When you hear the words "Van Cliburn Competition," you think of winners who go on to become world-renowned concert pianists. But the Van Cliburn Foundation sponsors another competition--this one for amateur pianists over age 35. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with filmmaker Lori Miller about her new feature-length documentary "They Came To Play", which received its theatrical premiere Sunday, October 25th in Washington, DC.
This December WETA is getting into the holiday spirit with special broadcasts on WETA Television.See our holiday specials →
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 →