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What to do about poverty
What a fine editorial concerning the concentration of poverty in Rochester (Urban Journal, May 13). Despite the negative responses from many commenters, I believe that most fair-minded people will allow that there is more than 51 percent truth in the editorial’s position. The very hard fact is that wealth and poverty are correlative. There is a finite amount of wealth on the earth at any moment in time, and it is all owned by someone. That is a very difficult truth to swallow. It means that unless I am willing to share more, the problem will remain. What is most distressing to me is that both sides sincerely believe their version of the truth is absolutely and irrevocably correct. Just like the five blindfolded people touching a different part of the elephant, each of them is so absolutely sure of the truth. JIM BLATT
Ms. Towler, you make my heart sink. “What can we do about high poverty rate[s]?” you ask. How about changing the culture? I say. All of your solutions amount to one solution: more money — the eternal fail-safe liberal answer to every problem. I am old enough to remember when throngs flocked downtown by bus. That’s where the shopping was: Sibley’s, McCurdy’s, Forman’s, Sears. That’s where the upscale restaurants were: Trebor’s, Eddie’s Chop House, Edward’s Pub. That’s where the movie theatres were. Nobody in those days felt the need for a bus terminal. Now that bus riding 2 CITY
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has dwindled to a trickle of people, we have to have a bus terminal. It wasn’t hard to predict that concentrating all those students in one place was going to cause problems. So, what to do about it? Subsidized housing, higher minimum wage, job programs, yada, yada, yada. Liberal-inspired government programs have created a dreadful culture of dependency and low expectations. THAT is the problem we must address. ITALO SAVELLA
Genesee Community’s charter
The State Education Department says that the enrollment of Genesee Community Charter School should reflect the population of the Rochester city school district.
GCCS offers a vibrant school community, diverse student body, and an outstanding education. Instead of seeking to change that successful formula, we should seek to replicate it in the Rochester city school district and statewide. Instead of asking GCCS to become less diverse, we should ask how we make the RCSD more diverse and more successful. DAVE TYLER
If anything, this article and GCCS demonstrate that we need a regional school system so that all students can be part of school communities that are not more than 40 percent free-reduced lunch, and are thus more likely to do well. BARB VAN KERKHOVE
I happen to believe GCCS delivers an exceptional education program in a city that is short on quality options. However, the school is in clear violation of the charter law and needs to be more accessible to ALL city students. Sometimes in the course of discussions such as this, it is easy to forget that there are outstanding charter schools here in Rochester that serve poor students almost exclusively and deliver tremendous results. JSPOUNT
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CELEBR AT E URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER
On my mind (still): poverty and the city Since their effort is still very much in the formative stage, I’m sure the leaders of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative are getting tired of being criticized, by me and by others. Clearly, everybody involved in the Initiative is worried about poverty, wants to do something about it, and hopes that their effort will be successful. Maybe it will be. If it is, I’ll be among the first people to say I was wrong. But so far, it’s hard to be optimistic. Everything I see indicates that we’re going about this in the usual Rochester way. See a problem? Form a committee of representatives of the usual institutions and organizations, talk about the problem, and come up with a plan. Get state or non-profit funding to seed the initial effort. And then…. And then, despite the enthusiasm and the hope and the commitment, the problem proves larger than the solutions devised by the usual organizations and institutions. And the initiative kinda peters out. I’m not saying that some of the solutions this group comes up with won’t be important. I’m sure they will be. But they seem destined to be things like having local service providers do their jobs well, coordinate their efforts with one another, and adopt “best practices.” Unless I’m reading all of the Initiatives’ literature wrong, and unless I’m completely misinterpreting the conversation I had with its leaders a couple of months ago, the Initiative won’t tackle the big, big things: the things that might actually put us on the path to substantially reducing the poverty that is dooming thousands of Rochester residents and is holding this community down. Because we’ve seen this show before. We’ve tried to combat major community problems previously, in the same way. And we’ve gotten the same sad results. So now we’ve launched yet another attempt to solve a major community problem – this one the biggest problem of them all. This latest effort has the adrenalin shot of support by the governor of the State of New York. And it has secured $500,000 in state funding, half of which will go to pay for… a staff. The staff will be headed by a director and a deputy director, who, according to the ads for the position, will report to the United Way’s president and CEO. They’ll work with public officials, “stakeholders,” and volunteers and will carry out the initiatives and goals devised by the Initiative’s 26-member steering committee. Who’s on the steering committee? Social-service agency leaders, educators, business leaders, elected officials: representatives of everybody except the poor themselves. It is true that some steering
We’ve tried to combat major community problems previously, in the same way. And we’ve gotten the same sad results.
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committee members grew up in poverty – most significantly, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, whose success is both impressive and inspirational – and that’s important. But those steering committee members aren’t living in poverty in the inner city right now. They aren’t representatives. The Initiative’s leaders emphasize that poor Rochesterians will participate in the work groups that are an important part of the efforts of the Initiative. But they don’t get to sit at the head table, so to speak. They’re not among the 26 steering committee members. I can’t think of a logical reason why they’re not. And regardless of the intent, the clear message from their omission is this: “The folks at the head table want to hear from you. They welcome your input. But the folks at the head table were chosen for a reason. And they know what’s best for you.” It’s all so very, um, Rochester, yes? I so want to be proved wrong about this. I really, really do. Because the problem of Rochester’s increasing poverty is beyond serious. It is a crisis. And even if we’re able to keep it bottled up for generation after generation after generation, it is doing terrible damage to thousands of human beings every single year. That is a moral stain on this community. rochestercitynewspaper.com
[ NEWS FROM THE WEEK PAST ]
Bergmann moving to Midtown
The architecture-engineering firm Bergmann Associates is moving its headquarters from the First Federal Plaza on East Main Street to Tower280 — the new name for Midtown Tower. The firm will occupy the entire second floor of the building, and should move into its new home in 2016.
Budget cuts spending
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren proposed a $502-million budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year that reduces spending by more than $2 million and keeps the tax levy flat. Rochester residents would see an average $23.79 annual increase in their tax bill, however, due to rate increases and a new tax exemption for veterans. The budget also includes $2 million for body cameras for the Rochester Police Department.
Fracking analysis released The State Department of Environmental Conservation released its final report on high-volume hydraulic fracturing. The document contains the DEC’s conclusions
following a seven-year review of the procedure. The 2,000-plus page report will be the basis of the state’s previously announced fracking ban.
Rochester eyes bike boulevard
A piece of City Council legislation includes plans for Rochester’s first bike boulevard, a designated route paralleling a difficult-to-traverse main road. Various segments of Harvard Street will be outfitted with bike markings, speed cushions, and speed humps. A pedestrian island will be added at Harvard and Calumet.
Deal cut for summer busing
Officials with the Rochester City School District and the Regional Transit Service reached an agreement for summer school busing. RTS CEO Bill Carpenter said recently that the agency would no longer bus city school students because of violence at the downtown transit center. Under the deal, about 90 percent of RCSD students will bypass the center. And the district has agreed to pay RTS an additional $350,000. It’s looking more likely, too, that RTS will continue busing city school students in the fall.
Elena Knapp, owner of Jim’s Restaurant, says that she plans to re-open Jim’s Restaurant Too on East Main Street this summer. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
NEIGHBORHOODS | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN
Fight over Aldi in North Winton Village The discount grocer Aldi has work to do to convince some North Winton Village residents and City Hall that a store belongs on the corner of Blossom and Winton roads in southeast Rochester. Paperwork from the
city’s planning and zoning office says that the project as originally presented would need at least 15, and possibly as many as 17, zoning variances to proceed. “There’s a lot that needs to be resolved,” says City Council
member Elaine Spaull, who represents the southeast. Aldi has submitted new designs, according to a press release from the North Winton Village Neighborhood Association. continues on page 8
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“One out of two people living with HIV today has some type of brain disease. There are close to 34 million people living with HIV, which makes it no small problem.” [ DR. HARRIS GELBARD ]
MEDICINE | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
UR drug may improve memory A team of scientists at the University of Rochester, led by Dr. Harris Gelbard and Stephen Dewhurst, UR vice dean of research, may have developed the first drug to improve memory and cognitive ability in patients with certain types of illnesses. And a new company, Camber NeuroTherapeutics, has been founded to usher the drug called URMC-099 through human trials in 2016. Conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and HIV have a common characteristic. Neuroinflammation of the brain in patients with these illnesses often damages nerve cells and inhibits their normal function, causing memory and cognitive problems. This leaves some patients unable to perform simple tasks. For instance, Gelbard says that even though HIV is typically thought of as an immune system malfunction, it’s also a condition of the brain. When HIV finds its way into the brain, it causes progressive neuroinflammation and numerous cognitive disorders. Even
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the first description of the neurology of AIDS was of a Parkinson’s-like syndrome, Gelbard says. “One out of two people living with HIV today has some type of brain disease,” he says. “There are close to 34 million people living with HIV, which makes it no small problem.” While the inflammation begins early in people with HIV, he says, it’s a more gradual process over decades for people with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Post-operative cognitive function is another area where the researchers say that the new drug can have a positive impact. Cognitive function can be impaired after surgery. The problems seem to go away in a few months in some patients, but in others they can last longer or even become permanent. Gelbard and Dewhurst targeted most of their research on a “worker bee” enzyme called MLK3, which plays a pivotal role in kickstarting the neuroinflammatory process. Their drug, URMC-099, “turns off” the enzyme. Some of the researchers’ work, which is funded by $25 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health, was published in the Journal of Neuroscience and the
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Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. The articles showed that the inflammation was stopped in studies involving mice. Camber NeuroTherapeutics is preparing to submit an application to the Food and Drug Administration so that URMC-099 can begin human trials next year. The UR has granted the company, which is based in West Henrietta, the worldwide patent rights to the drug.
Westport’s fallout Upheaval on the Village of Pittsford’s Planning Board after four of five board members resigned suddenly last week. Remegia Mitchell, Meg Rubiano, Joe Maxey, and Jill Crooker cited objections to the village Board of Trustees’ handling of the proposed Westport Crossing project. On Monday, the trustees appointed Jeff Bove and Jo Anne Shannon to the Planning Board, and made Justin Vlietstra, the only remaining member, the board’s new chair. That leaves two seats vacant, though alternate Harold Danko will fill in for now. The controversial Westport project calls for 167 apartments on the former Monoco Oil site along the Erie Canal, right where Monroe Avenue enters the village. The project has a tangled history — there is no short version at this point — involving six lawsuits against the village and its boards, including the Planning Board. Some have been filed by the project’s developer, Mark IV Enterprises, and others by a citizens group. Tensions between some Planning Board members and the Board of Trustees have increased in recent months, largely because of the lawsuits and Vlietstra’s appointment to the Planning Board. Vlietstra is part of a citizens group that has filed lawsuits against the village, including the Planning Board.
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Faith and environmentalism: common goals RELIGION | BY JEREMY MOULE
A devout Catholic, Gerry Gacioch says that humans are supposed to be stewards of the Earth. Climate change, he says, is a sign that humanity is abusing what God has given it. A devout Catholic, Gerry Gacioch says that humans are supposed to be stewards of the Earth. Climate change, he says, is a sign that humanity is abusing what God has given it. The remainder of 2015 is crucial for acting on climate change, he says. For one, world leaders will gather in Paris at the end of the year to negotiate a new climate treaty. The pact would replace the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which was intended to drive down global carbon emissions — but hasn’t. (The protocol was never ratified by the US Congress, either.) But Gacioch is also excited about two important events leading up to the negotiations, both involving his Catholic faith. As early as June, Pope Francis will release a message to Catholics — an encyclical — explaining the urgency and moral importance of addressing climate change. And during a September visit to the United States, the pope will address Congress and a United Nations assembly — he’s expected to touch on climate change in those remarks. “There is definitely a feel that if there’s ever going to be movement on this issue — which there’s a lot of powerful forces against movement — this is going to be a really
crucial six months,” says Gacioch, a Fairport resident and parishioner at Church of the Transfiguration in Pittsford. Gacioch is also one of 30 Catholic climate ambassadors in the United States. American Catholic bishops started the ambassadors program to spread a message through parishes about the seriousness of climate change. Climate change and other environmental issues are often framed around economies, politics, science, and even recreation. But they’re inherently moral matters — a fact that’s often overlooked. For a growing group of the faithful, environmental protection is a natural fit with their religions. They say that efforts to address environmental problems are a way to honor creation, and to live out the teachings of their churches, synagogues, and mosques. “All of the major religions share this at their core, no matter how they express it, and that is, care for one’s neighbor and transcendence of one’s self and own self-interest,” says the Rev. Ruth Ferguson, rector of Christ Church, an Episcopal congregation in Rochester. Many environmental issues, especially climate change, have disproportionately
“We can’t look at this as somebody else’s issue,” says Evans, who is senior pastor at St. Luke Tabernacle Community Church in the Maplewood neighborhood. And even in city neighborhoods where polluting activities have slowed or stopped, old contamination continues to be an issue. Members of Temple Sinai, a Reform Jewish congregation in Brighton, often work with neighborhoods to set up community gardens, says Jackie Ebner, a congregation member and former chair of its environmental committee. But they often can’t use the soil at the garden sites, she says, because it’s contaminated from past uses. QUALITY MERCHANDISE. PERSONAL SERVICE. LOCALLY OWNED.
