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Rhino in front of Mike Condy sitting in the grass (Courtesy of DOP Neil Kent/Blink Films)
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

My Wild Affair: The Rhino Who Joined the Family

Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the home of a wildlife vet. Before his release into the wild, Rupert won the hearts of the vet's four children. Fifty years later, they search for clues to Rupert's fate.

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Nicole Lacroix
Classical WETA
Evening host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Nicole Lacroix

Nicole Lacroix is the weekday evening host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.

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Dinosaur Train
Kids
WETA Kids

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills.

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Courtesy of Richard Smith
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

NOVA: Australia’s First 4 Billion Years

Part 3: Monsters: Host Richard Smith spotlights the dawn of the Mesozoic Era about 250 million years ago, the Age of Dinosaurs, exploring the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia.

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Joy and a joey
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Sex in the Wild: Kangaroos

In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth — the pouch-wearing marsupials. Thanks to their bizarre way of reproducing, kangaroos thrive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth.

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WETA Television

Shakespearean Personality Quiz

Are you more of a Richard II, a Falstaff or a Henry V? Take our quiz based on Shakespeare's history plays. 

 
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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Choral Showcase

Listen Sundays at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Digital Extras

Watch web videos on unique local stories and personalities.

Real Life History 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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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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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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Volunteer

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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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

6:00AMSid the Science Kid
The Big Cheese
6:30AMCaillou
Caillou the Brave
7:00AMWild Kratts
Aqua Frog
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Classical WETA

Robert Schumann

Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures), Op. 113: #2. Lebhaft (Lively)

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VivaLaVoce

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mitridate, rè di Ponto (Mitridate, King of Pontus): Act I

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1986
Twenty-five people participate in the first Halloween drag queen high heel race in Dupont Circle. The event is now an annual tradition that attracts thousands.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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Leadership Circle

Join a group of generous donors committed to the continued excellence of WETA’s programs.

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