Arts and Culture

For great arts and culture content and discussion

both on-air and online, start here. Arts and cultural programming on WXXI-TV and Radio, as well as online discussions and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below. Read more

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Don't miss out on all the amazing virtual performances.  Our extensive Arts and Culture Calendar at CITY will help you find all the best events!  Click here to go to the calendar.

Featured Programming

Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 5:00pm
Don't miss this special holiday program starring beloved brother-sister recording duo.

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Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 3:00pm
Learn more about this music program for senior musicians whose skills range from novice to seasoned.
Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 12:00pm
Join Lidia Bastianich as she puts on a culinary master class while creating delicious Italian meals.
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 8:30pm
Rediscovering Frederick Douglass tells the story of how a photograph of famed abolitionist and eminent human rights leader Frederick Douglass—not seen for more than a century—was rediscovered in the Rochester Public Library.
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 4:00pm
Explore the trailblazing life and 70-year career of the iconic Latina actor, performer and activist.
Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 4:30pm
With the Rochester Fringe Fest kicking off September 13, WXXI brings you an encore of this special from 2021 that celebrates this unexpected, quirky, creative and dynamic multi-arts festival.


Arts and Culture

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