Comfort Inn West
1501 W. Ridge Rd.
Rochester, NY 14615
Phone: (585) 621-5700
Fax: (585) 621-8446
Rochester Makerspace aims to equip its local community by conducting various workshops on different job skills which involves craft, art and technology. Offering courses on woodworking, sewing, painting, electronics and more, this not for profit establishment also hosts many cultural activities such as concerts and small live acts.
The Red Wings are a AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
Located in Rochester, the Water Street Music Hall is one of the premier music venues in the state. Awarded the “Best Live Music Club” and “Best Live Entertainment Venue” by the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle's People's Choice Awards in 2002, 2003 and 2006, this venue is quite popular. Celebrities have been spotted here and star performers have entertained audiences with dazzling gigs. The Water Street Music Hall also has one of the longest bars in the city; it stretches the full length of the room so there's plenty of room for those looking for premium drinks and cocktails. There is even a balcony area where you can relax and enjoy the entertainment.
A thriving community center, the Flying Squirrel is located on the historic Clarissa Street in Rochester. The center is a meeting point for artists and performers from the community who indulge in exchange of ideas and display their art works for the audiences. Here, one can attend the art exhibitions or watch the performances of local musicians and dancers, thus offering a wide range of cultural events. Apart from this, the center also hosts conferences, lectures, open mic nights and other events.
Home to the Rochester Americans, this multi-purpose arena can play host to a number of events be it wrestling, concerts, musical and even figure skating. The Blue Cross Arena has played host to a number of events and sporting spectacles with some of the most celebrated sportsmen and musicians making appearances here. With a number of restaurants and attractions nearby, this is a good place to enjoy a game or an event at. Complete with state-of-the-art facilities this versatile venue manages to organize some of the grandest events with great élan. In fact, at Blue Cross Arena you can even rent a suite, check their website for more details.
Housed inside the Eastman School of Music, the Eastman Theatre is a performance space. This magnificent 3094 seat theatre was originally built by George Eastman to promote dance, music and acting. The students of the school use this space to showcase their talents. Over the years they have shared the stage with some of the world's best artists, including Leonard Slatkin, Sir Georg Solti, Christoph von Dohnányi, Igor Stravinsky, Krzysztof Penderecki, John Williams and Bob Brookmeyer. The Eastman Opera Theatre presents fully staged operatic productions in the Spring. It also is the principal hall for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
Concerts, performances and recitals are featured frequently at the Eastman School of Music and Theatre.
This Culture District restaurant is across the historic Eastman Theatre. Max of Eastman Place is the first of the Max Rochester brand and has an intimate and sophisticated ambiance. Whether it is for a pre-theater dinner, a quick bite or a romantic meal, it will definitely meet all your requisites. Their contemporary American menu includes dishes like Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels, Six Northern Oysters on Ice and Slow Roasted Atlantic Salmon. It surely is a culinary journey for even the most discerning diner. Complement your meal with cocktail specials from the bar. This upscale dining hall is also a popular wedding venue, and its beautiful Atrium is one of the settings of the Rochester International Jazz Festival.
This intimate venue features productions that include musicals, comedies, dramas, and includes the performance of new works. Having offered year-round performances since its beginning in 1983, the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre has garnered a reputation for the wide range of its productions and its pioneering spirit in presenting the best in new works of quality.
This organization helps to promote and present a variety of plays and productions that range form Broadway musicals, to comedies, to dramas, with both classic and newer works being presented. Education and outreach programs are offered as well, and the Rochester Broadway Theatre League also works in conjunction with Opera Rochester to present top-notch performances of opera classics.
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has been in existence since 1922, and takes it as its mission to present performances of a wide range of the best in music in order to entertain and educate the public about the aesthetic appeal and cultural strength to be offered by superior musical events; the orchestra has continued to enhance its fine reputation not only with its local performances, but through extensive touring, recording projects, and featured performances at Carnegie Hall.
Offering education programs that include dance classes for children, teenagers and adults, this dance institute also offers performances by director and founder Garth Fagan, and dance performances that he has choreographed, both in Rochester and as touring shows. Fagan has won renown for his innovative dance and choreography, most notably his choreography of Broadway