Arts and Culture

POV "Salt" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 10:00pm

Remarkable photos and video diary of the boundless, desolate yet beautiful salt flats in South Australia.

An Ice Cream Show on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 9:00pm

A tasty tour of cool treats!

Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 10:00pm

The life story of America’s premier sculptor of the 19th and early 20th Centuries.

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Antiques Roadshow "Milwaukee Part 1" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 8:00pm

Featuring an 18th-century desk and bookcase passed down to the owner from his great-grandfather, a former governor of Connecticut.

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Masterpiece Mystery! Inspector Lewis "Quality of Mercy" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/15/2010 - 9:00pm

Lewis and Hathaway unearth a dark secret during their investigation into the death of a young actor.

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The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer: American Experience on WXXI-TV

Mon, 05/23/2011 - 9:00pm

This biography presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of America’s most influential scientists.

Close encounters

Percy GraingerPercy GraingerPercy Grainger was born in Australia in 1882.   Until recently, he was pegged as a lightweight because of his folk song arrangements.  Recent releases reveal a more serious side, one that’s funny and sad, reflective and violent.
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Out of thin air

Music fans love to meet performers, but I'm thrilled to make contact with composers.  They're making music out of thin air using pure imagination.  One of my fond memories of the late Richard Gladwell is seeing his face suffused with pleasure as he told of meeting composer Ralph Vaughan Williams decades ago at a concert in London.  Williams' music is a cornerstone of twentie

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Glimmerglass Opera’s Francesca Zambello

Thu, 07/29/2010 - 6:00am

Classical 91.5 morning host Brenda Tremblay speaks with Glimmerglass Opera’s incoming executive director Francesca Zambello.

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Photo Finish: The Last Roll of Kodachrome

The last roll of Kodachrome film ever produced went to world renowned photographer Steve McCurry.

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