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Trash talk In five years, Monroe County’s Mill Seat landfill, which takes waste from the county and the City of Rochester, could be full. But county officials want the Riga landfill to last another 25 years, so they’ve applied to the Department of Environmental Conservation for permission to add 118 acres to the current 95-acre landfill. County officials say they expect the approval process to take about three years. The expansion wouldn’t mean the landfill would accept more trash. Instead, officials need the extra
space to keep handling the current amount of trash, since the landfill is nearly full. Officials say the landfill is a reliable, cost-effective, and environmentally sound way to meet the disposal needs of the county and the City of Rochester. But the county’s desire to keep the landfill running has implications beyond the costs and logistics of having a place to put residents’ garbage. It is also an environmental matter that touches on complex issues like waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. And landfills also play a role in climate change.
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Regarding the letter from Mr. Gregorio concerning rape in the military, specifically his reference to the female officer who was gang raped while passed out at a party of officers (Feedback): What did she expect? What every person in the service should expect: to be protected by her or his fellow officers. All of the men in our family have served in the military, and my son-in-law is currently in the Army. Now that women are serving alongside the men, they deserve, and should demand, the same protection from their peers that the men receive. Military personal need to blow off steam; it is a stressful calling. Drinking can be part of that process. If fellow servicemen are too drunk to drive or try to do something that can harm themselves or others, the other people with them stop them and help. If these people go into battle together and are supposed to watch each other’s back, how can they justify raping anyone that serves with them? It is a bond of trust beyond the everyday friendship type of relationship. The female officer’s passing out is beside the point. Yes, these men should be punished. They attacked a helpless comrade-in-arms, someone who may be charged with protecting them in battle. If she fails her duty to do that because of the crime these men committed, she will be held accountable; so should they now. Rape is not an act of passion; it is an act of violence that degrades the very humanity of another person. And for someone serving in the military to attack another soldier is a worse crime, not a lesser! CHAR HACKER
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the Future of Gay Rights” (News). While I agree that the repeal of Section 3 of DOMA marks significant progress for the United States, to say “after marriage” is really a misnomer. The Supreme Court decision mostly benefits those who are fortunate to live in the 13 states (and other jurisdictions) that have marriage equality. The other states can go on denying marriage equality and other civil rights to LGBTQ communities. Employment discrimination is another significant issue, both for socially at-risk communities and other LGBT people. As a country, we have failed dismally at protecting the rights of all LGBT communities. Why is discrimination OK in Oklahoma but not in New York? This disparity is unacceptable and defies logic. We need a federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (or, better yet, modify existing federal employment laws to include sexual orientation, identity, and gender expression). I applaud City for its fair and balanced coverage of the marriage equality decisions – but indeed, there is still a lot of work to do to make sure that everyone is treated with dignity and respect through our laws. TREVOR G. GATES
Thanks for highlighting this, Mr. Johnston (“Passing the Bucks: Cuomo’s Latest Give-away,” guest comment). It’s a shame that the courts seem to have overruled the constitutional ban. But I hope we all remember that voters can be a powerful force as well. As you said, in 1979, this policy would be considered scandalous. I think with better understanding of the costs of these policies, maybe it will seem scandalous again. That’s why a knowledgeable voice like yours is so important. VIRGINIA BORDEN MAIER
D&C on the move
Gannett began to diminish its footprint in downtown Rochester years ago, despite the D&C editorial page articles on downtown revival, first moving to Roslyn, Virginia, and then out to the
sprawling, grid-locked outer burbs of Fairfax, Virginia, and the D&C printing facility to a suburban office park in Greece (“Historic Gannett Building for Sale,” News). They are hardly still a Rochester company, as identified by local television media during their daily stock market reports. Second, make no mistake about it: an empty building will make a very large hole at a critical downtown intersection. There is no mention of the proposed Rochester Canal District, where the Gannett Building is located. This area designation might just help give a marketing edge to any new tenant should the Canal District plan ever be adopted by the City of Rochester and a strategic planning and investment effort gain momentum. WILL CONDO
Whatever George Grella was paid to watch “World War Z,” it is not enough (Film). I am almost zombificationized from the ads on TV during the baseball games. I cannot wait to NOT see it. They would have to pay me CEO wages including special health insurance coverage to recover loss of brain matter. Mr. Grella is to be congratulated for his lenient review. It deserves a Nobel Prize for diplomacy. My three questions are: When a person is transformed into a zombie, is the proper adjective for the resulting creature “zombied,” “zombified,” or “zombificationized”? Is it true that watching this film will result in partial loss of brain matter? Which part? Surely not the sense of humor. Perhaps the sense of smell. The thought of a sequel conjures up visions of a biography of the ex-decider, who is not conceived by copulation but geeksterized. Instead of being propped up for president, he is employed at a carnival, biting the heads off chickens. People used to pay to watch this just as they pay to watch WWZ, professional wrestling, or Jerry Falwell. HELPPP!!! BILL MCCOY
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The Zimmerman verdict The not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial wasn’t a surprise, at least not to me. I hadn’t expected anything else. Proving beyond reasonable doubt that Zimmerman didn’t act in self-defense seemed a steep climb. Was Trayvon Martin beating Zimmerman, beating him so severely that Zimmerman was afraid for his life? Zimmerman said he was. Trayvon couldn’t give his side of the story, and there were no witnesses aside from Zimmerman. Who started that altercation? Zimmerman said it was Trayvon, and Trayvon couldn’t give his side of the story. Who was heard screaming for help? When did Zimmerman pull out his gun? Did Zimmerman set out to hurt Trayvon? We have only Zimmerman’s word to go on. Trayvon couldn’t give his side of the story. And during the trial, did the prosecutors do the best job they could? Did they have the best expert witnesses they could find? The trial ended with a lot of unanswered questions. But one thing is not in doubt: as Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old boy, walked down a street in a Sanford, Florida, neighborhood after buying snacks at a 7-Eleven, a private citizen decided he looked suspicious, followed him, and after a struggle with him, shot and killed him. That should not have happened. And it did not have to. And here are a few other things that are not in doubt: 1) The verdict sets a terrible precedent, making it likely that Stand Your Ground laws like Florida’s will lead to more tragedies. 2) This tragedy would not have happened had Zimmerman not been carrying a gun. Trayvon Martin was minding his own business, walking in a neighborhood in which he had every right to be. Given that Zimmerman thought he was suspicious, he certainly would never have followed him had the gun he carried not given him a sense of security. 3) It may have been hard to prove Zimmerman guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, but it is too big a stretch to say that race played no role, in Trayvon’s death and in the trial, where the jury included no African Americans. The uncomfortable truth is that race colors our thinking about one another. And people of color are paying the price. We cannot consider Trayvon’s death without taking race into account. It’s also too big a stretch to think that Zimmerman would have thought Trayvon was suspicious if Trayvon were white. Zimmerman’s suspicion and Trayvon’s death were not anomalies. A slide show on theroot.com has photos of unarmed black teenagers and men killed
The uncomfortable truth is that race colors our thinking about one another. And people of color are paying the price. because somebody thought they were acting suspicious. Stories of black men and boys – minding their own business, like Trayvon – being stopped and questioned by police are common. Many black parents say they train their sons about how to act if police stop and question them. And many black parents are terrified that what happened to Trayvon will happen to their own sons. Shortly after Trayvon’s death, the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson referred to “the bull’s-eye that black men wear throughout their lives – and the vital imperative to never, ever, be caught on the wrong street at the wrong time.” Early this week, Post columnist Robert Samuels recalled Michelle Obama saying that “her husband, as a black man, could be shot and killed indiscriminately at any time — so she needn’t worry greatly about attempts to assassinate the man who would be the first black president.” White Americans do not experience this. “Though Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law contributed significantly to Zimmerman’s acquittal,” Roxane Gay wrote on salon.com, “the root of the problem reaches far deeper and stretches all across these United States. We must forget the convenient narrative that racism only thrives in the South. Racism is an American problem.” Racism continues to eat away at the fabric of this country. It flourishes, in Rochester as well as in Sanford, Florida. And the George Zimmerman trial won’t be the last time we’ll try to pretend that racism wasn’t a factor in a tragic death.
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Former RPD commander sues
A former high-ranking law-enforcement officer in Rochester has filed suit against the city and some of its top officials. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court by Samuel Farina, former westside commander of the Rochester Police Department, specifically names Mayor Tom Richards, Police Chief James Sheppard, and Deputy Chief Michael Wood. Farina resigned from the RPD in 2011, but according to the Democrat and Chronicle, “claims he was blackballed by the mayor and police chief over incidents surrounding the arrest of activist Emily Good.”
Farash Foundation supports charters
The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation will provide up to $1 million in grants to Rochester-area charter schools. The grants can be used to expand existing charters or to create new schools. The foundation was established in the late 1980’s.
Wegmans makes insurance changes Wegmans told some of its part-time employees
that, starting in 2015, they will not be eligible for health insurance through the company. Only employees working more than 30 hours per week will be eligible, say media reports. Wegmans insisted through a statement that it wouldn’t do anything to hurt its employees.
Xerox pursing tax breaks
Xerox officials appeared before the Monroe County Industrial Development Agency board to talk about a possible expansion of the company’s toner plant in Webster. Xerox hasn’t decided on a site for its toner operations, but it could invest $5 million in the building and $30 million in equipment. Webster Supervisor Ron Nesbitt objects to COMIDA incentives for the project.
Lej passes ethics law
The Monroe County Legislature approved a proposal prohibiting county employees and officials from accepting gifts from anyone doing business with the county. Republicans offered amendments to the proposal, which was introduced by Democrat Josh Bauroth, to say that the county would use the state ethic law’s definition of gifts.
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Bike boulevards for Rochester Some Rochester streets are friendly to cyclists. They have bike lanes or good shoulders, they aren’t heavily traveled, and their intersections are relatively easy to pass through. Other streets are inherently difficult — even dangerous — for cyclists. They may have heavy traffic or little room between lanes of moving cars and lines of parked ones. But they still serve as routes to get people to important places. It’s with the second set of streets in mind that the City of Rochester is looking to the concept of bicycle boulevards: side streets that could
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serve as alternate, parallel routes for major, tough-to-bike roads. The city plans to hire Alta Planning + Design to develop a bicycle boulevards plan. City transportation specialist Erik Frisch says the plan should take between nine months and a year to put together, and that the city hopes to move quickly on the plan’s recommendations. The first step will be to identify some of the tough-to-bike roads as well as parallel routes, Frisch says. He uses Clifford Avenue as an example of a road that’s inhospitable
to cyclists, but where an alternative may exist. Clifford has two busy 12-footwide lanes and two well-used 8-footwide parking lanes. But Fernwood Avenue, a less-traveled street, runs parallel to Clifford between North Goodman Street and Portland Ave. The city could identify Fernwood as a bicycle boulevard, Frisch says, and determine whether there are changes that would make Fernwood more hospitable to cyclists and less attractive, potentially, to cutthrough drivers.
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In 2010, 6.9 Monroe County children under age 1 died for every 1,000 live births, compared to a 5.1 rate statewide. The county had 59 infant deaths that year, the data says — 44 of which occurred in the City of Rochester.
— 2,249 US servicemen and servicewomen and 1,098 Coalition servicemen and servicewomen have been killed in Afghanistan from the beginning of the war and occupation to July 15. Statistics for Afghan civilian casualties are not available. No American casualties were reported after July 4. AFGHANISTAN TOTALS
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Infant death study
Infant mortality is a serious issue in Monroe County, and it’s about to get some added attention. County officials will work with the Perinatal Network of Monroe County to study the causes of death in local children less than a month old. Last week, the County Legislature approved a measure allowing the study to go forward. Data compiled by ACT Rochester shows that the local infant mortality rate regularly exceeds the state figure. In 2010, 6.9 Monroe County children under age 1 died for every 1,000 live births, compared to a 5.1 rate statewide. The county had 59 infant deaths that year, the data says — 44 of which occurred in the City of Rochester. And Act Rochester’s statistics also show that minorities experience higher infant mortality rates. Approximately three-quarters of local infants who die each year are less than a month old, says Carrie Andrews, minority leader in the County Legislature. Andrews and County Executive Maggie Brooks worked together on the study proposal. The legislation says that there’s a lack of data and knowledge about the causes of death in children less than a month old. The county and the network will analyze infant mortality data from several sources, including county
and state Health Department records. And they’ll use the data to develop recommendations for reducing the number of deaths. The legislation says that the county Carrie Andrews. has made progress in FILE PHOTO addressing mortality among older infants. Many of those deaths are due to unsafe sleep environments and are preventable, the legislation says. The county is involved in campaigns to help prevent those deaths. The legislation is a victory for Legislature Democrats, though in a way it’s a victory for Brooks, too. Democrats had been holding up borrowing for two county bridge projects to try to get traction for their ideas in the Lej. They were particularly interested in passing legislation dealing with infant mortality. Now, the Dems and Brooks get credit for an infant mortality study. And because Democrats also voted to pass borrowing for the bridge projects, the administration gets what it wants, too.
The petitions are in, and it looks like the City of Rochester will have Democratic primaries for mayor, City Council, and school board. The Town of Henrietta will see a Republican primary for the supervisor’s office between incumbent Michael Yudelson and current Town Board member Jack Moore. | Yudelson also has the Independence and Conservative lines. | As expected, Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren has filed petitions to challenge incumbent Mayor Tom Richards in a Democratic primary. Richards also has the Working Families and Independence lines. | Green Party candidate Alex White has filed petitions to run for mayor in November. He won’t have to run in a primary. | Nine Democrats filed to run for five City Council seats, and 10 Democrats filed to run for three seats on the Rochester school board. | The Green Party has filed to run candidates for City Council, school board, and sheriff. | Not all of the races are set, because a couple of petitions are being challenged — a common tactic in elections.
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Restore Rochester fights for the Fourth The reason former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover stayed in power so long despite his reputation as a ruthless bully is because he knew where all the dirty underwear was buried. Secrets are power, and they can be abused. History is rife with examples. Part of the pushback against the recently leaked government masssurveillance programs has been the birth of a national movement called Restore the Fourth. The movement sprang to life with July 4 rallies in cities across the country, including Rochester, with the ultimate goal of ending warrantless mass surveillance in the United States. Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden showed that warrantless intelligence-gathering in the US is much more widespread and intrusive than previously known. The NSA is collecting and monitoring massive amounts of data, including the phone records of millions of Americans, to look for ties to terrorists abroad. Restore the Fourth organizers say that the surveillance programs are in direct conflict with the probable-cause threshold set out in the Fourth Amendment. “There’s certainly a role for intelligence and data-gathering,” says Kevin Wilson, a coorganizer of the Rochester chapter of Restore the Fourth. “It’s just a matter of keeping it limited, constitutional, and accountable.” More than 50 people showed up at the local Restore group’s July 4 march and rally that began at Washington Square Park and ended at the Federal Building, Wilson says. And there are more than 100 subscribers to the group’s Facebook page, facebook.com/ rochesterrestorethefourth. The challenge now, Wilson says, is to keep together the diverse factions that make up the local movement — it includes people from the Green Party, Libertarians, International Socialist Organization, We Surround Rochester, Tea Party, Rochester Red and Black, and other activist groups — and to identify priorities and tactics. “We are very much a nonpartisan movement,” Wilson says. “[We’re] bringing people together from all over the political spectrum who are concerned about their constitutional rights — who want to stop warrantless mass surveillance on the American people. Spying on American people is unacceptable.” One of the group’s bigger tasks — perhaps
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But Cole says the wording of the questions is a significant problem and skews the outcomes of the polls. The reporting was largely based on the results of polls conducted in early June by Pew Research and ABC/Washington Post. But the Internet news site PolicyMic says the polls were “wildly misleading and have since been flatly contradicted by the overwhelming majority of relevant polling data.” Those early polls did not, for example, distinguish between surveillance of terrorism suspects and surveillance of ordinary Americans, PolicyMic says. Cole points to a June CBS News poll showing that 58 percent of Americans disapprove of the government collecting phone records of ordinary Americans, while 75 percent approved of monitoring people suspected of terrorist activity. “We just need to continue our campaign of education,” Cole says. “This is data that is private, that you don’t want out in the world — that you didn’t consent to have out in the world. And privacy violations like this, spying like this has been used to oppress people around the world.” Top Left: Rochester Restore the Fourth co-organizer Dan Cole. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN The government has a long Top Right: Kevin Wilson, a co-organizer of Rochester Restore the Fourth. PHOTO BY MARK CHAMBERLIN and sordid history of spying on Bottom: Rochester Restore the Fourth, the local chapter of a national movement fighting warrantless mass Communists, peace activists, black surveillance by the government, held its first rally on July 4. PHOTO COURTESY GREY WATER PHOTOGRAPHY radicals, civil rights leaders, and others it deems suspicious or possible threats. lobbying lawmakers, passing petitions, programs that are put in place when violent And saying that the government is only and visiting town meetings to urge local crime heats up. Another area ripe for possible collecting metadata — data that describes a officials to pass resolutions denouncing challenge is the city’s red-light camera program. document, for example, without the content warrantless mass surveillance. The constitutionality of similar programs has of the document itself — is not reassuring, “We want to stay active and to keep been challenged in cities across the country. Cole says. There are ways to piece together educating people about this issue until we’ve “There are a lot of Fourth Amendment that data, he says, to track someone’s day-tomade real progress on it,” Wilson says. “What concerns here,” Wilson says. “Fourth day movements. form that takes, our movement and the Amendment violations take place everywhere, “It’s not that much of a stretch to see national movement are still trying to assess. on every level of government. The NSA is just how that could be used to crack down on We’re working with other Restore the Fourth something that formed the nucleus for this dissidents or to blackmail people,” Cole says. groups across New York State to try to see national movement. But it’s certainly not the what direction they’re going and trying to only issue we have in regards to privacy.” Cole and Wilson say that they are still collaborate — sharing resources and ideas.” Rochester Restore the Fourth will meet at formulating the local Restore group’s The group may also take on Rochester6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, at Crossroads next steps, but that they could include specific issues, such as the stop-and-frisk type Coffeehouse, 752 South Goodman Street.
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n five years, Monroe County’s Mill Seat landfill, which takes waste from the county and the City of Rochester, could be full. But county officials want the Riga landfill to last another 25 years, so they’ve applied to the Department of Environmental Conservation for permission to add 118 acres to the current 95-acre landfill. County officials say they expect the approval process to take about three years. To be clear, county officials say they don’t want to increase the amount of waste the landfill takes in on a daily basis, which is capped at 1,945 tons. Instead, they need the extra space, they say, to keep handling the current amount of trash, since the landfill is nearly full. “We’re really requesting a continuation of operations,” says Mike Garland, the county’s environmental services director. Garland says the landfill is a reliable, cost-effective, and environmentally sound way to meet the disposal needs of the county and the City of Rochester. In particular, the county needs to dispose of the sludge from the VanLare water treatment plant; the water treatment byproduct accounts for approximately 10 percent of the waste entering Mill Seat. Garbage from the city amounts to about another 20 percent. The landfill is operated by Waste Management, via a long-term lease with the county. The company also operates, through a separate contract, the county recycling center. But the county’s desire to keep the landfill running has implications beyond the costs and logistics of having a place to put residents’ garbage. The Mill Seat
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expansion plan is also an environmental matter that touches on complex issues like waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. And landfills also play a role in climate change. The decomposing wastes, particularly organic materials like yard trimmings and food, emit methane, which is a potent greenhouse gas. Extending the operational life of a landfill can also increase the amount of methane that landfill emits. Mill Seat currently captures about 70 percent of the landfill gas and burns it in generators to produce electricity, which cuts down on the landfill’s methane emissions. Officials have applied for permits to add generators, which would burn off additional landfill gas. New York has tried to address some of the
complex issues around landfills by requiring “planning units” — a term that includes counties or groups of counties — to develop solid waste plans. The plans are supposed to take a holistic look at waste management, with a focus on minimizing what gets landfilled. And they’re supposed to include public- and private-sector operations. Monroe County started an update to its plan in 2009, but is still working with the state to finalize it. The final plan should include a study of the composition of the county’s waste and where those materials are ultimately going — information that can be used to develop public education programs about proper disposal, recycling, or reuse of different wastes. But the county’s Garland says the plan also incorporates several initiatives that have either been implemented or are in the works.
