Arts and Culture

Purcell's coded lament

In June, BBC’s Radio 3 polled listeners on their favorite aria.  If you’re into opera, you might guess Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” or "Un bel di” soared to the top of the list, or maybe “La donna e mobile” from Verdi’s Rigoletto.  But the winner surprised everyone; it was a three-century old song from a relatively obscure opera by Henry Purcell.  Officially, England’s most

Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/14/2010 - 9:00pm

The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize salutes Tina Fey.

The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 11:00am

Overwhelmed with preparing a full Thanksgiving dinner? Tune in!

Backstage Pass with Elizabeth Wallfisch and Pegasus Early Music Ensemble

Fri, 11/19/2010 - 1:00pm

WXXI presents Elizabeth Wallfisch and Pegasus Early Music ensemble.

Global Voices: Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela

Sat, 11/06/2010 - 7:30pm

The intimate story of family and home against the backdrop of a global movement for freedom.

Celebrating Native American History

Fri, 11/05/2010 - 7:00pm

Three documentaries featuring the history of Native Americans.

NOVA Mini Marathon

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 7:00pm

PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines.

To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey

Wed, 11/03/2010 - 7:00pm

Stories of the Mohawk Community in Brooklyn, New York.

An Evening of Native American History

Tue, 11/02/2010 - 7:00pm

Join us for three documentaries highlighting three different periods in Native American history.

Masterpiece Mystery! Sherlock: The Great Game on WXXI-TV

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

Sherlock must solve perplexing and dangerous puzzles specifically laid out for him.