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.
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.
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.
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.
Theater producers planning a Broadway revival of the musical comedy “Gigi” will open the production at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
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.
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.
The National Symphony Orchestra is preparing a multimedia composition focused on George Washington’s life.