Who’s worrying about the
The lake and river face a host of evolving threats and problems ENVIRONMENT, PAGE 8
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While I applaud the addition of the Center for Performing and Visual Arts (in the Joseph Avenue neighborhood), I wonder why it was necessary to fan the flames of racism in a recent letter (Feedback, April 29). I will be interested in seeing who will patronize this new venture. I lived most of my life in Brooklyn and was a frequent visitor to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The garden is smack-dab in the middle of the borough and has an extensive program for children. But the children I saw there were — for the most part — from neighboring ultra-hip Park Slope or the nearby Hasidic community. I saw hardly any Hispanic children and very few blacks, despite the fact that the garden is across the street from Crown Heights. Money is not a factor as the BBG offers free admission to children under 12. Neither, obviously, is transportation. Before we play the race card, we should see what other cards are in the deck. GREENPOINT GAL
Don’t pick on Pacino
Despite your negative and misleading movie review of “Danny Collins” (April 13), my friend and I went to see it because Al Pacino is starring in it. Portraying an aging rock star, Pacino shows he is not just the “Godfather” star. The story is a lesson for all would-be entertainers who
may put their families and friends out of their lives in pursuit of fame. Annette Bening is superb as the understated hotel manager, and Christopher Plummer’s lines are exquisite and perfectly delivered. It is a movie I will long remember. I hope your review doesn’t discourage moviegoers. Pacino is far from “mildly creepy” as your review said. D. JEAN LANG
The kids on the buses
Readers continue to write about the violence at the downtown transit center and RTS’s decision to stop busing city school students.
You know what fixes this? Neighborhood schools with equal and adequate funding and plenty of community support. Instead of shipping our kids all over the city, they need to go to school where they live and invest in that community. Problem solved. FRANK THOMAS JR.
So the decades-old city school busing saga continues. This was quite possibly the only way it could have grown worse. JSPOUNT
Poverty is such a convenient scapegoat for urban problems. Because of its complexity and ambiguity, no one can be blamed or everyone can be blamed. No one can solve poverty or everyone can solve poverty. Depending on one’s perspective, poverty can be described as the root of urban problems or it can be seen as a manifestation or result of urban problems. Unfortunately, there will never be an end to poverty because there will never be agreement on what it is, what caused it, or how to end it. One thing for sure is that poverty will always be a polarizing topic for political debate. DON SHERMAN
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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER
What can we do about our high poverty rate? Not surprisingly, I got some pushback on last week’s column about the fights at the transit center. Some readers disagreed with the core of my argument, that the fights are an outgrowth of the city’s high concentration of poverty. There’s not much I can say in response, other than to note that numerous studies of urban poverty bear me out. That doesn’t mean that I’m excusing the violence, or that teenagers are helpless to control their anger, or that parents shouldn’t do a better job raising their children. But I’m still convinced that because of the profound effect of concentrated poverty, unless we deal with that, we won’t make much headway in reducing the fights. (Or, of course, unless we lock everybody up.) So let me address a reader who complained that I didn’t say what we should do about concentrated poverty. I’ve written about the causes of poverty numerous times since the founding of this publication, as well as the things we need to do to make a meaningful dent in it. But it’s worth saying again. I’ll start by repeating this: The issue isn’t poverty itself. It’s the concentration of poverty: neighborhoods in which over decades and decades, many, many residents are poor and often unemployed. That has a long-lasting, enormously negative effect on many of the people who live there. On the children who grow up there. Certainly some people can thrive – can, despite the odds, do well in school, get a good job, and become successful. But those odds are huge. This is simply fact. Numerous studies, by numerous people and institutions, have documented it. If, despite the evidence, you disagree, then talking about remedies doesn’t make a lot of sense. But if you find the evidence valid, then we have plenty to talk about. There’s no one solution to concentrated poverty. And nothing we have to do will be simple. But here’s a short list of some essential remedies: 1) Break up the concentration of poverty. Provide more housing subsidies and open more low-income housing in the suburbs so that poor people can live there. Encourage middle and upper-income residents to move to the city. 2) Raise the income of the working poor. I don’t object to the Rochester Business Alliance’s initiative to get area employers to hire poor people. But that has to be accompanied with RBA pushing everybody to promise they’ll raise the pay of any employees making minimum wage – and to band together to get the state to raise the minimum wage. 3) Create jobs, and train inner-city city residents for them. This will involve both
There’s no one solution to concentrated poverty. And nothing we have to do will be simple.”
private-sector and public-sector employers. And it will require training not only in the necessary technical and academic skills but also, in some cases, in workplace “social skills” – things as mundane as getting to work on time. 4) Increase funding for programs that help boost the education and the social skills of children: Nurse-Family Partnership, early childhood education programs, day care. 5) Improve public transportation so that inner-city residents can get easily not only to jobs in the city but also to those in the suburbs. 6) Dramatically reform public education. Combine school districts, create new schools, do whatever it takes to let poor children attend economically and racially integrated schools. Create city schools so exceptional that suburban families line up to get their children enrolled. Improve teacher and administrator training and quality. A fair number of Rochesterians, by the way, are trying to address some of these things, and that’s a hopeful sign. But in the end, success will require an enormous, community-wide effort. And it will take money. A lot of money. Over a long time. If we think we can do it through volunteer efforts alone, through small initiatives, and on the cheap, we’re deluding ourselves. And we’re betraying the children of the City of Rochester. rochestercitynewspaper.com
[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]
Johnson convicted Guilty is the verdict for Thomas Johnson III in the killing of Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson, 32. Johnson shot Pierson during a confrontation on Hudson Avenue last year. He was found guilty of five of six charges, including felony aggravated murder. Johnson’s sentencing is June 30.
City Council on TV
Rochester City Council has its own TV show. “Inside City Council” airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 p.m. on RCTV15. The show features City Council President Loretta Scott interviewing Council members on projects, legislation, and other topics. New shows air monthly.
University of Rochester President Joel Seligman wrote that a proposed contract between Rochester Gas and Electric and the struggling Ginna nuclear power plant could cost the school and the University of Rochester Medical Center an additional $3 million a year. Under the proposal, RG&E would temporarily prop up Ginna — with RG&E’s customers paying the bill. Seligman asked state regulators to moderate the agreement’s impact on customers.
State must release SAFE stats
A state Supreme Court justice ordered New York officials to release the number of guns registered under the SAFE Act, according to the State of Politics blog. The act requires assault weapon owners to register the guns with the state police. Last year, a radio host and member of the Shooters Committee on Political Education requested the information, and sued after the state refused.
LDC trial set
A complex bid-rigging case involving two county-linked local development corporations could go to trial in February 2016. Four men face charges in the case, including Robert Wiesner, who is the husband of County Executive Maggie Brooks, and Nelson Rivera, former Monroe County chief information officer.
The Rochester school board passed an $802 million budget for the 2015-2016 school year in a 5-2 vote. There will be 138 positions cut mostly through retirements and attrition. But 48 reading teachers will be added and three more schools will offer expanded learning time.
Three new buildings and more parking are coming to Village Gate in Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
DEVELOPMENT | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN
Village Gate is growing “We’re working on the design now,” he says. The buildings will be located behind Village Gate, Stern says, and construction will begin this summer. Stern has also bought more than three acres of land from CSX to add parking at Village Gate. Even without the new buildings, he says, Village Gate is pressed for parking space. “We’re fully rented,” he says. Stern says that he expects Village Gate to gain about 300 spots. Village Gate is an old printing company that has been converted into space for offices, artists, and
restaurants — and it is definitely a center of gravity in NOTA. Stern owns about 10 properties in the neighborhood. Although Village Gate is generally considered to be the building at 274 North Goodman, it also includes a handful of other properties on North Goodman as well as 176 Anderson Avenue. Village Gate has been undergoing an evolution in recent years — whether that’s a good thing depends on your point of view. Critics say that the loss of eclectic tenants such as The Bop Shop and Comics Etc. is proof that Village Gate is deliberately
ditching the funky vibe for which it has been known. But others say that Stern is just taking advantage of a renewed interest in city living by signing tenants, including many eateries, with widespread appeal. Stern also owned the Carnegie building on North Goodman, which was demolished after a recent fire. Stern says that he still plans to put apartments and maybe offices on the site.
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The State Education Department, in a lastminute challenge to Genesee Community’s charter renewal, says that it wants the school to more accurately reflect the population of the City of Rochester.
EDUCATION | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
Genesee in unchartered territory The Genesee Community Charter School faces a serious challenge to its charter renewal because its enrollment, as almost anyone familiar with the school knows, doesn’t reflect the city’s student population. The latter population is almost 90 percent African American and Latino, and mostly from low-income households. But only about 30 percent of GCCS students qualify for free and reduced meals, says Lisa Wing, Genesee’s school leader. The State Education Department, in a last-minute challenge to GCCS’s renewal, says that it wants that figure to be higher. But Wing says that would run counter to the school’s approach to education. “Our charter that was renewed in 2010 was designed to mirror the demographics of the county, not the city,” Wing says. “It has been part of our founding model.” But a change in the charter law, according to the State University of New York Charter Schools Institute, says that enrollment “must be comparable to the population of students attending public schools in the district where the charter school is located.” GCCS has appealed to the SED to let it keep operating according to its charter. Though Wing says that she believes that Genesee will get a full fiveyear renewal, she says that a short-term
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renewal — another possibility — could be destabilizing to the school. GCCS officials expect to learn the status of the renewal later this month. GCCS is located on East Avenue in the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Its academic performance has been on par with some suburban districts. But GCCS’s academic success and its enrollment policy have also been subject to sharp criticism. The school is often accused of cherry-picking students — a tactic used by some charter school operators to inflate academic performance. Wing has firmly maintained over the years that GCCS doesn’t cherry-pick students, and she doesn’t equivocate about the school’s enrollment policy. In a recent letter to parents, she said, “We stress that everyone is welcome to enter their child in our open annual lottery which assures that everyone has an equal shot at acceptance. “Our charter says GCCS will reflect the demographics of the entire county because we believe in the benefits of structuring schools with a blend of socioeconomic groups — and certainly our outstanding results prove without question that we are on the right track.” GCCS has about 215 students in grades K-6 who are chosen by random lottery, Wing says. Though Genesee’s student
Genesee Community Charter School. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
population doesn’t reflect the city’s, some research shows that a school’s academic success goes down when enrollment of poor students exceeds 35 percent or 40 percent — the case in most city schools. Economically disadvantaged students benefit greatly, the same research suggests, when they attend schools where the majority of students are either middle income or higher. Wing says that the economically disadvantaged students in her school have performed dramatically better on English language arts and math tests than their peers in the city school district. And that, she says, raises a question: Why is the SED intent on breaking something that works?
WAGES | BY JEREMY MOULE
Fast food fight The state’s labor commissioner will convene a wage board to look into the pay in New York’s fast food industry. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the plan in a New York Times editorial last week. The State Labor Department has the power to convene wage boards to recommend minimum wages for specific industries, as long as an investigation by the labor commissioner shows that pay in an industry or job classification is not “sufficient to provide for the life and health of those workers,” Cuomo wrote. Cuomo proposed raising the minimum wage to $10.50 — $11.50 in New York City — in his 2015-16 budget, but the Legislature rejected the increase. That inaction is the impetus for the wage board, Cuomo wrote. Fast-food companies perform well, he said, but the industry’s frontline workers continue to struggle. Nationally and locally, the Fight for $15 campaign advocates for a $15 hourly wage for fast food workers. The coalitions argue that fast food workers, who are often paid minimum wage or close to it, can’t earn enough money to support themselves or their families. The wage board will report its recommendations in three months, Cuomo wrote in the Times.
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EDUCATION | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
UR takeover of East nears In a little over a month, the University of Rochester will be handed the keys, so to speak, to East High School. The State Education Department approved the UR-East deal last year in an attempt to turn around one of the state’s lowest performing schools. There are few delusions about East. The school — with its mix of low attendance, high suspensions, and anemic graduation rate — was on the path to closure had the UR not stepped in. And the stakes are high. If the UR is successful, it could be a milestone in urban education. If it fails, there will be a lot of “I told you so’s.” But worse, hope for failing urban schools such as East will suffer a huge blow. Steve Uebbing, a professor at the UR Warner School of Education, is East’s superintendent and has overseen months of planning for the school’s reinvention. East has been reorganized into a Lower School for grades 6-8 and an Upper School for grades 9-12. Teachers and staff are critical, he said, to one of the UR’s key strategies: making East feel and function like a smaller, more personal school instead of the city’s largest where students can get lost. Teachers and staff all had to reapply for their jobs. Uebbing said that he had 550 applications for 195 teaching and 16 administrator jobs. His team conducted 350 teacher interviews, often involving classroom observations. And they made over 400 reference checks. More than 80 of the teachers hired are rehires from East and another 65 are teachers from the city school district. In a recent interview, Uebbing said that interviewing and hiring so many teachers at once was challenging. “We aren’t set up for that sort of thing,” he said. He also talked about the expectations that people have about education reform, even though there are few models of success in New York’s urban districts, and how he’ll know that East is moving in the right direction. The following is an edited version of that conversation. CITY: Were you surprised by the number of teachers who applied at East considering that this is a bit of a gamble?
