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Suze Orman
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

In a program taped in Washington at American University, the nation’s most recognized expert in personal finance presents advice on a broad set of financial issues, including: how to invest; whether to buy or rent a home; saving for retirement; wills and trusts; student loans and more.

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Mozart
Classical WETA
Which composer are you?

Classical Composer Personality Quiz

History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble? 

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Super WHY!
Kids
WETA Kids

Super WHY!

Super WHY! is a 3-D animated adventure series, produced by the creators of Blue's Clues, designed to provide children with the critical skills they need to read.

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Folk Rewind: Kingston Trio
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin' Spoonful, Folk Rewind focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era.

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Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: 'This Machine Kills Fascists' (Library of Congress)
Local
From our Boundary Stones blog!

How Washington Saved Folk Music

If an archivist at the Library of Congress had not convinced Woody Guthrie to come to Washington, D.C. in 1940, we might never have had the folk revival of the 1960s.

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John Cleese in Fawlty Towers
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Fawlty Towers

A delightfully manic British comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring Monty Python alum John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth.

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Around Town

Get the latest local reviews from art, theater and film critics.

Opera at Eight

VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 8 pm each day.

Shown from L-R: Helen George as Trixie, Miranda Hart as Chummy, Jessica Raine as Jenny, Bryony Hannah as Cynthia (Courtesy of Jonathan Ford/©Neal Street Productions 2013)

How much do you know about the setting of Call the Midwife?

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

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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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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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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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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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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Volunteer

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Clarinet Quintet A Major

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VivaLaVoce

Amilcare Ponchielli

La gioconda: Act III, Finale

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August 21
1908
Washington Senators catcher Gabby Street wows onlookers by catching baseballs dropped from the top of the Washington Monument.
WETA UK

WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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