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Noel Paul Stookey, Mary Travers and Peter Yarrow performing at the 1963 March on Washington. | Photo Credit:  Courtesy of Rowland Scherman
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

50 Years With Peter, Paul and Mary

Celebrate the impact of the trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining artistry with activism and inspiration over a period of 50 years.

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

Classical WETA Opera House: Carmen

Richard Eyre’s stunning production returns with its original star, Elina Garanca, who plays the title role of the ill-fated temptress. Louis Langrée conducts.

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Martha Speaks
Kids
WETA Kids

Martha Speaks

Based on the best-selling children's book series by Susan Meddaugh, Martha Speaks follows the adventures of Martha, a loveable dog who gains the ability to speak after eating alphabet soup. 

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Rosemary & Thyme
WETA UK
Fridays 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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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Fridays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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Washington in the '80s

Monday, March 23 at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

J.S. Bach

Listen throughout the month on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

The great inauguration ball for Ulysses S. Grant, March 4, 1873, in the temporary building in Judiciary Square, from a sketch by Jas. E. Taylor. | Credit: Library of Congress

Severe winter weather turned celebration to calamity.

Call the Midwife, Season 4 Cast | Credit: Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/Neal Street Productions

Premieres Sunday, March 29 at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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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 Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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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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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Local TV Productions

Washington National Cathedral

Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Alexander Borodin

Nocturne

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VivaLaVoce

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Les Huguenots: Act I

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March 6
1856
The University of Maryland is chartered as the Maryland Agricultural College. It would take the name University of Maryland in 1920.
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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