The Washington Chorus opens their 49th season Sunday, November 8th with "The Essential Puccini," a program of best-loved choruses and arias by the Italian master. Music Director Julian Wachner talks with Deb Lamberton about this program, and about their 2009-10 season, including performances with The National and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →