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Record Archive stands up, because 'That's What Friends Are For'

Optimism has been in short supply throughout 2020. And clarity is virtually nonexistent. The Supreme Court has declared that New York state’s attempt to...
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 5:41am
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The existential crisis of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

If it weren’t for Willie Mays, we might never have been blessed with “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” That’s just one of Penny Sterling’s revelations in ...
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:39am
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RBTL, other local theaters grapple with long, dark season of entertainment discontent

This is, John Parkhurst says, “the longest intermission of our lives.” As we churn toward what epidemiologists predict will be the darkest period yet of...
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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 5:56am
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The Collins and Clark Expedition: Two Rochester folk musicians journey across America

Amy Collins has never seen the northern lights. In the coming months, she aims to address that glaring hole in her soul. Collins and her husband, Tim...
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 8:16am
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Danielle Ponder, and the soul revolution that will be televised

Danielle Ponder and her band -- Avis Reese, Derek Bennett, Levi Bennet and Jonathan Sheffer -- are on the stage at The Little Theater. In front of them...
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Wed, 11/04/2020 - 5:33am
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The Warhol exhibit: A serious message delivered by ridiculous cows

It was 1966, and Armand Schaubroeck was ready for his close-up. “He had us sit on that couch that’s on The Velvet Underground album,” Schaubroeck says. ...
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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 8:13am
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Wonder Woman flees screens, now movie theaters are on their own

A murmur of excitement rolled through the area’s movie-going community, long in coronavirus limbo, when word came out early Saturday afternoon that Gov....
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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 8:34am
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Rochester Brainery, and avoiding the winter shutdown

Winter’s coming. A long season of coronavirus discontent is settling over us. A shift in our community interactions has already proven to be inevitable....
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Wed, 10/14/2020 - 7:02am
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Will our finest hour come too late?

Morning glory vines have overtaken my backyard this summer. They are deceptively beautiful, with their lush greenery and scattering of delicate trumpet...
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Wed, 10/07/2020 - 1:10pm
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Robert Marx, and the faces in the mirror

As best as Francie Marx can reassemble the story after more than seven decades, Robert Marx was 19 years old, serving in the U.S. Army Air Force as a...
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Wed, 09/30/2020 - 5:42am
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