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News. Music. Life.
The marketers have only gotten better at what they do.” ART REVIEW, PAGE 18
Rites and rights in the debate over same-sex marriage. COMMENTARY, PAGE 3
Just getting by on New York’s minimum wage. NEWS, PAGE 6
19th Ward seeks schools solution. NEWS, PAGE 5
Inside the 2012 Shaw Festival. THEATER PREVIEW, PAGE 22
EDUCATION | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO | PAGE 8 | PHOTO BY MIKE HANLON
A cultural gem in a high-tech hub To many people, Rochester Institute of Technology conjures up images of semi-conductors and circuit boards: it’s known for its technology muscle. Even the campus, with its sleek brick exterior, evokes a modern laboratory – maybe the last place you would expect to find a highly rated crafts school. But RIT just may be the perfect location for a crafts school. The School for American Crafts fuses centuries-old traditions with a wave of modern technology, and in the process has helped to preserve the value of what artisans make by hand.
SAC is a little-known gem outside the world of arts and crafts. It is the oldest crafts school in the US, offering students BFA and MFA degree programs in glass, ceramics and ceramic sculpture, metal crafts and jewelry design, and woodworking and furniture design. Whether it’s a glass hot shop or a metal forge, students have a state-of-the-art facility at their fingertips where they can learn their craft, and yes, even find a path to employment. Pictured: Michael Migliorini and his glass work.
To our readers: our dark website Along with astonishing opportunities and advantages, technology can bring serious problems. Late last week, technology’s downside struck us at City. A major hardware malfunction at the company that hosts our website resulted in the site’s destruction. While technicians deal with the restoration of as much of our data as possible, we are developing both short-term and long-term ways to provide a robust website. Short-term, you can access a PDF version of our weekly print issue by going to http://issuu.com/roccitynews. And for the moment, we have created a very simple site on which we are posting all of our content: all of the articles from our weekly print version, plus the articles and blogs we post throughout the week. While navigating this temporary site won’t be as easy as on our old website, it will enable us to continue to make our articles and blogs available – and readers will be able to post their comments on those articles. In addition, you can post comments on our Facebook page and send us your thoughts on Twitter (@roccitynews). And of course you can e-mail comments directly to us at email@example.com, or send them by land mail to Feedback, City Newspaper, 250 North Goodman Street, Rochester 14607. We will continue to keep you informed about the site, and we appreciate your patience. – Bill and Mary Anna Towler Publishers, City Newspaper
Feedback Fracking’s risks
In response to Scott Cline’s comment, “Fracking Claim Is Science Fiction” (Feedback, May 16): There are a number of PhD’s on both sides of the fracking issue. Tony Ingraffia at Cornell University says there is no way of knowing what all that fracking fluid is going to do down there over time. But Mr. Cline fails to mention that 20 to 40 percent of the fracking fluid injected into a well is going to climb back up the same hole it went down, carrying not only itself but also concentrated salts, heavy metals, and radioactive materials. It is entirely possible that when this hits a broken well casing in permeable rock, it can be transported with migrating methane gas into domestic water wells. Apart from the unsustainable amounts of water City
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required for fracking, the greatest danger of fracking fluid coming in contact with drinking water is from the inevitable spills. One storage pit in Pennsylvania collapsed, leaking 400,000 gallons of used fracking fluid into a tributary of a river that supplied several small cities with drinking water. Three hundred thousand people had their drinking water contaminated. I want to preserve New York’s water for its scenic lakes and rivers, for its farms and wildlife. I want to visit my state’s beautiful little villages, spend my money there, buy its wine and organic vegetables, and hike its beautiful glens and trails. Much of beautiful Pennsylvania has been ruined. Let’s not let it happen here. JOHN KASTNER, ROCHESTER
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GUEST COMMENTARY | BY MARVIN A. MCMICKLE
On rights and rites in the same-sex marriage debate Since President Obama expressed his support of same-gender marriage, there has been an intense reaction among many in our nation. This debate must run its course in our society, as all major advances in civil and human rights have done in the past. Consider such hotly debated national issues as the abolition of slavery, the right to vote for women and African Americans, the end of legalized racial segregation in public accommodations and institutions, the struggle for unions and collective bargaining, the passage and enforcement of child labor laws, the adoption of minimum wage laws and workplace safety. Each of these issues was a matter that had to work its way through an often hotly contested national debate. What I wish for is a debate where neither side distorts biblical faith in the process. We must be sure that the civil and human rights promised and safeguarded by the US Constitution are not confused with the religious rites and rituals that are practiced and performed by various religious communities across the country. No one is arguing or insisting that any clergy person of any religious tradition must perform a same-sex wedding if their conscience or their church policy does not support such an action. That is where the idea of a RITE or a church ritual comes in. By the same token, people of a particular religious tradition cannot and should not expect that their interpretation of any particular verse in the Bible
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must be the way by which national public policy is shaped and determined. The United States is not a theocracy under which religious law takes precedence over laws passed by democratically elected legislative bodies. What is amazing to behold is how many Americans are prepared to support any bill that would ban the use of Sharia or strict Islamic law in our society, but seem quite content to impose a very conservative understanding of Levitical law from 8th century BC Israel on believers and nonbelievers alike in modern American society. This nation has known earlier times and struggles when selected verses of the Bible were used to support slavery, relegate women to second-class status, justify the genocidal treatment of Native Americans, and promote “American exceptionalism” and “manifest destiny.” We have eventually condemned the distortion and abuse of the Bible in those instances, and we must do so again today. People of religious faith certainly have a voice in all discussions about public policy, but theirs is not the only voice. That is where the use of the word RIGHTS comes in, because it is the US Constitution and in this case the First Amendment and the establishment of religion clause and the Fourteenth Amendment and equal protection under the law for all citizens that are at stake. People of religious faith should not fear that they will be forced to perform a same-sex marriage ceremony if their conscience does not permit them to do so. That being said, does our nation actually want to deny equal access to civil rights to some segment of our
society that pays the same taxes, serves in the same military, worships in the same churches, lives in the same communities, sits and labors in the same workplaces, and belongs to the same family units as everyone else in this country simply because of their sexual orientation? There are some cautions I would extend especially to my Christian neighbors and my clergy colleagues. First, you cannot take the verses in the Bible, like Leviticus 18:22 or Romans 1: 26-27 that seem to speak against homosexuality while ignoring the other prohibitions, sexual and otherwise, that appear within those same passages. How can people condemn homosexuality while continuing to engage in or remain silent about other behaviors against which the Bible speaks with equal passion? If the answer is that most of Leviticus deals with ancient practices and communal values that are no longer binding on modern society, then how is it that these verses on homosexuality manage to avoid a similar cultural critique? If Romans 1 is the basis for the condemnation of homosexuality, then it must be remembered that that passage does not limit itself to same-sex behavior; it goes on to speak about malice, envy, greed, hatred, murder, strife, arrogance, slander, and disobeying parents. Why do we not hear the same outrage on these topics from those who are so outspoken over the single issue of same-sex marriage? Is it possible they can live with all of these other things going on around them, but they cannot abide homosexuality and samesex marriage? Now it seems it is they who are leaving out or ignoring what the Bible has stated; the exact same charge so often leveled against those who seek to defend the civil rights of same-sex couples. They cannot have it both ways. I fear there is more hypocrisy than honesty in this present discussion. Same-sex marriage is a major shift in how our society is structured. We need to have an extended, civil discussion about this matter. What has already been resolved as acceptable by many is still a matter that remains unresolved for others. Each side needs to respect and consider the point of view of the other without condemning to hell those who happen to hold differing views. However, one thing must be kept clear; this is a matter of rights and not rites. This debate is about who we are and what we believe as Americans and not who we are and what we believe as Christians, Jews,
The United States is not a theocracy under which religious law takes precedence over laws passed by democratically elected legislative bodies.” Muslims, Buddhists, atheist, and nonbelievers. Democratic government is always tricky business, but never more so than when some deeply cherished religious value seems to be involved. Let the debate continue, but as it does I am suggesting that we in the various faith communities cannot pick which biblical verses we will consider and which ethical issues we will pursue while leaving many other verses and issues unaddressed and unresolved. Finally, people need to be sure that their support of or disagreement with a presidential candidate should not stand on a single issue. This may obscure other key issues, like high unemployment, a depressed housing market, the continuation of the costs associated with the war against terrorism, staggering levels of student debt, and an unstable global economy, that face our country today. People need to consider which of the presidential candidates seems to them to be best able to effectively address these concerns. Even if persons cannot support a candidate’s stance on same-sex marriage, they should remember that if they decide to stay home on Election Day because of that one issue, then they are “throwing the baby out with the bath water.” Dr. McMickle is president and Professor of Church Leadership at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School.
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Jump in camera revenues
The City of Rochester projects a significant increase next year in revenue from red light camera fines. The city’s proposed budget indicates red light tickets will generate $3.5 million, nearly doubling this year’s $1.8 million. The city has issued more than 50,000 tickets since installing the cameras in 2010.
County GOP convenes
During their annual convention, Monroe County Republicans endorsed State Assembly member Sean Hanna to run for the 55th Senate District seat — Jim Alesi is not running for re-election — and conservative radio personality Bill Nojay to run for Hanna’s seat. The party also endorsed Peterson Vasquez of Henrietta for a run against Democratic incumbent Harry Bronson in the 138th Assembly District.
RPD forms outreach foundation
The Rochester Police Department has formed the Rochester Police Foundation. The independent, nonprofit organization is intended to foster
positive relationships with the city’s youth and neighborhoods. The foundation will rely on charitable contributions to implement its outreach programs.
Gantt picks up another challenger
Rochester school board member José Cruz intends to challenge long time State Assembly incumbent David Gantt in a September primary in the newly formed 137th District. Cruz once led the Democratic caucus in the Monroe County Legislature, and he is the chief operating officer of the Ibero-American Action League. Democrat John Lightfoot also plans to challenge Gantt.
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blamed gay men for the country’s declining birth rate. “Our hope is what this exhibit does is to remind all of us how quickly intolerance and hate can lead to violence and persecution of any kind of minority group,” Berkowitz says. The JCC and its partners, including the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, have also organized two months of programming to coincide with the exhibit. It includes films, plays, and discussions. A full listing: jccrochester. org/events/special-events/featuredevents/ushmm-traveling-exhibit-nazipersecution-of-homosexuals.
Cost of War The problem illustrates the link between the city’s schools and its tax base. How can residents create and maintain healthy, safe neighborhoods where older families want to stay and younger folks want to set down roots if the schools are unsatisfactory?
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19th Ward looks for schools solutions
Big push at Northeast Prep
Residents in Rochester’s 19th Ward are facing a dilemma: parents with school-age children like the neighborhood, but they are so troubled by the district’s schools, many move away. It’s a not-uncommon scenario in the city, and the 19th Ward Community Association wants to change that. “We’re thinking about forming an education committee,” says DeWain Feller, the association’s president. The challenge is to find ways to support students, families, and teachers that actually improve the district, he says. Families with children are mostly concerned with a “lack of stability in classrooms,” Feller wrote in the association’s most recent newsletter. Parents complain about disruptive behavior in some classrooms, which consumes instruction time. Many parents sell their homes and move to the suburbs to avoid city schools. And those looking to buy a house often look outside the city. The problem illustrates the link between the city’s schools and its tax base. How can residents create and maintain healthy, safe neighborhoods where older families want to stay and younger folks want to set down roots if the schools are unsatisfactory?
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One way the 19th Ward’s proposed education committee could help, Feller says, is by making sure parents are aware of their choices. “We can help to inform parents about what the district’s school choice program is, since many parents don’t understand it,” he says. “We can explain what charter schools are out there, and even what Catholic and private schools are out there.” If parents know that they have options, they may decide to stay in the 19th Ward, Feller says. The 19th Ward has had an education committee before. That committee was instrumental in turning around a troubled Wilson Jr. High School, which became the Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School Commencement Academy.
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Beginning in September, students at Northeast College Preparatory High School will have an extended school day, week, and year thanks to an unusual collaboration between leaders in the political, business, teaching, parent, and faith communities. | Students will attend school from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. The school year will be extended to 11 months. | College Prep students will also receive their three meals at the school, laptop computers, dental and medical care, and tutoring support. Homework for the next day will be completed at school during the longer hours, along with arts, music, and athletic activities. | The program is seen as a pilot following in the footsteps of some local schools, which credit increased instruction time and early intervention for better student outcomes. | Driving the program is Paul Speranza Jr., vice chairman and general counsel for Wegmans. Speranza has assembled an impressive team to help in the effort, including New York State Regent Wade Norwood and Sandy Parker, president of the Rochester Business Alliance. | But some question Speranza’s claim that the program shouldn’t cost the district more money.
1,980 US servicemen and servicewomen and 1,030 Coalition servicemen and servicewomen have been killed in Afghanistan from the beginning of the war and occupation to May 24. Statistics for Afghan civilian casualties are not available. —
American casualties from May 12 to 21: -- Sgt. Michael J. Knapp, 28, Overland Park, Kan. -- Sgt. Jabraun S. Knox, 23, Fort Wayne, Ind. -- Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat, 28, Prince George, Va. -- 2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander, 30, Lawton, Okla. -- Spc. Samuel T. Watts, 20, Wheaton, Ill. -- Spc. Arronn D. Fields, 27, Terre Haute, Ind. iraqbodycount.org, icasualties.org, Department of Defense SOURCES:
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Supporters of a minimum wage increase rallied in front of Westgate Plaza in Gates late last week. The State Assembly has passed legislation to increase the minimum wage, but the issue is locked up in the Senate. Photo by max seifert
Say you’re working 40 hours a week for minimum wage, which in New York is $7.25 an hour. Before taxes, your Social Security contribution, and other deductions, you’re making about $290 a week. That’s $15,080 a year. Now, consider this: the federal poverty level for a single person is $11,070. For one adult with one child, the level is $15,130. So if you’re making minimum wage, you are at or near the poverty threshold. And critics say that those standards underestimate, often substantially, what it takes for people to be truly self-sufficient and to support themselves and their families. Across New York — especially in the capital — lawmakers, activists, and even some businesses are pushing for an increase in the minimum wage. The Assembly’s Democratic majority has passed legislation to bump the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour with yearly increases based on inflation. But the Senate seems unlikely to follow. “We really should not have people who are working full time who are not able to provide the necessities for themselves and their families,” says State Assembly member Harry Bronson, a Rochester Democrat who co-sponsored the Assembly bill. The minimum wage is supposed to represent an acceptable starting point for worker pay, Bronson says. But whether the current rate meets that minimal threshold is the issue. The minimum wage has increased many times since the end of the 1970’s, but it hasn’t kept pace with the cost of living. The State Legislature last approved a series of minimum wage increases in 2004, with the last increase boosting the wage to $7.15 an hour. The current minimum, set under federal law, took effect in July 2009. But the average cost of consumer goods and
services have increased substantially: $1 in 2012 has the same purchasing power that 82 cents did in 2004. Yet some state businesses and business groups, along with some Senate Republican leaders, oppose the Assembly’s legislation. They say an increase would be a “job killer” that, in fact, wouldn’t help workers making minimum wage. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has repeatedly said he won’t bring the Assembly legislation to a floor vote. And Skelos countered the legislation with his own proposal: a $1 billion package of business tax cuts. Asked for comment, Senate Republican Joe Robach, who represents Rochester, didn’t directly address the minimum wage issue. “One of my top priorities is the economy and job opportunities for all,” he said in an e-mail. “Certainly, I will continue to work with the governor, the Legislature, and my constituents to get the best result. All policies, including wages, will be part of that ongoing dialogue.” Robach chairs the Senate’s Labor Committee. Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that a minimum wage increase probably won’t happen this year because of firm Republican opposition. Some people, including some elected officials, seem to be confused about who
minimum wage workers really are. The Fiscal Policy Institute, a labor-aligned think tank, released a report on the minimum wage bill last month. Part of it focused on who, statistically, makes less than the Assembly-approved rate of $8.50 an hour. Eighty-four percent of the approximately 880,000 people making less than $8.50 an hour are over age 20,
the report says. And approximately 55 percent are women, with blacks and Latinos disproportionately represented among the group. In 2011, about half worked more than 35 hours a week, the report says. Unshackle Upstate, a pro-business advocacy group, opposes any legislation
that would raise the minimum wage. A memo from the organization says that raising the wage would “serve as a drain on our economy.” It would drive up the cost of products and services for businesses — particularly small businesses, the memo says. And if businesses have to pay employees more but don’t have more money coming in, the companies may have to lay people off or stop hiring, Unshackle’s memo says. Or companies may look for cheaper places to operate their businesses. “The effect of a mandatory increase in hourly wages will be a decrease in opportunities for entry level employees,” the memo says. If companies have to pay higher wages, they’ll also have to pay more in Social Security taxes and worker’s compensation. That may cause employers to reduce employee benefits like health care, the memo says. Supporters of a minimum wage increase
say the objections are misguided. Most of the state’s minimum wage jobs are in the retail, sales and service, and food service industries. Increasing the minimum wage wouldn’t cost those workers their jobs since the industries “serve neighborhood consumer markets not subject to crossstate competition,” says the Fiscal Policy Institute’s report. Some of those businesses should actually benefit if their workers are paid more, supporters say. Minimum wage earners are likely to spend pay increases on things like food and necessities, they say. Some businesses do support an increase in the minimum wage. Mega-retailer Costco signed onto a statement of support for the $8.50 minimum wage with inflation indexing. The statement was put together by Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, which is a sub-campaign of Business for Shared Prosperity. But beyond economic questions, many supporters of an increase advance a simpler justification. It often gets called the moral imperative, and religious leaders, lawmakers, and activists all stress it. “It’s just the right thing to do,” says Jesse Lenney, an organizer with the local Working Families Party.
