Superb venue - music, ease, impressive - and a superb view of the environs from the roof....make certain to take in the roof walk!
This is a large, rectangular museum and cultural arts center, well visible in Washington D.C., and with many artistic and historical offerings. I have visited many times as a child, seeing programs and performances, and as an adult realize the historical importance of it and of the significant role that JFK played in it.
I went to see a one man play there (K2) and it was wonderful. I'd like to go back there. It is a wonderful venue.
The free concert was set up in a large open hallway, not designed for performing. Behind the seats were people gathered around a bar drinking and talking loudly. The pieces performed, bass or viola solos with piano, were not audible in this environment. The building is attractive. We came to look because it was close to our hotel. I recommend... More
Kennedy Center is one of our favorites - we take advantage of the variety of quality free entertainment as well as the pay performances. The productions are always top notch. A shuttle is available from the metro - but there is ample paid parking.
When I first moved to Washington in 1961, Washington was barely on the culture map. John Kennedy himself said the city had Southern efficiency and Northern charm. That's changed. The building designed by Edward Durrell Stone. His style is instantly recognizable. It sits on the banks of the Potomac River and is an impressive sight from Georgetown or Virginia. Even... More
It oiffers a large variety of first class attractions in its three theatres, symphonies, operas, soloists, drama. Has a good cafeteria and an overpriced restautrant.. Ample parking.
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