Each month, The Agenda News suggests select Public Television programs that will be broadcast in the evening on WETA Channel 26.May is Asian Paciﬁc American Heritage Month, and relevant WETA programming is scheduled throughout the month. Programs suggested in May are:
May 20 @ 9:00 NORMAN MINETA AND HIS LEGACY: AN AMERICAN STORY - The statesman who was imprisoned by the U.S. during World War II for his Japanese ancestry, & became the ﬁrst Asian American to serve in a presidential cabinet.
May 21 @ 9:00 EMMA GOLDMAN: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - The “Queen of the Anarchists,” an outspoken advocate for women’s rights, birth control and free speech who was the most controversial woman in America
May 21 @ 10:00 FRONTLINE: SUPREME REVENGE – The noholds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork.How a 30-year grievance transformed the Court & turned conﬁrmations into bitter, partisan conﬂicts.
May 23 @ 8:00 ELIZABETH I- A miniseries chronicles the life of England’s great queen, featuring historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones and dramatizations of the key events that shaped Elizabeth and England in her era.Part 1 of 3
May 24 @ 9:30 LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: MEGAN HILTY IN CONCERT - The Tony-nominated star of Wicked,9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off and NBC’s Smash performs a solo set of musical theater favorites and classic standards. Image credit Jenny Anderson
May 24 @ 10:30 LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: SUTTON FOSTER IN CONCERT — The Two-time Tony-winner performs with a special guest, two-time Tony nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton, Spring Awakening, Glee)
May 26 @ 8:00 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2019 - A WETA co-production with Capital Concerts hosted by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, featuring the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jack Everly.
May 28 @ 8:00 RACHEL CARSON: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Meet the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Mary-Louise Parker is the voice of Carson in the ﬁlm.
May 30 @ 10:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: ANDREA BOCELLI @ 60- The world-renowned tenor performs popular music and opera with musical artist Josh Groban — and Bocelli’s son Matteo.
The Collection in Chevy Chase & Arthur Murray will host a Dance-a-thon on May 18 from 3-5 PM. The event will benefit The Childhood Leukemia Foundation.
Prima owner Michael Schlow is preparing to open a fast-casual restaurant on Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda Row. The award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Schlow is redesigning a space formerly occupied by Taylor Gourmet at 7280 Woodmont Avenue. Image below: The site site of the future Prima.site of the future Prima.