Arts and Culture

WXXI's Open House

Sat, 10/02/2010 - 10:00am

WXXI opens its doors to the public on Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a day of fun, free activities for guests of all ages.

Stayin' Alive

Hi! I'm back from vacation. I just finished a feature with a dynamic piano duo, Anderson and Roe, and I thought you'd enjoy this. You can hear them talk about their work in a podcast . . . coming SOON.

Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/06/2010 - 10:00pm

The story of Daniel Burnham, a dreamer, who shaped some of America’s best-known places and spaces.


American Masters "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes"

Sat, 02/18/2012 - 10:00pm

A behind-the-scenes look at Garrison Keillor on the set of his popular radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion."

AMERICAN MASTERS "Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built"

Fri, 09/03/2010 - 7:00pm

For the last half-century, Ahmet Ertegun was hip-deep in R&B and rock 'n' roll. Follows his remarkable career and its impact on the evolution of popular musical.

StoryCorps: Danny and Annie on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 10:00pm

The renowned oral-history project brings stories to visual life in six documentary shorts. Danny and Annie kick off the series Tuesday, August 17, and airs during POV's Salt.

A Surprise in Texas: The Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/01/2010 - 9:30pm

The finalists vie for the competition’s coveted Gold Medal.


Great Performances "Renee Fleming & Dmitri Hvorstovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/01/2010 - 8:00pm

Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky perform in the City of Palaces.


At Close Range with National Geographic

Mon, 08/30/2010 - 8:00pm

An intimate profile of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore on the job and at home.

Documenting the Face of America: Roy Stryker and the FSA/OWI Photographers

Mon, 08/30/2010 - 7:00pm

This film brings to life the remarkable stories behind the legendary group of New Deal-sponsored photographers who captured the face of Depression-era America.

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