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Joywave announces Rochester date for The Possession Tour

With Friday’s show still echoing through the Dome Arena, Rochester’s indie rockers Joywave have announced the band will be back for an 8 p.m. May 22...
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Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:13pm
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Fifty years of Garth Fagan Dance: Music. Healing. Love.

Norwood Pennewell’s adoptive father was dead by the time he was 16 years old, and his adoptive mother was gone a few years later. Jeff Tyzik speaks of...
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 4:47am
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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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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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The eternal feel-good of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Here is more proof that the world of movies can be a surreal experience: when we catch up with Karolyn Grimes, who memorably played the 6-year-old Zuzu...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 6:48am
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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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'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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