Arts and Culture

The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera in June

Join Classical 91.5 FM for five outstanding broadcasts from Chicago's Lyric Opera this June. 

Give Me the Banjo, part of the free Jazz Fest Movie Series at the Little Theatre

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:00pm

This film explores the roots of American music — the minstrel show, ragtime and early jazz, blues, old-time, folk, bluegrass and country.

Norm & Company: Edward "Ted" Curtis

Fri, 05/18/2012 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm

Norm & Company, a new series hosted by WXXI President Norm Silverstein, kicks off with an interview with Edward "Ted" Curtis. Watch the full episode!

My Music: The British Beat

Fri, 03/08/2013 - 9:00pm

Travel around the UK to the places where the British Beat was born.

Sing along with Mitch

Your public radio stations' recent drive ended with a bang!   Our spring membership campaign raised more than $150,244 to sustain WXXI’s services.  1,345 public radio listeners made contributions over a few short days.  If you are a contributing and sustaining member, thank you.  There’s not enough ink in the ocean (Okay, is there any ink in the ocean? You know what I mean!) to express how happy we are to serve you day in and day out, offering the best performances we can our lay hands on.

 

This American Life: Invisible Made Visible

Thu, 05/24/2012 - 9:00pm

This week, the radio debut of This American Life LIVE recently performed live on stage and streamed to theatres all over the country.

The Nominees Are?

Sat, 05/19/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The 2012 Tony Award nominations have been announced.

Mornings, May 14 - 18

Join Brenda and the birds starting at six. It’s “Top Ten” week. Every morning at 6:40, guess the Top Ten listener favorites’ Mystery Piece!

Red, White and Barbecue MARATHON

Sat, 05/26/2012 - 6:00am

The unofficial start of summer begins today. If you grill it, they will come, with forks, knives and a big appetite.