The Alliance in the News
Because there’s always something exciting going on here, our efforts attract regular buzz. Catch up on highlights of the coverage in the media, from broadcast to online to print.
Visit this page to view WROC's coverage of our National Register ceremony.
View this story on Fox Rochester about our summer concert series.
Read the Story in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle about us.
View the article recently featured in The Landmark Society of Western New York magazine.
RPO Performance — Read the article featured on RochesterFirst.com.
RPO Ensemble Concerts — This article mentions the Alliance and our partnership with the RPO.
Story in POST Rochester Magazine — Featured in the May/June 2014 issue of POST Rochester, this article gives a great history of our project and features stunning photographs of the Center for Performing and Visual Arts in need of repair.
JAACA at a Glance
Founded in 2014 by a small, determined group of performing arts lovers
Key urban location: Northeast Quadrant, Rochester, N.Y.
Cornerstone initiative: renovation of the 1928 Congregation B'Nai Israel synagogue at 692 Joseph Ave. into a performing arts center
Facility size: 11,000 square feet, with seating for 300
Events hosted: theater, music, dance, visual arts, and community gatherings
Local population served: 30,000 in neighborhood, hundreds of thousands throughout Greater Rochester
Fundraising goal: $2.6 million
Funds raised to date: $1.8 million
Other events currently co-sponsored: summer outdoor concert featuring an RPO Ensemble with the Garth Fagan Youth Dance Ensemble; after school performing arts programs; entertainment at the Annual Joseph Avenue Festival; library-based music instruction programs with the Eastman School of Music