JFK Quotes, The Kennedy Center, The Kennedy Center Campus, the REACH -

To passionate arts lovers, the words of John F. Kennedy’s words ring true today. “I look forward to an America which will reward achievement in the arts as we reward achievement in business or statecraft,” (JFK, at Amherst College, October 26, 1963) reads one of the 35th president’s ringing exhortations, prominently chiseled on the walls overlooking the Kennedy Center terrace. Nearby is another: “This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.” (JFK, State of the Union Message, January 14, 1963) The Kennedy Center, a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, honors our 35th President everyday by...

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Apperal, Arts, Children, comedy, Creativity, Cultural Diversity, dance, Don’t Let a Pigeon Drive the Bus, Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs, jazz, Jazz Doodle Jam!, Mo Willems, National Symphony Orchestra, pigeon, The Kennedy Center, The Kennedy Center Campus, the REACH, theater, Washington DC -

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is known as one of the nation’s preeminent institutions providing arts for all ages. This year with the addition of a grand new community-centered space – The Reach – that artistic outreach is complete. But there is more! The Kennedy Center now has its first Education Artist-in-Residence – Mo Willems – someone whose work pushes creative boundaries and makes it fun.

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Arts, Creativity, Cultural Diversity, Festival, Opening Festival, The Kennedy Center, The Kennedy Center Campus, the REACH, Washington DC -

Have you heard of the REACH? At the Kennedy Center? Perhaps you’ve noticed the construction project at the south end of the KC campus. Or the new bridge to the Potomac River. On Saturday, September 7, 2019, all will be revealed with the support of local, national, and international artists performing throughout the day. This includes dancers, actors, singers, musicians, writers, composers, visual artists, culinary experts, teachers, DJs, emcees, diverse arts & culture groups, local personalities — even a huge inflatable pigeon! The Kennedy Center’s REACH will collectively engage all of your senses, making the REACH Washington, DC’s new home for creativity in action.

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