Arts and Culture

Bob Ross: The Happy Painter on WXXI-TV

Sun, 12/04/2011 - 12:30pm

Learn all about the man behind the happy little trees.

Kimchi Chronicles MARATHON

Sat, 12/03/2011 - 6:00am

Jean-Georges Vongerichten demonstrates his command of simple, flavorful combinations by creating new dishes inspired by the Korean pantry. 

Need to Know Rochester: Frederick Douglass Institute

This week on Need to Know Rochester, celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester and a sneak preview of Garth Fagan's newest creation on stage.

Mornings on Classical 91.5

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, the Writer’s Almanac, Composers’ Datebook, and bird song.

Monday, November 21

 Music by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Franz Waxman

Brenda talks with Mona Seghatoleslami, WXXI-FM’s new afternoon host. (Hear a podcast of their interview at wxxi.org)

 

Tuesday, November 22

More Than A Month

Sun, 02/12/2012 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of a film that questions whether the yearly celebration of Black History Month is having any detrimental effects on the teaching of Black history.

Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of a film that tells the story of a woman who refused to accept her assigned place in society.

Jamie Bernstein Reminisces About Her Father, Leonard

Sat, 11/19/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jamie Bernstein talks in depth about her father, Leonard Bernstein, and the impact he had on her.  Additionally, she discusses EL SISTEMA USA! -- a new film documentary about the power of music to create social transformation.

Mornings, November 14 - 18

Join Brenda Tremblay from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. weekdays.

You’re invited to start the day with lively classical music, a mystery piece, and bird song.  Composers Datebook airs at 7:20, Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, features around 8:35 a.m.                            

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2011 on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 12:00am

Taped at the Americana Music Awards in Nashville, this AUSTIN CITY LIMITS special showcases performances from legends and emerging artists.

Transitions

The Rochester Oratorio Society announced a commission this week in celebration of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and other milestones.  The ROS will commission composer Glenn McClure to write a piece including texts, instruments and musical resources from Ghana, West Africa, and Western New York.