Arts and Culture

WXXI Live at the Clothesline Arts Festival on WRUR and Classical 91.5

Sat, 09/10/2011 - 10:00am

Join us for two live remote broadcast from the Memorial Art Gallery’s Clothesline Arts Festival!

How not to get to Carnegie Hall

No one taught me how to practice. Just do it, they said, which is how I honed my amazing ability to daydream while moving my fingers. I can play a Bach sonata and keep a running commentary in my head: what’s for dinner? I must send flowers to Aunt Margie (ooops! skipped a note!) Are my favorite jeans in the dryer? Get cat food!

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Sneak Preview of Tonight's Benches on Parade Premiere

You’ve seen them all over the city.  They come in many different colors and shapes.  You might even have a favorite or two.  But what do you really know… about those benches?  Listen to an audio preview of tonight's Benches on Parade documentary.

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Rochester's Musiconomy: Virtuoso TV

Classical 91.5's Brenda Tremblay introduces us to a local man who has found a way to help music students keep learning even after they've left the classroom.

Analyzing the AG Debate

Fri, 09/03/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look at what we learned in the Democrat Primary Debate for NY Attorney General held here at WXXI.

Analyzing the AG Debate

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look at what we learned in the Democrat Primary Debate for NY Attorney General held here at WXXI.

Antique Roadshow "Unique Antiques" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 9:00pm

Some of the most outlandish, kitschy and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series’ last decade.

Small town art scene

Privately-funded public art brightened small towns and markets this summer.  My thanks to Classical 91.5 listener Al Kopec, who sent in pictures from the Windmill Farm and Craft Market between Dundee and Penn Yan, where a large mural appeared on one of the buildings.

 

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History Detectives: Chicago Clock, Universal Friends, War Dog Letter on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/06/2010 - 9:00pm

The History Detectives visit Penn Yan to investigate the case of Jemima Wilkinson, founder of the Society of Friends.

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Independent Lens "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai"

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 9:00pm

I started planting trees and found myself in the forefront of fighting for the restoration of democracy in my country.” —Wangari Maathai

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