Arts and Culture

Mornings, June 4-8

Brenda wakes you up with classical music, the Writer's Almanac, Composers Datebook, and a daily Mystery Piece at 6:40 a.m.

Monday, June 4

Greet the morning with J.S. Bach, Grieg, and Elgar’s Bavarian Dances.  On the Composers Datebook, Chadwick and Salonen go Greek ...

Secrets of the Manor House

Fri, 07/29/2011 - 8:00pm

Find out what really went on behind the stately walls of the British manor house a century ago. 

Brainiac Night

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 8:00pm

WXXI declares tonight Brainiac Night, and presents three programs that spotlight the amazing work of some brilliant individuals.

Going to the Chapel MARATHON

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 6:00am

Are you planning to be a June bride?  Our lifestyle experts will be with you every step of the way to assist you with your big day! 

In the Life: Orgullo Latino!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 9:30pm

Orgullo Latino tells the story of LGBT Latinos through the leaders paving the way. 

Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 9:00pm

Join Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of Britain's most famous family as they travel abroad, work at the palace and meet people from all walks of life. 

World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

Thu, 06/21/2012 - 8:00pm

This film weaves the story of teacher John Hunter with his students' participation in the World Peace Game.

With deepest apologies to Giuseppe Verdi

I’m no athlete, but I do love a good physical challenge.  Maybe that’s why most of my family members scatter when I pull out maps and boots for hiking.

Veni, vici, viola! Mornings, May 29 - June 1

Brenda wakes you up with the charm and energy of classical music, the Writers Almanac, and a special series of reports on this week’s International Viola Congress in Rochester.

Test your memory of band favorites this week on the daily Mystery Piece at 6:40 a.m.

Queen Victoria's Empire

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 8:00pm

Personal accounts, lush re-enactments and evocative cinematography from former outposts of the Empire, including Africa and India, recount the dramatic clash of personalities and cultures that would drive Victoria’s remarkable 64-year reign.