
Palestinian relations. His documentary film, “Precious Life,” was recognized by the Israeli Film Academy as the best documentary film of 2010. Eldar will be in Rochester on Thursday, May 8, to give a talk, “Israelis and the Neighbors: Special Moments Captured in Words and Videos.” The event is being presented by J Street Rochester at Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Eldar said that Hamas has “changed its spots” from a terrorist group to a political party that now has to be responsible for improving the lives of everyday Palestinians, including the residents of the Gaza Strip. And he warned that a weaker Hamas opens the door to far more radical Islamic extremists. “Hamas is part of Palestinian society,” Eldar said. “They have support of more than 20 to 25 percent of the people, and of course they were elected in 2006 in a democratic election. We can’t destroy them, and Hamas will not disappear because we want it.” Even though Hamas is unlikely to formally recognize Israel, its leaders also view Israel as a fait accompli, Eldar said.
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That may be as good of a starting point for new negotiations as we can expect, he said. “If the Israeli government accepted the new Palestinian government, it’s a step,” Eldar said.
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East times 3? Rochester schools Superintendent Bolgen Vargas wants to divide the failing East High School into three separate schools, all housed in the current building. Vargas made the recommendation at a school board meeting Tuesday night. The Rochester school district is under orders from the State Education Department to come up with a plan to drastically improve academic performance at East. Vargas’s schools would focus on career readiness. There would be a foundation academy for seventh and eighth grade; a ninth-grade academy; and a career pathways academy for grades 10 to 12. Students in grades seven to nine would be broken into teams. The same teachers, for the most part, would instruct them through all three grades. The year-round schools would have an 11-month calendar and offer flexible schedules for older students. The East academies would adopt the Linked Learning program, blending academic and career education. Linked Learning would build on the culinary, optics, and teaching preparation programs at East. Vargas’s plan is an alternative to the proposal by School Turnaround. The nonprofit that specializes in improving failing schools recommends reducing East’s enrollment to around 700 students. A plan for East is due to the State Education Department by May 15. Implementation is supposed to happen this fall, but Vargas says he plans to ask for a one-year delay.
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The Port of Rochester is not living up to its full potential, city officials say. A redevelopment project, done right, will boost the port’s profile, make the port a year-round destination, bring in traffic for Charlotte businesses, and raise tax revenue for the city, they say. The city’s desire for a transformational project has led to the selection of a developer who plans a multimillion-dollar reinvention of the Port of Rochester with a hotel, condominiums, townhouses, and commercial and office space. That’s on top of a marina already under construction by the city. But the drama of the project — it is unlike anything currently in Charlotte — has some people accusing the city of turning a public asset into a playground for the rich. Penthouse units in the housing developments will range from $900,000 to $1.2 million, according to the developer’s proposal. Others concerns involve parking, views, the character of Charlotte, and the future of the underused terminal building. There is also skepticism of the city’s ability to pull off the project; critics cite the high-profile failures of the fast ferry and the city-subsidized Pier 45 restaurant at the port terminal. “They can’t even keep that place open year round, and it loses money in the three months it’s open,” says Sean Schiano, who is on a joint committee of the Charlotte Community Association and the Port of Charlotte Merchants Association. The groups joined up to represent the Charlotte community on the port redevelopment. “We understand that we want development in Charlotte,” Schiano says. “But we want a sustainable development. We want responsible development — something that has community involvement and something that actually fits in the community of Charlotte.” A community meeting with the developer, Edgewater Resources, will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, at the Robach Community Center at Ontario Beach Park, 180 Beach Avenue. Edgewater’s proposal includes a 96-room hotel, 120 for-sale condominiums, and 50 townhomes. The primary market will be young professionals and empty nesters — the same demographics that experts say are driving the resurgence of downtowns nationwide. Sale prices of the housing units will start at $199,000 for a one bedroom and climb with the height of the buildings. “Affordable” units will be included on the lower floors of the condominiums and townhouses. The way that the City of Rochester defines affordable, officials say,
means that the units will essentially be middle income. A single occupant wouldn’t be able to make more than $56,300 annually, for example. City Council approved a zoning district for the port area in 2012 that allows considerable height for the buildings. The hotel, for example, could be 13 stories tall. Mark Gregor, the city’s manager of environmental quality, says the height is a compromise to make sure the project is viable for the developer. A very early proposal had private development covering about 20 acres of the 25-acre site, Gregor says. The current plan is slightly less than three acres. The trade-off, Gregor says, is that the buildings have to be higher. But the city has taken steps to preserve the views from Lake Avenue, he says, by limiting the height of the parts of the buildings that are on the road. The zoning allows a three-story maximum on Lake, Gregor says, and then the buildings will go in and up. Regarding the hotel, Gregor says that market research shows it is viable. And transient boaters say they would come to Rochester if they had a place to tie up their boats and stay, he says. “We’ll have a boater lounge with restrooms and showers,” Gregor says. “They’ll be able to buy ice. They’ll be able to do their laundry.” And Gregor refutes the suggestion that the city is privatizing the port. The marina will be open to the public and surrounded by a park and public promenade that will connect the Genesee River Trail to the Charlotte pier. And there is talk of a civic square with a reflecting pool or skating rink as part of the port project. Although the developer mentions plans for the terminal building in its proposal, Gregor says the city has not committed to selling the building. The city did give Edgewater a list of questions regarding the building, however, to find out how a redeveloped terminal would fit into the rest of the project. That the uproar over the project would happen now is a bit curious, considering
Charlotte residents crammed into a May 5 meeting on the port redevelopment project. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
the city approved the zoning district with the building heights in 2012. Gregor says he thinks people perked up because construction has begun on the marina, and because Mayor Lovely Warren agreed to show all the proposals the city received for the port. Normally, the public would only see the selected project. Without the context of the city’s internal review of the proposals, Gregor says, people reacted to the designs they saw in the media. But those designs aren’t final, he says. People are seeing one version of what the project could look like when it’s fully developed, Gregor says. “It’s a very, very early point in the process in terms of what the concept of the development will look like,” he says. A proposal by a different developer, CEA International acting on behalf of local firm Morgan Management, was much more modest: 200 rental apartments with underground parking. The city chose the Edgewater proposal because it contains all owner-occupied units, which is better for the neighborhood, Gregor says. And it includes a variety of housing options at a wide range of prices. And the CEA proposal doesn’t have the transformation potential of the Edgewater plan, Gregor says.
Some people are worried that the project will alter Charlotte’s cozy charm. The neighborhood is strictly middle class, with a mean household income of less than $50,000, according to Census data. Gregor says the city has been talking, with varying intensity, about redeveloping the port since the 1960’s. The port is vastly underused, he says, generates no property tax revenue, and has a bit of an inferiority complex. “If you talk to other harbors and other ports around Lake Ontario, we have been simply known as the harbor with the parking lots,” Gregor says. “And no place for guest or day boaters to go, reliably.” A successful project will give a boost to the whole area, he says. Anywhere from 20 percent to 40 percent of Lake Avenue storefronts are vacant, Gregor says. Although there’s been talk in the community about creating an atmosphere similar to Niagara-On-the-Lake, Steve Golding, the city’s manager of downtown development, says the port project should be distinctly Rochester. “You want to create something that hopefully the community will like and the developer can work with, but will also have its own character,” he says. “They’ll know they’re in the Port of Rochester.” rochestercitynewspaper.com
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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.)
The First Unitarian Church’s Environmental Climate Committee will sponsor a showing of the documentary “All Fracked Up II” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13. Filmmakers Jeff and Jodi Andrysick expose the collateral damages caused by fracking as the debate continues in New York State. The event will be held at 220 Winton Road South.
Remembering the riots
The Harley School will host a showing of the film “July ‘64” on Thursday, May 8. The film documents the Rochester riots. The event will also include a discussion with the filmmakers, Carvin Eison and Christine Christopher. Also included in the discussion will be Darryl Porter, a long-time Rochester public servant who is 10 CITY MAY 7-13, 2014
featured in the film. The film will be shown at 6 p.m., and following a brief refreshment break, the panel discussion will begin at 7:15 p.m., at 1981 Clover Street.
Local hearing on Ban the Box
The Rochester City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, on whether Rochester should “Ban the Box.” The event refers to a national movement to remove questions on employment applications that ask job seekers if they have been convicted of a crime. Supporters say the question deters employers from hiring good candidates and contributes to recidivism and generational poverty. The hearing will be held in Council chambers at Rochester City Hall, 30 Church Street.
Women’s Equality Act rally
The New York Women’s Equality Coalition will hold a peaceful rally at 4 p.m.
on Friday, May 9, to call the public’s and legislators’ attention to the Women’s Equality Act. Supporters believe the WEA will update and strengthen laws in New York to combat domestic violence, discrimination, and sex trafficking, as well as secure access to reproductive health care. The rally will be held at 2300 West Ridge Road. Information: www.nywomensequality.org.
Anti-war film series
The Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End Wars will present the Women of the Silk Road film series. The first film, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, will be “Silent Water” from Pakistan, which tells the story of a widow living in Punjab with her son, who finds her quiet life torn apart by international events. The film will be shown at the Gandhi House, 929 South Plymouth Avenue. Information about the film series: www. deconstructedglobe.com.
Dining Angry Goat, happy patron [ CHOW HOUND ] BY KATIE LIBBY
The Angry Goat still has that new bar
smell. Filling the air is the scent of recently painted walls and freshly cut wood, not yet spoiled by spilled beer. Located on the corner of South Goodman Street and South Clinton Avenue, the pub has a great location near both the South Wedge and Swillburg neighborhoods. The Angry Goat is owned by Kevin Barton, Jeremy Sargent and Josh Kolstad. Barton also owns O’Callaghan’s Pub on Monroe Avenue. The Angry Goat features a rotating draft line, so when one keg is drained, a completely different craft beer is put on the line. The pub’s extensive cocktail menu includes drinks made with fresh herbs like basil, mint, and sage. For example, the Razz French Fizz ($9) is a heady concoction of sage leaves, raspberries, sour mix, gin, and champagne or sparkling wine. There is also an impressive selection of tequila and scotch to choose from. Barton is the kitchen manager and says The Angry Goat puts an emphasis on fresh ingredients. The menu features a solid selection of appetizers, salads, and sandwiches, and notably, chocolate covered bacon ($7.99). My group and I gave it a test drive. The Angry Goat Burger ($10.50) came out medium rare, topped with goat cheese, carmelized onions, pancetta, arugula and balsamic mayo. The Roast Beef on Weck ($8.50) was served on a salty kimmelweck roll sandwiching a pile of roast beef with au jus on the side for dipping. The French onion soup ($5.99) was topped with a “goat chevre grilled cheese” crouton and melted cheese and came out in a cast iron crock with a lid to keep it nice and hot. The Angry Goat will soon feature karaoke on Sundays and host live music a few times a month. Looking down the road, the pub may host a Bloody Mary and Mimosa brunch, but right now, the pub is focused on finding its niche. I’d say it’s off to a good start. The Angry Goat is located at 938 S. Clinton
are opening shop for the summer, stocked with fresh ingredients to get you out of that winter slump. Here are a few to keep an eye on: The Penfield Farmer’s Market opened on May 4 at Grossman’s Garden & Home (1801 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road). The market is open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through December. The summer Brighton Farmer’s Market (1150 Winton Road S.) will open on May 25. Its hours are Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located in the Brighton High School parking lot. The South Wedge Farmer’s Market (100 Alexander Street) will open on June 12. Market hours are on Thursdays, 4 to 7 p.m., in the parking lot behind Boulder Coffee. The market runs through October 16. For those that like getting their food from mobile vehicles, the Food Truck Rodeo is back. The rodeo takes place at the Rochester Public Market (280 N. Union Street) and runs from 5 to 9 p.m. on the
last Wednesday of every month. The May 28 rodeo will feature music by Dang!, a local honky-tonk group. Food Truck Rodeo aficionados know that the winning approach is to eat your last order while you stand in line to get more food. More information can be found at Cityofrochester.gov/ foodtruckrodeo. Lake Erie Wine Country will hold a Wine & Cheese Weekend event Friday, May 16, through Sunday, May 18. Attendees can sample wines from 23 participating wineries as well as cheese pairings from Yancey’s Fancy. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by visiting Lakeeriewinecountry.org before 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14.
City Grill (384 East Avenue) is now open on
Another addition to Rochester’s artisan coffee scene, Pour Coffee Parlor, is open at 23 Somerton Street off of Park Avenue. More information can be found at Pourcoffeeparlor.com. T’s Time Square Café (45 Exchange Boulevard) will serve breakfast and lunch for the Downtown Rochester crowd. Owner Thanasi Kasandrinos also owns the Golden Fox Restaurant. Call 481-2377 for more information.
Agave Mexican Grill (2820 West Henrietta
Rd.) has closed.
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the corner of East Avenue and Alexander Street. In addition to the restaurant space, an event center, Ballroom 384, is available for booking. More information can be found at Citygrillrochester.com.
Avenue. It is open Monday through Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Thursday and Friday, 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Parking is available in the lot next to the Valero gas station on S. Clinton Avenue. Food prices range from $3.99 to $10.50. For more information, check out The Angry Goat Pub on Facebook.
Make room in the vegetable crispers, it’s farmer’s market season. Many local markets
The Angry Goat puts an emphasis on fresh ingredients in its food, like the Angry Goat Burger (left) with caramalized onions, goat cheese, pancetta, arugula, and balsamic mayo; and French Onion Soup (right) with a chèvre-grilled-cheese crouton. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 11
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here’s never a shortage of things to do in Rochester, but summer is meant for rest and relaxation, not spending your time researching upcoming events. To help out, CITY put together a guide to the festivals going on between now and September. Whether you’re in the mood for live music, handcrafted art, or just want to get outside and walk around for the day, every month is packed full. For more information on events this summer, and the full festival guide visit rochestercitynewspaper.com.
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Lilac Festival F R I D AY, M AY 9 T H R O U G H S U N D AY, M AY 1 8
For 116 years, the Lilac Festival has reminded us just how special Rochester is. This year’s festival takes place Friday, May 9, through Sunday, May 18, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Highland Park. Start off by witnessing — or being a part of — history being made as Rochester attempts to break the Guinness World Record of the largest human flower. The assembly will take place on Friday, May 9, at 11 a.m. Registration can be done online or at 10:30 a.m. the morning of. Come back out on Saturday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. for the Lilac Parade, presented (and televised) by Time Warner Cable News. The parade will feature over 2,500 participants, 20 marching bands, and 125 organizations. Tuesday, May 13, through Thursday, May 15, a Wine and Chocolate Tasting session will take place under the Big Top Tent. The tasting will include 30 winemakers, handcrafted chocolate, and gourmet food and cheeses. Two sessions will be offered daily, from 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $15.
Both weekends, May 9-10 & 17-18, shop unique, handcrafted creations by more than 120 artists and vendors at the juried Art and Craft Show — Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. End the festival week with the Highland Hospital Lilac Run on Sunday, May 18. A 5K will be held at 8 a.m. and a 10K at 9 a.m. The run will begin at 249 Highland Avenue, near the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building. There will also be a children’s entertainment stage and family fun zone, including magicians, aerialists, mini rides, giant slides, and more taking place each day of the festival. The festival’s live entertainment schedule includes Duke Jupiter, The Skycoasters, Rubblebucket, Classic Albums Live playing Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon,” Keller Williams and The Infamous Stringdusters, Rusted Root, The Original Wailers, and Eddie Money. All concerts are free and a complete lineup and schedule of entertainment can be found online. All events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information, visit Rochesterevents.com/ festivals-events/lilac-festival.
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Get your taste buds ready for a five day event of mouthwatering BBQ. The Roc City Ribfest is a familyfriendly event featuring competitive cooking for ribs, chicken wings, hot dogs, burgers, and more. Competitions include the Roc
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City Rib Cook Off, World Bacon Championship, Kids Q, and the People’s Choice Ribs, where you can vote for your favorite vendor of the festival. And make sure not to leave the kids at home; a bounce house, arts and crafts, and more await them.
Roc City Ribfest takes place Thursday, May 22, through Monday, May 26, at its new location, the Genesee Valley Park (952 E. River Road). The festival officially opens to the public Friday evening at 5 p.m. and continues Saturday to Monday from 11 a.m. to 9
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p.m. The entrance fee is $5 and free for those under 12. The cost includes parking, admission, music and kids’ activities. The festival will donate $1 from each person to the Golisano Children’s Hospital. For more information, visit Roccityribfest.com or call 1-888-ROC-BBQ8.
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Celebrate tradition at Rochester’s annual Greek Festival. This event brings the aromas, sounds, and traditions of Greece to the area with dancing, food, church tours, and shopping in a Greek marketplace. You won’t want to miss out on yummy treats including Loukoumades, Saganaki, homemade Spanakopita, and Baklava. Also, make sure to hit up the Agora for unique clothing, jewelry, books, and icons. Church tours will explain the interior iconography of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and the Orthodox faith. Children can also enjoy their own mini festival, with activities including a climbing wall. The Festival takes place on Thursday, May 29, through Sunday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and will be located on the grounds of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, at 962 East Ave. Admission to the festival is free. For more information, visit Rochestergreekfestival.org or call 244-3377.
Attracting over 200,000 attendees each year, this Fairport volunteer-run festival includes live music, arts and crafts vendors, family activities, food, and more. Bring the whole family for a chicken BBQ on Friday night, starting at 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday shop and stroll through over 200 artisans and various food and craft vendors, and Canal Nights (located at Fairport Junction) keeps the Saturday night party going with popular regional bands, food, beer, and wine. Be sure to buy a duck for the Duck Race ($5 for one duck, or $20 for five ducks), benefitting the Fairport Perinton Merchants Association’s initiatives for beautification and public art in the community. The festival runs Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8, in the village of Fairport. Events begin Friday night from 4:30 to 9 p.m., and will continue Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit Fairportcanaldays.com or email Info@fairportcanaldays.com.
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19th Ward Square Fair Held the first Saturday in June, the 19th Ward Square Fair celebrates the cultural diversity of that neighborhood. The festival is the 19th Ward Community Association’s largest fundraising event. Start the day with a pancake breakfast in the scenery of Rochester’s largest residential neighborhood. The day-long fair will include a variety of food vendors from local restaurants, live
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entertainment, lunch grills, and booths selling books, plants, food, and more. And make sure you don’t miss the parade through the area starting at 12:30 p.m. Rain or shine, you won’t want to miss this community-focused event. The fair will be held on Saturday, June 7, at Aberdeen Square Park (330 Post Ave). Admission to the fair is free. For more information, visit 19wca.org or call 328-6571.
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Few things bring the nostalgia of summer nights quite like a tall glass of beer. Celebrate 10 days of summer nights and craft beer at the Rochester City Beer Week. The festival kicks off on Friday, June 13, and continues through the week at various stops across the city with a packed list of events like beer launches, happy hours, tastings, pig roasts, a clam bake, concerts, trivia contests, Father’s Day specials, a burlesque show, and more. On Saturday, June 14, the Beer Week will hold its fourth annual Rochester Real Beer Expo from 6-10 p.m. (VIP hour starts at 5 p.m.). The Expo will take place on Gregory Street from Whalin to Bond Streets. Cider, locally made cheese, Cajun BBQ, pizza, German and Italian sausage, hand rolled cigars, and more will be served up. Tickets for the expo are $45 for general admission, $65 for VIP, and $10 for the designated driver. For more information and a complete list of events for each day, visit Rochesterrealbeer.com. (PICTURED ABOVE)
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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival F R I D AY, J U N E 2 0 , T H R O U G H S AT U R D AY, J U N E 2 8
Since it premiered in 2002, the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival has grown to become one of the area’s most prestigious and popular music festivals. Known for its unique variation of artists, from legendary performers to popular favorites, the festival has hosted such icons as Aretha Franklin, Peter Frampton, David Byrne, and Elvis Costello. This year, headliners include Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Earth, Wind & Fire, Fourplay, Buddy Guy, Michael McDonald, and Janelle Monáe. The festival runs June 20-28 with more than 300 concerts including 80+ free shows. Shows are performed at 19 venues including Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Montage, Little Theatre, Xerox Auditorium, Jazz Street (Gibbs St.) stage, East Ave. and Alexander St. stage, and more. Headlining artists will perform at Kodak Hall for various prices. All other performances will be $20$25 on a first come first serve basis. For more information, including exact ticket prices and venue information, visit Rochesterjazz.com. (FROM JAZZ FEST 2012: (LEFT) STEVE MARTIN AND (RIGHT) THE ROY HAYNES FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH BAND)
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The Renaissance Festival returns to Sterling for its 35th year, bringing a merry ole time to the 21st Century. With a variety of foods, entertainment, shopping venues, rides, and games attendees can partake in the “renaissance” experience. Entertainment includes a jousting match, a “wench auction,” Shakespearean plays, and a visit by the queen through the town every afternoon. Games and rides include axe throwing, archery, mud mayhem, goose neck slip, and more. And don’t miss
Get carried away with an overabundance of BBQ sauces. For four days, the festival brings out the most unique lip-smackin’ BBQ sauces around. Each rib master brings their own style and touch to a favorite sauce. BBQ sauces are served on ribs, chicken, beef brisket, pulled pork, and more. While chowing down, enjoy some feel-good live blues music as well. The festival will host 20 performers including Jesse Dee, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Road Masters,
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out on throwing tomatoes at the stocks. The Festival runs for seven weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, beginning July 5 through August 17. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a different theme each weekend. Fairgrounds are located at 15385 Farden Road in Sterling. Daily admission prices are $12.95$22.95 and season passes are $85.95-$185.95. For more information, visit Sterlingfestival.com, call 800879-4446, or send a pigeon to the Sterling address. (PICTURED AT RIGHT)
Greg Piccolo and Heavy Juice, Average White Band, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, and more. The festival will run Thursday, July 10, though Sunday, July 13, at the Highland Park Festival Site (corner of Highland and South Ave). Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free until 3 p.m., and then $10 per person after. For more information, visit Rochesterevents.com/festivalsevents/big-rib-bbq-blues-fest.
