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  1. Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards programRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    In this Nov. 3, 2014 file photo, rapper/actor LL Cool J watches the Los Angeles Clippers play the Utah Jazz during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Los Angeles. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors.

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  2. Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards programRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this Sept. 13, 2011 file photo, singer Gloria Estefan is interviewed in New York.

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  3. Trumps to skip Kennedy Center honors, citing a political distractionaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will not attend the annual Kennedy Center honors - a traditional showcase of the nation's arts - over concerns of a political distraction, the White House said Saturday. The announcement came the day after the entire 17-member White House arts council quit Friday in protest over his response to the neo-Nazi rally that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va.

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  4. The Latest: Kennedy Center awards to go on without TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KMIR 6

    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Per... . FILE - In this May 6, 2008 file photo, producer Norman Lear arrives is seen in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  5. President Trump and first lady to skip Kennedy Center honors over concerns of 'political distraction'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Center honors - a traditional showcase of the nation's arts - over concerns of a political distraction, the White House said Saturday. Skipping the December gala comes as the president's entire 17-member arts council quit Friday in protest over his response to the neo-Nazi rally that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va.

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  6. Another Presidential Council, This One Focused On The Arts, Quits On Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deadline

    Members of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities have resigned in the wake of President Donald Trump 's stance on the violence last weekend in Charlottesville , VA. The group, which includes actor Kal Penn and former Sen. Ted Kennedy's widow Vicki, penned a joint letter informing the administration of their decision.

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  7. Ellington School Ribbon-Cutting Is Aug. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The George Towner

    After many delays - and cost overruns that almost tripled the budget - the renovated Duke Ellington School of the Arts on 35th Street NW between Reservoir Road and R Street will officially open this Saturday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will cut the ribbon at a public ceremony in the auditorium of the Classical Revival-style main building, which looks to have been spectacularly restored. Originally completed in 1898, the building was designed to be Western High School, one of the District's first buildings specifically dedicated to public education at the high school level.

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  8. Lionel Richie May Not Attend Kennedy Center Honors Reception at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Mediaite.com

    Lionel Richie said on the Today Show Tuesday morning that he may not attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House with President Donald Trump . The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts holds an annual gala in December, in which recipients are awarded for lifetime contributions to American culture.

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  9. Trevor Noah on tour, headlining Radio CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Brooklynvegan

    Trevor Noah is busy. Between hosting The Daily Show and standup appearances, his 2017 calendar is full, as is some of 2018.

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  10. Poetry Reading: Every Root a BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Blue Hill summer resident Elizabeth Rees will read from her new book of poetry, Every Root a Branch, on Thursday August 24th at 7:00 PM. The book is a collection of poems that express the wonder and challenge of being human in a conflicted world.

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  11. Megachurch Pastor Says Trump Has God's Approval to Start Nuclear WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Common Dreams

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Pastor Robert Jeffress participate in the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on July 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. After President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" on Tuesday, many began to worry about the prospect of nuclear war . Shortly following the president's remarks, Jeffress-who is also one of Trump's " evangelical advisers "-released a statement declaring that "God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong-un," the leader of North Korea.

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  12. 'God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong Un,' evangelical adviser saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    President Donald Trump is greeted by Pastor Robert Jeffress during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on July 1, 2017. President Donald Trump is greeted by Pastor Robert Jeffress during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on July 1, 2017.

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  13. Check Out Jerry Seinfeld's Hilarious Callback to His Awkward Kesha Run-InRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Billboard

    Jerry Seinfeld performs at the National Night Of Laughter And Song event hosted by David Lynch Foundation at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on June 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. It's not totalloy true that Jerry Seinfeld doesn't do hugs.

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  14. Pastor who spoke at inauguration: 'God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong Un'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    President Donald Trump is greeted by Pastor Robert Jeffress during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on July 1, 2017. President Donald Trump is greeted by Pastor Robert Jeffress during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on July 1, 2017.

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  15. BWW Interview: Cade Peirce on the Utah Premiere of Alexander and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    West Side Theatre Company will present a summer theatrical event for the entire family with the Utah premiere of the Kennedy Center's ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY. Adults and children of all ages will equally enjoy a night filled with fun, music, and laughter as they experience this musical from the author of the popular book.

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  16. The Changing Kennedy Center HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The George Towner

    The first five names constitute the first selections, in 1978, for the Kennedy Center Honors, a much-prized lifetime achievement award bestowed on cultural icons by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. That inaugural lineup included a pioneering African American singer and civil rights icon, the great movie-musical dancer from the Golden Age of Hollywood, the most influential ballet choreographer in America, a giant of Broadway musicals and a towering classical pianist.

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  17. How is the economy performing under Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | WPTV Local News

    JULY 01: (AFP OUT) US President Donald Trump participates in the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on July 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool via Getty Images)

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  18. The Wake Up: Secret Service Booted From Trump Tower, DOJ Threatens To ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | NewsOne

    At the age of 49, LL Cool J ties with Stevie Wonder as the youngest person to receive the honor. he Secret Service has been removed from their post in Trump Tower due to " a leasing issue ."

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  19. Lionel Richie, LL Cool J To Receive Kennedy Center HonorsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | World News Report

    This year's Kennedy Center honorees will include two singers, a television writer, a dancer - and for the first time, a hip-hop artist. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday announced the recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors.

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  20. Norman Leer, LL Cool J Among Kennedy Center HonoreesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | World News Report

    This year's Kennedy Center honorees will include two singers, a television writer, a dancer - and for the first time, a hip-hop artist. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday announced the recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors.

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