Arts and Culture

December 12 - 16

Find daily inspiration in the Composer’s Datebook (7:20) and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20). This week, test your knowledge of Christmas and TV movie themes in the Mystery Piece at 6:40.

Monday, December 12

The First Nowell wrapped in brilliant variations

A Grammy-nominated Rochester native throws herself into a passionate Baroque aria

Music by Haydn, Dvorak, and Max Bruch

INDEPENDENT LENS: The Woodmans on WXXI-TV

Sun, 01/29/2012 - 11:00pm

The haunting story of late photographer Francesca Woodman and her family.

BHUTAN - Taking the Middle Path to Happiness

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:00pm

Imagine a country committed to the people's happiness. This documentary visits the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan and its development policy of "Gross National Happiness".

Viewers' Choice on WXXI-TV/HD

Tue, 12/13/2011 - 8:00pm

What were the most popular shows during our TV Membership campaign?

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A Holiday Special with Jim Brickman and The Tinseltone Carolers

Sat, 12/10/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he welcomes solo piano artist Jim Brickman and The Tinseltone Carolers to this week’s special holiday Stage Notes.

Kodak's Retired Infrared Film Creates A Hot Pink Congo

Irish photographer Richard Mosse created a highly unusual look at remote parts of war-torn Congo by shooting his series Infra with recently discontinued Kodak infrared film.

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Mornings on Classical 91.5

Starting at 6:00 a.m. with the birds.

Let’s relax.  In the holidays to come, delights, gifts, and memories flood our lives, and with them come pressures and anxieties which make this a difficult season for many.

Music offers you a refuge from the bustle, a room where you can take off your coat and warm your hands to Wagner’s Magic Fire music or Bach’s passionate Goldberg variations.

Globe Trekker Special: Great Natural Wonders

Thu, 01/26/2012 - 9:00pm

Join the Globe Trekkers as they explore some of the world’s Great Natural Wonders.

Antiques Roadshow “Forever Young” on WXXI-TV

Mon, 12/19/2011 - 8:00pm

“Forever Young” is a celebration of objects for the young and the young at heart.

At Home with the Georgians

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 8:00pm

This informative historical documentary offers a unique look into Georgian homes and the way their inhabitants shaped domestic life.

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