Uebbing: No. I wasn’t surprised. I found it curious that there were very few applicants from outside Rochester. Most of them were Rochester City School District teachers. Some were charter teachers, and a very small number were suburban and out-of-state teachers. 6 CITY
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In most reform initiatives, people assume that you get rid of all the old teachers and administrators and get a new bunch. But people are erroneous to assume that there are legions of talented educators who want to work in an urban setting. There are qualified people out there, don’t get me wrong. But the notion that you can just replace them is wrong. Also, the teachers we interviewed were very competent and confident teachers — not all of them, but the majority. So the idea that all you need to do is simply get the right teacher in there is wrong. (US Secretary of Education) Arne Duncan says every student should have a great teacher. But great is the top 1 percent or 2 percent, isn’t it? Can everybody be great all of the time? Every student deserves a competent and caring teacher — that I agree with. But greatness is a pretty tough expectation.
What were the qualifications and characteristics that you were looking for in applicants?
They had to be “all in.” That was the most important thing. They had to be teachers who are willing to come to work every day and do whatever is necessary to be successful. And they had to be able to articulate that in writing an “all in” statement. Second, they had to be willing to look at their own practice and redevelop it. They can’t come in with the standard, “This is what I do, take it or leave it.” They have to come in with the attitude that, “I think I have some things to bring to the table, but I want to see what I can learn and how I can develop, too.”
How will the new East High be different from the old?
Every student will be part of a small families group made up of about 10 kids, and they’ll be supervised and supported as they deal with daily issues like financial problems.
East High School Superintendent Steve Uebbing talks with a student. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
I don’t know how many suspensions East will have next year. It was up around 1,600 not that long ago. We’ll see suspension as a highly undesirable action, and instead we’re going to be working with kids to develop their own problemsolving and conflict-resolution skills. And kids in grades 6, 7, 8, 9 are all going to have double math and English periods that will be 72 minutes long. Are you concerned that people may think that you’re hiring some of the same teachers who helped make East a failing school in the first place?
That premise is not true. We don’t blame teachers or anybody for the current situation. We do blame longstanding systematic, social, and economic issues. But we can’t fix all of that stuff. What we can work on are education and social-emotional issues.
and said, “We were kind of hoping that you would have something exemplar.” Then I asked them for a list of schools that had at least 75 percent graduation rate and at least 75 percent free and reduced lunch rate that were urban schools. And they found one school. When will you know that East has turned the corner or is at least making progress?
The first thing for me would be breaking 90 percent attendance rate continuously. That’s a benchmark. I guarantee you that most districts in the suburbs on the first day will have over 95 percent attendance. The kids can’t wait to get back to school. We didn’t make 80 percent [average attendance] — 22 percent of the kids were missing. And there are a lot of reasons for that, one being that it hasn’t been a place where kids feel successful and happy.
Was there another turnaround program or school model you used in planning for East?
We asked state [officials] if they had something that they saw as exemplar. And they had this long kind of pause, rochestercitynewspaper.com
Who’s worrying about the
water? ENVIRONMENT | BY JEREMY MOULE
Much of California is coping with a severe, multi-year drought. The state’s
water supplies and reservoirs are depleted, urban residents are now required to limit their water use, and many farms in the state are losing their crops. By comparison, the Rochester region is hydrologically gifted. Lake Ontario provides people, farms, and businesses with massive quantities of water for drinking, irrigation, food production, manufacturing, and more. The lake supports a commercial shipping industry and is a valuable asset for recreational activities such as boating, fishing, and swimming. The Genesee River, which cuts northbound through the area before emptying into the lake, bolsters agriculture and industry. And it, too, has vast recreational potential. The region’s water resources provide many benefits, but that wet bounty shouldn’t be taken for granted: the lake and river face a host of evolving threats and problems. In the Genesee River, toxic substances that were discharged by industries decades ago persist in the sediment. And in Lake Ontario — along with the other Great Lakes — plastic microbeads pose a potential threat to aquatic life. The good news is that officials are working to address those problems; a handful of government policies and projects could have a positive impact on the Genesee River, Lake Ontario, and the Great Lakes system as a whole, according to environmentalists and conservationists. For example: a controversial plan for managing Lake Ontario’s water levels, which is waiting on approval from the US and Canadian governments, could lead to healthier coastal wetlands. And within the next two months, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to release a new version of its Clean Water Rule. The regulations, which would still need to be finalized, clarify which seasonal streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act, EPA officials say. And at Braddock Bay in the Town of Greece, the US Army Corps of Engineers has developed a plan to retain and restore critical wetlands areas. The bay’s wetlands have been declining, in size as well as habitat and wildlife diversity, due to erosion and cattail overgrowth.
The Genesee River’s connection to industry is as old as Rochester itself. The water powered the region’s early mills and later generated electricity for businesses and homes. The downside of that historic relationship is that many of the industries also used the river as a dump. Kodak is one of the companies that discharged waste into the river. As Kodak exited bankruptcy last year, it reached an agreement with the federal Environmental Protection Agency and State Department of Environmental Conservation to provide funding for cleanup work. The company set aside $49 million for the project. The state and Kodak officials agreed to share the expense if costs run higher. This summer, DEC contractors will start studying a five-mile section of the Genesee, from Route 104 to the Lake Ontario outlet. Their objective is to determine the extent of contamination in the river, how much of the pollution could reasonably be attributed to Kodak’s operations, and what cleanup work is warranted. “I think it’s a step in the right direction,” says George Thomas, executive director of the Center for Environmental Initiatives, which has led several efforts to improve the river’s health. 8 CITY
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(Top) Kodak's waste water treatment plant was once a source of pollution in the Genesee River. (Bottom) The Genesee River outlet into Lake Ontario. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
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DEC contractors will test samples of the Genesee’s water as well as its sediment, some of its fish species, and mussels or crayfish. They’ll also analyze soil samples along the river’s banks, and in floodplains and wetlands. The contractors will test the samples for toxic substances that Kodak was known to handle in large quantities, such as silver. They’ll also test for pollutants that have been found in other parts of the river and the near-shore area of Lake Ontario. Those substances include pesticides, heavy metals, dioxins, and PCB’s — which can all have harmful effects on people and wildlife. The DEC says that any contamination will likely be contained in the river’s sediment, and possibly in soils along its banks. The department expects to receive a draft of the findings in early 2016 and to issue a report outlining recommended cleanup actions later that year. The findings could also show that further assessment is needed of contaminants not related to Kodak’s historical operations, the DEC says.
On Earth Day, April 22, the State
Assembly approved, for the second time, a statewide ban on the sale of products containing microbeads – tiny plastic particles found in cosmetics, facial scrubs, and other personal care items. The legislation was drafted by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The action is significant: in a chamber that can have a sharp ideological divide, a major environmental and industry regulation passed with only one “no” vote (though a few members were absent). Schneiderman’s bill has languished in the Senate, however. The chamber’s leadership didn’t bring the bill up for a vote last year, and may not this year, either. Republican Tom O’Mara, chair of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, introduced Schneiderman’s legislation, but also submitted his own competing bill. Environmental groups don’t support O’Mara’s bill, which they say differs from Schneiderman’s in two significant ways. The O’Mara legislation sets a later start date for the microbeads ban, and only prohibits synthetic microbeads. The bill leaves a loophole that would allow products to contain so-called biodegradable plastic microbeads, which don’t break down in the water, environmentalists say. Microbeads have emerged as a serious concern in a short period of time — the result
of research that paints an ever-clearer picture of the severity of the problem. In 2013, SUNY Fredonia chemistry professor Sam Mason first confirmed the presence of microbeads in some of the Great Lakes. Since then, she and other researchers have found microbeads in all of the Great Lakes, with the greatest concentrations found in Lake Ontario. They’ve also found (Top) George Thomas of the Center for Environmental Initiatives says that planned Genesee River cleanup work is a step that other contaminants in the right direction. PHOTO BY ASHLEIGH DESKINS A plan to manage Lake Ontario's water levels will affect lakefront property (left) and coastal wetlands, including those in the water — including in Braddock Bay (right). PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN pesticides, heavy metals, and other toxins — stick to the surfaces of the The structure would be built out of limestone benefit if the federal government signs off on beads. Fish, birds, and other aquatic organisms boulders, and the spaces between the rocks Plan 2014. The proposal was developed by the ingest the beads, mistaking them for fish eggs. would be filled with sand and plants that match US-Canadian International Joint Commission Mason suspects that the beads serve as a pathway the surrounding environment. It’d also have and contains a new set of guidelines to regulate for toxins to enter the bodies of those organisms. channels on either end, which will allow water water flows between Lake Ontario and the St. “The next question is, do the chemicals to circulate between the bay and the lake. Lawrence River. Those flows influence water desorb into the organism once they’re The bay has been unprotected from waves levels in the lake. ingested?” Mason says. “That’s where we’re since Hurricane Agnes in 1972, which washed The plan that’s currently in place was going next year.” out the sand barrier beach at the bay’s mouth. developed in the 1950’s and holds levels Until the state has a ban on microbeads, “We ended up picking what we thought relatively stable. But it’s contributed to an consumers can make a difference by choosing would most accurately function and replicate environment where cattails thrive — taking over products without the plastic pieces in them. The the barrier beach that would historically be other important types of wetlands. website www.beatthemicrobead.org has lists of present at Braddock Bay,” says Josh Unghire, a Plan 2014’s supporters say that it would products containing microbeads. Corps restoration ecologist and planner on the provide for a greater, more natural variation “With every dollar we spend, we’re choosing Braddock Bay project. in the lake’s water levels over time. The the world we want,” Mason says. The Corps also wants to remove cattails fluctuation would, in turn, lead to greater from some parts of the wetlands and to build a diversity of wetland types, they say. Opponents Braddock Bay is well-known as a network of potholes — basically small, shallow say that the plan would cause erosion to crucial stopover for migrating birds, particularly ponds — connected by channels. That work will shoreline properties, and that owners won’t be waterfowl. But each year, the bay loses about an provide water birds, mammals, and amphibians compensated for the damage. acre of coastal marshland to erosion, which is with breaks in the dense cattail growth, which Since it’s an international agreement, the caused primarily by strong waves coming in off will diversify the wetland habitat. The Corps plan needs the approval of President Barack of the lake during storms. also plans to re-establish a segment of shoreline Obama. The Department of State is currently In addition, invasive cattails have taken marsh next to an existing area of the same reviewing the proposal and will make a over parts of the wetlands, reducing the variety wetland type. recommendation to the president. Canada’s of habitat available to fish, water birds, and Black terns have historically nested in the bay government must also approve Plan 2014. mammals such as muskrat and mink. wetlands, but the birds prefer to build their nests “This is a great deal for shipping and The US Army Corps of Engineers has in open areas of marshes. They haven’t been recreation and shoreline property owners,” says developed a plan to substantially reduce seen nesting in the bay since the 1990’s, and the Jim Howe, executive director of the Nature erosion and restore habitat diversity in the Corps hopes creating areas that are attractive to Conservancy of Central and Western New bay wetlands. It presented the plan to the the black tern will bring them back. York. “It’s a balanced plan. It really restores the public last week in Greece. environment of the lake in a way that respects all The Corps wants to build an artificial Braddock Bay’s wetlands and the other interests.” barrier at the mouth of the bay to break waves. coastal wetlands across Lake Ontario could rochestercitynewspaper.com
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Monroe County will hold a public open house on the Seneca Park Zoo master plan from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19. The event provides an opportunity for review and comment on the conceptual designs for future
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Dining of depth and salt, but were a touch on the oily side. The pinto beans were cooked to a fall apart level and had a rounded sauce that helped make each combination of rice, beans, and meat a complete dish and not just individual components in a container. What also helped to bring these strong flavors together was the house-made hot sauce that was available. The medium spicy vinegar-based sauce is stored in glass bottles that show off the variety of hot peppers used to create its distinct profile. With the intense richness from most of the dishes, the cutting acidity and heat from the hot sauce is critical.
El Pilon Criollo serves traditional Hispanic food, like (left) hog maw — slices of pig stomach — stewed in a peppered broth, and (right) fresh empanadas, seen here frying in the kitchen. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
Inspiring comfort food El Pilon Criollo 973 NORTH CLINTON AVENUE MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M. 338-7930; ELPILONCRIOLLO.COM [ REVIEW ] BY CHRIS LINDSTROM
When I pulled into the parking lot of El Pilon Criollo, I knew that it was a special place. Even if the food was bad (and it isn’t), I was excited to write about the background of owner Zury Brown and the restaurant she and her family created. The free standing building that houses El Pilon Criollo on North Clinton Avenue, in the heart of the La Avenida neighborhood opened in 2013. It was the first new construction to happen in that area in 12 years. I was a bit taken aback when I heard that, but driving down North Clinton to get there it shouldn’t have been such a surprise. It isn’t an inspiring drive until you see this sharp building with large glass windows serving up Puerto Rican comfort food to the neighborhood.
El Pilon Criollo makes real deal comfort food that sticks to your ribs and fills you up. To me there aren’t many more satisfying purchases than a container of yellow rice and beans topped with meat. What I went for here — as I do at most Puerto Rican, Dominican, or Jamaican purveyors — was to go with the small option ($5), which was plenty of food for one person. El Pilon Criollo is by and large a takeout joint. That’s not to say that you can’t eat there — it does have a decent amount of tables — but the food is universally served in takeout containers. That doesn’t take away from the people dishing out the food at the counter in any way, though; they were consistently engaging to deal with and helped with the groups of waiting people efficiently. Out of the numerous meats that you can choose from, my wife and I sampled five of them during our two visits. We didn’t have a chance to try the crowd favorite, roast pork, since they were sold out both times, but I was pleasantly impressed with the hog maw
($5 for half pound side) which turned out to be my favorite. For those that aren’t familiar, hog maw is slices of pig stomach stewed in a peppered broth until tender. They were wellcleaned, leaving no trace of the funky smells and tastes that that can sometimes come from cuts of meat from that portion of the animal. In this case, the hog maw had a light livery taste but mostly took on the flavor of the stewing liquid. Both the stewed and baked chicken options ($5 for a small) served the bird well. Both were fall off the bone tender and seasoned strongly. I preferred the stewed version with the chopped pieces of chicken (especially the dark meat). The stewing liquid imparted a rich, salty flavor through the dish and worked well with the yellow rice and beans. Fried chunks of pork shoulder ($5 for half pound side) had a decidedly salty exterior that was solidly browned and an interior that reminded me of good Mexican-style carnitas. Speaking of which, I liked the yellow rice and beans here, although they weren’t very subtle. The rice had a decent amount
El Pilon also offers a selection of frituras ($2 each), fried snacks that include empanadas, alcapurrias, and potato balls. The empanada dough was fried to a crunchy but chewy consistency — and remained so even after transporting it home wrapped in foil — and both the beef and chicken options were worth trying. The best of the frituras, though, was the alcapurria that consisted of a cylinder of just slightly sweet mashed plantains filled with ground beef. On the sweet side of things, both the passion fruit juice ($3) and the tres leches cake ($4) were intensely sugary. The juice had a pleasant floral front and dry finish along with the sweetness. The drink was tasty by itself, and was used as part a homemade cocktail with tequila, orange, and lime juices. The angel food style cake was topped with a thick whipped cream and soaked with evaporated and condensed milk, making for a very moist dessert. Hard to eat more than a few spoonfuls before the sugar rush hits you. El Pilon Criollo is a great example of how a business that truly serves the community can succeed. Zury Brown started as a vendor at the Puerto Rican Festival, spent 5 years renting at a smaller location just up the street and now owns a beautiful restaurant that has been open for almost two years. When I talked to her on the phone she mentioned how proud she was to open a new building in the area, and I could understand why. I walked away with a satisfied stomach and impressed with what had been accomplished.
You can read more from Chris Lindstrom or listen to his podcast on his food blog, Foodabouttown. com. Share any dining tips with him on Twitter and Instagram @stromie.
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Upcoming [ HIP-HOP ] M.O.P. Wednesday, June 17. The California Brew Haus, 402 West Ridge Road. 7 p.m. $25-$30. ticketfly.com. [ ROCK ]
10 Years. Wednesday, July 22. The Montage Music Hall, 50
Chestnut Street. 6:30 p.m. $22. themontagemusichall.com; 10yearsmusic.com. [ FOLK ]
The Avett Brothers. Wednesday, July 29. CMAC, 3355
Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua. 7:30 p.m. $27.50-$55. cmacevents.com; theavettbrothers.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 16 MAIN STREET ARMORY, 900 EAST MAIN STREET 6:15 P.M. | $39.95 | MAINSTREETARMORY.COM MEGMYERS.COM [ ROCK ] Meg Myers is raw, visceral alt-rock. There’s an
angst, a ferocity, and a delicate femininity somehow all wrapped up in her songs. Her lyrics feel like they want to brood, then yell, then intimately share. She’s backed by some catchy, heavy tracks — which is often recreated by a live band on tour. She released her debut EP, “Daughter in the Choir,” in 2012, shortly after her single “Monsters” which bumped her into the public’s eye, and followed up with a second EP, “Make a Shadow,” in 2014. Born in Nashville and now living in Los Angeles, Myers is working on her first full-length album due out later this year. Part of 94.1 The Zone’s Bonzai concert with Rise Against, Islander, and Night Riots.
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“Fanny in May” SUNDAY, MAY 17 FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH, 220 SOUTH WINTON ROAD 7:30 P.M. | $5-$20 | FIRSTMUSE.ORG [ CLASSICAL ] Pianist Diane Walsh, violinist David
Brickman, and cellist Stefan Reuss — a trio that hasn’t performed together for First Muse since 2013 — will close out First Muse’s 2015 season with a warm welcome to spring. “Fanny in May” will feature Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s “Piano Trio,” a world premiere of Mark Harris’s “Romance for Violin and Piano” — which Harris wrote for Brickman — Debussy’s “Sonata for Cello and Piano,” and Brahms’ sweetly romantic “B-major Piano Trio.” — BY JAKE CLAPP
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hard-working bunch. Last year, the emo-punk quartet performed in almost two-dozen countries and released a couple of records that are tough and melodic in all the right places. I’m digging “Everyone But Me,” a number that rocks out with snot pounding riffs. Then there’s the breakneck energy of “White Pills.,” which makes me want to crowd surf in my living room. Lead singer Nick Prasat Kumar named his band after Holden Caulfield; anytime a band makes a literary reference like that and adds “Cult” at the end, it probably isn’t a bad sign.
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THURSDAY, MAY 14 ABILENE BAR & LOUNGE, 153 LIBERTY POLE WAY 7:30 P.M. | $10 | ABILENEBARANDLOUNGE.COM AMYLAVERE.COM [ AMERICANA ] Like Eddie Cochran said: “She’s
somethin’ else.” Singer-songwriter and bassist Amy LaVere has been produced by Jim Dickinson, worked at the rock ‘n’ roll Mecca, Memphis’s Sun Studios, slaps the doghouse bass as if it just pinched her ass, and has broken my heart at least three times. She is enchanting and commanding like a slightly less noir Neko Case. Have mercy.
It’s probably unnecessary to carry on about the lack of country in country music. Suffice it to say, contemporary, self-appointed country has lost its edge. But brothers and sisters there stands a savior in our midst. Austin, Texas, troubadour Dale Watson has got a new batch of true blue honky-tonk shoehorned onto “Call Me Insane.” It’s an awesome record, but no surprise, that’s what Watson has always whipped up with his punchy twang-o-plenty guitar picking and beautifully laid back baritone. Most of the tunes were penned by Watson and road tested with his band, The Lone Stars, on his 300 dates a year touring schedule. Watson shows his flexibility in attack and attitude with moody numbers like the title track, undeniable invites to two-step with “I Owe It All to You,” and beer joint rave-ups like “Hot Dang.” This is one honkin’ tonkin’ pleasure platter perfect for starting a party or kick-starting one that won’t.
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Amy LaVere, Will Sexton, and The Hardin Draw. Abilene Bar &
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Twenty-one tracks, count ’em, 21 chances to dig bluesman Roger Kuhn’s howlin’, acoustic, dixiefried, buskerfied blues on the cat’s new CD, “Brand New Start.” His pig-sticker boots firmly planted on the sidewalk, Kuhn bleeds hot and cool, switching off between dreadnought and dobro. The recording ain’t fancy but it’s period correct and contemporary (if that makes any sense). Kuhn’s attack is uplifting as he doesn’t wallow in clichéd heartache, going so far as to dismiss those who have wronged him with little diatribes in his upstate drawl at the end of many of his tunes. His playing style is percussive and comfortably loose. There is a genuine air to Kuhn, he’s charmingly authentic and so is his music. He makes feeling bad sound so good. Here are 21 chances for you to feel the same. Go ahead. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
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Hatebreed. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 2321520. themontagemusichall. com. 7 p.m. $22-$25.
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Iron Chic, The Emersons, California Cousins, and Fire in the Radio. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $10-$12.
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Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 9:30 p.m. $5. [ CLASSICAL]
Rochester American Recorder Society: 50th Anniversary Concert. First Baptist Church
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Grey Light strikes me as an experimental band that got it right with the first try. At the top of the list of compelling, undeniable qualities are Alicia Ault’s vocals as they float bell-like in the bands well-rooted ether. And speaking of rooted, the band got its start while its members were studying at the Eastman School of Music. It’s progressive-pop with classical flourishes. The band gets out there but not too out there. Clan and keen.
Paradigm Shift and Trombonist Melissa Gardiner. Immanuel
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Grey Light performs Thursday, May 14, at Flour City Station, 170 East Avenue. 9 p.m. $3. flourcitystation.com; greylightband.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
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Pale Green Stars, The New York Rock, and New City Slang. Monty’s Krown, 875
Monroe Ave. 481-2295. facebook.com/palegreenstars. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5. Rustle & Bromley. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic. com. 7:30 p.m. $10-$12. Shining Star Band. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 3257090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m.
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FOLK | STEVE KATZ
He was in two of the greatest bands of the 1960’s and he’s got plenty of stories to tell about it. After forging a reputation with The Blues Project, guitarist Steve Katz was a founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears. He won’t be bringing all those horn players with him to Lovin’ Cup but you can bet he’ll bring some of his great songs from those years — “Steve’s Song,” “Sometimes In Winter,” and so on — and plenty of strong new ones. Steve Katz performs Saturday, May 16, at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive. 8 p.m. $10. lovincup.com; stevekatzmusic.wordpress.com. — BY RON NETSKY
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Cottier & Daniels, 349 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 586-3020. dcdpianos.com. 2 p.m. $15.
Kinloch Nelson, Matt Cochran, Susie Kieren, and Hee Sagong.
Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio. com. 8 p.m. $15.
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[ COUNTRY ] Double Cross. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Jim Kempkes, Rob Morley, and Flex. Butapub, 315 Gregory St.
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Memphis like Will Shade, Furry Lewis, Willie B, Earl Bell, and others. When I got to Chicago, I was happy enough just hanging out and listening to blues in all the clubs around Chicago. They all thought of me as a fan since I requested tunes all the time and they’d be surprised that I even knew the tune. I’d say “I’ve got the record.” Anyhow, a waitress I’d gotten to know told Muddy Waters, “You oughta hear Charlie play harmonica.” Muddy called me up to sit in and that changed everything. After that, Muddy always called me to sit in whenever he saw me. Others heard me playing and started offering me gigs. What was it like sitting in for the first time with those great artists?
Charlie Musselwhite doesn't consider himself a legend, but give the guy some credit, he's been one of the blues harp greats for close to 50 years. PHOTO PROVIDED
Harp attack Charlie Musselwhite SATURDAY, MAY 16 SAHLEN’S MUSIC STAGE, LILAC FESTIVAL, HIGHLAND PARK 7 P.M. | FREE | ROCHESTEREVENTS.COM CHARLIEMUSSELWHITE.COM [ INTERVIEW ] BY FRANK DE BLASE
I wouldn’t call it so much a smirk but more of an all-knowing impish smile that always seems pasted on Charlie Musselwhite’s mug. And between gregarious grins, the legendary bluesman still blows away at the electric harmonica — the Mississippi saxophone, the tin sandwich. Whatever you want to call it, Musslewhite is one of its masters. He’ll debate whether or not he’s a legend. But just dig the man’s story and see for yourself. He was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi, in 1944 and moved to Memphis three years later. Musselwhite was raised in a musical family: his father played harmonica and guitar, his mother played piano. Young Charlie came of age during the early rumblings of rock ‘n’ roll with Memphis at its epicenter. At this point, he worked odd jobs including running moonshine before moving to Chicago where the blues was already entrenched. Musselwhite was exposed to artists like Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, Little Walter, and Howlin’ Wolf, to name a few. It wasn’t long before he was sitting in with these masters, becoming one of the few white artists associated with the blues in the 16 CITY MAY 13-19, 2015
They were all very supportive and encouraging to me. They were flattered that I would come alone to all those clubs and hang out so we were already friends. When they found out I played they really insisted that I play. At what point in your career did you realize you were a legend yourself?
Am I a legend? I’m not sure about that. early 1960’s, along with Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield. Musselwhite’s style and tone are instantly recognizable. He’s released more than 20 albums and continues to record, appear on other artists’ records, and circle the globe. His latest LP, “I Ain’t Lyin’,” is more of that Musselwhite magic. He even has his own ringtones available for download. City Newspaper rang the bluesman up with some questions, and though we couldn’t see him, I swear he was smiling. An edited transcript of that conversation follows. Here’s what he said… and a-one, and a-two, and a-three, and a-four… City: With all these years playing the blues, how do you keep it fresh and exciting? Charlie Musselwhite: I’m always listening
Who are some of the artists that you admire today?
I admire them all. Everybody has something to offer that is unique to them. And if they’re a regular working musician, I admire them for that, too. This business is no piece of cake to make a living at. You’ve been quoted as saying you only know one tune. Que pasa?
That’s kind of a joke. It’s just my way of saying I have an identifiable style. People tell me all the time that they always know it’s me after the first few notes they hear. So everything I play, I play in my style. Whatever kind of music it is. It’ll always sound like me. Of all your records do you have a favorite?
to all kinds of music for new ideas and experimenting.
The first one and the last one. The first one gave me a career, and the last one is where I’m at today.
What, or who, first turned you on to the harp?
Talk a little about the new album, “I Ain’t Lyin’.”
