Arts & Life

HomeStage: Charles Jaffe

The musicians of Rochester have skills other than making music. Charles Jaffe excels in marquetry, the art of applying pieces of veneer to a structure...
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Fri, 05/07/2021 - 1:08pm
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CMAC hinting at substantial summer season

While festivals fall by the wayside, the promoters for Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center say the venue just outside of...
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Thu, 05/06/2021 - 11:30am
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New upstate tourism campaign appeals to cravings for road trips and local food

New York tourism experts say the great American road trip is back, and they're counting on people's pent-up desire for travel and cravings for regional...
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Thu, 05/06/2021 - 1:11am
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Jazz Fest postpones again, until summer of 2022

After an attempt to save this year’s edition of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival by moving it back a month and changing the location to...
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Mon, 05/03/2021 - 8:57am
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New York arts organizers make best-laid plans for live events

I had my coming-out from COVID-19 about a week and a half ago. My first indoor concert in more than a year. Two solo acoustic performers: a ridiculously...
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Wed, 04/28/2021 - 1:49am
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City of Rochester announces plans for nature center at Maplewood Park

The city of Rochester is making a commitment to provide children with better access to nature. Mayor Lovely Warren gathered with city council members...
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Tue, 04/27/2021 - 1:38pm
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Mixed messaging confuses organizers about whether to hold events

Even as COVID-19 vaccination rates grow and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its recommendations for outdoor masking , another...
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Thu, 04/29/2021 - 10:55am
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Betty Strasenburgh, longtime Rochester philanthropist and activist, has died

Rochester philanthropist and activist Betty Strasenburgh has died at the age of 90. Strasenburgh was a philanthropist, harpist, sailor, pilot,...
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Tue, 04/27/2021 - 1:37pm
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Park Ave Festival canceled for 2nd year in a row due to the pandemic

For the second year in a row, the Park Avenue Summer Art Festival has been canceled. Organizers released a statement on Tuesday saying, “The Park Avenue...
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Tue, 04/27/2021 - 1:38pm
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Pioneering record producer Ethel Gabriel's legacy focus of forthcoming documentary

A handful of framed gold records lined the otherwise mundane hallway of the Rochester Presbyterian Home, and then on to the walls of the one-room...
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 6:15am
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