The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra has just chosen its third music director in 53 years. British-born Christopher Zimmerman, Music Director of the Hartt Symphony and conducting professor at the Hartt School in Hartford, CT begins his three-year appointment with the Fairfax Symphony this Fall. Classical WETA's David Ginder talks with Maestro Zimmerman about conducting and his musical preferences.
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Since 2007, photographer Lloyd Wolf and collaborators have been documenting Arlington's Columbia Pike corridor, one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the nation.Watch now →
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →
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