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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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Kennedy Center Producing Musical ‘Little Dancer’

A new musical inspired by a Degas sculpture at the National Gallery of Art will make its premiere at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

04/17/2013

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Kennedy Center Plans First Expansion Since Opening

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is planning its first major expansion since it opened in 1971 as a “living memorial” to President John F. Kennedy, with new features including pavilions to house rehearsal halls and classrooms, a memorial garden and a floating stage on the Potomac River.

01/30/2013

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Kennedy Center In D.C. Begins Search For New Leader

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is launching a search for a new president to succeed Michael Kaiser when his contract ends in 2014.

01/23/2013

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Kennedy Center Announces Review Of Honors Process

The Kennedy Center in Washington is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive the high-profile Kennedy Center Honors each year after a group said it was excluding Latinos.

01/07/2013

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Kennedy Center Salutes ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ For 40th

The creator of “Schoolhouse Rock” from the heyday of Saturday morning cartoons is celebrating 40 years of the popular educational songs at the Kennedy Center.

01/05/2013

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Kennedy Center Hosts TubaChristmas

Hundreds of musicians who play the tuba, sousaphone and euphonium will be filling the Kennedy Center in Washington for the annual “Merry TubaChristmas” show.

12/13/2012

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Kennedy Center Unveils New 5,000-Pipe Organ

The Kennedy Center is unveiling a large new pipe organ to replace a 40-year-old organ that was never ideal for its concert hall.

11/27/2012

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Kennedy Center To Reopen Renovated Theater Lab

The Kennedy Center is reopening its Theater Lab after a five-month, $7.5 million renovation to create a new performance space.

11/12/2012

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Smithsonian To Host Haitian Boys Choir On US Tour

A renowned boys’ choir from Haiti will perform this week at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art.

09/05/2012

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