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James Taylor & The Section - Kennedy Center Honors 2016

James Taylor was among the distinguished recipients of the 39th Kennedy Center Honors this past Sunday. This years' other recipients were Martha Argerich, Eagles, Al Pacino and Mavis Staples. In order to see a photo of this occasion capturing James r...

ARTS - 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

"Aretha Franklin brings Obama to tears with rousing performance of ‘Natural Woman’" by Joshua Barajas, PBS NewsHour 12/30/2015WOW!!!A slew of performances at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., that aired on CBS Tuesday nig...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 4, 2016

Morning Links

For our morning links, we found news on gas prices, updates from the Virginia General Assembly, ethics, Alexandria City Public Schools, and more!
by Red Brick Town on Feb 9, 2015

Lunch With Apple CEO Auctioned Off for $330,000

How much would you pay to have lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook? An online auction to benefit the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights sold an hour of Cook’s time for a whopping $330,000. Now that is one expensive lunch — but st...
by SiteProNews on May 14, 2014

Treme series finale tonight

On NBC at 7:00 it's the 8th season finale of Football Night in America and then at 7:30 it's a special 60 Minutes and PBS has a special Call the Midwife.  Up at 8:00 on Weather it's the special Prospectors and TruTV has the 1st season finale of...
by DVR Slave on Dec 29, 2013

'Easy Rider' actress Karen Black dead at 74

She would have been awarded one of those great Presidential Medals of Freedom or Kennedy Center Honors that they give to Bob Dylan and Oprah. But Karen Black was born to a generation where you needed to have a penis to be one of the biggest stars,...

Is DC the New IT Theatre Town?

Today marked the announcement of ANOTHER major musical making its out of town tryout in Washington, DC. Ahrens and Flaherty's LITTLE DANCER (based on the dancer in Degas' paintings) will premiere in October 2014 at the Kennedy Center.This announcemen...
by Upstage Left on Apr 17, 2013

VIDEO: Ballet 101: A beginner’s guide to watching

Washington Ballet’s artistic director Septime Webre provides a beginner’s guide to watching and understanding the art form. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop, bookmark our h...
by @JTN_Network on Apr 4, 2013

Kennedy Center Honors 2012 Led Zeppelin

Below can be seen a video for "The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors" tribute to Led Zeppelim which took place Dec. 2. Show televised on December 26, 2012 including: Introduction by Jack Black, Foo... The Wisdom is found in the extremes... All extr...
by Heavy Metal on Dec 31, 2012

David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

If you grew up with TV in the 1950s and '60s, the golden age of variety shows hosted by such stars as Judy Garland and Danny Kaye, you can appreciate "Kennedy Center Honors" as the last, great variety show on television. And it seems fitt...

David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

The prestigious 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors aired Dec. 26 on national television, highlighting the awesomeness of rock gods Led Zeppelin. 2012 Kennedy Center Honoree Natalia Makarova, front row, second right, reacts to all the photos being take...

David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy was honored in prime time Wednesday as the Dec. 2 Kennedy Center Honors gala, held in the White House's East Room, was broadcast on CBS. The influential guitarist and Chicago CBS' broadcast of the annual Kennedy...

David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

The ceremony, which was held at the beginning of the month, honored David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova and the rock band Led Zeppelin. The ceremony and show held earlier this month aired on Wednesday Dec. 26, finally showing...

David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

2012 Kennedy Center Honoree Natalia Makarova, front row, second right, reacts to all the photos being taken during a group photo after the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors gala Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the State Department in 20...

David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

CBS led in adults 18-49 (1.5 rating) and total viewers (8.3 million) on Wednesday night, thanks to a strong encore of Criminal Minds (1.7 adults) and the 35th annual Kennedy Center Honors. If you grew up with TV in the … Continue reading →...

CBS Broadcast of Kennedy Center Honors Draws 8 Million Viewers

This year's ceremony was a departure for the Kennedy Center Honors. Now in its 35th year, the ceremony started out by paying tribute to cultural icons like Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. In recent years, rock has been repre...

The White House

Sometimes it’s hard to appreciate what you have until it is taken away from you. Growing up right outside of …Continue reading »...
by A Detailed House on Apr 9, 2012

Patina Miller, Heidi Blickenstaff Set for FIRST YOU DREAM

Patina Miller (Sister Act) and Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], Now. Here. This.) are set to star in the upcoming Kander & Ebb revue FIRST YOU DREAM at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. this summer.FIRST YOU DREAM is replacing the origin...
by Upstage Left on Mar 28, 2012

Kennedy Center Announces 2012-2013 Season

The Kennedy Center has announced it's upcoming season!!! It includes national tours of War Horse, Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, and Million Dollar Quartet. It also will include productions of Jekyll & Hyde and Irving Berlin's White Christmas.Fin...
by Upstage Left on Mar 6, 2012

REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles National Tour

Last night, instead of watching the Super Bowl, I went to go see the National tour of La Cage Aux Folles at the Kennedy Center starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber. Overall, it did not blow me away but I had a very fun time.From the minute...
by Upstage Left on Feb 6, 2012


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