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MAY 28 - JUNE 3, 2014 • FREE • GREATER ROCHESTER’S ALTERNATIVE NEWSWEEKLY • VOL 43 NO 38 • NEWS. MUSIC. LIFE.


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sit on a bus for 20 minutes and attend one of the better elementary schools in the state. Ask us what we prefer. But wait; can you? Do you know 10 or 12 families living in the city? Do you know any families living in poverty, people of color, who have school-age children?

Busing the students

On our interview with educator Bill Cala, “Regional Schools: Are They the Answer? Do We Have the Will?”: As a graduate of

“Do disadvantaged families really want to see their children bused all over the county in order to assuage liberal editorial writers’ white guilt?” (A reader’s comment on Urban Journal’s “Segregation Forever”). This is the neo-racism of 2014: When you hear “residency requirement” for schools, think legalized segregation. When you hear “those kids,” think the n-word or some other derogatory word for an immigrant or person of color. When you hear “students who are behavior problems,” think poor, disadvantaged, and voiceless. We have arrived at a point where our educational system is structured to keep community members who need the most and deserve the best (as we all do) separate from those living nearby who have the means to help. We have the answer to helping those in need: ending legal segregation in Monroe County. Integrate our schools. But parents do not currently have “choice” in this county. For clear, rational evidence on why this is a good idea, read “The Benefits of Mixing Rich and Poor” by David L. Kirp, posted in the New York Times on May 10. “Busing them all over the county”? Why don’t you ask us? Ask us if we would like our children to attend the neighborhood school put on the priority list, where it is not safe to walk to school, or if we would like to have our child 2 CITY

DANIEL DELEHANTY

Education – city and suburbs

Monroe High School, class of 1987, I was so lucky to go to Rochester city schools back when there was a mix of races, of income levels. I took classes with recent immigrants from East Asia, with students who were Latino, with students who were African-American. I would love to see regional schools become a reality. I can understand the fear – but why not start small, work out the kinks, and take on growth slowly? Surely the city has nothing to lose – and surely the kids from the suburbs would have surprisingly so much to gain. JEROME JAMES O’NEILL

The big lie spewed by regional school proponents is that putting low-performing kids into suburban school districts is only going to have positive effects, with no negative effects. But the article features a quote that, in effect, refutes that: “Many years of research have confirmed what all parents know: kids learn from one another....” So what do you suppose suburban kids are going to “learn” from some of the gang bangers, punks, and disruptive individuals that overly compensated do-gooders like Bill Cala want to dump into suburban schools? You take these kids that are currently two, three, and four grade levels below their stated grade level and inject them into

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suburban districts, and you end up screwing up the educations of hundreds if not thousands of kids in the process. No thanks. ANIMULE

I live in the city, send my kids to city schools, and teach in the Rochester City School District. Bill Cala is challenging everyone to think outside of the box. My students are not “gang bangers,” they are children: children who deserve a chance, and that is what Bill Cala is offering. Thank you, Bill Cala, from someone who gets it.

make a long story short, you wouldn’t write this piece. Maybe you would write another one – about the striking differences between the belligerent conduct of the American administration in 2003 and the indecisive conduct of the current administration. I am a former Russian citizen. It is hard for me to see that my home country became a fascist state, an aggressor. SEMION KIRIAKIDI

As an American of Ukrainian descent, I’m not picking sides; I’m just praying for peace. ROMAN DIVEZUR

SARA OLIVEIRI

The knowledge, experience, leadership, and compassion of this man are a treasure. I hope all of you realize the incredible possibilities you could facilitate by lending your support. Without giving this idea a chance, you succumb to fear, and enable the growing failure of public schools, as they are currently being destroyed by corporate greed and business-style “reform.” ANNE E. LEVIN GARRISON

Find the money, and let’s get this done. Minds are wasting away. JOHN JONGEN

Ukraine and the US

On Doug Noble’s guest commentary, “Facts, Fiction, and Ukraine”: The author

in his anti-war activism not only repeats all the clichés of the Kremlin propaganda, but even goes beyond it. Not even the Kremlin takes the recent farce in eastern Ukraine seriously enough to call it “referenda” without quotation marks. Mr. Noble, if you spent some time researching the readily available information from Ukraine, you wouldn’t call the Russian aggression “alleged.” You wouldn’t repeat the myth about thousands of paid Maidan activists. To

The author doesn’t say anything regarding the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances. The Memorandum is a political agreement signed in Budapest, Hungary, on 5 December 1994, providing security assurances by its signatories relating to Ukraine’s accession to the Treaty on the NonProliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The Memorandum was originally signed by three nuclear powers: the Russian Federation, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom. China and France gave somewhat weaker individual assurances in separate documents. The memorandum included security assurances against threats or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of Ukraine as well as those of Belarus and Kazakhstan. As a result, Ukraine gave up the world’s third largest nuclear weapons stockpile between 1994 and 1996. Following the 2014 Crimean crisis, the US, Canada, and the UK all separately stated that Russian involvement is in breach of its obligations to Ukraine under the Budapest Memorandum and in clear violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity. VLAD SLAVAUKRAIN

On-air bigotry

On 98.9 The BUZZ radio hosts Kimberly and Beck’s ridiculing of transgender people (News Blog): Maybe

I’m alone in this opinion, but they’ve been espousing the same abusive, bigoted, hateful comments for awhile now, whether it’s about a specific person or group of people. The show contributes next to nothing good. I can feel my IQ dropping any time I end up accidentally tuning into it on my morning drive. The entire show is an embarrassment to our city. A good quote that is widely attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, currently disputed, sums my point up well: “Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.” CHRIS OLIN

Freedom of speech applies to everyone. Don’t like what you hear? Change the station. And if someone wants to go from a he to a she and vice versa, then it’s an elective surgery. They should pay for it. Good for Kimberly and Beck stating something that most Americans are thinking, just too scared to say because people are too quick to be offended. SARAH BUMBARGER

Free speech means the government cannot stop you from expressing controversial opinions. It doesn’t mean that a private corporation needs to give a microphone to an idiot. In this case, two radio hosts embarrassed their employer enough to cost advertising dollars and be fired. Free speech has nothing to do with it. STEVE SMITH

So we all gather in the comments section of a news site and do exactly what Kimberly and Beck did: talk smack about people none of us have even met, riding high on our horse, stroking our egos, and pretending we have done something constructive by acting exactly like the people we profess so deeply to dislike. JASON MARTIN

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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER

Bigotry, shock jocks, and corporate ethics You can make plenty of money spreading ridicule and bigotry, and commercial radio and television companies have become masters at it. And so last week, a Rochester radio duo known as Kimberly and Beck did what their employer was paying them to do: they played to the baser instincts of their listeners. Taking an innocuous news item emanating from City Hall, they used it to launch 12 minutes of ridicule aimed at transgender people – and, along the way, at people with mental illness. The Kimberly and Beck show isn’t a place you’d go to find enlightened discourse about much of anything. Best I can tell from the few segments I listened to online, their favorite topics include sex, sex acts, and genitals. NPR it is not. So in that respect, maybe it wasn’t surprising that their eyes lit up when they heard that Mayor Lovely Warren was going to expand health-insurance coverage for city employees to include surgery and counseling for transgender people. It’s one thing, though, to be crude on the public airways. We don’t have to listen. Ridiculing people, and fostering bigotry and hatred, is quite another. This is not, as some have suggested, a question of political correctness. Bigotry is harmful. And the hatred it fosters has real – and too often, violent – consequences. The day after the Kimberly-and-Beck rant on The BUZZ radio station, their employer, Entercom, fired them, saying their comments “do not represent our station or our community.” And on Friday, the media received a press release bearing the “Kimberly and Beck” name, apologizing “for the hurt and pain we have caused anyone, especially those in the Transgender community and their friends and families.” It was a curious press release. It said that the two were sorry for their lack of “sensitivity and understanding of the Transgender people,” implying that they weren’t well informed about transgender issues. But it also said this: “Entercom has been and will continue to be a strong advocate for the LGBT community and we are proud to have been helpful in Entercom’s efforts over our 13 years with the company.” Proud to have been helpful in Entercom’s efforts in advocating for the LGBT community? I don’t know which would be worse: that Kimberly and Beck are as poorly informed and insensitive as they sounded during their rant against transgender people or that they did know the facts but didn’t care because they figured that is exactly what they’re paid to do: toss red meat to their audience.

Which would be worse: that Kimberly and Beck are as poorly informed as they sounded or that they knew the facts but didn’t care? (And, of course, on this particular topic, they had a red-meat two-fer: the news peg was a policy proposed by Rochester’s African-American woman mayor.) Kimberly and Beck weren’t the only media “personalities” using Warren’s new policy to fire up their fans. Predictably, Clear Channel’s Bob Lonsberry had a field day on his blog, ridiculing not only transgender people but the entire LGBT community – the “alphabet-soup community,” as he put it. In the past, Lonsberry has lost his job for things like this, but he always lands on his feet, gets back on the air, and gets right back at it. I assume the same will be true of Kimberly and Beck. Because fueling ridicule and bigotry draws listeners. It makes money. It’s important to speak out against the Kimberly-and-Becks and Lonsberrys and all the other shock jocks. Important, too, to make sure they become well informed, not only about LGBT issues but also about the real, very serious harm they do by spreading ignorance and bigotry. But it’s also important to remember that they’re not the only offenders. Their corporate employers know what they’re doing when they hire people like this. The corporations are the ones who encourage them to throw red meat to build audiences. They’re the ones who encourage the shock jocks to skate close to the edge. So far, those corporate apologies feel mighty thin.

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Robert Slaughter dies

Robert Slaughter, husband to long-serving Democratic Congress member Louise Slaughter, died at age 82 in Washington, DC. The couple had been married 57 years. “Mrs. Slaughter and her family deeply appreciate the thoughts and prayers of the community as they work through this difficult time,” says a press release from Louise Slaughter’s office.

Radio hosts fired

Inflammatory comments made on air about transgender individuals led to a public outcry and the firing of two well-known Rochester radio hosts. Kimberly and Beck were co-hosts of “The Breakfast Buzz” on 98.9 The Buzz. Tweets from the Twitter account “98.9 The Buzz” apologized for the “hateful” comments and said that the remarks don’t represent the viewpoint of the station or the company. The Buzz is owned by Entercom.

New Saunders dean

of Technology. She’s currently professor and senior associate dean of RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering, and starts her new job on July 1. A national search is under way for a permanent dean, says a press release from the college.

GOP slate

The Monroe County Republican Committee endorsed its slate of candidates for the November elections. The candidates include Rich Funke for the State Senate’s 55th District seat, and Peter Lawrence for the vacant 134th Assembly seat.

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Rochester wants money to study theater

The City of Rochester is asking the state for $270,000 to study the possibility of building a new performing arts center downtown. Mayor Lovely Warren says that the city has applied for funding through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. The city would contribute $30,000 toward the study.

Hochul is the new Duffy

Governor Andrew Cuomo picked former Congress member Kathy Hochul as his running mate. Hochul, who’s from the Buffalo area, is a former Erie County clerk and is vice president of government relations for M&T Bank. She replaces Bob Duffy, who chose not to seek re-election as lieutenant governor.

Jacqueline Mozrall has been named interim dean of the Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute

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The Auditorium Theatre is no longer adequate and is costing Rochester top-tier shows, say RBTL officials. FILE PHOTO

The study would look at the economic impact of a new performing arts center, best locations, how the center would fit with the rest of Rochester’s arts scene, what kind of subsidy would be required, and other factors, Warren says. If funded, the feasibility study would take place right away, she says. The city has also formed an exploratory committee to look at the possibility of a new performing arts center, she says. Warren has consistently advocated for an arts center downtown, and Rochester Broadway Theatre League would be the likely candidate to program it. RBTL owns and operates the Auditorium Theatre on East Main Street, but that facility is no longer suitable, say RBTL officials. The subpar

performance space keeps Rochester from getting top-tier shows, they say. RBTL had looked at the Medley Centre project in Irondequoit as a potential location for a new theater. But that project is mired in financial, political, and legal muck; it seems unlikely that it will ever get off the ground. The Finger Lakes council is one of 10 regional councils created by Governor Andrew Cuomo to compete for state funding based on long term regional priorities. Up to $750 million will be available in total this year, according to a state website. Applications for state funding are being accepted until June. Finger Lakes council members will prioritize the applications, and then send the whole package on to the state, which makes the awards.


In Monroe County, the number of dogs testing positive for Lyme disease has been increasing. So far this year, 550 dogs have tested positive for the disease, according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, a national veterinary advisory group. By comparison, 479 dogs tested positive in all of 2011.

PUBLIC HEALTH | BY JEREMY MOULE

Lyme disease on the rise Dogs and ticks have a long history together. And because of that relationship, man’s best friend is a good indicator of how prevalent Lyme disease is in an area. In Monroe County, the number of dogs testing positive for Lyme disease has been increasing. So far this year, 550 Monroe County dogs have tested positive for the disease, according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, a national veterinary advisory group. By comparison, 479 dogs tested positive in all of 2011. Human cases are rising, too. In 2012, Monroe County physicians reported 40 cases of Lyme disease, up from four cases in 2002, according to the State Department of Health. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by deer ticks, which are also known as black-footed ticks. And growing tick populations in Monroe County and other parts of the state are the likely culprit behind the increase in Lyme cases, says Laura Harrington, chair of Cornell University’s Entomology Department. “If you zoom in and look at counties, we’re definitely seeing increases in

places where we haven’t seen it before,” Harrington says. Harrington says that through her research work she’s seen signs that the tick population has grown. Her lab is receiving more samples for identification from doctors’ offices, she says. And she’s been collecting more ticks in the field than she’s been able to collect in the past, she says. A few factors could be driving tick population growth. Monroe County and other areas are experiencing fewer extended periods of extreme cold weather, Harrington says, and that could mean more ticks are surviving through the winter. Other Cornell researchers say places with dense deer populations also tend to have more ticks. Ticks tend to hang out in wooded areas and shaded, grassy places, especially if those places are moist or near water. Public health officials offer a few recommendations to avoid bites, such as wearing pants and long-sleeved shirts, wearing insect repellent, and checking for ticks after outdoor activity. Pet owners should also check their dogs and cats for ticks. Cats and dogs can get Lyme disease, too.

Laura Harrington. PROVIDED PHOTO

Early signs of Lyme disease can include a bull’s-eye rash and flu-like symptoms. Left untreated, the disease can cause more severe problems like arthritis or neurological issues. More information on Lyme disease is available on the State Department of Health website: http:// www.health.ny.gov/publications/2813/.

MEDIA | BY JEREMY MOULE

Comcast-TW review The State Public Service Commission has started its review of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. The review should take about four months. The PSC will consider how the merger could impact state efforts to expand rural broadband Internet service, how it could impact state efforts to improve schools’ high-speed Internet access, and how it might affect pricing for consumer services. And New Yorkers may also benefit from a recent change in state law, which requires cable companies to prove that any merger is in the public interest. Previously, the state could only reject a cable merger if PSC staff and officials could show that it wasn’t in the interest of the public. Odds are that New York won’t reject the deal. Judging by the criteria they’re examining, however, PSC officials may require certain commitments from the new company. It’d make sense for regulators to require the new company to invest a certain amount in new rural broadband networks, for example. New York is one of several states that must approve the merger. But the Federal Communications Commission’s ongoing review will arguably be the most extensive and the most critical. Its decision, and any conditions that come with it, will shape national cable and Internet policy and competition.

