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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, February 5 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Ward Stare, Music Director Marina Piccinini, flute Haydn: Symphony No. 67 in F Major Kernis: Flute Concerto (premiere commission) Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60 Greet new RPO Music Director Ward Stare, and … Read more »
Tickets:Adults $30, Seniors $25, College Students $10 with ID, Students through Grade 12 are free.
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Live Performances 1964 The Tribute

Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 pm
Nine Entertainment presents
“1964”...THE TRIBUTE, dubbed “Best Beatles Tribute on earth” by Rolling Stone Magazine, has perfected the energy and excitement of a live Beatles performance. Like actors, these musicians cast … Read more »
Tickets:$42 Orchestra/$32 Balcony
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy

Monday, March 2 at 10:00 am
Wednesday, March 2 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, City of Geneva, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
10am is SOLD OUT         Tickets are available for the 7pm show This world premiere musical, presented by Bay Area Children's Theatre, will buzz into your heart, as Lulu, Sam, … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Out of Bounds

Sunday, March 13 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 14 at 10:00 am
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, City of Geneva, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
The performance tells the bullying story from the point of view of 14-year-old Amy and her peers. On a dare, Amy posted a picture of herself online that she … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Film The Last Waltz

Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 pm
A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (imdb.com) Among one of, if not the best rock movie ever made, The Last Waltz is a … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Live Performances It’s On Us Rally

Tuesday, March 22 at 7:00 pm
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Come and Join us in Solidarity! Featuring performances by: Three Mile Lost, Hip~NotiQs, Hobartones, Perfect Third, Kathleen Fowkes '18 and HWS Dance. First 40 people through the door receive a … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film King Georges

Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 pm
Documentary about Philadelphia restaurateur Georges Perrier and the closing of his iconic restaurant, Le Bec-Fin. (imdb.com) Philadelphia, circa 2010, is about to lose its culinary treasure: Le Bec-Fin, one … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances My Darling Clementine

Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 pm
The Smith Club Series presents
My Darling Clementine is a bravely unfashionable British band who set out to pay tribute to those great country duos of that era – Tammy and George, or … Read more »
Tickets:$20 (Includes Facility Fee)
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Film Requiem for the American Dream

Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30 pm
REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM is the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time - … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances Geneva Night Out – Jazz Band Performance

Friday, April 1 at 5:00 pm
For April's Geneva Night Out, we will have the Newark High School Jazz Band performing. Set Times TBD Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Live Performances Scott LaFaro Celebration Concert

Friday, April 1 at 8:00 pm
Our featured performers for the Scott LaFaro Celebration concert will be i3º. i3º (pronounced "thirteen degrees") is a jazz trio of music professors from Ithaca College featuring Nicholas Walker, double bass; Greg Evans, drums; Nick Weiser … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film Soaked in Bleach

Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 pm
Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain. (imdb.com) SOAKED IN BLEACH reveals the events behind Kurt Cobain's … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances Chanticleer

Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
This Grammy Award winning ensemble is known around the world for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices, ranging from countertenor to bass, and for its original … Read more »
Tickets:Adults $30, Seniors $25, College Students $10 with ID, Students through Grade 12 are free.
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Live Performances The Country Jamboree

Friday, April 8 at 7:30 pm
Galaxy Entertainment
If you’ve ever wanted to take a trip back in time and spend a magical evening revisiting the glory days of country music, The Country Jamboree will take … Read more »
Tickets:$35 Orchestra/$25 Balcony
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Film Son of Saul

Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 pm
Grimly intense yet thoroughly rewarding, Son of Saul offers an unforgettable viewing experience -- and establishes director László Nemes as a talent to watch. (rottentomatoes.com) In the horror of … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film Still Alice

Sunday, April 10 at 2:00 pm
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice … Read more »

Film The Sound of Music

Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 pm
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (imdb.com) Unapologetically sweet and maybe even a little corny, The Sound … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Film The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Wednesday, April 13 at 7:30 pm
A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. (imdb.com) The Greatest Movie Ever Sold plays smartly to … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances Still Alice: Understanding Alzheimer’s

Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 pm
Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. She is the author … Read more »
Tickets:$30 VIP, $15 General Admission, $5 stduents, HWS students free
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Live Performances The Light: An Intimate Evening with Medium Beth Lynch

Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 pm
Beth is a graduate of Delphi University and the Aurthur Ford School of Mediumship. She has been practicing meditation and yoga for over 20 years. She is a published … Read more »
Tickets:$75 VIP, $40 advance, $50 at door
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Big Friendly Giant

Monday, April 18 at 10:00 am
Monday, April 18 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, City of Geneva, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
In David Wood's enchanting dramatization of Roald Dahl's award-winning story, a 15-foot-tall vegetarian giant with vocabulary issues kidnaps an orphan girl named Sophie – not to hurt her, … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Live Performances Volunteer Open House

Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 pm
Learn more about volunteering at the Smith. This is a drop-in informational stations - with light refreshments. Come see the Smith and meet current volunteers and staff. All ages … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Live Performances Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 24 at 2:30 pm
Studio for the Performing Arts Presents
Come enjoy an enchanting production of Alice in Wonderland! Read more »
Tickets:Adult $15, Student/Senior $10, Children <5 $5
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Film The Babushkas of Chernobyl

Tuesday, April 26 at 7:30 pm
HWS Russian Area Studies (and others)
**There will be a question and answer period with the movie's director directly after the film! Hosted by: Russian Area Studies program With support from: Office of the Provost Anthropology & Sociology Environmental … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film The Big Short

Friday, April 29 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 1 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, May 1 at 7:30 pm
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Chicken Dance

Monday, May 4 at 10:00 am
Monday, May 4 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, City of Geneva, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
ArtsPower’s newest musical portrays the colorful story of Marge and Lola, two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets … Read more »
Tickets:All seats $5.50
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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, May 6 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Jeff Tyzik, Principal Pops Conductor Juliana Athayde, violin Tyzik: Violin Concerto (premiere) Piazzola: Tangazo Ellington: The River RPO's concertmaster will premiere Tyzik's violin concerto. Rochester City Ballet performs original choreography to Piazzolla's Tangazo. Read more »
Tickets:Adults $30, Seniors $25, College Students $10 with ID, Students through Grade 12 are free.
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Live Performances An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt

Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Center For The Arts and Dan Smalls Presents
John Hiatt is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter.He has played a variety of musical styles on his albums, including new wave, blues and country. Hiatt … Read more »
Tickets:$49 Orchestra, $39 Balcony
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Live Performances Robbie Fulks

Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 pm
Smith Club Series presents
The Smith Club Series at Billsboro Winery, Route 14S, Geneva. Widely regarded as one of the most gifted songwriters, Robbie Fulks was born in York, Pennsylvania, and grew up … Read more »
Tickets:$20 General Admission, $24 at the Door
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Film The Maltese Falcon

Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. (imdb.com) Suspenseful, labyrinthine, and brilliantly … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Film Embrace of the Serpent

Friday, May 13 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, May 15 at 7:30 pm
As rich visually as it is thematically, Embrace of the Serpent offers a feast of the senses for film fans seeking a dose of bracing originality. (rottentomatoes.com) The story … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances Toeprints “Broadway” Showcase

Saturday, May 21 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, May 21 at 7:00 pm
Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase with the theme of "Broadway." Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance … Read more »
Tickets:$9 Adults, $6 for under twelve and over 65
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Amber Brown is not a Crayon

Monday, May 25 at 10:00 am
Monday, May 25 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, City of Geneva, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She and Justin Daniels were the perfect team: they laughed at each other’s jokes, sat … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Film Bridge of Spies

Friday, May 27 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 28 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 29 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, May 29 at 7:30 pm
Bridge of Spies finds new life in Hollywood's classic Cold War espionage thriller formula, thanks to reliably outstanding work from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. (rottentomatoes.com) During the Cold … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Film Purple Rain

Friday, June 3 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 5 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 5 at 7:30 pm
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins … Read more »
Tickets:$5 All Seats

Live Performances Prince Pre-Movie Event

Friday, June 3 5:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Before our screening of Purple Rain on Friday, June 3, we are going to be playing Prince music and anything else Prince-like that we can get our hands … Read more »
Tickets:Free and Open to the Public

Live Performances The Hit Factory: Cancelled

Saturday, June 4 at 8:00 pm
CANCELLED
The Hit Factory 2: Sounds of the 60's and 70's  concert has been cancelled by the presenter. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Read more »

Film How to Let Go of the World and Love All Things That Climate Can’t Change

Wednesday, June 8 at 7:00 pm
We Are Seneca Lake presents
Documentarian Josh Fox ("Gasland") travels the globe to meet with global climate change "warriors" who are committed to reversing the tide of global warming. Funny and tragic, inspiring … Read more »

Film The Birdcage

Friday, June 10 at 7:30 pm
Presented by FLX Pride ([LGBTQ] CENTER of the Finger Lakes)
This screening is a fundraiser for the LGBTQ Center of the Finger Lakes. A minimum donation of $5.00 is suggested. The film is being shown as part of the FLX … Read more »
Tickets:$5 Minimum Donation Suggested

Film The Revenant

Friday, June 17 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 19 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 19 at 7:30 pm
** Note date Change!! A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Live Performances Playwrights of Color Summit

Saturday, June 18 at 3:00 pm
Playwrights of Color Summit: June 12th – June 19th, 2016 Conversion Rate - Sergei Burbank 3 pm @ The Smith Opera House Frank is a rising journalistic star investigating the … Read more »
Tickets:Free with ticket
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Live Performances Geneva High School Graduation

Friday, June 24 at 7:30 pm
Geneva City School District
Congratulations to the  Class of 2016 ! For all ticket and seating questions please call the Geneva High School office at 315-781-0402.   Read more »
Tickets:Free with ticket

Film Brooklyn

Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 26 at 7:30 pm
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Film T-Rex

Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 pm
17-year-old Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields from Flint, Michigan dreams of being the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing. But in order for her … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film Mad Max: Fury Road

Friday, July 8 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 10 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, July 10 at 7:30 pm
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Film GNO – Free Movie – 1916 Silent Film – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Friday, July 8 at 5:00 pm
Friday, July 8 at 6:30 pm
In honor of Lake Serpent Geneva Night Out, the Smith is proud to present the 1916 version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. There will be two showings. Captain … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film Weiner

Wednesday, July 13 at 7:30 pm
An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and the landscape of today's political landscape. (imdb.com) Weiner uses sharp insight and untrammeled access to offer a portrait … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances Colin Hay and The Milk Carton Kids

Thursday, July 14 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Center For The Arts and Dan Smalls Presents
Colin Hay is familiar to millions as the front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be Now?”). Hay is … Read more »
Tickets:Orchestra Tickets $40.50, Balcony Tickets $30.50
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Live Performances An Evening with Bela Fleck and Chris Thile

Friday, July 15 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Center For The Arts and Dan Smalls Presents
Béla Fleck Just in case you aren’t familiar with Béla Fleck, there are some who say he’s the premier banjo player in the world. Others claim that Béla has … Read more »
Tickets:$47 orchestra floor/$37 Balcony
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Live Performances Die Fledermaus

Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 23 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 24 at 3:00 pm
Geneva Light Opera
Geneva Light Opera presents bubbly Strauss frolic “Die Fledermaus”Revenge is a dish best served with champagne...Geneva Light Opera presents its summer production of Johann Strauss’s sparkling operetta “Die Fledermaus” … Read more »
Tickets:$35 General Admission, $50 Couple, $20 for Students/Seniors, Kids K-12 are free
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Film I am JFK JNR

Tuesday, July 26 at 7:30 pm
I AM JFK JNR is the latest biopic from the award wining team behind the Oscar nominated FACING ALI and I AM CHRIS FARLEY. I AM JFK JNR is an intimate … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film Tickled

Wednesday, July 27 at 7:30 pm
Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesnt stop him getting to the … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: The Boys of ’36

Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 pm
In the summer of 1936, nine working class young men from the University of Washington took the rowing world and the nation by a storm when they captured … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film Miles Ahead

Friday, July 29 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 30 at 7:30 pm
An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis. (imdb.com) Miles Aheadis worth watching for Don Cheadle's strong work on both sides of the camera, even if this … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Live Performances STRAIGHT NO CHASER

Tuesday, August 2 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Center For The Arts and Dan Smalls Presents
The New Old Fashioned Tour - If the phrase “Male A Capella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college … Read more »
Tickets:$47 orchestra floor/$37 Balcony
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Live Performances Beauty and The Beast

Friday, August 5 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 6 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 7 at 2:00 pm
Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 pm
Friday, August 12 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 13 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Theatre Guild
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty And The Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. … Read more »
Tickets:$15 General Admission, $12 Student/Senior, $10 Children 10 & Under - All Ticket Sales are $2 more at the door
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Live Performances Beauty and The Beast

