Arts and Culture

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work - American Masters

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:30pm

Take a hilarious year-long ride with iconic comedian Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life.

Makers: Women in Comedy

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:00pm

Track the rise of women in the world of comedy, from 70s sitcoms to today’s multifaceted landscape.

FRONTLINE: Bigger Than Vegas

This Spring on WXXI-TV

Investigate the explosive growth of Macau as the gambling capital of the world.

Jukebox Broadway

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A musical that uses preexisting songs to further the plot rather than ones written specifically for a show is a jukebox musical, and it is not something new to musical theatre.

Sharp Ears with Sylvie Beaudette

In WXXI Sharp Ears series, Rochester musicians are sharing  recordings they think we’ll like and talking about special things they listen for.  I learned a great deal from Sylvie Beaudette, an Assistant Professor of Chamber Music and accompanying at the Eastman School of Music. I know that you will enjoy hearing from her, too.

Live from Hochstein: A Cup of Good Cheer, with Madrigalia

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Celebrate the holidays in style, with beautiful choral music sung by Madrigalia, led by Cary Ratcliffe.

Live from Hochstein: Holiday Horns with the Eastman Horn Choir

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:10pm - 11:00pm

Festive musical fun with horn players from the Eastman School of Music, led by Peter Kurau.

Live from Hochstein: Richard Strauss, 150th Birthday Tribute

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:10pm - 11:00pm

Violinist Tigran Vardanyan and pianist Doleen Hood play lyrical music by Richard Strauss, including his sonata for violin and piano.

Norm & Company “A Tribute to Larry and Jane Glazer"

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:00pm

WXXI remembers the Glazers in this special tribute.

Nine Long Days: TR’s Journey to the White House

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 6:00pm

This documentary tells the story of how Theodore Roosevelt ultimately became our nation’s 26th president. 

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