Arts and Culture

The National Memorial Day Concert 2013

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 8:00pm

WXXI honors the service and sacrifice of those who have given their lives for our country with the annual broadcast of The National Memorial Day Concert.

Masterpiece Mystery! Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/22/2011 - 9:00pm

Hercule Poirot travels to London via the opulent Orient Express train and becomes embroiled in one of the most fiendish cases of his career. 

Backstage Pass with the Great Lakes Guitar Society

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass presents the founding members of the Great Lakes Guitar Society.

Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 3:00pm

In 1965, Patsy Mink became the first Asian-American woman and woman of color in the United States Congress. 

An Evening of Language Preservation and Evolution

Fri, 07/29/2011 - 7:00pm

Language is ever changing, growing, and disappearing. WXXI presents three programs that take a close look at how we communicate.

Land Girls Marathon on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/29/2011 - 4:00pm

A civilian organization, the Women's Land Army (WLA) sent city women to rural farms to replace the male workers who had been called up to the military. 

Iphigénie en Tauride, a Great Performance at the Met Presentation on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/29/2011 - 12:00pm

Iphigénie en Tauride is often considered the culmination of Gluck’s life ambition to achieve a perfect union of music and drama.

OUT in America

Sun, 06/10/2012 - 11:30pm

Deeply moving and often humorous, viewers will get a glimpse of awakenings, first crushes, unlikely soul mates, intimacy and liberation.

July '64 on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/22/2011 - 7:00pm

A film about the Rochester riots, a three-day conflict that altered the course of history.