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Kennedy Center offers Cate Blanchett, hip-hop, 'The Addams Family'

Blanchett arrives for the Academy Awards last month. (Getty)The Kennedy Center is stretching its artistic offerings in the 2011-2012 season to attract younger audiences with performers such as hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari and vocalist Nellie McKay. At the press conference...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 8, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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'Wicked' online wait for Kennedy Center tickets

A metaphorical house fell on the Kennedy Center's online portal Monday when pre-sale tickets for the 10-week run of the musical "Wicked" became available at 10 a.m. Some members were unable to purchase tickets at the appointed time -- despite...

By Dan Zak  | March 7, 2011; 5:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Kennedy Center celebrates India

This month you can travel across the globe without even updating your passport. Maximum INDIA is the Kennedy Center's celebration of the culture, cuisine, music, literature, and even jewelry of India that have fascinated the world for centuries. Arts Blog...

By Stephanie Green  | March 4, 2011; 4:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Kennedy Center features Wednesday matinee of "Follies"

For those who like to leave the theater when it is still light outside, the Kennedy Center is featuring a Wednesday matinee of "Follies." The award-winning musical from the lyrical master Stephen Sondheim arrives at the center May 7. Starting...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 24, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Kennedy Center, Theater  | Tags:  Bernadette Peters, Eric Schaeffer, Follies, Stephen Sondheim, kennedy Center  
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President's budget reduces almost all cultural funding

For the proposed federal budget for fiscal 2012, released Monday, almost all of the agencies and museums that receive government dollars saw their checkbooks trimmed. The budget sent to Capitol Hill by the administration is a starting point for discussions...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 14, 2011; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Kennedy Center, Museums, National Endowment for the Arts, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, national endowment for the humanities  | Tags:  Arts Budget, National Endowment for the Arts, National Gallery of Art, smithsonian Institution  
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Kennedy Center captures stars for Kaiser's 10th anniversary

Joshua Bell, Smokey Robinson and Christoph Eschenbach will appear at the Kennedy Center. (Chris Lee, Margot Schulman, Tracy A. Woodward/Post) To mark the 10th anniversary of Michael M. Kaiser's tenure at the Kennedy Center, the celebrants have gathered a few...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 1, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Kennedy Center  | Tags:  Audra McDonald, Barbara Cook, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Joshua Bell, Kennedy Center, Michael Kaiser, Renee Fleming  
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Older Entries in This Category »

MoMA acquires and shows "Fire In My Belly", Jacqueline Trescott , January 13, 2011
Kaiser Set to Confer with African Art Leaders, Jacqueline Trescott , January 5, 2011
Kennedy Center Honors: One-of-a-kind jam session, Jacqueline Trescott , December 5, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Herman, Jacqueline Trescott , December 3, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Jones, Jacqueline Trescott , December 2, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Jones, Jacqueline Trescott , November 2, 2010
2010 Ken Cen Watch: Winfrey, Jacqueline Trescott , October 25, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Oprah Winfrey, Jacqueline Trescott , October 22, 2010
Morgan, Poehler to join in Fey salute, Jacqueline Trescott , October 21, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Paul McCartney, Jacqueline Trescott , October 18, 2010
Gala celebration planned for JFK 50th anniversary, Jacqueline Trescott , October 13, 2010
A book of rules from Michael Kaiser, Jacqueline Trescott , October 12, 2010
A theatrical manifesto: hands off the audience!, Peter Marks , October 12, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Bill T. Jones, Jacqueline Trescott , October 6, 2010
Tina Fey's funny friends, Jacqueline Trescott , September 29, 2010
President names Kennedy Center Trustees, Jacqueline Trescott , September 24, 2010
 
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