Friday, August 5 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 6 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 7 at 2:00 pm
Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 pm
Friday, August 12 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 13 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Theatre Guild
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty And The Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. … Read more »
Tickets:$15 General Admission, $12 Student/Senior, $10 Children 10 & Under - All Ticket Sales are $2 more at the door
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Film Under The Sun

Wednesday, August 10 at 7:30 pm
Over the course of one year, this film follows the life of an ordinary Pyongyang family whose daughter was chosen to take part in one of the famous … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film Don’t Blink – Robert Frank

Wednesday, August 17 at 7:30 pm
Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americans. This is the bumpy ride, … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film The Music of Strangers

Friday, August 19 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 20 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 21 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, August 21 at 7:30 pm
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture. (imdb.com) From the director of the Oscar (R)-winning documentary 20 Feet … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film My Love, Don’t Cross That River

Wednesday, August 24 at 7:30 pm
A couple who have lived together for 76 years faces the last moment of their marriage. (imdb.com) "100-year old Lovebirds" Byong-man Jo and Gye-yeul Kang, have been inseparable companions … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film The Martian

Friday, August 26 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 28 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, August 28 at 7:30 pm
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Live Performances Medley on Linden 2016

Sunday, August 28 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Please join The Smith and many local vendors for the rebirth of a Smith fundraising tradition: Medley on Linden. This year's version will play out on Linden … Read more »
Tickets:All Tickets $30
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Film When Elephants Were Young

Wednesday, August 31 at 7:30 pm
A young man and his young elephant street beg in gritty Bangkok amid the controversial elephant business that threatens their survival, until the opportunity comes to release the … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, 5$ Seniors/Students

Film The Congressman

Friday, September 16 at 7:30 pm
Postponed from an earlier date, the Smith is excited to present a screening of The Congressman. Kim Blacklock (HWS '79*) who portrays Matty Pierce in the film, will introduce the … Read more »
Tickets:$6 Adults, $5 Seniors/Students

Live Performances The Smith Club Series presents Aoife O’Donovan with Brooke Annibale

Friday, September 16 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Club Series Presents
Aoife O'Donovan got her start in a pair of folk-leaning groups, Sometymes Why and Crooked Still, the latter of which became one of the country's top modern string … Read more »
Tickets:$20 General Admission
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Film Spotlight

Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, September 18 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, September 18 at 7:30 pm
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to … Read more »
Tickets:All Tickets $5

Celebrate Smith!

Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 pm
The Smith Center for the Arts will honor philanthropists Dave and Brenda Rickey at its sixth annual Celebrate Smith! dinner. The Rickeys established a charitable foundation that provides leadership … Read more »
Tickets:$100 Individual; $1,000 Corporate Table
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Live Performances Garth Fagan Dance

Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Tony and Olivier award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan's ever-evolving dance language draws on many sources: sense of weight in modern dance, torso-centered movement and energy of Afro-Caribbean, speed and … Read more »
Tickets:Adult $35, Senior $30 (62 yrs), College Student $10, Students through grade 12 are FREE
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Plein Air – Paint-Off – Lehigh Gardens Neighborhood

Saturday, October 1 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The public is welcome to view artists while painting during the Paint-Off competition. Lehigh Gardens is also known as the Torrey Park neighborhood of Geneva. Interested artists will … Read more »

Plein Air – Paint-Off Art Sale

Saturday, October 1 at 12:30 pm
The public can view and purchase the paintings completed during the morning Paint-Off competition. This event is free. Read more »

Plein Air – Preview Party, Exhibit, and Sale

Saturday, October 1 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This juried exhibit features paintings completed during the the four-day Festival. Attendees will have the first, exclusive opportunity to view the competition artwork, admire the winning paintings and … Read more »
Tickets:$25 General Admission, $10 Student
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Seneca Lake Plein Air Festival

Plein Air – Public Exhibition and Sale

Sunday, October 2 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The public is invited free of charge to view the Seneca Lake Plein Air Festival Art Exhibit. It is a wonderful opportunity for the community to meet and … Read more »

Film Qu’Allah bénisse la France! / May Allah Bless France!​​

Tuesday, October 4 at 7:30 pm
HWS & Tournées Film Festival
SYNOPSIS May Allah Bless France! is the invigorating first feature by acclaimed French rapper and novelist Abd Al Malik, a coming-of-age story and redemption tale based on the writer-director’s own youth … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film Loin des hommes / Far From Men

Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 pm
HWS & Tournées Film Festival
SYNOPSIS Algeria, 1954. The War of Independence is rumbling into being. In a remote oneroom schoolhouse in the Atlas Mountains, Daru (Viggo Mortensen), the son of Spanish settlers, teaches … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Live Performances House of Cabaret: An Evening of Classic Burlesque

Saturday, October 8 at 8:00 pm
Finger Lakes Radio Group
Whiskey Tango Sideshow is an outrageous assemblage of burlesque dancers, singers, acrobats, musicians, and costume designers that will entertain you with their cabaret noveau stylings. Beer sponsored exclusively by … Read more »
Tickets:$20 General Admission; $40 VIP
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Billsboro Winery Tasting Room - Outdoor Patio

Seneca Lake Plein Air Artists Exhibit

Monday, October 10 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 30 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Artists will show paintings at Billsboro Winery’s Tasting Room Gallery from October 10 through November 30, 2016. Read more »

Film La belle saison / Summertime

Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 pm
HWS & Tournées Film Festival
SYNOPSIS It’s 1971 and Delphine (Izïa Higelin), the only child of a farming couple in the Limousin, stuns her rural community by moving to Paris to go to university. … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, October 14 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Christopher Seaman, Conductor Andrew Von Oeyen, Piano Picker: Old and Lost Rivers Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 Elgar: Symphony No. 2 in … Read more »
Tickets:Adult $30, Senior $25 (62 yrs), College Student $10, Students through grade 12 are FREE
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Film Big Night – Italian Style: A Night of Food, Fun, Film, and Music

Saturday, October 15 at 6:00 pm
Geneva Lodge 2397 Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, and The Smith Center For The Arts
In collaboration with Hobart and William Smith Colleges.  Join us for a night of food, fun, film, and music as we celebrate Italian Heritage and Culture Month. Opening reception … Read more »
Tickets:$15 for Sons of Italy members; $20 for non-members; $10 for kids under 18; FREE for HWS students with valid ID
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Film Pierrot le Fou

Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 pm
HWS & Tournées Film Festival
Pierrot le Fou SYNOPSIS Pierrot le Fou (1965) is arguably the masterpiece of Jean-Luc Godard’s glorious first period, that extraordinary burst of creativity that extends from his landmark debut Breathless … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film Mon amie Victoria / My Friend Victoria

Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 pm
HWS & Tournées Film Festival
SYNOPSIS In My Friend Victoria, writer-director Jean Paul Civeyrac shifts the action of Nobel prize-winning author Doris Lessing’s short story “Victoria and the Staveneys” from London to contemporary Paris, … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Film Room

Friday, October 21 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 23 at 2:00 pm
Sunday, October 23 at 7:30 pm
A kidnapped mother and son make a daring escape, and experience a dramatic homecoming provoking a look into the power of imagination and the unstoppable force of a … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5

Film La cour de Babel / The School of Babel

Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 pm
HWS & Tournées Film Festival
SYNOPSIS School of Babel follows a year in a Paris schoolroom for children who have recently immigrated to France. Using a surprisingly intimate fly-on-the-wall style, Julie Bertucelli’s documentary gives us … Read more »
Tickets:Free and open to the public

Live Performances St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy — GNO

Friday, November 4 at 5:00 pm
St. Peter's Community Arts Academy
St. Peter's Community Arts Academy (SPCAA) students and faculty are delighted to share music and dance with a GNO audience! The program will include choir, … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Live Performances Lights! Camera! Auction!

Saturday, November 5 at 5:00 pm
You are cordially invited to a spectacular auction of “experiences,” from exotic vacations to tiny indulgences. 5:00 pm:  Live music by Artistic License, with wine, beer, and appetizers served … Read more »
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Film Go In Peace

Friday, November 11 at 2:00 pm
Ontario Yates Hospice/UR Medicine Home Care Presents
“A film that raises the consciousness of a nation…” Kandyce Powell, RN, MSN, Chair of the National Veterans’ Advisory Council, founder of the Veterans-Hospice Partnership program. THE PREMISE FOR GO … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Stefan Sanders, Conductor Julian Schwarz, cello Prokofiev: Classical Symphony No. 1 Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550   "Born in Seattle into … Read more »
Tickets:Adult $30, Senior $25 (62 yrs), College Student $10 Students through grade 12 are FREE
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Arlo Guthrie - Running Down The Road Tour 2016

Live Performances Arlo Guthrie – Running Down the Road Tour

Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Center For The Arts and Dan Smalls Presents
Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular … Read more »
Tickets:$49.50 Orchestra, $39.50 Balcony
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Live Performances Koshare 2016

Friday, November 18 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 pm
Hobart & William Smith Colleges present
The Koshare Dance Collective commemorates their 45th anniversary as a student operated club housed inside Hobart and William Smith Colleges. This concert showcases a wide variety of … Read more »
Tickets:$10 General Admission; Children and HWS Students FREE
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Live Performances The Nutcracker

Sunday, November 27 at 3:00 pm
Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra and Ithaca Ballet Present
Choreographed by Lavinia Reid, and set to the familiar Tchaikovsky score, Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra and Ithaca Ballet’s Nutcracker is a treat for the whole family and a … Read more »
Tickets:$18 Adults; $12 Seniors/Students; $8 Children
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Live Performances An Evening with 2016 MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rakine

Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 pm
Hobart & William Smith Colleges present
Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely; two plays including Provenance of Beauty: A … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Live Performances Christmas Follies 2016 – Geneva Night Out

Friday, December 2 at 6:00 pm
Friday, December 2 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Area Dance Educators - performed by local dancers
You are invited to join us for a Holiday themed dance concert, the pieces you will enjoy are choreographed by local dance schools and performed by their students. … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Live Performances O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor presents An Appalachian Christmas

Saturday, December 3 at 8:00 pm
The Smith City Series Presents
O’Connor says, “Appalachia is the original melting pot of our country featuring more diverse styles of American music than just about anywhere.  This theme makes for what is … Read more »
Tickets:$35 Golden Circle; $25 General Seating; $18 Children. A $2 facility fee will be added to each ticket at checkout
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh

Thursday, December 8 at 10:00 am
Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
Jamie Cavanaugh has a problem. She’s always going too fast. “Slow down!” say her parents. “Pay attention!” says the teacher; but Jamie just can’t calm down or stay … Read more »
Tickets:NEW REDUCED PRICE All Seats $3
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Film Mighty Times: The Children’s March

Friday, December 9 at 7:00 pm
The Geneva Human Rights Commission
The Geneva Human Rights Commission is offering a screening of the 40-minute documentary "Mighty Times:  The Children's March" by Teaching Tolerance, followed by a dialogue session facilitated by … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Live Performances The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue

Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 pm
The Smith City Series Presents
The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue is dedicated to preserving and performing the greatest music ever made - the music of the 1950’s Doo Wop era. From New Hampshire … Read more »
Tickets:ALL SEATS $20. A $2 facility fee will be added to each ticket at checkout
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Live Performances Madrigalia

Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 pm
The Smith City Series Presents
An evening of inspiring music, both deep and sparkling, to enrich our various celebrations. A tradition for many Rochester music lovers. With guests The Candlelight Dulcimer Quintet and The … Read more »
Tickets:$18 General Admission. A $2 facility fee will be added to each ticket at checkout
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Live Performances The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 17 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 18 at 2:30 pm
SPA Ballet Company presents
Studio for the Performing Arts, Inc. (SPA) Ballet Company under the Direction of and Choreography by Heather Colletti, assisted by the Scenic Artist, Set and Prop Designer Michele … Read more »
Tickets:$15 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors; $5 Children (under 5). A $2 facility fee will be added to each ticket at checkout
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Live Performances Geneva Night Out: Cheers — With Beers!

