From the President
If you're a fan of Downton Abbey, WXXI has an exclusive experience that cannot be missed! Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Gala in the grandeur of Downton Abbey! Join WXXI for an evening of Downton-themed festivities including; a multi-course, white-gloved serviced dinner complete with a period-inspired menu and wine pairings, Downton-era dance and musical performances, whiskey and scotch tastings, and more! The evening takes place Wednesday, December 31st at the luxurious Century Club of Rochester located on East Avenue, and if you have ever wanted to discover what it's like to spend an evening at Highclere Castle, this is as close as you will ever come!
Please join me New Year's Eve for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Ticket packages and any other information can be found here on our Abbey New Year page.
Help us ring in 2015 in Downton style!
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As a fan of WXXI-TV, you may already be aware of our rich history of British dramas. With favorites like Upstairs, Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga, Little Dorrit and Pride and Prejudice, we have had members of all generations tuning in for the austere clothing, proper manners and irresistible plotlines of our British dramas.
It’s a new year, and January is a special month at WXXI as we host our annual outreach initiative with our good friends at the Al Sigl Community of Agencies. This is our tenth year hosting Dialogue on Disability: The Herman & Margaret Schwartz Community Series, which celebrates the amazing lives of people with special needs.
As 2011 nears its end, there were countless successful moments at WXXI this year – from great local productions like RIT Big Shot and the preview of our Frank Lloyd Wright Boynton House documentary, The Next Hundred Years, to essential election coverage, debates and a recent forum on the city’s Dropout Dilemma.