Arts and Culture

5 Questions for Gro Shetelig Kruse

When you step outside and hear birdsong, you know you’re hearing a kind of natural music.

"Groucho" On Stage in Auburn

Performing artist Frank Ferrante has been entertaining audiences for over two decades with his show, "An Evening with Groucho" where he conjures the spirit and comedy of comedian Groucho Marx.

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Jazz Violinist Mourned by Festival Organizers

Organizers of the Rochester International Jazz Festival are mourning the loss of Billy Bang, who was scheduled to perform on the opening night of this year's festival.

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April, at last

Monday, April 11th is the birth anniversary (in 1891) of one of my favorite composers, Sergei Prokofiev. Okay, there’s some confusion here since, if you follow the Gregorian calendar, it’s April 23th.

Tell Me More: Muses and Metaphors

Fri, 04/01/2011 (All day)

Tell Me More starts a special series Muses and Metaphors and you can be a part of it too!

Great Performances at the Met: Don Carlo on WXXI-TV/HD

Sun, 04/03/2011 - 12:00pm

The Metropolitan Opera’s much-admired new production of Verdi’s Don Carlo, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by Nicholas Hytner, airs Sunday, April 3 at 12 noon on WXXI-TV/HD. The Met’s production of Verdi’s grand opera, in which love, war, politics, and religion intertwine against the backdro

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Arts Friday on Need to Know Rochester

Renown artists Wendell Castle and Nancy Jurs, Choreographer Garth Fagan and his dancers, and two-time American Book Award winner Quincy Troupe.

WXXI Poetry Moments 2011

Aired on Classical 91.5 in 2011

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating 35 years of independent publishing

INDEPENDENT LENS: Waste Land on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:00pm

Renowned artist Vik Muniz journeys from Brooklyn to Brazil and to Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest garbage dump located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.

NOVA: The Bible’s Buried Secrets on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/13/2011 - 9:00pm

NOVA breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God and the creation of the Bible.

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