Arts and Culture

Oldest piece of music in history?

I'm not sure this is really what it claims to be, but it's interesting nonetheless.



A Prairie Home Companion in HD

Thu, 02/04/2010 - 8:00pm

A Prairie Home Companion is coming to the big screen at Tinseltown 17 with IMAX and Eastview Mall 13.


Free Screening of "For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots"

Sat, 02/20/2010 - 1:00pm

Join WXXI in celebrating Black History Month by attending this free screening.


Artists needed for Haitian relief fundraiser

Two professors at Nazareth College are organizing a fundraiser next Wednesday, January 20th to raise money to help victims of the Haitian earthquake.   If you are a musician, actor, poet, or dancer of any age, you are invited to participate.  To get involved, email either Dr.


NOVA "Ghosts of Machu Picchu"

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 9:00pm

NOVA joins a new generation of archeologists as they probe areas of Machu Picchu that haven’t been touched since the time of the Incas.

On Record: Mercury Opera

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 1:00pm

Benton Hess, Olga Makarina and Dinyar Vania are in studio to talk about the opera company's newest production.


Garth Fagan on 40 Years in the Arts

Local dance impresario Garth Fagan explains what the U.S. can learn from other countries Friday beginning at 4:00 on All Things Considreed only on WXXI AM 1370.

Garth Fagan LIVE on Arts Friday!

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Local dance impresario Garth Fagan talks with Bob Smith LIVE on 1370 Connection Friday beginning at Noon only on WXXI AM 1370.

Looking for Lincoln

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 7:00pm

Looking for Lincoln dissects the myths that have grown up around Abraham Lincoln.

American Masters "Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 10:00pm

Zora Neale Hurston was one of the most celebrated — and most controversial — figures of the Harlem Renaissance. This film includes rare archival footage from Hurston’s own collection, and features interviews with Alice Walker, Dorothy West, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Maya Angelou and others.

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