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Summer Sizzles at Young Audiences of Rochester, NY

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Summer brings many ways that the community can support Young Audiences of Rochester (YA) and have fun at the same time. The following organizations are holding entertainment events and are sharing the proceeds with YA. These funds will continue to provide quality arts programming to Rochester area children and youth.

Sunday August 3, 2014 - Doors Open: 2:30pm - Performance Begins: 3:30pm

MJS Productions & FuturPointe Dance presents: The Masterpiece: Classical Music and Dance. "THE MASTERPIECE" IS AN EVENING OF CLASSICAL MUSIC AND DANCE WITH AWARD WINNING, INTERNATIONAL OPERA SINGER CLARON MCFADDEN, HENRI MUHAMMAD AND THE MUHAMMAD SCHOOL OF MUSIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA AND FUTURPOINTE DANCE.

Purchase tickets at https://mjspmasterpiecesunday.eventbrite.com/. Enter special code YA in the promotional code area, and YA will receive $10 from every $35 and $45 ticket sale purchased using the code.

August 16, 2014, 5:30pm:

Lake Affect Magazine 20th anniversary party. All of the Lake Affect covers will be displayed in the Little Cafe Gallery along with wine, refreshments and a showing of the film, "Four Weddings and a Funeral". Tickets are $20.00. Sponsored by Canandaigua Bank. Purchase tickets at https://squareup.com/market/michelle-cardulla/lake-affect-magazine-anniv...
YA will receive 20% of all tickets sold with a mention YA in footnotes.

August 23, 2014:
Exodus To Jazz presents Tom Harrell's 'Colors of a Dream" featuring Esperanza Spaulding. Tom Harrell returns to Rochester with “Colors of a Dream”, a piano-less ensemble with two bassists and the addition of Jaleel Shaw on alto saxophone. Joining Ugonna Okegwo, Harrell’s bassist for 14 years, is bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding who contributes vocals on some of Harrell’s original tunes. Regular Band members Wayne Escoffery on tenor saxophone and Johnathan Blake on drums, complete this stellar group. Recognized as one of the most creative instrumentalists and composers, Tom Harrell is a frequent winner in Down Beat and Jazz Times magazines’ Critics and Readers Polls and Grammy nominee.

“The “Colors of a Dream” ensemble setting finds Harrell at the very top of his game and perhaps his creative apex. The apt title blends well with the incredibly rich and vibrant sound from the group as Harrell paints an introspective self portrait of harmonic bliss” – Brent Black

Purchase tickets through http://www.brownpapertickets.com/

Enter special code YAR at the point of purchase, and YA will receive a contribution of $5.00 for every ticket sale purchased using the code.

For more information, call 585.530.2060.

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