All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kennedy Center’

Jay Leno to Receive Prestigious Comedy Award

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this week announced that Jay Leno will be awarded this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. A ceremony to award Leno the prize will be held on October 19 at Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington D.C. The Mark Twain Prize is an annual award given to comedians who have …

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Jay Leno to Receive America’s Top Humor Prize

Jay Leno may have retired from The Tonight Show and handed the reins to fellow funny man Jimmy Fallon back in February, but he’s still known as being among the funniest people around. He will be awarded for his uncanny sense of humor–and deliverance of said humor–this fall when the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is bestowed upon the …

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Kennedy Center Honorees Welcomed By Obama

The Kennedy Center Honorees for this year (Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, Martina Arroyo, and Shirley MacLaine) spent Sunday evening at the White House with the president prior to the Kennedy Center Opera House event. The celebration will be broadcast on December 29th from 9 to 11 p.m. on CBS. President Obama spoke about the five talented individuals as …

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