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Kennedy Center Announces Lineup for Direct Current

The contemporary culture showcase runs March 24 through April 7 and features many jazz greats

Mary Halvorson
Mary Halvorson at the 2018 Vision Festival (photo: Marek Lazarski)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., has announced the full lineup for the second season of Direct Current, its showcase of contemporary culture, which runs this year from Mar. 24 to Apr. 7.

The two-week event spans the stylistic gamut, with performances in dance, music, and multimedia. Pianist Jason Moran, the Kennedy Center’s artistic director for jazz, helped plan the programming, which features a wide variety of acts, such as Bon Iver, Bill T. Jones, Caroline Shaw, Du Yun, I’m With Her, Roomful of Teeth, and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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