Arts and Culture

An Evening of History's Mysteries

Thu, 11/18/2010 - 7:00pm

Tune in for three documentaries featuring ancient legends of the unexplained.

Circus "Born to be Circus" & "Down the Road" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 11/17/2010 - 9:00pm

Tune in for the final week of this exciting new documentary series as the cast performs its final shows of the season and the crew tears down the big top for the last time.

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NOVA: Secrets of Stonehenge on WXXI-TV

Tue, 11/16/2010 - 8:00pm

Stonehenge may be the best-known and most mysterious relic of prehistory.

Legends & Lyrics on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/14/2010 - 7:00pm

Tune in as Legends & Lyrics kick off the season with Kris Kristofferson, Patty Griffin, Randy Owen.

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Burt Wolf: What We Eat Marathon on Create

Sat, 11/13/2010 - 6:00am

Tune in as Burt Wolf explores the historic spead of cultures across the Atlantic after Columbus and the impact our food.

An Evening for Dog Lovers on WXXI-TV

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 8:00pm

A trio of documentaries starring the pets we love.

Circus "Change On!" & "Survival of the Fittest" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 9:00pm

Tune in for the second week of this exciting new documentary series as the winter hits the circus.

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NOVA "Dogs Decoded" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 8:00pm

NOVA investigates new discoveries in genetics that are illuminating the origin of dogs—with revealing implications for the evolution of human culture as well.

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Purcell's coded lament

In June, BBC’s Radio 3 polled listeners on their favorite aria.  If you’re into opera, you might guess Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” or "Un bel di” soared to the top of the list, or maybe “La donna e mobile” from Verdi’s Rigoletto.  But the winner surprised everyone; it was a three-century old song from a relatively obscure opera by Henry Purcell.  Officially, England’s most

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Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/14/2010 - 9:00pm

The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize salutes Tina Fey.

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