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March 2-8, 2015

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This Week on WETA Television

Explore the Jewish Experience in America with WETA Television

A film by Andrew Goldberg traces Jewish immigration to the U.S. through the centuries. Watch as top scholars, notable writers and immigrants themselves share stories of those who made a leap of faith to escape persecution or pursue opportunity.

The Jewish Journey: America airs Tuesday, March 3 at 8pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.


The Jewish Journey: America

The Jewish Journey: America
Tuesday, March 3 at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

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Celtic Woman Fan Favorites

Celtic Woman: Fan Favorites

Celebrate 10 years of performances by the popular Irish vocal-violin ensemble with this musical special that presents a collection of favorite songs and dances performed by the group in various locations around the world. Favorite performances include versions of "Shenandoah" and "May It Be" from Dublin, "Danny Boy" from County Meath's Slane Castle, "Ave Maria" from Atlanta and many more.

Celtic Woman: Fan Favorites airs Monday, March 2 at 9:30pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever

Hosted by Richard Pryor, a 1983 special celebrated the 25th anniversary of Motown with reunions of The Miracles, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, The Four Tops and more. The Emmy Award-winning show features virtually every major Motown artist, including Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and many more.

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever airs Wednesday, March 4 at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Angels Sing: Libera

Angels Sing: Libera in America

This Friday, the London-based 32-voice boy choir Libera presents a concert recorded right here in Washington, D.C. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, North America's largest Catholic church. The wide-ranging performance repertoire — accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra — includes favorite hymns and great American folk classics.

Angels Sing: Libera in America airs Friday, March 6 at 10:30pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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This week's WETA Television schedule


What Did You Think of Downton Abbey Season 5?

Telly VisionsPopular costume drama Downton Abbey concluded its fifth season last night, with an episode packed with drama, romance and surprising plot twists. Stop by our Telly Visions blog for an in-depth recap of all the twists and turns in the Season 5 finale, discuss your reactions with other fans, and get started speculating on what we might see in Season 6.

Read the Season 5 recaps and discuss on Telly Visions



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Classical Radio Highlight

Join Us This March for Women's History Month On Classical WETA!

Trio CavatinaThe all-woman Trio Cavatina kicks off Classical WETA's Women's History Month tribute on Front Row Washington tonight with works by Clara Schumann, Gabriela Ortiz Torresa and Augusta Read Thomas from a Chamber Music at the Barns of Wolf Trap recital, recorded November 21, 2010 by Classical WETA's Bruce Cain.

Front Row Washington airs Mondays at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9FM →







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