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Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama's second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded concert celebrating Latino culture.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is all the more poignant this year because it also is the second inaugural for America's first black president. To mark the occasion, the Kennedy Center will host a free concert Sunday featuring legendary singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson.
This weekend, the Hong Kong Dance Company will celebrate a treasured Chinese painting, "Along the River During the Qingming Festival," a panoramic silk scroll by Zhang Zeduan, the imperial court painter during the Song Dynasty (960-1126).
Following an election when Latinos showed their growing political influence, a coalition of groups is coordinating a gathering of top Latino entertainers at the Kennedy Center in a series of events ahead of President Barack Obama's inauguration.
The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive one of the nation's highest arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after a group said Latinos have been largely excluded.
Never mind the "fiscal cliff," here's what's at the top of the mountainous schedule of music and arts events in store for Washingtonians and visitors this spring.
If getting dressed up to go to a crowded bar with the entire city isn't your idea of a special evening, then Washington's Woolly Mammoth Theatre has the answer for a unique New Year's Eve.
After running at the New York Theatre Workshop earlier this year to acclaimed reviews, the one-man show of 'An Iliad' opens at Washington's Studio Theatre on Friday.
David Letterman's "stupid human tricks" and Top 10 lists vaulted into the ranks of cultural acclaim Sunday night as the late-night comedian received this year's Kennedy Center Honors with rock band Led Zeppelin, an actor, a ballerina and a bluesman.