Arts and Culture

Met @ the Movies

2010 - 2011 Season

Don’t miss the chance to experience the Met right here in Rochester!

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers Event

Sun, 05/01/2011 - 2:00pm

Join us for a free screening of clips from the POV film, The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, meet Ellsberg via Skype and talk with American Documentary Executive Director Simon Kilmurry.

International Women's Day...there and here

March 8. 2011 marks the centenary celebration of International Women's Day.  Each March 8, for the last 25 years, I have programmed a veritable festival of women in music.  I did this for rock, I did it for jazz, and these days, with the help of interns from the Eastman School of Music's Arts Leadership Program, I do it for classical. 

Rock, Rhythm and Doo Wop on WXXI-TV

Fri, 03/18/2011 - 9:00pm

WXXI presents a musical event that is as close to time-travel as television allows!


Sat, 08/03/2013 - 9:00pm

A mining engineer gets caught up in a conspiracy following the death of a British spy.

Masterpiece Classic's Sense and Sensibility on WXXI-TV

Sun, 03/20/2011 - 12:30pm

A romantic odyssey full of seduction and abandonment unfolds in Andrew Davies's bold adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.

Making Sense of Place "Phoenix: The Urban Desert" & "Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City"

Sat, 03/19/2011 - 7:00pm

Cities express the choices made by their inhabitants: where to live, how to get around and how to interact with the surrounding environment.

In Search of Myths & Heroes

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 7:00pm

British historian Michael Wood searches for the historical truth behind four of the world’s greatest and most enduring myths.

GREAT PERFORMANCES "Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 9:30pm

Maestro to the stars David Foster returns with several of his favorite artists for a magnificent night of music.

Noteworthy Moments in Women's History 2011

Airing throughout March on WXXI Radio

Kitty Van Bortel presents a series of vignettes that highlight a few of the many remarkable women in American History.