Arts and Culture

American Experience: Stonewall Uprising

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 8:30pm

When gay bar Stonewall Inn was raided in 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back.

Great Performances at the Met: La Fanciulla del West on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/24/2011 - 12:00pm

Puccini’s wild-west opera, based on David Belasco’s play, made its world premiere in 1910 at the Met.

Secrets of the Dead: Lost in the Amazon

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:00pm

What happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett who went looking for a city of gold and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever?

Black in Latin America

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 7:00pm

WXXI invites you to explore Latin America’s African roots in this four-part series by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

American Masters: John Muir in the New World

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 3:00pm

A champion of the American wilderness, Muir believed strongly that it is our responsibility as American citizens to care for our environment.

Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton on WXXI-TV

Mon, 04/11/2011 - 10:00pm

Who is Alexander Hamilton? Tune in to find out.

Earth: The Operators' Manual

Mon, 04/23/2012 - 8:00pm

An operators manual helps keep your car or computer running at peak performance. Earth science can do the same for the planet.

Independent Lens: Desert of Forbidden Art on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm

Independent Lens begins its Artist Month celebration with the amazing true story of a man who rescued a priceless art collection from destruction.

Official Best of Fest on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/03/2011 - 6:00pm

The best films you've never seen.

A Musical Tribute to Fascinatin’ Rhythm

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 2:00pm

Celebrate the radio show's 30th anniversary with host Michael Lasser and singers Cindy Miller and Alan Jones as they present iconic American songs.