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Connections: Previewing the spring cocktail season in Rochester


It's been a long week; anyone need a drink?

We preview the upcoming Rochester Cocktail Revival, which has grown into a full-fledged regional attraction since its inception. We also put the art into the concept of cocktail making by previewing the "Art of the Mix" at the Rochester Contemporary Art Center. Our guests:

  • Cameron Phelps, owner of The Daily Refresher
  • Bleu Cease, executive director/curator of the Rochester Contemporary Art Center
  • Chuck Cerankosky, founder of the Rochester Cocktail Revival, co-owner and beverage director of Good Luck and Cure, and co-founder of Boomtown Table
  • Abby Quatro, bar manager at Branca
Connections cocktails
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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