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in a high-tech hub Mention Rochester Institute of Technology and, for some people, images of semiconductors and integrated circuit boards probably come to mind. The university has deservedly earned a reputation for its technology muscle. Even the campus’ sleek brick exterior evokes the futurism of a modern laboratory, which in some ways makes RIT the least likely place to find a school focused on crafts. But then again, RIT may be just the place for such a school, since crafts is a field that harmonizes the past with the present: centuries-old skills and traditions mixed with the latest technology. The School for American Crafts is one of RIT’s little-known gems. Founded at Dartmouth College and relocated to RIT in 1950, SAC is the oldest craft school in the U.S. And it is recognized as a leader in the field of arts and crafts, attracting luminary faculty and producing some of the best talent in the field. Hans Christensen, Fred Meyer, Frans Wildenhain, Wendell Castle, and Albert Paley have taught at SAC. The school, which has about 100 undergraduate and graduate students, offers BFA and MFA degree programs in glass, ceramics and ceramic sculpture, metal crafts and City
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jewelry design, and woodworking and furniture design. A recent $2 million renovation helped RIT expand the school to a 15,000 square foot state-of-the-art space. Whether it’s a glass hot shop, a metal forge, or a wood shop that has almost every saw and tool conceivable, students in each department have topTraditional techniques meet innovation at SAC. notch studio facilities at their disposal. But it’s not just the facilities and the faculty that distinguish SAC from other craft schools. It helps that the school is nestled in a well-respected institution known for engineering and design. And its location, roughly three hours north of the Corning Museum of Glass, is also an asset. Intricacy meets simplicity in furniture design student David Short’s “Simple There’s SAC’s history Cabinet.” to consider, too. they’re working with so they can master “One of the most unusual aspects of technique well enough to research, explore, the school was the philosophic construct: ‘a and experiment. community of artisans working together,’” “Knowing the material and how to work says Leonard Urso, metals professor. “And with it makes you a better designer, especially that’s what we maintain to this day: all in wood,” says Richard Tannen, a professor in students from all levels meet in the studios the department of woodworking and furniture at the same time. The community is always design. “It’s a living, breathing material. It together and students learn from each other.” has properties, such as the way it takes on Most craft schools programs offer little studio moisture that expands it along its width, but time, Urso says. At SAC, students must make a not its length because of its cell structure. So, serious commitment to working on their craft. wood’s biology is intimately related to the They are required to spend roughly six hours techniques to work with it successfully.” three days a week in their studios, and that’s in addition to their other academic commitments. Although parents often clamor for arts-rich The school is steeped in history and programs in elementary and secondary schools, traditional techniques. Students may be asked seeing their children enroll in a college degree to create a small table without using power program for artisans is all together different. tools, for example. But they’re also required While it may not seem like the most practical to use technology. And they need to develop choice, many SAC students say they can’t see an intimate understanding of the material
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There is a cross pollination at SAC between students and the different departments, says Leonard Urso, metals and jewelry design professor.
themselves doing anything else. And many say their parents are supportive. Wil Sideman, a first year grad student in the glass department, grew up in central Maine, where many people still have wood shops in their garages and basements. Working with his hands is something he says he knew he wanted do from an early age. “I was motivated by a person who was making a canoe in his back yard,” he says. Sideman also spent time on a pottery wheel, and he was interested in photography. But it was glass that captured his imagination. And his parents supported him from the beginning. “My parents are very open-minded,” he says. “When I said I wanted to go to art school, they were happy I was going to school for anything.” Yunus Lowenthal, a senior in the ceramics department, enrolled in RIT for pre-med, but soon changed directions. He thought he wanted to be a forensic scientist, he says, but quickly realized the work wasn’t as interesting as he thought it would be. Lowenthal creates earthy-looking stoneware bowls, plates, and other objects. He was raised in an Islamic community, and his work lightly reflects a Middle Eastern design. Lowenthal says he’s not worried about how he’s going to make money. “I’m happy doing this,” he says. There’s an allure to clay, metal, glass, and
wood that almost seems wired in human DNA. Using these basic materials to create art or functional objects is what makes us human, some students say. Making tools to solve problems and create other objects may be the proverbial jumping-off point between the great apes and modern humans. “There’s a huge history to ceramics that goes back 10,000 years,” says Jane Shellenbarger, assistant professor in the
Wil Sideman is a first-year grad student in the glass program.
ceramics department. “There are so many cultures that took the material to such great heights. We would miss out if we didn’t understand that.” Glass can mimic the appearance of other materials, which makes it both attractive and demanding, says Robin Cass, the incoming chair of SAC. “It’s really seductive,” she says. “Glass can be cut, stretched, blown, and folded into countless forms that resemble everything from wood to precious gems. You can come at it when it’s hot or cold, and there’s almost no limit to what you can make out of it.” There’s also a social component to working with hot glass, since it typically requires two people working together. “The team effort is huge,” Cass says. “You have to be able to communicate with each other.” And there’s a time-sensitivity to working with glass, she says, because it becomes brittle as it cools. The furnaces used for glass blowing usually operate at about 2,150 degrees. Flame working, which resembles soldering metal with a blow torch, heats glass to about 3,000 degrees. At that point, the glass can be shaped, manipulated or fused to another piece of glass. The national conversation about student debt
and employment after college isn’t lost on SAC’s faculty. RIT is not, for many students, an inexpensive school. And most Department of Labor reports do not show great demand for glass blowing or furniture making. But earning a living in crafts is not impossible, either. “There’s still a cottage industry for that craftsperson who likes designing a unique piece and making it,” says the metals department’s Urso. “A good number of our people do that. The way they go about
making a living is by doing the large craft trade shows like the Philadelphia [Museum of Art] Craft Show.” But there are multiple pathways to earning a living, Urso says. “You have people who know everything about material and process, and they understand how everything works,” he says. “They might go to work for, let’s say, the design department at a high-end jewelry store, because they’re able to take a design and follow it all the way through the manufacturing, packaging, pricing, and getting it out the door.” Many students know they’re not preparing for 9 to 5 jobs, and that they may be more likely to find work in industries dependent on handmade objects or specific skills. For instance, some students in the furniture design department find work in the yacht-building industry. Many students are working toward finding their niche as an artisan. They need to continue working and producing their art in a studio, which may mean working in the corporate world or some other field until they get established, SAC faculty members say. And earning an MFA can open doors, particularly if a student is interested in teaching at the college level. There are employment opportunities out there for students who are persistent, says Benjamin Cobb, a 2001 SAC graduate. Cobb is the manager of the glass hot shop at the Tacoma Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington. Students have to be committed and develop their craft, he says. “You could tell who was going to make it when I was there,” he says. “It was the same group of students in the studio day and night.”
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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.)
Divide: Growing Wealth Disparity and the Faith Imperative for Economic Justice,” is at Nazareth College in the Shults Center.
Talk on wealth disparity
Cuba and Nicaragua discussion
The Interfaith Alliance of Rochester will hold its annual celebration at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 10. The Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle is the guest speaker and his talk, “Overcoming the Great
The Rochester Committee on Latin America will present a talk on Cuba and Nicaragua on at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6. The talk will be
led by activist Dorothy Granada, who will address the US embargo on Cuba. The meeting is at the Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street.
The Buddhist Peace Fellowship will hold its monthly vigil in Washington Square Park from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 4. All are welcome to participate.
In the Park Avenue article in the 2012 Dish, Robin Swan was incorrectly identified as the co-owner of Café Cibon. She is in fact the sole owner of the business.
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Dining Blues’ devil sauce is tart and peppery, slightly thinner than you’d normally encounter, and enriched with both crushed red pepper and tabasco sauce. It’s not overwhelmingly hot, but it will certainly get your attention and keep it for a good while, lingering on your lips and tongue as a spicy reminder of your meal. While the barbecued meats here are good, but not great, the ribs are pretty exceptional. Roughly the same sauce that adorns the pulled pork and brisket is used to good effect on these very meaty and generously portioned ribs, layered on so thickly that it’s impossible to eat them without making a mess of yourself, the table, and possibly of diners nearby. At home, in my zeal to tear the sweet, smoky meat from the bones, I managed to splatter sauce on my shirt, my pants, and even the keyboard of my laptop, which was sitting a good five feet away from where I was eating my lunch. I’d advise keeping a roll of paper towels handy. (quarter rack of ribs with two sides and cornbread or biscuit, $9.95) Texas Blues BBQ is rightly noted for its
At Texas Blues BBQ: the Texas Blackjack burger (left) and a take-out container of ribs (right).
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Meat heaven Texas Blues BBQ 649 Monroe Ave. 319-4436, texasbluesbbqrochester.com Daily 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. [ REVIEW ] BY JAMES LEACH
Everything is bigger in Texas — even the takeout boxes. At lunchtime recently I dropped in at Texas Blues BBQ on Monroe Avenue for a quick bite to eat. I had my eye on a burger, but the ribs got my attention, too. Thinking that a quarter rack would be a nice and not overwhelmingly huge appetizer for my lunch, I ordered them. Minutes later, when two baskets containing my lunch and my “appetizer” hit the table, I knew for certain that I had bitten off far more than I could chew. The burger itself was gigantic, but the ribs were so substantial that the basket they were served in was actually bowing under the strain of supporting the meat along with portions of barbecued beans, mac n’ cheese, and a square of cornbread. Looking at my now-gluttonous seeming lunch, I asked for the ribs to-go. And that’s how I came to be
lugging a take-out box that could have easily held an unabridged dictionary back to my car. As I said, everything is bigger in Texas — except for the prices. At just under 6 months old, Texas Blues BBQ is the unlikely sister restaurant of Astoria Greek Cuisine next door. Both restaurants are owned by brothers Paul and Bill Votsis, and the contrast between the two reflects the Votsis family’s 40-plus-year history in the restaurant business. Both of the Votsis brothers grew up working in their father’s restaurants, including the Greece Ridge Family Restaurant on West Ridge Road. Bill, who manages Texas Blues, describes being “born into the biz.” Greece Ridge Family Restaurant was a diner in the in the tradition of Greek diners. It offered a menu that was all things to all people, embracing breakfast food, burgers, sandwiches, diner comfort entrees, and Greek food including the typical gyros, spanakopita, and other staples. Astoria and Texas Blues offer a lot of the same type of food. The restaurants have effectively split the menu in half, styled the more “American” side of the menu as “Texan,” and added barbecue to the mix. It’s a clever idea, and a good use of the former pizzeria which Texas Blues occupies.
As for the barbecue, it’s pretty good. On my
first visit I ordered three different sandwiches: pulled pork, brisket, and a Carolina-style pork sandwich. ($5.95, 6.95, and $6.50, respectively) Texas Blues does not have the gigantic free-standing smokers that perfume the air around other barbecue joints in our area. Instead, it has a small smoker that looks like it could hold a couple of briskets or pork shoulders along with a rack of ribs. The meat that comes out of it has a nice, smoky taste, but little of the almost-lacquered appearance you get on meat that’s spent a very long time over a slow-burning fire. It also tends to turn out meats that taste remarkably the same. Other than the color of the meat and maybe the texture, I had a difficult time distinguishing between the flavors of the pulled pork and the brisket, both of which were dressed up with a sticky, slightly sweet barbecue sauce. The Carolina barbecue stood out from its companions slightly, distinguishing itself with a nice spice and vinegar bite and the creamy crunch of handcut cole slaw. To bring some contrast to the sandwiches, I added a generous dollop of “devil sauce” to the beef, which perked it right up. Texas
smoked and barbecued meats, but it also offers a solid line-up of diner staples, including chili, burgers, and fried chicken (despite two attempts to order the latter, I never got to try it – it was always sold out). The chili is some of the best I’ve had in a long time, shamelessly pandering to carnivores by including shreds of smoked pork and beef in the thick, spicy stew along with beans, onions, and bits of green pepper. ($4.49) Faintly sweet and meaty and topped with fresh jalapeno slices to add that extra burst of fire, the portion looks a little small at first glance, but it’s plenty rich and hearty enough to satisfy even the biggest of appetites. I’ve never thought of Texas as being particularly noted for its burgers, but Texas Blues offers a small selection of what it calls “Texas Burgers and Chicken” all dolled up with names like Lonestar and Texas Dixie. A fan of meat topped with meat, I opted for a Texas Blackjack burger ($7.39) that probably had the effect of a bag full of lead shot on my coronary arteries. Six ounces of grilled beef, topped with pulled pork, barbecue sauce, cheddar cheese, and jalapeno slices, this burger was pretty damned big. It spilled out of the huge roll in which it was served and made it a real challenge to pick up and eat in any way that allowed me to preserve a little dignity. Of course, after the first couple of bites, I didn’t much care how it looked: I’d gone to meat heaven.
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Upcoming [ DJ/Electronic ] Mark Farina Friday, June 29. Pearl, 349 East Ave. Call for info. 757-752-8370.
[ Pop/Rock ] Fuel Saturday, June 30. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. 7:30 p.m. $20-$25. 232-3221, rochestermainstreetarmory.com. [ Soul ] Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings Thursday, July 26. Party in the Park, Riverside Festival Site. 5 p.m. $2. rochesterevents.com.
Tuesday, June 5 German House Theater, 315 Gregory St. 8 p.m. | $25.50-$30 | upallnightpresents.com [ Alternative ] What I wouldn’t give to trade up for
Jonathan Coulton’s brain. Born in Connecticut and raised on “Schoolhouse Rock,” the Ivy League graduate is a prolific singer-songwriter, author, and Internet sensation that is best known for his song “Code Monkey,” which has racked up millions of YouTube hits. Like his friend MC Lars, Coulton has captured the hearts and minds of fans with insightful lyrics and a quirky sense of humor. The hooks aren’t bad either. John Roderick, songwriter and singer-guitarist of The Long Winters, co-headlines this show. — BY ROMAN DIVEZUR
Lady Antebellum Sunday, June 3 CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua 7 p.m. | $59.50-$69.45 | cmacevents.com [ COUNTRY/POP ] Lady Antebellum is a pop-country
sensation. Its first album was certified platinum, and since then the band has produced a string of No. 1 hits, including “Need You Now” and “Just a Kiss.” Detractors of the group bemoan its pop-friendly sound, saying that it’s not twangy or “authentic” enough to be “true” country. I say, if millions of country-music fans and the country-music industry as a whole dig what they’re putting out, they’re plenty country for me. Darius Rucker and Thompson Square share the bill. — BY ERIC REZSNYAK
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Wednesday, May 30 [ Acoustic/Folk ] Goodbye Ronnie Album Release Show w/Melody Calley, The Temperamental Falcons. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. 9 p.m. $5-$7. Jim Lane. Lemoncello, 137 W Commercial St, E Rochester. lemoncello137. com. 7 p.m. Free. Reggae Lounge w/DJ Ras Courtney, DJ FreakA-Nature. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. abilenebarandlounge.com, 232-3230. 8 p.m. Free. Rob & Gary Acoustic. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com, 381-4000. 5:30 p.m. Free. Tommy Gravino. Rio Tomatlan, 5 Beeman St, Canandaigua. 394-9380. 6:30 p.m. Free. Salsa w/ Shelia dancing during the performance.
Smile Empty Soul Friday, June 1 Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Plaza 7:30 p.m. | $13 | 413-1642, themontagemusichall.com
Amanda Ashley performed at the Roc City Rib Fest Sunday at Ontario Beach Park. PHOTO BY FRANK DE BLASE
[ ALT-METAL ] Smile Empty Soul stormed to the
forefront of the music business almost a decade ago with its 2003, self-titled debut album. High-school friends from Santa Clarita formed this post-grunge trio just five years earlier and the band has sold close to 1 million records and played hundreds of concerts since its inception. The band has dealt with issues with several different labels and a number of line-up changes, but nothing has derailed the train. Rather, it has continued to produce its special brand of metal seeping with a guitar-driven urgency and seething lyrical force. — BY DAVID YOCKEL, JR.
Steve Winwood Friday, June 1 CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua 8 p.m. | $69.45-$90.40 | cmacevents.com [ JAZZ/ROCK ] From his soul-stained adolescence in
The Spencer Davis Group, to the heavy dealing of the short-lived Blind Faith with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker (2/3 Cream), to settling with the jazzy worldbeat explorations that make up his sound today, Steve Winwood in a rock ’n’ roll mainstay. He has managed to stay on the scene for more than 40 years without copping to rock ’n’ roll’s self-induced tragedy and posturing. Michael Franti and Spearhead open the show. — BY FRANK DE BLASE
Kill your pain [ review ] by frank de blase
Thursday night was the grand opening of the Dinosaur’s upstairs lounge and party room. Well wishers and coattail riders piled into this plush layout while Dave McGrath played the blues and damn near everything else from his perch in the corner. His originals — like my personal favorite, “Mississippi Mud” — held up amongst the wide range of covers the man does with his own rhythm and twist. Tala Vera was pumping Friday night as I made the scene over on State Street. The searing soul of Anonymous Willpower’s R&B boogie and boogaloo bounced out onto the sidewalk. It simply couldn’t be contained. Inside, the band absolutely tore it up. I’ve been a fan since the beginning and have to say the band has really reached its stride as it testified and Dixie-fried its set of future classics ala Ike and Tina. You simply must see this band. It will kill your pain.
I ate too much BBQ Sunday at the Roc City Rib Fest at Ontario Beach Park. I caught a few bands between handfuls of pork. Amanda Ashley has a sensational voice that soared from the gazebo. Ashley’s music is sexually charged and has sort of an evening cool about it. So it was kind of odd to hear her lyrical sensuality reverberate about the park under the blazing sun. Into The Now followed with its Dead Head jams, blending nicely with the haze. Musical magic happened as a group of break dancers, along with some enthusiastic kids, took to the concrete dance floor. It was the perfect blend of cultures and genres as the kids popped and locked to the band’s hyper-extended jam. This is what music is capable of.
[ Blues ] Fred Vine. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. stickylipsbbq.com. 9 p.m. Free. Open Blues Jam w/The King Bees. Beale Street Cafe, 693 South Ave. bealestreetcafe.com, 2714650. 7:30 p.m. Call for info. [ Classical ] Brighton Symphony Spring Concert. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. 490-9351. 7:30 p.m. Free. ECMS Spring Festival - New Horizons Symphonic and Concert Bands. Eastman Theatre-Kodak Hall, 60 Gibbs St. esm.rochester. edu. 7 p.m. Free. Eastman BroadBand. Eastman School of Music-East Wing Room 415. 26 Gibbs St. esm.rochester.edu. 8 p.m. Free. Music Makers. Ontario Beach Park, 4800 Lake Ave. 865-3320. 6 p.m. Call for info. continues on page 15
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Music “Free” was recorded in Rochester and in L.A. with industry heavyweights Steve Gadd (drums) and Tony Levin (bass). The album’s initial vocal and drum tracks were recorded in a house in Webster, by Grammy-winning mixing engineer Mick Guzauski and local engineer Jeff Gilhart. The resulting local record-release party with Gadd and Levin spread over two nights, and both shows sold out. A stripped-down, 20-track CD, “Acoustic Joe Volume 1,” was released in 2009, and by that time several of the songs in the baritone’s catalogue were already being used in network TV programs like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “The Young and the Restless.”
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Local musician Joe Brucato has received national attention for his military-themed song “Thank You Soldier,” and will perform it in a July 4 concert in Atlanta. PHOTO BY FRANK DE BLASE
A songman’s journey Joe Brucato Friday, June 1 Nola’s BBQ, 4775 Lake Ave. 9:30 p.m. | $5 | 663-3375, nolasweb.com JoeBrucato.com [ PROFILE ] BY ROMAN DIVEZUR
Joe Brucato settles into a comfortable sofa in his spacious living room and picks up a guitar. He strums the opening chords to “Save America.” It’s one of a new batch of songs the singer-songwriter is passionate about; this one sounds like a working-class anthem for people frustrated by politics and the economy. The Irondequoit resident is in a gregarious mood. “Songs are a gift of the spirit, my friend, and I’m feeling blessed,” he says. If you live in Rochester, chances are you’ve heard Joe Brucato’s voice on the radio. It all started with his father, Chuck. Chuck Brucato was a member of the local 60’s band The Rustix. That group signed a contract with Motown and produced the album “Bedlam.” Eventually Chuck Brucato, a songwriter and vocalist, went on to create TV and radio jingles, including several father-son collaborations that feature Joe. In high school Joe Brucato and his friend Dennis Casey wrote songs and shared a deep 14 City MAY 30 - june 5, 2012
appreciation for music. The duo left town in the early 90’s to pursue their fledgling music careers in California. After playing shows in Los Angeles, Brucato says that their group The Rise got the attention of legendary A&R man Charlie Minor, who Brucato says presented the promise of a major-record deal. But before those plans could come to fruition, Minor was murdered in Malibu in March 1995. Following that tragedy the band parted ways amicably, with Casey becoming Flogging Molly’s guitarist and Brucato starting on his journey to become a solo performer and composer. An initial highlight of his solo career was an
independent record contract. The subsequent CD, 1999’s “Swallow All of You,” featured Casey on guitar, and won a Los Angeles music award for male singer-songwriter of the year. “Those songs remind me of days in L.A. and how a big city can swallow all of you,” he says. Eight years would pass before the followup album, “Free,” came out in 2007. A family emergency caused Brucato to put the traction he earned on the West Coast on hold by moving back to Rochester in 2002 to help take care of his grandmother. “I realized how much my family needed me, and I had to be there for them as they had always been there for me. It was a crossroads,” he says.
a soldier from Albion killed while serving in Afghanistan, inspired Brucato to write a tribute to America’s fallen soldiers and military veterans. “I look at ‘Thank You Soldier’ as a great gift. I’ve always realized how fortunate I am to be able to enjoy the freedoms of this country. When I saw the ultimate sacrifice this young man made I was compelled to write about it,” Brucato says. “Thank You Soldier” is a full-scale production that blends traditional acoustic songwriting with a score by Rochester Philharmonics Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, performed by members of the RPO. It’s one of the singer-songwriter’s most recognized tunes and has created the kind of spark that helps fuel a musical career. Brucato performed “Thank You Soldier” and several other original songs at a 2011 Veterans Day concert at the Georgia Dome in front of the largest crowd in his life. So it’s no wonder that Brucato gets excited when he talks about the present. He recently signed a publishing and recording deal with major music publisher BMI. He has an upcoming 4th of July concert scheduled in Atlanta. Two albums are being currently recorded at The Studios at Linden Oaks in Rochester. One is an Americana-inspired solo project, the other is a group effort, a debut CD with his band The Joyous Noise featuring Jeff Martin (guitar), Mark Terranova (bass), and Levi Bennett (drums). Maybe one of those albums will be titled “44.” That number has been a reoccurring theme throughout the singer-songwriter’s body of work, and Brucato’s personal symbol. “Fourty-four is a spiritual thing to me. It represents energy, excitement, passion, and love. It’s always been there for me as a positive,” Brucato says. Like many of his new musical creations, Brucato feels like a work in progress, and he likes it that way. “It’s the journey, not the destination,” he says. “I love the joy I get from the challenge of completing a song. There’s so many songs to write, so much love to make, so much joy to bring to others through music.”
