Arts and Culture


"In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love?"  - Igor Stravinsky


Frederick Douglass Institute Celebrates 25 Years

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Cilas Kemedijo, the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies about celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester.


Broadway Says Goodbye

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

To say the least, this has been a difficult week in Tinseltown and on Broadway.

Christmas Carols with the Priests

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 5:00pm

Set in Belfast, Northern Ireland, The Priests bring the festive season alive with a collection of holiday favorites delivered with a "little priestly twist."

Buddy Holly: Listen to Me on WXXI-TV

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 10:00pm

Join the birthday tribute to the late Buddy Holly with an extraordinary concert that features three generations of top recording artists performing Holly’s music.

A Night of Local Treasures on WXXI-TV

Wed, 12/07/2011 - 8:00pm

Tune in for an evening featuring local architectural treasures.

Bob Ross: The Happy Painter on WXXI-TV

Sun, 12/04/2011 - 12:30pm

Learn all about the man behind the happy little trees.

Kimchi Chronicles MARATHON

Sat, 12/03/2011 - 6:00am

Jean-Georges Vongerichten demonstrates his command of simple, flavorful combinations by creating new dishes inspired by the Korean pantry. 

Need to Know Rochester: Frederick Douglass Institute

This week on Need to Know Rochester, celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester and a sneak preview of Garth Fagan's newest creation on stage.

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