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Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Free Performances Every Day! No Tickets Required! Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern! The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts stages at least one free performance every day of the year. The Chairman of the national center for the performing arts, James A. Johnson, launched "Performing Arts for Everyone" in the winter of 1997: nine initiatives designed to expand and increase access to the performing arts for local Washington residents and visitors to the nation's capital. Performing Arts for Everyone is designed to introduce the Kennedy Center and its programs to a far wider audience than ever before by providing a performance open to the public and free of charge 365 days a year. These performances are videotaped as they are being performed and archived online so you can view them at any time. A range of performers take the stage, including high school groups, seasoned performers, and international groups.


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hermite j salomon
hermite j salomon (Student)
16 years ago
This is a great web site, every one should access, best of all it is free of
charge to joint.
Used in course? Yes
Alice Pauquette
Alice Pauquette (Student)
20 years ago
I am a graduate student working on an assignment for a class. I have spent
several hours reviewing the MERLOT website. This particular website I found
most interesting. I teach music in a multi-level classroom. I am planning to
use this website to enhance the understanding of general music studies. The
performances range in length from around 5 minutes to over an hour. The
performances can be used to enhance a music lesson as well as other content
areas. The range of performances is unbelievable, from a celebration of the USO
to Flamenco dancers. This site allows for the sharing of performing arts
within a classroom without traveling to a performance. The usefulness of these
performances is unending.

This website is very easy to use. It has a searchable database that allows one
to search by artist, keyword, date or genre. The archives date back to October
1998. There is also a calendar for upcoming performances. This feature allows
for ease of use within the standards for teaching music.

Technical Remarks:

The best viewing for the performances is in the original size in which it opens.
The sound quality is very good. The performances are best viewed with
RealPlayer 8.