I don’t recall any one person turning me on to harmonica. Seems like there were always some around the house. I probably got them for presents at Christmas or my birthday. Back then they were real cheap. I remember it as being a fairly common toy … most people had one in their home.
It was recorded live partly in California and partly in Clarksdale, Mississippi. I wrote most of the tunes. We had a lot of fun playing and I think that comes across when you’re listening. Do you have a Charlie Musselwhite ringtone on your phone?
Teagan & The Tweeds. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic. com. 8:30 p.m. [ METAL ]
Oceans of Insects, The Great Lie, and Charmer. Monty’s
Krown, 875 Monroe Ave. 2717050. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $3. [ POP/ROCK ]
2nd Annual North Coast Punk Fest. California Brew
Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 671-9080. facebook.com/ thecaliforniabrewhaus. Lucky33, The Emersons, Anchorage Nebraska, On The Cinder, The Bournes, Kaiser Solzie, Cantelope The Forever Era, Radical Operations, Attic 39 Lupis, Crazies, VITAL TIMES, Ivy’s Panic Room, and Beer Pressure. Scions Bonzai. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 2323221. mainstreetarmory.com. 6:15 p.m. Rise Against, Meg Meyers, Islander, and Night Riots. $39.95.
The Ginger Faye Brothers, Attic Abasement, The Absolutes, and Quarries. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe
Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $6.
Six Ways To Sunday and Pseudo Youth. Water Street Music Hall,
204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 8 p.m. $5-$10. The Spampinato Brothers. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 9:30 p.m. $10. The Taint. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 2925544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m.
Young Sauce and The Dingleberries. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m.2 a.m. $5.
SUNDAY, MAY 17 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Breizh Amerika Collective. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. breizh.rockpaperscissors.biz. Chris Duarte. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 7 p.m. $13-$17. [ CLASSICAL ]
Fanny in May (First Muse Chamber Music). First Unitarian
Church, 220 S Winton Rd. 2719070. FirstMuse.org. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $5-$40. Resounding Finale. Hale Auditorium, Roberts Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. rpyo. org. 3-5 p.m. $5-$10.
Being a white artist in the late-50’s, early-60’s Chicago, how did you break into that scene?
What are you most proud of?
[ VOCALS ]
I didn’t have any intention of breaking into any scene. I didn’t have a goal of being a professional musician. I loved blues and taught myself and learned from guys in
Musically, I suppose playing the White House was a pretty big deal for me. It was a tribute to music from Memphis. And it was even better that I got to play there with so many friends.
Church, 3003 Dewey Ave. 2251335. greeceperformingarts.org/. 2:30 p.m. $5 suggester donation.
A Salute to American Popular Song. St. Charles Borromeo
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Ghost Town and Vanity Strikes. Montage Music Hall,
50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 7 p.m. $10-$12.
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Daniel Bachman and Will Veeder. Abilene Bar & Lounge,
153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3221. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8 p.m. $8. [ CLASSICAL ]
Eastman New Horizons Band Annual Spring Concert. Kodak
Hall at Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 734-9110. esm. rochester.edu. 7 p.m.
TUESDAY, MAY 19 [ POP/ROCK ] All Time Low. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 2323221. mainstreetarmory.com. 7:30 p.m. $25-$30.
The Caulfield Cult, Sexy Teenagers, and B-Free. Bug
Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7-$9.
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Toni DiBuono, Margaret Reed, and John Scherer in “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” on stage now at Geva Theatre Center. PHOTO BY ROGER MASTROIANNI
Chekhov’s fun “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” REVIEWED SATURDAY, MAY 9 CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 31 GEVA THEATRE CENTER, 75 WOODBURY BOULEVARD TICKETS START AT $25 | VISIT GEVATHEATRE. ORG FOR SPECIFIC DATES AND TIMES [ REVIEW ] BY KEVIN CARR
Before contemporary playwright Christopher Durang penned “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” farcical comedy and Anton Chekhov rarely occupied the same sentence. But “Vanya” — the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play — succeeds in comically commandeering names, imagery, and themes from the much anthologized work of the Russian playwright and shortstory author, by reintroducing Chekhov’s elements into modern slapstick. The satisfying result — what Durang calls a “comic blender” — can be seen on Geva’s Wilson Mainstage through May 31 as the final play of Geva’s 2014-15 season. Set at a farmhouse in present day Bucks County, Pennsylvania, middle-aged siblings Vanya (John Scherer) and Sonia (Toni DiBuono) enjoy a morning cup of coffee together. Overlooking a small pond, they laugh, bicker, and reminisce of their parents: theatre loving professors who named their children after beloved 18 CITY MAY 13-19, 2015
Chekhov characters. Neither Vanya nor Sonia are married, but the two coexist like an odd, old couple. “I hope you’re not going to make Chekhov references all day,” Vanya says to Sonia — it’s a subtle, selfaware nod to the audience. Sonia laments that she’s accomplished nothing with her life, comparing her boring routines to those of their successful, flamboyant Hollywood actress sister, Masha (Margaret Reed). Masha surprises Vanya and Sonia with a visit to the farmhouse, bringing along Spike (Gregory Isaac Stone), an idiotic boy-toy half Masha’s age who can’t seem to keep his clothes on. Mix in a psychic, forewarning housemaid, Cassandra (Danielle Lee Greaves), and a cutsie, young neighbor, Nina (Maren Bush) — who distracts Spike from Masha — and the stage is set for a quirky, ensemble comedy that attempts to outdo itself with every advancing act. You don’t need to know what “Chekhovian” means in order to enjoy this play. You don’t even need to Google him. Maybe more important to know are the references to Greek tragedies. On the wall, behind the action, is a poster of “Oresteia” (the trio of ancient Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus, which includes “Agamemnon”). Cassandra, the house maid, is a direct allusion to Cassandra from “Agamemnon.” Like the ancient character — who Apollo cursed with visions of the future that no one would believe — Cassandra has premonitions and bellows warnings. The siblings pay no attention,
however. “Beware! Beware!” Cassandra yells. Vanya responds: “Can’t you just say, ‘Good morning’?” These exchanges bring the most memorable laughs, and Danielle Lee Greaves often steals the show. While it wouldn’t hurt to have a little background knowledge of both Chekhov and ancient Greek tragedies, don’t let the intellectual foundation fool you: “Vanya” is approachable and light. Its biggest source for laughs come not from rarefied references (those jokes often fall flat), but from everyday themes all can relate to: resentment, generational disconnect, selfimage, and aging. Perhaps most surprising about “Vanya” is how much it looks and feels like a modern TV sitcom. The pacing is quick, the dialogue is sharp and witty, and the stakes only exist to set up laughs. We know that Masha won’t push her siblings from their home, and that’s okay. Like any sitcom, it’s about the ride, about an outrageous attempt to push each character out of his or her comfort zone, only to eventually and inevitably reestablish normality. Certainly, Television and the evolution of entertainment define this play. TV, Durang claims, is a box that engenders society’s shared experiences, though it’s changing. As theater was once part of the national consciousness, traditional television, too, is getting left behind. Instead of watching programs in predetermined primetimes, millennials are now mobile — watching TV whenever they want, wherever they want. Durang laments this advancement. He suggests that we’re losing entertainment’s most valuable aspect: enjoying it together. The point is belabored, however, through a lengthy, out-of-nowhere, preachy monologue that attacks millennials. It blatantly panders to theater’s older audiences and could be viewed as Durang’s biggest misstep, but it’s forgivable. There’s enough goodwill in this play to overshadow the heavy-handed soapbox moment. Both hilarious and heartfelt, irreverent in every direction, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” unapologetically reaches for laughs and never quits. How television, Greek tragedies, and Chekhov all relate is still a bit of a mystery, and the thread doesn’t always work; however, director Bruce Jordan excels at weaving Durang’s tragically slapstick story — ultimately, one about aging siblings struggling to evolve in a world that’s busy forgetting them.
[ OPENING ] Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. Universal Magnetic. Through July 3. New works by St. Monci. 232-6030 x23. axomgallery.com/. City Hall, 30 Church St. Expressions. Through June 22. Works by Rochester’s Artists’ Breakfast Group. artistsbreakfastgroup.com/. Finger Lakes Gallery and Frame, 175 South Main Street. Canandaigua. Cordell Cordaro - Exclusive Debut of New Works. 396-7210. firstname.lastname@example.org. galleryandframe.com. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. New Work by Dan Neuberger. Through June 14. 482-1976. imagecityphotographygallery.com. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St. Honeoye Falls. Give To Abstraction. Through June 27. Abstract art by several artists. 624-7740. millartcenter.com. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. Seasons. Through June 28. A display oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels by Denise Van Deroef. 546-8400. EpiscopalSeniorLife.org. Ross Gallery of the Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher, 3690 East Ave. Rochester Art Club Spring Show. Through June 27. 233-5645. rochesterartclub.org/. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. A Matter of Beauty. Through June 6. A Range of styles, media, subject matter and techniques by The Rochester Art Club. 546-8400. EpiscopalSeniorLife.org. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. Draft Twelve. Through May 16. Photography by RIT students. 1975ish.com. The Coco Room, The Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St. Door #2 Suite 425. Enter The Rockstar. Through May 30. Paintings of Frida Kahlo by Nereida Vazquez. 478-0159. thecocoroom.rocks/. Damiani Wine Cellars, 4704 Rt. 414, Burdett. Burden of Wings. Through June 1. Photography by Mauro Marinelli. 546-5557. damianiwinecellars.com. Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery, 3165 East Ave. Change of Seasons. Through June 30. Warm weather watercolor portraits by Betsy Liano. 385-0298. friendlyseniorliving.org. Gallery 384, 384 East Ave. Paintings by Paula Crawford and Wendy Menzie. Through May 25. 325-5010. artsrochester.org. Gallery 96, 604 Pittsford-Victor Road. Five Exposures. Through May 23. New images by Betsy Phillips, Dan Neuberger, Don Menges, Carl Crumley, and Dick Bennett. thegallery96.com. Gallery Salon, 4 Elton St. New Works by Gia Conti. Through June 30. Watercolor paintings. email@example.com. Geisel Gallery, Bausch & Lomb Place, One Bausch & Lomb Place. Vivaldi Four Seasons, Persephone series #1, and Invisible Distance. Through May 30. Prints, paintings, and books by Kristine Bouyoucos, Barbara Fox, and Sue Huggins Leopard. 202-3869. thegeiselgallery.com. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. Beauty In The Breakdown. Through May 31.
DANCE | “IDENTITY AWAKENS”
FESTIVAL | FINGER LAKES CELTIC FESTIVAL
THEATER | “DEATHTRAP”
Unidentified Dance — a new movement company led by co-artistic directors Margaret Moreno and Trevor Van Oden — will premiere its first public work, “Identity Awakens,” this Saturday. Moreno and Van Oden met while apprenticing with FuturPointe Dance and found that they shared similar views on the value of dance in communication and self-discovery. “Identity Awakens” will be in collaboration with musician Jean Funk. And right from the start, the company will play into its stated mission to “help other radical, contemporary artists gain exposure by creating visually enticing, intellectually charged, multi-disciplinary work.”
The Finger Lakes Celtic Festival will hold its 4th annual Highland Games and Heritage Festival this Saturday, May 16. The daylong event seeks to capture and embrace Celtic culture and society in the Rochester area. Festivities include traditional Celtic music and dance, Clan and Historical Group gatherings, and various workshops and competitions. Also featured at the festival are the traditional Highland Heavy Games, where men, women, and children can compete in 9 different events that test their strength and agility by hurling various different objects for height and distance. Perhaps most famous among these is the Caber Toss, where competitors must lift, balance, run, and toss heavy logs that can be up to 22-feet long. Various vendors will also be on site selling food and crafts.
Sidney Bruhl is a successful writer of Broadway thrillers who has hit a dry spell; when one of his writing students comes up with a script that could be a hit, he and his wife hatch a plan that soon turns into an exercise in cat-and-mouse suspense. That’s the basis of “Deathtrap” by Ira Levin, the author of “Rosemary’s Baby,” who knew a thing about suspense and thrills. “Deathtrap” made a killing on Broadway in the 1970’s and has been a community theater staple ever since; Penfield Players’ current production has two performances remaining, this Friday and Saturday. The show is part of Penfield Players’ 50th anniversary season.
Unidentified Dance will perform “Identity Awakens” on Saturday, May 16, at Nu Movement, 716 University Avenue. 6:30 p.m. (a pre-show class with the company will take place at 5:30 p.m.) $10. 704-2889; unidentifieddance.wix.com. — BY JAKE CLAPP Painting by Jeff Lee. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions.com/. The Joy Gallery, 498 W Main St. Order Through Chaos. Through May 23. Sculptures by Joshua Woof. 463-5230. rit.edu. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Namaste. Through June 13. Paintings by 10 artists. 6244730. ockheesgallery.com. Orange Glory Café, 240 East Ave. The Cocktailians. Through May 31. Photos of barkeeps and their associates by Gerry Szymanski. 232-7340. orangeglorycafe.com/.
Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. The Condition of Music. Through June 6. A variety of works by 10 artists. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Phillips Fine Art, Door #9 The Hungerford Building. In This World..No One Can Pin Me Down. Through May 30. New works by Tarrant Clements. 232-8120. Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. Made in New York. Through June 7. 73 pieces of artwork by 56 NYS artists. 315-255-1553. mtraudt@ schweinfurthartcenter.org. schweinfurtharcenter.org.
