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WATCH: Even Obama Gets Misty Eyed When Aretha Franklin Sings 'Natural Woman'Even the leader of the free world can't help but get emotional when Aretha Franklin shows off her original diva pipes.
Feel the Force: R2-D2 Helps Honor Lucas at Kennedy CenterLess than two weeks before the release of the new "Star Wars" movie, George Lucas is about to receive the nation's highest award for lifetime achievement in the arts.
The Nutcracker Finishing its Run at Kennedy CenterSunday is the last day to see The Nutcracker at the Kennedy Center in D.C.
Eddie Murphy Receives Top U.S. Humor Prize at Kennedy CenterEddie Murphy is trading places with Mark Twain.
Best Halloween-Themed Stage Performances in Washington, D.C.Halloween has inspired numerous plays, musicals and movies, and you can check out some of the best of them live right here in D.C. this fall.
Fall Theater Preview in Washington, D.C.Broadway isn't the only place you can see phenomenal theatre in the country. Washington, D.C. has an amazing theatre scene, with shows that have made their way to the Great White Way. Whether it's grand musicals or one-man plays, you can find something that will entertain you for a few hours. Here are five of the best theater shows coming up this fall.
Kennedy Center Expansion Costs Rise to $120 MillionThe Kennedy Center says the price tag for its first major expansion has risen to nearly $120 million — but it has already raised enough money to pay for it.
Skateboarding, Art Merge at the Kennedy Center in D.C.The art of skateboarding is getting some cultured respect.
George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Eagles Win Kennedy Center HonorsA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... it would be difficult to imagine a lineup of artists quite like this.
Kennedy Center Changes Plans for River Pavilion in ExpansionThe Kennedy Center is backing away from plans to build a floating stage on the Potomac River as part of its $100 million expansion project.
Team Behind Tony Awards to Produce Kennedy Center HonorsA producing team that has created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years has been selected to produce the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for the CBS broadcast for the first time in 38 years.
Eddie Murphy to Receive Top U.S. Humor Prize at Kennedy CenterEddie Murphy, famous for his standup routines, films and his early breakout on "Saturday Night Live," will be awarded the nation's top prize for humor this year by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, officials said Thursday.

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