The Cathedral Choral Society saluted the Centennial of the Washington National Cathedral with a performance of Mendelssohn's dramatic oratorio Elijah, Sunday, May 18, 2008. The work, from which come such well-known sacred choral anthems as He watching over Israel and Lift Thine Eyes to the mountains, features chorus, soloists, and full orchestra. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton and conductor J. Reilly Lewis offer a brief musical triptych through the work.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
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 →
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