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Kennedy Center Hosts American Playlist of Jazz, Spoken Word and More

“American Playlist” events culminate 18-month Arts in Crisis tour

Eighteen months, 50 states and 69 cities after launching its Arts in Crisis tour, the Kennedy Center is finally bringing it all home.

From July 18-20, the Kennedy Center’s own Millennium Stage will be hosting a sequence of free performances entitled “An American Playlist: Three Evenings Celebrating the Performing Arts.” The series will be the culminating event for the national tour launched by the Center’s president, Michael Kaiser, in March of 2009 in an effort to address problems facing arts organizations amidst ongoing economic troubles.

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