Arts and Culture

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.

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.