Arts and Culture

70s & 80s Soul Rewind

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 9:00pm

Whoopi Goldberg hosts this new special capturing the smooth, sexy, and sophisticated sounds of the greatest groups and solo artists from the 1970s and 1980s

"Stage Notes" Gets Physical

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Darren Stevenson joins host Robert Hammond for a discussion

Music at the Movies

Like music? Like movies? Have any favorite combinations of the two?


Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 8:00pm

This new music special features an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Carole King, the 2013 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Quilted Music: Caris Burton and Birds in Warped Time

Hearing a piece of music on WXXI's Classical 91.5 inspired quilting artist Caris Burton to create a new work. I love the connections she made with this music and its composer, and I'm glad that she took some time to write up this story to share here on the WXXI blog. Read Caris's story below, and you can see two music inspired quilts by Caris Burton on display at the Genessee Valley Quilt Club Show at RIT May 31st through June 2nd.

 

Paley on Park Avenue: New York City

Watch Online Beginning May 16

Check out the first of six webisodes featuring Albert Paley's ambitious new public sculpture project.

The Rite of Spring - The 100 Year Shock-wave

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 8:00pm

The Rite of Spring's percussive rhythms and violent score enraged its first listeners in 1913.

Grant, Gershwin, and King

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Host Robert Hammond welcomes six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: Audra McDonald: Go Back Home

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:00pm

Join series host Audra McDonald as she takes center stage to perform new songs and other favorites. 

Pacific Heartbeat: Under a Jarvis Moon

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:00pm

The story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific.

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