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

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, September 23, 2014 - 10:30pm
Take a hilarious year-long ride with iconic comedian Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Tune in for this annual broadcast celebrating the Jewish New Year. 
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:00pm
From the creators of South Park, and winner of nine Tony Awards, including best musical,
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:00pm
Celebrate the 2014 recipients of the 27th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 10:00pm
Learn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians and ruled for nearly 100 years.
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 9:00pm
The star-studded special celebrates the trailblazing music series’ 40th anniversary.

Recently Aired

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 8:00pm
Examine the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar. 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Watch as student leaders in Tucson High School’s Mexican American Studies Program fight to save their classes. 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:00pm
VOCES showcases Latino artists, athletes and performers who reflect their culture while defying all expectations. 
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:00pm
For the first time on film, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales reveals an extraordinary treasure trove of rarely seen art by members of the royal family, past and present, exploring a colorful palette of intimate family memory and observation.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:00pm
An art star, dandy, instigator and a radical artistic visionary, James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) introduced ideas and art forms that were avant-garde for their time.
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