Arts and Culture

America Reframed: Before You Know It

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 8:00pm

With humor and candor, Before You Know It celebrates the bold and brave lives of active gay senior citizens who have witnessed unbelievable change in their lifetimes

Independent Lens: Kumu Hina

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 6:00pm

Kumu Hina is a powerful film about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values within the Westernized society of modern day Hawaiʻi.

The Kingston Trio Celebration

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 8:00pm

Enjoy the groundbreaking folk group’s biggest hits and more 1950s and ’60s chart toppers

Dancing on the Edge

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 8:00pm

Written and directed by acclaimed writer Stephen Poliakoff, Dancing on the Edge is a 1930’s period drama detailing the rise of the Louis Lester Band – a black jazz band in London led by Louis Lester, played by BAFTA Award-Winner Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Series 7

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 9:00pm

WXXI gets you ready for this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival by presenting an encore broadcast of four of last year's musical performances.

Limited Partnership, an Independent Lens presentation

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:00pm

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple fell in love and took on the US government to fight for marriage and immigration equality. 

How to Get Ahead

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 8:00pm

During the reign of virtually any monarch throughout history, it was crucial for an ambitious courtier to obtain the good favor of their sovereign.

Red Dot on the Ocean: The Matthew Rutherford Story

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 5:00pm

Once labeled a "youth-at-risk," 30-year-old Matt Rutherford risked it all in an attempt to become the first person to sail alone, and nonstop around North and South America.

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration, a Great Performances special

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00pm

Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday on Saturday, January 27 at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre.

Wedded Bliss MARATHON

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 6:00am

Are you planning to be a June bride?  Our lifestyle experts will be with you every step of the way to assist you with your big day!