Friday, January 6 at 5:00 pm
In honor of New Years Edition Geneva Night Out, the Smith will showing the Discovery documentary How Beer Saved the World. There will be two showings:  5:30pm and … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public; Beer $3; Wine $7

Live Performances Finger Lakes Photo/Plays: 24 Hour Theatre

Saturday, January 28 at 7:30 pm
In 2001, the Actors Theatre of Louisville gave a group of playwrights a copy of Lee Friedlander's photograph 'Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, 1969,' and challenged them to write … Read more »
Tickets:$5 Suggested Donation

Film Live Performances A Night of Tango — Geneva Night Out

Friday, February 3 at 5:00 pm
Coinciding with Geneva Night Out, the Smith Center for the Arts will be offering a free showing of the film The Heart of Tango. … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Film Florence Foster Jenkins

Saturday, February 4 at 3:00 pm
Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 5 at 3:00 pm
Sunday, February 5 at 7:30 pm
Fall In Love With The Smith film series
Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite possessing a horrible singing voice. With the help and encouragement of … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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Film Tangerine

Friday, February 10 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 12 at 3:00 pm
Sunday, February 12 at 7:30 pm
Fall In Love With The Smith film series
A transgender working girl (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the cheating boyfriend (James Ransone) who broke her heart on a quest for … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances Gap Mangione New Big Band In Concert

Saturday, February 11 at 8:15 pm
The Smith City Series Presents
Born in Rochester, New York, Gap (Gaspare) Mangione was raised in a closely-knit, Italian family where music poured from the radio and phonograph. Papa Mangione would regularly invite … Read more »
Tickets:$18 Adults; $15 Seniors/Students; $100 Love #OnLinden package. *Ticket prices include a non-refundable $3 facility fee.
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Four Score and Seven Years Ago

Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 am
Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and the South, … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Film Midnight In Paris

Friday, February 17 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 18 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 19 at 7:30 pm
Fall In Love With The Smith film series
A romantic comedy from writer/director Woody Allen, tells the story of a family that travels to the picturesque French capital on business. The party includes two young people … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances An Afternoon with Vincent Nunes: Smart Songs for Active Children

Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 pm
Kick off February Break at The Smith with a performance with award-winning singer and composer  Vincent Nunes!   Geared to children 3-8 years of age, the interactive performance … Read more »
Tickets:Adults $10; Children (10 and under) $7 *Ticket prices include a non-refundable facility fee.
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Film Casablanca

Friday, February 24 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 25 at 3:00 pm
Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 pm
Fall In Love With The Smith film series
One of the most memorable of all film experiences, CASABLANCA is a true Hollywood legend. All the elements of the production—story, cast, photography, direction, and music—are woven expertly … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre A Year with Frog and Toad

Wednesday, March 1 at 10:00 am
Wednesday, March 1 at 12:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
TIME CHANGE! A hit on Broadway, A Year With Frog And Toad was nominated for 3 TONY Awards - including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel's beloved children’s books … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Live Performances Simply Piano: Crowd Pleasers

Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 pm
Simply Piano returns to the Smith! This year’s music selection is a tip of the hat to Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ President Mark Gearan, one of the … Read more »
Tickets:General Admission $25; Students $15
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Film Monty Pi-thon

Friday, March 10 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 12 at 7:30 pm
Monty Python and The Holy Grail History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances Town Pants: ST PAT’S Weekend Party

Saturday, March 18 at 8:00 pm
The Smith City Series Presents
Special Guests:  The Probables! The Town Pants started 20 years ago playing small pubs which lead to performing at music venues in over 500 cities in 15 countries and … Read more »
Tickets:$20 *Ticket prices include a non-refundable $3 facility fee.
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Film Wayne’s World

Friday, March 24 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 26 at 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 pm
Rewind weekend
Based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, Wayne's World is a wacky, irreverent pop-culture comedy about the adventures of two amiably aimless metal-head friends, … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances River City Brass

Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Dr. James Gourlay, Conductor Celtic Connections Featuring music from Ireland, Scotland, and other Celtic nations In 1981, something special happened—a musical renaissance took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Under the baton … Read more »
Tickets:Adult $30, Senior $25 (62 yrs), College Student $10 Students through grade 12 are FREE
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Live Performances Lights! Camera! Auction! Vintage Treasures

Saturday, April 1 at 5:00 PM
5:00 pm Live music by the Cool Club with the Lipker Sisters with wine, beer and appetizers. Silent Auction and raffle items offered during the reception, with live … Read more »
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Live Performances The World According to Sound

Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 PM
LIMITED SEATING
For one hour you are going to sit in total darkness, surrounded by speakers, and experience the world through your ears. Chris Hoff and Sam Harnett are co-creators of … Read more »
Tickets:All seats $18 *Ticket prices include a non-refundable $3 facility fee.
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Live Performances Geneva Night Out: The Big Unveil

Friday, April 7 at 5:00 pm
Kevin Dunn, Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and member of the LaFaro Tribute Committee, and Ted Aub, sculptor and Professor of Art at … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public

Live Performances 4th Annual Scott LaFaro Day Celebration

Friday, April 7 at 8:00 pm
Sponsored in part by Geneva on the Lake, Guardian Industries Corporation, WEOS Finger Lakes Public Radio, Geneva Night Out, and The Smith Center for the Arts
Scott LaFaro grew up in Geneva and went on to become one of the most influential bassists in the history of jazz as a member of the Bill … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public. Donations welcome

Film Landfill Harmonic

Saturday, April 8 at 3:00 PM
Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 9 at 3:00 PM
Kids living in a slum built on a landfill in Paraguay create an orchestra made of trash, The Recycled Orchestra, and tour the world, finally realizing their wildest … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Biscuit

Wednesday, April 12 at 10:00 AM
Wednesday, April 12 at 12:00 PM
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
TIME CHANGE! Little Girl is thrilled when she receives Biscuit as a birthday present, but will this rambunctious puppy learn how to behave and accept being part of a … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Live Performances Symphoria

Friday, April 21 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Concerts
Lawrence Loh, Music Director Jon Kimura Parker, Piano Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict Overture Grieg: Piano Concerto Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 Known for his passionate artistry and engaging stage … Read more »
Tickets:Adult $30, Senior $25 (62 yrs), College Student $10 Students through grade 12 are FREE
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Live Performances Donna The Buffalo

Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 pm
Special Guest DARWIN will play downstairs from 7:00-8:00 pm
Distinctive, groove-heavy, and danceable, Donna the Buffalo is a band for the people. One of the most dynamic and determined bands continuously touring America for since 1989, Donna the … Read more »
Tickets:All seats $25 *Ticket prices include a 3 facility fee.
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Little Prince

Thursday, April 27 at 10:00 am
Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 pm
Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Lyons National Bank, Delavan Foundation, Springhill Foundation
DATE CHANGE! All grown-ups were children once, although few of us remember the wonderment of childhood. This astonishing and beautiful tale will remind you! A biplane crashes in the … Read more »
Tickets:All Seats $5.50
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Film Titanic

Friday, April 28 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 PM
Rewind Weekend
Young love blooms on the immense luxury liner as it sails toward its fate in the North Atlantic. Told in flashback from the perspective of an elderly survivor … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students
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Film La La Land

Friday, May 5 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 6 at 3:00 pm
Saturday, May 6 at 7:30 pm
Oscar Winner Series
Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards, LA LA LAND is more than the … Read more »
Tickets:$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy Benefit Concert – Honoring the 150th Anniversary of St. Peter’s Church

Sunday, May 7 at 4:00 pm
St. Peter's Community Arts Academy is proud to present
Faculty and Student, Music & Dance Collaborations. Donations will be accepted at the door for student scholarships. Faculty performers include Troy Slocum, Wendra Trowbridge, Alaina Olivieri, Donna Davenport, Julianne … Read more »
Tickets:Donations for student scholarships accepted at the door.

