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ART | Exhibit Openings 

Overcome late-winter cabin fever by bundling up and heading out to one of the multiple gallery openings this week. You can check out more art venues hosting receptions this week by going to our online calendar at, or by visiting (All of the following events run 6-9 p.m. on Friday, March 7, unless noted otherwise.)

The spotting of insects is the first sign that spring is around the corner. On Friday, Cat Clay (1115 E. Main St. #225) will present "Bugzilla: Bigger Than the Beetles," which will showcase works by 20 Rochester artists celebrating the little critters that fly, creep, and crawl. This one-night event runs 5-9 p.m. For more information, visit or call 414-5643.

Gallery r will feature "Relevant Influence," a student-art exhibit. The gallery, located at 100 College Ave., will promote works from first-year graduate students and their professional influences. For more information, visit or call 242-9470.

Part of this year's "If All of Rochester Read the Same Book" initiative, Writers & Books (740 University Ave.) will present Snow Day, a collaboration of activities relating to the book "The Snow Child" by Eowyn Ivey. The event will run from 6-10 p.m. and include live music from The Fevertones, a scavenger hunt, fruit pies, and a fire-pit. For more information, visit or call 473-2590.

Lastly, "Magnificent Africa" will be hosted at Baobab Cultural Center (728 University Ave.). The exhibit includes a series of informative panels, artifacts, and a digital display of music, video, and imagery of African history. Also shown will be the documentary, "Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge," which attempts to uncover the similarities between mainstream religion and African practices. The film will start at 7 p.m. For more information, visit or call 563-2145.


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