Deborah Rutter says there’s no reason the nation’s capital should be a conservative, risk-averse place for the arts. In fact, she wants to see the Kennedy Center drive more innovation and discussion about the role of the arts in society.
Garth Brooks is joining the lineup of entertainers including Jimmy Fallon who will honor Jay Leno with the nation’s top humor prize at the Kennedy Center in October.
Actress Jenna Elfman and dancer Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall will be at the Kennedy Center this weekend to celebrate National Dance Day.
A revival of the musical “Side Show” is opening at the Kennedy Center, featuring a collection of misfits from the carnival world.
The Kennedy Center is opening a weeklong choral music festival featuring dozens of choirs from across the country.
Pianist and composer Jason Moran is taking on a larger role in directing jazz programs at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Break dancing will find an unexpected home in Washington this weekend.
Rapper Nas is opening a hip-hop festival with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops this weekend at the Kennedy Center.
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.
Artists 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.
The Newman’s Own Foundation is giving $1 million to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to endow an arts education program for underserved communities nationwide.
Kennedy Center officials have for the first time chosen a woman to lead the national cultural and arts center.