Tonight at 8:00 PM Eastern Time, the Kennedy Center Honors will be televised on CBS. This year’s honorees, recognized for their lifetime contributions to performing arts in America, include Debbie Allen, Dick Van Dyke, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks and Midori.
Past CYInterview guests Paula Abdul [see here] and Anika Noni Rose [see here] will both be on tonight’s telecast. Ms. Abdul is a presenter this year while Ms. Rose will sing during the acknowledgement portion for Ms. Debbie Allen.
Located in Washington D.C., the Kennedy Center is the United States National Cultural Center. The center has three main theater venues including the Concert Hall, Opera House and Eisenhower Theater, where a variety of performances have been staged. The Kennedy Center is also involved in variety educational programs reaching teachers and families nationwide.
Since 1977, a yearly tribute has been organized to honor some of America’s best entertainers. Congratulations to this year’s inductees.