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Pop princess Patti Page | Photo Credit: Courtesy of TJL Productions
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Magic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

Join hosts Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney for a nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. Return to the era's pop music days with a mix of live performance and archival footage, including the McGuire Sisters, Debbie Reynolds, Patti Page, the Four Lads, Boone and others.

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John Banther
Classical WETA
Weekend host

John Banther

John Banther serves as a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9. In his spare time, he is the tuba player of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass, and has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.

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Nature Cat
Kids
WETA Kids

Nature Cat

Brand new series Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.

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The Colosseum and surrounding city provide a striking juxtaposition of ancient and modern Rome. | Credit: WLIW New York
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Visions of Italy, Southern Style

A high-definition film soars above the spectacular landscape of southern Italy, with stunning aerial footage accompanied by a poetic narrative and glorious music that includes selections from Rossini, Puccini and Vivaldi, and popular songs from Dean Martin and Michael Amante.

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Rosemary & Thyme
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Rosemary & Thyme

Follow the adventures of two amateur sleuths brought together by their mutual love of plants. 

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Marta Dusseldorp stars as Janet King | Credit: ABC
WETA UK
Saturdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Janet King

Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

Jim Morrison (Photo source: Wikipedia)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

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Fun Places in DC

Carousel at Glen Echo Park, located along MacArthur Boulevard in Glen Echo, Maryland, United States. Built in 1921, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. | Credit: chrisbb@prodigy.net via Flickr Creative Commons

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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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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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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1972
George Mason University breaks off from the University of Virginia to become an independent school.
Curious George

WETA Kids Channel

The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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WETA Tweets

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Go see @NatGeoMuseum's #TheGreek's exhibit on us - just retweet this by 8/29 to enter to win a four-pack of tickets! #wetatix

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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