Arts and Culture

Healing the Broken-Hearted

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:00pm

On the one month anniversary of the Newtown shooting, WXXI presents Healing the Broken-Hearted. 

NCRM Freedom Awards

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 7:00pm

Highlights from The National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremony held in Memphis, Tennessee on October 16, 2012.

The Black Kungfu Experience

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 7:00pm

This film introduces kungfu's African-American pioneers who challenged convention and overturned preconceived notions while mastering the ancient art.

A bit of a rant

I was sitting at my desk the other day when, over my shoulder, I heard a tour group coming down the hall.  The visitors passed the WXXI newsroom and stopped a few feet away.

“And this,” announced their guide (a smart and lovely woman who works in another department), “is Classical 91.5.  Classical music is very soothing, very relaxing!”

INDEPENDENT LENS: Beauty Is Embarrassing

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 11:00pm

Enter the world of artist Wayne White, an iconic auteur of the weird, the silly and the joyfully absurd. 

Shakespeare Uncovered

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 2:00pm

Join Ethan Hawke in his quest to play Shakespeare’s murderous Thane of Cawdor.

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson: East Jackson, Ohio: As Black as We Wish to Be

Sun, 01/20/2013 - 9:00pm

In East Jackson, OH racial lines have been blurred to invisibility, and people inside the same family can vehemently disagree about whether they are black or white.

This American Life: Doppelgangers

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 9:00pm

Doppelgangers, doubles, evil twins and not-so-evil twins, this week.

Backstage Pass with The Ying Quartet

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Host Julia Figueras welcomes The Ying Quartet to the WXXI Studios.

Stage Notes Gets "Next to Normal"

Sat, 01/12/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for an in-depth look at the groundbreaking musical Next to Normal,

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