The Kennedy Center

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...

Report: ‘National Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Gala Performance’ Conducted by Maestro...

Listen up, DC! There is a new Maestro in town. Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, whose impressive resume ranks him as one of the world’s most...

Review: ‘Bernstein on Broadway’ at The Kennedy Center

It was a glorious evening for Leonard Bernstein and musical theater fans at The Kennedy Center. It was the exceptional, one-night-only opening to the...

Preview: Women Playwrights Set to Take Page-to-Stage by Storm

Want to see some really cool plays with women at the helm of the production? We’ve got great news for you! Women playwrights and...

Review: Herbie Hancock at The Kennedy Center

Legendary Oscar and multi-Grammy-winning pianist and Kennedy Center Honoree Herbie Hancock solidified his avant-garde artistry on the Concert Hall stage Tuesday night, highlighting “smatterings”...

Benefit: ‘One Night in Bangkok’ Featuring Members of ‘The King and...

Join members of The King and I’s royal court as they step out of character for good fun and a good cause at One...

Interview: David Rohde Interviews Violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt

Is “star viola player” an oxymoron? Not if the viola player – a “violist” as opposed to a violinist – casts her net as...

Interview: Joan Almedilla Discusses Playing Lady Thiang in ‘The King and...

It’s difficult to imagine a more lush or beautiful production to take the stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts...

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