DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Wednesday, August 22


ART: Through August 23, The Firehouse Gallery @ Genesee Pottery (713 Monroe Ave.) is presenting the ceramics show “Proof of Residence: The Work of Andrew Cho and Melinda Friday.” Hours today are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and admission is free. Info: 244-1730, geneseearts.org.

DANCE PARTICIPATION: Scared to take even a beginner’s dance class? The “Bad Dancer” Class is for you, and takes place at Flower City Ballet Studio (2nd floor, suite 250, Post Office, 250 Cumberland St.) 8-9:45 p.m. Drop in for $8, cash only at door. Info: onedanceco@gmail.com.

RECREATION: This week’s Identification Series hike at RMSC Cumming Nature Center (6475 Gulick Road, Naples) focuses on ferns. The event takes place 10 a.m.-noon, and admission is just a $3 requested donation ($10 for families). Info: 374-6160, rmsc.org.

MUSIC: Antioquia comes by its eclectic sound naturally. The two original members met while in Ecuador, studying drumming and Afro-Columbian folklore, and naturally ended up in San Francisco — because when you’re looking for some flexible musicians, you can’t do better than SoCal. Rebel Fire opens the show tonight at 8 p.m. at Tala Vera (155 State St.), $10-$15. Tala-vera.com.

MUSIC: In roots/American music, I don’t ride the fence — either I like it or I don’t. Well, you can add Columbus, Ohio’s Red Wanting Blue to the “like” side of the menu. RWB cranks out classic bar-band fare with lyrical depth and guitar-driven heat. Mr. Boneless and The Reactions also appear on the bill, which starts at 8 p.m. at the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave.). $6-$8. Bugjar.com.

MUSIC: Or, if you are looking for some acoustic jazz stylings, head on down to Lemoncello (137 W. Commercial St., East Rochester) to check out local troubadour Jim Lane. Lane is an around-town gigging regular, and if you haven’t had a chance to see him yet, why keep waiting? It’s a free show (he’s there every Wednesday this month, actually). Head out around 7:30 p.m. to catch him and his guitar. Lemoncello137.com.


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