Arts and Culture

Earth: The Operators' Manual

Mon, 04/23/2012 - 8:00pm

An operators manual helps keep your car or computer running at peak performance. Earth science can do the same for the planet.

Independent Lens: Desert of Forbidden Art on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm

Independent Lens begins its Artist Month celebration with the amazing true story of a man who rescued a priceless art collection from destruction.

Official Best of Fest on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/03/2011 - 6:00pm

The best films you've never seen.

A Musical Tribute to Fascinatin’ Rhythm

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 2:00pm

Celebrate the radio show's 30th anniversary with host Michael Lasser and singers Cindy Miller and Alan Jones as they present iconic American songs.

The Last Ridge

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 4:00pm

The uphill battles of the 10th Mountain Division.

Take my fife . . . please.



I’m collecting music jokes for April Fool’s Day. If you have a good one, please post here or send to Or call 258-0371. Thank you!


Apollo's Fire Holy Week Special

Sun, 04/24/2011 - 1:00pm

WXXI is proud to present Apollo's Fire.

America’s Music Festivals

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 8:00pm

Tune in for music from all across the country live from America's Music Festivals.

Meet the Composer: Chris Van Hof

Get to know another side of WXXI-FM 91.5s afternoon host, Chris Van Hof.  Chris will be making several appearances wearing another of his many hats - that of composer. 

On Wednesday, March 23rd on WXXI's Live from Hochstein, Gibbs & Main will present the world premiere of Caravan Tone Poem by Chris Van Hof, along with other new works. 

Garrison Keillor announces his retirement from "A Prairie Home Companion"

Garrison Keillor, host of public radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" announced that he plans to retire from the show in spring of 2012.  However, he has lots in store to keep him busy.  Check out this interview with AARP.,pxbg,dv,3zw4,2n0n,6rg2,2hf3