Arts and Culture

Independent Lens: Marwencol on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/26/2011 - 10:00pm

After a vicious attack, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in Marwencol, a miniature World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Mon, 05/02/2011 - 8:00pm

WXXI is proud to present the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Masterpiece Classic: South Riding on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/01/2011 - 9:00pm

A lively heroine arrives in Depression-era Yorkshire to shake up education at a school for girls.

5 Questions for Gro Shetelig Kruse

When you step outside and hear birdsong, you know you’re hearing a kind of natural music.

"Groucho" On Stage in Auburn

Performing artist Frank Ferrante has been entertaining audiences for over two decades with his show, "An Evening with Groucho" where he conjures the spirit and comedy of comedian Groucho Marx.

Jazz Violinist Mourned by Festival Organizers

Organizers of the Rochester International Jazz Festival are mourning the loss of Billy Bang, who was scheduled to perform on the opening night of this year's festival.

April, at last

Monday, April 11th is the birth anniversary (in 1891) of one of my favorite composers, Sergei Prokofiev. Okay, there’s some confusion here since, if you follow the Gregorian calendar, it’s April 23th.

Tell Me More: Muses and Metaphors

Fri, 04/01/2011 (All day)

Tell Me More starts a special series Muses and Metaphors and you can be a part of it too!

Great Performances at the Met: Don Carlo on WXXI-TV/HD

Sun, 04/03/2011 - 12:00pm

The Metropolitan Opera’s much-admired new production of Verdi’s Don Carlo, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by Nicholas Hytner, airs Sunday, April 3 at 12 noon on WXXI-TV/HD. The Met’s production of Verdi’s grand opera, in which love, war, politics, and religion intertwine against the backdro

Arts Friday on Need to Know Rochester

Renown artists Wendell Castle and Nancy Jurs, Choreographer Garth Fagan and his dancers, and two-time American Book Award winner Quincy Troupe.