Arts and Culture

America Reframed: My Louisiana Love

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 10:00pm

Explore the unique and frighteningly familiar story of one woman as she reconnects with her family, only to realize the threats they face. 

Backstage Pass with Charlie Castleman

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes Charlie Castleman, perhaps the world's most active performer/pedagogue on the violin, to Studio E.

Hershey Felder “Maestro Bernstein: A Play with Music"

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00pm

A Play with Music, written and performed by Hershey Felder, includes music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein and others.

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning August 10, 2014

Center Stage from Wolf Trap showcases live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians. 

Sex in the Wild: Dolphins

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:00pm

Experts in animal reproduction reveal the natural mating, birth, and rearing behaviors of dolphins.

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at The Hollywood Bowl

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:00pm

For the 2013 Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial, Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic perform a concert of Verdi’s "Requiem Mass" at the Hollywood Bowl.

Sharp Ears with "With Heart and Voice" host Peter DuBois

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, you’re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention. I learned a lot talking with organist and choral conductor Peter DuBois, an Assistant Professor of Sacred Music at the Eastman School of Music who hosts the nationally-syndicated radio show "With Heart and Voice." I would love to hear your comments, too.

Still Here - A Tribute to Elaine Stritch

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Broadway star who turned Stephen Sondheim’s song of survival

Norm & Company: Jim Brush

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Jim Brush, President & CEO of Sentry Group, Inc., joins WXXI President Norm Silverstein for an episode of Norm & Company, a monthly series where long-time Rochesterians recount fascinating stories about their lives in our community. 

WXXI & The Little Pay Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Rochester Riots

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:00pm

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the three-day race riots that erupted in two African-American neighborhoods in downtown Rochester.