(585) 243-6785 info@gvartscouncil.org
Jan
24
Thu
Exhibit Your Work in the International Phenomenon 6x6x2019! @ Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Jan 24 – Apr 14 all-day

We want YOU to participate in 6x6x2019! Let your creative side loose and become part of an international small art phenomenon that spans the entire globe. It is completely open to all and free to enter, just simply fill out an entry form and mail, or deliver your 6-inch by 6-inch artwork to Rochester Contemporary Art Center by April 14 or postmarked by April 13. You may enter up to three pieces and use any medium (no glitter, please). For more information and a detailed FAQ please visit us at roco6x6.org and on social media using #roco6x6 or @RoCo137.
Feb
22
Fri
Open Mic Performing Arts Series @ ArtWorks
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

February through November, Dansville ArtWorks hosts an Open Mic event on fourth Fridays starting at 6:30pm.

Join us to experience and participate in performance arts. This year’s lineup includes musicians, writers, poets, songwriters and more. These events are family friendly and free/open to the public. Thanks are extended to our funding partner, Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.*

Free parking is available on Main Street and in the municipal parking lot behind the Town of North Dansville building.

February 22: Open Mic with Michael Scott Smith – original songs and storytelling in the Americana style performed on voice and guitar
March 22: Hornell Little Band in Concert – a traditional concert band performing classical and pop music and marches
April 26: Odd Combination Jazz – ensemble plays jazz and rock
May 24: The Wray Boys Do Country – duo brings the music of Ray Price, George Jones and other country artists to Dansville
June 28: Gary Peet presents The Song Writing Process – offering mostly original music on acoustic guitar and popular country and folk cover songs
July 26: Cris Riedel’s Stories for All Ages – enjoy folktales from a variety of cultures and countries
August 23: David Michael Nixon: Poetry and Songs – the artist’s poems, including those from Stephen Forgives the Stone: New and Selected Poems, interspersed with a cappella folk and country vocals
September 27: George Hochbrueckner offers The Diversity of Guitar – experience diverse styles and musical ideas
October 25: Beth Sleboda’s YUM! – one-of-a-kind blend of spoken word, vocals and instrumentals
November 22: Joe Dady and Fun with Folk – hear songs and stories from the Irish and American folk traditions

All events start at 6:30pm and free and open to the public; donations are welcome. Performances are very family friendly. Light refreshments follow the open mic session.

Want to participate in Open Mic? Following each featured artist, we open up the floor for audience members to share their talent with brief, family friendly performances: prose and poetry, vocal, instrumental, storytelling, performance art, dance and similar. Upon arriving for the event, sign up on our Check In sheet.

Feb
23
Sat
Resident Craft Club LCCNR -Special Craft Presentation @ Livingston County CNR
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation to learn a new craft. The Residents at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation will do a paint and sip and create flower paintings this week with the help of Renee from Makacademy LLC. All are welcome to join us to help too, Volunteers are always needed. Craft nights are every Saturday night, Special Craft nights are provided once a month. Funding for this event is made possible from the Artists in Education Grant from the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.
Resident Craft Club LCCNR Special Craft
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Renee will show the residents how to make an 8x 10 picture of flowers . “Paint and Sip” the Resident Craft Club LCCNR -Special Craft Presentation @ Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is made possible from a grant from the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Feb
26
Tue
Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Feb
28
Thu
Yoga Basics – Beginner/Gentle Level @ GVCA
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Whether you are just beginning a yoga practice or for those who are “re-starting” a practice after some time off – join us this Winter as we return to the basics what creates a fun, safe and supportive yoga practice for all levels: Conscious Breathing, Refined Alignment and Balanced Action.
Along with yoga postures (asana) modified to create accessibility for each individuals’ needs; we will playfully explore breathing techniques (pranayamas), visualization (dharana), short meditations (dhyana) and interweave yoga philosophy and life style in each class. Yoga is for every body, mind and heart!
***no class Feb 14***
To register call Melissa @ Livingston Arts 243-6785
or Ruth Ann@ 519-6472

Mar
1
Fri
Music from Eastern Europe
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cordancia Chamber Orchestra in concert featuring music from Eastern Europe, including works by Leó Weiner (Hungary), Bohuslav Jan Martinů (Czechoslovakia) and Alexandre Tansman (Poland)
Featuring Ji-Mi Jang, a junior at Pittsford Mendon High School and student of Kathleen Murphy Kemp at the Hochstein School, High School Level Winner of the Nico Toscano Concerto Competition, performing the 3rd movement of Kabalevsky’s Cello Concerto No. 1
Conductor Rachel Lauber
Artistic Directors Pia Liptak and Kathleen Suher
Tickets $15 ($10 students and seniors) available at www.cordancia.org/events or at the door

