Arts and Culture

Mornings, June 11 - 15

Brenda wakes you up with classical music, the Writers Almanac, Composers Datebook, and a daily Mystery Piece at 6:40 a.m. This week, test your knowledge of classical newsmakers.

Three Random Artifacts, Bobblehead Included

I.  GLASS ART

You could own an original piece of visual art by composer Philip Glass.  He donated a 6” X 6” piece to the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Avenue in Rochester.  The gallery’s director Blue Cease sent this picture of the back of the work:   

Britain's Royal Weddings

Sun, 07/15/2012 - 10:30pm

The intimate story of Britain's royal weddings, starting with the wedding of Princess Anne to Captain Mark Phillips, told from the point of view of people who were there.

Britain's Royal Weddings

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 10:30pm

The intimate story of Britain's royal weddings, from the Queen Mother through to Princess Margaret, told from the point of view of people who were there.

MICHAEL WOOD’S STORY OF ENGLAND: Romans to Normans & Peasants’ Revolt and the Black Death

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 8:00pm

Tune in for parts 1 and 2 of this 4 part series with historian Michael Wood as he tells the 2,000-year-old story of this one settlement throughout English history. 

Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work: Inside the Firm

Mon, 07/09/2012 - 10:00pm

Listen in as the queen’s children talk frankly about the roles they were born into and the challenges of royal life.

Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work: The Queen and Us

Mon, 07/02/2012 - 10:00pm

Accompany four party guests as they savor a once-in-a-lifetime occasion: a garden party at Buckingham Palace.

London Calling MARATHON

Sat, 07/28/2012 - 6:00am

Commemorate the start of the summer Olympics in London, England with Create! 

Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work: Headquarters

Mon, 06/18/2012 - 10:00pm

Go beyond the palace gates for a rare glimpse inside Buckingham Palace.

Queen Victoria’s Empire: The Moral Crusade/The Scramble for Africa

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 8:00pm

Join us for the conclusion of Queen Victoria’s Empire.