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PUBLIC SAFETY | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

Building support for gun safety Signs opposing the SAFE Act appear along roadsides and front lawns in Monroe and surrounding counties like patches of clover. And chances are you’ve driven behind vehicles with bumper stickers calling for the law’s repeal. But signs supporting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature guncontrol legislation are harder to find. That doesn’t mean the controversial law, approved in 2013 and considered among the toughest gun-safety legislation in the nation, is unpopular with the general public. Far from it, says Lea Gunn Barrett, executive director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. Barrett will be in Rochester next month. A recent survey conducted by Sienna College Research Institute shows that 63 percent of New Yorkers support the SAFE Act, Barrett says, while 32 percent oppose it. Support is particularly strong among Democrats, women, and minorities. More than 60 percent of African Americans and 55 percent of Latinos support the law, Barrett says. Regionally, however, the numbers change sharply. Only 25 percent of upstate residents support the SAFE Act, the poll says, while a solid 70 percent oppose it. Barrett says that, in response to the poll, she’s visiting upstate cities to educate people about gun safety. She’s in the early stages of expanding her organization’s reach by forming new upstate chapters of the mostly downstate organization. “We’re working on developing a more robust presence in Rochester and Buffalo,” Barrett says. Formed in 1993 by a group of mothers galvanized by the shooting of a Brooklyn teacher, NYAGV was instrumental in the passage of the SAFE Act, Barrett says. The nonprofit has 10,000 members. The idea that the SAFE Act is largely a political response to gun violence in New York City is inaccurate, she says. “There is a problem here, but the problem is statewide and nationwide,” Barrett says. She’ll speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, at the First Universalist Church, 150 South Clinton Avenue. The event is free and open to the public. New Yorkers, like many people around

the country, are fed up with gun violence, Barrett says. More than 1,010 people died by guns in 2010 — the most recent year that numbers are available from the Centers for Disease Control, she says. The SAFE Act is reasonable and rational legislation, she says. And while there is some vocal opposition, she says, the law is working. 6 CITY

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If you’re trying to reduce gun violence, you have to keep them out of the wrong hands.” L EA GU N N BARRET T

“It’s still in the early days; it’s only been 16 months,” Barrett says. “Yet we are seeing some good results from it. Incidents of gun violence have dropped by 4.5 percent since the SAFE Act was enacted.” More than 2,000 people were charged with crimes under the SAFE Act between March 2013 and April 2014; 77.6 percent were charged with criminal possession of a firearm. The SAFE Act elevates the offense from a misdemeanor to a Class E felony. Thirty-two people have been charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds — another Class E felony. But Barrett says that educating people about the SAFE Act is difficult because of intimation and misinformation by the gun lobby. Guns are the only consumer product exempt from regulation by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, she says, which is ironic considering their impact on public safety. This is why the SAFE Act is so vital, Barrett says. “The new law requires background checks of all gun sales, including private sales, which was not the case before the SAFE Act was passed,” she says. “It closes the private sales loophole so that any gun sales between private individuals except family members must be subject to the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check. And that is very significant. If you’re trying to reduce gun


violence, you have to keep them out of the wrong hands.” But the most controversial part of the law deals with assault weapons. Assault weapons owned before the SAFE Act went into effect in January 2013 had to be registered within a year and must be recertified every five years. The SAFE Act initially limited magazine capacity to seven, but the law was amended. Magazines can now have a capacity for 10 rounds, but can only contain seven at any time. “It’s important to limit the magazines so that if you are in a situation where an individual is committing mass murder, they will have to stop to change magazines,” Barrett says. “There’s an opportunity there to stop them from continuing the rampage.” The SAFE Act also requires background checks on ammunition sales and creates a database for sellers of ammunition. This helps law enforcement identify gun traffickers, Barrett says. And the “Webster provision” makes murder of a first responder a Class A-1 felony, with a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole. The name comes from a 2012 ambush in which two firefighters were killed. NYAGV is now focusing its support on new

bills, particularly those ensuring greater protection of children. Gun violence is the second leading cause of death among children and teens in the US, with one child killed or injured every 30 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control. NYAGV supports the Child Access Prevention or Safe Storage bill, also called Nicholas’s Law. In 2010, 12-year-old Nicholas Naumkin was shot in the head while playing at a friend’s house. The gun was not kept in a secure place, Barrett says. “We secure medicine cabinets and we put gates at the top of stairs for our children’s protection,” she says. “And yet the

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one consumer product specifically designed to kill people is too often the one we don’t feel it’s important to secure.” Nickolas’s Law would require safe storage of all guns. The bill is at the committee level in the State Assembly, and there is no matching Senate version. Despite the opposition’s claims that the SAFE Act infringes on the Second Amendment and that its real purpose is to confiscate guns from law-abiding citizens, the law has withstood two court challenges. The SAFE Act is not about taking people’s guns away, Barrett says. It’s about protecting people, she says, and requiring responsible gun ownership. “The Supreme Court decision held that the Second Amendment says, ‘the individual has the right to possess a firearm irrespective of whether you’re in the military or not.’” Barrett says. “But they also said, ‘Like most rights, this right is not unlimited; it is not absolute.’”

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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.)

Talk on police reform

The New York Civil Liberties Union will present “How We Changed the NYPD,” a talk by Candis Tolliver at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4. Tolliver is the NYCLU’s assistant advocacy director for organizing. She helped Communities United for Police Reform get the Community Safety Act passed in 2013. Her talk will be held at Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street.

Anti-war and drone use talk

The Flying Squirrel Community Space’s Monday Mayhem will present “Hellfire from Heaven: the Morality of Weaponized Drones,” a talk by

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Harry Murray at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 2. Murray, a peace activist and instructor at Nazareth College, will talk about his efforts to ground the drones at Hancock Air National Guard Base near Syracuse, just war principles, and targeted killings. The event will be held at 285 Clarissa Street.

Talk by City Council member Spaull

Nazareth College will host “If Our Streets Could Talk: Messages of Trauma and Hope,” a talk by Elaine Spaull, City Council member and director of the Center For Youth, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. The event will be held at Nazareth’s Shults Center.

Green fair

ColorBrightonGreen. org will hold the annual Brighton Green Energy Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June

8. The fair, now in its seventh year, will feature more than 20 vendors and nonprofits, green products and services, information on recycling and alternative energy technologies, and activities for children. It will be held in the Brighton High School parking lot.

Cuba caravan preparations

Rochester Committee on Latin America will hold the 2014 “Cuba Caravan” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4. Radio producer and journalist Gal Walker will work with Pastors for Peace to staff the caravan, which leaves on July 10. The caravan provides critical medical supplies to Cuba, since the country is still under a US embargo. Walker will also give a presentation on current conditions in Cuba. The event will be held at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street.


Dining Vegan, served with a smile The Red Fern 283 OXFORD STREET TUESDAY-SUNDAY: 11 A.M. TO 10 P.M. | 563-7633; REDFERNROCHESTER.COM [ REVIEW ] BY LAURA REBECCA KENYON

Garbage plates, nachos, donuts, burgers: they hit our palates’ bliss points, but miss the good-for-us target entirely. Sating those cravings in a way that won’t result in a food hangover is no small feat. Yet this is what The Red Fern, the all-vegan and frequently gluten-free restaurant at 283 Oxford Street, aims to accomplish. “Often people have a preconceived notion of vegan and/or gluten-free, thinking it’s just salads, or it’s bland or dry, or it’s just some spicy brown mush,” says Andrea Parros, owner and operator of The Red Fern. “We set out to change those preconceptions.” It’s difficult to approximate the creamy lushness of cheese or the chew and pull of steak without using milk or beef. Still, The Red Fern is worthy of attention from vegans, carnivores, celiacs, carb-lovers, and eaters in between. The compost plate ($10) is the restaurant’s winking take on the Rochester staple. Like the original, it begins with a bed of sides: macaroni salad and sweet potato salad. The mac salad is faithful in flavor to the standard, swapping out vegan-friendly mayo and fusilli for elbow macaroni. The sweet potato salad is brightly peach-colored and creamy; it’s almost mashed, but there are enough hunks of flesh to give the salad texture. It’s slightly sweet but not much more than white potato salad, which gets its sweetness from the sugar added to commercially prepared mayonnaise. Topping the salads is your choice of protein. I chose the Italian sausage, which tasted and chewed like a typical pork version. The biggest difference was its moisture. With no pork fat, the vegan sausage isn’t juicy, though it is far from dry. On top of it all is The Red Fern’s version of hot sauce, which does an admirable job living up to the flavors of the original. It’s warm and tomatoey with kicks of what I think are cumin and cinnamon.  On the whole, the compost plate is a good choice when you’re craving a garbage plate but don’t want to feel like garbage after the meal is over. The handful of breakfast items on the menu are served all day, including the French toast ($8.75). Three hefty slices of salted focaccia bread are cut on the diagonal and stuffed with a chocolate soy-based cream cheese. They’re

doused with a generous amount of local maple syrup and a dusting of powdered sugar. The French toast is just as filling and decadent as it sounds. Bring your sweet tooth, and perhaps someone with whom you can share breakfast. Kale chips ($3), one of the more on-trend ways to prepare the on-trend vegetable, are available, too. When my step-kids were small, they took to calling kale chips “popcorn lettuce” — not only is it light, crisp and salty, but you can’t stop at just one piece. The Red Fern’s kale chips are even better. They’re dusted with nutritional yeast which, to read, doesn’t sound that enthralling. Tasting makes all the difference; the yeast adds nutty, rich and cheese-like flavor notes. Combined with the kale’s light crispness, it’s a snack that is gobbled and gone before you know it. There are plenty of desserts to try, too. Immediately upon entering the restaurant, you are greeted by a bakery case of a rotating selection of cakes, cookies, truffles and donuts — all vegan, many gluten-free. The lemon ginger donut ($4) is redolent of the fruit’s and the root’s zingy flavors. Flecks of lemon zest are baked in, adding vibrancy and a touch of texture. The donut’s consistency is cake-like, but more moist and bouncy than a typical cake donut. It’s glazed, then dotted with chunks of candied ginger, which add up to a treat that is just sweet enough to balance out the tartness and prevent lip puckering. The restaurant’s decor is a bit rustic country, a bit grandma’s summer cottage as interpreted by Anthropologie. It is surprisingly light and airy for a space that is partially below street level. There is an ample use of warm whites, pale and unfinished woods, and grapevine and driftwood accents. Mason jar lights dangle from the ceiling, and tiny flower bouquets adorn tables. Parros said thrift stores and estate sales were scoured to find charmingly mismatched plates and glasses; my bill was presented on a floral saucer held in place by a diminutive pinecone. It would almost be too much, too twee, if the service and the food weren’t down-to-earth and friendly. The restaurant’s name is inspired by Wilson Rawls’ novel “Where the Red Fern Grows” and the Native American legend referenced within. “[The red fern] is symbolic of eternal love and peace,” says Parros, who wants that ethos reflected in her restaurant. “My hope is for people to leave satisfied and happy.” Whether you come for conversation, a glass of on-tap kombucha, or a hefty slice of nondairy cheesecake, you will likely leave gratified.

The Red Fern gets creative with its vegan desserts, like its vanilla rainbow, chocolate-covered strawberry, and peaches, apricot, and cream donuts (top). The restaurant's interior (middle) is light and airy for a relaxed atmosphere. Red Fern's lentil burger (bottom). PHOTOS BY THOMAS J. DOOLEY rochestercitynewspaper.com

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As Jamal Rossi was presented as the new dean of the Eastman School of Music earlier this month, both he and University of Rochester President Joel Seligman highlighted the school’s history. But they also addressed the task of operating in an increasingly changing music world. “Our challenge in the coming years,” Rossi said at the gathering announcing his appointment, “is to enhance that tradition while being bold and courageous enough to transform ourselves and our school into the most innovative music school for the 21st century.” While classical music isn’t the Eastman School’s only focus, it’s a strong one. And the troubles of symphony orchestras across the country have been well documented in recent years: shrinking audiences, loss of funding, bankruptcy. That’s the world many students at Eastman – where annual undergraduate tuition is $46,150 – will face when they leave. The need for classical music organizations to stay culturally relevant has spawned interesting ideas and conversations about the modern audience. “The concert hall with the twoand-a-half-hour concert is not what’s going to appeal 10 years from now, 15 years from now,” Dawn Lipson, who chairs the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s board, told the New York Times recently. The Times’ April 30 story, “Tested Out Upstate: Classical’s Future,” went on to mention the RPO’s “Video Games Live,” scheduled for next November and aimed at appealing to broader audiences.

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“Music is changing,” Seligman said in an interview last week. “Music teaching is changing. You need someone who can respect the great legacy of the Eastman School, but help the school with a transition into a brave new world.” Seligman said the University of Rochester appointed Rossi dean following a comprehensive international search. His hope, he said, was for a “visionary” who could keep Eastman as a leader in change and prepare its students to succeed in this new landscape. “For decades, if you went to Eastman, a lot of our graduates went on to symphony orchestras,” Seligman said. “Now there will be fewer positions in symphony orchestras in the future. For decades we were a school that prided ourselves on American music, but we also had the classical repertoire. The classical repertoire will endure, but it’s going to be alongside international developments in music and particularly increased focus on new technology and changing music. “When you ask where are the important jobs for graduates in the future, you see burgeoning opportunities in things like film and related scoring,” Seligman said. “Gaming has music. But you also see in many communities a vibrant desire to teach students in high school and college.” Before joining Eastman, Rossi was the dean of the School of Music at the University of South Carolina in Columbia for five years. In 2005, he became senior associate dean at

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Eastman, and was executive associate dean from 2007 until September 2013. Following the illness and resignation of former dean Douglas Lowry (who died in October), he was named interim dean of the school. Rossi, a saxophonist and professor of woodwinds, oversaw the $47 million renovation of the Eastman Theatre and construction of the Eastman East Wing. He also founded RocMusic, a partnership of arts and education institutions in Rochester to provide a free afterschool music program for Rochester inner-city students. In a recent interview in his office, Rossi talked about the rapid evolution in the music world and how Eastman will charge straight into that future. Following is an edited version of that conversation. CITY: In your speech last week, you talked about the changing face of the classical music world and about Eastman needing to be innovative. Tell us more about your thoughts on the classical music world and where Eastman fits into that world.

When I think about where we’re heading, it’s important to start with where we are today. Quite frankly, I think the school is absolutely remarkable. It is one of the great schools of music in the world; there’s nothing broken. We have the most remarkable faculty; we have truly remarkable students. We have great

programs. Our undergraduate, our master’s, our doctoral degrees: these are the bedrock upon which most music degrees in the country have been built. Things are really healthy and very, very good. But there is no doubt that the classical music world is changing. It’s always changing; it always has been. I hope it always does. It’s changed in ways that are scary, and we saw in the last five years the number of symphony orchestras, opera companies, or other cultural institutions that have really struggled, and some have even closed their doors. With symphony orchestras shrinking in size, closing their doors, where do you feel the classical world stands today? What are the struggles they face to reach audiences?

It’s interesting, because when we talk about the classical musical world, that’s like talking about “the faculty” or “the students,” as if there is only sort of one body. But just as I look at our faculty and say there’s not just “a faculty” – I have 100 full-time faculty, all whom are very different and unique in their own ways and special – when we think of the traditional classical music areas, the first thing we think about are symphonies and operas. There is no doubt they have faced financial pressures in the past few years, most of them stemming from the economic troubles of 2008.

There was a bit of a perfect storm which impacted corporate giving, individual philanthropy, ticket sales, all of those things together threatened the financial vibrancy of a lot of institutions. But we would be foolish to think that the RPO or any other group has not had financial struggles in the past. It’s part of what goes on.

us in the future? It’s not necessarily saying that we’re going to change our direction, because we’re not; we’re still going to keep our focus on artistry and excellence. So those are the kinds of things we have responded to, and I think by and large it’s been both exciting and healthy to do that.

How did it affect the Eastman School?

Are there specific programs that you want to implement?

Our sources of revenue are primarily our tuition and our endowment. So like every other institution, every higher education institution, when that stock market trouble came, it impacted the value of the endowment, which ultimately means there’s less money to support the day-to-day operations. That put us in a challenging situation of saying, “How are we going to continue doing what we want to do if there’s less money?” At least for a period of years. It does come back and in fact has come back. It forced us to think about: What are additional sources of revenue that we could think about? How do we use technology for that? How can technology help solve this? Are there projects there that can further our mission, increase our visibility and create some revenue for us? If tuition is one of the keys of revenue, are there degree programs that might attract a different kind of student that might not have looked at us in the past but might look at

There are degree programs that we started formulating this year and will launch next year and the year after. We started with what we were calling a Bachelor of Music in Convergent Media. When you read the New York Times and see the groups that are really thriving on stage, they tend to be doing more than just music, or just dance. Our own students today take on these projects outside the curriculum because they’re intrigued by it. And so they do these amazingly creative things that I would have never conceived of. That has morphed into three degrees. One we’ve had on the books for years is a degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media. We have an amazing jazz program, but we haven’t really engaged in contemporary media. Even in the area of composition, our students study jazz composition, but we want to re-enliven film scoring, writing for games, writing for digital media. A second is a degree that we’ve had, but no one really knew about it, called the Bachelor of Musical Arts. This is for a student that has come to Eastman and they realize once they’re here, “You know, I came to be a trumpet player, but there’s so much more that I want to do.” We enabled students to really create their own degree. They still continues on page 12

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have to be that trumpet major, but they can either merge it or create something new. The last one we’re going to do as a master’s degree, to make certain they already have a solid musical education, and it is tentatively a Master of Arts in Convergent Artistry. This is an idea where we will partner — and we’ve talked with some organizations, but we have a lot of work to do yet — we want them to be able to do a project with RIT or George Eastman House or with Garth Fagan Dance, or with Strong Museum, or any number of organizations where they can do a true collaborative project. You were talking about a performance with a lot of media going on. Do you see that as a trend in the music world entirely? People aren’t just going to see a performance, they’re going to see video, lights, a grand presentation outside of just the music.

I think part of it is people trying to understand how we enliven music. How can it thrive if some areas are struggling? In that sense I would say yes, it is changing — I’m not sure I’d say it’s a trend. But on the other hand, it really has been a part of music forever. If you think about the great works of Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, much of their great music was written for ballets, with scenes, with dancing. Opera has always been a collaborative area where lots of things have come together. And even contemporary opera today: Many of the scenes are done digitally and projected. In some ways it’s always been part of the history of music, but I definitely see our students engaging in it more today than five or ten years ago.

Do you feel Eastman is doing enough to promote itself?

I think we work extraordinarily hard to get the word out all the time, and I think there’s always more you can do. The key is making sure you’re hitting the right targets and the right people. There are different audiences. A key audience is future students and their teachers. I think it’s important to realize how it is a student comes to music. My experience has been that a student comes to music because somewhere along the line — 6th, 8th, 10th grade — they’ve just experienced music in such a profound way, they feel they need to do this. At that point, what they’re looking for is the most outstanding teacher of their instrument, or their area. They may not know, but their teachers will have opinions about, “You should look at this school or that school, or this teacher or that teacher.” That’s one target, and we’re constantly getting word out. The other target is with things like big initiatives, when we’re going to do something that we want to engage in the

Have you found, here at Eastman, that people are open to this idea, or have some felt, “This is the way it’s been at Eastman. Why change?”