Live Performances The Wizard of Oz: The Ballet

Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 14 at 2:30 pm
Studio for the Performing Arts
The Wizard of Oz is the beloved tale of Dorothy and her journey through Oz, where she learns there is no place like home. Dorothy will meet the … Read more »
Tickets:$15.00 for adults, $10.00 for 55+/students, $5.00 for children under 5
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Live Performances Toeprints “Shuffle” Showcase

Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, May 20 at 7:00 pm
Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase with the theme of "Shuffle." Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance … Read more »
Tickets:$9 Adults, $6 for twelve and under and over 65
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Live Performances Seneca School of Performing Arts 2017 Student Performance

Saturday, June 3 at 6:00 pm
The Seneca School of Performing Arts 2017 Student Performance will include offerings featuring ballet, modern dance, and a Cabaret presentation by our Musical Theatre Class!  The second half … Read more »
Tickets:$13 adults; $8 children 10 and under. All fees included.
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Live Performances Volunteer Recruitment Open House

Wednesday, June 7 at 5:30 pm
Learn more about volunteering at the Smith. This is a drop-in informational stations - with light refreshments. Come see the Smith and meet current volunteers and staff. All ages … Read more »

Live Performances Playwrights of Color Summit 2017

Friday, June 9 at 7:00 pm
Quick Silver Theater Company presents
Playwrights of Color Summit: June 9th – June 10th, 2016 Friday, June 9 at 7 pm Staged Reading of (_l_) or The Ass of the Prophet - Sergei Burbank The Smith … Read more »
Tickets:FREE and open to the public. Please reserve your spot.
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Film Manchester by the Sea

Saturday, June 10 at 3:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 11 at 3:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 at 7:30 pm
Oscar Winner Series
A hardened handyman returns to his hometown after the death of his brother to care for his nephew, but his arrival also unearths his checkered past. After the death … Read more »
Tickets:$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students

Film Lion

Friday, June 16 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 17 at 3:00 pm
Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 pm
Oscar Winner Series
An Indian man who was adopted as a child by an Australian couple searches for his birth family. Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands … Read more »
Tickets:$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students

Live Performances Geneva High School Graduation

Friday, June 23 at 7:30 pm
Geneva City School District
Congratulations to the Class of 2017 ! For all ticket and seating questions please call the Geneva High School office at 315-781-0402. Read more »
Tickets:Free with ticket

Film Moonlight

Saturday, June 24 at 3:00 pm
Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 25 at 3:00 pm
Sunday, June 25 at 7:30 pm
Oscar Winner Series
The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty … Read more »
Tickets:$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students
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Film The Karolyn Grimes “ZuZu” Film Festival: 3-Day Pass

Wednesday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open with a reception at 6; presentation and film start at 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open with a reception at 6; presentation and film start at 6:45 p.m.
Friday, July 21 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open with a reception at 6; presentation and film start at 6:45 p.m.
The Smith Center for the Arts and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum
Each evening will include a special reception with light refreshments and a presentation by Karolyn Grimes about her memories associated with each film and the actors she worked … Read more »
Tickets:$40 General Admission
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Karolyn Grimes and Cary Grant in The Bishop's Wife

Film The Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes Film Festival: The Bishop’s Wife

Wednesday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open with a reception at 6; presentation and film start at 6:45 p.m.
The Smith Center for the Arts and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum present
The doors open with a reception at 6 p.m. Karolyn Grimes will introduce the night’s featured film and discuss the making of the movie prior to its screening … Read more »
Tickets:$15, $40 for all three movies
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Karolyn Grimes in Rio Grande

Film The Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes Film Festival: Rio Grande

Thursday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open with a reception at 6; presentation and film start at 6:45 p.m.
The Smith Center for the Arts and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum
The doors open with a reception at 6 p.m. Karolyn Grimes will introduce the night’s featured film and discuss the making of the movie prior to its screening … Read more »
Tickets:$15, $40 for all three movies
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Karolyn Grimes in It's a Wonderful Life

Film The Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes Film Festival: It’s a Wonderful Life

Friday, July 21 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open with a reception at 6; presentation and film start at 6:45 p.m.
The Smith Center for the Arts and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum present
The doors open with a reception at 6 p.m. Karolyn Grimes will introduce the night’s featured film and discuss the making of the movie prior to its screening … Read more »
Tickets:$15, $40 for all three movies
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Live Performances Don Giovanni

Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Light Opera Presents
Be seduced by Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni on stage this July at the Smith Opera House. Geneva Light Opera presents its summer production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operatic masterpiece … Read more »
Tickets:$35 General Admisison; $20 college students/Seniors; children grades K-12 are FREE
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Live Performances Don Giovanni

Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 pm
Geneva Light Opera Presents
Be seduced by Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni on stage this July at the Smith Opera House. Geneva Light Opera presents its summer production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operatic masterpiece … Read more »
Tickets:$35 General Admisison; $20 college students/Seniors; children grades K-12 are FREE. Limited $65 VIP tickets; $110 VIP Couples tickets
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Live Performances Don Giovanni

Sunday, July 30 at 3:00 pm
Geneva Light Opera Presents
Be seduced by Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni on stage this July at the Smith Opera House. Geneva Light Opera presents its summer production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operatic masterpiece … Read more »
Tickets:$35 General Admisison; $20 college students/Seniors; children grades K-12 are FREE
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Live Performances Young Frankenstein

Thursday, August 3 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Theatre Guild presents
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film into a … Read more »
Tickets:$18, $15 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances Young Frankenstein

Friday, August 4 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Theatre Guild presents
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant musical … Read more »
Tickets:$18, $15 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances Young Frankenstein

Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Theatre Guild presents
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant musical … Read more »
Tickets:$18, $15 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances Young Frankenstein

Sunday, August 6 at 2:00 PM
Geneva Theatre Guild presents
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant musical … Read more »
Tickets:$18, $15 Seniors/Students
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Live Performances Bela Fleck & The Flecktones

Thursday, August 10 at 8:00 pm
The Smith Center For The Arts and DSP Shows Present
Groundbreaking banjoist/composer/bandleader Béla Fleck has reconvened the original ‘Béla Fleck & The Flecktones’, the extraordinary initial line-up of his incredible combo. Rocket Science marks the first recording by … Read more »
Tickets:$48.50 Orchestra, $36.50 Balcony
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Photo of a giant shark aiming to attack a swimming naked woman.

