Bradd Addison Young's surreal summer

Bradd Addison Young's surreal summer


ART | "Working in Public"

Rochester photographer and videographer Alex Weiser, who brands his work as "Between Your Ears," wants to encourage playfulness in his new interactive photo presentation, "Working in Public." The experimental display showcases Weiser's photographs — all of them taken this June — alongside short sentences, words, and ideas which can be arranged and rearranged along five wire lines to create loose narratives.

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SPECIAL EVENT | "Dancing with the Stars Live"

The television show "Dancing with the Stars" occasionally goes on tour across the country, performing dances from the show's most recent season. "Dancing with the Stars Live" will make a stop in Rochester at the Auditorium Theatre this week for its "Hot Summer Nights" tour.

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ART | "So Called Ladies"

Rochester-based artists Saundra Ehman and Beth Bloom are the creative minds behind Gallery Q's latest exhibit "So Called Ladies," curated by Jamie and Alice Carver-Kubik. Most of Ehman's works are detailed pen and ink drawings with paisley patterns and bright colors, reminiscent of adult coloring books.

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SPECIAL EVENT | Record Store Crawl

Record Store Crawl is a four-month long nationwide event that combines record stores, live music, and bar crawls presented in different cities by Pabst Blue Ribbon, and is coming to Rochester this weekend. Kick off the first weekend of the summer with a day full of booze, tunes, and freebies.

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ART | "A Little Death: A Solo Exhibition"

What happens when Death's son is a little nicer than Death himself, and has a hard time continuing the work of his father? Local artist Nicholas Gurewitch has the answer in his newest project, an art book called "Notes on a Case of Melancholia, or: A Little Death."

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Theater review: 'The Belle of Amherst' at Cobblestone

A reunion for the cast and creative team, Emily Dickinson is brought to life in "The Belle of Amherst"


Defying gravity, all grace

Rochester Brainery Gallery Coordinator Jason Barber continues his curation of women-centric shows this month with Brittany Williams' "Ascension." Not only is the solo show by a young woman artist, but it exclusively features gorgeous portraits of young black women.


ART | "Wear Orange"

Rochester Institute of Technology's Gallery r joins the ranks of thousands of combined people, communities, and organizations across the country taking a stand against gun violence with the opening of "Wear Orange: Art to Action." The exhibition is dedicated to National Gun Violence Awareness Month and features "The Mother's Dream Quilt Project," a series of quilts created by various communities in remembrance of victims of gun violence; "It Takes Us," a photo series created by New York City artist Joe Quint that shares the stories of gun violence survivors; and memorials made by the Rochester Gay Alliance for the victims of the Pulse Orlando shootings.

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LECTURE | Spring into Wellness Lecture Series

In today's busy, uncontrollable world, it can be difficult to practice self-care, let alone finding the time to do so. Cobblestone Arts Center has been holding biweekly lectures provided by local professionals since early April, in order to combat everyday stress and conflict, along with teaching about health and mindfulness.

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VIDEO GAMES | "The Oregon Trail" Display

The Strong National Museum of Play will explore the history of educational software and video games through one of its newest displays, "The Oregon Trail, MECC, and the Rise of Computer Learning." In 1971, Minnesota student teacher Don Rawitsch created "The Oregon Trail," a game of problem-solving and decision-making set in 1848, as an interactive way to teach students about pioneers' struggles as they travelled 2,000 miles across the country by covered wagon.

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Dancing with the Stars Live @ Auditorium Theatre

Dan Schmitt and the Shadows @ Rochester Swing-In

Dan Schmitt and the Shadows @ Rochester Swing-In

Pretty Anonymous @ The Yards

Through June 24. Opening reception Fri. June 23, 7-10 p.m. Art and...

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    • Dan Schmitt and the Shadows @ Rochester Swing-In

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      • Thu., June 22, 7:30 p.m. $49.50-$125
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