Setting back the clock

The Sibley building’s new Mercantile on Main pays homage to the past, takes a step into the future. 

Photo: Mike Hanlon

An unknown reality

After downsizing from his 40,000- square-foot studio and team of ten employees, world-renowned metal sculptor Albert Paley reflects on the life of the artist—as well as his own future.

Photo from Albert Paley

The Reprise

(585)'s exclusive interview with the RPO's new music director, Andreas Delfs. 

Photo from Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Living room lullabies 

What kind of band sings Scooby Doo, Peter Cottontail, Willie Nelson, and the Beatles? The answer might surprise you... or not.

Photo by Tomas Flint

Normalizing the conversation

ROCovery Fitness channels the power of shared experience to support people in recovery and change the way the public views addiction. 

Photo by Mike Hanlon

Curating Culture

On a rainy spring night in 2015, two college buddies drank beer and played guitar outside their apartment under the shelter of a large umbrella on University Avenue. The future wasn’t clear—as it seldom is during college—but as artists, they felt like they had two options after graduating: New York City or Los Angeles. It’s almost impossible for an emerging artist to start a career in Rochester, let alone a musician. But, they decided, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Photo by UUU Art Collective

Making the connection

I pack my swimsuit, sunscreen, hiking shoes, and notebook as soon as the Wild Center invites (585) for an in-depth visit to the museum. 

I will need it all. 

Photo by The Wild Center


High-Profile Interviews

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