Jay Leno References Charles Dickens Novel After Winning Mark Twain Humor PrizeLeno will be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in a performance by his fellow comedians Oct. 19 in Washington.
Hip-Hop Festival Opens With 'Nas' at Kennedy Center Rapper Nas is opening a hip-hop festival with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops this weekend at the Kennedy Center.
Festival Brings 13 World Theater Productions to D.C. The Kennedy Center is hosting an international theater festival for the next three weeks, including the U.S. premiere of an Australian play about Rupert Murdoch and a dozen other productions.
Kennedy Center Plans Its First MusicalArtists from Spain and Portugal will be a centerpiece of the Kennedy Center's next season, along with a first for the performing arts giant: its own new musical.
Kennedy Center Expansion Gets Early ApprovalThe Kennedy Center's expansion plan is receiving early signs of approval from two federal agencies that oversee architecture and design in Washington.
Kennedy Center Receives $1 Million for Arts Education The Newman's Own Foundation is giving $1 million to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Best 2014 New Year's Eve Concerts In Washington DCOne of the best ways to ring in the New Year is with great music and a group of your fellow Washingtonians.
Kennedy Center Names 1st Female PresidentThe 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.
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.
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.
Best Places In Washington DC To Watch The SunsetA 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.
Billy Joel, Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center HonorsAcclaimed actress Shirley MacLaine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
Best Places In Washington DC To ProposeYou’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.
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.
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.