Arts and Culture

International Women's Day...there and here

March 8. 2011 marks the centenary celebration of International Women's Day.  Each March 8, for the last 25 years, I have programmed a veritable festival of women in music.  I did this for rock, I did it for jazz, and these days, with the help of interns from the Eastman School of Music's Arts Leadership Program, I do it for classical. 

Rock, Rhythm and Doo Wop on WXXI-TV

Fri, 03/18/2011 - 9:00pm

WXXI presents a musical event that is as close to time-travel as television allows!

MASTERPIECE: CLASSIC "The 39 Steps"

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

A mining engineer gets caught up in a conspiracy following the death of a British spy.

Masterpiece Classic's Sense and Sensibility on WXXI-TV

Sun, 03/20/2011 - 12:30pm

A romantic odyssey full of seduction and abandonment unfolds in Andrew Davies's bold adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.

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Making Sense of Place "Phoenix: The Urban Desert" & "Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City"

Sat, 03/19/2011 - 7:00pm

Cities express the choices made by their inhabitants: where to live, how to get around and how to interact with the surrounding environment.

In Search of Myths & Heroes

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 7:00pm

British historian Michael Wood searches for the historical truth behind four of the world’s greatest and most enduring myths.

GREAT PERFORMANCES "Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 9:30pm

Maestro to the stars David Foster returns with several of his favorite artists for a magnificent night of music.

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Noteworthy Moments in Women's History 2011

Airing throughout March on WXXI Radio

Kitty Van Bortel presents a series of vignettes that highlight a few of the many remarkable women in American History.

Austin City Limits Marathon on WXXI-TV

Sat, 03/19/2011 - 8:00pm

Austin City Limits continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music.

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The Weavers – Wasn't That a Time on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/14/2011 - 8:00pm

This 1982 documentary captures a reunion performance at Carnegie Hall, blending the concert with background about the intolerant times in which The Weavers first emerged.

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