BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly retired from “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno is now being awarded the nation’s top humor prize for following in the tradition of satire and social commentary of…
Just this past weekend, rapper Nas celebrated the 20th anniversary of his landmark album, \”Illmatic\”, by performing it in full with the National Symphony Orchestra.
The most unusual part of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance Sunday afternoon at the Kennedy Center had nothing to do with the dancers onstage. It had to do with the audience.
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has taken an
important step toward its proposed
expansion, issuing a
request for proposals for a firm to handle pre-construction
services in advance of the major development.
The Washington Ballet will perform \”Cinderella\” at the Kennedy Center this week. WTOP Living caught up with the director to talk about the story behind the ballet.
Fans of the \”Book of Mormon\” are anxiously
awaiting the moment when tickets go on sale to
the public through the Kennedy Center Thursday.
Toby Spence, a 43-year-old lyric tenor from England, had built a life around his voice. When he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last year and had to undergo surgery near his vocal chords, he feared he would never sing again.
Though set after World War II, the lessons learned
from the holiday classic \”White Christmas\” have
just as much meaning today as they did then.
A few weeks after its season opening, Salt Lake City\’s Ballet West is making a mid-season shift to the East Coast to perform \’The Nutcracker\’ at the Kennedy Center.
The debut of the Kennedy Center\’s much anticipated
organ wowed the audience Tuesday night.
This Friday at the Kennedy Center Millennium
Stage, the local band Sligo Creek Stompers will
perform songs from America\’s rich history of
traditional folk, bluegrass, Irish folk, and
When the wind and rain picked up Wednesday evening, the dancers dangling from the side of the Old Post Office building in downtown D.C. did not seem to flinch.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.