The Finger Lakes Celtic Festival will take place at 4925 Collett Road, Shortsville. 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. $8 in advanced; $10 at gate; children 5 and under free. Visit flceltic.com for more info. — BY KURT NYE Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. In Search of Things We May Have Lost…. Through May 31. Photographic portraits of neighbors and their animals by Jane Walker. spectrumgalleryroc.com. University Gallery, James R. Booth Hall, RIT, Lomb Memorial Dr. Musicians: Photographs by Bob Cato. Through June 26. 4753961. firstname.lastname@example.org. rit.edu. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. The Educators. Through June 30. Alumni exhibition. 442-8676. vsw.org.; Marion
Faller: Flora and Fauna. Through July 3. Selections from three bodies of work by Marion Faller (1941-2014). 442-8676. vsw.org.
Art Events [ TUE., MAY 19 ] Portrait Sketch of Our Aging Community. May 19, 6 p.m. Steve Carpenter Gallery & Art Center, 176 Anderson Ave By Kevin Feary $5 donation requested 2649036. nyfigurestudyguild.com/.
Penfield Players present “Deathtrap” on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Road. 8 p.m. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 340-8655; penfield.org. — BY DAVID RAYMOND
[ THU., MAY 14 ] Don Soder. May 14, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $12-$20. 6719080. thecomedyclub.us.
[ SAT., MAY 16 ] Lindy Hop 101: GrooveJuiceSwing Workshop. May 16, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Groove Juice Swing, 389 Gregory St. $30. groovejuiceswing.com.
[ SAT., MAY 16 ] One Enchanting Evening. May 16, 6 p.m. Greece United Methodist Church, 1924 Maiden Lane Dinner Theatre. $25. 585-225-1880. greeceumc@ frontiernet.net. greeceumc.org/ index.php.
[ MON., MAY 18 ] Sweet Dancers Hip Hop Workshop and Allstyle Battle. May 18, 6-7 p.m. Northeast Neighborhood Service Center, 500 Norton St. Workshop $20, Battle $1-$5. 527-0655. wedonthatewejusthustle.com/. continues on page 20
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Art Ink plots Justyn Iannucci MORE CAN BE FOUND AT JUSTYNIANNUCCI.COM [ PROFILE ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
For such a young artist, Rochesterian Justyn Iannucci is hella methodical. And it’s paid off with some impressive clients, including Playboy Magazine and Complex Media. The way the 26-year-old describes his process is like a bit of a memory theater, or what BBC’s “Sherlock” referred to as a “mind palace”: “When I think of drawing, I think of as like you enter a room and there’s a bunch of doors that you can go through,” he says. “And each one of those doors Young illustrator Justyn Iannucci has built an impressive portfolio of drawings for such clients as Complex Media, Playboy Magazine, and the Rochester Cocktail Revival. PHOTO COURTESY EVYN MORGAN is a mental state of style. The more you walk through those doors, the easier it is to find your with a set of drawings for Complex Media quality is something I’m just fascinated with,” style, because you just retrace your steps quicker for an article called, “A Field Guide to NYC Iannucci says); and Brad Holland, a conceptual and quicker, and you have markers along the Douchebags.” The drawings were of “assholes illustrator from the 1970’s and 80’s. way to help you.” that you would encounter in different sections Iannucci is a champion of the local art scene; Iannucci excels at graphic line work and is he expresses grateful praise for Rochester’s wealth of New York,” he says. He’s since followed up able to pack the most information about form of artists, educators, and organizers, like Jim with drawings for Complex’s field guide for and mood with the fewest contours and shapes. Downer, a “beyond helpful” professor at MCC Washington, D.C. His art is a fascinating mix of pared down, punk who Iannucci continues to correspond with; Iannucci works with Complex fairly rock grittiness and romance. Incredibly sensitive and Chad Grohman, an artist who taught at frequently, and has drawn for Canto Magazine to the loveliness of form, stance, gesture, and RIT while Iannucci was in attendance. “His and Fast Company as well, but he says he’s most gaze, he depicts everything from street scenes, to understanding of graphicness and the line is so proud of the Playboy job — a clever illustration archetypes of people, to mundane objects that impressive,” he says. “Whenever I talk with him I for an article about online gambling for fantasy he imbues with unexpected value. try to retain as much as possible.” football that printed in Playboy’s January “I’ll go on sketchbook benders when I have He also looks up to fellow artists Jai Kamat, February 2015 issue. “I think my dad’s also personal things going on, like I can just kinda Adam Maida, and St. Monci, with whom proudest of that one,” Iannucci says. solve all my anxieties and depression in these Iannucci collaborated in 2013 on a mural for He emailed Playboy in March of last year, books,” he says. “Usually, the worse it is, the WALL\THERAPY, and again in 2014 for an and didn’t hear anything for a while. But one better the art becomes, because I can just focus exhibition titled, “Core Collapse.” Iannucci also day, while having a hotdog at Dogtown, he completely on it.” refreshed his email app, and saw a message from waxes enthusiastic about Rochester’s inspirational Iannucci was raised in Churchville Chili, art and music scenes, which he feels are getting and has fond memories of drawing and painting the company. “I was like, somebody is f**king better through the hard work of Tim Avery, who with me,” he says. with his grandmother, Margot Hughes. Her books shows at Bug Jar, Erich Lehman’s work crucial influence on his decision to pursue at 1975 Gallery, and Lehman and Ian Wilson’s Around town, Iannucci was commissioned to illustration manifested in “Sproutkeepers,” a efforts with WALL\THERAPY. create the Rochester Cocktail Revival poster show of work created in collaboration with Iannucci doesn’t have a job at the moment, both years the event has been held, and has Hughes in 2013 and held at 1975 Gallery. but says he’s on the cover-letter hustle, and “The punk rock bug hit when I was a kid, and created imagery for record labels and bands, would like to work for a company. “I’d love to including the art for Green Dreams’ “Rich I was just like, screw this, I wanna be in a band!” do freelancing full-time,” he says, “but I think I Man/Poor Man,” which entailed portraits of the need to have a couple other things under my belt Iannucci says. He drifted away from making art band members and an amazing drawing of an for a bit, but not entirely, “because there were before that can happen.” flyers to make, or a t-shirt design to mock up,” he enraptured man stuffing money down his pants. Between working on freelance gigs, he In 2013, he collaborated on a t-shirt design says. “So that kept my foot in the art world while hones his skills by attending live figure-drawing with Three One G, a San Francisco-based record sessions with the New York Figure Study Guild I was trying to pretend to make music.” label that promotes bands that helped shape his held at Steve Carpenter’s studio. Iannucci says After high school, Iannucci attended MCC worldview — “They talked about terrible shit for graphic arts and printing, before transferring he draws every day, sketching in public at coffee going on in the world, but in a Dada, Surrealist to RIT for its illustration program. In the last shops and museums. way,” he says. few years since graduation, he has worked at “I’m still testing out exactly what I’d like to be Besides music and indie comics, some of doing,” Iannucci says, but working with the New 1975 Gallery, Tiny Fish Printing, and gained Iannucci’s influences include English illustrator York Times is on his list of goals. But then again, experience with freelance illustration work, Sue Coe; American artist and journalist Sam setting concrete goals “could have negative effects which he says is starting to take off. McPheeters; Brian Chippendale from the noise on an artist’s self-worth,” he says. “If it’s meant to Iannucci says the first gig that made it seem rock band, Lightning Bolt (“His frantic line be, I feel through dedication, it will happen.” like illustration was a viable career was in 2011, 20 CITY MAY 13-19, 2015
Festivals [ WED., MAY 13 ] Lilac Festival. Through May 17. Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave. rochesterevents.com/ lilacfestival. [ THU., MAY 14 ] Low Bridge High Water Festival. May 14-16. brockportny.org. [ SAT., MAY 16 ] Finger Lakes Celtic Festival. May 16, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Asgard Hall, 4925 Collett Rd . Shortsville $10. 752-0630. flcelticpromo@yahoo. com. flceltic.org. Folk Art Guild Spring Festival of Crafts. May 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Harley School, 1981 Clover St $2 or free with invite or advertisement in hand. 5543539. folkartguild.org. Tree Peony Festival of Flowers. 9 a.m.-4 p.m Linwood Gardens, 1912 York Rd. $8-$12. 5843913. leegratwick@frontier. com. linwoodgardens.org/ Festival_of_Flowers.
Film [ WED., MAY 13 ] Rochester Bike Week: The Triplets of Belleville. May 13, 7 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue $7-$8. thelittle.org. [ TUE., MAY 19 ] Rocks in My Pockets. May 19, 7 p.m. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. 444-3664. reelmindfilmfest.com.
Kids Events [ THU., MAY 14 ] Science Exploration Night. May 14, 7-9 p.m. St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave email@example.com. [ SAT., MAY 16 ] Origami Yoda. May 16, 11 a.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. [ SUN., MAY 17 ] Lifeline Adoptions Dance Benefit. May 17, 2 p.m. Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studio, 3450 Winton Place $20-$40. 292-1240. fredestaire.com/ rochester-ny/.
Lectures [ THU., MAY 14 ] Markets and Morals. May 14, 7 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave A discussion by Roman Pances wab.org. [ SAT., MAY 16 ] Jane Austen Society: Amanda Jacobs. May 16, 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave. 473-4973. [ SUN., MAY 17 ] Bakken Oil Trains In New York. May 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. mothersoutfront.org.
Meetings [ THU., MAY 14 ] Dialogue on Poverty. May 14, 7 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. thebaobab.org. Community Awareness Briefing. May 18, 7-9 p.m. Turkish Cultural Center, 2692 Dewey Ave. How communities can work together
to prevent youth from targeted by violent extremists. 585-453-0533. tccrochester.com.
Recreation [ FRI., MAY 15 ] Bowl with Zoo Keepers. May 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Empire Lanes, 2400 Empire Blvd $25. senecaparkzoo.org/page/ bowling-for-rhinos. [ TUE., MAY 19 ] U.S. Open Sjoelen Tournament. May 19, 1-4 p.m. Power Farm Market, 161 Marsh Rd., Pittsford 703-0533.
Special Events [ WED., MAY 13 ] Trillium Health Open House. May 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Trillium Health, 259 Monroe Ave. Rsvp required by April 30 210-4202. trilliumhealth.org. [ THU., MAY 14 ] Ad Council of Rochester’s Annual Celebration. May 14, 8:30 a.m. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St Keynote speaker: Michael Brady $20-$55. [ FRI., MAY 15 ] Riesling Release Party. May 15, 7-9:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $50. 394-7070. nywcc.com. [ SAT., MAY 16 ] 42nd Bonsai Exhibition and Sale. May 16-17. Monroe Community Hospital, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14620 $3-$5. 278-3803. bonsaisocietyofupstateny.org. Rochester Teen Book Festival. May 16, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. 223-9091. tbflive.org. South Wedge Spring Record Fair. May 16, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Historic German House Auditorium, 315 Gregory Street $2-$10. 271-6785. evan@ peerless.events. facebook.com/ NeedleDropRecords. [ SUN., MAY 17 ] Silver Jubilee Street Party. May 17, 1 p.m. The Old Toad, 277 Alexander St. 232-2626. theoldtoad.com/. [ MON., MAY 18 ] 7th Annual Golf and Networking Event. May 18, 2 p.m. Midvale Country Club, 2387 Baird Rd. 957-9247. esny.org/rochestergold. #TurboForTour League Poker Tournament. May 18, 7-11:30 p.m. Bathtub Billy’s, 630 W. Ridge Rd. $25 for 1,500 chips, and $50 for 4,000 chips. 7493064. roccitypokerfoundation. com. Spring Sorbets. May 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $30. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ TUE., MAY 19 ] Remembering Malcolm X. May 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. Free, donations accepted 748-7727. facebook.com/maafa. rochester?fref=ts. Rochester Women’s Network “W” Award Dinner and Auction. May 19, 6 p.m. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr $75. 271-4182. rwn.org.
THEATER | “ORESTES 2.0”
The ever-adventurous Bread and Water Theatre’s exploration of Aeschylus’ “Oresteia” trilogy, which began with “Agamemnon” and “The Libation Bearers,” comes to a close with a contemporary take on the ancient Greek story: “Orestes 2.0” by Charles Mee, this time based on Euripides’ “Orestes.” In a modern setting, veterans of the Trojan War return home, only to find that there is no escaping the disorder and the nightmare of war. “Orestes 2.0” opened last weekend, and continues this weekend and next. Bread and Water Theatre’s “Orestes 2.0” continues Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, and May 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, May 17 and 31, at 2 p.m. 172 West Main Street. $8-$14. 271-5523. — BY DAVID RAYMOND
[ SAT., MAY 16 ] Crash Course. May 16, 6-9 p.m. Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex, 2700 BrightonHenrietta Townline Rd $10-$12. facebook.com/ RocCityRollerDerby.
[ WED., MAY 13 ] Comedy Improvisation :The Power of “Yes”. May 13, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com.