 

Mar
2
Sat
Resident Craft Club LCCNR -Special Craft Presentation @ Livingston County CNR
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation to learn a new craft. The Residents at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation will do a paint and sip and create flower paintings this week with the help of Renee from Makacademy LLC. All are welcome to join us to help too, Volunteers are always needed. Craft nights are every Saturday night, Special Craft nights are provided once a month. Funding for this event is made possible from the Artists in Education Grant from the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.
Mar
3
Sun
Music from Eastern Europe
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cordancia Chamber Orchestra in concert featuring music from Eastern Europe, including works by Leó Weiner (Hungary), Bohuslav Jan Martinů (Czechoslovakia) and Alexandre Tansman (Poland)
Featuring Michael Matthews, junior at the Eastman School and a student of Chien-Kwan Lin, College Level Winner of the Nico Toscano Concerto Competition, performing Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto No. 2
Conductor Rachel Lauber
Artistic Directors Pia Liptak and Kathleen Suher
Tickets $15 ($10 students and seniors) available at www.cordancia.org/events or at the door
Mar
5
Tue
Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Yoga – Mixed Level: For returning, experienced, or physically active beginner students @ Genesee Valley Council on the ArtsYoga – Mixed Level: For returning, experienced, or physically active beginners @ GVCA Yoga Studio
Mar 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Join us for basics and more, including Sun Salutations, standing and seated poses, twists, shoulder and hip openers, and back bends.
Tuesdays 4:30-4:45 pm
Session I: March 5, 12, 19, and 26
Session II: April 2, 9, 23, 30 **No class 4/16**
To register call Melissa @ Genesee Valley Arts Council : 243-6785
or email Holly at hollyberryred@aol.com
Limited space~ 7 students per class max

For all yoga classes: Please consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program.
Eat lightly, bring water, bring yoga mat or purchase from instructor, dress in comfortable layers.

Yoga Basics and Beyond Mixed Level @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Mar 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

**Mixed Levels
For returning students – join us this winter as we return to the basics and beyond of what creates a fun, safe and supportive yoga practice for all levels: Conscious Breathing, Refined Alignment and Balanced Action.
Along with Sun Salutations, and a variety of yoga poses, we will continue to explore breathing techniques (pranayamas), visualization (dharana), short meditations (dhyana) and interweave yoga philosophy and life style into each class. Yoga is for every body, mind and heart!

** Returning students or by permission of instructor
Dates and Times:
Tuesdays: Session I January 8, 15, 22 & 29
Session II February 5, 19, 26 & March 5
*No class 2/12 *
To register call Melissa @ GVCA243-6785
or Ruth Ann@ 519-6472
Limited Space – Sign up early! 7 Students per Class Maximum
For All Yoga Classes:
Please consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program.
Eat lightly, bring water, bring yoga mat or purchase from instructor, dress in comfortable layers.
#4 Murray Hill Drive, Mt Morris NY – Parking in Rear of Building, follow signs,
For “New Deal Art Gallery”, take stairs near Gift Shop/Gallery to 2nd floor
Class Fee: 4 weeks -$44.00

Miss Saigon
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

 

“A DYNAMITE BROADWAY REVIVAL.” – The New Yorker. Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son. This new production features stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score featuring Broadway hits including “The Heat is On in Saigon,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “Last Night of the World.”

Show Schedule:
Tuesday 7:30pm
Wednesday 7:30pm
Thursday 7:30pm
Friday 8:00pm
Saturday 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm & 6:30pm

Mar
7
Thu
Yoga Basics – Beginner/Gentle Level @ GVCA
Mar 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Whether you are just beginning a yoga practice or for those who are “re-starting” a practice after some time off – join us this Winter as we return to the basics what creates a fun, safe and supportive yoga practice for all levels: Conscious Breathing, Refined Alignment and Balanced Action.
Along with yoga postures (asana) modified to create accessibility for each individuals’ needs; we will playfully explore breathing techniques (pranayamas), visualization (dharana), short meditations (dhyana) and interweave yoga philosophy and life style in each class. Yoga is for every body, mind and heart!
***no class Feb 14***
To register call Melissa @ Livingston Arts 243-6785
or Ruth Ann@ 519-6472

Yoga- beginner level: For those beginning or re-starting after some time off. @ GVCA Yoga Studio
Mar 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Join us for a basic yoga class, that meets you where you are. This is a more moderate class, modified with props.

