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The WETA Movie: That's Entertainment II
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The WETA Movie: That's Entertainment II

The second installment in the That's Entertainment film trilogy features excerpts from classic, beloved Hollywood musicals, comedies and dramas produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Gene Kelly (who directed the film) and Fred Astaire host the 1976 anthology.

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James Jacobs
Classical WETA
Weekend host

James Jacobs

James Jacobs Classical WETA's Saturday evening host.  His varied career has included performing on programs like A Prairie Home Companion and working as a producer for both recorded programs and concert broadcasts.

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Wild Kratts
Kids
WETA Kids

Wild Kratts

Join Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. 

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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)
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Call the Midwife, Season 3

The third season of the popular period drama about midwives in the East End of London takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.

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WETA Television

London's East End Quiz

One of the most distinctive characters in Call the Midwife isn't a person at all — it's the East End neighborhood that's served by the Sisters and midwives at Nonnatus House. How much do you know about this famous section of London, its history and the people who have lived there?

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The Paradise, Season 1
WETA UK
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

The Paradise, Season 1

Based on Emile Zola's 1883 novel, the seven-part Masterpiece drama stars Joanna Vanderham as new salesgirl Denise Lovett, whose beauty and talent catch the eye of dashing, enigmatic store owner John Moray. 

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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

4:30PM America's Test Kitchen
A Modern Take on Pizza and Grilled Cheese
5:00PM Martha Stewart's Cooking School
Mushrooms
5:30PM Martha Bakes
Focaccia and Pizza
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Classical WETA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Quartet, K. 493

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VivaLaVoce

Jake Heggie

Here and Gone (songs and duets for tenor, baritone and piano quartet)

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The U.S. Postal Service gives Smokey the Bear his own zip code at the National Zoo.
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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