Arts and Culture

Zora's Roots

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 6:00pm

Hurston was a larger-than-life figure who achieved fame but died in poverty, and left a rich legacy of literature and research that still intrigues and inspires readers all over the world.

The Powder & the Glory

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 7:00pm

The Powder & the Glory tells the story of two of the first highly successful women entrepreneurs in America, Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein.

An Evening of Space Travel and Star Gazing

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 7:00pm

Tune in for three documentaries guaranteed to make you look at the night sky a little differently.


Sat, 12/04/2010 - 11:00am
Times are hard. Family budgets are stretched and cooks have to be thrifty gourmets. In times like these, using simple ingredients to make nourishing and filling family meals is a must.

National Geographic Magazine's Top 10 Photos of the Year on WXXI-TV

Thu, 03/11/2010 - 10:00pm

In 2009, National Geographic’s photographers took more than one million images from which only 1,000 could be published in the magazine. From 1,000, these 10 were singled out for lasting significance.

Rick Steves' Mediterranean Mosaic on WXXI-TV

Sat, 03/20/2010 - 5:00pm

Join European travel expert Rick Steves for a vivid high-destination adventure across the Mediterranean, with colorful stops in Istanbul, Greece's Peloponnese Peninsula, and Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.

Independent Lens presents Young@Heart

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 7:00pm

Get inspired for 2011 by the exceptional members of the Young@Heart Chorus!

Dolley Madison: American Experience

Sat, 03/10/2012 - 10:00pm

A portrait of the woman who transformed the previously undefined role of the president’s wife and became America’s “first” First Lady.

Buffalo Plane Crash Prompts Frontline Investigation

Fri, 02/05/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:01pm

Last year's deadly plane crash in Buffalo shed a harsh light on to the regional airline industry and its pilots.  PBS Correspondent Miles O'Brien joins us to talk about a PBS Frontline investigation, Flying Cheap, which airs next week on WXXI.

Eastman Grad Celebrating Grammy Win

Bill Cunliffe has gone from Gibbs Street to a Grammy - and he credits the Eastman School of Music for helping launch his career.