Arts and Culture

Craft in America "Messages" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/28/2011 - 2:30pm

The greater good is difficult to achieve, but the artists who dedicate themselves to a cause can often make a difference.

MASTERPIECE: MYSTERY! "Poirot XI: Three Act Tragedy" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 06/19/2011 - 9:00pm

David Suchet returns as suave Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot in three brand-new mysteries based on the novels by Agatha Christie.

Jazz Festival Scholarship Recipients Announced

Three local musicians are winners of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarships.

Jazz Fest Preview: The Natalie Cole Interview

Natalie Cole is the Opening Night headliner for this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival and she spoke with WXXI's Bob Smith in advance of her visit to Rochester.

Luna moth

There’s a fine line between passion and compulsion. German composer Robert Schumann walked it.  

Backstage Pass with Irina Lupines and Lyudmila Lakisova

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass proudly presents Irina Lupines and Lyudmila Lakisova.

Lyric Opera: The Girl of the Golden West

Sat, 06/25/2011 - 1:00pm

A handsome outlaw in disguise! The sheriff in hot pursuit! Don't miss this Puccini classic opera.

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.