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impacted poor and vulnerable populations. Globally, people have abandoned their homes due to sea-level rise, drought, and natural disasters — all influenced by shifts in climate. Domestically, the poor are at greater risk for health problems or death during heatwaves — many can’t afford air conditioners or the cost to run them. In its first few decades, the modern environmental movement lacked a sense of social justice. Activists and organizations instead focused on protecting natural areas, wildlife, and water sources. But poorer communities, especially communities of color, have often been targeted for dumps, incinerators, chemical plants, and other polluting or nuisance industrial operations. “Even when the concerns for the environment might have been at face really valid, because they were not linked to the concerns for the survival of people, many people in the African-American community could not get with it,” says the Rev. Dr. James Evans, a systematic theology professor at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. “People who are trying to feed their children and put roofs over their heads see that at least as important as preserving a forest.” The disproportionate impact on poor and minority communities ultimately gave birth to the environmental justice movement. But even before that, African American church leaders had been involved in fights to keep polluters out of neighborhoods — showing that clergy have a place in environmental movements. Faith leaders should be aware that the members of their congregations are impacted by environmental issues, Evans says.
churches’ leaders and peers engaged on environmental and climate issues. In his role as a climate ambassador, Gacioch visits Catholic parishes to talk about the settled science of climate change and the moral aspects of the issue. He stresses the importance of acting now to protect future generations, he says. “I think that’s where religion actually helps out, because the church talks in terms of eternity, where realistically most people are sort of paycheck to paycheck,” he says. “They are looking at survival for themselves; they’re really not looking down the road.” Ebner is a certified Jewish environmental educator. She says that she’s always felt a strong connection to Judaism, and as she became more interested in the environment, she began investigating what her faith said on the subject. Jewish scripture says a lot about conservation, animal rights, and respect for the natural world, she says. “Faith’s job is really to guide us through things like this,” Ebner says. Christ Church’s Ferguson say that she wants to set an example for her congregation. She’d love to be seen biking around the community in her clerical collar, she says, which could encourage others to bike more and reduce their fossil fuel use. Ferguson has had a couple of minor bumps with cars, however, and she says that she worries about her safety biking around the city. To her, bike-friendly streets are a justice issue, since many of the city’s poorer residents rely on bicycles to get around. Clergy should be looking for ways to work with city and county officials to make improvements, she says. Evans’s church has its own way of connecting congregation members with nature. Each year, youth participating in a summer program plant and keep up a small garden. It may not sound like much, he says, but it teaches that with respect and care, the Earth can provide humanity with sustenance and beauty. Ferguson and Evans also say that clergy have opportunities to reach their congregations through prayer, sermons, and by joining parishioners who speak out on environmental and climate issues. That could mean marching through the streets with them, or writing and calling lawmakers on important issues. “We certainly know that we have a responsibility to speak up,” Evans says.
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Fight over Aldi But those haven’t been shared yet. A public meeting will be held at a later date, the release says. Some residents — an opposition group currently has about 20 members — say that Aldi is unnecessary because there are other grocers nearby. The chain is trying to stuff a suburbanstyle big-box store onto BlossomWinton, they say, with little regard for the neighborhood’s urban aesthetics and atmosphere. But Spaull says that are other village residents who are thrilled about the possibility of a discount grocer within walking distance of their homes. Neither side is wrong, she says. In addition to the zoning variances required for the original plan, Aldi would need a special permit from the City Planning Commission for exceeding the parking cap. Aldi wants 73 spaces, the city says — significantly more than what the city requires. Project opponent Anthony Vallone says that the project site was “downzoned” several years ago at the request of the neighborhood. Commercial operations in this particular district should be “low intensity, unobtrusive, and conducted at a scale and density compatible with the surrounding neighborhood,” the city’s paperwork says. The proposed Aldi would be 17,000 square feet, the city says, which is more than five times the permitted size in that zoning district. Mary Coffey, co-chair of the North Winton Village Neighborhood Association, says that Aldi, City Hall, and the neighborhood are working together to improve the project, and that people should be glad that developers want to invest in the neighborhood. “We’re hopeful we come up with just a wonderful building and a good developer in the neighborhood,” she says. In a statement, Aldi representatives say that they’re working with local officials and hope to be open by the end of the year. Adding to the angst is the fact that Aldi would replace Jim’s Restaurant — a popular local eatery — at Blossom-Winton. The restaurant closed on Saturday. Never to be confused with fine dining, Jim’s was nevertheless a cultural nexus in North Winton Village. City Hall administrators and Rochester school board members were just as likely to occupy Jim’s booths as 20-somethings feeding their hangovers. Owner Elena Knapp says that her landlord asked her to leave after her lease expired last December. She says that she plans to re-open Jim’s second location on East Main Street sometime this summer. Jim’s Restaurant Too closed late last year after a kitchen fire.
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URBAN ACTION This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
Presentation on Middle East conflict Genesee Valley Friends will present “A Road to Peace in Israeli-Palestine Conflict,” on Sunday, May 31. Deb and Ted First have traveled to the region every year for more than 20 years and have gained a personal understanding of the conflict and possible ways to bring peace to the area through a Quaker perspective. All are welcome to the meeting. Worship will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Bring a dish to pass for lunch from
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Discussion with the Firsts will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will be held at Growing Places Creative Learning Center, 14 Battle Street, Dansville.
Moving Beyond Racism Book Group will hold a discussion on “Secret Daughter” at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 1. The novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda spans 25 years and involves one family in India and another in the US in an emotional story about motherhood, loss, and different cultures. The meeting will be held at Barnes and Noble in Pittsford Plaza.
Correcting ourselves The first paragraph in last week’s story about Village Gate’s expansion got left out. Here is that paragraph: Three new buildings are coming to Village Gate on North Goodman Street in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts. The buildings will house retail and office space, says Gary Stern, owner of Stern Properties, which owns Village Gate.
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The new El Flamboyan Cafe specializes in Puerto Rican cuisine with influences from Cuba and the Dominican Republic. On the menu are dishes like (left) fried pork with tostones; (middle) the Mofonogo Platter with a shrimp salad; and (right) roasted pork with white rice and beans. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
Más Mofongo [ REVIEW ] BY KATIE LIBBY
When a door closes, another one opens. It’s a common saying, and has many different iterations, but the idea is the same: a chapter in your life comes to a close, whether it’s a job or a relationship, and it paves the way for something new. This was the case for Xavier Borges, the co-owner of El Flamboyan Café (35 Chestnut Street). Borges was passed over for a promotion at a previous job, but saw it as an opportunity to realize his mother’s dream of having a restaurant and opened El Flamboyan with his father, Samuel. Borges’ mother is from Naguabo, Puerto Rico, and the menu is comprised of many of her recipes, which are cooked by head chef, Arery Cruz. The menu is also influenced by Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Mofongo ($12-$15) is a Puerto Rican dish consisting of mashed plantains, garlic, and spices and served with meat or seafood. The shrimp salad mofongo ($15) is one of the café’s key dishes. Also on the menu are Alcapurrias ($2.75): ground beef and spices, wrapped in masa (dough), and deep fried. The plantain canoe ($5) is just what it sounds like, a plantain that has
been scooped out and filled with ground beef and peppers and onions (like an island version of a loaded baked potato). The Flambo burger ($12) is stuffed with onions, peppers, and cheese and served in “criollo” bread — which El Flamboyan purchases from a local bakery. “Criollo” bread is typically used to make a Cuban sandwich (also on the menu for $9.50), with a nice crust on the outside and chewy on the inside. Borges says he is excited to be “smack dab in the middle of downtown,” and to be a part of the area’s revitalization. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner six days a week. El Flamboyan Café is located at 35 Chestnut Street, and is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 633-0923. Visit its Facebook page at facebook.com/ elcafeflamboyan for more information.
Jim’s Restaurant (233 North Winton
Road) closed its doors on May 16. The Winton Road institution will be torn down, along with a few other surrounding buildings, to make room for an Aldi’s supermarket. Jim’s Too (785 East Main
Street) is currently closed due to damage from a fire but the owner plans to re-open by early summer. Look for updates on jimsbreakfastlunch.com. Devour Rochester Wine & Culinary Classic will take place on Saturday, May 30, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery (500 university Avenue). The event features tastings from local wineries, breweries, distilleries, and eateries. Advanced tickets are $25 and can be purchased at devourrochester.com. Sticky Lips BBQ’s owner, Howard Nielsen, has won a Silver Spoon Award from The New York State Restaurant Association. The award honors restauranteurs who were not “born with a silver spoon, but earned the admiration and respect of his or her peers through hard work and dedication to the industry and community.” We’ve all heard of wine and cheese pairings, but wine and burlesque? Damiani Wine Cellars (4704 Route 414) on Seneca Lake will host a Whiskey Tango Cabaret Night on Saturday, May 23, at 7 p.m. featuring the Whiskey Tango Sideshow, a collective of burlesque dancers, acrobats, singers and musicians. Tickets are $22 (21
and over only) and can be purchased at eventbrite.com/e/whiskey-tango-cabaretnight-tickets-16802698323.
Café Sasso (739 Park Avenue) has
opened in the space formerly occupied by Boulder Coffee Co. The café will still serve Boulder coffee as well as craft cocktails. Visit its Facebook page, facebook.com/cafesassorochester for more information. Pi Craft Pizza (100 Market Place Drive) has opened in Henrietta. R’s Market (2294 Monroe Avenue) has re-opened under new ownership. Something Delicious, a bakery, has opened at 1441 South Avenue.
Crossroads Coffeehouse (752 South
Goodman Street) has closed.
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Upcoming [ ELECTRONIC ] Awolnation. Sunday, June 21. Main Street Armory, 900 East Main Street. 7:30 p.m. $25-$30. mainstreetarmory.com; awolnationmusic.com.
[ ROCK ]
Aaron Gillespie. Monday, July 27. The California Brew
Haus, 402 West Ridge Road. 7 p.m. $13. ticketfly.com; aarongillespie.com. [ CLASSICAL ]
Baroque Around the World. Sunday, September 20.
Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs Street. 3 p.m. $30. societyforchambermusicrochester.com.
TUESDAY, MAY 26 WATER STREET MUSIC HALL, 204 NORTH WATER STREET 8 P.M. | $25-$30 | WATERSTREETMUSIC.COM JASONISBELL.COM [ SINGER-SONGWRITER ] It ain’t necessarily soul, but Jason Isbell is a for-sure soul singer. He writes with an inward wonderment turned inside out. His songs are thoughtful and courageous with an unflinching allegiance. It’s in him and it has gotta come out. Born in Greenhill, Alabama, his southern roots are prevalent but not restrictive. Emotionally he’ll knock you over like a ton of bricks. Craig Finn also performs. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
RPO performs Sibelius and Dvorak THURSDAY, MAY 21, AND SATURDAY, MAY 23 KODAK HALL AT EASTMAN THEATRE, 60 GIBBS STREET 7:30 P.M. AND 8 P.M. | $16-$92 | RPO.ORG [ CLASSICAL ] The classical music world loves its
anniversaries. Last year’s big one was Richard Strauss’ 150th. In 2015,the honor goes to another late-Romantic master: Jean Sibelius (1865-1957). The great Finnish composer’s music isn’t heard all that often on Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra programs. That situation changes this week with two Sibelius works on the bill. Concertmaster Juliana Athayde offers Sibelius’ Violin Concerto, preceded by “Lemminkainen’s Return,” the composer’s tone poem based on the adventures of a hero of Norse mythology. These fascinating works will be conducted by Yoav Talmi, who will also lead Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony.
