February 2, 1990 |
President Bush said Thursday that he will appoint Joy Silverman as a trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Bush earlier had nominated Silverman to be ambassador to Barbados, but some senators claimed she was not qualified for the diplomatic post.
July 27, 1990 |
Kennedy Center Honorees Named: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington announced the winners of the Kennedy Center Honors of 1990 on Thursday. Those to be honored at the 13th annual national celebration of the arts on Dec. 2 are actress Katharine Hepburn, mezzo soprano Rise Stevens, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, composer Jule Styne and film writer director Billy Wilder.
March 23, 1988 |
Two USIU's School of Performing and Visual Arts students have received national recognition for excellence in costume design at the American College Theater Festival. Cynthia Sanchez and Mario Ventenilla were honored for their design work on "Macbeth," presented last September. Sanchez and Ventenilla will be on hand in April when their designs are displayed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
March 2, 1997
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., this weekend began offering free daily music, dance and theater performances at its new Millennium Stage. The shows begin at 6 p.m. and last about an hour. Information: (800) 444-1324. . . . Tickets are on sale for the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival April 25 through May 4. Many events sell out each year. Concert tickets, from $20 to $35, can be ordered from Ticketmaster, tel. (800) 488-5252.
October 26, 1997 |
Congress would support paying $170 million over the next decade to modernize the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a national treasure that needs renovation, House Speaker Newt Gingrich said in Roswell. "It's one of those rare national institutions, and we'll be talking about spending something on the order of 8 cents or 7 cents a person every year for the next 10 years," he said on a visit to a senior citizens center in his district.