Arts and Culture

History Detectives

Fri, 11/18/2011 - 6:00pm

Was this pipe given to a Californian woman's ancestor by the famous warrior Chief Red Cloud?

We Shall Remain: American Experience: Geronimo

Fri, 11/25/2011 - 8:30pm

An indomitable Chiricahua Apache warrior and medicine man, Geronimo is one of the most complex historical figures of the American West.

Summer Sun, Winter Moon

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00pm

A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds to create a unique work of art from the perspective of the Native American.

Welcome to the Sixties!

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Welcome to the sixties! Although the song is from the Broadway musical Hairspray that opened on the Great White Way in 2002, it takes place in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland.  Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s.

INDEPENDENT LENS: We Are Still Here – Âs Nutayuneân

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 8:00pm

Witness the resurrection of the Wampanoag language more than a century after the last native speaker died.

Maria Tallchief

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 7:00pm

Her own voice and archival clips tell the story of how Maria Tallchief became America's first major ballerina.

Agatha Christie's Poirot "Triangle at Rhodes" on WXXI-TV

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 8:00pm

While Poirot is holidaying at the Palace Hotel another guest is found dead. Was it the pink gin?

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This American Life: The Incredible Case of the P.I. Moms

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:00pm

What do you get when you take a P.I. firm, add in a bunch of soccer moms, official sponsorship from Glock, a lying boss, and delusions of grandeur?

How hot is your Bartok?

I’m constantly inspired by WXXI listeners!   Your comments, memories, and observations about music are like signposts, pointing me in new directions.  Your creativity is infectious, and your support kindles the best ideas. 

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 26 - 30

Join Brenda Tremblay for music and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

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