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Michael Feinstein | Photo Credit: Courtesy of Marc Bryan-Brown
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room

Entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines an all-star evening with performances by Tony–winner Christine Ebersole; American Idol sensation Jessica Sanchez; the Manzari Brothers tap duo and others at the Rainbow Room, a New York nightclub.

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Classical WETA Opera House: Tannhäuser
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Tannhäuser

The German legend of Tannhäuser and the song contest at the Wartburg comes to life in this performance from the opening day of the 2014 Bayreuth Festival.

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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
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WETA Kids

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest

George and Allie try to determine whether a myth about a hat-kicking scarecrow that haunts the countryside on Halloween is true. George also has to decide on a costume to wear to the town's annual Boo Festival.

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Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

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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Dumfries House | Photo Credit: Courtesy of B4 Films Ltd.
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Great Estates of Scotland: Dumfries

Tour the interior of the Dumfries House, an architectural gem that boasts one of the largest collections of Chippendale furniture in the world. The once-neglected mansion was saved by The Prince of Wales.

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David Tennant as Will Burton in "The Escape Artist," Courtesy of (C) Endor Productions Ltd MMXIII for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA UK

The Escape Artist

David Tennant (Doctor Who) stars as brilliant defense lawyer Will Burton, who has a storybook family and a potent nickname, "The Escape Artist," for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. Then he gets a trial that changes his life forever. Tonight: Part 2 of 2.

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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

11:30AM Dinosaur Train
Haunted Roundhouse; Big Pond Pumpkin Patch
12:00PM Charlie Rose
1:00PM Midsomer Murders
Second Sight
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Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Trio, Op. 70 #1 in D Major "Ghost"

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VivaLaVoce

Joseph Haydn

Missa in B-flat Major, Hob XXII:14 "Harmoniemesse" (Wind-Band Mass): Gloria

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George Mason University breaks off from the University of Virginia to become an independent school.
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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RT @NatPhilharmonic: Hear Mozart’s Requiem by soprano Danielle Talamantes and the National Philharmonic Chorale 11/1 and 11/2 t.co/x…

Join our friends at @NatPhilharmonic & @strathmore for Mozart's #Requiem this weekend. Find out more about tickets: t.co/hIKnF9Pak1

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Donate Your Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle.

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