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Rochester's Top Classical Music Stories

Farewell 2012!  From my vantage point as morning host and arts journalist at WXXI, it’s been a dramatic year for classical musicians in Rochester, New York.  First of all,

Going Blind

Sun, 01/13/2013 - 3:00pm

A filmmaker who has glaucoma investigates how people all over the country respond to vision-loss.

NOVA: Decoding Neanderthals

Wed, 01/09/2013 - 9:00pm

What happened when the first modern humans encountered Neanderthals 60,000 years ago?

A Conversation with Barbara Arrowsmith Young

Wed, 01/09/2013 - 9:00pm

Barbara Arrowsmith Young shares how she managed to completely overcome her severe learning disabilities by changing her own brain

The Abolitionists: American Experience

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 9:00pm

Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union.

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 2:00pm

Learn why Graceland was so controversial in 1986 and why Paul Simon faced such vehement criticism. 

Year-End Broadway Review with Ralph Meranto

Sat, 12/29/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Ralph Meranto for a year-end Broadway review.

It’s Sew Easy

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:00am

IT'S SEW EASY is an exciting new show offering a novel approach to sewing. 

Lark Rise to Candleford

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 8:00pm

Tune in for the premiere of this heart-warming, period drama.

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