Preview: WETA Arts May 2023

In May’s episode of WETA Arts, meet pianist, vocalist, and composer Amy K. Bormet, the founder of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival. Plus, explore the deep history of tap dance with the leaders of the Capitol Tap and District Tap dance companies. And, host Felicia Curry speaks with Douglas Yeuell, the executive director of the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast DC.

Preview: WETA Arts May 2023


  • WETA Arts May 2024: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WETA Arts May 2024

    S11 E8 - 27m 20s

    Diplomats, curators and law enforcement share the dramatic story of 79 trafficked and repatriated Yemeni antiquities currently at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art. A student of classical Indian dance style called Bharathanatyam performs her debut. WETA Arts host Felicia Curry sits down with the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s director to chat about the building’s renovations.

  • WETA Arts April 2024: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WETA Arts April 2024

    S11 E7 - 28m 52s

    Felicia Curry chats with Simon Godwin, artistic director of D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre Company. Also, meet Estela Vélez de Paredez, a veterans law judge by day and flamenco dancer by night. And, go behind the scenes for a day in the life of a D.C.-area performer, as WETA Arts host Felicia Curry prepares for a cabaret performance in Alexandria, VA.

  • WETA Arts March 2024: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WETA Arts March 2024

    S11 E6 - 27m 30s

    The National Museum of Women in the Arts, the first museum in the world solely dedicated to championing woman artists, has reopened its doors to the public after two years of renovations. Viewers also meet Seán Heely, a Virginia-based fiddle player who keeps the tradition of Scottish Celtic music alive. Plus, learn about Washington Women in Jazz with founder Amy Bormet.

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