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Winter arts & culture forecast 

What's coming up in art, music, stage, festivals, and more

Visual art

Through 1/28: An Israeli's Israel, Image City Photography Gallery (722 University Ave, 271-2540, imagecityphotographygallery.com) ... 1/13-2/24: Luminous Space, oils by Karl Heerdt/glass sculpture by Christine Barney, Oxford Gallery (267 Oxford St, 271-5885) ... 1/19-4/1: Inner Eye - Outer World, photography exhibit, Genesee Center for the Arts (713 Monroe Ave, 271-5920, geneseearts.org) ... 1/20-4/22: Reflections of the Heart: Photographs by David Seymour; DARFUR/DARFUR; Know War, George Eastman House (900 East Ave, 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org) ... 1/21-3/11: Anxious Objects: Willie Cole's Favorite Brands, Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave, 473-7720, mag.rochester.edu) ... 1/24-2/16: Gabriel Boscana: Maquina de Adentro, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2805, brockport.edu/finearts) ... 1/24-2/18: Not Right: Artists Alter Natural Schemes, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2805, brockport.edu/finearts) ... 1/26-1/28: Norma, Mercury Opera, Eastman Theatre (26 Gibbs St, 454-2100, operafactory.org) ... 1/26-2/25: Maker/Mentor: Joan Lyons, featuring work by the founder/coordinator of Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester Contemporary (137 East Ave, 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org) ... 1/31-2/25: Philippe Jaucac: Roofs of the World, Image City Photography Gallery (722 University Ave, 271-2540, imagecityphotographygallery.com) ... 2/2-4/15: Pollock on Paper, Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave, 473-7720, mag.rochester.edu) ... 2/17-5/6: Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited, photographs by Craig Barber, George Eastman House (900 East Ave, 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org) ... 2/21-3/9: Gabe Brown: Solo Exhibition, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2805, brockport.edu/finearts) ... 2/28-3/25: Seyda Deligonul, Image City Photography Gallery (722 University Ave, 271-2540, imagecityphotographygallery.com) ... 2/28-3/29: Setting the Stage: The Art of Theatrical Design, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2805, brockport.edu/finearts) ... 3/3-4/14: Oil paintings by Fernando Llosa/paintings by Syau-Cheng Lai/sculpture by Andreas Rittmeyer, Oxford Gallery (267 Oxford St, 271-5885) ...3/9-4/8: Upstate Invitational, Rochester Contemporary (137 East Ave, 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org) ... 3/11-4/29: A Photographer's Path X, Center at High Falls (60 Browns Race, 325-2030) ... 3/21-4/13: Terianne Gogg/Jocelyn McIntosh, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2805, brockport.edu/finearts)


Stage

Through 2/4: The Underpants, Geva Theatre Center (75 Woodbury Blvd, 232-4382, gevatheatre.org) ... 1/19-1/27: Two Trains Running, RAPA (727 E Main St, 325-3366) ... 1/19-2/10: Tick Tick Boom!, Blackfriars Theatre (28 Lawn St, 454-1260, blackfriars.org) ... 1/20-1/27: St. Nicholas, Downstairs Cabaret Theatre 2 (172 W Main St, 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com) ... 1/23-2/4: Lost and Foundling, kids show, Geva Theatre Center (75 Woodbury Blvd, 232-4382, gevatheatre.org) ... 1/27: The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi, Rochester Children's Theatre (Auditorium Theatre, 885 E Main St, 232-1900, rbtl.org) ... 2/1-2/25: Ava, Downstairs Cabaret Theatre 2 (172 W Main St, 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com) ... 2/3-2/11: A Fine Romance: Songs and Stories of Jerome Kern, Jewish Community Center (1200 Edgewood Ave, 461-2000, jccrochester.org) ... 2/9-2/18: Oliver!, Rochester Children's Theatre (Nazareth Arts Center, 4245 East Ave, 389-2170, rochesterchildrenstheatre.org) ... 2/13-2/18: Sweet Charity, Rochester Broadway Theatre League (Auditorium Theatre, 885 E Main St, 232-1900, rbtl.org) ... 2/13-3/25: Our Town, Geva Theatre Center (75 Woodbury Blvd, 232-4382, gevatheatre.org) ... 2/14-ongoing: Shout, the Mod Musical, Downstairs Cabaret Theatre (540 E Main St, 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com) ... 2/23-2/25: Sesame Street Live, Rochester Broadway Theatre League (Auditorium Theatre, 885 E Main St, 232-1900, rbtl.org) ... 2/23-3/3: Festival of Ten V, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-ARTS, brockport.edu/finearts) ... 2/23-3/25: The Goat, or Who Is Syliva, Shipping Dock Theatre (31 Prince St, 232-2250, shippingdocktheatre.org) ... 3/1-4/28: Times Square, Magical Journey Thru Stages (Auditorium Center, 885 E Main St, 935-7173, mjtstages.com) ... 3/4: And Then They Came For Me, Anne Frank drama, Rochester Children's Theatre (Nazareth Arts Center, 4245 East Ave, 389-2170, rochesterchildrenstheatre.org) ... 3/13-3/18: Annie, Rochester Broadway Theatre League (Auditorium Theatre, 885 E Main St, 232-1900, rbtl.org) ... 3/16-2/21: Epic Proportions, Blackfriars Theatre (28 Lawn St, 454-1260, blackfriars.org) ... 3/20-4/8: Nine Parts of Desire, Geva Theatre Center (75 Woodbury Blvd, 232-4382, gevatheatre.org) ... 3/23: Treasure Island, Rochester Children's Theatre (Nazareth Arts Center, 4245 East Ave, 389-2170, rochesterchildrenstheatre.org) ...


