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Classical WETA iPod Giveaway
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Classical WETA iPod Giveaway

When you make a pledge today, you'll be automatically entered in Classical WETA's Listener's Choice iPod giveaway. This iPod nano is pre-loaded with 45 hours of your favorite music. And to top it off, this giveaway includes a bluetooth speaker so you can enjoy great music where ever you are.

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WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Penguin Post Office

Watch the drama of 3,000 gentoo penguins who surround an Antarctic post office each summer.

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Kids
WETA Kids

Odd Squad

Two young agents, Olive and Otto, are part of the Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to save the day whenever something unusual happens in their town. A math concept is embedded in each of their cases, as Olive and Otto work together to problem-solve and correct the oddity in each episode.

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WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Ben Franklin’s Bones

When skeletal remains of at least 10 people, including several infants, turned up in the basement of Benjamin Franklin's British residence, people wondered if the Founding Father might have had a much darker side, as the bones had been meticulously cut and drilled.

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore unique and historic neighborhoods in the area.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Listen throughout the month on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Brendan Coyle as Mr. Bates and Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates | Photo Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Test your knowledge of the series.

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Allen Leech as Tom Branson | Credit: (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Is Season 5 true to history?

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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

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

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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

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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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WETA Magazine

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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Local TV Productions

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Local Productions

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

WETA Special Events

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

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

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

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Gioachino Rossini

Cinderella: Overture

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VivaLaVoce

Amilcare Ponchielli

La gioconda: Act IV

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January 28
1922
An epic snowstorm drops 28 inches of snow on Washington and collapses the Knickerbocker Theater, killing 98 people and injuring 133 more.
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

Explore the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery. 

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