America's top orchestras are programming little or no music by women. Philadelphia has now included two works by female composers. A month ago it had zero.
Written in the thick of WWII, Aaron Copland's piece seems to have hope woven between its notes. Mandalit del Barco asks why so many who hear it, from presidents to prog rockers, are still so moved.
Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.
The Washington Bach Consort performs George Frideric Handel's Messiah under the direction of Todd Fickley.
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.
Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.
WETA's local history blog uncovers the people and events of the past that have helped to shape our community.
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