Category Arts & Entertainment

SPECIAL EVENT: City Newspaper’s 2012 South Wedge-Ucation

City Newspaper’s South Wedge-Ucation is back! This year’s event, presented by Visit Rochester, will feature RIDICULOUS offers from South Wedge merchants, deals and information from some of Rochester’s top arts & cultural organizations, and more. South Wedge-Ucation is FREE and open to the public, and is an especially good time for local college students. Why’s […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Wednesday, August 29

BY WILLIE CLARK AND REBECCA RAFFERTY MUSIC: Sometimes it just takes two. In the case of Jumbo Shrimp, it is exactly that: Just two guys, an acoustic guitar, and drums, churning out your rock and roll favorites all around town. The shrimp come to shore at Marge’s Lake Side Inn (4909 Culver Road) tonight, at […]

ART REVIEW: Out of place

[ REVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY “State of the City: Whose Space? Our Space!” Through September 23 Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org Wednesday-Sunday 1-5 p.m., Friday until 10 p.m. | $1 Immediately following its annual fundraising, crowd-pleasing “6×6” exhibition, Rochester Contemporary has deftly shifted gears to present the annual “State of […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Tuesday, August 28

BY WILLIE CLARK AND REBECCA RAFFERTY RECREATION: Enjoy a free guided bike ride through the Genesee Valley Park neighborhood trails beginning at 6 p.m. tonight. Meet at Genesee Valley Pool parking lot (131 Elmwood Ave.). For more info, visit cityofrochester.gov/fclg. SPECIAL EVENT: The Westside Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday through October 16, 4-7:30 p.m., […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Monday, August 27

BY WILLIE CLARK AND REBECCA RAFFERTY LECTURE: Learn more about what’s afflicting the honeybees at a free Bee Wellness Lecture focusing on mites at 7 p.m. tonight at Cornell Cooperative Extension (249 Highland Ave.). For more info, visit rochesterbeekeepers.com. SPECIAL EVENT:The Summer Winemaker Dinner: Worldly Approach to Wine Seminar takes place at 6 p.m. tonight […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do Saturday-Sunday, August 25-26

BY WILLIE CLARK AND ANNE RITZ KIDS: Bring the kids to The Little on Saturday for the MVP Heath Care Little Buddies Family Film Series. This month’s film will be “A Cat in Paris,” which tells the story of Dino, a cat that leads a double life. By day he lives with a little girl […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Thursday, August 23

BY WILLIE CLARK AND REBECCA RAFFERTY COMEDY: Catch Paul Hooper and Pam Wertz tonight at the Comedy Club (2235 Empire Blvd., Webster). The stand-up show starts at 7:30 p.m. tonight, and admission costs $9-$12. Info: 671-9080, thecomedyclub.us. FESTIVAL: The Sankofa Evening of Theater & Jazz Festival takes place tonight through Sunday at MuCCC (142 Atlantic […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Wednesday, August 22

BY WILLIE CLARK AND REBECCA RAFFERTY 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 […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Tuesday, August 21

BY REBECCA RAFFERTY AND WILLIE CLARK ART: Through August 31, you can check out the photo show “Bloomed: New Work by Beth Bloom” at the Gallery @ Equal=Grounds (750 South Ave.). Hours are Tue-Fri 7 a.m.-Midnight, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-Midnight. For info, email gallery@equalgrounds.com. COMEDY: Each Tuesday at Dub Land Underground (315 Alexander St.), grab a […]

DAILY CHOICES: What to do on Monday, August 20

BY REBECCA RAFFERTY AND WILLIE CLARK ART: Through August 31, Black Radish Studio (274 N. Goodman St., Ste. 501) has on display a showing of work by five contemporary Pakistani artists, entitled, “nineteen-forty seven,” for the year that the nation gained its independence. The gallery is open today 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and admission is free. […]