— BY DAVID RAYMOND
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Gurf Morlix SATURDAY, MAY 23 ABILENE BAR AND LOUNGE, 153 LIBERTY POLE WAY 7:30 P.M. | $10 | ABILENEBARANDLOUNGE.COM [ AMERICANA ] Gurf Morlix has a long, storied road
in music. Though born just outside Buffalo, Morlix has spent most of his life between Austin and Los Angeles, wearing a few different hats. For 10 years he was Lucinda Williams’ guitarist and producer, and headed out touring with Warren Zevon. His eighth album, “Eatin’ At Me,” has taken him back on the road again with his signature gruff, often melancholy vocals of honest towns and nostalgic times. This show is a special CD release party for Morlix’s new album. — BY TYLER PEARCE
Today is the Day SUNDAY, MAY 24 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVENUE 9 P.M. | $10-$12 | BUGJAR.COM; TODAYISTHEDAY.US [ METAL ] Today is the Day is a hefty head trip. The
Nashville-based band has been the central project for vocalist and guitarist Steve Austin — also known for producing Lamb of God and Converge — creating dark, swirling imagery through heavy, progressive noise metal since the early 90’s. The music is unpredictable and sludgy, and a full world to explore if you let yourself slip into the madness. Today is the Day is currently Austin, bassist Trevor Thomas, and drummer Douglas Andrae. Lazer/Wulf, Borrowed Time, and Zero Signal will also play. — BY JAKE CLAPP
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The cover to Voodoo Zoo’s latest album, “Curses,” — a photo by artist Peter Macon — frames the veteran band’s impending prog-rock journey. “Curses,” the band’s sophomore album, was recorded at Saxon Studios with Dave Anderson behind the console, giving a no-frills production that fits the players — Jeff Martin, vocals and guitar; Dominic Trinchini, bass and vocals; Brian Dobbie, saxophone, guitar, keyboards, and vocals; and Dave Taddeo, drums and vocals. The approach gives the songs a chance to stand on their own. “Curses” nails down a definite vibe with a few instrumental surprises along the way, including a horn section that appears on a few tunes. “Shortest Distance” kicks it off with a statement of intent, the blend of guitar and keys driving the ambience while the lyrics capture the mentality. Several of the tunes sound vaguely familiar: Voodoo Zoo channels its inner Whitesnake for “She Don’t Love You”; “Another Hour” recalls the odd-time signatures of Rush; and “Rael’s Return” is a shout out to Genesis. Martin’s vocals and the band’s harmonies keep things flowing like bygone-era classic radio. — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR
Little Lapin “Remember the Highs” Self-released littlelapinmusic.com
SOLUTIONS 442-0890 402 W. Commercial St. East Rochester
[ BLUES ]
John Bolger & Friends.
Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 2925544. stickylipsbbq.com. 6:30 p.m. Teressa Wilcox Band. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Upward Groove. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille. com. 10 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Anthony Giannovola. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Big Band Dance Series: Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Band. Ontario
Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave. 865-3320. ontariobeachentertainment. org. 7:15-9 p.m. Al Bruno Trio at 6 p.m. $2. Margaret Explosion. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Little Lapin, the stage name of Lucy Hill, is a Englandbased singer-songwriter who performed in town last year, and when I first heard her folk and popinfluenced debut EP, it instantly perked my ears. Now her debut full-length album, “Remember the Highs,” has me once again hooked. “Remember the Highs” embraces a modern adultcontemporary aesthetic — reminiscent of, say, an acoustic Florence and the Machine — that is anchored by Hill’s powerful, nuanced, pure voice. I hear a little bit of country on “Go! Stop! Go!” a song that showcases her strengths as an artist. The tune begins with a simple acoustic guitar melody that slowly builds towards a magnificent chorus and eventually rings true all around. Little Lapin’s six-track debut EP gained traction in New Zealand. “Remember the Highs” may win her the broader audience she seems to be making a bid for.
[ METAL ]
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You might say Michael Feinstein was born to champion the Great American Song Book. But you would be a bit late. “My interest in the Great American Song Book started in the womb,” says Feinstein, who joins the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for a Gershwin Celebration on May 29 and 30. “By the time I was five I was already immersed in that body of music.” Feinstein played those classic tunes in his late teens at a piano bar in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio. But as if in a time warp from a Hollywood movie, he would soon find himself at the center of what was left of the music scene he loved. After moving to Los Angeles at the age
of 20, Feinstein took a job as a piano salesman. One day he stopped into a 12 CITY MAY 20-26, 2015
Hollywood record store and found a rare cache of private recordings that had belonged to pianist Oscar Levant. A secretary at the piano store put him in touch with Levant’s widow who, impressed with Feinstein’s knowledge, was soon introducing him around town as her protégé. “She took me to Sam Goldwyn Jr.’s house where I played the piano on which George Gershwin had played ‘Love Walked In’ for Sam Goldwyn when he was auditioning it for ‘The Goldwyn Follies.’” She introduced him to legendary Hollywood stars like Dolores del Rio and Ann Southern and to then 80-year-old Ira Gershwin and his wife, Leonore. The Gershwins hired him to catalog their record collection. But something else happened. “Ira was in a deep depression and here comes this 20-year-old kid who knows all about his work and he suddenly started to come back to life,” Feinstein says. “Leonore took me aside after a couple of weeks and said, ‘You’ve given my husband new life and I want you to stay in this house as long as you can and just keep Ira happy and keep busy.’ “So I did. I spent time talking to him, entertaining him, becoming his eyes and ears to the outside world, and creating a
relationship that laid the groundwork for everything to come in my career.” When you hear the name Gershwin, you
might first think of the great composer, George. But it was Ira who wrote brilliant lyrics for songs like “Love Is Here to Stay” and “But Not For Me.” Did he realize just how good he was? “He had pride for his work,” Feinstein says. “But he was not in any way boastful and he considered his contribution small compared to George’s. He knew he did his job well but he always felt that George was such an extraordinary meteor in music and unique in such a gargantuan way that he downplayed his own contribution.” Feinstein is now a leading expert on the Gershwins and a fount of information about their work. For instance, “Porgy and Bess,” the opera they wrote (along with Edwin DuBose Heyward), is considered a classic today, but according to Feinstein, it might never have happened. “George had read the novel in 1927 and he had an immediate desire to create a musical work from it,” Feinstein says. “Shortly thereafter he decided it should be an opera. He wasn’t ready early on so he started to write it in 1934. “Everybody kept saying you’re crazy — what are you doing this for? Everybody was opposed to it, the African-American community, the Tin Pan Alley guys, the Metropolitan Opera. So it was all driven by George’s vision. “Earlier it was going to be a black-face musical with Al Jolson by [Jerome] Kern and [Oscar] Hammerstein. Hayward would have accepted that; he needed money during the depression. It was Gershwin who turned it into this masterwork.” George Gershwin died of a brain tumor in 1937 at the age of 38. “For whatever reason, it was determined, I believe divinely, he was supposed to pass at that time,” Feinstein says. “I don’t know why and it is absurd that he did not have the opportunity to share more because there was so much more. “That was the thing that depressed Ira the most next to the physical loss because Ira obsessed over what George might have written and what they were going to write. It was also the loss of Ira’s creativity because Ira was always spurred by George’s energy. Ira was never the same after that.”
There have been great songs written since
that golden age, but Feinstein believes tunes by the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and so on, are in a class by themselves. “Those songs came out of an era of operetta and beautiful melodies,” Feinstein says. “But lyrics were not as clever or well-crafted before that time. It was a ripe moment for American culture and the melting pot of this country to integrate into the European traditions of popular song and musical theater. “So it was the cultural contribution, the melding of so many different immigrants and the energy and vitality of New York and America and the belief in the American Dream, that anything’s possible, that ignited these creators in a way that was extraordinary. It was also a work ethic; you can’t underestimate the craft.” Feinstein explores the craft of songwriting with today’s musicians every week on his radio show, “Song Travels.” (Saturdays at 10 a.m. on WXXI 91.5 FM). “I have to make allowances for contemporary writing because very few people rhyme perfectly today and it’s a different time. Sometimes there are things I don’t like but I focus on what I do like.” That’s not to say Feinstein has no recent favorites. “Jimmy Webb is a phenomenal writer; he’s a musical chameleon in the best sense of that word. Billy Joel is a fantastic songwriter. There are Lennon and McCartney songs that I think are wonderful. Joni Mitchell, Neil Sedaka — they’re songs for a different time. “In terms of keeping the same level of craft, one generally has to go to the theater writers, and Sondheim is still with us, but that level of craft is generally gone. Jason Robert Brown is an extremely talented writer, Adam Guettel, Ricky Ian Gordon … But there are not pop writers who write with that craft because rhyming in pop music is anathema.”
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The Dady Brothers. Johnny’s
Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic. com. 7 p.m.
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The Demos, Kopps, and Stay Gold. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park
Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup. com. 8 p.m. $5. Mark Fantasia. TGI Fridays, 432 Greece Ridge Center Dr. reverbnation.com. 7 p.m. Monkey Scream Project. Village Rock Cafe, 213 Main St. East Rochester. 586-1640. 9 p.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 21 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. Jon Akers & Erik Welsh. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Micah . Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq. com. 7 p.m. Steve Geraci. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill. com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Steve Lyons. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8 p.m. [ BLUES ]
The Blues Project with Gordon Munding & Friends.
The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille. com. Third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. Free. [ CLASSICAL ]
Eastman at Washington Square Lunchtime Concerts.
274-1400. esm.rochester.edu/ community/lunchtime/. 12:1512:45 p.m. Honors Finale II. An Evening with PDQ Bach. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 4544596. hochstein.org. 7 p.m. $5-$10.
Frescobaldi as Fountainhead: His Music and Influence. St. Mary’s Church, 15 St. Mary’s Place. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 7:30 p.m.
RPO: Dvorák’s New World Symphony. Kodak Hall at
Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-2100. rpo.org. 7:30 p.m. $23-$92. [ JAZZ ]
Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with The Charles Mitchell Group. Espada Brazilian Steak, 274 N. Goodman St. Village Gate. 473-0050. espadasteak. com. 6 p.m. Free.
Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero. Fiamma, 1308
Buffalo Rd. 270-4683. fiammarochester.com. 6-9 p.m.
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SINGER-SONGWRITER | CHRIS TRAPPER
I’ve liked this cat since he was a Push Star and always dug the acoustic strum attack on his electric guitar. Chris Trapper is all about the song, not its trappings. He is there to serve these little storied gems with whatever it is they cry for — even Dixieland which he brought to the fore a few albums back. “Technicolor,” Trapper’s newest release still skates the edge between melancholy and dreamer with the instrumentation a little more dressed up. But don’t sweat it: Trapper is still in there … so are the songs. Chris Trapper plays Friday, May 22, at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor Street. 8 p.m. $20. downstairscabaret.org; christrapper.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff.
Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa. com. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Barbato’s Bar
and Grill, 807 Ridge Rd. Webster. 347-4400. BarbatosBarandGrill.com. 6:30 p.m. [ R&B/ SOUL ]
Mansfield Ave Band. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic. com. 7 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]
The Furies, Wilxy & Crump, and Nerds in Denial. Bug Jar,
219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, MAY 22
Ralph Louis. Rochester
Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. rochesterplaza. com. 6 p.m. Free. [ BLUES]
Dave Riccioni & Friends. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 2714650. thebeale.com. 5:308:30 p.m. Luca & The Electro Kings. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 9 p.m. [ COUNTRY ]
The Whiskey Charmers.
Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 10 p.m. $5. Wolf Mountain. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-9940. stickylipsbbq. com. 9:30 p.m. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
DJ Pauline Coles. Lovin’ Cup,
300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 5:30-8 p.m.
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Craig Snyder & Paul McArdle. New York Wine &
Culinary Center, 800 South Main St. 394-7070. nywcc. com. 6-9 p.m.
The Defeated Royals, Ashton Blake, and Author C.J. Campbel. Boulder Coffee Co.,
100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Pan de Oro. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info.
[ JAZZ ]
Hard Logic. Lovin’ Cup, 300
Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 9 p.m.
Jazz Weekends with The David Detweiler Trio. Next
Door Bar & Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor.com. Monday: 6-9 p.m., Friday: 7-10 p.m. Free. The Jim Nugent Trio. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org. 8:3010:30 p.m.
