Arts and Culture

The War of 1812

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 10:00pm

From 1812 to 1815, Americans battled against the British, Canadian colonists, and Native warriors; the outcomes shaped the geography and the identity of North America. 

Lawrence Welk: Salute to Swing Bands on WXXI-TV/HD

Sat, 09/24/2011 - 7:00pm

The Lawrence Welk Show celebrates swing bands.


Sun, 09/02/2012 - 4:00pm

Discover the true story of America’s “Great Experiment” — the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution outlawing alcohol — in Prohibition.


Sun, 05/06/2012 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of a film that chronicles a woman weightlifter's career.

Broadway Love Songs Take Center Stage

Sat, 09/24/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In October, Stage Notes will celebrate its first anniversary on WXXI.  What a year it has been! As Cy Coleman’s song aptly says, The Best is Yet to Come. Many exciting programs are in the works, including the second edition of the haunting music of Broadway on October 29th.  The first program featured love songs from Broadway musicals. Without a doubt, that program could have run for five-hundred twenty-five thousand six-hundred minutes.

Russell Miller on Backstage Pass

Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Associate Professor of Vocal Coaching and Repertoire at the Eastman School of Music joins Julia Figueras for Backstage Pass.

A season of change

"Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love." 

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 19 - 23

Join Brenda Tremblay for music and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

This week's highlights...

Everest: A Climb for Peace

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 7:00pm

The journey of nine "peace climbers" from different faiths and cultures as they attempt to summit the tallest mountain in the world.

Global Voices "Last Train Home"

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 10:00pm

This award-winning film travels with a Chinese couple, part of the 130 million migrant workers who journey to their home villages every spring for the New Year.