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WETA Arts

WETA Arts, a local program from WETA, celebrates the visual and performing arts in the DC area. This magazine-style program presents a variety of stories, profiles, and discussions, introducing emerging and established artists alike. Get more info on the latest episode.

WETA Arts: May 2021

26m 53s

In May: Architect of the Capitol Curator Dr. Michele Cohen describes art repair post Jan 6; Psalmayene 24’s film The Freewheelin’ Insurgents melds Black Lives Matter activism and local theater; a wonk-by-day/drag queen-by-night competes to lead an LGBTQ+ group in Josh Davidsburg’s film Queen of the Capital; host Felicia Curry interviews Julie Kent, artistic director of The Washington Ballet.

Episodes

  • WETA Arts: May 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WETA Arts: May 2021

    S8 E3 - 26m 53s

    In May: Architect of the Capitol Curator Dr. Michele Cohen describes art repair post Jan 6; Psalmayene 24’s film The Freewheelin’ Insurgents melds Black Lives Matter activism and local theater; a wonk-by-day/drag queen-by-night competes to lead an LGBTQ+ group in Josh Davidsburg’s film Queen of the Capital; host Felicia Curry interviews Julie Kent, artistic director of The Washington Ballet.

  • WETA Arts: April 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WETA Arts: April 2021

    S8 E2 - 28m 33s

    Filmmaker Jay Schlossberg; Sylvia Soumah, Coyaba Dance Theater; Smithsonian Craft Show; Maggie Boland, Signature Theatre.

  • WETA Arts: February 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WETA Arts: February 2021

    S8 E1 - 25m 45s

    WETA Arts celebrates Black History Month, featuring an award-winning fiction film about neighborhood change in DC, a documentary about the history of segregation in Alexandria, a first-generation Ethiopian American musician who fuses the music of his heritage with that of the African diaspora, and a Black actor who is on the front lines of representation, equity, inclusion in DC’s theatre scene.

Extras + Features

  • Preview: WETA Arts: May 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview: WETA Arts: May 2021

    S8 E3 - 30s

    In May: Architect of the Capitol Curator Dr. Michele Cohen describes art repair post Jan 6; Psalmayene 24’s film The Freewheelin’ Insurgents melds Black Lives Matter activism and local theater; a wonk-by-day/drag queen-by-night competes to lead an LGBTQ+ group in Josh Davidsburg’s film Queen of the Capital; host Felicia Curry interviews Julie Kent, artistic director of The Washington Ballet.

  • Preview: WETA Arts: April 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview: WETA Arts: April 2021

    S8 E2 - 30s

    Filmmaker Jay Schlossberg; Sylvia Soumah, Coyaba Dance Theater; Smithsonian Craft Show; Maggie Boland, Signature Theatre.

  • Preview: WETA Arts: February 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview: WETA Arts: February 2021

    S8 E1 - 30s

    WETA Arts celebrates Black History Month, featuring an award-winning fiction film about neighborhood change in DC, a documentary about the history of segregation in Alexandria, a first-generation Ethiopian American musician who fuses the music of his heritage with that of the African diaspora, and a Black actor who is on the front lines of representation, equity, inclusion in DC’s theatre scene.

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