Washington National Opera opens their 2010-2011 season with Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, September 11 through September 25 with a Free Opera in the Outfield... a live simulcast at Nationals Park September 19. Nicole Lacroix spoke with tenor Salvatore Licitra, who sings the role of Gustavo, the doomed King of Sweden.
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 →