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(Credit: AP) The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy Center Plans Iberian Festival, New Musical

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.

03/04/2014

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Kennedy Center Receives $1M For Arts Education

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.

02/05/2014

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Kennedy Center Names 1st Woman To Lead Arts Group

Kennedy Center officials have for the first time chosen a woman to lead the national cultural and arts center.

12/11/2013

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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

(Credit: AP) The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy Center Hosts ‘American Voices’ Festival

While “American Idol” and “The Voice” draw many contestants who want to be stars, opera singer Renee Fleming is bringing together experts in Washington to explore the art behind the singing.

11/21/2013

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Kennedy Center Chief To Take Arts Program To UMd.

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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Kennedy Center Hosts Broadway Revival Of ‘Gigi’

Theater producers planning a Broadway revival of the musical comedy “Gigi” will open the production at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

11/07/2013

(Credit: AP) The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy Center Marks Anniversary of Ala. Bombing

The Kennedy Center is hosting a staged reading of a play to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.

09/15/2013

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Santana, 4 Others To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

For Carlos Santana, music has always been a calling. He idolized his mariachi musician father as a boy in their remote hometown in Mexico and later grew up with the Woodstock generation after immigrating to San Francisco.

09/12/2013

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National Symphony To Debut Music On First President

The National Symphony Orchestra is preparing a multimedia composition focused on George Washington’s life.

09/05/2013

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Kennedy Center Opens New Take On ‘The Guardsman’

The Kennedy Center is opening its new adaptation of the 1910 play “The Guardsman” nearly 90 years after the original show’s debut on Broadway.

05/30/2013

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Kennedy Center Revises Way Honorees Are Selected

The Kennedy Center is unveiling a new process to select artists who receive one of the nation’s top arts prizes after an outside group said Latinos have been largely excluded.

05/16/2013

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