Matthew Sieber Ford Trio. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 262-2090. tapas177. com. 4:30 p.m. Free. The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s
Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. The Rita Collective. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. 473-6140. bernunzio.com. 8 p.m. $5-$10.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Vino Bistro and
Lounge, 27 West Main St., Webster. 872-9463. SharedGenes.com. 6:30 p.m. [ R&B/ SOUL ] Chris Trapper. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. 8-10 p.m. $20-23.
What’s Going On: An Anthology of the music of Marvin Gaye. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 723-3334. rnbclassicslive.com/. 7:30 p.m. $25-$30.
Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. Flour City Station, 170
East Ave. flourcitystation.com. $10-$12. [ HIP-HOP/RAP ]
Slap Weh Fridays with Blazin Fiyah. Eclipse Bar & Lounge, 372 Thurston Rd. 235-9409. Call for info. [ METAL]
Veil of Maya, Revocation, Oceano, Gift Giver, and Entheos. Water Street Music
Hall, 204 N. Water St. 3255600. waterstreetmusic.com. 6:30 p.m. $15-$20. [ POP/ROCK ]
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292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m.
Gulf Morlix. Abilene Bar
& Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 7:30 p.m. $10. James Draught. Flaherty’s Webster, 1200 Bay Rd. Webster. 943-6616. flahertys. com. 9 p.m. Paul Strowe. Johnny’s Pub & Grill, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 8:30 p.m. Sofrito. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. [ BLUES ]
Mama Hart Band. Bosco’s,
1730 N. Goodman St. 2663570. 9 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Patriotic Pianofest. Kodak
Theater on the Ridge, 500 W Ridge Rd. 585-722-9449. rochesterpianoteachers.org/. 2 p.m. $10.
RPO: Dvorák’s New World Symphony. Kodak Hall at
Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-2100. rpo.org. 8 p.m. $23-$92.
[ COUNTRY ] Branded. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 334-3030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Supper Time with DJ Bizmuth.
Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 5-8 p.m.
SUNDAY, MAY 24 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Celtic Music Sundays.
Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille.com. 7 p.m. Free. Fandango at the Tango. Tango Cafe, 35 South Washington St. 271-4930. tangocafedance. com. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
Fiona Corrine: Going Away Party. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park
ROCK | THE FURIES
Five-piece, all-female rock band The Furies self-describe as “defiance, catharsis, quirk” — and this seems perfectly put. Rock guitars give weighted body, while snare and hi-hat give texture and groove to a beautiful vocal-forward sound with lush harmonies. Lead singer, Lee Moretti, best known for her time as Third Eye Blind’s multi-instrumentalist, carries notes both fierce and sweet. The band is currently recording its first EP due out later this year. Wilxy & Crump and Nerds in Denial also play. The Furies perform Thursday, May 21, at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Avenue. 8 p.m. bugjar.com, thefuriesrock.com. — BY TYLER PEARCE [ JAZZ ]
Chester Gromley. Boulder
Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Hanna Klau, Piano & Vocal. Prime Steakhouse, 42 E Main St. Webster. 265-4777. HearHanna.com. 6:45-10 p.m. Late Night Jazz Jam Session. Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. 11 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
The Joe Santora Trio, Curtis Kendrick, and Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. [ POP/ROCK ]
Rochester Rockshow. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5. Spectra. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd.
Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup. com. 5-9 p.m. With Sara Coutant, Kaylin Cervini, Patrick Jaouen, Emma Lane, Aron Cole, and Ben Sheridan. Kari Todesco. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee. info. 6-7 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]
Bill Slater Solo Piano (Brunch). Woodcliff Hotel &
Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 3814000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. Eastman at St. Michael’s. St. Michael’s Church, 869 N. Clinton Ave. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 2:30 p.m. Keith Reas, organ and Peggy Quackenbush, flute.
TUESDAY, MAY 26
[ METAL ]
Today is the Day, Lazer/ Wulf, Borrowed Time, Zero Signal, and Sulk. Bug Jar,
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Jason Isbell and Craig Finn. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 8 p.m. $25-$30. Roses & Revolutions. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:308:30 p.m.
219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $10-$12. [ POP/ROCK ] Skycoasters. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St. 223-0999. pelicansnestrestaurant.com. 5:30 p.m. Violet Mary. Flour City Station, 170 East Ave. 4135745. flourcitystation.com. 7 p.m. $5.
[ BLUES ]
Bluesday Tuesday Blues Jam. P.I.’s Lounge, 495 West Ave. 8 p.m. Call for info.
MONDAY, MAY 25 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Sons of Synergy. Genesee Brew House, 25 Cataract St. 263-9200. geneseebeer.com. 6-8 p.m.
[ JAZZ ]
Deborah Branch. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m.
[ JAZZ ]
Deborah Branch. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m.
[ OPEN MIC ]
Stand Up & Sing Out: Open Mic Competition. Lovin’ Cup,
300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8-10:30 p.m.
Jazz Weekends with The David Detweiler Trio. Next
[ POP/ROCK ]
Door Bar & Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor.com. Monday: 6-9 p.m., Friday: 7-10 p.m. Free.
Airport Novels, Finish Last, Ivy’s Panic Room, and Nothing Personal. Bug Jar,
219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $5-$7.
[ POP/ROCK ] [ R&B/ SOUL ]
Gospel Brunch: Chico and The New Sons of David.
Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Jumbo Shrimp. Marge’s
Lakeside Inn, 4909 Culver Rd. 323-1020. margeslakesideinn. com. 4-8 p.m. Watkins and the Rapiers. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. thelittle.org. 7:309:30 p.m.
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The Dudes Night Out collective of artists have organized about 20 themed exhibitions in the past two years. This week, they will transform 1975 Gallery with an interactive art show. PHOTO BY JOHN SCHLIA
Salon de dudes “DNO: The SelfTitled Show — A Night Out with the Dudes Night Out” SATURDAY, MAY 23, THROUGH SATURDAY, MAY 30 OPENING RECEPTION MAY 23, 7 P.M. TO 10 P.M. 1975 GALLERY, 89 CHARLOTTE STREET WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 12 P.M. TO 8 P.M.; AND SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, 12 P.M. TO 5 P.M. 428-4278 | 1975ISH.COM; FACEBOOK.COM/DUDESNIGHTOUTART [ FEATURE ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
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Unless you’re one of the lucky or intrepid few who have managed to make a fulltime job out of your creative pursuits, you can probably relate to life getting in the way of your art. It’s not easy for everyone to set aside the time to focus on their craft, but a local group of friends has managed to become an impressively prolific — and popular — gang of artists, while juggling careers, families, and school. For more than two years, the nearly 20 artists involved in the Dudes Night Out group have made it a point to keep art in their lives simply by hanging out, by always keeping another show on the horizon, and by encouraging one another through down-to-earth camaraderie
instead of competition. In anticipation of this week’s DNO takeover of 1975 Gallery, City spoke with two of the original Dudes about the group’s origins, their accomplishments, and their future. The social art group was the brainchild of artist Aaron Humby, who asked a group of friends to participate in a “Heroes vs. Villains” themed art show he was planning to hold at Record Archive in 2013. “He had all of these artist friends who worked in all different media, from different backgrounds, and he wanted to put a show on to pull them all together,” says “painter of awkward situations,” Joe Guy Allard. A combination of the theme’s draw and the group’s pooled audience made the event a hit. And the artists had so much fun that the group’s shows became a recurrent thing — a new DNO show opened almost every month. The original group of 16 people came to call themselves “Dudes Night Out.” Over the past two years, some people have dropped out, and the group has picked up others. “It’s like one of those long-running TV shows, where by the time a couple of seasons have rolled around, it’s a whole different cast,” Allard says. “But there are still a few of the key characters,” says John Magnus Champlin, the friendly, red-bearded fella well known to Rochesterians simply as Magnus. “About half of the original artists are still involved.” Today, the core group includes 18 people, and the group’s age range spans
almost 20 years, from the youngest, who is in her mid-20’s, to the oldest, who is in his early-40’s. Along with Humby, Allard, and Magnus, the current DNO roster includes Katherine Arisumi, Gia Conti, Eugene Commodore, Randy Duncan, Michael Hanlon, Nate Hodge, Jes Karakashian, Mary Moore, Ben Moriconi, John Perry, Steve Resig, Matt Roberts, John Schlia, Matthew Vimislik, and Colleen Virdi. Yes, you read some women’s names in that roll call. Though the name sounds like a bros-only outing, female artists are entirely welcome to join the group. DNO is one part productivityinsurance for these busy artists, and one part social club. The bubbling enthusiasm of just two Dudes is infectious; a room full of them is a seriously buoyant gathering. Smaller groups get together frequently — Matt Roberts hosts a weekly game night, which might or might not turn into a meeting night to discuss upcoming shows. Allard says the group has a great sense of humor, and that goofing tangents are inevitable. “But we’ll get these spurts of productivity,” he says. “We’ll get very excited about a topic, and then everyone’s brain kicks in with the ideas flowing.” Before shows, the group convenes at the host venue to discuss ideas about how to fill or transform the space. “Our shows are pretty much an experience in themselves, not just a collection of art,” Magnus says. Past themes have included
Cryptozoology, Kaiju (timed for the opening of “Godzilla”), and the group’s 2nd anniversary show was Rochesterthemed: “We Art Roc.” The Dudes are fairly leaderless, or rather, have a system of shifting leadership. Different members suggest themes that interest them, “Then that person will kind of run lead on that show, and find the venue,” Allard says. “And then there will be a smaller group that will band together with that person to get it all together. Then all of the other artists will contribute work.” The small breakout group dynamic works well, and the entire group usually gets together only for the receptions. DNO has about 20 shows under its belt, not counting shows organized by other people in which DNO team members have participated. “Seven or eight Dudes are usually in the ‘Boys vs. Girls’ show” hosted annually, simultaneously, by 1975 Gallery and The Yards, Magnus says. “We’re scattered everywhere. We’re slowly immersing ourselves and taking over the world.” The receptions for DNO shows are proven social events with wide appeal. “My favorite moment was at the end of the first year, at the anniversary show, I was trying to get pictures of the crowd,” Allard says, but he couldn’t get far enough back to get everyone in the shot. “So I took this huge video. It was wall-to-wall people. That event, hosted by Roc Brewing, was so packed that the venue couldn’t hold everyone — the sidewalk was almost as packed as the interior. The food truck booked for the opening sold out of its goodies, and the beer brewed specifically for the occasion — that was meant to remain on sale for a few weeks — sold out in four hours. “We have some really awesome fans — we have people who go to every show,” Magnus says. The appeal comes down to a really
simple formula. “Our themes are awesome, and there’s some nostalgia that kicks in hardcore,” Magnus says. And the receptions are “not like a typical art opening, but a down-to-earth party” with approachable, fun people. The dudes are social media masters, with an active Instagram account and two Facebook groups: an internal group, which is more for planning purposes, and the public group, which has a very humble open-studio sort of vibe. “It’s all process pics, like, ‘Here’s something half-
done, here’s some mistakes I’ve made, here’s what I’ve wasted time on, here I am passed out … you can see the whole process, everybody’s so open,” Allard says. “So once you come to the show, it’s seeing the culmination of the progression you’ve been seeing.” Needless to say, with 18 people working in different styles and media, the artwork is very diverse. “There’s sculptors, photographers, painters, graphic designers … and then sometimes the painters sculpt … everybody has a different background,” Allard says. “Katherine is a medical illustrator, so her stuff is very technical, and then my stuff is just big green round bulbs for heads. It doesn’t make any sense — they’d never be combined otherwise.” Roc Brewing Co. is a sort of home base to the Dudes -- the owners have asked DNO to be their house artists, but the dudes spread the love to AMOR (Art Museum of Rochester, on Monroe Avenue), The Rochester Brainery, and Gallery Salon. “Now we have our first honest-togoodness gallery show,” Magnus says of the upcoming DNO takeover of 1975 Gallery’s white walls. For this show, 1975 founder Erich Lehman has given over control entirely to the Dudes. “We’re going to celebrate. This is not going to be a stand-back-and-look-at-it” kind of show, Magnus says. “A lot of the stuff is interactive, please touch … don’t lick, but please touch.” After the dust settles from this ambitious, quickie endeavor, you might think the Dudes have earned themselves a break. Nah. They’ll immediately refocus on completing plans and artworks for the Cult Classics show, to be held a bit later in June at Roc Brewing. And Magnus has alluded to a “Back to the Future” themed show in the works for this fall. The group has no firm goals for the future, but say they are taking their successful experiment more seriously, and would like to keep this momentum going. The late summer and early fall will bring solo shows meant to highlight specific members, beginning with shows for Colleen Virdi and Jes Karakashian. Their built-in shared audience and mutual promotional efforts nearly guarantees the success of the individuals. Magnus says for each these “super solo shows,” “we’re taking all of the energy of everyone working on individual pieces, and helping raise each one of us up.”
