Arts and Culture

Mornings, September 3 - 7

You’re invited to wake up with Brenda Tremblay at 6:00 a.m. for invigorating music, birdsong, daily Mystery piece at (6:40), Composers Datebook (7:20), and the Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (8:20).

Community Cinema presents "Solar Mamas"

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 7:00pm

WXXI is proud to host a new season of free screenings, featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series, Independent Lens. The screenings, held at the Little Theatre (240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY), will be followed by lively panel discussions to encourage dialogue and action around important and timely social issues.

And the Grammy Goes To...

Sat, 01/25/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sunday is music's biggest night: The Grammy Awards.

MASTERPIECE: CLASSIC "Upstairs Downstairs" Season 1 MARATHON

Sun, 09/30/2012 - 9:00pm

Prepare for the much anticipated premiere of Season II by tuning in for a Season I marathon at 165 Eaton Place.

Joys of a new season

I went to Wegmans the other day, and lo, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Have you seen the plastic bags of Halloween candy stacked up like sandbags? Thanksgiving decorations spilling out of displays?  Really?  So soon? 

Please, press the pause button.

From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center for The Performing Arts

Sun, 09/30/2012 - 2:00pm

Share the excitement of opening night at the new Smith Center in Las Vegas.

Live from Lincoln Center: The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman

Thu, 09/27/2012 - 8:00pm

Live from Lincoln Center presents a perfromance by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra with accomplished violinist Itzhak Perlman

American Masters "The Day Carl Sandburg Died"

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:00pm

For much of the 20th century, Carl Sandburg was synonymous with the American experience, a spokesman on behalf of “the people.” 

POV "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful"

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 10:30pm

This film chronicles Carolyn Parker's five-year crusade to rebuild her beloved neon-green house, her church, her community -- and her life.

John Portman: A Life of Building

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 3:30pm

John Portman, one of the world’s most revolutionary architects, has left his mark on hotels and buildings across America and the world.