Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
12:15 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

JCC to Expand Holocaust Memorial

Credit jccrochester.org

The Jewish Community Center is collecting the names of local Holocaust survivors who built new lives in the Rochester area.

Rose Bernstein is chairing committee which is gathering names for plaques that will be added to an existing JCC memorial for those who perished under Nazi persecution.

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Arts & Culture
11:45 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Dolphins Defeat Buffalo, 22 to 9

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill shook off five sacks and a third-quarter deficit, throwing for two late touchdowns to help the Miami Dolphins break a streak of three consecutive losses to Buffalo with a 22-9 win Thursday.

Tannehill went 26 for 34 for 240 yards and threw touchdown passes of 7 yards to Brandon Gibson and 8 yards to Jarvis Landry. Lamar Miller rushed for 86 yards for the Dolphins, who trailed 9-3 before outscoring Buffalo 19-0 over the final 18 minutes left.

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Connections
3:25 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Connections: Philae Probe; Net Neutrality

We’ll spend the hour deep in the worlds of science and technology. First, we talk about this week’s amazing landing of a probe on a speeding comet – then, we come closer to home with a conversation about Net neutrality. Should your ISP have control over what content you can access and how fast you can get it? We talk with our guests: 

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Arts & Culture
2:27 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Larry and Jane Glazer Honored

WXXI President Norm Silverstein addressing the Associates events in downtown Rochester
Credit Alex Crichton

Hundreds of people attended a special luncheon today to honor Larry and Jane Glazer.

The prominent business people from Rochester were killed in September in a plane crash.

WXXI honored the Glazers by naming them the WXXI 2014 Associates of the Year.

President and CEO Norm Silverstein says Larry and Jane Glazer were both members of the WXXI's board and they co-chaired the station's comprehensive campaign.

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Connections
3:47 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Connections: TedxRochester is This Weekend

TedxRochester is coming this weekend. We'll meet many of the participants as we preview the subjects they'll cover.

Connections
3:17 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Connections: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

It's 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. University of Rochester professor Randy Stone joins me in studio; he was there many times, including just a few months after it fell. Stone will talk about why the wall was built in 1961, why Communism collapsed, the subsequent deal regarding German reunification, and should (and shouldn't) claim credit for the end of Communism.

Also in studio, we welcome Open Letter Press' Chad Post. Open Letter published a book for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall called The Wall in My Head. It's an anthology that features fiction, essays, images, and original documents. Open Letter is re-offering the book at a discounted price for the 25th anniversary.

Arts & Culture
8:31 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Landmark Society Announces 2014 Preservation Awards

Credit Landmark Society

The Landmark Society of Western New York is announcing its 2014 annual Preservation Awards. The awards are given to individuals and organizations in a nine-county area that have made outstanding efforts in the preservation of their homes, public buildings, historic properties, and landscapes.

Award winners include: The Academy Building on South Fitzhugh Street in Rochester. It receives the Barber Conable Award which recognizes a large-scale rehabilitation of an historic building in our region which has been completed within the past two years.

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Connections
3:39 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Connections: Recent Elections and Climate Change

What do the election results mean for those who had hoped for more aggressive public policy relating to climate change? To say the least, advocates are disappointed. What's next? We discuss with our panel:

Arts & Culture
4:32 pm
Sun November 9, 2014

Kansas City Beats The Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs took advantage of the bumbling Buffalo Bills.

Anthony Sherman recovered a fumble to set up Smith's 8-yard touchdown run with nearly nine minutes left in lifting the Chiefs to a 17-13 come-from-behind victory. Jamaal Charles also scored on a 39-yard run as the Chiefs (6-3) scored twice in span of 4:31 to overcome a 13-3 deficit.

The Chiefs' defense then made a stand at its 15 by forcing Kyle Orton to throw four consecutive incompletions and turn the ball over on downs with 2:32 left.

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Arts & Culture
11:19 am
Sat November 8, 2014

NYS Posts Virtual Tours Of Parks & Other Attractions

Letchworth State Park
Credit nysparktours.com

 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has posted online more than 90 virtual tours of parks, campgrounds, attractions and other popular destinations.

Intended to make it easier for tourists to plan outings, the 360-degree, color, panoramic images also link to brief descriptions of the sites, highlights and contact information.

They range from Jones Beach on Long Island to Niagara Falls at the western edge of the state and Lake George in the Adirondacks.

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