Arts and Culture

POV: Sweetgrass on WXXI-TV

Tue, 07/05/2011 - 10:00pm

This film follows the last modern-day cowboys leading their flocks of sheep up into the breathtaking and often dangerous mountains for summer pasture.

Leroy Anderson in Concert

Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:00pm

Tune in for this delightful Independence Day special featuring a variety of patriotic anthems and lighthearted favorites.

The Moth Radio Hour Special

Sun, 05/27/2012 - 9:00pm

Tune in for this live edition of The Moth's collaboration with The World Science Festival.

Keeping Score: Mahler on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/03/2011 - 12:00pm

WXXI is pleased to bring audiences Keeping Score: Mahler, a multi-media project focuses on the life and music of Gustav Mahler presented by the San Francisco Symphony and music director Michael Tilson Thomas.

Orta

 As I’m writing this we are streaming through the green rice fields and farmlands of northwestern Italy, the country’s breadbasket. This would all look familiar to you, except for the centuries-old stone farmhouses, white egrets, and brown buzzards perched along the highway like red-tailed hawks.  We’re crossing the Po River, headed south to the Italian Riviera.

Dear Rick Steves,

An open letter to Rick Steves:

The Frothy Swiss Thing

For me, the second day in the resort town of Stresa, Italy unfolded in flashes of detail; a tiny green fern growing out of a crack in the wall, a clear glass of grappa, two girls in bikinis playing with dogs on the beach. A train carried us through the mountains, across the border north into Locarno, Switzerland for lunch.

Images: Friday Jazz Fest Daytime Concerts

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest isn't just about big name headliners and late night jam sessions - there are also free concerts featuring local talent all week long.

Images: Thursday Jazz Fest Daytime Concerts

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest isn't just about big name headliners and late night jam sessions - there are also free concerts featuring local talent all week long.

Images: Wednesday's Free Concerts

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest isn't just about big name headliners and late night jam sessions - there are also free concerts featuring local talent all week long.