I’m from Yalalag by Citlali Fabian

Citlali Fabian uses photography to explore and connect with her cultural and ancestral roots, the indigenous Yalaltec Zapotec people from Yalálag, an indigenous village in Oaxaca, Mexico. While Fabian grew up in Sierra Juaraz about ninety kilometers north of her ...

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BOA Poetry Beneath the Tree of Life

Local poets, poetry lovers, and cultural leaders share their favorite poems from BOA Editions books. Rochester’s own BOA Editions is one of the longest-running, most celebrated independent publishing houses in the United States. This collaboration between Writers & Books, BOA ...

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First Friday & Wide Open Mic

It’s First Friday, so come take a book home. Every First Friday, we’re offering a discount in our bookstore: $3 paperbacks, $5 hardcovers, and $10 past Rochester Reads books. Stop in, peruse the bookshelves, enjoy a snack, and stay for ...

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Closing Reception for Absolutely Abstracted: A Non-Linear View on Emotion by Qori Moorehaul

Emotions and human emotionality is not black and white. A feeling can look any which way. There is no right or wrong way to emote. As with an abstract painting, it can never be wrong. Anything can be seen in ...

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On The Side 2018

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) and the Rochester Advertising Federation (RAF) have invited members of the RAF to exhibit their “on the side” fine artwork. The exhibition will feature rarely-seen works by some of Rochester’s most well known designers, photographers ...

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Limbo Lounge by Dave Calver

Purgatory is a popular subject in books, movies, and TV. In his new book Limbo Lounge and the Lab Space exhibition by the same name, author and artist Dave Calver presents his take on the topic. The story follows Lou, ...

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