Arts and Culture

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.

Met Opera: Iphigénie En Tauride

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 1:00pm

The Met Opera presents Iphigénie En Tauride.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Nixon in China

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 2:00pm

Baritone James Maddalena stars as Nixon, a role he created to widespread acclaim.

Super Drama Sunday with Masterpiece Classic on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:30pm

Football not your cup of tea? Skip the Super Bowl and tune in for an afternoon of classic Jane Austen romances.

Independent Lens "For Once in My Life" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 8:00pm

Made up of 28 musicians and singers who all have severe mental and physical disabilities, the Spirit of Goodwill Band is a raucous home away from home where members are free to display their talent, humor and tenacity.