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Police: Man stole presidential seals from Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON — A driver at the Kennedy Center stole two presidential seals, including one taken from then-President Barack Obama’s seating area after his final Kennedy Center Honors, police said Thursday. Daniel Lewin of Washington was arrested and charged with four ...

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Planning body to consider Kennedy Center expansion plans

WASHINGTON — A key planning agency is set to consider expansion plans for the Kennedy Center. At a meeting on Thursday, the National Capital Planning Commission will review proposals by the Kennedy Center to connect its facilities with the Potomac ...

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Comedian John Oliver coming to the Kennedy Center in August

WASHINGTON — Comedian John Oliver, the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” is coming to the Kennedy Center in August. The Kennedy Center announced Tuesday that Oliver would bring his stand-up routine to the Kennedy Center on ...

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Baltimore schools join Kennedy Center arts program

The Kennedy Center in Washington is expanding an arts education program to Baltimore schools to help ensure every student in elementary and middle school has access to the arts. The center is announcing Monday that Baltimore public schools will join ...

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Zambello is replacing Domingo at Washington Opera

WASHINGTON — The Washington National Opera announced Wednesday that it has appointed Francesca Zambello as the company’s artistic adviser as famed tenor Placido Domingo steps down after 15 years with the opera. The appointment comes as the company merges with ...

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Kennedy Center opens 3-week India arts festival

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center in Washington has been converted into a palace to showcase India’s arts, precious gems and diverse culture over the next three weeks. The $7 million “Maximum India” festival opened Tuesday night and runs through March ...

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