Arts and Culture

Celtic Thunder Christmas

Sun, 12/05/2010 - 11:00pm

Celtic Thunder is coming to Rochester's Auditorium Theatre on Wednesay, December 8! Watch their performance on WXXI-TV and then see them in person!

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Season of giving

The other day I said to my family, “Let’s all give homemade gifts this year.” This suggestion sank like a stone on a wave of despair, since my kids are still young enough to dream of Lego sets, gadgets, and games. But for my part, I’m determined to do it.

A Season’s Griot 2013

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 1:00pm

Tune in for this Kwanzaa celebration.

A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Fri, 12/24/2010 - 11:00pm

Tune in for this musical Christmas Eve special.

RPO: A Classical Christmas

Mon, 12/24/2012 - 12:00pm

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra presents Musical delights of the Holiday Season!

Christmas with Madrigalia 2010: The Light of the World

Tue, 12/21/2010 - 12:00pm

Madrigalia presents music for the Christmas season.

Come to Italy with me!

A few years ago, my colleague Laura Garrison formed a club for WXXI listeners who are passionate about travel.  She and former morning host Simon Pontin led a trip to Austria in 2008. Last year, a small group went to Costa Rica with WRUR’s Scott Regan. When Laura asked me to co-host a trip to northern Italy in 2011, I was thrilled.

Tonic Sol-fa: Greatest Time of Year on WXXI-TV

Sat, 12/25/2010 - 2:00pm

This charismatic foursome returns with a spirited Christmas special.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve on WXXI-TV

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 11:15pm

Narrated by the late Ossie Davis, this is a fantasy trip through the magic of Christmas.