You should think of Eastman like you would think of any other community. Those communities I think are most vibrant have a wide range of opinions in them. A community where everyone thinks exactly the same [he laughs] — I don’t know: it’s not natural. I don’t care if you’re talking about a church, a softball team, whatever it is, you have different opinions. And I think in an academic institution it’s those people that have different opinions that make each other think. I embrace that. In this area here, most people are saying, “Absolutely, we should be thinking about this.” I would also say there’s some hesitancy about, “We don’t really know what it means — what does it look like?” I haven’t gotten a sense of anybody pushing back and saying no, this is just the wrong thing. My sense is, most communities are more open to embrace that change when it’s additive, meaning yeah, I can still focus on this. 12 CITY MAY 28 - JUNE 3, 2014

national or international community. That’s a very different thing. That’s not something a student is thinking about. But it’s very critical in terms of where we’re heading as a future in music and how we have that conversation. Things like holding a national or international conference in New York City with this very respected group, Chamber Music America: that’s the kind of thing where we want it known in big media markets. We want to get that word out. We’re constantly doing these two things: the big messaging and the “Hey, we have the world’s greatest saxophone instructor here and you as a saxophonist need to know that.” Is the introduction of the Eastman Presents series a way you see Eastman reaching out to a wider audience and saying “Hey, come see what we have going on”?

Absolutely. I think if we want people to care

about music and specifically classical music, they’re only going to care if we’re making a significant difference in their lives. Just giving concerts in the recital hall doesn’t necessarily touch people’s lives. Those who come enjoy it, but why should people come? People come when you make a difference in their communities. We just put together a site about a month ago: we have 26 community outreach programs, and there was no one place you could see all those things, and we’re growing those. The Eastman Presents: we can hopefully bring people in and they can have a fantastic experience. And I hope part of it is also is: “Wow! We should come back here for Jason Alexander, but maybe I’ll come for Peter Serkin with the Eastman Philharmonia.” It’s a way to cross-fertilize people’s interests. Should music schools approach teaching in a different way? Is there a need for innovation in teaching methods as well?

I’ve not thought about it in that way. One of the wonderful things about being in an

academic environment: there is change when hiring new people; new people come in with new ideas and ways of doing things. But it isn’t sort of like something has to change. I’ll give you an example I’ve used before, because I’m still trying to understand what the magic is. I’ve mentioned we have the world’s greatest saxophone professor, Chien-Kwan Lin — and I’m not kidding, we have the world’s greatest saxophone professor. So this fellow has been on the faculty for 10 years. He’s not doing a thing different than grade teachers have done for hundreds of years. But there’s something about it that his students are so incredibly fired up and they are performing at such a high level. There’s nothing new he’s doing, he’s just doing it in a way that’s incredibly inspirational. He’s set standards and expectations and the students are like: “Give me more.” I don’t think it’s new or different, or people need to change their ways. I just think people need to be exceptional at what they do, and that’s who we try to hire.


UPCOMING EVENTS With shrinking symphonies, do you see that there might be a trickle-down effect to music schools? Since there won’t be as many jobs, there won’t be as many students coming into schools?

accredited and another thousand that are not. I’m not sure if all 1,500 or 1,700 can thrive if the number of children studying music continues to go down in public schools.

Potentially, but I don’t think that’s where the issue is. I think the issue, even affecting the symphonies, is that we’re looking at the wrong end of the spectrum. To me the issue is what’s happening in the public schools, or more appropriately, what is not happening in public schools. Since the emphasis on STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math — arts programs in public schools have been marginalized more and more and reduced from the curriculum. I believe that has nothing to do with the fact they’re not valued, or there’s some terrible school board. I think it’s about money and the fact that those other programs are now mandated and most arts programs are not. So even those school districts that have great arts programs are being forced to cut them. For instance, in 1999 there were 1.1 million public school students in California in music programs. In 2004, there were 470,000. And with that was a reduction of about 1,000 music teachers. The reason I started RocMusic is that I believe every child has the right to make music — and making music isn’t the same as going to the symphony one time. It’s holding an instrument, struggling through it, learning how to play communally or sing. If children don’t do that, I don’t know why we think they would come to a concert when they’re 50 years old. When I think about the symphony struggling, for decades… I guarantee you I could find an article from the 1950’s called “The Graying of the Audience.”

How do you see making an Eastman education affordable for students who want to find a position where they can use their degree?

So this isn’t necessarily a new worry?

The graying is not an issue. I think there’s a natural flow. People who experience music but didn’t go into music, they go on to have careers; they raise their families; they’re earning; and at some point the kids leave home. They’re earning more money in their 50’s than they were in their 30’s, and wonder, “What do we do in our spare time? Well, I loved music.” And they start coming back. But if children don’t experience that, they don’t know that in 30 years they’ll come back. When I see struggles of symphonies, opera companies, or other things, it’s more a question about who cares. Does society care about these things? Those changes have created other dynamics in the way students are learning music, and I think some of the changes can be very good. I’m not sure how many music programs there are in the country — I think about 700 are

I think there are two separate questions. The affordable part is a huge issue. The cost of higher education has certainly been a big issue in the public eye the last three to five years. For me it is really a matter providing scholarship money and having a very focused effort on increasing our endowment and our scholarships. I want to make sure any student that’s accepted into Eastman and really wants to be here, that we’re going to find a way to make it affordable for them. That is really all a matter of how much scholarship money we have. For me that is a matter of finding those people who care about the future of music and want to partner with us and help us so that we can raise that money and have that money available for students. That’s the affordable part of it. The “What are they going to do with it when they leave?” is another.

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Does Eastman provide services, counseling for career planning?

We have a vibrant career services office. It’s not a job placement service. Going back to the very first performance, music has been a competitive area. When the RPO has a position for a violinist, I don’t know how many applicants they’ll have. But let’s say they invite 50, 70, or 80 to audition. Only one person will get the job. It’s a focus on who is the best prepared, who has the most artistic excellence, who is the person that will thrive in that. Excellence prevails; we can’t move away from that. All we can do is prepare our students to be the most prepared and the most competitive for when they go out for jobs. It’s always been that way. There’s never been a time when there’s a violin opening and only four people showed up. Are there any changes you hope to continue as dean that were implemented by Doug Lowry?

He was a close friend, and there were so many things we worked on together. One of those things we worked on together is really having a presence in New York City. I’m committed to that. That’s where our greatest concentration of our alumni are; it’s one of the cultural capitals of the world; so I very much plan on continuing that and amplifying it greatly. E X T E N D ED I NT ERV I EW AND MOR E PH OTOS ONL I NE AT ROCHESTERCITYNEWSPAPER.COM rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 13


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Independence Day Concert. Friday, July 4. Main Street Bridge. 9 p.m. Free. RPO.org. [ COUNTRY ]

The Charlie Daniels Band. Wednesday, October 22. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main Street. 7 p.m. $35-$40. Rochestermainstreetarmory.com; Charliedaniels.com.

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Joe Bonamassa. Monday, November 24. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main Street. $79-$125. Rbtl.org; Jbonamassa.com.

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FRIDAY, MAY 30 BLUE CROSS ARENA, ONE WAR MEMORIAL SQUARE 8 P.M. | $39.50-$50 | BLUECROSSARENA.COM; FUTUREFREEBANDZ.COM [ HIP-HOP ] In 2010 and 2011, Future caught fire in Atlanta, his home base, with a string of mixtapes that bridged tough trap with pop — the kind of stuff that gets a lot of play in nightclubs. Future’s name spread across the South After his massive single “Tony Montana,” and the rapper signed with Epic Records. Last April, Future put out his second full-length, “Honest,” a grittier album that found Future becoming comfortable in his abilities and featured a host of collaborative artists, including Pharrell, Wiz Khalifa, Drake, and Kanye West. Jhene Aiko, Rico Love, Que, and Young Money Yawn will also perform. — BY JAKE CLAPP

James McMurtry WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 THE CLUB AT WATER STREET MUSIC HALL, 204 N. WATER STREET 8 P.M. | $25 | WATERSTREETMUSIC.COM; JAMESMCMURTRY.COM [ ROOTS ROCK ] Sprung from the loins of western

novelist, Larry McMurtry, James McMurtry takes a similar approach to his big sky-borne music. McMurtry is essentially a folk artist (think an amped-up John Prine) and you could say that without hesitation if it were not for the electrified locomotive feel he and his band, the Heartless Bastards, dish out. Also on the bill is St. Louis upstarts, The Bottle Rockets. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

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[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Margaret Explosion. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. margaretexplosion. com. 7:30-9:30 p.m. J.B. Braun. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 288-1910. stickylipsbbq.com. 6:30 p.m. Lulu w/ Billy Joe. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille. com. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rob & Gary Acoustic. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa.com.

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The Menzingers MONDAY, JUNE 2 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVENUE 7 P.M. | $16 | BUGJAR.COM; THEMENZINGERS. TUMBLR.COM [ PUNK ] The Menzingers made an

impact in the world of punk rock with 2012’s “On The Impossible Past,” which gained attention for reviving and refreshing the pop punk genre. The band's sound feels authentically pop punk, employing familiar techniques like catchy choruses, a steady, energetic beat, and melodic, oftentimes gritty, vocals. The band's latest album, “Rented World,” carrys on its tradition of honoring its roots, while still making music that sounds new and exciting. Lemuria, Pup, and Cayetana will also perform. — BY LEAH CREARY

Young Jeezy SATURDAY, MAY 31 MAIN STREET ARMORY, 900 E. MAIN STREET 8 P.M. | $40-$75 | ROCHESTERMAINSTREETARMORY.COM [ HIP-HOP ] In 2005, Young Jeezy landed a hit with “Soul Survivor.” It’s his most well-known song, and while Jeezy’s solo work hasn’t climbed that high in the charts since, collaboration with artists like Jay-Z, Drake, and Kanye West has led to countless musical award nominations the Atlanta-based rapper. With a rough voice that is distinct where you could pick it out of a rap track that featured 20 artists (and some of them do), and a steady flow, it’s easy to see why he’s sought after for major tracks. — BY TREVOR LEWIS

Rochester skanksters Mrs. Skannotto will keep you guessing with its new offering, “Outlier.” This band has always been much more than ska — what with its sinister punk energy, slick speed, and clever progressions. When the band does cop to a more ska-centric sound the entire band is painstakingly precise and deadon. Though Mrs. Skannotto seems to be outgrowing some of ska’s tight perimeters or moving one step beyond the genre’s limits with “Outlier,” the ska is still there at the heart of the rock and chaos. Songs like the title track — and CD opener — “Outlier,” that has more of a So-Cal power-pop-punk feel. The same with “Phantom Pain” if it weren’t for the awesome U-turn to the irresistible flipped beat thanks to Mrs. Skannotto’s most excellent horn section — which really shines on the intro to “Entropy.” There are subtleties and textures throughout this 11-song adventure that reveal themselves with every new spin. This is an excellent and extremely diverse record — there’s even a cool take on Peter Gabriel’s “Games without Frontiers,” a song I have hated for years up until now. Over all “Outlier” has something for everyone who likes it raucous, rowdy and fun. I dare you to try and sit still while listening to this one. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

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Upward Groove. Temple

Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

ECMS Spring FestivalDrum Joy and Rhythm Adventure. Kilbourn Hall, 26

Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm. rochester.edu. 7-8:30 p.m. [ COUNTRY ]

Alyssa Trahan. Cottage Hotel of Mendon, 1390 Pittsford-Mendon Rd. Mendon. 624-1390. cottagehotelmendon.com. 9 p.m. [ JAZZ ]

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[ FEATURE ] BY FRANK DE BLASE

Just ask Austin-based country singing salvation Dale Watson and he’ll tell you. “Ameripolitan,” he says. “It’s a new genre. It’s what country used to be. And that’s what you’ll hear at my show. It’s honky-tonk, western swing, rockabilly, and outlaw.” That’s what it is, but Watson is quick to tell you what it isn’t as well. It may sound classic, but it ain’t retro, Jack. Don’t confuse the two. “It may be done in an older pattern,” he says. “But it’s new songs about new things. For instance, it’s trucking songs done in a way that best translates to the trucking music world. It’s not retro, it’s new music with something new to say. I mean we talk about GPS and ambient

sensors, you know, things that are new to truck driving.” Dale Watson and his Lone Stars burst on the scene with the release of “Cheatin’ Heart Attack” in 1995. And though the man doesn’t cotton to the word “retro” — crooning with a deep, honey-tone baritone under a towering pompadour, and twangin’ guitar work — Watson dished out the kind of country music that fans used to get in abundance. Now, with over 20 records to his credit and a little more snow on the roof, Watson still reigns as one of the best county singers … ever. High praise? Just give him a spin and you’ll hear pure American music done right. Growing up outside Pasadena, Texas, country music was played at home and just about everywhere according to Watson. It got in his blood. “Where I grew up, it was just part of the atmosphere,” he says. “You go in any store or walk in anywhere … it wasn’t on a sound system but just a little radio on the counter. It was good stuff back then, you know, George Jones, and Merle Haggard, Johnny


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Cash. They were still being played on the radio. It was good listenin’.” Watson and his band are cut from the same cloth and wouldn’t sound the least bit out of place coming out of one of those old transistor radios back then. “We play what used to be country music,” Watson says. “It’s hard to get that anywhere else these days.” What isn’t hard is picking up on Watson’s distain for the Nashville starmaker machine; a vacuous, played-out plastic entity that has no use — or respect — for its roots or its authentic purveyors. Still, Watson is cool with its exclusionary practices and his outsider status. “Yeah,” he says. “I’m OK with it. Like you said, I’m an outsider, so I don’t get invites to a lot of these things that I don’t really care about anyway. CMA, ACM they’re all about the record companies and the money that doesn’t really make a difference.” Then again there are a few artists floating in the ether that he digs. “Amber Digby, she’s one of the best girl singers out there right now,” he says. “Rhonda Vincent, I think has a great voice. Of course, I like Dwight [Yoakam] — I don’t know if you’d consider him contemporary, but I think he is. But as far as the rest of the guys? Not in the mainstream. I don’t particularly like any of them.” For Watson, it all starts with a good song, a real song. “It’s just gotta be real,” he says. “Songs made up by three guys in a room in Nashville, just don’t cut it for me. I like hearing songs that are a little bit more personal.” Seeing Dale Watson and his Lone Stars live is a rare treat. There’s no Nashvegas flash, no glitz, no acheybreaky bullshit, just a straight up shot of Ameripolitan music. Folks leave rejuvenated, reinvigorated, their faith restored. I know, it’s happened to me. “Hopefully you’ll leave knowing you heard something you can’t hear anywhere else,” Watson says. “Leave with a feeling of what I think it was that made country music so appealing in the first place. Before it got polluted.”

The Joe Santora Trio w/ Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. Ryan from El Rojo Jazz. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6-9 p.m. JAZZ | ROB GARCIA 4 FEATURING NOAH PREMINGER

On “The Passion Of Color,” the Rob Garcia 4 play drummer Garcia’s evocative compositions inspired by the art of Van Gogh and others. The non-traditional group also covers Jimi Hendrix’s beautiful “Little Wing.” Among the 4 is rising star saxophonist Noah Preminger who enhances every cut with his blistering solos. A major force on the Brooklyn jazz scene, Garcia has played with Wynton Marsalis, Woody Allen, Anat Cohen, and many others. Preminger has lent his talents to Dave Holland, Fred Hersch, and Dave Douglas. The excellent group is rounded out by Dan Tepfer on piano and bassist Joe Martin. Rob Garcia 4 featuring Noah Preminger performs Sunday, June 1, at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive. 7 p.m. $12$15. 292-9940; Lovincup.com; Robgarcia.com — BY RON NETSKY [ R&B ]

[ CLASSICAL ]

The Fools. Pelican’s Nest,

Eastman at Washington Square Lunchtime Concerts.

566 River St. 663-5910. pelicansnestrestaurant.com/. 7 p.m. [ REGGAE/JAM ]

Jewelry Jam. The Rabbit

Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill.com. $20. [ POP/ROCK ]

Dave McGrath. Dinosaur

Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 3257090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m.

Survay Says!, Day Camp, Sexy Teenagers, and. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. 18+.

THURSDAY, MAY 29 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. [ BLUES ]

Son House Americana Night w/ Bob Bunce. The Beale,

693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7-10 p.m. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:308:30 p.m.

First Univeralist Church, 150 S. Clinton Ave. 274-1400. 12:15 p.m. Free. Holst’s The Planets. Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-2100. rpo.org. 7:30 p.m. Michael Francis, guest conductor. $15-$89. [ COUNTRY ]

Miranda Lambert w/ Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Jukebox Mafia. Darien Lake PAC, 9993 Allegheny Rd. Darien. 1-800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com. [ JAZZ ]

Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays ft. The Charles Mitchell Group. Espada Brazilian

Steak, 274 N. Goodman St. Village Gate. 473-0050. espadasteak.com. 6 p.m. Free.

ECMS Spring Festival - New Horizons Big Band. Kilbourn

Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm.rochester.edu. 6:307:30 p.m.

ECMS Spring FestivalVintage Jazz Ensemble.

Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm.rochester. edu. 5-6 p.m. Innerloop . The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill.com. 6:309:30 p.m.

Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Roncone’s, 232

Lyell Ave. 458-3090. ItalianRestaurantRochester. com. 6 p.m.

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Monument AD, Matahari , Backbiter , Total Fucking Bummer. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe

Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 7:30 p.m. $8-$10. Uptown Groove. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 419-5817. richmondstavern. com. 8:30 p.m.

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Roll The Dice . The Beale,

1930 Empire Blvd. Webster. 216-1070. thebealegrille. com. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Jeff Cosco. Richmond’s

Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 419-5817. richmondstavern. com. 5 & 9 p.m. Nightfall . Salvatore’s Pizzeria At The Garage Door, 149 East Ridge Rd. 3427580. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. 18+. Pan de Oro. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. Ralph Louis . Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. rochesterplaza. com. 6 p.m. Free. Subject to Change . Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 454-7140. bouldercoffee. info. 8-10 p.m. [ BLUES ]

Big Blue House. Lemoncello,

137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 7-10 p.m. The Fakers. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 9 p.m. -1 a.m. Lulu w/ Billy Joe. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7:30-11 p.m. Violet Mary. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 288-1910. stickylipsbbq. com. 9:30-11:30 p.m. $3. [ CLASSICAL ]

ECMS Spring FestivalEastman Community Chamber Singers . Kilbourn

Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1100. esm.rochester.edu. 7:309:30 p.m.

