Arts and Culture

Survival: Lives in the Balance "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives"

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 9:00pm

This series takes viewers into the lives of people struggling for survival against health problems perpetuated by extreme poverty.

Roadshow Remembers on WXXI-TV

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

This special edition of Antiques Roadshow will test the memory of hardcore fans and kindle the curiosity of newcomers.

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.

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.

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