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The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage - brought to you by Target and the Fannie Mae FoundationAll events take place on the Millennium Stage at 6 p.m.
FREE! No tickets required.
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Millennium Stage 8th Birthday with Count Basie Orchestra
Break out your dancing shoes and celebrate 8 years of free performances on the Millennium Stage with the Count Basie Orchestra - winner of more Grammy Awards® than any other big band in history! Dance instructors will be on hand to give swing-dancing tips.
Sunday, January 23 at 6 p.m.
FREE, no tickets required.


Millennium Stage "Forties on Fridays"
Every Friday from January 28 through June 24, the Millennium Stage will present free events that reflect the performing arts of the 1940s.
FREE, no tickets required


Fashion of the 1940s from The Museum at FIT

More than 30 fashions and accessories from top 1940s designers will be on display in this exhibit presented by the Kennedy Center and New York City's Fashion Institute of Technology.
March 18-April 5, 2005, Terrace Gallery
FREE, no tickets required
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