Hidden Passions

Season 4 ~ Coming October 2017

7 pm @ MAG / $7.50
includes museum admission


This monthly series celebrates the private hobbies and creative lives of Rochesterians and puts them center stage at MAG. Come see what inspires your neighbors! Be moved by their hyphenated lives and liberate the creative promise inside YOU.

Arrive early and enjoy MAGthursdays! Every Thursday from 5 to 8, we offer live music; beer, food and wine for purchase; and half-price museum admission.

Season 4 kicks off on a $5 First Friday

Friday, October 6 @ 7 pm
Dr. Brian Bailey // Professor/Businessman/Music Promoter
Dr. Kishan Pandya // Physician/Musician
Thursday, November 9 @ 7 pm
Miguel A. Cardona, Jr. // Professor│Coffee Cup Sketcher
Jacob Rakovan // Craft Cocktail Bartender/Poetry Curator
Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 7 pm
Randall Cook // Library Project Manager/Fiber Artist
Brittany Williams // Assist. Basketball Coach/Artist
Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 7 pm
Katie Jo Suddaby // Ordained Pastor/Sand Artist
Sabra Wood // Ceramist/Community Advocate
Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 7 pm
Theresa Bowick // Registered Nurse/Community Advocate
John Bruning // Optics Engineer/Recreational Mathematician
Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 7 pm
Dr. Hal Kanthor // Pediatrician/Gilbert & Sullivan Collector
Danielle Ponder // Attorney/Musician


Hidden Passions Season 3

Andrew Ainslie and Bruce Ian Meader

October 27, 2016
Andrew Ainslie, Business School Dean | Cave Diver
and
Bruce Ian Meader, Graphic Design Professor | Beatles Enthusiast


Melissa Matson and Karl Smith

November 10, 2016
Melissa Matson, RPO Principal Violist | Artisan-dyed Fabric and Garment Designer
and
Karl Smith, Biophysics Doctoral Candidate | 10-Cent Story Writer
Smith photo by Sarah Alharbi


Seymour Schwartz and Rosemary Janofsky

January 19, 2017
Seymour Schwartz, UofR Surgery Professor | Cartographic Historian
and
Rosemary Janofsky, Midwife | Innkeeper/Owner


February 9, 2017
UofR Undergraduate Night

READ UP ON THESE UNDERGRAD UBER ELITES AT THE UofR NEWS CENTER
Cosponsored with the University of Rochester Office of Alumni Relations 


Omar Soufan and Ibrahim Mohammad

Omar Soufan & Ibrahim Mohammad, Biomedical Majors | Rehabilitation Center for Refugees
Soufan photo by Adam Fenster and Mohammad photo by Keith Bullis


Daniel Hargrove and Erik Rosenkranz
with
Daniel Hargrove, International Relations | Drawing and Coral Reefs
and
Erik Rosenkranz, Chemical Engineering Major | Long boards and Woodworking


Theresa Lou Bowick and Nannette Nocon

March 16, 2017
Theresa Lou Bowick, Registered Nurse | Community Advocate
and
Nannette Nocon, Financial Advisor | Children’s Book Author


Evan Dawson and Aprille Byam

April 13, 2017
Evan Dawson, Correspondent | Wine Aficionado
and
Aprille Byam, Market Researcher | Story teller

 

REVIEW: Season 2 (2015–16) | Season 1 (Spring 2015)