Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein Establishes Fund at WETA, Flagship Public Broadcaster in the Nation’s Capital
Arlington, Virginia — Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein and WETA President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller today announced the establishment of The David M. Rubenstein Fund at WETA, a $1 million fund to create programming that celebrates American culture, history and public affairs.
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.
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.