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Kennedy Center Honors Celebrate Music, Movies, and Broadway

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Caroline Kennedy led the 34th annual Kennedy Center Honors celebration Sunday to honor those who have influenced American culture through the arts. This year’s honorees were cellist Yo-Yo Ma, actress Meryl Streep, singer Neil Diamond, jazz great Sonny Rollins, and Broadway singer Barbara Cook. Caroline Kennedy hosted the program in […]

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Queen Elizabeth Honors ‘King’s Speech’ Actor Colin Firth

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Queen Elizabeth on Saturday will honor British actor Colin Firth, who portrayed her father King George VI in the movie “The King’s Speech.” The Oscar winner is one of hundreds receiving one of the queen’s birthday honors. Firth will be named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or CBE. Other awards include […]

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