Arts and Culture

For great arts and culture content and discussion

both on-air and online, start here. Arts and cultural programming on WXXI TV and Radio as well as online discussion and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below.

Featured Programming

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:00pm
Commissioned by Mike and Kay McCarthy and brilliantly executed by composer Carol Barnett and librettist Marisha Chamberlain
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 10:30pm
Albert Paley, one of the world’s best-known metal sculptors, joins WXXI President Norm Silverstein for an episode of Norm & Company
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
A Steiff Doctor Dolittle character; Pablo Picasso linocut; pair of Italian carved door panels; and more!
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:00pm
Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 9:00pm
View an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
Marian found respite during a time of trouble. George found his life partner. Marjorie found something she’d thought she’d lost forever. They all found more than they bargained for when they joined the New Horizons Music Program
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 9:30pm
Celebrate the magic of the season with the acclaimed soprano
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
Taking a journey that is both historical and relevant today, acclaimed journalist and author Rageh Omaar documents Muhammad’s life
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 9:00pm
Celebrate the impact of the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations and combined artistry with activism for five decades.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:00pm
Savor a selection of songs from the collaborative classic jazz recording Cheek to Cheek.

Recently Aired

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
Brasso Profundo, part of New Horizons, and the Mambo Kings perform a free concert in celebration of PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:00pm
Johnny Carson (1925 –2005) was seen by more people on more occasions than anyone else in American history.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00pm
Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Take a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 


Arts and Culture