Arts and Culture

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"What are men compared to rocks and mountains?"

Jane Austen wasn't talking about the Super Bowl when she wrote that, but I imagine she might enjoy the prospect of her characters doing battle with the Packers and the Steelers this Sunday.

WXXI's African American Educational Awareness Film Series

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 1:00pm

Presents Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968, which brings to light one of the bloodiest tragedies of the Civil Rights era after four decades of deliberate denial.

WXXI's African American Educational Awareness Film Series

Sat, 02/19/2011 - 1:00pm

Presents Flight to Freedom, a film that traces the evolution of the Slave System and the Freedom Trials of the North.

Independent Lens: "William S. Burroughs: A Man Within" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 10:00pm

William S. Burrough’s work was vilified by conservatives and banned by the U.S. government, but emerged to influence artists for generations to come.

Pioneers of Television "Sitcoms" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 8:00pm

Pioneers of Television looks at some of the most hillarious moments in TV history.

GLOBE TREKKER: Madrid City Guide on WXXI Create

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 9:00pm

Globe Trekker's Adela frolics in the vibrant streets of Madrid.


Thu, 02/10/2011 - 9:00pm

Featuring a 400 year old publication of botanical illustrations.

Pioneers of Television "Late Night" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 8:00pm

Pioneers of Television looks at the formative years of late-night television with Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson.

Masterpiece Classic: Any Human Heart on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/13/2011 - 9:00pm

A story about a man — at various times a writer, lover, prisoner of war and spy — making his often precarious way through the 20th century.

On A Personal Note on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 10:00pm

The relationship between very young and gifted classical pianists and their art is explored in this perceptive documentary.