An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars.
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Tyrus Wong's pioneering artwork led to iconic works like Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause.
Learn about Richard Linklater, the filmmaker behind Dazed and Confused, Boyhood, and more.
Today he is known as a kitchen supernova, but Jacques Pépin's career began humbly.
Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: James Beard.
"There are some secrets which do not permit themselves to be told..."
Throughout his life, Edgar Allan Poe lost most of the women he loved.
Denis O'Hare discusses preparing for the role of Edgar Allan Poe.
Rufus Griswold, Poe's rival, wrote the obituary that cast him as a lunatic and a madman.
See a new side of innovative writer Edgar Allan Poe, best known for Gothic horror tales.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
Art instructor Roey Ebert helps guide budding young artists step-by-step through the painting process in the new how-to series Roey's Paintbox.
WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.