The creative process behind the San Francisco Opera's production of "The Bonesetter's Daughter," an opera adapted by Amy Tan and composer Stewart Wallace from Tan's 2001 novel, is chronicled. The documentary travels with Tan to China where she visits the home of her maternal grandmother; examines how Wallace and opera director Chen Shi-Zheng merged Chinese and American elements into the opera; and details the production's daily rehearsals and last-minute changes.
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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 →
Inspired by the film Latino Americans, we decided to seek out a local perspective on the Latino experience in our community with our weta.org Digital Extras. Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →