Arts and Culture

Independent Lens "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry"

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:00pm

Learn about the life and work of celebrated Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. 

AMERICAN MASTERS "Sister Rosetta Tharpe"

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 7:00pm

Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Rosetta Tharpe. 

INDEPENDENT LENS: The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:00pm

Follow Whitney Young’s journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. 

Go Ravens!

If you don’t know much about football (that would be me) or fine wine (me, neither), a handy rule of thumb is to automatically root for the team named for a bird or buy the bottle with the bird on the label.   Let’s cheer the Ravens in the Superbowl!

Watch for the body slam:

Talking Music: A few recent conversations

Isn’t it fun to talk about music? I’m always happy to chat (we can start a shouting match have a civil discussion over on Twitter or Facebook if you’d like).

Here are a few of my recent slightly more structured musical conversations:  interviews that were featured on WXXI’s Classical 91.5 Some of them are musicians in Rochester, others just stopping by for a visit.


Sara's Weeknight Meals

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 1:00pm

Sara Moulton reveals kitchen tips, short-cuts and strategies while preparing delicious, family-friendly dishes

Market Warriors: Long Beach, CA

Mon, 02/04/2013 - 9:00pm

Join pickers at the Long Beach Antique Market as they scour vendors’ booths for the best Asian smalls. 

Makers: Women Who Make America

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 7:00pm

Makers: Women Who Make America, a film that tells how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years, airs Friday, March 7, 2014 at 7 p.m.