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Review: The Second City’s ‘Generation Gap…Or, How Many Millennials Does It...

The Second City’s Generation Gap is everything you’ve ever mocked your parents, grandparents, recent grad intern and tween niece for, but wittier and with...

In the Moment: Report on The Kennedy Center’s 2018 Arts Summit

The time is most certainly right for the arts to be disruptive; to assert and insert itself in national discussions about social justice and...

Preview: The Kennedy Center’s 2018-19 Season Brings Theater Front and Center

We were promised surprises – guest artists and other treats - at the Kennedy Center’s 2018-2019 Theater Season announcement Tuesday in the Center’s cozy...

Interview: Dancer Sebastian Haynes on ‘Nederlands Dans Theater’

Nederlands Dans Theater makes its Kennedy Center debut April 4-6. Artistic director Paul Lightfoot brings a program of distinctive works: “Shoot the Moon” (Glass/León...

Review: ‘NSO Pops: West Side Story in Concert’ at The Kennedy...

West Side Story remains glorious from its opening notes to its incredibly powerful final curtain. The National Symphony Orchestra’s (NSO) Pops concert version adds...

Review: American Ballet Theatre’s ‘Whipped Cream’ at the Kennedy Center

Take a step away from the mundane. Shrug off your office separates, buff hose, and business professional thoughts, and riggle into a world more...

Review: ‘American Ballet Theatre: Ratmansky, Robbins, Millepied and Wheeldon’ at the...

As parts of the nation settled in to hear 45 read the script of the State of the Union address, and other parts assiduously...

In the Moment: ‘Image China: Dragon Boat Racing’ at the Kennedy...

Explore some of the modern culture and 20th-century history, the music and movement, of the world’s most populous country, China. Take in a full-scale...

Review: ‘Let Freedom Ring!’ MLK Celebration Featuring Vanessa Williams at the...

The 16th Annual Let Freedom Ring! Celebration honors the life, legacy, and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hundreds of people from all...

In the Moment: Report on ‘Declassified’ with Ben Folds and Sara...

Under the masterful, musical code-switching curation of National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Artistic Advisor Ben Folds, the future for new audiences finding their way to...

Review: ‘On Your Feet!’ National Tour at the Kennedy Center

The rhythm is gonna get you! Expect to find yourself dancing in your seat, because the energy from this show is infectious. On Your...

In the Moment: The National Symphony Orchestra at The Hamilton Live...

Ready to un-compartmentalize your music tastes? Open to thinking differently about what some may call stodgy "High Art" for the well-fixed? Ready to have...

Review: ‘An American in Paris’ at the Kennedy Center

Glistening The Kennedy Center’s lush Opera House with feted Hollywood glitz and glamour, the national tour of the 2015 multi-Tony-winning musical, An American in...

Review: ‘Me…Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall’ at...

The story of Jane Goodall - primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist - has been told numerous times in various media forms. The British born naturalist is...

Review: Christian Sands in Discovery Artist at the KC Jazz Club

Jazz pianist Christian Sands appeared at the KC Jazz Club last Friday evening with drummer Jerome Jennings and bassist Eric Wheeler: together, the pulse...

Review: Isley Brothers at The Kennedy Center

The Isley Brothers rocked into The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall this last Sunday night. Though the Hall is still standing, it may never be the same. Since...

Who’s in Town?: Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo to Perform at the...

In my mind, Cynthia Erivo's name is synonymous with strength and confidence. But it's not just me. "Diva," "lion," and "dragon slayer" are just...

Review: NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter Trio at The Kennedy Center

The Ron Carter Trio visited The Kennedy Center this Friday night. Consisting of bassist Carter, pianist Donald Vega, and guitarist Russell Malone, the harmonics...

Review: Dizzy Gillespie Centennial Celebration at The Kennedy Center

Dizzy Gillespie's 100th birthday celebration at The Kennedy Center jazzed the Eisenhower Theatre last night. I'm sure the rooftop is still aglow this morning. Dizzy...

Review: ‘Wilderness’ at The Kennedy Center’s Family Theater

The Kennedy Center recently presented En Garde Arts’ touring production of Wilderness, a multimedia show that discusses the real-life accounts of young teens who...

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