Hochstein Honors Convocation. Hochstein

Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. hochstein.org. 6:30 p.m. This annual event, one at 6:00 pm and one at 8:00 pm, features performances by Merit Scholarship winners, grades 5-12, and graduates of the prestigious Honors Certificate Program. Hochstein faculty and staff are recognized for years of service. A reception follows each ceremony. [ COUNTRY ]

Tim McGraw w/ Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope: Sundown Heaven Tour.

CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive. Canandaigua. 800745-3000. cmacevents.com. 7 p.m. $33-$85.50. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]

DJ Annalyze, DJ Alykhan & Daggz. Pearl Nightclub, 349

East Ave. 757-752-8370. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Flex, Rob Morley. Syxgage. and Tranceformerz. Love

Nightclub, 45 Euclid St. 2336340. lovenightclubrochester. com. 10 p.m. $6-$12.

The Tarants, Humble Braggers, Wisdom Kids, and Dive Naked. Bug Jar,

HIP-HOP | AFROMAN

“Because I Got High” might be the greatest of all stoner anthems. Released in 2000 by California-born rapper-guitarist Afroman, it is easy to sing along to and funnier than, say, Black Sabbath’s “Sweet Leaf.” “Because I Got High” was actually modeled after one-hit-wonder “Don’t Worry Be Happy” and ironically the moral of Afroman’s story is that nothing good happens when he gets high. Afroman’s mega-hit is just the tip of an often humorous discography which draws from genres including gospel (“Hush”), blues (“You Ain’t My Friend”), and country (“Thank God I’m a Homeboy”). Afroman performs Monday, June 2, at California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Road West. 7 p.m. $15. Ticketfly. com/venue/11621-the-california-brew-haus — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR [ JAZZ ]

[ HIP-HOP/RAP ]

The Charlie Mitchell Group.

Dynamic Toolz. Mexican

Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0403. thelittle.org. 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Jazz Weekends! ft. The David Detweiler Trio. Next

Door Bar & Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave. 249-4575. wegmansnextdoor.com. Thursday: 5 p.m., Friday: 8 p.m/. Free.

John Akers Happy Hour and Jimmie Highsmith. BLU Bar

& Grill, 250 Pixley Rd. 2470079. blurochester.com. John Akers at 5:30 p. m. and Jimmie Highsmith at 8 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 w/ Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free.

Rob Gioia Experience followed by Smooth Talkers. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 5 p.m.

Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Hedges Restaurant,

1290 Lake Rd. Webster. 2653850. HedgesNineMilePoint. com. 6:30 p.m. [ R&B ]

Mitty & The Followers. Willow Inn, 428 Manitou Rd. Hilton. 392-3489. 4 p.m.

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Village, 547 State Street. 325-3080. reverbnation.com. 9:30 p.m. Future: Honest Tour. ,. ticketmaster.com. 8 p.m. Featuring Jhene, Rico Love, Young Money Yawn. $50.50$61.25.

Slap Weh Fridays ft. Blazin Fiyah. Eclipse Bar & Lounge,

372 Thurston Rd. 235-9409. Call for info. Subsoil. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille. com. 10 p.m. [ REGGAE/JAM ]

Kevin Kinsella & Band ft. John Brown’s Body alum and current 10 Ft. Ganja Plant members. Abilene

Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 10 p.m. $10. [ POP/ROCK ]

Dave Riccioni & Friends.

Mastrella’s Irondequoit Steak House, 4300 Culver Road. 467-2750. 5-8 p.m. Jim Drew. Towpath Café, 6 N. Main St. Box Factory Bldg. Fairport. 377-0410. towpathcafe.com. 6:30 p.m.

Misled, The New Daze, and Monkey Scream Projext. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com/. 8 p.m. $7.

219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. Teagan & The Tweeds. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. Through Lifeless Eyes. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 6 p.m. Warehouse. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. Gates. 247-5225. reverbnation.com. 10 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 31 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Alexandra Price. Boulder Coffee Co., 739 Park Ave. 697-0235. bouldercoffee. info. 8-10 p.m. Alyssa Trahan. California Brew Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook. com/thecaliforniabrewhaus. 8 p.m. Amarella. Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 4547140. bouldercoffee.info. 8-10 p.m. Connie Deming. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0403. thelittle.org. 8:3010:30 p.m. JJ Lang. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. Gates. 247-5225. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. Nancy Perry. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 8-11 p.m. Nightfall. Steel River Bar and Grill, 421 River Street. 360-2311. reverbnation.com. 5:30 p.m. Sofrito. Havana Cabana, 289 Alexander St. 232-1333. havanacabanaroc.com. 10 p.m. Call for info.

Trashwave Review Vol. 7: Handsome Jack, King Buffalo, Ginger Faye Bakers, and Pink Elephant. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $7-$9.

[ BLUES ]

Joe Beard. Dinosaur Bar-B-

Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. Joe Beard is the real deal. Come on down to hear some blues from this Rochester legend. Mama Hart Band. Rab’s Woodshed, 4440 Lake Ave. 663-4610. 8 p.m. Michael Tarbox. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 8 p.m. $12.

The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

Expressive Arts Dept. Recital. Hochstein

Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. hochstein.org. 3:30 p.m. Soloists and ensembles perform along with special guests – the Inspirational Ensemble from Episcopal SeniorLife Communities.

Finger Lakes Concert Band 30th Anniversary Concert.

Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. hochstein.org. 7:30 p.m. Holst’s The Planets. Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 454-2100. rpo. org. 8 p.m. Michael Francis, guest conductor. $15-$89.

Musica Spei: Expedition to New Spain. St. Anne Church,

1600 Mt. Hope Ave. 3817149. musicaspei.org. 8 p.m. Works by Guerrero, Victoria, Bermudez, and Fernandes, and Franco. Freewill offering. Spring Concert of Voices. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 4544596. hochstein.org. 3 p.m. Maryellen Giese directs the Hochstein Singers and Youth Singers in a joint concert along with the Hochstein Little Singers, directed by Alice Pratt. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]

Electronic Underground: A Riled Up Production. BLU

Bar & Grill, 250 Pixley Rd. 750-2980. facebook.com/ riledupproductions. 9-2:30 a.m. $8. [ JAZZ ]

“Cousin Vinny”. Corner

Sports Bar, 122 Main St. East Rochester. 248-2040. 8-11:30 p.m. Free.

Emily Champlain and Laura Dubin Jazz Duo. The Beale,

693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7:3011:30 p.m. Gabe Condon Duo. Wegman’s Amore Restaurant, 1750 East Ave. 452-880. Call for info, Free.

The Joe Santora Trio w/ Curtis Kendrick & Emily Kirchoff. Michael’s Valley

Grill, 1694 Penfield Rd. (585) 383-8260. michaelsvalleygrill.com. Free. Special Blend. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 381-4000. woodcliffhotelspa.com. Every other Saturday.

Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Jasmine’s Asian

Fusion, 657 Ridge Rd. Webster. 216-1290. JasminesAsianFusion.com. 6:30 p.m. free.

[ R&B ]

Amanda Ashley Trio. Sticky

Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. 288-1910. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m.

[ HIP-HOP/RAP ] Del Haze. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 232-3221. mainstreetartistsgallery.com. 8 p.m. The Return of Young Jeezy. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 232-3221. rochestermainstreetarmory. com. 8 p.m. $40-$75. The Upstate Cats. Blackdog Recording Studios, 120 East Avenue. 232-9130. blackdogmg.com. 7 p.m. $15. [ REGGAE/JAM ]

The Kind Brothers BandSpecial Birthday Bash for Charlie!. The Beale, 1930

Empire Blvd. Webster. 2161070. thebealegrille.com. 7:30-11:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

Cosco Gladstone Cosco.

Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern.com. 9 p.m.

HMS - Homegrown Music Showcase. California Brew

Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 704604-7373. facebook.com/ homegrownmusicshowcase. 8 p.m. Homegrown Music Showcase is a unique music designed for solo artists, bands and singers all over Upstate, NY who are not signed to a major label record company. $5-$7. JJ Lang. Pineapple Jack’s, 485 Spencerport Rd. Gates. 247-5225. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. $5 Mansfield Avenue Band. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnysirishpub.com. 8 p.m. Mudd Creek. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnyslivemusic.com. 8 p.m. Mulu Lizi. California Brew Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook.com/ thecaliforniabrewhaus. 7 p.m. $5. Unearth. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 2321520. themontagemusichall. com. 6 p.m. 16+. $20.

Vinyl Orange Ottoman and Babayaga. Monty’s Krown,

875 Monroe Ave. 271-7050. reverbnation.com. 9 p.m. 21+. $3.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1 [ 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, 389 Gregory St. 271-4930. tangocafedance.


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SATURDAY, MAY 31 com. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted. Joe Baia. Bayside Pub, 279 Lake Rd. Webster. 323-1224. reverbnation.com. 4 p.m. [ BLUES ]

Shelley King and Carolyn Blues. Abilene Bar & Lounge,

153 Liberty Pole Way. 2323230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 7 p.m. [ CLASSICAL ]

Detour Percussion. Christ

Church, 141 East Ave. 454-3878. facebook.com/ sunsetconcertscc. 8-9:30 p.m. Free, Donations Appreciated.

Society for Chamber Music in Rochester: Spectacular Strings. Hochstein

Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 454-4596. reverbnation.com. 7:30 p.m. [ COUNTRY ]

The Charlie Daniels Band w/ Mallary Hope.

Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 232-3221. rochestermainstreetarmory. com. 7 p.m. $35-$40.

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Mike Pullano. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 5:308:30 p.m. Rob Garcia 4 ft/ Noah Preminger. Lovin’ Cup, 300

Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 7-9 p.m. $12adv, $15 door.

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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Smith Opera House,

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Afroman, Best Ever Crew, Uno, Common Purpose, and the Reaper Boyz. California

Brew Haus, 402 W. Ridge Rd. 621-1480. facebook. com/thecaliforniabrewhaus. 7 p.m. $15.

The Menzingers w/Lemuria, Cayetana, and Pup. Bug Jar,

219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $16-$18.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3

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Carousel w/ Dr. Joe, The Show, Kozy Soul, and Perestroika. Bug Jar, 219

Bluesday Tuesday Blues Jam. P.I.’s Lounge, 495 West

MONDAY, JUNE 2 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Mary Gauthier. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 8-10 p.m. $20 adv, $25 door. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]

Mothership Tour: Skrillex, DJ Snake, What So Not, Milo &Otis . CMAC, 3355

Marvin Sands Drive. Canandaigua. 800-7453000. cmacevents.com. 6:30 p.m. 16+. $20-$49.50.

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Hit the Lights, Major League, Light Years Brigade, July, and Camdin perform Tuesday, June 3, at Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Street. 5:30 p.m. $13-$15. Themontagemusichall.com; Hitthelights.com — BY JAKE CLAPP

82 Seneca St. Geneva. 315781-5483. thesmith.org/. 8 p.m.

Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. $6-$8.

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On Hit the Lights’ 2012 album, “Invicta,” the Ohio pop punk band surged back after what seemed a frustrating mistake signing with a major label. The band ultimately worked with Razor & Tie Records for “Invicta,” and Hit the Lights came out with its most mature release to date. The album pushes the pop anthem to new heights with swelling, epic instrumentation and the catchy vocal hooks that are needed to make the live show really stick out. The band is working on new material for the fall.

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PREVIEW SECTION Publishes: June 18 Ad space reservations: May 27

Brigades. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 2321520. themontagemusichall. com. 7 p.m. Hammerfight. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. bugjar.com. 8 p.m. Call for info. Hit the Lights. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com/. 5:30 p.m. $12-$15. Pro Jam. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 4195817. richmondstavern.com. 9 p.m.

Ave. 8 p.m. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ]

Dale Watson and his Lone Stars. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 2323230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 8:30 p.m. $25. [ JAZZ ]

Deborah Branch . Lemoncello,

137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:309:30 p.m. [ POP/ROCK ]

98 PXY Summer Jam.

Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. 98pxy.com. 5:30 p.m. $35-$75. rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 19


Theater

Out of Pocket Productions’ presentation of “Well” plays at MuCCC Thursday, May 29, through Saturday, May 31. PHOTO BY ANNETTE DRAGON

Six characters in search of a cure “Well” THURSDAY, MAY 29, THROUGH SATURDAY, MAY 31 MUCCC THEATER, 142 ATLANTIC AVENUE 7:30 P.M. | $10-$20 | OUTOFPOCKETPRODUCTIONS.ORG; MUCCC.ORG [ REVIEW ] BY DAVID RAYMOND

I don’t know if it is postmodern, or meta-theatrical — or neither or both — but Lisa Kron’s “Well” is a clever, humane, and thought-provoking play. At the beginning of the show, Kron, who is the play’s writer as well as its main character, tells the audience they are in for a “theatrical exploration” of sickness and wellness, and I suppose that’s as good a description as any. “Well” is very theatrical, and it explores some interesting questions about what we perceive to be illness and health, and how we interact with the “characters” in our own life stories. Lisa Kron (Stephanie Roosa), prominent writer and performer, is presenting her latest theater piece, in which she poses the question, “Why do some people get sick and stay sick, while others get sick and stay well?” In the first category, Lisa puts her mother Ann (Vicki Casarett), who has suffered from debilitating allergies all her life, but managed to turn their 20 CITY MAY 28 - JUNE 3, 2014

Lansing suburban neighborhood into a fully integrated one in the 1960’s. In the second category Lisa definitely puts herself. Not only did she undergo successful treatment at an allergy clinic as a young woman, Lisa thinks that in leaving home to pursue an artistic career and her own interests, she has “cured” herself of her family and its ills. Of course, she’s wrong — and the play gets really interesting, as Ann (who is none too pleased with being a character in a play) interrupts the action to point out inconsistencies in Lisa’s retelling. The daughter keeps trying to take control of her play, but Ann eventually prevails; in fact the other actors in “Well” decide they prefer Ann’s story to Lisa’s self-justification, and leave in protest. Ann finally has her say at the end, when Lisa reads a moving little speech her mother gave to the neighborhood association. Lisa realizes that some questions about the lives of her family members will always remain unanswered. “Well” is difficult to describe, but

easy to follow in Out of Pocket’s production. This cerebral “we’re all in a play” approach to theater conventions, characters, and storytelling is at least as old as Pirandello’s “Six Characters in Search of an Author,” but Kron continues on page 27


ART | “POETIC PASSAGES”

Most makers don’t really retire. Nearly 14 years after closing his chapter as professor of painting, printmaking, sculpture, and figure drawing at Rochester Institute of Technology Lawrence “Judd” Williams is still creating. Williams’ playful, non-representational work is collected locally and nationally, and he was selected as one of six artists to participate in the Memorial Art Gallery’s 2010 4th annual Biennial Exhibition. Recently, a solo show of his drawings and sculpture was displayed at Axom Gallery in Rochester. In his work with found objects for his show at Axom, the artist said that his pieces were “inspired by the materials themselves, it’s like the object is a piece of language.” The dialogue with material continues Saturday, May 31, when Ock Hee’s Gallery (2 Lehigh Street in Honeoye Falls) will present Williams’ “Poetic Passages: Drawings & Collages.” A reception with the artist will take place that day from 1 to 5 p.m. The show will remain on view through July 12. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free. For more information, call 624-4730 or visit Ockheesgallery.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. The Wizard and the Woods. Thru June 30. Gallery hours Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. -6 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. -5 p.m. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions. com/. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Poetic Passages- Drawings & Collages. Thru July 12. Reception Sat. May 31 1-5 p. m. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Lawrence “Judd” Williams. 624-4730. ockheesgallery.com/. Outside the Box Art Gallery, Bldg 9, The Canal Works, 1000 Turk Hill Rd. Sidewalk Series. Thru June 9. Reception Sat. June 14 5-8 p. m. Galley Hours Wed.-Sat. 11 a. m.-4 p. m. Thurs. till 6 p. m., Sun. 1- 3 p. m. By Elena Neidig. 654-2485. outsidetheboxag.com. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. Penfield. Penfield Art Association 50th Anniversary Spring Show. Thrune 8. Reception and awards Tues. June 3 7-9 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.-Thurs 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sun. 2-3 p.m. 586-5815. penfieldartassociation.com. Triumph Tattoo Studio, 127 Railroad St. Talia Gonzalez. Formal reception. KenKarnage@gmail.com. KenKarnage@gmail.com. triumphtattoostudio.com. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Celebrating

Watercolor. Work by M. Wendy Gwirtzman and her students. Through Jun 27. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 770-1960. jboyle@ seniorsfirst.com. Anderson Arts Building, 250 N Goodman St. M is For Mother. Through May 31. By appointment. 7645589. kathyclem@me.com. andersonalleyartists.com. Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road. Cheryl Hrudka One Women Show: 270°. Through May 31. 586-3535. artisandirectltd.net. Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. Mad Sally with Things on Strings paintings by Joy Adams. Thru June 28. Gallery hours Wed-Sat 12-5 p.m. 232-6030. axomgallery. com. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. Magnificent Africa. A series of informative panels, artifacts, and now, a fully interactive digital display including music, video, and imagery. 563-2145. thebaobab.org. Before Your Quiet Eyes, 439 Monroe Ave. Photography by Stacy Lawrence. Thru May 31. Gallery hours: Tues, 11-4 p.m., Wed. 4-6 p.m., Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 11-6 p.m. 583-7851. BFYQUE@aol.com. Books Etc, 78 W Main St. Macedon. Three Magic Views. Thru July 30. Reception Fri. May 23 at 6 p.m. Highlights Abigail Simmons, Elaine Dow, and Kurt and Carol Schreiner. 474-4116. booksetcofmacedonny.com. Bridge Art Gallery University of Rochester Medical Center, 300

