Three things to do today and tomorrow
05:00 AM, May 04, 2013
Three things to do today
Imagine RIT, a campus-wide Innovation and Creativity Festival, runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Henrietta. The free event includes interactive presentations, hands-on demonstrations, displays and research projects set up throughout campus, as well as music, performances, inflatables, games and other activities. For a schedule of events, go to rit.edu/imagine.
The Rochester Philharmonnic Orchestra’s Community Chorus Concert, featuring a 200-voice choir, will perform at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs St. Guest conductor Eric Townell will present classical favorites such as Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” and Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy,” as well as popular and patriotic standards. Admission is free; $5 donation suggested. Call (585) 454-2100 or go to rpo.org.
The creator of TV cult classic Mystery Science Theater 3000 stops in Rochester with his new one-man show, Joel Hodgson: Riffing Myself, featuring photos, videos and notebook pages from his personal collection. It begins at 8 p.m. at Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. Tickets are $20; $50 for performance and post-screening meet-and-greet. Call (585) 271-3361 or go to dryden.eastmanhouse.org.
Three things to do tomorrow
See colorful kites soar and swoop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during Kite Flight at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte. There will be kite-flying demonstrations, a children’s kite-making workshop, entertainment and public kite-flying. Admission is free. For more details, go to cityofrochester.gov/kiteflight.
The Rochester RazorSharks take on the New Jersey G-Force at 2:05 p.m. at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Tickets ($5, $10 and $25) are available at ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. For more, go to razorsharks.com.
Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Family Day will feature music and dance performances, storytelling, international exhibits, demonstrations and tours from noon to 5 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. A $5 family donation is suggested. For more information, call (585) 276-8900 or go to mag.rochester.edu.
Mark your calendar
Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby play an 8:30 p.m. Wednesday show at Lovin’ Cup Bistro & Brews, 300 Park Point Drive, Henrietta. Tickets ($12 in advance; $15 at the door $10 for students with ID) are available at the club and the Bop Shop. Call (585) 271-3354.