Arts and Culture

Tales from the Royal Bedchamber

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:00pm

From bedchambers to flower beds, two new one-hour specials on PBS reveal the secluded spaces of British royal families.

Historically Black

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 9:00pm

Objects hold history. They’re evocative of stories stamped in time.

The Stradivarius of Singers: A Tribute to Leontyne Price

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 5:00pm

One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-American artists were only just beginning to achieve major recognition in the operatic world.

Information Night: WXXI Travel Club's Rocky Mountaineer Glaciers & Peaks

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 5:30pm

Learn more about this amazing advernture through the Canadian Rockies, part of WXXI's Travel Club.

Aurora – Fire in the Sky

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 10:00pm

Examine legends about the origins and meaning of the aurora, the colorful glow in the night sky.

Rediscovering Frederick Douglass

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 8:00pm

Rediscovering Frederick Douglass tells the story of how a photograph of famed abolitionist and eminent human rights leader Frederick Douglass—not seen for more than a century—was rediscovered in the Rochester Public Library.

Africa's Great Civilizations

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 9:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr chronicles a sweeping 200,000-year journey of discovery, showing the complexity, grandeur and diversity of many millennia of undiscussed and unknown details about Africa’s compelling and dramatic history.

American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 8:00pm

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life.

The Talk – Race in America

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:00pm

The Talk – Race in America, a multiplatform media initiative, presents six personal stories to illustrate the issue from multiple points of view: parent, child, the police and the community.

Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 9:00pm

A rhythm and blues icon whose career has spanned more than 50 years, Robinson is considered the poet laureate of soul.

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