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Washington Week
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week

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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Photo from Met Opera production of L’Amour de Loin (Source: Met Opera)
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: L’Amour de Loin

In Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera, Eric Owens is the knight on a quest of love, Susanna Phillips is his lover on the other side of the sea, and Tamara Mumford is the pilgrim who brings messages back and forth.

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Join WETA Kids at EdFEST
Kids
Sat, Dec. 10, 11am-3pm at the DC Armory

Join WETA Kids at EdFEST

Join WETA Kids and Curious George at EdFEST on Saturday, December 10, from 11am-3pm at the DC Armory. Explore more than 200 DCPS and public charter schools. There will be activities for the whole family and many free services.

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Photo from Rick Steves’ Guide to Cuba | Courtesy: Trish Feaster
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Rick Steves' Guide to Cuba

Travel expert Rick Steves reports on the red tape, frustrations and rewards that come with travel in the home of rumba and rum, and romance and revolution.

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Celtic Thunder Christmas
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Celtic Thunder Christmas

Irishmen Damian McGinty, Keith Harkin, Paul Byrom, Ryan Kelly and Scotsman George Donaldson of the Celtic Thunder vocal ensemble bring together their affinity for great popular song with live performances that pay homage to cherished holiday favorites.

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Call the Midwife (Photo: Neal Street Productions)
WETA UK
Fridays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Call the Midwife

This emotional drama follows the story of a group of midwives and nuns who care for expectant mothers in 1950s-era East London.

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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.

National Christmas Tree

Get into the spirit with specials on WETA TV and 90.9 FM.

Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

Remembering Gwen Ifill

WETA pays tribute to our friend and colleague.

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Ticket Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Educational Outings

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Educational Outings

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for fun and educational outings with children.

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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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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

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

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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

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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Ken Burns Partnership

Ken Burns

Ken Burns Partnership

For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.

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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight and explore under-the-radar activities.

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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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WETA History

WETA History Timeline

Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet, Op. 76 #4 "Sunrise"

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VivaLaVoce

Hector Berlioz

Les Troyens

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George Mason University breaks off from the University of Virginia to become an independent school.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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