RCSD gets low grades from Distinguished Educator

The Rochester School District "seems driven more by the needs of administrators, teachers, and parents, with student concerns often taking a back seat to adult interests," says a scathing assessment of the district by the state-appointed Distinguished Educator, Jaime Aquino. More...

Music

Classical review: Leila Josefowicz and John Novaeck

Classical review: Leila Josefowicz and John Novaeck

The Kilbourn Concert Series at Eastman School of Music took a decidedly raw turn on Tuesday, when violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist John Novaeck took the stage. Josefowicz's performance, full of mercurial rage, was nothing short of iconoclastic.

News & Opinion

Report on city schools is expected today

Report on city schools is expected today

After several months of anticipation, a report on the Rochester City School District by Distinguished Educator Jaime Aquino is expected to be released today.

Music

Jeff Tyzik and the RPO play early-20th-century hits

Jeff Tyzik and the RPO play early-20th-century hits

This weekend's Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Pops program follows a playlist ranging from 1900 to 1925 - mostly popular songs from that era, with a few classical works included side-by-side. And it's typically imaginative programming from Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik.

News & Opinion

MCC says come back, pay later

MCC says come back, pay later

James Simpson was just 12 credits away from completing his degree at Monroe Community College in 2008 when he stepped on something that left him was a serious foot infection.

News & Opinion

A nation divided: the US after the midterms

A nation divided: the US after the midterms

Hate and prejudice are huge factors in the country's division. And Donald Trump and other Republicans have made them acceptable.

Restaurants

Lulu brings LA-style street food to Fairport

Lulu brings LA-style street food to Fairport

Lulu Taqueria emphasizes LA-style tacos, and each one has a specially paired (and house-made) salsa, aioli, or pico de gallo. A quarter of the menu options are vegetarian and more than half are pescetarian.

Movies

Film preview: 'Widows'

The new avengers

Review: 'Wildlife'

Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Another one bites the dust

This Week's Issue

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Holiday Guide 2018
In this year's Holiday Guide, we've got the prescription for a more relaxed, yet still festive season, with plenty of ideas for slowing things down, whether you're celebrating Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or the winter solstice. read more ...
Understanding & Coping with the Risks of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Patients @ UR School of Nursing

Understanding & Coping with the Risks of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Patients @ UR School of Nursing

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. and the University of Rochester Medical Center host a timely...
The Procurement Experience @ Central Library, Kusler-Cox Auditorium

The Procurement Experience @ Central Library, Kusler-Cox Auditorium

This FREE program will address how small businesses can participate in the...

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  • Re: RIT center focuses on gun violence and retaliation

    • Very interesting article. I like the supportive approach to the victims. It goes even further…

    • on November 14, 2018
  • Re: A nation divided: the US after the midterms

    • Great analysis. But I see a flip side to the Trump experience. What Trump has…

    • on November 14, 2018
  • Re: Golisano cancels funding for RBTL theater

    • What a terribly oversimplified statement and not even from the mayor herself. Golisano has been…

    • on November 12, 2018
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