A former paperboy's story of sexual abuse

Rick Bates claims in a lawsuit against Gannett Co. that he was sexually abused as a paperboy in 1983 More...

Music

Meredith Monk visits U of R for artist residency

Meredith Monk visits U of R for artist residency

Songs without words

Meredith Monk is a living legend in the world of contemporary classical music. Monk will bring her Vocal Ensemble to the University of Rochester for a residency entitled “Dancing Voice/Singing Body” from Sunday, October 20 through Wednesday, October 23.

Restaurants

Downtown lunch scene evolves with VOLO

Downtown lunch scene evolves with VOLO

The new eatery is headed up by a familiar face: chef Giuseppe Paciullo, executive chef and owner at Fiamma Centro on Elton Street in the Neighborhood of the Arts. A native of Salerno, Italy, Paciullo is bringing a more casual, streamlined version of his popular restaurant to downtown Rochester.

Arts & Entertainment

Theater review: 'The Addams Family'

Theater review: 'The Addams Family'

It's a kitschy, corny ride that immediately breaks the fourth wall, and the entire two-hour show is based on the premise of daughter Wednesday falling in love with a boy at school and inviting him and his parents to dinner.

Movies

Film review: 'Joker'

Film review: 'Joker'

It's one-note, overly serious, and self-satisfied, making for a film that’s alternately tense and kind of tedious. “Joker” so desperately wants its story to be viewed as holding a mirror up to our violent, empty society.

News & Opinion

City Council grills RCSD officials

City Council grills RCSD officials

At a meeting with Rochester City School District leaders Thursday night, City Councilmembers raised concerns about transparency and a lack of confidence and peppered district officials with questions about the district's finances.

Oct 11, 2019

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VOTE NOW: Best of Rochester 2019 Final Ballot

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Sep 25, 2019

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A former paperboy's story of sexual abuse
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Live from Hochstein: RPO @ Hochstein Performance Hall

Live from Hochstein: RPO @ Hochstein Performance Hall

Medicare 101 @ JCC of Greater Rochester

Medicare 101 @ JCC of Greater Rochester

An easy to follow explanation of Medicare Parts A, B, C, D...

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