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Arts Program Moves From Kennedy Center to University of Maryland

An arts management training program has moved from the Kennedy Center to the University of Maryland, along with the arts center’s former chief executive.

09/15/2014

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Maryland High Schooler Will Have Art on Display in U.S. Capitol

A high school student from Waldorf, Maryland, will have a piece of his artwork on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

06/26/2014

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Kennedy Center Receives $1 Million for Arts Education

The Newman’s Own Foundation is giving $1 million to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

02/04/2014

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Congress Says No to Eisenhower Memorial Funding

A budget deal approved by Congress restores funding for some national arts and cultural programs, but others will still see reductions.

01/17/2014

Former Chicago Symphony President Deborah Rutter will become the Kennedy Center's first female president.  (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for David Yurman)

Kennedy Center Names 1st Female President

The head of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was named president of the Kennedy Center, becoming the first woman to lead the performing arts center since it opened in 1971, officials said Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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FotoWeek Opens in D.C. with 100+ Exhibits, Events

More than 100 exhibits, programs and events are opening as part of the FotoWeek DC 2013 festival.

11/01/2013

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DC’s Political Scandal Landmarks: Not Your Average Bus Tour

Washington DC is the political capitol of the US. It’s also the center of a multitude of political scandals. Author Allison Leotta, author of Speak Of The Devil, shares DC’s top scandal landmarks.

08/26/2013

A vacant church in Southwest D.C. is being transformed into a community arts center. (Credit: Kimberly Suiters/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Former D.C. Church Being Transformed Into Arts Center

A former church in Southwest D.C. is the centerpiece of a planned arts revolution in the city.

07/10/2013

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DC’s National Theatre Gets New Start After Neglect

The oldest continuously operating theater in the nation’s capital that has drawn top performers dating back decades before the Civil War is getting a fresh start and a makeover after years of struggle.

05/31/2013

Acclaimed artist and arts educator Yo-Yo Ma (L) and Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Ovation)

Yo-Yo Ma Joins Rocker To Call For US Arts Funding

Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum joined cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to increase funding for the arts in a year of deep federal budget cuts.

04/09/2013

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