Wednesday, May 30 [ DJ/Electronic ] DJ Keyyo. TC Riley’s, 200 Park Point Dr. tcrileysparkpoint.com, 2729777. Call for info. Guest DJs. Vertex, 169 N Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. Teen Set 45 Party. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. Midnight. Free. Y Not Wednesday w/DJ ET. Venu Resto-Lounge, 151 St Paul St. 232-5650. 10 p.m. Call for info. [ Jazz ] ECMS Honors RecitalMatthew Sieber-Ford, jazz saxophone. Eastman School of Music-Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.esm.rochester.edu. 7 p.m. Free. KGB Jazz. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd.johnnysirishpub.com, 224-0990. 7:30 p.m. Free. Margaret Explosion. Little Theatre Cafe, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. 7:30 p.m. Free. Open Jam w/The King Bees. Beale Street Cafe, 693 South Ave. bealestreetcafe. com. 7:30 p.m. Free. Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Band. Ontario Beach Park, 4800 Lake Ave. 865-3320. 6 p.m. Call for info. Serenity Trio Jazz. Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 1550 Route 332, Farmington. proseccoitalianrestaurant. com, 924-8000. 6 p.m. Call for info. Suzanne Marie Monroe. Lemoncello, 137 W Commercial St, E Rochester. lemoncello137.com. 8 p.m. Free. Tinted Image. Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135.net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. [ Karaoke ] Italian American Karaoke. Italian American Community Center, 150 Frank Dimino Way. 5948882. 7:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Pineapple Jacks, 485 Spencerport Rd. 2475225. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke. Applebee’s-Fairport, 585 Moseley Rd, Fairport. 425-4700. 9 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Mayfields Pub, 669 Winton Rd N. 288-7199. 9 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Sanibel Cottage, 1517 Empire Blvd, Webster. 671-9340. 6 p.m. Free. Karaoke. California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Rd W. 6211480. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke w/Mark. Flipside Bar & Grill, 2001 E Main St. 2883930. 9 p.m. Free. [ Open Mic ] All About the Song Open Mic. Starry Nites Cafe, 696 University Ave. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The a cappella group Musica Spei is billing “The Golden Sequence” as “one text, nine centuries, 11 composers, one world premiere.” The program traces composers’ interpretations of the religious text of “Veni Sancte Spiritus” (also called “the Golden Sequence”) from an original 13th century version through to the present, using settings from various composers from Byrd to Pärt to American composer Carson Cooman (b. 1982). Cooman (a Rochester native) was commissioned to write the modern setting by Musica Spei and this will be its debut. Musica Spei specializes in sacred choral masterworks. The program is also being presented in Auburn June 8 and at Nazareth College June 9; check the Musica Spei website for additional concert dates and times. The first concert in the series takes place Sunday, June 3, 4 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 33 E. First St., Corning. $10 suggested donation. MusicaSpei.org. — BY PALOMA CAPANNA 7:30 p.m. Free. Sign up at 7 p.m. Jonzeys Literacy Lounge. 808 S.Clinton Ave. 355-4368. 6:30 p.m. $2. Open Acoustic Mic Night w/Mandy. Shorts Bar & Grill, 35 N Main St, Fairport. 3880136. 9 p.m. Free. Open Mic Jam. Boulder Coffee Co. - Alexander St., 100 Alexander St. bouldercoffeeco.com. 8 p.m. Free. Open Mic w/Steve West. Muddy Waters Coffee House-Geneseo, 53 Main St, Geneseo. 243-9111. 7 p.m. Free. [ Pop/Rock ] Mrs. Skannotto w/Argus Eye. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic.com. 8:30 p.m. $5-$7. Spiritual Rez. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Free.
Thursday, May 31 [ Acoustic/Folk ] Steve Lyons. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. abilenebarandlounge.com, 232-3230. 8 p.m. Free.
Rayce Malone. McGraw’s Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St, East Rochester. mcgrawsirishpub.com, 3489091. 7 p.m. Free. [ Classical ] RPO: Pictures at an Exhibition. Eastman TheatreKodak Hall, 60 Gibbs St. rpo. org. 7:30 p.m. $15-$85. [ DJ/Electronic ] DJ Dorian. TC Riley’s, 200 Park Point Dr. tcrileysparkpoint.com, 2729777. Call for info. DJ Noname. Vertex, 169 N Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. DJ Sal DeSantis. Center Cafe, 150 Frank DiMino Way. iaccrochester.org, 594-8882. 7 p.m. Call for info. Thursday Night Shakedown. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966, bugjar.com. 11 p.m. Free. Tiki Thursdays: Shotgun Music DJ. McGhan’s, 11 W Main St, Victor, NY. 9243660. 7:30 p.m. Free. Tilt-a-Whirl Drag Show. Tilt Night Club, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440, tiltroc.com. 11:15 p.m. & 12:30 a.m. $3. [ Jazz ] Coffey Wachala Duo. Little Theatre Cafe, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org. 7:30 p.m. Free. continues on page 16 rochestercitynewspaper.com City 15
Thursday, May 31 GB and Jim, Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 1550 Route 332, Farmington. proseccoitalianrestaurant. com, 924-8000. 6 p.m. Call for info. The John Palocy Trio, Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135. net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. Jon Greeno Jazz Trio. Lemoncello, 137 W Commercial St, E Rochester. lemoncello137.com. 6 p.m. Free. The Sonny Brown Band. Rabbit Room Restaurant, 61 N Main St, Honeoye Falls, NY. thelowermill.com. Call for info. Soul Express. Pane Vino, 175 N Water St. panevinoristorante.com, 2326090. 8:30 p.m. Free. The Swooners, Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30 p.m. Free. [ Karaoke ] Karaoke. Panorama Night Club, 730 Elmgrove Rd. 2472190. 9 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Pineapple Jacks, 485 Spencerport Rd. 2475225. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke. Applebee’s-Penfield, 1955 Empire Blvd, Webster. 787-0570. 9 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Center Cafe, 150 Frank DiMino Way. 5948882. 7 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Brickwood Grill, 250 Monroe Ave., brickwoodgrill. com, 730-8230. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke. Willow Inn, 428 Manitou Rd.392-3489. 8 p.m. Free. Karaoke Night w/Debbie Randyn. Pittsford Pub, 60 North Main St., Pittsford, NY. pittsfordpub.net. 9:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke w/George. Temple Bar & Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. 8 p.m. Free. Karaoke w/Shotgun Music. McGhan’s, 11 W Main St, Victor, NY. 924-3660. Call for info. Free. Karaoke w/Summer Bob. Shorts Bar & Grill, 35 N Main St, Fairport. 388-0136. 10 p.m. Free. Kiss-e-oke Thursdays. One, 1 Ryan Alley. oneclublife. com, 546-1010. 10 p.m. Call for info. [ Open Mic ] Open Mic. Towpath Cafe, 6 N Main St, Fairport. 377-0410. 6:30 p.m. Free. Open Mic Jam. Boulder Coffee Co. - Park Ave., 739 Park Ave. bouldercoffeeco.com. 7:30 p.m. Free. Open Mic w/Steve Piper. Flipside Bar & Grill, 2001 E Main St. 288-3930. 9 p.m. Free.
CLASSICAL/WORLD | Mark Arnold
Since graduating from Ithaca College with a master’s degree in classical guitar performance, Mark Arnold has taught guitar and directed ensembles at Finger Lakes Community College. But he has also continues to explore the outer regions of the guitar repertoire. His gorgeous new album, “Bells of Dawn,” encompassing traditional Appalachian folk songs and music from Japan and South America, veers nicely off the beaten classical track. It’s a safe bet he’ll be drawing from this treasure trove of world music when he performs at his CD release concert at the Cobblestone Arts Center this weekend. Mark Arnold performs Saturday, June 2, 7 p.m. at Cobblestone Arts Center, 1622 Route 332, Farmington. Free. cobblestoneartscenter.com. — BY RON NETSKY Open Mike. California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Rd W. 6211480. 8 p.m. Free. [ Pop/Rock ] Hank & Cupcakes w/KOPPS, B.C. Likes You. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. 8:30 p.m. $8-$10. John Payton Project, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Free
Friday, June 1 [ Acoustic/Folk ] Beet Juice. Blueroom, 293 Alexander St. blueroomrochester.com, 7305985. 8 p.m. $5. Daniel Ponder. Tala Vera, 155 State St. tala-vera.com, 5463945. 9 p.m. $5. Dave McGrath. Tackles on the Bay. 372 Manitou Rd., Hilton. davemcgrath.com. 9:30 p.m. Free. Dave North w/The McGraw Pubsters’ Session. McGraw’s Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St, East Rochester. mcgrawsirishpub.com, 3489091. 5 p.m. Free. Davey O. Boulder Coffee Co. Alexander St., 100 Alexander St. bouldercoffeeco.com. 8 p.m. Free. Family Funktion and the Sitar Jams. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. abilenebarandlounge.com, 232-3230. Call for info. Jim Lane. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 40 Marina Dr. jimlanemusic.com. 7:30 p.m. Free.
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Kevin McCarthy. TC Riley’s, 200 Park Point Dr. tcrileysparkpoint.com, 2729777. 6 p.m. Call for info. [ Classical ] 40th Annual International Viola Congress. Various. esm.rochester.edu/ivc2012. Various. [ DJ/Electronic ] Chill Out Fridays! Happy Hour. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. lovincup.com, 2929940. 5:30 p.m. Free. DJ Bac Spin. Venu RestoLounge, 151 St Paul St. 2325650. 8 p.m. Call for info. DJ Cedric. Vertex, 169 N Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. DJ Snacks w/Tim Avery. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 5428336.11 p.m. Free. Fresh Meat Fridays w/ Samantha Vega, DJ Mighty Mic. Tilt Night Club, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440, tiltroc.com. 11:15 p.m. & 12:30 a.m. $4-$12. Happy Hour with DJ NaNa. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave.454-2966. 6 p.m. Free before 8 p.m. Lube After Dark. Quaker Steak and Lube, 2205 Buffalo Rd. 697.9464. 9:30 p.m. Free. Reggaeton w/DJ Carlos. La Copa Ultra Lounge, 235 W Ridge Rd. 254-1050. 10 p.m. Free. [ Jazz ] Michael Vadala Trio. Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135. net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free.
Norman Tibbils Trio. Lemoncello, 137 W Commercial St, E Rochester. lemoncello137.com. 7 p.m. Free. Soul Express. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Free.
St., Webster, NY. .rochesterzydeco.com. 8 p.m. $15. Tom Gravino. Thali of India, 3259 S Winton Rd. 3558206. 7 p.m. Free. This Other Life. Tala Vera, 155 State St. tala-vera.com, 546-3945. 8 p.m. $5.
[ Karaoke ] Karaoke. Pineapple Jacks, 485 Spencerport Rd. 2475225. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke. Willow Inn, 428 Manitou Rd. 392-3489. 8 p.m. Free. Karaoke by Dan & Sherri. Barnard Restaurant & Party House 360 Maiden Ln. 663-1250. 8 p.m. Free. Karaoke w/Summer Bob. Shorts Bar & Grill, 35 N Main St, Fairport. 388-0136. 10 p.m. Free.
[ Classical ] 40th Annual International Viola Congress. Various. esm.rochester.edu/ivc2012. Various. The Irondequoit Chorale, The Amadeus Children’s Chorale, The Lyric Chorale: Mass of the Children. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave. hochstein.org. 7:30 p.m. Free. RCTV 4th Annual Black Music Month Celebration. Rochester Community Television. 21 Gorham St. 2 p.m. Free. RPO: Pictures at an Exhibition. Eastman Theatre-Kodak Hall, 60 Gibbs St. rpo.org. 8 p.m. $15-$87. I’m Number Six: Songs about Sports. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave., 454-4598, hochstein.org. 3 p.m. Call for info.
[ Pop/Rock ] The Big, King Vitamin, The Third Party. California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Rd W. 6211480. 9 p.m. Call for info. Chris Trapper w/The Corrections, Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. 8:30 p.m. $18-$22. East End Festival: “Tribute to Tribute Bands.” Various. 5:30 p.m. Free, VIP available. eastendmusicfestival.com Fools. Dinosaur BarB-Que, 99 Court St. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. Free Joe Brucato w/Stealin. Nola’s BBQ, 4775 Lake Ave. nolasweb.com, 663-3375. 6 p.m. Call for info. Smile Empty Soul. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Plaza. themontagemusichall. com, 232-1520. 7:30 p.m. $13. Taran. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St., pelicansnestrestaurant.com, 663-5910. Call for info. This Life (Darwin w/This Life, Peach Preserves. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. lovincup. com, 292-9940. 9 p.m. $3$5.
Saturday, June 2 [ Acoustic/Folk ] Acoustic Brew. Flaherty’s Webster, 1200 Bay Rd. flahertys.com, 671-0816. Call for info. Dave McGrath. Ember Woodfired Grill. 21 Livonia Station, Livonia. davemcgrath.com. 8 p.m. Free. Jammin’ for Jamaica! w/The Buddhahood. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. lovincup.com, 292-9940. 4 p.m. $5-$7. Killin Time. Flaherty’s Honeoye Falls, 60 W Main St., Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. flahertys.com, 4977010. Call for info. The Revelers. Harmony House, 58 E Main
[ DJ/Electronic ] Big Dance Party w/DJ Jon Herbert. Tilt Night Club, 444 Central Ave.232-8440, tiltroc. com. 10 p.m. $3. DJ Big Reg. Venu RestoLounge, 151 St Paul St. 2325650. 10 p.m. Call for info. DJ Darkwave. Vertex, 169 N Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. DJs Richie Salvaggio, Kalifornia. One, 1 Ryan Alley. 546-1010. 10:30 p.m. $5 after 11 p.m. Flashback Saturdays w/DJ Lino, Dino from Fickle 93.3. Nola’s BBQ, 4775 Lake Ave. nolasweb.com, 6633375. 9 p.m. Call for info. La Selva. Tilt Night Club, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440. 10 p.m. Call for info. [ Jazz ] Champagne Brown. Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135. net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. Deep Blue. Jeffrey’s. 3115 East Henrietta Rd. jeffreysbar.com. 486-4937. Call for info. Special Blend. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Free. [ Hip-Hop/Rap ] BedRoc w/Dom Brown. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic. com. 9:30 p.m. $10-$12. [ Karaoke ] Karaoke. 140 Alex, 140 Alexander St. 256-1000. 10:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Pineapple Jacks, 485 Spencerport Rd.2475225. 9 p.m. Call for info.
Karaoke At The Lube. Quaker Steak and Lube, 2205 Buffalo Rd. 697.9464. 9:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke w/Summer Bob. Shorts Bar & Grill, 35 N Main St, Fairport. 388-0136. 10 p.m. Free. Kick-Ass Karaoke. Temple Bar & Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. 10 p.m. Free. Olympia Karaoke w/ Andy. Olympia Restaurant, 2380 Lyell Ave. 429-6231. 9:30 p.m. Free. [ Pop/Rock ] Before the Foundation w/Fear of Falcons, Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic.com. 5:30 p.m. $10-$12. Bluto. California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Rd W. 621-1480. 9 p.m. Call for info. Closing Time Band. Six Pockets, Ridge Hudson Plaza.sixpockets.net, 2661440. 9 p.m. Call for info. Deep Blue. Jeffrey’s. 3115 E. Henrietta Rd. 486-4937. 8 p.m. Call for info. Frankie & Jewels. Hamlin Station Bar & Grill, 52 Railroad Ave., Hamlin. hamlinstation.net, 964-2010. 8:30 p.m. Call for info. Heaviest Thing. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut Plaza. themontagemusichall. com, 232-1520. 8 p.m. Call for info. Household Pest. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St., pelicansnestrestaurant.com, 663-5910. Call for info. The Isotopes. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. abilenebarandlounge.com, 232-3230. Call for info. Johnny Smoke. Nola’s BBQ, 4775 Lake Ave. nolasweb. com, 663-3375. 6 p.m. Call for info. Kevin Plane Band. Boulder Coffee Co. - Alexander St., 100 Alexander St. bouldercoffeeco.com. 8 p.m. Free. Mick Hayes. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. Free St. Rita’s Church 58th Annual Fiesta w/Main Street East, Ruby Shooz. 1008 Maple Dr., Webster. 671-1100. 4 p.m. Free. Velvet Elvis Album Release w/White Bison, Sarcou. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 5428336. 9 p.m. $5-$7.
Sunday, June 3 [ Acoustic/Folk ] Dala. Harmony House, 58 E Main St., Webster, NY. heartlandconcerts.org. 2:30 p.m. $20-$23. [ Classical ] 40th Annual International Viola Congress. Various. esm.rochester.edu/ivc2012. Various.
[ Country ] Lady Antebellum. CMAC. 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua. 7 p.m. $30-$59.50. 393-4880. cmacevents.com
Gibbs St.esm.rochester.edu. 5 p.m. Free. El Rojo Jazz, Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135.net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free.
[ Jazz ] Bill Slater Solo Piano (Brunch), Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com. Call for info. Free.
[ Karaoke ] Italian American Karaoke. Italian American Community Center, 150 Frank Dimino Way. 5948882. 7:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Pineapple Jacks, 485 Spencerport Rd. 2475225. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke. Applebee’s-Fairport, 585 Moseley Rd, Fairport. 425-4700. 9 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Mayfields Pub, 669 Winton Rd N. 288-7199. 9 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Sanibel Cottage, 1517 Empire Blvd, Webster. 671-9340. 6 p.m. Free. Karaoke w/Mark. Flipside Bar & Grill, 2001 E Main St. 2883930. 9 p.m. Free.
[ Open Mic ] Open Jam Session w/Rotating Themes. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. 271-4930. 2 p.m. Free before 10 p.m., $5 after. [ Pop/Rock ] 1st Sunday Hardcore Showcase: Old Ghosts w/The Weight We Carry, Night Terror, Dead Words, and Beardage. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. 8:30 p.m. $5-$7. Dave Harrison. California Brew Haus, 402 Ridge Rd W. 6211480. 9 p.m. Call for info. Hair Nation. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St., pelicansnestrestaurant.com, 663-5910. Call for info. Hawthorne Heights w/Life on Repeat, Forever Came Calling. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic. com. 6:30 p.m. $10-$12.
Monday, June 4 [ DJ/Electronic ] Manic Mondays DJs. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 454-2966. 11 p.m. Free. [ Jazz ] Mark Bader. Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135.net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. The Westview Project. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30 p.m. Free. [ Open Mic ] Open Mic w/Dave McGrath. Sully’s Brickyard Pub. 240 South Ave. 232-3960. 7 p.m. Free. [ Pop/Rock ] Aotearoa w/Bitchen’ Kitchen, The Michael Vadala Trio. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 5428336. 8:30 p.m. $6-$8.
Tuesday, June 5 [ Acoustic/Folk ] Dave & Marissa w/The Spaceweather Shakes, I Love Me Too. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. 9 p.m. $5$7. [ Classical ] Penfield Rotary Big Band Swing Dance. Penfield Community Center Gym. 3408655. 7:30 p.m. $1. [ Jazz ] Beau, Lemoncello, 137 W Commercial St, E Rochester.
FOLK | Dave & Marisa
Named for its two main vocalists, local outfit Dave & Marissa is actually a five-piece band, not simply a duo as its name suggests. With the Dave half of the moniker home from college for the summer, the band is hitting the stage again. It released a four-song EP back in January entitled “Move On” (and a digital only EP filled with B-sides from those sessions). It’s a set that is replete with the band’s signature vocal harmonies and acoustic pluck, and showcases what it has to offer in a live setting. Two other Rochester-based bands will open the show: The Spaceweather Shakes and I Love Me Too. Dave & Marissa performs Tuesday, June 5, 8 p.m. at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe A ve. $5-$7. 454-2966, bugjar.com. — BY ANDY KLINGENBERGER lemoncello137.com. 8 p.m. Free. Gabe Condon, Bistro 135, 135 W Commercial St,, East Rochester. bistro135.net, 662-5555. 6 p.m. Free. Tinted Image. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30 p.m. Free. Nick Laduc. Lemoncello, 137 W Commercial St, E Rochester. lemoncello137. com. 8 p.m. Free.
johnnysirishpub.com. 8 p.m. Free.
[ Karaoke ] Karaoke. 140 Alex, 140 Alexander St. 256-1000. 10:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke. Pineapple Jacks, 485 Spencerport Rd. 2475225. 9 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke w/DJ Vee. TC Riley’s, 200 Park Point Dr. tcrileysparkpoint.com, 2729777. Call for info.
