Arts and Culture

In Search of Shakespeare: "A Time of Revolution" and "The Lost Years"

Fri, 04/08/2011 - 7:00pm

Join us for parts 1 and 2 of 4 for a look at Shakespeare's life before his emergence as a star writer in London.

The Greatest Good

Thu, 04/07/2011 - 7:00pm

The Greatest Good chronicles the rich history of the U.S. Forest Service in celebration of the agency's centennial.

Backstage Pass with the Singing Swensen Family

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 1:00pm

Tenor Robert Swensen, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Cowdrick, and tenor Matthew Swensen  join host Julia Figueras for a special edition of Backstage Pass.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poetry Everywhere

Fri, 04/01/2011 (All day)

Poetry Everywhere hosted by Garrison Keillor continues to bring the Arts into the homes of public television audiences for an all new season.

American Experience: Stonewall Uprising

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 8:30pm

When gay bar Stonewall Inn was raided in 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back.

Great Performances at the Met: La Fanciulla del West on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/24/2011 - 12:00pm

Puccini’s wild-west opera, based on David Belasco’s play, made its world premiere in 1910 at the Met.

Secrets of the Dead: Lost in the Amazon

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:00pm

What happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett who went looking for a city of gold and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever?

Black in Latin America

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 7:00pm

WXXI invites you to explore Latin America’s African roots in this four-part series by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

American Masters: John Muir in the New World

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 3:00pm

A champion of the American wilderness, Muir believed strongly that it is our responsibility as American citizens to care for our environment.