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March 2017 Program Highlights:

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – It’s hard to believe 30 years have passed since Roy Orbison’s televised comeback Black & White Night concert was filmed. Recorded live in September 1987 at the Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles, the concert featured the great Roy Orbison and an all-star line-up of special guests for a never-to-be-repeated evening of rock and roll, filmed entirely in black and white.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Espionage is the world's second oldest profession but with countries facing new security threats and an ever-evolving technology landscape – they have to adapt. On this episode of America Abroad, we discuss the current state of human intelligence gathering and its future.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Twenty years ago, pianist Rebecca Penneys and cellist Stefan Reuss created the Salon Concert Series, with the mission of performing some of the great piano trios. Five years later, Mikhail Kopelman joined as their permanent violinist. Julia Figueras welcomes the trio for Backstage Pass, Friday, March 31, 2017 at 1 p.m.



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