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Artists to Curate New Performance Series at Kennedy Center

A new performance series curated by leading artists will help define a new programming slate at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts under its new president, along with festivals celebrating Ireland and something unexpected: skateboarding culture.

03/03/2015

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Washington, D.C.

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for couples to have a special day together. Here are the best Valentine’s Day dates for parents in Washington, D.C.

02/06/2015

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D.C. Ballet Brings Excerpts of ‘Sleepy Hollow’ to Smithsonian

The Washington Ballet is giving museum visitors a sneak peek at the company’s new production “Sleepy Hollow” this weekend.

01/30/2015

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Tom Hanks: Evolution Of A Moviemaking Master

Since his early sitcom beginnings, Tom Hanks has amassed a critically-acclaimed, award-winning body of work that arguably marks him as one of the most talented and versatile figures in cinematic history.

12/12/2014

Merry Tuba Christmas Fills Holidays With Sound

Kennedy Center Hosts Annual ‘TubaChristmas’ Show

Hundreds of tuba, sousaphone and euphonium players will be gathering at the Kennedy Center for an annual holiday tradition.

12/10/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: The five recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors pose for a group photo following a dinner hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry from left to right top row: actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting, singer Al Green, from left to right bottom row: ballerina Patricia McBride and comedienne Lily Tomlin at the U.S. Department of State on December 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Center Honors Five Extraordinary Artists

Singer Al Green, Actor and Filmmaker Tom Hanks, Ballerina Patricia McBride, Singer-Songwriter Sting and Comedienne Lily Tomlin Are the Honorees for the 37th Anniversary of This Acclaimed Annual Special

12/08/2014

Actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks and singer-songwriter Sting, two of the five recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors, wait to pose for a group photo following a dinner hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry at the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors Gala Dinner at the U.S. Department of State on December 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Tom Hanks, Sting Among 5 Kennedy Center Honorees

Heralded as a musical genius who rose from a British shipyard hometown to make his mark, Sting will receive the nation’s highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.

12/07/2014

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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

Dancers perform during the media preview of the musical production "Little Dancer" in New York on October 6, ahead of its world premiere to be held at the Kennedy Center.  (Photo Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Little Dancer’ Musical Readies for Opening in D.C.

“Little Dancer Aged Fourteen,” a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her.

10/23/2014

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