RPO 2018/19 Season to Present Leslie Odom, Jr. and MoreRPO 2018/19 Season to Present Leslie Odom, Jr. and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced its 2018/19 season to a packed house in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre earlier this evening. The Orchestra's fourth-annual, free Season Preview Concert once again featured the entire orchestra onstage performing selected excerpts, with emcees Music Director Ward Stare and Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik. (more...)

Wallace Shawn to Guest on Star on Amazon's THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISELWallace Shawn to Guest on Star on Amazon's THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Beloved film and television actor Wallace Shawn has signed on to for a guest-starring role in Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino's upcoming Amazon Original Series THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL. Shawn will play Herb Smith, a self-proclaimed comedy writer who 'shapes acts, writes jokes, and eats pastrami.' (more...)

RPO 95th Season Opens with Itzhak Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced its 2017/18 season to a packed house in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre earlier this evening. The Orchestra's third annual, free Season Preview Concert once again featured the entire orchestra onstage performing selected excerpts, with emcee Music Director Ward Stare joined for the first time by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik. The two co-hosted the informal and lively evening from a living room-type setting on stage, and took turns conducting highlights from the upcoming Philharmonics and Pops Series. (more...)

East 4th Street Citi Bike Station Activated with Art by Herb Smith
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Herb Smith's 'From a Different Perspective' is activating the E 4th Street Cultural District's Citi Bike Station as the most recent artwork of the Asphalt Art Activation program produced by DOT Bike Share Program. The piece was supported by Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc), and curated by FABnyc Public Art Director, Keith Schweitzer. Laying a colorful foundation for the Citi Bike Station, Smith's piece is sited in the heart of the Cultural District, at the corner of East 4th Street and Second Avenue, encouraging a multi-perspective look at the block by blending street imagery with geographic identity. (more...)