HomeStage: Sally Louise

Sep 14, 2020

Sally Louise originally moved to Rochester to study at the Eastman School of Music, but as the spring term wound down and the COVID-19 pandemic ramped up, she decided it was time for a change.

The classically trained soprano is now a full time singer/songwriter, and her single "Bodily Exile" is now available on digital platforms.

At 1:00 p.m., watch the latest briefing from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for September 9, 2020.

HomeStage: Duo Purla

Sep 2, 2020

Shannon Reilly and Tom Torrisi are Duo Purla, and they miss performing live. They've done virtual performance, and they're doing another one...here on HomeStage. This song is a collaboration with Buffalo-based composer Edgar Girtain.

A live forum to discuss the processes and challenges schools are going through as they get ready to start the school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

WXXI hosts its fourth live, televised forum. This edition will explore reopening schools. 

You may have seen Paul Nunes perform at the Little Cafe...or you may have seen him perform children's music as Vincent Nunes. 

His latest project is the P.V. Nunes Band and we're happy to have Paul and the band on HomeStage!

David Temperley is a professor at the Eastman School of Music, and writes classical pieces inspired by pop music...he also writes pop music inspired by classical music. Check out his latest book, "The Musical Language of Rock." Maya Temperley is a pianist and a piano teacher; she's also director of sponsored programs and government affairs at St. John Fisher College.

They're in their HomeStage to play one of David's compositions for you.

WXXI News, along with PBS NewsHour and NPR, will bring you coverage of the 2020 Democratic and Republican National Conventions.

Here is the coverage schedule:

Republican National Convention - Monday, August 24 – Thursday, August 27

8 p.m.: WXXI-TV (cable 11/OTA 21.1), WXXINews.org streaming video, and WXXI News Facebook Live coverage begins

9 p.m.: WXXI AM 1370/FM 107.5 and WXXINews.org streaming audio coverage begins.


Don and Rita have been a staple in the Rochester music scene, performing in multiple bands, and even having one of their own. They've come up with some great songs, including this one that they're performing for you on HomeStage.

Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta holds a celebration of life for Rep. John Lewis, who died at 80.