Arts and Culture

Garth Fagan LIVE on Arts Friday!

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Local dance impresario Garth Fagan talks with Bob Smith LIVE on 1370 Connection Friday beginning at Noon only on WXXI AM 1370.

Looking for Lincoln

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 7:00pm

Looking for Lincoln dissects the myths that have grown up around Abraham Lincoln.

American Masters "Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 10:00pm

Zora Neale Hurston was one of the most celebrated — and most controversial — figures of the Harlem Renaissance. This film includes rare archival footage from Hurston’s own collection, and features interviews with Alice Walker, Dorothy West, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Maya Angelou and others.

An Evening With Smokey Robinson

Sun, 02/07/2010 - 11:00pm

Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider’s look at the life and career of the Motown legend.

AMERICAN MASTERS “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over”

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 3:00pm

Sam Cooke created a new American sound and set into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America.

New Year Resolution

Happy New Year! While zillions of people aspire to start fresh, to stop smoking, lose weight, and eat healthier foods, I resolve to eat better quality chocolate and update my blog more regularly. To that end, I offer you two items.

 

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A Night of Smiles

Thu, 12/31/2009 - 11:00pm

Retired Classical 91.5 host Mordecai Lipshutz returns to ring in the New Year.

Happy Holidays, or rather, "Feliz Navidad!"

Happy Holidays from your afternoon host guy on WXXI!  It's been a busy Fall, but now that the Winter is officially upon us, I thought I'd offer a little Christmas present to you.  The Eastman Wind Ensemble just toured to Michigan and Chicago, playing at the prestigious Midwest Clinic.

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Independent Lens presents Young@Heart

Tue, 01/12/2010 - 9:00pm

Go on tour with two-dozen talented seniors who remain young in spirit.

New Year's Day from Vienna 2014

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 11:00am

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year's Day 2014.

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