WXXI's innovative lecture series, WXXI Voices, brings special guests from Rochester and around the country to present intriguing programs on a wide variety of topics.

The Politics of Politics

October 12, 2008 - 2 pm

WXXI’s own Curt Smith and Karen DeWitt talk about this election season.

WXXI Voices Broadcast -

October 19, 26, and November 2nd at 9:00 PM on WXXI World DTV21.2 (cable 524)

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P.O.V. – Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North

February 22, 2009 - Film Screening at Noon with Box Lunch - Presentation at 2 pm

Join Producer/Director Katrina Browne to view and learn about her film Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North.

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A Conversation with NPR’s David Folkenflik

November 16, 2008 - 2 pm

Join us for a conversation with David Folkenflik, NPR’s media correspondent based in New York City.

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Over the Rainbow: The Songs of Harold Arlen

April 26, 2009 - 2 pm

Michael Lasser and his guests, Cindy Miller and Alan Jones, present an hour of songs by Harold Arlen and his most important collaborators.

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Gandhi’s Legacy

December 21, 2008 - 2 pm

Allison Stokes, Director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and Director of the Interfaith Chapel at the University of Rochester, talks with us about the legacy of
Mohandas K. Gandhi on the 60th anniversary of his death.

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Great Choral Traditions

May 31, 2009 - 2 pm

For sixty years the Rochester Oratorio Society has been Rochester’s premier large concert chorus.

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DTV – Are You Ready?

January 11, 2009 - 2 pm

The digital transition is coming February 17, 2009. Are you ready?

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Past lectures are recorded and will be shown on WXXI World DTV 21.2 (Time Warner Cable Channel 524). Schedule