EXHIBITION-LECTURE | ‘Commemorating the Ratification of the 19th Amendment’ | Choice Events

The George Eastman Museum has switched out its rotating display in its History of Photography Gallery to commemorate that this year marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The new selection of photographs explores how the photographic medium has helped shape perceptions of women, feminists, and social justice movements from Suffrage onward. Featuring photographic material from as far back as the mid-1800s to recent decades, the exhibition expands beyond the basics of the suffrage movement to consider the many women who were denied equity, and the subsequent movements that followed.

The showcase includes portraits of suffragist Susan

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THEATER | ‘Pygmalion Once and Again!’ | Choice Events

While the ongoing pandemic has our ability to see live theater still on hold for now, Classics Theatre of Rochester has joined the many other troupes and organizations who have made their presentations available to stream online. This month you can catch CTR’s “Pygmalion Once and Again!” which is actually two shows in one, and also a benefit for the Multi-use Community Cultural Center (The MuCCC). Local community theater greats James Landers and Roger Gans have directed two versions of the George Bernard Shaw classic, “Pygmalion,” which comes from the Greek myth about a sculptor who fell in love with

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Calendar preview: Sun power | Choice Events


Summer and sunshine — we’ve still got ’em, Rochester, and we have lots of ways to enjoy them. We should not look directly into the sun, but we can behold it through other means: ripening peaches, sunflower fields, and in the face of a lion. And they’re all here.

Leo, the zodiac sign long-associated with the sun, is having its moment right now. Leos can celebrate their namesake through August 16 during World Lion Week at Seneca Park Zoo. This annual education series brings conservation to the forefront to protect a species that has lost around 80 percent of its

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ART TALK | ‘Centering Black Women: A Conversation About Art and Organizing’ | Choice Events

There’s still time to catch the Memorial Art Gallery’s recent video installation acquisition, “Giverny I (NÉGRESSE IMPÉRIALE)” by artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary, which remains on view at the MAG until Saturday, August 23. A rising star in the art world, Gary uses archival images and video self-portraiture to connect the dots between colonialism, state violence, and media, considering how they together shape our perceptions around race, gender, and more specifically, Blackness. This particular iteration of Gary’s work wrenchingly contrasts footage that documents the fallout from the police shooting of Philando Castile with imagery of Gary in Monet’s gardens and

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Matt Herron, Roc native and chronicler of civil rights, has died | Art

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  • PHOTO COURTESY JEANNINE HERRON

  • Matt Herron.

Photojournalist Matt Herron, a Rochester native who was known for chronicling the civil rights movement, has died in the crash of a glider he was piloting in northern California, where he lived.

The 89-year-old’s work primarily appeared in the news magazines of the day, including Life, Look, and Newsweek.

Matthew John Herron was born in Rochester on August 3, 1931. His father, also named Matthew, was a certified public accountant. His mother, Ruth, was a fabric artist and weaver.

Herron was given a camera when he was 7 years old, with

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Enjoy the summer days while you can at Daylight Beach Club in Las Vegas

Soak in some rays at Daylight Seashore Club at Mandalay Bay. Indulge in a handcrafted beverage and nosh on snacks all around the pool as DJs insert that occasion vibe.

All-around the pool are a great deal of daybeds, couches and cabanas, and you can even get bottle services. Cabana attendees can also take a dip in a person of two different swimming pools reserved for them. The pool club is open up Friday through Sunday, and reservations are recommended.

And take comprehensive gain of the summer season evenings with Daylight at Evening, where DJs and a sultry ambiance transport

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