Arts and Culture

Mornings, July 30 - August 3

WXXI-FM’s weekday morning show offers you everything 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). Early in the morning, (6:10) catch rare recordings of extinct birds. Brenda Tremblay hosts.

POV: Short Cuts

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 10:30pm

Savor brief documentaries, including an Oscar nominee, a Student Academy Award® winner, and “StoryCorps.” 

AMERICAN MASTERS: Marilyn Monroe: Still Life

Sun, 08/05/2012 - 8:00pm

Survey Marilyn Monroe’s life story through the many dazzling photographs of her. 

Masterpiece Classic: Wuthering Heights

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 5:00pm

Heathcliff and his adoptive father Mr. Earnshaw return to Wuthering Heights where Mr. Earnshaw’s son Hindley and daughter Cathy await.

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility”

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 9:00pm

Explore the diverse community of comic enthusiasts and how individuals from this community are inspired to make a difference in the wider world.

Joann Sfar Draws from Memory

Wed, 08/08/2012 - 8:00pm

Track the graphic artist's odyssey through the Algerian and Eastern-European Jewish heritage that serves as the wellspring of his work. 

Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream

Mon, 10/14/2013 - 9:00pm

This film illustrates the opposition to the controversial HR4437 immigration bill as well as the ongoing struggle and demand for comprehensive immigration reform.

The Barnes Collection

Sun, 08/05/2012 - 3:00pm

Follow Dr. Albert Barnes’ remarkable rise from Philadelphia’s working-class neighborhood to the top of the modern art world.


Wed, 08/24/2016 - 1:00am

Thrill to Anna Netrebko’s dazzling portrayal of Massenet’s tragic heroine Manon.

11 O'clock, Tour de force Broadway Numbers

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although there are different interpretations of what an 11 o'clock Broadway number is,