Ecopark in Chili is one example. Waste Management and the county jointly operate the facility, which serves as a drop-off point for certain recyclables and household wastes. Another example: the county’s 2011 decision to accept more varieties of plastics for recycling. The county is in the process of switching its recycling center to a single-stream system — part of the solid-waste plan. Once that changeover is complete, many residents won’t have to sort their recyclables before putting them at the curb. “We believe that through single stream, it’s going to be easier for the resident to recycle, ultimately,” Garland says. “There will be less confusion.”
Americans are generating more waste
than in the past, so landfills, unpopular as they may be, are a necessary evil. The Environmental Protection Agency says that in 2011, the average American generated 4.4 pounds of waste a day. That figure has risen steadily since 1960, when the average person generated 2.7 pounds of waste per day. The numbers have fallen slightly since around 2000, however. But of the 4.4 pounds of waste that the hypothetical average person generated in 2011, 1.5 pounds or 35 percent was recycled or
composted. In 1960, approximately 6 percent of the trash a person generated was recycled or composted, according to the EPA. Approximately 90 percent of the waste in the Mill Seat landfill comes from within Monroe County, though under the host community agreement with Riga, the landfill can accept waste from across New York, excluding the five boroughs of New York City. The agreement stipulates that the landfill won’t accept out-of-state waste. Should the expansion be granted, officials say, those conditions won’t change. And there’s no pressure from Riga residents or officials to shut down or curtail the landfill. In fact, as part of the host community agreement, which was amended in 2011, the town has agreed to cooperate with the expansion process. Landfill owners and operators commonly enter into agreements with the communities in which the facilities are located. The agreements spell out operating conditions for the landfill and often include various payments to the community. Riga Supervisor Robert Ottley likens the landfill to a major industry in the town, and says it hasn’t been a bad neighbor. Waste Management and the county have a good relationship with the town, he says, and they’ve responded quickly to local complaints, most often about odors. The $2 million that Riga receives from the county through the host community agreement means that town residents don’t pay property taxes. They also get free garbage and recycling pickup. “The landfill’s here and it’s not going away,” Ottley says. “That pile of trash is
going to be there forever. And so with that understanding, we need to make the best of the situation we’re in.”
Since the county owns Mill Seat, it
can negotiate favorable terms for the landfill’s use, says Garland, the county’s environmental services director. Ultimately, lower fees to use the landfill mean lower garbage collection costs for county residents. But lower rates can also discourage waste reduction and dampen recycling efforts, says Frank Regan, chair of the Rochester Sierra Club’s Zero Waste Committee. Higher disposal costs act as incentives for keeping waste out of landfills, Regan says. A regional sustainability plan, prepared for the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, also identifies low landfill-use fees as an obstacle to waste reduction. The Rochester-Finger Lakes region has several large landfills, and the availability of disposal space keeps fees down, the plan says. The sustainability plan identifies several strategies to address the effects that low landfill fees may have on recycling or waste reduction. One proposal is to tax packaging that isn’t recyclable, reusable, or compostable. Another is to charge residents for waste pickup based on how much they throw away — an approach known as “pay as you throw.” Regan says he’d like to see mandatory diversion of materials that could be composted, like food waste. He also says he’d like to see local laws passed that would require festivals and events in Rochester to send as little garbage to landfills as possible.
“The county’s desire to keep the landfill running has implications beyond the costs and logistics of having a place to put residents’ garbage. The Mill Seat expansion plan is also an environmental matter that touches on complex issues like waste reduction, reuse, and recycling.” Recycling, reuse, and other forms of waste diversion can help extend a landfill’s life,
although not drastically. But the programs do help keep some of the more undesirable wastes out of landfills. Plastics, for example, don’t break down easily. And electronics, which under state law are now supposed to be recycled, often contain toxic materials. They also contain valuable materials that can be reused. Some environmentalists say that they have asked about the county’s recycling rate and haven’t received a satisfactory answer. In particular, they want to know how much isn’t being recycled that should be. Garland says that, according to an audit, 69 percent of county households participate in recycling, while 53 percent of Rochester residents participate. About 40 percent of the waste generated in Monroe County is recycled, Garland says. That includes curbside recycling, construction debris, yard waste, industrial recycling, and institutional recycling, he says. The county does expect some reduction in the amount of landfill-
bound waste once it gets single-stream recycling in place. Garland says he expects the recyclables volume to increase by as much as 10,000 tons per year. That’s on top of the 35,000 tons of recyclables that are already being brought to the county recycling center annually. “It’s diverting materials that would have otherwise gone to the landfill, and that’s the goal,” Garland says.
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This week’s calls to citizenship include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Community building conference The Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor “July 1964 to July 2013: Envisioning and Building a Better Community,” an all-day conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 27. The conference will be held at 250 Dr. Samuel McCree Way and is free and open to the public. Registration is required by Wednesday, July 24. Call 328-4660.
Puppy mills talk
First Unitarian Church will present “Puppy Mills: a National Disgrace,” a talk by
Lorry Schlick, president of NYS Citizens Against Puppy Mills, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17. Schlick will explain what puppy mills are, where mill puppies are usually sold, what happens to mill-mothers, and solutions to the problem. The talk will be held at 220 Winton Road South.
Funding for nonprofits
The LGBT Giving Circle of the Rochester Area Community Foundation is seeking grant proposals from nonprofits. To be eligible for 2013 grants, organizations must serve residents in the eight-county Rochester region. Applications are due Friday, August 30. For information and applications: www.racf. org or call Lauren Frank at 241-4360.
Nazareth College will host “Train the Trainers,” a weeklong noncredit certificate course designed to help professionals, business people, teachers, social workers, religious leaders, and virtually anyone who engages with people from different spiritual backgrounds and faith practices. A textbook available on Amazon.com is required: “The Illustrated World’s Religions: A Guide to our Wisdom Traditions” by Houston Smith.” The program fee is $169, which includes suppers and visits to local places of worship. Registration: email interfaith@naz. edu or call 389-2963.
For our July 3 article on “The Gender Show” at the George Eastman House, a caption misidentified Lois Hollingsworth as a woman Air Force service pilot in World War II. She was in another branch of the service. The US Air Force wasn’t established until after World War II. Thanks to an astute reader for noting that. 10 CITY JULY 17-23, 2013
Dining Party time
Happy first anniversary to Veritas Wine Bar, 217 Alexander St., which will celebrate this milestone on Saturday, July 27, 5-11 p.m. with complimentary tastings, sweet nibbles, and drink specials. Get the details at veritaswinebar.com or call 262-2336.
The power of cheese
Curd nerds will want to make tracks for the second annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival, going down 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at Sunset View Creamery, County Road 14 in Odessa, just outside of Watkins Glen. Events include cheesemaking classes as well as seminars on cooking with cheese and pairing it with wine or beer, and of course many Finger Lakes dairies and creameries will be peddling their wares. Parking is $5 per car, but admission is free. Learn more at flcheesetrail.com.
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Left: Co-owner Tony Colón preparing a latte, Right: The latte. PHOTOS BY MARK CHAMBERLIN
The daily grind [ CHOW HOUND ] BY DAYNA PAPALEO
“I think Rochester has the potential to be the new Portland or the new Seattle as far as coffee goes,” says Tony Colón, who is doing his part to make his prediction a reality. Along with wife his wife, Renée, Tony co-owns Fuego Coffee Roasters, Rochester’s newest bean merchants and one of a few local artisans at the vanguard of this city’s contribution to coffee’s Third Wave. Renée explains: “Third Wave is to the coffee industry what craft brewing is to the beer industry. The young 20somethings are really trying to be coffee connoisseurs.” Adds Tony, “They’re looking to get away from the bigger industries like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts and they want to support local things that are made artisanally and small-batch.” The Colóns both hail from the northern reaches of New York State; Renée came to Rochester for school, then Tony moved here to be with Renée and to explore a career in coffee. And after seven years apiece working at and eventually managing college outposts of Java’s, Tony and Renée decided to strike out on their own, purchasing a coffee roaster this past January with plans for a retail space at least a year down the road. But things quickly began
falling into place, and Tony’s victory under the Fuego banner in Joe Bean’s most recent Latte Art Throwdown helped to raise their profile. “The cafe was putting itself together and we were trying to keep up,” says Renée. Located downtown across from the Harro East building --- it’s that brightly painted little building with the coffee-centric mural; you cannot miss it --- Fuego Coffee Roasters is a cozy spot where the Colóns roast and serve organic, fair-trade, Rainforest Alliance coffee sourced from all over the world (including beans from Yemen, a rarity ‘round these parts). Because flavors deteriorate soon after grinding, the barista grinds coffee to order and brews individual cups via the plunger-based AeroPress. But by late August the Alpha Dominche Steampunk should be in play at Fuego; it’s a state-of-the-art system that can efficiently replicate different brewing processes, such as French press, pourover, and vacuum siphon. The cold brew is a bit less high-tech, involving cheesecloth, a five-gallon bucket, and a daylong steep that mellows the acidity. Fuego is teaming up with Rohrbach’s to keg the cold coffee, the nitrous giving it the velvety consistency of a Guinness. Plans are underway to also serve tea along with baked goods and other snacks (vegan and
gluten-free options, too), and the Colóns intend to host art shows, public cuppings, and latteart classes. Tony and Renée also hope to offer internships to high-school students interested in learning both barista and business skills. They’re currently working with the Enactus branch at Renée’s alma mater, Roberts Wesleyan College, which provides support to small-business owners while enabling the RWC students to get an upclose look at real-world entrepreneurship. And while Tony and Renée seem to be having a blast experimenting with their roaster and seeing what flavors can be coaxed from the beans (Renée likens coffee’s complexity to that of wine), they’re not losing sight of the fact that many humans really just want a simple cup of coffee. “When it comes to making someone’s drink,” says Tony, “you’re making someone’s day. They might be having the worst day in the world, but when they come in, you serve them with a smile, and you can really make their day.” Fuego Coffee Roasters is located at 167 Liberty Pole Way. It is open Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m. (Weekend hours TBD.) Prices start at $1.75. For more information, call 315-244-2415, visit Fuego’s Facebook page, or follow Fuego on Twitter at FuegoRoasters.
organization dedicated to locavorism, and its annual fundraiser takes place at 6 p.m. Monday, August 5, at Geneva on the Lake. The Harvest Dinner is a collaboration between top regional farmers, chefs, and winemakers, all coming together to create a three-course meal (plus hors d’oeuvres and desserts) highlighting local food and drink. Advance tickets are $75 per person, all inclusive. To make reservations, visit flcb. org, or call 315-789-7190.
New Taj India Cuisine, located at 298
Exchange Blvd., is now closed. With the closing of New Wasabi, 2186 Empire Blvd., Webster is now down to a mere 37 sushi places.
The Philadelphia-based Rita’s Italian Ice, which also offers custard alongside its roster of ices, has opened a Rochester store at 900 S. Clinton Ave. in the Tops Brighton Plaza. Scope ’em out at ritasice. com, or call 360-2891. Pho Viet Asian Noodle Bar, in the old Pittsford Seafood at 510 Monroe Ave., is now open, serving banh mi, vermicelli and rice dishes, and customizable pho, along with appetizers and traditional beverages. Call 287-6066 for more information. Chow Hound is a food and restaurant news column. Do you have a tip? Send it to food@ rochester-citynews.com.
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Upcoming [ POP/ROCK ]
The Airborne Toxic Event Friday, September 13. Main Street Armory, 900 East Main St. $25-$30. 8 p.m. 232-3221. rochestermainstreetarmory.com [ POP/ROCK ] KMFDM Tuesday, October 29. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. $22-$24. 8 p.m. 352-5600. waterstreetmusic.com [ CLASSICAL ]
RPO: Disney’s Fantasia Friday, November 1 and Saturday,
November 2. Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 26 Gibbs St. $TBA. 8 p.m. 454-2100. rpo.org
RPO w/ Matthew Morrison
SATURDAY, JULY 20 KODAK HALL AT EASTMAN THEATRE, 60 GIBBS ST. 8 P.M. | $24-$85 | RPO.ORG [ CLASSICAL ] Every once in a while I’ll hear about an
upcoming concert and just know it’s going to have that extra sparkle and snap. This Saturday night’s concert brings together the RPO, conductor Jeff Tyzik, and vocalist Matthew Morrison (of "Glee" fame), and is just that kind of combination. Put Tyzik’s snappy conducting and the RPO’s warm sound under Morrison and it could be the hottest night on the stage this summer. — BY PALOMA CAPANNA
Americanarama Festival of Music ft. Bob Dylan THURSDAY, JULY 18 DARIEN LAKE PAC, 9993 ALLEGHANY RD. 5:30 P.M. | $30-$79.50 | DARIENLAKE.COM [ FOLK ] I’m sure Dylan fans may wanna lynch me, but
the last few times I saw him, one of the greatest American songwriters in history, it fell sorta flat. His voice is shot and he gets buried under the weight of an amazing array of hired guns. Still, there’s something spiritual about his songs that even the man himself cannot undo. And as part of this tour, Dylan has invited a handful of his own disciples like My Morning Jacket, Wilco, and Ryan Bingham, to pick up the torch and the slack. — FRANK DE BLASE
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
The Blind Owl Band Album Release Party. Sticky Lips
DJ Neill MacLeod SUNDAY, JULY 21 PEARL NIGHT CLUB, 349 EAST AVE. 7 P.M. | $TBA | (757) 752-8370 [ HOUSE ] If the Pride Picnic doesn’t do enough
to get you pumped, then head out to Pearl to get your house on. DJ Neill MacLeod will be in from Toronto to show us his freshest electronic and house mixes, and most likely his abs, as I have not yet found a picture of him with a shirt on. Also appearing will be DJ Hector, taking a break from his current tour to show you his house chops, as well as locals NickL and the DeBlase DJs. — SUZAN PERO
Tim Avery/The Big One SUNDAY, JULY 21 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVE. 9 P.M. | $5-$7 | BUGJAR.COM [ FOLK ] Local singer-songwriter Tim Avery is a
common presence in the Rochester scene. His music is playful and effervescent, infusing a genre that is often thought of as somber with unbridled joy. Avery pulls his melodies and vocal delivery from the punk tradition, while his acoustic guitar has hints of country and Americana. Burlington-based The Big One claims to create “new and fun music with no limits.” The band stays true to both adjectives, introducing a reggaeinfused brand of indie-pop that will keep listeners on the edge of their seats. — BY LEAH CREARY
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion played at the Bug Jar on Sunday, July 14.
PHOTO BY FRANK DE BLASE
A State of Grace [ REVIEW ] BY FRANK DE BLASE
Spent a hot Thursday at the steamy Highland Park for The Big Rib BBQ & Blues Fest. The only thing that could have made the combo of food and music any better was if they had a burlesque floor show. Then I could die with a saucy grin on my mug. I rolled up as Steve Grills’ unmistakable guitar was bouncing off the trees and sky along with the fireflies. Walter “Wolfman” Washington followed with some shuffling, Big Easy boogie woogie and funkified soul. I ate too much. On Saturday I saw The Grace Stumberg Band rock the Gazebo stage at the 45th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival under a canopy of trees. This band from Buffalo rocked classic and stellar songcentric with a cool, casual air and some incredible guitar work from guitarist Grace Lougen. You could say the band was full of grace. I left as Herb Gross & The Invictas (The Hump) were unleashing its classic 60s rock ’n’ roll with the verve and balls of a band a fraction of their age Continued with the Corn Hill Fest on Saturday, seeing The LPs and its classic
rock ’n’ soul and Todd East and the Hot Sweets (does this cat sound like Stevie Wonder or what?). It was another beautiful afternoon in the historic neighborhood’s cathedral of trees. Does it seem like I’m rushing to this part of the review? Well, you’re right. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion played what I predicted was going to be the best show of the season Sunday night at the Bug Jar. I missed Rochester’s Ginger Faye Bakers, but I got there in time for Canada’s Catl; a two-man dynamo that rocked low-fi and creepy and crampy like Hasil Adkins and, well, The Cramps. Just two drums drove the primal point home. The group will be back in September; fuckin’ go! Next up, The Blues Explosion exploded the blues like a ruptured vein all over the packed Bug Jar and sounded just simply fantastic. Dipping into its generous 20 year catalogue the band was sweaty, raw, and relentless as is righteously rocked for almost two hours. The tone and overall sound was sexy and loud, but I could not get enough. I want more.
BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. Henrietta. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 8 p.m. $8-$10. The Dady Brothers. Ontario Beach Park, 4799 Lake Ave. geneseelighthouse.org. 7 p.m. Free. Dave McGrath. Marge’s Lakeside Inn, 4909 Culver Rd. 323-1020. margeslakesideinn. com. 6 p.m. Call for info. Irish Ben. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnysirishpub.com. 8 p.m. Free. Johnny Bauer. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 342-3030. shumwaymarine.com/ schooners.shtml. 7 p.m. Call for info. The Maria Gillard Band. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 7:30 p.m. Free. Meghan Dineen. McGraw’s Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St. East Rochester. 348-9091. mcgrawsirishpub.com. 7 p.m. Free. Rob & Gary Acoustic. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30 p.m. Free. [ CLASSICAL ]
Eighth Annual Chamber Music Concert. Temple B’rith Kodesh,
2131 Elmwood Ave. 244-7060. tbk.org. 7 p.m. Free.
Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced: Faculty Recital featuring organists: David Higgs, Stephen Kennedy, Christian Lane, and Catherine Rodland. Christ Church,
141 East Ave. 454-3878. christchurchrochester.org. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
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[ DJ/ELECTRONIC ] DJ Adam. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. Call for info. DJ Cedric. Vertex Night Club, 169 N. Chestnut St. 232-5498. third Wednesday of every month. Call for info.
Ladies Nite: High Heels and Mini Skirts New Wave Wednesdays. Club Clarissas,
293 Clarissa St. 232-3430. 10 p.m. 21+. Call for info. Teen Set 45 Party. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. Free. Why Not Wednesday. Eclipse Bar & Grill, 374 Thurston Rd. 502922-6567. 10 p.m. Call for info. Y Not Wednesday w/DJ ET. Plush, 151 St. Paul St. 2325650. venurochester.com. Call for info. [ JAZZ ]
Bobby DiBaudo Duo. Bistro
135, 135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6 p.m. Free. Mike Pappert. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6:30 p.m. Free. [ R&B ]
Melodic Collage. ,. noon.
