Arts and Culture

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.

New York Wine & Table: Finger Lakes – Following the Dream

Sun, 05/02/2010 - 2:00pm

Host Susan Hunt visits Red Tail Ridge, a green winery on Seneca Lake, plus Imagine Moore Winery in Naples and Madder Lake Café in Geneva.

Roads to Memphis: American Experience

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 10:00pm

The wildly disparate yet fatefully entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Renewed Focus on August Wilson

The African American playwright's work is getting attention on Broadway featuring Denzel Washington. Rochester's Geva Theatre Center is also producing Wilson material on stage.

Raising 100,000 Voices Free Public Screening at the Dryden Theatre

Sun, 05/02/2010 - 2:30pm

Please join us for a special screening more than 30 mini-documentaries produced by local teens who share, through film, the issues they face as emerging adults.

WXXI Auction 2010 Kick-Off Show

Sat, 04/24/2010 - 8:00pm

5,000 items up for bid -- tune in and see just a sampling of what the 2010 WXXI Online Auction has to offer.