ART | “AMONG MY FAVORITES”
On Friday, May 22, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Image City Photography Gallery (722 University Avenue) will host a reception for “Among My Favorites,” a collection of images by Dan Neuberger, one of the founding partners of Image City. The exhibit will include large black & white photos-on-canvas of Neuberger’s favorite spot in the world, Santorini, Greece; the very colorful “Shapes, Light & Color” canvases; some of his three-dimensional photographic constructions; and his images of New York skyscrapers. In addition, the photographs of gallery partner Betsy Phillips will be on display in Image City’s East Gallery, and work by the other partners, artists-in-residence, and guest artists will also be on view. A second reception will be held Friday, June 5, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show continues through June 14. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 271-2540, or visit imagecityphotographygallery.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. Portraits. Through June 19. Tintypes and ambrotypes by Jen Libby. 789-1811. geneseelibby.com. [ 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. Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road. Art of War. Through July 21. Paintings by Viktor Mitic. 288-7170. artisanworks.net. Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. Universal Magnetic. Through July 3. New works by St. Monci. 232-6030 x23. axomgallery.com/. Bridge Art Gallery University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd. Life Is. urmc.rochester.edu/ psychiatry/outreach/omhp/ bridgeartgallery.aspx. City Hall, 30 Church St. Expressions. Through June 22. Works by Rochester’s Artists’ Breakfast Group. artistsbreakfastgroup.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. 3850298. 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. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. New Work by Dan Neuberger. Through June 14. 482-1976. imagecityphotographygallery. com. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. Beauty In The Breakdown. Through May 31. 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. Legacy at Park Crescent, 100 Providence Circle. Suburban Rochester Art Group. Through May 30. legacyrochester.com.
Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. Structurally Speaking. Through June 30. Paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and more by 30 artists. 315-4620210. firstname.lastname@example.org. mainstreetartsgallery.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection. The Human Touch, 45 paintings, prints, and photos that focus on the human body, through June 28. 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. 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. 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. 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/. Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. Made in New York. Through June 7. 73 pieces of artwork by 56 NYS artists. 315-255-1553. mtraudt@ schweinfurthartcenter.org. schweinfurtharcenter.org. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. 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. 475-3961. email@example.com. 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): Second Flora, Snapshot Anthologies, and the bookwork Resurrection of the Exquisite Corpse. 4428676. vsw.org.
Art Events [ SUN., MAY 24 ] Easel Does It! Painting Party. 11 a.m.-1 p.m Longhorn Steakhouse, 7720 . Victor $18-$36. 888-272-7762. easeldoesit.org. continues on page 20
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Dance Events [ FRI., MAY 22 ] Drag Show. May 22, 9 p.m. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd Henrietta 334-3030. nashvillesny.com. Keep Families Dancing. May 22, 6 p.m. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave $10-$15. 461-2100. drapercenter.com.
Festivals ART | “UNIVERSAL MAGNETIC”
AXOM Gallery (176 Anderson Avenue, second floor) recently opened “Universal Magnetic” an exhibition of new works by Rochester-based artist St. Monci, who is part of The Sweet Meat Co. and a WALL\THERAPY alum. In this body of work, Monci focuses on “the push/pull phenomenon of magnetism — a force observed through all objects in space,” says curator Margot Muto, in a provided statement. Known for his kinetic exploration of color and form, St. Monci has lately been incorporating typographical elements into his imagery, forming playful phrases (“Roc City,” “Can I kick it?” and “Word.”) from bright shapes and linear elements. The end result, mixed in with beautifully balanced abstractions, is a seriously fresh-looking body of design work. The show continues through July 3. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and until 9 p.m. on First Fridays. For more information, call 232-6030, or visit axomgallery.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
[ SAT., MAY 23 ] Tree Peony Festival of Flowers. Through Sun. May 24. 9 a.m.4 p.m Linwood Gardens, 1912 York Rd. $8-$12. 584-3913. firstname.lastname@example.org. linwoodgardens.org/Festival_ of_Flowers.
Film [ FRI., MAY 22 ] Facing Fear. May 22, 6:30 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900. rochesterymca.org/event/ facingfear. [ MON., MAY 25 ] How to Pay Attention: Tips From a Psychologist With ADHD. May 25, 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane 723-4673. lifetreecafe.com. [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll. May 26, 7 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue thelittle.org.
Kids Events [ SAT., MAY 23 ] Minecraft 2. May 23, 11 a.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St $5, registration required 6372260. liftbridgebooks.com.
SPECIAL EVENT | ZOOBREW
The wildly popular ZooBrew is back for 2015, beginning Friday, May 22. Seneca Park Zoo will host five ZooBrew events throughout the summer (May 22, June 19, July 17, August 14, and September 11). Each ZooBrew event will feature food, drink, live music, and the opportunity to explore the zoo at night. Live music for the May 22 ZooBrew will include Steve Grills & The Roadmasters, Jane Mutiny, and Johnny Bauer. All ZooBrew dates are on Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. $10 entrance free. Must be 21 or older to attend. Visit senecaparkzoo.org for more information and a full list of live music. — BY KURT NYE
Comedy [ WED., MAY 20 ] Best Friends Comedy Showcase. 7:30 p.m. Boulder Coffee Co., 739 Park Ave. A weekly comedy showcase of local Rochester comedians! Sign up the week before on the “Rochester Comedy” Facebook page. Hosted by Vasia Ivanov 6970235. bouldercoffeeco.com. Comedy Improv. 8 p.m. Joke Factory Comedy Club, 911 20 CITY MAY 20-26, 2015
Brooks Avenue (585( 328-6000. jokefactorycomedyclub.com. [ THU., MAY 21 ] Rob Little. May 21, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $12-$20. 6719080. thecomedyclub.us. [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Backdraft II: Laughdraft. 7:3011 p.m Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. Comedy open mic showcase 902-2010.
[ WED., MAY 20 ] The Grand Task of the GEVA Theater’s Renovation. May 20, 9-11 a.m. Carlson MetroCenter YMCA, 444 E Main St. 2667405. email@example.com. Take Back the Land. 7:30 p.m Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. Learn to fight for property rights to help people stay in their homes 6538362, leave a message. [ THU., MAY 21 ] Femfessionals Rochester Building Blankets. May 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Keller Williams Realty Greater Rochester West, 1934 W. Ridge Rd $10- $20. 9671047. Amy@AmyMerrill.net. bit. ly/1cRSVMB. Neuroscience Research: Its Impacts on Learning & Development. May 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, Rochester Airport, 911 Brooks Ave. $25. 328-6000. gvastd.org.
Lectures [ WED., MAY 20 ] Tracing Akeley’s Footsteps in Africa. May 20, 7-8:15 p.m. Holley High Auditorium, 16848 Lynch Road . Holley Presented by Stephen C. Quinn 6386371 x 104.
A History of the Post Office. May 20, 7 p.m. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd Presented by Preston Pierce 336-6060. libraryweb.org. [ THU., MAY 21 ] Birds of Cuba. May 21, 7 p.m. Baptist Temple, 1101 Clover St 671-2818. thebaptisttemplerochester.org. Gluten Free Cooking Classes: With Food Blogger Calvin Eaton. 6:308 p.m Eastridge High School, 2350 E Ridge Rd . Irondequoit $25-$30, registration required 339-1470. eastiron.org/news/ adulted.htm. Wish You Were Here: Rachel Sussman. May 21, 6 p.m. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. $5-$10. 271-3361. eastmanhouse.org. [ SAT., MAY 23 ] Eugene Ely, Daredevil. May 23, 2 p.m. Central Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium, 115 South Ave. 428-8350. libraryweb.org. [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Irondequoit Art Club: Valerie Larsen. May 26, 7:30 p.m. Chapel Oaks, St. Ann’s Community, 1550 Portland Ave 787-4086. irondequoitartclub. org.
Literary Events [ THU., MAY 21 ] Author Visit: Marci Diehl, What You Don’t Know Now. May 21, 7-8:30 p.m. Wood Library, 134 North Main St Canandaigua Registration appreciated 3941381. woodlibrary.com. [ SAT., MAY 23 ] Author Salon: Mark Dupre. May 23, 2 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com.
Museum Exhibit [ WED., MAY 20 ] History: Photographs by David Leninthal. Ongoing. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. History: Photographs by David Leninthal. Large-scale photographs from his work over 35 years, through May 24. A History of Photography, through June 7 271-3361. eastmanhouse.org. Honoring Perinton’s Civil War Soldiers. Through May 21. Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum, 18 Perrin St Fairport Through May 21 223-3989. info@ perintonhistoricalsociety.org. perintonhistoricalsociety.org%22/. [ SAT., MAY 23 ] Flying the Flag: A Fairport Tradition. May 23-July 30. Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin St Through July 30. Photos of the flag on Fairport and Perinton porches perintonhistoricalsociety.org. [ SUN., MAY 24 ] Our Town in World War II. 1:30-4 p.m Greece Historical Society & Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. Through Dec. 13 Free, Donations accepted. 225-7221. greecehistoricalsociety.net. “Bring Your Own Train”. 11 a.m.4 p.m. New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 E. River Rd Road, rail, and trolley vehicles and artifacts; operating model railroad; gallery; gift shop. Bring
THEATER | “MOSES MAN”
“Moses Man: A Musical Journey of Survival” continues its own long journey with a series of workshop performances at Geva’s Fielding Nextstage on Thursday, May 21, through Sunday, May 24. The locally-created musical — written by Deborah Haber and composed by Casey Filiaci — made its world premiere at the JCC’s Hart Theatre in 2013 and is now set for a full production in New York City as an official selection of the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival. “Moses Man” is the story of the nineyear journey of a Holocaust survivor, Avi, who fled Vienna during Nazi annexation. Avi’s epic story — which was based on the survival story of Haber’s parents — takes him through Europe, Cyprus, Palestine, and Africa before finally arriving in the U.S. This will be the fourth workshop production of “Moses Man,” and will include a cast of eight New York Citybased actors and a part of the NYMF creative team: director Michael Bush and musical director Don Kot. Several Rochester-based actors will also be involved in the workshop: Russell Allen, Dave Autovino, Sammi Cohen, Tess DeFlyer, Sarah Goodman, Brynn Lucas, and CJ Roche.
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Performances of “Moses Man” will take place at Geva Theater Center (75 Woodbury Boulevard) on Thursday, May 21, through Sunday, May 24. 7:30 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday. 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. $15-$20. gevatheatre.org; mosesmanthemusical.com. — BY JAKE CLAPP your own train Sunday’s JanuaryApril $3 adults, $2 under 12 5331113. nymtmuseum.org. Our Town In World War 2. 1:30-4 p.m Greece Historical Society & Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. Free. 585-225-7221. greecehistoricalsociety.net.
Recreation [ WED., MAY 20 ] Roc Cirque presents Whirly Wendsday. 7 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. Join the fun at Rochester’s premier spin toy meet up. Hooping, poi, juggling, fire performances, and much more. Live DJ’s are playing during the session to help you stay moving. Extra hoops and poi are available 683-5734. facebook.com/ WhirlyWednesdays. Rochester Juggling Club. Through Sep. 27, 1-4 p.m. Village Gate Square, 274 N. Goodman St. [ THU., MAY 21 ] Twilight Tours. Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate, 791 Mt. Hope Ave. $5. 461-3494. fomh.org. [ SAT., MAY 23 ] Color Run: Shine Tour. May 23, 8 a.m. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver
Way With new Sparkle Zone $29.50-$50. thecolorrun.com. Fly Fishing 101. May 23, 10 a.m.12:30 p.m. Orivs - Rochester, 3349 Monroe Ave 586-3956. orvis.com/rochester. [ SUN., MAY 24 ] Mount Hope Cemetery North Section Tours. 2 p.m Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate, 791 Mt. Hope Ave. 461-3494. fomh.org 2 p.m Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate, 791 Mt. Hope Ave. $5. 461-3494. fomh.org. [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Genesee Valley Greenway Walk. May 26, 6:30 p.m. 368-0487. huggersskiclub.org.
