Arts and Culture

Classical Mornings, April 2 - 6

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, arts and NPR news. 

The eye of the beholder

Your dreamscape might be my nightmare.  How you perceive minimalism or opera or country and western might be very different than someone else does.

WXXI Program Director Ruth Phinney pointed out this image in the woodgrain of the door to the Music Library.  We saw two different things; she, a man with a moustache and me, a dancer.

What do you see?

"To Be Heard" playing at The Little Theatre

Tue, 04/10/2012 - 7:00pm

"If you don't learn to write your own life story, someone else will write it for you."

To Be Heard

Sun, 04/29/2012 - 11:30pm

Three teens from the Bronx tell their stories of friendship, love and struggle, and show how a radical poetry class can ignite change.

The Queen's Palaces

Mon, 04/23/2012 - 10:00pm

Tune in tonight for an unprecedented look at Buckingham Palace, part one of this three part series.

Gibbs & Main

Fri, 04/20/2012 - 1:00pm

The chamber music ensemble will share music from their EuphoNY 2012 project and their soon to-be-released CD. Watch online!

The Cleveland Orchestra 2012 Season

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 8:00pm

Music Director Franz Welser-Most and the Cleveland Orchestra invite you to a season that dances and dazzles.

Lidia Celebrates America: Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 8:00pm

Join celebrity chef and culinary author Lidia Bastianich and continue the celebration of culture through food with a focus on the traditions surrounding weddings.

Dickens’ Secret Lover

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:00pm

The story of Charles Dickens' clandestine affair.

Say something

There are a few tasks I loathe with the blazing heat of a thousand exploding suns.  These include (in no particular order) untangling kite strings, cleaning out the fridge, and sitting through long meetings, especially sessions in which everyone gets a turn to talk.  This is why my impatient spirit was surprised when my body decided to hop in the car and drive us to a potentially leth