Arts and Culture

Shifting Sands: Bedouin Women at the Crossroads

Fri, 10/05/2012 - 9:00pm

Dr. Ruth Westheimer explores shifting gender roles and the challenges of modernization on Israel's Bedouin people, an Arab ethnic group with a strong sense of tradition.

Winslow Homer: Society and Solitude

Fri, 03/15/2013 - 7:00pm

Noted artists and scholars discuss the life and work of wood-graver, illustrator and painter Winslow Homer, one of the great recluses of American art.

Live from Licoln Center “South Pacific” on WXXI-TV

Wed, 08/18/2010 - 8:00pm

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic tale of love and prejudice stars Kelli O’Hara and Paulo Szot.

POV "Salt" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 10:00pm

Remarkable photos and video diary of the boundless, desolate yet beautiful salt flats in South Australia.

An Ice Cream Show on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 9:00pm

A tasty tour of cool treats!

Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 10:00pm

The life story of America’s premier sculptor of the 19th and early 20th Centuries.

Antiques Roadshow "Milwaukee Part 1" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 8:00pm

Featuring an 18th-century desk and bookcase passed down to the owner from his great-grandfather, a former governor of Connecticut.

Masterpiece Mystery! Inspector Lewis "Quality of Mercy" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/15/2010 - 9:00pm

Lewis and Hathaway unearth a dark secret during their investigation into the death of a young actor.

The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer: American Experience on WXXI-TV

Mon, 05/23/2011 - 9:00pm

This biography presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of America’s most influential scientists.

Close encounters

Percy GraingerPercy GraingerPercy Grainger was born in Australia in 1882.   Until recently, he was pegged as a lightweight because of his folk song arrangements.  Recent releases reveal a more serious side, one that’s funny and sad, reflective and violent.