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Finger Lakes Wine Festival
Corn Hill Arts Festival
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Presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, the Finger Lakes Wine Festival returns this year for a weekend of summer revelry. The festival includes over 90 wineries, and many food vendors from popular Rochester restaurant spots. Friday night, attendees are encouraged to come dressed in a toga to try free samples of wine and artisan cheese, and enjoy live music and fireworks at Launch of the Lakes. On Saturday and Sunday, festival-goers can get free hands-on cooking classes taught by top regional chefs and The New York Wine & Culinary Center. Other special events include breakfast
inside the Glen Club, and a meal prepared with specialty NY wines on Saturday night, and a ride in a Watkins Glen International pace car on the race track. Campground space is available on the grounds. The Wine Festival will be held Friday, July 11, through Sunday, July 13 at the Watkins Glen International Speedway (2790 County Rte. 16 in Watkins). Passes include a one day pass ($35-$40), a two day pass ($45-$50), a one day designated driver pass ($15, must be 21 years or older), and a minors pass ($25). For more information and to register for special events, visit Flwinefest.com.
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After a successful Bar Mitzvah last July, the Rochester Jewish Film Festival returns for its 14th year. The film festival’s mission is to promote awareness and pride in the diversity of Rochester’s Jewish community and to support local and international Jewish filmmakers and their films. The 26 films span genres including documentary, comedy, drama, and narrative. The Festival begins on Sunday, July 13, and runs through Monday, July 21, with shows at the Little Theatre (240 East Avenue #100), the Dryden Theatre (900 East Avenue), and the Jewish Community Center (1200 Edgewood Avenue). General admission tickets are $9 for JCC members ($11 for nonmembers); weekday matinee tickets are $7 for JCC members ($9 for non-members); opening night and closing night tickets are $15 for JCC members ($20 for non-members); festival passes are $150 for JCC members ($165 for non-members); JCC matinee passes are $36 for JCC members ($48 for non-members); and all students receive a discount of $1 on advance sale tickets. For more information, visit Rjff.org or call 461-2000.
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Each year, the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley sets aside a weekend in July to promote a healthy and inclusive environment for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions. Rochester Pride 2014’s theme is “Carnival: True Colors” and takes place Friday, July 18, through Sunday, July 20, with an assortment of activities for everyone. On Friday, enjoy a Flag ceremony and Rainbow Ride. On Saturday, come out for the annual parade, Family Fun Time, and the festival. On Sunday, enjoy a picnic fundraiser at the Genesee Valley Park (1000 E. River Road). Rochester Pride will also include a festival stage with various live acts, Roc Pride Games, an LGBTQ History Exhibit, and more. Pride weekend takes place Friday, July 18, through Sunday, July 20, throughout the city of Rochester. Tickets for the Festival are free from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., $15 from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. (and free for children 12 and under). Picnic fundraiser tickets range from $15-$25. Registration can be done online or you can purchase tickets at the gate. For more information and a complete list of events and locations, visit Gayalliance.org. (PICTURED ABOVE RIGHT)
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Macedonian Ethnic Festival
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For 23 years, the Ganondagan Historic Site — a center for the Seneca people 300 years ago — has held the Native American Dance and Music Festival to celebrate the history and culture of the Seneca people. The festival includes artisan demonstrations, traditional storytelling, demonstration tents, guided trail walks, longhouse tours, live Native American music, and Iroquois dance performances. The Festival runs Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ganondagan Historic Site (1488 State Route 444 in Victor). Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students with ID, $5 for children 3 to 18 years old, and free for children 2 and under and Friends of Ganondagan members (with a membership card). For more information, visit Ganondagan.org.
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For the first time, Nedloh Brewing Company will host its Hopsfest, a new festival that brings brewers and enthusiasts together to sample, celebrate, and learn about hops and craft beer. Hopsfest takes place on Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10. Saturday’s events include a variety of seminars covering education about craft brewing and the industry in New York and six hours of tasting tents, brewing demonstrations, live music, and the Rochester Food Truck Rodeo. Sunday’s activities include a continuation of seminars, tasting tents, demonstrations, live music, and the Food Truck Rodeo, as well as the Big Green Egg Grill’s Chef Cook-Off, featuring 12 of the region’s best chiefs. Hopsfest takes place at Nedloh Brewing Co. (6621 State Route 5 and 20 in Bloomfield) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Ticket prices are $30 for each day and $50 for both. For more information, visit Hopsfestny.com.
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For the 30th year in a row, the Rochester West Indian Festival Organization, Inc., will host Carifest, a Caribbean Festival celebrating Rochester’s Caribbean heritage by bringing some of the best Caribbean food, music, and arts and crafts. The festival will take place on Saturday, August 9, and will begin with a parade highlighting the traditional carnival spirit of the Caribbean with traditional costumes and music. The parade will take place at 11 a.m. and will start on Liberty Pole Way and make its way down Main Street. The Festival runs from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Riverside Festival Site (Court and Exchange Boulevard) and will feature Caribbean music, arts and crafts celebrating the culture, all sorts of foods, fun for children and family members of all ages, and more.Carifest is free to attend. For more information, visit Rwifo.com or call 234-0909. (PICTURED ABOVE RIGHT)
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The New York Steam Engine Association was formed to promote and encourage interest in the operation, ownership, and preservation of antique steam-powered vehicles. For four days, the 54th Pageant of Steam will include antique tractors and tractor pulls (pre-
Brockport Summer Arts Fest
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1954), kiddie pedal tractor pull, parade of movable equipment, plowing and saw mill demonstrations, and live music Thursday through Saturday. A craft and flea market will take place during the festival as well as five concession stands serving hot dogs and hamburgers, cold sandwiches, beverages, and dinner daily. The festival will also feature the Historical Construction Equipment Association’s 29th Annual International
Convention and Old Equipment Exposition featuring Michigan built engines. The Pageant of Steam takes place Wednesday, August 6, through Saturday, August 9 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the N. Y. S. E. A. (3349 Gehan Rd., Canandaigua). Admission is $6 for adults and free for children under 12. For more information, visit Pageantofsteam.org.
SANKOFA THEATER FESTIVAL T H U R S D AY, AUGUST 28, T H R O U G H S U N D AY, AUGUST 30
For those looking for a lowkey night of theater and Jazz, the annual Sankofa Theater Festival — sponsored by MMB Theater 1 Project — is dedicated to commemorating African American heritage and history in the arts as well as promoting local talents including African American playwrights, stage performers, producers, musicians, and more. The festival will include three nights of one-act plays by various local playwrights. The Festival takes place Thursday, August 28, through Saturday, August 30 at the MuCCC Theatre, located at 142 Atlantic Avenue. Advance tickets can be bought at Mood Makers Books (274 N. Goodman Street) for $12.50 or you can purchase tickets at the door for $16. A three-night pass will be available for $35 as well. Limited seating is available so order your tickets now! For more information, visit Moodmakersbooks.com or call Curtis Rivers at 271-7010.
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The New York State Festival of Balloons returns for its 33rd year. Despite its name, the festival is about more than just hot air balloons. The NYSFOB also includes various arts and crafts vendors, an international food court, free entertainment, rides and activities for children, and a car show. Campground space is available for a 2 night minimum stay on the festival grounds. The camping fee is $30 per night and includes Festival admission for two. The Festival runs Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1. Scheduled balloon launches run Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Monday at 6 a.m. The Festival takes place at Dansville Municipal Airport, 176 Franklin Street, at the Maple Street Entrance. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12 and part of the profits are donated to a local charity each year. For more information, visit Nysfob.com. (PICTURED AT RIGHT)
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Interested in becoming more environmentally friendly? The Greentopia Festival, presented by Friends of the GardenAerial, hopes to educate and raise awareness for environmental issues, promote sustainability in all its forms, and strive to make Rochester a happier
and greener place to live. This festival, running Tuesday, September 9, through Sunday, September 14, includes a film festival, a fashion show, an art and photography show, and live music. Tuesday through Saturday, the festival features Greentopia Film, a collection of
primarily non-fiction films to inspire, transform, and ultimately empower the audience to create sustainable changes in their lives and communities. The Film Fest will take place at The Little Theatre (240 East Ave. #100) and High Falls (81 Browns Race). A music festival takes place Friday and Saturday at the High Falls venue, celebrating
CLOTHESLINE ARTS FESTIVAL
MACEDON LUMBERJACK FESTIVAL
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The Clothesline Arts Festival is one of the largest art festivals in the area, attracting more than 20,000 visitors each year. The festival includes live entertainment at two outdoor stages, original work by more than 400 local artists, food from various favorite Rochester vendors, family-friendly activities, and bargains at the Gallery Store’s Sidewalk sale and art library’s used book sale. Clothesline will take place at the Memorial Art Gallery, 18 CITY MAY 7-13, 2014
500 University Avenue, Saturday, September 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine. On Saturday, MAG members are offered the chance to attend the festival half an hour before opening. Admission is $4 for MAG members, $5 for general admission, and free for children 10 and under. For more information, visit Mag.rochester.edu/ clothesline.
Bring out your inner lumberjack at this year’s Macedon Lumberjack Festival with events like the two-man crosscut, log rolling, log chop, and fire starting. The 2014 Northeast Colligate Woodsmen Conclave champions from FLCC will be there participating as well as pros from all over the country and Canada. Competition includes ax throwing, hot saw, spring board, and more. Looking for something outside of the woodsmen scene? Enjoy
a craft and collectables sale, a variety of food vendors, and church services held Saturday night and Sunday morning. The Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7, at 8 a.m. both days and is located at the Macedon Center Fireman’s Field, 2481 Canandaigua Road in Macedon. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, $1 for kids 6-14, and free under 5. For more information, visit Macedoncenterfire.org.
the love of music and how it sustains our souls. A design fest features a Friday night fashion show, a photography show, and an arts show, all at the High Falls venue. Prices vary based on events. For a detailed schedule of events and ticket prices, visit Greentopiafest. com or call 287-5560. (PICTURED BELOW)
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Lucinda Williams Thursday, June 26. Martin Luther King
Jr. Park at Manhattan Square, 353 Court Street. 5 p.m. $5. Cityofrochester.gov/pitp. [ BRASS ]
Dirty Dozen Brass Band Thursday, July 17. Martin Luther
King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square, 353 Court Street. 5 p.m. $5. Cityofrochester.gov/pitp.
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Presidents of the USA Thursday, August 14. Martin Luther
King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square, 353 Court Street. 5 p.m. $5. Cityofrochester.gov/pitp.
MONDAY, MAY 12 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVENUE 9 P.M. | $8-$12 | BUGJAR.COM; PEELANDER-Z.COM [ PUNK ] Imagine If the Power Rangers were to quit fighting evil, buy a boatload of punk CDs and form a band. Whatever odd picture you have in your head probably isn’t far from Peelander-Z. The NYC-based Japanese punk outfit is famous for its hilarious songs — “Taco Taco Tacos,” and “Too Many Mike” are among its best — vibrant costumes and off-the-walls concerts, where antics like holding up lyrics to songs and having audience members play the instruments are commonplace. If you like your punk fast, your concerts anything but normal, and your steak medium rare, Peelander-Z will be right up your alley. Envious Disguise and Sexy Teenagers will also perform. — BY TREVOR LEWIS
CJ Ramone WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 MONTAGE MUSIC HALL, 50 CHESTNUT STREET 7 P.M. | $10 | THEMONTAGEMUSICHALL.COM; CJRAMONE.COM [ ROCK ] CJ Ramone has had an impressive career. Although not an original member of legendary NYC punk outfit The Ramones, he breathed new life into the band from 1989 until the break up in 1996. His new project continues the tradition of anthem hooks and in your face rock. He has had his hand in a lot of music in the last 30 years, and this new project showcases his affinity for writing catchy, roaring music.
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[ ALBUM REVIEW ]
Sabattis “Warning In The Sky” JARGON RECORDS
Daniel Bennett Group SATURDAY, MAY 10 HENRIETTA PUBLIC LIBRARY, 455 CALKINS ROAD 2:30 P.M. | FREE | 334-3401; HPL.ORG; DANIELBENNETT.NET [ JAZZ ] After graduating from New England Conservatory of Music, Rochesterian Daniel Bennett established himself in the New York scene as a triple threat: saxophonist, flutist, and composer. When he visits the Henrietta Public Library Saturday for a CD release concert, he’ll be introducing “Clockhead Goes To Camp,” his latest highly imaginative work following his “Bear” trilogy of albums. As you can tell by the title, Bennett has an unusual approach; he tells stories with his music. He’ll be ably assisted by Assaf Kehati on guitar and Sean Jefferson on drums. — BY RON NETSKY
Buckcherry THURSDAY, MAY 8 MAIN STREET ARMORY, 900 EAST MAIN STREET 8 P.M. | $27.50-$32.50 | BUCKCHERRY.COM; ROCHESTERMAINSTREETARMORY.COM
Call me out if you want, but Buckcherry is the best hard rock band around. Think Aerosmith or Thin Lizzy in their prime; think Larry Flynt wielding a Les Paul; think abandon and anarchy dished out loud and fast with one of the best rock voices today. Then picture yourself there, screaming your head off. Do I sound like a fan? Hell yeah! And despite what some trends may indicate, rock ’n’ roll is safe in the hands of bands like Buckchery — it ain’t going nowhere, Jack. Fozzy and Adelitas Way will also perform. — BY FRANK DE BLASE [ ROCK ]
The music industry is a fickle bitch; a rocky road littered with the broken hearts, souls, and limbs of those trying to get to the Promised Land. Once upon a time — 1968 to be precise — in Rochester, a hard-rockin’ psychedelic outfit called Sabattis came to be. The band members, all in their late teens, mirrored what was going on in music at the time with its exploratory darkness, picturesque lyrics, and loose renderings of tight arrangements. In its brief history, Sabattis shared the bill with other local bands like Rain, and The Red, White, and Blues Band, as well as national biggies like Savoy Brown. It made appearances at local venues like The Club on Gould Street, area high schools, and colleges and Highland Bowl where the band played for 10,000 fans. In 1970, the band landed in the studio to record seven tracks in the hopes of getting noticed and signed with a major label. But the labels didn’t come a-knockin’ and the band eventually fell apart. The end, or… Enter vintage music aficionado and Saxon Studios capo, Dave Anderson. Anderson got his hands on the original tapes from band members and insisted on pressing it on his Jargon Records label as part of Jargon’s Time Capsule Series. Some 40-odd years later you can finally dig Sabattis’ “Warning In The Sky.” It’s got a heavy Grand Funk Railroad drive and feel, a churchy organ that calls to mind Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, and guitar riffs reminiscent off early Alice Cooper without the pomp and camp. It’s a swell slice of Rochester music history, and a reminder to young bands still in hot pursuit of that elusive golden carrot on a stick that it may take a while. The album is definitely worth the wait. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
[ BLUES ]
Industrial Blues Band. The Beale, 1930 Empire Blvd. Webster. 216-1070. thebealegrille.com. 7 p.m. Rhythm Collision. Dinosaur BarB-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Upward Groove. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille. com. 10 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Anthony Gianovola. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137. com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]
Haewa & Friends. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille. com. 10 p.m. JY & Dee and Don Mancuso. Jeremiah’s
Tavern, 2200 Buffalo Rd. Gates. 461-1313. jeremiahstavern.com. 7 p.m.
Sea of Storms w/ House Majority, Scholar, and Other Homes. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe
Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. 18+. $6-$8.
THURSDAY, MAY 8
FEATURES, REVIEWS, CHOICES, & CONCERTS
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Margaret Explosion. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. margaretexplosion.com. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lulu w/ Billy Joe. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 2714650. thebealegrille.com. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rob & Gary Acoustic. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa.com.
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. continues on page 23
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Music A riff, a beat, a lyric, a dream Roses & Revolutions MONDAY, MAY 12 LILAC FESTIVAL CENTER STAGE, HIGHLAND PARK 4 P.M. | FREE | ROCHESTEREVENTS.COM; ROSESANDREVOLUTIONS.COM [ Q&A ] BY FRANK DE BLASE
Band names can often be misleading and superfluous. And a lot of time is spent in creating a moniker, a title that frequently has nothing to do with the band that puts it on like an ill-fitting turtleneck. But when Tinted Image abandoned its name for Roses & Revolutions, it made perfect sense. Here is a duo that is steeped in the florid and the epic, the gentle and the unwavering, the beautiful and the fierce. At the heart of Roses & Revolutions is a mere duo — guitarist Matt Merritt and vocalist Alyssa Coco — bristling in the atmosphere and orchestration. The bands new self-titled EP — the follow up to its 2012 EP “Earth & Everything” — flows full of sunrise and promise, and a smoothness that never gets too sugary or dramatic. The EP is sort of a young adult cotemporary sound, smart with some sass and brass. And though its anchored in a gentle simplicity, it’s still big and beautiful. You can blame Coco’s perfect voice, you can blame Merritt’s introspective guitar work, and you can blame yourself if you don’t check Roses & Revolutions out, pronto. Merritt and Coco stopped by to chat about EP versus LP, writing songs and butting heads, and the duo’s scratch-off addiction. An edited transcript follows. CITY: What’s with everyone releasing EPs as opposed to LPs? Is it easier? Matt Merrit: Yeah, it’s easier for us as a newer
group to get stuff out quicker. I like it too, because it gives each song attention. If you have an album, stuff can kinda get lost in the shuffle. Also I think when you’re writing, it’s a quicker turnaround time to see what fans react to. Sometimes you commit a couple years to doing a full album and all of a sudden halfway through it you might decide you want to try different styles. For more-established bands it may make more sense to do a full album, for us it’s about getting music out as quickly as possible to see how people react to it.
Have you ever released something too early or too quickly? Alyssa Coco: I wish. I wish we turned around 22 CITY MAY 7-13, 2014
Roses & Revolutions is Alyssa CoCo (left) and Matt Merritt (right). The band was formerly known as Tinted Image. PHOTO PROVIDED
stuff too quickly. Unfortunately, we don’t have that problem yet. But we just released this album and we’re already in the studio working on new stuff. Is the new stuff similar to the EP, seeing as how you’re working on the heels of its release? Coco: It’s along the same lines as the stuff we
Merrit: Some of the material we just released
Alyssa came in and started singing, and for booking purposes we kept the name. We officially had something like five members in the group. Alyssa and I were writing every song, but we’d have to go to each member, get their approval, their input, then record it. With Roses & Revolutions it’s the same music now and we still have some of the same people playing on it, we just don’t need their approval. There are no hard feelings.
was recorded last summer. What we’re working on now, it’s in the same ballpark. But we had a lot of firsts on this EP, like experimenting with male harmonies and cello. And for instance, we’re doing a song called “Bonnie and Clyde” and we brought in a whole marching band with drums, but it’s still kinda in the same vein.
