JCC CenterStage takes it outside

JCC CenterStage takes it outside

The JCC’s CenterStage is erecting a giant tent to stage shows as a workaround to indoor capacity restrictions that are cost-prohibitive.

 

Rochester Jazz Festival 2021 has been canceled

Jazz Festival organizers said pandemic-related restrictions made staging the event at RIT this summer impossible.

Art

Pop-up bookstores become indie lit's guide to survival

Indie booksellers such as Akimbo Books and The Secondhand Librarian are turning to pop-up events and web sales to reach readers.

Literature

An accused would-be art thief has a day in court

George Haag faces seven years in prison for allegedly trying to steal from the MAG. Everyone just wants him to get the help they think he needs.

Art

Hanif Abdurraqib, an emerging star, visits Writers & Books

Poet Hanif Abdurraqib's poems have been called "unmitigated brilliance." He joins Writers & Books on April 15 for its Visiting Authors series.

Literature

RBTL resets, yet again, for fall season — and yes, 'Hamilton' is on schedule

The plans are contingent on a loosening of state guidelines for venue capacity.

Theater

John Borek, a serious and zany man of the arts, dies at 71

Borek, a man of many hats known for his zany theatrics and serious commitment to the Rochester arts and cultural scene, died Saturday.

Art

Dryden Theatre reopens; Zoom and outdoor shows coming to Geva

This past weekend marked the fist time in 15 months that movies were shown at the Dryden Theatre.

Art

Rochester Fringe confirms there will be a September festival

As capacity-limited events were OK-ed for NYS venues, Rochester Fringe confirmed it's moving ahead with plans for a hybrid festival.

Art

Poetry in times of strife

Bring on the bards
Three Rochester poets share how they perceived 2020 and how it inspired them.

Literature

Far out, but up close and personal with pot

Ted Kinsman’s artful images of cannabis plants — and his many other creative projects — draw everyday people into the wild world of science.

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