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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

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:14am
Vote for your favorite novel from nation’s 100 most-loved novels in The Great American Read. Read, Vote, Share
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Join WXXI for a free preview screening and talkback panel of Kingdoms of the Sky: Rockies on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Theatre.  The series will reveal the extraordinary animals and remarkable people who make a home on the iconic mountain ranges of the world.
Sunday, August 25, 2019 (All day)
Join WXXI a cruise on the Rhine and Moselle rivers!

Arts and Culture

Host Meredith Vieira takes you on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. Watch on-demand if you missed the launch! 
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

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Join host Tom Hanks for a celebration of filmmaker Ken Burns, whose nearly four-decade career has resulted in some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00pm
Hailed as “miraculous” by The New York Times, Falsettos, the seminal 1992 Broadway musical about a gay man striving to create a modern family, will be featured on Live from Lincoln Center.
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Join Lidia Bastianich to celebrate our homegrown heroes–veterans who now cultivate the land they fought to defend.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:00pm
Host Meredith Vieira takes you on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:00pm
Host Meredith Vieira takes you on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors.
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