The Kennedy Center presents a free performance daily at 6 p.m. on its Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer. Featuring a wide range of art forms, the program includes artists and groups from all 50 states, international artists, an Artist-in-Residence program, and a Local Dance Commissioning Project. Performances are streamed live online at kennedy-center.org/millennium where an extensive performance archive is also available for viewing.
The Kennedy Center Honors provide recognition to living individuals who throughout their lifetimes have made significant contributions to American culture through the performing arts. The primary criterion is excellence, and artistic achievement in dance, music, theater, opera, motion pictures, and television is considered.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. presented "YouTube OnStage Live from the Kennedy Center" on May 28, 2014—a free celebration of art and technology bringing talented stars from the digital world to the stage of the Kennedy Center Opera House. The one-night-only concert featured John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, Les Twins, a "Clouds" tribute to Zach Sobiech, Playing For Change, Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox, Mike Relm, and others. Hosted by: Sal Masekela Produced by: Sunset Lane Entertainment, TrickySquid@mOcean, Obscura