Arts and Culture

Video Game Pioneer Donates to The Strong

Ralph Baer helped launch the multi-billion dollar home video game industry and he has donated some of his early materials to the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester.

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Live from Hochstein presents Merit Scholarship Winners

Wed, 05/11/2011 - 12:10pm

WXXI is proud to present selected works performed by outstanding Hochstein students.

Freedom Riders: Behind the Scenes on WXXI-TV/HD

Mon, 05/09/2011 - 9:00pm

The much-anticipated Freedom Riders premieres May 16. This special takes a look at the making of the film.

The Lords of the Gourd meet the Kings of Pastry

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 7:30pm

Tune in for two documentaries featuring the hidden world competitive pumpkin growing and the Olympics of pastry making.

INDEPENDENT LENS "Two Spirits"

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 7:00pm

Two Spirits explores the life and death of a boy who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender.

Swimming with Lesbians on WXXI-TV

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 10:30pm

It has been said, “Gays have a past but no history.” Gays and Lesbians don’t grow up immersed in gay history, it is something they must search for.

Death of a Peep

Last week, Mike Carnahan put a leftover Easter peep in the microwave after hearing the suggestion on Classical 91.5 that a nuked peep might squeal before imploding...

An Evening of Extreme Cave Exploration

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 7:00pm

WXXI World presents an intriguing evening of cave diving, cave people and cave temples.

INDEPENDENT LENS: Welcome To Shelbyville

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 9:00pm

This film focuses on a small Southern town grappling with rapid demographic change and issues of immigrant integration.

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