Arts and Culture

Farewell Ferris Wheel

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00pm

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love. But rising expenses and changes in U.S. labor patterns mean this national pastime is nearly extinct.

Arts InFocus featuring Gaelynn Lea

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 8:30pm

This week on Arts InFocus, a winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert plays here in Rochester.

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, an American Masters presentation

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00pm

Award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain examines Lorraine Hansberry’s life and work using a remarkable collection of archival footage, home movies, rare photos and unpublished documents.

Independent Lens "I Am Not Your Negro"

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:00pm

One of the most acclaimed films of the year, a box office hit and a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro premieres on Independent Lens

Victoria, Season 2

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 9:00pm

Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) returns for a new season as the young queen who wants it all—romance, power, an heir, and personal freedom—on Victoria

Political Junkie

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 4:00pm

Political Junkie, joins the Saturday afternoon line up at 4pm on AM 1370, starting January 6, 2018. 

Classical 91.5 presents: SCORE

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 3:00pm

Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film, kicks off the season with this film music documentary.

Arts InFocus featuring Connie Ehindero

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 8:30pm

This week on Arts InFocus, a local artist explores her surroundings with wax.

Arts InFocus featuring Improv at Focus Theatre

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:30pm

This week on Arts InFocus, we sit down with a local painter in her Anderson Alley studio.

Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 9:00pm

Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, a PBS music special honoring Tony Bennett’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song premieres