Special event: Brighton High School (1150 Winton Rd. South, Brighton) will host World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day 2013 on Saturday, April 27, at 10 a.m. The free event will feature a public exhibition of T'ai Chi and Qigong by local groups as part of the worldwide celebration, as well as traditional Chinese dance and Kung Fu. For more information, call 461-0130.
Special event/Music: Any idea why 80 years may be a number worth remembering? The Genesee Brew House (25 Cataract St., geneseebeer.com) sure does, and will be celebrating 80 years of operation post-Prohibition this Saturday and Sunday. Music, food, (and I mean, beer?) will all be there, so you probably won’t want to miss it either. Event kicks off 11 a.m. Saturday and noon on Sunday, with live music running 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Music: The Rochester Music Hall of Fame will induct its 2013 class – including George Eastman, Lou Gramm, and Eddie James “Son” House Jr. - with a ceremony and live music on Sunday at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 7 p.m. (26 Gibbs St., rochestermusic.org). Tickets run $20-$50.
Art: Check out Erotic Nights Spring Fever 2013, hosted Saturday, April 27, 8 p.m. at Equal=Grounds (750 South Ave.). A variety of art performances including visual artists, dance troupes, musicians, poets, and more will provide entertaiment. The evening is free but registration is encouraged. Call 256-2362.
Music: No, we haven’t forgotten how to use vowels, MGMT is coming to Genseo’s Kuhl Gym (1 College Circle, Geneseo, saticketoffice.geneseo.edu) Sunday night. The psychedelic rock group will be hitting the school as its 2013 Spring concert. Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets cost $40 for the general public. The White Panda opens up the night.
Art: On Saturday, April 27, local institutions will host Slow Art Day gatherings to encourage visitors to slow down and connect with artwork. Rochester Contemporary Art Center (137 East Ave., 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org) will host an event at 1 p.m. and the Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave., 276-8900, mag.rochester.edu) will host an event at 11 a.m. Learn more at slowartday.com.
Music: Golden Link will be bringing ukulele player Victoria Vox to town Saturday night at the Rochester Christian Reformed Church (2750 Atlantic Ave., Penfield, goldenlink.org). The Rochester Ukulele Orchestra opens up, tickets run $10-$15, and the event starts at 7:30 p.m.
Special Event: The Flying Squirrel Community Space (285 Clarissa St.) will host a Left of Center Stage Variety Show on Saturday, April 27, at 8 p.m., featuring Featuring Hieronymous Bogs and host Maurice Fibb. Admission is a $3-$5 suggested donation. More information: facebook.com/leftofcenterstage.
Dance: The Mariah Maloney Dance Spring Soiree will take place on Saturday, April 27, 8 p.m., at Visual Studies Workshop (31 Prince Street). The cost to attend is $8-$12. For more information, call 442-8676 or visit vsw.org.
Music: Nazareth College (4245 East Ave., nazareth.edu)) will host the 2013 Honor Flight Benefit Concert Saturday night at 7 p.m. All proceed will go to Honor Flight Rochester, and tickets run $12-$15. Event starts at 7 p.m. and includes Prime Time Brass, The Ghost Riders’ Drum Corps, St. Joe’s Reunion Drum Corps, and more.
Special Event: On Saturday, April 27, the Rochester Institute for Technology's Vignelli Center for Design Studies (73 Lomb Memorial Drive, Henrietta) will host the Peppermint Sewn Seeds debut runway show. The event takes place 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and tickets are $10-$40. More info: sewnseeds.com. The annual Roc the Runway event will take place Sunday, April 28, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester (125 E. Main St.). A VIP cocktail hour starts at 5 p.m., and the fashion show commences at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40-$100 (VIP). Call 309-3239 or visit roctherunway.eventbrite.com.
Music: The Taiwanese Choral Society of Rochester will be presenting its spring concert – Canons of Asia – Saturday night at St. Mary’s Church (15 St. Mary’s Place, tcsroc.net). Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and costs $5-$7.
Music: Boston’s own punk-blues act The Ten Foot Polecats will be celebrating the release of its new album “Undertow” Saturday night at Abilene (153 Liberty Pole Way, abilenebarandlounge.com) at 9:30 p.m. Cover costs $6-$9.
Music: Get ready to be served up a double-dose of Louisiana music tonight with Generationals and Brass Bed both coming to the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave., bugjar.com). Music starts at 9 p.m., tickets run $10-$14.
Music: By the time Laura Pfleuger got her first guitar at the age of 15, she had already spent eight years singing in musicals, talent shows, and other low-key venues. But by the end of her senior year in high school she was a seasoned performer with weekly appearances at a local country club and a slew of coffee shops. Pfleuger, currently a music business major at Nazareth College, may be placed in the acoustic-country category by most, but her sweetly sullen vocal approach and beyond-her-age lyrics could easily cast her into the infinitely deeper sea of indie-pop. Laura Pfleuger performs Saturday, April 27, 6 p.m. at Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive Suite #101. Free. lovincup.com.