- Cultural Attractions
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- WXXI, Jazz Festival partner on national programs
WXXI TV and the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival have announced the four concerts at this year’s event that are to be produced into programming and distributed to Public Broadcasting Service stations nationwide.
- Hall of Famer gets kick out of front office post
- Maya Angelou visit to RIT canceled
Maya Angelou’s visit to Rochester Institute of Technology has been canceled after the renowned poet and author was hospitalized.
- The PGA Impact
- Jazz Festival unveils full lineup for 2013
The lineup for the 2013 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival--a nine-day event that promises to be the largest edition yet--was released Tuesday. The festival will feature more than 1,200 artists performing in 280 concerts.
- Holiday Inn Rochester Airport to stay open during sale
The Holiday Inn Rochester Airport will remain open for business as a possible sale is negotiated, representatives announced Monday.
- $12M expansion to add some 75 jobs at site
- RPO annual meeting details deficit, ousting of Remmereit
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. held its annual meeting Wednesday, detailing a year in which it had a $746,000 operating deficit.
- RPO to perform at festival at Carnegie Hall in 2014
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has been selected to play in a Spring for Music festival next May at Carnegie Hall.
- Rochester rises to 54th on list of best-performing cities
Metropolitan Rochester ranks 54th among the nation’s 200 largest regions in terms of creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth, the Milken Institute reported.
- Design firm picked for renovations to Ralph Wilson Stadium
The Buffalo Bills have hired a design firm to oversee $130 million in renovations at Ralph Wilson Stadium, the National Football League team said Thursday. Populous, a global design and architectural firm whose U.S. headquarters is in Kansas City, will do the work.
- Eastman students to perform at presidential inauguration event
Four students from the Eastman School of Music will get a chance to play for a big audience—the president of the United States.
- Chowder Up dishes out pair of wins in Buffalo
Rochester food truck Chowder Up had a big weekend. The mobile seafood truck won two awards at the Buffalo Soup Festival held Sunday at the Hearthstone Manor banquet center in Depew.
- Marrone inks contract as Buffalo Bills head coach
Doug Marrone signed a contract Monday to become the 16th head coach of the Buffalo Bills, team officials said.
- LeBeau agrees to pay to settle Labor Department probe
Local promoter James LeBeau has agreed to pay four Frontier Field workers $74,000 to settle a state Department of Labor prevailing wage investigation, department spokesman Leo Rosales said.
- Her third-generation business is going places
- PGA Championship merchandise sale set for Monday
Official merchandise for the 2013 PGA Championship is available for sale Monday, for one day, at Oak Hill Country Club, tournament representatives announced Thursday.
- Turning Stone starts on $25 million expansion
Work began Thursday on a $25 million expansion at Turning Stone Resort Casino, with four entertainment options scheduled for completion next summer.
- Buffalo stadium proposal includes museum run by the Strong
A $1.4 billion stadium complex for the Buffalo Bills being proposed on the city of Buffalo’s waterfront could include a sports museum operated by the Strong, developers said Tuesday.