Arts and Culture

Ossia, Crumb, Guitar

Sungmin Shin is a classical guitarist and composer, working on his DMA at the Eastman School of Music. He's currently interning at WXXI with Classical 91.5 music director Julia Figueras.

A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 9:30pm

Mount Hope Cemetery is America's first municipal Victorian cemetery and the subject of WXXI’s latest documentary, A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery.

An Evening with Joe Bonamassa

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 8:00pm

Tune in for Joe Bonamassa coming at you from both sides of the pond - London & New York City.

America Abroad: Religious Minorities in the Middle East

Sun, 03/03/2013 - 9:00pm

The Arab Awakening has led to a rise in Islamist governments in the Middle East – increasing concerns about the rights of religious minorities.

Love and Libraries

In addition to books, the Rochester/Monroe County Public Library has plenty of recordings (and movies) to borrow. Music librarian Judy Schewe blog called Biblipod that features listening suggestions from their collection.

Be Mine

Classical 91.5 listener Jeff Miller found this black valentine in an antique store a couple of years ago and says he couldn't resist, "For that special someone!"  It's a Hallmark card. Look at the signature. Jeff isn't sure if it was part of the original card or hand written.  What do you think?

 

Four Days at Dragon*Con

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 11:00pm

Every Labor Day weekend, tens of thousands descend upon Atlanta for the largest convention of pop-culture fandom in the Southeast.

New York State of Mind MARATHON

Sat, 03/30/2013 - 6:00am

New York, New York - a city so nice, they namd it twice!

Chahinaz: What Rights for Women?

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 6:00pm

Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women.