Adam McFadden facing federal charges

Rochester City Councilmember Adam McFadden was charged with four counts of wire fraud, conspiracy, and money laundering in US federal court this morning. More...

News & Opinion

Trump bars key Planned Parenthood funding

Trump bars key Planned Parenthood funding

President Trump today issued a rule barring federal Title X funding for family planning groups that provide abortion services or abortion referrals.

News & Opinion

City neighborhood group ‘guidelines’ sets off alarm

City neighborhood group ‘guidelines’ sets off alarm

It’s not always clear who speaks for residents of a neighborhood in dealings with the city. But when the city tried to come up with a way to deal with the problem, things got tense.

Music

Ward Stare leads RPO in Mahler, Shostakovich symphonies

Ward Stare leads RPO in Mahler, Shostakovich symphonies

Bitter, sweet symphonies

Ward Stare returns to the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra next week with two ambitious programs: On February 28 and March 2, he’ll essay Mahler’s enormous Symphony No. 7, and on March 7 and 9, he’ll highlight another 20th-century masterpiece, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10.

Movies

Film review: 'Isn't It Romantic?'

Film review: 'Isn't It Romantic?'

This charming comedy pokes a bit of gentle fun at rom-coms while also functioning as an entirely earnest example of the genre it’s sending up. Which makes it perfect for viewers who have a love-hate relationship with those type of movies.

Arts & Entertainment

RIT-NTID announce 2019-20 theatrical season

RIT-NTID announce 2019-20 theatrical season

Each of the fully-accessible shows will feature a combination of deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing actors and dancers performing stories that tackle a variety of social and political themes.

Music

The F Word: Too much practice is bad for you

The F Word: Too much practice is bad for you

It's good to know your instrument and your limitations therewith. But too much rehearsal is no bueno. In order to live and breathe, music has to be interpreted somewhat loosely and in the moment.

This Week's Issue

Cover Story:
Yarms: a profile in musical curiosity
If you’ve frequented the folk and singer-songwriter circuits in Rochester in the last 10 years, you’ve probably heard Ryan Yarmel play. Every Wednesday this month at Abilene Bar and Lounge, Yarmel is hosting a stylistically diverse concert series called the “Yarms February Frolic.” read more ...
Feast for the Soul: Morning Meditation & Closing Ceremony @ Dharma Refuge

Feast for the Soul: Morning Meditation & Closing Ceremony @ Dharma Refuge

Two periods of meditation will be followed by reflections on our 40-day...
Iron Challenge Fat Tire Bike Race @ Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch

Iron Challenge Fat Tire Bike Race @ Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch

The Iron Challenge is a Flat Tire Bike Race, 4k Trail Run...
6th Annual Cabin Fever Party & Animal Rescue Fundraiser @ The Artful Gardener

6th Annual Cabin Fever Party & Animal Rescue Fundraiser @ The Artful Gardener

Volunteers from Joyful will be here along with 7 local artists whose...

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