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Dr. Jefferson Svengsouk

Have you ever experienced a deep sense of calm after listening to soothing music? I'm sure you can relate when I say that listening to music can bring peace in stressful or uncertain times.

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Amy Grigg

Rochester, NY artist Amy Grigg has been an artist for many years, but it wasn't until she discovered wood working that she felt she had discovered her true passion. Watch as she turns a piece of a tree trunk into a functional work of art. Aired 9/2/16. 

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Brooke Millecchia

For any artist, it takes years, sometimes decades, to develop your style and you may go through various iterations before landing on something you truly love.

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Roberta Estes

For nearly two decades, Seneca Falls artist, Roberta Estes kept a secret from the world. She had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Her diagnosis was hidden from nearly everyone around her and art was her only escape.

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Roses & Revolutions

We were lucky to be able to sit down with Matt Merritt and Alyssa Coco from the Rochester band, Roses & Revolutions. Take a look! Aired 6/24/16.

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Digital Photography

The George Eastman Museum has opened a new exhibit, Photography and America's National Parks, this exhibit features images captured in various photographic styles, from Daguerreotype to Digital.

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Platinum Print

The George Eastman Museum has opened a new exhibit, Photography and America's National Parks, this exhibit features images captured in various photographic styles, from Daguerreotype to Digital.

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RoCo 6x6x2016

The Rochester Contemporary Art Center is, in many ways, a hub for the arts in Rochester. It's one of the first places to come to mind when you think of the arts in Rochester, and for good reason. They're prolific and determined to promote the arts in our community.

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Albumen Print

The George Eastman Museum has opened a new exhibit, Photography and America's National Parks, this exhibit features images captured in various photographic styles, from Daguerreotype to Digital.

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Daguerreotype

For the next four weeks we will be airing a series of videos produced by the George Eastman Museum that explain various photographic processes.

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Bela Fleck

Earlier this year we were visited by a true master of the banjo. Bela Fleck dropped by Rochester to work with students at the Eastman School of Music and while he was in town he visited us here at WXXI to speak with our very own Julia Figueras.

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Music Therapy

It may sound obvious, but music has a way of touching every one of us. Some of us may have a deep appreciation for the artistry in making music, others may appreciate it's ability to convey emotion and transport us to a different place.

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EvanDawson_Headshot.jpgArts InFocus is a half-hour weekly program that champions arts and culture in the Rochester region and beyond.  It is hosted by Sasha-Ann Simons, a radio and television reporter/producer, who also serves as a fill-in host and regular contributor to Need to Know – WXXI’s weekly news and public affairs TV program.    

Sasha-Ann Simons joined WXXI in February 2015. A native of Kingston, Jamaica, Sasha-Ann comes to Rochester after spending her formative years growing up in Toronto, Canada. She studied broadcast journalism at Ryerson University and has worked, for nearly a decade, both in front of and behind the camera in various Toronto newsrooms. During her childhood, she performed with a number of Caribbean dance troupes at street festivals and on the big stage. Sasha-Ann is fun-loving and sassy. When she's not on the air, she spends her time with family and exploring new recipes in the kitchen.

 

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