Arts and Culture

American Masters "Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 01/12/2011 - 8:00pm

Once called “the most natural and least self-conscious screen actor that has ever lived” by the über-critic Pauline Kael, Jeff Bridges has been plying his craft most of his life.

The Music's Gonna Get You Through on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/17/2011 - 9:00pm

Virtuoso jazz and blues artist Henry Butler starts a music camp for a group of blind and visually impaired teens.

Emmy-nominated "Downton Abbey"

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 8:00pm

Downton Abbey season 2 has been honored with 16 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations! Celebrate with us by indulging in the whole swoon-worth saga of seasons 1 and 2, as we await the arrival of season 3 in January, 2013!

Independent Lens "Men Who Swim" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 01/04/2011 - 10:00pm

In the midst of a mid-life crisis, filmmaker Dylan Williams tries to cheer himself up by joining an all-male synchronized swim team.

Antiques Roadshow Season 15 on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/03/2011 - 8:00pm

Season 15 hits the ground running with an object claiming the number two spot in the list of all-time highest value ROADSHOW appraisals.

Garth Fagan’s Celebration: “Thanks Forty”

Garth Fagan Dance is celebrating forty years on stage - this week WXXI's Need to Know Rochester's one-on-one and behind the scenes look at Rochester's world renowned dance master.

Sixth sense

One day in middle school, walking out of the lunchroom down a long, sunny hallway, I saw my father emerge from the band room where he taught instrumental music. He spotted me and pivoted, approaching with another music teacher alongside and holding a thick, green glass Coke bottle in his hand. It was half full.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve with Lang Lang on WXXI-TV

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 8:30pm

The concert starring Alan Gilbert, Lang Lang, and Tchaikovsky is a true mid-winter’s dream.

A Prairie Home Companion Live on Christmas Day

Sat, 12/25/2010 - 6:00pm

Don't miss this live broadcast on Christmas day.

Realizing George Eastman's Vision

The completion of the Wolk Atrium and the Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman Theatre was highlighted on WXXI-TV Monday night.