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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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Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Justino Díaz & Berry Gordy Announced As 2021 Kennedy Center Honorees

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Kennedy Center Honors to Fete Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler, Lorne Michaels, Justino Díaz and Berry Gordy

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, singer-actor Bette Midler, Motown chief Berry Gordy, “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels and opera singer Justino Díaz will be feted when the 44th Kennedy Center Honors take place in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 5. Highlights from the event will be televised at a later date, yet to be announced, in a […]
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Bette Midler, Berry Gordy Among New Kennedy Center Honorees

The Kennedy Center Honors is returning in December.
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Kennedy Center Honors included a touchingly emotional Garth Brooks

This year's Kennedy Center Honors was a bit different due to the pandemic, but the emotion was the same.
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Kennedy Center Honors: An emotional Garth Brooks, Julie Andrews' tribute to Dick Van Dyke, more

The Kennedy Center Honors returned Sunday bestowing medallions on entertainment icons Dick Van Dyke, Garth Brooks, Debbie Allen, Joan Baez and Midori.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kennedy Center Honors: Star-Studded Group Of Performers Set To Salute This Year’s Honorees On June 6 On CBS

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Kelly Clarkson Makes Garth Brooks Cry With Performance of ‘The Dance’ at Kennedy Center Honors

Kelly Clarkson made Garth Brooks cry while performing a rendition of his song “The Dance” at the 43rd annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. Clarkson, 39, told the country superstar on her daytime talk show “The Kelly Clarkson Show” that she found comfort in his hit song from 1989 while coping with her divorce […]
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Kennedy Center Honorees Still Relish Slimmed-Down Tribute

This year’s Kennedy Center Honors may be a slimmed-down affair as the nation emerges from the coronavirus pandemic — but honoree Dick Van Dyke still says it’s “the capper on my career.”.
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Kennedy Center Honorees Still Relish Slimmed-Down Tribute

This year’s Kennedy Center Honors may be a slimmed-down affair as the nation emerges from the coronavirus pandemic — but honoree Dick Van Dyke still says it’s “the capper on my career.”.
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Kennedy Center Honors Slims Down in Response to Pandemic

This year’s Kennedy Center Honors will be a slimmed-down affair as the nation emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Sidney Poitier: A Living Legend Who Changed Hollywood

Sidney Poitier — who turns 94 on Feb. 20 — has received virtually every showbiz award possible: An Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe, plus Life Achievement Awards from AFI, BAFTA, NAACP Image Awards, SAG and Kennedy Center Honors, to name a few. Though the kudos have been plentiful, they aren’t enough to convey the depth of […]
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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
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Garth Brooks to receive Kennedy Center Honors in May

Brooks, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and seven-time CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year, receives the honor in Washington D.C. this spring.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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’43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors’ Class Includes Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks And More

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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]
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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]
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VOTD: ‘Sesame Street’ Rap Celebrates the Show’s 50th Anniversary with Jimmy Fallon

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street. Following their history-making moment as the first television show to celebrated by the Kennedy Center Honors, all of your favorite fuzzy friends fro Sesame Street gathered at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for a rap that has all the fun of the children’s television program and celebrates all of the show’s colorful characters who have helped kids learn so much over the past 50 years. Watch the Sesame Street 50th anniversary rap belo...
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Donald Trump Has Drained the Swamp (of Good Christmas Parties)

Elites and D.C. establishment types are nostalgic for the days when cabinet secretaries rubbed shoulders with the riffraff and — gasp — journalists.
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Linda Ronstadt Identified as ‘Rollerskate Hooker’ in ‘Kennedy Center’ Telecast

Of all the plaudits Linda Ronstadt expected to receive when she was bestowed with kudos at the Kennedy Center Honors, “Rollerskate Hooker” was probably not among them. Yet that was one of the captions in a Ronstadt photo montage when CBS broadcast an hour of highlights from the annual Washington, D.C. ceremony Monday night. The […]
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TV Ratings: ‘Kennedy Center Honors’ Hit Three-Year Viewership High

CBS’ annual broadcast of the “Kennedy Center Honors” drew a three-year viewership high in the Sunday night TV ratings. The special was watched by just under 7 million total viewers, up around 500,000 from last year and almost 1 million from 2017. However, ratings-wise the honors show, which this year featured performances from the likes […]
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Carrie Underwood stuns, Tom Hanks brings back Forrest Gump and more at the Kennedy Center Honors

Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors had the nation's capital rocking and rolling with several musical tributes and numerous celebrities.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Wise Men Still Bring Gifts: Our Extraordinary Christmas in Egypt

Egyptian Christians are experiencing new freedom, protection, and encouragement from their civil government for the first time in decades. A long-standing law prohibiting the construction of churches has been overturned. Christians have been newly appointed to gubernatorial positions in the government. Church leaders are in new dialogue with a national government previously distinguished by its intolerance of the Christian faith. Most astonishingly, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, a devout...
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Adam Lambert Moves Cher to Tears at Kennedy Center Honors

Adam Lambert is one of the best voices are our generation, and the former American Idol finalist proved his vocal prowess once again with a stunning rendition of Cher’s “Believe” at The Kennedy Center honors, which left the legend in tears. Cher later took to twitter to express her adoration for Lambert’s performance, saying her … Continue reading "Adam Lambert Moves Cher to Tears at Kennedy Center Honors" The post Adam Lambert Moves Cher to Tears at Kennedy Center Honors appeared first on The...
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Watch Adam Lambert Move Cher To Tears With Riveting ‘Believe’ Cover

The Kennedy Center Honors tribute left the legendary singer-actress "overwhelmed" with emotion.
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Watch St. Vincent, Cyndi Lauper, Kelly Clarkson, & More Perform At Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors program aired on television last night, though it was filmed earlier this month, and the 2018 recipients of the title included Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, Cher Wayne Shorter, and the creative team behind Hamilton, which includes Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Alex Lacamoire, and Andy Blankenbuehler. A number of famous people were … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Paul Simon, Kelly Clarkson, Cher, Kennedy Center Honors, St. Vincent, Hamilton, Adam Lambert, Philip Glass, Lin-manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste, Angelique Kidjo, Wayne Shorter


Adam Lambert had everyone (including Cher) sobbing with his performance at the Kennedy Center Honors

Seriously, the whole room. As well as living rooms across America.
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Cher, Kennedy Center Honors, Adam Lambert, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gloria Estefan, Believe


Analysis: Schism widens between Trump and the arts

President Trump skipped the Kennedy Center Honors in 2017, publicly stating that he wished to avoid marring the celebration with a "political distraction." A year later, his absence at the event -- held earlier this month, and now being televised on CBS -- merely reinforces the disconnect between the commander in chief and key ceremonial aspects of America's cultural life.
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Analysis: Schism widens between Trump & the arts

President Trump skipped the Kennedy Center Honors in 2017, publicly stating that he wished to avoid marring the celebration with a "political distraction." A year later, his absence at the event -- held earlier this month, and now being televised on CBS -- merely reinforces the disconnect between the commander in chief and key ceremonial aspects of America's cultural life.
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Kennedy Center Honors highlights schism between Trump and the arts

Kennedy Center Honors highlights schism between Trump and the arts, as the president skipped the event - televised by CBS - for the second consecutive year
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