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All you ever wanted

A study by the Internet-based market research firm Harris Interactive revealed that 57 percent of Americans ended 2011 with unused vacation time, working, on average, 11 of their allotted days off.  That’s 70 percent of their potential time to relax and spend time with family and friends!

Why do so many of us work rather than rest? 

We might take a cue from classical musicians who find creative ways to combine work and pleasure, especially in the summer months.

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Galactic Sunburst

This week on WXXI-FM, Memorial Art Gallery curator of education Marlene Hamann-Whitmore offers an overview of the Fiberart International Show at the MAG. 

New York State Fair Features All-Things-Fried

New York State Fair officials are hoping to break an all-time high attendance record today, the final day of the fair.  Reporter Michael Benjamin was there, trying out some unusual fried foods.

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Small town art scene

Privately-funded public art brightened small towns and markets this summer.  My thanks to Classical 91.5 listener Al Kopec, who sent in pictures from the Windmill Farm and Craft Market between Dundee and Penn Yan, where a large mural appeared on one of the buildings.

 

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Jazz Break - Thursday Night at the Festival

WXXI's Alex Crichton and WRUR's Scott Regan preview tonight's lineup at Rochester's premier music festival.

Jazz Break - Wednesday Night at the Festival

WXXI's Alex Crichton and WRUR's Scott Regan preview tonight's lineup at Rochester's premier music festival.

Jazz Break - Tuesday Night at the Festival

WXXI's Alex Crichton and WRUR's Scott Regan preview tonight's lineup at Rochester's premier music festival.

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