Arts and Culture


Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:00pm

Renowned artist Vik Muniz journeys from Brooklyn to Brazil and to Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest garbage dump located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.

NOVA: The Bible’s Buried Secrets on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/13/2011 - 9:00pm

NOVA breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God and the creation of the Bible.

In Search of Shakespeare: "The Duty of Poets" and "For All Time"

Fri, 04/15/2011 - 7:00pm

Join us for parts 3 and 4 of 4 for as Shakespeare's life comes into public focus and turmoil.

In Search of Shakespeare: "A Time of Revolution" and "The Lost Years"

Fri, 04/08/2011 - 7:00pm

Join us for parts 1 and 2 of 4 for a look at Shakespeare's life before his emergence as a star writer in London.

The Greatest Good

Thu, 04/07/2011 - 7:00pm

The Greatest Good chronicles the rich history of the U.S. Forest Service in celebration of the agency's centennial.

Backstage Pass with the Singing Swensen Family

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 1:00pm

Tenor Robert Swensen, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Cowdrick, and tenor Matthew Swensen  join host Julia Figueras for a special edition of Backstage Pass.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poetry Everywhere

Fri, 04/01/2011 (All day)

Poetry Everywhere hosted by Garrison Keillor continues to bring the Arts into the homes of public television audiences for an all new season.

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.

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