Arts and Culture

Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday Tables and Traditions

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 12:00pm

An Italian Christmas Eve. A Mexican-American Christmas Day. A Chinese New Year. A Passover Seder. Four holidays, four different tables and traditions.

Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 7:00pm

Tune in for this groundbreaking two–hour special that explores the common beliefs and rituals of two of the world’s most important religions.

Survival: Lives in the Balance "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives"

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 9:00pm

This series takes viewers into the lives of people struggling for survival against health problems perpetuated by extreme poverty.

Roadshow Remembers on WXXI-TV

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 8:00pm

This special edition of Antiques Roadshow will test the memory of hardcore fans and kindle the curiosity of newcomers.

Need to Know Rochester: Garth Fagan's Madiba

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews renowned dance pioneer Garth Fagan and Norwood "PJ" Pennewell about their newest productions -- being debuted in Rochester the week of November 28, 2011.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, November 28 - December 2

Wake up with classical music, a daily mystery piece at 6:40, the Composers’ Datebook at 7:20, the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, and the latest arts news.

Monday, November 28

Garth Fagan never let anyone else choreograph his dancers until last year.  WXXI’s Julie Philipp reports on a new creative mind in dance and the moment of contact that sparked the troupe’s latest work. 

Recording Artist Matthew West Writes a Song that has Inspired a Movie

Sat, 12/03/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he talks to Grammy nominated recording artist Matthew West about his new holiday CD, “The Heart of Christmas,” and a song he wrote that’s inspired a movie. One song on the new album that has already developed a life beyond this CD is “One Last Christmas.”

Need to Know Rochester: Garth Fagan's New Production

This week on Need to Know Rochester, WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews renowned dance pioneer Garth Fagan and Norwood "PJ" Pennewell about their newest productions -- being debuted in Rochester next week.

Paving the Way: The National Park-to-Park Highway

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 7:00pm

Paving the Way relates the little-known story of how most Americans first reached the national parks — via one of the longest motor routes of the day, the Park-to-Park Highway. 

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Brazil

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 9:00pm

Experience the taste sensations of Brazil with Merrilees Parker!