Arts and Culture

An Evening in the Wild, Wild West

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 7:00pm

Tune in for programs featuring some of the old west's most facinating historical figures including Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday.

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1370 Connection: WXXI and the Little

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 1:00pm

WXXI President & CEO Norm Silverstein and WXXI board member Mark Cleary discuss the recent affiliation between WXXI and the Little.

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Broadway Goes Hollywood

Sat, 01/07/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From Over the Rainbow to Under the Sea, the musical Hollywood Sings explores the history of motion pictures through popular songs that have come to define every generation.

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Mornings, January 2-6 . . .

Happy New Year! Wake to classical music and a little news. The Mystery Piece airs at 6:40. The Composer’s Datebook airs at 7:20, the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20.

Monday, January 2

Datebook:  Rouse's "Concert de Gaudi"

Brahms’ smashing kaleidoscope of student drinking songs

 

Tuesday, January 3

Datebook:  Rachmaninoff dances

Performances from Tafelmusik and the Boston Pops

The poetry of a 10th-century Armenian monk beautifully set by 20th century artist Alfred Schnittke

 

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Independent Lens: Have you Heard from Johnannesburg?

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 7:00pm

Witness the movement of citizen activists who fought to bring down the brutal system of apartheid in South Africa.

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OnStage "Makepeace Brothers & Mikaela Davis" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 01/15/2012 - 7:00pm

The Makepeace Brothers and Mikaela Davis take the stage for an incredible musical event.

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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Let Me Down Easy on WXXI-TV

Sun, 01/15/2012 - 2:00pm

Great Performances presents Anna Deavere Smith’s acclaimed Let Me Down Easy, examining the body and the body politic with insight, humor and compassion.

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Egypt's Golden Empire

Sat, 01/12/2013 - 3:00pm

Watch dramatic re-creations that bring to life the story of the Egyptian empire.

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