Arts and Culture

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both on-air and online, start here. Arts and cultural programming on WXXI TV and Radio as well as online discussion and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below. Read more

Featured Programming

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 9:00pm
Follow Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable life
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Uncover the story of Althea Gibson (1927-2003), who emerged as the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world of the 1950s.
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
Set during an era of U.S. post-industrialization in which numerous factories have been exported, Downeast focuses on Antonio Bussone's efforts to open a processing factory in rural Maine.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
The ever-popular pairing of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci comes to Great Performances at the Met
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
This year, the tent welcomes a baker’s dozen to the battle to be named the U.K.’s best amateur baker.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 8:00pm
Follow Muhammad Ali’s path from a gym in Louisville
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
For 17 days and nights each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston, South Carolina’s historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers.

Recently Aired

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 1:00pm
As part of Classical 91.5's year-round opera presentation, WXXI brings listeners 10 operas from the San Francisco Opera
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:30pm
All About Prints invites novices and experienced collectors alike to explore the art of printmaking
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 9:00pm
The Vienna Philharmonic performs an open-air concert from the gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 8:30pm
For the best art stories in Rochester and beyond watch Arts InFocus Friday nights at 8:30 and Saturday afternoons at 6:30, only on WXXI-TV.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
A celebration of selected spots with some of our finest baked goods!
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