Theater 50,000,000 Jacobeans Can’t Be Wrong. Sat., May 16, 4 p.m. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Two Shakespeare plays portrayed by 5 actors Pay what you will. muccc.org. Into the Woods. Through May 17. JCC Hart Theatre, 1200 Edgewood Ave. Through May 17. Sun. May 17, 2 p.m., Thurs. May 14, 7 p.m $20-$29. 4612000. JCCcenterstage.org. Kinky Boots. Through May 17. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. Through May 17. Tues.-Thurs. May 12-14, 7:30 p.m. Fri. May 15, 8 p.m., Sat. May 16, 2 & 8 p.m., and Sun. May 17, 1:30 & 6:30 p.m. A struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos Begins at $37.50. 222-5000. KinkyBootsTheMusical.com. Yeomen of the Guard. Through May 17. Salem United Church of Christ, 60 Bittner St Through May 17. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, 2 p.m. Presented by the Off-Monroe Players Free, donations accepted. 232-5570. offmonroeplayers.org. Practicing Godot. Sat., May 16. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Sat. May 16, 2 p.m muccc.org. Young Writers Showcase. Sat., May 16, 3 p.m. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Free, must reserve. 232-4382. gevatheatre.org.
[ THU., MAY 14 ] What You Say Next Can Change Your World: A Series on Nonviolent Communication. 6:45-9 p.m Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, 929 S. Plymouth Ave. Sliding scale: $150-$300, students free. Registration Required 4633266. gandhiinstitute.org/ events-calendar/. [ SAT., MAY 16 ] Into to Primitive Living Skills Workshop. May 16, 12-4 p.m. 861-8127. earthworksinst.org/. [ MON., MAY 18 ] Different Tea Types & Brewing Techniques. May 18, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $16. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ TUE., MAY 19 ] Basic Literacy in Russian: Make a Business Card. May 19, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com. Veterans Benefits. May 19, 10-11:30 a.m. Lifespan, 1900 S. Clinton Ave. Registration required 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org.
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Movie Theaters Searchable, up-to-the-minute movie times for all area theaters can be found at rochestercitynewspaper.com, and on City’s mobile website.
Brockport Strand 93 Main St, Brockport, 637-3310, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Canandaigua Theatres 3181 Townline Road, Canandaigua, 396-0110, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Cinema Theater 957 S. Clinton St., 271-1785, cinemarochester.com
Culver Ridge 16 2255 Ridge Rd E, Irondequoit 544-1140, regmovies.com
Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org
Eastview 13 Eastview Mall, Victor 425-0420, regmovies.com
Geneseo Theatres Geneseo Square Mall, 243-2691, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Greece Ridge 12 176 Greece Ridge Center Drive 225-5810, regmovies.com
Henrietta 18 525 Marketplace Drive 424-3090, regmovies.com
The Little 240 East Ave., 258-0444 thelittle.org
Movies 10 2609 W. Henrietta Road 292-0303, cinemark.com
Pittsford Cinema 3349 Monroe Ave., 383-1310 pittsford.zurichcinemas.com
Tinseltown USA/IMAX 2291 Buffalo Road 247-2180, cinemark.com
Webster 12 2190 Empire Blvd., 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com
Vintage Drive In 1520 W Henrietta Rd., Avon 226-9290, vintagedrivein.com
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External affairs “Félix and Meira”
film, which won Best Canadian Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival last (R), DIRECTED BY MAXIME GIROUX fall, depicts an affair between a shy, young OPENS FRIDAY AT THE LITTLE Hasidic woman and a wayward, middle-aged agnostic. By its nature, their love is a slow [ REVIEW ] BY ADAM LUBITOW burn, requiring a certain amount of patience from viewers. Despite its leisurely pace, the When it comes to tales of forbidden romance film offers a sensitively drawn tale of love and in the movies, audiences tend to expect a faith, and the ways that either can be used to certain amount of passion. They want sexy ward off the loneliness in life. stories about couples whose desire for one When we’re introduced to Meira (Israeli another burns up the screen, so we never actress Hadas Yaron, star of 2012’s “Fill the question that they must be together no matter Void” — another drama about Orthodox what the cost. But French-Canadian director Jewish culture), there’s no question that she’s Maxime Giroux’s somber romance “Félix unhappy. Stifled under the repressive patriarchal and Meira” takes a rather different track. The customs of her religion, she rebels in quiet ways, sneaking birth control pills, listening to forbidden R&B records, and sketching in her notebook to occupy her time. She doesn’t fit in with the other wives in her community, having nothing in common with them aside from the religion they were born into. Hadas Yaron and Martin Dubreuil in”Félix and Meira.” PHOTO COURTESY
It’s the woman’s role to bear their husband many children; that Meira and her devout husband, Shulem (Luzer Twersky, himself a former member of the Hasidic community), have only a single child is viewed as failure of her wifely duties. Meira meets the flirtatious Félix (Martin Dubreuil), and there’s a spark between them, though it takes some time for her to even speak to him. A loner by nature, he’s felt particularly adrift following the death of his estranged father. Both are feeling lost, and their relationship brings a connection and sense of fulfillment lacking in every other aspect of their lives. As they spend more time together, she opens up slowly; she realizes undiscovered joys, like playing ping pong and trying on a pair of jeans for the first time. The Orthodox custom of women not being allowed to look another man in the eyes builds to a nice moment where Félix and Meira’s eyes meet for the first time. As their connection deepens, Meira becomes tempted to chase after this feeling of gratification, and seriously considers leaving behind her husband, her community, and perhaps even her child. Giroux’s screenplay (co-written with Alexandre Laferriere) is distinguished by a deep empathy. The film never condemns the actions of its characters, and refuses to demonize Shulem, who clearly loves his wife even as she sometimes bewilders him. Torn
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between the love of his wife and his religion, he’s an ultimately tragic figure, a product of his environment but just as subject to mistakes as his partner. This refusal to judge lends various shades of complexity to a film that consistently walks the line. The plot proceeds in a sometimes orchestrated fashion, and there’s an odd, misguided scene in which Félix disguises himself as a Hassid in order to infiltrate a service. It’s never clear what Giroux is intending with this sequence, and the result is less comedic than merely perplexing. Though “Félix and Meira” is set in presentday Montreal, for long stretches it’s easy to forget that you aren’t watching a period romance, so austere is the setting and aesthetic. Giroux is fond of telling his story through long, patient takes, and cinematographer Sara Mishara paints the film in muted tones throughout. There’s an oppressive feel to the look of the film that mirrors the characters interior states, with dark (sometimes overly so) frames that use mostly natural light and outdoor scenes that play out under chilly, overcast winter skies. “Félix and Meira” opts for tenderness over outright passion, building to an ending that’s infused with a quiet melancholy and a bit of a nod to the ambiguous, uncertain conclusion of “The Graduate.” Mustering the courage to start down a new path doesn’t necessarily make the next steps any more certain.
To fledgling filmmakers Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, it seemed like a great idea: Find a rock group to manage and then make an artsy documentary about the process. Colleagues at England’s Shepperton Studios in the early 1960’s, Lambert and Stamp were unlikely friends; the former enjoyed a posh but closeted upbringing as the son of a renowned classical composer, while the latter came up in the working-class East End, the son of a tugboat captain (and little brother to the supremely cool Terence Stamp). But the duo had bonded over their love of Jean Luc-Godard and La Nouvelle Vague, and it wasn’t long before Lambert and Stamp stumbled upon an exciting quartet called The High Numbers, whom they soon renamed. But as we learn in the fond, insightful “Lambert & Stamp” — um, spoiler alert? — they never did get to
Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert in “Lambert & Stamp.” PHOTO COURTESY SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
make their hoped-for movie. They merely helped craft The Who. “There were probably not two guys on the planet that knew less about rock than these two,” a comrade says of Lambert and Stamp. The two nonetheless recognized, according to Chris Stamp, that the audience’s mesmerized reaction to the unpolished High Numbers was the key. (“We wouldn’t have been particularly impressive,” guitarist Pete Townshend remembers.) But the raw materials were famously there, and through reminiscences, as well as a trove of velvety black-and-white footage, it becomes pretty clear that The Who probably wouldn’t have happened without Stamp’s bold hucksterism and Lambert’s musical mentorship. Lambert, for instance, helped Townshend figure out how to cobble together an opera (you know it as “Tommy”), while Stamp suggested the stutter in “My Generation.” And all agreed that scrappy front man Roger Daltrey needed to use his words rather than his fists — but if there was gonna be a brawl, on stage would be the best place for it. Like any proper rock trajectory, however, there’s a downfall, as the infighting and alliances that inevitably result from financial success drove a wedge between The Who and its managers. What’s especially lovely about “Lambert & Stamp” is that the primary interviewees, Stamp and Townshend, are as keen to take blame for the breakdown in communication as they are to assign it, and their latter-day interactions carry an affectionately bittersweet weight. The early deaths of Lambert and drummer Keith Moon get more acknowledgement than the 2002 passing of bassist John Entwhistle, and for some reason director James D. Cooper never mentions Stamp’s 2012 death, making Townshend and Daltrey the last men standing among the six architects of a watershed event in rock ‘n’ roll history. And even though the film could use a little streamlining,
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Class difference and moral issues intertwine in this stark social drama starring Gloria Swanson as a stenographer who falls in love with the son of an aristocratic and wealthy family. Shot in only 21 days, the film marks Swanson’s sound debut, and she surprised everyone with the strength of her impressive singing abilities. To bring The Trespasser back to the screen, the preservation team at George Eastman House worked from unique original materials repatriated from New Zealand—the preservation was completed in 2002 with funding from the Film Foundation and the American Film Institute. (Edmund Goulding, US 1929, 90 min., 35mm) Part of the series House Treasures.
“Lambert & Stamp” will likely stand as that moment’s definitive chronicle. Just a glance at his filmography — “Gladiator,” “Master and Commander,” “Noah” — tells you that Russell Crowe knows about starring in sweeping historical epics, so it’s a little frustrating that he seems to have learned nothing from Scott, Weir, Aronofsky, et al., about how to direct them. Crowe stars in his disappointing feature-filmmaking debut, “The Water Diviner,” as Joshua Connor, an Australian man who travels to Turkey to hunt for his three soldier sons, presumed dead four years earlier in the devastating campaign at Gallipoli in 1915. And before the end credits roll, Connor will work his way through a checklist of cinematic tropes: Befriending a resourceful little boy, meeting a hot widowed mom, clashing with snobby British military men, and aligning with the former enemy. That’s not even counting Connor’s ability to magically deduce where his sons fell in battle, which isn’t so much cliché as it is totally dumb. Honestly, this hurts me more than it does Russell Crowe; he’s one of the best, but unfortunately he threw down here with a newbie director who hasn’t met a pregnant pause, telling glance, or laughable slow-motion shot that he doesn’t like. Shot on location in Australia and Turkey, “The Water Diviner” at least looks decent — it is the final film of the late, great cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, who also shot Peter Jackson’s Tolkien trilogies. The acting’s not completely atrocious, the standouts being Jai Courtney (he’ll be Captain Boomerang in next year’s “Suicide Squad”) as the levelheaded ANZAC Lieutenant Colonel Hughes and Turkish actor Yilmaz Erdoğan as the honorable Major Hasan. And Crowe himself is fine, as always, but as the movie drags on, coincidences multiply, Caucasian men rescue exotic women, and complicated history gets whitewashed.
ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL
Saturday, May 16, 8 p.m.
Emmi, an aging cleaning woman, wanders into an unfamiliar bar and ends up dancing with a young Moroccan guest worker named Ali. Soon they are close friends, then lovers, then they decide to be married, despite their 20-year age difference. The prejudices of race, age, and class they confront only proves to strengthen their relationship. Fassbinder places the story in the brutal world of the city, where the characters cannot escape their confined surroundings, and violence boils just under the surface. (Angst essen Seele auf, R. W. Fassbinder, West Germany 1974, 94 min., 35mm, German w/subtitles) Part of the R.W. Fassbinder retrospective. Eastman House members admitted free to this screening.
