Arts and Culture

May 2014 programs on the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents an 8-week broadcast series beginning May 17 at 1:00 p.m. with Verdi's Otello.

Intelligence Squared US: Outlook for Millennials: Do they stand a chance?

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 9:00pm

Millennials— growing up with revolutionary technology and entering adulthood in a time of recession—have recently been much maligned. Are their critics right?

American Masters: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 9:00pm

Explore the tall-tale life of participatory journalist and Paris Review co-founder George Plimpton.

Scott & Bailey

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:00pm

Each episode sees Rachel and Janet face a serious crime that is both challenging and emotionally difficult as well as cope with their own complex personal lives.

Frankie

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 11:00pm

A heroine for the modern age, district nurse Frankie Maddox looks life and death in the eye on a daily basis; her mission is to make a difference.

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Live From Tanglewood

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:00pm

Embark on a musical journey with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, a “mobile musical think tank.”

Carnegie Hall Spring For Music with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:30pm

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, singers from the Eastman School of Music Opera Department, and the Eastman-Rochester Chorus perform a concert version of Howard Hanson’s Merry Mount at Carnegie Hall.

Independent Lens: A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:00pm

Hear the shocking story of a promising young reporter caught plagiarizing and supplementing his own reporting with fabricated details.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 8:00pm

WXXI's Brenda Tremblay hosts a whole new broadcast season of the Rochester Philhamornic Orchestra.

Song Travels with Michael Feinstein

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 10:00am

Michael Feinstein, host of Song Travels returns to Classical 91.5 with his weekly musical travels through the American Songbook.