Thursdays 4:30-5:45 pm

Session I: March 7, 14, 21, 28
Session II: April 4, 11, 18, 25
To register call Melissa@ Genesee Valley Arts Council: 243-6785 or email Holly at hollyberryred@aol.com
Limited space~ 7 students per class max

For all yoga classes: Please consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program.
Eat lightly, bring water, bring yoga mat or purchase from instructor, dress in comfortable layers.
4 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris NY~ parking in rear of building, follow signs for “New Deal Gallery”, take stairs near Gift Shop/Gallery to 2nd floor.

Class fee: 4 weeks = $40.00

Mar
9
Sat
Resident Craft Club LCCNR -Special Craft Presentation @ Livingston County CNR
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation to learn a new craft. The Residents at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation will do a paint and sip and create flower paintings this week with the help of Renee from Makacademy LLC. All are welcome to join us to help too, Volunteers are always needed. Craft nights are every Saturday night, Special Craft nights are provided once a month. Funding for this event is made possible from the Artists in Education Grant from the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.
Mar
12
Tue
Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Yoga – Mixed Level: For returning, experienced, or physically active beginner students @ Genesee Valley Council on the ArtsYoga – Mixed Level: For returning, experienced, or physically active beginners @ GVCA Yoga Studio
Mar 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Join us for basics and more, including Sun Salutations, standing and seated poses, twists, shoulder and hip openers, and back bends.
Tuesdays 4:30-4:45 pm
Session I: March 5, 12, 19, and 26
Session II: April 2, 9, 23, 30 **No class 4/16**
To register call Melissa @ Genesee Valley Arts Council : 243-6785
or email Holly at hollyberryred@aol.com
Limited space~ 7 students per class max

For all yoga classes: Please consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program.
Eat lightly, bring water, bring yoga mat or purchase from instructor, dress in comfortable layers.

Mar
14
Thu
Yoga- beginner level: For those beginning or re-starting after some time off. @ GVCA Yoga Studio
Mar 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Join us for a basic yoga class, that meets you where you are. This is a more moderate class, modified with props.

Thursdays 4:30-5:45 pm

Session I: March 7, 14, 21, 28
Session II: April 4, 11, 18, 25
To register call Melissa@ Genesee Valley Arts Council: 243-6785 or email Holly at hollyberryred@aol.com
Limited space~ 7 students per class max

For all yoga classes: Please consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program.
Eat lightly, bring water, bring yoga mat or purchase from instructor, dress in comfortable layers.
4 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris NY~ parking in rear of building, follow signs for “New Deal Gallery”, take stairs near Gift Shop/Gallery to 2nd floor.

Class fee: 4 weeks = $40.00

Strings for Success / fivebyfive joint concert @ Church of Love Faith Center
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This free concert will feature music by composer Marc Webster arranged for the students of Strings for Success and the Rochester quintet, fivebyfive.

Mar
15
Fri
Celtic Celebration Concert @ First Presbyterian Church
Mar 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble, the largest hammered dulcimer ensemble in the US, and Harmonious Harps, an ensemble of student harpists from the studio of Roxanne Ziegler, will present a Celtic Concert drawn from primarily Irish traditions. The concert will include multi-instrumentalists, and an Irish tenor. The concert is FREE and open to the public; the church is handicapped accessible. If you wish, come early and enjoy a corned beef and cabbage dinner in the church Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm; cost is $10.00, reservations are NOT required, one seating only.

Mar
16
Sat
Resident Craft Club LCCNR -Special Craft Presentation @ Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a special presentation to learn a new craft. The Residents at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation will learn how to make Coasters out of tiles adding different materials to create their special designs. All are welcome to join us to help and make a coaster for yourself too! Funding for this event is from the Artists in Education Grant from the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.

Resident Craft Club LCCNR -Special Craft Presentation @ Livingston County CNR
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation to learn a new craft. The Residents at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation will do a paint and sip and create flower paintings this week with the help of Renee from Makacademy LLC. All are welcome to join us to help too, Volunteers are always needed. Craft nights are every Saturday night, Special Craft nights are provided once a month. Funding for this event is made possible from the Artists in Education Grant from the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.
Mar
19
Tue
Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Yoga – Mixed Level: For returning, experienced, or physically active beginner students @ Genesee Valley Council on the ArtsYoga – Mixed Level: For returning, experienced, or physically active beginners @ GVCA Yoga Studio
Mar 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Join us for basics and more, including Sun Salutations, standing and seated poses, twists, shoulder and hip openers, and back bends.
Tuesdays 4:30-4:45 pm
Session I: March 5, 12, 19, and 26
Session II: April 2, 9, 23, 30 **No class 4/16**
To register call Melissa @ Genesee Valley Arts Council : 243-6785
or email Holly at hollyberryred@aol.com
Limited space~ 7 students per class max

For all yoga classes: Please consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program.
Eat lightly, bring water, bring yoga mat or purchase from instructor, dress in comfortable layers.