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July 24 - July 30

Don’t Miss the Grantchester Finale!

Grantchester Season 3 Finale

The third season of the popular mystery series reaches its exciting conclusion on Masterpiece. In the finale, a boy goes missing and the entire village heads out in search of him, while Sidney, Geordie, Leonard and Mrs. Maguire all take steps in a new direction. 

Grantchester airs Sunday, July 30 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Relive the Summer of Love

Summer of Love

American Experience paints a complex portrait of San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district during the summer of 1967 — from the utopian beginnings, when peace and love prevailed, to the chaos, unsanitary conditions, and widespread drug use that ultimately signaled the end.

Summer of Love airs Tuesday, July 25 at 8pm on TV 26 and WETA HD. 

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Wild Alaska Live Continues

Wild Alaska Live

Watch live as the drama ramps up for Alaska's black bears, beavers, eagles and more with only a week left to make the most of summer's feast. Go deep into the heart of the frozen Mendenhall Glacier to explore its hidden ice caves.

Wild Alaska Live airs Wednesday, July 26 at 8pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Boundary Stones

Front Row Washington Presents Pianist Yoonie Han

Yoonie Han

This week, Classical WETA's Front Row Washington features South Korean pianist Yoonie Han, winner of the 2011 Washington International Piano Competition. Her Phillips Collection recital begins with Busoni's popular transcription of Bach's Chaconne, Mompous' creative variations on Chopin's famous Prelude in A Major and works by Granados, Albéniz and Liszt. 

Front Row Washington airs Monday, July 24 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.

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Summer Learning Starts with a Book


Summer Reading Booklists

Read. Talk. Explore. At WETA's summer reading website, Start with a Book, you'll find 24 kid-friendly themes for you and your kids to dive into — dinosaurs, bugs, flight, planets and stars, our green world, inventors, detectives, explorers and much more. Each theme includes dozens of carefully chosen fiction and nonfiction books, hands-on activities, writing ideas, apps and websites to deepen a child's learning. You'll also find tips on reading aloud and building fluency skills. Sign up for our summer literacy text messages, in English or Spanish!

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Catch Up on The Great British Baking Show!

Great British Baking Show Recaps

Do you love reality competition The Great British Baking Show? Can't get enough scones, tarts and cakes in your life? Stop by our Telly Visions blog for weekly recaps of all the baked goodness in every episode and chat about your favorite contestants with other fans. 

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The Little Italy Under the Parkway

The Little Italy Under the Parkway

Few would believe that Arlington County once contained its own Little Italy – and few would recognize it if they saw it. Unlike the prototypical image of urban markets and crowded apartments, what Arlingtonians once referred to as "Little Italy" (or "Little Sicily") was an isolated makeshift village occupied by Italian quarrymen and their families on the banks of the Potomac, accessible only by footpath. 

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Now Streaming on WETA

Big Pacific: Violent

In case you missed it on WETA, you can still catch many of your favorite programs streaming online. This week, enjoy these programs among many others:

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