Arts and Culture

Maria Tallchief

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 7:00pm

Her own voice and archival clips tell the story of how Maria Tallchief became America's first major ballerina.

Agatha Christie's Poirot "Triangle at Rhodes" on WXXI-TV

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 8:00pm

While Poirot is holidaying at the Palace Hotel another guest is found dead. Was it the pink gin?


This American Life: The Incredible Case of the P.I. Moms

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:00pm

What do you get when you take a P.I. firm, add in a bunch of soccer moms, official sponsorship from Glock, a lying boss, and delusions of grandeur?

How hot is your Bartok?

I’m constantly inspired by WXXI listeners!   Your comments, memories, and observations about music are like signposts, pointing me in new directions.  Your creativity is infectious, and your support kindles the best ideas. 

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 26 - 30

Join Brenda Tremblay for music and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

This week's highlights...

Mexico: The Royal Tour

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 3:00am

Mexico: The Royal Tour is a fast-paced, non-stop adventure through Mexico's iconic spots as well as experiences that aren't found in any guidebook, but are still accessible to travelers.

America in Primetime on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/30/2011 - 8:00pm

Episode 1 of 4 examines the Independent Woman. Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters.


PBS Arts from Miami: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/30/2011 - 2:00pm

Witness the grace and beauty of one of America’s finest dance companies in a trio of signature works by George Balanchine and Twyla Tharp.


PBS Arts from Seattle: Pearl Jam Twenty on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 2:00pm

In honor of Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary, award-winning director and music journalist Cameron Crowe creates a definitive portrait of the seminal band. 


Houston Grand Opera

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 1:00pm

The season kicks off with Richard Strauss' Araidne auf Naxos. 

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