Aqueduct Park, 23 E. Main St. Free. After nearly 15 years off the stage, Rochester rock band Turning Colors is once again playing live, and releasing a new, more polished EP. PHOTO PROVIDED
Word of Mouth Wednesday’s w/DJ Private Eye. Dubland
It’s Turning Colors’ turn Turning Colors SATURDAY, JULY 20 STICKY LIPS JUKE JOINT, 830 JEFFERSON ROAD 10 P.M. | FREE | STICKYLIPSBBQ.COM REVERBNATION.COM/TURNINGCOLORS [ PROFILE ] BY FRANK DE BLASE
Despite a protracted absence from the glow of the live stage’s limelight, Turning Colors always was, and always will be. And though guitarist Bob Olson slings guitar all over the Rochester musical-genre map in numerous outfits like Anonymous Willpower and the John Payton Project, Turning Colors will always be his home. That’s not to say those other bands don’t give him a wide berth, but if Olson played the way he’s supposed to play --- the way he plays with Turning Colors --he would steamroll the whole affair. Olson is a guitar monster with a soul. Turning Colors sprang from the loins of the late 80’s guitar-centric group Blue Axis, in which Olson played bass. Turning Colors originally lasted from 1993 to 1995. When Olson found himself having to commit to increasing gig demand with yet another group, the Mysterious Blues Band, 14 CITY JULY 17-23, 2013
Turning Colors went dark. But only kind of sort of. “Marc DeSalvo [drummer] and I were still getting together and songwriting straight through,” Olson says. “We just weren’t actively gigging.” For the past 15 plus years, that’s how it’s been. Olson would play with any number of Rochester bands --- including a stint in the Buddhahood --- while still writing and jamming with DeSalvo. And though his current dance card is full, it started to feel like Turning Colors needed to be heard again. The boys in the band --- Olson, DeSalvo, and bassist Dan Brewer -- were poised to play. “So we said, ‘Lets do it,’” says Olson. “‘Lets make this a unit that plays some gigs.’ We had such a backlog of material.” Though Olson is an appropriate and driving
force in Anonymous Willpower, what with the band’s stratospherically sensational, stinging soul, and also a solid contributor to The John Payton Project’s polyrhythmic locomotion and groove, you’ve got to hear the man out front. “I’m kind of a chameleon,” Olson says. And whether you see him in Turning Colors or as a “hired gun with lots of freedom,” as he puts it, Olson rates with classic guitar heroes
[ HIP-HOP/RAP ] Underground, 315 Alexander St. 232-7550. dublandunderground. wordpress.com. 10 p.m. 21+. $5.
like Pat Travers, Johnny Winter, Mahogany Rush, or Little Charlie Baty. They’re all raw, rocking musicians who do it best live. That may cause concern when Olson drops hints of more production going into and onto the band’s impending EP (the July 20 show is a release party for the project). But don’t forget that this is a band that rages righteously live on stage; it’s in your face. Olson assures that that spirit will remain despite a little studio polish. “The new one is going to be a little more produced with overdubs and stuff, throw some little guitar things, atmospheric, ambient things, in there,” Olson says. “We just got a digital recorder so we can get stuff down a little faster. We want to be more self-sufficient.” And though the music may be different in bands like Anonymous Willpower, Olson finds plenty of room to move and groove. “I don’t feel like I’m ever constrained,” he says. “Especially playing with Anonymous Willpower, which is completely different from anything else I’ve done. We’re doing a Dee Dee Warwick Tune or something from Chaka Khan and they end up being my favorite ones to play. When I hear that stuff it affects the way I approach my songs. It’s like, ‘Wow, those changes…I wanna use that.’”
[ REGGAE/JAM ]
Medicine Wednesdays w/Thunder Body. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 9:30 p.m. $5-$10. [ POP/ROCK ]
Def Leppard w/Slash, Myles Kennedy, and The Conspirators. CMAC,
3355 Marvin Sands Drive. Canandaigua. 758-5300. cmacevents.com. 8 p.m. $30-$125. Garden Vibes Series: NRBQ. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 6 p.m. $5-$12. Don Mancuso & Friends. Nola’s Restaurant & Nightclub, 4775 Lake Ave. 663-3375. nolasweb. com. 4 p.m. Call for info.
Mac DeMarco w/Light Feelings, The Branch Davidians. Bug Jar,
219 Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. $8-$12. Nostalgic Reunion. ,. 6:30 p.m. Lakefront Park, Geneva. Free. Our Friends Band. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 3257090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Free. Virgil Cain. BLU Bar & Grill, 250 Pixley Rd. 750-2980. blurochester.com. 6 p.m. Call for info.
THURSDAY, JULY 18 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Americanarama Festival of Music ft. Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, and Ryan Bingham. Darien Lake PAC, 9993 Allegheny Rd. Darien. 599-4641. godarienlake.com. 5:30 p.m. $30-$79.50. Beginner Bluegrass Jam. Bernunzio’s Uptown Music, 112 East Ave. 6:30 p.m. Call for info.
The Blues Project ft. Gordon Munding and friends. The
Beale, 693 South Ave. 2714650. thebealegrille.com. third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. Free. CCE Open Jam Session. McGraw’s Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St. East Rochester. 348-9091. mcgrawsirishpub. com. 7 p.m. Free. Dady Brothers. Penfield Amphitheater, 3100 Atlantic Ave. Penfield. 340-8663. penfield.org. 7 p.m. Free. Frankie & Jewels. Avenue Pub, 522 Monroe Ave. 2444960. 7 p.m. Call for info. Jim Lane. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 342-6780. 8 p.m. Free. Jon Lewis. Basin Bean, 616A Pittsford-Victor Rd. Pittsford. 2499310. basinbean.com. 5 p.m. Call for info. [ BLUES ]
John Payton Project. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 3257090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 9 p.m. Free.
Son House Blues Night w/ Gordon Munding, The Midnight Cruizers. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille. com. 7 p.m. Call for info.
Steve Grills & The Roadmasters w/Gary Schwind. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. thelowermill. com. 6 p.m. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ]
Arshak Andriasov. Little
Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 7:30 p.m. . Free.
Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced: Faculty Recital featuring organists: Timothy Olsen, Robert Poovey, and Michael Unger. First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford, 25 Church St. Pittsford. 586-5688. pittsfordpres.org. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Party Monster Thursdays. ONE
Nightclub and Lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. 546-1010. oneclublife.com. 10 p.m. 18+. Call for info. DJ Matt. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. Call for info. DJ Sal DeSantis. ,. 7 p.m. Call for info. Karaoke at Panorama. Panorama Night Club & Sports Bar, 730 Elmgrove Rd. 2472190. 9 p.m. Free. Revolution Thursdays. ,. Call for info.
SURF | DICK DALE
With its blurred staccato of rapidly picked notes, its rhythmic thunder, and the roar of its reverb-drenched volume, the music of surf-guitar godfather Dick Dale is full-on primal, savage, and untamed. It’s the call of the wild, the scream from the jungle. It’s big, bad, and menacing. This mastery of the Stratocaster’s rhythm, volume, and musical imagery have made him one of the greatest and most influential guitarists of all time. As with all rock ‘n’ roll, Dale blames it on the beat. “I got all my rhythms from Gene Krupa,” he told me in an interview last year. And since his debut in the late 1950s, Dale has not lost one ounce of his power. But rumor has it this is Dale’s last tour. This may be your last chance to witness the man harness the lightening. Great White Caps opens. Dick Dale performs Friday, July 19, 7 p.m. at Water Street Music Hall, 204 North Water St., $25-$30, waterstreetmusic.com. — BY FRANK DE BLASE Thirsty Thursday’s. TC Riley’s,
200 Park Point Dr. 272-9777. tcrileysparkpoint.com. 10 p.m. Call for info.
Thursday Night Shakedown. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 11 p.m. Free.
The Uptown Groove. Sticky Lips
BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. Henrietta. 292-5544. stickylipsbbq.com. 9 p.m. Free. Urban Nights Riverview BBQ. ,. 5:30 p.m. First Federal Building, 28 E. Main St. $15-$20.
Tiki Thursdays: Shotgun Music DJ. McGhan’s Pub, 11
The Vince Ercolamento Jazz Trio. The Brighton on East,
[ JAZZ ]
[ REGGAE/JAM ] The Fat Peace. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge. com. 9 p.m. $5-$8.
W. Main St. Victor. 924-3660. 7:30 p.m. Free. Tilt-a-Whirl Drag Show.. Tilt Nightclub & Ultralounge, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440. facebook. com/Tiltnightclub. 11:15 p.m. & 12:30 a.m. $3.
1881 East Ave. 271-6650. thebrightonrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Free.
Deborah Branch. Lemoncello,
137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 6 p.m. Free. John Palocy Trio. Bistro 135, 135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6 p.m. Free. Mike Kaupa. Monroe’s Restaurant, 3001 Monroe Avenue. 348-9104. 6 p.m. Call for info. The Swooners. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 2484825. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 5:30 p.m. Free.
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Roncone’s, 232
[ POP/ROCK ] Amy & Jon. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 3423030. shumwaymarine.com/ schooners.shtml. 7 p.m. Call for info.
Courtesy Drop w/Little Big League, Jacuzzi Hi-Dive, Sexy Teenagers, and Bunkmates. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 8:30 p.m. $6-$8. Five Alarm Open Jam. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 3193832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m. Call for info. continues on page 16
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THURSDAY, JULY 18
Chill Out Fridays Happy Hour.
Hochstein at High Falls: Nimrod Wildfire. Granite Mills Park, 82 Browns Race. 12:10 p.m. Free.
Party in the Park: Great Big Sea w/Carbon Leaf, Sisters of Murphy. Riverside Festival
Site, 148 Exchange Blvd. rochesterevents.com. 5 p.m. $2-$5. Third Degree. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St. 663-5910. pelicansnestrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Free.
FRIDAY, JULY 19 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
Even Steven w/Carin’s Pride.
McGraw’s Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St. East Rochester. 348-9091. mcgrawsirishpub. com. 8 p.m. Free. Frankie & Jewels. Hamlin Station Bar & Grill, 52 Railroad Ave. Hamlin. 964-2010. hamlinstation. net. 9 p.m. Call for info. Happy Hour: Honest John. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 6 p.m. 21+. Free. Jim Lane. 58 Main, 58 N. Main St. Brockport. 637-2383. 58main.com. 8 p.m. Free. Johnny Bauer. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. 6 p.m. Call for info Lucky’s Irish Bar Chili, 3240 Chili Ave. 889-1005. 9:30 p.m. Call for info. Ralph Louis. Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 546-3450. rochesterplaza.com. 6 p.m. Free. [ BLUES ]
Gap Mangione New Blues Band. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Free.
FOLK | ERIC TAYLOR
Eric Taylor was born and raised in Georgia, but the bulk of his musical education took place in Texas. While working at a club in Houston in the 70s, Taylor was exposed to the soulful blues of artists like Lightnin’ Hopkins and Mississippi Fred McDowell. His own unique guitar style — combining elements of Americana and country — and a penchant for storytelling have made him one of the most important, and underappreciated folk artists of his generation. Southern blues singer-songwriter BeJae Fleming also performs. Eric Taylor performs Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m. at Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way, $20-$22, abilenebarandlounge.com. — BY DAVID YOCKEL, JR. Luca Foresta & Electro Kings.
The Beale, 1930 Empire Blvd. Webster. 216-1070. thebealegrille. com. 7:30 p.m. Call for info. Soul Shaker. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. Henrietta. 2925544. stickylipsbbq.com. 9:30 p.m. Free. Third Degree. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7:30 p.m. Call for info.
[ CLASSICAL ]
RPO: Ward Stare Conducts Mozart and Beethoven.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 8 p.m. $15-$70. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ] On the House Fridays. ONE Nightclub and Lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. 546-1010. oneclublife.com. 21+. Call for info.
Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 5:30 p.m. Free. DJ/Karaoke w/Coyote Cody. ,. 9:30 p.m. Call for info. DJ Bac Spin. Plush, 151 St. Paul St. 232-5650. venurochester. com. 8 p.m. Call for info. DJ Blake. 140 Alex Bar & Grill, 140 Alexander St. 2561000. 140alex.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. DJ Cedric. Vertex Night Club, 169 N. Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. DJ Energon. Vertex Night Club, 169 N. Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. DJ Mi-T-Mo. Richmond’s Tavern, 21 Richmond Street. 270-8570. richmondstavern. com. 9 p.m. Free.
Fresh Meat Fridays w/Samantha Vega, DJ Mighty Mic. Tilt
Nightclub & Ultralounge, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440. facebook. com/Tiltnightclub. 11:15 p.m. & 12:30 a.m. $4-$12. Lube After Dark. Quaker Steak & Lube, 2205 Buffalo Rd. 6979464. quakersteakandlube.com/ Rochester_NY. 9:30 p.m. Free. Reggaeton w/DJ Carlos. La Copa Ultra Lounge, 235 W. Ridge Rd. 254-1050. lacopaultralounge. com. 10 p.m. Free.
The Salad Bar Revue hosted by Ambrosia Salad, DJ Solid Bear. 140 Alex Bar & Grill, 140
Alexander St. 256-1000. 140alex. com. 11:30 p.m. & 1 a.m. Call for info.
Cousin Vinny. Manetti’s
Restaurant, 726 South Main Street. Canandaigua. 394-3460. 6 p.m. Free. Gene Bertoncini. Bernunzio’s Uptown Music, 112 East Ave. 7 p.m. Call for info.
The Michael Vadala Trio w/ Upward Groove. Lovin’ Cup,
300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 9 p.m. $3-$5. The Mid Month Mixer. Vibe Lounge, 302 North Goodman St. 415-5933. 8:30 p.m. $10-$15.
Moonlight Stroll Concert: Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Sonnenberg Gardens
and Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St. 394-4922. sonnenberg.org. 8 p.m. $4-$9. NiteFall. Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 7 p.m. Free. The Russell Fielder Trio. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free. Special Blend. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 342-3030. shumwaymarine. com/schooners.shtml. 7 p.m. Call for info. Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St. Pultneyville. (315) 589-4512. PultneyvilleGrill.com. 7 p.m. Free.
ZooBrew ft. Funknut, Cold Sweat. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222
St. Paul St. 5:30 p.m. 21+. $10. [ R&B ]
Coupe De Villes. Finger Lakes
T.G.I. Bucket Friday ft. DJ Jestyr, Dr. Jamo. ,. Call for info.
Casino & Racetrack, 5857 Rt. 96. Farmington. 924-3232. fingerlakesracetrack.com. Call for info.
[ JAZZ ]
[ POP/ROCK ]
Champagne & The Swoon Daddies. Bistro 135, 135
W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6 p.m. Free.
5 Head w/Boss Tweed.
Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 6 p.m. $8-$12.
Barn Dogs. Dinosaur Bar-B-
Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com. 10 p.m. Free. Brass Taxi. Captain Jack’s Good Time Tavern, 8505 Greig St. Sodus. 483-9570. captainjacksgoodtimetavern.com. 9 p.m. Call for info.
Dick Dale w/Great White Caps. Water Street Music Hall,
204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 8 p.m. $25-$30. Five-0 w/Mochester. Nola’s Restaurant & Nightclub, 4775 Lake Ave. 663-3375. nolasweb. com. 6 p.m. Call for info. Furthur. CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive. Canandaigua. 7585300. cmacevents.com. 8 p.m. $30-$59.50. Haewa. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 232-1520. themontagemusichall.com. 9 p.m. Call for info. Hall Pass. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St. 663-5910. pelicansnestrestaurant.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. Jonas Brothers w/Karmin. Darien Lake PAC, 9993 Allegheny Rd. Darien. 599-4641. godarienlake. com. 7 p.m. $29.50-$99.50.
Local Punk & Hardcore Showcase ft. Former Lives (Album Release), Before the Foundation, Hideout, Yeyowulf, Keeler, and Lamby. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Limited entry for unders. $5-$7. Paxtor. Acanthus Café, 337 East Ave. 319-5999. acanthuscafe. com. Call for info. Timeline. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 224-0990. johnnysirishpub.com. 8 p.m. Free. Wild Adriatic, Thoroughbred. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 8 p.m. Call for info.
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[ CLASSICAL ]
[ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Ache. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 262-2090. tapas177. com. 11 p.m. Free.
Theater, 60 Gibbs St. 8 p.m. $24-$85.
Brian Coughlin’s Songwriters in the Round. Tango Cafe,
389 Gregory St. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. 8 p.m. Call for info. Eric Taylor w/BeJae Fleming. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 7 p.m. $20-$22. Jim Lane. Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 1550 New York 332. Farmington. 924-8000. 7 p.m. Free. John Akers. Bayside Pub, 279 Lake Rd. Webster. 323-1224. baysidepubwebster.com. Call for info. [ BLUES ]
Eric and the Bluesbirds. Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd. 2240990. johnnysirishpub.com. 8 p.m. Free. The Industrial Blues Band. The Beale, 1930 Empire Blvd. Webster. 216-1070. thebealegrille.com. 7:30 p.m. Call for info. Natalie B Band w/Jim Lane. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 342-3030. shumwaymarine.com/schooners. shtml. 2 p.m. Free. Phil Petroff & Natural Fact. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque. com. 10 p.m. Free. Steve Grills & The Roadmasters. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free. Ted Lincoln. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7:30 p.m. Call for info.
Special Blend. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 2484825. woodcliffhotelspa.com. 7:30 p.m. Free.
RPO: “Glee’s” Matthew Morrison. Kodak Hall at Eastman
Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes. Hedges Restaurant,
1290 Lake Rd. Webster. 2653850. HedgesNineMilePoint. com. 6:30 p.m. Free. Webster Jazz Festival. West Main St in the Village of Webster, West Main St. Webster. 872-3843. websterbid.com/jazz. 5:30 p.m. Free.
[ COUNTRY ]
Alyssa Trahan - CD Release Party. Lemoncello, 137 West
Commercial St. East Rochester. 506-7991. AlyssaTrahan.com. 4 p.m. Free. Ghost Riders. Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack, 5857 Rt. 96. Farmington. 924-3232. fingerlakesracetrack.com. Call for info. Rebel’s Posse. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 334-3030. nashvillesny.com. 9 p.m. Call for info. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Blue Label Saturdays ft. DJ Andy Fade and DJ Bobby Base.
Flat Iron Café, 561 State St. 454-4830. flatironcafe.net. Call for info. DJ Big Reg. Plush, 151 St. Paul St. 232-5650. venurochester. com. 10 p.m. Call for info. DJ Blake. 140 Alex Bar & Grill, 140 Alexander St. 2561000. 140alex.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. DJ Darkwave. Vertex Night Club, 169 N. Chestnut St. 232-5498. 10 p.m. $3-$8. DJ Trancesend. Decibel Lounge, 45 Euclid St. 754-4645. decibellounge.com. 10 p.m. $5. La Selva. Tilt Nightclub & Ultralounge, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440. facebook.com/ Tiltnightclub. 10 p.m. Call for info. Saturday Night Ladies Night. BLU Bar & Grill, 250 Pixley Rd. 247-0079. blurochester.com. 9 p.m. Call for info.
[ KARAOKE ]
Karaoke at 140 Alex. 140 CELTIC/FOLK | GREAT BIG SEA
There may be an ocean separating Newfoundland from its rich Irish heritage, but this critically-renowned rock group has spent the past twenty years building a great big bridge between the two. Great Big Sea has sold over ten million records in Canada and has been nominated for multiple Juno awards. It has built its ever-improving reputation on dynamic live performances and reeling rock and roll interpretations of traditional Celtic folk songs and sea shanties. So fill up a flask with some good ol’ grog and get yourself down to the Party in the Park. Carbon Leaf and Sisters of Murphy also perform. Great Big Sea performs Thursday, July 18, 5 p.m. at the Riverside Festival Site (Corner of Exchange Blvd. and Court St.) $2, upallnightpresents.com. — BY DAVID YOCKEL, JR. [ JAZZ ]
Andy Calabrese Trio ft. Chet Catallo . Bistro 135,
135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 6 p.m. Free. Day Break . Lemoncello, 137 West Commercial St. East Rochester. 385-8565. lemoncello137.com. 7 p.m. Free.
Lovin Cup Unplugged Dinner Music Series: The Bill Tiberio Band . Lovin’
Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 6 p.m. $5. Roses & Revolutions. Pane Vino Ristorante, 175 N. Water St. 232-6090. panevinoristorante.com. 6:30 p.m. Free.
Alex Bar & Grill, 140 Alexander St. 256-1000. 140alex.com. 10:30 p.m. Free. Karaoke w/Cyd Scarlett!. Norton’s Pub, 1730 N. Goodman St. 266-3570. 10 p.m. Kick-Ass Karaoke. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 2326000. templebarandgrille.com. 10 p.m. Free. [ POP/ROCK ]
8 Days A Week. McGraw’s
Irish Pub, 146 W Commercial St. East Rochester. 3489091. mcgrawsirishpub.com. 8 p.m. Free. Bethesda. Abilene Bar & Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com. 10 p.m. $6-$10. Download w/Knight Patrol. Nola’s Restaurant & Nightclub, 4775 Lake Ave. 663-3375. nolasweb. com. 6 p.m. Call for info.
Goodbye Ronnie w/Teressa Wilcox. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 325-5600. waterstreetmusic.com. 9 p.m. $5-$7.
Lockport Invasion ft. Pants & the Family, 2Rabbit. Monty’s Krown,
875 Monroe Ave. 271-7050. 10 p.m. Call for info. Me & The Boyz. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St. 663-5910. pelicansnestrestaurant.com. 10 p.m. Call for info. Pulsate w/Lucia & Levi. Captain Jack’s Good Time Tavern, 8505 Greig St. Sodus. 483-9570. captainjacksgoodtimetavern.com. 1 p.m. Call for info.
Rochester Pride 2013: Dev, Pandora Boxx, Rochester Gay Mens Chorus. ,.
gayalliance.org. 3:30 p.m. Manhattan Square Park. See website for full festival line up. $10-$15.
Rockabilly Rumble w/Krypton 88, Kickstart Rumble. Lovin’
Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 2929940. lovincup.com. 9 p.m. $3-$5. Ruby Shooz. Penfield Amphitheater, 3100 Atlantic Ave. Penfield. 340-8663. penfield.org. 7 p.m. Free. Something Else. Brickwood Grill, 250 Monroe Ave. 730-8230. brickwoodgrill.com. 10 p.m. Call for info.
Steely Dan w/Deep Blue Organ Trio. CMAC, 3355
Marvin Sands Drive. Canandaigua. 758-5300. cmacevents.com. 7 p.m. $30.50-$96.
Tonight We Feed w/Tuesday’s Too Late. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St. 3255600. waterstreetmusic.com. 6:30 p.m. $10-$12. continues on page 18
he Filthy McNastys w/Sexual Salad. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. thefirehousesaloon.com. 9 p.m. $5.
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SATURDAY, JULY 20 Trash Wave Review 4.0: Hinkley w/Handsome Jack, The Emersons, The Grinders, and Pink Elephant. Bug Jar, 219
Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Limited entry for unders. $6-$8. Triple Play. Hamlin Station Bar & Grill, 52 Railroad Ave. Hamlin. 964-2010. hamlinstation.net. 8:30 p.m. Call for info. Turning Colors EP Release Party. Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 830 Jefferson Rd. Henrietta. 2925544. stickylipsbbq.com. 10 p.m. Free.
Year of the KINGZ Battle of the Bikes and Bands. Main Street
Armory, 900 E. Main St. 2323221. rochestermainstreetarmory. com. 9 p.m. $15-$20.
SUNDAY, JULY 21 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ] Fandango at the Tango. Tango Cafe, 389 Gregory St. 271-4930. tangocafedance.com. 7:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted. [ BLUES ]
Uncle Ralph’s BBQ Blues Band. Bayside Pub, 279
Lake Rd. Webster. 323-1224. baysidepubwebster.com. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ]
Picnic in the Park ft. Irondequoit Concert Band. ,. 2 p.m. Gypsum Mills, Victor. Call for info.
Summer@Eastman - Voices: William Weinert, conductor - Concert. Eastman East Wing
Hatch Recital Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 7:30 p.m. $10. [ COUNTRY ]
Toby Keith w/Kip Moore, Drake White. Darien Lake PAC, 9993
Allegheny Rd. Darien. 599-4641. godarienlake.com. 7 p.m. $20$73.75. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ] Boasy Sundaze. Club Clarissas, 293 Clarissa St. 232-3430. Call for info. Drink and Drag Sundays. ONE Nightclub and Lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. 546-1010. oneclublife.com. 8 p.m. 18+. Call for info.
Pride After Party w/DJ Neill MacLeod. Pearl Nightclub, 349
East Ave. 757-752-8370. 7 p.m. Call for info.
Tequila Sundays ft. DJ Andy Fade. Flat Iron Café, 561 State
St. 454-4830. flatironcafe.net. 10 p.m. Call for info. [ JAZZ ]
Bill Slater Solo Piano (Brunch). Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr. 248-4825. woodcliffhotelspa.com. Call for info. Free.
The Moho Collective Album Release Show. Lovin’ Cup,
300 Park Point Dr. 292-9940. lovincup.com. 7 p.m. $10. 18 CITY JULY 17-23, 2013
[ KARAOKE ]
[ BLUES ]
Bluesday Tuesday Blues Jam. Markieoke. The Titus Tavern,
692 Titus Ave. 270-5365. titustavern.com. 7 p.m. Call for info. [ POP/ROCK ]
Amanda Ashley. Nola’s
Restaurant & Nightclub, 4775 Lake Ave. 663-3375. nolasweb. com. 4 p.m. Call for info. Me & The Boyz. Captain Jack’s Good Time Tavern, 8505 Greig St. Sodus. 483-9570. captainjacksgoodtimetavern. com. 3 p.m. Call for info. Springer. Pelican’s Nest, 566 River St. 663-5910. pelicansnestrestaurant.com. 5 p.m. Call for info. Timeline. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 3423030. shumwaymarine.com/ schooners.shtml. 3 p.m. Call for info.
White Woods w/The Big One, Mammal is a Mountain, Emma Lane, and Tim Avery. Bug Jar,
219 Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. $5-$7.
MONDAY, JULY 22
P.I.’s Lounge, 495 West Ave. 8 p.m. Call for info. Teagan Ward. The Beale, 693 South Ave. 271-4650. thebealegrille.com. 7 p.m. Call for info. [ CLASSICAL ]
Summer@Eastman Mysterious Landscape by Robert Morris, composer.
Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 7:30 p.m. Call for info. [ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
2 Reason Tuesdays w/DJ Zio. Nathaniel’s Pub, 251
Exchange Boulevard. 2328470. Call for info. Free. DJ Ghetto Blaster. Club Clarissas, 293 Clarissa St. 232-3430. Call for info. DJ Kathy. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 3343030. nashvillesny.com. Call for info.
Tuesday Americano w/ Bobby Base. Flat Iron Café,
561 State St. 454-4830. flatironcafe.net. Call for info.
[ DJ/ELECTRONIC ]
Magic City Monday’s. Louie’s Cordial’s Lounge, 392 Lyell Ave. 254-2844. 7 p.m. $5 before 10 p.m. [ JAZZ ]
Mark Bader. Bistro 135,
135 W. Commercial St. East Rochester. 662-5555. bistro135.net. 5:30 p.m. Free. The Seth Uptown Duo. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 7:30 p.m. Free.
[ POP/ROCK ] The Agonist. Montage Music Hall, 50 Chestnut St. 2321520. themontagemusichall. com. 7:30 p.m. $8-$10.
Mad Conductor w/Lap Giraffe, Genesee River Roots. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. 8:30 p.m. Call for info.
TUESDAY, JULY 23 [ ACOUSTIC/FOLK ]
David Ramirez w/The Dwells, MD Woods, and Cammy Enaharo. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe
Ave. 9 p.m. $8-$10. Jim Lane. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 3423030. shumwaymarine.com/ schooners.shtml. 6 p.m. Free. Jon Lewis. Towpath Café, 6 N. Main St. Box Factory Bldg. Fairport. 377-0410. towpathcafe.com. Every other Tuesday, 5 p.m. Free. Paul Strowe. Schooner’s Riverside Pub, 70 Pattonwood Dr. 342-3030. shumwaymarine. com/schooners.shtml. 6 p.m. Call for info. Rob & Gary Acoustic. The Titus Tavern, 692 Titus Ave. 2705365. titustavern.com. 7 p.m. Call for info.
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Charlie Mitchell Group.
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Classical Caplet’s composition, “In the style of his contemporaries Debussy and Ravel, Caplet wrote an incredibly rich score in one, continuous movement that tells the whole story.” Poe’s story, as it were, is that of Prince Prospero, who invites all of his guests into his palace to wait out the plague. Of course, the Prince differentiates between his invited guests and the uninvited commoners. With the ticking of the clock toward midnight, a masked figure appears, and, although the story reaches a predicable ending, Poe captures the allegory of fate that reduces us all to our base vulnerability. Klorman says that this is the third year
Musical-theater performer Tommy Labanaris will return to the Canandaigua LakeMusic Fest this weekend to narrate a chamber-music adaptation of one of Edgar Allan Poe’s greatest works. PHOTO BY KRISTIN DONNELLY
For whom the bell tolls “Gypsy Strings and The Masque of the Red Death” PART OF THE CANANDAIGUA LAKEMUSIC FESTIVAL FRIDAY, JULY 19 FLCC CONCERT HALL, 3325 MARVIN SANDS DRIVE, CANANDAIGUA 7:30 P.M. | $15-$180 | 690-1220, LAKEMUSICFESTIVAL.ORG [ PREVIEW ] BY PALOMA CAPANNA
Anything written by Edgar Allan Poe is memorable, not the least of which is “The Masque of the Red Death.” First published in 1842 in Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine, it has been adapted into everything from heavy metal by Crimson Glory to a film starring 20 CITY JULY 17-23, 2013
Vincent Price to the literary spice of Stephen King’s “The Shining.” So why wouldn’t Poe’s short story also make its way into the imagination of classical composers and musicians, both his contemporary and ours? Tune in on July 19, when the Canandaigua LakeMusic Festival presents a concert titled “Gypsy Strings and The Masque of the Red Death.” It turns out that French composer Andre Caplet composed a musical portrayal of Poe’s eerie tale of the pervasive reach of death that he titled “Conte Fantastique.” Now, at this year’s festival, a harpist, a string quartet, and an actor will create a modern adaptation of the score and add narration to create a unique performance. According to Edward Klorman, coartistic director of the festival, Caplet was not a very well known composer, and he died when he was young (Caplet lived 1878-1925). Klorman says of
that the festival will feature a concert that is an original adaptation of music and literature. The festival is in its ninth year overall, and two years ago the first of these performances was based upon Beethoven’s “Kreutzer Sonata” for piano and violin, which inspired Leo Tolstoy’s novella of the same name. Then, last year, the festival created a performance of “The Song of Love Triumphant” by Ivan Turgenev, which Tchaikovsky later set to music. And, for the third year, actor Tommy Labanaris will serve as the narrator. Klorman says, “Labanaris is a lot of fun. It takes someone pretty daring to jump in with a bunch of musicians and figure out how to make music and words into a show.” Labanaris describes these creations as “a really beautiful chance to have the story told in many different ways. It’s also a way to tell a story to music lovers who come to hear music. They [Klorman and co-artistic director Amy Sue Barston] were taking a chance a couple years ago, and it paid off.” Among his many credits, Labanaris has toured with “Rent” (Japan), “The Full Monty,” “A Year with Frog & Toad,” “Copacabana,” and “I Get a Kick Out of Cole.” His credits in New York City theater include “Babes in Toyland” (Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall) and “Granola! The Musical” (New York Fringe Festival). His roles in regional musicals have spanned everything from Che in “Evita” to Jesus in “Godspell.” As the storyteller, Labanaris says the challenge is not to give away everything. “Poe doesn’t do that either,” says Labanaris. “He takes readers through a whole cycle of joy and beautiful lush rooms in the palace, and safety inside the walls of the abbey, in a continuous flow of emotions.” Labanaris will find his way through the challenge as each layer of the
creative process is completed. A few days before the performance, Labanaris and the musicians will sit down and do read-throughs and play-throughs, concentrating on the transitions between words and music. “When all of the pieces are in the same room, it really tells us what the beast will eventually come out to be,” says Labanaris. Another layer is added when lighting is turned on. Then he throws in costuming. Then, of course, the audience is brought in. “It’s really born at the festival,” says Labanaris. “It’s a very unique presentation that not only surprises the audience – it’s only been two years that they’ve been watching – but for us, too. We’re very inspired by it, and that’s why I’ve been drawn back every year and why they decide to do it. It is another way of bringing these classical pieces to life, tightening them up, and creating a different picture to the ear and the eye.” Klorman says the balance of the program
will include other Central European folk music. The concert will open with a duet arrangement of Béla Bartók’s “Romanian Folk Dances,” which were originally written for solo piano. Klorman describes the pieces as “Peasant songs, unwashed music of the people.” The program ends with Antonín Dvořák’s String Quartet, Op. 51, which Klorman describes as “slow, soulful Czech dumka dance music, growing from the same earth as the Bartók.” Listening to Klorman talk about the festival in general, and this upcoming concert in particular, one might find his mood the opposite of Poe’s dour outlook. “Chamber-music festivals are a different animal than a symphony orchestra or a record label,” says Klorman. “It’s all about community and community building. A lot of people from our audiences who have been to the prior concerts have raved, saying that they haven’t been to a performance like it.”
2013 LakeMusic Festival Schedule July 17: Free Pop-Up Concert No. 2 (2 p.m., Canandaigua National Bank, Canandaigua) July 17: Classical Blue Jeans (6 p.m., Lodge at Bristol Harbour Resort; tickets $25/$50 with dinner) July 18: Free Family Concert (10:30 a.m., Wegmans Marketplace, Canandaigua) July 21: Season Finale: Franz, Friendship and Fantasie (7:30 p.m., FLCC Concert Hall; tickets $15-$180)
RECREATION | JUNGLE JOG 5K
When I need a little extra motivation to push my running routine, I pretend there’s a giant, truck-sized tarantula pounding the pavement after me. It works, because I have a very vivid imagination. You could dream up similar motivations this weekend at the Jungle Jog 5K, which takes runners (safely) through lower Seneca Park and past the actual wild animals of Seneca Park Zoo (2222 St. Paul St.). Just picture the lions and wolves licking their chops as the tasty morsel that is you trots by, marinating in your own salty juices. The Sunday, July 21, race is family-friendly and includes a few different events for different skill levels and ages groups. The 5K begins at 8:15 a.m., and costs $20 to register ($30 day-ofrace). The Seneca Park Mile starts at 9:30 a.m., and costs $13 to register ($15 day-of-race). A free Kids’ Fun Run for ages 1-7 will take place at 10 a.m. All runners can take advantage of free Zoo admission this day only by showing their race number or T-shirt at the Zoo’s Front Gate. Guests of runners must pay regular Zoo admission ($8-$11, free to members ages 2 and under). To register, or for more information, call 336-7200 or visit senecaparkzoo.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] Axom Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave., 2nd floor. “Pour Quality” by Gareth Fitzgerald Barry. Through Aug 24. Wed-Sat 12-5 p.m. and by appt. Reception Jul 26, 5:30-9 p.m. 232-6030. axomgallery.com. The Space Theater and Gallery, 1199 East Main Street. Jul 18, 6 p.m. Til Death Do We Part: A Photo Exhibition of Tattoos Displayed at Weddings. John Schlia. Stay after the reception for The Big Vaudeville Hook Comedy Hour. Tickets for the comedy show are $5. 738-2026. john@ johnschlia.com. Wayne County Council for the Arts, 108 W. Miller St. Newark. 2013 Annual Members’ Art Show. Through Aug 9. Thu-Sat noon-3 p.m. and by appt. Reception Jul 20, 4-6 p.m. 315-331-4593. waynearts.wordpress.com. [ CONTINUING ] Acanthus Café, 337 East Ave. “Bestest of Friends.” New artwork by Kristine A. Greenizen. 3195999. acanthuscafe.com. Arts Council for Wyoming County, 31 S. Main St. “Reflections” by The Silver Lake Art Group. Through July 26. artswyco.org. Aviv Café, 321 East Ave. “Images of Faith” Mix Media Paintings by Richmond Futch Jr.. Through Jul 31. 729-9916. bethelcf.com/aviv. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. Francesca Lalanne Jeune: “Morphogenesis.” Through July 31. 563-2145. thebaobab.org. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St. Macedon. “Whales, Windmills and Wonders.” Through Sep
30. Highlights the work of John Domm, Terry Patti, and Marie Starr. 474-4116. books_etc@ yahoo.com. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. The Lobby’s Summer Showcase Art Opening. Through Jul 31. Featuring Rachel Dow, Peter Lazarski, Adam Maida, Topher Martin, Thievin’ Stephen, Mike Turzanski, Yews, Jason Vector, etc. lobbydigital.com. Community Darkroom Gallery, 713 Monroe Ave. “Gramma’s Cameras II,” Photography by Lori Horton Ball. Through Aug 31. 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. Crossroads Coffeehouse, 752 S. Goodman St. First Annual Highland Park Neighborhood Art Show. Through end of July. 2446787. highlandparkrochester.org. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St. Brockport. “A Little Twisted: An Exploration of the Self.” BFA Painting Exhibit by Karen Nelson. Wed-Fri 11 a.m.-noon, Sat-Sun noon-4 p.m. 637-5494. adifferentpathgallery.com. The Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. “Colored Pencil Perspectives.” Through Aug 4. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Members of the Rochester Area Pencil Club. 5468400. episcopalseniorlife.org. Equal=Grounds, 750 South Ave. Canis lupus familiaris II by Gerry Szymanski. Through Jul 27. 2427840. firstname.lastname@example.org. equalgrounds.com. Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery, 3165 East Ave. “Watercolor World” by Sybie Culbertson. Through Sep 2. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. friendlyhome.org.
