Co-presenters of the SHIFT Festival, March 27 through April 1, are Washington Performing Arts and the Kennedy Center. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Washington Performing Arts President and CEO Jenny Bilfield, and Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter about what the four American orchestras coming to Washington bring to the immersive festival experience. Boulder, North Carolina, Atlanta and The Knights each reveal their unique relationship with their communities via concerts at the Kennedy Center and engaging residency activities throughout the nation's capital.
Honored to Serve, a WETA TV 26 broadcast and community engagement initiative, spotlights those who serve in America's military and their families at home, and seeks to foster a deeper appreciation of the U.S. military and its history.Learn more →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
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