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Michael Feinstein | Photo Credit: Courtesy of Marc Bryan-Brown
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room

Entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines an all-star evening with performances by Tony–winner Christine Ebersole; American Idol sensation Jessica Sanchez; the Manzari Brothers tap duo and others at the Rainbow Room, a New York nightclub.

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Classical WETA Opera House: Tannhäuser
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Tannhäuser

The German legend of Tannhäuser and the song contest at the Wartburg comes to life in this performance from the opening day of the 2014 Bayreuth Festival.

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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
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WETA Kids

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest

George and Allie try to determine whether a myth about a hat-kicking scarecrow that haunts the countryside on Halloween is true. George also has to decide on a costume to wear to the town's annual Boo Festival.

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Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

The longest-running news and public affairs program on public television, Washington Week has been a broadcast journalism mainstay for more than four decades. 

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Dumfries House | Photo Credit: Courtesy of B4 Films Ltd.
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Great Estates of Scotland: Dumfries

Tour the interior of the Dumfries House, an architectural gem that boasts one of the largest collections of Chippendale furniture in the world. The once-neglected mansion was saved by The Prince of Wales.

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David Tennant as Will Burton in "The Escape Artist," Courtesy of (C) Endor Productions Ltd MMXIII for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA UK

The Escape Artist

David Tennant (Doctor Who) stars as brilliant defense lawyer Will Burton, who has a storybook family and a potent nickname, "The Escape Artist," for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. Then he gets a trial that changes his life forever. Tonight: Part 2 of 2.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

Vocal CD Pick of the Week

VivaLaVoce showcases a notable new (or newly reissued) CD.

Nam Viet window

Explore Arlington's Vietnamese community.

Shown from left to right: Ben Daniels as Tom Weston, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine, Joanna Vanderham as Denise, and Emun Elliott as Moray, Courtesy of (C) Jonathan Ford/BBC 2013 for MASTERPIECE

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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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Television & Children

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Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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American Graduate Day

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American Graduate Day 2014

WETA TV is highlighting American Graduate Champions, community leaders keeping students on the path to graduation. 

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Ready to Learn

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Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

ReadingRockets.org looks at how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. 

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Community Calendar

WETA Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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What's on Now

2:30AM How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson
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3:30AM Nature
Snow Monkeys
4:30AM Antiques Roadshow
Castle of Mey
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Classical WETA

Antonin Dvorák

Symphony #5

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VivaLaVoce

Ludwig van Beethoven

An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98

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George Mason University is founded as a branch of the University of Virginia.
Around Town

WETA Around Town

Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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Donate Your Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle.

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