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Past Events: Explore the Arts

  • The Kennedy Center Theater Lunchtime Look-In: My Fair Lady

    Wed., Jan. 9, 2008, 12:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Bring a lunch, take a seat, and join cast members from My Fair Lady  for an insider's look, complete with a lively discussion and the opportunity to ask questions of the artists!

  • The Kennedy Center Contrast/Connect: Exploring Chamber Music I

    Mon., Jan. 7, 2008, 6:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    In the first session of this new series, music scholar Jessica Krash examines two works by Beethoven and Haydn, where they connect and where they diverge.

  • The Kennedy Center Flowing with Terence Blanchard

    Sun., Dec. 9, 2007, 1:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Join Grammy Award winner Terence Blanchard for an intimate conversation. A master class session with a group of young musicians follows the interview.

  • The Kennedy Center Theater Lunchtime Look-In: Happy Days

    Tue., Nov. 27, 2007, 12:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Bring a lunch, take a seat, and join cast members from Happy Days for an insider's look, complete with a lively discussion and the opportunity to ask questions of the artists!

  • The Kennedy Center Open Rehearsal: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

    Tue., Nov. 20, 2007, 1:30 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Join dance scholars for an insider's look at The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, along with dancers from the Cincinnati Ballet, as they prepare onstage for two all-Balanchine programs.

  • The Kennedy Center Ballet 360° - Lost Ballets: The Balanchine Preservation Initiative

    Sun., Nov. 18, 2007, 4:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    In the second session of this new series, Suzanne Farrell discusses the lost ballets of George Balanchine and the process of restaging and revitalizing these important works.

  • The Kennedy Center Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell FOR ADULTS!

    Sun., Nov. 18, 2007, 1:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    From pliés to pirouettes, discover how it feels to dance as Suzanne Farrell leads this unique and inspirational movement class for non-dancers.

  • The Kennedy Center Django Reinhardt: Gypsy Jazz

    Sat., Nov. 17, 2007, 1:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Dorado Schmitt, Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, and Brian Torff share the story of Django Reinhardt's "Hot Jazz," demonstrating the Django technique and giving listeners a taste of that irresistible sound.

  • The Kennedy Center Baila!

    Sun., Nov. 4, 2007, 6:01 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Join members of Ballet Hispanico for a crash course in Latin dance and then practice your moves as a Latin jazz band heats up the halls with a dance party.

  • The Kennedy Center 12th Annual Multicultural Children's Book Festival

    Sat., Nov. 3, 2007, 12:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    The 12th annual Multicultural Children's Book Festival is an opportunity for teachers, parents, and children to celebrate diverse cultures through books with renowned authors.

  • The Kennedy Center Ballet 360° - Pointe-by-Pointe: Understanding Ballet

    Sun., Oct. 28, 2007, 4:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    In the first session of this new series, dance critic Alexandra Tomalonis uses video of well-known ballets to take you on a journey into the art form.

  • Broadway Up Close and Personal: Celebrating Jerry Herman

    Thu., Sep. 20, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Join Broadway legend Jerry Herman and ASCAP's Michael Kerker for an evening of stories and songs from Herman's career.

  • Lunchtime Look-In: The Phantom of the Opera

    Wed., Jun. 27, 2007, 12:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Bring a lunch, take a seat, and join cast members of The Phantom of the Opera for an intimate discussion--including the opportunity to ask questions of the artists!

  • Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell FOR ADULTS!

    Sat., Jun. 9, 2007, 5:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Discover how it feels to dance as Suzanne Farrell leads this unique and inspirational movement class for non-dancers.

  • Open Rehearsal: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

    Wed., Jun. 6, 2007, 1:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Join ballet scholars for a behind-the-scenes view of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet company members as they prepare onstage for a performance.

  • Broadway Up Close and Personal: Alan and Marilyn Bergman

    Tue., May 15, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Join Academy Award winners and Broadway legends Alan and Marilyn Bergman as they share some of their lives, loves and musical successes.

  • Do Jump! Physical Theater Workshop

    Mon., Apr. 30, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Join us on an unforgettable journey into the world of physical theater in this fun, active workshop for the whole family with the members of Do Jump!

  • Wine and Song Talks: John Williams: The Cinema and the Scores

    Fri., Apr. 6, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Engage your mind and your palette with good wines and provocative insights into great music in this three-part series of delightful talks. Session III: John Williams: The Cinema and the Scores, featuring California reds.

  • Philadanco Performance/Demonstration

    Wed., Apr. 4, 2007, 11:00 AM
    2006-2007 Season
    One of the country's largest predominantly African American modern dance companies, Philadanco presents a performance/demonstration program that illustrates its stylistic and choreographic dynamism.

  • The Bard

    Mon., Mar. 26, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    William Shakespeare is arguably the most important literary figure of the Western world. In this fascinating discussion, explore the life, writings, and influence of this dynamic dramatist.

  • How to Be a Shakespearean Actor

    Sat., Mar. 17, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    In this fun and interactive workshop, participants will use improvisational techniques, games, and scene work to learn about the voice, movement, and speech bred in classical theater.

  • A Great Day in Harlem: Film & Talk

    Sat., Mar. 10, 2007, 3:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    In this fascinating documentary narrated by Quincy Jones, you'll learn the story behind the world's most celebrated jazz photograph. A Q&A with director Jean Bach follows this Academy Award-nominated film.

  • Open Rehearsal: Bolshoi Ballet

    Wed., Feb. 21, 2007, 1:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Join ballet scholars for a behind-the-scenes view of Bolshoi Ballet company members as they prepare onstage for a performance.

  • Wine and Song Talks: Dangerous Music

    Thu., Feb. 8, 2007, 6:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Engage your mind and your palette with good wines and provocative insights into great music in this three-part series of delightful talks. Session II: Dangerous Music, featuring wines of Germany.

  • Lunchtime Look-in: Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    Thu., Jan. 18, 2007, 12:00 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Bring a lunch, take a seat, and join cast members of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? for an intimate discussion--including the opportunity to ask questions of the artists!

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