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[ OPENING ] ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL (1974): The Dryden Fassbinder series kicks off with this drama about the tainted love between an old woman and a younger Moroccan immigrant worker. Dryden (Sat, May 16, 8 p.m.) FELIX AND MEIRA (NR): A romance blossoms between a married Hasidic woman and a wayward middle-aged loner in this romantic drama. Little THE GAME (1997): Michael Douglas stars in David Fincher’s thriller about a wealthy financier whose life is turned upside down when he’s signed up for a mysterious live-action game. Dryden (Wed, May 13, 8 p.m.) LAMBERT & STAMP (R): This documentary examines how the unlikely partnership between two aspiring filmmakers produced one of the greatest rock bands in history: The Who. Little MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (R): The influential action franchise returns with more explosions, car crashes, and sweet postapocalyptic S&M fashion. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU? (2000): Three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them, in this musical comedy from the Coen brothers. Little PITCH PERFECT 2 (PG-13): Collegiate a cappella group the Barden Bellas return to enter into an international competition that no American team has ever won. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster SHAUN OF THE DEAD (2004): You’ve got red on you. Little (Mon, May 18, 6:30 p.m.) THE TRESPASSER (1929): Class difference and moral issues intertwine in this star social drama starring Gloria Swanson. Dryden (Thu, May 14, 8 p.m.) WINGS (1927): Two young men, in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Clara Bow. Dryden (Tue, May 19, 8 p.m.) YOUNG EAGLES (1930): William A. Wellman directs this highflying romantic drama about an aviator who falls for an American woman living abroad. Dryden (Sun, May 17, 2 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] 5 FLIGHTS UP (PG-13): Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman star as a long-time married couple who’ve spent their lives together in the same New York apartment but become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away. Pittsford THE AGE OF ADALINE (PG-13): Blake Lively stars as a young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, who ceases to age following a mysterious accident. With Harrison Ford, Michiel Huisman, and Ellen Burstyn. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview,
Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster AMERICAN SNIPER (R): Clint Eastwood the true story of Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in American history. Starring Bradley Cooper. Movies 10 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (PG-13): You honestly need a synopsis? Admit it, you’ve already bought your ticket. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, IMAX, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster BIG HERO 6 (PG): In this animated adventure film, a young prodigy invents an inflatable robot and teams up with a group of friends to form a band of hightech heroes. Movies 10 CINDERELLA (PG): The classic fairy tale gets a lavish adaptation from director Kenneth Branagh. Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter. Culver, Tinseltown CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (R): A veteran actress comes faceto-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier. Starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and Chloë Grace Moretz. Pittsford DANNY COLLINS (R): Al Pacino stars as an aging rock star who decides to change his hardliving ways when he discovers an undelivered 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. Annette Bening, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Garner, and Christopher Plummer. Little, Pittsford EX MACHINA (R): A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced female A.I. Starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander. Culver, Eastview, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown FURIOUS 7 (PG-13): Do you really need a plot synopsis for this? Is there even a plot? Cars drive fast (and furious), things go boom. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jason Statham. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster GET HARD (R): Will Ferrell stars as a millionaire bank managers convicted of fraud, who hired the man who washes his car (Kevin Hart) to toughen him up in his final days of freedom. Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (PG-13): The epic third (and final) installment of the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Movies 10 HOME (PG): In this animated adventure film, an alien on the run from his home plane lands on Earth and befriends an resourceful young girl. With the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster HOT PURSUIT (PG-13): Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara star in this comedy about a by-
the-book cop trying to protect the widow of a drug boss as they’re pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (R): A top secret spy organization recruits an unrefined street kid into the agency’s competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Caine. Cinema, Movies 10 THE LONGEST RIDE (PG-13): In this latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks crime against literature, the lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while recovering from an automobile crash. Canandaigua, Movies 10 MONKEY KINGDOM (G): A nature documentary which follows a newborn monkey and its mother living within a dynamic group of monkeys who reside in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia. Narrated by Tina Fey. Canandaigua, Henrietta, Tinseltown PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 (PG): While attending a security guard expo, Paul Blart inadvertently discovers a heist, and it’s up to him to apprehend the criminals. Starring Kevin James. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (PG): Everyone’s favorite animated penguins join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. Movies 10 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER (PG): SpongeBob goes on a quest to discover a stolen recipe that takes him to our world, where he tangles with a scheming pirate. Movies 10 UNFRIENDED (R): A group of friends in an online chat room find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend. Culver, Henrietta, Tinseltown THE WATER DIVINER (R): Russell Crowe directs and stars as an Australian man who travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. Pittsford, Tinseltown WHILE WE’RE YOUNG (R): A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives, in director Noah Baumbach’s grown up comedy. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried. Little WOMAN IN GOLD (PG-13): Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in this true story of an octogenarian Jewish refugee who takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes was stolen from her family during the Holocaust. Culver, Little, Pittsford
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KEUKA LAKE HOUSE For sale. East Lake Rd. Camp Arey. 3bdrms, 2BA, Large covered porch, Dock included. $145,000. 978-846-1434 OWNER’S SALE 19th Ward 3bdrm, near college town. Best offer over $44,900. New roof, paint and driveway. Section 8 rented at $750 per month. Just inspected. Over 15% return on investment. 585309-3198
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Jam Section 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 INTERESTED In starting a chromatic harmonica club. Email your thoughts and ideas to john@ jpkelly.info LEAD SINGER NEEDED I’m a guitarist looking to play Rock/pop acoustic covers and originals at coffee houses and small venues. Chuckromano22 at gmail dot com 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 MULTI INSTRUMENT MUSICIANS - Horns, vocals, keys, guitars. No freelance. Avail evenings, trans & equip. 585-328-4121
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134 Oakland Street During the Lilac Festival, it is important to remember two nurserymen who enriched the horticulture and well-being of Rochester. George Ellwanger and Patrick Barry’s contribution of 20 acres of choice land to the City of Rochester paved the way for the creation of spectacular Highland Park. Equally significant was the men’s transformation of prime nursery land into what is now the Highland Park Neighborhood.
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CALL 244-3329 X23 OR EMAIL CHRISTINE@ROCHESTER-CITYNEWS.COM GREECE; 43 CROSSROADS LN. $154,900. Great contemporary home with soaring ceilings & built-ins. This home boasts; great finished basement w/bar, invisible fence, paver patio w/fire pit, hardwoods, remodeled 1st floor powder room to name a few. Ryan Smith Re/Max Realty Group 585-218-6802
Today, the Highland neighborhood remains a sought-after community of well-kept houses where neighbors greet each other and sit on the front porch to breathe in the lilac scent coming up from the park. Yet few houses and porches tell the history of this neighborhood like the 1878 home at 134 Oakland Street. From the street, an original brick walkway welcomes visitors with sturdy pride. This sturdiness is echoed in the home’s stone foundation and expansive open porch with decorative columns and front gable. Inside the front door, notice three prominent features of the house—textured wood detailing, lots of light and a very flexible floor plan. Straight ahead, delight in the living room’s oak hardwood floors and original pine wainscoting. A wonderful feature of this room is its paneled sliding storage unit, functional as a closet or, with plumbing in place, an upgrade to full bath of the half-bath next door. Other showpieces of the first floor include the tall original windows in the dining room with pin locks, the many cupboards in the large eatin kitchen, the windows in the eastern facing
three-season porch, and an oak room that could serve as an office or first floor bedroom. Original pine floors welcome guests to the second floor with its ornate heat vents keeping the bedrooms toasty in the winter. One large bedroom with closet could easily be converted into an office or nursery, while another room with clothes rod and built-in shelving translates into a walk-in closet or bedroom. A third bedroom and a full bath with gumwood door and brand new plumbing complete the second floor. Other key upgrades done in the last six months include improvements to electrical units and lighting, weatherproofing of all exterior doors, carpeting of the three-season porch and insulation of the large crawl space in the basement. At 1,520 square feet, 134 Oakland Street fits in well with the charm and character of the neighborhood. Within walking distance are Highland Hospital, the Highland Branch Library, James P. B. Duffy School No. 12, Highland Park, the wonderful Ellwanger and Barry Park playground and many stores and shops. Also close are the University of Rochester and Interstate 490. Recently reduced to $129,900, this historic house is available through Richard Sarkis of Nothnagle Realtors (585-455-4504). by Janet Collinge Janet is a longtime resident of the Neighborhood of the Arts.
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Employment HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC Opportunity with Joe Johnson Equipment, Rochester. For a full job description and to apply, visit the careers section of our website at www.jjei.com SPRING INTO ACTION WITH A NEW CAREER AT TIME WARNER CABLE IN ROCHESTER! Hiring Customer Service Representatives for our Call Center. Customer Service Team Members are our personal experts on the other end of the phone line for our customers whether they have questions on their bills, service issues, or want to add digital cable, digital home phone or internet services. Please apply online and complete the assessment at http://bit. ly/1ESp95w. Learn more at http://jobs.timewarnercable. com/. Requisition # 165265BR. Class starts June 8th, We are looking for…Highly energetic professionals with customer service background preferred.
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Volunteers BECOME A DOCENT at the Rochester Museum & Science Center Must be an enthusiastic communicator, Like working with children. Learn more at http:// www.rmsc.org/Support/Volunteer Or call 585-697-1948 BRIGHTEN A LIFE. Lifespan’s The Senior Connection program needs people 55+ to volunteer to make 2 friendly phone calls / 2 visits each month to an older adult Call Katie 585-244-8400 x 152 CARING FOR CAREGIVERS Lifespan is looking for volunteers to offer respite to caregivers whose loved ones have been diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s Disease. For details call Eve at 244-8400 FOSTER PARENTS WANTED! Monroe County is looking for adults age 21 and over to consider opening their homes to foster children. Call 334-9096 or visit www.MonroeFosterCare. org. Monroe County
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF ROCHESTER needs adult tutors to help adults who are waiting to improve their reading, writing, English speaking, or math skills. Call 473-3030, or check our website at www.literacyrochester.org
SCHOOL #12 1 Edgerton Park (temporary location), is looking for reading & math volunteers, English & Spanish. Training provided. Pattie Sunwoo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 461-9421.
MEALS ON WHEELS needs your help delivering meals to homebound residents in YOUR community. • Delivering takes about an hour • Routes go out mid-day, Monday - Friday Call 787-8326 or www. vnsnet.com.
SHOW ON MONROE needs volunteer to help with hanging flyers, handing out flyers, Scavenger hunt, food, parking, tying balloons & music 12-6pm Sat. May 30th May Call 4287640
NEW FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP. Volunteers needed for p.t. or f.t.. Need experience with computers, possess general office skills, medical background a plus. Send letter of interest & references brendal@ rochesterymca.org ROCHESTER MUSEUM & SCIENCE CENTER Are you interested in sharing your interests in science,invention,and technology ? Call Terrie McKelvey (Volunteer Coordinator) 585.697.1948
VOLUNTEER READING TUTORS wanted: School 22(27 Zimbrich St.) extended day program from 3:30 – 4:30. Work with second graders. Teacher provided lesson plan and training. Teens and adults welcome. Contact Vicki at 461-4282.
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Legal Ads [ A Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company ] Reliant Housing, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State on April 10, 2015. Its office is located at 19 Edmonds Street, Rochester, New York 14607, Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as an agent upon whom process against it may be served, and a copy of any process will be mailed to 19 Edmonds Street, Rochester, New York 14607. 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. [ ALABAMA PROJECTS GROUP, LLC ] Notice of filing of Application for Authority of limited liability company (LLC). Name of foreign LLC is Alabama Projects Group LLC. The Application for Authority was filed with the Sec. of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/30/15. Jurisdiction: Alabama (AL). Formed: 3/4/14. County: Monroe. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: LLC, 3972 County Road 61, Midland City, AL 36350. The address of the office required to be maintained in AL is: 3972 County Road 61, Midland City, AL 36350. The name and address of the authorized officer in AL where the Articles of Organization are filed is: Secretary of State, State of Alabama, Business Services Division, RSA Union Building – Suite 770, 100 North Union Street, PO Box 5616, Montgomery, AL 361035616. Purpose: any and all lawful activities.
on March 24, 2015. NY office location is Monroe County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to LLC at 77 Halstead Street, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose/character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Timber Creek Landscaping, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/21/2015. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5871 East Henrietta Road, Rush, NY 14543. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] 126 HOLLEY STREET, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 7/14/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Robert D. Webster, 39 State St., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] 1982 24’ S-2 NY1443FE HIN SSU24292M82K, Todd Gustafson 1978 30’ Trojan NY1949PD HIN TRJ080730378, Jeff Kress auction 05/21/15 1pm. @ Voyager Boat Sales. [ NOTICE ]
the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Frederick H. Webster, 186 S. Main St., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] 880 WESTFALL PARTNERS LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on May 7, 2015. LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 37 Creekside Lane, Rochester, NY 14618. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Articles of Organization of limited liability company, Flower City Cohousing Community, LLC ( LLC) were filed with the Department of State on April 16, 2015. Monroe County is the county within which it will have its office; its principal business address is PO Box 10114, Rochester, New York 14610 The LLC has designated the Secretary of State of New York as its agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Flower City Cohousing Community, LLC, P.O. Box 10114, Rochester, New York 14610 is the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC. Its purpose is to promote and develop a co-housing community in the Rochester, New York metropolitan area. [ NOTICE ]
24 PARK AVE, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/11/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Robert D. Webster, 39 State St., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose.
BOBBIE DRIVE PROPERTIES LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/28/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served, SSNY shall mail process to BETTY A. JOSEPH, 2104 County Line Road, Holley, NY 14470. General Purpose.
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35-30 MONROE-PERRY, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/17/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Frederick H. Webster, 186 S. Main St., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose.
BUD LABS USA LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 5/6/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to K. Budinski, 3177 Latta Rd., Ste. 146, Rochester, NY 14612. General purpose.
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Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: HALSTEAD STUDIOS LLC (“LLC”). Articles of Organization filed with NY Secretary of State (“SSNY”)
46-44 UNION-PERRY, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/17/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against
CHAMBA HOLDINGS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/27/15. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY
[ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of formation of a limited liability company (LLC). Name: GB Keller Holdings, LLC. Article of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on April 3, 2015 Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 7 Country Meadow Way, Hilton NY 14468. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
shall mail copy of process to 2749 Norton St., Rochester, NY 14609, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
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process to 277 E. Linden Ave., East Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: any lawful activities.
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Notice of Form. of A&T Language Translation Services LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 31477, Rochester, NY 14603. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of formation of 3475 Big Ridge Road, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/10/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 863 Trimmer Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act.