Gallery r, 100 College Ave. “Alumni Invitational / New Work.” Through July 20. Featuring the work of RIT alumni Belinda Bryce, Bradley Butler, Elizabeth Coyne, Vincent Massaro, Jose-Enrique Portas. 256-3312. galleryr99@ gmail.com. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. The Gender Show. Through Oct 13. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-3361. eastmanhouse.org. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. “4 Cities, 4 Wallaces.” Through Aug 4. WedSat from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m. 482-1976. dano@ rochester.rr.com. International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. “Petals Upon Petals,” Featuring Flawless Contemporary Realism by David Kerstetter. Through Jul 31. Also featured are Roberto Salas and Ning Lee. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 12-5 p.m. 264-1440. internationalartacquisitions.com. Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. Caribbean Heritage Month: Paintings by Dunstan Luke. Through Jul 22. 325-6669. cityofrochester.gov. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. Sharon Stiller. Through Jul 19. thelittle.org. Livingston Arts Center, 4 Murray Hill Dr. Mt. Morris. Apartment One Gallery: “Simple Gifts: The Artwork of Sharon Leary and Anne Clements.” Through Aug 10. New Deal Gallery: “Under the Influence: New Deal Painters And Their Artistic Influences.” Through October 5. 243-6785, livingstonarts.org. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. The Art of J. Nevadomski and Allie Hartley. 232-9030. lux666.com. Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. Main Street Art Grand Opening: “Locality.” Through Aug 30. 315-462-0210. mstreetarts@ gmail.com. facebook.com/ MainStreetArtsCliftonSprings. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Lockhart Gallery: “Mortal: A Portfolio of Woodcuts by Kiki Smith.” Through Aug 25. Grand Gallery: “64th RochesterFinger Lakes Exhibition.” Through Sep 8. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Opening party Jul 13, 8-11 p.m. 276-8900. mag.rochester.edu. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. “Luminaria” Art lighting the path to wellness. Creative Wellness Coalition. 3253145 x144. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St. Honeoye Falls. “Celebrate Our Surroundings.” Benefit for The Finger Lakes Museum. 624-7740. millartcenter. com. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. “Buddhist & Asian Art.” Through Aug 24. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 624-4730. ockheesgallery.com. The Owl House, 75 Marshall St. Jen Vaccarella Art Show. Through Aug 12. 360-2920. owlhouserochester.com. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. “Summer Session.” Through Sept 7. Tue-Fri, noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885. oxfordgallery.com. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, River Campus. Alice in the Looking Glass: Illustrations and Artists’ Books 1865-2012. Through Aug 16. Rare Books &
Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 275-4477.; Memorial Art Gallery: 100 Years of Art for the Community. Through Sep 30. mag.rochester.edu. Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles and Fiber. Through Aug 11. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 315-255-1553. mtraudt@ schweinfurthartcenter.org. myartcenter.org. The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, 250 N. Goodman St. Mona Oates and Wen-Hua Chen. Wed 12-5 p.m. shoefactoryarts.com. Spectrum Gallery, 100 College Ave. “At the Pump” and “American Playgrounds” by David Freund. Through Jul 27. 4614447. spectrumgalleryroc.com. St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave. “The Finger Lakes: Above & Below” by Gloria Betlem.. Through Aug 16. Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery in the Welcome Center. Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-noon. 385-7322. gloriabetlem.com. Starry Nites Café, 696 University Ave. “Hex Signs & Barn Stars” by Beth Brown. Through Aug 3. 2712630. shoefactoryarts.com. Tap & Mallet, 381 Gregory St. “It’s a Funny Story” Illustrations by Aarom Humby. 473-0503. tapandmallet.com. The Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery, 713 Monroe Ave. College Clay Collective. Through July 20. National juried exhibition featuring the best in college ceramics. 2715183. geneseearts.org. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street. “ChemoToxic, I Am That, and other stories” by Willie Osterman. 442-8676. vsw.org.
Call for Artwork [ WED., JULY 17 ] Call for Art! Ongoing. Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. Artists working in all media. Include the following in your email: 3 to 5 jpeg images of current work, artist statement, CV/resume, whether you are submitting available work or work that is representative. 315-5210832. email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. Call for Artists. Ongoing. 4614447. spectrumgalleryroc.com. New York Filmmakers Quarterly. Ongoing. Films must have been produced within NYS in the past 2 years. No fee. No honorarium. Max length 30 minutes. To be screened at Little Theatre last Wednesdays and Saturdays in January, April, July, and October. Send DVD screener + cover letter with 1 sentence bio and one sentence film description to Karen vanMeenan, Programmer, New York Filmmakers Quarterly, Little Theatre, 240 East Ave., Rochester NY 14604. Notification by email within 8 weeks of receipt email@example.com.
Art Events [ SAT., JULY 20 ] Saturday Demos. 12-7 p.m Hyatt’s All Things Creative, 937 Jefferson Rd. July 13- Golden Acrylics and Mediums July 20- Sculpey Clay & Art Alternatives Clay Tools July 27- Art Alternatives Pastels & Blending Stumps. Free. 2926500. firstname.lastname@example.org. hyatts.com/art.
THEATER | “CINDY MILLER’S YOU AIN’T HEARD NOTHIN’ YET”
If you’re a fan of classic singers and Vegas-style entertainment, treat yourself to “Cindy Miller’s You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet.” The eclectic musical retrospective celebrates great entertainers of the past century, including Al Jolson, Fred Astaire, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, and others. Miller’s show is family-friendly, and features contemporary musical selections and extraordinary impersonations performed with high energy as she exhibits a wide vocal range, dances across the stage, and flirts with the audience. “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet!” plays at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre (3450 Winton Place) this week on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 general admission, with discounts available for seniors age 60 and above, military personnel, groups of 10 or more, full-time students age 22 and under, and DCT members. Advanced reservations are recommended, and can be made by calling 325-4370. For more information, visit downstairscabaret.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
Comedy [ THU., JULY 18 ] Big Vaudeville Hook Comedy Hour. July 18, 8 p.m. The Space Theater and Gallery, 1199 East Main Street Sketch by Canary in a Coal Mine, musical improv by Shaddup Zeke, stand up by Mikey Heller, stand up by Jamie Bono, hosted by Anna Hall $5. 406-0915. Marianne Sierk. July 18, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $9-$12. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us. [ FRI., JULY 19 ] Improv Comedy Battles. Fri 9:30 p.m., Sat 7:30 p.m. Village Idiots Improv Comedy, 274 Goodman St. N. $5. 797-9086. VIP@ improvVIP.com. Tom Cotter. July 19-20, 7:30 & 10 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $9-$12. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us. [ TUE., JULY 23 ] Laugh Riot Underground: Stand-Up Comedy Showcase. 9-11 p.m. Free. laughriotcomedy.com.
Dance Events [ FRI., JULY 19 ] Action Camp Performance: Dance to the Beat! July 19, 11:15 a.m. Hochstein School of Music & Dance, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. 4544596. hochstein.org. [ MON., JULY 22 ] Bill Evans’ Approach to Laban Movement Analysis and Operationalizing Theory. July 2226. Kinections, 718 University Ave. kinections.com.
Group Processes in Dance/ Movement Therapy: The Marian Chace Approach. July 22-26. Kinections, 718 University Ave. kinections.com.
Festivals [ WED., JULY 17-SAT., JUL 20 ] Genesee County 4-H Fair. Through July 20. East Main Street, Batavia genesee4h@ cornell.edu. gcfair.com. [ FRI., JULY 19-SUN., JUL 21 ] Macedonian Festival. July 19-21. St. Dimitria’s Church grounds, 235 Telephone Rd., W. Henrietta. Fri 5 p.m.midnight, Sat noon-1 a.m., Sun noon-11 p.m Free admission. macedonianfest.com. Rochester Pride 2013. July 1921. Various events and locations around Rochester. Festival, picnic, sports, more 244-8640. gayalliance.org. [ FRI., JULY 19-MON., JUL 22 ] 13th Annual Festa Italiana. July 19-22. Italian American Community Center, 150 Frank Dimino Way Pig roast kick off Thu 6-11 p.m.(RSVP). Fri-Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-7 p.m. Including Bocce Bash on Jul 20, which will benefit Camp Good Days $5, children 10 and under free. 594-8882. iaccrochester.org/html/festa_ italiana.html. [ SAT., JULY 20-SUN., JUL 21 ] Sterling Renaissance Festival. Sats-Suns Sterling, NY 800-8794446. sterlingfestival.com. continues on page 22
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Kids Events [ WED., JULY 17 ] Midsummer Night’s Kids’ Fairy Gardens Workshop. July 17, 7-8:30 p.m. Wayside Garden Center, 124 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd Free, register. 223-1222 x100. email@example.com. waysidegardencenter.com. Morning with RW Magic. July 17, 10-11 a.m. Central Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium, 115 South Ave. Magical Entertainer Richard McClendon II mixes amazement, wonder, and magical illusions. Free. 428-8150. libraryweb.org.
New York’s got talent “64th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition” THROUGH SEPTEMBER 8 MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, 500 UNIVERSITY AVENUE 276-8900, MAG.ROCHESTER.EDU WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY 11 A.M.-5 P.M., THURSDAY 11 A.M.-9 P.M. | $5-$12, FREE TO MEMBERS, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER STUDENTS, AND CHILDREN UNDER 5. HALF PRICE ADMISSION EVERY THURSDAY AFTER 5 P.M. [ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY
There is plenty of captivating work to appreciate at the Memorial Art Gallery’s 64th Rochester-Finger Lake Exhibition, currently on view in the Grand Gallery. Guest curator Alex Nyerges, the director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, was tasked with selecting 100 works from the 623 submitted. Eighty-one artists are represented, 31 of whom are new to the Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition series. The show offers a great window into the current interests and concerns of some of Western and Central New York’s most talented artists from a wide range of ages and many walks of life. The full circle of blooming nature and its remnants are explored by Rochester-based writer and artist David Dorsey, whose work is represented here in three striking paintings. The first two in the line, “Eggplant and Bok Choy” and “Still Life with Pocket Door,” are painted so vividly with almost unreal, vibrant colors that they seize viewers’ attention, enticing with beautiful freshness. The living is cast against the long departed with his third painting, “Skull Unearthed Circa 1930,” a stark work of a pale room washed in clean light with a weathered skull propped atop a cardboard box. The quietude of the work is enhanced greatly by the single black audio speaker sitting silently on a shelf and the nearly toothless, gaping maw of the human remains. Plenty of artists in the show celebrate and showcase the concept of form in diverse ways. Inanimate objects take on their own life and personality in Christine Sullivan’s big, bold painting, “The Cardinal,” which with highly textured impasto strokes depicts mostly white and one single red piece of laundry on the line, undulating upon the invisible tides of the air. In Lee Hoag’s “Capsule Dream” and “Dream Drill,” glass and earthenware vases, metal Jello molds, and other manmade objects flow together to create new, elegant objects of imagined utility. 22 CITY JULY 17-23, 2013
Christopher McEvory’s mixed-media “Release
of Form” explores what a lack of order might look like. His work is a panel filled with what appears to be a field of ever-shifting waves of matter and energy, the reflective surfaces referring to each other part of the whole. Similarly, Jack Wolsky’s “Ain-Yesh #3” is an encaustic work that refers to the mystical Judaic (and Buddhist) concepts of Being and Nothingness. Wolsky, who has now participated in 22 Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibitions, quite effectively captured the look of open, vibrating space, golden and shimmering with potential. Jonathan Merritt’s two large black-and-white photographs, “Solace 1” and “Solace 3,” are also an homage to thresholds, each attempting to replicate the emptiness and revelations found in the low light and loneliness of traveling at night. Merritt captured what seem to be empty, cold spaces, in which indeterminate objects and forms begin to arise from the dim world. “I want viewers to stand before these images and become lost in the visual confusion, to find consolation in the stillness of an undecided world,” says the artist in a provided statement. For the first year, Jonathan joins his father Stephen Merritt, who is a Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition vet. The elder Merritt’s fine forms are found in public and private collections all over the country. This show includes his “Cairn Study,” a slip-glazed, balanced stack of terra cotta discs and other shapes, which refer to the way people have always marked graves and commemorated places of importance with stacked stones. John Griebsch also explores the way humans have marked the earth, by photographing evidence of industry from his 1952 Cessna. If you think your photography supplies are pricey, imagine factoring in gas for enough flights to get the shot right. In “Steel Mill and Water Truck — Gary, Indiana USA,” Griebsch captures the rusty maze of a steel mill, cut with a fluffy puff of smoke that actually seems clean by comparison. In his two other photographs, of quarries, he captures the shadowed-and-lit patchwork of dissected land, the stitches of tire tracks, and dried trails from the flow of water which reveal something of the topography. It would not be difficult to write an entire review
exploring Syracuse-based artist Meredith CantorFeller’s enigmatic “American God of Domestic Excess,” which can be viewed as a commentary on how we have become led so astray by all that is marketed to us. A seemingly discontented woman sits in her undergarments with a faraway gaze, amid balloons with “CLEARANCE” on them, with a horse bit around her neck. She is surrounded by staging devices: curtains and a photo of an exterior that are weakly posted to the
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“Hadang,” by Dale Klein, is part of the current show at Memorial Art Gallery. PHOTO PROVIDED
wall behind her, and hang as limply as her posture. The unhappy lady seems utterly resigned, waiting for the uncertain to arrive. Donalee Peden Wesley of Marcellus is among the few artists in the show who dip into the dystopian. In the mixed media work, “Better Living Through Chemicals,” three men sit outdoors wearing coverall suits and birdfaced plague-doctor masks (made theatrical by Venetian dramas), each with black birds perched on their bodies and around them, vigilant. In the field behind them, animal skulls and remains are hung on posts and on wires “The drawing speaks of our reliance on chemicals to solve our problems, be they real or imagined,” says the artist in a provided statement, citing that industry has told us we need modified food, dangerously extracted gas, and factory farmed animals treated with antibiotics to be kept “alive in squalor.” The work is filled with a patient sense of doom, and in the artist’s words, these combined scenarios are “a prime condition for the next plague.” First-timer Dale Klein offers perhaps the most hope-filled piece in the show, an absolutely gorgeous aquatint and etching print of “Hadang,” who is the Senegalese matriarch of the family that hosted Klein’s daughter when she studied abroad. In her artist statement, Klein touches on the hospitality as well as the fiercely defended independence of the people, both of which are present in the stance the subject. A global family was acknowledged and celebrated in this work, after gratitude moved Klein to travel and embrace the woman who cared for her own kin.
[ FRI., JULY 19 ] Cool Kids! Green Kids! presents: En Garde’. July 19, 7 p.m. Cool Kids, Sagawa Park, 100 Main St. Fencing fun Free. 637-3984. firstname.lastname@example.org. generationcool.biz. Family Fridays. 12-4 p.m Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 7/19: Make It! Included in museum admission $11-$13. 271-1880. rmsc.org. Movie Mania: Gnomeo and Juliet. July 19, 2 p.m. Irondequoit Public Library, Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd All ages. Popcorn provided Free. 336-6062. aholland@ libraryweb.org. [ SAT., JULY 20 ] Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” July 20, 12 & 7 p.m. A Magical Journey Through Stages, Auditorium Center, 875 E. Main St $5. 935-7173. mjtstages.com. Wonders of Water, Animal Birthday. July 20. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St Wonders of Water: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Animal Birthday: 1-3 p.m. Celebration of Gertrude, our 47-year-old female king vulture Included in zoo admission: $8-$11 senecaparkzoo.org. [ MON., JULY 22 ] Dinosaurs, Teeth, and Trilobites! A Fossil Hunter’s Diary. July 22, 7 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free. 7845300. brightonlibrary.org. Introduction to Screen Printing: Youths. 2-5 p.m Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul St. #23 $100, register. 210-0075. rocmaker.eventbrite.com. [ TUE., JULY 23 ] Dig into Summer Movies. 2 p.m Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Jul 23 “Holes,” Jul 30: “Treasure Buddies”. Free. 784-5300. brightonlibrary.org. Mad Scientists’ Lab. July 23, 1-2 p.m. Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport Grades 3-5 Free, register. 637-1050. seymourlibraryweb.org.
Teen Art Studio. July 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport Grades 6-12. Free, register. 637-1050. seymourlibraryweb.org.
Resume Writing Class. July 22, 6:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com.
Lectures [ WED., JULY 17 ] The Icarus Sessions. third Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. Hanlon-Fiske Studios, 34 Elton St. Free. 705-6581. “Puppy Mills: A National Disgrace” with Lorry Schlick. July 17, 7 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd Lecture followed by Q&A Free 234-1306. email@example.com. citizensagainstpuppymills.org. [ THU., JULY 18 ] Gowns of the Gilded Age: Dressing for Tea: 1890s-1920s. July 18, 2 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free. 7845300. brightonlibrary.org. [ SAT., JULY 20 ] Acrylic Painting For Adults Class. July 20, 1 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $30. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ MON., JULY 22 ] Keeping Chickens in Your Back Yard: Urban Small Flock Tending. July 22, 7 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. Presentation about joint pain and treatment options. July 22, 6:30 p.m. St. Anne Church, 1600 Mt. Hope Ave. RSVP. 368-4545. unityhealth.org/jrc-events.
[ TUE., JULY 23 ] Personal Branding Class. July 23, 7 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com.
Literary Events [ WED., JULY 17 ] Book Discussion: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith. July 17, 1:30-3 p.m. Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Hosted by M.J. Iuppa Free. 473-2590. wab.org. Book Discussion: The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox. Through July 17. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Tue 1:30-3 p.m., Wed 7-8:30 p.m Free. 7845300. brightonlibrary.org. Pure Kona Poetry Readings. 7 p.m. Acanthus Café, 337 East Ave. 7/17: Colleen Powderly 7/24: Sheila Evans. Free. 319-5999. acanthuscafe.com. [ THU., JULY 18 ] Book Signing with Maxine Childress Brown. July 18, 7 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. $5 donation, RSVP. 563-2145. thebaobab.org. An Evening with David Seaburn & James Whorton. July 18, 7-9 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave $3-$4. 473-2590. wab.org July 18, 7-9 p.m. Writers and Books, 740 University Ave $3-$4. 473-2590. wab.org.
[ SAT., JULY 20 ] Saturday Author Salon: “Relative Evil” by Milena Armstrong. July 20, 2-4 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. [ SUN., JULY 21 ] Book Signing: “Civil War Brockport: A Canal Town and the Union Army” by William G. Andrews. July 21, 3:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. liftbridgebooks.com. History Book Club: “Julius Caesar” by Phillip Freeman. July 21, 2-3:30 p.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St Free. liftbridgebooks.com.
Recreation [ THU., JULY 18 ] Salmon Creek Paddle. July 18, 5-7 p.m. Salmon Creek Preserve, in the town of Greece. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or rent from Oak Orchard Canoe in Irondequoit Bay. Meet at 372 Manitou Road Free. geneseelandtrust.org/ protected-places.aspx?id=34. [ SAT., JULY 20 ] GVHC Hike. July 20, 9 a.m. Mendon Ponds Park, Douglas Road . Mendon Mendon Center Rd, .3 miles east of Clover St. Leisurely/ easy 3.4 mile hike. Free. 319-5794, gvhchikes.org. ALSO Oatka Creek Park, 9797 Union St., Scottsville. 10 a.m. Moderate 5 mile hike 7508937, gvhchikes.org. “John Burroughs Day” and Open House. July 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. BANC Sanctuary, 301 Railroad Mills Road, Victor 787-0507. bancny.org.