Special Events [ WED., MAY 20 ] Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. Scotland Yard Pub, 187 Saint Paul St Free. 730-5030. scotlandyardpub.com. Italian American Karaoke. 7:30-11 p.m Italian American Community Center, 150 Frank Dimino Way 594-8882. iaccrochester.org. Police Memorial & Walk of Honor Ceremony. May 20, noon. continues on page 22 rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 21
[ SAT., MAY 23 ] Adoption Event. noon. Pet Adoption Network, 4261 Culver Rd. (585) 338-9175. firstname.lastname@example.org. petadoptionnetwork.org. Dudes Night Out. May 23, 7-10 p.m. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St 1975ish.com. Rochester-Monroe County Freedom Trail Commission. May 23, 9:15-11 a.m. Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue 753-2001. cityofrochester.gov/. [ SUN., MAY 24 ] Brighton Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m Brighton High School, 1150 Winton Rd S 269-8918. brightonfarmersmarket.org. Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours. 2-4 p.m Durand Park, Zoo Rd. lot 261-1665. bob. email@example.com. White Party. May 24. Tilt Nightclub & Ultralounge, 444 Central Ave. $5-$15. 232-8440. facebook.com/Tiltnightclub.
SPECIAL EVENT | LIGHTNING ROUNDS
The Rochester Improvement Society on Wednesday, May 20, will host its 3rd annual Lightning Rounds event, at Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue. During Lightning Rounds, presenters will show 20 different images for 20 seconds each in order to bring ideas, projects, and organizations to the public’s attention for the improvement of Rochester. With the pictures progressing automatically, each presentation is straight-forward and fast-paced, with plenty of energy. Among those presenting are Explore Rochester, Writers & Books, Community Composting, and more. Food and drink will also be available. Lightning Rounds will take place Wednesday, May 20, at Writers & Books. 6:30 p.m. The event is free to attend and open to the public. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP at lightningrounds.eventbrite.com. — BY KURT NYE House Auditorium, 315 Gregory Street 698-0310. evan@ peerless.events. facebook.com/ RocPupsNPilsners?fref=ts.
Special Events Rochester Police Locust Club, 1425 Lexington Ave . Rochester Improvement Society. May 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave. Lighting Rounds. rochesterimprovementsociety.com. [ THU., MAY 21 ] Embrace Living Conference. May 21, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Keynote speaker: Marv Levy 760-2464. stjohnsliving.org/embrace-living. Pups & Pilsners. May 21, 5:308 p.m. The Historic German
[ FRI., MAY 22 ] Astrology Star Party. May 22, 9:30-10:45 p.m. Mendon Ponds Park, Douglas Road . Mendon 703-9876. rasny.org. RMSC After Dark: Geek Chic Prom. May 22, 7-11 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. $12-$20. rmsc.org. ZooBrew. May 22, 5:30-9 p.m. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St $10. senecaparkzoo.org.
[ MON., MAY 25 ] Memorial Day Ceremony of Remembrance. May 25, 10:30 a.m. Penfield Amphitheater in Veterans’ Memorial Park, 3100 Atlantic Ave 340-8651. penfieldrec.org/. Thinkin’ & Drinkin’: The Bug Jar’s Trivia Night. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 21+. Prizes: $20 / $10 / $5 bar tabs for the first, second, and third place teams. Doors at 7:30 p.m Free. bugjar.com. [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Free STD Screenings for Women ages 13+. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Trillium Health, 259 Monroe Ave. Free. 545-7200. trilliumhealthny.org.
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p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays. 3 p.m $30-$36. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. Grace. May 22-30. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Through May 30. Fri. and Sat. May 22 & 23, 28 & 29, and Sun. May 30, 2 & 7:30 p.m. A tragicomedy that explores human assumptions about how God, goodness, faith and causality operate $10-$15. muccc.org. Moses Man. May 21-24. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through May 24. Thurs.Sat. May 21-23, 7:30 p.m., Sun. May 24, 2:30 p.m 2324031. gevatheatre.org. Orestes 2.0. Through May 31. Bread & Water Theatre, 172 West Main St Through May 31. Fri. and Sat. May 29 & 30 7:30 p.m., Sun. May 31, 2 p.m. Weterans return from the Trojan War, to find that the disorder and nightmare have destroyed thier homes $8-$14. 271-5523. breadandwatertheatre.org. Riding the Midnight Express. Through May 31. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St Through May 31. Thurs. and Fri. May 15 & 16, 8 p.m., Sun, May 17, 7 p.m., Thurs. May 21, 7 p.m., Sat. May 23, 8 p.m., Sun. May 24, 7 p.m., Thurs. May 28, 7 p.m., Fri. May 29, 8 p.m., and Sun. May 31, 3 p.m $26-29. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.org. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Through May 31. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Through May 31. Opening: Sat. May 9, 8 p.m. Performances: Sun. May 10, 17, 24, 2 & 7 p.m., Tues. May 12, 6 p.m., Wed. May 13 & 20, 7:30 p.m., Thurs. May 14 & 21, 7:30 p.m. Fri. May 15 22, & 29 8 p.m. Sat. May 16, 23, & 30, 4 & 8:30 p.m., Tues. May 19 & 26 7:30 p.m., Wed. May 27, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thurs. May 28. 7:30 p.m., Sun. June 1, 2 p.m $25+. 232-4382. gevatheatre.org.
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The Rochester Museum & Science Center will host its next 21-and-over After Dark event on Friday, May 22. The Geek Chic Prom will feature music, cash bars, light snacks, and of course, science and an opportunity to roam the museum after hours. In addition to a live DJ, the RMSC’s Electricity Theater will also be showing Tesla Coil music throughout the night. Dressing up in tuxedos and prom dresses is encouraged, but not required — a prom king and queen to be crowned at the end of the night for those who dress up. Those with old prom dresses will also be able to donate their dresses to Fairy Godmother’s of Rochester, which helps underprivileged high school girls attend prom in style. Geek Chic Prom will take place at RMSC, 657 East Avenue, on Friday, May 22. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. $12 in advanced, $15 at door for RMSC members; $17 in advanced, $20 at door for general public. 21 or older. Visit rmsc.org for info. — BY KURT NYE
Theater Audition [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Green Day’s American Idiot. May 26-27, 6 p.m. JCC Hart Theatre, 1200 Edgewood Ave. 461-2000 x 235. jcccenterstage.org/.
Workshops [ WED., MAY 20 ] Coming Back to Life: a 4 Session Course on How to Work for Social Change
Without Burning Out. 7:309:30 p.m Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, 929 S. Plymouth Ave. $25-$50. 463-3266. ur.rochester.edu. Divination Tool Time. 12-2:45 & 5-5:45 p.m. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S $5. 427-8110. purpledoorsoulsource.com. Medicaid & Financing Longterm Care. May 20, 1-2:30 p.m. Lifespan, 1900 S. Clinton Ave. Registration required 2448400 x401. lifespan-roch.org.
UFO’s 101: Perspectives from Religion and Science. May 20, 6:30-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ THU., MAY 21 ] Basics of Stamp Carving. May 21, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $30. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. The Diversity Language. May 21, 8-10 a.m. The Inn on Broadway, 26 Broadway 2323595. humanresources.org. JourneyDance. 2:30 p.m Pittsford Community Center, 35 Lincoln Ave. $15. 2486280. townofpittsford.org/. Relax: Unwind Your Body/ Mind. 5:30-6:30 p.m La Vie Salon Spa Wellness, 4 Elton St Stress reduction class for women 978-7813. delucaland. us. 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/. [ FRI., MAY 22 ] Spirit Tutoring. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S $1/ minute, $5 minimum. 4278110. purpledoorsoulsource. com. Who Is the Strong-Willed Child?. May 22, 10 a.m.-noon. Mental Health Association, 320 N. Goodman St. 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. [ SAT., MAY 23 ] Emotional Wellness with Essential Oils. May 23. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $16. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com. [ MON., MAY 25 ] It’s Never Too Late To Do Nothing. 7-9 p.m Living Stress Free® Wellness Center, 131 Gregory Street $200. 585451-1584. lsf@livingstressfree. org. livingstressfree.org. [ TUE., MAY 26 ] Bones & Joints. May 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Lifespan, 1900 S. Clinton Ave. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org. Cyber Bullying. May 26, 10 a.m.-noon. Mental Health Association, 320 N. Goodman St. 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. Love vs Desire. May 26, 6-8 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Tarot or Oracle Card Practise Nights. Fourth Tuesday of every month. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S $10. 427-8110. purpledoorsoulsource.com.
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Brockport Strand 93 Main St, Brockport, 637-3310, rochestertheatermanagement.com
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Fast and furious “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Max Beyond Thunderdome,” the previous installment in Miller’s post-apocalyptic action trilogy centered around the terse, lone-wolf hero Max Rockatansky (played in those past films by a young Mel Gibson), who roared across the desolate Australian outback in his black Interceptor. Those films owed a great deal to exploitation cinema and classic Westerns, but with the long-delayed “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Miller retools his franchise into a grandiose symphony of grit, twisted metal, and roaring engines. As the film opens, Max (Tom Hardy) is captured by a band of War Boys: meth-faced, albino minions of the fearsome despot known as Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne, who played Toecutter in the original “Mad Max”). Max is brought to The Citadel, Joe’s desert compound, where he’s kept alive to be used as a blood bag for a wounded War Boy named Nux (Nicholas Hoult). Then Joe’s most trusted lieutenant, Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) veers off course during what should be a standard supply run, driving her massive war rig off into the desert. She’s carrying with her Joe’s five “brides,” perfect females that the warlord has kept
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During a Q&A following the premiere of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” director George Miller namechecked film historian Kevin Brownlow and his seminal book, “The Parade’s Gone By,” citing it as a crucial instructional tool for any director of modern action films. That book, focusing on the silent film era, provides a clue as to why, with its scant dialogue, big emotions, and epic storytelling, “Mad Max: Fury Road” itself frequently feels like an old silent movie. Just, you know, an incredibly loud one. It’s been 30 years since the release of “Mad
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Tom Hardy in “Mad Max: Fury Road.” PHOTO COURTESY WARNER BROS. PICTURES
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imprisoned for the purposes of giving him healthy babies (boys, preferably). Furiosa and her illegal cargo make a mad dash across the desert toward the sanctuary of “The Green Place,” and Joe responds by mobilizing a fleet of War Boys to reclaim his property. Among their number is Nux, with Max chained to the front of his vehicle like a living, screaming hood ornament. From there, we’re off, and “Fury Road” never stops moving. At 70 years old, George Miller has put his younger peers to shame, producing an instant classic of the genre. His film is packed with thrillingly kinetic action sequences, filled with unforgettable images; the world of “Mad Max” is a marvel of production and costume design. Each frame is brimming with details that demonstrate how much thought and care went into building this universe. The jaw-dropping scenes of largely practical stunt work pay off in some of the most exciting, tactical action put to film in some time. Monstrous, rusted-out death rigs hurtle forward, crashing into each other in a revvedup demolition derby, and it’s spectacular. With beautiful, hyper-saturated images courtesy cinematographer John Seale (brought out of retirement for this feature), the film is gorgeous. If anything, the computer-aided environments are so pretty that they occasionally detract from the real-life stunts being performed. When it comes to blockbuster films we’ve come to expect realistically-rendered impossibilities, so when we’re presented with honest-to-god death-defying feats, we tend not to trust what our eyes are seeing.
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“Mad Max: Fury Road” also distinguishes itself through an unabashed feminist streak. It’s the rare action movie (or any genre for that matter) that not only passes the Bechdel test, but does so with flying colors. At a certain point, there are 12 women on screen, all talking to one another, never about a man. For a film with a plotline about women being treated as sex slaves, it’s never exploitative. We’re never forced to witness their abuse, and only meet the women after they’ve escaped. The film’s mindset can be summed up by the first clear look we get of the freed brides: rejoicing as they use a bolt cutter to help each other break free of their painful-looking chastity belts. Though Hardy is technically playing the same character as Gibson in the original trilogy, there are some minor changes to this iteration of the character, tweaking his backstory and making the “Mad” moniker a little more obvious. Throughout, he’s haunted by hallucinations and visions of the wife and daughter he failed to save. Even when communicating mostly through grunts and growls, Hardy is still as charismatic as ever. But the film truly belongs to Theron. With her shaved head, a face painted with engine grease, and a prosthetic mechanical arm, she paints an imposing figure; her Furiosa emerges as the best female lead in an action film since Ellen Ripley and Sarah Connor. The film never pauses to spell out the reasons for Furiosa’s behavior. It’s not necessary. Theron’s eyes convey everything we need to know, her presence providing the film its howling, ferocious, wounded heart.
