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Bubbles relaxes with her eyes closed as another monkey gently grooms her in the hot spring. (Courtesy of Joseph Pontecorvo/©THIRTEEN Productions LLC)
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Snow Monkeys

In the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands, a troop of snow monkeys functions in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his and her place.

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Marilyn Cooley
Classical WETA
Mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Marilyn Cooley

Marilyn Cooley is the mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. She came to WETA in 1985 after serving as music announcer at WGUC in Cincinnati, and later as announcer and music director at Baltimore station WBJC.

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Daniel Tiger
Kids
WETA Kids

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is a new animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 which builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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Inside Animal Minds: Who's the Smartest?
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Inside Animal Minds: Who's the Smartest?

Do dolphins really work together? Do elephants have a language? Do chimps really have a sense of justice? NOVA investigates these questions tonight in "Who's the Smartest?," the finale of Inside Animal Minds.

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Neil Shubin with monkey and nut on his shoulder. (Courtesy of Tangled Bank Studios, LLC)
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Your Inner Fish

Based on the best-selling book by Neil Shubin, the series travels from Africa to the Arctic Circle to uncover the 3.5 billion year history of the human body — and how a colorful cast of ancient characters made us who we are today. Episode 3: Find out which beneficial traits — and some less useful ones — our primate progenitors bequeathed us.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington.

Mozart

Who is your classical composer match?

Telly Visions

Visit our British TV blog for the latest on your favorite shows.

Opening of Rally for DC Home Rule (Photo credit: Star Collection, DC Public Library)

Step back in time to this dramatic decade of change for DC.

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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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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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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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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

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

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Joseph Haydn

Symphony #69 in C Major "Laudon"

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VivaLaVoce

Ludwig van Beethoven

Missa solemnis, Op. 123: IV. Sanctus

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April 23
1932
The Folger Shakespeare Library opens in Washington, 316 years to the day after William Shakespeare's death.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Tweets

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Explore 50 years of the environmental movement with #AmericanMasters "A Fierce Green Fire" now - and tweet us your thoughts on the film!

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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