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Daily Choices: What to do on Friday, February 1 

Film: This week’s new movies are the zombie love story “Warm Bodies,” the Al Pacino and Christopher Walken vehicle “Stand Up Guys,” the Ken Burns documentary “The Central Park Five,” and the Sylvester Stallone shoot-‘em-up “Bullet to the Head.” Click here for our full listings of theaters and show times.

Music: You want our kids to keep learning about art and music, don’tcha? Show your support at the Rock the Arts concert at the St. Louis School (11 Rand Place, Pittsford), which benefits the school’s arts and music programs. Current students and St. Louis alumni will perform at the show, which starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the school’s Reddington Hall. Tickets are $5 at the door, with discounts available for seniors and students. Call the school at 585-586-5200 for more information.

Museum: Learn about the lovely, 200-year history of valentines – from handmade cutouts to romantic telegraph messages to mass-produced greeting cards – at To My Valentine, the new exhibit on the third floor of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (657 East Ave.). Continuing through Mar. 31. Admission for the exhibit is free with regular museum admission: $13 for adults, $12 for seniors and college students, $11 for ages 3 through 18, and free for children under 3 and all RMSC members. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For a full list of museum events, visit or call 585-271-1880.

Music: When Red Inc., a hard rock band comprising four recent School of the Arts graduates, performed its first-ever show in January 2012, it won the East Rochester Battle of the Bands competition. Since then, the band has continued playing around Rochester, and has recently started work on a debut album. Red Inc. will perform at Tala Vera (155 State St.), with fellow Rochesterians Pat Buchanan’s Hearse and rapper I$hy opening. The show starts at 8 p.m., tickets are $5 for over 21 years old and $7 for under 21. Visit for more shows and events.

Music: To mark the opening of Adelin Kraus’s new painting and woodcut exhibit “What Fury Fiends Find” (not to mention First Friday!), the Lobby presents a night of music at the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave.) with Benny Beyond, Ghost Country, and two bands celebrating the release of new albums: Dream Girls and Sparx & Yarms. Doors open at 8 p.m., music starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $4 for over 21 years old and $8 for under 21. Visit for upcoming events.

Music: The dust hasn’t completely settled from the recent firing of Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Arild Remmereit, but amidst the controversy, the shows must go on. And go on they will, with performances of New York Cityscapes, a ballet set to original music from conductor Jeff Tyzik, featuring world-premiere choreography and dance music from Bernstein, Khachaturian and Tchaikovsky. New York Cityscapes will be performed in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre (26 Gibbs St.) at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range from $15 (obstructed view) to $79 (box seats), and can be purchased at or any Rochester-area Wegmans, or by calling 585-454-2100.

Art: Escape into a beautiful sunset or a vast mountain range -- or at least, paintings of them -- at the Landscapes Revisited exhibit, starting today at International Art Acquisitions (3300 Monroe Ave.) and running through Feb. 28. The exhibit features works from Marcella Gillenwater, Linda Kall and John Baugman, and it is free, as is admission to the gallery.

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