Arts and Culture

Frederick Douglass Institute Celebrates 25 Years

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Cilas Kemedijo, the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies about celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester.

Broadway Says Goodbye

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

To say the least, this has been a difficult week in Tinseltown and on Broadway.

Christmas Carols with the Priests

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 5:00pm

Set in Belfast, Northern Ireland, The Priests bring the festive season alive with a collection of holiday favorites delivered with a "little priestly twist."

Buddy Holly: Listen to Me on WXXI-TV

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 10:00pm

Join the birthday tribute to the late Buddy Holly with an extraordinary concert that features three generations of top recording artists performing Holly’s music.

A Night of Local Treasures on WXXI-TV

Wed, 12/07/2011 - 8:00pm

Tune in for an evening featuring local architectural treasures.

Bob Ross: The Happy Painter on WXXI-TV

Sun, 12/04/2011 - 12:30pm

Learn all about the man behind the happy little trees.

Kimchi Chronicles MARATHON

Sat, 12/03/2011 - 6:00am

Jean-Georges Vongerichten demonstrates his command of simple, flavorful combinations by creating new dishes inspired by the Korean pantry. 

Need to Know Rochester: Frederick Douglass Institute

This week on Need to Know Rochester, celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester and a sneak preview of Garth Fagan's newest creation on stage.

Mornings on Classical 91.5

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, the Writer’s Almanac, Composers’ Datebook, and bird song.

Monday, November 21

 Music by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Franz Waxman

Brenda talks with Mona Seghatoleslami, WXXI-FM’s new afternoon host. (Hear a podcast of their interview at


Tuesday, November 22