Arts and Culture

Meet the Composer: Chris Van Hof

Get to know another side of WXXI-FM 91.5s afternoon host, Chris Van Hof.  Chris will be making several appearances wearing another of his many hats - that of composer. 

On Wednesday, March 23rd on WXXI's Live from Hochstein, Gibbs & Main will present the world premiere of Caravan Tone Poem by Chris Van Hof, along with other new works. 

Garrison Keillor announces his retirement from "A Prairie Home Companion"

Garrison Keillor, host of public radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" announced that he plans to retire from the show in spring of 2012.  However, he has lots in store to keep him busy.  Check out this interview with AARP.

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The Witches of Lublin

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 1:00pm

The Witches of Lublin is based on true and little known history of klezmer musicians in Eastern Europe.

No Song Is Safe from Us!

Spring 2011

A new 13-segment radio series, produced by Chicago's WFMT Network, hosted by Frederica von Stade.

Garrison Keillor talks with AARP about his future

Read the interview.

Garrison Keillor shares his 2-year plan for retirement , his latest book, and his love of poetry in an online article on AARP's web site. To read the full interview, please click here.

Viewers Choice

Mon, 03/21/2011 - 8:00pm

What was the most popular show during our TV Membership campaign?

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In Search of Myths & Heroes "Shangri-La" & "Jason and the Golden Fleece"

Fri, 04/01/2011 - 7:00pm

British historian Michael Wood searches for the historical truth behind Shangri-La.

Detroit Symphony Discord Plays Out In Facebook Fracas

Before the musicians strike began in late 2010, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Facebook fan page used to look like a typical fan page, but not anymore.

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Independent Lens "Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/12/2011 - 10:00pm

This film chronicles the short but brilliant life of the young artist who revolutionized the New York art scene.

Shalom Sesame "It’s Passover, Grover!"

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:00am

Grover and his friends are celebrating Passover in Israel!

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