2085 Hylan Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: (585) 334-6620
Fax: (585) 334-9649
Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.
Office phone: 585-292-0303
Mainly home to college related events, this center is large, luxurious and equipped with top-notch amenities. Seminars, admission procedures and orientations are the main happenings here, closely followed by career related symposiums. Though not much of a tourist venue, you could possibly find the odd concert or performance taking place, if you check the schedule. However, this is an ideal meeting place for the local college fraternity, parents, teachers and out-of-towners who want to get a glimpse into the local educational system. Surf the website for more details.
Located within the Highland Park, the Highland Bowl Amphitheater is an enticing event space that attracts musicians and music lovers alike. What makes this open air theater a regular hang out for several art enthusiasts is its location amidst the green park and the high quality sound technology that makes every performance a phenomenal act. Rendering a concert at this amphitheater is like a dream come true for several local and regional artists and bands.
The most popular Italian restaurant in Rochester, Mario's Via Abruzzi is known for the authentic Italian cuisine and decor to match. The experience is complete with Italian music playing in the background by strolling accordion players every Saturday evening and festive Italian music on radio. This family-run restaurant has been catering to customers for decades. Take your pick from their wine selection, which has been presented the 'Award Of Excellence' by the Wine Spectator for five consecutive years. Daily specials include steak, calamari, pasta, veal and fresh seafood. One of the must-have is the pollo saltimbocca. Don't forget to come by for the popular Sunday morning brunch.
One of the oldest theaters in the city of Rochester, the cinema theater offers a very homely feel to spectators who come in to catch a show. It has strong nostalgic memories to the locals who come in to watch various classic flicks as well as to those who come in for the new releases. Ample parking is available on its premises. Call ahead for a current schedule of shows, events or tickets.
Vineyard Community Space belongs to the Monroe Park Vineyard Church. Besides being used for church services and activities, it is a thriving facility for everything related to art. It is not only for the congregation but anyone who is creative and artistic can avail of this venue. They regularly hosts concerts, art exhibitions, photography, dance shows and other cultural events.
A thriving community center, the Flying Squirrel is located on the historic Clarissa Street in Rochester. The center is a meeting point for artists and performers from the community who indulge in exchange of ideas and display their art works for the audiences. Here, one can attend the art exhibitions or watch the performances of local musicians and dancers, thus offering a wide range of cultural events. Apart from this, the center also hosts conferences, lectures, open mic nights and other events.
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This place has the largest seating capacity of any venue in Rochester. Built in 1972, it is actually a three-theater complex that presents world classics, musicals, satires and contemporary work. The Elaine P. Wilson Main Stage has a seating capacity of 550, the Ron & Donna Fielding Nextstage can accommodate 180 and the Geva Comedy Improv can seat 70. Some of the famous works presented here are 'Hamlet' by William Shakespeare, 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, and 'Other Island' by George Bernard Shaw.
Home to the Rochester Americans, this multi-purpose arena can play host to a number of events be it wrestling, concerts, musical and even figure skating. The Blue Cross Arena has played host to a number of events and sporting spectacles with some of the most celebrated sportsmen and musicians making appearances here. With a number of restaurants and attractions nearby, this is a good place to enjoy a game or an event at. Complete with state-of-the-art facilities this versatile venue manages to organize some of the grandest events with great élan. In fact, at Blue Cross Arena you can even rent a suite, check their website for more details.
Built in the 1970s as the Manhattan Square Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square is a bustling ice rink in the East End District. Open throughout the year, its outdoor skating rink is available only on winters and has a unique kidney shape. During the summers, the rink is also a reflecting pool with fountains. This park also features a warming shelter which is let out for private events.