Monday, February 14, 2011

PBS Will Introduce Kids To Opera On "Martha Speaks"

"New episodes of Martha Speaks are coming for President’s Day week, February 21-25! PBS will be celebrating the arts, specifically opera, classical music, theater, and even Greek myths.The fun starts with 'The Opera Contest' and 'Maestro Martha' on Monday, February 21. In 'The Opera Contest,' a local opera company is holding a contest to get kids interested in opera. When Martha helps the kids enter their own opera, will the audience shower them with applause?" [Source]

"Martha Speaks is a production of WGBH Boston and Studio B Productions Inc. Martha Speaks is part of PBS KIDS Raising Readers, focused on helping children learn to read, and is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting through a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Education's Ready to Learn Grant. Corporate funding provided by Chuck E. Cheese's®, Kiddie Academy® Child Care Learning Centers, and Chick-fil-A, Inc. Additional funding provided by public television viewers."More about the PBS television show here.

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