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Classical WETA Sustainer Day
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Classical WETA Sustainer Day

And as a special incentive for today only, the first 250 new sustainers who pledge $5 or more a month will automatically receive Classical WETA's American Classics Collection 2-CD set. Selections include Copland's Appalachian Spring, Baber's Adagio for Strings and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

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 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Death at Victoria Dock
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Death at Victoria Dock: A young man with a blue tattoo is murdered, and Phryne promises to find out who is responsible. But she doesn't yet know how deeply into the mire she'll have to go — bank robbery, anarchists and the kidnapping of her beloved maid Dot.

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WordGirl
Kids
WETA Kids

WordGirl

Disguised as mild-mannered fifth grader Becky Botsford, WordGirl possesses superhero strength with the added benefit of a colossal vocabulary. 

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Inspector Lewis
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Inspector Lewis

Inspector Lewis (Kevin Whately), the former working-class foil to the erudite Inspector Morse, tackles murder and mayhem with the help of cool, cerebral partner Detective Sergeant Hathaway (Laurence Fox), in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.

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Douglas Henshall plays detective Jimmy Perez in "Shetland." | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Thursdays at 10:30pm on WETA UK

Shetland

Douglas Henshall stars as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez in this murder mystery set against the stunning Scottish backdrop of the Shetland Isles.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore unique and historic neighborhoods in the area.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Listen throughout the month on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Brendan Coyle as Mr. Bates and Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates | Photo Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Test your knowledge of the series.

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Allen Leech as Tom Branson | Credit: (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Is Season 5 true to history?

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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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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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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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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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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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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 TV Productions

Washington National Cathedral

Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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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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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

3:00PM Secrets of the Dead
Ben Franklin's Bones
4:00PM NOVA
Sinkholes: Buried Alive
5:00PM Nature
Penguin Post Office
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Classical WETA

Antonio Vivaldi

The Four Seasons: Autumn: I

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Motet, BWV 229. Komm, Jesu, komm (Come, Jesus, come)

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To attract passengers from the Washington area, Friendship airport is renamed Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

Explore the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery. 

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WETA Tweets

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Preview the next all new episode of #DowntonAbbey, airing Sunday at 9pm. t.co/VE8CAZQ44k

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Become a Sustainer

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