...recording artist, received the 2014 Sphinx Medal of Excellence, along with Pedrito Martinez and Carla Dirlikov, at the Kennedy Center on April 16.The annual Sphinx Medals of Excellence are awarded to extraordinary black and Latino leaders in music...

First lady's fabulous fashions: Love the clothes, but who pays the bills?

...the array of other big events for which the first lady is expected to appear in couture finery, such as the annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremonies, governors' dinners and White House correspondents' dinners.Wearing donated gowns represents...

Washington Monument to reopen after nearly three years

...funds to help restore the National Mall, serves as a regent of the Smithsonian Institution and is chairman of the Kennedy Center. He has also made major gifts to the National Archives and Library of Congress.During the monument's restoration...

Kennedy Center honors James Brown, other artists

...been chosen for the 26th annual Kennedy Center Honors. James A. Johnson, chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, said...followed by a gala performance at the Kennedy Center Opera House. Stars from around...

Things to Do
Norman wins Kennedy Center honor

...Norman was recognized Sunday as the Kennedy Center honored five singers and actors...songwriter of our time," says the Kennedy Center citation. Heston, 73, was a...restrictions on gun ownership. But the Kennedy Center on Sunday honored his career as...

Things to Do
USC Aiken instructor going to Kennedy Center

...faculty director at the upcoming Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival...place from April 18 to 24 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Scott-Wiley...In the past three years, the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival...

Latest News
Pop Rocks

...OFFICE True story. A few years ago, I was at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, watching as James Brown received...he'll be sitting in the sweet seats every year at the Kennedy Center Honors. Here's betting he won't be yawning...

Steven Uhles
Mark Twain Prize goes to SNL's founder

...comedy honors Monday, the 2004 Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center. Cast members old and new joined in feting the Canadian-born...variety of the show's hosts came to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, too. Recalling his Saturday...

Things to Do
Where's Jessye?

...Norman, after all, was feted last year by the Kennedy Center, which honors performing artists for outstanding...of prominence, is not likely to ever appear at the Kennedy Center except as a ticket-buyer. This has a lot of concerned...

Opinion columns
White House Rock

...story. A few years ago I was in the audience at the Kennedy Center Honors watching as James Brown received props from...he'll be sitting in the sweet seats every year at the Kennedy Center Honors. Here's betting he won't be yawning.