FOUND Magazine visit

Bullwinkle Café, Monday, September 27
FOUND Magazine, the voyeur's treasure-trove of love letters, shopping lists, Polaroids, sketches, and anything else found on the street, is on tour. Publisher Davy Rothbart and his brother Peter were in Providence, Rhode Island, at the end of April, and in December will end their 50-state Slapdance Across America Tour on the West Coast, after hitting a different city almost every night.

World’s Greatest Garage Sale,

Saturday, September 11, Dome Center
We're lowering prices over here!" calls a garage sale huckster in a leopard-print shirt. "That's what we like to hear," comes the reply from a group of five women with bulging shopping bags, swarming to a potential deal like piranhas.

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Astral Travel Workshop, Saturday, August 21 Pastor Robin Higgins of Plymouth Spiritualist Church explains bilocation: "Your spirit can travel when you sleep.

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Northeast Naturist Festival, Friday, August 6, EmpireHavenNudistPark This past weekend was the perfect demonstration of Naturist Rochester's slogan: "Nude when possible, clothed when practical."

Rochester Pride Parade

downtown Rochester, Saturday, July 17
You're standing downtown at the corner of East and Scio and a fire truck is inching by. There's a man to your right wearing short shorts and dancing the pony with a huge rainbow flag.

NWA Upstate Wrestling:

Total Carnage! Ukrainian Club, Saturday, July 9
Pro wrestling is one of the great mysteries of our day: Men in showy spandex suits tumble around in a padded ring, groping, lunging, and acting like human missiles. From my angle, it's a lot like a progressive, homoerotic modern-dance piece.

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Rubber Duck Race, Ellison Park, Saturday, June 12 You couldn't ask for better racing conditions.

“Fire on the Genesee”

Civil War reenactment, Saturday, May 22
When women say they love a man in uniform, do they mean a thick, wool reproduction of a Confederate Army uniform, complete with gold braid and flattened-pancake hat? After chatting up a few soldiers at Saturday's Civil War reenactment at Letchworth State Park, my vote is a wholehearted "yes!"

Dachsund Parade

Saturday, May 8, East Avenue
Mary Lyle, one of the organizers of Rochester's Dachshund Parade, expected about 60 dogs to gather this past Saturday for the third annual march down East Avenue. "We had 41 dogs last year, and this year we've had interest from people as far as Buffalo," she says as she distributes photocopies of "The Doxie Song."


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