Arts InFocus is a half-hour weekly program that champions arts and culture in the Rochester region and beyond. It is hosted by WXXI personality Evan Dawson, who brings a wealth of television experience to the program and currently serves as the host of Connections – a daily public affairs radio show heard on WXXI.
Evan Dawson joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV Rochester, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007. Evan is also the author of Summer in a Glass: The Coming Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes and is the managing editor/Finger Lakes editor for the New York Cork Report, a web site that offers independent news, reviews, and commentary about the New York wine industry. He has written freelance articles on topics including politics, wine, travel, and Major League Baseball.