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The Smith Opera House

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Saturday - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Monday - Friday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Smith Opera House is a perfect venue for taking in a live performance of music, dance, theater or speech. The performances on stage range from modern rock concerts, children’s theater, community theater, and live presentations.

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Live Performances Forum with the Democratic Candidates for New York’s 23rd Congressional District

Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM
Come meet the eight candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for the New York's 23rd Congressional District in the House of Representatives, the seat currently held by Republican Tom … Read more »

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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Film Trashed

Sunday, January 28 at 6:00 PM
"Trashed" is a documentary about the global garbage crisis. It is directed by British filmmaker Candida Brady and features actor Jeremy Irons as he explores the fallout … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students w/ID (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Groundhog Day

Friday, February 2 at 7:00 PM
What better way to celebrate Groundhog Day than with "Groundhog Day," the movie! The plot: An obnoxious weatherman finds himself reliving the same 24-hour period over and over. Released in … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 youth/college students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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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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Film Best in Show

Sunday, February 11 at 6:00 PM
Follow the many eccentrics from around the country who enter their pets in a prestigious dog show in order to win the coveted top prize. This film is part … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Must Love Dogs

Wednesday, February 14 at 7:00 PM
A divorcée reluctantly wades into the dating pool at the urging of her family. This film is part of The Smith Opera House's Year of the Dog Movie Series. … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film The Artist

Friday, February 16 at 7:00 PM
A silent-movie idol loses his fame and wealth when talkies become the norm, while the actress he adores becomes a Hollywood star. A Best Picture winner. This film is … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Bolt

Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 PM
Misadventures of a canine action star of a hit TV series who actually believes he has superpowers and winds up abandoned in NYC. This film is part of The … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Across the Universe

Thursday, February 22 at 2:00
Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 PM
Trippy jukebox musical featuring a 1960s love story set to songs by the Beatles. Evan Rachel Wood and Jim Sturgess star. Directed by Julie Taymor, and featuring rock … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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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 »

Film Selma

Sunday, February 25 at 6:00 PM
In Selma (2015), Civil-rights activists march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to secure voting rights for black Americans in this docudrama, which focuses on the actions of Martin … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Election Day

Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 PM
Forget the pie charts, color-coded maps and hyperventilating pundits. What's the street-level experience of voters in today's America? In a triumph of documentary storytelling, ELECTION DAY combines eleven … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film The Divine Order

Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 PM
Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Divine Order is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Mary Poppins

Saturday, March 3 at 2:00 PM
Julie Andrews made her Oscar-winning film debut as the "practically perfect" Mary Poppins, a magical nanny who enlightens the lives of everyone she meets while caring for a … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Live Performances Cantus: 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 evening of acoustic 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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Live Performances The Town Pants

Friday, March 16 at 8:00 PM
The Town Pants started more than 20 years ago playing small pubs, which lead to performing at music venues in over 500 cities in 15 countries and eventually … Read more »
Tickets:$20 (plus $2.50 service fee)
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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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Live Performances The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants from Washington, D.C.

Monday, April 9 at 8:00 PM
With its present home on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BAND is the Air Force’s premier musical organization. Since its formation … Read more »
Tickets:Tickets are free (and required) for this event
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Cuentos: Tales from the Latin World

Thursday, April 19 at 10:00 AM
Cuentos, performed by David Gonzalez, 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 The Decemberists

Monday, April 23 at 8:00 PM
Smith Center for the Arts and DSP Shows
The Decemberists explore a new sound with a new producer on their inspired eighth studio album, "I’ll Be Your Girl," which will be released March 16 on Capitol … Read more »
Tickets:$42.50-$199 (plus service fee)
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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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