Washington Concert Opera, Antony Walker, Artistic Director and Conductor, opens their 2011-12 season with a performance of Verdi's Attila, Friday, September 9th at 7:30 at Lisner Auditorium. Nicole Lacroix spoke with soprano Brenda Harris, starring the role of the vengeful amazon, Odabella, who kills Attila the Hun with his own sword on their wedding day. The performance also features John Relyea in the title role, Jason Stearns as Ezio, Arthur Espiritu as Foresto and James Flora as Uldino. For more information, visit Concertopera.org.
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.Watch now →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →