RIT's new digital media center brings the future to the classroom

MAGIC has existed for about five years already, but with the opening of the new center, students working in film, animation, game development, and other digital media studies got a serious upgrade in their classroom environment and amenities. More...

News & Opinion

Mayor Warren seeks public's comments on Rochester school district

Mayor Warren seeks public's comments on Rochester school district

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is planning a series of meetings seeking the public's opinion about the Rochester school district and how parents and others "believe City Hall can help Rochester's children succeed."

News & Opinion

Lowengard returns as interim superintendent for Rochester district

Lowengard returns as interim superintendent for Rochester district

Daniel Lowengard, the interim superintendent who led city schools following the departure of former superintendent Bolgen Vargas, is returning to the district for a second time as interim.

Music

Interview: Alex Northrup and the Backup

Interview: Alex Northrup and the Backup

The Backup plan

In advance of Alex Northrup and the Backup's two upcoming concerts at The Spirit Room and Small World Books, Alex Northrup recently spoke about Jon Lewis Band's impact on The Backup and the surprising source of Northrup's songwriting inspiration.

Movies

Film preview: 'Maria by Callas'

Film preview: 'Maria by Callas'

Shining a spotlight on the late Maria Callas, the new documentary "Maria by Callas" tells the renowned opera star's story almost entirely through her own words, curating archival newsreel footage, interviews, unpublished personal letters to friends, diaries, and memoirs into an intimate account of the diva's life and career.

News & Opinion

Rochester’s arts support: beyond a big-show theater

Rochester’s arts support: beyond a big-show theater

Representatives of some of Rochester's arts organizations will be meeting next week to reignite a discussion they've been having for years: creating an endowment or some other kind of ongoing arts funding.

Restaurants

Best of bakeries holiday treats

Best of bakeries holiday treats

Part II: Leo's Bakery and Scratch Bakeshop

We asked the top four bakeries from the 2018 Best of Rochester readers' poll what treats each of them will offer this season, and how to place holiday orders on time.

Music

Interview: Alex Northrup and the Backup

The Backup plan

Album review: 'Oblivious'

BLUES ROCK | Catl

Restaurants

Best of bakeries holiday treats

Part II: Leo's Bakery and Scratch Bakeshop

Best of bakeries holiday treats

Part 1: Savoia and Get Caked

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RIT's new digital media center brings the future to the classroom
MAGIC has existed for about five years already, but with the opening of the new center, students working in film, animation, game development, and other digital media studies got a serious upgrade in their classroom environment and amenities. read more ...
  • Re: Rochester’s arts support: beyond a big-show theater

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