Arts and Culture

Independent Lens: "William S. Burroughs: A Man Within" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 10:00pm

William S. Burrough’s work was vilified by conservatives and banned by the U.S. government, but emerged to influence artists for generations to come.

Pioneers of Television "Sitcoms" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 8:00pm

Pioneers of Television looks at some of the most hillarious moments in TV history.

GLOBE TREKKER: Madrid City Guide on WXXI Create

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 9:00pm

Globe Trekker's Adela frolics in the vibrant streets of Madrid.


Thu, 02/10/2011 - 9:00pm

Featuring a 400 year old publication of botanical illustrations.

Pioneers of Television "Late Night" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 8:00pm

Pioneers of Television looks at the formative years of late-night television with Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson.

Masterpiece Classic: Any Human Heart on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/13/2011 - 9:00pm

A story about a man — at various times a writer, lover, prisoner of war and spy — making his often precarious way through the 20th century.

On A Personal Note on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 10:00pm

The relationship between very young and gifted classical pianists and their art is explored in this perceptive documentary.

Pioneers of Television "Local Kids' TV" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 8:00pm

Pioneers of local kids' TV including Willard Scott, Stan Freberg, Jim Henson, Larry Harmon and Nancy Claster.

The Met Opera presents Rigoletto

Sat, 01/22/2011 - 1:00pm

The Verdi favorite returns with great casts, including Diana Damrau, Joseph Calleja, Giuseppe Filianoti, and Željko Lucic

POV "Following Sean"

Sat, 02/05/2011 - 9:00pm

Filmmaker Ralph Arlyck revisits his child film subject 30 years later.