Film Jaws

Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 19 at 3:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, August 20 at 3:00 PM
Jaws, the ultimate summer blockbuster film, is coming to the Smith Opera House to be shown on the largest screen in the Finger Lakes. Each of the four screenings … Read more »
Tickets:$7, $6 senior/student
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Live Performances Moons and Junes and Ferris Wheels: Songs of Joni Mitchell featuring Connie Deming

Friday, August 25 at 8:00 PM
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The iconic songs of Joni Mitchell are reimagined by some of The Smith's favorite local and regional musicians. This exclusive tribute concert features beloved Rochester songstress Connie Deming performing Mitchell's 1971 Blue Read more »
Tickets:$12.50 in advance, $15 day of show (general admission seating)
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Live Performances Medley on Linden

Sunday, August 27 at 4:00 p.m.
Come drink, dine and dance with us on Linden Street, Sunday, August 27 from 4 to 7 p.m.! Celebrating the flavors of the Finger Lakes and supporting The … Read more »
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Original movie poster for the 1939 comedy-drama "The Women."

Film The Women

Friday, September 8 at 7:30 PM
Smith Center for the Arts and the National Women's Hall of Fame
The Smith Center for the Arts and the National Women’s Hall of Fame will present the 1939 American comedy-drama film The Women. The film is based on 2017 … Read more »
Tickets:$7 Adult; $6 Senior/Student. Online ticket purchase includes a service fee; there is no fee at the door.
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Live Performances East Meets West with Ustad Shafaat Khan

Saturday, September 9 at 8:00 PM
Smith Club Series
World-renowned Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat Khan will present East Meets West as part of the Smith Club Series Ravines Wine Cellars at 400 Barrack Road in Geneva. Son of … Read more »
Tickets:$19.50 (plus service fee) general admission
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Matt Horn, city manager of Geneva

Live Performances Celebrate Smith!

Thursday, September 21 at 6:00 PM
The Smith Center for the Arts will honor Mathew D.  Horn, Geneva City Manager, at its annual “Celebrate Smith!” dinner on Thursday, September 21, at Geneva on the … Read more »
Tickets:$100 per person; $1,000 sponsorship for table of 8. Contact the Smith Box Office at 315-781-5483 or stop by 82 Seneca St.
Two dancers performing The Velveteen Rabbit

ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Velveteen Rabbit

Friday, September 22 at 10 AM
Geneva Concerts
Dancers from Canada's Ballet Jorgen bring to life this renowned story of a young boy and his love for a stuffed rabbit that eventually … Read more »
Tickets:$6.50 general admission; limited seats remain. Contact the Box Office.

Live Performances Anastasia

Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 PM
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Geneva Concerts
Canada's Ballet Jörgen brings back the magical tale of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia for the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production. … Read more »
Tickets:$30 Adults, $25 Seniors, $10 College Student, Free Students K-12 (plus service fee)
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Film Double Feature: “Guess Who’s Coming” to Dinner and “Get Out”

Hobart & William Smith Colleges
The Smith Center for the Arts and Hobart and William Smith Colleges present a special double header that focuses on race relations from the late 1960s and today: … Read more »
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Live Performances Lennon 77

Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 PM
Finger Lakes Radio Group
Celebrating the Life and Music of John Lennon A presentation of The Finger Lakes Radio Group Featuring Grammy-Winning Lennon Producer Mark Hudson of The Hudson Brothers, and Friend and Tour mate Hilton … Read more »
Tickets:VIP Tickets-$50; Advanced General Admission-$25; General Admission Night of Show-$28 (Service Fee is included in all ticket types)
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Film Hayao Miyazaki’s “Ponyo”

Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m.
See this beloved anime film on the largest screen in the Finger Lakes. Ponyo is a 2008 Japanese animated fantasy comedy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki … Read more »
Tickets:$7 students with ID and youth (under 18); all others $10
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Live Performances Dar Williams SOLD OUT

Friday, October 20 at 8:00 PM
Smith Club Series
Dar Williams has been called “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters” by The New Yorker. She’s released 10 studio albums and authored four books including … Read more »
Tickets:$17.50 (plus $2.50 service fee) general admission; $45.50 (plus $4.50 service fee) for VIP tickets.
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Poster for Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Film The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, October 28 at 9:00 PM
A cult classic from 1975 returns to The Smith on Halloween weekend, with action-packed romance, thrills, chills, lots of laughs and 16 great singalong songs. The Rocky Horror Picture … Read more »
Tickets:$10 ($2 ticket fee applies to online sales)
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Picture of the Smith Opera House exterior.

Live Performances The Smith’s 123rd Birthday Party Open House

Sunday, October 29 at 3:00 PM
Built in 1894, the Smith Opera House turns 123 years old on October 29, and we are throwing a party to celebrate! From 3 to 6 in the afternoon, we … Read more »

Live Performances The Sim Redmond Band with Darwin

Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 PM
Continue the Smith's 123rd Birthday Party Celebration with regional favorite The Sim Redmond Band. Sim's warmup band will be Geneva's own Darwin. The fee for this concert is $18.94, … Read more »
Tickets:$18.94 (plus ticketing fees)
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Film My Neighbor Totoro

Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 PM
One of the most endearing and internationally renowned films of all time, a film that Roger Ebert called “one of the five best movies” ever made for children, … Read more »
Tickets:$10, $7 students with ID and children under 18
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Live Performances Chris Hedges: Overthrowing the Corporate State

Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 PM
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author, professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained Presbyterian minister. He has written 11 books, … Read more »
Tickets:$15 (plus ticketing fees)
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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, November 10 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra makes the first of two appearances on this season's Geneva Concert series. Music Director Ward Stare will conduct and the extraordinary pianist Olga Kern, … Read more »
Tickets:$30 Adults, $25 Seniors, Free for HWS students with ID and children under 18
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Live Performances Koshare Dance Collective