Music

1/19: Max Creek, Water Street Music Hall (204 N Water St, 325-5600, waterstreetmusic.com) ... 1/23: Big Leg Emma, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (99 Court St, 325-7090, dinosaurbarbque.com) ... 1/24: Harper, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (99 Court St, 325-7090, dinosaurbarbque.com) ... 1/28: The Dwarves/Turbo A.C.'s/UV Rays/Blastoffs, Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave, 434-2966, bugjar.com) ... 1/29: A Dying Dream, Penny Arcade (4785 Lake Ave, 621-ROCK) ... 1/31: Thursday/Murder By Death/Heavy Heavy Low Low/Fear Before the March of Flames, Water Street Music Hall (204 N Water St, 325-5600, waterstreetmusic.com) ... 1/31: Motor City Josh Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (99 Court St, 325-7090, dinosaurbarbque.com) ... 2/2: Jazz Mandolin Project, Water Street Music Hall (204 N Water St, 325-5600, waterstreetmusic.com) ... 2/2: As Blood Runs Black/Sworn Enemy, Montage Music Hall (50 Chestnut St, 232-1520) ... 2/2: Lupe Fiasco, RIT Clark Gym (1 Lomb Memorial Dr, 475-4121, cab.rit.edu) ... 2/8: Yoron Israel Connection, Venu Resto-Lounge (151 St Paul St, 232-5650, venurochester.com) ... 2/9: Rusted Root, Main Street Armory (900 E Main St, 232-1900) ... 2/14: Mastodon, Water Street Music Hall (204 N Water St, 325-5600, waterstreetmusic.com) ... 2/21: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Venu Resto-Lounge (151 St Paul St, 232-5650, venurochester.com) ... 2/21: Die Hunns/Bludwulf/Riders of Oblivion/Swab, Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave, 434-2966, bugjar.com) ... 2/22: Jack's Mannequin/Head Automatica/Audition, Water Street Music Hall (204 N Water St, 325-5600, waterstreetmusic.com) ... 2/23: Gym Class Heroes/K-OS/POS/RX Bandits, University of Rochester (275-2121) ... 3/2: B.B. King, Auditorium Theatre (885 E Main St, 232-1900, rbtl.org) ... 3/7: Chris Difford, Milestones (170 East Ave, 325-6490) ... 3/10: Josh Groban, Blue Cross Arena (1 War Memorial Sq, 232-1900, ticketmaster.com) ... 3/11: Enter the Haggis, Main Street Armory (900 E Main St, 232-1900) ... 3/14: Leo Kottke, German House (315 Gregory St, 303-2234) ... 3/21: A Static Lullaby/Emery/Kaddisfly/Red Jumpsuit Apparatus/Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Harro East Ballroom (155 Chestnut St, 454-0230) ... 3/22: Vince Gill, Auditorium Theatre (885 E Main St, 232-1900, rbtl.org) ... 3/25: Lamb of God, Harro East Ballroom (155 Chestnut St, 454-0230)


