From the President

 

WXXI celebrates spring with a host of special events in April

We recently had the pleasure of hosting in Rochester PBS Nature executive producer Fred Kaufman and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Ann Johnson Prum for a visit in anticipation of their three-part series Nature: America Spring LIVE, which premieres at the end of this month. They joined Evan Dawson on Connection (which you can listen to by clicking here) s, attended a reception at The Strong Museum of Play, and hosted a special screening and discussion at the Little Theatre. Grants from the National Science Foundation and Ann Ray Foundation, as well as local support from our friends at Cobblestone Capital Advisors, made these March events possible and will continue this month with a Family Fishing event at Powder Mills Park on April 13, WXXI Kids’ Nature Fest at Seneca Park on April 27, and a digital Nature Challenge. To learn more about these events and other activities and how you can take part, please visit WXXI.org/citizenscience.

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WXXI presents an encore of Ken Burns' "The National Parks"

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"Second Opinion" receives a Daytime Emmy nomination

We recently received word that Second Opinion, WXXI's nationally distributed healthcare series, and its host Dr. Peter Salgo had been nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in the Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host category.

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Upcoming programs you’ll want to add to your must-see list

I hope you had a chance to catch the final episode of Downton Abbey. The finale for the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning hit, which we have enjoyed for the last six years, aired Sunday, March 6th. If you missed it, you can watch it online at: pbs.org/video.

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Join us in a pledge to End the R Word

Our partners at the Golisano Foundation are once again challenging the Rochester community to spread the word to “End the R-Word”.

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