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“Big, impressive, cool and quiet.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
800-444-1324
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“Big, impressive, cool and quiet.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

This place has the biggest terrace that I have ever seen. The hall of flags is awesome. Somebody threw their tickets away for the Book of Mormons show, so we picked them up and watched 5minutes, brilliant . Don't miss the Kennedy sculpture. Views from the terrace are wonderful.

Visited August 2013
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“Great Free Concert Series”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We attended one of the free concerts provided for the community at the Kennedy Center. It was very well attended and the concert goers very enthusiastic. Check out the schedule--there are a wide variety of types of music offeredc.

Visited August 2013
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Great Falls, Virginia
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“Breathttaking!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I've seen several musicals here and it never ceases to amaze me. Beautiful architecture, amazing views of DC from the skywalk on top, wonderful acoustics, deep, rich history. A must see if there is a performance here you can buy tickets for!

Visited August 2013
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“We greatly enjoy our regular trips to this performing arts center”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

My wife and I get to Washington, DC four times per year or so, and almost every time we end up attending performances at the Kennedy Center. With a concert hall, opera house, several venues for plays, the daily 6 pm free performances (an eclectic mix), and frequent art exhibits in the two main entry halls, there is much of interest to see and hear here.

Visited March 2013
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“I would recommend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We go every year for ballet or concert. In spring summer time you can also go outside and enjoy the beautiful view

Visited September 2012
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