WXXI Past Events Archive

These are events that have been featured in the past on the WXXI website. It is not a complete list of all events. For current events, please visit our main WXXI Events page.

Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Vocalist Debbie Kendrick is Rochester’s Queen of the Blues, carrying on a tradition of many great blues and gospel artists that goes back to the legendary Son House. 

Friday, May 12, 2023 - 4:00pm - Sunday, May 14, 2023 - 5:00pm

Stop by our booth to say hello and to pick up some WXXI swag!

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a program with award winning filmmaker, Tracy Heather Strain, who is the director of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s ZORA NEALE HURSTON: Claiming A Space on PBS. 

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join WXXI and public media stations across New York State for Young at Heart: Empowering Older Adults Virtual.

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join WXXI and the Eastman School of Music at Kodak Hall for a FREE screening of this documentary that celebrates Eastman's centennial with a look back over the years.


Monday, April 24, 2023 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

The rollercoaster life story of Chol Soo Lee, a Korean immigrant wrongfully convicted of murder.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

PBS Books, in collaboration with GBH, is pleased to host a conversation with Executive Producer and Writer of “Tom Jones” Gwyneth Hughes

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us and learn about best-selling and award-winning writer Clint Smith’s new collection of poetry, his inspiration, his creative process, and more.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

PBS Books celebrates National Reading Month with Caldecott and Newbery honoree Grace Lin and bestselling author Kate Messner as they discuss their new book: “Once Upon A Book.”

Monday, February 27, 2023 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Storming Caesars Palace focuses on how Vegas activist Ruby Duncan's grassroots movement of moms fought for basic income guarantee.