It’s been more than a year and half ago since musician Ian Sherman and the Rochester Museum & Science Center’s Strasenburgh Planetarium Director Steve Fentress planned to premiere the show “Impressions of the Infinite” — combining live music performed by Sherman’s band Vanishing Sun with Fentress’s real-time manipulation
A troupe of 26 dancers will descend on the Rochester Community Market place this weekend, but at initial, viewers may not know they are witnessing a efficiency.
Dressed in black and flesh-toned colours, duos and trios of dancers will be stationed close to
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Bristol Valley Theater explores this problem — sure to resonate all through a pandemic — with “Mala,” a 1-female drama starring Mary Mendez Rizzo (whose latest credits include demonstrates at Blackfriars Theatre and Geva Theatre Middle).
Composed by Melinda Lopez,
On Martin Luther King Jr. Working day, Visible Research Workshop launched its spring movie series, “The Spirit of Protest in Black Tradition.” Neighborhood media artist and activist Rashaad Parker has curated a selection from the VSW archive that presents a view of the Black knowledge in an The usa outlined by the Black innovative pressure that, as Parker writes in his curatorial assertion, “set the regular
On Thursday night time, Henrietta Community Library kicks off a collection of virtual talks that emphasize members of the “In This Instant: Revolution Reckoning Reparation” project, a collection of 10 chapbooks that profile community Black leaders, and are assembled by groups of Black writers and photographers. “In This Moment” aims to highlight the scope of innovative do the job happening in Rochester, and each individual of the subjects contribute to the vibrancy of
Ibram X. Kendi, bestselling creator of “How to Be an Antiracist,” will give this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address hosted by the University of Rochester. The digital converse will be offered on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 7 to 8 p.m., adopted by a Q&A. The celebration is cost-free to show up at, but registration is
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
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
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
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