Arts and Culture

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson “Southeastern Washington: The Unlikely Perfect Place”

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 9:00pm

The program explores the Tri-Cities of Richland, Pasco and Kennewick situated in the vast plains and deserts of Washington state. 

A New Season from the San Francisco Opera

As part of WXXI’s year-round opera presentation, Classical 91.5 is proud to bring listeners ten operas from the San Francisco Opera, as performed in the famed War Memorial Opera House.

One Singular Sensation Saturday at 11:00 AM

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Marvin Hamlisch, the singularly productive and sensationally decorated composer, was honored during Live From Lincoln Center on New Year's Eve.

Steamy Broadway

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

It’s finally summer! Whether you’re livin’ easy or not, be sure to listen to this week’s sizzlin’edition of Stage Notes.

A Night of Baseball Greats

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 7:00pm

Tune in for three documentaries celebrating the great history of America's favorite pastime.

History of Science

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 8:00pm

Tune in as History of Science explores the evolution of scientific theory in six thought-provoking episodes.

Mornings, August 13 - 17

Pour your coffee and tune in as WXXI-FM’s weekday morning show offers you everything else you need to start the day: great music, NPR news, the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery Piece (6:40).

Mornings, August 6 - 10

Weekday mornings

Guest host Luna Galassini presents WXXI-FM’s weekday morning show, offering you sumptuous music, NPR News, the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery Piece (6:40).


All you ever wanted

A study by the Internet-based market research firm Harris Interactive revealed that 57 percent of Americans ended 2011 with unused vacation time, working, on average, 11 of their allotted days off.  That’s 70 percent of their potential time to relax and spend time with family and friends!

Why do so many of us work rather than rest? 

We might take a cue from classical musicians who find creative ways to combine work and pleasure, especially in the summer months.

Oak Hill: A Great Walk Celebrated

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 8:00pm

Tune in and learn how you could win two week-long passes to the PGA Championship at Oak Hill!