Arts and Culture

Need to Know Rochester: Garth Fagan's Madiba

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews renowned dance pioneer Garth Fagan and Norwood "PJ" Pennewell about their newest productions -- being debuted in Rochester the week of November 28, 2011.

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Mornings on Classical 91.5, November 28 - December 2

Wake up with classical music, a daily mystery piece at 6:40, the Composers’ Datebook at 7:20, the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, and the latest arts news.

Monday, November 28

Garth Fagan never let anyone else choreograph his dancers until last year.  WXXI’s Julie Philipp reports on a new creative mind in dance and the moment of contact that sparked the troupe’s latest work. 

Recording Artist Matthew West Writes a Song that has Inspired a Movie

Sat, 12/03/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he talks to Grammy nominated recording artist Matthew West about his new holiday CD, “The Heart of Christmas,” and a song he wrote that’s inspired a movie. One song on the new album that has already developed a life beyond this CD is “One Last Christmas.”

Need to Know Rochester: Garth Fagan's New Production

This week on Need to Know Rochester, WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews renowned dance pioneer Garth Fagan and Norwood "PJ" Pennewell about their newest productions -- being debuted in Rochester next week.

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Paving the Way: The National Park-to-Park Highway

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 7:00pm

Paving the Way relates the little-known story of how most Americans first reached the national parks — via one of the longest motor routes of the day, the Park-to-Park Highway. 

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Brazil

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 9:00pm

Experience the taste sensations of Brazil with Merrilees Parker!

Dreamers Theater

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 9:30pm

Cognitively challenged teens and young adults stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions.

We Shall Remain: American Experience: Wounded Knee

Fri, 12/02/2011 - 7:00pm

Wounded Knee tells the gripping story of the 1973 siege of Wounded Knee

The Grove

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 6:00pm

More Americans have been lost to AIDS than in all the U.S. wars since 1900, and the pandemic has killed 22 million people worldwide. However, few know about the existence of the National AIDS Memorial

Thanksgiving

"In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love?"  - Igor Stravinsky

 

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