Arts and Culture

Super Drama Sunday with Masterpiece Classic on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:30pm

Football not your cup of tea? Skip the Super Bowl and tune in for an afternoon of classic Jane Austen romances.

Independent Lens "For Once in My Life" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 8:00pm

Made up of 28 musicians and singers who all have severe mental and physical disabilities, the Spirit of Goodwill Band is a raucous home away from home where members are free to display their talent, humor and tenacity.

American Radioworks' Say It Loud: Great Speeches of Civil Rights and African American Identity

Sun, 02/20/2011 - 10:00pm

Radioworks honors Black History Month with speeches by some of the most influencial activists of the Civil Rights Era.

Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene, An Independent Lens film on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 10:00pm

Petey Greene became a leading activist during some of the most tumultuous years in recent history.

Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 9:00pm

Host Maya Angelou poetically and historically covers milestones by African Americans in Nobel Peace Prize, Grammy, Academy Awards, and cultural awards.

Independent Lens "When I Rise"

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 7:00pm

The story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted music student who struggled against the odds to reach the heights of international opera.

Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange "Uprooted and Sanza Hanza"

Wed, 02/02/2011 - 7:00pm

The story of three reggae musicians in Jamaica.

Pioneers of Television "Crime Dramas" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/01/2011 - 8:00pm

These ground-breaking shows paved the way for our favorite contemporary crime dramas.

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Alma's Jazzy Marriage

Sun, 12/23/2012 - 9:30pm

A beautiful love story set in the greatest jazz era in American history.

This American Life: Slow to React

Thu, 01/27/2011 - 9:00pm

People with slow reaction times. Very, very slow.

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