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Frontline: The Choice 2016
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Choice 2016

Frontline presents a journalistic investigation of where the two principal presidential candidates came from, how they lead and why they want to take on one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.

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Cosi fan tutte
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Così fan tutte

Deceptively complex, this comic farce leaves many listeners a little bit queasy, a reminder that even our most cherished relationships can quickly turn fragile, and tenuous.

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Roey's Paintbox
Kids
WETA Kids

Roey's Paintbox

Art instructor Roey Ebert helps guide budding young artists step-by-step through the painting process in the new how-to series Roey's Paintbox.

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Washington Week with 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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Red Cap
WETA UK
Fridays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Red Cap

Agent Jo McDonagh (Tamzin Outhwaite, EastEnders) works for an elite military group that investigates crimes committed by or against British army members. Navigating in a male-dominated institution, McDonagh must prove her detective skills — and watch her back.

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LAURENCE CENDROWICZ ©CARNIVAL FILM & TELEVISION
WETA UK
Fridays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Whitechapel

Rupert Penry-Jones (MI-5) stars in an atmospheric, brooding drama that follows a team of modern detectives investigating killings that replicate murders committed by Jack the Ripper a century before.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Library of Congress Jefferson Building

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE

Discuss the latest episode on our Telly Visions blog.

Kurt Cobain performs with Nirvana at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on October 2, 1991.

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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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

8:30PM Frontline
The Choice 2016
10:30PM Great Performances
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016
11:30PM The Hispanic Heritage Awards
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Classical WETA

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto

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VivaLaVoce

Jaromír Weinberger

Schwanda der Dudelsachpfeifer (Schwanda the Bagpiper)

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September 30
1971
The Washington Senators are forced to forfeit their final game as outraged fans storm the field, angry that owner Bob Short has decided to move the team to Texas.
WETA Kids Channel

WETA Kids Channel

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

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WETA Tweets

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RT @BoundaryStones: Witch Hunts in the D.C. Area - Older Than You Think: #OTD Rebecca Fowler went on trial in St. Mary's, Maryland

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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