Arts and Culture

StoryCorps: Danny and Annie on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 10:00pm

The renowned oral-history project brings stories to visual life in six documentary shorts. Danny and Annie kick off the series Tuesday, August 17, and airs during POV's Salt.

A Surprise in Texas: The Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/01/2010 - 9:30pm

The finalists vie for the competition’s coveted Gold Medal.


Great Performances "Renee Fleming & Dmitri Hvorstovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/01/2010 - 8:00pm

Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky perform in the City of Palaces.


At Close Range with National Geographic

Mon, 08/30/2010 - 8:00pm

An intimate profile of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore on the job and at home.

Documenting the Face of America: Roy Stryker and the FSA/OWI Photographers

Mon, 08/30/2010 - 7:00pm

This film brings to life the remarkable stories behind the legendary group of New Deal-sponsored photographers who captured the face of Depression-era America.

What Would You Like to Ask Ken Burns?

Filmmaker Ken Burns visits Rochester's George Eastman House for a sold-out event this Friday. Your question could be asked as part of the discussion.

Youth Inmate Art Unveiled

Artwork created by local teen inmates as part of a unique arts education program was unveiled in Rochester.


Optics in Focus on WXXI-TV's Need to Know Rochester

A number of high school teachers returned to the classroom this week—this time as students in optics.

Masterpiece Mystery! Inspector Lewis: Counter Culture Blues on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/29/2010 - 9:00pm

Joanna Lumley guest stars a musician, a dead musician?


The Rochester I Know: Mitch Miller on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 6:00pm

WXXI remembers the late Mitch Miller with a special broadcast of an archived program featuring Mr. Miller.

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