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WETA's e-newsletter is published every Monday and contains the latest updates about television programs, Classical WETA 90.9 FM, special events, and much more!

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December 5 - 11, 2016
Death in Paradise Season 5 Begins on WETA UK
Death in Paradise, Season 5
Join us for a brand-new season of the popular mystery series Death in Paradise, featuring Kris Marshall as DI Humphrey Goodman, and Josephine Jobert as DS Florence Cassell. With a new team in place, the ever-analytical detective is finally making himself at home on the Caribbean island of Saint Marie. Unfortunately, he is entering a midlife crisis as he investigates some of the island's most perplexing murders yet.

Death in Paradise Season 5 airs Tuesday, December 6 at 9pm on WETA UK.See all broadcast times →
Celtic Thunder Christmas
Celtic Thunder Christmas
Irishmen Damian McGinty, Keith Harkin, Paul Byrom, Ryan Kelly and Scotsman George Donaldson of the Celtic Thunder vocal ensemble bring together their affinity for great popular song with live performances that pay homage to cherished holiday favorites.

Celtic Thunder Christmas airs Friday, December 9 at 9:30pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.See all broadcast times →
Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century
Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century
Our latest WETA local special spotlights the rich history of the city of Alexandria, Virginia from the 1900s to the present day. Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century explores the people, places and events that defined the remarkable Northern Virginia city during a period of rapid cultural and technological change.

Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century airs Tuesday, December 6 at 10pm on WETA TV26 and WETA HD.See all broadcast times →Watch preview →
Thanks to our sponsor: John F. Kennedy Center
December NSO Showcase Highlights Orchestral Favorites
NSO Showcase
This month, Classical WETA's NSO Showcase unwraps a festive program of light classics featuring six conductors, eight delightful orchestral favorites and, as sololist, Paul Jacobs, the first organist to win a Grammy Award. The program includes Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture, J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No.3, Gershwin's Cuban Overture, Poulenc's Organ Concerto and much more!

NSO Showcase
airs Wednesday, December 7 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.
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Join WETA Kids at EdFEST 2016, DC's Citywide Public School Fair
Curious George with WETA volunteers
Join WETA Kids and beloved children's character Curious George at EdFEST on Saturday, December 10 from 11am-3pm at the DC Armory, 2001 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, D.C. (by the Stadium-Armory Metro stop). Representatives from over 200 DCPS and D.C. public charter schools will showcase their programs. EdFEST is the perfect opportunity to ask questions about schools and their related services and programs from those who know first-hand. There will be activities and many free services, such as flu shots, immunizations and recreational activities for all, so bring the whole family! Admission and parking are free.
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Now Streaming on WETA
Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona
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: WETA Passport LogoThis program available exclusively to WETA members on WETA Passport! Click here to learn more or activate now.

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