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Daily Choices: What to do on Tuesday, January 15

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Spesh: Attend tonight’s Monthly Meeting of the Mineral Section of the Rochester Academy of Science and you’ll hear what RIT’s Dr. Tony Vodacek has to say about “Remote Sensing of Geohazards in the African Rift Valley.” The meeting takes place 7-9 p.m. at Brighton Town Hall (2300 Elmwood Ave.) and visitors are welcome. For more information, call 288-5683, email, or visit

Music: Tonight you can turn that dancing to good deeds, with Turnt Up Tuesday Food Not Bombs Benefit Dance Party ft. DJ Alykhan and Vampyre Eyes at the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave., Music starts at 9 p.m., tickets cost $3-$5, and $3 from each ticket goes to Rochester Food Not Bombs.

Spesh: A Community Arts Performance Night will be held tonight, 5:30-8 p.m., at School #12 (999 South Ave.), featuring Borinquen Dance, Frederick Douglass Club Orators, HIP Poetry, Rhythm Factory, Crazy Pitches, Rumberos Cubanos, Classical Friends, Panameños, more. Admission is a suggested donation of $5, and proceeds will benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in NYC. For more information, visit

Music: Looking for some karaoke tonight? You should head down to check out Karaoke with DJ T "n" A at Richmond's Tavern (21 Richmond St., at 9 p.m., admission is free.

Lecture: The cast of Geva’s current feature, “Next to Normal,” will present at today’s edition of Central Library’s Tuesday Topics series. The musical is about a mother with bipolar disorder and the effects her disease has on her family. The talk takes place in Kat Gleason Auditorium (115 South Ave.), 12:12-12:52 p.m., and is free to attend. For more information, call 428-8350 or visit