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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...

Review: NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz’s Birthday Celebration at The Kennedy...

Nonagenarian jazz--what is it? It's Lee Konitz leading a quartet that includes George Schuller on drums, Jeremy Stratton on bass, and Dan Tepfer on piano. And...

Review: National Symphony Orchestra with Guest Conductor Juanjo Mena and Pianist...

It’s not unusual for concertgoers to be greeted by the sounds of orchestra members tuning their instruments, so commencing Thursday night’s concert with Kennedy...

Review: ‘Jason Moran & Q-Tip’ at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater

It started with the basics. Q-Tip took us back to the early days of hip-hop, to 1973 when soldiers were returning from Vietnam and...

Terrace Theater to Re-Open with Series of Events at the Kennedy...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will officially re-open the Terrace Theater on Friday, October 6, kicking off a month-long suite...

Review: Kennedy Center Local Dance Commissioning Project Performance of ‘EroSpace’ and...

It’s often difficult to shake off the pre-conceived notions and expectations of what a particular dance concert is going to be like. I am...

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