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. 


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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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