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Ken Burns: Statue of Liberty
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Statue of Liberty

Ken Burns's Oscar- and Emmy-nominated 1985 film explores the creation and history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans. Narrated by David McCullough, the film traces the development of the monument from conception to construction to its final dedication.

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Classical WETA Listen Live
Classical WETA
Listen to Classical WETA 90.9 FM and VivaLaVoce online

Listen Live

Listening to Classical WETA 90.9 FM and VivaLaVoce online has never been easier with our new dedicated player window. No third-party software needed and you can leave it open in the background all day long!

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Sesame Street
Kids
WETA Kids

Sesame Street

Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion. 

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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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Sean Chen, age 24 of United States, plays with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin during Final Round of the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, USA on Friday, June 7, 2013. | Credit: Courtesy of Ralph Lauer/The Cliburn
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Virtuosity — The Cliburn

Watch the world's best young pianists try to make a name for themselves at the Cliburn, a high-stakes piano competition that becomes as much a test of character as a musical proving ground. The winner is virtually guaranteed a performing career.

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Brenda Blethyn as Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope | Credit: APT
WETA UK
Fridays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Vera, Series 5

Brenda Blethyn stars as the obsessed, caustic and brilliant investigator DCI Vera Stanhope, in a series adapted from the bestselling mystery novels by Ann Cleeves.

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Not THAT DC: Floating Yoga

WETA's New Web Series

Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

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

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Hobson with his station wagon and trademark pipe and fedora, ready to harangue the multitudes. (Source: Evening Star)

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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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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Violin Concerto #10 in G Major

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VivaLaVoce

Claudio Monteverdi

L'incoronazione di Poppea

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

Burgers in Washington

Explore the gamut of burgers in Washington, from greasy to gourmet.

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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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