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“I’d hate to become some man’s property,” the forthright Bathsheba Everdene says to her gently spurned suitor. It’s 1870 in Dorset, England, and despite her penniless status, Bathsheba values her independence above everything, a nontraditional mindset that will serve her well when an unexpected inheritance bequeaths her a large farm. But over the course of Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s earthy yet swooning adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s “Far from the Madding Crowd,” our heroine will learn that even financial security won’t assuage Victorian society’s demands that she snag a husband. In fact, Bathsheba finds that men are now drawn to her free spirit as well as her money, but usually they’re looking to control both.
Matthias Schoenaerts and Carey Mulligan in “Far from the Madding Crowd.” PHOTO COURTESY FOX SEARCHLIGHT
Carey Mulligan (2013’s “The Great Gatsby”) stars as Bathsheba, her playful smirk doing nothing to hide the obvious gratification she gets out of rebelling against patriarchal notions. And though Bathsheba makes gradual headway in matters of business, the romance part is trickier. Despite an unmistakable spark with quiet shepherd Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), Bathsheba rejects his impulsive proposal, and then their reversals of fortune render a match unsuitable anyway. (That hand-overthe-mouth sheep scene is positively gut-wrenching.) The humorless but wealthy William Boldwood (Michael Sheen) also sets his cap on Bathsheba — his middle-aged practicality positing the union as a transaction between equals, but we soon sense that he’s secretly trying to protect his heart. Bathsheba announces early on that the only way she’ll marry is if the man can tame her — the true meaning of which becomes clear when the dashing Sergeant Francis Troy (Tom Sturridge) shows up, unsubtly thrusting his sword through the air at a horned-up Bathsheba. Add a pinch of secrets, a smattering of coincidence, and a soupçon of things unsaid, and “Far from the Madding Crowd” unfolds more as a satisfying frock-flick romance than a portrait of a headstrong woman railing against male convention. But it’s a little deceptive. Like an Austen leading lady, Bathsheba is more concerned with what she wants for herself than what others expect or require, and not for nothing is the “Hunger Games” protagonist named after her. “Far from the Madding Crowd” is exquisitely crafted, from the rustic art direction to Craig Armstrong’s gorgeously evocative score, to David Nicholls’ knowing script. But it’s the luscious cinematography by Charlotte Bruus Christensen — she also shot Vinterberg’s 2012 Oscar nominee “The Hunt” — that
sets the film’s vaguely erotic tone, with magic-hour golds, pastoral greens, and carnal scarlets. And the performances are nearly impeccable, with only Sturridge striking a false note as the underdeveloped Troy, who comes across as little more than a plot device. The stellar Sheen almost walks off with the film as the halting, melancholy Boldwood, his delicate desperation hinting at both a sad past and the fear of a lonely future. Belgium’s Schoenaerts is a sloe-eyed dreamboat, with a laconic intensity that punctuates his infrequent sentences. He’s more than matched by the gifted Mulligan, who beautifully embodies Bathsheba’s demands and desires while doing feisty justice to one of literature’s great feminists. A mashup of traditional sounds and Western pop, Cambodia had a fertile music
scene from the mid 50’s to the mid 70’s, supported by a monarchy devoted to the arts. When capitol city Phnom Penh fell to the Khmer Rouge in 1975, however, that all changed. Communist dictator Pol Pot brutally stamped out self-expression, and many popular musicians were murdered in the Cambodian genocide. Director John Pirozzi’s crucial documentary, “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll,” introduces us to significant artists like crooner Sinn Sisamouth and rocker Yol Aularong with priceless archival footage and bittersweet interviews revealing a surprisingly rich tapestry of talent. Pirozzi — he’s slated to participate in a post-screening Skype discussion on May 26 — also provides us with the necessary historical context to understand the timeline of events, particularly in relation to the unstoppable encroachment of the Vietnam War. But the film is not so much an elegy as it is a celebration: a testament to human resilience and the vital music that one interviewee deems “the soul of a nation.”
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Fresh from nursing school, idealistic trainee Barbara Stanwyck has her work cut out for her: caring for two children suffering from malnourishment. With their drunken and mostly unconscious mother more interested in partying than in her children’s well-being; a menacing, manipulative chauffeur (an early role for Clark Gable, without a mustache or dimpled charm); and a shady but helpful bootlegger (played by Ben Lyon) whom Stanwyck meets while patching up his gunshot wound in the emergency ward, you have all the ingredients for one of the tastiest pre-Code films produced by Warner Bros. (William A. Wellman, US 1931, 70 min., 35mm) Part of the William A. Wellman retrospective.
Franz has been released from jail and is looking for former acquaintances. First he finds Joanna, who sings in a bar. She loves him and wants to help. But Franz senses that behind this love lingers a claim of ownership that would take away the last bit of freedom he has. Franz also does not want to be kept by Joanna. He abandons Joanna. Then he meets Margarethe. She, too, is ready to help and, more importantly, less possessive in her love. (Götter der Pest, R. W. Fassbinder, West Germany 1970, 91 min., 35mm, German w/subtitles) Part of the R.W. Fassbinder retrospective.
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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] DON’T THINK I’VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA’S LOST ROCK AND ROLL (NR): This documentary examines the Cambodian genocide and the effect it had on the country’s burgeoning rock and roll scene. Little (Tue, May 26, 7 p.m.) THE FALLS (1980): Peter Greenaway’s first feature film tells the story of the aftermath of a fictional cataclysmic event. Dryden (Wed, May 20, 8 p.m.) FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (PG-13): In Victorian England, a headstrong woman fights to maintain her independence while being pursued by three very different suitors. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Michael Sheen. Little, Pittsford FRISCO JENNY (1932): William Wellman directs this pre-code drama about a young woman navigating the underbelly of early 1900s society. Dryden (Sun, May 24, 2 p.m.) IRIS (PG-13): The penultimate film from late, legendary documentarian Albert Maysles profiles noted fashion icon Iris Apfel. Little GODS OF THE PLAGUE (1970): Recently released from prison, a man finds the society on the outside less than appealing. With several women and the police on his tail, he sets out to find an old friend. Dryden (Sat, May 23, 8 p.m.) LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH (1969): A small-time pimp is torn between his mistress and the gangster sent after him by the crime syndicate he refused to join. Dryden (Thu, May 21, 8 p.m.) MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935): A shipmate leads a revolt against his sadistic captain in this classic adventure tale starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable. Dryden (Tue, May 26, 8 p.m.) NIGHT NURSE (1931): Barbara Stanwyck stars as a nurse who enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children. Dryden (Fri, May 22, 8 p.m.) PINK FLOYD: THE WALL (1982): A troubled rock star descends into madness, in this influential musical drama. Little (Fri, May 22, 10 p.m.) POLTERGEIST (PG-13): They’re here. Again. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster TOMORROWLAND (PG): In Brad Bird’s retro-futurist adventure film, a teenage girl and a former inventor embark on a dangerfilled mission to unearth the secrets of a mysterious place known as Tomorrowland. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster [ 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, Eastview, 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. 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 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. Movies 10 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. Cinema 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, Henrietta, Little, 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, Greece, 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, 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,
Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster HOT PURSUIT (PG-13): Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara star in this comedy about a bythe-book cop trying to protect the widow of a drug boss as they’re pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster INTERSTELLAR (PG-13): Christopher Nolan directs this sci-fi epic, about a group of explorers sent to space to save humanity from an Earth deprived of resources. Starring Matthew Mcconaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain. Movies 10 IT FOLLOWS (R): After a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, a young girl finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Movies 10 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. 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 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 MCFARLAND, USA (PG): A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. Starring Kevin Costner. 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. Cinema 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 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 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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not. Always free pick up and usually same day service. Call the rest first then call us last. We usually pay the highest and fairest. Not affiliated with other companies. Call 585-305-5865 1975 BROWN, MERCEDES 450SL Hard/Soft Top convertible, California car. 165000 miles, great condition. A couple dings, and paint could be refreshed. $9800 OBO. Naples, NY. 519-271-3677 2009 TOYOTA CAROLLA LE 2009 Toyota Corolla LE, red, 72,500 mi, great condition, automatic, air conditioner, power locks and windows, driver and side airbags, ABS, cd player, AM/FM radio. $9,200, contact 585-313-4058 or email@example.com. AAAA AUTO RECYCLING And Fast Cash for your cars, vans and trucks. Up to $800. Free towing. Any condition. Up to $5,000 for newer cars. www. cash4carsrochester.com 585482-2140 CASH 4 CARS TRUCKS AND VANS. Up to $800 running or not, more for newer models. We’ll be there in 30 minutes. 585-482-9988 www. cash4carsrochester.com
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Place your real estate ad by calling 244-3329 ext. 23 or rochestercitynewspaper.com Ad Deadlines: Friday 4pm for Display Ads Monday at noon for Line ads & 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 MULTI INSTRUMENT MUSICIANS - Horns, vocals,
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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
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76 Dartmouth Street The many side streets of Park Avenue are comprised of an impressive collection of late 19th and early 20th century historic homes that form one of Rochester’s most sought after and recognizable neighborhoods. Among them, sits this impressive home built for Thomas and Theresa Moulson in 1907. Mr. Moulson was a prominent early nurseryman in Rochester, beginning his career in partnership with his father in 1864. Before moving to Dartmouth Street, he owned and developed the land that would become the Rochester Public Market, which he sold to the city in 1904. The elegant Classical Revival façade features a large front porch with a pediment, ionic columns, cross-arched railing, and decorative screen, however, all is not what it seems. Upon passing through the heavy oak front door and tiled vestibule, the home opens to the grand stair hall and resplendent Arts and Crafts style interior. The partially open stair passes behind a screen of wood paneling and stained glass windows ending at the inlaid basket-weave parquet floor executed in quartersawn oak. A pair of pocket doors with spade motif leaded glass panels leads to the large light-filled living room. Here one is greeted with more stained oak woodwork, beamed ceilings, and another inlaid floor (now a pattern of overlaid diamonds). At the corner of the room surrounding the brick fireplace is the crown jewel of built-ins, an inglenook, complete with benches. Through another set of pocket doors the dining room is dressed to impress with more stained
oak woodwork, wall paneling, beamed ceilings, built-in window seat, and inlaid floors. Another set of stained glass windows with bucolic tree filled scenes, as well as a hidden built-in silverware chest are the icing on the cake. A large and original butler’s pantry leads to the kitchen that has its original tin ceiling, historic farmhouse sink and coordinating cabinetry as well as newer high quality cabinetry and counters. At one side of the kitchen a short hall leads to the first floor powder room, maid’s stair, and front stair hall; to the other side a large rear porch leads to the shaded backyard and two car garage. The open central hall on the second floor features one of the many original copper light fixtures, as well as two built-in linen closets. Four large bedrooms, each with ample closets, two shared full baths in nearly original condition, and a rear sleeping porch complete the set. The attic features the original billiards room with working fireplace, as well as storage rooms and the maid’s quarters. This 3,331 square foot house is an outstanding example of what the Park Avenue neighborhood has to offer, with an interior you have to see to believe. Contact realtor Marc Salzman (585) 739-6242 for more information and make this unique piece of Rochester history yours for $299,900. by Christopher Brandt Christopher is an architect in training at Bero Architecture PLLC, and a longtime Landmark Society volunteer.
