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Genre-Blurring Jazz Greats to Grace Rochester

Genre-Blurring Jazz Greats to Grace Rochester

November 26, 2012

Grazyna Auguscik and guitarist Paulinho Garcia are bringing their original sound to Strong Auditorium. Polish-born Auguscik has been hailed as “one of the hottest jazz talents.”

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Concert Celebrates Newest Addition to Rochester’s Organ Collection

Concert Celebrates Newest Addition to Rochester’s Organ Collection

November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Another magnificent instrument – the recently restored 1893 Hook and Hastings Organ, installed in Christ Church over the summer and fall – receives its inaugural concert on Friday, Nov. 30.

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Poet Jennifer Grotz Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

Poet Jennifer Grotz Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

November 7, 2012

Grotz’s second selection of poems, The Needle, “is one of the most affecting poetic explorations of locale and loss that I know,” says English department chair John Michael.

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Project Explores Role of Observation in the Arts and Sciences

Project Explores Role of Observation in the Arts and Sciences

November 7, 2012

Do you see what they saw? Speakers explore the link between the observation process in the sciences and the humanities in this series.

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Kilbourn Concert Series Features Guitarist Raphaella Smits

Kilbourn Concert Series Features Guitarist Raphaella Smits

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recognized as “an uncommonly musical guitarist” (Tim Page, New York Times), Smits plays worldwide on eight-string guitars and historical instruments.

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Festival Showcases Outstanding Polish Films

Festival Showcases Outstanding Polish Films

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wartime drama, romantic comedy, and haunting animation are all part of the line up for this year’s Rochester Polish Film Festival at the Little Theatre from November 14-19.

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Eastman Faculty Concert Series Returns

Eastman Faculty Concert Series Returns

October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Eastman Faculty Artist Series, sponsored by Patricia Ward Baker, gives local music lovers the opportunity to catch these internationally lauded artists on their home turf.

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Freshman Featured on ‘From the Top’

Freshman Featured on ‘From the Top’

October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The segment was recorded live on July 20 this year in front of a sold-out audience at the Chautauqua Institute Amphitheatre and will be featured on a program with other gifted young classical music performers.

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Health Care History Through Humor

Health Care History Through Humor

October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Theodore Brown, a historian of medicine, public health, and health policy at the University of Rochester, provides the historical context for each cartoon and authored introductory chapters on early health care reform efforts.

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Celebrate International Home Movie Day

Celebrate International Home Movie Day

October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Free and open to the public, the event provides an opportunity for communities to experience these personal records of the past and learn how to preserve them for the future.

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