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Best 2014 New Year’s Eve Concerts In Washington DC

One of the best ways to ring in the New Year is with great music and a group of your fellow Washingtonians.

12/12/2013

Former Chicago Symphony President Deborah Rutter will become the Kennedy Center's first female president.  (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for David Yurman)

Kennedy Center Names 1st Female President

The head of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was named president of the Kennedy Center, becoming the first woman to lead the performing arts center since it opened in 1971, officials said Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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Kennedy Center Raises $90 Million for Expansion

The Kennedy Center says it has raised an additional $40 million in gifts and pledges to fund the first major expansion of the memorial to President John F. Kennedy.

12/05/2013

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Kennedy Center Chief to Take Arts Program to U-Md.

An arts management training program at the Kennedy Center that’s funded by one of the center’s largest donations will move to the University of Maryland next year.

11/20/2013

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Best Places In Washington DC To Watch The Sunset

A sunset is one of nature’s most vibrant displays of light that happens every single day. Whether you’re looking for a grand view, a change of light on the monuments or the reflective waters, these top five places are the perfect DC locations to watch the sun set.

10/26/2013

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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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Best Places In Washington DC To Propose

You’ve bought the ring, made your decision and now it’s time to pop the most important question in your relationship, but where to do it? Check out these romantic DC spots to ask that all important relationship-changing question.

08/31/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Ginsburg to Officiate at Same-Sex Wedding in D.C.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is performing a same-sex wedding this weekend in what is believed to be a first for a member of the nation’s highest court.

08/30/2013

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Kennedy Center Hosts ‘National Dance Day’ Events

Dancers are taking over the Kennedy Center this weekend for National Dance Day, offering performances and lessons throughout the day.

07/26/2013

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‘The Book of Mormon’ Arrives at Kennedy Center

“The Book of Mormon” is opening at the Kennedy Center, and theater officials say some tickets are still available.

07/11/2013

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