Public Tour of South Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Ave. Meet: Cemetery Office, South entrance opposite the Distillery restaurant. $5, members and kids under 16 free 461-3494. fomh.org. [ SUN., JULY 21 ] GVHC Hike. July 21, 8:30 a.m. I-390 exit 11, park and ride lot (Suburbs: Rush). Moderate 5-6 mile trail maintenance hike, Finger Lakes Trail 621-8794. gvhchikes.org. Jungle Jog 5K and Seneca Park Mile races. July 21. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St 5K: 8:15 a.m., Seneca Park Mile: 9:30 a.m., Kids’ Fun Run (ages 1-7): 10 a.m $13-$30, kids free. 3367200. senecaparkzoo.org. Public Tour of North Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. 2 p.m Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mt. Hope Ave. Meet: North Gatehouse opposite Robinson Dr. $5, members and kids under 16 free 461-3494. fomh.org. [ MON., JULY 22 ] The Amazing Race 3: Brockport Beneath the Surface. July 22, 1-5 p.m. Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport Register. 6371050. seymourlibraryweb.org. Butterfy Walk: Little Lakes Mystery Tour. July 22, 9 a.m. Vicinity of Canadice and Hemlock Lakes; meet at the Rush Park and Ride lot. Bring water and lunch 3853907. rochesterbutterflyclub.org. [ TUE., JULY 23 ] Roc City Challenge Adult Bicycle Safety Course. 6-8:30 p.m Genesee Valley Park, Elmwood
Ave. Helmets are strongly encouraged $10, register. 4286755. cityofrochester.gov.
Exchange Restaurant, First Federal Building, 28 E. Main St. Food & live jazz $15-$20, register. 546-6920. firstname.lastname@example.org.
[ FRI., JULY 19 ] Ales for ALS First Pour Event. July 19, 5:30 p.m. CB’s Brewing Company, 300 Village Sq. Blvd Honeoye Falls alsforals.com. A portion of every growler, keg, bottle and pint sold will go to the ALS Therapy Development Institute 624-4386. cbsbrewing.com. Executive Jibaritos Networking. July 19, 5:30 p.m. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. Free. 262-2090. prfestival.com. Friday Happy Hour! 5-7 p.m. Veritas Wine Bar, 217 Alexander St. 2-for-1 on wines by-the-glass and beers by-the-bottle. 2622336. veritaswinebar.com. Intoxicating Pursuits: A Victorian Food and Wine Party. July 19, 6-8 p.m. Rose Hill Mansion, 3373 Route 96A, near Geneva $18-$20. 315-789-5151. genevahistoricalsociety.com. Moonlight Stroll Concert Series. 8-10 p.m Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St. Jul 19: Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. $4-$9. 394-4922. sonnenberg.org. Outdoor Screening: Silent Films. July 19. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. “Nosferatu” at 6:30 p.m., and “Night of the Living Dead” at 9:30 p.m., each accompanied by Andrew Alden Ensemble. Patrons for “Night of the Living Dead” should bring their own chairs for the parking lot $10. 258-0400. thelittle.org. continues on page 24
[ WED., JULY 17 ] Film: “Go West” with live piano by Philip C. Carli. July 17, 8:30 p.m. Dryden Theatre, 900 East Ave $6-$8. 271-4090. dryden. eastmanhouse.org. Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. Scotland Yard Pub, 187 Saint Paul St Free. 730-5030. scotlandyardpub.com. Scottsville Midweek Farmers’ Market. 4-7 p.m Smith Warren Post 367 American Legion, 61 Main Street in Scottsville 8893981. email@example.com. [ THU., JULY 18 ] Historic Tour of Pittsford with Mayor Bob Corby. July 18, 6 p.m. Meet at Messner Carpet, 19 Monroe Ave $5, RSVP. info@ pittsfordchamber.org. ImageOut Pride Screening of “I Do.” July 18, 6:30 p.m. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. $8. imageout.org. “Movies in the Parks” series. Ontario Beach: Jul 23 “Skyfall.” Highland Park Bowl: Jul 18: “Ghostbusters.” Pre-show fun starts at 8:30 p.m., and movies begin at dark. Bring blankets or lawn chairs Free. 753-7275. monroecounty.gov. South Wedge Farmers’ Market. 4 p.m Boulder Coffee Co., 100 Alexander St. 4 p.m Free. 2698918. swfm.org. Urban Nights: Riverview BBQ. July 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Stock
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Special Events Screening: The Replacements documentary “Color Me Obsessed.” July 19, 6:30 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Alternative Music Film Series. Cocktail party, film at 8 p.m. There will be prizes and give-a-ways $10. 276-8950. alternativemusic.com/film. Wine Cruise onboard Sam Patch. July 19, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m., Fridays 6:30-8 p.m. Meet at Schoen Place in Village of Pittsford $26, register. 662-5748. samandmary.org. SPECIAL EVENT | ROCHESTER PRIDE 2013: “THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE PRIDE”
This year’s Pride festivities will include the special celebration of the recent striking-down of the DOMA and Prop 8 laws. Another special element is that Rochester Pride’s producer, The Gay Alliance, will be celebrating its 40th year. What better way to mark the “ruby anniversary” than with a “Wizard of Oz” theme: “There’s No Place Like Pride!” So click your heels three times and immerse yourself in fun, floats, music, glitz, history, glamour, family activities, food, drink, and more, all taking place Friday, July 19, through Sunday, July 21. The following Pride and peripheral events take place this weekend. For more events, visit our online calendar at rochestercitynewspaper.com. ROC Pride Games: New to this year, this sports invitational includes an ice-hockey tournament and Roller Derby bouts. In future years, the Games are expected to expand to include volleyball, softball, and more. ROC Pride Games kick off on Friday, July 19. Ice Hockey: Friday, July 19, noon-8 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and Sunday, July 21, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bill Gray’s Iceplex, Monroe Community College (1000 E. Henrietta Road). Free admission. Roc City Roller Derby: “Somewhere Over the Painbow.” The Yellow Brick Rollers vs. The Ruby Red Skaters. Friday, July 19, 7-10 p.m.: “Friends of Dorothy” and Saturday, July 20, 5-8 p.m.: “The Wizard of OzSome.” Bill Gray’s Iceplex, Monroe Community College (1000 E. Henrietta Rd.). $10 general admission, $15 suicide seats, available at Wegmans, Parkleigh, and rocderby.com. For more information visit rocpridegames.com. Pride Rainbow Ride: Friday, July 19, beginning at 5:15 p.m., cyclists will bring a rainbow of colors through the Neighborhood of the Arts, and Park Ave., South Wedge, and Corn Hill neighborhoods to Manhattan Square Park to kick off Pride. Check rochesterpride.com for the full route. Pride Flag Raising: Friday, July 19, 6-7 p.m., at Manhattan Square Park, which is the festival’s base this year. Pride Festival: Saturday, July 20, beginning with Family Fest hours at noon at Manhattan Square Park. Free admission, includes family- and senior-friendly activities including games, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and children’s stage performances. The LGBT History Pavilion will house an exhibit spanning the years from pre-Stonewall to current-day Rochester and around the globe, presented in panels, hands-on displays, pictures, video clips, memorabilia, and more. Food and merchandise vendors will be on site until 3:30 p.m. Family Fest hours are also alcohol-free. Entrance to the Pride Festival 3:30-9 p.m. will be $10 in advance and $15 at the gate, and includes music, dancing, food, beer garden, and more. Live music includes the Spiritus Christi Gospel Choir, The Jimmie Highsmith Experience and GrandCrew, Bette Midler Tribute Artist Donna Maxon, Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus, and Pandora Boxx (pictured). Recording artist Dev will be the headliners. 24th Annual Pride Parade: Saturday, July 20, 3 p.m. on Park Avenue. The parade winds through Rochester’s East End as it makes it way to Festival grounds at Manhattan Square Park. Prizes will be given for the best Parade floats. 40th Annual Gay Community Picnic Fundraiser: Sunday, July 21, 1-7 p.m. at Genesee Valley Park (1000 E River Road). Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate, and can include entrance only, or include food and beer ($20 advance, $25 at the gate), or just food ($15 advance, $20 at the gate). The event features music, food, and family activities which will include a bounce house, carnival games, a storyteller, dancing, and electronic game contests. Enter the retro 70’s-themed best dressed Picnic Site contest. New to this year’s celebration is the Ruby VIP Pass, which includes access to all ticketed events, discounts at local merchants, exclusive entrance to a VIP reception, and advance viewing of the History Exhibit. Ruby Passes are $50 and can be purchased at rocheterpride.com. Festival and picnic tickets can be purchased at rochesterpride.com and cash-only at The Bachelor Forum, Equal Grounds, Parkleigh, and Outlandish Gifts. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY 24 CITY JULY 17-23, 2013
[ SAT., JULY 20 ] “Trolleys at Twilight.” July 20, 4 p.m. New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 E. River Rd Recreating the “trolley park” experience of a century ago, there’ll be Bruster’s ice cream and Harladay’s hot dogs on sale, and a band concert by the Pittsford Fire Department Band. Unlimited rides and the band concert are all included in the admission price. Concert 5-6:30 p.m., bring their own seating or a blanket $8-$10 5331113. firstname.lastname@example.org. nymtmuseum.org. Canandaigua Farmer’s Market. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m Pavilion on Mill Street, one block east of Main St., Canandaigua canandaiguafarmersmarket.com. Charlotte Pub Crawl. July 20, noon. Hose 22 Firehouse Grill, 56 Stutson St. To benefit Rochester Firefighters Benevolent Association 621-2200. rfba.us. Civil War Re-enactment. July 20-21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford Each day sees two battles, one in the historic village at 11:30 a.m. and another, featuring cavalry and live cannon fire, in an open battlefield at 2 p.m $13.50-$16.50, free to members and kids 3 and under 538-6822. gcv.org. Geeks Who Drink: Arrested Development. July 20, 9 p.m. Southwedge Colony, 503 South Ave $5. 727-0000. swcolony@ gmail.com. geekswhodrink.com. “Trolleys at Twilight.” July 20. New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 E. River Rd 4pm-dusk. Admission includes unlimited trolley rides and the Pittsford Fire Department Band concert $8-$10. 533-1113. nymtmuseum.org. Veterans Backyard BBQ. July 20, 3-7 p.m. Wegman Road Park, Gates. Tickets available at Abbot’s Custard, Greece Ridge Mall or park entrance. Proceeds benefit Vietnam Vets chapter 20 $15, childre 5-12 years $6, chilren 4 and under free kaydewinter@ yahoo.com. Year of the Kingz: Battle of the Bikes and Bands. July 20, 9 p.m. Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. $15-$20. 232-3221. rochestermainstreetarmory.com. [ SUN., JULY 21 ] 13th Annual Rochester Jewish Film Festival. July 21-29. Held at Dryden, Little, and JCC Hart Theatres Prices vary. 461-2000. rjff.org. Affinity Orchard Farmers’ Market. 11 a.m.-2 p.m Affinity Orchard Place, at English & Fetzner Roads, Greece Free. affinityorchardplace.com. Brighton Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m.1 p.m Brighton High School,
SPECIAL EVENT | FULL MOON FLASHLIGHT TOURS
The United States is a baby country, and we don’t have the abundance of thousand-year-old structures that Europe does. (It’s unlikely that we ever will, considering our shortsightedness in knocking down cultural feats of architecture, such as our Claude Bragdon-designed train station.) Organizations such as The Landmark Society of Western New York seek to preserve structures when possible. Such is the case with the Stone-Tolan House Historic Site (2370 East Ave.), part of which was built in 1792, making it the oldest place in the county. The 200-year-old structure was once a farm and tavern, and provides a good idea of what the original tavern room, kitchen, parlor-bedroom, summer kitchen, orchard herb and kitchen gardens, smokehouse, and privy were like. The site is open for tours April through December, Fridays and Saturdays, noon-3 p.m. Regular tours cost $5 for adults and $2 for children. This week, partake of a Full Moon Flashlight Tour, which provides the opportunity to tour the tavern room, kitchen, and other spaces, stroll the grounds and the kitchen garden, and a look at the late 18th century barn, and 200-year-old lawn games and toys. The evening wraps around the campfire (bring a chair or blanket, benches provided) for stories and games and complimentary campfire-popped corn. There is an extra charge for s’mores kits. The event takes place Tuesday, July 23 (and again on August 20), 7-8:30 p.m. This special event costs $8 per person or $18 for families ($6 and $15 for Landmark Society members). Reservations are not required, but for more information, call 546-7029 x12 or visit landmarksociety.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY 1150 Winton Rd S This year on June 30 the market will temporarily move to the parking lot at Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue (across the street and slightly west of Brighton Town Hall) 242-5046. brightonfarmersmarket.org. Greatest Community Garage Sales and Super Fleas. July 21. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. 8 a.m.-2 p.m cityofrochester.gov/publicmarket. LWV on Campaign Reform. July 21, 4 p.m. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St Macedon 474-4116. email@example.com. Painting with a Purpose Benefit. July 21, 2-4 p.m. Painting with a Twist, 1276 Fairport Rd., Fairport. To benefit the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research $35, register. 2677002. paintingwithatwist.com. Rochester Singletons Monthly Dinner. July 21, 1:30 p.m. Pier 45 Restaurant., Lake Ave. at the Port of Rochester, Charlotte RSVP. 544-4606. [ TUE., JULY 23 ] Full Moon Flashlight Tours. July 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Stone-Tolan House Historic Site, 2370 East Ave. Tour, games, campfire $6,
$15 for families 546-7029 x12. landmarksociety.org. Tuesday Taco Trivia. 9-11 p.m. Temple Bar and Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. firstname.lastname@example.org. templebarandgrille.com. Westside Farmers Market. 4-7:30 p.m Westside Farmers Market, 831 Genesee St. 436-8999. westsidemarketrochester@gmail. com. westsidemarketrochester. com. [ WED., JULY 24 ] Rochester Winos Wine and Food Pairing. July 24, 6:30 p.m. Fraîche Bistro & Dessert Bar, 130 East Ave. $30-$35, register. 3194313. rochesterwinos.com. Walking Tours of Downtown Geneva. July 24, 7 p.m. Begin at Finger Lakes Gifts & Lounge, 60 Seneca St., Geneva $5, register. 315-789-5151.
Sports [ FRI., JULY 19 ] Roc Derby Pride Games: Somewhere over the Painbow. July 19-20. Monroe Community College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd Fri 7 p.m., Sat 5 p.m. (doors, first
whistle one hour later) $10-$15 rocderby.com.
Theater “Accomplice.” Bristol Valley Theater, 151 South Main St Through Jul 21. Wed 2 p.m., Thu 2 & 8 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m $12-$33 374-6318. bvtnaples.org. “Cindy Miller: You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet.” Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. Fri-Sat 8 p.m $25. 3254370. downstairscabaret.com. “Don Pasquale.” Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St. Fri 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Geneva $15$35. 315-781-5483. thesmith.org. “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” July 24-Aug. 14. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd Through Aug 14. Wed Jul 24 7:30 p.m. $22-$50 1‑800‑457‑8897. fingerlakesmtf.com. Hill Cumorah Pageant. Hill Cumorah, near Palmyra. Jul 16-20, 9:15 p.m. Free. 315-5975851. hillcumorah.org/pageant. “Legally Blonde: The Musical.” Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd. Wed Jul 17, 2 & 7:30 p.m. $22-$50 315-2551785. fingerlakesmtf.com. “Legally Blonde, The Musical.” Through July 28. JCC Rochester, 1200 Edgewood Ave. Sat Jul 20 & 27 at 8 p.m., Sun Jul 21 & 28 at 2 p.m., Wed-Thu Jul 24-25 at 7 p.m $18-$26. 461-2000. jcccenterstage.org. “MoM: A Rock Concert Musical.” Through Aug. 3. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Through Aug 3. Previews: Fri Jul 22-24, 7:30 p.m Opening Thu Jul 25, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $38 232-4382. gevatheatre.org. “Neurosis: A New Musical.” Through Aug. 10. Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St Through Aug 10. Thu Jul 18, 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue 7:30 p.m., Wed Jul 24, 2 & 7:30 p.m. 1‑800‑457‑8897. fingerlakesmtf.com.
SPECIAL EVENT | “ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT” QUIZ
If you know where there is always money (the Banana Stand). If you know who has a low center of gravity (it’s Ann/Egg). If you know the name of Tobias’ book (“The Man Inside Me”). If you have started “The Final Countdown,” have spent the past months cornholing without Buster, and would take second place at an inner-beauty pageant, you might just have what it takes to mount the stair car and take on other Bluth-philes as part of “NO TOUCHING! An Arrested Development Quiz.” The “Development” quiz is a special themed event put on by national pub-quiz company Geeks Who Drink. (GWD puts on multiple, non-themed weekly games in bars around Rochester; check geekswhodrink.com for schedule and details.) The event will be held at Southwedge Colony Bar & Grille (503 South Ave.) on Saturday, July 20, at 9 p.m. Questions will be drawn from all four seasons of the sitcom “Arrested Development,” with a particular highlight on the Netflix-supplied Season 4. Each player pays a $5 admission fee and winning teams reap a cash prize of anywhere between $200 and $500. For more information and to find out when other Geeks Who Drink quizzes are held in town, visit geekswhodrink.com or swcolony.com. — BY ERIC REZSNYAK The PiTCH. Jun 13-Aug 17. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m. July 18-20: The Take July 25-27: Ten: The Story of Grace and Joe Aug 1-3: The Coincidentals Aug 8-10: Beautiful Dreamer: The Stephen Foster Musical Aug 15-17: Love on Ice. $20. 315‑255‑1785. fingerlakesmtf.com.
“Rent.” Through July 28. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jul 23-24, 7:30 p.m. $33.50-$39.50. 454-1260. blackfriars.org. ShakeCo Radio Theater: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. Fri Jul
19, 8 p.m. Pay what you will. 866811-4111. muccc.org. Traveling Cabaret: An Afternoon of Song, Dance, and Comedy. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Tue Jul 23, 7 p.m. Free. 784-5300. brightonlibrary. org. “Twelfth Night.” Highland Park Bowl, 1200 South Ave. July 17, 19-20 at 8 p.m Free, donations accepted. 234-7840. rochestercommunityplayers.org. “Vincent” by Leonard Nimoy. Black Sheep Theatre, 274 N Goodman St., third floor, Studio D313 Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m $16-$20. 861-4816. tickets@ blacksheeptheatre.org.
Theater Audition [ SUN., JULY 21 ] “The Merchant of Venice.” July 21-22. RAPA’s East End Theatre, 727 East Main St. Sun noon, Mon 6 p.m. If available please bring picture and resume, stapled together. A short classical monologue no longer than 2 minutes is appreciated but not mandatory, also be prepared to read from script. If unable to attend live auditions please post a video audition to youtube. com and e-mail the link along with a resume, if available, to email@example.com 3253366. rapatheatre.org/east-endtheatre. [ TUE., JULY 23 ] “Things My Mother Taught Me.” July 23, 7 p.m. Greece Community and Senior Center, 3 Vince Tofany Blvd. Greece Paint Players. Seeking 2 women ages 60-70, 1 woman age 30-35, 2 men ages 60-70, 2 men ages 3060 663-1546. greeceny.gov/cs.