Crittenden Blvd. “Play.” urmc. rochester.edu. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. The Lobby Presents: Art Liquidation Sale with Ax. Through Jun 4. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. lobbydigital.com. City Hall, 30 Church St. Artists’ Breakfast Group “In the Loop” Thru June 23. Reception Thurs. May 29 5:30 p.m. 260-0726. cityofrochester.gov. Crossroads Coffeehouse, 752 S. Goodman St. Crossroads Spring Art Show. Work by Rachel Dow, Paolo Marino, Kristy Totter. 2446787. rdow81@yahoo.com. xroadscoffeehouse.com. Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd. Nils R Caspersson: Rural Paintings. Through Sep 1. Wed-Fri 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 3746160. rmsc.org. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St. Brockport. Brockport Artists’ Guild 3rd Annual Exhibit. Through May 30. ThurSat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 637-5494. DifferentPathGallery.com.; 3rd Annual Brockport Artists’ Guild Art Exhibition. Through May 31. 637-5494. kwestonarts@gmail. com. differentpathgallery.com. Gallery Salon & Spa, 780 University Ave. The Empty Center. Debut artwork by Pam Howe and photographs by Catherine MacWilliams. 271-8340. erikagallerysalon@ gmail.com. Geisel Gallery, Bausch & Lomb Place, One Bausch & Lomb Place. Early Work: A Selection of Paintings and Prints by Alan Singer. Through May 28. MonFri 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-2 p.m. alan@singerarts.com. thegeiselgallery.com. Genesee County Park and Forest Interpretive Center, 11095 Bethany Center. GCC Photography Students Exhibit Environmental Portraits. “Around the Bend: The Shared Landscape,” students this year will share “Environmental Portraits of Western New York.”. 344-1122. jspring. geneseeconsed@yahoo.com. Hungerford Building, 1115 E Main St. The Rochester Art Club featuring Harry Bliss: Sixty Years of Creative Vision. Studio #437-439. Through May 31. Special program about Harry and his work on Wed May 18, 12:30 p.m. 233-5645. rochesterartclub.org. I-Square Visions, 693 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. Home is Where the ART is. Through June 6. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 943-1941. i-square.us. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Window Project. Thru June 15. 482-1976. imagecityphotographygallery. com. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. Replication Within the Natural Universe. Thru May 31. 2929940. lovincup.com. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. New Works by Shawnee Hill, Danny Cole, Joe Guy Allard and John Perry.. 232-9030. lux666. com. Main Street Artists’ Gallery & Studio, 1115 E. Main St. Main Street Artists featuring Diane Bellenger. Through May 31. 233-5645. suzizeftingkuhn@gmail.com. mainstreetartistsgallery.com.

Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. Flora: A Juried Exhibition of Botanical Art. Through Jul 3; Tue–Thu 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–7 p.m. 315-462-0210. mstreetarts@gmail.com. mainstreetartsgallery.com. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Matisse as Printmaker: Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation.. Also in Grand Gallery: “Alexander Matisse: New Ceramics.” Through Jun 8. Also Lockhart Gallery through May Aug 17: “Visions in Black and White”: The Graphic Work of Max Klinger. Also Lucy Burne Gallery through May June 7: Spring Children’s Show. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 276-8900. mag. rochester.edu. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St. Honeoye Falls. Lean Forward: Mill Art Cetner & Gallery Digital Show. Through Jun 21. 624-7740. millartcenter.com. MuCCC Gallery Space, 142 Atlantic Ave. Concentrated Aggregation: Works on Paper by David Werberig. Gallery open during regular performance schedules at MuCCC Theatre. muccc.org. Nan Miller Gallery, 3450 Winton Place. Albert Paley on Park Avenue.. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 292-1430. nanmillergallery.com. Nu Movement, 716 University Ave. Chas Davis Art Show. 7042889. tinydancerdeuel@gmail. com. lessonsattheloft.com. Outside the Box Art Gallery, Bldg 9, The Canal Works, 1000 Turk Hill Rd. Selected Works of Fairport High School Art Students. Through May 30. Wed & Fri noon-3 p.m., Thu noon-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-3 p.m. 645-2485. outsidetheboxartgallery.org. The Owl House, 75 Marshall St. Chad Grohman. 360-2920. owlhouserochester.com. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Proverbs and Commonplaces. Themed group show. Through Jun 14. Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. The Vinyl Countdown: A Dudes Night Out Production. recordarchive.com. The Shoe Factory Art Coop, 250 N. Goodman St. Featuring artwork by local artists.. Open First Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Second Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., and Wednesdays, 12-5 p.m. 732-0036. shoefactoryarts.com. Soho Bagel Cafe, 1520 Ridge Rd West. Warren Farrell: ReEmergence. Through mid-July. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Recent acrylic work by local artist Warren Farrell. 663-2740. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. Internal Quietness by Stephan Gersh. Through May 31. Tue-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 461-4447. spectrumgalleryroc.com. Starry Nites Café, 696 University Ave. Puttin’ On the Ritz. Thru June 28. Artist Tom Ritz. 2712630. starrynitescafe.com. Strong Memorial Hospital, 625 Elmwood Ave. Through My Eyes.

FOOD | MAY’S FOOD TRUCK RODEO AND DEVOUR ROCHESTER

This month’s Food Truck Rodeo will take place Wednesday, May 28, at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union Street, 5 to 9 p.m. Local Americana band Dang! will perform while more than 25 food vendors — including La Petit Poutine, The Sammich Guy, Cheese & Confused, and Potatoes to Go — are serving up their dishes. Beer will be provided by Rohrbach Brewing Company. For more information, visit Cityofrochester.gov/foodtruckrodeo. The Memorial Art Gallery will host the Averell Council’s first Devour Rochester Wine and Culinary Classic on Saturday, May 31, 2 to 9 p.m. The event will feature more than 25 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, and epicureans from around the region giving samples of their craft. There will also be live jazz, short culinary classes, lessons on wine tasting, and a “Top Chop Chef” competition. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $75 VIP, and are available in advance — limited tickets may be available at the door. For a full schedule and more information, visit Devourrochester.com. — BY JAKE CLAPP Thru June 31. 275-3571. urmc. rochester.edu./psychiatry. Studio 215, 1115 E Main St. Past Seasons. Through May 31. 490-1210. humanette66@ gmail.com. The Nitty Gritty Hair and Waxing Parlor, 274 N. Goodman St., Village Gate. Paintings and Drawings by Rina Miriam Drescher. Through Jun 1. 585-4612285. rina@rinamiriam.com. Towpath Café, 6 N Main St. Fairport. Outside the Box presents Tom Cicero, a solo exhibition of abstract paintings.. Through May 30. 377-0410. outsidetheboxag@ gmail.com. towpathcafe.com. Veritas Wine Bar, 217 Alexander St. Fleur: Artworks by Kristina Kaiser. Through Jun 18. Tue-Sat 5-11 p.m. 262-2336. veritaswinebar. com. Wayne County Council for the Arts, 108 W. Miller St. Newark. Art Quilt People: Night and Day. Thru May 31. Galley hours: Thurs-Sat 12-3 p.m. 315-331-4593. waynearts.wordpress.com/. Williams-Insalaco Gallery at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. Alumni Biennial Exhibition: The Art, Music, and Poetry of Rand Darrow. 785-1369. flcc.edu.

Art Events [ WED., MAY 28 ] The “Nothing Lasts Forever” Moving Sale. Through June 18. Phillips Fine Art, 248 East Ave. Through June 18. Tue-Fri noon-6 p.m., Sat noon-5 p.m. or by appt 232-8120.

[ FRI., MAY 30 ] Women Artists of the Finger Lakes Show and Sale. May 30June 1. First Congregational Church of Canandaigua UCC, 58 N Main St Canandaigua Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-3 p.m $5. 394-2184. office@canandaiguachurch.org. [ SAT., MAY 31 ] Real TV Productions Welcomes Major Tony Nelson: Art Special. May 31, 4:30 p.m. Sound Studio, 531 Benton St. All artists are welcome Free admission 284-0293.

Comedy [ THU., MAY 29 ] Mark Normand. May 29, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $9-$15. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us.

Festivals [ THU., MAY 29 ] Greek Festival. May 29June 1, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. rochestergreekfestival.org. Tree Peony Festival of Flowers. Thru Sun. June 1. 10 a.m.-4 p.m Linwood Gardens, 1912 York Rd. Each Sat-Sun through Jun 1 Suggested contribution $8. Guided tours $12. 584 3913. leegratwick@frontier.com. linwoodgardens.org.

Kids Events [ SAT., MAY 31 ] The Young Entrepreneurs Academy Trade Show. May 31, continues on page 22

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of speculative fiction meet once a month to discuss craft Free. r-spec.org.

Museum Exhibit

FESTIVAL | GREEK FESTIVAL

Tradition comes alive at the annual Rochester Greek Festival. With dancing, food — like Loukoumades, Saganaki, Spanakopita, and Baklava — church tours of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, and craft shopping, the festival highlights the area’s deep Greek history. The festival takes place Thursday, May 29, through Sunday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the grounds of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at 962 East Avenue. Admission is free. For more information, visit Rochestergreekfestival.org. — BY JAKE CLAPP

Kids Events 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Eastview Mall, 7979 Pittsford-Victor Rd. 2723535. mkauffman@wilmorite. com. yeausa.org.

Lectures [ WED., MAY 28 ] Alzheimer’s Education: Knowing the 10 Warning Signs. May 28, 7-8 p.m. Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave. Free 800-2723900. chililibrary.org. [ THU., MAY 29 ] Alzheimer’s Education: Making the Most of a Home Visit. May 29, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free 800272-3900. [ SUN., JUNE 1 ] Rochester Irish Music Association Spring Lecture. June 1, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Barry’s Old School Irish, 2 W. Main St Webster Becky Farrell-Ferrigno: “Love and Loss & the People Who Sing” Unlimited tea, cookies, and scones & an Irish music session to follow $5 7380126. jeanjesserersmith@ rochester.rr.com. irishrochester.org. [ MON., JUNE 2 ] Dr. Shana Clark. June 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 100 Park Point Dr. 585-424-6777. docotrshana. eventbrite.com. Hellfire from Heaven: The Morality of Weaponized Drones. June 2, 7 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. Donations appreciated. 678-6870. flyingsquirrel.rocus.org.

Literary Events [ WED., MAY 28 ] Women Who Love to Read: Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore. May 28, 7 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. [ THU., MAY 29 ] Conversations on Race. May 29, 5-8 p.m. Chili Public Library,

3333 Chili Ave. 428-8350. rebecca.fuss@libraryweb.org. chililibrary.org. Pure Kona Open Mic Poetry Series. 7-10 p.m. The Greenhouse Café, 2271 E. Main St. 270-8603. ourcoffeeconnection.org. [ SAT., MAY 31 ] Bread Tasting & Story Telling: Create a Caring Community One Act of Kindness at a Time.. May 31, 5-7 p.m. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St Brockport He believes the world can be changed one loaf of bread at a time; one act of kindness at a time 637-5494. differentpathgallery.com. [ MON., JUNE 2 ] Conversations on Race. June 2, 6-8 p.m. Pittsford Community Library, 24 State St Pittsford The Conversations on Race are facilitated and open dialogues about race and its impact on the community. More than 600 people have participated in Conversations throughout the community. The Conversations are free and open to the public. 428-8350. rebecca.fuss@ libraryweb.org. Michael Lasser at the Seymour Library. June 2, 7 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. [ TUE., JUNE 3 ] Lift Bridge Writers’ Group. 6:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. New Ground Poetry Night. First Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. Equal=Grounds, 750 South Ave. Poets, add your name to the sign-up sheet when you arrive. The lineup is first come, first on stage. The evening’s emcee will introduce you when it’s your turn. Each poet has five minutes (or three poems, whichever comes first.) Depending on the number of poets participating, there’ll be an intermission half way through the evening to give everyone a chance to stretch their legs and grab some fresh coffee 242-7840. facebook. com/newgroundpoetry. R-SPEC meeting. First Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m. Writers

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[ WED., MAY 28 ] Decades of I Do. Through May 31. Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin St Through May 31. Also on display: Howard Sharp’s collection of wire mesh purses and old-fashioned hatpins. Sun & Tue 2-4 p.m., Thu 7-9 p.m., Sat 9-11 a.m. Showcase of wedding gowns, announcements, and photos perintonhistoricalsociety.org. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum. Through Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 N. Ontario St Sodus Point $2-$4. 315-483-4936. sodusbaylighthouse.org.

Recreation [ WED., MAY 28 ] Brooks and Brambles - Along the Dishmill Creek. May 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Letchworth State Park, 1 Letchworth State Park. Castile 493-3625. nysparks.com. Roc Cirque presents Whirly Wendsday. 7 p.m. Genesee Valley Park, Elmwood Ave. 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 free. (585) 683-5734. Rochester Bicycling Club: Abbott’s & Costello’s. May 28, 6 p.m. 781-0702. Rochesterbicyclingclub.org. Summer Yoga Class. Through June 9. $170-$180. 747-9260. supergirlfitness.com Through June 9. $170-$180. 747-9260. supergirlfitness.com. Yoga. 7, 8:30, 10 & 11:30 a.m. Sanford Street Yoga, 237 Sanford St., Side Entrance, II Floor. This Yoga class lasts 75 minutes. It is appropriate for any level of skills. By holding yoga poses for 1 to 3 minutes, we develop strength and balance $11 for drop in class, $60/month and $160 for 3 months unlimited classes. 4618336. studioartcorporation@ hotmail.com. [ THU., MAY 29 ] Fleet Feet Sports 2014 Corporate Challenge Training Program. 9:30 a.m Fleet Feet Sports, 2522 Ridgeway Ave q 697-3338. fleetfeetrochester. com/. Twilight Tours. 6:30 p.m Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate, 791 Mt. Hope Ave. These 75-minute tours will include topics covered on the general Sunday tour as well as new material $5. 4613494. fomh.org. Yoga! at Energy on East with Monica DiCesare. 5:30 p.m. Energy on East, 320 East Ave. $12. 585-732-3211. energyoneast@gmail.com. energyoneast320.weebly.com. [ SAT., MAY 31 ] Chili Farmers Market. 8 a.m.1 p.m Chili Paul Plaza, 3175 Chili Avenue Free. 889-4680. townofchili.org. Flavors of Rochester. 10 a.m.-noon. Rochester Public

Market, 280 N. Union St. Outside the MArket Office. 428-6907. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. Genesee Valley Hiking Club. May 31, 10 a.m. Easy/ moderate 5 mile hike, Greenway Trail. Meet behind scottsville post office. gvhchikes.org. Rochester Map Adventure. May 31, 11 a.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 1 Manhattan Square. $5-$15. 428-7541. roc.us.orienteering.org/. Zinc Monument Tour. May 31, 11 a.m. Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate, 791 Mt. Hope Ave. $7. 461-3494. fomh.org. [ SUN., JUNE 1 ] Community Garage Sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. 428-6907. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. First Timer Parkour Class. 1 p.m. Rochester Parkour, 121 Lincoln Ave. Come learn how to overcome obstacles, get fit, and have fun! Adult First Timers Parkour is designed for any adult looking to get their foot in the door into the parkour world. We offer rolling admission to all classes – there is no start or end date. Curriculum changes week to week and encompasses all forms of basic vaults, balancing, quadrupedal movements, and climbing Free 204-7537. info@rochesterparkour.com. rochesterparkour.com. Genesee Valley Greenway Hike - Part 5: South of the Village Avon. June 1, 10 a.m. Letchworth State Park, 1 Letchworth State Park . Castile 493-3600. nysparks.com. Public Tour of North Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. 2 p.m Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Avenue This tour consists of a two-hour leisurely walk on paved roads as well as uneven terrain $5. 461-3494. fomh.org. Rochester Birding Association: Norway Rd. June 1, 7 a.m. 5032534. rochesterbirding.com. [ TUE., JUNE 3 ] Guided Bike Tours: Seneca and Turning Point Parks. June 3, 6 p.m. 428-6770. Pacesetters: Highland Park & Neighborhood Walk. June 3, 6:30 p.m. 249-9507. huggersskiclub.org.

Special Events [ WED., MAY 28 ] Finding Vivian Maier. May 28, 7:30 p.m. Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St . Geneva $5-$6. 315-781-5483. thesmith.org. Food Truck Rodeo: Dang!. May 28, 5-9 p.m. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. food trucks, Rohrbach Brewing Co. beer and local bands. 428-6219. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. Scotland Yard Pub, 187 Saint Paul St Free. 730-5030. scotlandyardpub.com. Rochester Business Networking Event. May 28, 7:30-9 a.m. Bonadio and Company, 171 Sullys Trail registration encouraged. 224-0270. tipclub.com/.

