Arts and Culture

OnStage "Teressa Wilcox & Violet Mary" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 7:00pm

Jump off your couch and get ready to groove with Teressa Wilcox and Violet Mary in this week's all new episode of OnStage.

Memphis, a Great Performances presentation on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 2:00pm

Memphis is an original story about the cultural revolution that erupted when a young white DJ's vision met an electrifying black singer's voice, and the music changed forever. 

Independent Lens "More Than A Month"

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 7:00pm

Should there be an end to Black History Month? That’s the question explored by African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman as he embarks on a cross-country campaign to do just that.

Michael Feinstein's American Songbook on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 2:00pm

Michael Feinstein and his fellow collectors represent a tiny world devoted to saving a gigantic body of work.

Let the Good Times Roll MARATHON

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 6:00am

In honor of the biggest party on the bayou, “Laissez Les Bons Temps Roule”  - Let the Good Times Roll!

The Doctor and the Diva

Nutritionists will tell you it’s dangerous to shop for food when you’re hungry and more likely to wander into Twinkieland.  For me, the real peril lurks in Wegmans’ book aisle, where on a recent Friday afternoon, I picked up The Doctor and the Diva, the debut novel by Adrienne McDonnell.   “Some books just naturally enslave you,” read the Washington Post blub on

Heavenly Sight: Black Gospel's Blind Singers

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 9:00pm

Blind Willie Johnson, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Willie McTell, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Flora Molton — the African American gospel tradition has been a haven for the blind.


Tue, 02/14/2012 - 8:00pm

Learn the secret behind Tupperware’s success.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, January 29 - February 3

Weekdays from 6am to 9am

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, arts and NPR news.  The mystery piece airs at 6:40. Here are the week's highlights!

Phunny Business at the Little Theatre

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 4:00pm

What do you get when you mix comedy, race, and politics?