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  Theater review: 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:00:00 -0400
The reinstated Greece Theatre Company stages a next-level production of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" at the Lyric Theatre Earlier this year, newly appointed Greece Performing Arts Society board president Eric Vaughn Johnson — who also serves as business manager and program director for RAPA — announced GPAS would reinstate the Greece Theatre Company and mount the regional premiere of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” GPAS was formed in the late 1960’s, but this is the first time a (young) city resident is serving as president, and the influence is already showing. While “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” retains the music from the 1996 Disney adaptation, the storyline is much closer to Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel and takes a darker approach to the Parisian tale.…
  Film review: ‘Mark Felt’ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:00:00 -0400
As deputy associate director of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, career G-Man Mark Felt (Liam Neeson) always believed himself to be next in line for the top job. But after Hoover’s death, he was passed over and forced to remain on as second-in-command.…
  Album review: 'Wasting Time' Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
The Tragedy Brothers "Wasting Time"…
  Album review: 'Orpheus Unsung' Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
Steven Mackey with Jason Treuting "Orpheus Unsung"…
  ART | Mythological Taxidermy Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
Artist Brenda Killackey-Jones takes some of the best creatures from fiction and brings them to life — or to the recently expired, mounted to the wall "life." Killackey-Jones's third annual Mythological Taxidermy is currently on display at Nox Cocktail Lounge, with mixed media sculptures of magical creatures from Harry Potter, "Game of Thrones," and "The Dark Crystal."…
  FILM | Home Movie Day 2017 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
Those home movies your parents, siblings, aunts and uncles, or friends shot while you were growing up carry a lot of value to them. There's always something sentimental about those personal movies, but even further, they're small cultural capsules of a time and place.…
  SPECIAL EVENT | Celebrate the 90's IRL Speed Dating Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
"In Real Life" is a speed-dating service that aims to bring singles together over mutual interests, and presents hyper-specific events for dog lovers, entrepreneurs, and video game enthusiasts. The model takes some of the pressure off of finding common ground with a complete stranger, and at the very least lends itself to making new friends.…
  THEATER | 'Faust' Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
For centuries, "Faust" has been synonymous with a specific brand of hubris: ambition that far outstrips wisdom. The tragically thirsty German protagonist has appeared in countless literary and artistic works, most notably by Christopher Marlowe and Goethe.…
  COMEDY | 'Halloweenprov' Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
Picture this: You and your friends are huddled around a campfire, surrounded by creepy woods and the vast night sky. There is only a single flashlight, and plenty of spooky stories.…
  THEATER | 'The Agitators' Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00 -0400
Geva Theatre's most recent production, "The Agitators," sweeps audiences back to mid-19th century America and chronicles an unlikely friendship between two famous Rochesterians, Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony. Through abolition, the Civil War, and votes for women, the duo challenged one another — and the nation — to change the course of history.…