Three things to do today, tomorrow

05:00 AM, Feb 13, 2013

Laura Jean Smillie-Diekmann sings in "Encore! Broadway Favorites from the American Songbook," which is being presented by JCC CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester in Brighton. (Provided photo)/


Three things to do today

• Bill Evans Dance presents RRROX Rochester Rhythm and Romance: Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses, a Valentine’s-themed tap and jazz show will feature rhythm tap choreography and performance by Evans, Cheryl Johnson and Courtney World, with guest artists from the Bill Evans Dance Company and The College at Brockport Department of Dance. See it at 7 p.m. (Feb. 13) at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Center, 540 E. Main St. Admission is $25; discounts available. Call (585) 325-4370 or go to downstairscabaret.com.

The Eastman School of Music Faculty Artist Series will feature Robert Morris, composer, at 8 p.m. (Feb. 13) at Hatch Recital Hall, East Wing, Eastman School of Music, 433 E. Main St. Admission is $10; free for UR ID holders. Call (585) 274-1110 or go to esm.rochester.edu.

Bring your own instrument to Open Mike Night with Joel, 7 to 10 p.m. (Feb. 13) at Jeffrey’s Bar and Grill, 3115 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta. No cover. Call (585) 486-4937 or go to jeffreysbar.com.

Three things to do tomorrow

• Comedian John DiCrosta will perform his stand-up at 7:30 p.m. (Feb. 14) at The Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. Tickets are $9. Call (585) 671-9080 or go to thecomedyclub.us.

The InspireDance Festival Kick-Off Event featuring performances by the University of Rochester’s student dance groups, including D’motions, the Ballet Performance Group, Sihir, Indulgence, and students from the dance program, is 6 to 8:30 p.m. (Feb. 14) at Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons, University of Rochester, Wilson Boulevard. For ticket prices and more information, call (585) 273-5150, (585) 201-1002 or go to rochester.edu/college/dance/events.

• Encore! Broadway Favorites from the American Songbook, a musical presented by JCC CenterStage, begins at 7 p.m. (Feb. 14) at Hart Theatre at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. Tickets are $26; $18 students. Call (585) 461-2000, ext. 235 or go to jcccenterstage.org.

Mark your calendar

The Rochester Americans take on the Houston Aeros at 7:05 p.m. Friday (Feb. 15) at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial, One War Memorial Square. Tickets are $16-$21. Call (585) 454-5335 or go to amerks.com.