Kennedy Center Honors

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Stephen Colbert to Host Kennedy Center Honors

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts says Stephen Colbert will host this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, bringing a new touch to the annual awards show.

11/19/2014

Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn (R) arrive for a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Stephen Colbert To Host ‘The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors’

Stephen Colbert will host “The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.”

11/19/2014

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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

09/04/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during a reception for Kennedy Center Honors recipients in the East Room of the White House on Dec. 8, 2013. The 2013 honorees are seated (R-L) opera singer Martina Arroyo, musician Herbie Hancock, musician Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and musician Carlos Santana. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Billy Joel, 4 Others Receive Kennedy Center Honors

The “Piano Man” was awarded the nation’s highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.

12/08/2013

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Billy Joel, Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Acclaimed actress Shirley MacLaine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera will receive this year’s Kennedy Center Honors.

09/12/2013

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Kennedy Center Revises Way Honorees Are Selected

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.

05/16/2013

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Kennedy Center Announces Review of Honors Process

The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive the high-profile Kennedy Center Honors each year.

01/07/2013

US President Barack Obama and David Letterman speak during a break in the taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theater on September 18, 2012 in New York (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Letterman, Hoffman, Zeppelin Honored By President Obama

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.

12/02/2012

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