Film: New films opening in wide release today include "The Call" and "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." Pittsford Cinema will open "Barbara," and the Little Theatre will open "Lore" and "Speak." The Dryden Theatre screen "East of Eden," "Il Posto," "The Last Time I Saw Monaco," "Misery," and "The Sound of Music." For more information on films currently showing and reviews, check out our movie section at rochestercitynewspaper.com.
Music: Get into the St. Patrick's Day mood tonight as the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra POPS, under the direction of Jeff Tyzik, present a selection of Irish ballads sung by guest tenor John McDermott, and featuring dancers from the Boland School of Irish Dance. The performance takes place tonight at 8 p.m. at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, and will be repeated on Saturday. Tickets cost $15-$79. For more information call 454-2100 or visit rpo.org.
Theater: RCP Irish Players will present Lennox Robinson's 1933 comedic play, "Is Life Worth Living?," tonight at 8 p.m. at MuCCC (142 Atlantic Ave.). Tickets are $9-$19 and the play continues through March 30. For more information, visit muccc.org.
Music: Recently reformed local ska/rock act 5Head performs tonight at Abilene Bar and Lounge (153 Liberty Pole Way) along with The Fox Sisters. The show starts at 9:30 p.m., tickets cost $8-$12. For more info check abilenebarandlounge.com.
Comedy: Get your giggle on while doing some good. Laugh Riot, Goo House, and 3 Guys Walk Into A Bar have collaborated to present "Laughs For Lifebox," a benefit show for Lifebox, which takes place tonight at 8 p.m. at the German House Theater (315 Gregory St.). Tickets are $10 and you can get them by calling 442-6880 or by visiting upallnightpresents.com. For more info on Lifebox, visit lifebox.org.
Music: Want more Irish tunes? The Dady Brothers perform traditional Celtic jams and American folk music tonight at Sticky Lips Juke Joint (Jefferson Road in Henrietta) starting at 8:30 p.m. Tickets cost $8-$10. For details check stickylipsbbq.com.
Kids: "Elmo Makes Music" will run for six performances this weekend at the Auditorium Theatre (885 E. Main St.), beginning tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.50-$27.50, and the show continues through March 17. Visit rbtl.org for more information.
Music: Giving new meaning to "Excite Bike," ROC_CHIP 28 will feature Buffalo artist Danimal Cannon creating electronic jams by using his GameBoy. Also on the bill are Scrabble-bonus named Sparxs and Yarms, which sound more New Wave than electro-folk, but it's catchy as all get out. Check it tonight at 9 p.m. at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. Tickets are $5-$7. Show is 21+ (30 attendees under 21). 454-2966, bugjar.com.
Recreation:Letchworth State Park in Castile will host an "Evening Waterfalls Walk" tonight at 6 p.m. Meet at Inspiration Point for a three-hour guided hike among the park's waterfalls. The park has an $8 parking free, and it is recommended that you bring a flashlight. For more info, call 493-3625.
Music: The Rochester Oratorio Society performs tonight at Hochstein School of Performance & Dance (50 N. Plymouth Ave.) with a program featuring works by Mozart, Faure, and Beethoven. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $10-$25. For more information call 473-2234 or visit rossings.org.