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Roger Corman to Receive George Eastman Award

July 2nd, 2013

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 27, 2013—George Eastman House it will honor Academy Award®-winner Roger Corman with the George Eastman Award, the museum’s highest honor in motion pictures, on Saturday, November 2. The award recognizes Corman’s distinguished contribution to the art of film. In accepting the honor, Corman joins the company of such film legends as Charles Chaplin, Cecil B. DeMille, Gary Cooper, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Stewart, Audrey Hepburn, Kim Novak, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, and Richard Gere. The G...

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Hangar Theatre Presents Kidd Stuff: Live Theatre for Kids Based on Popular Children's Books

July 2nd, 2013

Ithaca, NY (7/1/13) - Complementing the 2013 Mainstage season, the Hangar Theatre presents a magical series of live theatre for young audiences based on favorite children's stories. KIDDSTUFF series continues this summer with the charming new play With Two Wings, running July 11-13 at 10am and 12pm. For tickets and information visit or call 607.273.4497.

Inspired by the Greek myth of Icarus, the story unfolds in a magical land where people have wings. A young boy named Lyf finds himself g...

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Fourth of July Fireworks in the Finger Lakes

July 2nd, 2013

Join in on one of the Finger Lakes area's Fourth of July fireworks celebrations this week at one of the following locations:









Inner Harbor





Harris Whelan Park





Eldridge Park









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Celebrate July 4th at Destiny USA

July 1st, 2013

Syracuse, NY. –In preparation for the holiday, community members are encouraged to come out and take advantage of some of entertainment, restaurant, and shopping venues that will offer special discounts and various hours.

Destiny USA’s general hours on July 4th will be 10:00am-7:00pm with extended hours for the following venues:

  • Gordon Biersch- 11:00am-11:00pm *bar open until 12:00am
  • Koto- 11:00am-10:00pm
  • Melting Pot- 12:00pm-7:00pm
  • Panera Bread- 7:00am-7:00pm
  • PF Chang’s- 11:00am-11:00pm
  • Ruby Tuesd...

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Monday Fundays Begin Next Week at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse

July 1st, 2013

Need something fun and education to do with your children now that school is out for the summer?  Join us at the Erie Canal Museum for a series of activities, crafts, and demonstrations that celebrate the history and culture of the Erie Canal and Syracuse.  An exciting new addition to our educational programming, Monday Fun days will be held at the Erie Canal Museum on Mondays this summer.  Monday Fun days are made possible by the generous funding and support of M&T Bank.

Monday Fun days will be held every...

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Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition, opening July 14 at MAG, features 100 works by 81 regional artists

June 26th, 2013

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Long-Running Juried Exhibition Showcases Area Artists

ROCHESTER, NY — The 64th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition, a long-running showcase for artists from western and central New York, opens at the Memorial Art Gallery July 14 and remains on view through September 8. 


Appropriate to the Gallery's c...

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Hangar Theatre's 2013 Season Sizzles with the Great American Musical GYPSY Playing July 4-20

June 25th, 2013

Book by Arthur Laurents, 

Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim


Starring Broadway's

Michele Ragusa, Wally Dunn,

Martin Van Treuren, and Cathy Trien



Ithaca, NY(06/24/13) - The Hangar Theatre continues its 39th season with one of the greatest American musicals of all time, Gypsy, which runs from July 4-20Distinguished by more than 45 awards and nominations - including the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Theatre World awards - Gypsy has been revived ...

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Victoria's Secret to Open New Stand Alone PINK Store at Destiny USA

June 25th, 2013

The popular Victoria’s Secret Store has announced they will open a separate location for their PINK section, and plan to renovate their existing venue.

Syracuse, NY- Victoria's Secret, located on the first level of Destiny USA, is the largest American retailer of lingerie. The brand will open a stand-alone PINK store at Destiny USA while renovating their current location on the first level. 

Victoria’s Secret PINK is a spirited lifestyle brand dedicated to the independent and inspired collegiate girl. Som...

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Destiny USA Launches Tykes Tuesday Concept for Families

June 24th, 2013

Parents and guardians are encouraged to bring children to participate in fun activities in Destiny USA’s Canyon Area all Summer long

Syracuse, NY- Tuesdays just took on a whole new meaning for children this Summer at Destiny USA with the introduction of a brand new concept – TykesTuesday. Tykes Tuesdays will offer a new free activity each week for children. The activities will jump start on June 25th.

Each Tuesday there will be a variety of activities offered, catering to three age groups, from infants up...

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Casa Larga Releases 3 Summer Wines

June 24th, 2013

 Rochester's winery is ready for summer with 3 new vintages of summer wines. 

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga Vineyards is releasing three new wines that are ideal for summer.

The 2012 vintages of their Dry and Medium Dry Riesling were released to their Wine Lover Club Members starting June 1, and to the general public on June 15. These were the first wines that winemaker Matt Cassavaugh worked on as head winemaker and are arriving just before the Summer of Riesling begins on June 21...

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