Arts and Culture

Living in the Big Empty

Sat, 08/06/2011 - 7:00pm

The forbidding and austere landscape of Nevada's Great Basin region attracts people as eclectic as the place they call home.

New York Wine & Table "Farming: A Team Effort" on WXXI-TV/HD

Sat, 07/23/2011 - 12:30pm

WXXI remembers the late Debra Whiting with an encore broadcast of New York Wine & Table featuring Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro.

WXXI's Carl Pultz wakes you up with energizing music

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/06/2011 - 9:35am
Weekdays, 6-10am, July 25 - August 8

Join WXXI’s Carl Pultz weekday mornings from six until ten for classical music, Composers Datebook, the Writer’s Almanac, and more.

The Greenest Building on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/15/2011 - 10:00pm

Is a new building the most sustainable choice?

San Francisco Opera presents Cyrano De Bergerac

Sat, 08/27/2011 - 1:00pm

For more than a century, audiences have been moved by the story of a swordsman-poet with an enormous heart and an even larger nose.

The San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's AIDA

Sat, 08/20/2011 - 1:00pm

A bitter love triangle plays itself out against a backdrop of war and cultural oppression in this compelling tale of conflicting loyalties and forbidden passion.

Peace Corps Voices

Sun, 08/28/2011 - 10:00pm

A fascinating audio history celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps.

Our Summer in Tehran on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 10:00pm

Part poetry, part travelogue, part family drama, Our Summer in Tehran takes viewers beyond the heated headlines and into a fascinating and strikingly familiar land.


Sun, 08/07/2011 - 8:00pm

Tune in throughout August for all new episodes of Radiolab.

Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Night on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/02/2011 - 8:00pm

Mostly Mozart Festival 2011 opens on August 2 with a gala featuring acclaimed violinist Christian Tetzlaff with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.