Arts and Culture

They're all together ooky, the Addams Family

Sat, 01/19/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky. They're all together ooky, the Addams Family.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: L’Elisir d’Amore

Sun, 01/20/2013 - 2:00pm

Take a front-row seat for this new production of Donizetti’s opera, starring Anna Netrebko as Adina. 

Stravinsky in Rochester

“To have Mr. Stravinsky in residence for this past week, and conducting part of this evening’s program, we have brought to our students the most illustrious example of an individual who exemplifies both the knower and the doer. The impact of his presence upon the minds of our students is incalculable”

 – Walter Hendl, Director, Eastman School of Music
 

The Little RochOscar Party

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 6:30pm

Come celebrate The Oscars at the Little Theatre.

Let Freedom Ring: The Music of the Abolitionists

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 2:00pm

Reformers say, “any good crusade requires singing,” and this special features the songs penned to stir up support of equality. 

Healing the Broken-Hearted

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:00pm

On the one month anniversary of the Newtown shooting, WXXI presents Healing the Broken-Hearted. 

NCRM Freedom Awards

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 7:00pm

Highlights from The National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremony held in Memphis, Tennessee on October 16, 2012.

The Black Kungfu Experience

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 7:00pm

This film introduces kungfu's African-American pioneers who challenged convention and overturned preconceived notions while mastering the ancient art.

A bit of a rant

I was sitting at my desk the other day when, over my shoulder, I heard a tour group coming down the hall.  The visitors passed the WXXI newsroom and stopped a few feet away.

“And this,” announced their guide (a smart and lovely woman who works in another department), “is Classical 91.5.  Classical music is very soothing, very relaxing!”

INDEPENDENT LENS: Beauty Is Embarrassing

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 11:00pm

Enter the world of artist Wayne White, an iconic auteur of the weird, the silly and the joyfully absurd. 

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