Moroccan pianist Marouan Benabdallah has been invited by Artistic Director Lorin Maazel to be the soloist in the final concert of the 2011 Castleton Festival this Sunday, July 24, at the Festival House in Castleton. Marouan visited Marilyn Cooley at the Classical WETA studios last month for a conversation about the Festival, his Carnegie Hall debut in May, and his career.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.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 →
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 →