Film explores impact of when a rape results in motherhood

For all of our debates over the right for women to terminate unwanted pregnancies, there's less conversation about women who decide to keep children conceived through rape. Filmmaker and Flower City Arts Center Artist-In-Residence Nicholle La Vann is creating a documentary about her own assault and her broken relationship with her daughter, in the effort to continue her process of healing.

Museum of Play inducts four games into Video Game Hall of Fame

Whether or not they intentionally chose May 4 -- arguably geek culture's most favorite day of the year -- is up for debate, but The Strong National Museum of Play today presented the 2017 inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Based on a committee formed of international journalists, game developers, and educators, this year's inductees include "Donkey Kong," "Street Fighter II," Pokémon "Red" and "Green," and "Halo: Combat Evolved."

Graphic novel ‘Instrumental’ tackles creative ambition

Rochester-based musician, artist, and writer Dave Chisholm's new graphic novel, "Instrumental," uses music as a means to consider existentialism, higher dimensions, and down-to-earth concerns with success. Through thoroughly engaging storytelling and enthralling illustrations, the book blends a fantastical adventure into ordinary creative lives and offers philosophy about the balance of talent, ambition, and power.

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