How does Roses & Revolutions write? Coco: It varies, but it’s always a 50-50
Did your name change facilitate a musical change in the group? Coco: Actually, it’s changed a lot. It’s a fresh new
my head. And that’s the cool thing, to know it’ll sound 100 times better than when I demo’d it because her voice is just impeccable. I’m really lucky to be able to write for it.
name, a fresh new everything. Matt and I wrote pretty much everything before, but now instead of having five voices saying “This should go here, this should go there,” now it’s just the two of us, and it’s nice. But we have our differences.
When the two of you butt heads does that make for better songs? Coco: Actually, yeah. Merritt: Even when we do butt heads, it’s to
the smallest degree possible. Tinted Image originally was an instrumental funk band,
So what is it; a riff, a beat, a lyric, a dream? Coco: For me, I sit at the piano or with a guitar,
pluck out notes and just start singing a melody.
Merritt: When I write, it’s always her voice in
What aren’t you two good at? What do you struggle with? Coco: I think we’re too nice sometimes. Merritt: We are just a little timid sometimes. Coco: Yeah, timid — that’s a good word for it. So no bad habits, no crime sprees, no weekends in jail… no vices whatsoever? Merritt: We buy a lot of lottery tickets. Coco: Yeah, and we eat a lot of pizza.
THURSDAY, MAY 8 John Gorka w/ Mustart’s Retreat. Auburn Public Theater,
8 Exchange St. 315-253-6669. auburnpublictheater.org. 7 p.m. $20 general, $18 member. [ BLUES ]
Son House Blues Night w/ Old Time Hoedown. The Beale,
693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7-10 p.m. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 3814000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30-8:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Eastman at Washington Square Lunchtime Concerts. First Univeralist Church, 150 S. Clinton Ave. 274-1400. 12:15 p.m. Free. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Krewella Headlines Verge Campus Spring Tour. MCC PAC Center, 1000 East Henrietta Rd. 292-3321. ticketfly.com. 7 p.m. $35. [ JAZZ ]
Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays ft. The Charles Mitchell Group.
Espada Brazilian Steak, 274 N. Goodman St. Village Gate. 473-0050. espadasteak.com. 6 p.m. Free.
Jazz Weekends! ft. The David Detweiler Trio. Next Door Bar
& Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor. com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday: 8 p.m/. Free.
The Joe Santora Trio w/Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff.
ROCK | THE STANDELLS
The Standells mega-garage hit from 1966, “Dirty Water,” is more infectious than the Meow Mix or Laurie’s Natural Foods commercials, and is listed in the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame as one of the 500 songs that shaped rock ’n’ roll. This Boston Quartet proved influential to artists like The Sex Pistols and The Ramones, and has had songs covered by The Boss, Aerosmith, U2, and Minor Threat. This tour features original Standells Larry Tamblyn and John Fleck… Aww, Boston you’re my home. The Standells with The Anderson Stingrays perform Thursday, May 8, at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point. 8 p.m. $15-$20. Lovincup.com; Standells-official.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE Teressa Wilcox Band. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 288-1910. stickylipsbbq.com. 9 p.m.
FRIDAY, MAY 9 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Abandon Brewery presents: Landmark w/ Raed. Lovin’ Cup,
Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. Uptown Groove. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern. com. 8:30 p.m.
300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8 p.m. $3-$5. Big Eyed Fish. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 334-3030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m.
[ HIP-HOP/RAP ]
Dan Levenson Presents an Evening of Old-Time Music.
Buckcherry ft. Fozzy, Adelitas Way. Main Street Armory,
900 E. Main St. 232-3221. rochestermainstreetarmory.com. 8 p.m. 16+. $27.50-$32.50. [ POP/ROCK ]
Escape The Fate and Pop Evil. Water Street Music Hall,
204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 7:30 p.m. 16+. $23.50. Five Alarm Open Jam. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m. Call for info.
Geronimo! w/ Cottage Jefferson & Pony Hand. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar. com. 8:30 p.m. $6-$8. The Goods. Dinosaur Bar-BQue, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. The Standells. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8 p.m. $15-$20.
Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 8-10 p.m. His stage show, An Evening with Dan Levenson, combines old time fiddle, Appalachian banjo, stories and song in a storytelling format to tell the story of life in rural Appalachia and life on the roads of America via the music of our country. $10 cover, call for reservations. Jeff Cosco. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern. com. 7 p.m. $15. Joe Beard. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille. com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Pan de Oro. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. Patrick Jaouen. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. reverbnation.com. 6 p.m. Call for more info.
Ralph Louis . Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. rochesterplaza. com. 6 p.m. Free. Reiner Eschbach. La Casa, 93 Alexander St. 730-5025. facebook.com/ lacasarestaurantrochester. 6:30-10 p.m. Rocky Velvet. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 10 p.m. Eric and The Bluebirds to debut at 6pm. $5 cover. [ BLUES ]
Billy Joe. The Beale, 693
South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 6-9 p.m.
Gap Mangione New Blues Band. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa,
199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Carmina Burana. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. 395-2787. fineartstix.brockport.edu. 7:30 p.m. Performances include dance and multimedia video display. $8.50-$16. If Music Be the Food... St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Rd. 274-1417. foodlinkny.org. 7:30 p.m. Nonperishable food/cash donations. continues on page 24
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FRIDAY, MAY 9
Uptown Groove. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 7:3010:30 p.m.
RPO: Pops - The Music of John Williams. Kodak Hall at
Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm.rochester.edu. 8-10 p.m.
[ REGGAE/JAM ]
Noble Vibes. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 10 p.m. 21+. $5.
[ COUNTRY ]
Big Dog Country 103.5 Night ft. West of the Mark. Sticky Lips
BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 288-1910. stickylipsbbq. com. 9:30 p.m. $5.
[ POP/ROCK ]
Dirt Child !. TP’s Irish Pub, 916
[ JAZZ ]
The Charlie Mitchell Group. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0403. thelittle.org. 8:30-10:30 p.m.
The Earthtones, Dan Schmitt & The Shadows. Johnny’s
Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic. com. 5 p.m.
Jazz Weekends! ft. The David Detweiler Trio. Next Door Bar
& Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor. com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday: 8 p.m/. Free. Laurenzi/Ernst/Green. The Bop Shop, 1460 Monroe Ave. 2713354. bopshop.com. 9-10 p.m. $10 donation requested. Matthew Sieber Ford Trio. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 262-2090. tapas177. com. 4:30 p.m. Free.
The Joe Santora Trio w/Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff.
Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. Vintage. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 8-11 p.m.
PUNK | AGAINST ME!
ROCK | AQUA NEBULA OSCILLATOR
It is hard to imagine any band that is more intriguing right now than Against Me! Established in 1997 by singer-guitarist Laura Jean Grace — then known as Tom Gabel — Against Me! has had its share of ups (a major record deal) and downs (the departures of several key band members) but has managed to create a steady catalogue of intelligent, emotive punk. The Florida-based quartet’s latest release “Transgender Dysphoria Blues” — influenced by Grace’s 2012 coming out as a transitioning transgender person — feels like a landmark album from a band that has found its muse. Among the tunes is “Unconditional Love” with the sing-along chorus, “Even if your love was unconditional, it still wouldn’t be enough to save me.” Few groups can sound as sincere when expressing complicated, heart-wrenching emotions.
Coming all the way from France, Aqua Nebula Oscillator creates atmospheric, unpredictable music with a psychedelic edge. The band states that it is inspired by many different forms of art, including horror and cult movies — an influence that can be heard clearly through its penchant for creating music with an otherworldly, ominous sense to it. Aqua’s music alternates between heavy and metal-inspired to ethereal, acoustic tunes, both of which are infused with a knack for experimentation and noise. The band has played with The Dead Weather, The Black Angels, and Sky Saxon.
Against Me! performs Saturday, May 10, at Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water Street. 7 p.m. $20. Waterstreetmusic.com; Againstme.net.
Steve Grills & The Roadmasters. Dinosaur Bar-B-
Also, Laura Jane Grace tweeted that Against Me! will do a meet and greet at Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood Street, at 4:30 p.m., May 10. — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR Armed w/ Valor & guests.
[ R&B ] Ndure. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. reverbnation.com. 7 p.m. Soul Express. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30 p.m. [ HIP-HOP/RAP ] R.E.A.L.. California Brew Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook.com/ thecaliforniabrewhaus. 7 p.m. 18+. Call for more info.
Slap Weh Fridays ft. Blazin Fiyah. Eclipse Bar & Lounge,
372 Thurston Rd. 235-9409. Call for info. [ REGGAE/JAM ]
Sons of Synergy. Shooters,
1226 Fairport Rd. Fairport. 3859777. shootersny.com. 6-8 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ] 49 Days. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffeeco.com. 8-10:30 p.m. $3 Donation. 5 Head. Dinosaur Bar-BQue, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. 24 CITY MAY 7-13, 2014
Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 8 p.m. $7. Dave Riccioni & Friends. Mastrella’s Irondequoit Steak House, 4300 Culver Road. 467-2750. Duke Jupiter. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com. 12:35 p.m. Lilac Center Stage. JUMBOshrimp. TP’s Irish Pub, 916 Panorama Trail. 385-4160. tpsirishpub.com. 9:30 p.m.
King Buffalo w/ The Rice Cakes, Aqua Nebula Oscillator & Malarchuk. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar. com. 9 p.m. $8-$10.
Lamby, Pink Elephant, The Red Lion. Monty’s Krown, 875
Monroe Ave. 271-7050. 9 p.m. 21+. $5. Moon Zombies. Bill Gray’s Brockport Tap Room, 4647 South Lake Road. Brockport. 637-5004. facebook.com/ brockporttaproom. 9 p.m.
Sandra Naro and Patrick Petrone. Tackles on the Bay,
372 Manitou Rd. 392-3370. reverbnation.com. 6 p.m. 21+. Warehouse. Willow Inn, 428 Manitou Rd. Hilton. 392-3489. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m.
Without Regret. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 8 p.m.
SATURDAY, MAY 10 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Alex Goettel Trio. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee. info. 8-11 p.m. Connie Deming. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0403. thelittle.org. 8:3010:30 p.m. Sofrito. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. Taylor Buckly. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. 8-9 p.m. [ BLUES ]
Preston Frank and Big Daddy Zydeco w/ Demijohn.
Harmony House, 58 East Main St. Webster. 727-4119. rochesterzydeco.com/. 8-11 p.m. $15 adv, $18 door. Shakin’ Bones. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 8 p.m.
Aqua Nebula Oscillator performs with King Buffalo, The Rice Cakes, and Malarchuk on Friday, May 9, at The Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Avenue. 8 p.m. $8-$10. — BY LEAH CREARY
Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Carmina Burana. Tower
Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. 395-2787. fineartstix. brockport.edu. 7:30 p.m. Performances include dance and multimedia video display. $8.50-$16. Classical Idol. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. 585-473-2234. rossings.org. 6:30-11 p.m. $40, $350/ table 10 people.
Daniel Bennett: “Rochester CD Release. Henrietta Public
Library, 455 Calkins Rd. 3597092. hpl.org. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Free, Registration required.
Hochstein Presburg Ensemble Prism Concert.
Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. hochstein.org. 2 p.m. Concert will include ensembles of all sizes and from all departments presented in prism format- a continuous musical event that occurs in different part of the performance hall. Jessie Kneisel Competition. Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1000. esm.rochester.edu/ concerts/tickets. 11 a.m.
Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition. Kilbourn Hall,
26 Gibbs St. 454-2100. esm. rochester.edu/concerts/ tickets. 11 a.m.
The Lyric Chorale: Toward the Light. First Unitarian
Church, 220 S Winton Rd. 586-2379. gulterino@ rochester.rr.com. 7:30 p.m. Free will offering. Strings & Hammers. Christ Church, 141 East Ave. 454-3878. facebook.com/ StringsHammers. 8 p.m. [ COUNTRY ]
The Tragedy Brothers.
Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 3550336. abilenebarandlounge. com. 9:15 p.m.-12:30 a.m. The Tragedy Bros will be celebrating the release of their self-titled CD of original American music. $5. Zac Brown Tribute Band. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 334-3030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Gabe Condon Duo. Wegman’s
Amore Restaurant, 1750 East Ave. 452-880. Call for info, Free.
The Joe Santora Trio w/ Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley
Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill. com. Free. Ryan T. Carey. La Casa, 93 Alexander St. 7305025. facebook.com/ lacasarestaurantrochester.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Hedges Restaurant,
1290 Lake Rd. Webster. 2653850. HedgesNineMilePoint. com. 6:30 p.m. free.
Panorama Trail. 385-4160. tpsirishpub.com. 9:30 p.m. Dust & Bone. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7 p.m.
Funtime presents: Against Me w/ Tony Molina & Big Eyes. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 888-512-7469. waterstreetmusic.com. 7 p.m. $20-$24.
Jimkata’s Feel in Light Tour. Montage Music Hall,
50 Chestnut St. 232-8380. themontagemusichall.com. 8 p.m. 18+. $12. The John Payton Project. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 288-1910. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m.midnight. Me Alone. Dark Horse Bistro, 3911 Rush Mendon Rd. 6245885. blackhorsebistro.com. 7 p.m. Old Guys w/ Guitars. The Beale, 1930 Empire Blvd. Webster. 216-1070. thebealegrille.com. 7:3011:30 p.m.
Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus: More Than Us!.
Zeppa Auditorium, German House, 315 Gregory St. 5636241. zeppabistro.com. 6-11 p.m. $30-$55. The Skycoasters. May 10, 7 p.m. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com. Taste of Evil. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern. com. 9 p.m.
Weezer Blue Album 20th Anniversary ft. Skirts, Departments, and Secret Pizza. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe
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Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra: Mother’s Day Concer. Hochstein
Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. hochstein.org. 7 p.m. $5. Musical Friendships. Hale Auditorium, Roberts Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. 454-2100,. rpo.org. 3 p.m. $5-$10. RPYO: David Harman. Hale Auditorium, Roberts Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. 3 p.m. $5-$10. [ R&B ]
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MONDAY, MAY 12 [ CLASSICAL ]
TUESDAY, MAY 13
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Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” is loved for its bawdy medieval texts and earworm tunes, but this choral blockbuster is described as a “scenic cantata.” So if you want to make a splash with it, why not give your audience plenty to look at as well as? That’s the philosophy behind this weekend’s production of “Carmina Burana” at SUNY Brockport, which not only makes joyful noises of its own, but also highlights the college’s thriving music and arts offerings. “Carmina Burana” brings together not only the Brockport Symphony Orchestra, vocal soloists, and College-Community Chorus, as you’d expect, but also dancers from SUNY Brockport’s Dance Department, a multimedia video display, and, for good measure, the Brockport Xylophone Ensemble. (Every town should have its own xylophone ensemble.) There’s another unusual item on the program: Artie Shaw’s Clarinet Concerto, with SUNY Brockport faculty member Scott Horsington as soloist.
454-2966. bugjar.com. 9:15 p.m. Welcome the return of the legendary, Japanese comic punk band, Peelander-Z! Known for their zany costumes, wild onstage antics, and infectious energ. $10-$12. Rubblebucket. May 12, 7 p.m. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com.
Monroe Ave. A purveyor of ethereal dream-pop, Jeremy Jay has seen consistent press in the major indie blogosphere,. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. A purveyor of ethereal dream-pop, Jeremy Jay has seen consistent press in the major indie blogosphere. $8-$10.
Bill Slater Solo Piano (Brunch). Woodcliff Hotel &
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Roses & Revolutions. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa. com. 5:30 p.m. Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Bistro 135, 135 W.
Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. Bistro135.net. 6 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]
Rust Belt Lights w/ Mace Ballard, Envious Disguise, The September Campaign & Hideout. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe
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Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. Every other Monday, 7:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]
Peelander-Z w/ Envious Disguise & Sexy Teenagers.
Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave.
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Tiny Tots Concerts: Mr. Butterman’s Neighborhood.
