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Connections: How NYS' new capacity guidelines are affecting local venues

New York State announced new capacity guidelines for event venues last week. According to the state, "Congregate commercial and social events...such as...
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Tue, 05/11/2021 - 5:44am
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Connections: Brian Quijada, star of "Where Did We Sit on the Bus?"

During a lesson on the civil rights movement and Rosa Parks, a young Latino boy asks, "Where did we sit on the bus?" His teacher couldn't answer the...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 9:36am
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Connections: Previewing Geva Theatre Center's "Recognition Radio" productions

Geva Theatre Center is kicking off its new season with what it's calling an innovative and unconventional production. "Recognition Radio" is a series of...
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Mon, 11/02/2020 - 9:19am
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Connections: Lessons from "Blues for Mister Charlie"

A powerful play at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center is generating conversations about race. “Blues for Mister Charlie” is an award-winning work...
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:26am
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Connections: Discussing the JCC play, "Division Street"

A new play on stage at the JCC CenterStage is generating conversations about race in America. “Division Street” is the latest project by playwright...
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Thu, 11/07/2019 - 9:18am
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Connections: How "intimacy choreography" is changing performances on stage and on screen

How have intimate scenes on stage, on television, and in film changed in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp? "Intimacy choreography" is on the rise. The...
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Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:22am
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Connections: Previewing NTID's production of "Fences"

We preview a historic production of the August Wilson play, “Fences,” in Rochester. Members of the cast and crew of NTID’s production join us to discuss...
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Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:27am
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Connections: Discussing sexual health and the new play, "Becoming Dr. Ruth," at the JCC

A new play at the JCC CenterStage Theatre explores the life and work of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. The radio and television sex therapist has helped change...
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Fri, 10/05/2018 - 10:40am
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Connections: 11th annual Sankofa Theatre Festival

11 th annual Sankofa Theatre Festival celebrates the bicentennial observance of Frederick Douglass’ birthday. We discuss an upcoming play based on his...
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Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:44am
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Connections: Debating the standing ovation

When's the last time you gave someone a standing ovation? We have a little debate over when to stand, and when to stay seated. The critics say that we...
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Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:48am
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