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Risk assessment for your entertainment, and Jerry Englerth's Satellite Girl

How did we get to the point that singing is considered to be a dangerous act? That's where we are, in this era of COVID-19. Last week, the nation was...
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Wed, 07/01/2020 - 7:48am
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The arts, the writing on the walls and the writing on the streets

" Miss Juneteenth " is one of the current virtual offerings at The Little Theatre, part of the Black Cinema Series . It's about a single mom, Turquoise...
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Wed, 06/24/2020 - 7:28am
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'The Last At Bat' with Fred Costello, the Red Wings and a little mob action

As far as Fred Costello can see, two good things have emerged from The Summer of 2020. "My home studio has never looked so clean," he says. "My dog gets...
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Wed, 06/17/2020 - 7:54am
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Going online with cocktails, cannibalism and witches

A couple of weeks ago, the actor Stanley Tucci went viral. He simply posted a brief video in which he demonstrates how he makes a Negroni cocktail. A...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 4:35am
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Party responsibly: The drive-in concert comes to western New York

Perhaps the vehicle to lead us out of the coronavirus pandemic will be our cars. The car. In which we are hermetically sealed. Unless we roll down the...
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Wed, 05/27/2020 - 6:51am
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Television, and the voices in our heads

Alan Zweibel hears voices in his head. "All the time, when I'm writing -- and this goes on for many, many years -- the TV is on when I'm writing at home...
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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 5:29am
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The Fox Sisters, Greg Townson, and Love in the Time of Coronavirus

If there is something positive to come out of this coronavirus pandemic, Greg Townson says, it may be in something once uttered by one of the minds...
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Wed, 05/13/2020 - 5:51am
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Museums, and Judith Schaechter's glass link in the broken arts chain

Had it been a minute faster, or a minute slower, on a 2,825-mile journey, the Titanic might have been just another passenger ship that never met an...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 12:16pm
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HomeStage: Benton Sillick

There's a new album out by The Heavy Love Trust's titled "Always Kinda Nothing". Check it out on your favorite streaming platform. To mark the release,...
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Fri, 05/01/2020 - 11:42am
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Virtual arts as the new normal, and Exquisite Quarantine Poems from Brokaw

Here's what the coronavirus pandemic is teaching us: Slow down. Rochester artist Mark Groaning posted on Facebook a nearly 20-minute video of himself...
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Wed, 04/29/2020 - 6:31am
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