Arts and Culture

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.

Ernani, a Great Performances at the Met Presentation

Sun, 06/17/2012 - 12:00pm

Based on Victor Hugo’s revolutionary play, Ernani involves three men--two noble, and one a bandit--who attempt to out-maneuver one another for the hand of the beautiful Elvira.

Pedal America

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 2:30pm

Pedal America features interviews with bike enthusiasts sharing inspiring personal stories about the transformative power of cycling.

High Falls Film Festival "Summer Selections: A Mini Festival"

Monday, June 11, 2012 and Tuesday, June 12, 2012

WXXI, The Little Theatre and The High Falls Film Festival are proud to present "Summer Selections: A Mini Festival.

Richard Bangs’ Adventureland MARATHON

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 6:00am

You’re sure to rack up frequent flyer miles with globe trotter Richard Bangs. 

In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland, part of the free Jazz Fest Movie Series at the Little Theatre

Sat, 06/30/2012 - 8:00pm

"If there ever was a lady with a capital "L" who has earned her recognition in jazz, it is Marian McPartland."

The Moth Radio Hour

Sun, 06/24/2012 - 9:00pm

Rachel Dratch recounts an adventure in the New York City dating scene in this episode of The Moth Radio Hour.

The Moth Radio Hour

Sun, 06/17/2012 - 9:00pm

Edgar Oliver uses his unique voice to share his trip to Morocco in this episode of The Moth Radio Hour.

The Moth Radio Hour

Sun, 06/03/2012 - 9:00pm

Among this hour's stories, Laura Albert describes her mask of J.T. LeRoy and the influence on her writing process.

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