Arts and Culture

Masterpiece Mystery! Zen on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/31/2011 - 9:00pm

Holmes and Poirot, look out - Masterpiece Mystery's newest detective is clever, brave... and next on a homicidal psychopath's hit list.

Keeping Score: 13 Days When Music Changed Forever

Sun, 07/17/2011 - 1:00pm

Keeping Score with the San Francisco Symphony – redefining the orchestral music experience.

Los Angeles Opera

Sat, 07/16/2011 - 1:00pm

Tune in for the Los Angelos Opera world premiere of Daniel Cantán's II Postino.

Great Performances: Rigoletto from Mantua on WXXI-TV

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 9:30pm

From Andrea Andermann comes a visually and musically spectacular production of Verdi’s Rigoletto, filmed on location in Mantua, Italy.

States of Marriage: The Debate over Gay Rights

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 10:00pm

States of Marriage explores the country's soul-searching over gay marriage with voices from both sides of the debate.

POV: Sweetgrass on WXXI-TV

Tue, 07/05/2011 - 10:00pm

This film follows the last modern-day cowboys leading their flocks of sheep up into the breathtaking and often dangerous mountains for summer pasture.

Leroy Anderson in Concert

Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:00pm

Tune in for this delightful Independence Day special featuring a variety of patriotic anthems and lighthearted favorites.

The Moth Radio Hour Special

Sun, 05/27/2012 - 9:00pm

Tune in for this live edition of The Moth's collaboration with The World Science Festival.

Keeping Score: Mahler on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/03/2011 - 12:00pm

WXXI is pleased to bring audiences Keeping Score: Mahler, a multi-media project focuses on the life and music of Gustav Mahler presented by the San Francisco Symphony and music director Michael Tilson Thomas.


 As I’m writing this we are streaming through the green rice fields and farmlands of northwestern Italy, the country’s breadbasket. This would all look familiar to you, except for the centuries-old stone farmhouses, white egrets, and brown buzzards perched along the highway like red-tailed hawks.  We’re crossing the Po River, headed south to the Italian Riviera.