WORKSHOP | CONVERSATIONS ON RACE

Anyone who thinks that the issues of racial equity in our society were solved during the Civil Rights Era needs to take a good look around. Or even better: talk with some people outside of your usual chatter circle. Bearing witness to the experience of others — not just what talking heads have to say about those others — is essential. Programs meant to raise awareness about the impact of race in our everyday lives are held throughout the year in Rochester. Check out the calendar at Faceraceroc.org, and join your neighbors and other members of the community in open dialogues about race and its impact on all of us. Two opportunities to join the conversation will take place this week. On Thursday, May 29, Chili Public Library (3333 Chili Avenue) will host “Conversations on Race: A Process of Discovery.” The free event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 889-2200, or visit www.chililibrary.org. On Monday, June 2, Barnes & Noble (3349 Monroe Avenue in Pittsford) will host a Moving Beyond Racism Book Discussion, featuring “The Unquiet Grave” by Steve Hendricks. The free event takes place 7 to 8:30 p.m., and is open to all, whether or not you have read the book. Call 288-8644 for more information. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY [ THU., MAY 29 ] 30th Annual Christian Parenting & Home Education Conference. May 2931. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E Main St leah.org/convention. Abandon Brewing Company Food & Beer Pairing Dinner. May 29, 5-9 p.m. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. Call for more info. 209-0734. johnnysirishpub.com. Drag Auction. May 29, 6 p.m. South Wedge Spirits & Wine, 661 South Ave Drag Show, Art Auction, & Wine Tasting. $40, reservations required. 319-5159. southwedgespiritsandwine. com. J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. May 29, 7 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. The YMCA of Greater Rochester was the 2013 beneficiary $34, register by 5/16 367-9307. Rochester@ JPMorganChaseCC.com. Nexus Flights: Espresso, Wine, and Cheese. May 29, 7-8 p.m. Veritas Wine Bar, 217 Alexander St. 262-2336. joebeanroaster,com. Young Guns Wine Mixer. May 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St An afternoon mixer for the new and emerging wine drinkers. $10$15. 394-7070. nywcc.com.

[ FRI., MAY 30 ] Music and Food Truck Rodeo. May 30, 4:30-9 p.m. Penfield Amphitheater, 3100 Atlantic Ave Penfield 340-8655. penfieldrec.org/. Pyschic Medium Weekend. May 30, 7-9 p.m. Rolling Hills Asylum, 11001 Bethany Center Rd., East Bethany Private group readings. certified meduimship classes with Ms. Lorna Marie Reynolds GALLERY READINGS. $35$139 502-4066. info@ rollinghillsasylum.com. St. Rita’s Church 60th Annual Fiesta. May 30, 5-10 p.m. St. Rita’s Church, 1008 Maple Drive . Webster 671-1100 x11. saintritawebster.org. Surviving in Style. May 30, 6 p.m. Cobblestone Country Club, 100 Cobble Creek Rd. 22nd annual fashion show to honor cancer survivors and their caretakers $50. 4909437. gildasclubrochester.org/. [ SAT., MAY 31 ] Bloggers Closet Yard Sale. May 31, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. Ever wish you could shop your favorite bloggers’ closets? J. 973-8967323. jennifersanzo@yahoo. com. rochesterbrainery.com. Devour Rochester. May 31, 2-9 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Sample regional wines, craft beers and fine


DRINKS | WHISKEY WORKSHOP WITH BLACK BUTTON DISTILLING

Black Button Distilling, 85 Railroad Street, is opening its distillery for a 3-hour class on the process behind making spirits. Head distiller Jason Barrett will teach attendees about what happens at the distillery and the differences between the spirits created there. Craft cocktails will also be available to sample. The class is reserved for those 21 years and older. The Whiskey Workshop takes place Thursday, May 29, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Black Button Distilling. Tickets are $30. 7304512; Rochesterbrainery.com. — BY JAKE CLAPP food. $25-$75. 276-4298. mag. rochester.edu. Girls Rock Live Auction. May 31. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St $5-$10. 204-7775. girlsrockrochester.org. River Clean Up!. May 31, 9 a.m. Gandhi House, 929 S. Plymouth Ave location19,org. Roc City Picnic. May 31, 1 p.m. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street Featuring a Euchre tournament $5. 270-8570. facebook.com/ events/1399948553610737/. Second Community Summit Explores Solutions to Racial Inequities in Rochester. May 31, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave free, registration encouraged. 325-5116 x 1732. FaceRaceRoc.org/summit14/. [ SUN., JUNE 1 ] 3rd Annual Cutting 4 a Cure. June 1, 10 a.m. Diva Hair Designers, 1845 East Ridge Rd. Free 266-1151. cutting4acure@ gmail.com. Flower City Market Days. 8-10 p.m Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. 428-6907. cityofrochester.gov/ publicmarket. Old-Fashioned Family Picnic. June 1, 3-7 p.m. Buckland Park Lodge, 1341 Westfall Rd. 784-5250. brighton200.org/. Ship of Theseus. June 1, 2:30 p.m. The Little Theater, 240 East Avenue Ship of Theseus explores questions of identity, justice, beauty, meaning and death 972-861-2346. rochestersot.bpt.me/. [ TUE., JUNE 3 ] Classic Horror Movie Nights. 6:45-11 p.m. Rolling Hills Asylum, 11001 Bethany Center Rd., East Bethany $20. 250-0366. hauntedasylumproductions@ gmail.com.

Sports [ FRI., MAY 30 ] Rochester Rhinos vs Richmond Kickers. May 30, 7:35 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak

St. $10-$40. ticketmaster.com May 30, 7:35 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $10-$40. ticketmaster.com. [ SAT., MAY 31 ] Corvettes by Turner presents a Regular Show. May 31, 7 p.m. Canandaigua Motorsports Park, 2820 County Rd. 10 . Canandaigua Big Block Modifieds, Sportsman, 305 Sprints, Pro Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, New Legend Sportsman. $12, 16 and under free w/paid adult; Pit admission $27. 394-0961. canandaiguamotorsportspark. com. NLL FInals. May 31, 8 p.m. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Square Rochester Nighthawks. $27.10-$32.50. 758-5300. ticketmaster.com. Western New York Flash vs Houston Dash. May 31, 7 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $10-$60. ticketmaster.com. [ SUN., JUNE 1 ] Rochester Dragons vs Montreal Royal. June 1, 2 p.m. Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium, 350 New Campus Dr. $5.50-$10.95. rochesterdragons.com/. Rochester Rattlers vs Florida Launch. June 1, 1 p.m. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. $15-$30. rochesterrattlers.com. [ MON., JUNE 2 ] Red Wings Home Game. June 2, 1:05 p.m. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way $7-$11. 4239464. redwingsbaseball.com.

Theater Dave Mancini & Friends. Sat., May 31, 8 p.m. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place $21. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com. In the Heights. Through June 1. RAPA’s East End Theatre, 727 East Main St Thru June 1. Thurs. May 22-24th, 30-31 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun. June 1st at 2:00 p.m $15-$20. 325-3366. rapatheatre.org. Indie Meme presents ‘Ship of Theseus’ International Film Screening & Fundraiser

benefitting bLifeNY. Sun., June 1, 2:30-4:30 p.m. The Little Theater, 240 East Avenue $15. 214-529-3067. indiememe.dallas@gmail. com. https://facebook.com/ events/737373706285791/. Well by Lisa Kron. Through May 31. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave Thru May 31. Out of Pocket Productions. Fri May 23-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Thu-May 29-Sat 7 p.m $15. 866-8114111. muccc.org. Sunset Boulevard. Through June 14. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St Thru June 14. Sundays May 18, June 1,8 2 p.m. Thursday’s May 22June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays May 23-June 14 8 p.m $28.50-$39.50. 4541260. bftix.org. Tinker to Evers to Chance. Through June 1. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd Thru June 1. Preview Thurs. May 15, 7 p.m., Opening Fri., May 16 7 p.m. Sat., May 17 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., Sun. May 18 3 p.m., Tues May 20- Fri. May 23 7 p.m. Sat. May 24 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Sun. May 25 3 p.m., Wed. May 28Fri. May 30 7 p.m. (5/29 sign interpreted) Sat. May 31 2:30 & 7:30pm., Sun June 1 3 p.m 232-4382. gevatheatre.org. Tom Deckman: Signing’ & Talkin’. May 30-31. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St Fri. May 30th and Sat. May 31st at 8 p. m., Sun. June 1 3 p. m $25. 325-4370. downstairscabaret.com.

Workshops [ WED., MAY 28 ] Family Development Class: “Wise Choices”. Ongoing, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of school-age children Free, RSVP 325-3245 x131. mharochester.org. Summer Driver Education Program. Through June 24. The Harley School, 1981 Clover St 442-1770 x3013. harleyschool.org. [ THU., MAY 29 ] Birds and Botanicals -Colored Pencil. 1-3 p.m Outside the Box Art Gallery, Bldg 9, The Canal Works, 1000 Turk Hill Rd. $120. 727-4574. hopeinartstudio.com. Business Research Workshop. May 29, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. Jennifer Byrnes and Linda Halliburton, Small Business Information Specialists from the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County and Doug Mabon, a mentor from SCORE will describe the resources and guides that will help you find good data for your business plan, most of which are Free 585-340-8720. penfieldlibrary.org. Mandala Workshop. May 29, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $30 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Organize and Change Your Life. May 29, 7-8:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Rochester Makerspace Open Nights. 6-10 p.m. Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul

St. #23 Bring a project to work on or something to show others, help work on the space, or just get to know the venue Free. 210--0075. rochestermakerspace.org. Services for Older Adults with Disabilities. May 29, 1-2:30 p.m. Lifespan, 1900 S. Clinton Ave. Registration required. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org. Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients. May 29, 8-9:30 a.m. The Housing Council, 75 College Ave. 328-5211. thehousingcouncil.org. Successful Sauté. May 29, 6-8:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $60. 394-7070. nywcc.com. Whiskey Workshop with Black Button Distilling. May 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $30 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ FRI., MAY 30 ] Home Care Options and How to Pay for Them. May 30, 1-2:30 p.m. Lifespan, 1900 S. Clinton Ave. Registration required. 244-8400 x401. lifespan-roch.org. Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training Workshop. 9 a.m.-noon. Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, 1600 South Avenue Free 473-3030. literacyrochester.org. Lunch & Learn - Seasonal Chef Demo & Wine Pairing. May 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $30. 394-7070. nywcc.com. STI Professional Training. May 30, 8 a.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. Sign-in/registration: 7:458:15 a.m $5, register 7307034. ppcwny.rsvp@gmail.com. rochesterbrainery.com. [ SAT., MAY 31 ] Baking for Brunches. May 31, 10 a.m.-noon. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $60. 394-7070. nywcc.com. Beer 101. May 31, 3-5 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $40. 394-7070. nywcc.com. Chef’s Table. May 31, 6-8:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $75. 394-7070. nywcc.com. Fundamentals of Shamanism with Bekki Shining Bearheart. May 31-June 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S Shamanic journeying is the core technique of shamanism, enabling the practitioner to obtain help from spirit allies by traveling in a trance state to the shamanic realms $150. 427-8110. purpledoorsoulsource.com. Home Composting. May 31, 10 a.m. Hansen Nature Center, 1525 Calkins Rd. Learn about different ways to create compost bins and how to maintain the compost pile 359-7044. henrietta.org. Into to Belly Dancing w/ Katrina Scott Kruse. May 31, 4 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St Macedon 474-4116. booksetcofmacedonny.com.

RECREATION | ROCHESTER MAP ADVENTURE

In an era of GPS and smartphone map services, getting your bearings the old fashioned way is unusual. Still, exploring your own city can lead to new discoveries or renewed interest in local gems that we tend to take for granted. On Saturday, May 31, Rochester Orienteering Club will host its 3rd annual urban orienteering event, the Rochester Map Adventure. This year, the event starts at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 353 Court Street, at 11 a.m. (with registration opening at 10 a.m.), and includes locations throughout downtown, Corn Hill, the University of Rochester, Mount Hope, Main Street, and Cobb’s Hill. People may participate individually or in teams, on foot or by bike. Maps will be distributed 15 minutes prior to the start, and there will be 3- and 5-hour time categories. The maps have circles on them marking areas of historic interest; at the center of each circle is a question to be answered (easily, based on observation of the area). The object is to get to as many circles as possible and answer as many questions correctly within the shortest amount of time. Food and drink will be provided at the end of each time block. A pre-registration entry fee of $15 per adult ($10 for Rochester Orienteering Club members) and $5 for one or more children ages 18 and under (that’s as many children as a team has with them, not $5 per child). Participants are requested to register online by May 28, 10 p.m. An additional $5 fee is charged for registration on site, if space permits. For more information or to register in advance, visit roc.us.orienteering.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY Lunch & Learn - Seasonal Chef Demo & Wine Pairing. May 31, 12:30-1:30 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $30. 3947070. nywcc.com. Pasta Making Workshop. May 31, 2-4 p.m. New York Wine & Culinary Center, 800 South Main St $45. 394-7070. nywcc.com. [ MON., JUNE 2 ] Doctor Danger: What Every Patient Needs to Know. June 2, 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane “There are lots of things hospitals don’t tell you” 723-4673. lifetreecafe. com. Rochester Culinary Class w/ Nathaniel Mich from Hedonist Artisan Chocolates. June 2, 6-8:30 p.m. The Culinary Center at Vella, 237 PittsfordPalmyra Rd $79. 421-9362. rochesterculinary.com. Toastmasters. First Monday of every month, 6-8 p.m. 4231897. Yoga 101. June 2, 6:307:45 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com.

[ TUE., JUNE 3 ] Frisky Felines: Addressing Common Behavior Problems in Cats. June 3, 7-9 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Inspirational Art. June 3, 7-9 p.m. The Purple Door Soul Source, 3259 Winton Road S 427-8110. purpledoorsoulsource.com. Introduction to Form Poetry. June 3, 7-9 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave $120-$130. 473-2590. wab. org. Twitter for Beginners. June 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com.

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Brockport Strand 93 Main St, Brockport, 637-3310, rochestertheatermanagement.com

Canandaigua Theatres 3181 Townline Road, Canandaigua, 396-0110, rochestertheatermanagement.com

Cinema Theater 957 S. Clinton St., 271-1785, cinemarochester.com

Culver Ridge 16 2255 Ridge Rd E, Irondequoit  544-1140, regmovies.com

Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org

Eastview 13 Eastview Mall, Victor 425-0420, regmovies.com

Geneseo Theatres Geneseo Square Mall, 243-2691, rochestertheatermanagement.com

Greece Ridge 12 176 Greece Ridge Center Drive 225-5810, regmovies.com

Henrietta 18 525 Marketplace Drive 424-3090, regmovies.com

The Little 240 East Ave., 258-0444 thelittle.org

Movies 10 2609 W. Henrietta Road 292-0303, cinemark.com

Pittsford Cinema 3349 Monroe Ave., 383-1310 pittsford.zurichcinemas.com

Tinseltown USA/IMAX 2291 Buffalo Road 247-2180, cinemark.com

Webster 12 2190 Empire Blvd., 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com

Vintage Drive In 1520 W Henrietta Rd., Avon 226-9290, vintagedrivein.com

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Portrait of a lady “Belle”

(PG), DIRECTED BY AMMA ASANTE NOW PLAYING AT THE LITTLE [ REVIEW ] BY GEORGE GRELLA

In addition to the countless films made from original scripts, the medium’s long history demonstrates a close relationship with other arts. Hundreds of movies grow out of plays, short stories, novels, poems, even popular songs, but the origin of “Belle” may be unique — it began with a painting. The painting, an 18th-century portrait of two beautiful, elegantly dressed young women, one white, one black, led the

screenwriter, Misan Sagay, to investigate the history of the painting and of the two women, orphaned cousins in the care of the Lord Chief Justice of England. The story begins with Captain Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode) placing his illegitimate biracial daughter Belle (Lauren Julien-Box) in the household of his uncle the Chief Justice (Tom Wilkinson), the Earl of Mansfield. Lord Mansfield and his wife (Emily Watson) raise the young woman along with her cousin Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) as part of the family. The fact of her mixed ancestry and illegitimacy naturally conditions much of her life in the great house and in the society of lords, ladies, knights, earls, viscounts, and all the other tiresome titles of the awful aristocracy that ruled England. Most of the film deals with the young womanhood of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu MbathaRaw) and her unusual position in the world of privilege and rank. Snooty visitors express shock at her acceptance in the family and the

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sarah Gadon in “Belle.” PHOTO COURTESY FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES

obvious affection of her cousin and great uncle. Beautiful and exotic, she attracts the attention of some eligible young men; as the heiress to a handsome fortune, she also appeals to that classic English type, the younger sons of great families who will not inherit wealth or property. Aside from Dido’s personal story, the question of race enters the movie through her great uncle’s position as Lord Chief Justice. He must decide the legality of an insurance claim for a shipload of slaves cruelly drowned by the captain of the slave ship Zong. The case and his decision, according to the script, initiate the process of reform and abolition that ultimately leads to the outlawing of slavery in Great Britain. Despite the unavoidable presence of the racial issue, “Belle” addresses problems of class as much as race. The painful punctiliousness of behaviors and attitudes suffocates much of the characters’ simple humanity. The formal exactness of the dialogue, the scrupulous attention to particular acts, words, and gestures against the background of an oppressive propriety, turns the movie into a version of the novel of manners, rather like Jane Austen without the wit. Despite her heritage and race, Dido behaves with the same aristocratic decorum as everybody else, speaking in the same careful sentences, invoking the same social rules, enjoying the same privileges as her family and acquaintances. Her love for an idealistic young lawyer, John Davinier

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“For No Good Reason” (R), DIRECTED BY CHARLIE PAUL OPENS FRIDAY AT THE LITTLE AND PITTSFORD CINEMA

(Sam Reid) shows her brave willingness to defy those rules and follow her heart. Stuck somewhere between a chick flick and a costume drama, with even a touch of the English country house mystery, the picture relies heavily on the decorative aspects of its time. The men wear wigs, stockings, and knee breeches, the women dress in colorful gowns that push their breasts up as if they were selling fruit, and the establishing shots of the great house should please any Anglophile viewer of public television (you “Downton Abbey” fans out there know what I mean). The highly inhibited social life, with its excessively polite conversation, its dreadful snobbery, and entertainment consisting of after dinner piano recitals by the young ladies makes the 18th century seem remarkably boring. Possibly in keeping with its time and place, “Belle” substitutes words for action in most of its important scenes, resulting in a sometimes tediously talky work. Its visual beauty, its stunning exteriors, and the quality of its cast compensate for some of its length and prolixity. The lovely Gugu Mbatha-Raw looks very like the now famous portrait and handles her part with precision and even some passion. As usual in English movies, the supporting cast, which includes Emily Watson and Miranda Richardson, performs with great competence and conviction, and the redoubtable Tom Wilkinson expresses a variety of emotions underneath that awful wig, and pretty much dominates every one of his scenes.

