Arts and Culture

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2011 on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 12:00am

Taped at the Americana Music Awards in Nashville, this AUSTIN CITY LIMITS special showcases performances from legends and emerging artists.

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Transitions

The Rochester Oratorio Society announced a commission this week in celebration of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and other milestones.  The ROS will commission composer Glenn McClure to write a piece including texts, instruments and musical resources from Ghana, West Africa, and Western New York.

An Extraordinary Story of Triumph Against All Odds

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

During this poignant edition of Stage Notes, host Robert Hammond and his guest Cullen R. Titmas (Tony in the Broadway tour of Billy Elliot the Musical) will explore many of the important  themes  Billy Elliot the Musical brings to life, including being who you are, expressing yourself, the importance of family and community, overcoming obstacles, bullying, and following dreams.

Mornings on Classical 91.5

Join Brenda Tremblay from six until ten.

You’re invited to start the day with lively classical music, a mystery piece, and bird song.  Composers Datebook airs at 7:20, Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, features around 8:35 a.m.

Monday, November 7

Music by Sarasate, Tchaikovsky, and a celebration of American music

Tuesday, November 8

Christmas with the Celts on WXXI-TV

Sun, 12/11/2011 - 9:30pm

Christmas with the Celts is an uplifting, spirited holiday celebration hosted by the international Irish music group, The Celts.

PBS Arts from San Francisco: Great Performances "The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet" on WXXI-TV/HD

Sun, 12/18/2011 - 2:00pm

Experience Hans Christian Andersen’s haunting tale of love with San Francisco Ballet’s production of John Neumeier’s inventive ballet.

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American Masters "Eames: The Architect and the Painter" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 12/19/2011 - 10:00pm

Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey’s unprecedented documentary reveals the lives, careers and creative genius that gave the world “The Eames Era.”

Live from Lincoln Center "Berstein and Gershwin" on WXXI-TV

Sat, 12/31/2011 - 8:00pm

Celebrate the start of the new year with a glamorous evening featuring the music of American 20th-century composers Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin.

60's Pop, Rock & Soul: My Music

Sat, 03/16/2013 - 9:00pm

This concert spectacular is hosted by beloved icons Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees.

Victor Borge: Comedy in Music

Sun, 03/11/2012 - 7:00pm

A new Victor Borge television special features his recently rediscovered funniest and most memorable skits.

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