Arts and Culture


Mon, 09/26/2011 - 7:00pm

ESCOLA DE SAMBA centers on the creation of the Sao Paulo Carnival, an all-consuming party which takes place annually throughout Brazil.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic Opening Night with Deborah Voigt on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 8:00pm

Soprano Deborah Voigt joins Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in works by Barber, Wagner and Richard Strauss.

As Long as I Remember: American Veteranos

Mon, 09/16/2013 - 9:00pm

Filmmaker Laura Varela examines the personal toll of the Vietnam War, and asks the question, “Does a soldier, his family and community ever really heal from the wounds of war?”  

Broadway Flop-dom

Sat, 09/03/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

New York’s Theatre District sparkles with bright lights and dazzling signage celebrating Broadway’s biggest blockbusters. But lurking in the shadows of all those hot ticket hits are the ghosts of shows who, over the years, have fallen victim to the harsh fatality of Broadway flop-dom.  And, who’s to say what makes a flop so floppy? Is it lousy timing? Lousy subject matter? Or just straight up lousy material?


CUBA MÍA: Portrait of an All-Woman Orchestra

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 6:00pm

In one of the world’s most beautiful churches, this all-women orchestra plays a unique blend of classical music, created by famous Cuban and Latin American composers.

Barbra Streisand – One Night Only at the Village Vanguard

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 3:00pm

WXXI is proud (and thrilled) to present the legendary Barbra Streisand.

The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special on WXXI-TV

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 9:00pm

For 23 years, The Ed Sullivan Show featured America’s brightest comedy stars performing for tens of millions of Americans across the generations every Sunday night.

Classical Mornings, August 29 - September 2

Wake up with Brenda, birdsong, a daily mystery piece, and music from six until ten

Monday, August 29

Hurricane watch! Hear stormy music and news of Irene’s impact on the musicians of the East Coast

Bela Bartok’s Hungarian Sketches, a lush and lively Norwegian Dance

Composers Datebook: Saariaho at the Proms

Malt Shop Memories: The Concert on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/14/2011 - 8:00pm

Filled with music that makes you feel good and makes you smile.

Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America

Sun, 11/04/2012 - 2:00pm

Tune in for this vintage 1969 television program from a turbulent time in our nation’s past.

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