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“I’m Coming….Out!” The words echoed off stage as her background singers gave the audience a medley of her songs. And then Diana Ross appeared, greeted with thunderous applause and a standing ovation. 380 more words

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The Obamas Were Celebrated at Their Last Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn’t reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama. 853 more words

Obama to join Kennedy Center Honors gala for last time

WASHINGTON — The president of the Kennedy Center says this year’s honors gala will be bittersweet for some because it’s the last one under President Barack Obama. 106 more words

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Before I left for Athens in August, I thought I was immune to homesickness.  I was eager to move in and start fresh and I let that eagerness blind me to how much I was going to miss my hometown of 16 years.   412 more words

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Choral Arts Astounds with Washington’s First Performance of the Berlioz Requiem in 15 Years

By Katie McDermott

It was the first Washington, D.C. performance of the Berlioz Requiem in nearly 15 years and an expectant audience filled the Kennedy Center… 697 more words

Ringing in 2017 in Washington, D.C.

We are off to Washington, D.C. the day after Christmas, and we couldn’t be more excited! With all of the chaos around the U.S. Election this year, I’m looking forward to sharing one of my favorite cities with my girls and reflecting on all of the incredible people and events that make up this country’s amazing history.   922 more words

Into the Woods, makes its Washington, D.C. premiere at the Kennedy Center for four weeks from December 6, 2016 through January 8, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater at the The John F. 238 more words

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