Workshops [ WED., JULY 17 ] 3rd Wednesday with Lento: Sausage Making at Rochester Brainery. July 17, 6:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. Cost of
ticket includes one glass of wine as well as tip $50, register. 7307034. info@rochesterbrainery. com. rochesterbrainery.com. Cooking Class: Summer Harvest Vegetables with Gary Piazza of Grey Ghost Gormet. July 17, 6-8 p.m. Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods, 349 W Commercial St $40, register. 267-7405. rosariopinos.com. Estate Planning Seminar. July 17, 2-4 p.m. Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport Free. 637-1050. seymourlibraryweb. org. [ THU., JULY 18 ] Italian Language Class. Italian American Community Center, 150 Frank Dimino Way. Children’s Program 6-7 p.m., Grammar Review and Verb Conjugation 6-7 p.m., Conversation Italian 7:45-9:30 p.m. $50 per session, register. 749-5346. mafocarazzo@gmail. com. iaccrochester.org. JSY at the Market. Saturdays, 1 p.m Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. Foodlink’s nutritionist offers free cooking demonstrations on ways to prepare fresh fruits and vegetables purchased at the Rochester Public Market using SNAP benefits. Free. 328-3380. Rochester Makerspace Open Nights. 6-10 p.m. Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul St. #23. Bring a project to work on or something to show others, help work on the space, or just get to know the venue. Free. 210--0075. rochestermakerspace.org. Tips for Cooking Healthy & Delicious Food-Fast Class. July 18, 7 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $20. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery.com. [ SAT., JULY 20 ] Upcycling with Amie Freling. July 20, 12-2 p.m. Rochester Greenovation, 1199 East Main St. Learn about decoupage and transform your old items into works of art Free. 494-7100. rochestergreen.org.
[ SUN., JULY 21 ] Crafting with Herbs, Spring to Winter. July 21, 2-4 p.m. Wayside Garden Center, 124 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd Free, register. 223-1222 x100. trish@ waysidegardencenter.com. Introduction to Screen Printing: Adults. 2-5 p.m Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul St. #23 $100, register. 210-0075. rocmaker.eventbrite.com. [ MON., JULY 22 ] Family Development Class: “Teen Responsibility.” July 22, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of pre-teens and teens Free, RSVP. 325-3145 x131. mharochester.org. [ TUE., JULY 23 ] Arts and Crafts for Literacy for Parents and Child Caretakers Class. July 23, 6:30 p.m. Rochester Brainery, Village Gate, 274 N Goodman St. $15. 730-7034. rochesterbrainery. com. Basics of Nutrition with Tom Culliton. July 23, 6 p.m. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd Penfield Free, register. 340-8655 x6. penfieldrec.org. Buddhist Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Amitabha Foundation, 11 South Goodman St. By donation. 451-7039. amitabhafoundation.us. Family Development Class: “How to Say NO to Your Child.” July 23, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. For parents of school-age children Free, RSVP. 325-3145 x131. mharochester. org.
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Brockport Strand 93 Main St, Brockport, 637-3310, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Canandaigua Theatres 3181 Townline Road, Canandaigua, 396-0110, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Cinema Theater 957 S. Clinton St., 271-1785, cinemarochester.com
Culver Ridge 16 2255 Ridge Rd E, Irondequoit 544-1140, regmovies.com
Dryden Theatre 900 East Ave., 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org
Eastview 13 Eastview Mall, Victor 425-0420, regmovies.com
Geneseo Theatres Geneseo Square Mall, 243-2691, rochestertheatermanagement.com
Greece Ridge 12 176 Greece Ridge Center Drive 225-5810, regmovies.com
Henrietta 18 525 Marketplace Drive 424-3090, regmovies.com
The Little 240 East Ave., 258-0444 thelittle.org
Movies 10 2609 W. Henrietta Road 292-0303, cinemark.com
Pittsford Cinema 3349 Monroe Ave., 383-1310 pittsford.zurichcinemas.com
Tinseltown USA/IMAX 2291 Buffalo Road 247-2180, cinemark.com
Webster 12 2190 Empire Blvd., 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com
Vintage Drive In 1520 W Henrietta Rd., Avon 226-9290, vintagedrivein.com
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Humans, robots, monsters [ REVIEW ] BY GEORGE GRELLA
“Pacific Rim” (PG-13), DIRECTED BY GUILLERMO DEL TORO NOW PLAYING
The fact that the great beast from the depths of the sea haunts the human imagination may account in part at least for the appearance of “Pacific Rim,” perhaps the most excessive blockbuster of the season. The sea monster that threatened Andromeda, the mother and son duo that Beowulf fought, Moby Dick, the great white shark that wants to eat Long Island in “Jaws,” and of course all those Godzilla flicks, derive from the same racial memory. The
myth, however, reaches some kind of zenith in the hands of Guillermo del Toro, who, with the assistance of state of the art technology, transforms it into a science fiction apocalypse. A wordy exposition by the protagonist, Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam) recounts the history of sporadic attacks on West Coast cities by Kaiju; huge, almost unstoppable creatures who emerge from the depths of the Pacific and stomp, crush, and kill everything in their path. When tanks, cannons, and jet planes prove largely ineffective against them, the military creates Jaegers, gigantic robots inside which a pilot, working in tandem with another pilot — the machines require two skilled handlers — fight the Kaiju with a whole arsenal of weapons. Beyond that basic situation, which naturally allows for a great many interminable fights between machine and beast, both of them about the size of a skyscraper, the script introduces a further, very strange element. To manipulate the Jaegers, the pilots must form a mental connection, called a “neural handshake,”
The monster-fighting “Jaeger” robots in “Pacific Rim.” PHOTO COURTESY LEGENDARY PICTURES
(really) which allows them to enter each other’s mind, a sort of melding and bonding, in which they share perceptions, memories, and reactions, a situation they call “The Drift.” After all that back story, the picture proper begins, showing the Kaiju increasing their devastating attacks on seacoasts all over the world, as humans keep losing the battles against them. The government establishes a base, populated by an international crew of the best Jaeger pilots, armed with the latest machinery, only to discover that the Kaiju keep getting larger, more vicious, and more varied in form. The commander of the base, Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba), recruits Raleigh Becket to operate a gigantic robot called — they even name these things — Gipsy Danger (again, really), which introduces the human side of the story. After some tiresome business about conflicts with a fellow pilot, Raleigh persuades Stacker to team him up with the most promising cadet, a Japanese woman named Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi). They go through the whole neural handshake, mind meld, Drift business, which explains a good deal about Mako’s past and Stacker’s role in saving her life, and of course solidifies the romantic relationship that has been developing with painful obviousness throughout the movie. For those who like that sort of thing, “Pacific Rim,” provides a sort of paean to machinery, celebrating its technology, computers,
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weaponry, and showing Raleigh’s affection for good old Gipsy Danger. Its enormous monsters look like a compendium of every frightening creature from every previous movie; amalgams of shark, octopus, snake, dinosaur, pterodactyl, with bits of our old friend Godzilla added here and there. Since all the battles take place at night in heavy rain, the picture never shows a whole beast clearly, a cop-out for its technicians and special effects wizards. Despite all the spectacular effects, the Drift, and the repeated battles between Kaiju and Jaegers, the script solves the puzzle of the monsters’ attacks through the inspiration of a couple of geeky scientists. Though not long on logic, the movie needs some kind of explanation beyond the persistence of myth for the appearance of the beasts and the means to defeat them. The actors tend to shout at each other a lot, possibly an appropriate method in so loud a motion picture, but hardly distinguish themselves in any way. Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi perform in the functional manner demanded in a film that depends on nonhuman elements for its stars. As Stacker Pentecost, Idris Elba provides the only really impressive performance in the movie, projecting a most convincing sense of authority and a hint of emotional depth. Otherwise, “Pacific Rim” belongs with the rest of the Hollywood summer spectaculars and may qualify as the most extreme, the most violent, and the loudest of them all.
According to Jewish tradition, a child comes of age once they turn 13. This is known as becoming a bar (or bat for girls) mitzvah, and it means that they’re now mature enough to truly be considered a part of the community. And usually, their parents throw a big party to mark the occasion. It’s a pretty sweet deal. Anyway, with that in mind, I’ll say “mazel tov!” to The Rochester Jewish Film Festival for having reached its milestone 13th year. Headed by returning festival director Lori Michlin Harter, the RJFF is presenting a record 26 films this year, coming from all around the world. What follows is a preview of just a few of the films being screened this year. Visit rjff.org for the complete schedule of films and ticket information. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone at 461-2000. Renowned photographer Rudi Weissenstein chronicled the early history of Israel. For more than 40 years, the extensive archive of his photographs was housed in Pri-or Photohouse, a small shop in Tel Aviv run by Weissenstein’s
The musical dramedy “Downtown Express” plays Saturday, June 27 at the Dryden Theatre as part of the 2013 Rochester Jewish Film Festival. PROVIDED PHOTO
adorably curmudgeonly 96-year-old widow, Miriam, and her grandson, Ben. “Life In Stills” documents what happened when Miriam and Ben learned that the building where the shop resides is set to be demolished by the city in order to make way for new construction. Given that the Israeli institution was home to nearly 1 million negatives, moving was a nearly insurmountable task. What starts as a quest to save their family’s legacy ultimately becomes a bittersweet and moving tribute to Ben and Miriam’s bond. (Screens Sunday, July 21, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre) Among the many stories of courage and bravery amidst the horrors of World War II, that of Aristides de Sousa Mendes (Bernard Le Coq) is one of the more obscure. “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story” admirably seeks to rectify this. The Portuguese consul in Bordeaux, France, Mendes was instructed by his government to deny Jewish refugees and other “undesirables” visas that would allow them passage across the border. Instead, he defied the Nazis, as well as his own president, and went ahead and issued the visas anyway. In total, he issued nearly 30,000, saving countless lives in the process. Though the film forgoes some complexity and nuance, it tells a simple, but touching, story of heroism in the face of seemingly crushing odds. (Monday, July 22, 8:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre) The absorbing biopic “Hannah Arendt” focuses on the period during which the titular philosopher and political theorist covered the 1961 trial of former Nazi officer Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker. The film is perhaps most gripping when we see Arendt -- herself a survivor of a French prison camp -- watching and scrutinizing Eichmann as he’s questioned. Instead of the monster everyone expected, he was instead a bureaucratic “nobody” claiming that he was simply following orders. Barbara Sukowa gives a remarkable,
Oscar-worthy performance as Arendt; she allows the audience to see a great mind at work, wrestling with the horrifying capability of humanity at its worst and uncovering “the banality of evil.” (Thursday, July 25, 1 p.m., JCC Hart Theatre) A young Russian violinist named Sasha (Philippe Quint, himself a Grammywinning violinist) finds himself caught between the world of classical music and the more soulful music he sees performed on the streets of New York City in the amiable musical dramedy, “Downtown Express.” Sasha’s father dreams of his son becoming a successful classical musician, and with a scholarship to Juilliard, it seems his son is well on his way. But when Sasha sets eyes on a pretty busker named Ramona (singer-songwriter Nellie McKay) and her band, Downtown Express, he discovers a music that’s more exciting to him than the kind heard in stuffy concert halls. The plot is somewhat formulaic and McKay comes across as overly stiff when she’s not singing, but the story is skillfully told and director David Grubin’s documentary background lends the film an appealing observational quality. Plus, the music is fantastic. (Saturday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre) “Hava Nagila” is a musical staple at Jewish celebrations, so it’s fitting that the bar-mitzvah-year installment of the festival comes to a close with “Hava Nagila: The Movie,” a fun, frothy little documentary tracing the history and oddly murky origins of the song that’s all but inseparable from Jewish culture. Director Roberta Grossman keeps things moving briskly, packing the film with relevant clips from all areas of pop culture, and interviews with everyone from Harry Belafonte to Leonard Nimoy. But be prepared: after watching, it’s more than likely you’ll have the tune stuck in your head until just around the time next year’s festival rolls around. (Monday, July 29, 7 p.m., Dryden Theatre)
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[ OPENING ] THE CONJURING (R): Based on the true story of paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson), who assist a family threatened by a demonic presence in their home. With Lili Taylor and Ron Livingston. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster ENTER THE DRAGON (1973): A kung fu classic, starring Bruce Lee as a martial artist who goes undercover in order to spy on a dangerous drug lord. Dryden (Fri, Jul 19, 8 p.m.) THE FALL OF OTRAR (1990): This film epic tells the story of Mongol emperor Genghis Khan through the eyes of his many enemies. Dryden (Sat, Jul 20, 8 p.m.) GHOSTBUSTERS (1984): Who ya gonna call? Vintage (Tue, Jul 23, 11:15 p.m.), Highland Park Bowl (Thu, Jul 18, 8:30 p.m.) GIRL MOST LIKELY (PG-13): Kristen Wiig stars in this as a New York playwright who has to move back in with her mother (Annette Bening) after her personal and professional life takes a nosedive. Also starring Matt Dillon, Darren Criss, and Natasha Lyonne. Henrietta, Little GO WEST (1925): This silent comedy stars Buster Keaton as a man who, after failing to make it in the big city, tries his hand at cattle ranching. Dryden (Wed, Jul 17, 8:30 p.m.) THE KARATE KID (1984): A teenage boy trains with an elderly martial arts master in order to defend himself from a gang of bullies. Vintage Drive-In (Tue, Jul 23, 9 p.m.) MAN’S CASTLE (1933): Spencer Tracy and Loretta Young star in this Depression Era love story about a hobo who falls for a young girl he meets in Central Park. Dryden (Thu, Jul 18, 8 p.m.) MEL BROOKS EVENT: The Little hosts a Mel Brooks double feature showing of “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein.” Little (Sat, Jul 20, 1 p.m., 3:15 p.m.) NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968) & NOSFERATU (1922): These two classic films come together for one night with a live score performed by the Andrew Alden Ensemble. Little (Fri, July 19, 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.) PICNIC (1955): The lives of the townspeople of a small Kansas community get upended when a drifter rolls into town. Starring William Holden and Kim Novak. Dryden (Tue, Jul 23, 8 p.m.) SKYFALL (2012): In the latest 007 adventure, James Bond must protect M when an enemy from her past comes back to exact revenge. Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, and Ralph Fiennes. Ontario Beach Park (Tue, Jul 23, 8:30 p.m.) TURBO (PG): A garden snail gets a shot at achieving his dream of
winning the Indy 500 when he’s accidentally exposed to nitrous oxide. Starring the voice talents of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L. Jackson, Maya Rudolph, Michelle Rodriguez, and Snoop Dogg. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster RED 2 (PG-13): Ex Black Ops CIA agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) gets his elite team back together in this sequel to the popular action film, Red. Co-starring John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster R.I.P.D. (PG-13): Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds are undead police officers with the “Rest In Peace Department,” protecting the world from supernatural baddies. Based on the comic book series. With Kevin Bacon and Mary-Louise Parker. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster ROCHESTER JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: This annual festival features a selection of films from around the world with a focus on the Jewish culture. See preview on page 27. (Sun, Jul 21-Mon, Jul 29) THE WAY, WAY BACK (PG-13): A coming-of-age story about an unhappy young boy on summer vacation with his family, who’s taken under the wing of the free-spirited manager of the nearby water park. Starring Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, and Jim Rash. Little [ CONTINUING ] 20 FEET FROM STARDOM (PG13): This documentary follows the experiences of the backup singers for some of the biggest music acts around. Little DESPICABLE ME 2 (PG): A former supervillain is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to spy on a dangerous new super criminal in this animated sequel. With the voice talents of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Russell Brand, and Ken Jeong. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster GROWN UPS 2 (PG-13): Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James, and David Spade all return in this sequel about a group of overgrown manchildren. Also starring Salma Hayek and Maya Rudolph. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster THE HEAT (R): A by-the-book FBI agent teams up with a coarse Boston cop to bring down a drug lord in this buddy comedy from director Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids”). Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster KEVIN HART: LET ME EXPLAIN (R): Documentary following the popular stand-up comedian on
his 2012 concert tour. Culver Ridge, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, THE KINGS OF SUMMER (PG-13: Coming-of-age story about three boys who decide to escape their parents by building a house in the woods and living off the land. Little THE LONE RANGER (PG-13): The fictional cowboy hero gets the summer blockbuster treatment, from director Gore Verbinski (“Pirates of the Caribbean”). Starring Armie Hammer, Johnny Depp, and Helena Bonham Carter. Hi-yo Silver! Away! Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster MAN OF STEEL (PG-13): Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan’s angsty new reboot of the Superman franchise! Starring Henry Cavill, Kevin Costner, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, and Russell Crowe. Culver Ridge, Tinseltown MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (G): This prequel to Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.” shows us the origins of Mike and Sulley’s friendship, which dates all the way back in their college days. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster PACIFIC RIM (PG-13): When enormous monsters rise from the sea, humankind fights back by building giant robot warriors to defend the world in this sci-fi action film from director Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth”). Starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Ron Perlman, and Charlie Day. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (PG13): Kirk, Spock and crew return in J.J. Abrams’ sequel to his massively successful reboot of the Star Trek franchise. Cinema, Eastview THIS IS THE END (R): Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, and a host of other mainstays of the Judd Apatow repertory company play themselves in this comedyhorror-adventure about the end of the world. With Jay Baruchel, Craig Robinson, and Danny McBride. Henrietta UNFINISHED SONG (PG-13): A curmudgeonly widower finds a new lease on life after joining a choir group. Starring Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, and Gemma Arterton. Little WHITE HOUSE DOWN (PG-13): The White House is under terrorist attack, and it’s up to the president (Jamie Foxx) and a wannabe Secret Service agent (Channing Tatum) to save the day. Also with Maggie Gyllenhaal. Cinema, Culver Ridge, Eastview, Tinseltown, Webster WORLD WAR Z (PG-13): Brad Pitt tries to stop the zombie outbreak that threatens to destroy the world in this apocalyptic action thriller. Culver Ridge, Eastview, Greece Ridge, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster
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circulation on this level. The first floor very successfully maintains the original layout of the house while also creating the sense of an open floor plan. The kitchen, newly renovated, complements the home and is a bright and cheery space that features a view of the backyard and patio area. Even here in the newer space are special details that make a difference, like the glass handles on the cabinets that are a nod to the glass door knobs throughout the home.
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You step into the 1500 square foot home on a mosaic tile entry and can immediately appreciate a wooden staircase and floors in excellent condition. Incredible details like this lend this wonderfully preserved home character. Sensitively incorporated updates also make it functional for the modern family.
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Journeying inside a few steps further reveals the living room on the right, the crown jewel of the house. Leaded glass French doors create a dramatic entry into the space and frame a view of the brick fireplace on the opposite wall. On one side of the gas fireplace is a built-in bookcase with leaded glass doors, while the other side was left open to showcase a beautiful arched window. If that wasnâ€™t enough, there is also a bay window that fills the room with light even on a rainy day. The charm continues through a wide archway to the spacious dining room. Hardwood floors and stained gumwood trim flow between both spaces. Past the dining
Upstairs are three bedrooms, all with large windows. The master bedroom has one special window set into an arched nook, perfect for a cozy reading chair. The arches continue as a lovely surprise inside the full bath alongside wainscoting and a black and white honeycomb tile floor. Listed at $99,900, this home also has a full bath, laundry, and kitchenette in the partially finished basement. New hot water and copper pipes have also been added, in addition to the kitchen and bathroom renovations. Nevertheless, it is truly the untouched details that fill this house with the charm and character that make it a home. For more information, contact the Jeff Scofield Team, RE/MAX PLUS at 585279-8252. by Emily Connors Emily is a summer intern with The Landmark Society.
