DANCE | Dances at MuCCC

Festival season is well under way, and this week marks the start of the fifth iteration of Dances at MuCCC. This year's festival celebration of movement features an expanded lineup of nearly 30 choreographers and performance groups presenting 10 performances.

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ART | 'Uncharted Tails'

There is something surrealistic yet understated about the art of Jonathan Schnapp in his new exhibition "Uncharted Tails" at Create Art 4 Good Gallery. Sure, Schnapp's paintings evoke children's book illustrations, with their vivid colors and fantastical, detailed depictions anthropomorphized animals.

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THEATER | 'Italian Bred'

For one performance only, writer and actress Candice Guardino brings her successful one-woman show "Italian Bred" — now being developed into a T.V. series — to The Lyric Theatre this Friday. The comedy, originally developed through a series of stand-up performances, draws from Guardino's Italian upbringing in Brooklyn.

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KIDS | 'Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns'

The Strong National Museum of Play has brought back its popular "Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns," a showcase of science fiction's influence on culture and in particular, the way people play. The exhibition — with themes like "Space Heroes" and "Aliens and Monsters" — already had prominent interactive features, but this new version has been retooled to include an addition to the Robot Park and the arcade game "Space Invaders" in a nostalgic multiplayer format.

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ART | 'Political Impressions'

Print Club of Rochester's current exhibit, "Political Impressions," is the organization's second international exhibition developed in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology, with the aim of introducing fresh perspectives and technical approaches to Rochester audiences. The group show is curated by Miranda Metcalf, Director of Davidson Galleries in Seattle, and this year's theme is based on the historic role that printmaking has played in shaping culture.

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Eddie Izzard to headline Rochester Fringe

The English comedian will present his show, “Eddie Izzard: Believe Me,” on Friday, September 21, 7 p.m., at Kodak Hall. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 14.

Culture

David Levinthal's gaze: 'War, Myth, Desire' at Eastman Museum

The major retrospective presents the overarching themes present throughout Levinthal's photographic career. But what does his lens have to say about his subject matter?

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CityVerse: 'Silver-Tongue Turned Gold' by Suzanne John

The second edition in our occasional poetry column features a work by Penfield High School student and winner of the Sokol Award for poetry.

Literature

SPECIAL EVENT: Flower City Comic Con

You don't have to have super powers to be considered a superhero. Flower City Comic Con (FC3) is giving its patrons the opportunity to do something a little extra extraordinary this year by teaming up with the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association Upstate NY Chapter to raise awareness of the organization and how it can help those affected by ALS.

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