Arts and Culture

Reverence: Life in Ballet

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 10:30pm

The countless hours of rehearsal pushes these performers to their perceived limits — and beyond.

GREAT PERFORMANCES "Twilight: Los Angeles"

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 9:00pm

Observe several real-life individuals — portrayed by Anna Deavere Smith — involved in the Rodney King affair. 

The Many Lovers of Jane Austen

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 4:00pm

Consider what it is about Jane Austen's plots and characters that continue to delight, amuse, console, and provoke.

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).