Arts and Culture

Spain... On the Road Again on WXXI-TV

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 5:00pm

The famous foursome explores Basque Country.

Passport & Palette Marathon on Create

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 6:00am

Pick up a brush and travel the world with acclaimed master artists.

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The Los Angeles Opera on 91.5 FM

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 1:00pm

Tune in Saturdays throughout July for presentations from the Los Angeles Opera.

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May the force be with you . . . and your lego collection

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Bach's coffee house delights

If you love coffee as much as I do, you'd have been unspeakably happy to hear the premieres of Johann Sebastian Bach's secular concertos.  Scholars think they were first heard in a coffee shop in Leipzig, performed by the composer with a student musical society.  Today on Classical 91.5, the mystery piece was

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The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air

Tuesday's mystery piece was Debussy's fourth prelude from Book I, "Les sons et les parfums tournet dans l'air du soir" (The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air), played by Etha Wheeler.

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Mercury Opera and Monday's mystery piece

Mercury Opera Rochester has announced its 2010-2011 season.  In the fall, the company will offer its first Gilbert & Sullivan production, The Pirates of Penzance, at the new auditorium at Penfield High School.
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Breakfast Special on WXXI-TV

Wed, 07/14/2010 - 8:00pm

A celebration of going out for a morning meal in America.

POV "Good Fortune" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 07/13/2010 - 10:00pm

A provocative exploration of how massive international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to benefit.

History Detectives: Andrew Jacksons' Mouth, Barton Letter, Spybook on WXXI-TV

Mon, 07/12/2010 - 9:00pm

The reunification of two halves of a vandalized sculpture of President Andrew Jackson? The History Detectives find out.

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