Rochester Fringe announces 2019 lineup

The 8th annual Rochester Fringe Festival takes place Tuesday, September 10, through Saturday, September 21, at venues in and around downtown Rochester. More...

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Confusion around special education programs continues

Confusion around special education programs continues

Even as preschool special education providers began inking contracts with Monroe County this week, the county has continued to clarify what those contracts mean.

Music

Wilder Maker: indie rock for adults

Wilder Maker: indie rock for adults

When your life is literally filled with nonstop music, there’s little time to catch your breath. Case in point, Wilder Maker is currently on a 10-concert tour through the Midwest and the Rust Belt, in support of its new digital single “Love So Well” and the B-side “Rose Room.” The band will play in Rochester — a frequent tour stop for frontman Gabriel Birnbaum and company — on Friday, June 21 at The Daily Refresher.

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Rochester Sudanese youth protest against massacre in home country

Rochester Sudanese youth protest against massacre in home country

Sudan's transitional military government has been increasingly violent against peaceful protesters. Local organizers are holding a demonstration in support of the Sudanese people at noon Saturday in front of the Liberty Pole.

News & Opinion

Bronson releases legislation to improve RCSD

Bronson releases legislation to improve RCSD

Assembly member Harry Bronson has released a draft of the Rochester City School District Empowerment Act, a bill he says will help improve student outcomes in Rochester schools.

Music

The F Word: Frank gets burned by holy water

The F Word: Frank gets burned by holy water

Last Thursday, Significant Other burned down the Record Archive’s Backroom barn with its funkified drive. People were on their feet, people were on each other’s feet, people were on the tables, guzzling beer and wine and jumping for Joy, but she wouldn’t come down off the chandelier.

Jun 11, 2019

Arts & Entertainment

Black Pride: history and the work ahead

Black Pride: history and the work ahead

Rochester Black Pride Collective balances even its most celebratory parties with discussions of serious work. On Saturday night RBP held a fundraiser for this fall's Black Pride Festival, announced a scholarship for trans students, and revealed the new Roc Black Pride flag.

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Strawberry & Dessert Tasting Festival @ Greece Historical Society & Museum

Strawberry & Dessert Tasting Festival @ Greece Historical Society & Museum

46th annual Strawberry and Dessert Tasting Festival. will feature strawberry shortcake prepared...

Rochester 2034 Plan: Public Comment @ Phillis Wheatley Public Library

The deadline for public comment on the Rochester 2034 Plan is in...

The Fredtown Stompers @ Radisson Hotel

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