RIT lineup for the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival is an eclectic mix

Venues located at Gallery r, Little Theatre and Café and Christ Church

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Rochester Institute of Technology celebrates freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts at the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival during its extended 10-day run from Sept. 19-28 in downtown Rochester’s East End.

The RIT lineup includes an eclectic mix of poetry readings, dance, film, theater, music and the visual arts. Most events are free and will take place at Gallery r, 100 College Ave.; Little Theatre I and the Little Café, 240 East Ave.; and Christ Church, 141 East Ave.

Featured on the roster of RIT events:

  • Musical Groups: Al Biles and GenJam; Elekriti Fusion Band; Wild Nights—Play That Funky Music; RIT Ukelele Club, Proof of Purchase, Surround Sound
  • Art: A Season of Festivals by Frank Cost; Emerging Artists; The Beauty of Rochester; Transient Being
  • Musical Performances: Encore a cappella, Eight Beat Measure
  • Poetry: Signature Magazine presents RIT poets, RIT Poetry Slam Team and Mental Graffiti
  • Dance: Kinect the Dots; Everybody Dancing: The Interaction of Creativity and Innovation
  • Film: Spirits Within (projection); Crocodile; RIT School of Film and Animation, 2013 Student Honors Show
  • Multidisciplinary: Dancing Chickens & Kissing Books: An Evening with Howie Lester, Episode 2
  • Theater: Dangerous Signs; RIT Players perform Line

For a complete schedule go to www.rit.edu/fringefest, or contact RIT Director of Special Events, Lynn Rowoth, at 585-475-7408 or lynn.rowoth@rit.edu.