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Theater “Obviously the atheist getting into heaven would be far more interesting.” In “The Smell of Iron,” set during the Civil War, the two characters are an escaped slave and a soldier, both “gentlemen of war,” as Jackson puts it. “I try to write stories that achieve something philosophical, something people will talk about in a random car ride two weeks later,” Jackson says. “Creating a character who represents hindsight, who also happens to be an African American fighting for the Confederacy during the Civil War, I believe achieved this.” Jennie Conway based “Workshop” on several of the writing workshops she has attended at SUNY Geneseo. “I’ve always thought this would work well as the basis of a play because there’s always an eclectic group of students. This semester, I’m in Dangerous Signs performs during the 2013 MuCCC College Theater Festival. PHOTO BY ANNETTE DRAGON the Creative Nonfiction class, and I was amazed at the courage that some of my classmates had to tell their highly personal stories to strangers and how they felt better after writing their problems out. Three years ago, MuCCC approached I would like the audience to come away Lindsay Reading Korth, the director of from the play knowing that writing can be Nazareth College’s theater program, about a step towards healing.” organizing a college fest. The first festival FRIDAY, MAY 9, THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 11 Jackson and Conway have both was held in 2012. MULTI-USE COMMUNITY CULTURAL CENTER, previously directed their own work. Jackson “The first year, Lindsay was the key 142 ATLANTIC AVENUE produced, directed, and acted in his organizing force. Since then, I have been the “Voices of Disparity” in last year’s Fringe $5-$12 | MUCCC.ORG facilitator, but really, the college professors Festival. He’ll appear in “The Smell of Iron” and advisors do all the work with their this weekend, and has found the double [ PREVIEW ] BY DAVID RAYMOND students. And they all love it,” Rice says. assignment challenging. “There’s a need to create an opportunity for “As the playwright, I want to see what College theater departments have always theatre students and theatre professors from is not working. However, if I am acting in been busy places, but the Multi-use different colleges to mingle, and this creates it, I lose insight on what the script itself Community Cultural Center’s College that space. We also introduce the students to is lacking. I also lose the added benefit Theater Festival, now in its third year, throws one of Rochester’s black box theatres, and we of seeing someone else interpret the a stronger light on what happens on campus hope it makes them a little more confident character,” he says. — not just acting, but learning about in joining the ‘real world.’” The festival performances are directing, theater tech, and writing plays. Each college can select up to two works affordable and accessible to all The festival runs Friday, May 9, through — short plays or, as with “Wit”, scenes audiences; two of the shows, involving Sunday, May 11, and showcases studentfrom a longer play — according to a few actors and writers from the National directed or student-written short plays, possible criteria. “Since each college has a Technical Institute for the Deaf, will be giving needed exposure to young artists. The schools involved in this year’s festival different curriculum, a single standard isn’t ASL interpreted by “Stagehands” from feasible,” Rice explains. RIT and NTID. After each performance include Monroe Community College, the Student groups should be faculty the students and the audience universities at Brockport and at Geneseo, advised, or if the institution prefers, the members can hear the observations of The National Technical Institute for the MuCCC College Theater Fest committee a professional director — Jean Ryon of Deaf, and Nazareth College. And the plays will recommend judges to review and select Geva, Erica Fee of the Rochester Fringe cover a range of characters and situations: the works a school will present. Festival, Danny Hoskins of Rochester’s from things familiar to contemporary Children’s theatre, and Marcy Savastano students like classes, romances, and breakof Method Machine. ups, to an encounter between soldiers during Two students will present plays they wrote and directed: Joe Jackson’s “The Smell of “This is a valuable platform that offers the Civil War. The lineup also includes a Iron,” and Jennie Conway’s “Workshop.” students the opportunity to show their scene from Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer work outside of their college campuses Jackson got the idea for his play in his MCC winner, “Wit,” performed by SUNY and also to collaborate with fresh minds,” play-writing class with Maria Brandt. Geneseo students. Conway says. “Students get to meet “We were discussing elements of an “I’d say everyone involved in theatre others with the same interests and forge interesting story, and one example was that has had this idea,” says MuCCC Artistic of a faithful believer in God going to heaven, new connections.” Director Doug Rice. “It was a matter of versus a hardcore atheist,” Jackson says. getting the pieces together.” continues on page 28
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Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. Permatemperament: Works by David Schnuckel and Scot Lefavor. Through May 24. Reception May 10, 7-10 p.m. 1975ish.com. Anderson Arts Building, 250 N. Goodman St. Garden Color on Silk: Leaf Print Scarves and Kimono Style Jackets. Studio #202. 442-3516. andersonalleyartists.com. Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road. Rochester (& Other) Landmarks. A collaborative exhibit featuring graffiti art and photography. 288-7170. artsrochester.org. AsIs Gallery, Sage Art Center, Wilson Blvd. Performance Art // Independent Study Show. Through May 21. sageartcenter. com/asis-gallery/. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St. Brockport. 3rd Annual Brockport Artists’ Guild Art Exhibition. Through May 31. Reception May 9, 6-9 p.m. 637-5494. kwestonarts@gmail. com. differentpathgallery.com.; Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Pottery, Photography, MixedMedia.. Through May 24. Brockport Artists’ Guild Members Show. Reception May 9, 6-9 p.m. 637-5494. differentpathgallery.com. Genesee County Park and Forest Interpretive Center, 11095 Bethany Center. GCC Photography Students Exhibit Environmental Portraits. Opening reception May 9, 5-8 p.m. “Around the Bend: The Shared Landscape,” students this year will share “Environmental Portraits of Western New York.”. 344-1122. jspring.geneseeconsed@yahoo. com. I-Square Visions, 693 Titus Ave Irondequoit. Home is Where the ART is. Through June 6. MonThu 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Reception May 16, 7-9 p.m. 943-1941. i-square.us. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Reel Mind: Dad’s in Heaven with Nixon & Serendipity Exhibit. 444-3664. reelmindfilmfest.com. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Celebrating Watercolor. Work by M. Wendy Gwirtzman and her students. Through Jun 27. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 770-1960. jboyle@ seniorsfirst.com. Anderson Arts Building, 250 N Goodman St. M is For Mother. Through May 31. By appointment. 7645589. firstname.lastname@example.org. andersonalleyartists.com. Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road. Cheryl Hrudka One Women Show: 270°. Through May 31. 586-3535. artisandirectltd.net. AsIs Gallery, Sage Art Center, Wilson Blvd. Bauhaus // Printmaking. Through May 7. sageartcenter.com/asis-gallery/. Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave 2nd floor. Mad Sally with Things on Strings paintings by Joy Adams. Thru June 28. Reception Fri. Gallery hours Wed-Sat 12-5 p.m. 232-6030. axomgallery.com. Before Your Quiet Eyes, 439 Monroe Ave. Photography by
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The exhibition opening takes place on Sunday, May 11, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit runs through Saturday, August 30, and can be visited during normal business hours (Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.). Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and free for members. For more information, call 288-7170 or visit Artisanworks.net; Jwgalleries.com; Chicoartnyc.com. — BY TAYLOR WHITE Stacy Lawrence. Thru May 31. Gallery hours: Tues, 11-4 p.m., Wed. 4-6 p.m., Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 11-6 p.m. 583-7851. BFYQUE@aol.com. Books Etc 78 W Main St Macedon. Three Magic Views. Featuring work of Elizabethe Walton, Claudine Bartlett and Terry Mulee. Through May 15. 474-4116. books_etc@yahoo. com. Bridge Art Gallery University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd. “Play.” urmc. rochester.edu. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. The Lobby Presents: Art Liquidation Sale with Ax. Through Jun 4. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. lobbydigital.com. Crossroads Coffeehouse, 752 St Goodman St. Crossroads Spring Art Show. Work by Rachel Dow, Paolo Marino, Kristy Totter. 2446787. email@example.com. xroadscoffeehouse.com. Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd. Nils R Caspersson: Rural Paintings. Through Sep 1. Wed-Fri 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 3746160. rmsc.org. Dept of Rare books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester River Campus. Cultivateing Color: Nineteenth-Century Fruit and Flower Plates. Through May 23. 275-4461. lib.rochester.edu. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St Brockport. Brockport Artists’ Guild 3rd Annual
Exhibit. Through May 30. ThurSat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception May 9, 6 -9 p.m. 637-5494. DifferentPathGallery.com. Gallery Salon & Spa, 780 University Ave. The Empty Center. Debut artwork by Pam Howe and photographs by Catherine MacWilliams. 271-8340. erikagallerysalon@ gmail.com. Gantt-Frazier-Bracey Gallery, 36 King St. “Identity Assignments: An Expository Journey.” Through May 16. Tuesdays and Thursdays doors open at 3 p.m., film screenings 3, 4, 5 p.m. & review film at 6:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. Geisel Gallery, Bausch & Lomb Place, One Bausch & Lomb Place. Early Work: A Selection of Paintings and Prints by Alan Singer. Through May 28. MonFri 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-2 p.m. email@example.com. thegeiselgallery.com. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. Another America: A Testimonial to the Amish by Robert Weingarten and A World Apart: Photographs of Hasidic Communities in Israel by Pavel Wolberg. Through May 25. Also in Entrance Gallery through Jun 8: Of Time and Buildings. Also in Annex Gallery through May 25: XL Porfolio. 271-3361. eastmanhouse.org. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons, University of continues on page 28
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Friday, May 8, at 8 p.m. MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: “THE SMELL OF IRON” BY JOE JACKSON, DIRECTED BY JOE JACKSON SUNY BROCKPORT: “TWENTY DOLLAR DRINKS” BY JOE PINTAURO, DIRECTED BY TERESA CAMPBELL SUNY GENESEO: “WORKSHOP” BY JENNIE CONWAY, DIRECTED BY JENNIE CONWAY NAZARETH COLLEGE: “THE BIRDBATH” BY LEONARD MELFI, DIRECTED BY FRANCIS GRUNFELD
Saturday, May 10, at 3 p.m. (ASL interpreted) MCC: “THE SMELL OF IRON” NATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OF THE DEAF (NTID): “TWILIGHT ZONE – POEMS FROM BETWEEN CULTURES,” CREATED BY DANGEROUS SIGNS, DIRECTED BY LUANE DAVIS HAGGERTY SUNY BROCKPORT: “TWENTY DOLLAR DRINKS” SUNY GENESEO: “WORKSHOP”
Saturday, May 10, at 8 p.m. (ASL interpreted) MCC – THE SIXTH ACT: “MEANDERING,” WRITTEN BY JASON WHELEHAN, DIRECTED BY MARIA BRANDT SUNY BROCKPORT: “THE BOY WHO ATE THE MOON,” WRITTEN BY JANE MARTIN, DIRECTED BY SARAH MELNYK NTID: “TWILIGHT ZONE – POEMS FROM BETWEEN CULTURES” SUNY GENESEO: SCENE FROM “WIT,” WRITTEN BY MARGARET EDSON, DIRECTED BY MEG SEXTON AND KATE MANDRACCHIA
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Art Exhibits Rochester, River Campus. Nose Goes: Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. Through May 8. Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 12-5 p.m. blogs.rochester.edu/ hartnett. Hungerford Building, 1115 E Main St. The Rochester Art Club featuring Harry Bliss: Sixty Years of Creative Vision. Studio #437439. Through May 31. Special program about Harry and his work on Wed May 14, 6:30-8 p.m. rochesterartclub.org. I-Square Visions, 693 Titus Ave Irondequoit. 3 D’s in DODD. Father and sons’ artwork. Through May 8. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Artists’ Talk May 5, 7-9 p.m. isquarevisionsartgallery. squarespace.com/. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Cuba Through 36 Eyes. Through May 17. 271-2540. imagecityphotographygallery. com. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. Core Collapse: New Collaborative Work by St. Monci and Justyn Iannucci. Through May 23. 258-0400. thelittle. org.; Michael Moncibaiz, AKA St. Monci. Thru May 23. 2580403. thelittle.org. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. New Works by Shawnee Hill, Danny Cole, Joe Guy Allard and John Perry. 232-9030. lux666.com. Main Street Artists’ Gallery & Studio, 1115 E.Main St. featuring Diane Bellenger. Through May 31. 233-5645. mainstreetartistsgallery.com. Main Street Arts, 20 W Main St, Clifton Springs. Flora: A Juried Exhibition of Botanical Art. Through Jul 3; Tue–Thu 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–7 p.m. 315-462-0210. firstname.lastname@example.org. mainstreetartsgallery.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Matisse as Printmaker: Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation.. Also in Grand Gallery: “Alexander Matisse: New Ceramics.” Through Jun 8. Also Lockhart Gallery through May 4: “Eduardo Paolozzi’s “General Dynamic F.U.N.” Also Lucy Burne Gallery through May 17: “Collaborations: Works by Students and Teachers.” Wed-Sun 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 276-8900. mag. rochester.edu. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St Honeoye Falls. Lean Forward: Mill Art Cetner & Gallery Digital Show. Through Jun 21. 624-7740. millartcenter.com. MuCCC Gallery Space, 142 Atlantic Ave. Concentrated Aggregation: Works on Paper by David Werberig. Gallery open during regular performance schedules at MuCCC Theatre. muccc.org. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt Hope Ave. Two Artists, Two Styles, One Show.. Renate Eckart and Jeanette Musliner. Through May 11. Daily 10 a.m.8 p.m. 546-8439 x3102. Nan Miller Gallery, 3450 Winton Place. Albert Paley on Park Avenue.. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 292-1430. nanmillergallery.com.
Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery, 4245 East Ave. Nazareth College Graduate Art Show. Through May 12. TueThu noon-5 p.m., Fri-Sat noon8 p.m. 389-5073. naz.edu/art/ arts-center-gallery. Nu Movement, 716 University Ave. Chas Davis Art Show. 7042889. lessonsattheloft.com. Outside the Box Art Gallery, Bldg 9, The Canal Works, 1000 Turk Hill Rd. Selected Works of Fairport High School Art Students. Through May 30. Wed & Fri noon-3 p.m., Thu noon-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-3 p.m. 645-2485. outsidetheboxartgallery.org. The Owl House, 75 Marshall St. Chad Grohman. 360-2920. owlhouserochester.com. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Proverbs and Commonplaces. Themed group show. Through Jun 14. Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception May 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. The Vinyl Countdown: A Dudes Night Out Production. recordarchive.com. Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, 137 East Ave. “Dirty Dozen: The Outlaw Printmakers.” Through May 11. Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m., Fri until 10 p.m. The Print Club of Rochester will host a First Friday Print•a•Fair on May 2, 6-10 p.m. 461-2222. rochestercontemporary.org. Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery, Genesee Community College, One College Rd. Digital Arts Student Show. Through May 14. facebook.com/ gccgallery. genesee.edu/gallery. The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, 250 N Goodman St. April Showers Bring May Flowers. Through May 10. Spring art exhibit featuring mixed-media paintings by member artist Brandi Marino. Fri Apr 4, 6-9 p.m., Sat Apr 12, 12-4 p.m., Fri May 2, 6-9 p.m., Sat May 10, 12-4 p.m. 732-0036. studio212@ shoefactoryarts.com. Soho Bagel Cafe, 1520 Ridge Rd West. Warren Farrell: ReEmergence. Through mid-July. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Recent acrylic work by local artist Warren Farrell. 663-2740. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. Internal Quietness by Stephan Gersh. Through May 31. Tue-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 461-4447. spectrumgalleryroc.com. Starry Nites Café, 696 University Ave. Puttin’ On the Ritz. Thru June 28. Artist Tom Ritz. 2712630. starrynitescafe.com. Studio 215, 1115 E Main St. Past Seasons. Through May 31. 490-1210. humanette66@ gmail.com. The Nitty Gritty Hair and Waxing Parlor, 274 N Goodman St., Village Gate. Paintings and Drawings by Rina Miriam Drescher. Through Jun 1. 585461-2285. rina@rinamiriam. com. Towpath Café, 6 N Main St. Fairport. Outside the Box presents Tom Cicero, a solo exhibition of abstract paintings.. Through May 30. 377-0410. email@example.com. towpathcafe.com. Veritas Wine Bar, 217 Alexander St. Fleur: Artworks by Kristina
Kaiser. Through Jun 18. TueSat 5-11 p.m. 262-2336. veritaswinebar.com. Wayne County Council for the Arts, 108 W Miller St Newark. Art Quilt People: Night and Day. Thru May 31. Galley hours: Thurs-Sat 12-3 p.m. 315-331-4593. waynearts. wordpress.com/. William Harris Gallery, Lomb Memorial Dr. MFA Group Thesis Exhibition. Through May 7. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun by appt. 475-2716. cias.rit.edu/ william-harris-gallery. Williams Gallery at First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd. Images from the Camino by Photographer John Solberg. Through May 20. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4:30-8 p.m. 271-9070. rochesterunitarian. org/music_arts_gallery.html. Williams-Insalaco Gallery at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. Alumni Biennial Exhibition: The Art, Music, and Poetry of Rand Darrow. 785-1369. flcc.edu. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market. To Build a Home: MFA Thesis Glass Exhibition. Thru May 10. Gallery hours Tues., Thurs., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. attheyards@ gmail.com. attheyards.com.
Art Events [ WED., MAY 7 ] Genesee Valley Calligraphy Guild Gathering. First Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave. Free 396-2487. gvcalligraphy@gmail. com. gvcalligraphy.org. The “Nothing Lasts Forever” Moving Sale. Through June 18. Phillips Fine Art, 248 East Ave. Through June 18. Tue-Fri noon6 p.m., Sat noon-5 p.m. or by appt 232-8120. [ SAT., MAY 10 ] Anderson Alley Artists Second Saturday Open House. Second Saturday of every month, 12-4 p.m Anderson Arts Building, 250 N. Goodman St. firstname.lastname@example.org. andersonalleyartists.com. Second Saturday Open Studios. Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St. Meet 20+ artists in their studios. Enter at Door #2 Free 469-8217. Second Saturdays. Second Saturday of every month, 3-6 p.m. Cornerstone Gallery, 8732 Main St., Honeoye. A variety of open venues in Honeoye Falls baierpottery.com. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Mothers in Art Tour. May 11, 1 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Highlights works in the collection that celebrate motherhood Included w/ museum admission. 276.8900. mag.rochester.edu. Second Sunday Family Tour. May 11, 2 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Included w/ museum admission. 276.8900. mag.rochester.edu.
Comedy [ THU., MAY 8 ] John DiCrosta. May 8-10. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m $9-$15 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us.
[ FRI., MAY 9 ] Bob Nelson. May 9-10. Joke Factory Comedy Club, 911 Brooks Avenue $15-$20. 3286000. rocjokefactory.com.
Dance Events [ WED., MAY 7 ] Dime-a-Dance. Through May 8, 7:30 p.m. Rose L. Strasser Studio, Hartwell Hall, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St., Brockport Donations welcome. brockport.edu/finearts. [ FRI., MAY 9 ] A Black & White Affair: A Gala and Dance in Celebration of World Lindy Hop Day!. May 9, 7-11 p.m. Bush Mango Drum & Dance, 34 Elton St. Come dance the night away as we celebrate Lindy Hop and Swing Dancing $10/$8. 2102044. email@example.com. groovejuiceswing.com. Carmina Burana. May 9-10, 7:30 p.m. Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St. $8.50-$16. 395-2787. brockport.edu. [ SAT., MAY 10 ] Roc Kizomba’s One Year Anniversary Celebration. May 10, 9:30 p.m. Center at High Falls, 60 Brown’s Race $10 738-1782. rochesterkizomba@ gmail.com. [ MON., MAY 12 ] Graduation Dances. May 1216. Hartwell Dance Theatre, Hartwell Hall, SUNY Brockport, 180 Holley St., Brockport Donations accepted. brockport. edu/finearts.
THANK YOU! to the hundreds of people who came out to CITY's 5th Annual Best Busker Contest May 1st in Rochester's East End!
WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF THE 2014 CONTEST: 1st Jug Band Dan
Festivals [ FRI., MAY 9 ] World’s Largest Flower. May 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. Breaking the Guinness World Record for Largest Human Flower free, registration invited. 737-3449. rochesterevents. com.
First Place winner of a $500 gift certificate to Bernunzio Uptown Music
2nd Jackson Cavalier
[ FRI., MAY 9-SUN., MAY 18 ] Lilac Festival. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. 10:30am8:30 p.m. daily. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com. [ TUE., MAY 13 ] 2014 Rochester Bicycle Film Festival. May 13, 6:3010:30 p.m. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. Douglas Mackinnon’s The Flying Scotsman, based on the life and career of Scottish amateur cyclist Graeme Obree 8.00. 271-1785facebook.com/ rochesterbikefilm. Classic Albums Live, Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. May 13, 7 p.m. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com. Wine & Chocolate Tasting. May 13-April 15, 1-4 & 5-8 p.m. Highland Park under the Big Top Tent. $15. 737-3449. rochesterevents.com.
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Kids Events 7112. firstname.lastname@example.org. wildlifeeducatorspublishing.com. Family Storybook Creative Workshop. Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. Spectrum Creative Arts, 3300 Monroe Ave. Participants will swim, sing, and splash through the pages of “You Be You” by esteemed children’s author Linda Kranz. Following our musical exploration, children and families will dive into the story’s themes by creating a craft based on the literary adventure Free 855-444-0201. email@example.com. spectrumcreativearts.org. Hometown Heroes Day. May 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Meet an EMT, firefighter, and police officer. See a performance by Allendale Columbia students celebrating the hero in everyone 263-2700. museumofplay.org. [ MON., MAY 12 ] Storytime Club. 11:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Have your Storytime Club passport stamped once during each visit. Collect five stamps and receive a free children’s book! This month: Spring Fling. I. Free w/ museum admission. 263-2700. museumofplay.org.
Series of Uncommon Voices: Simon Rich. May 8, 7:30 p.m. Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street Sponsored by Nazareth College and Alan Cameros $15 standing room only 325-4000. artsandlectures.org/. The History of the Future of the Book. May 8, 8 p.m. Carlson Auditorium, RIT Campus, Lomb Memorial Dr A talk by Kathleen Fitzpatrick. 475-4952. rit.edu.
SPECIAL | DACHSHUND PARADE
Don’t miss out on this day dedicated to your “doxie.” On Saturday, May 10, Rochester will celebrate the 13th annual Dachshund Parade. Enjoy a parade of wiener dogs as both you and your dachshund spend the day with other dogs and their owners. The Parade will also feature dachshundthemed vendor items and dog health information from Veterinary Specialists of Rochester, Animal Emergency Service, and TheraVet Acres. The Parade will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 10, at Washington Square Park, 181 S. Clinton Avenue. Admission is $1 for each dachshund (dachshunds only are asked to be brought) and parade donations are accepted. For more information, check out our Festival Guide online at Rochestercitynewspaper.com or visit Dachshundparade.com. — BY TAYLOR WHITE
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[ WED., MAY 7 ] “Dean Richmond and The Civil War” with Mike “Max” Szemplenski. May 7, 7 p.m. Genesee Community College, 1 College Road . Batavia Free. 343-0055 x6288. civilwaratgcc. wordpress.com. The Ontario County Genealogical Society: Digital Cameras and Scanners for Genealogy Guide for Beginners. May 7, 7 p.m. Ontario County Historical Society Museum, 55 North
[ THU., MAY 8 ] Alzheimer’s Education: Being a Healthy Caregiver. May 8, 6:30-8 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free 800-272-3900. Alzheimer’s Education: Managing Challenging Behaviors. May 8, 7-8:30 p.m. Irondequoit Public Library, Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd Free 800-2723900. firstname.lastname@example.org. Israelis and Thier Neighbors: Special Moments Captured in
Words and Videos. May 8, 7:30 p.m. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. Speaker: Shlomi Elder. Free. 244-7060. email@example.com. tbk.org. Morality and Ethics in Pluralistic Societies. May 8, 7 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave The Bertrand Russell Forum presents a discussion by Paul Mitacek 473-2590. wab.org. Rochester Birding Monthly Meeting. May 8, 7 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave Free. 331-6822. rochesterbirding.com.
