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Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever

A 1983 salute to the company on its silver anniversary reunites the Jackson 5, Diana Ross and the Supremes, the Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and the Temptations. Also appearing: Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, and Richard Pryor.

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Daniil Trifonov
Classical WETA
Wednesday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

NSO Showcase: From Heaven to Hell and In Between

Guest pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the National Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; plus other performances.

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Dinosaur Train
Kids
WETA Kids

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills.

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Dr. Christiane Northrup | Credit: Courtesy of Andrew Brilliant
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Dr. Christiane Northrup: Glorious Women Never Age!

Wellness expert Dr. Northrup turns her attention to the subject of women and aging, replacing the notion of decline with the profound understanding that growing older means an increase in wisdom and value.

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Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse (Courtesy of ©ITV 2011 for MASTERPIECE)
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Endeavour

Shaun Evans is a young Endeavour Morse in this prequel mystery series that follows the famous Inspector's younger days as a rookie detective constable. 

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The great inauguration ball for Ulysses S. Grant, March 4, 1873, in the temporary building in Judiciary Square, from a sketch by Jas. E. Taylor. | Credit: Library of Congress
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Grant's Inaugural Disaster

March 4th, 1873 — Ulysses S. Grant's second inauguration — was the coldest March day ever recorded in Washington, and it was a wintry disaster. Cadets collapsed, champagne was frozen solid and dead birds fell from the sky, among other calamities.

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NSO Showcase

Performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives

FDR throws out ceremonial first pitch of 1934 season. (Photo source: National Archives)

During WWII, the Nats trained in sunny College Park, MD.

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson and Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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Family Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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March 4
1871
Frigid temperatures turn President Ulysses S. Grant's 2nd inaugural into a disaster.

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The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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