Author and illustrator Mo Willems has sold millions of children’s books and created beloved characters, including the Pigeon, Knuffle Bunny, and Elephant and Piggie. Now he’s the Kennedy Center’s first education artist-in-residence, making new kinds of work for both kids…
By Paul Solman
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., is expanding its vision and offerings as it enlarges its physical footprint for the first time in its 50-year history. The institution hopes to showcase a range of…
By Jeffrey Brown
Past presidents and first ladies have hosted a reception for honorees at the White House before the Kennedy Center gala and sat with them at the televised event.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump told a gathering of evangelical Christians that the threat of terrorism is "one of the most grave and dire threats to religious freedom in the world today."…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
By Michelle Harven, Dayana Morales Gomez
“I hope that American ballet will continue to evolve in a way that really embraces who we are as artists and Americans,” Copeland said.
By Brad Turner, Colorado Public Radio
Plenty of classical composers have turned to nature for inspiration. Composer Stephen Lias does, too. But his focus is a little more specific. Composer Stephen Lias. Photo: Boulder Philharmonic Over the last two decades, Lias has written…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, installation artist William Close is creating a new kind of musical space with his invention, the earth harp. By fixing 1,000-foot strings to mountain peaks, arches, the tops of skyscrapers, canyon walls…
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