Wednesday, June 6
[ Open Mic ] Golden Link Singaround. Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church, 1200 S Winton Rd. goldenlink.org. 7:30 p.m. Free. Open Mic. McGraw’s Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St, East Rochester. mcgrawsirishpub.com, 3489091. 7 p.m. Free. Open Mic. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. lovincup.com, 292-9940. 8:30 p.m. Free. Open Mic w/Dave McGrath. TC Hooligans Webster. 809 Ridge Rd., Webster. 6717180. 7 p.m. Free. Open Mic w/String Theory. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990,
[ Pop/Rock ] Jonathan Coulton. German House Theatre, 315 Gregory St., upallnightpresents.com. 8 p.m. $25-$30. With Daggers w/Atlas. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic. com.6:30 p.m. $10-$12.
[ Acoustic/Folk ] Rob & Gary Acoustic. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. woodcliffhotelspa.com.5:30 p.m. Free. Jim Lane. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 40 Marina Dr. jimlanemusic.com. 7 p.m. Free. [ DJ/Electronic ] DJ Keyyo. TC Riley’s, 200 Park Point Dr. tcrileysparkpoint.com, 2729777. Call for info. Guest DJs. Vertex, 169 N Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. Teen Set 45 Party. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 542-8336. Midnight. Free. Y Not Wednesday w/DJ ET. Venu Resto-Lounge, 151 St Paul St. 232-5650. 10 p.m. Call for info.
[ Open Mic ] All About the Song Open Mic. Starry Nites Cafe, 696 University Ave. email@example.com. 7:30 p.m. Free. Sign up at 7 p.m. Jonzeys Literacy Lounge. 808 S.Clinton Ave. 355-4368. 6:30 p.m. $2. Open Acoustic Mic Night w/Mandy. Shorts Bar & Grill, 35 N Main St, Fairport. 3880136. 9 p.m. Free. Open Mic Jam. Boulder Coffee Co. - Alexander St., 100 Alexander St. bouldercoffeeco.com. 8 p.m. Free. Open Mic w/Steve West. Muddy Waters Coffee House-Geneseo, 53 Main St, Geneseo. 243-9111. 7 p.m. Free. [ Pop/Rock ] Fat City. Dinosaur BarB-Que, 99 Court St. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Free Foxy Shazam w/Maniac, Cadaver Dogs, Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic.com. 7:30 p.m. $13-$15. TeenSet Outsider Night: Featuring School Shootings, Bad Taste, and MayDay Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 5428336. 9 p.m. $5-$7. White Woods w/Quasars in the Mist, Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water St. waterstreetmusic.com. 8:30 p.m. $5.
[ Jazz ] ECMS Spring Festival- Nights of Jazz. Eastman School of Music-Kilbourn Hall, 26 rochestercitynewspaper.com City 17
Art Before entering the main gallery space,
“W Carefree Highway, Phoenix, Arizona, USA,” from Robert Voit’s “New Trees” series, part of “See: Untold Stories,” currently on view at Eastman House. PHOTO PROVIDED
Unveiled developments “See: Untold Stories” Through September 16 George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. | $5-$12 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org [ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
It’s common knowledge that the George Eastman House of International Photography and Film has a phenomenal and growing collection. In particular, I swoon for the large GEH collection of work by my art crush, Edward Steichen. You may also know that Eastman House is home to the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation, and that the museum has collaborated with other academic institutions worldwide to disseminate 18 City may 30 - june 5, 2012
information on historic photographic processes and the preservation of images. But unless you gain access to the mysterious vaults of the museum’s holdings, or take a class with Mark Osterman on antiquated methods of photographing and printing, chances are you aren’t aware of just how special to Rochester the Eastman House truly is. The current treat of an exhibition, “See: Untold Stories,” better acquaints viewers with the diverse scope of Eastman House’s valuable collection, including many images that are barely ever shown. “Untold Stories” is actually multiple mini-exhibitions that showcase seldom-seen collections at Eastman House, as well as many well-produced video stops where visitors can learn about a multitude of historic processes, how and by whom they were developed, what purpose they served, and how to identify images made in those particular ways.
visitors will encounter the “Photo Film History Timeline,” which offers a 48-footlong guide to important developments in photographic history, while contextualizing the technological advancements in terms of cultural occurrences including science, art, philosophy, politics, wars, communication, and more. The fascinating timeline moves from the 5th century BCE, when Chinese philosopher Mo-Ti made the first known record of camera obscura, to the present day. Inside the gallery, visitors encounter sections on individual photographers’ portfolios, as well as segments of popcultural interest, such as the “postcards from the trenches” collection of cards from World War I, the peak of the postcard industry, with images that romanticize war. Directly across from these is the innocuous, whimsical, and brightly colored “Neil Winokur: A-Z Portfolio,” which presents a different animal or object to represent each letter of the alphabet. Down the way, blackand-white images from Barbara Norfleet’s “Cambridge Club: The Oldest Garden Club in America” are cleverly positioned kitty-corner to a sobering Farm Security Administration portfolio that includes images by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, and others. The curatorial staff of this exhibit continues to prove that the wealthy weren’t the only ones documented by early photographers, with portfolios by John Thompson, who focused on street life in London, and gave individuality to poverty with portraits of flower sellers, families in caravans, clowns, chimney sweeps, and those still-ubiquitous tempters of the desperate, military recruiters. Physics nerds will delight in the images by Doc Edgerton, who helped advance scientific knowledge with his developments in ultrahigh-speed color photography, showcased here with the detailed, captured effects of shooting a bullet through a banana and a flame. The next room over features additional videos
on processes and more than a dozen portfolios, including one by Magnum photographer Constantine Manos, whose colorful city scenes build subtle narratives with interacting people, shadows, and fragments of gesture. Philip Halsman’s one-day photo shoot of Marilyn Monroe for a 1952 issue of Life Magazine presents the sultry, self-aware icon in familiar and unfamiliar ways. “Marilyn Listening to Music” has the babe positioned near a record player, leaning on a bookshelf wearing a lacey black nothing and an inward expression, and “Marilyn-Mao” is a playful combination of her features on the Chinese leader’s head and shoulders.
A section showcasing prints from a series of seven portfolios by Ansel Adams presents his predictable epic, sweeping scenes of parks, trees, mountains, and skies, as well as works of unexpected nuance. In “Grass and Pool,” silvery stalks of grass poke out from dark, shallow water, surrounded by glittering light and shadows. “Moth and Stump, Interglacial Forest, Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska” captures a delicate beast in the rambling wild. Another highlight is Robert Voit’s “New Trees” series, tongue-in-cheek portraits of badly camouflaged cell towers around the world. Though the info card states that the photos “raise questions about the omnipresence of technology and health concerns regarding prolonged exposure to high-frequency wavelengths,” the artist claims that his “concerns are chiefly aesthetic” as he snarkily points out the conspicuous intruders to the natural environment. Doris Ulmann’s images of the Gullah, a
vanishing culture of African Americans in the islands and coastal areas of South Carolina, were captured for “Roll, Jordan, Roll,” a book by Julia Peterkin. The shots here show off Ulmann’s attraction to older faces that bear “the marks of having lived intensely,” per the info card. Nearby, Garry Winogrand’s “Women Are Beautiful” captures a range of preoccupied, precocious, or provocative ladies from the 1970’s. Before exiting to the next gallery, viewers get the treat of Joel-Peter Witkin’s recreation of seven household-name artists’ works for a New York Times Magazine fashion editorial about hats. Images include Witkin’s take on Matisse, Picasso, Hopper, Magritte, Manet, Rembrandt, and Rubens, the last of course featuring an atypically fuller-figured model. Next door in the Brackett Clark Gallery, Eastman House features “Ballyhoo: The Art & Business of Selling the Movies,” a fascinating multi-media look at motionpicture promotions from 1925 to 1950. The exhibit explains how, as early as the 1920’s, a multitude of smaller media companies began merging into fewer and larger corporations, with an interest in the vertical integration of producing and marketing films. The show includes examples of pre-packaged publicity campaigns created by artists and handed directly to theaters; how marketing hit the streets and the lobbies; and a look at related merchandise, especially where children were concerned. An astute viewer will take what is revealed here about marketing schemes, and apply it to the modern day, with the realization that the marketers have only gotten better at what they do.
Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] “The Finger Lakes: Above and Below,” paintings by Gloria Betlam Thu May 31. Wood Library, 134 North Main St., Canandaigua. 6-8 p.m. 3941381. “Artist Teacher Invitational” Fri Jun 1. Gallery r, 100 College Ave. 7-10 p.m. galleryr.org. “East Rochester High School Student Exhibit” Fri Jun 1. Stella Art Gallery & Studio, 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. 6-9 p.m. stellaartgalleryandstudio. com. “A Life in Layers,” Digital prints designed by Kelly Powell & inspired by the Kuna Indians of Panama Fri Jun 1. Crocus Clay Works Gallery, Hungerford Building Door #2, Suite 225, 1115 E. Main St. 5-9 p.m. 469-8217, crocusclayworks.com. “Manuel Rivera-Ortiz: India, A Celebration of Life” Fri Jun 1. Arts & Cultural Council Gallery, 277 N Goodman St. 6-9 p.m. 473-4000, artsrochester.org. “My Apocalypse” Fri Jun 1. Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St., door 1, floor 2.6-9 p.m. myapocalypse2012.tumblr. com. “Relative Image,” work by Dolores Seagren, Richard Lacey, and Anne Lacey Ellington Fri Jun 1. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 6-8 p.m. 4744116, books_etc@yahoo. com. “Secrets of the Solstice,” Artwork by Tim Mack Fri Jun 1. Gallery @ Equal=Grounds, 750 South Ave. 7-9 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. “Sequences” by David Moog Fri Jun 1. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. 5-9 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976, imagecityphotographygallery. com. “School’s Out for Summer 2,” with students from Buckman Heights Elementary School Fri Jun 1. Studio 215, Hungerford Building Door #1 or 2, Floor 4, Suite 433E, 1115 E. Main St. 6-9 p.m. 490-1210, humanette66@ gmail.com. “We Are Ten,” A Black and White Photo Exhibition by Wilson Commencement Academy Photo Club Fri Jun 1. Community Darkroom Gallery, 713 Monroe Ave. 7-9 p.m. 271-5920, geneseearts. org. “Wayward Dreams” by Alison Tyne Fri Jun 1. Black Radish Gallery, Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. 6-10 p.m. arenaartgroup. com continues on page 20
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Welcome to an artful summer, Rochester. Since the weather has been so lovely, and perfect for a road trip, why not journey out to Canandaigua and take in some of the Finger Lakes art scene? On Thursday, May 31, Wood Library (28 S. Main St., Canandaigua) will host a 6-8 p.m. reception for “The Finger Lakes: Above and Below.” Gloria Betlam’s paintings meld iconic and personal images of the region with illustrations of the geology of shale beds and pathways from fracking wells to aquifers. The show will remain on view through July 12, when it will travel to the Livingston Art Center in Mt. Morris. For information, call 394-1381.
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Kick off your weekend on Friday, June 1, with First Friday openings in and around the city (firstfridayrochester.org). Studio 215 (Hungerford Building, door 2, floor 4, suite 443E, 1115 E. Main St.) will host “School’s Out for Summer 2,” on Friday, June 1, 6-9 p.m., featuring works by students from Buckman Heights Elementary School, inspired by the artwork of Dallas, Texas illustrator José Cruz. For info, call 490-1210, or email email@example.com. Also opening on Friday, 6-10 p.m., is “Wayward Dreams,” a solo show of magical, nostalgic photographs by Alison Tyne (pictured), at Black Radish Studio Gallery (Village Gate D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St., suite 501). The show remains on view through June 30; for more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s June, so it’s time for one of Rochester’s most successful and beloved art-based fundraisers. Rochester Contemporary (137 East Ave.) will host “6x6x2012: Bigger and Better” on Saturday, June 2, 6-10 p.m. If you don’t know the drill by now, visit roco6x6.org to learn more, preview artworks, and find out which Buddhist monk and which acclaimed composer (among many other celebrities) created and donated artworks for this year’s sale. Call 461-2222 or visit the site for additional info. Erich Lehman, owner of the formerly nomadic 1975 Gallery, recently announced the big news that it has a permanent home at 89 Charlotte St., in the building that used to house The Little Bakery. The site is being made more charming than ever by clockwork crow murals and an ongoing installation, and on Saturday, June 2, 4-10 p.m., you can check out what they’ve been up to. “Spyglass” is a viewing experience brought to you by Sarah C. Rutherford and Brandon Colaprete. The installation will be viewable during limited showings through June 16. For more information and updates, check 1975ish.com and ourspyglass.com. Ock Hee’s Gallery (2 Lehigh St., Honeoye Falls) will display masterful sculptural works in “The Inner World of Dario Tazzioli,” on view through August 25. The Italian artist will be present Saturday, June 2, noon-5 p.m. for a reception, and will conduct demos in stone carving and fresco painting during the course of the exhibit. For info, call 624-4730, or email email@example.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
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COMEDY | The Capitol Steps
Fans of political humor will want to take in a night of skits and song parodies with The Capitol Steps. The Jewish Family Service of Rochester will be hosting the troupe for the annual JFS gala on Sunday, June 3, at Temple B’rith Kodesh (2131 Elmwood Ave.). The Capitol Steps troupe has been performing political satire for 30 years, playing venues across the country with its comedy and songs. The show costs 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $45. (Specially priced patron tickets are also available, and include dinner catered by Chef Tony Gullace from Max of Eastman Place at 5 p.m.) For more information visit jfsrochester.org or call 461-0110. — BY ANNE RITZ
Art Exhibits “6x6x2012: Bigger and Better” Sat Jun 2. Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, 137 East Ave. 6-10 p.m. 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org. $5. “The Inner World of Dario Tazziolo” Sat Jun 2. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Noon-5 p.m. 624-4730, firstname.lastname@example.org. “Spyglass,” A Viewing Experience by Sarah C. Rutherford & Brandon Colaprete Sat Jun 2. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. 4-10 p.m. 1975ish.com, ourspyglass.com. “Stephen Spinder, Solo Photography,” “Pen, Pencil, Tool, & Brush,” and “A Photographer’s Path 15” Sun Jun 3. High Falls Fine Art Gallery, 60 Browns Race. 3-6 p.m. 325-2030, centerathighfalls.org. [ CONTINUING ] 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor 1570 East Ave. Through Jun 15: “Making the Ordinary Extraordinary.” Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and weekends by appt. 770-1923. 1975 Gallery 89 Charlotte St. June 5-16: “Spyglass,” A Viewing Experience by Sarah C. Rutherford & Brandon Colaprete. Tue-Fri 6-9 p.m., Sat 4-8 p.m. 1975ish.com, ourspyglass.com Artisans’ Loft 4135 Mill St, Pultneyville. Ongoing: “Dream Sails...and More” by David Chamberlain; “Waterscapes” by Lee Hanford; “Trees and More” by Rocky Greco. Fri 1-3 & 68, Sat 1-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m.,
Sun 1-4 p.m. 315-589-5000 Arts & Cultural Council Gallery 277 N Goodman St. Jun 1-27: “Manuel Rivera-Ortiz: India, A Celebration of Life.” Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 473-4000, artsrochester.org. The Assisi Institute 1400 N. Winton Rd. Through May 31: “Sacred Structures.” TueThu noon-6 p.m., Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 473-8731. Baobab Cultural Center 728 University Ave. Continuing: Magnificent Africa. Thu-Fri 5:30-9 p.m., Sat 2-4 p.m. 563-2145, thebaobab.org. Barnes and Noble Gallery 3349 Monroe Ave, Pittsford. Through May 31: Webster Art Club’s Spring Art Show. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 5866020, barnesandnoble.com. Books Etc. 78 W. Main St., Macedon. Jun 1-Aug 15: “Relative Image,” work by Dolores Seagren, Richard Lacey, and Anne Lacey Ellington. Wed-Sun Noon-5 p.m. 474-4116, books_etc@ yahoo.com. Black Radish Gallery Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. Jun 1-30: “Wayward Dreams” by Alison Tyne. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. arenaartgroup. com B.T. Roberts Memorial Hall Gallery at Roberts Wesleyan College 2301 Westside Drive. Through June 30: “Vapors: The Brevity of Life” by Athesia Benjamin. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 5946800, nes.edu. Bug Jar 219 Monroe Ave. Through May 31: THE LOBBY Presents: Lea Rizzo.
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Mon-Sun 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. 454-2966, bugjar.com, lobbydigital.com Coach Street Clay 39 Coach Street, Canandaigua. Through Jul 21: “Where You Go, I Go,” New Work by Peter Pincus. Call for hours. 474-3103, coachstreetclay. com. Community Darkroom Gallery 713 Monroe Ave. Jun 1-Aug 31: “We Are Ten,” A Black and White Photo Exhibition by Wilson Commencement Academy Photo Club. Mon 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Tue-Thu 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Fri 12-5 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 271-5920, geneseearts.org. Crocus Clay Works Gallery Hungerford Building Door #2, Suite 225, 1115 E. Main St. Jun 1-23: “A Life in Layers,” Digital prints designed by Kelly Powell & inspired by the Kuna Indians of Panama. Tue-Wed 5-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. 469-8217, crocusclayworks.com. A Different Path Gallery 27 Market St., Brockport. Continuing: First Annual Brockport Artists Guild Exhibit. Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 6375494, differentpathgallery. com. First Congregational Church 58 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Jun 1-3: “Women Artists of the Finger Lakes II: A Contemporary Show and Sale.”10 a.m.-5 p.m. 394-2184. Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery 3165 East Ave. Through May 31: “Warm Weather Visions” by Elizabeth Liano. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 381-1600, friendlyhome.org. The Gallery Annex Dallywater’s, 83 Geneva St., Geneva. Continuing: “Bloom” by Kevin Harwood. Call for details. 315-7190140. Gallery @ Equal=Grounds 750 South Ave. Jun 1-30: “Secrets of the Solstice,” Artwork by Tim Mack. TueFri 7 a.m.-Midnight, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-Midnight. gallery@ equalgrounds.com. Gallery r 100 College Ave. Through Jun 1: “Artist Teacher Invitational.” WedSun 1-5 p.m. galleryr.org. Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union 395 Gregory St. Through Jun 29: The Work of Cheryl and Don Olney. Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 4612230, genesee.coop. George Eastman House 900 East Ave. Through Sep 16: “See: Untold Stories.” | Ongoing: “Cameras from the Technology Collection,” and “The Remarkable George Eastman.” | Tue-Sat 10 a.m.5 p.m., Thu 10 a.m.-8 p.m.,
Sun 1-5 p.m. $4-$12. 2713361, eastmanhouse.org Gilded Square Picture Framing & Gallery 714 University Ave. Continuing: “Framed” artwork by Keith Uhrich & Michelle Michael. Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 461-2808, gildedsquare.com. High Falls Fine Art Gallery 60 Browns Race. Jun 3Jul 5: “Stephen Spinder, Solo Photography,” “Pen, Pencil, Tool, & Brush,” and “A Photographer’s Path 15.” Wed-Fri 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat Noon-5:30 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m. 325-2030, centerathighfalls.org. Hungerford Building 1115 E. Main St., door 1, floor 2. Jun 1-29: “My Apocalypse.” Visit for details: myapocalypse2012. tumblr.com. Image City Photography Gallery 722 University Ave. Through Jun 10: “Sequences” by David Moog. Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976, imagecityphotographygallery. com. International Art Acquisitions 3300 Monroe Ave. Jun 1-30: “Ode to Matisse” original gouache and ink paintings by Marsha Hammel. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun Noon-5 p.m. 264-1440, internationalartacquisitions. com. I-Square Visions 693 Titus Ave., Irondequoit. Through Jun 1: A Circle of Friends Ceramic Exhibition. | Jun 4-Jul 12: “Hot in Irondquoit” Show & Sale. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 943-1941. Jewish Community Center 1200 Edgewood Ave. Through Jul 22: “Traveling Exhibition: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals.” Wed 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun Noon-6 p.m., and Mon-Tue by request. 4612000, www.jccrochester.org Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Gallery St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave. Through Jun 25: Rochester Art Club Spring Show. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 899-3720. Lorette Wilmot Library @ Nazareth College 4245 East Ave. Through May 31: “Exposed: Rochester’s Hidden Victims of Homelessness PhotoVoice Exhibit” by Leanne Charlesworth. Call 389-2129 for hours. naz.edu. Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave. “What’s Up” lecture, First Sundays, 2 p.m. | Ongoing exhibits: “At the Crossroads,” “Seeing America,” “Italian Baroque Organ,” “Brunswick Armor,” “Judaica.” | Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu until 9 p.m., $5-$12. Thu night
DANCE | Borinquen Dance: Faces of El Caribe
Giving back has never been easier, as enjoying this visually exquisite performance will ultimately benefit local youth. Borinquen Dance Theatre will host its 31st anniversary celebration, “Faces of El Caribe: Caribbean Fusion,” on Saturday, June 2, at the Rochester Museum & Science Center (657 East Ave.). Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez’s Borinquen Dance Theatre was founded in 1981 and is known for combining a unique blend of Puerto Rican folkloric and Latin contemporary style dance. Proceeds from Saturday’s performance in the Eisenhart Auditorium will benefit children’s theater and youth programs. A reception and silent auction will start at 5:30 p.m. and the dance performance will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets for the performance are $50 and the patron’s reception will cost $250. Tickets are available at borinquendancetheatre.org. — BY ANNE RITZ reduced price: $6 from 5-9 p.m. 276-8900, mag. rochester.edu. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St, Honeoye Falls. Continuing: Honeoye FallsLima Senior Show. | Through Jun 3: Pinhole Camera Art: Professional Photographers’ Point of View. Featuring John Neel, Andrew Davidhazy, Craig Barber, and Rick Shannon. Mon-Fri & Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.8 p.m. Free. 624-7740, millartcenter.com. My Sister’s Gallery The Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. May 29Jul 10: “Between the Lines, Patriotism in Print.” Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 546-8439. Nan Miller Gallery 3450 Winton Place. Through June 23: “Albert Paley’s The Mastery of Metal.” Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 292-1430, nanmillergallery.com. Ock Hee’s Gallery 2 Lehigh St. Jun 2-Aug 25: “The Inner World of Dario Tazziolo.” Mon-Sat 11 a.m.5 p.m. 624-4730, ockhee@ frontiernet.net. Orange Glory Café 240 East Ave. Continuing: “Poster and Fine Art Show” by Carla Bartow. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 232-7340. Outside the Box Art Gallery Suite 104, The Box Factory, 6 N. Main St., Fairport. Through May 31: “Pursesonalities.” Call for details. 377-0132 Oxford Gallery 267 Oxford St. Through Jun 2:
“Palimpsest.” Tue-Fri Noon5 p.m; Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885, oxfordgallery. com. Rochester Contemporary Arts Center 137 East Ave. Jun 2-Jul 15: “6x6x2012: Bigger and Better.” Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m., Fri 1-10 p.m. 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org. $1. Rochester Regional Community Design Center Hungerford Complex/E. Main Business Park. Door 3B. Continuing: “Corn Hill: What’s Next?” Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 271-0520, rrcdc.com. Roz Steiner Art Gallery Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd., Batavia. Through Jun 28: Student Digital Art Show. Call for hours. 343-0055 x6448, genesee.edu. Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections University of Rochester River Campus, Rush Rhees Library, Wilson Blvd. Through Aug 17: “Picturing AIDS and Its Publics,” educational AIDS posters from the Atwater Collection, and “Springing to Life: Moveable Books and Mechanical Devices.” MonFri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 475-6766. Sage Art Center UR River Campus. Through August 2012: Photo exhibit by Thomas Evans, curated by Jessica Holmes. Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-11p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 2-6 p.m. 273-
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Black Radish Studio Wayward dreams: Work by Alison Tyne
FESTIVALS | Neighborhood Festivals
JUNE 1 HIGHLIGHTS: • Preview 6x6x2012 - 7,300 Artworks at RoCo • Valerie Frischmann at Main St Artists' Gallery
Crocus Clay Works A Life in Layers
Fairport will host its annual Canal Days Art Celebration June 1-3. The celebration begins Friday with a kick-off party at 4:30 p.m. There will be food vendors, musical performances, and several activities up until 9:30 p.m. Come back Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for more food and fun. Activities include an emerging-artists display, classic cars, a battle of the bands, parade, and the annual Rubber Duck Race on Sunday at 3 p.m. For more information, visit fairportcanaldays.com.