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[ SAT., MAY 10 ] Depression and Dementia. May 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Fairport Library, 1 Village Landing Free. 800-272-3900. Finding Your Personal Style in Plein Air Outdoor Painting”. May 10, 2 p.m. Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery, 71 S Main St . Canandaigua Special presentation by Carl Judson, owner of Guerilla Painter, located in Colorado Free. 3940030. fingerlakespleinair.com. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Sunday Forum: Food Justice. May 11, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street Elizabeth Henderson, organic farmer and lead author of “Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community-Supported Agriculture,” talks about connecting communities with locally-owned farms offering quality food and living-wage jobs Free. 325-4000. Office@ DowntownPresbyterian.org. DowntownPresbyterian.org. [ MON., MAY 12 ] NSDAR hosts Dr. Judith Wellman presenting on 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse. May 12, 6 p.m. Ferris Hills, 1 Ferris Hills 396-9818. canandaigua-darchapter.com. [ TUE., MAY 13 ] “America’s Songs: The Great American Songbook” by Michael Lasser. May 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Greece Town Hall Meeting Center, 1 Vince Tofany Blvd. Michael Lasser is
a lecturer, writer, broadcaster, critic, and teacher $2. 2257221. greecehistoricalsociety@ yahoo.com. High Falls Lunch Hour Lecture Series: Rochester In the War of 1812. May 13, 12:1012:50 p.m. High Falls Center & Interpretive Museum, 74 Brown’s Race Rochester In the War of 1812. Free. 325-2030. libraryweb.org. Rochester Birding Association Special Presentation. May 13, 7 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave “Birding in Israel: Conservation in a Bottleneck” Free. 331-6822. rochesterbirding.com. Rochester In the War of 1812: The True Story of the Valiant Thirty Three, 200th Anniversary. May 13, 12-1 p.m. High Falls Center & Interpretive Museum, 74 Brown’s Race On May 14, 1814 local militia confronted a British fleet on Lake Ontario attempting to invade Western New York 325-2030.
Literary Events [ WED., MAY 7 ] Spanish Night. May 7, 6:30 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St Macedon 464-9103. booksetcofmacedonny.com. [ THU., MAY 8 ] Pure Kona Open Mic Poetry Series. 7-10 p.m. The Greenhouse Café, 2271 E. Main St. 270-8603. ourcoffeeconnection.org. Rochester Bertrand Russell Forum. May 8, 7 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave Apr 10: Ian Downey on “Hegel and Russell” May 8: Paul Mitacek on “Morality and Ethics in Puralistic Societies” Jun 12: John Walsh on “Mitt Romney’s Supernaturalism” Oct 9: Ted Lechman on “The ABC of Relativity” $3, free to members wab.org. [ MON., MAY 12 ] Grown-Up Show & Tell. May 12, 7-8:30 p.m. Perinton
Historical Society & Fairport Museum, 18 Perrin St Fairport Reservations Required. 2676189. SLeePersonalhistories@ frontier.com. PerintonHistoricalSociety.org. Open Mike. Second Monday of every month, 6:30-8 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. [ TUE., MAY 13 ] Lift Bridge Writers’ Group. 6:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. Muslim Journeys Reading and Discussion Program. 12-1:30 p.m Central Library, 115 South Ave. Free. 428-8350. rebecca. firstname.lastname@example.org. True Stories from a a Baby Boomer. May 13, 6:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 637-2260. liftbridgebooks. com.
Museum Exhibit [ WED., MAY 7 ] Decades of I Do. Through May 31. Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin St Through May 31. Also on display: Howard Sharp’s collection of wire mesh purses and old-fashioned hatpins. Sun & Tue 2-4 p.m., Thu 7-9 p.m., Sat 9-11 a.m. Showcase of wedding gowns, announcements, and photos perintonhistoricalsociety.org. “Downton Abbey, Rochester Style.” Ongoing. The Rochester Historical Society, Rundel Memorial Building, 2nd floor, 115 South Ave. Tue-Wed 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and Thu 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Also Saturdays March 22, April 5 & 19, and May 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m $5 per adult, $3 per child under 18 428-8470. rochesterhistory.org. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Gothic Cathedral Tour. May 11, 2 p.m. St. Michael’s Church, 869 N. Clinton Ave Donations gratefully accepted. 325-4041. sfxcrochester.org.
Hojack Swing Bridge Exhibit. May 11. Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum, 6393 East River Rd Museum hours: Sun 11 a.m.5 p.m $8-$10. 533-1113. nymtmuseum.org.
Recreation [ WED., MAY 7 ] Community Garage Sale. May 7, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. 428-6907. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. Rochester Bicycling Club - Mendon Macarena. May 7, 6 p.m. Map #230, 46/22,32,38, sm hills mi. Meet at Beach Pking lot, Mendon Ponds Park. 230-8779. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Rochester Bike Week. May 7-18. cityofrochester.gov/ bikeweek. Rochester Birding Association at Cobbs Hill Park. May 7, 8 a.m. Meet at the grassy area between the road and the woods near the reservoir, up the road from the entrance off Highland Ave 473-1277. rochesterbirding.com. [ THU., MAY 8 ] Birds of the Swamp. May 8, 7:30 a.m. The Thousand Acre Swamp Sanctuary, 1581 Jackson Road 773-8911. nature.org. Rochester Bicycling Club Show & Go Rides. May 8, 6 p.m. Map #230, 22, 32, 38 sm hills mi. Meet at plaza at Southeast corner of Blossom & Browncroft, Penfield. 662-5158. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Rochester Birding Association at Thousand Acre Swamp. May 8, 7:30 a.m. Meet at the parking lot on the west side of Jackson Road opposite Penfield Center Road 256-0485. rochesterbirding.com. Supernova Over the Swamp. May 8, 8:30 p.m. The Thousand Acre Swamp Sanctuary, 1581 Jackson Road 773-8911. nature.org.
SPORTS | ROCHESTER DRAGONS HOME OPENER
Western New York has the chance to experience a unique kind of sporting event here: Ultimate Frisbee. The American Ultimate Disc League may only be in its third season, but the excitement of professional Ultimate Frisbee cannot be denied. The Rochester Dragons will continue its season with its home opener game on Saturday, May 10, against the Toronto Rush. The game will be considered “College Day,” which will allow a discount on tickets for college students. Local food truck Casper’s Street and Dogs Grill and Catering will be at the game as well. The Dragons home opener will take place on Saturday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. at its new location, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium at the College at Brockport (350 New Campus Drive, Brockport). Tickets are $5 and $2 for students with College IDs. For more information, visit Rochesterdragons.com. — BY TAYLOR WHITE [ SAT., MAY 10 ] CP Rochester’s 5K Run For Fun. May 10, 9 a.m. CP Rochester, 3399 Winton Road S. $20 by 4/18, $25 after 334-6000 x 1322. info@CPRochester.org. CPRochester.org/RunForFun May 10, 9 a.m. CP Rochester, 3399 Winton Rd South . Henrietta $20-$25, free for children 10 and under 3346000. email@example.com cprochester.org/runforfun. Flavors of Rochester. 10 a.m.-noon. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St.
Outside the Market Office. 428-6907. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. Hawk Banding Station Tours. May 10, 10 a.m. Braddock Bay Park, East Manitou Rd. $3 suggested donation, register 267-5483. information@bbrr. org bbrr.org. Just a Hike (Moderate Pace). May 10, 10-11:30 a.m. Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd. Trek across 5 miles of CNC grounds w/out stopping, talking, or identifying. Meant for exercise and not
meant for younger children RMCS members free, $3 donation requested. 347-6160. rmsc.org. Marine History Meeting. May 10, 10 a.m. 621-6179. geneseelighthouse.org. Rochester Bicycling Club Apple Blossom Special. May 10, 9 a.m. MAp #75, 62/33,50 rolling mi. Meet at Bay Towne Plaza, Webster 524-8519. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Rochester Bicycling Club - Erie Canal, Genesee River Trails. May 10, 9 a.m. Map #358, 16 flat mi. Meet at JCC Parking Lot, Brighton 506-9524. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Rochester Bicycling Club Greece Ponds. May 10, 10 a.m. Map #354, 26 flat mi. Meet at Greece Town Hall. 621-1906. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Rochester Bicycling Club Henrietta -Avon. May 10, 10 a.m. Map #137, 37/29 mod mi. Meet at Veterans Memorial Park on Memorial Drive 4695729. Rochesterbicyclingclub. org. Rochester Birding Association at Ontario Pathways. May 10, 7 a.m. Meet at the Bushnell’s Basin Park and Ride lot.Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring some cash for a great brunch at the Blue Ribbon after we walk 503-4226. rochesterbirding.com. Second Saturdays at Mount Hope Cemetery. Second Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon. Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue 4613494. cityofrochester.gov/ mouthopevolunteer. Spring Wildflowers. May 10, 10 a.m. The Thousand Acre Swamp Sanctuary, 1581 Jackson Road 773-8911. nature.org. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s 13th annual Pink Ribbon Run & Family Fitness
Walk. May 11, 9 a.m. Genesee Valley Park, Elmwood Ave. $20, Pre-registration strongly encouraged. 473-8177. bccr. org. Dr Andreas (Andy) Langner Memorial Run. May 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Online Preregistration: $20, Day-of Registration: $25. csbetasig@ gmail.com. Mother’s Day Special Tour. May 11, 2 p.m. Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate, 791 Mt. Hope Ave. Free. 461-3494. fomh.org. Public Tour of North Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. 2 p.m Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue This tour consists of a two-hour leisurely walk on paved roads as well as uneven terrain $5. 461-3494. fomh.org. Rochester Birding Association at Island Cottage Woods, Firehouse, and Lakeshore. May 11, 7:30 a.m. Boots are strongly recommended 4731277. rochesterbirding.com. [ MON., MAY 12 ] Rochester Bicycling Club -Rohrbach Microbrew Ride. May 12, 6 p.m. Map #272, 18 flat mi. Meet at Rohrbach’s on Buffalo Rd, Gates. 330-3544. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. [ TUE., MAY 13 ] Rochester Bicycling Club -Powder MIlls -East Bloomfield. May 13, 6 p.m. Map #153, 26 small hill mi. Meet at Fish Hatchery Lot at Powder MIll Park, Perinton. 247-2884. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Webster Walk. May 13. 2274273. huggersskiclub.org.
Special Events [ WED., MAY 7 ] Better Breathers Club. First Wednesday of every month, 2-3:30 p.m. The Northfield, 4560 Nine Mile Point
Rd., Fairport. 377-5350. yourcaremedicalsupply.com. Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. Scotland Yard Pub, 187 Saint Paul St Free. 730-5030. scotlandyardpub.com. Greece Jazz Band. May 7, 7:15-9 p.m. Ontario Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave $2. 865-3320. ontariobeachentertainment. org/concert-schedule. Light Works! Presents Restructuring Your Beliefs with Avatar. May 7, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 100 Park Point Dr. $5. 585-424-6777. meetup. com/light-works. Yellow Haus Bicycle Ribbon Cutting. May 7, 11:30 a.m. Yellow Haus Bicycle, 987 Monroe Ave This is an exciting event that kicks off May is Bike Month with Mayor Lovely Warren 340-7464. facebook.com/ yellowhausbicyles. [ THU., MAY 8 ] Awards Luncheon of the Brighton Chamber of Commerce. May 8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Summit at Brighton, 2000 Summit Circle Dr. Local businesses and individuals, including students from two Brighton-area high schools, will be recognized for their outstanding achievements and service to the community. $15 for guest and non-members. 351-9286. BrightonChamber.org. Documentary Screening and Community Conversation about Rochester Race Riots. May 8, 6 p.m. The Harley School, 1981 Clover St A special public viewing of the film, July ‘64, which documents the Rochester Race Riots Rsvp appreciated. 442-1770. harleyschool.org. Film Screenings and Discussions. 3 p.m GanttFrazier-Bracey Gallery, 36 King St. Concurrent with the “Identity Assignments: An continues on page 33
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In the Eastman House’s Entrance Gallery, 23 images make up “Of Time and Buildings,” an exhibit exploring the relationship between images of our constructed world and how we experience place. Inevitable, unstoppable shift is a theme throughout the show, depicted both physically and metaphorically. James Casebere’s “Monticello #3” is a quiet interior image of a model of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia home and plantation. The model is dimmed and “flooded” with clear resin, empty of ornament except for the great clock used to bind the hours of his slaves. The work simultaneously alludes to the personal experiences of the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, and those bound to his household, and the eroding tides of historic memory. Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao creates collages of another sort by digitally combining many layers of photographed people on the streets into one image. Liao’s massive “Flatiron Building” print is positioned on the wall at a height that has viewers looking down at the people, as if we are floating slightly above them. A tangible pulse is present through the combination of moonlight bouncing off the building, a burst of street and city lights, and the activity on the streets. In an interesting contrast, Liao’s “Flatiron Building (during Hurricane Sandy)” captures nearly the same scene under the famous blackout and an angry-dark sky, with only car headlights brightening the scene. Regardless, some people linger on the street, including one enigmatic man, wearing a crown and holding a mask, accompanied by a smiling woman. 32 CITY MAY 7-13, 2014
Two of Feng Bin’s untitled works from her “Hutong at Night” series capture Beijing’s ancient narrow alleys which linked homes to a shared water well and courtyard. These works serve as haunting afterimages for the non-existent: many of the dwellings have since been demolished to make way for wider, automobile-friendly thoroughfares — in particular the buildings seen here were demolished in the wake of the 2008 Olympics. Susan Dobson’s images from her “Sense of an Ending” series An image from Susan Dobson’s “Sense of an Ending” series is on display at Eastman House, as part of the — photographs of suburban “Of Time and Buildings” exhibit, up through June 8. PHOTO PROVIDED homes the artist has digitally manipulated to resemble broken In 1999, photojournalist Pavel The images are mostly black and down, overgrown versions of themselves — Wolberg stumbled upon a Hasdic wedding white with the exception of a few moody show the kinds of ominous places mothers ceremony in Israel, and was struck by the pictures of the setting sun, and of a beg mischievous children not to explore. balance of revelry and reverence found carriage crossing a hazy field. Weingarten The insane attention to detail that within. Wolberg’s documentation of various photographed from a distance at first, goes into Lori Nix’s miniature dioramas Hasidic communities sheds light on the but soon gained the trust of some Amish makes for utterly believable scenes in her expression of individual and group identity elders, and was given permission to take finished photographs. Both from her “The through ritualistic practice, pageantry, and more intimate shots of children at play, City” series, “Anatomy Classroom” and private moments of reflection. gatherings of men and women, and “Violin Repair Shop” envision a post Wolberg’s smart use of angles and spartan domestic scenes. human world filled with our ephemera, focus-directing light create dynamic For many of his shots, Weingarten dilapidation, rot, and the slow and steady images, many of which make the viewer practiced a patient version of French encroachment of micro-life. feel present at the scenes. The texts photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Odette England’s “Dad #4 (Left accompanying many of the images “decisive moment,” by framing images Foot)” and “Mum #14 (Right Foot)” are describe ritual-heavy lives, and the and waiting, at times for hours, to seize from her “Thrice Upon a Time” series, particular ways some humans connect to some serendipitous moment when it an exercise in pictorial vengeance. For their existences through old stories. transpired. In a triptych of a hilly road this series, England photographed her The meanings and history behind in Holmes County, Ohio, three nearly family’s former stud farm in Australia, some rituals may feel alien to outsiders, identical shots capture two horses and asked her parents to attach the but viewers can connect with several rearing, a carriage passing, and a woman negatives to the soles of their shoes and universal expressions, despite the walking along the shoulder. walk around the property once a month particular way they come to life here. In Weingarten’s stark, sparse photographs for a year. The damaged negatives were “Wedding III, Toldot Aharon Hasidim, convey a serene sense of timelessness, then scanned and printed, resulting in Bnei Brak” an elaborately dressed bride with the absence of billboards, cell towers, images as shredded and wounded as and groom, not allowed to touch one and street signs, but here and there, hints bitter memories. another just yet, each hold one end of of modernity and main-stream culture Two exhibits in Eastman House’s
Brackett Clark and South gallery spaces depict observed intricacies of subcultures existing within, but separate from, the artists’ own nations. In both Pavel Wolberg’s “A World Apart: Photographs of Hasidic Communities in Israel” and Robert Weingarten’s “Another America: A Testimonial to the Amish,” two different cultures-within-cultures are explored through a studious outsider’s perspective.
a cloth ribbon while others look on. In “Funeral, Mea Shearim,” streets, balconies, and rooftops are packed with mourners, the line of parked cars barely visible in a river of black suits and hats. Between 2001 and 2004, Robert Weingarten photographed Amish communities in Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, beginning with Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where a large Amish community has been since the 1720’s.
stick out, as in the image of a group of bonneted women engaged in a game of volleyball in Elkhart County, Indiana.
May 9, 3:30-5 p.m. Helmer Nature Center, 154 Pinegrove Ave Grades K-6. 3363035. westirondequoit.org/ HelmerNC. Spring Household Garage Sale. May 9-10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Childfirst Network, 941 South Ave 473-2858. rcn4kids.org. St Bernard’s 33rd Commencement Ceremony and Conferral of Degrees. May 9, 4:30 p.m. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park 271-3657. 254-3221. stbernards.edu. LECTURE | SIMON RICH AT ARTS & LECTURES
Looking at Simon Rich you wouldn’t believe he graduated from high school, let alone be almost 30 years old. But boyish charm aside, this guy has some serious talent. At the age of 23, Rich became one of the youngest writers for Saturday Night Live, and has been a frequent contributor to the New Yorker’s “Shouts and Murmurs” column for years. Rich has also written five books — or “pamphlets,” as he refers to them because of their short lengths — including “Ant Farm and other Desperate Situations,” “Elliot Allagash,” and his latest, “The Last Girlfriend on Earth.” Rich claims to have been obsessed with writer Roald Dahl since he was 5 years old and attempts to rip him off as much as humanly possible. Rich writes with such upbeat and clever ambiance, you’ll be making room on your bookcase next to Kurt Vonnegut in no time. Rochester Arts & Lectures will host Simon Rich on Thursday, May 8, at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street. 7:30 p.m. Standing room only tickets are $15 on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit Artsandlectures.org. — BY TAYLOR WHITE
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during the Public Hearing 2881700. rgrta.com. Spring Rummage Sale. May 8-10. Atonement Lutheran Church, 1900 Westfall Rd. Thu 5-8 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.2 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-noon. Hot dogs and beverages available Thursday and Friday. Proceeds from sale will benefit Flower City Habitat for Humanity Free. 442-1018. atonementrochester.org. Stammtisch. Every other Thursday, 5 p.m. Genesee Brew House, 25 Cataract St. 263-9200. joeburch11@ gmail.com. geneseebeer.com/ brew-house. [ FRI., MAY 9 ] Complimentary Lilac Festival Wine Tours. May 9-19, 1 p.m. Casa Larga Vineyards, 2287 Turk Hill Rd Fairport 223-4210. casalarga.com. The Ellwanger Garden. May 9-16. Ellwanger Garden, 625 Mt. Hope Ave. Weekends May 10-11 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Weekdays Fri. May 9, Mon. May 12- Fri. May 16 4-7 p.m $5 suggester donation. 546-7029 x12. landmarksociety.org/. Game and Puzzle Collectors 30th Annual Convention.. May 9-11. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square 9445160. thestrong.org. The Great Penfield Spring Cleanup: Resident-only Drop-Off. May 9, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop off at Public Works Complex. 3408710. penfield.org. May Baskets. May 9, 3:305 p.m. Helmer Nature Center, 154 Pinegrove Ave Grades K-6. 336-3035. westirondequoit.org/HelmerNC
[ SAT., MAY 10 ] Animal Conservation Days. 10 a.m.-4 p.m Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St 5/3: Polar Bear Awareness Day, 5/10: Orangutan M.O.M. Day, 5/17: World Turtle Day Included with zoo admission. senecaparkzoo.org. Craft Show, Bake Sale, & Silent Auction. May 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lakeshore Community Church, 3651 Latta Rd. All proceeds benefit MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Free 392-5253. The Dachshund Parade. May 10, 10 a.m.-noon. Washington Square Park, S. Clinton Avenue at Washington Square Dachshunds only, no puppies under 14 weeks $1 per dachshund. 615-2867. dachshundparade.com. Junior League of Rochester Annual Home Tour. May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Pittsford Farms Dairy & Bakery, 44 N. Main St. Village Gate. Pittsford Five historic homes in the Village of Pittsford, with finishing touches provided by florists and professional decorators. The tour also features a hospitality house at the historic Pittsford Dairy. Tickets available at Wegmans locations. Home Tour 2014 supports the community development and volunteer programs of the Junior League of Rochester $25 385-8590. JLRochFundraising@gmail. com. jlroch.org. Laser Shows. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 70s Laser at 8 p.m., Radiohead Laser at 9:30 p.m One show $6-$7, both $9-$11. 271-1880. rmsc.org. Marilyn Byron And Greg Rice. May 10, 2 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St Macedon 4744116. booksetcofmacedonny. com. Mother’s Day. May 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford Celebration with the wonderful world of chocolate. Call for more info. 538.6822. gcv.org. Park Ridge Auxiliary 6th Annual Fashion Show. May 10, 11 a.m. Rochester Airport Marriott, 1890 Ridge Road W. $28, registration required. 861-8104. unityhealth.org/. Rochester Dahlia Society Plant and Tuber Sale. May 10, 7 a.m.-noon. Webster Arboretum, 1700 Schlegel Rd. $3.00 - $6.50. 370-4260. email@example.com. Rochester Parkour Grand Opening. May 10, 12-7 p.m. Rochester Parkour Fitness Center, 1344 University Ave
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A number of fun parkour events for all ages and all skill levels $10. 204-7537. firstname.lastname@example.org. rochesterparkour.com. Sustainable Saturday. Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Greenovation, 1199 East Main St. Free admission 288-7564. email@example.com. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Flower City Market Days. 8-10 p.m Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. 428-6907. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. Penfield Farmers Market:. 9 a.m.-1 p.m Grossmans Garden & Home, 1801 Fairport Nine Mile Point Rd . Penfield Season Opener May 4, 9am-1pm. 3771982. grossmans.com. Mother’s Day Pancake and Sausage Brunch. May 11, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Black Button Distilling, 85 Railroad St. Includes pancakes, sausage, Tastings and Tours are also included in the price $15 for 2 people 730-4512. cheers@ blackbuttondistilling.com. blackbuttondistilling.com. Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch. May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, 2887 Royce Rd., Varysburg $25, ages 4-12 $13, kids 3 and under free, RSVP. 535-4100. info@ hiddenvalleyadventure.com. hiddenvalleyadventure.com. Rochester Dahlia Society Sale - Plants and Tubers. May 11, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. $3$6.50. 865-2291. djohan@ frontiernet.net. [ MON., MAY 12 ] Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back. May 12, 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane 723-4673. lifetreecafe.com. Our Community Labyrinth Walk. May 12, 7-9 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd Music and opportunities for free energy work. Free, donations accepted. 392-3601. labyrinthquest.org. [ TUE., MAY 13 ] Film: All Fracked Up 2. May 13, 7-9 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd The Environmental Climate Committed of the First Unitarian Church presents the documentary film by Jeff and Jodi Andrysick about the effects of hydrofracking on climate change, water and air pollution with an emphasis on New York State 271-9070. rochesterunitarian.org. Rohrbach’s Food & Beer Pairing. Second Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. Rohrbach’s Brewpub, 3859 Buffalo Rd. $30, register. 594-9800. rohrbachs.com/RohrbachsBrewpub.html.
