Arts and Culture

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both on-air and online, start here. Arts and cultural programming on WXXI TV and Radio as well as online discussion and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below. Read more

Featured Programming

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
A cosmic explosion of comedy, music, dance and science, Eric Idle's The Entire Universe tackles nothing less than the origins of the cosmos in a zany one-hour variety extravaganza
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
From plagues and pyramids to the crossing of the Red Sea, the gripping story of the Israelites’ escape from Egypt comes to life with reverence and triumph through Handel’s sumptuous music
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
Join Michael Lasser, host of Fascinatin' Rhythm, Cindy Miller and Alan Jones for an afternoon of live musical performance as they present a special concert entitled “Playing Around with Words and One Another”.

Arts and Culture

Listen now on the Classical 91.5 website
In recognition of LGBT pride month, host Robert Hammond is pleased to welcome Ari Shapiro to Stage Notes on Saturday, June 10 at noon on Classical 91.5.
Craft in America: SERVICE episode Documenting craft and the military and the power of the handmade to inspire and heal. Featuring papermaker Pam DeLuco, saddler Eugene Burks Jr., and ceramic artists Ehren Tool, Judas Recendez and Peter Voulkos. (Aired Nov. 2014) Watch On-Demand:
World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces — but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States. Watch On-Demand (In English & Spanish)

Recently Aired

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 10:30pm
Of all the battles waged on Nashville’s doorstep, the final throes for the passage of the 19th Amendment were among the most heated, controversial and colorful.
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
Narrated by actor Liam Neeson, the series 1916 THE IRISH REBELLION tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter of 1916
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 9:00pm
Enjoy the tight harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb as they perform their greatest hits
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Irish music has traveled the world — from fiddles and pipes in the corner of the pub, to orchestral versions of well-loved tunes.
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 8:00pm
Featuring the great Roy Orbison and an all-star line-up of special guests for a never-to-be-repeated evening of rock and roll, filmed entirely in black and white. 


Arts and Culture