Kennedy Center Honors
The “Piano Man” was awarded the nation’s highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.
Acclaimed actress Shirley MacLaine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera will receive this year’s Kennedy Center Honors.
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has a new process to select artists who receive one of the nation’s top arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after an outside group last year said Latinos have been largely excluded.
The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive the high-profile Kennedy Center Honors each year.
David Letterman’s “stupid human tricks” and Top 10 lists are being vaulted into the ranks of cultural acclaim as the late-night comedian receives this year’s Kennedy Center Honors with rock band Led Zeppelin and three other artists.