Messages from the President

12/05/2011 - 1:43pm

This Saturday, WXXI presents a rare opportunity for viewers to get on the inside of a historical architectural restoration as we present a preview of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Boyton House: The Next Hundred Years as part of an Afternoon of Local Treasures, which begins at 3:00 p.m.

11/29/2011 - 10:51am

As we move from Thanksgiving to enjoying the rest of the holiday season, WXXI joins in the holiday spirit with new – and classic – favorite television programs to mark our Winter Membership Campaign.

11/15/2011 - 11:36am

This past weekend, WXXI hosted a Community Cinema screening of “We Still Live Here,” an Independent Lens film that told the remarkable story of the recent cultural and linguistic revival of the Wampanoag tribe of Southeastern Massachusetts.

11/07/2011 - 9:08am

During the recent election season, WXXI's Center for Public Affairs had all the angles covered. With the final push by the candidates becoming top stories through out the region, only WXXI News provided the in-depth coverage and analysis that helped put some perspective on both the races and the individuals themselves.

10/25/2011 - 12:43pm

For those of you who aren't aware of it, WXXI's commitment to the arts extends beyond Classical 91.5 and PBS favorites like Live from Lincoln Center and Great Performances. Our efforts in local arts and culture can be experienced throughout the community.

10/10/2011 - 1:57pm

There was a news story that escaped many people's attention recently. Need to Know Rochester focused a special presentation on the plight of African-American male students in the Rochester City School District.

09/28/2011 - 9:42am

If you're a fan of "The Civil War," "Jazz" and "Baseball," you will most certainly be glued to WXXI-TV/HD October 2-4 as  we present "Prohibition", a new three-part documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Set in the era of bathtub gin and bootleggers, the series tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

09/21/2011 - 8:10am

WXXI was recently involved in two extraordinary events that had a meaningful impact for many in our Rochester community.

09/14/2011 - 8:00am

If you visited WXXI's booth at last weekend's Clothesline Festival and thought that it brought to an end to Rochester's "festival season", I have good news! Coming this weekend will be a celebration of sustainable living to be held in Rochester's High Falls District. The Greentopia Festival – the newest of Rochester festivals – will be held Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18.

09/06/2011 - 4:28pm

There has been an amazing tradition going on in Rochester over the last 25 years -- one of which you may be an enthusiastic participant, or of which you may have no knowledge. The RIT Big Shot has been capturing unique photos of buildings and locations in the Greater Rochester area since 1987.