Women Leaders: Deborah Rutter, President, Kennedy Center
Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Thursday April […]
Spring Arts Preview: D.C.’s Women Cultural Leaders Speak Out
In honor of Women’s History Month and our special arts preview issue, we asked area arts leaders what it’s like working at the famed museums and theaters D.C. has to […]
The Kennedy Center: A Fresh Look for Its 50th Anniversary
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this September, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts deserves a fresh look. As the nation’s preeminent “national cultural center,” it has served for […]
Big Bird, But Not Spinney, at Kennedy Center Honors
Millions of fans had earlier in the day learned of the death of Caroll Spinney, the gentle puppeteer of two world-famous Muppets: Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
Fall Arts Preview: The Reach – The Kennedy Center’s Expansion
When Deborah Rutter took up the reins as the new president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, things sounded a little chaotic in the middle of […]
Kennedy Center Opens the Reach With Parade, Festival (photos)
Overlooking the Potomac River, the new campus is the setting for three matching white concrete-and-glass buildings with more than 130,000 square feet of space for artists and performances.
Hip Hop Pioneers at Kennedy Center, Nov. 20
The concert, hosted by Roxanne Shanté and Grandmaster Caz, with music by Kool DJ Red Alert, will feature Queen Lisa Lee, Spoonie Gee, Kurtis Blow, Whodini and others.
The Changing Kennedy Center Honors
Under President Deborah Rutter, the Kennedy Center has taken a lively interest in newer forms of popular music.