Arts and Culture

Global Voices "The Dictator Hunter" on PBS World

Wed, 07/21/2010 - 9:00pm

A revealing look at the determination of one American lawyer to bring a Chadian dictator to international justice.

Great Performances “Hamlet” on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/28/2010 - 8:00pm

Sir Patrick Stewart and David Tennant reprise their roles in this television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2008 stage production of Hamlet.

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Morning Mailbag

One of our chief joys is hearing from WXXI's classical music listeners.  Enjoy a sample of a few e-mails from recent weeks.

Brenda:

I've been listening to your show on the way in to work lately and really enjoying the selection. Michael Pratorius was new to me, and a direct hit.

A question: you played a chaconne by Marin Marais last week (I believe by the Concert of Nations). I'd like to track the recording down, but he wrote a number of chaconnes. Can you shed any light?

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 T------------

Hi, T---------,

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In the Life "Dismantling Hate" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/25/2010 - 11:30pm

IN THE LIFE talks to hate crime victims and perpetrators about the nature of hate.

Independent Lens: Dirt! The Movie on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/20/2010 - 10:00pm

Independent Lens delves into the fascinating history of this lowly substance and shows how its mistreatment can result in natural disasters.

Great Performance at the Met "Der Rosenkavalier" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/25/2010 - 12:00pm

Starring Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Susan Graham in the trouser role of her young lover.

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Restoring a Masterpiece: Screening Event at Eastman Theatre

Tue, 04/13/2010 - 7:00pm

Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of the Eastman Theatre premieres this June.

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Local Author's Turn on The Diane Rehm Show

Peter Lovenheim wrote In the Neighborhood about his suburban Rochester home and neighbors. He told a national audience about it on The Diane Rehm Show.

Tosca on Classical 91.5

Sat, 04/24/2010 - 1:00pm

Patricia Racette and Jonas Kaufmann star as the tragic lovers in Puccini's Tosca.

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American Experience "Eyes on the Prize" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 04/15/2010 - 9:00pm

This groundbreaking series telling the definitive story of the early Civil Rights Era returns with parts 3 & 4 of this award winning 6 part documentary.  

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