Friday, November 17 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 18 at 7:00 PM
Join us as the students of Hobart and William Smith Colleges take the stage for two nights here at The Smith! This concert showcases a wide variety of … Read more »
Tickets:Adults are $10; HWS Students (with ID) and Children 18 and Under are Free
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Live Performances Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra’s The Nutcracker

Sunday, November 26 at 3:00 pm
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Once again the beloved Nutcracker Ballet will be presented by the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra and Ithaca Ballet on Sunday November 26 - 3:00 PM at the Smith Center … Read more »
Tickets:Adults-$18/ Senior or Student-$12/ Children under 12-$8
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Film Princess Mononoke

Thursday, November 30 at 7:00 PM
Princess Mononoke is a landmark of animation and a film by acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and … Read more »
Tickets:$10, $7 students with ID ($2 ticket fee applies to online sales)
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Live Performances Steve Earle & The Dukes

Friday, December 1 at 8:00 pm
Smith Center for the Arts
Three-time Grammy Award recipient and 11-time Grammy nominee Steve Earle is a cornerstone artist of Americana music. One of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation, he has … Read more »
Tickets:$29.50 - $39.50 reserved seating
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Geneva Rotary: Santa Train (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, December 2 at 10:00am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm
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Geneva Rotary Club
For the sixteenth year, the Geneva Rotary Club is sponsoring the Santa Train Express in cooperation with Finger Lakes Scenic Railway.  This may be the last year that … Read more »
Tickets:$20 per person
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Film The Polar Express

Saturday, December 9 at 2:00 PM
A doubting 8-year-old boy is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa. Meanwhile, the train's conductor, along with the other young … Read more »
Tickets:$10 Adults; $5 Children 12 and Under, Lap-sitters are free!
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Live Performances Follies

Saturday, December 16 at 2:30
Saturday, December 16 at 4:30
St. Peter's Dance Academy, Toeprints Dance Studio and Studio for the Performing Arts present "Follies!" Join us here at The Smith for an afternoon of dance as Geneva … Read more »
Tickets:FREE, but non-perishable food donations are welcome!
Eileen Ivers plays violin

Live Performances Eileen Ivers: A Joyful Christmas

Sunday, December 17 at 8:00 pm
Recalling the roaring hearths and roars of laughter that are part and parcel of Christmas in Irish families, virtuoso fiddler Eileen Ivers interweaves age-old … Read more »
Tickets:Reserved seating $28.50 to $38.50 (ticket fees apply to all tickets)
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Live Performances Opera Ithaca: The Pirates of Penzance

Saturday, December 30 at 8:00 PM
Opera Ithaca presents Gilbert and Sullivan's comedic masterpiece, The Pirates of Penzance, in a special staged concert version to celebrate New Year's Eve weekend. Join Opera Ithaca … Read more »
Tickets:$27.50 (plus $3.50 service fee)
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Film Spirited Away

Thursday, January 25 at 7:00 PM (Doors 6:30 PM)
Spirited Away is a 2001 film written and directed by famed animator Hayao Miyazaki. It's about a sullen 10-year-old girl who, during her family's move to the suburbs, wanders … Read more »
Tickets:$10, $7 students with ID ($2 ticket fee applies to online sales)
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Live Performances Birds of Chicago

Friday, February 2 at 8:00 PM
The Smith's Jan Regan Club Series
Birds of Chicago released their new digital E.P. American Flowers, November 17th on Signature Sounds. Proceeds from American Flowers will benefit Chicago’s South Side based Teen Living Programs– a … Read more »
Tickets:$20 (plus service fees) advance; $23.50 (plus service fees) day of show
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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and City Ballet

Friday, February 9 at 7:30pm
Geneva Concerts
The RPO is back on Friday, February 9. Ward Stare conducts. The evening begins with a special performance by the Rochester City Ballet dancing to Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances, … Read more »
Tickets:$30 Adults, $25 Seniors, $10 College Student, Free Students K-12
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Live Performances 2018 Finger Lakes Photo / Plays

Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 PM
In 2001, the Actors Theatre of Louisville gave a group of playwrights a copy of Lee Friedlander's photograph 'Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, 1969,' and challenged them to write … Read more »

Live Performances Discovery of Sight

Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
Geneva Concerts is delighted to bring Cantus back to Geneva on Saturday, March 10. Acclaimed as “the premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” by Fanfare, their … Read more »
Tickets:$30 Adults, $25 Seniors, $10 College Student, Free Students K-12 (plus service fee)
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Live Performances An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & Shawn Colvin

Wednesday, March 14 at 8:00 PM (Doors 7:00PM)
The Smith Center for the Arts and DSP Shows
Long-time friends Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin come together for one incredible acoustic evening of music as these two master performers and songwriters share songs and stories. A singer, … Read more »
Tickets:$38.50 to $78.50 (plus service fees)
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Great Gatsby

Sunday, March 25 at 3:00 PM
Monday, March 26 at 10:00 AM
In a time where success is expected and excess celebrated, Jay Gatsby is a god among men, yet without the love of Mrs. Daisy Buchanan, he is unfulfilled. … Read more »
Tickets:$6.50
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Cuentos: Tales from the Latin World

Thursday, April 19 at 10:00 AM
Cuentos, performed by David Gonzales, paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and … Read more »
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Live Performances An Evening with Cowboy Junkies

Thursday, May 3 at 8:00 PM (Doors 7:00 PM)
DSP Shows
Cowboy Junkies are a Canadian alternative country/blues/folk rock band who, for more than 30 years, have remained true to their artistic vision and to the introspective, quiet intensity … Read more »
Tickets:Reserved Seating $35-$45 (plus service fees)
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Live Performances Symphoria

Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
The Geneva Concerts season concludes with a performance by Symphoria, a musician-led cooperative orchestra based in Central New York. They bring with them Italian conductor Christian Capocaccia and … Read more »
Tickets:$30 Adults, $25 Seniors, Free for HWS students and children under 18
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Live Performances Toeprints “Television” Showcase

Saturday, May 19 at 2:00 pm
Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase with the theme of "Television." Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance … Read more »
Tickets:$9 Adults, $6 for twelve and under and over 65

Live Performances Toeprints “Television” Showcase

Saturday, May 19 at 7:00 pm
Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase with the theme of "Television." Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance … Read more »
Tickets:$9 Adults, $6 for twelve and under and over 65

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Charlotte’s Web

Monday, May 21 at 10:00am
Theatreworks' production of Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur … Read more »
Tickets:$6.50 General Admission
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