Arts and Culture

American Experience: Murder of a President

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 9:00pm

Explore James Garfield’s unprecedented rise to power, his shooting by a madman and its bizarre and tragic aftermath.

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David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In tribute to David Bowie, host Robert Hammond will air Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Bowie.

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INDEPENDENT LENS: A Ballerina’s Tale

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:00pm

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater.

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Body Politics: Disability in America

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 9:00pm

The impact of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act is visible in parking lots, bathrooms, and public buildings across the country.

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Where Are They Now

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

From the Top is returning to Rochester this month. Many fine young Rochester musicians have been on the show…but where are they now? 

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GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Il Trovatore

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:00pm

Verdi’s classic opera stars Anna Netrebko in her Met role debut as Leonora.

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A 2016 Broadway Review

Sat, 01/02/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for part two of a year end Broadway review.

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Independent Lens: Mimi and Dona

Sun, 01/17/2016 - 1:30pm

What happens when love runs out of time?  For 92-year-old Mimi, who has spent her life caring for 64-year-old Dona, a daughter with an intellectual disability, it means facing the inevitable.

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Finding Your Roots: Tragedy + Time = Comedy

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 8:00pm

Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America’s funniest men.

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Finding Your Roots: In Search of Freedom

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 8:00pm

Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom.

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