Sports [ WED., MAY 7 ] Bocce League of Rochester League Registration. Through May 9. Through May 9. $250 per team of 4-6 players. Season starts May 21 bocceleagueofrochester.com. 34 CITY MAY 7-13, 2014
THEATER | BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
The fairy tale story of “Beauty and the Beast” has been around since 1740, when Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve first published her rendition. Since then, there have been countless retellings and versions of this classic. “Beauty and the Beast” first took the stage in 1993 in Houston, Texas, and has since been performed in more than 13 countries. The show features the Disney animated film’s Academy Award winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Beauty and the Beast will run from Tuesday, May 13, through Sunday, May 18, at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main Street. Show times include Tuesday to Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices start at $32.50. For more information, visit Rbtl.org; Beautyandthebeastontour.com. — BY TAYLOR WHITE Western New York Flash vs FC Kansas City. May 7, 7 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $10-$60. ticketmaster.com. [ FRI., MAY 9 ] Rochester Rattlers vs New York Lizards. May 9, 7:30 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $15-$30. ticketmaster.com. [ SAT., MAY 10 ] Champion Power Equipment and Sherwin-Williams present Regular Show. May 10, 7 p.m. Canandaigua Motorsports Park, 2820 County Rd. 10 . Canandaigua Big Block Modifieds, Sportsman, 305 Sprints, Pro Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, New Legend Sportsman. $12, 16 and under free w/paid adult; Pit admission $27. 394-0961. canandaiguamotorsportspark.com. Rochester Dragons vs Toronto Rush. May 10, 6:30 p.m. Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium, 350 New Campus Dr. $5.50. rochesterdragons. com/. Rochester Rhinos vs Orlando City. May 10, 7:05 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $10-$40. ticketmaster.com. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Western New York Flash vs Sky Blue FC. May 11, 3 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $10-$60. ticketmaster.com.
Theater Beauty and the Beast. May 1318. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. Thru May 18. Tue-Fri 7 p.m., Sat 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., Sun 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m 222-5000. rbtl.org. The Fox on the Fairway. Through May 17. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield Penfield Players. Through May 17. Fridays & Saturdays
8 p.m $12-$15 340-8655. penfieldplayers.org. MuCCC College Theater Festival. May 9-11. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Thru May 11. Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m $5$12. /muccc.org. The Odd Couple. Through May 18. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through May 18.Wed May 7, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. (audio described), 7 p.m., Tue-Wed, May 14, 7:30 p.m Thu 7:30 p.m. (sign interpreted), Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 7 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. (Sunday Salon) and 7 p.m Tickets start at $25 232-4382. gevatheatre.org. Plays Sandwiched In: Deathtrap. Mon., May 12, noon. Wood Library, 134 North Main St Canandaigua A mystery Written by Ira Levin. 394-1381. woodlibrary.org. Ruddigore. Fridays-Sundays, 8-10 p.m Salem United Church of Christ, 60 Bittner St OffMonroe Players. Through May 11. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m Free, donations accepted, RSVP 232-5570. off-monroeplayers. org. Shrek, The Musical. Through May 10. A Magical Journey Through Stages, Auditorium Center, 875 E. Main St Through May 10. Fri May 9, 7:30 p.m., Sat 2 & 7:30 p.m $13-$16 9357173. mjtstages.com. Trick Boxing. May 8-11. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place Thu 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m $23-$29 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com.
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[ WED., MAY 7 ] Family Development Class: Don’t Make Me Say It Again!. May 7, 10 a.m.-noon. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of school-age children Free, RSVP 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. Family Development Class: “Wise Choices”. Ongoing, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of school-age children Free, RSVP 325-3245 x131. mharochester.org. Holistic Wellness: Liver Cleanse / Detox. May 7, 6:30-8 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $17. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Knit Clique: Knitting/Crocheting Drop-In. noon. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Snacks are welcome free. 784-5300. brightonlibrary.org. Introduction to Creative Writing with Jennifer Case. May 7, 6:308:30 p.m. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd Register 336-6060. firstname.lastname@example.org. Make Room for Love with Feng Shui. May 7, 6:308:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $17. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Revving Up Your Metabolism. May 7, 1-2:30 p.m. Westside YMCA, 920 Elmgrove Rd. 2448400 x401. lifespan-roch.org. Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients. May 7, 8-9:30 a.m. The Housing Council, 75 College Ave. Workshop for landlords and property managers 3285211. thehousingcouncil.org. [ THU., MAY 8 ] Abundance Theory. May 8, 6:30 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St Macedon 474-4116. booksetcofmacedonny.com. Introduction to Web Development I. May 8, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $17. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Medicaid & Financing Longterm Care. May 8, 2-3:30 p.m. Brickstone’s Wintergarden at St. John’s Independent Living Community, 1325 Elmwood Ave. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org May 8, 2-3:30 p.m. Brickstone’s Wintergarden at St. John’s Independent Living Community, 1325 Elmwood Ave. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org. Rochester Makerspace Open Nights. 6-10 p.m. Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul St. #23 Bring a project to work on or something to show others, help work on the space, or just get to know the venue Free. 210--0075. rochestermakerspace.org. [ FRI., MAY 9 ] Foodlink SNAP Clinic. Second Friday of every month, 10:30 a.m. Cameron Community Ministries, 48 Cameron St.
SNAP Clinics are routine outreach dates at Foodlink’s partner agencies (i.e shelters, pantries and soup kitchens) in which community members can learn more about the USDA’s SNAP program. Interested community members can be prescreened for SNAP eligibility based off of the information they provide about their household, income, and living expenses Free. 328-3380. foodlinkny1@ gmail.com. Guest Master Class - Dawn Upshaw. May 9, 7:30 p.m. Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 26 Gibbs St 2741100. esm.rochester.edu. Introduction to Living Healthy with Diabetes. May 9, 1-2:30 p.m. Sweden Senior Center, 133 State St. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org. Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training Workshop. 9 a.m.-noon. Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, 1600 South Avenue Free 473-3030. literacyrochester.org. [ SAT., MAY 10 ] Banjo and Fiddle Workshops w/ Dan Levenson. May 10, 1-2:30 & 3-4:30 p.m. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave Double & Drop Thumb Banjo, Learn a Tune- Clawhammer style, Old Time Fiddle for All, Old Time Fiddle and Banjo. $25 per workshop. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. Crematory Open House. May 10, 12:30-2 p.m. Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue Learn about the history of cremation at Mount Hope Cemetery and tour the family viewing room and stateof-art crematory. Learn about the cremation process and interment options, including the new green burials Free. 428-7999. thomasm@ cityofrochester.gov. fomh.org. Crystal Healing Energy. May 10, 1-3 p.m. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S Lay within a healing grid of powerful crystal clusters $20. 427-8110. purpledoorsoulsource.com. ECMS Pathways: Workshop, Jan Angus. May 10, 1-2:30 p.m. Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs St 2741100. esm.rochester.edu. Gardening w/ Edibles and Perennials. May 10, 10:3011:30 a.m. Monroe Branch Library, 809 Monroe Ave 428-8202. cityofrochester. gov. Inikori Dance Studio Open House. May 10. Inikori Dance Studio, 1060 University Ave. free, please RSVP. 271.6840. inikoridance.com/openhouse. htm. Primitive Living Skills and Outdoor Survival. May 10, 12-3 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $22. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Rain Barrel Workshop. May 10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Create your own rain barrel and bring it home, materials supplied $25. 271-1880. rmsc.org. Renewing the Connection – A Mother-Daughter Retreat. May 10, 11 a.m.6 p.m. The Purple Door
Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S Participants will find themselves with other mothers and daughters seeking quality time and an even deeper connection $90 per pair. 427-8110. purpledoorsoulsource.com. Rochester Academy of Science: Herbarium. May 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. Plant mounting workshop. RSVP Required. 334-0977. rasny.org. [ SUN., MAY 11 ] Mother’s Day World of Sparkling Wines. May 11, 1-2:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $30. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ MON., MAY 12 ] Healing Homes: Replacing Chemicals with Essential Oils. May 12, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $18. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Overview of Lifespan Services. May 12, 1-2:30 p.m. Lifespan, 1900 S. Clinton Ave. 244-8400 x401. lifespanroch.org. Rochester Culinary Class w/ Dustin Muroski from The Radisson. May 12, 6-8:30 p.m. The Culinary Center at Vella, 237 PittsfordPalmyra Rd $89. 421-9362. rochesterculinary.com. Take Stock in the Market. May 12, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ TUE., MAY 13 ] Buddhist Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Amitabha Foundation, 11 South Goodman St. By donation. 451-7039. NY@ amitabhafoundation.us. amitabhafoundation.us. Keeping Chickens in Your Back Yard: Urban Small Flock Tending. May 13, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Movement Worshop. May 13, 7-9 p.m. Just Juice 4 Life, 713 Park Ave $25. email@example.com. Screen Printing For Fun and Profit. May 13, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $20. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Total Recall: Memory and Aging. May 13, 1-2:30 p.m. Westside YMCA, 920 Elmgrove Rd. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org.
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Cinema Theater 957 S. Clinton St., 271-1785, cinemarochester.com
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Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org
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Greece Ridge 12 176 Greece Ridge Center Drive 225-5810, regmovies.com
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The Little 240 East Ave., 258-0444 thelittle.org
The tangled web he weaves “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (PG-13), DIRECTED BY MARK WEBB NOW PLAYING [ REVIEW ] BY GEORGE GRELLA
The new entry in the seemingly endless series of films emanating from the Marvel Comics factory demonstrates once again the level of maturity that the film industry expects from its target audience and also presumably the sort of content those audiences expect in today’s cinema. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” — actually the second volume in the second trilogy of the ongoing arachnoid adventures — pretty much repeats everything
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Webster 12 2190 Empire Blvd., 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com
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Andrew Garfield in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2. PHOTO COURTESY COLUMBIA PICTURES
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from the previous movies, hardly advancing the action, the characters, or the themes, such as they are, of the grand saga. The movie opens with yet another expository retelling of the Peter Parker story, this time showing his scientist father (Campbell Scott) abandoning his beloved son to the care of his Aunt May (Sally Field) for mysterious reasons, then engaging in a deadly physical struggle aboard a corporate jet. The action then shifts to the present day, when on his way to his high school graduation Peter (Andrew Garfield) saves a number of New Yorkers, including a great many policemen, from an insane terrorist (Paul Giamatti) driving an armored truck loaded with plutonium, obviously intent on creating some disharmony in midtown Manhattan. That event initiates the familiar series of Spider-Man’s dramatic rescues, stopping speeding vehicles, snatching people from harm’s way, wrapping bad guys in his patented webs, and so on. Aside from that predictable material, most of the movie revolves around the Osborn Company, owned by Peter’s friend Harry Osborn
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(Dane DeHaan), formerly the employer of his father, the current employer of his girlfriend, Gwen (Emma Stone), the source of all the film’s plots, and the birthplace of the antagonists. Peter’s father first created the substance that transformed his son while working in the Osborn laboratory; a nerdy techie named Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx) metamorphoses into a monster called Electro in the Osborn building; and drippy Harry turns himself into our old friend, the Green Goblin, in the same lab. In a city that somehow survives the destruction regularly created by superheroes and their adversaries in a dozen blockbusters, the bad guys wreak their usual havoc —Spidey once again neutralizes the crazy terrorist, this time inhabiting a huge armored robot, and fights an epic battle with Electro, ultimately turning him into Explodo. The Green Goblin flies in near the end, creating a tragic circumstance for the web guy, and clearly promising to pop up in the next flick, which should please millions of fans. Of all the Marvel Comics heroes, Spider-Man
appeals the most to young boys, who dream of possessing a secret identity, defeating bullies, rescuing pretty young women from evil, while swooping and soaring gracefully through the canyons of a great city. At the same time the character’s adolescent angst, his sense of abandonment, his colossal self-pity, his emotional vulnerability provide an appropriate model with which young people can easily identify.
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The tragically hip “Only Lovers Left Alive” (R), DIRECTED BY JIM JARMUSCH OPENS FRIDAY AT THE LITTLE THEATRE AND PITTSFORD CINEMA [ REVIEW ] BY ADAM LUBITOW
Beyond all the usual chases, shootouts, fireworks, stunts, and the sort of optical effects that make Spidey’s movements graceful and thrilling, the people hardly stand out. Andrew Garfield possesses considerably more presence than the wispy Tobey Maguire, but nobody else transcends the shallow characterization of the comic books. A couple of the actors, notably Paul Giamatti and Dane DeHaan, compensate for their limited dimensions by overacting outrageously. On the other hand, “Spider-Man 2” may be the weepiest of all the franchise, positively awash in tears. Peter Parker cries over his parents’ abandonment, then when he discovers the truth of their devotion, and again when tragedy strikes at the end of his adventure. Aunt May cries when she speaks of her difficult life, the loss of her husband Ben, the sacrifices she made in raising Peter, and when admitting a certain understandable bitterness about the whole damned situation. All the tugging at the heartstrings seems quite inappropriate for a comic book blockbuster. Finally, for such an entirely predictable story, which should offer absolutely no surprises to SpiderMan fans, the script crams in a bundle of plots, as if the filmmakers worried that a straightforward adventure with all the usual spectacular material simply wasn’t quite enough. As a result, the characters and plots keep accumulating, some of them without much explanation or any sense of continuity and connection — despite their appeal, Spidey and Green Goblin somehow need something more.
Leave it to Jim Jarmusch, the director who gave film audiences the “psychedelic western,” 1995’s “Dead Man,” and the gangster/samurai hybrid, “Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai,” to find a way to put his own unique stamp on that most trendy of cinematic monsters: the vampire. In “Only Lovers Left Alive,” Jarmusch finds a way to shake off the recently accumulated residue of too many sparkly, lovesick bloodsuckers by recontextualizing the supernatural creatures as the ultimate hipsters. More than just a killer joke, it’s a conceit of undeniable logic — after all, when you’ve been alive for centuries, you’ve liked just about everything before it was cool. Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton play Adam and Eve, a vampire couple who’ve been married for centuries, but are currently living apart. Adam is living a reclusive life holed up in an abandoned mansion on the outskirts of Detroit, while Eve is in Tangiers hanging out with famed
Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton in “Only Lovers Left Alive.” PHOTO COURTESY SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
playwright Christopher Marlowe (John Hurt). Adam spends his time writing experimental rock music and collecting vintage guitars with the help of his eagerto-please assistant, Ian (Anton Yelchin, of J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek”). But over time his world-weary nature has devolved into a deep depression, which has in turn recently blossomed some occasionally suicidal tendencies. Maybe he’s just been on his own for too long. True companions, even from opposite sides of the world, Eve senses that her lover is in need and immediately rushes to join him in America. As with most of Jarmusch’s films, narrative takes a back seat to character and tone. There’s not much in the way of plot; the movie is content to be a simple slice-of-life tale — albeit an undead one. A story (of sorts) emerges only once Eve’s troublemaking younger sister, Ava (Mia Wasikowska, “Alice in Wonderland”) appears. An oblivious agent of chaos, she provides an interruption to Adam and Eve’s comfortably laconic existence. Despite the presence of vampires, I wouldn’t qualify “Only Lovers Left Alive” as a horror film, but while its languid pacing and moody tone keep it from becoming the rollicking good time the premise of “rock ‘n’ roll” vampires might suggest, it’s still cool and witty in its laid-back way. The tone may be poetic and melancholy, but it’s injected with a droll, deadpan sense of humor that offers a surprising amount of laughs for those on its wavelength. Less interested in the horror of their existence, Jarmusch is more concerned with using the supernatural creatures to offer perspective on our society as seen through their eyes. He explores what it might actually be like to exist as a vampire. What do you do to fill all that time you’ve got on your hands? In the case of Eve and Adam, they’ve developed an insatiable thirst for knowledge, devouring art, literature, history, and culture with all the enthusiasm
of those who have all the time in the world to appreciate it. They often refer to humanity as “zombies,” with the implication being that our species are the ones sleepwalking our way through our lives, oblivious to the mess we’re making of things. It’s evident to the vampires that the wonders of the world are wasted on us. We’ve ruined our bodies and our environment so much that they can’t even feed on us anymore. Adam pays a doctor (Jeffrey Wright, in a small but memorable role) at a nearby hospital to provide him with a steady supply of blood, though that seems as much about avoiding the bother of dealing with the logistics of cleanup after a feeding as it is about our contaminated blood. But the idea that humans are the ones who are a danger to the vampires is an idea that effectively generates a surprising sympathy for the predators, making them the vulnerable ones. Swinton and Hiddleston are great together. They give their relationship pathos, easily creating a sense that there’s a hundred lifetimes worth of history between them. Swinton in particular, with her naturally ethereal presence, seems born to play a vampire. Equally as important as Swinton and Hiddleston is Marco Bittner Rosser’s exquisite production design. He creates a richly detailed world for the characters to inhabit, every inch of their environment filled with the ephemera and artistic relics they’ve collected over the centuries. Cinematographer Yorick Le Saux finds just the right way to film it all, and he consistently finds visual interest in the constant darkness. Music plays a key role in the film, and Jozef van Wissem (with Jarmusch’s band, Sqürl) contributes a fantastic, middle eastern-tinged score. It all serves the purpose of creating a moving — even sweet — depiction of an unusually long-term relationship between beings for whom love is the ultimate lifeblood.