Main Street Artists' Gallery & Studio Valerie Frischmann
Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. Through Jun 1: Student Honors Art Exhibition. Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. After May 21: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 394-3500 x7369, email@example.com. Wood Library 134 North Main St., Canandaigua. May 31-Jul 12: “The Finger Lakes: Above and Below,” paintings by Gloria Betlam. Sun noon-4 p.m., Mon 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tue 10 a.m.noon. 394-1381.
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Throughout the summer, there will be a number of festivals held to celebrate our local communities. The East End Music Festival (pictured) will begin Friday, June 1, and will be held again Friday, July 13, and Friday, August 10. The festival encompasses music, food, and vendors in the East End neighborhood. The June 1 festival will be “A Tribute to Tributes,” featuring several cover bands throughout the evening. For more information, visit eastendmusicfestival.com.
Lastly, celebrate the 19th Ward with the annual Square Fair at Aberdeen Square Park. The fair will be held on Saturday, June 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Get there early for a pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m., followed by vendors, entertainment, food and children’s games 10 a.m.4 p.m. At 12:30 p.m., meet at the Ebenezer Baptist Church (174 Thurston Road) for a parade. For more information, visit 19wca.org. — BY ANNE RITZ
5995, rochester.edu/college/ AAH/facilities/sage Sips Coffee Shop 149 Pattonwood Dr., Irondequoit. Jun 1-30: Artist of the Month: Oil and Acrylic Paintings by Sunita Dixit. Call for hours: 323-9360. Spectrum Gallery at Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. Through Jun 15: Color Photographs by Pat Wilder. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 461-4447, lumierephoto.com. Starry Nites Café 696 University Ave. Continuing: Colleen Virdi. Mon-Thu 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m.-midnight, Sat 8 a.m.midnight, Sun 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 271-2630, starrynitescafe. com, shoefactoryarts.com. Stella Art Gallery & Studio 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. Opens Jun 1: “East Rochester High School Student Exhibit.” Thu 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.9 p.m., Sat noon-9 p.m. stellaartgalleryandstudio. com. Strong Behavioral Health University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave. Through Jun 25: “Balance.” Visit site for hours. urmc.rochester.edu. Studio 215 Hungerford Building Door #1 or 2, Floor 4, Suite 433E, 1115 E. Main St. Opens Jun 1: “School’s Out for Summer 2,” with students from Buckman Heights Elementary School. Tue-Wed 5-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. 490-1210, firstname.lastname@example.org. Tap & Mallet 381 Gregory St. Continuing: “Paintings by Bradley Butler.” Mon-Sat 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun 4 p.m.-12 a.m. 473-0503, tapandmallet.com. Visual Studies Workshop 31 Prince St. Through Jul 9: “Reversing the Catastrophe of Fixed Meaning” by Scott McCarney. Thu 5-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 12-5 p.m., and by appt. 442-8676, vsw.org. Wallace Library Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Through Aug 6: “The Light of the Sublime: The Works of Rumi as Interpreted by Zahra Partovi and Vincent FitzGerald & Co.” Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. 475-4213. Wayne County Council for the Arts 108 W. Miller St., Newark. Through Jun 9: “Shape Shift,” Contemporary Quilts by Marcia DeCamp. Thu-Sat 12-3 p.m., and by appt. 315-331-4593, info@ wayne-arts.com, waynearts. wordpress.com. Webster Public Library 980 Ridge Rd., Webster. Through May 31: Webster Art Club. Call for hours. 872-7075.
• A Life in Layers at Crocus Clay Works • Open Studio at The Crafting Social • Wayward dreams at Black Radish Studio • Manuel Rivera-Ortiz: India, A Celebration of Life at The Arts and Cultural Council • House Artists Show at The Shoe Factory Art Co-op • Metamorphosis at Creative Wellness Coalition • Sequences at Image City Photography
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First Friday is a monthly citywide gallery night that encourages collaboration between non-profit, university, and commercial art venues in Rochester, NY. This initiative showcases area artists and arts institutions by promoting the First Friday evening of each month from 6-9pm as a community night for experiencing art. First Friday ensures a healthy art scene and a healthy city through regular exchange and discussion between venues, artists and patrons. First Friday Rochester was initiated, and is administered by Rochester Contemporary Art Center.
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Theater even have a Wikipedia page. But the Festival successfully revived her play, “The Stepmother,” in 2008, and is now trying a 1914 work that looks unflinchingly at the fate of a woman who must earn her own living. Sowerby has a good ear for dialogue and a guiding social conscience. She is worth remembering. Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens, and Stephen Flaherty’s musical, “Ragtime,” has an unlikely history: it first appeared in 1975 as a novel by E.L. Doctorow, became a dreadful 1981 movie, and arrived as a hit on Broadway by way of Toronto. In fact, the Toronto cast with Audra MacDonald and Brian Stokes Williams moved to New York to open the 1998 Broadway production. The story interweaves Wasps, who have been in this country almost from the start; African-Americans, who had no say about coming; and Jews, who gave up what little they had just to get here. The first act is much stronger than the second, but one of the show’s strengths is its demonstration of ragtime’s broad and deep emotional range. Jenny L. Wright, Graeme Somerville, and Kate Hennig in “A Man and Some Women,” playing as part of the 2012 Shaw Festival. PHOTO BY DAVID COOPER
Shavian shenanigans 2012 Shaw Festival Through October 28 Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada $24-$110 | 800-511-7429, shawfest.com [ PREVIEW ] BY MICHAEL LASSER
More than a century of theater history buttresses the Shaw Festival’s choices for 2012, an 11-play season that takes playgoers from the United States to Norway to Tahiti without ever leaving the Festival’s three theaters set amidst the flowers, restaurants, and tourist traps of Niagara-on-theLake, Ontario. The Shaw is setting out to do what it always sets out to do: give new life to tragedies, comedies, and musicals that illuminate what former artistic director Christopher Newton called “the birth of the modern world.” Talented people illuminating great plays is the Festival at its best. At its worst it indulges in novelty for novelty’s sake; some might call it dumbing down. In 1962, only two years after it started with two plays by Shaw, the festival broadened its horizons. Soon it was staging all of Shaw’s plays as well as those of his contemporaries. In 2000, Newton broadened the mandate again to include plays set during Shaw’s long lifetime — 1856-1950. A few 22 City may 30 - june 5, 2012
years ago, current artistic director Jackie Maxwell announced another expansion to include plays “in the spirit of Shaw.” Nobody has yet explained what that means, except maybe that she can do whatever she wants and follow it up with a triumphant, “See! Spirit of Shaw!” Regardless, it’s rare to find a season without some superb productions (and maybe one or two that will annoy you). In “Misalliance,” one of George Bernard Shaw’s major works, a bored heiress trapped in an unhappy engagement meets strangers who suddenly intrude, thanks to a convenient (but harmless) plane crash just outside a beautiful garden. The pleasure comes from watching how they pair off eventually, especially since they rely on Shaw’s extraordinary talk, talk, and more talk to help them (and us) sort out what each person believes and desires. As with the best of Shaw, it succeeds when a director and cast love Shaw’s language and relish his irreverence. The subtext should always be about him rather than them. Here’s the sort of thing that makes the Shaw Festival so rare: running simultaneously just three blocks from one another are Henrik Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler” and Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter,” as different as two plays can be. “Gabler,” from 1890, is a towering
work of early Modernism, a powerful example of psychological realism. Bored, jealous, selfdestructive, and dishonest, Hedda is a great role for an equally great actress to chew on. “Laughter” is Coward’s tongue-in-cheek tribute to himself. Its main character is a stage star named Garry Essendine, whose life is defined by elegant clothes, glamorous lovers, and sparkling wit. He has more admirers than he knows what to do with, even though he’s not as young as he used to be. Handled with air, it has all the makings of delectable chaos. I’m eager to see Terence Rattigan’s “French without Tears” and Githa Sowerby’s “A Man and Some Women.” The playwrights are Shaw rediscoveries. Rattigan was on top of the theatrical world in the 1940’s and 1950’s for such plays as “The Winslow Boy,” “The Browning Version,” and “Separate Tables,” before his appeal declined. The Shaw Festival is trying to restore him to the regard he deserves, this time with the play that first established him. Young men studying in France to improve their French find themselves more interested in young women than old textbooks. Comedy has no greater subject than the pursuit of a reluctant lover. Sowerby, an early feminist playwright admired by Shaw, is so obscure she doesn’t
Completing the playbill are four plays from late in Shaw’s lifetime, plus one new Canadian play. GBS wrote “The Millionairess” when he was 79. Its dilemma concerns a wealthy woman who promises her father that she will only marry a man who can turn 150 pounds into 50,000 in six months. She then falls for a man who promises his mother that he’ll marry a woman who can support herself for six months on 35 pence. Sounds like the purest Shavian shenanigans. “His Girl Friday” began as a 1928 play, “The Front Page” by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, about conniving reporters who’ll do anything for a scoop. Then it became a classic screwball comedy called “The Front Page” with Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant; and has since been turned back into a play by John Guare. Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” is a one-act opera and William Inge’s “Come Back, Little Sheba” is a realistic domestic tragedy, but both portray desperately unhappy people married to one another. Inge’s reputation has declined since his death in 1973, and I’m content to let it remain where it is. The final play is Quebec playwright Carole Frechette’s “Helen’s Necklace.” It tells the story of a woman who pursues a lost necklace as far as the Middle East. Though the Festival calls it “impressionistic,” it sounds from the outside more like magic realism.
[ Saturday, June 2 ] Symposium on African Americans and Dementia. Auditorium A and B at Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Rd. 800-2723900, alz.org/rochesterny. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free, register. Transportation available.
Dance Events 389 Gregory St. 249-0354, email@example.com. 2 p.m. $5. [ Sunday, June 3 ] Odasz Dance Theatre “Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Classical Gala.” Panara Theatre, Rochester Intstitute of Technology. 880-0450, 6 p.m., $8-$15.
Dance Participation [ Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3 ] Seventh Annual Vintage Jazz Dance Weekend. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 415-3714, stompology.com. Various times & fees.
Festivals [ Thursday, May 31Sunday, June 3 ] Greek Festival. 962 East Ave. rochestergreekfestival.org. Thu-Sun 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Free admission. [ Friday, June 1 ] East End Festival. East End District. eastendmusicfestival. com. Visit web for details. Local food, bands, drinks. [ Friday, June 1-Saturday, June 2 ] St. Rita’s Church 58 th Annual Fiesta. 1008 Maple Dr., Webster. 671-1100, saintrita. org. Fri 5-10 p.m., Sat 4-11 p.m. Free admission. [ Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3 ] Fairport Canal Days. Main Street, Fairport. fairportcanaldays.com. Fri 4:30-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. Arts & crafts, food, music, family activities. [ Saturday, June 2 ] The Annual Square Fair. Aberdeen St., Nineteenth Ward. 328-6571, 19wca. org. Free admission. Call for details. [ Saturday, June 2Sunday, June 3 ] Inspiration Weekend Festival of Arts & Nature. Sterling Nature Center, Fair Haven. 947-6143, cayuganet.org/ sterlingpark. Noon-4:30 p.m. Free admission. Psychic Fair. Radisson Hotel, 175 Jefferson Rd., Henrietta. prettyrox.com. Sat 11 a.m.8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission $7, children under 12 free.
Kids Events [ Saturday, June 2 ] Cobblestone School’s Kidtopia. Cobblestone School, 10 Prince St. 271-4548, cobblestone. org. 2-4 p.m. Free. Features
[ Wednesday, June 6 ] Activist Nurse Dorothy Granada Speaks about her Newest Project. Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 n. Fitzhugh St. rocla.us. 7 p.m. Free.
FESTIVAL | Greek Festival
From Thursday, May 31, through Sunday, June 3, the Greek Festival will transform the lawn of the Greek Orthodox Church on East Avenue into an outpost of the Mediterranean. One of the main attractions of this annual festival is the food. Look for your favorite Greek dishes, including gyro sandwiches, homemade spanakopita, pastichio, moussaka, stuffed peppers, and lamb shanks. Wash down your dinner with Greek imported beer or wine. Leave room for fried dough, Greek style. Loukoumades are small balls of dough, fried and covered in a honey syrup. Also for desert, try traditional baklava with a custom cup of Greek coffee. Learn how to create your own Greek dishes during cooking demos at select times Friday-Sunday, with sessions on how to create baklava and koulourakia. Your tour of Greece will not be complete without shopping the agora, the Greek marketplace. There will be several boutiques where you can purchase clothing, jewelry, books, and specialty foods. Bring the kids to Kiddie Village, a mini festival for children featuring a climbing wall and other activities. And catch Greek dancers daily, with lessons Friday at 3:30 & 4:30 p.m., Saturday at 3 & 4 p.m., and Sunday at 3 & 4 p.m. The church is located on 962 East Ave. Festival hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. For more information, visit rochestergreek-festival.org or call 244-3377. — BY ANNE RITZ include games, activities, live music, a dunking booth, ice cream social, and a marketplace of family-friendly vendors. New Exhibit Opening: KEVA Planks. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 271-4320, rmsc.org. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $10-$12. Roc City Hoopdance. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 11 a.m. Free, register. Open to students in grades 4-7. [ Saturday, June 2Sunday, June 3 ] Exhibit Opening: Design Zone. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square. 263-2700, museumofplay.org. Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. [ Sunday, June 3 ] 4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House. 480 North Main St., Canandaigua. 394-3977 x435, 4-HCampBristolHills.org. 1-4 p.m. Free.
Lectures [ Wednesday, May 30 ] Sixth Graders Host Skate Park Symposium at The Strong. Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Sq. 271-4552 x463, lomalley@ gccschool.org. 7 p.m. Free. [ Thursday, May 31 ] Leading by Example series: Bobby Greco Jr. RCIL, 497 State St. rcil.org. 6-8 p.m. Free. Coach Greco, who uses a wheelchair, will talk about his experiences as a young professional breaking into the career of his choice, and how his disability impacted his path. League of Women Voters Meeting with Sandra Doorley. Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Rd. Pittsford. lwvrma.org. Noon-1:30 p.m. Free. [ Friday, June 1-Saturday, June 2 ] An African American Genealogy Conference. Wilson Academy 200 Genesee St. 313-3685, 546-7067. Fri 6-8:30 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $10-$25, register.
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Literary Events [ Wednesday, May 30 ] Book Group: Titles over Tea: “Snow Drops” by A. D. Miller. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 2274020, bn.com. 7 p.m. Free. [ Wednesday, May 30Sunday, June 3 ] Book Sale: Friends of Fairport Library Book Sale. Fairport Village Landing (between the Dollar Store and Skip’s Meat Market). 223-9091, fairportlibrary.org. Wed May 30 5-9 p.m., Thu-Fri 9 a.m.8 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 admission May 30. [ Thursday, May 31 ] Annie and Joe’s Eclectic Book Group: “In Zanesville” by Jo Ann Beard. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks. com. 6:30 p.m. Free.
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[ Thursday, May 31Sunday, June 3 ] Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Book Sale. 4733030, literacyrochester.org. Thu preview session 4-7 p.m. $5 admission; Fri 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission Fri-Sun. [ Saturday, June 2 ] Launch Party & Book Signing for “Bluebird of Brockport,” a Novel of the Erie Canal” by Donna Rogers Winters. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 1-3 p.m. Free. [ Saturday, June 2Saturday, June 9 ] Wood Library’s Annual Book Sale. Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 North Bloomfield Rd., Canandaigua. 394-1381, woodlibrary.org. Sat June 2 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m., Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat June 9 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission. [ Tuesday, June 5 ] Poetry Reading: Authors Aloud in the Café: Jennifer Litt, Thom Ward. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org, wab.org. 8-9 p.m. Free. continues on page 24 rochestercitynewspaper.com City 23
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I’m a mutt. My family bloodlines are from all over Europe, and though it’s a tricky, tangled task, one thing I have taken for granted is that if I wanted to, I could find out a lot more about my family tree. Now, it may be difficult for many of us to understand the importance of such a matter — knowing who your people are and were — unless you’re faced with the near impossibility of finding out. Such is the case for most African Americans, who cannot trace their families back further than the person who arrived here in bondage, if they can even identify who that person was. On Friday-Saturday, June 1-2, the Maafa Celebration Committee in collaboration with Akwaaba and Community Residents will host a two-day African American Genealogy Conference at Wilson Academy (200 Genesee St.). The June 1 session takes place 6-8:30 p.m. and the June 2 session is scheduled for 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The conference will include a pep rally, screening of “Roots” part I, guest speakers, a panel discussion with genealogy specialists, food, vendors, and workshops. Conference fees are $15 per adult, $20 for couples, $10 for seniors (60+), and $25 per family (six-person limit, adults and children aged 717). For more information or to register, contact Robin at 546-7067, or Diane at 313-3685. Besides identity, what else has been stolen from African Americans? Credit for originating all of the good music. I’m serious. Celebrate the roots of what makes you feel good at the 4th Annual Black Music Month Celebration (pictured) on Saturday, June 2. The event takes place at RCTV15 (21 Gorham St., off St. Paul), 2-8 p.m., and will include entertainers, food, and product vendors, and activities for children. For more info, call 325-1238. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Recreation [ Saturday, June 2 ] Rochester Birding Field Trip: Norway Road. Meet in Ridgemont Plaza on Rte. 104 in Greece. Kimberly 503-2534, Cathy 322-2621, rochesterbirding.com. 7 a.m. Free. 9th Annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk. Seneca Park Longhouse Shelter, 2222 St. Paul St. walks.SclerodermaTriState. org. 10 a.m. $5-$20, register online. [ Saturday, June 3 ] 9th Annual Beth El 5K & Post Race Pancake Breakfast. Temple Beth El, 139
Winton Rd. S. 704-8852, J.Kuperberg@rochester.rr.com, BethEl5K.com. 8:15 a.m. $10 race, $3 breakfast. Cobblestone Creek Family Fitness & Fun Walk. 100 Cobble Creek Road, Victor. Anne 233-1852. Noon-3 p.m. Fundraiser for Victor Schools Snack Pack Program. $5 plus a non perishable food snack for the program. Activities include easy 2-mile walk, crafts and games for children, free giveaways. Children will receive a cinch bag and an event passport. Keeping Pace with AIDS 5K Walk/Run. Roundhouse Pavilion, Genesee Valley Park. firstgiving.com/acRochester. Visit web for info. Fundraiser.
