Messages from the President

05/23/2014 - 9:13am

Thank you for making your pledge of support during our Spring Radio Membership Drive. Because of the community outpouring, we were able to reach our goal and shave nearly two days off our campaign. It obviously signals the value placed on public radio — especially WXXI News — so I'd like to share some information on a couple of our recent ventures. 

05/12/2014 - 10:28am

I hope you had a chance to listen to the live broadcast of the RPO's Carnegie Hall concert on May 7th. Classical 91.5 was the only place you could have heard it in Rochester and the response has been nothing short of overwhelming — both for the performance and the presentation on WXXI-FM. As a result, we have had many requests for CDs or rebroadcasts of the RPO performance.

05/02/2014 - 8:41am
The Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York City only seats 2,804. But if you are not one of those fortunate few attending the RPO's historic concert there on May 7th, then I have some exciting news for you!
04/09/2014 - 10:50am

The 2014 WXXI Online Auction kicks off this Saturday, April 12 — and if you haven't yet resistered to bid, I encourage you to do so!

03/25/2014 - 11:11am

You may be hearing a lot about the Gettysburg Address as this year marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's iconic speech delivered at the dedication of the cemetery at Gettysburg. By redefining liberty and nationalism by essentially fusing them together, Lincoln not only inspired the North to continue the fight, he forever changed how we think about our country.

03/17/2014 - 9:25am
WXXI, the community and classical music recently lost a good friend.  On Sunday, March 9, retired Classical 91.5 host Mordecai Lipshutz passed away at the age of 64 following a long illness.
02/27/2014 - 1:56pm

I’m going to let you in on a “Little Secret.”  The partnership between WXXI and the Little Theatre just celebrated its second anniversary and so far, our relationship is going strong!

01/27/2014 - 10:49am

2014 marks a very special year for WXXI as Classical 91.5 celebrates its 40th anniversary and AM 1370 turns 30. You may have been among the visionary group of WXXI friends who helped to start these stations. Thank you for your continued support of our radio services that have expanded greatly in the past 40 years.

01/13/2014 - 11:10am

This Tuesday the Little Theatre will screen the film The Crash Reel. This Little One Take Doc film, which is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, is also part of Dialogue on Disability, a partnership we have with our good friends at Al Sigl Community of Agencies. The film tells the s

01/06/2014 - 10:44am

This week marks the beginning of a new era for WXXI radio as Evan Dawson gets behind the microphone for our weekly afternoon talk show, Connections. For more than 25 years, Bob Smith held that post, hosting 1370 Connection, but had to leave the program due to health reasons.