Special events

1/21: Mendon Ponds Winterfest, Mendon Ponds Park (95 Douglas Rd, Honeoye Falls, 735-7275, mendonpondswinterfest.org) ... 1/27-1/28: Rochester Golf Show, Riverside Convention Center (123 E Main St, 232-7200, rrcc.com) ... 2/3: Musical Feast, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 454-4596, hochstein.org) ... 2/11: Lakeside Winter Celebration, Ontario Beach Park (Charlotte, 428-6755, cityofrochester.gov) ... 2/11: Winter Day, Genesee Country Village & Museum (Flint Hill Road, Mumford, 538-6822, gcv.org) ... 2/17-2/18 & 3/10-3/11: Soap Box Derby, Monroe County Fairgrounds (2695 Henrietta Rd, 262-3832, monroecountysports.org) ... 2/17-2/18: Rochester Winter Antiques Show, Monroe County Fairgrounds (2695 Henrietta Rd, 686-5789, allmanpromotions.com) ... 2/24: Winter WonderLAN, Xbox Team Rochester gaming event, Webster Public Library (980 Ridge Rd, Webster, xbtr@rochester.rr.com) ... 2/25: Smuckers Stars on Ice, Blue Cross Arena (1 War Memorial Dr, 232-1900, ticketmaster.com) ... 3/8-3/11: Sonnenberg Orchid Show, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Park (151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua, 394-4922, sonnenberg.org) ... 3/11: Cabin Fever Reliever, Genesee Country Village & Museum (Flint Hill Road, Mumford, 538-6822, gcv.org) ... 3/15-3/18: Gardenscape 2007, flower and garden show, Monroe County Fairgrounds ((2695 Henrietta Rd, 334-4000, rochesterflowershow.com) ... 3/16-3/18: Rochester Home Show, Riverside Convention Center (123 E Main St, 800-274-6948, x203, homeshowrochester.com) ... 3/17: St. Patrick's Day Parade, downtown Rochester, 12:30 p.m. (234-5167, rochesterparade.com)


Dance

1/26: Philadanco: Nazareth College Arts Center (4245 East Ave, 389-2170, naz.edu/artscenter) ... 2/3: Lord of Dance, Auditorium Theatre (885 E Main St, 232-1900, ticketmaster.com) ... 2/10-2/11: Peter and the Wolf, Rochester City Ballet (Monroe Community College Theatre, 1000 E Henrietta Rd, 461-5850) ... 2/11-2/13: February Thaw, choreographers on the creative process, Hartwell Dance (SUNY Brockport, 395-2153, brockport.edu/dance) ... 3/1-3/2: Emerging Choreographers/Strasser, Strasser Studio (SUNY Brockport, 395-2153, brockport.edu/dance) ... 3/16: Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Nazareth College Arts Center (4245 East Ave, 389-2170, naz.edu/artscenter) ... 3/29-3/31: Dance Hartwell, Hartwell Dance Theater (SUNY Brockport, 395-2153, brockport.edu/dance) ...


