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Rochester composer combines musical worlds

David Temperley composes tuneful, expressive pieces in a classical mold. But he also draws on influences from the popular music he grew up listening to...
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Sat, 01/11/2020 - 6:29am
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Eastman Museum reveals ambitious renovation plans

As a longtime Rochester resident facing a roomful of city and county movers and shakers, Thomas Tischer alluded to the piles of architectural renderings...
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 8:12am
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Comedian Bill Maher returning to Rochester

Politically driven comedian Bill Maher returns to Rochester for a 7:30 p.m. May 31 show at the Auditorium Theatre. While Maher is well-known for his...
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 7:22am
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Nile Rodgers, Spyro Gyra and Garth Fagan Dance’s 50th are first three jazz fest shows

Nile Rodgers and Chic, Spyro Gyra, and a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Garth Fagan Dance in Rochester, with jazz pianist Monty Alexander, are...
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 5:42am
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Leaving the stage: the musical legacy of Bat McGrath

It's a reasonable question to ask: What the hell were Bat McGrath and Tricia Cast doing in Nashville?
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Wed, 11/27/2019 - 5:48am
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Music school project gets creative with fundraising

It's 8 p.m. on a snowy Wednesday night in November, and a crew of musicians is gathered in the cozy third-floor attic of Ben Morey and Katie Morey...
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Fri, 11/22/2019 - 4:16am
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'Falling Through a Cloud' with Eugenia Zukerman

Eugenia Zukerman is brilliant. A world-renowned flutist. A novelist and essayist. A television journalist, as the classical music correspondent with ...
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Thu, 11/21/2019 - 5:55am
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Nick Offerman: Beyond Ron Swanson

Nick Offerman is a polymath. Though the term typically evokes images of some untouchable legend from the Renaissance, or a public figure relegated to...
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Tue, 11/19/2019 - 8:25am
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Native American veterans tell their tales of service in 'The Warrior Tradition'

Native Americans have played an important role in the U.S. military. Tonight, a documentary that pays tribute to their stories premieres at 9 o'clock on...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:35am
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