Arts and Culture

Analyzing the AG Debate

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look at what we learned in the Democrat Primary Debate for NY Attorney General held here at WXXI.

Antique Roadshow "Unique Antiques" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 9:00pm

Some of the most outlandish, kitschy and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series’ last decade.

Small town art scene

Privately-funded public art brightened small towns and markets this summer.  My thanks to Classical 91.5 listener Al Kopec, who sent in pictures from the Windmill Farm and Craft Market between Dundee and Penn Yan, where a large mural appeared on one of the buildings.

 

History Detectives: Chicago Clock, Universal Friends, War Dog Letter on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/06/2010 - 9:00pm

The History Detectives visit Penn Yan to investigate the case of Jemima Wilkinson, founder of the Society of Friends.

Independent Lens "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai"

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 9:00pm

I started planting trees and found myself in the forefront of fighting for the restoration of democracy in my country.” —Wangari Maathai

Voces "Soy Andina"

Fri, 09/24/2010 - 7:00pm

Two New York City dancers explore their heritage and Latin American culture through the world of traditional dance.

American Masters "John James Audubon: Drawn From Nature"

Thu, 09/23/2010 - 6:00pm

The complex life of the artist whose pioneering work helped define a young nation.

Los Lonely Boys: Cottonfields and Crossroads

Fri, 09/16/2011 - 8:30pm

The story of three Mexican-American brothers from Texas who create a signature music style they call "Texican."

American Masters "Orozco: Man of Fire" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/20/2010 - 10:30pm

Muralist Orozco's bold, dynamic frescoes had a profound impact on American painters.

American Masters "Cachao: Uno Más"

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 7:30pm

An in-depth celebration of the legendary Father of the Mambo, Israel “Cachao” Lopez.