Classical Music

1/18 & 1/20: RPO w/Peter Kurau, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 1/21: Pegasus Early Music w/Paul O'Dette, Linehan Chapel (Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave, naz.edu); Chamber Music Rochester, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 586-5690, chambermusicrochester.org) ... 1/24: Rahim AlHaj, Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St, 274-1100) ... 1/25: Nika Zlataric & Manuel Minguillon, Third Presbyterian Church (4 Meigs St, 271-6513) ... 1/27: Bella Capella, Webb Auditorium (RIT, 475-7562) ... 1/28: Music Educators Wind Band, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978) ... 2/1 & 2/3: RPO w/Elmar Oliveira, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 2/2: Quartos String Quartet, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2797, brockport.edu) ... 2/4: RPO orKIDStra Concert, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978, rpo.org) ... 2/7: Kronos Quartet, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St) ... 2/9: RIT Gospel Ensemble Gospel Fest, Ingle Auditorium (RIT, 475-7562) ... 2/9 & 2/10: RPO w/Mambo Kings, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 2/10: Barnes & Nobles Bookfair and Concert, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978); Youth Wind Symphony Concert, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978) ... 2/11: Concert of Gospel Music, Third Presbyterian Church (4 Meigs St, 271-6513); Constance Fee w/Michael Landrum, Cultural Life Center (Roberts Wesleyan College, 594-6000, roberts.edu/clc); RIT Gospel Ensemble 25th Anniversary Concert, Clark Gym (RIT, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr, 475-7562); Youth Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic Concert, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978); 2/12: Penfield Symphony Orchestra w/Andrea Folan, Browncroft Community Church (2530 Browncroft Blvd, 872-0774) ... 2/15 & 2/17: RPO w/Steven Doane, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 2/16: RPO Symphony 101 Series, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 2/18: RIT Orchestra/Singers w/Julie A. Ruhling, Ingle Auditorium (RIT, 475-7562); RPO Symphony 101 Series, Cultural Life Center (Roberts Wesleyan College, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 2/20: RIT Choral Ensembles, Ingle Auditorium (RIT, 475-7562) ... 2/22 & 2/24: RPO w/John Lill, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 2/25: Pamela Terry w/Johannes Muller-Stosch, Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church (1200 Winton Rd S, 244-8585); Prazak String Quartet,Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St, 274-1100); Surround Sound Winter Invitational Concert Webb Auditorium (RIT, 475-7562) ...3/1: Christine Hauptly and Nika Zlataricb, Third Presbyterian Church (4 Meigs St, 271-6513) ... 3/2: Nazareth Orchestra, Linehan Chapel (Nazareth College, 389-2525, naz.edu/artscenter) ... 3/2 & 3/3: RPO Pops: The Golden Age Of Television, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/3: Daniel Rodriquez w/Maryann Mootos,Cultural Life Center (Roberts Wesleyan College, 594-6000, robert.edu/clc) ... 3/4: Cole Porter and Friends, Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave, 442-9778); RPO's Search For A Star, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/8 & 3/10: RPO w/Pinchas Zukerman, Ariana Ghez, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/10: Rochester Oratorio Society: Austrian Highlights, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 473-2234, rossings.org) ... 3/11: RPO orKIDStra Concert, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978); Chamber Music Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave, 586-5690) ... 3/15 & 3/17: RPO w/Stewart Goodyear, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/17: Rochester Gay Men's Chorus,Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 423-0650) ... 3/18: Covenant Singers, Third Presbyterian Church (4 Meigs St, 271-6513); RPO/RPYO, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-7311 x224); Sinfonia and Concertino Strings, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978) ... 3/20: Great American Songbook, Cultural Life Center (Roberts Wesleyan College, 594-6320) ... 3/23: Fedan Or, Tower Fine Arts Center (SUNY Brockport, 395-2797) ... 3/23 & 3/24: RPO Pops: Let's Go To The Movies, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/24: Night of A Capella, Ingle Auditorium (RiT, 475-7562) ... 3/25: Eastman Chamber Orchestra, Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church (1200 Winton Rd S, 244-8585); Nazareth College Chamber Singers, Hochstein Performance Hall (50 N Plymouth Ave, 442-9978) ... 3/26: Eileen Strempel w/Sylvia Beaudette, Ingle Auditorium (RIT, 475-7562) ... 3/27: Jeff Tyzik conducts American Salute, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 274-1100) ... 3/29: Houghton College Choir, Third Presbyterian Church (4 Meigs St, 271-6513) ... 3/29 & 3/31: RPO w/Jim Tiller, Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/30: Nazareth Orchestra Pops Concert, Linehan Chapel (Nazareth College, 389-2525, naz.edu/artscenter); RPO Symphony 101 Series, Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave, 454-2100, rpo.org) ... 3/31: Wind Ensemble, Cultural Life Center, (Roberts Wesleyan College, 594-6008, roberts.edu/clc)


Film

1/19: The Hitcher; The Dead Girl ... 1/26: Blood and Chocolate; Breaking and Entering; Catch and Release; Epic Movie; Smokin' Aces ... 2/2: Because I Said So; The Messengers; Rogue ... 2/9: Hannibal Rising; Norbit ... 2/14: Music and Lyrics ... 2/16: Breach; Bridge to Terabithia; Ghost Rider; Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls ... 2/23: The Astronaut Farmer; Black Snake Moan; The Number 23; Reno 911: Miami ... 3/2: Full of It; The Hills Have Eyes II; I Could Never Be Your Woman; Wild Hogs; Zodiac ... 3/9: 300; Fast Track; Fido; The Namesake; Reign Over Me ... 3/16: Firehouse Dog; I Think I Love My Wife; Lucky You; Premonition; Shooter; Sunshine ... 3/21: Superhero! ... 3/23: The Comebacks; The Last Mimzy; The Lookout; Mr. Brooks; Pride; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ... 3/30: Blades of Glory; Meet the Robinsons; The Reaping; Rescue Dawn.


NOTE: This is not a comprehensive list of upcoming events. Check the calendar every week in City for more cultural happenings.

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