Culture

The magic of “The Grown-Up”

Aging terrifies me. So, naturally, I decided to see the Todd performance of Jordan Harrison’s “The Grown-Up,” a play with getting older as a central theme.

Bayer performs, boredom prevails

I should be fair. There was good stuff there. But the performance felt non-committal, like Bayer was afraid to stick to a theme.

Jon Batiste brings jazz carnival to Eastman

Jon Batiste’s performance at the Kodak Hall this Saturday evening highlighted this year’s celebration of Meliora Weekend. Batiste is a…

Author and smooth talker Ann Patchett visits Strong

Sarah Mangelsdorf welcomed Ann Patchett to Strong Auditorium on Saturday afternoon by listing a few of her accolades — an…

“Current Seen” brings contemporary art to the streets

“Current Seen,” an exhibit soon to be shown in the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, is not only about the display…

At Small World, an indie concert almost by-the-book

Horse Jumper of Love came to Rochester for the first time this past Thursday, and their show at Small World…

Watched ‘Attack on Titan?’ Now would be the time to read the manga

This year the third season “Attack on Titan” third and fourth season took the anime community by storm.  After a…

Memory Palace Live: Storytelling at its most intimate

When I was around 8 or 9, a college student who frequented our house told me to listen to my…

Not Vanilla: Public Picassos, and the life of online artists

Stagnation is a dire problem in our age, where new content and information is constantly pumped out. I was experiencing…

Marianas Trench brings wave of pop punk to Rochester

Marianas Trench’s appearance at Anthology this Tuesday attracted fans from all over Rochester with their successful “Suspending Gravity” tour.  It…