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Reign About Town: Geva Theatre “Steel Magnolias” Review

This weekend while out and about town I went to Geva Theatre Center to catch the classic Steel Magnolias directed by Skip Greer.

The play now running at Geva is a take on the 1989 movie inspired by Robert Harling’s family life which starred Sally Field, Dolly Parton, and Julia Roberts to name a few.  Continue reading Reign About Town: Geva Theatre “Steel Magnolias” Review

Black History: Constance Mitchell

Constance Mitchell

Constance Mitchell
Constance Mitchell

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Originally from New Rochelle, New York, Constance Mitchell moved to Rochester, N.Y. with her husband John Mitchell in 1950. She played a very active role in empowering the community socially, politically, and economically. In 1961 Constance Mitchell was elected to the Monroe County Legislature (formerly the Monroe County Board of Supervisors). Continue reading Black History: Constance Mitchell