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“A great venue”

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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Private Half Day Narrated Washington DC Tour
Ranked #26 of 442 things to do in Washington DC
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Livingston, New Jersey
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“A great venue”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

We snow Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" there last year. The performance was excellent, the venue is superb. It's a very large facility and can be a bit daunting but it's definitely worth a visit.

Visited December 2012
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Yorktown, Virginia
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“A must see”
Reviewed 7 November 2013

When visiting, just know that there is a free shuttle service that makes it easy from anywhere in the city proper. The red carpet is impressive as it goes on for miles. Don't forget to ask one of the concierges about the history... they will impress you with their D.C. knowledge.

Visited February 2013
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Washington Dc
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“Great for Dc”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Thanks to the Kennedy Center we in Washington DC have access to world-class performances that otherwise we would have to travel to NYC to enjoy. Regardless of the negative comments it is very nice to have this magnificent facility here in DC.

Visited November 2013
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Lansing, Michigan
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“NSO Pops Concert Great Fun”
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We visited the beautiful Kennedy Center to see Michael Cavanaugh playing/singing Elton John and more. The Kennedy Center has numerous venues including the Great Hall and a small theater. There is a full service restaurant as well as a upscale cafeteria where you can get a quick, yet tasty meal. Beware, it's pricey. We loved the concert and the artist got the audience clapping and on their feet during the performance. Our seats were in the 1st tier in the first row on the side and our view of the stage was partially obscured. Fortunately there were empty seats in the rear part of that tier which gave us a full view, so we moved. It was better to be a bit further back, than to have a closer blocked view. You could also pay significantly more and get a seat on the main floor. We were on a budget. Next time we will know better.

Visited October 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“CENTER FOR ARTS”
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Excellent place to go for an evening of music or ballet. We really enjoyed the dinner on the top floor. The food was exquisite and the service is great! I will definitely go again.

Visited October 2013
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