The Rochester school district and the change we need

The school district’s future might be the best barometer for whether Rochester will live up to its ideals or remain a racially and economically divided community for another 30 or 40 years. More...

Restaurants

The spice life at Szechuan Opera

The spice life at Szechuan Opera

The chefs patterned the menu after cuisine from China's Sichuan province. You can still get the Chinese food that most Americans are accustomed to, but if you feel a bit more adventurous, Szechuan Opera offers a menu of more traditional, spicy dishes.

Movies

Film preview: 'Booksmart'

Film preview: 'Booksmart'

Smart, funny, and empathetic, Olivia Wilde's directorial debut is a love letter to the blissfully uncool dorks among us. Both referential and thoroughly modern, it feels like an instant classic of the high school genre.

Music

Folk musician Joe Dady dead at 61

Folk musician Joe Dady dead at 61

Rochester musician Joe Dady, one half of the Irish folk duo The Dady Brothers, has died at the age of 61.

News & Opinion

Warren releases $552 million city budget plan

Warren releases $552 million city budget plan

Mayor Lovely Warren's proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes a small tax increase for homeowners and funding for a variety of new initiatives, including a Police Accountability Board and job training.

Music

Lexi Weege returns to Rochester

Lexi Weege returns to Rochester

Round trip to the Jazz Age

A quiet gym receptionist by day and a sultry diva by night, Lexi Weege is stomping back into town on May 31, this time with her band The Wondertwins.

Arts & Entertainment

CITY's 10th Annual Best Busker Contest

CITY's 10th Annual Best Busker Contest

Come down to Rochester's SOUTH WEDGE for a night of free music on the streets from great local musicians, plus ridiculous deals from neighborhood merchants! Save the date! Thursday, May 23rd, starting at 5pm

May 8, 2019

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An Introduction to Tai Chi for Arthritis @ Lifespan

An introduction to Tai Chi which helps participants with pain reduction, stiffness,...
Arc Foundation of Monroe 2019 Third Annual Sporting Clays @ Rochester Brooks Gun Club

Arc Foundation of Monroe 2019 Third Annual Sporting Clays @ Rochester Brooks Gun Club

A benefit for The Arc of Monroe. Participants will enjoy healthy competition...

20 Minutes & A Beer: Sleep. Retail. Repeat. @ Good Luck

Tanvi Asher, local fashion designer & proprietor....

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