Kennedy Center Honors

Deborah Rutter, new president of the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Kennedy Center names 1st woman to lead arts group

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was named the next president of the Kennedy Center and will become the first woman to lead the performing arts center since it opened in […]

12/10/2013

Musician Carlos Santana (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)

Santana, 4 others to receive Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Carlos Santana, music has always been a calling. He idolized his mariachi musician father as a boy in their remote hometown in Mexico and later grew up with the Woodstock generation […]

09/12/2013

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC

Kennedy Center announces review of Honors process

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive one of the nation’s highest arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after a group said Latinos have been largely excluded.

01/07/2013

2012 Kennedy Center Honors (Photo credit: White House)

Obama honors Letterman, Hoffman and Zeppelin

President Barack Obama paid tribute at the White House to recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday. Watch his remarks in this video.

12/03/2012

David Letterman

Letterman up for jabs with Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman’s “stupid human tricks” and Top 10 lists are being vaulted into the ranks of cultural achievements as the late night comedian receives this year’s Kennedy Center Honors with six other artists.

12/02/2012

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