Antiracism scholar Ibram X. Kendi presents UR’s MLK Jr. keynote

The “How to Be an Antiracist” author, who focuses on policies that impact marginalized people, will give a virtual talk on Wednesday.

Virtual talk presents ‘Stories of the Disabled’ featuring Luticha Doucette

Thursday night kicks off a series of virtual talks highlighting participants of the “In This Moment" project about Black leaders.

FILM | 'The Spirit of Protest in Black Culture'

Curated by artist and activist Rashaad Parker, Visual Studies Workshop's spring film series is essential viewing.

Rochester City Ballet kicks off digital series with 'Dangerous Liaisons'

From the classic French tale of intrigue and seduction to 'Green Eggs and Ham,' RCB's digital series has something for everyone.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorations to stream and attend

These events keep the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. an active force through inspiring keynotes, a new mural, and a Day of Compassion.

Morning ‘Virtual Animal Encounters’ series spotlights animal life

Strong Museum of Play's Anna Simpson will take viewers of all ages through a life cycle of human-animal interaction.

MAG’s ‘Melting Animals’ animated shorts activate imagination

Geared toward younger audiences, the program showcases a wide range of animation techniques and is meant to spark creativity in viewers.

Helmer Nature Center turns former Christmas trees into quality trails

Beginning on Dec. 26, Helmer Nature Center hosts Trees for Trails, recycling discarded Christmas trees to renew its nature trails.

Winter Solstice events maximize light before the longest night

Rochester’s time on the dark side of 2020 will be at its peak on Monday. Two local solstice events promise to make the most of the extreme.

With travel off the table, planetarium shows transport audiences

Beyond star shows, RMSC's Strasenburgh Planetarium offers immersive programs on the National Parks and 'Holiday Laser' light & music shows.

Virtual visiting poet Rage Hezekiah shares methods of slaying shame

Writers & Books will host New England-based poet Rage Hezekiah this week for a virtual reading and workshop.

No humbug: Geneva Theatre Guild to livestream holiday classic 'A Christmas Carol'

This weekend, Geneva Theatre Guild will have you seeing ghosts in its adaptation of this holiday perennial.

UR International Theatre Program’s 'The Government Inspector' is a Trumpian satire from the 19th century

In its first virtual production, UR International Theatre Program presents Gogol's prescient political satire "The Government Inspector."


Madelein Smith, Malcom Whitfield @ Comedy @ the Carlson

Introduction to Juneteenth @ 540WMain

Introduction to Juneteenth @ 540WMain

An online workshop offering a historical scope of Juneteenth, and its significance...

Strike for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Scotland (2019) @ Virtual Central Library

Screening & discussion with director Parisa Urquhart....

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