Arts and Culture

Local Schools Honored for Music Education

Several schools are listed as "Best Communities for Music Education" for their commitment to and support of music education in schools.

Upstate NY and the Innovation Economy

Fri, 05/07/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

This week WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews former chief economist for BusinessWeek Michael Mandel and Assemblyman Joe Morelle.

360/365 Film Festival Kicks Off

The festival launches with a new name Wednesday and runs through May 10th.

Rochester Music Hall of Fame Announces Nominees

23 nominees are up for consideration for the inaugural class in the Rochester Music Hall of Fame.

Secrets of the Dead "Churchill's Deadly Decision" & Churchill "Destiny, The Lion's Roar, and The Last Prize"

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 6:00pm

The evening begins with the story of Churchill’s decision to sink the French fleet followed by a three part biography of Churchill's extraordinary life.

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 7:00pm

For two centuries, American whale oil lit the world - powering the start of the industrial revolution and laying the groundwork for a truly global economy. 

Met Opera: Armida on Classical 91.5, and at local theaters

Sat, 05/01/2010 - 1:00pm

Rochester native Renée Fleming plays the mythological sorceress in Rossini's Armida.

Immigrants in the Lead: The Story of New York on WXXI-TV

Mon, 05/03/2010 - 10:30pm

The faces may have changed but New York's immigrant population's capacity for hard work and entrepreneurship has not changed.

Synchronized Swimming: The Pursuit of Excellence on WXXI-TV

Tue, 07/20/2010 - 9:00pm

Acclaimed filmmaker, Mark Lewis, reveals the grace, beauty and fierce ambition under the surface of synchronized swimming.