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Boeing Gives Kennedy Center $20 Million for Expansion

Boeing is giving the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts $20 million toward the center’s expansion project.


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Biden Breaks Ground for Kennedy Center Expansion

The first major expansion of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is commencing nearly 50 years after construction began on the cultural center, with a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday led by Vice President Joe Biden.


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Best Spring Break Activities for Kids in Washington, D.C.

Now that spring is just around the corner, here are a few fun and entertaining events for the kids and the kid in you.


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Not Everything Closed During Government Shutdown

While national parks, many federal offices and museums remain closed, some essential government services continue to operate.


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Demand for ‘The Book of Mormon’ Crashes Kennedy Center Website

High demand for tickets to Broadway’s hit musical “The Book of Mormon” has been stressing the Kennedy Center’s website in recent weeks.


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Kennedy Center To Unveil $100M Expansion Plans

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is planning its first major expansion since it opened in 1971 as a “living memorial” to President John F. Kennedy, with new features including pavilions to house rehearsal halls and classrooms, a memorial garden and a floating stage on the Potomac River.


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Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In The DC Area

From the artistry of Joseph Kalichstein to the verve of Anne-Sophie Mutter to the unique sounds of Dali Quartet, classical music performances this fall are as dynamic as the changing leaves.