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THE RAMMSTEIN TRIBUTE Band “Mutter” needs a rhythm guitar- player. No rental or utility fees. Busy band always upcoming shows. 585-621-5488
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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
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EMPLOYMENT / CAREER TRAINING 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 MEALS ON WHEELS needs your help delivering meals to homebound residents in YOUR community. • Delivering takes about an hour • Routes go out mid-day, Monday - Friday Call 787-8326 or www. vnsnet.com. NEW FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP. Volunteers needed for p.t. or f.t.. Need experience with computers, possess general office skills, medical background a plus. Send letter of interest & references brendal@ rochesterymca.org
? Call Terrie McKelvey (Volunteer Coordinator) 585.697.1948 SCHOOL #12 1 Edgerton Park (temporary location), is looking for reading & math volunteers, English & Spanish. Training provided. Pattie Sunwoo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 461-9421. SHOW ON MONROE needs volunteer to help with hanging flyers, handing out flyers,
Scavenger hunt, food, parking, tying balloons & music 12-6pm Sat. May 30th May Call 4287640
VOLUNTEER READING TUTORS wanted: School 22(27 Zimbrich St.) extended day program from 3:30 – 4:30. Work with second graders. Teacher provided lesson plan and training. Teens and adults welcome. Contact Vicki at 461-4282.
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Legal Ads Notice of Qualification of HANNA ROCHESTER PROPERTIES, LLC Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/12/15. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Pennsylvania (PA) on 05/11/15. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to PA addr. of the LLC, 119 Gamma Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Cert. of Form. filed with Secy. of Commonwealth of PA, 401 North St., Rm. 206, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8721. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
Company. Name: HALSTEAD STUDIOS LLC (“LLC”). Articles of Organization filed with NY Secretary of State (“SSNY”) on March 24, 2015. NY office location is Monroe County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to LLC at 77 Halstead Street, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose/character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity.
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Proposed Exalt Academy of Rochester Charter School Notice is hereby given of a “Town Hall” information session, open to the public, at the Kate Gleason Auditorium in the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building of The Central Library, 115 South Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Representatives of the leadership team for the proposed K-8 charter school will be on hand with information about this proposed charter school, which, if approved by the New York State Education Department, will open free of charge to all students in the City of Rochester in the fall of 2016. All are welcome, especially parents and students. Come and go anytime. For further information, call E3 Rochester at 585-6475162.
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. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability
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[ LEGAL NOTICE ] Proposed Phalen Leadership Academy Charter School – Rochester: Notice is hereby given of a “Town Hall” information session, open to the public, at the Kate Gleason Auditorium in the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building of The Central Library, 115 South Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Representatives of the leadership team for the proposed K-8 charter school will be on hand with information about this proposed charter school, which, if approved by the New York State Education Department, will open free of charge to all students in the City of Rochester in the fall of 2016. All are welcome, especially parents and students. Come and go anytime. For further information, call E3 Rochester at 585-6475162.
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[ LEGAL NOTICE ] Proposed Rochester Charter School of Applied Technology: Notice is hereby given of a “Town Hall” information session, open to the public, at the Kate Gleason Auditorium in the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building of The Central Library, 115 South Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Representatives of the leadership team for the proposed K-8 charter school will be on hand with information about this proposed charter school, which, if approved by the New York State Education Department, will open free of charge to all students in the City of Rochester in the fall of 2016. All are welcome, especially parents and students. Come and go anytime. For further information, call E3 Rochester at 585-6475162. [ NOTICE ]
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.
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.
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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.
ACJM HOLDING COMPANY, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/23/15. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 21 Beau Lane Rochester, NY 14624. Any lawful activity.
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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.
AINSERN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 5/5/15. 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, 1490 Providence Dr., Webster, NY 14580. General purpose.
Articles of Organization with respect to Pinball Alley, LLC a New York Limited Liability Company, were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on April 30, 2015. The County in New York State where its office is located is Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of Pinball Alley, LLC upon whom process against it may be served, and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against Pinball Alley, LLC served upon him or her is 360 Jay Scutti Blvd., Rochester, New York 14623. There are no exceptions adopted by the Company, or set forth in its Operating Agreement, to the limited liability of members pursuant to Section 609(a) of the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York. Pinball Alley, LLC is formed for the purpose of retail and wholesale sales of new and used equipment and machinery and for all other pursuits, activities and enterprises that are lawful and in compliance with the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York.
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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.
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
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. [ NOTICE ] 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 the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Frederick H. Webster, 186 S. Main St., Brockport, NY 14420. General purpose. [ NOTICE ] 533 BAY STREET, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/27/15. 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 Waterford Way, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
[ NOTICE ] ANGELO - DOWNEY WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/07/15. 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, 2590 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
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. [ NOTICE ] 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. [ NOTICE ] 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 shall mail copy of process to 2749 Norton St., Rochester, NY 14609, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Dfm Test & Electronics Reliability Services LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 1/5/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 71 Old Country Ln. Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity.
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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.
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.
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Led and Solar Solutions LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 3/26/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY
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[ 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 ]
design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 2612 Edgemere Dr Rochester, NY 14612. 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 ] MARIE SORRENTINO/ SANDY SORRENTINO REAL ESTATE, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/29/15. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 252 Collamer Rd Hilton, NY 14468. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Name of LLC: OxfordDowning, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 4/1/15. Office loc.: Monroe Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Northtronix, LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 5/4/15. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. Address/ RA Scott Bensink 2630 Ball Diamond Rd Findley Lake NY 14736. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Form. of A&T Language Translation Services LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/23/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 31477, Rochester, NY 14603. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation 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 ] 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 1751 HONOCO, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/1/2015. 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, 199 Hinkleyville Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ 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 process to 277 E. Linden Ave., East Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: any lawful activities.
Legal Ads [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 3475 Big Ridge Road, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/10/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 863 Trimmer Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 5 O’Clock Somewhere Wine and Liquor LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/2015. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 2020 Ridge Road West, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 50 ROWLEY PARTNERS, 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, 52 Rowley St., Rochester NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful act. [ 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 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 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 Hawkins Connection LLC, Art. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 4/30/2015. 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 184 Bidwell Ter. Rochester, NY 14613.Purpose: any lawful activity. [ 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 JMCO Property Management, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/23/15. 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 147 Country Wood Lndg. Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ 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. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name NORTH STAR PROPERTIES OF ROCHESTER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of
State of N.Y. (SSNY) on March 12, 2015. Office location: Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 25 Clarks Crossing, Fairport, New York 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of LLC: G4 Contracting LLC filed Articles of Formation on May 13, 2015 with the State of New York County of Monroe. NY Secretary of State is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. G4 Contracting address 880 Cheese Factory Rd, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. 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 PAGES FOR PROS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/27/15. 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 12207-2543. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ 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 PERFORMERS ALMANAC, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/08/15. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 22 Pierceon Ct., Penfield, NY 14526. 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 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. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of RIDGEWAY IPKS, 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, 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 mail process to: The LLC, 122 West Ave., Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of WHITED FOAM & COATING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/6/2015. 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, 42 Clark St., Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Young Family Dog Services LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/15. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 385 Honeoye Falls 6 Road, Rush, NY 14543. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ 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 Qual. of High Acres Apartments DE
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Legal Ads > page 33 LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 5/8/15. Office loc: Monroe County. LLC org. in DE 4/14/15. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom proc. against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd., Ste. 100, Pittsford, NY 14534. DE office addr.: CTC, 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qual. of Hillcrest Apartments DE LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 5/8/15. Office loc: Monroe County. LLC org. in DE 4/14/15. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom proc. against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd., Ste. 100, Pittsford, NY 14534. DE office addr.: CTC, 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] 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 ] 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
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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 MOVE THE BALL-SPORTS, LLC ] Move The Ball-Sports, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the NY secretary of State on May 4, 2015. (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 Charles Robinson, 2382 Scottsville-Mumford Road, Scottsville, NY 14546 (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. [ 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. (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 abovenamed 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’ Rightof-Way, 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 843-650-9757; 843-6509747 (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
Fun [ NEWS OF THE WEIRD ] BY CHUCK SHEPHERD
Is This a Great Country or What?
There’s hardly a more “generic” song in America than “Happy Birthday to You,” but to this day (until a judge renders a decision in a pending case), Warner/ Chappel Music is still trying to make big dollars off of the 16-word ditty (15 original words plus a user-supplied 16th). Its original copyright should have expired, at the latest, in 1921, but amendments to the law and technicalities in interpretation (e.g., did the copyright cover all public uses or just piano arrangements?) bring Warner at least $2 million a year in fees. A federal judge in California is expected to rule soon on whether the song is in fact uncopyrightably “generic” — 125 years after the Hill sisters (Mildred and Patty) composed it.
Can’t Possibly Be True
— In April, WNBC-TV’s investigative unit in New York City reported on a series of fetish parties in Manhattan reportedly organized by a licensed M.D., in which the consensual activities consisted of saline scrotal inflation, controlled near-asphyxiation and controlled arterial blood-letting (in which splatters are captured on a canvas as if made by a painter). An event organizer said the “Cirque de Plaisir” was more of a “performance art” display by a few body-modification aficionados than it was a fetish “party.” Local governments were alarmed especially by the blood splatters’ endangering onlookers and promised an investigation. — Accused amateur serial tooth-puller Philip Hansen, 56, was convicted on two counts in May following a trial in Wellington (New Zealand) District
Court. Several women had accused him, during 1988-2011, of holding their mouths open and wriggling teeth out with pliers (and in one case, a screwdriver), motivated by his attraction to “gummy women” as a prelude to sex. He apparently also lauded the “free” service he was providing, since real dentists, he said, would have charged the women. (Hansen allegedly told another woman, with full dentures, how “beautiful” she was — as he was removing the plates, crushing them and flushing them down a toilet.)
— In New York City, someone can be fired for being “too nice.” Doorman Ralph Body, 41, was dismissed from his job at an upscale New York City apartment building because he did too many favors for tenants, according to an April New York Post report. Body said he “gave his life” to the residents at the “27 on 27th” tower in Queens, but “upper management” thought such extra kindnesses violated building policy and ordered his dismissal despite a tenant petition. — When the chief auditor for Hartford, Connecticut, finally got around to checking the finances of the police shooting range recently, he found that the range supervisor had bought 485,000 bullets per year, but was using only 180,000 — and had no paperwork on where the other bullets went. (In one instance, the supervisor acknowledged having bought 94,500 rounds of .45-caliber ammo two years after the department had stopped using .45s and switched to .40-caliber weapons — but his story was that he needed .45-caliber bullets so he could trade them for .40s.)
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[ LOVESCOPE ] BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): Putting demands or ultimatums on someone you are pursuing will backfire. Take a step back and consider how you would like to be treated. Don’t let love elude you because you are overly jealous or anxious to possess the person you are attracted to. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A gentle, affectionate approach to love coupled with a little romance will get you what you want. Plan something special that will show your devotion and your intentions. Keep your plans simple but satisfying and practical, and you will make a healthy impression.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take a backseat and observe someone who interests you. Making an impulsive move may be your style, but this time around you will avoid a costly mistake if you slow down and take your time. Things aren’t as they appear. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your mind will be on love, passion and an unusual romantic encounter. The person you desire will give you a favorable response if you offer an interesting invitation to explore something unique as a couple. Don’t let impulse take over. Savor the moment and the courtship. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will exude sexuality and playfulness.
A romantic opportunity will be offered, and a change of heart regarding someone you never considered being with in the past will unfold. Honesty will encourage serious talks and bring about an interesting decision to pursue a future filled with exciting prospects. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will have a magical effect on someone you meet. Show off your playful side, and you will not only draw attention, you will grab the interest of someone you will feel compelled to get to know better. Love is in the stars. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Talk will attract attention but also lead to debates and uncer-
tainty regarding whether you like someone. Focus more on listening and learning, and you will stand a much better chance when it comes to finding someone who will accept you for who you are. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your passionate nature will lead the way and attract unusually interesting individuals who will fit into your lifestyle beautifully. Attend functions that challenge and spark your imagination, and the company you encounter will promote a romantic suggestion that is too inviting to resist. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Words will draw your attention, but physically, you
are likely to be disappointed. Don’t make impulsive promises you won’t want to honor. Bide your time and have fun, but don’t lead anyone on if you don’t intend to follow through. Honesty is the best policy when it comes to love. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Put more into your personal achievements, and spend time with people who share your concerns, interests and life goals. Explore how others feel by asking questions and discussing matters that mean a lot to you, and you will come across someone who compliments you and your lifestyle.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Speak up and share your emotions, hopes and dreams for the future, and you will come across someone who offers you exactly what you are looking for in a partner. Love at first sight is possible, and a serious commitment can be made. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take part in a fundraiser or community event that offers socializing with people who share your concerns, and you will encounter someone who intrigues you. Love is on the rise, but a lack of information regarding a past involvement is likely to turn into a deal breaker.
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