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The Memory Palace On-Site Listening Experience at High Falls

September 13th at 4:00pm

Master storyteller Nate DiMeo creates a specially commissioned episode of the popular history podcast The Memory Palace, transporting the listener to an event of local lore at High Falls. Using wireless headphones available for free on-site, audience members can experience the 10-minute podcast while in the story’s exact location, beginning on the hour and half-hour. Following Fringe, it will be released and available for download from anywhere in the world.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: High Falls
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Artists

September 13th at 4:00pm

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is a member-led organization that offers a wide range of academic cultural and social programs and activities to enrich learners over 50. It was founded in 1987 as The Athenaeum, an affiliate of RIT. In 2006, it became an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. joining a growing national network of more than 100 university-based centers. For more information visit www.osher.edu or call 585-292-8989.

  • Length: 420 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Café Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Photo House: Exposed

September 13th at 4:00pm

"Photo House: Exposed" is a photographic exhibition of most recent and best work from its members, ranging from new RIT arrivals to current Juniors showing the range of abilities that RIT fosters. Works may include images from a previous semester or from the summer. A Special Interest House located on Rochester Institute of Technology’s campus, Photo House is group of students dedicated to expanding their knowledge and skills in photography.

  • Length: 420 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Café Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

The Memory Palace On-Site Listening Experience at High Falls

September 13th at 4:30pm

Master storyteller Nate DiMeo creates a specially commissioned episode of the popular history podcast The Memory Palace, transporting the listener to an event of local lore at High Falls. Using wireless headphones available for free on-site, audience members can experience the 10-minute podcast while in the story’s exact location, beginning on the hour and half-hour. Following Fringe, it will be released and available for download from anywhere in the world.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: High Falls
  • Genre: Spoken Word

DJ ha-MEEN

September 13th at 5:00pm

DJ ha-MEEN rocks Parcel 5 for the city’s biggest dance party.

This master mixer from Ithaca makes dancefloors pump with his unique blend of Classic Hip Hop, R&B, Funk n' Soul, House, Salsa, Boogaloo, Dancehall, Reggaeton, Bboy/Bgirl Breaks, and other miscellaneous funkiness.
  • Length: 180 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Parcel 5
  • Genre: Music

The Great (Mini) Duck Race

September 13th at 5:00pm

Think you can create the most awesome, fastest, little rubber ducky of all time? Come and decorate your funky duck at our booth and then line up for the Great Race at our little "canal" as we cheer on your amazing duck! Win or lose, you get to take your duck home with you afterwards.

  • Length: 150 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Parcel 5
  • Genre: Kids Fringe

Making Collaborative Fringe Art with Maker Faire Rochester

September 13th at 5:00pm

Make with the Community! Contribute to a collaborative community Fringe art project with the Maker Faire Rochester crew. Each night, we'll be creating a large piece of art using yarn, screws and your help.

  • Length: 300 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Parcel 5
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

The Memory Palace On-Site Listening Experience at High Falls

September 13th at 5:00pm

Master storyteller Nate DiMeo creates a specially commissioned episode of the popular history podcast The Memory Palace, transporting the listener to an event of local lore at High Falls. Using wireless headphones available for free on-site, audience members can experience the 10-minute podcast while in the story’s exact location, beginning on the hour and half-hour. Following Fringe, it will be released and available for download from anywhere in the world.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: High Falls
  • Genre: Spoken Word

The Memory Palace On-Site Listening Experience at High Falls

September 13th at 5:30pm

Master storyteller Nate DiMeo creates a specially commissioned episode of the popular history podcast The Memory Palace, transporting the listener to an event of local lore at High Falls. Using wireless headphones available for free on-site, audience members can experience the 10-minute podcast while in the story’s exact location, beginning on the hour and half-hour. Following Fringe, it will be released and available for download from anywhere in the world.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: High Falls
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Ask Us Anything Booth

September 13th at 6:00pm

Need directions? Desperate for dating advice? Can't remember the name of that song you have stuck in your head? Forget high-tech virtual assistants. Your favorite quirky improvisors, Joanne Brokaw and Sara Moore, are back to answer life's most pressing questions with A Happy Accident's "Ask Us Anything Booth!" Armed with road maps, dictionaries, giant dice and a ukulele, they're proof that it doesn't really matter if the answers are right as long as you leave laughing.

