WXXI Past Events Archive

These are events that have been featured in the past on the WXXI website. It is not a complete list of all events. For current events, please visit our main WXXI Events page.

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

WXXI is proud to host a new season of free screenings, featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series, Independent Lens. The screenings, held at the Little Theatre (240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY), will be followed by lively panel discussions to encourage dialogue and action around important and timely social issues.

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

WXXI kicks off a new season of Community Cinema with a film that travels 10 countries on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join WXXI’s Innovation Trail for a community conversation event about the dropout crisis in Rochester and upstate New York, part of WXXI American Graduate Week


Monday, September 17, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Admission is first come, first served!

Join WXXI for a film that explores the childhood obesity epidemic, followed by a panel discussion.

Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

WXXI opens its doors to the public on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a day of fun, free activities for guests of all ages.

Friday, September 14, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Waiting Room goes behind the scenes at the emergency department of Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA, to paint a portrait of pain and frustration and dedication and resolve:

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 8:30pm

A powerful argument for why the global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 8:00pm

Detroit plus dystopia equals Detropia, the story of a Motor City run out of gas.

Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

This seven-piece brass, funk and rock band will make you want to get up from your seat and dance!

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Don't miss seeing this impressive young jazz guitarist.