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Notice of Formation of 103 Wilder LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/6/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 11 Williams Rd., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Notice of formation of 5 O’Clock Somewhere Wine and Liquor LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 2020 Ridge Road West, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act.
Dfm Test & Electronics Reliability Services LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 1/5/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 71 Old Country Ln. Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] FHKC PROPERTIES LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/7/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 2604 Elmwood Ave., Ste. 157, Rochester, NY 14618. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] Gladstone Living LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/24/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 13 Alvin Pl., Rochester, NY 14607. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] HOPSHARVESTER LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on March 30, 2015. LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 185 Langpap Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] MAPLEWOOD PROPERTIES AT ROCHESTER, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/02/15. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 72-14 136th Street, Flushing, NY 11367. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number Pending, for beer, wine, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and liquor at retail in a hotel under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 550 East Avenue, Rochester,
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 1411 Chili Building LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/20/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 51 Newstone Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: Office space leasing. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 1461 Hudson Avenue, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/16/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1461 Hudson Ave., Rochester, NY 14621. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 15 McArdle LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 04/09/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 8 Westfield Commons, Roch, NY 14625. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 2015 JS Consulting LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/22/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 86 Clifton LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/6/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 11 Williams Rd., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Acorn Hill, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 3/25/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 22 Autumn Wood, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of AREK’S HOLDING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/04/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 2130 No. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14609. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Babootz Property Holdings LLC. Arts. of Org. were filed with Sec’y of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on April 24, 2015. Office location:
Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/ her to the LLC at453 West Commercial Street, East Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Beets All LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/31/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 815 W. Whitney Rd, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of BIG Z LANDSCAPING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/20/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 25 Mission Hills, Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Black Dolphin Defense, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/15/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Andrew Hollister, 687 Lee Rd., Ste. 102, Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Black Red Yellow, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/22/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 5 Stemrose Lane, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Buffalo Armory Associates, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 240 Sandringham Rd., Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Building Specs of Greater Rochester, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/1/15. Office location: Monroe County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 10 Marino Dr., North Chili, NY 14514, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of CARINI REAL PROPERTY, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/27/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1 Galusha St., Fairport NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Cedars of Chili MM LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/1/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: National Corporate Research, Ltd., 10 E. 40th St., 10th Fl., NY, NY 10016, the registered agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ClicksNY LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/11/2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 64 Burley RD Rochester, NY 14612 . Purpose: web design. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of DAIDALOS LLC. Office Location: Monroe County. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/13/2015. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to 280 Avalon Dr., Rochester, NY 14618. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FYPM LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 04.06.2015.Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 82 Augustine
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Legal Ads > page 29 St Rochester NY 14613. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Greenway Restaurant & Bar, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/8/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2779 Scottsville Rd., Scottsville, NY 14546. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Hempire State Smoke Shop LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/1/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2354 Lyell Ave, Rochester NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of HUD-SON ESTATE PROPERTIES, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/10/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 1030 Whistlers Cove Ln., Rochester, NY 14612. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Lakeville 5909 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/16/14. 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 Andrea Leone, 1 Rockridge Circle, Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: Central Ave Acquisitions LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on May 11, 2015. Office location, Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: P.O. Box 30278, Rochester NY 14603 Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: Commonwealth Acquisitions LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on May 11, 2015. Office location, Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: P.O. Box 30278, Rochester NY 14603 Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: Commonwealth Capital LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on March 4, 2015. Office location, Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 7635 Main Street, Fishers NY 14453 Purpose: any lawful purpose.
(LLC). Name NORTH STAR PROPERTIES OF ROCHESTER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 12, 2015. Office location: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 25 Clarks Crossing, Fairport, New York 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MJL Property Holdings, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 12/6/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1255 University Ave., Ste. 202, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Pando Nada Real Estate, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/8/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2779 Scottsville Rd., Scottsville, NY 14546. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Quantum Sails Rochester, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/16/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1461 Hudson Ave., Rochester, NY 14621. Purpose: any lawful activities.
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Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 5 Corby Court, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of RRKK, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/22/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 27 Reids Grove, West Henrietta, NY 14586. 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 STONEWOOD DEVELOPERS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/09/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of SZS BOOKS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/30/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 48 Mooring Line Dr., Rochester, NY 14622. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Three Hundred Seventy Two Manitou Road LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/17/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Daniel E. Richardson, 871 Peck Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of TLFC Child Care and Learning Center, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/10/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall
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mail process to: The LLC, 122 West Ave., Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation Silver Fox Development LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/24/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 479 Reeves Rd. Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Motley Fool Wealth Management, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/01/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 01/03/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2000 Duke St., Ste. 175, Alexandria, VA 22314. Address to be maintained in DE: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc., 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of Navint Interim, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/27/15. Name subsequently amended to Navint Partners, LLC. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 5569 Henrietta Rd., West Henrietta, NY 14586. LLC formed in DE on 4/22/15. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of SPX Flow US, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/1/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 13320 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277. LLC formed in DE on 1/15/15. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111
8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Registration of Wesley Clark & Bates LLP, Cert. of Reg. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/20/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 45 Exchange Blvd., Ste. 900, Rochester, NY 14614. Name/addr. of each gen. ptr. avail. at SSNY. Purpose: to practice the profession of Law. [ NOTICE ] Notice to Bidders: Economy Paving Co, Inc will be preparing a quotation for the NYS DOT Project, D262887, Rehab of 17 bridges along NYS Route 104, Town of Webster, Monroe County that bids 5/21/15. We encourage certified M/WBE firms to send quotes for services and/ or supplies. Plans are available through the NYS DOT website at WWW.dot. ny.gov/doing-business/ opportunities/constnotices. or call our office at 607-756-2819. Please fax quotes to 607-7564742 or email to jjump@ economypaving.com . We are an equal opportunity employer. [ NOTICE ] SINROC PROPERTIES, LLC filed an App. for Authority with the Dept. of State of NY on 4/8/2015. Jurisdiction: DE and the date of its organization is: 11/29/2010. Office location in NYS: Monroe County . The Secretary of the State of NY (“SSNY”) is designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served, the address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of such process is: 301 Charlton Ln., Neshanic Station, NJ 08853. Address maintained in its jurisdiction is: 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. The authorized officer in its jurisdiction of organization where a copy of its Certificate of Formation can be obtained is: DE Secretary of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. The purpose of the company is: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] SMB ROC LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against
the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 186 Sylvania Rd., Rochester, NY 14618. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] Tin Man Events LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/27/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to PO Box 10071, Rochester, NY 14610. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Vagabond Properties LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 3/31/15. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 124 Woodstock Rd., Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Wade & Jefferson Cleaning Enterprise, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 3/26/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. address/ RA Cornelius Wade 88 Willmont St. Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Wenbo Tax Service LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 4/8/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 64 Woodgreen Dr. Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Zuul Holdings, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3-13-15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1515 Fallen Leaf Terrace, Webster NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Notice of Formation of 2358 WRR, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on March 31, 2015. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to principal business location: The LLC, 16 East Main Street, Suite 300, Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: any lawful activity
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] DSTroup Enterprises LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on April 30, 2015 with an effective date of formation of April 30, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 110 Thornell Road, 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 110 Thornell Road, Rochester, New York 14534. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] Sanko and Clement Family LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on April 22, 2015 with an effective date of formation of April 22, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 88 Golfside Parkway, 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 88 Golfside Parkway, Rochester, New York 14610. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] Sunzera, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on March 30, 2015 with an effective date of formation of March 30, 2015. Its principal place of business is located at 5 Morning View Drive, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 5 Morning View Drive, Fairport, New York 14450. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF WNY FRAMERS PLUS, LLC ] WNY Framers Plus, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the NY secretary of State on April 28, 2015.
Legal Ads (1) Its principal office is in Monroe County, New York. (2) The secretary of State has been designated as its agent upon whom process against it may be served and its post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it served upon him or her is c/o James Hill, 601 Greenleaf Meadows, Apt B, Rochester, NY 14612 (3) The character or purpose of its business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Act. [ SUMMONS ] (Non Jury) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF HORRY Civil Action Number: 2014-CP-267892 B & M Storage, LLC, Petitioner vs. Horry County, a body politic, Staff of Life Lodge #341, Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Joe Carr Estate heirs, Matthew Carr, Carolina Carr, Christine Carr, Lottie Dickerson, Sarah Blake, Joseph Carr, Bert Mae Carr, Carrie Bell Carr, Linda Jane Carr, Rosa Lee Carr, Lewis Edward Carr, Martha Maria Carr, and any and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest in or lien upon the said real estate described in the complaint herein, and any unknown adults being a class designated as John Doe, and any unknown infants or persons under disability or persons in military service, being a class designated as Richard Roe, Respondents. TO: THE RESPONDENTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Petition in this action, which was filed on December 1, 2014, in the Court of Common Pleas for Horry County, South Carolina, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to the said Petition on the Petitioner’s attorney, Angela D. Harrison, at Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm, P.A., P.O. Box 14737, Surfside Beach, South Carolina, 29587, within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Your answer must be in writing and signed by you or by your attorney and you must
state your address or the address of your attorney, if signed by your attorney. LIS PENDENS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an action has been commenced and is now pending in this court upon Complaint of the above-named Petitioner against the above-named Respondents in an action relating to title to the property described below: ALL AND SINGULAR, all that certain piece, parcel or tract of land shown as an existing 12.5’ Right-ofWay, containing 0.12 acre of land as set forth on that “Boundary/Combination Survey of Parcel “A” & 12.5’ of R/W Hwy 707 prepared for B & M, LLC by Robert A. Warner & Associates, Inc. dated October 6, 2010, MOORE, JOHNSON & SARANITI LAW FIRM, P.A., Attorneys for the Plaintiff By: s/ Angela D. Harrison (SC Bar #78403); P.O. Box 14737, Surfside Beach, SC 29587-4737 843650-9757; 843-650-9747 (fax); December 1, 2014 ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN AD LITEM NISI Having reviewed the sworn Application of the Petitioner’s counsel for the Appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent the interest of Richard Roe, a fictitious party representing any unknown infants or persons under disability or persons in military service, in the above entitled action, and it appearing that the Appointment of a Guardian ad Litem in accordance with such Application is warranted and proper; NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED that Catherine H. Dingle Esquire, of the Horry County Bar is hereby appointed Guardian ad Litem to represent the interest of Richard Roe in the above entitled action. AND IT IS SO ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED. Dated 3/17/2015 By s/Judge Larry B. Hyman, Jr. ORDER FOR PUBLICATION Upon reading the Affidavit of Publication by counsel for the Petitioner, Angela D. Harrison, of Moore, Johnson & Saraniti, Law Firm P.A., I am satisfied that it is impossible to serve Joe Carr Estate Heirs: Christine Carr, Lottie Dickerson, Sarah Blake, Joseph Carr, Bert Mae Carr, Carrie Bell Carr, Linda Jane Carr, Rosa Lee Carr, Lewis Edward Carr, and Respondents referred to as John Doe, in the above captioned matter by either mail or by personal service and therefore, pursuant to the authority contained in the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended and the Rules of Civil Procedure, it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND
DECREED that service on the Respondents Joe Carr Estate Heirs, Christine Carr, Linda Jane Carr, and John Doe, shall be by publication once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks in The Horry Independent, this being the newspaper most likely to give notice to the abovenamed Respondents, Joe Carr Estate Heirs: Christine Carr, Linda Jane Carr, and John Doe. ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that service on the Respondents Lottie Dickerson, Joseph Carr, Bert Mae Carr, Carrie Bell Carr, Rosa Lee Carr, and Lewis Edward Carr shall be by publication once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks in The Washington Daily Law Reporter in Washington, D.C., this being the newspaper most likely to give notice to the abovenamed Respondents, Lottie Dickerson, Joseph Carr, Bert Mae Carr, Carrie Bell Carr, Rosa Lee Carr, and Lewis Edward Carr. ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that service on the Respondent Sarah Blake shall be by publication once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks in Rochester City Newspaper in Rochester, New York, this being the newspaper most likely to give notice to the abovenamed Respondent Sarah Blake. Dated 2/18/15 By: s/Melanie Huggins-Ward, Clerk of Court [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS ] INDEX NO. 7866/2014 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Date Filed: 4/6/2015 Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgaged premises is situated. U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corp., Home Equity Asset Trust 2006-1, Home Equity Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-1, Plaintiff, -against- Laurie Hubbard a/k/a Laurie A. Hubbard a/k/a Laurie Laajili, Barry R. Hubbard, if living and if he be dead, any and all persons who are spouses, widows, grantees, mortgagees, lienor, heirs, devisees, distributees, or successors in interest of such of the above as may be dead, and their spouses, heirs, devisees, distributees and successors in interest, all of whom and whose names and places of residences are unknown to Plaintiff, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, United States of AmericaInternal Revenue
Service, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S): YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your Answer or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance on the attorneys for the plaintiff within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above captioned action is to foreclosure a Mortgage to secure $43,000.00 and interest, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Monroe on October 13, 2005 in Book 20042, Page 189, covering premises known as 37 Ferndale Crescent, Rochester, NY 14609. The relief sought in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the Mortgage described above. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: Williamsville, New York: February 24, 2015 By: Stephen J. Wallace, Esq. Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 53 Gibson Street Bay Shore, New York 11706 (631) 969-3100 Our File No.: 01-062694-F00
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