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both on-air and online, start here. Arts and cultural programming on WXXI TV and Radio as well as online discussion and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below. Read more

Featured Programming

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 9:00pm
On Thanksgiving Day in 1976, the legendary rock group The Band (Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel) took the stage for the very last time at the Winterland Theatre in San Francisco.
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:00am
This concert brings WXXI viewers back to 1973, to a July 24th London gig on the tour that spawned the legendary singer’s classic live album It’s Too Late to Stop Now.
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Mary and Paul take over the tent for the ultimate baking masterclass
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
WXXI presents two back-to-back performances in honor of Willie Nelson.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
WXXI presents two back-to-back performances celebrating the legendary Carpenters.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 8:00pm
Various performances around the country showcase one of the world's best acoustic guitarists.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 6:00am
Creatives, pre-heat your ovens for the Great Create Bake-Off featuring Julia Child and Martha Stewart.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
My Music brings back the disco years with live performances from the legends of the lighted dance floor.
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
England is in crisis. War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
In celebration of the holiday season, A Baroque Christmas in the New World, airing December 12, 2016 at 12 p.m. on Classical 91.5, brings you music from 17th and 18th-century Mexico, Peru, and Bolivia
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:00pm
Trace Jesus’ life, focusing on the events that occurred after his death as his early followers created a major movement that would transform the Roman Empire in just 300 years.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 8:00pm
The striking white Lipizzaner stallions of the famed Spanish Riding School in Vienna have been thrilling audiences for centuries.

Arts and Culture

At 14 Andre was invited into a world of privilege and knowledge - but what was left behind?
On-Demand
Craft in America: SERVICE episode Documenting craft and the military and the power of the handmade to inspire and heal. Featuring papermaker Pam DeLuco, saddler Eugene Burks Jr., and ceramic artists Ehren Tool, Judas Recendez and Peter Voulkos. (Aired Nov. 2014) Watch On-Demand:
World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces — but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States. Watch On-Demand (In English & Spanish)

Recently Aired

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 8:30pm
This week on Arts InFocus features a local mural project empowers youth.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
As the doctor reverses roles and becomes the patient, this poignant story of vulnerability and personal revelation will inspire and educate.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
Celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service with a stunning visual portrait of the breathtaking landscapes of Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks set to a score selected and recorded by Music Director Thierry Fischer and The Utah Symphony.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 8:00pm
Internationally renowned for alluring stage productions and songs of heartwarming inspiration, Celtic Woman present their new chapter of musical enchantment in Home for Christmas.
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
Join André Rieu, “The King of the Waltz,” for a magical evening of enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands.
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