Arts and Culture

Independent Lens "When I Rise"

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 7:00pm

The story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted music student who struggled against the odds to reach the heights of international opera.

Pioneers of Television "Crime Dramas" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/01/2011 - 8:00pm

These ground-breaking shows paved the way for our favorite contemporary crime dramas.

Alma's Jazzy Marriage

Sun, 12/23/2012 - 9:30pm

A beautiful love story set in the greatest jazz era in American history.

This American Life: Slow to React

Thu, 01/27/2011 - 9:00pm

People with slow reaction times. Very, very slow.

Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac Marathon on WXXI Create

Sat, 01/29/2011 - 6:00am

Tune in while Tommy Mac guides you through amazing home woodworking projects.

The Greely Expedition: American Experience on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/31/2011 - 9:00pm

The harrowing tale of a scientific mission turned to tragedy.

How musical are you?

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Renee Fleming Returning to Eastman for Benefit Concert

The Eastman School of Music graduate will perform at the Eastman Theatre February 20 to benefit a scholarship in her name.

Pioneers of Television: Westerns on WXXI-TV

Tue, 01/25/2011 - 8:00pm

Known as the quintessential American cultural identity, westerns filled small screens across the country night after night.