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.
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.
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.
A new musical inspired by a Degas sculpture at the National Gallery of Art will make its premiere at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of musicians who play the tuba, sousaphone and euphonium will be filling the Kennedy Center in Washington for the annual “Merry TubaChristmas” show.
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.