  • Length: 120 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

The Memory Palace On-Site Listening Experience at High Falls

September 13th at 6:00pm

Master storyteller Nate DiMeo creates a specially commissioned episode of the popular history podcast The Memory Palace, transporting the listener to an event of local lore at High Falls. Using wireless headphones available for free on-site, audience members can experience the 10-minute podcast while in the story’s exact location, beginning on the hour and half-hour. Following Fringe, it will be released and available for download from anywhere in the world.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: High Falls
  • Genre: Spoken Word

One Frogless Evening: A Tribute to the Amphibian Artiste Michigan J. Frog

September 13th at 6:00pm

Join the Flower City Lily Pads for a musical revue and tribute that tells the TRUE story of the MIchigan J. Frog, the subject of Warner Brothers' deeply flawed biopics "One Froggy Evening" and "Another Froggy Evening." We'll tell the true story of Michigan's brief but deeply influential career. We'll also play favorites from his catalog as well as some tunes by the artists influenced by his singular artistry.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Theatre 5
  • Genre: Music

Standards Through The Decades

September 13th at 6:00pm

Churchville-Chili native Daniel Henry returns with a variety of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook. Performing the timeless classics of yesteryear, this crooner has become the number-one choice of our senior population. Learn a bit of history before each song, and then listen to his rich and soothing tone deliver those time-honored treasures. Here's the question: which decade? Which artist? Which standard? Find out for yourself!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Java's Cafe
  • Genre: Music

Dust Jackets, Premium Rock and Blues

September 13th at 6:30pm

Dust Jackets is a four-piece premium rock and blues band that plays both the classics and the lesser-known tunes from such artists as the Rolling Stones, Dylan, Tom Petty, White Stripes, Neil Young and Muddy Waters. Two guitars, bass, drums and harmonica – radio rock and jamming out are guaranteed.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Café
  • Genre: Music

The Memory Palace On-Site Listening Experience at High Falls

September 13th at 6:30pm

Master storyteller Nate DiMeo creates a specially commissioned episode of the popular history podcast The Memory Palace, transporting the listener to an event of local lore at High Falls. Using wireless headphones available for free on-site, audience members can experience the 10-minute podcast while in the story’s exact location, beginning on the hour and half-hour. Following Fringe, it will be released and available for download from anywhere in the world.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: High Falls
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Complimentary Heckling

September 13th at 6:45pm

It's like heckling, only nicer. Crackerjack will be out and about again this year. If she spots you strutting by, she may just have to yell at you about how fantastic you are.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Parcel 5
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Plasticiens Volants in Pearl: Secrets of the Sea

September 13th at 7:30pm

U.S Premiere Tour! Captivating the world on a grand scale for 40 years with its jaw-dropping form of spectacular street theatre, world renowned French company Plasticiens Volants returns to the Fringe this year in Pearl: Secrets of the Sea. Featuring giant inflatables, this extraordinary show combines huge floating, underwater creatures with dramatic lighting and music to tell an unforgettable story. Are you awake? Or dreaming? FREE!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Parcel 5
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

BlacKkKlansman

September 13th at 8:00pm

Academy Award Winner. The first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department, Ron Stallworth takes on an ambitious mission to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan with the help of his Jewish partner, Flip Zimmerman. Together, they go undercover to investigate the organization and expose their schemes. How long can they keep up this increasingly dangerous performance? Starring John David Washington, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier.

  • Length: 135 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

JUMPING OVER THE MOON WITH A COW, CHICKENS, YAKS AND YOU! HOWIE LESTER BEYOND GRAVITY AND COMMON SENSE!

September 13th at 9:00pm

Winner at both the 7th and 8th International Folk Music Film Festivals, Howie performs with Fiddle, Sarangi, Banjostory and song from around the world, fusing and expanding traditions. Transcend the Mundane! Challenge the Devil! Join the International Kazoo Orchestra! Push the borders of the FRINGE!

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Café
  • Genre: Music

DJ ha-MEEN

September 13th at 9:15pm

DJ ha-MEEN rocks Parcel 5 for the city’s biggest dance party.

This master mixer from Ithaca makes dancefloors pump with his unique blend of Classic Hip Hop, R&B, Funk n' Soul, House, Salsa, Boogaloo, Dancehall, Reggaeton, Bboy/Bgirl Breaks, and other miscellaneous funkiness.
  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Parcel 5
  • Genre: Music

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