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Nick Jonas performs onstage at The Lincoln Awards: A Concert For Veterans & The Military Family presented by The Friars Foundation at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. | Credit: Courtesy of Getty Images for the Friars Club
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans & The Military Family

Enjoy a concert in celebration of the Lincoln Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to veterans and military families.

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The Capulets and the Montagues
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: The Capulets and the Montagues

Bellini's take on the Romeo and Juliet story is unusual in that it's not primarily based on Shakespeare's tragedy, instead deriving from an Italian novella.

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Thomas and Friends
Kids
WETA Kids

Thomas & Friends

Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, the series follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine, and his friends, Edward, James, Gordon, Percy, Henry and Toby, and Emily, the first female steam engine.

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Washington Week with 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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U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Matt Smith and Capt. John Ed Auer perform in this tribute to the men and women who serve the United States. | Photo Credit: Courtesy of Frazer Harrison/ACMA2014
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House

President and Mrs. Obama host a PBS music special from the White House, with an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States. Performers include Mary J. Blige, Common, John Fogerty, Willie Nelson, Romeo Santos, and active duty military members.

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Death in Paradise
WETA UK
Fridays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Death in Paradise

A quintessentially British cop is sent to the tiny Caribbean island of Saint-Marie, but he would much prefer the London drizzle and a freshly-pressed shirt to blue seas, sparkling sands and gorgeous tropical weather.

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Arlington National Cemetery

Watch the full program online.

Mozart

Which composer are you?

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

Roosevelts Quote Quiz

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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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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Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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Arlington History Videos

Arlington Historical Society Presents

Arlington History Videos

WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.

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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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Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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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

Classical WETA

Joseph Haydn

Symphony #49 in F Minor "Passion"

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VivaLaVoce

Jean Marie Leclair

Scylla et Glaucus: Act II

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May 22
2002
The remains of intern Chandra Levy are found in Rock Creek Park over a year after her disappearance touched off a media firestorm felt on Capitol Hill.
Pizza in Washington

Pizza in Washington

Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around Greater Washington.

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WETA Tweets

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Coming in June to Masterpiece: An all new adaptation of classic period drama #Poldark: t.co/3LyjhsZm6r

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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