Arts and Culture

Lyric Opera: The Mikado

Sat, 06/18/2011 - 1:00pm

Tune in for unrequited love, temptation and ample boiling oil in this Gilbert & Sullivan comedy.

America Abroad: Joined by War: Women's Rights in Today's Afghanistan

Sun, 06/26/2011 - 10:00pm

The engagment of the women of Afghanistan is critically shaping a modern, democratic Afghanistan.

NATURE: Victoria Falls on WXXI-TV

Sun, 06/19/2011 - 8:00pm

Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world — the tranquil meandering river above the cascade and the raging abyss of the gorge below.

Niagara Falls

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 10:00pm

More than a celebration of a natural wonder, Niagara Falls is a study of human achievement and human folly on an epic scale.

"Jazz Break" Previews Friday's Festival Kickoff

WRUR's Scott Regan joins Alex Crichton each weekday morning during the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival with a preview of that night's events. 

The Mystery of Chaco Canyon

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 9:00pm

This program presents evidence that the Chacoan people expressed a complex solar and lunar cosmology in their magnificent architecture.

Secrets of the Dead "Michelangelo Revealed"

Thu, 01/26/2012 - 9:00pm

Michelangelo’s involvement with a clandestine fellowship trying to reform the Catholic Church from within put him at dangerous odds with powerful officials who held his livelihood — and life — in their hands.

Need to Know Rochester: Wendell Castle & Nancy Jurs

An in-depth interview with one of Rochester's most artistic couples. Art furniture designer Wendell Castle and sculptor Nancy Jurs in an Arts Friday special edition of Need to Know Rochester.

The Maestro's Farewell to the RPO

RPO Music Director Christopher Seaman led the Orchestra for the final time this past weekend. WXXI's Brenda Tremblay looks at what makes the man and his musical talent so special to Rochester's music fans.

RIJF: Highlight Show on WXXI-TV/HD

Sat, 06/18/2011 - 12:00am

As the 2011 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival comes to a close, WXXI-TV/HD presents an encore broadcast of the season finale of its 2008 RIJF series.