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Please send information, or a Vendor Qualification Form to: TAYLOR – The Builders 2580 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526, fax to 585-248-5630, or email to RochesterGC@Yahoo.com. No phone calls will be accepted!
CATHOLIC FAMILY CENTER needs volunteers to help people apply for citizenship. The commitment is 2.5 hrs per mth one evening a month. Training is provided. For more information call Nate at (585) 546-7220 ex 4854.
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FOSTER PARENTS WANTED! Monroe County is looking for adults age 21 and over to consider opening their homes to foster children. Call 334-9096 or visit www.MonroeFosterCare. org. HABITAT FOR CATS — Help Trap-Neuter-Return cats on Tuesdays, in East Rochester, for an important grant project. Impact the number of ownerless cats living outside. All training provided. 585-7874209 or habitat4cats@yahoo. com! 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) 3402016 or email kkennedy@ heritagechristianservices.org
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Legal Ads [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Ruffles Boutique LLC (“LLC”) filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on June 17, 2013. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 35 Brunswick Street, Apt. 2, Rochester, New York 14607. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company, (LLC) LabSystems, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on June 28, 2013. 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 the LLC at 424 Brookwood Drive, Webster, New York 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] 1976 Sea Ray 4947M0676195105306, Anthony Barbarita, date of auction 08/1/13 9am, Voyager Boat Sales [ NOTICE ] 26 SAGINAW DRIVE LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 6/20/2013. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to 26 Saginaw Drive, Rochester, NY 14623. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] 4699 LAKE AVENUE LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 6/13/2013. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4699 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY 14612, which is also the principal business locaton. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] A & D REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 5/28/13. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 22 Whitestone Lane Rochester Lane Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] ALKEMY MACHINE, LLC Articles of Org. filed
NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 7/10/13. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 8305 Royal Ascot Circle, E. Amherst, NY 14051. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Billmizer LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/6/13. 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, 1175 Pittsford Victor Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534. General Purposes [ NOTICE ] DGMAS, LLC has filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on June 18, 2013 with an effective date of formation of June 18, 2013. Its principal place of business is located at 3817 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester, New York in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 3817 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester, New York 14623. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE ] Doan EZ Auto Rental LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on June 17, 2013. 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 4477 Ridge Road West, Rochester, NY 14626. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] KimSanity, LLC (“LLC”) filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on June 12, 2013. The name was changed to KimSulting, LLC. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 18 Sanfilippo Circle, Rochester, New York 14625. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] LEGAL NOTICE FORMATION of Limited Liability Company. 1. Name of the LLC is RealGem Properties, LLC. 2. Articles of Org. were filed
with Department of State of NY on June 7, 2013. 3.County of office: Monroe. 4. The Secretary of State is designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed: c/o Teaposy, Inc., 1900 Clinton Avenue, S., Unit 18111, Rochester, New York 14618. [ NOTICE ] MAANNUS USA, LLC, a domestic LLC , Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 2/5/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, Attn: John Defilippo, 415 Fiesta Dr., Rochester, NY 14626. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] Not. of form of KCP Solutions of Upstate New York, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with SSNY 5/24/13 County: Monroe SSNY is designated agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 2 Clebourne Dr. Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of A&M Reporting, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/30/13. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to LLC, 376 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Not. of Form. of DL CHURCH WEBSITES, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/03/13. 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. PO Box 71, W Henrietta, NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of filing of Application for Authority of limited liability company Carestream Health World Holdings LLC. Name of foreign LLC is Carestream Health World Holdings LLC. The Application for Authority was filed with the Sec. of State of New York (SSNY) on 5/30/13. Jurisdiction: Delaware. Formed: 5/29/13. County: Monroe. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC’s principal business: 150
Verona Street, Rochester, NY 14608. The address of the office required to be maintained in Delaware is its registered agent: Registered Agent Solutions, Inc., 1679 S. Dupont Hwy, Suite 100, Dover DE, 19901. The name and address of the authorized officer in Delaware where the Articles of Organization are filed is: 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. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of BIRCHGROVE REAL ESTATE LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 00-00-00. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to P.O. Box 10068, Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 151 Park, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/29/2013. 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, 151 Park Ave., Rear Bldg, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: Any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 212 BREWING COMPANY LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/03/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 902 Broadway, 6th Fl., NY, NY 10010. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, Don Trooien at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 455 POST AVENUE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/14/2013. 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, 124 Stockton Ln, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: Any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 4700 East Lake Road, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/16/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated
as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 128 Lynx Ct., Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 593 West Ave LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/26/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 4962 Eastbrooke Place, Williamsville, NY 14221. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 880 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/16/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Bansbach Zoghlin P.C., 31 Erie Canal Dr., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: OpenTee, LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 5/20/2013. 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: 117 Heather Dr, Rochester, 14625. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of ADAM SOLUTIONS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/18/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Aidan Samuel, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/31/13. 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
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Notice of Formation of AVANT GARDE AMENITIES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/17/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 902 Broadway, 6th Fl., NY, NY 10010. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Don Trooien, 212 Brewing Company, LLC at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
Notice of Formation of HearShield, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 6/6/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 90 Sycamore Ridge, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. Purpose: any lawful activities.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Bernard Enterprises, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 6/10/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 3 Box Car Dr., North Chili, NY 14514. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of CASTLE PARK, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/11/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 58 Whitestone Ln., Rochester, NY 14618. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Howard R. Crane, c/o Relin Goldstein & Crane LLP, 28 E. Main St., Ste. 1800, Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Cleartower Partners LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 05/02/13. 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 The LLC, 2171 Monroe Ave., Suite 206, Rochester, NY 14618. The purpose of the Company is any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Direct EDU, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Department of State on 5/13/13. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 772 Shorecliff Drive Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful activity.
[ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 2009 CPG HOLDINGS, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/03/09. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNYshall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 2590 Brighton Henrietta TL Road, Rochester, NewYork 14623. The address of the registered agent is c/o Robert F. Leone, Esq., 2590 Brighton Henritta TL Road, Rochester, New York 14623. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: CLINTON ERIE ASSOCIATES II, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/05/13. 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, 20 Dahlia Drive, Fairport, New York 14450. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Manning Marine, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 6/5/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 290 Woodcliff Dr., Fairport, NY 14450. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Marino Law Group, PLLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/2/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1 S.
Washington St., Ste. 220, Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: to practice the profession of Law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MERCHANTS PORT LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/02/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 36 Stutson St., Rochester, NY 14612. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of MRECC Enterprises, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/9/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 45 Bauers Cove, Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of NB4 PROPERTIES, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/22/2013. 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, 590 Salt Rd., Ste 5, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PINK SALON, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/14/13. 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, 14 Galwood Dr., Rochester, NY 14622. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Primetime Ventures, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 6/4/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. bus. addr.: 290 Woodcliff Dr., Fairport, NY 14450. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of REN LIQUORS, LLC. Arts.
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Legal Ads > page 33 of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/3/13. 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, Sammy Feldman, 3445 Winton Place, Ste. 228, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of SNOWBIRD PROPERTIES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/11/2013. 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 Chad R. Hayden, Esq., 1634 Lehigh Station Rd., Henrietta, NY 14467. Purpose: Any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of SOUTH HICKORY PROPERTIES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/24/2013. 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, 31 Scottsville Rd., Rochester, NY 14611. Purpose: Any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of STRATEGIC ALLIANCE NETWORK LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/11/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 2479 Browncroft Blvd, Rochester, NY 14625.
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 TAMARAC ORGANIZATIONAL SOLUTIONS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/11/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 4 Kingsbury Ct., Rochester, NY 14618. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, Attn: Julie LaFave at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of THIS GOOD WORLD NETWORK LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/22/2013. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 710 S. Lincoln Rd. East Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: Any lawful purpose [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Ubiquity Enterprise, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/23/2007. 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: 59 Raines Park, Rochester NY 14613. Purpose: any lawful act.
[ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Universal LEC LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 5/24/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to CT Corp. System, 111 Eighth Ave., NY, NY 10011. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of USA Choice Realty, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 6/7/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 33 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14605. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of USAIRPORTS HANGAR SOUTH LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/05/13. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: One Airport Way, Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14624. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Of Formation of SageDog Ventures L.P. A Certificate of Limited Partnership was filed with the New York Department of State (NYDOS) on June 13, 2013. Office location: Monroe County. NYDOS has been designated as agent upon whom process
against it may be served. The Post Office address to which the NYDOS shall mail a copy of any process against the LP served upon it is 2255 Lyell Ave, Ste 201, Rochester, NY 14606. The principal business address of the LP is 2255 Lyell Ave, Ste 201, Rochester, NY 14606. Dissolution date: December 31, 2063. Purpose: any lawful activity. The name and business address of the general partner is available from the NYDOS. [ NOTICE ] T-Mobile USA proposes to modify an existing wireless telecommunications facility on a water tank at 2128 Penfield Rd., Penfield, NY 14526. Six antennas will be replaced at a centerline height of 100 feet above ground level. Any interested party wishing to comment on the facility’s potential effects on historic properties may send comments to: Project 61133118-MR c/o EBI Consulting, 21 B Street, Burlington, MA 01803 or via telephone at (339) 234-3535. [ NOTICE ] VISION BUICK GMC LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/22/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Daniel E. Edwards, 800 Panorama Trail S, Rochester, NY 14625. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] VISION TWO, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/15/13. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 421 Sundance Trail, Webster, NY 14580. General Purposes. [ NOTICE ] Not. Of Form. Of Front Runner Media LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY 1/ 25/07. County: Monroe. SSNY is designated Agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to LLC, 7014 13th Ave. Suite 202 Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Developub LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on 07/30/12. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process
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against it may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to United States Corporation Agents Inc, 7014 13th Ave Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. The purpose of the Company is to engage in any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] Notice of Formation of Kim Loi Restaurant, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on June 28, 2013. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to principal business location:The LLC, 53 Maple Valley Crescent, Rochester, NY14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF COLEADD LAKE PROPERTIES, LLC ] The name of the Limited Liability Company is ColeAdd Lake Properties. LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State on 6/25/13. 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 30 Crestwood Circle, Pittsford, NY 14534, 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 South Averill LLC ] Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY on 9/14/2012. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC at 1048 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF WRGRC, LLC.] WRGRC, LLC (the “LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with NY Secretary of State (SSNY) 7/8/13. Office location: Monroe County, NY. Principal business location: 1265 Scottsville Rd, Rochester, NY 14624. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to CT Corporation System, 111 Eighth Avenue, NY, NY 10011 which is also the registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2012-9142 SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union Plaintiff, vs. Ronney F. Morris, Deceased, and any persons who are heirs or distributees of Ronney F. Morris, Deceased, and all persons who are widows, grantees, mortgagees, lienors, heirs, devisees, distributees, successors in interest of such of them as may be deceased, and their husbands, wives, heirs, devisees, distributees and successors of interest all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to Plaintiff; ESL Federal Credit Union; United States of America; People of the State of New York. Defendants. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated June 17, 2013 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 July 31, 2013 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 Clarkson, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 626 Lawrence Road, Brockport, NY 14420; Tax Account No. 030.041-4 described in Deed recorded in Liber 10644 of Deeds, page 558. 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: $58,142.93 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: June 2013 Christopher Calabrese, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ NOTICE OF SALE ] Index No. 2012-9970 SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE ESL Federal Credit Union Plaintiff vs Christopher M. Vanhall, a/k/a Christopher Vanhall; Karon Lewis; NY Financial Services, LLC; Arrow Financial Services, LLC; Portfolio
Recovery Associates, LLC; “John Doe” and/or “Mary Roe”, Defendants Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated June 17, 2013 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 July 31, 2013 at 11:30 a.m., on that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town of Parma, County of Monroe and State of New York, known as 94 Clearview Avenue, Hilton, NY 14468; Tax Account No. 009.673-8.1 described in Deed recorded in Liber 9345 of Deeds, page 287. Said premises are sold subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto, covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations, and easements of record and prior liens, if any, municipal departmental violations, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the Complaint and Judgment filed in this action. Judgment amount: $54,256.45 plus, but not limited to, costs, disbursements, attorney fees and additional allowance, if any, all with legal interest. DATED: June 2013 Vincent E. Merante, Esq., Referee LACY KATZEN LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 130 East Main Street Rochester, New York 14604 Telephone: (585) 324-5767 [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE ] Index No. 20129837 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT MONROE COUNTY AMERICAN TAX FUNDING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JUAN R. IZQUIERDO; LYDIA RAMOS, if living, or if she be dead, her husband, heirs-at-law, next of kin, distributees, executors, administrators, assignees, lienors, creditors, successors-ininterest and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through LYDIA RAMOS, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise of any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, and all creditors thereof, and the respective husbands, or widowers of hers, if any, all of whose names and addresses are unknown to plaintiff; U.S. BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF AEGIS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-5; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; COUNTY OF MONROE and “JOHN DOE #1” THROUGH “JOHN DOE #100”, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the amended complaint in the aboveentitled foreclosure action, and to serve a copy of your answer on plaintiff’s attorney within thirty (30) days after the service of this supplemental summons, exclusive of the day of service or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner than by personal service within the State. The United States of America, if designated as a defendant in this action, may answer or appear within sixty (60) days of service hereof. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the amended complaint. Monroe County is designated as the place of trial. The basis of venue is the location of the subject premises. Dated: June 10, 2013 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: The foregoing supplemental summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an Order of Honorable Richard Dollinger, a Justice of the Supreme Court, dated June 14, 2013, and filed with supporting papers in the Monroe County Clerk’s Office. This is an action to foreclose certain tax liens (the “Tax Lien”) covering the property known as 27 Chapin Street, City of Rochester, New York and identified as Tax Account No. 091.76-1-51 (the “Premises”). The relief sought is the sale of the Premises at public auction in satisfaction of the Tax Lien. In case of your failure to appear, judgment may be taken against you in the sum of $4,463.47, together with interest, costs, disbursements and attorney’s fees of this action, and directing the public sale of the Premises. Anthony J. Iacchetta Phillips Lytle LLP Office and Post Office Address 1400 First Federal Plaza Rochester, New York 14614 Tel. No. (585) 238-2000
Fun [ NEWS OF THE WEIRD ] BY CHUCK SHEPHERD
Government in Action
— Suspicions Confirmed: A warehouse in Landover, Md., maintained by a company working on contract for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, contained “secret rooms” of furniture and equipment described as “man caves” for company employees. The EPA inspector general announced the discovery in May, and the government confiscated TVs, refrigerators, couches, personal photos, pin-ups, magazines and videos that the contractor’s personnel brought in while ostensibly “working” on agency business. — Scotland’s Parliament was revealed in May to be considering, as part of its Children and Young People Bill, guaranteeing that specific, named persons would be appointed for every Scottish child at birth, charged with overseeing that child’s welfare until adulthood. A Daily Telegraph story acknowledged that the bill is “remarkably vague” about the duties and powers of the designated persons and thus it is unclear how the law might affect typical parent-child relationships. — Update: “(Supermodels) is the one exception (to U.S. immigration policy) that we all scratch our heads about,” said a Brookings Institution policy analyst, speaking to Bloomberg Businessweek in May. Foreign-born sports stars and entertainers are fast-tracked with American work permits under one system, but supermodels were excluded from that and must thus compete (successfully, it turns out) with physicists and nuclear engineers to earn visas among the 65,000 slots available only to “skilled workers with college degrees.” As such, around
250 beauties are admitted every year. (The most recent attempt to get supermodels their own visa category was championed in 2005 and 2007 by, appropriately, then-U.S.-Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York.) — In Lytle, Texas, in May, just 33 people voted for candidates for three openings on the school board, including the only voter who cast a ballot in District 1. Christina Mercado was the 1-0 winner, but someone else voted for her. Mercado cannot vote for District 1 candidates because she does not live there, and neither does the one candidate who opposed her. However, according to Texas law, Mercado can legally represent District 1 on the school board.
Creme de la Weird
Whitby, U.K., town councilman Simon Parkes, 58, confessed to a reporter in June that he had had an extramarital affair -- in fact, an extraterrestrial extramarital affair -- with the 9-foottall Cat Queen, and that she had born him a child. Parkes said the Cat Queen is biding her time until technology is available to bring her and the child to Earth. Said Parkes, “There are plenty of people in my position who don’t choose to come out and say it because they are terrified it will destroy their careers.” Parkes said his wife knows about his periodic meetings with the Cat Queen and is “very unhappy, clearly.”
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[ LOVESCOPE ] BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): You’ll attract lovers, but you’ll also make someone jealous. Make sure a friendship you have with someone isn’t going to affect the way someone you like feels about you and the relationship you have with an ex or a possessive friend. Keep your feeling out in the open. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stick to the one you know, trust and can count on, even if someone entices you to get involved in intimate experimentation. Consider the consequences, and make a decision based on doing what’s right for everyone involved. Question the morals of anyone who doesn’t respect your situation.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Explore your options with someone you fancy. Address living arrangements and what you would like to see unfold. Taking control of your personal situation will show your intent and your desire to make a commitment. Act on your feelings and secure your position. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Enjoy the things you love to do, and take pleasure in meeting new people who share your interests. Give new relationships a chance to grow and develop into something substantial. You’ll experience far more pleasure building intimacy slowly but surely. Let your intuition guide
you to a commitment. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll attract secret affairs and must be cautious with the signals you send. Not everyone will consider your flirtatious and friendly demeanor as a passing fancy, and possessiveness is likely to develop, which will stifle your fun. Don’t play games. If you aren’t interested, don’t lead someone on. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Engage in projects and pastimes that interest you. Offer your expertise, and you will attract someone with plenty to contribute personally, emotionally and with regard to your goals. Mixing business with pleasure will bring
a whole new concept to the way you move forward. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll attract someone who mimics who you are and what you like. Be careful moving forward, or you may end up with someone who hasn’t been honest with you about likes, dislikes, dreams, hopes and wishes. Question anyone who appears to be too good to be true. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your heart is in the right place, and what you have to offer will be inviting. An unusual lifestyle that promises to be intense, passionate and full of mystery and suspense will be engaging enough to capture your heart and lead to
a lifelong commitment. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Honesty will be a must when dealing with potential partners. Ulterior motives are present, and sending signals that do not portray what’s being offered will backfire. You may desire change, but what you see and what you get are not likely to coincide. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t change your mind midstream when it comes to personal matters. Follow through with your plans until you come to a conclusion that allows you to make a choice that you will not regret. A partnership that is unpredictable will not lead to long-term happiness.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make sure your heart is into a relationship before you make a promise you may regret. You can enjoy experimenting with someone you are attracted to as long as you are honest about the way you feel and what you are currently offering. A change of heart is apparent. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Size up your personal situation, and make the choice that will bring you the most fulfillment emotionally, physically and financially. Without these components, you are likely to grow dissatisfied with the prospects that develop. Don’t make a commitment until you are certain.
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