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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] A BURDEN OF DREAMS (1980): This documentary follows the challengingly chaotic production of Werner Herzog’s film epic, “Fitzcarraldo.” Dryden (Tue, May 13, 8 p.m.) FADING GIGOLO (R): John Turturro directs and stars in this comedy about a man who decides to become a profession lover to support his cash-strapped friend. With Woody Allen, Liev Schreiber, Sharon Stone, and Sofía Vergara. Little, Pittsford FOREVER YOUNG (1981): 25 happy, healthy, and active senior citizens are interviewed in this documentary that sets out to challenge our youth-oriented culture, and show that things get better with age. Little (Tue, May 13, 7 & 9:15 p.m.) GOING MY WAY (1944): Bing Crosby plays a priest who sets out to turns a group of delinquent boys into a choir in order to save his church. Dryden (Wed, May 7, 8 p.m.) LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY’S RETURN (PG): In this animated follow-up to “The Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy returns to Oz to help save her old friends from the villainous Jester. With Lea Michele, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Martin Short, and Kelsey Grammer. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown
MOMS’ NIGHT OUT (PG): A mothers’ night on the town spirals out of control in this faith-based comedy. Starring Patricia Heaton, Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, and Trace Adkins. Henrietta NEIGHBORS (R): Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne play a young couple who enter into an all-out war when a fraternity moves in next door. Also starring Zac Efron and Dave Franco. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE (R): Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton star as vampire lovers whose relationship has spanned centuries in this offbeat drama from director Jim Jarmusch. Little, Pittsford THE PUBLIC ENEMY (1931): James Cagney stars as a young hoodlum rising up the ranks of the Chicago underworld, inspired by the exploits of Al Capone. Dryden (Thu, May 8, 8 p.m.) PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER (2013): Documentary about punk rock protest group, Pussy Riot, who were arrested and held without bail in response to their demonstration against the Russian Orthodox Church. Dryden (Sat, May 10, 8 p.m.) RAISING ARIZONA (1987): Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter star as a childless couple who turn to kidnapping in order to raise a family in this cult classic screwball comedy from the Coen Brothers. Dryden (Fri, May 9, 8 p.m.; Sun, May 11, 2 p.m.)
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ROCHESTER BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL (NR): The Cinema Theater will screen the 2006 film, “The Flying Scotsman,” starring Jonny Lee Miller, along with a series of shorts in honor of Rochester Bike Week. Cinema (Tue, May 13, 6:30 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (PG-13): The continued adventures of the crime-fighting web-slinger and Rochester makes it’s summer blockbuster debut. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster BAD WORDS (R): Jason Bateman directs and stars in this comedy about a middle-aged man who exploits a loophole in order to compete in a children’s spelling bee. With Allison Janney and Kathryn Hahn. Cinema BEARS (G): Disney’s newest documentary focuses on the titular animals living in the Alaskan wilderness. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown BRICK MANSIONS (PG-13): An undercover cop teams up with an ex-con to take down a drug kingpin holed up in an abandoned mansion in dystopian Detroit. Starring Paul Walker. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (PG-13): The patriotic hero continues to adapt to the modern world, while battling a
new foe: the Soviet agent known as The Winter Soldier. Starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In DIVERGENT (PG-13): Based on the popular series of young adult novels, about a dystopian future in which society is divided into factions based on their strongest virtues. Starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In DRAFT DAY (PG-13): Kevin Costner stars as the GM of the Cleveland Browns who tries to break a 13year losing streak by acquiring the No. 1 draft pick for his failing squad. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In GOD’S NOT DEAD (PG): Kevin Sorbo and Dean Cain star in this Christian film about a college student whose grade depends on successfully convincing his philosophy professor in the existence of God. Culver, Eastview THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (R): Wes Anderson’s latest, about the theft of a priceless Renaissance painting, at famous European hotel. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, and Adrien Brody. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 (R): A new batch of horror movies are spoofed with “hilarious” results in this comedy from Marlon Wayans. Tinseltown
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL (PG): A young boy claims to have visited heaven in this drama based on the bestselling book. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster MUPPETS MOST WANTED (PG): An imposter Kermit gets the gang involved in an international crime caper. With Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, and Christoph Waltz. Cinema NOAH (PG-13): Ever-ambitious auteur Darren Aronofsky takes on the epic Biblical story. Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, and Anthony Hopkins. Culver, Henrietta, Tinseltown OCULUS (R): Karen Gillan – Amy Pond from Matt Smith’s “Doctor Who” run – stars as a woman convinced that an antique mirror is terrorizing her family in this horror film/cautionary homedécor tale. Culver, Henrietta THE OTHER WOMAN (PG-13): When a woman discovers the man she’s been seeing is married, the two women strike up a friendship plan to get even. Starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Nicky Minaj. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster THE QUIET ONES (PG-13): A university professor and a team of students conduct an experiment on a young woman and run afoul of some terrifyingly dark forces.
Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster THE RAILWAY MAN (R): A former British Army officer sets out to confront the man who was responsible for his treatment while being held as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Starring Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård and Nicole Kidman. Pittsford RIO 2 (G): This computeranimated sequel sees talking birds voiced by Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Tracy Morgan, and others heading to the Amazon rainforest. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster ROBOCOP (PG-13): Remake of the Paul Verhoven sci-fi classic, about an attempt to make a superior police officer that’s part man, part machine. With Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Keaton. Movies 10, Vintage Drive In SABOTAGE (R): Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the leader of an elite DEA task force whose members begin to get mysteriously eliminated. With Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello, Sam Worthington, and Josh Holloway. Movies 10 TRANSCENDENCE (PG-13): Johnny Depp plays a renowned researcher of artificial intelligence whose consciousness is uploaded into a computer after an attempt on his life. Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster
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hangs shade the bedrooms, dormers, and front porch and help to keep rain at bay. Upon entering, the living room fireplace commands your attention. A heavy gumwood mantle with brackets sits atop the brick fireplace. Built-in shelving with glass doors and an adjacent storage bench lend beauty and practicality. A half wall with a tapered Craftsman style column frames the dining room with its beamed ceiling and leaded glass windows, which are cleverly arranged to accommodate a buffet. The kitchen has been opened up to allow a generously-sized eating area, while still retaining the oak and glass pantry. That pantry adds additional counter space and even includes a pull-out bin for large sacks of vegetables. At the top of the stairs you’ll find a linen closet with built-in drawers. There are three good sized bedrooms, and the original master bedroom has a walk-in closet. The present owners, however, use a back bedroom as the master. Off that bedroom, a former sleeping porch has been enclosed and renovated as a generous dressing room and closet. At 459 Hazelwood Terrace, you’ll find a home that welcomes you just as it has earlier families. Listed at $72,900, this 1917 beauty with 1,458 square feet will make you feel right at home. Call Jeffrey Scofield, listing agent with RE/MAX Plus, at (585) 279-8200, to arrange a showing. by Tim Reynolds Tim is a writer and Landmark Society volunteer who lives in Rochester’s Park Avenue neighborhood.
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BOOM BOX AM / FM with CD player $15 585-383-0405 CHINA : Double set (full set) each set serves 8, plus platter and serving bowls. $45 for 2 sets, $23 for 1 set. Must sell moving 585-338-3102 CURTAIN MATERIAL 12 yds white sheer; quilt batting 100% poly 81 x96 inches; filling 100% poly 12 oz. Free 585-663-6983 EXOTIC HOUSE PLANTS, indoor, 10 plants $4 each 585-490-5870 FAN 20 inch 3 speed adjustable floor stand $20.00 585-663-6983 GERMAN SHEPHERD sign on chain. Carved head on real wood. (says, beware!) Nice gift $20.00 585-880-2903 HEWLETT PACKARD COPIER, letters, pictures,uses color and black ink cartridges (big ones with more ink) Staples or Walmart Works well 585-880-2903 $49 HORSE RIDING CHAPS child sized, black, suede, 28” long $12 585880-2903 LARGE JEWELRY COLLECTION All kinds, old & new, retro, vintage, cameo’s, brooches, beads & more. Great pieces for jewelry designers too, 585-360-2895
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Jam Section BASSIST SEEKING MUSICIANS for R & B Group. looking for commitment to one group. Must have equipment & transportation. Available Eves. Quick learner of material (covers and Originals) Bobby 585-328-4121 rlbullock@ frontier.com CALLING ALL MUSICIANS OF ALL GENRES the Rochester Music Coalition wants you! Please register on our website. For further info: www.rochestermusiccoalition.org firstname.lastname@example.org 585-235-8412
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CALLING ALL MUSICIANS OF ALL GENRES the Rochester Music Coalition wants you! Please register on our website. For further info: www.rochestermusiccoalition.org email@example.com 585-235-8412
LOOKING FOR GOSPEL MUSICIAN to perform music during church services and doing our first & fourth Sunday fellowingships. We do several churches Bobby 585-328-2141 firstname.lastname@example.org
EXP. DRUMMER to join (keyboard)/ (keyboard bass) who also sings lead. To form duo (Retro Pop/Dance/Jazz). Must make a total commitment and be professional 585-426-7241
MEET OTHER MUSICIANS. Jam & Play out, call & say hello, any level & any age ok. I play keyboards organ B3 Style Call 585-266-6337 Martino
FIFERS&RUDIMENTAL DRUMMERS WANTED: C.A.Palmer Fife&Drum seeking new members for Sr. & JR. Revolutionary, 1812, & Civil War Music. Info. @ AncientDrummer1776@aol.com Palmyra, NY
KEYBOARD PLAYER needed to play with one of Rochester’s finest Big Bands. Great charts able to rehearse a few Weds. during the months of (April-November) effective 04/15/2014 585-4427480 LEAD GUITAR PLAYER Wanted for cover band w/a soulful style. Motown, Bill Withers, R&B etc. Practice Mon/Thurs evenings in Scottsville. Call Kelly 259-2562 Ken 817-575-9798.
PIANO LESSONS In your home or mine. Patient, experienced instructor teaching all ages, levels and musical styles. Call Scott: 585- 465-0219. Visit www. scottwrightmusic.com
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Looking For... RESIDENT SEEKING PROOF of the current presence or residence of a close relative, Melodee A. Gabler-Tsafas, in Monroe County. There will be a monetary reward of $25 for tangible evidence. Contact MG at 585-413-0827, leave name and contact info.
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Volunteers ADULTS NEEDED TO READ with young children at Wednesday after-school program, 4:45 – 5:30pm, Covenant United Methodist Church, a welcoming and reconciling congregation. 654-8115 or covenantumc@ frontiernet.net.
BECOME A DOCENT at the Rochester Museum & Science Center Must be an enthusiastic communicator, Like working with children. Learn more at http://www.rmsc.org/Support/ Volunteer Or call 585-6971948 BRIGHTEN A LIFE. Lifespan’s The Senior Connection program needs people 55+ to volunteer to make 2 friendly phone calls / 2 visits each month to an
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Training is provided. Call 2325221 to request an application.
FOSTER PARENTS WANTED! Monroe County is looking for adults age 21 and over to consider opening their homes to foster children. Call 334-9096 or visit www.MonroeFosterCare. org.
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF ROCHESTER needs adult tutors to help adults who are waiting to improve their reading, writing, English speaking, or math skills. Call 473-3030, or check our website at www. literacyrochester.org
ISAIAH HOUSE, a home for the dying in Rochester, needs volunteers to provide care for residents who are terminally ill.
HELP WANTED: Experienced Equipment Operators (Excavator, Bull Dozer and other earthwork equipment) and Skilled Laborers for an upcoming general construction project on the SUNY Brockport Campus. Please email any questions and resumes with job related references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail to Black Horse Group, Attn. Andrea 800 Starbuck Ave., C-101, Watertown, NY 13601. For a job application, please visit:
SUMMER JOBS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT NYPIRG is now hiring students, grads & others for an urgent campaign to protect our drinking water. Get paid to make a difference! F/T positions available. EOE Call Chris: 585-851-8012 JobsForActivists.org
LIFEGUARDS & SWIM INSTRUCTORS The Bay View Family YMCA is looking for experienced life guards and swim instructors to work a variety of shis. Day, night and weekend shis available.
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MEALS ON WHEELS Needs Volunteers for :Meal delivery. Clerical work and answering phones, scheduling volunteers to deliver routes. For more information visit our website at www.vnsnet.com or call 7878326. ROCHESTER MUSEUM & SCIENCE CENTER Are you interested in sharing your interests in science,invention,and technology ? Call Terrie McKelvey (Volunteer Coordinator) 585.697.1948 SCHOOL #12 999 South Ave. is looking for reading & math volunteers, English & Spanish. Training provided. Call Vicki 585-461-4282 ST. JOSEPH’S HOUSE invites volunteers to live and work at our soup kitchen/shelter. This is essential, rewarding, hard work. Call Tim @ 314-1962 ST. JOSEPH’S HOUSE invites volunteers to live and work at our soup kitchen/shelter. This is essential, rewarding, hard work. Call Tim @ 314-1962
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[ NOTICE ]
Binary Dreamer Software, LLC (“LLC”) filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on March 27, 2014. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 241 Golden Rod Lane, Rochester, New York 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity.
1980 Newport HIN # OPY28363M80B, Donald G. Malt, Date of Auction 06/11/14 10:00am @ Shumway Marine
[ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 1. Name of the Limited Liability Company is Secor Electric LLC. 2. Articles of Organization were filed by Department of State of New York on January 30, 2014 3. County of Office: Monroe 4. The Company does not have a specific date of dissolution. 5. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed: 208 Mobile Drive Rochester, NY 14616 6. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] BRAR TRANSPORTATION LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 07/29/2013. Office is in the Monroe County Secretary of the state is designated agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to principal business of the LLC: 54 Boyd drive, Rochester NY 14616. Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ]
1969 Columbia, Randy Seim, Date of Auction 06/11/14, 10:00 an @ Shumway Marina [ NOTICE ] 1976 Catalina HIN # CTY12170M76B, Joe Gianforti, Date of Auction 06/11/14 10:00 am @ Shumway Marine. [ NOTICE ] 1976 Sirrus HIN # XNT22516C276 William Stolze Jr. Date of Auction 06/11/14, 10 am @ Shumway Marine [ NOTICE ] 1980 Chris Craft, HIN # CCHDC378M80E-281, Joe Morabito, Date of Auction 06/11/14 10:00 am @ Shumway Marine
[ NOTICE ] 204-212 MAIN, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/25/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Jose A. Mendez, 61 Talamora Trail, Brockport, NY 14420. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Arsenal St. CDE&T Properties, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on New York with an effective date of formation of March 25, 2014. Its principal place of business is located at 3300 Monroe Avenue, Suite 301, Rochester, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 3300 Monroe Avenue, Suite 301, Rochester, New York 14618. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE ] BAXBAR COMMERCIAL REALTY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/15/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 465 Main St., Ste. 600, Buffalo, NY 14203. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 2255 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. [ NOTICE ] BAXBAR HOME REALTY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/24/2014. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 465 Main St., Ste 600, Buffalo, NY 14203. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 2255 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. [ NOTICE ] BROOKSIDE PARTNERS, LLC Articles
of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/30/2014. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 1325, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 560 Perinton Hills Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450. [ NOTICE ] CORN HILL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/31/12. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 104 Troup St Rochester, NY 14608. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] CURTIS BROTHERS PROPERTY, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/7/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1705 Creek St., Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] DAF ENTERPRISE, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/9/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Donald A. Fella, 204 Shorewood Dr., Webster, NY 14580. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Derleth Heating & Cooling, LLC was filed with SSNY on February 4, 2014. Office: Monroe County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Address which SSNY shall mail any process against the LLC served upon SSNY: Derleth Heating & Cooling, LLC, 618 Campbell St., Rochester, New York 14611. Purpose is to engage in any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] DOUBLEDAY ASSOCIATES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 12/13/13. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Mark Dechick 19 Mill Rd Fairport, NY 14450. Any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE ] Hardware Breakout LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/21/2014. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 1260 Lehigh Station Rd. Apt. 408, Henrietta, NY 14467. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Hero of the Underworld, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 25, 2014 with an effective date of formation of March 25, 2014. Its principal place of business is located at 19 Silco Hill, Pittsford, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 19 Silco Hill, Pittsford, New York 14534. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE ] LIVING @ EASE, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/21/14. 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 Darrin Singleton, Jr., 64 Strong St., Rochester, NY 14621. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] MASTERMIND LOUNGE LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/23/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, Attn: Robert L. Brenna, Jr., Manager, 31 E. Main St., Ste. 200, Rochester, NY 14614. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] My Mechanic Automotive Services Group, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/23/2014. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 925 Empire Blvd., Rochester, NY
14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number not yet assigned, for a full on premise beer, wine & liquor license has been applied for by Hamlin Hideaway @ Nuts Corners LLC dba, Hamlin Hideaway @ Nuts Corners, 328 Lake Road East Fork, Hamlin, NY 14464, County of Monroe, for a restaurant. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number not yet assigned, for a full on premise beer, wine & liquor license has been applied for by ODYSSEY INNS INC dba ODYSSEY INNS, 1750 Empire Blvd, Webster, NY 14480, Town of Penfield, County of Monroe, for a tavern restaurant. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, Serial Number pending for beer, liquor, and wine has been applied for by the undersigned* to sell beer, liquor, and wine at retail in a restaurant (with 2 Golf Carts) under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 100 Craig Hill Dr., T/O Clarkson, Brockport, NY 14420 in Monroe County for on premises consumption. *CPM Golf, LLC DBA Deerfield Golf Club [ NOTICE ] Notice of Form. of WOOTERS LOCK COMPANY, LLC (the “LLC”). Art. of Org. filed with Secretary of the State of NY (SSNY) on 4/25/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 5 Mildorf St, Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Braiman Properties LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/24/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 11 Winona Blvd, Roch, NY 14617 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CR FIRST TRANS, LLC Art. of Org. filed
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Legal Ads > page 43 Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/9/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Courtney Reid, 467 Lakeview Park, Rochester, NY 14613 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DENARD CARLISLE TRUCKING LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/8/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Denard Carlisle, 200 Seth Green Drive, Apt 216, Rochester, NY 14621. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Good Puppy Dog Treats, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/1/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 134 Cole Avenue, Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Mana’o Ventures LLC . Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on March 5, 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 115 East Pointe, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Piranha Milling and Paving Contractors, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State (NYSS) on 3/31/14. Office in Monroe County. NYSS designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to: The LLC, 590 Salt Rd., Ste. 5, Webster, NY 14580. Any lawful business purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Superior Home Care LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/24/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as
agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 207 Tremont Street Suite 206 Rochester NY 14608 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of UFO TRANSPORTATION, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/1/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Jeremy Ball, 20 Hollywood St., Rochester, NY 14615 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of WALK ALONE, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/31/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Dwight Davis, 24 Irondequoit St., Rochester, NY 14605 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 175 COLVIN STREET, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/19/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 410 Danbury Dr., Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 367 Parsells, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/5/2014. 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 29 County Clare Cres., Fpt 14450. Purpose: real estate holding. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 412 COUNTRY WOODS LANE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/7/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Law Office of Anthony A. DiNitto, L.L.C., 8 Silent Meadows Dr., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act.
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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Amistad Services, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 10 Whisperwood Dr., Victor, NY 14564. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Amitas Xpress Spa, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/12/14. Office location: Monroe County. Secy. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secy. Of State shall mail process to the principal business address of the LLC: 1 Crownwood Cir, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose:any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BC HOME REMODELING AND PAINTING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/11/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BEEM PROPERTIES, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed SSNY on 3/27/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 9 Sunleaf Drive, Penfield, NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Breathe Yoga CT, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/4/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 19 S. Main St., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Chickenhead, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY(SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location:
Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to P.O. Box 42, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Craig Demmin Soccer, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/2/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 38 Gilead Hill Rd, N. Chili NY 14514. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Create Health with Ann Treacy, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/03/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Ann Treacy, 89 Stuyvesant Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534, also the registered agent. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of D. PEZZOLA FLOORING LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 3/28/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 4039 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: all lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DermaGridPets, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 90 Air Park Dr., Ste. 304, Rochester, NY 14624. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DMCT Real Estate, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/8/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 20 Vantage Point Dr., Ste. 4, Rochester, NY 14624.
Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of EcoTech Park Development & Operations, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/15/14. 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 200 W. Ridge Rd., Ste. 450, Rochester, NY 14615. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI 962 Ridge Rd Webster LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/16/14. 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 Marco Q. Rossi & Associates PLLC., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI Barrington PK LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/10/14. 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 Marco Q. Rossi & Associates PLLC., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI Camp Haccamo LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/29/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Marco Q. Rossi, Esq., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Gaetano Abbate Contracting & Consulting, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/12/14. 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 134 Angel’s Path, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Imburgia Brothers
Holdings II LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Marco Q. Rossi, Esq., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of INSTRUCTIONAL VISUAL BOARDS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 6990 Chili Riga Center Road, Churchville NY 14428. Purpose: any lawful act.
copy of process served to Lights from Heaven LLC, PO Box 17218, Rochester, NY 14617. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC) Name: RVN6970 LLC Articles of Organization filed by the Department of State of New York on 3/17/2014. Office location: County of Monroe Purpose: any and all lawful activities. Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to RVN6970 LLC , 21 Oak Manor Lane, Pittsford, NY 14534. [ NOTICE ]
Notice of Formation of JosDen, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3-142014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2117 Buffalo Road #131 Rochester, New York 14624. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.
Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name DOSH ENTERPRISES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 17,2014. Office location: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 213 Shipbuilders Creek Road, Webster, N.Y. 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity.
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Notice of Formation of Jovan Property Management LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/18/2014. 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 213 Stonypoint Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name NEW CLINTON PHARMACY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 17,2014. Office location: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 47 Shepard Street, Rochester, New York 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity.
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[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Khuri Enterprise VI Los Angeles, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 10/3/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1250 Lee Rd., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Lights from Heaven LLC, Arts. of Org. filed by Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/2014. Office location: County of Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 1. Name of the Limited Liability Company is 558 Elmgrove LLC. 2. Articles of Organization were filed by Department of State of New York on April 15, 2014. 3. County of office: Monroe 4. The Company does not have a specific date of dissolution. 5. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed: 558 Elmgrove Rd, Rochester, NY 14606. 6.Purpose: Any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HEIMISH TOWNHOUSES AT ROCHESTER, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/16/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 1911 Avenue L, Brooklyn, New York 11230. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LLC. Argyle1 Search Group LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/13/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 15 Fresh Meadow Run, Penfield NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of McGurk Realty LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/1/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 32 Wainswright Circle, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ME Holvey Consulting, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 12/9/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4 Kalleston Dr., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Mobile Salon, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/11/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 290 Woodcliff Dr., Fairport, NY 14450. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
Legal Ads [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of MONCONY FARMS HOPS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/4/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 119 Hinkleyville Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MULTII DEVELOPMENT, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/28/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 19 Northampton Circle, Rochester, NY 14612. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Anthony A. Dentino, Esq., 135 Corporate Woods, Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: Real estate purchase and development. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MUSIC CONFUSES ZOMIES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/07/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. As amended by Cert. of Amendment filed with SSNY on 03/12/14, name changed to MUSIC CONFUSES ZOMBIES LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PBCP, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/16/14. 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 2680 Ridge Rd. West, Ste. B100C, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Penny’s Lotions & Potions, LLC . Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/5/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 97
Waterford Way, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of SAPIENT HOLDINGS, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/2014. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 64 Averill Ave #411 Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: Real estate [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of TANDEM RENTALS LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/06/14. Office location: Monroe County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1039 Winona Blvd, Rochester, NY 14617Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Team Kenady LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State on April 24, 2014. The office of the LLC is in Monroe County. The New York Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of such process to 821 Avenue D, Rochester, New York 14621. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under the NY LLC law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Technical Network Associates LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on March 7, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: VCorp Services, LLC, 25 Robert Pitt Dr., STE. 204, Monsey, NY, 10952 as regd. agent of LLC. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of THE PUP STOPS HERE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 90 Air Park Dr., Ste. 304, Rochester, NY 14624. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against
it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] NYC Brand Productions LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/27/2012. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at c/o Mark Costello, 145 Culver Rd., Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14620 . LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] OPEN ENERGY GROUP PROJECT UPSON LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/8/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Graham Smith, 510 Clinton Sq., Rochester, NY 14604. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Optic Sky Productions, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 2/26/2014. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 125 Tech Park Dr., Rochester, NY 14623. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] PELTON ELECTRIC, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/4/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 460 Aria Lane Webster, NY 14580. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Rochester Cocktail Revival, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/10/2014. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 160 Glen Ellyn Way, Rochester, NY 14618. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] SMART THINKING HOLLYWOOD L.L.C., a domestic LLC, filed
with the SSNY on 2/28/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Legalinc Corporate Services Inc., 8857 Alexander Rd., Ste. 100A, Batavia, NY 14020. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] The Vocal Shop, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 7/17/2013. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 156 Sedgley Park, West Henrietta, NY 14586. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] TZM ENTERPRISES LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/10/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Travaris Meeks, 272 Spencer St., Upstairs, Rochester, NY 14608. General Purpose. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ]
Notice of Formation of USH II, LLC. Arts of Org filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/17/14. Office location: Monroe County. Principal business address: 3000 Vera St., Baltimore, MD 21226. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF INTAGLIO REAL ESTATE, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is Intaglio Real Estate, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 03/14/2014. The office of the LLC is in Monroe County. The New York Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of such process t o4 Five Lot Lane, Avon, NY 14414 The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under NY LLC Law.
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PIEROGI BY PAULA, LLC has filed Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State on April 28, 2014. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process will be mailed to 336 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612 Its business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Act. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF MERK PROPERTIES, LLC ] Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY 4/09/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail copy of process to 57 Stone Fence Circle, Rochester, New York 14626. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF VELOCITY XTREME CHEER, LLC ] Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY 3/25/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail copy of process to 61 Juliane Drive, Rochester, New York 14624. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity. [NOTICE OF FORMATION] Victor Asset Acquisition CR, LLC filed Application for Authority with the New York Department of State on March 19, 2014. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to 230 Crosskeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business. [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006WF1, Plaintiff, against
JEFFERY TOMLINSON, et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated 1/29/2014 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Front Steps of the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, City of Rochester, State of New York on 05/14/2014 at 09:00AM, premises known as 2426 MAZDA TERRACE, Rochester, NY 14621 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the City of Rochester, County of Monroe and State of New York, SECTION 091.700, BLOCK 2, LOT 50. Approximate amount of judgment $53,979.12 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 2013-5837. Paul V. Ciminelli, Esq., Referee Gross, Polowy & Orlans, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 540, Getzville, NY 14068 Dated: April 8, 2014 1089615 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF Monroe, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Indenture Trustee, for New Century Home Equity Loan Trust 20054, Plaintiff, vs. James W. Brown; Donna Brown, ET AL., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on January 07, 2014, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, Rochester, NY on June 05, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., premises known as 73 Forest Avenue, Rochester, NY. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Irondequoit, County of Monroe and State of New York, Section 77.18, Block 4 and Lot 49. Approximate amount of judgment is $111,431.59 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index # 5582/12. Timothy E. Ingersoll, Esq., Referee Knuckles, Komosinski & Elliott, LLP, 565 Taxter Road, Ste. 590, Elmsford, NY 10523, Attorneys for Plaintiff [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT: MONROE COUNTY CITIMORTGAGE, INC.; Plaintiff(s) vs. CARYNE MORENCY;
et al; Defendant(s) Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 2 Summit Court, Suite 301, Fishkill, New York, 12524, 845.897.1600 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale granted herein on or about March 9, 2014, I will sell at Public Auction at the Monroe County Office Building, Rochester, NY. On May 29, 2014 at 11:30 AM Premises known as 1383 DEWEY AVENUE, ROCHESTER, NY 14613 Section: 090.50 Block: 2 Lot: 61 ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the City of Rochester, County of Monroe and State of New York, known and designated as Lot No. 105 of the McKee Place, as shown on a map thereof filed in the Monroe County Clerk’s Office in Liber 9 of Maps, at page 37. As more particularly described in the judgment of foreclosure and sale. Sold subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in said judgment and terms of sale. Approximate amount of judgment $50,919.53 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 13-2937 LISA S. SIRAGUSA, ESQ., REFEREE [ SUMMONS ] Index No. 2013-10598 D/O/F: September 19, 2013 Premises Address: 121 FIDDLERS HOLLOW PENFIELD, NY 14526 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, -against- DONNA B HARRINGTON; KEVIN J HARRINGTON; COLONIAL HEIGHTS HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION; WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; ROBERT CICCONE; FAMILY FIRST OF NY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY; HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; MIDLAND FUNDING LLC D/B/A IN NY AS MIDLAND FUNDING OF DELAWARE LLC; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; THE SHOPPING BAG; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE;; ‘’JOHN DOES’’ and ‘’JANE DOES’’, said names being fictitious, parties intended being possible tenants or
occupants of premises, and corporations, other entities or persons who claim, or may claim, a lien against the premises, Defendant(s), TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your Answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance on the Plaintiff’s Attorneys within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service, where service is made by delivery upon you personally within the State, or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner, and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. The following notice is intended only for those defendants who are owners of the premises sought to be foreclosed or who are liable upon the debt for which the mortgage stands as security. YOU ARE HEREBY PUT ON NOTICE THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. The present amount of the debt as of the date of this summons: $199,054.19 consisting of remaining principal balance of $188,168.02 plus unpaid accrued interest of $5,732.60, plus deferred interest of $3,244.15, escrow/impound shortages or credits of
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creditor to whom the debt is owed: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION. Unless you dispute the validity of the debt, or any portion thereof, within thirty (30) days after receipt hereof, the debt will be assumed to be valid by the herein debt collector. If you notify the herein debt collector in writing within thirty (30) days after your receipt hereof that the debt, or any portion thereof, is disputed, we will obtain verification of the debt or a copy of any judgment against you representing the debt and a copy
of such verification or judgment will be mailed to you by the herein debt collector. Upon your written request within said thirty day period, the herein debt collector will provide you with the name and address of the original creditor if different from the current creditor Note: Your time to respond to the summons and complaint differs from your time to dispute the validity of the debt or to request the name and address of the original creditor. Although you have as few as 20 days to respond to the summons and complaint, depending on the
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manner of service, you still have 30 days from receipt of this summons to dispute the validity of the debt and to request the name and address of the original creditor. TO THE DEFENDANTS, except DONNA B HARRINGTON and KEVIN J HARRINGTON: The Plaintiff makes no personal claim against you in this action. TO THE DEFENDANTS: DONNA B HARRINGTON and KEVIN J HARRINGTON : If you have obtained an order of discharge from the Bankruptcy court, which includes this debt, and you have not reaffirmed your liability for this debt, this law firm is not alleging that you have any personal liability for this debt and does not seek a money judgment against you. Even if a discharge has been obtained, this lawsuit to foreclose the mortgage will continue and we will seek a judgment authorizing the sale of the mortgaged premises. Dated: September 10, 2013 Nassau, New York Amanda Gentile, Esq. ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff Main Office 51 E Bethpage Road Plainview, NY 11803 516-741-2585 Help For Homeowners In Foreclosure New York State Law requires that we send you this notice about the foreclosure process. Please read it carefully. Mortgage foreclosure is a complex process. Some people may approach you about “saving” your home. You should be extremely careful about any such promises. The State encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. There are government agencies, legal aid entities and other non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about foreclosure while you are working with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANKNYS (1877-226-5697) or visit the Department’s website at www.banking.state. ny.us. The State does not guarantee the advice of these agencies. [ SUMMONS ] Index No.: 14-001447. ORIGINAL FILED WITH THE CLERK ON 2/6/2014 .MORTGAGED PREMISES: 429 COUNTESS DRIVE, HENRIETTA AKA WEST HENRIETTA, NY
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14586. Section: 188.45 Block: 1 Lot: 31 F/K/A Account No. 608-153. SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE BENEFICIAL HOMEOWNER SERVICE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS/ REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ESTATE OF DORIS SALTZMAN; BENEFICIAL HOMEOWNER SERVICE CORPORATION; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA O/B/O INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF RIVERTON COMMUNITY, ASSOCIATION, INC.; CHASE BANK USA, NA; HSBC BANK NEVADA, NA; FIA CARD SERVICES NA; GE MONEY BANK; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), NA; JOHN DOE (Unknown Tenants/ Occupants of the subject property being set forth to represent any and all occupants of the subject property being foreclosed herein, and any parties, entities of any kind, if any, having or claiming an interest or lien upon the mortgaged property), Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in the above captioned action and to serve a copy of your Answer on the Plaintiff’s attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service, or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner than by personal delivery within the State. The United States of America, if designated as a Defendant in this action may answer or appear within sixty (60) days of service hereof. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. 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 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. MONROE County is designated as the place of trial. The basis of venue is the location of the mortgaged premises foreclosed herein. Dated:2-5-14. Margaret J. Cascino, Esq. Stern & Eisenberg, PC Attorneys for Plaintiff 485 A Route 1 South, Suite 110 Woodbridge Corporate Center Iselin, NJ 08830 Tel: (516) 630-0288 Counsel for Plaintiff To the above named defendants: The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an order of the Hon. Richard A. Dollinger, a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of N.Y., dated March 18, 2014 and filed along with the supporting papers in the Monroe County Clerk’s Office. Premises known as 429 Countess Drive, Henrietta AKA West Henrietta, N.Y. 14586. HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW 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 office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process.
To locate an entity near you, you may call the tollfree helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department of Financial Services at 1-877-226-5697 or visit the Department’s website at www.dfs. ny.gov. 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. [ SUMMONS WITH NOTICE ] Index No.: 2013-7353 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE LENZY BLAKE, II Plaintiff, v. JAMAR CRUMITY LAWANDA MOSES, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: You are hereby summoned to appear in this action and are required to serve a notice of appearance and/or a demand for the complaint on plaintiff’s attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service, if this summons is personally delivered to you within the State of New York, or within thirty (30) days after service is complete, if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York. Your time to appear may be extended as provided in subdivision (b) of CPLR 3012. Take notice that this is a personal injury action to recovery damages including, but not limited to monetary damages for physical and emotional injuries and pain and suffering suffered by the plaintiff as a result of a shooting incident occurring on or about July 5, 2012 wherein the defendants conspired to assault and batter plaintiff and violate his civil rights and defendant Jamar Crumity did in fact shoot plaintiff with a firearm causing plaintiff
severe physical injury and physical and emotional pain and suffering for which plaintiff seeks an award of monetary damages in an amount which exceeds the jurisdictional limits of all lower courts. In case of your failure to appear judgment may be taken against you by default for a sum to be determined by the Court after an inquest on damages, with interest from July 5, 2012, plus the costs and disbursements of this action. The basis of the venue designated is the residence of defendant Jamar Crumity which is upon information and belief, 130 Plymouth Ave. South, Rochester, NY 14614. Dated: July 2, 2013 Rochester, New York BROWN & HUTCHINSON Michael Cobbs, Esq., Of Counsel Attorney for Plaintiff 925 Crossroads Building Two State Street Rochester, New York 14614 (585) 454-5050 TO: Jamar Crumity 130 Plymouth Ave., South Rochester, NY 14614 Lawanda Moses 298 Arborwood Lane Rochester, New York 14615 JAMAR CRUMITY: This is a notice that a lawsuit has been filed against you in a personal injury action for injuries sustained by the plaintiff as a result of an incident occurring on or about July 5, 2012. You are required to respond by serving a copy of the answer on plaintiff’s attorney and filing the answer with the court within thirty (30) days. If you fail to do so, a default judgment may be entered against you for significant monetary damages. The foregoing notice is served upon you by publication pursuant to an Order of the Hon. Thomas A. Stander, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, signed the 3rd day of April, 2014 at Rochester, New York.
Fun [ NEWS OF THE WEIRD ] BY CHUCK SHEPHERD
“Oooooo! Aaaaahhh! Eh?”
The Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission in March reprimanded three pornography broadcast stations — not for excessively erotic fare, but for violating Canada’s protectionist, patriotic rules requiring that at least 35 percent of all content be of Canadian origin. According to its notice, the 24-hour AOV Adult Movie Channel, XXX Action Clips, and Maleflixxx were falling short of the 8 1/2 hours a day of north-of-theborder sex action (and, in an additional charge, were failing to provide enough closed captioning to accompany the “Yeah’s” and “Oh, baby’s”).
— Drunk Logic: Wendy Simpson, 25, explaining her DUI arrest during a March incident in Huddersfield, England, pointed out that she had just minutes earlier walked to a McDonald’s for a late-night meal because she knew she was too inebriated to drive. However, the dining room was closed, and she was refused service at the drive-thru window because she was on foot, and, she said, the only option left for her was to go home, get her car and return to the drive-thru. On the way back, she was arrested. — Efren Carrillo, a member of the board of supervisors of California’s Sonoma County, was charged with misdemeanor “peeking” last year in Santa Rosa after he, returning home from a club late at night, saw his female neighbor’s light on and decided to drop in on her (though he did not even know her name). He had knocked at her back patio door, carrying beers, but was dressed awkwardly, leading the woman to call 911. “In retrospect,” the county
supervisor told police afterward, “I should have had my pants on” (instead of just his socks and underwear). (His trial was underway at press time.) — Among the arguments offered in March by Darrious Mathis’ lawyers for his jury trial in Cobb County, Georgia, (for assault, kidnapping, and carjacking) was the assertion that Mathis needed no force in order to have sex with the female victim on the night in question — because Mathis is such a good-looking man. (However, the jury was not so dazzled and convicted him on all charges.)
The Litigious Society
— A columnist for the Egyptian newspaper Al-Yawm Al-Sabi proposed in March that Egypt sue Israel in international court for reparations for the 10 Biblical plagues cast from Hebrew curses, including boils, lice, locusts, and turning the Nile River into blood. Ahmad al-Gamal asserted that Israelites swiped gold, silver, and other precious items as they began their legendary desert wandering. Al-Gamal also wants reparations from Turkey (for the 16th-century Ottoman invasion), France (for Napoleon’s invasion in 1798), and Britain (for 72 years of occupation). — A California model, Elizabeth Dickson, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles in March against Playboy Enterprises for an injury she suffered as a guest on a Playboy Channel cable TV show in 2012 when she allowed host Kevin Klein to tee a golf ball off of her rear end. According to the $500,000 lawsuit, Klein took a swing at the ball that was teed between her cheeks, missed, and struck her buttocks hard, causing her “pain, suffering, worrying, and anxiety.”
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[ LOVESCOPE ] BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): Lay your cards on the table when it comes to personal relationships. You can make emotional moves that will improve your personal life and the way you live. Passion is on the rise, and showing affection will bring you closer to someone you want to spend your life with. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t be too vocal or possessive when it comes to love. Sending a signal that is too obvious will backfire. A mysterious, secretive approach to love will capture interest and entice someone special to your side. Reverse psychology will help you become the one who is pursued.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Humanitarian actions will bring someone special to your side. Don’t be too quick to settle for the first person showing interest. You are likely to have more than one suitor and may find it difficult to stick to one person. Develop friendships to ensure you make the right choice. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Appearances will lead to false assumptions. Ask questions and dig into someone’s background before you make a motion to get up close and personal. A difference of opinion is likely to erupt, leaving you in an awkward position. Don’t make a date until you are sure it’s worth your while.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get out and have some fun. Don’t feel pressured to give your heart to anyone. Enjoy the moments you have with different people you meet while pursuing interests that bring you joy. Don’t feel obliged to be with someone who comes from the same background. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Someone is likely to charm you, but don’t feel you have to make an impression by spending money or doing something indulgent or extravagant. If someone you like doesn’t accept you for who you are instead of what you have to offer, chances are good you are being used.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Too many choices will lead to a romantic problem. Refrain from leading anyone on. Just because you cannot make up your mind doesn’t mean you should play with someone’s heart. It’s OK to date multiple people as long as you are honest about it. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t play with fire. Avoid getting involved with anyone you work with or for. Stick to partners who share unusual interests or live a similar lifestyle. Forceful action will not lead to a happy ending. Look for the individual you feel is most in sync with you. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
Make changes to your personal appearance or lifestyle that will attract attention. Everyone wants to be with someone who is fun to be with, and that gives you an edge when it comes to love. Your ability to pursue someone in a playful, witty way will reel in a perfect partner. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t be fooled by someone trying to impress you. Ulterior motives are apparent and can lead to a dent in your reputation or status. Keep your distance from anyone trying to tempt or entice you to engage in activities that have the potential to cost you emotionally, financially or physically.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You are likely to experience a change of heart when it comes to someone from your past. Revisit an old relationship and consider what you may be able to salvage. A fresh start with some ground rules in place can lead to a long-lasting relationship full of new possibilities. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Get out, expand your interests and have some fun, but don’t feel you have to make a commitment or promise to anyone you meet along the way. You are best to see what’s available and consider what’s being offered before you make a decision that can confine your freedom.
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