Also includes 50 mile bike rides and Paws for the Cause. Rochester Orienteering Club Meet. Rotary Sunshine Camp, 809 Five Points Rd., Rush. roc.us.orienteering.org. 11 a.m. $8 per entry/group.
Penn Yan. 315-536-3147, KeukaSpringWinery.com. Tours at 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Call for details. Zoobilation. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St. 336-7202, senecaparkzoo.org. 5:45-11 p.m. Call for details, tickets nearly sold out.
[ Sunday, June 3 ] Elvis 35th year Tribute! Golden Ponds Restaurant, 500 Long Pond Rd. 738-304. 4 p.m. $25, register. Fly-in Pancake Breakfast. Historic Aircraft Group Museum, 3489 Big Tree Lane, Geneseo. 243-2100, 1941hag. org. 7 a.m.-noon. $4-$7, kids under 4 free. Jewish Family Service Annual Gala feat. Capitol Steps. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. 461-0110, jfsrochester.org. 5 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show. $45-$136, register. Macedon Center Methodists Celebrating 200th Year. Macedon Center United Methodist Church, 1160 Macedon Center Rd., Macedon. 315- 9862306. Open House 2-4 p.m. Free.
[ Wednesday, May 30 ] Rochester Business Networking Event. Bonadio and Company, 171 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford. rochester-tipclub-may2012. eventbrite.com/. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. [ Thursday, May 31 ] Single Fun Raisers Happy Hour. Valicia’s Restorante, 2155 Long Pond Road. firstname.lastname@example.org, singlefunraisers.org. 5-7 p.m. Free. Singles: Rochester’s Single Fun Raisers for people 40 and better. Watch and Discuss: “Hineini.” Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. 7 p.m. Free. Part of programming for “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945” Exhibition. [ Wednesday, May 30 ] Lunch and Learn with Edward Phillips, Director of Exhibitions at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. Noon. Free. Pop Swap. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. recordarchive.com. 6-8 p.m. Free. Public Information Meeting: Rochester Intermodal Transportation Center. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E Main St. cityofrochester.gov/ projects. 5-7 p.m. Free. [ Friday, June 1 ] Church Women United Blue Star Mothers Picnic. Brighton Town Park Carmen Clark Lodge, 777 Westfall Rd. cwurochester.org. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $3. Darjeeling Tea Tasting with Niraj Lama. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 2:30-4 p.m. Free, register. [ Saturday, June 2 ] 4th Annual Black Music Month Celebration. RCTV15, 21 Gorham St. 325-1238. 2-8 p.m. Off the Vine: Growing Community Partnetships. CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. 899-3261. 6:30 p.m. $150, register. South Wedge Church Big Lunch. Calvary St. Andrew’s, corner of Ashland St. and Averill Ave. email@example.com. Noon-2 p.m. Bring a dish to pass. “A Taste of the Vineyard.” Keuka Spring Vineyards, 243 Route 54, outside of
[ Monday, June 4 ] Half & Full Marathon Training Program Info Session. Fleet Feet Sports, 2210 Monroe Ave. fleetfeetrochester.com. 7 p.m. Free. Holland Purchase Historical Society Dinner. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak St., Batavia. 343-4727. 6 p.m. $10, RSVP by May 30. [ Wednesday, June 6 ] Ontario County Genealogical Society Annual Picnic. Ontario County Historical Museum, 55 North Main St., Canandaigua. firstname.lastname@example.org. 6 p.m. Bring a dish to pass.
Sports [ Friday, June 1-Monday, June 4 ] Rochester Redwings vs. Columbus Clippers. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. redwingsbaseball.com. Fri-Sat 7:05 p.m., Sun 1:05 p.m., Mon 7:05 p.m. $7-$12. [ Saturday, June 2 ] Learn to Row Walk-in Clinic. Pittsford Indoor Rowing Center, 149 Elmwood Ave. pittsfordindoorrowingcenter. org. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. RocCity Roller Derby. Dome Arena, 2695 E. Henrietta Rd. rocderby.com. Doors 5 p.m., bout 6 p.m. $5-$20. [ Monday, June 4-Sunday, June 10 ] Wegmans LGPA Championship. Locust Hill Country Club, Jefferson Rd., Pittsford. 4277100, wegmanslpga.org. Prices vary.
[ Tuesday, June 5Wednesday, June 6 ] Rochester Redwings vs. Norfolk Tides. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. redwingsbaseball.com. 7:05 p.m. $7-$12.
Theater “An Afternoon of Song, Dance & Comedy with Traveling Cabaret.” Sun Jun 3. Chili Senior Center, 3235 Chili Ave # 2. 2 p.m. $3.50. 8896185. “The Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding.” Continues through September 2. RAPA East End Theatre, 727 E Main St. Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m, Tue-Wed Jun 6 7 p.m. $39-$45. 420-8338, thecalamarisisters.com. “Company.” Continues through June 10. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Wed May 30 2 & 7:30 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. (Sunday Salon) & 7 p.m., Tue-Wed Jun 6 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382, gevatheatre.org. “Confessions of a Cockeyed Optimist.” Thu May 31-Jun 3. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. Thu 7 p.m., Sat 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $18-$26. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. “Doubt.” Fri Jun 1-Jun 3. Continues through June 9. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. FriSat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $10$16, 244-0960, muccc.org. “Harvey.” Fri Jun 1-Jun 2. The Young Open and Honest Players (YOHP). Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. 7:30 p.m. $6-$10. 340-8655, or penfield.org. “Kiss Me Kate.” Wed May 30-Jun 6. Continues through June 20. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Wed May 30Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Mon 7:30 p.m., TueWed June 6 2 & 7:30 p.m. $40-$42. 315-255-1785, merry-go-round.com. “Leaving Iowa.” Continuing. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. Wed May 30 7 p.m., Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m., Wed May 6 7 p.m. $26-$36. 3254370, downstairscabaret. com. “You Say Tomato, I Say Shutup.” Continuing. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 5 & 8 p.m. $29-$36. 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com.
Theater Auditions [ Saturday, June 2 & Monday, June 4-
THEATER | “Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding”
The Calamari Sisters have been thrilling Rochester audiences for the past several years with shows at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre. This summer Rochesterians can watch Carmela and Delphine cook their way through a night of hilarity with their third show, “Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding,” which is currently playing in the sisters’ new home at the East End Performing Arts Center through the end of August. The squabbling siblings sing, dance, and cook to favorites like “Love and Marriage,” “Chapel of Love,” and “Daddy’s Little Girl” in this all-new show. The East End Theater is located at 727 E. Main St. Show times vary per week; check the website for a full schedules. Tickets cost $39-$45 and are available online at thecalamarisisters.com/tour.html or by calling the box office at 420-8338. — BY ANNE RITZ Tuesday, June 5 ] “A Taste of Broadway.” Irondequoit Theatre Guild. Dake Junior High School, 350 Cooper Rd. Sat 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mon-Tue 5:30-8 p.m. Free. Lisa 426-5534, Char 342-2745, or irondequoittheatreguild. org. We need singers, dancers and performers of all ages (adults, teenagers and children). Please be prepared to sing from one of the following songs: “There’s Nothing Like a Dame,” “Hard Knock Life,” or “Favorite Things.” [ Monday, June 4 & Wednesday, June 6 ] Screen Plays: Hollywood’s Golden Age on Stage Debut Production: “The Desk Set.” MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. 7 p.m. Free. 506-5223, email@example.com. The cast consists of 6 men ages 20-60 and 8-9 women ages 20-80. This show offers roles that accommodate a variety of personalities, experience levels and schedules! Please keep in mind that actors may be cast to play multiple roles.
Workshops [ Wednesday, May 30 ] Beginner Cake Decorating. Penfield Community Recreation Center, 1985 Baird Rd, Penfield. 3408655, penfield.org. 6-7 p.m. $30 for series, register. Judaism 10: Moses,
Mitzvahs, Matzah & More. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. 721-7568, firstname.lastname@example.org. 7-9 p.m. $120 for 12 weeks, register. [ Sunday, June 3 ] Journaling Seminar with Mary Dougherty: Write Yourself Well Workshop. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 1-4 p.m. Free. “Riding the Bliss” Nada Yoga. Open Sky Yoga Center, 19 Birch Crescent. 2440782, yogawave@rochester. rr.com. $12-$135, register. With Baird Hersey, overtone singer, composer, and guitarist. [ Monday, June 4 ] Cooking Class: Pomodoro’s Isaac Borgstrom. Culinary Center at Vella, 237 PittsfordPalmyra Rd., Macedon. vellaculinarycenter.com. 68:30 p.m. $79, register.
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Brockport Strand 637-3310 89 Main St, Brockport THE AVENGERS: 7, 9:35; also Sat-Sun 1, 4; MEN IN BLACK 3: 7:10, 9:20; also Sat-Sun 1:10, 3:10, 5:10; SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN: 7, 9:25; also SatSun 1, 4.
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Canandaigua Theatres 396-0110 Wal-Mart Plaza, Canandaigua THE AVENGERS: 7, 9:35; also FriSun 4; Sat-Sun 1; BATTLESHIP: 7, 9:25; also Fri-Sun 4; also Sat-Sun 1:15; THE CHERNOBYL DIARIES: 7:25, 9:15; also Fri-Sun 5:15, also Sat-Sun 1:15, 3:15; DARK SHADOWS: 7:10, 9:20; also Fri-Sun 4; Sat-Sun 1:15; THE DICTATOR: 7:15, 9:15; also Fri-Sun 5:15; also Sat-Sun 1:15, 3:15; THE HUNGER GAMES: 4, 7; also Sat-Sun 1; THE LUCKY ONE: 9:30; MEN IN BLACK 3: 3D 7:10, 9:20; also Fri-Sun 5:10; also SatSun 1:10, 3:10; 2D 7:10, 9:20; also Fri-Sun 5:10; also Sat-Sun 1:10, 3:10; SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN: 7, 9:25; also Fri-Sun 4, Sat-Sun 1; WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING: 7:15, 9:20; also Fri-Sun 5:10; also SatSun 1, 3:05.
[ REVIEW ] by George Grella
“We Have a Pope” (Habemus Papam) (NR), directed by Nanni Moretti Now playing
To make a comic film or perhaps any kind of film about the papacy surely requires a good deal of delicacy, along with at least a modicum of courage. The few recent pictures that touch on the subject feature an interpretation of the venerable institution as a sinister organization with connections to other even more sinister organizations. “The Godfather, Part III”
Cinema Theater 271-1785 957 S. Clinton St. BULLY: 7; PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS: Sat-Sun 4:45; UNDEFEATED: 8:40.
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suggested that some prelates in the Vatican worked with the Mafia, and even showed the murder of a priest within the city-state. “The Da Vinci Code” resurrected one of those familiar Catholic conspiracies, this time based upon several loony notions, including a ridiculous interpretation of “The Last Supper.” Nanni Moretti’s new movie, “We Have a Pope” (originally “Habemus Papam,” the words announcing the election of a new pontiff), combines comedy and drama in a generally sympathetic and even touching view of the papal election and its results. The movie begins with documentary footage of the funeral of John Paul II — a solemn and beautiful ceremony — then seamlessly moves to coverage of the College of Cardinals trooping into the Sistine Chapel to choose a successor. All the while a television reporter, whose commentary appears sporadically throughout the movie, questions the cardinals as they pass by, identifies several, and speculates about the favorites. He requests permission
Nanni Moretti and Michel Piccoli in “We Have a Pope.” PHOTO COURTESY IFC FILMS
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to film the procedure, thus reassuring American audiences that our TV news cannot claim sole ownership of effrontery and ignorance. Within the chapel the cardinals proceed in their election in a manner that, at least to any lay person, appears authentic. As the cardinals begin their selection of candidates, a babel of languages reveals their thoughts: nobody wants the job, and each one prays he will not be chosen. After some indecisive ballots, the majority votes for a surprise candidate, Cardinal Melville (Michel Piccoli), an act that precipitates the movie’s major plot. Because the script provides nothing in the way of a back story, that particular choice, whatever its intrinsic interest, makes little sense within the context of “We Have a Pope.” His name certainly suggests that Melville is an American, but the director never explores that possibility or anything else connected with his nationality. (He speaks Italian as fluently as everybody else in the movie and, at least to my ear, without a trace of an American accent, which negates any explanation for his character and conduct.) Just as the cardinals announce their choice to the throngs in St. Peter’s Square and the world, the new pope screams in anguish and tells his colleagues that he cannot accept the office. After that shock, most of the film shows the desperate attempts of the Vatican spokesperson (Jerzy Stuhr) to deal with the pope’s apparent breakdown, deceive the public and the cardinals,
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and finally, search Rome for Melville when he escapes from a secret excursion to a psychoanalyst. In civilian clothes, the pope wanders the city, seeking some solution to his dilemma, watching all the while the false reports from the Vatican that he is praying and meditating in private before publicly addressing the world. A love for the theater and a background in acting that he speaks (and occasionally lies) about lead him accidentally into the sphere of a theatrical troupe rehearsing a Chekhov play: probably the happiest moments in the action for this confused and melancholy man. The most exuberant parts of the film show the director himself, playing a psychoanalyst called to treat the pope and then sequestered in the Vatican to keep the secret. He organizes a round-robin volleyball tournament among the cardinals, with teams based on geographical location. Delightfully comic and occasionally even graceful, the elderly, unathletic princes of the Church play with great spirit, cheered by priests, nuns, Swiss Guards, and even a papal impersonator. “We Have a Pope” looks amazingly authentic, from its location shots of Rome to its astonishingly convincing interiors, apparently mingling actual sites with studio sets — nobody can film in the Sistine Chapel, for example, but the several scenes set there look absolutely real. Aside from the charm of its comedy, the movie also exhibits a genuine sense of pathos in the sad, conflicted state of its main character, and an ending simultaneously both logical and shocking.
Lawrence Kasdan didn’t invent the ensemble drama, but he might as well have. His second film as a writer-director, 1983’s “The Big Chill,” has pretty much become the shorthand way to describe flicks with large casts confined to one location, complicated adult angst, and a Motown hit (or three) to which people may sing into a wooden spoon or do montage-y stuff. But now it’s 30 years later and Kasdan’s take on baby-boomer frictions has evolved into the more privileged malaise of “Darling Companion,” which uses the hunt for a lost dog as a jumpingoff point for ruminations on aging, marriage, empty nesting, and positively uninspired storytelling. A shrill, gesticulating Diane Keaton leads the otherwise excellent cast as Beth, who we meet as she’s coping with separation anxiety from her eldest daughter and infant grandson. A surrogate child
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presents itself in the form of an injured dog along the side of the highway. Soon we’ve flashed forward a year, with the adorable mutt thriving in his new environment, and Beth’s youngest (Elizabeth Moss, “Mad Men”) conveniently married off to the handsome vet who convinced Beth to adopt Freeway. It’s immediately after the wedding that Beth’s temporarily distracted husband, Joseph (Kevin Kline), loses the dog near their beautiful vacation home. The loss sends the despondent Beth into a screechy freefall of guilt-tripping aimed at Joseph, a hard-working surgeon against whom Beth has clearly been harboring decades of resentment. A few wedding guests are still present, which allows search parties to ensue in various and cathartic combinations. Joseph’s sister Penny (Dianne Wiest) is newly involved with Russell (Richard Jenkins), a chatty goofball intent on opening an English pub in Omaha, while Penny’s doctor son Bryan (the increasingly ubiquitous Mark Duplass) undermines Russell when he’s not whining about his absent girlfriend. Kasdan and his co-writer wife, Meg, kill a few birds with one ridiculous stone by allowing Carmen (Ayelet Zurer, “Angels & Demons”), the dog’s exotic caretaker and Bryan’s potential love interest, to have psychic visions related to Freeway’s whereabouts. “Darling Companion” tags along as everyone fans out over their little corner of the Rockies to air grievances, find common ground, and locate the elusive Freeway. Now, pets hold an important place in our hearts; their unconditional love is one of life’s little joys. So Beth’s strong reaction to her lost dog isn’t terribly offbase. But “Darling Companion” isn’t about the mostly symbolic Freeway; it’s about the obnoxiously sketched humans he ditched so they could work on their upper-middle-class issues.
That’s obviously not to say that relationship troubles and the pitfalls of growing older are exclusive to the well off. It’s just that the shallow script does these characters no favors, opting for condescension and cliché in lieu of honesty and insight, and hoping we might not notice if we’re too busy oohing and aahing over the stunning mountain scenery. But we can’t help but notice, for instance, that Kline’s Joseph seems like a decent guy: his only real crime is dedication to a career that’s clearly provided very nicely for his family. This serves to make Keaton’s Beth seem like a brooding harpy, even though we’re meant to feel sympathy for her plight. And with Jenkins and Wiest nearly marginalized as daffy old flakes, the superficiality becomes infuriating, especially when the compelling truths of middle age are rarely explored on screen. But the worst offense might be Zurer’s Carmen: this film’s version of what Spike Lee called the “magical Negro.” Carmen is continually referred to as a gypsy, which I understood to be an ethnic slur. Maybe the term is O.K. to use if you’re a rich whitey. A plausible argument could be made that
the greatest straight man in the history of cinema was actually a woman. Margaret Dumont, whose aristocratic sing-song belied the fact that she was born Daisy Baker in Brooklyn, served as the Marx brothers’ foil in many movies: mugging in an exceedingly good-natured way to a parade of cheap shots from Groucho, Chico, and Harpo on such topics as her age and Amazonian stature. “I can see you now in a hot kitchen bending over the stove. But I can’t see the stove,” Rufus T. Firefly tells Mrs. Teasdale in the legendary “Duck Soup,” which blends political satire with hilarious physical comedy and more than a couple pre-Code double entendres in the story of a financially troubled nation that goes to war. It’s perhaps the Marx brothers’ finest hour (and eight minutes).
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Thursday, May 31, 8 p.m. By-the-books lieutenant Yaphet Kotto and his racist-but-streetwise partner Anthony Quinn run afoul of the Italian mafia. Bobby Womack’s title song was popularized by Quentin Tarantino in Jackie Brown, but the film is more than a piece of trivia: it is one of the grittiest crime dramas of the 1970s. (Barry Shear, US 1972, 102 min.)
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Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper. com. [ OPENING ] ACROSS 110TH STREET (1972): Anthony Quinn and Yaphet Kotto star in this gritty crime drama about two NYC cops hoping to catch the crooks who made off with $300,000 of mob money before the Mafia finds them. Dryden (Thu, May 31, 8 p.m.) BATTLEFIELD AMERICA (PG13): This dramatically titled “You Got Served” for the pre-teen set is about an instructor who turns a group of misfit kids into a team on the underground dance competition circuit. BERNIE (R): Richard Linklater’s latest is a truecrime comedy about a kindly Texas mortician (Jack Black) who befriends a wealthy old battle-axe (Shirley Maclaine) then puts a few bullets in her back. Matthew McConaughey
292-5840 2613 W. Henrietta Rd. 21 JUMP STREET: 11:55 a.m., 2:25, 4:55, 7:25, 9:55; THE ARTIST: 11:25 a.m., 2:30, 5:05, 7:30, 10; JOHN CARTER: 2:20, 7:35; JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: 11:55 a.m., 5:15; THE LORAX: 3D 11:15 a.m., 1:25, 3:35, 5:45, 8:30; 2D 11:45 a.m., 2, 4:10, 6:55, 9:10; MIRROR MIRROR: 11:30 a.m., 2:05, 4:35, 7:05, 9:35; SAFE: 11:35 a.m., 2:10, 4:25, 7:10, 9:25; THE THREE STOOGES: 11:40 a.m., 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:15; TITANIC 3D: 11:20 a.m., 3:20, 7:45; WRATH OF THE TITANS: 2, 2:35, 5, 7:20, 9:45.