In “For No Good Reason,” director Charlie Paul delves into the work of English illustrator Ralph Steadman, whose splotchy, grotesquely caricatured art is probably familiar to you even if you don’t immediately recognize his name. He’s most well-known for his collaborations with Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, so it follows that the film focuses mostly on their partnership, but that decision winds up being a bit disappointing when it becomes clear that Steadman’s most interesting work was done solo. Steadman is an engaging subject, but Paul’s direction constantly calls attention to itself, distracting from the artist’s work with montages, split screens, still photography, and shifting film formats. That’s not even counting the animation segments, an overbearing pop soundtrack, and narration from Johnny Depp. The film’s best moments come when the camera rests long enough to let us observe Steadman’s process, which is fascinatingly freeform — he admits the end results are as unexpected to him as they are to his audience. It’s the sort of intriguing statement that the film is too hyperactive to properly explore.

Ralph Steadman and Johnny Depp in “For No Good Reason.” PHOTO COURTESY SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

“A Million Ways To Die In the West” (R), DIRECTED BY SETH MACFARLANE OPENS FRIDAY

“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane has got to be one of the most frustrating entertainers working in Hollywood today. His projects tend to rely on the shock value of politically incorrect humor while pandering to the lowest common denominator with endless barrages of dick and fart jokes. But at the same time, he manages to slip in enough truly clever material to make it maddeningly obvious that he’s a lot smarter than he lets on. It’s a modus operandi that smacks of laziness, and his new western-comedy “A Million Ways to Die in the West” does little to break that trend. MacFarlane writes, directs and stars as Albert, a sweet-natured but spineless sheep farmer who discovers untapped wells of self-confidence and courage through his relationship with new-girl-in-town, Anna (Charlize Theron). Unbeknownst to Albert, Anna is on the run from her infamous outlaw husband, Clinch (Liam Neeson). With supporting roles for Amanda Seyfried as Albert’s ex, Neil Patrick Harris as the moustachery proprietor she shacks up with, plus Sarah Silverman and Giovanni Ribisi as Albert’s best friends, this is too talented a cast for there not to be a few laughs, and there’s some good silly fun to be had (particularly during a moustachecentric musical number). However, the tone veers so wildly from scene to scene that the film as a whole winds up being completely forgettable. MacFarlane isn’t an unappealing lead, and he has a nice, effortless chemistry with Theron — their scenes together effectively offer a few tantalizing hints at what a smarter, more ambitious script might have given us.

“Palo Alto” (R), DIRECTED BY GIA COPPOLA OPENS FRIDAY AT THE LITTLE

“Palo Alto” marks the debut of the third generation of filmmakers from the Coppola family, with the first feature from writer-director Gia Coppola. Her film takes inspiration from a collection of short stories by James Franco, but don’t let that scare you off, as Coppola delivers a remarkably assured depiction of aimless youth stumbling through life as they make an attempt to solidify what kind of person they’ll ultimately become. The film centers on April (Emma Roberts), a good girl with enough of a rebellious streak that her path isn’t immediately clear. The only one amongst her group of friends who’s still a virgin, she sets her sights on Teddy, played by Jack Kilmer (son of Val Kilmer, who appears in the film as April’s step-father), a generally sweet kid whose friendship with semideranged Fred (Nat Wolff) has a tendency to land him in trouble. When Teddy gets put on probation after a fender-bender following a party, he slides just enough out of the picture for April’s predatory soccer coach (played by Franco himself) to take advantage of the situation. Coppola’s film has a dreamy tone that’s more than a little reminiscent of her aunt Sophia, and the episodic plotting betrays its short-story roots, but she maintains a clear-eyed empathy with the protagonists that feels heartbreakingly real. As the teens let their insecurities guide them into making generally terrible decisions, it’s hard not to feel for them. Coppola’s compassion for her characters allows them to be alternately endearing and infuriating, and I can’t think of a better description of adolescence.

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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] COLD IN JULY (R): A family man must defend his home when the father of an intruder he killed in self defense comes seeking revenge. Starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, and Don Johnson. Little COME BACK TO THE 5 & DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN (1982): Robert Altman directs this adaptation of the play, about a James Dean fan club that meets inside a Woolworth’s in small-town Texas. Starring Cher, Karen Black, and Kathy Bates. Dryden (Wed, May 28, 8 p.m.) FARGO (1996): In desperate need of cash, a man hires two goons to kidnap his wife, hoping that her father will pay the ransom but things quickly spiral out of control. Starring Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, and Peter Stormare. Dryden (Fri, May 30, 8 p.m.; Sun, Jun 1, 2 p.m.) FOR NO GOOD REASON (R): This documentary focuses on the career of artist Ralph Steadman, the illustrator best known for his collaborations with Hunter S. Thompson. Little MALEFICENT (PG): Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this lavish fairy tale adventure, which tells the previously untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain. Brockport, Canandaigua, Geneseo, Pittsford, Vintage Drive In A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST (R): Seth MacFarlane writes, directs, and stars in this Western-comedy about a timid sheep farmer who’s forced to face off against a notorious gunslinger when it turns out he’s been seeing the man’s wife. With Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Neil Patrick Harris, Giovanni Ribisi, and Sarah Silverman. Canandaigua, Geneseo, Pittsford, Vintage Drive In PALO ALTO (R): This drama follows the lives of a group of teenagers as they struggle to figure out the messy world of sex, love, and relationships. With Emma Roberts, James Franco, and Val Kilmer. Little POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL (1936): Shirley Temple stars in this musical-comedy about a wealthy young girl who’s taken in by a pair of down-on-theirluck performers after she gets lost in the big city. Dryden (Tue, Jun 3, 8 p.m.) TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI (1954): An aging gangster is forced to cancel his retirement when he’s double-crossed by enemies after his loot. Dryden (Thu, May 29, 8 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (PG-13): The continued adventures of the crime-fighting web-slinger and Rochester makes it’s summer blockbuster debut. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster

BEARS (G): Disney’s newest documentary focuses on the titular animals living in the Alaskan wilderness. Culver, Eastview, Henrietta BELLE (PG): Based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of an admiral, raised in aristocratic society but because of her background finds herself caught between two worlds. Little, Pittsford BLENDED (PG-13): Following a disastrous blind date, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore must find a way to get along after they inadvertently sign up for the same African vacation with their kids. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Vintage Drive In, Webster BRICK MANSIONS (PG-13): An undercover cop teams up with an ex-con to take down a drug kingpin holed up in an abandoned mansion in dystopian Detroit. Starring Paul Walker. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Tinseltown, Webster CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (PG-13): The patriotic hero continues to adapt to the modern world, while battling a new foe: the Soviet agent known as The Winter Soldier. Starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Tinseltown CHEF (R): Jon Favreau writes, directs, and stars in this film about a respected chef who decides to leave behind the world of haute cuisine in order to start a food truck. With Sofía Vergara, Bobby Cannavale, John Leguizamo, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlett Johansson. Little, Pittsford DIVERGENT (PG-13): Based on the popular series of young adult novels, about a dystopian future in which society is divided into factions based on their strongest virtues. Starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet. Eastview GODZILLA (PG-13): The world’s most notorious—and, let’s face it, adorable—giant reptilian monster makes a triumphant return to the big screen. Starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron TaylorJohnson, Juliette Binoche, and Ken Watanabe. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 (R): A new batch of horror movies are spoofed with “hilarious” results in this comedy from Marlon Wayans. Movies 10 HEAVEN IS FOR REAL (PG): A young boy claims to have visited heaven in this drama based on the bestselling book. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster THE IMMIGRANT (R): A immigrant woman sails to New York in search of the American Dream only to find herself forced into a life of burlesque and prostitution when her sister falls ill. Starring Marion

Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. Little LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY’S RETURN (PG): In this animated follow-up to “The Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy returns to Oz to help save her old friends from the villainous Jester. With Lea Michele, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Martin Short, and Kelsey Grammer. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown MILLION DOLLAR ARM (PG): Jon Hamm stars as a sports agent out to find America’s next great baseball star by recruiting cricket players India. With Lake Bell, Bill Paxton, Aasif Mandvi, and Alan Arkin. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown MOMS’ NIGHT OUT (PG): A mothers’ night on the town spirals out of control in this faith-based comedy. Starring Patricia Heaton, Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, and Trace Adkins. Canandaigua, Henrietta MUPPETS MOST WANTED (PG): An imposter Kermit gets the gang involved in an international crime caper. With Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, and Christoph Waltz. Movies 10 MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN (PG): The popular characters from “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show” get a modern, computer-animated upgrade in this adventurecomedy. With the voices of Ty Burrell, Leslie Mann, Stephen Colbert, Mel Brooks, and Stanley Tucci. Movies 10 NEIGHBORS (R): Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne play a young couple who enter into an all-out war when a fraternity moves in next door. Also starring Zac Efron and Dave Franco. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster THE OTHER WOMAN (PG-13): When a woman discovers the man she’s been seeing is married, the two women strike up a friendship plan to get even. Starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Nikolaj CosterWaldau, and Nicky Minaj. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster THE RAILWAY MAN (R): A former British Army officer sets out to confront the man who was responsible for his treatment while being held as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Starring Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård and Nicole Kidman. Canandaigua X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (PG-13): The X-Men band together across two different time periods to fight for the survival of the mutant species. With Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, and Jennifer Lawrence. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Genseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster


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keeps the action funny and engaging — and eventually, quite serious. Director Cece McFarland keeps the constantly changing action clear, well-timed, and perfectly pitched. All of these theatrical head games are firmly anchored by the two female leads. As Ann Kron, Vicki Casarett gives a performance full of droll details, but presents a well-judged character arc, from supposed ditziness at the beginning to true moral and emotional stature at the end. I don’t think she raises her voice once in the play, but her quiet authority sets the tone of the show. Stephanie Roosa delivers many of Lisa’s lines with the right dryly, witty touch, and she is not afraid to play her less sympathetic moments honesty. The two women complement each other well; through some acting alchemy, they really seem like a mother and daughter, even though they look and act nothing alike. Casarett and Roosa are supported by an outstanding ensemble. These four performers play adults and children encountered by Kron in her neighborhood while growing up, a doctor and fellow patients in the allergy clinic, and themselves — the increasingly dissatisfied cast members of “Well.” Each of the four in the ensemble has their standout moments. Morey Fazzi plays an amusingly unctuous doctor, and Mickey Market is hilarious and a bit harrowing as Lisa’s roommate at the clinic, who seems to be allergic to life itself. Jacqueline Moe plays every third-grade girl’s loudmouthed classmate from hell, and turns around to play a clinic patient who describes herself as “sick of being sick.” Corwin Alexander creates a rounded character in just a few lines as the Krons’ drunken neighbor — and also plays his son. And I suppose it’s not amiss to say that all four of them play themselves very, well ... well.

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Historic Charm Meets Modern Updates 56 Hubbell Park If you ever dreamed about owning a charming period home with loads of character complete with a white-picket fence, then this home is a must see!  Nestled in the heart of the historic Corn Hill neighborhood, 56 Hubbell Park is a meticulously maintained circa 1858 home with modern amenities and over $35,000 invested in improvements.  A stone walkway leads to the front porch—a perfect place to sit and enjoy the warm summer weather.  The front yard has plenty of lush greenery with the additional perk of low maintenance landscaping.

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Inside, gleaming hardwoods span the entire first floor of this approximately 1,322 square foot vernacular, Victorian-era cottage.  Plenty of natural light streams in through the windows of every room.  The walls are painted in attractive, neutral hues.  The expansive kitchen with modern recess lighting, updated appliances, and ample counter space opens to the brightly lit front room, which currently serves as a formal dining room. 

lovely aerial view of the living room through the strategically placed wall cutout.  Laundry will surely be less of a chore with the convenient adjoining laundry area in this loft bedroom!  The large, modern bathroom has tiled floors and a sleek updated vanity. Located at the end of the lower level hallway, glass-paneled French doors lead to the possible second bedroom or office.  A second set of French doors open to the rear deck, perfect for entertaining and summer barbeques.  The lush greenery and low maintenance continues in the backyard.  Enjoy privacy in this fully fenced yard, three sides of which have wooden fencing.  The small structure currently serving as a shed or storage area looks like it could have served as a former chicken coop.  If you love city living then this house might just be the perfect home for you.  Enjoy the Corn Hill Arts Festival right from your own street!  Go for walks along the Genesee River Trails.  Head over to Corn Hill Landing for a delicious dinner at trendy restaurants like Tony D’s or Panzari’s Italian Bistro on Exchange. 

Situated on the other side of the kitchen is the family room.  A wood burning fireplace, comprised of salvaged brick with a single piece of slate tile as the hearth, is the focal point of this room.  Exposed beams and skylights add character to the vaulted ceilings. 

Listed by Richard Sarkis and Micheal Faucher of Nothnagle REALTORS®, 56 Hubbell Park is listed for an affordable $129,900.  Call Micheal at 585-314-3801 for more information or to schedule a showing!

The staircase, between the kitchen and family room, leads to the loft master en suite.  Ascending to the second level provides a

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Notice of Formation of McManus Painting LLC, Arts. of Org. filed by Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/15/2014. Office location: County of Monroe. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process served to McManus Painting LLC, 28 Weldon St.,, Rochester, NY 14611. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] OLIVER RENOVATIONS LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on May 6, 2014. NY 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, 76 TOWN PUMP CIRCLE, SPENCERPORT, NY 14559. General Purposes. [ LEGAL NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DAVID J. AMUNDSON TRUCKING, LLC ] NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above named Limited Liability Company has been formed for the transaction of business in the State of New York and elsewhere. 1.  The name of the Limited Liability Company is David J. Amundson Trucking, LLC. 2.  The Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State for the State of New York on May 13, 2014. 3.  The office of the Limited Liability Company is to be located in Monroe County, NY. 4.  The Secretary of State of the State of New York is designated as the agent for the Limited Liability Company upon whom process in any action or proceeding against it may be served and the address within the State to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of the process in any action or proceeding against the Limited Liability Company which may be served upon him is 31 Courtenay Circle, Pittsford, NY 14534.  The Limited Liability Company does not have a registered agent within the State of New York.  5.  The Limited Liability Company shall engage in any activity for which a limited liability company may be lawfully engaged under the laws of the State of New York. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] BRAR TRANSPORTATION LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New

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York Department of State on 07/29/2013. Office is in the Monroe County Secretary of the state is designated agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to principal business of the LLC: 54 Boyd drive, Rochester NY 14616. Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Articles of Organization of limited liability company. Long Pond Senior Apartments, LLC (LLC) were filed with the Department of State on May 12, 2014. Monroe County is the county within which it will have its office; its principal business address is 400 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607. The LLC has designated the Secretary of State of New York as its agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Long Pond Senior Apartments, LLC c/o PathStone Development Corporation, 400 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607 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 develop, own and operate a residential real property development. [ NOTICE ] Articles of Organization of limited liability company. Stone Quarry Apartments, LLC (LLC) were filed with the Department of State on May 8, 2014. Monroe County is the county within which it will have its office; its principal business address is 400 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607. The LLC has designated the Secretary of State of New York as its agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Stone Quarry Apartments, LLC c/o PathStone Development Corporation, 400 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607 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 develop, own and operate a residential real property development. [ NOTICE ] BAXBAR COMMERCIAL REALTY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/15/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 465 Main St., Ste. 600, Buffalo, NY 14203. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 2255 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606.

[ NOTICE ] BROOKSIDE PARTNERS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/30/2014. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 1325, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 560 Perinton Hills Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450. [ NOTICE ] Derleth Heating & Cooling, LLC was filed with SSNY on February 4, 2014. Office: Monroe County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Address which SSNY shall mail any process against the LLC served upon SSNY: Derleth Heating & Cooling, LLC, 618 Campbell St., Rochester, New York 14611. Purpose is to engage in any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Eudaimonia Events and Catering LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 5-14-2014. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as its agent and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it is c/o the Company, 206 Park Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business. [ NOTICE ] HEISENBERG CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P., a domestic LP filed with the SSNY on 2/18/14. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LP may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LP, 21 Brunson Way, Penfield, NY 14526-2844. General purposes. [ NOTICE ] HMK PROPERTIES, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/30/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, Attn: Richard Wing, Manager, 25 Five Points Rd., Rush, NY 14543. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Indus Elm Street LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 5/7/14. Office:Monroe Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process against it

may be served and shall mail copy to: 1080 Pittsford Victor Rd. #201 Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] JAS AUTO TRANSPORT LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/9/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 57 James Moore Cir., Hilton, NY 14468 . General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] LIGHTS VIDEO LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/11/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the Registered Agent Corporation Service Company 80 State St Albany, NY 12207. Any lawful activity.

L. Brenna, Jr., Manager, 31 E. Main St., Ste. 200, Rochester, NY 14614. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Mekhi & Honesty Enterprises LLC filed Arts. of Org. with NY Dept. of State (SSNY) 3/26/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to 66 Hoeltzer St., Rochester, NY 14605. Purpose: Any lawful action. [ NOTICE ] MULTI-BIT GAMES LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 2/12/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, 60 Underwood Ave., Hilton, NY 14468. General Purpose.

