Arts and Culture

For great arts and culture content and discussion

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

CITY Arts and Culture Calendar Banner

Don't miss out on all the amazing virtual performances.  Our extensive Arts and Culture Calendar at CITY will help you find all the best events!  Click here to go to the calendar.

Featured Programming

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 8:00pm
This program draws on the rich palette of Poe’s evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author.

Arts and Culture

Observe several real-life individuals — portrayed by Anna Deavere Smith — involved in the Rodney King affair. 
Remember when folks used to talk about being "post-racial"? Well, we're definitely not that. The Code Switch Podcast Team are a multi-racial, multi-generational team of NPR journalists fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting. Listen to Episodes On-Demand and Subscribe to the podcast.

Recently Aired

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 10:00pm
Elvis Presley made television history when his Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii concert special was beamed via satellite to a global audience.
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 9:00pm
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month WXXI-TV brings you an encore of this 2016 Cultural Expressions episode.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 10:00pm
Celebrate the superstar in an electrifying 1980 concert filmed at the height of her career.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 5:00pm
Experience the magic of a music legend!
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00pm
Explore the work of famed composer Joseph Haydn’s career with host Scott Yoo and guest artists.


Arts and Culture

  • You must login in order to post into this group.