Arts and Culture

Vine Talk MARATHON on Create

Sat, 07/23/2011 - 6:00am

Tune in for a whole day of fabulous celebrities, an amazing assortment of wines, and some laughs.


Mon, 07/18/2011 - 8:00pm

At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a collection of movie marketing memorabilia chronicles 60 years of cinematic history.

Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/24/2011 - 7:00pm

Acclaimed guitarist Jeff Beck is joined by special musical guests to play tribute to the legendary Les Paul in a concert special taped on what would have been Les Paul’s 95th birthday.

Survival: Lives in the Balance "The Plant that Cures Malaria" & "Fit for Life"

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 7:00pm

This series takes viewers into the lives of people struggling for survival against health problems perpetuated by extreme poverty.

Globe Trekker: The Netherlands on Create

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 9:00pm

The tulip holds a special place in Dutch culture. Learn the history on this episode of Globe Trekker.

MASTERPIECE: MYSTERY! "Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series V: The Pale Horse" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 9:00pm

Miss Marple seeks justice when an old friend is found murdered.

Agatha Christie's Poirot "Yellow Iris" on WXXI-TV

Sat, 07/09/2011 - 8:00pm

An unsolved murder from Poirot's past reopens in a London restaurant. Mysterious.

Barbecue University MARATHON on CREATE

Sat, 07/02/2011 - 6:00am

Tune in for twelve straight hours of grilling inspiration guarenteed to spice up your holiday barbecue!


After the serenity of the Italian Lake District and the leafy loveliness of Lucca, Florence was a bit of a shock to me.  First of all, we walked in on a feast day with parades, games, and fireworks celebrating the patron saint of Florence, Saint Giovanni Battista. Second, it was garbage day. Refuse under the hot Tuscan sun smells like refuse everywhere.