Arts and Culture

Great Performances at the Met: Porgy and Bess

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 9:00pm

Eric Owens and Angel Blue star as the sympathetic duo Porgy and Bess in this primetime production. 

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Virtual Screening/Chat: Mae West: Dirty Blonde from American Masters

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI for a Virtual Screening and Chat to dive into the life and career of groundbreaking writer, performer and subversive star Mae West. 

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Iconic Women of Country

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:00pm

This special opens up the music vaults to provide an intimate look at legendary female artists, their stories and songs, and why they’ve stood the test of time.

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Watch On-Demand American Experience: The Vote

Watch Part 1 and Part 2 On-Demand: This film, tells the dramatic story of the epic — and surprisingly unfamiliar — crusade waged by American women for the right to vote.

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Unladylike2020: American Masters

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 9:00pm

Illuminating the stories of extraordinary American heroines from the early years of feminism, this multimedia series features courageous, little-known and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century.

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Norm & Company: Jack Garner

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm

In memory of Jack Garner, WXXI-TV presents this episode from 2017, where Jack shares his love of movies, music, and Rochester.

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Vision Portraits, America ReFramed

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 9:00pm

Acclaimed director Rodney Evans (Brother to Brother and The Happy Sad) takes viewers on a personal journey as he ponders how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life and work as a filmmaker. 

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Monroe County Supervisors Association Presents: Community Independence Day Celebration with the Skycoasters

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 6:00pm

Local towns sponsor this virtual Fourth of July concert featuring the Skycoasters.

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: American Masters brings you an artful and intimate meditation on the legendary Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

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Great Performances at the Met: Der Fliegende Hollander

Sun, 07/05/2020 - 1:00pm

Evgeny Nikitin stars as the cursed Dutchman, alongside Anja Kampe as Senta with Franz-Josef Selig as Daland and Sergey Skorokhodov as Erik. 

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