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Brighton-Pittsford Post
  • Things to do Monday-Thursday April 16-19

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  • Monday, April 16
    Senior Matinées: Dryden Theatre, 900 East Ave., Rochester, 1:30 p.m., screening of “A Slight Case of Murder” (1938), a bullet gangster comedy starring Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins and Margaret Hamilton, free to seniors 60/older, (585) 271-3361, ext. 456.
    Eastman Philharmonia: Kodak Hall, 60 Gibbs St., Rochester, 8 p.m., music of Brahms and Tchaikovsky, free, www.esm.rochester.edu/calendar.
    Tuesday, April 17
    “The Devil, Probably”: Dryden Theater, George Eastman House, 900 East Ave., Rochester, 8 p.m., a 1977 Robert Bresson film, French with subtitles, $8 ($6 students), (585) 271-3361, dryden.eastmanhouse.org.
    Warren and Patricia Benson Forum on Creativity: Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, 433 E. Main St., Rochester, 8 p.m., visual artist Anna Schuleit and ESM composers present “Room for Five,” new compositions inspired by Schuleit’s work, free, www.esm.rochester.edu/calendar.
    Wednesday, April 18
    “Empowered”: Brighton Town Hall, Lower Auditorium, 2300 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, 7 p.m., film explores how Tompkins County citizens are looking into renewable energy options in solar, wind, geothermal and veggie oil for energy independence, preceded by information tables at 6:30 p.m., part of “Localization: Economy, Food and Energy” movie series, free with donations welcome, co-sponsored by See(k)ing Common Ground, (585) 394-7610, www.seekingcommonground.org.
    “You Mean I Agreed to What?” The Gallery at the Arts & Cultural Council, 277 N. Goodman St., Rochester, 10 a.m. to noon, Jeffrey H. LaBarge of Nixon Peabody LLP will address some common contract issues involving intellectual property, warranties, liability limitations and more, $50 (free for Arts & Cultural Council members), limited space, reservations required at (585) 473-4000, ext. 215, ashaughnessy@artsrochester.org.
    “Live From Hochstein” Concert and Broadcast Series: Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N. Plymouth Ave., Rochester, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Rosemary Elliot on cello and Rose Grace on piano perform music of Saint-Säens, broadcast live on WXXI Classical 91.5/90.3 FM, free, (585) 454-4596, www.hochstein.org.
    Eastman Wind Orchestra and Eastman Wind Ensemble: Kodak Hall, 60 Gibbs St., Rochester, 8 p.m., free, www.esm.rochester.edu/calendar.
    Thursday, April 19
    OnFilm Series: Hoyt Auditorium, University of Rochester, 7 p.m., screenings of “12 Angry Lebanese: The Documentary” (2009, Zeina Daccache) and “Together” (2000, Lucas Moodysson), series is centered on communities and issues of belonging, collectivity and inclusion, free, http://rochester.edu/college/onfilm/index.html.
    “Local Landmarks of Modernism”: Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester, 7 p.m., illustrated lecture on local midcentury homes by architectural historian Jean France, followed by “Living in a Landmark,” by Steven Plouffe who lives in the historic 1957 Alcoa House, included with museum entry: $12 ($8 senior citizens, $5 ages 6-18, college students and active military with ID; free ages 5/younger/members; half-price 5-9 p.m. Thursdays), (585) 276-8900, http://mag.Rochester.edu.
    Page 2 of 2 - Eastman School of Music Graduate Chamber Music Recital: Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman East Wing, 433 E. Main St., Rochester, 9 p.m., free, www.esm.rochester.edu/calendar.
    “Leaving Iowa”: Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place, Brighton, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through April 29, sentimental comedy about family and family vacations, will have you remembering childhood vacations you tried to forget, $26 to $36, reservations at (585) 325-4370, www.DownstairsCabaret.com.
    “Superior Donuts”: Wilson Mainstage, Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd., Rochester, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. (audio-described) and 7 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, comedy-drama about an aging hippie who owns a rundown doughnut shop and his teenage assistant wants to rejuvenate the shop with lively music and low-cal menu options, tickets start at $25, reservations at (585) 232-4382, www.gevatheatre.org.

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