Arts and Culture

WXXI's Summer Community Cinema Series Presents "A Girl’s Life"

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 2:00pm

For two weeks in August, WXXI is offering free documentary screenings, followed by lively discussions, that explore youth self-esteem, cultural identity, crime, life choices, and more.  

Expo - Magic of the White City on PBS World

Tue, 07/27/2010 - 7:00pm

On May 1, 1893, over 300,000 people gathered in Chicago for the opening day of the World's Columbian Exposition.

Masterpiece Mystery! Poirot X: Appointment with Death on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/25/2010 - 9:00pm

An archaeological dig is the scene of murder in the Middle East, leading Poirot to unravel a tragic tale of twisted family secrets.

Live from the Artists Den "David Gray" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/25/2010 - 7:00pm

David Gray takes the stage at the Broad Street Ballroom.

Mystery piece, Glimmerglass

Road sign before GlimmerglassRoad sign before Glimmerglass     It’s percussive, graceful, and brimming with charm.

A Dance Pioneer & Going Green at Home

Fri, 07/16/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Tonight on Need to Know Rochester, meet the Rochester native once called the "Evil Knievel of Dance" and the green home consultant whose biggest project is his own home.

Catching up

  My thanks to every listener who's e-mailed about the morning mystery pieces on Classical 91.5.  It's a delight to explore old and new repertoire, and I'm excited that so many music lovers are getting up a little early to guess the name of the mystery work at 6:40 a.m.  (One man told me he

History Detectives: Cromwell Dixon, Bartlett Sketchbook, Duke Ellington Plates on WXXI-TV

Mon, 07/19/2010 - 9:00pm

History Detectives takes a visit to the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY.

Skin Stories

Mon, 08/22/2011 - 8:00pm

The history of tattoos throughout Polynesia, past and present.

Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange "Desert Bayou" on PBS World

Fri, 07/23/2010 - 7:00pm

Alex LeMay puts the spotlight on victims of Hurricane Katrina, airlifted to Utah for humanitarian assistance only to find themselves refugees in their own country.