Pittsford Cinema 383-1310 3349 Monroe Ave. THE AVENGERS: 3D 1, 4, 7, 10; 2D 2, 5, 8; BERNIE: 2:20, 4:35, 6:50, 9:10; also Fri-Sun 12:05; BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL: 12:50, 2:10, 3:40, 4:55, 6:30, 7:40, 9:15; DARLING COMPANION: 1:50, 4:20, 6:40, 9; DICTATOR:10; also Fri-Sun 12; MEN IN BLACK 3: 3D 5:05, 9:55; also Fri-Sun 12:15; also in 2D 2:40, 7:30; SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN: 1:40, 4:35, 7:20, 10:05; WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING: 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45. co-stars as the relentless prosecutor. Pittsford BONJOUR TRISTESSE (1958): A pre-”Breathless” Jean Seberg stars for director Otto Preminger as a carefree daddy’s girl whose decadent life on the French Riviera is interrupted when her father’s old flame shows up. Co-starring David Niven and Deborah Kerr. Dryden (Fri, Jun 1, 8 p.m., and Sun, Jun 3, 2 p.m.) DARLING COMPANION (PG13): Lawrence Kasdan’s first film since 2003’s “Dreamcatcher” stars Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline as a middle-aged couple at odds over their missing dog. With Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins, and Mark Duplass. Pittsford DUCK SOUP (1933): The Marx brothers run amok in this comedy classic about an insolvent nation dragged into war by their new leader, Groucho’s Rufus T. Firefly, and a couple of inept spies (Chico and Harpo, natch). Dryden (Tue, Jun 5, 8 p.m.)
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Webster 12 888-262-4386 2190 Empire Blvd. THE AVENGERS: 3D 2, 5, 8, 10:50; also Sat-Sun 11:10 a.m.; 2D 1:10, 4:05, 7, 10; also Sat-Sun 10:20 a.m.; BATTLESHIP: 1, 3:45, 7:05, 9:45; also Sat-Sun 10:10 a.m.; BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL : 1:20, 4:15, 7:15, 10:10; also Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.; CHERNOBYL DIARIES: 12:15, 3:15, 5:45, 8:30, 10:40; DARK SHADOWS: 2:45, 5:20, 7:50, 10:20; also Sat-Sun 11:45 a.m.; THE DICTATOR: 4:20, 10:05; also Sat 10:45 a.m.; THE HUNGER GAMES: 1:30, 7:20; MEN IN BLACK 3: 3D 12:30, 3, 5:30, 8:15, 11; also Sat-Sun 10:05 a.m.; 2D closed caption 2:15, 4:44, 7:10, 9:30; also Sat-Sun 10 a.m.; closed caption 11:30 a.m.; WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING: 12, 2:30, 5:10, 7:40, 10:15.
LUNACY (2005): Both Edgar Allan Poe and the Marquis de Sade get story credits on Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer’s patented blend of live action and stop-motion in service to a macabre comedy about a young man who crosses paths with a deranged nobleman. Dryden (Wed, May 30, 8 p.m.) PIRANHA 3DD (R): Subtle! SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (PG-13): This alternate version of the fairy tale finds our heroine (Kristen Stewart) trained in warrior ways by the man who was sent to kill her at the behest of the Evil Queen (Charlize Theron). Featuring a British Thespian Who’s Who of dwarves: Ian McShane, Bob Hoskins, Nick Frost, and Ray Winstone. Brockport, Canandaigua, Geneseo, Pittsford, Vintage [ CONTINUING ] 21 JUMP STREET (R): Jonah Hill co-wrote the script for
this tacky-looking 80’s redo, in which he and Channing Tatum go undercover at a high school to bust a drug ring. Johnny Depp cameos, and Ice Cube yells. Movies 10, Vintage THE AVENGERS (PG-13): Writer-director Joss Whedon marshals Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and the rest of Nick Fury’s Avenger Initiative to save the planet from Loki and his minions. With Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, and everyone else. Brockport, Canandaigua, Geneseo, Pittsford, Vintage, Webster BATTLESHIP (PG-13): Director Peter Berg had better find a way for someone to say “You sunk my battleship,” otherwise this Hasbro action flick, in which a naval fleet takes on, you know, aliens, will officially be deemed a miss. With Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, and Rihanna. Canandaigua, Geneseo, Vintage, Webster THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG-13): Dame Judi Dench leads a stacked cast in this ensemble piece about a gaggle of British seniors who travel to India in search of exotic sights, discount medical care, and inexpensive retirements. Co-starring Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, and Dame Maggie Smith. Pittsford, Webster CHERNOBYL DIARIES (R): From the pen of “Paranormal Activity” mastermind Oren Peli comes this horror flick about six tourists who visit the abandoned city of Pripyat, former home to the nuclear reactor workers, and soon discover they’re not alone. Canandaigua, Webster DARK SHADOWS (PG-13): Tim Burton directs the comedic revamp of the cult TV show, with Johnny Depp hamming it up as Barnabas Collins, an 18th-century vampire who emerges from his tomb in the very different 1970s and must save his wacky descendants. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, and Eva Green. Canandaigua, Geneseo, Vintage, Webster THE DICTATOR (R): Sacha Baron Cohen resumes his sly, scenery-chewing ways in this fish-out-of-water comedy as the ruthless leader of an oil-rich African nation who travels to New York City to take on the UN. With Anna Faris and Sir Ben Kingsley. Canandaigua, Geneseo, Pittsford, continues on page 30
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Did you know that City Newspaper Readers spent OVER $90 MILLION DOLLARS on home improvements in the LAST 12 MONTHS? Call Christine today to advertise
585-244-3329 ext. 23
CITY Newspaper presents
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Home Services MASTER CHIMNEY & MASONRY See our ad under Home and Garden Professionals. Chimney Cleaning, Masonry Repairs, Foundation Repairs, Roof Leaks, Brick Steps Repaired. 585-734-8444
Ceilings & Drywall 100% ABSOLUTE DUST-FREE: Ceilings & walls. $25.00 Seniors; discount. Repaired, installed. Textured, swirled, sunburst. Water damage specialist. Insurance work. Free estimates. 45 years experience. 225-6590
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For Sale BABY WALKER on wheels, tray, sides pull out with toys. $10 585880-2903 BRONZE HORSE STATUE 12” long x 10: high, pretty gift. $35 585-880-2903 BUILDINGS FOR SALE HAS YOUR BUILDING SHIFTED OR SETTLED? Contact Woodford Brothers Inc, for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1-800-OLDBARN. www.woodfordbros. com. “Not applicable in Queens county” DOG & CAT HOUSES Kennels, porch steps, do it yourself kits. Quick assembly 585-752-1000 $49 Jim
FLOWER BOX PLANTERS (3), hard plastic $10 ALL 3,. 3 feet long 7” wide Norton/Culver . 880-2903 GRACO CONVERTIBLE CRIB Light wood, excellent condition. $49.99 225-5526 HOMELITE WEED WACKER VT20002A. Not started in 2 years $20 585-225-5526 SWINGING SHUTTER WOOD DOOR(1) ONLY ONE. Like in Cowboy movies, 5’ 5” tall, 2’ 2” wide (pantry, closet) Hangs middle of door frame. $15 585880-2903 WOMEN’S USED BOOTS For Sale, Size 9-1/2 Wide - $25 both used 1 waterproofed brown suede calf high. 1 Rockportstyle brown suede work boots. Mary 585/413-0827
Garage and Yard Sales POTTERY Sale: local artist, Harriet Heller is selling high-fired porcelain & stoneware functional pottery. Sat & Sun. 6/2 & 6/3,
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P LY M O U T H S P I R I T UA L I S T C H U R C H Together We Are One
2 9 V I C K PA R K A , RO C H E S T E R , N Y
CRYSTAL SKULLS: a Journey to Oneness
(3 day event) with JAAP VAN ETTEN
CITY Newspaper presents
FRIDAY-SUNDAY JUNE 8-10, 2012 Friday, June 8th, 11am-7pm: Private 30 minute healing sessions with the Crystal Skull and Jaap van Etten, PhD and author. $60 (pre-pay required)
Saturday, June 9th: Explore the world of Crystal Skulls with special guest Jaap van Etten. Lecture: 10am – 12pm, $30 Workshop: 1:30pm – 3pm, $30 Lecture & workshop: $50
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Advance payment required. Seating is limited. Saturday Evening 5pm–9pm additional Private Healing sessions
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To schedule contact: email@example.com to pay online go to:
DONATE VEHICLE RECEIVE $1000 GROCERY COUPONS. National Animal Welfare Foundation. Support NO KILL Shelters. Help Homeless Pets. Free Towing, TAX DEDUCTIBLE, NON-RUNNERS Accepted 1888-333-3848
TO ADVERTISE IN THE MIND BODY SPIRIT SECTION CALL CHRISTINE AT 244.3329 x23 OR EMAIL CHRISTINE@ROCHESTER-CITYNEWS.COM
Sunday Service, June 10th, 10:30am: Jaap van Etten guest speaker
For more information and schedules
www.plymouthspiritualistchurch.org Robin Higgins, Pastor ~ Phone: 585.271.1470
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AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA
Has Immediate Openings!
CARPET CLEANER Stanley Steemer, the nation’s largest carpet cleaner, has full-time positions available with paid training.
SUMMER JOBS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT NYPIRG is now hiring for an urgent campaign to protect our drinking water.
Must have valid license. Drug-free workplace. Visit us at
Fax resume to 244-4555 or Call 244-4445 ext.202
Get paid to make a difference! F/T positions available. EOE Call Chris: 585-851-8012
Are you an educator looking to make a diﬀerence and prepare students for college? JOIN THE ROCHESTER PREP TEAM AT OUR UPCOMING
Speed Interviewing Event! ALL
Middle School ELA, Science, and Math Teachers AND
Experienced Elementary School Teachers Are encouraged to a�end! The Speed Interviewing Event will be on
Saturday, June 9th, 9am-12pm at Rochester Prep Charter School – West Campus (1020 Maple Street, Rochester, NY 14611)
To register for the event,
HELP WANTED!!! Make money Mailing brochures from home! FREE Supplies! Helping Home-Workers since 2001! Genuine Opportunity! No experience required. Start Immediately! www.theworkhub.net (AAN CAN)
Cost *No Credit Check *Great Pay & Benefits. Short employment commitment required. Call: 866304-9526 www.joinCRST.com
$$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800405-7619 EXT 2450 http://www. easywork-greatpay.com (AAN CAN)
COMMUNITY LUTHERAN MINISTRY seeking volunteers for Saturday program with reading, crafts and board games from noon to 2 p.m. on the third and fourth Saturdays at 942 Joseph Ave. Info. 585-338-2420.
MALE & FEMALE Dance Instructors Needed! Dance experience preferable, but will train the right candidate. Fred Astaire Dance Studio 292-1240 to schedule your interview! www.fadsrochester.com NEW TO TRUCKING? Your new career starts now! *$0 Tuition
HERITAGE CHRISTIAN STABLES, a therapeutic horsemanship program for children and adults with developmental disabilities, is looking for volunteers to serve as horse leaders and side walkers. Call Kim Kennedy at (585) 340-2016 or email kkennedy@
Start Your Career With ConServe! Immediate Debt Counselor, Management, Financial Analyst, and Client Relations Openings Offering Competitive Compensation and Top Benefits.
200 Cross Keys Office Park, Fairport 14450 For more information and to apply:
www.conserve-arm.com Click the “ConServe Careers” tab
ConServe is an EOE & Drug-Free Workplace
heritagechristianservices.org LAKE PLAINS 4-H seeks volunteers to work with youth on various projects. Share your interests with young people! Contact Aimee Widger firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. LIFESPAN’S OMBUDSMAN Program is looking for volunteers to advocate for individuals living in long-term care settings. Please contact call 585.287.6378 or email email@example.com for more information. ROCHESTER CARES is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in joining us to make a difference in the Rochester community Also looking for those interested in helping us in a leadership capacity. Check out our calendar online for more information: www.rochestercares.org/calendar.php ROCHESTER HABITAT needs volunteers to help build houses. To see days open to the public and sign-up online visit: bit.ly/ habitatvolunteer or call 546-1470 VOLUNTEER GROUP works with Local Non-Profits, Charity Works for Rochester, meets 3rd Thursday each Month 7:30PM Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave. Door 5 Lower level conference room 585-234-0187 WOMEN: ROCHESTER HABITAT is looking for women 18 years+ to help build a house with a single mother. Visit rochabitat.org or call 546-1470
Career Training ATTN: COMPUTER WORK Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part Time to $7,500/ mo. Full Time. Training provided. www. workservices3.com
TEACHERS - Now Hiring Full Time Middle School and Elementary School teachers for 2012-2013 school year. We are looking for hard-working, detail oriented teachers who expect excellence from their students. We believe in a warm, caring, suppor�ve school that is also ﬁrm, consistent, and unapologe�cally demanding!
Middle School applicants email a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Elementary School applicants email a resume to email@example.com BY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6TH
Experienced Middle School Reading, Science, and Math Teachers Experienced Elementary School Teachers
If you are unable to a�end, but are s�ll interested in working at Rochester Prep, apply online at www.uncommonschools.org/careers.
Apply online: h�p://www.uncommonschools.org/usi/careers/
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Join a team of teachers in shaping a school where excellence is not only expected, but achieved!
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Jam Section BASS PLAYER I don’t want to hang around in bars. I just want to play some twangy old rock’n’roll, ska, or New Wave. Who’s up for it? Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org CALLING ALL MUSICIANS OF ALL GENRES - the Rochester
Music Coalition wants you! Please register on our website. For further info: www.rochestermusiccoalition. org. info@rochestermusiccoalition. org. 585-235-8412 LOOKING FOR VOCALISTS to be part of vocal group. Doing originals and covers. 25 years and older. Please do not inquire if not serious and stable. Contact Bobby 585-328-4121 ROCK STAR, MR. ROCHESTER, lead vocalist, is looking to form band (Classic Rock) with lead
guitarist, bassist, drummer & rhythm guitars Covers & originals 585-473-5089
levels and musical styles. Call Scott: 585- 465-0219. Visit www.scottwrightmusic.com
THE CHORUS OF THE GENESEE Needs all male voices for Spring Concerts; reading music NOT necessary; Tuesday evenings; we sing; we laugh; we train; we buy a visitors’ first beer. Call Ed Rummler 585385-2698
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ADVERTISING SALES OPPORTUNITY SEEKING ONE OUTSTANDING SALES PROFESSIONAL. MUST BE ASSERTIVE, OUTGOING, SMART, IMAGINATIVE AND CONFIDENT. SALES EXPERIENCE AND PROVEN RECORD OF SALES ACHIEVEMENT A MUST. NEWSPAPER/MEDIA SALES A DEFINITE PLUS. SALARY PLUS COMMISSION PLUS BENEFITS. SEND RESUME TO: Betsy Matthews, City Newspaper, 250 N. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14607 OR EMAIL TO: email@example.com
GOOD NUTRITION is the best medicine! Food stamps help families eat healthier. You or your clients may be eligible for Food Stamps. In Monroe County, call MCLAC’s Nutrition Outreach & Education Program at (585) 295-5624 to find out if you may be eligible. Prepared by a project of Hunger Solutions New York, USDA/FNS and NYSOTDA. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. WE ARE SEEKING Any Individuals that worked at Art Di Stefano Ceramic Company in Rochester, NY from 1951-1961. Specifically Laborers whose job responsibility it was to install tile. Please call us toll free at 888-900-7034 WE ARE SEEKING ANY INDIVIDUALS that worked at Rochester Can Company. Located at 109 Hague Street, Rochester NY in approximately 1954. Specifically Laborers who’s responsibility it was to cut sheet metal and make cans. Please call us toll free at 888900-7034
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[ LEGAL NOTICE ] Investor News Source Consulting LLC, filed Articles of Organization with NYS on February 16, 2012. Its Principle Office is 34 South Goodman Street #402, Rochester NY 14607. SSNY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 34 South Goodman St. #402, Rochester NY, 14607. Any lawful purpose. [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PAMELA L KAUFMAN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR PLLC. Professional Limited Liability Company, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/18/12. Office location Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of the process to: 8339 West Ridge Rd, Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: to provide Behavioral Health Services. [ NOTICE ] KRUGER COMPANY, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/11/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Peter M. Kruger, 21 Hideaway Ln., Brockport, NY 14420. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] 1 MAIN, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 6/6/11. 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, 1 Main St., Apt. A, Brockport, NY 14420. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] 2012 SA Management LLC a domestic LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on April 23, 2012. Office Location Monroe County, SSNY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served, SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 527 Peck Road, Spencerport, New York 14559. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] ANAPHORA, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/17/12. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process
may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to YVAN SCHER 3 GRAYWOOD LN PITTSFORD, NY 14534. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Articles of Organization with respect to 961 West Ridge Road, LLC, a New York Limited Liability Company, were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on May 4, 2012. The County in New York State where its office is located is Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of 961 West Ridge Road, LLC upon whom process against it may be served, and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against 961 West Ridge Road, LLC served upon him or her is 465 Warren Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. LLC. There are no exceptions adopted by the Company, or set forth in its Operating Agreement, to the limited liability of members pursuant to Section 609(a) of the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York. 961. West Ridge Road, LLC is formed for the purpose of ownership and management of commercial real property. [ NOTICE ] Articles of Organization with respect to ClinROC, LLC, a New York Limited Liability Company, were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on May 9, 2012. The County in New York State where its office is located is Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of ClinROC, LLC upon whom process against it may be served, and the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against ClinROC, LLC served upon him or her is 56 Hunters Lane, Rochester, NY 14618. There are no exceptions adopted by the Company, or set forth in its Operating Agreement, to the limited liability of members pursuant to Section 609(a) of the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York. ClinROC, LLC is formed for the purpose of Providing services to designers, manufacturers and
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Legal Ads > page 35 dispensers of medical devices and products and equipment used in connection with the same in the field of Ophthalmology. [ NOTICE ] Auburn Xtreme Entertainment LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/23/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2604 Elmwood Ave. PMB 276, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] BLACK BAG CREDENTIALING, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/17/12. 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, PO Box 1441, Pittsford, NY 145341441. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] CLEAR SKY GPH PROPERTIES LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on May 3, 2012. LLC’s office is in Monroe County. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to LLC’s principal business location at 100 Cummings Center, Suite 333C, Beverly, MA 01915. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] COLVI CARVER HOLDINGS LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 2/21/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Nicole Dunlap, 23 BruMar Dr., Rochester, NY 14606-5342. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] DISCOVERY-VI, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/26/2012. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to THE LLC 83 DEER CREEK RD. PITTSFORD, NY 14534. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] EKSTEN AUTOWORKS LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 4/6/12. 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, 1399 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] EMPIRE CRAFT ALLIANCE, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/16/2012. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o Ettelman & Hochheiser, 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd., Ste. 40, Garden City, NY 11530. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 1555 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. [ NOTICE ] Jefferson Liquor Hut, LLC, 560 Jefferson Avenue, has filed Arts. of Org. with the NY Dept .of State (SSNY) on April 12th 2012. Its office is in, Monroe County. SSNY has been design. as agent of the upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any shall be mailed to 1315 Jay Street, Rochester NY, 14611. The purpose of the Company is any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not. Of Form. Of Arka Solutions, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY 04/09/2012. County: Monroe. SSNY is designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 44 Brandywine Lane, Rochester NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 019 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY )04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 020 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
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[ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 021 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 022 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 023 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 024 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 025 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 026 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 027 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Not.of Form. of SURE LUCK HOMES 028 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY ) 04/27/12. 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. 2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 290, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Form. of SMOKESHOP WHOLESALE, LLC (the “LLC”). Art. of Org. filed with Secretary of the State of NY (SSNY) on 4/26/12. 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, 62 Glendale Park, Rochester, NY 14613. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Alice Information Support, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Sec of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/18/2012. 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 served to: Alice Information Support, LLC, 2 Hunters Pointe, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 229 East Ave., Hilton, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/15/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 590 Salt Road, Ste. 5, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 23 WAKE ROBIN TERRACE, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/17/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 5503 W. Henrietta Rd., West Henrietta, NY 14586. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The LLC at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Real estate holdings. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 45 South Main St., Churchville, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/15/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 590 Salt Road, Ste. 5, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful business purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: Martha Street, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/29/2012. 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: 96 Martha St, Spencerport NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ADVENT TOOL & MOLD ACQUISITION, L.P. Cert. of LP filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/16/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Rochling Materials Corp., 903 Gastonia Technology Pkwy., Dallas, NC 28034. Name and addr. of each general partner are available from SSNY. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ALTPETER, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/14/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 2220 Highland Ave., Rochester, NY 14610. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to John Altpeter at the princ. office of the LLC.
Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Broom Clean Estate Services LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/12 Office location: Monroe County. Princ. Office of LLC: 1000 East Ave 205, Rochester, NY 14607. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC’s princ. office. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Ces A. Liquors LLC. Articles of Organization filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/7/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Madeline Torres 219 Red Hickory Drive, Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CG HARDSCAPES & LANDSCAPE DESIGN LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 02/13/2012. 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 838 Shoemaker Rd, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CRANBERRY CAPITAL LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/13/12. 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 United State Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION of DHD VENTURES PARTNERS LLC (“LLC”) Art. of Org. filed with NY Secretary of State (“NYSOS”) on 12/14/2011, pursuant to Limited Liability Company Law Section 203. Office location: Monroe County. NYSOS designated as agent for LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSOS shall mail copy of process served to: 2604 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 352, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of EMPIRE CHEER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/19/2012. 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, 2199 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of FLEETWOOD ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/22/2012. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 48 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Fringe Cool, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) 3/20/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of any process to Daniel Hetrick, 22 Shaker Mill, Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of GREEN WIRE CHOPPERS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/17/2012. 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, 106 Syke Street, Rochester, NY 14611. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of HIVE @ 155 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/10/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, Attn: c/o Dan Morgenstern, 114 St. Paul St., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of HIVE PARKING LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/10/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of
LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, Attn: c/o Dan Morgenstern, 114 St. Paul St., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of HIVE PROPERTIES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/10/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, Attn: c/o Dan Morgenstern, 114 St. Paul St., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of HOWARD D. MERZEL MD PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/12/09. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of PLLC: 125 Trevor Court Rd., Rochester, NY 14610. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 10 Hagen Dr., Ste. 350, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: Medicine. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Infinity Charters LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/10/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 43, Scottsville, NY 14546. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of INLAND PORT ASSOCIATES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/10/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 11 State St., 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 Kiss2010 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/01/10. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 46 Blind Creek Circle, Henrietta, NY 144679528. 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
Legal Ads princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Lambert Valuation Staffing LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/22/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 80 Fairhill Dr., Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: Agor Properties, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on March 15, 2012. 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: 109 Guy Grace Lane, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. NAME: DAVIS RENTAL, LLC. Articles of Organization were field with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on April 12, 2012. Office location: Monroe County. James G. Davis has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o James G. Davis, 38 West Bloomfield Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: for real estate investments and any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: WASHINGTON PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/29/11. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 1350 Fairport Road, Fairport, New York 14450. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of LPL Focus LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/23/2012. 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, P.O. Box 25131, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of LUCKY’S ROD SHOP, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/20/2006. 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, 4373 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612.. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Lynn Covert Holdings, LLC amended to Lynn Perry Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/12/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o Sammy Feldman, 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MARVACK, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/20/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 19 Tawney Point, Rochester, NY 14626. 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 NEW FOUNTAIN, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/17/2012. 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 Dollinger Associates, P.C., Attn: Kevin Brzezinski, Esq., 2170 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of P. Dolan Associates, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/23/2012. 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, 282 Shoreham Drive, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PASSERO REALTY SERVICES, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/31/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 100 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester, NY 14604. 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 RAY RAY’S BAR & GRILL, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/16/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 2260 Clifford Ave., Rochester, NY 14609. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Sauer Family Tree Farm LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/20/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 451 W. Bloomfield Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of TAYLOR SALES REPRESENTATIVES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/9/2012. 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 David C. King, 70 Linden Oaks, Suite 300, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Unlimited Innovation, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) 3/19/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of any process to Daniel Hetrick, 22 Shaker Mill, Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of VOC COMPANY, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/24/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 81 Langpap Rd., Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, Attn: Nancy L. Richardson at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of WHEELERHOUSE MANAGEMENT LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/03/12. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 1 Lentine Dr., Churchville, NY 114289447. 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 Qualification of DHD Brokerage, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/16/12. Off. loc.: Monroe County. LLC formed in North Carolina (NC) on 11/1/11. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Silver & Feldman, 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. NC address of LLC: 327 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27603. Arts. of Org. filed with NC Secy. of State, 2 South Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601. Purpose: any lawful activity [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of New Ground Capital Fund, L.P. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/20/12. Office location: Monroe County. LP formed in DE on 10/23/06. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: 150 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618. DE address of LP: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Name/address of general partner available from NY Sec. of State. Cert. of LP filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of New Ground Capital
GP, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/20/12. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in DE on 1/24/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: 150 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of New Ground Capital LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/20/12. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in DE on 10/16/06. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: 150 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington,
DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of VOCALNET, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/8/12. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 12/13/11. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 2875 Michelle Dr., Ste. 100, Irvine, CA 92606. Principal office address: 3727 Buchanan St., 4th Fl., San Francisco, CA 94123. Address to be maintained in DE: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secretary of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF MONROE
Midfirst Bank, Plaintiff, against Chris Tiana Carol f/k/a Christiana C. Syed a/k/a Christiana Syed; et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated 11/23/2011 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Front Steps of the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, City of Rochester, State of New York on 6/29/2012 at 10:00AM, premises known as 252 Brunswick Street, Rochester, NY 14607 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the City of Rochester, SBL No. 122.53-2-49. Approximate amount of judgment $98,543.69 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 16319/09. Louis C. Noto, Esq., Referee FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff, 20 West Main St, Bayshore, NY 11706
[ NOTICE ] RED NECK AIR CLEANER LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 3/13/12. 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, 391 E. Manitou Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] VAN JOHNSON GROUP LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/16/09. 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, 21 Stargrass Ln., W. Henrietta, NY 14586. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] WEBSTER PROPERTIES, LUXURY LIVING, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 4/16/12. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated
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NOTICE OF NAMES OF PERSONS APPEARING AS OWNERS OF CERTAIN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY HELD BY NEW YORK PROPERTY INSURANCE UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION The persons whose names and last known addresses are set forth below appear from the records of the above named company to be entitled to abandoned property in amounts of fifty dollars or more: MITCHELL TERRY L 36 MONROE AVE BROCKPORT NY 14420 ANNETTE MANIGAULT SE C/O JANIEMARIE MANIGAULT 116-46 231ST ST LAURELTON NY 11413 COX JAMAL 138-07 230TH PL LAURELTON NY 11413 HASAN LAUNDRO CENTER 131-08 230TH ST LAURELTON NY 11413 WALKER MACK 220-23 137TH RD LAURELTON NY 11413 BROWN MARVIN G PO BOX 67087 ROCHESTER NY 14617 CROWLEY JAMES 70 1/2 ALEXANDER ST ROCHESTER NY 14620
DIXON JEROME C 329 BROOKS AVE ROCHESTER NY 14619 FERNANDEZ MONSERATE 1154 S PLYMOUTH AVE ROCHESTER NY 14608 GOOLSBY HATTIE 476 NORRAN DR ROCHESTER NY 14609 GUEVARA AURORA 125 WOODMAN PARK ROCHESTER NY 14609 KALAGBOR ARITO 11 WINGATE DR ROCHESTER NY 14624 KELLY THEARSA Y 115-117 DENVER ST ROCHESTER NY 14609 LAGUER ROSA 325 NEWCASTLE RD ROCHESTER NY 14610
LEVIN HERBERT 161 BAY VILLAGE DR ROCHESTER NY 14609 MARTINEZ EDWIN E 216 HAZELWOOD TER ROCHESTER NY 14609 MILLWOOD MERICO 423 HAYWARD AVE ROCHESTER NY 14609 SURA DONALD C AEGIS MORTGAGE CORP 64 AMES ST ROCHESTER NY 14611 THOMPSON P K 438 NORTH ST ROCHESTER NY 14605 WYATT MARY F 425 BERNARD ST ROCHESTER NY 14621 ZAPESOCHNY ARTHUR C 392 ASHBOURNE RD ROCHESTER NY 14618
A report of unclaimed property has been made to Thomas P. DiNapoli, the Comptroller of the State of New York, pursuant to Section 701 and/or Section 1316 of the Abandoned Property Law. A list of the names of the persons appearing from the records of the said insurance company to be entitled thereto is on file and open to the public inspection at the principal office of the corporation located at 100 William Street, New York, NY where such abandoned property is payable. Such abandoned property will be paid on or before August 31st next to persons establishing to our satisfaction their right to receive the same. On or before the succeeding September 10th, such unclaimed funds still remaining unclaimed will be paid to Thomas P. DiNapoli, the Comptroller of the State of New York. Upon such payment this company shall no longer be liable for the property.
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Legal Ads > page 37 as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Stephen Webster, 1595 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] ZEEGAN REAL ESTATE ENTERPRISES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 5/11/12. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 99 Pearson Ln., Rochester, NY 14612, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice is hereby given that a license, number not yet assigned, for a beer & wine license has been applied for by Garfield Phillips dba Natural Vibe’s Jerk Hut, 665 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14609, County of Monroe, for a restaurant. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] 30 Black Creek LLC filed Articles of Organization
with the New York Department of State on May 11,2012. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to 266 Melrose St. Rochester, NY 14619. The purpose of the Company is renting & leasing. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Name: BAM CREATIONS LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/04/2012. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: C/O BAM CREATIONS LLC, One East Main Street, 10th Floor, Rochester, New York 14614. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Name: SKI-SHIRT LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with the Secretary of State
of New York (SSNY) on 04/24/2012. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: C/O SKI-SHIRT LLC, One East Main Street, 10th Floor, Rochester, New York 14614. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Notice of Formation of HUNTER’S GATE, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/19/12. Office location: Monroe County .SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall location: The LLC, 30 Forrest Creek Drive, Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activity [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Nutradiet Labs, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 5/21/2012. Its office located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been
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designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to the LLC, Attn: General Counsel, PO Box 201, North Chili, NY 14514. Purpose: Any lawful activity
mailed to 128 Autumn Chapel Way, Rochester, NY 14624. 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.
whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PIXEL SYNERGY & FORENSICS LLC, C/O ROBERT V. REISCH, 93 NETTLECREEK RD., FAIRPORT, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Rochester Community Land Board LLC filed Art. of Org. with SSNY 03/19/12. County Monroe, SSNY is designated agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to P.O. Box 4530, Washington DC 20017. Purpose any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] The name of the Limited Liability Company (LLC) is DAM PARCEL, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on April 12, 2012. Office location is Monroe County, New York. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to theLLC at 7 Buttermilk Hill Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PROMAKER HOLDINGS, LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] PROMAKER HOLDINGS, LLC, a NYS LLC. Formation filed with SSNY May 4, 2012. Its principal office is in Monroe County, NY. The Secretary of State has been designated as its agent and the address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against it is: The LLC, 2209 Empire Blvd. Webster NY 14580. Purpose: Any lawful purposes.
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION } Notice of Formation of GJOHNSON PROPERTIES, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/22/2012. Office location: Monroe County, SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to: C/O GJOHNSON PROPERTIES, LLC, 258 Arnett Blvd., Rochester, NY 14619. Purpose: Any lawful purpose, 10074060 4-30;5-7-1421-29;7-6t [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF CANALSIDE PROPERTIES OF NEW YORK, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is Canalside Properties of New York, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 12/18/2006. 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 PO Box 11, Fairport, NY 14450. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under NY LLC Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] BURGER STOP, LLC has filed Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State on April 20, 2012. 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
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[ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF MICROADVENTURE TECHNOLOGIES LLC ] Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on 04/23/2012. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to MICROADVENTURE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, C/O MAREK KOWARZ, 3 PORTOFINO CIRCLE, HENRIETTA, NY 14467. Purpose: any lawful activity [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PAPER CHASE NY, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is Paper Chase NY, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 05/2/2012. 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 349 West Commercial St., Suite 1150, East Rochester, NY 14445. The LLC is organized to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under NY LLC Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PIXEL SYNERGY & FORENSICS LLC ] Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on 04/05/2012. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon
[ NOTICE OF FORMATION THE LAKE GROUP, LLC ] Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on 11/05/2009. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to THE LAKE GROUP, LLC, C/O PATRICIA A. DWYER, 11 RAILROAD MILLS RD., PITTSFORD, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION ] Not. of Qual. of Provident Revenue, LLC. Auth. filed NYSS 4/25/12. Ofc. location: Monroe Cnty. LLC formed in DE 1/25/12. NYSS designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to c/o Business Filings, Inc., 108 W. 13th St.., Wilmington, DE 19801. Princ. LLC addr..: 185 Pond View Hts., Rochester, NY 14612. DE LLC addr.: 108 W. 13th St, Wilmington, DE 19801. Arts. of Org. filed DE Sec. of State, 820 N. French St., 5th Fl., Wilmington, DE 19801. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2010-10749 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, Carmine R. Salvatore; Stephanie R. Salvatore, f/k/a Stephanie R. Porcelli; ESL Federal Credit Union; Our Lady of Mercy High School; Casa Larga Vinyards, Inc.; United States of America, Internal Revenue
Service; New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance, Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated November 30, 2011 and entered herein, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction in the front vestibule of the Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, Rochester, New York, County of Monroe, on June 6, 2012 at 11:00 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 Perinton, Monroe County, New York, known and described as Lot 141 of Black Watch Hill, Section 4, as shown on a map filed in Monroe County Clerk’s Office in Liber 183 of Maps, page 20. Said Lot is situate on the south side of Canon Ridge and is of the same dimensions as shown on said map. Tax Account No. 179.08-355 Property Address: 5 Canon Ridge, Town of Perinton, New York 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: $102,403.95 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: May 2012 Betsy Album, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 3245767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2011-15155 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union Plaintiff, Jean C. McDermott, Defendant. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated May 9, 2012 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 15, 2012 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 City of Rochester, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 64 Arbordale Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610, Tax Account No. 122.42-1-42, described in Deed recorded in Liber 7310 of Deeds, page 239; lot size 40 x 140.53. 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: $33,571.85 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: May 2012 Lisa Siragusa, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 3245767 [ RIT VENTURE FUND I, LLC ] Notice of filing of Application for Authority of limited liability company (LLC). Name of foreign LLC is RIT Venture Fund I, LLC. The Application for Authority was filed with the Sec. of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/21/12. Jurisdiction: Delaware. Formed: 2/29/12. County: Monroe. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: c/o James H. Watters, Rochester Institute of Technology, 5 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623. The address of the office required to be maintained in Delaware is its registered agent: Paracorp Incorporated, 2140 S. Dupont Highway, Camden, Delaware 19934. The name and address of the authorized officer in Delaware where the Articles of Organization are filed is: Jeffrey W. Bullock, Secretary of State, State of Delaware, Division of Corporations, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Suite 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any and all lawful activities.
[ rehabilitating mr. wiggles ] BY neil swaab
[ news of the weird ] BY CHUCK SHEPHERD Dr. Oliver Di Pietro of Bay Harbor Islands, Fla., is a leading prescriber of the “K-E diet” that offers desperate people drastic short-term weight loss by threading a feeding tube through the nose to the stomach and dripping in a protein-fat solution, as clients’ only “meals,” for 10 straight days. “Within a few hours,” Dr. Di Pietro told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in April, “your hunger and appetite go away completely.” Fat is burned through “ketosis,” he said, and a loss of 10 to 20 pounds in 10 days is possible. Such short-term loss might be important, for example, for a woman prepping for her wedding day. One client said she doesn’t have “all of the time on the planet” just to exercise, “so I came to the doctor.”
Government in Action!
— The late Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha was a Capitol Hill powerhouse, and among his legacies is the federally funded airport in his district that largely served him and the local companies heading to Washington, D.C., to lobby for government contracts. (By contrast, the Pittsburgh airport is nearly 60 miles away.) Murtha died in 2010, but the airport (which cost $150 million in earmarked funds to build, upgrade and maintain) still, according to an April Yahoo News dispatch, handles only three flights a day, all from Washington, D.C., and about $100 of every passenger’s ticket is subsidized by the federal government. — Officials in Burnsville, Minn., have brought the full force of the law to bear upon Mitch Faber (who was arrested, forced to pay a high bail, and released under electronic monitoring and only on condition of drug testing), whom they have charged with the crime of not putting proper siding on his house. According to a March report on KSTP-TV, Faber said he started re-siding, but when the economy
turned bad in 2008, he stopped, assuming that the worst he could eventually suffer would be a fine.
— There are big plans in the city of Chiang Rai, Thailand, for a massive Buddhist temple that priests aim to make one of the most beautiful structures in the world, and have entrusted artist Chalermchai Kositpipat to design it in all-white with glittering glass and arrangements of “rich symbolism derived from Buddhist and Hindu traditions.” If Kositpipat has his way, according to an April Huffington Post dispatch, the temple will also have images of Superman, Batman and (from the movie “The Matrix”) Neo -- all of which, Kositpipat said, further Lord Buddha’s “message.” — Architect Sou Fujimoto recently unveiled his public restroom (for women only, though) whose one transparencyenclosed toilet sits in a 2,160-square-foot private garden of cherry, plum and peach trees. The 6-foot-high-walled park is located beside a railway station in Ichihara City, east of Tokyo. Japan is a world leader in fanciful toilets, and Fujimoto said he thought the scenery would enhance the user’s “feeling of release.”
Kelly Ervin, 48, was arrested in Salisbury, Md., in April and charged with littering “under 100 pounds.” According to police, Ervin routinely goes for a run every morning at 4 o’clock, and just as routinely, has a bowel movement after about two miles. Most days, that puts him in a certain neighborhood, whose residents have been complaining. When questioned, according to a Salisbury Daily Times reporter, Ervin basically shrugged and said he thought many distance runners do the same thing.
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[ LOVESCOPE ] BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): Spontaneity will attract interesting partners, and playful action will lead to romance. Before you make a promise to someone, make sure that you can follow through. It will be much easier to attract someone than it will be to walk away. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Beware of flirtatious partners. You are likely to get your heart broken if you fall for someone playing emotional mind games. Don’t get angry — protect your heart by keeping your distance. Look for a partner offering stability, not a one-night stand.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t lead anyone on or take unnecessary chances. You will attract aggressive partners who want to tie up your time. Possessive actions should be your first warning to walk away. You are better to be safe than sorry when it comes to a jealous lover. CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll have no trouble attracting partners, but restrictions or baggage will surface quickly, leading to secrets and a no-win situation for you. Avoid anyone who is still in a relationship with someone else. A secret affair will end up being a waste of your time.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your generous attitude will appeal to someone just as outgoing and playful as you. Do something that is unique and promises to stimulate and thrill your senses, and you will encounter someone who can match you every step of the way. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): What you think you are getting and what you end up with will not be one in the same. Question anyone you meet who is too eager to agree with everything you say. Someone who mirrors your every move will eventually bore you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Go out and have fun, and before you know it someone will join in and match your every move. Mental, physical and emotional compatibility will lead to a fast-paced relationship and a long-term commitment. Now is not the time to waffle. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Being aggressive may work for you, but it isn’t likely to go over well with the person you are showing an interest in. Building trust and a good friendship first will pay off. The right partner will be well worth the wait.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your popularity is on the rise, but if you are too friendly with too many, you can expect someone to give you a hard time. Wager what it is you are looking for and base your choice of partner on what suits your current needs. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll have a difficult time making up your mind when it comes to picking a partner. Setting your standards high is fine as long as you are prepared to wait for the right person to come along. Patience will be required when it comes to love.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Enjoy the company of someone who shares your interests and has a similar lifestyle. Compromise is something that you will find difficult to make when it comes to likes and dislikes. Look for your twin, not your opposite, and you will find love. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An emotional mind game coupled with an ulterior motive will not lead to a long-lasting relationship. Becoming intimate before you get to know someone’s likes and dislikes will turn out to be a mistake. Physical attraction alone will not suffice.
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