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Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the popular singer-songwriter. | Credit: Courtesy of John Denver's Estate
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

John Denver: Country Boy

A special program spotlights the man behind the music, offering an intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter. His life and legacy are explored with friends, former wives and managers, other family members, and the musicians who toured with him for decades.

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Classical WETA Opera House: The Flying Dutchman
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: The Flying Dutchman

Royal Opera Orchestra and Chorus performs Wagner's stormy drama of legendary determination, undeniable love and ultimate redemption.

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Caillou
Kids
WETA Kids

Caillou

Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.

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Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino

Andrea Bocelli, the international superstar tenor returns to Great Performances with a concert special in which he puts classical music aside for an evening of international favorites inspired by the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy.

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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 9:00pm 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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Around Town

Get the latest local reviews from art, theater and film critics.

NSO Showcase

Performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives

LGBT Pride Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in June.

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto, RV 428 "The Goldfinch"

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata, BWV 100. Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan (What God does, is well done)

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May 29
1932
World War I Veterans nicknamed the Bonus Army begin to assemble in Washington, D.C. to request cash bonuses due to them in 1945 be paid early.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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