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LIVING @ EASE, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/21/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Darrin Singleton, Jr., 64 Strong St., Rochester, NY 14621. General Purpose.

My Mechanic Automotive Services Group, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/23/2014. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 925 Empire Blvd., Rochester, NY 14609. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity.

[ NOTICE ] LMS MINISTRY, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 3/10/14. Office location: Monroe County. United States Corporation Agents, Inc. is designated as the Registered Agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc. 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Lawful Activity [ NOTICE ] MANN ACQUISITIONS LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/15/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Thomas and Karie Mann, 2233 Roosevelt Hwy., Hamlin, NY 14464. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] MASTERMIND LOUNGE LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/23/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC, Attn: Robert

[ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number not yet assigned, for a full on premise beer, wine & liquor license has been applied for by Richmond’s Rochester LLC dba Richmonds of Rochester, 21 Richmond Street, Rochester, NY 14607, County of Monroe, for a restaurant. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that an order entered by the Supreme court, Monroe county , on the 16th day of May, 2014 bearing Index Number 14/4864, copy of which may be examined at the office of the clerk, located at 39 W. Main Street, Rochester, New York, in room number 101 grants me the right, effective on the 16thday of May, 2014, to assume the name of LOUIS CHI-YU LIU. My present address is 10 Terrain Drive, Rochester, NY 14618; the date of my birth is March 28, 1967; the place of my birth is Taiwan; my present name is CHI-YU LOUIS LIU.


Legal Ads [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that an order entered by the Supreme court, Monroe county , on the 16th day of May, 2014 bearing Index Number 14/4865, copy of which may be examined at the office of the clerk, located at 39 W. Main Street, Rochester, New York, in room number 101 grants me the right, effective on the 16th day of May, 2014, to assume the name of GRACE CHI-FEN WANG. My present address is 10 Terrain Drive, Rochester, NY 14618; the date of my birth is October 12, 1967; the place of my birth is Taiwan; my present name is CHI-FEN GRACE WANG. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Form. of WOOTERS LOCK COMPANY, LLC (the “LLC”). Art. of Org. filed with Secretary of the State of NY (SSNY) on 4/25/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 5 Mildorf St, Rochester, NY 14609. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of T. L. McKenzie Enterprises, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) February 19, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc. 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228 . Purpose: any lawful activities.

NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ROCity Holsters LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/19/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 245 Milburn St Roch NY 14607 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Simply Put LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) March 19, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 75 Dewey Ave. Fairport, NY 14450 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of URC Associates LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) May 6, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 295 Miramar Road, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 1470 WESTERN LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/01/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: PO Box 785, Pittsford, NY 14534. 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.

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Notice of Formation of Lifetime Financial Group, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) May 14, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 30 Princeton Lane, Fairport, NY 14450 . Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of 367 Parsells, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/5/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 29 County Clare Cres., Fpt 14450. Purpose: real estate holding.

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Notice of formation of 412 COUNTRY WOODS LANE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/7/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Law Office of Anthony A. DiNitto, L.L.C., 8 Silent

Notice of Formation of Mana’o Ventures LLC . Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on March 5, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 115 East Pointe, Fairport,

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Meadows Dr., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: THE BEALE HOUSE LLC. Article of Organization file with the Secretary of State (SSNY) of New York on 4/28/14. Office location Monroe County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: Transformation Properties LLC 2 State Street, 1400 Crossroads Building Rochester NY 14614. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Principal Business location is 2 State Street, 1400 Crossroads Building Rochester NY 14614 [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: TRANSFORMATION PROPERTIES LLC. Article of Organization file with the Secretary of State (SSNY) of New York on 4/28/14. Office location Monroe County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: Transformation Properties LLC 2 State Street, 1400 Crossroads Building Rochester NY 14614. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Principal Business location is 2 State Street, 1400 Crossroads Building Rochester NY 14614 [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Alternative Pain Management of Western New York, PLLC. Arts of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/22/2014. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 100 College Parkway, Suite 180, Williamsville, NY 14221. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of American Comtech Components, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) May 7, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 170 Brittany Ln, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ANCO PREMIER PROPERTIES LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 4/16/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY

designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Richard Coia, 2024 E. Henrietta Rd. Ste. #6, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: all lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BB ALBANY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/01/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: PO Box 785, Pittsford, NY 14534. 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 BLUE RAIN EXPRESS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/06/14. 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 CCF HOLDINGS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/01/14. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: PO Box 785, Pittsford, NY 14534. 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 DMCT Real Estate, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/8/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 20 Vantage Point Dr., Ste. 4, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of DUALITI INTERACTIVE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/21/14. Office location: Westchester County. Princ. office of LLC: 180 Thackery Rd., Rochester, NY 146103362. 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. As amended by

Cert. of Correction filed with SSNY on 04/30/14, office location changed to Monroe County. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of EcoTech Park Development & Operations, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/15/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 200 W. Ridge Rd., Ste. 450, Rochester, NY 14615. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Editions Printing, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 05/05/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 123 Westland Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Ferrano Holdings, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/9/14. 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 22 Turner Dr., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI 90 GOODWAY LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/30/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Marco Q. Rossi, Esq., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI 962 Ridge Rd Webster LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/16/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Marco Q. Rossi & Associates PLLC., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI Barrington PK LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/10/14. Office location:

Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Marco Q. Rossi & Associates PLLC., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of FSI Camp Haccamo LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/29/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Marco Q. Rossi, Esq., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Gaetano Abbate Contracting & Consulting, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/12/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 134 Angel’s Path, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Imburgia Brothers Holdings II LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Marco Q. Rossi, Esq., 48 Wall St., Ste. 1100, NY, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Indus Elm Street LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/7/14. 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 The LLC, 1080 Pittsford Victor Road, Ste. 201, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of INSTRUCTIONAL VISUAL BOARDS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 6990 Chili Riga Center Road, Churchville NY 14428. Purpose: any lawful act.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of John F. Magee, LLC. Articles of Organization filed Sec’y of state (SSNY) 5/12/2014. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 108 Gates House Trail, Henrietta, New York 14467. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Jovan Property Management LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/18/2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 213 Stonypoint Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14624. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Kreher Property Management, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/19/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 18 Falcon Trail, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Laird Motion Controls, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) April 3, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1453 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta, NY 14467. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 1. Name of the Limited Liability Company is 558 Elmgrove LLC. 2. Articles of Organization were filed by Department of State of New York on April 15, 2014. 3. County of office: Monroe 4. The Company does not have a specific date of dissolution. 5. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed: 558 Elmgrove Rd, Rochester, NY 14606. 6.Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of McGurk Realty LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y

of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/1/2014. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 32 Wainswright Circle, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of NB Property Management LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) Sept. 24, 2004. 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 380 Cedar Creek Trail, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Panka Enterprises LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Department of State on April 24, 2014. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 12 Old Westfall Drive, Rochester, NY 14625. The purpose of the Company is any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PARTIES AND PICNICS BY MARK LLC .Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 04/23/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process 203 Blff Drive, East Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PBCP, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/16/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2680 Ridge Rd. West, Ste. B100C, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Ranit NY Holdings, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/11/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 33 University Ave., Rochester,

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Legal Ads > page 33 NY 14605. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Rochester Chili Avenue, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/13/14. 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 Uncommon Properties, LLC, 826 Broadway, 9th Fl., NY, NY 10003. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of RUS LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 03/21/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 23421, Rochester New York 14692. Purpose: Real estate Rental. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ShortSheets, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/05/14. Office location:

Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 12 Whitmore St., Rochester, NY 14620. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to George DesMarteau, Esq., 16 E. Main St., Ste. 370, Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of SMY Properties, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/9/14. 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 1633 N. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14621. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Spike Enterprises LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Department of State on April 24, 2014. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process

to: 12 Old Westfall Drive, Rochester, NY 14625. The purpose of the Company is any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Team Kenady LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State on April 24, 2014. The office of the LLC is in Monroe County. The New York Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of such process to 821 Avenue D, Rochester, New York 14621. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under the NY LLC law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Technical Network Associates LLC.  Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY)  on March 7, 2014. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: VCorp Services, LLC, 25 Robert Pitt Dr., STE. 204, Monsey, NY, 10952

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as regd. agent of LLC. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ZSR Holdings LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/21/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 34 Bending Oak Dr., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qual. of Sumanti Devi Global Investment, LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/25/14. Office loc.: Monroe County. LLC org. in GA 2/11/14. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to 33 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14615, the principal office addr. of LLC. Art. of Org. on file: SSGA, 313 West Tower, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Atlanta, GA 30334. Purp.: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of TUG SERVICE CENTERS NETWORK (GEORGIA), LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/16/14. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 01/21/05. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: 1135 Brooks Ave. Freight Bldg. Rd., Bldg. 1, Rochester, NY 14624. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State, DE - Jeffrey W. Bullock, 401 Federal St. - Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice to Bidders: Economy Paving Company will be preparing quotations for the CSOAP Pedestrian bridge improvements, City of Rochester, Monroe County to be bid on June 4, 2014. We solicit your Subcontract bids or material supply quotations. Plans are available through the Office of Purchasing Dept. Monroe County 39 West Main St Rochester, NY. Please fax quotes to 607756-4742 or email to jjump@economypaving. com. We are an equal opportunity employer. [ NOTICE ] Notice to Bidders: Economy Paving Company will be preparing

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quotations for the Greater Rochester International Airport 2014 Access Road Improvements, Monroe County to be bid on May 29, 2014. We solicit your Subcontract bids or material supply quotations. Plans are available through the Office of Purchasing Dept. Monroe County 39 West Main St Rochester, NY. Please fax quotes to 607756-4742 or email to jjump@economypaving. com. We are an equal opportunity employer. [ NOTICE ] OPEN ENERGY GROUP PROJECT UPSON LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/8/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Graham Smith, 510 Clinton Sq., Rochester, NY 14604. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] PELTON ELECTRIC, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/4/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 460 Aria Lane Webster, NY 14580. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] PUPPRIDGE ALL NATURAL TREATS LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/20/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Registered Agent: C/O US Corp. Agents, Inc. 7014 13th Ave Ste. 202 Brooklyn, NY 11228. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] STERLING DESIGNS KITCHEN AND BATH, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 5/8/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 303 Macedon Center Rd., Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Tri-Flex Management Group, LLC (”LLC”) filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on April 17, 2014. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: PO Box 18649, Rochester, NY, 14618. Purpose: any lawful activity.

[ NOTICE ] TZM ENTERPRISES LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/10/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Travaris Meeks, 272 Spencer St., Upstairs, Rochester, NY 14608. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Village Wholesalers LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/12/13. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail copy to: 100 Old Hojack Ln. Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] WINTHROP & PITKIN LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/21/14. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Rochester Local Capital LLC 125 Douglas Rd Rochester, NY 14610. Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Av Enterprise Heating & Cooling, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/6/13. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail copy to: 1350 Salt Rd. Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ]

Notice of Formation of USH II, LLC. Arts of Org filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/17/14. Office location: Monroe County. Principal business address: 3000 Vera St., Baltimore, MD 21226. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ]

PIEROGI BY PAULA, LLC has filed Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State on April 28, 2014. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process will be mailed to 336 Long

Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612 Its business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Act. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF MERK PROPERTIES, LLC ] Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY 4/09/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail copy of process to 57 Stone Fence Circle, Rochester, New York 14626. Purpose of LLC: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF BRAND REACH, LLC ] Authority filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/25/14.   Office location:  Monroe County.  LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 8/20/13.  Principal office of LLC:  20 Trotters Field Run, Pittsford, NY 14534.  SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served.  SSNY shall mail process to 20 Trotters Field Run, Pittsford, NY 14534.  DE address of LLC:  1521 Concord Pike #301, Wilmington, DE 19803.  Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of DE, Division of Corps, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901.  Purpose:  Any lawful activity.   [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2013-5805 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union Plaintiff,vs.John F. Fowler, Deceased, and any persons who are heirs distributees of John F. Fowler, Deceased, and all persons who are widows, grantees, mortgagees, lienors, heirs,devisees, distributees, successors in interest of such of them as may be deceased, and their husbands, wives, heirs,devisees, distributees and successors of interest all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to Plaintiff; United States of America; People of the State of New York; John F. Fowler, Jr., Jean Viavattine, a/k/a Jean M. Lachetta, Cheryl Champion and Eric Fowler,Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale

dated May 15, 2014 and entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Clerk’s Office located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe, on June 25, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Gates, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 252 Ford Avenue, Rochester, NY 14606, Tax Account No. 104.09-1-62 described in Deed recorded in Liber 6592 of Deeds, page 162; lot size .12 acres. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $54,354.64 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: May 2014 Culver K. Barr, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2013-7616 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Genesee Regional Bank Plaintiff, vs. Barbara DeLaus, a/k/a Barbara A. DeLaus; Frank DeLaus, Jr., Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated May 8, 2014 and entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the lobby of the Monroe County Clerk’s Office located at 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe, on June 18, 2014 at 11:30 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Brighton, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as Lot No. BR2-B3A of the Resubdivision of Lot AR2-B3 Westfall Park Development as shown on a map filed in the Monroe County Clerk’s


Legal Ads Office in Liber 318 of Maps, page 36. Tax Account Nos. 149.06-15./BR and 149.06-1-5./ RH. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $1,345,437.37 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: May 2014 Robert S. King, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF Monroe, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Indenture Trustee, for New Century Home Equity Loan Trust 20054, Plaintiff, vs. James W. Brown; Donna Brown, ET AL., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on January 07, 2014, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, Rochester, NY on June 05, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., premises known as 73 Forest Avenue, Rochester, NY. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Irondequoit, County of Monroe and State of New York, Section 77.18, Block 4 and Lot 49. Approximate amount of judgment is $111,431.59 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index # 5582/12. Timothy E. Ingersoll, Esq., Referee Knuckles, Komosinski & Elliott, LLP, 565 Taxter Road, Ste. 590, Elmsford, NY 10523, Attorneys for Plaintiff [ SUMMONS ] Index No. 2013-10598 D/O/F: September 19, 2013 Premises Address: 121 FIDDLERS HOLLOW PENFIELD, NY 14526 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,

-against- DONNA B HARRINGTON; KEVIN J HARRINGTON; COLONIAL HEIGHTS HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION; WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; ROBERT CICCONE; FAMILY FIRST OF NY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY; HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; MIDLAND FUNDING LLC D/B/A IN NY AS MIDLAND FUNDING OF DELAWARE LLC; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; THE SHOPPING BAG; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE;; ‘’JOHN DOES’’ and ‘’JANE DOES’’, said names being fictitious, parties intended being possible tenants or occupants of premises, and corporations, other entities or persons who claim, or may claim, a lien against the premises, Defendant(s), TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your Answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance on the Plaintiff’s Attorneys within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service, where service is made by delivery upon you personally within the State, or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner, and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST

RESPND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. The following notice is intended only for those defendants who are owners of the premises sought to be foreclosed or who are liable upon the debt for which the mortgage stands as security. YOU ARE HEREBY PUT ON NOTICE THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. The present amount of the debt as of the date of this summons: $199,054.19 consisting of remaining principal balance of $188,168.02 plus unpaid accrued interest of $5,732.60, plus deferred interest of $3,244.15, escrow/impound shortages or credits of $0.00, late charges of $75.00, Broker`s Price Opinion, inspection and miscellaneous charges of $575.00, attorney fees of $700.00, title search fees of $537.69 and surrogate fee of $21.73. Because of interest and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive the check, in which event we will inform you. The name of the creditor to whom the debt is owed: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION. Unless you dispute the validity of the debt, or any portion thereof, within thirty (30) days after receipt hereof, the debt will be assumed to be valid by the herein debt collector. If you notify the herein debt collector in writing within thirty (30) days after your receipt hereof that the debt, or any portion thereof, is disputed, we will obtain verification of the debt or a copy of any judgment against you representing the debt and a copy of such verification or judgment will be mailed to you by the herein debt collector. Upon your written request within said thirty day period, the herein debt collector will provide you with the name and address of the original creditor if different from the current creditor Note: Your time to respond to the summons and complaint differs from your time to dispute the validity of the debt or to request the name and address of the

original creditor. Although you have as few as 20 days to respond to the summons and complaint, depending on the manner of service, you still have 30 days from receipt of this summons to dispute the validity of the debt and to request the name and address of the original creditor. TO THE DEFENDANTS, except DONNA B HARRINGTON and KEVIN J HARRINGTON: The Plaintiff makes no personal claim against you in this action. TO THE DEFENDANTS: DONNA B HARRINGTON and KEVIN J HARRINGTON : If you have obtained an order of discharge from the Bankruptcy court, which includes this debt, and you have not reaffirmed your liability for this debt, this law firm is not alleging that you have any personal liability for this debt and does not seek a money judgment against you. Even if a discharge has been obtained, this lawsuit to foreclose the mortgage will continue and we will seek a judgment authorizing the sale of the mortgaged premises. Dated: September 10, 2013 Nassau, New York Amanda Gentile, Esq. ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff Main Office 51 E Bethpage Road Plainview, NY 11803 516-741-2585 Help For Homeowners In Foreclosure New York State Law requires that we send you this notice about the foreclosure process. Please read it carefully. Mortgage foreclosure is a complex process. Some people may approach you about “saving” your home. You should be extremely careful about any such promises. The State encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. There are government agencies, legal aid entities and other non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about foreclosure while you are working with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANKNYS (1877-226-5697) or visit the Department’s website at www.banking.state. ny.us. The State does not guarantee the advice of these agencies.

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