All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • Kennedy Center Open House Arts Festival

    The 26th annual Kennedy Center Open House Arts Festival helps kick off the center’s 2010-2011 season and comes as part of its Celebrate Mexico 2010,...

  • These United States at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

    Jesse Elliott leads this alt-country/indie-rock band These United States. With roots in D.C. and Lexington, Ky, it’s said to be one of rock’s best kept...

  • Joo Young Oh at The Kennedy Center

    Celebrated teenage violinist Joo Young Oh performs a recital called “Passion of the Violin,” featuring selections from Tartini, Saint-Saëns, Milstein and Sarasate. Saturday, Aug. 28,...

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts at the KenCen

    Based in New York, Shen Yun Performing Arts seeks to breathe new life into traditional Chinese culture, blending beauty, energy and grace. Dancers dressed in...

  • Michael Feinberg Ensemble at the KenCenMillennium Stage

    This ensemble, featuring the vibrant young bassist and composer Michael Feinberg, with Julian Shore, Daniel Platzman, Joe Santa Maria and Tivon Pennicott, continues to bring...

  • Jolly Holiday

    For every Lion King, there is a Little Mermaid. For every Beauty and the Beast, there is a Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. There is perhaps...

  • Marital Bliss

    Truth be told, most comic operas are funnier in theory than in reality. The buffo, over-rouged in a teetering wig, capers about the stage and,...

  • McNally's Aria

    Three years ago, Terrence McNally's phone rang. On the line, Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. ''We'd like...

  • Opera Queens

    Terrence McNally was angry with John Glover. ''So, what's going to happen? I've called and offered you this part and I haven't heard from you,''...

  • Diva Country

    When Terrence McNally first approached Tyne Daly to play Maria Callas in Master Class, the actress, known for her work in television (Cagney & Lacey)...

  • Madness and Marriage

    Some think of Christmas as a magical time of year. With all the school pageants, costumes and make-believe, it's definitely full of theatrics. Two weeks...

  • Wide Awake

    ''Spring Awakening'' at the Kennedy Center Spring can really hang you up the most. It was in the spring of 1989 that Sen. Jesse Helms...

  • World Wonder

    While it may be four decades since her iconic character first twirled her way across American television sets, when Lynda Carter flashes her smile at...

  • Deliciously Dire

    Chances are you will not be seeing the Siegfried that opened this past Saturday night since the performance began with general director Placido Domingo's announcement...

  • Great Escape

    Ragtime is one of those musicals. It's big. It's opulent. It's filled with infectious songs that will remain firmly in your head for days after...

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