Arts and Culture

NOVA "Ghosts of Machu Picchu"

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 9:00pm

NOVA joins a new generation of archeologists as they probe areas of Machu Picchu that haven’t been touched since the time of the Incas.

On Record: Mercury Opera

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 1:00pm

Benton Hess, Olga Makarina and Dinyar Vania are in studio to talk about the opera company's newest production.

Garth Fagan on 40 Years in the Arts

Local dance impresario Garth Fagan explains what the U.S. can learn from other countries Friday beginning at 4:00 on All Things Considreed only on WXXI AM 1370.

Garth Fagan LIVE on Arts Friday!

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Local dance impresario Garth Fagan talks with Bob Smith LIVE on 1370 Connection Friday beginning at Noon only on WXXI AM 1370.

Looking for Lincoln

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 7:00pm

Looking for Lincoln dissects the myths that have grown up around Abraham Lincoln.

American Masters "Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 10:00pm

Zora Neale Hurston was one of the most celebrated — and most controversial — figures of the Harlem Renaissance. This film includes rare archival footage from Hurston’s own collection, and features interviews with Alice Walker, Dorothy West, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Maya Angelou and others.

An Evening With Smokey Robinson

Sun, 02/07/2010 - 11:00pm

Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider’s look at the life and career of the Motown legend.

AMERICAN MASTERS “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over”

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 3:00pm

Sam Cooke created a new American sound and set into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America.

New Year Resolution

Happy New Year! While zillions of people aspire to start fresh, to stop smoking, lose weight, and eat healthier foods, I resolve to eat better quality chocolate and update my blog more regularly. To that end, I offer you two items.

 

A Night of Smiles

Thu, 12/31/2009 - 11:00pm

Retired Classical 91.5 host Mordecai Lipshutz returns to ring in the New Year.