Arts and Culture

POV "Good Fortune" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 07/13/2010 - 10:00pm

A provocative exploration of how massive international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to benefit.

History Detectives: Andrew Jacksons' Mouth, Barton Letter, Spybook on WXXI-TV

Mon, 07/12/2010 - 9:00pm

The reunification of two halves of a vandalized sculpture of President Andrew Jackson? The History Detectives find out.

Masterpiece Mystery! "Hercule Poirot: Series X" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/11/2010 - 9:00pm

New episodes of murder and mystery with Agatha Christie's infamous detective, Hercule Poirot.

Friday's Mystery piece was a song to the moon

Local Event to Remember Michael Jackson

Local radio station WDKX is organizing a Michael Jackson remembrance event on the one year anniversary of his death.

Garth Fagan on 1370 Connection

Garth Fagan is launching his 40th anniversary season with a celebration this week.  On Thursday, the internationally renown choreographer appeared on 1370 Connection with host Bob Smith. 

Fresh Air with Terry Gross on AM 1370

Weeknights at 7pm

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

BackStory - Independence Daze: A History of July 4th

Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:00pm

A look at the evolution of the 4th of July from obscure beginnings to an explosion of fireworks.

Vuvuzela Concerto in Bb

Waiting

In the sci-fi novel The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell sets off a fascinating chain of events that begins with a song.  A song from outer space.