After 47 years of visionary leadership, The Choral Arts Society of Washington’s retiring Founder Norman Scribner presents his final “legacy” season. With a season that celebrates timeless masterpieces such as Brahms’ beloved Requiem as well as modern classics, Maestro Scribner establishes his firm commitment to music of our own time, history’s greatest masterpieces, collaborative partnerships and music’s unique ability to unite people from all backgrounds.
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 →