Arts and Culture

Egypt's Golden Empire

Sat, 01/12/2013 - 3:00pm

Watch dramatic re-creations that bring to life the story of the Egyptian empire.

Original Minds on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/09/2012 - 9:00pm

Five teenagers stigmatized by being in Special Ed. struggle to articulate how their brains work, and discover that they are smarter than they thought.

OnStage: The Lou Gramm Band on WXXI-TV

Sun, 01/08/2012 - 7:00pm

The new season of OnStage is here! Tune in for the premiere with Lou Gramm and The Lou Gramm Band.

America Test Kitchen Radio

Sun, 01/08/2012 - 2:00pm

Host Chris Kimball introduces listeners to an eclectic collection of test cooks and food experts from the Test Kitchen, and people who come at food and cooking from unique and useful perspectives, with rich stories to tell.

Antiques Roadshow on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 8:00pm

Antiques Roadshow kicks off its 16th season with a special broadcast from Tulsa, where it recorded the highest-value appraisal in the history of the show.

Three Great American Voices

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 12:00pm

Tune in for three famous voices on everyone's favorite subject - food.

INDEPENDENT LENS: These Amazing Shadows

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 9:00pm

Learn about the National Film Registry, an eclectic collection of films that typify cinema’s contributions to American culture.

December 26 - 30

Who made headlines in 2011? Newsmaker mysteries at 6:40. The Composer’s Datebook airs at 7:20, the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20

Monday, December 26

Pieces by Verdi, Handel, and Sibelius     

On the Composers’ Datebook: John Morton in a box

At 9:00 a.m.   A Rochester Festival of Lessons and Carols

Tuesday, December 27

Works by the Waltz King, George Gershwin, and William Walton

Christmas morning with Brenda Tremblay

Starting at 6:00 a.m.

Pour yourself a cup of coffee and start Christmas morning with music and friends, including Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster Julianna Athayde, singer Dan McInerney, and RPO Music Director Arild Remmereit, who explains why, unlike most kids, he dreaded the arrival of Christmas when he was growing up in Norway.  WXXI’s Brenda Tremblay hosts a two-hour special with music and a f

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season II

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 9:00pm

Prepare for the January Season 3 premiere by tuning in for Season 2 thoughout December.