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Daily Choices: What to do on Wednesday, September 19

Beer tastings, Beyond the Fringe, Milk Carton Kids, and Erotic Hypnotists

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SPECIAL EVENT: Lose you inhibitions through mere suggestion! Join Tony Potmesil, "The Erotic Hypnotist," for some risqué comedy tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Comedy Club (2235 Empire Blvd., Webster). Admission is $5; for more information, call 671-9080, or visit

THEATER: Take in one or many shows in the varied "Beyond the Fringe" line-up tonight at MuCCC (142 Atlantic Ave.), including "Meet the Producer: John Borek (7 p.m.), "Reenah Golden and Delores Jackson Radney Office Politics, a 10 minute play (8 p.m.), and "Hosea Taylor's SAX-Tacular" stories and songs (9 p.m.) Admission is pay-what-you-wish at the door. "Beyond the Fringe" runs tonight through Sunday at the venue. For more information:

SPECIAL EVENTS: Check out the new Genesee Brew House (25 Cataract St.) today, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The space serves as a museum, brewery, and pub, where you can enjoy an interactive historical timeline, pub-style fare in the restaurant, and flights of four beers for $2 at the tasting bar. Admission is free; for more information, call 263-9200.

LECTURE: Social constructs complicate life and impact our lives every day. Enter the crucial conversation at a community dialogue, "A Conversation on Race: A Process of Discovery," tonight, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Pittsford Community Library (24 State St.). The event is free, but registration is required: 249-5481.

MUSIC: How can you go wrong with a group called Date Night when you're, you know, taking someone out on a date night? Grab that special someone (or someones, we don't judge) and head on down to Tala Vera (155 State St.) at 8 p.m. (and only for $5) and treat him or her to a night of music out on the town. We'll even let you take the credit for the idea. will point you in the right direction.

MUSIC: Occasionally a band's name sums the whole thing up in one tidy little package: Rev. Raven and the Chain-Smokin' Altar Boys just calls to mind that gritty blues-meets-rock world. Head on down to Abilene (153 Liberty Pole Way) and get baptized in the ways of the blues. Show starts at 8 p.m., $8-$10, and check for all info.

MUSIC: Do they even print the faces of missing kids on milk cartons anymore? Or did that go out with milk delivery? Either way, keeping the memory alive, folk duo The Milk Carton Kids will be hitting the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave.) tonight for a partially seated show, music starting at 8 p.m., tickets $15-$17. The show has limited entry for unders, so plan early and get out on time. Head to for anything you might need (except milk).

MUSIC: Oh come on, we know that you're a sucker for anything acoustic. Head on down to the Horizons Restaurant at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa for its nightly happy hour, tonight with music by Rob & Gary acoustic. Grab some food and enjoy the beauty that results from strings being strummed against (or with) the grain. Tunes start at 5:30 p.m., everything is free (minus the food), and head to with any questions.