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GMCW seeks Director of Development

About Us The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is an internationally recognized organization that inspires equality, justice, and inclusion through the performing arts. Our organization is comprised of a 300-member flagship chorus, the GenOUT Youth Chorus for LGBTQ+ and allied young people ages 13-18, the chamber ensemble Rock Creek Singers, the a cappella group Potomac Fever, the gospel/inspirational ensemble Seasons of Love, and the dance troupe 17th Street Dance. Since ...
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This Year’s Kennedy Center Honorees

The Kennedy Center Honors announced today that the lifetime artistic achievement recipients for its 43rd ceremony will be choreographer and actress Debbie Allen; folk singer-songwriter Joan Baez; country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks; violinist Midori; and actor Dick Van Dyke. – New York Magazine
Tags: Art, Garth Brooks, Kennedy Center Honors, Issues, Joan Baez, Debbie Allen, Midori, Kennedy Center Honorees, 01.14.21

Flashback Video: Maura Tierney Honors Sally Field at the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors

Actress Maura Tierney ER, NewsRadio honors Sally Field at the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors in this flashback video [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Kennedy Center Honors, Maura Tierney, Sally Field, Stage Tube

Video Flashback: Steven Spielberg Honors Sally Field at the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center has released a flashback video of filmmaker Steven Spielberg honoringactress Sally Field at the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Kennedy Center, Kennedy Center Honors, Steven Spielberg, Sally Field, Stage Tube

At Kennedy Center Honors, ‘Hamilton’ Creators Are Lauded

Creators of the hit Broadway musical received a special award for “a transformative work” on a night honoring Reba McEntire, Cher, Wayne Shorter and Philip Glass.
Tags: Art, Music, News, Glass, Miranda, Kennedy Center Honors, Philip, Wayne, Reba, Shorter, McEntire, Lin-Manuel, Hamilton (Play, Cher (1946-, Kennedy Center Honors ` Hamilton, Reba McEntire Cher Wayne Shorter

For First Time Ever, Kennedy Center Rescinds Two Of Its Signature Honors

"Bill Cosby's fall from grace continues. In a first for the Kennedy Center, the board of trustees voted to rescind the high-profile awards" - the Kennedy Center Honors and the Mark Twain Prize - "it has given the comedian, who was convicted on three counts of sexual assault last month."
Tags: Art, People, Bill Cosby, Kennedy Center, Kennedy Center Honors, 05.07.18, First Time Ever Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center TV Broadcast Gets Its Lowest Ratings Ever

CBS’ broadcast of Kennedy Center Honors clocked its lowest ratings result in people-meter history, dating back to 1987. The Tuesday 9-11 PM broadcast fumbled 28% of last year’s 8.620 million total viewers, to 6.169 million. The demo dive: 30% from last year’s 1.0 rating to 0.7.
Tags: Art, Media, Cbs, Kennedy Center Honors, Audience, 12.28.17, Kennedy Center TV Broadcast

Artists Put a Hidden Message in Their Letter Resigning from President’s Committee on the Arts & the Humanities

It wasn't the most high profile mass resignation of last week. (The CEOs on Trump's business advisory councils got that distinction.) But it was arguably the most creative one. Last Friday, "all 16 of the prominent artists, authors, performers and architects on the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned," reports The New York Times. And while their resignation letter didn't mince words (read it online here), it did take the added step of encoding in its text a short messa...
Tags: Google, Art, Politics, College, Current Affairs, New York Times, Kennedy Center Honors, Trump, Zeppelin, Facebook Twitter, Gloria Estefan, Hannah Arendt, Carmen de Lavallade, Committee on the Arts amp, Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, Norman Lear Lionel Richie

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Tribute the Late Barbara Cook at the Kennedy Center Honors

Below, watch as Broadway greats Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Kelli O'Hara, Glenn Close,Sutton Foster, Rebecca Luker, and Laura Osnes tribute Cook with a medley of her best known songs at the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Cook, Theatre, Broadway, Laura Osnes, Kennedy Center Honors, Rebecca Luker, Stage Tube, Barbara Cook, Audra McDonald Patti LuPone Kelli O Hara Glenn

Gloria Estefan, Carmen de Lavallade Among 2017 KENNEDY CENTER Honorees

The Kennedy Center Honors announced today that its honorees for 2017 will be actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, hip hop artist LL COOL J, television writer and producer Norman Lear and renowned musician and record producer Lionel Richie. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Norman Lear, Lionel Richie, Kennedy Center Honors, Gloria Estefan, TV News Desk, Carmen de Lavallade, Gloria Estefan Carmen de Lavallade

Midgette: Kennedy Center Honors Demonstrate Marginalization Of High Art

Anne Midgette: "My keenest experience of the Kennedy Center Honors this year had to do with the marginalization of the high arts. This is not usually my position: I have no problem celebrating the artistry of popular culture, placing Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” above the level of many works of contemporary art music or recognizing the quality of “The Wire” and other high-level made-for-television series. And I have been comfortable with the idea that in what is essentially a knockoff awards ceremony, t...
Tags: Art, Beyonce, Kennedy Center, Kennedy Center Honors, Issues, Anne Midgette, Midgette

Al Pacino, James Taylor Among 2016 KENNEDY CENTER Honorees

The Kennedy Center Honors announced today that its honorees for 2016 will be Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, screen and stage actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, James Taylor, Kennedy Center Honors, Al Pacino, Eagles, Mavis Staples, TV News Desk, Martha Argerich

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