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  • Portraits of the American stage, 1771-1971; an exhibition in celebration of the inaugural season of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

    • Text
    • Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1971.
    • 1971
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MWER+ 82-623Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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    Text JMF 72-139Offsite
  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in cooperation with the American Musicological Society presents a Mozart festival-conference. a summary of the discussions.[Edited by Jan LaRue.

    • Text
    • Washington, D. C., 1974?]
    • 1974
  • Haydnfest : Musical Festival, September 22-October 11, 1975, International Musicological Conference, October 4-11, 1975 / edited by Jens Peter Larsen and Howard Serwer.

    • Text
    • [Washington? : John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts], c1975.
    • 1975
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text JMG 90-692Offsite
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  • Quarto.

    • Text
    • Washington, D.C., John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1973.
    • 1973-1973
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MWA 92-826 v. 1, no. 1 (Fall 1973)Offsite
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  • Creative America / [text by John F. Kennedy ... [et al.] ; photographs by Magnum].

    • Text
    • New York, N.Y. : Published for the National Cultural Center by the Ridge Press, [c1962]
    • 1962
    • 3 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text Sc 709.73-C (Creative America)Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schomburg Center to submit a request in person.

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    Text MFW 99-6604Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300

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    Text ILH (John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Creative America)Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121

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  • Leonard Bernstein's Mass : a theatre piece for singers, players and dancers.

    • Text
    • [Washington, D.C. : John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1971]
    • 1971
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text JNG 93-424Offsite
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  • Antipodean currents : ten contemporary artists from Australia / Gordon Bennett ... [et al.] ; [contributors: Roger Benjamin ... et al.].

    • Text
    • New York : Guggenheim Museum, c1995.
    • 1995
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text 3-MAM 95-11996SASB M1 - Art & Architecture Rm 300

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  • American Ballet Theatre - Dancing for love. [Don Quixote: excerpts] [motion picture]

    • Moving image
    • 1978.
    • 1978
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZHB 12-2512Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • American Ballet Theatre - Dancing for love. [Interview with Martin Feinstein] [motion picture]

    • Moving image
    • 1978.
    • 1978
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZHB 12-2511Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • The Kennedy Center Honors. [Souvenir program]

    • Text
    • [Washington, D. C.] John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1979.
    • 1979
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MGZB (Kennedy Center Honors souvenir program 1979)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Choreographic breakthroughs : the revolution continues.

    • Text
    • [Washington, D.C.] : Kennedy Center Education Department Performance Plus Program, 1996.
    • 1996
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MGRL 99-1170Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Up on the mountain [videorecording] / the Musical Theatre Lab, Theodore S. Chapin, producer, presents ; book and lyrics by Fred Burch ; music by Willie Fong Young ; directed and choreographed by George Faison.

    • Moving image
    • Washington, D.C., 1980.
    • 1980
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 153Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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  • Good sports (workshop) [videorecording] / Musical Theatre Lab, Theodore Chapin, producer, presents ; book by Susan Rice ; music and lyrics by Carol Hall ; direction and musical staging by Robert Nigro & Randy Hugill ; choreography by Patrice Soriero.

    • Moving image
    • Washington, D.C., 1980.
    • 1980
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 154Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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  • The Kennedy Center Honors.

    • Text
    • [Washington, D.C. : Kennedy Center], 1992-
    • 1992-present
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MGY 00-1628Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Footlight / National Cultural Center.

    • Text
    • Washington, D.C. : The Center, 1962-
    • 1962
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MWED (Washington, D.C.) V. 1-3, no. 8 (July, 1962-July/August, 1965)Offsite
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  • Capturing Nureyev : James Wyeth paints the dancer / introduction by Clive Barnes ; essays by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner and Lauren Raye Smith ; with contributions by Phyllis M. Wyeth and Lynn Seymour ; edited by Pamela J. Belanger.

    • Text
    • Rockland, Me. : Farnsworth Art Museum ; Distributed by University Press of New England, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text JQF 02-1842 Schwarzman Building M2 - Art and Architecture Room 300

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  • Capturing Nureyev : James Wyeth paints the dancer / introduction by Clive Barnes ; essays by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner and Lauren Raye Smith ; with contributions by Phyllis M. Wyeth and Lynn Seymour ; edited by Pamela J. Belanger.

    • Text
    • Rockland, Me. : Farnsworth Art Museum ; Distributed by University Press of New England, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MGTI 02-808Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • The Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration.

    • Text
    • [S.l. : s.n., [2002 or 2003]
    • 2002-2003
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MWED++ (Washington, D.C.) 03-3402Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
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  • Kennedy Center Honors [videorecording] : a national celebration of the performing arts / produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Nick Vanoff ; directed by Dwight Hemion.

    • Moving image
    • 1990.
    • 1990-1228
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIA 4-6482 JRCPerforming Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Jerome Robbins interviewed by Deborah Jowitt [electronic resource].

    • Moving image
    • 1995.
    • 1995
    • 1 item

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-171 Disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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  • Medea [sound recording] : in prologue and five acts[--Russell music] / music [by] Arthur Russell.

    • Audio
    • Washington D.C., 1981.
    • 1981
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 36847 [CD] Disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    Audio *LDC 36847 [CD] Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Medea [sound recording] : in prologue and five acts[--Washington open rehearsal 1981-02-28] / direction and design [by] Robert Wilson ; music [by] Arthur Russell.

    • Audio
    • Washington D.C., 1981.
    • 1981
    • 6 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 36849 [CD] Disc 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    Audio *LDC 36849 [CD] Disc 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    Audio *LDC 36849 [CD] Disc 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Medea [sound recording] : in prologue and five acts[--Washington open rehearsal 1981-03-01] / direction and design [by] Robert Wilson ; music [by] Arthur Russell.

    • Audio
    • Washington D.C., 1981.
    • 1981
    • 5 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 36846 [CD] Disc 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    Audio *LDC 36846 [CD] Disc 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    Audio *LDC 36846 [CD] Disc 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Mary Howe papers, 1884-1972.

    • Mixed material
    • 1884-1972
    • 72 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material JPB 04-39 Box 72Offsite
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    Mixed material JPB 04-39 Box 40Offsite
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    Mixed material JPB 04-39 Box 39Offsite
  • Medea: in prologue and five acts [videorecording] / the Musical Theatre Lab and the Byrd Hoffman Foundation present Euripides' tragedy ; direction and design [by] Robert Wilson ; music [by] Arthur Russell.

    • Moving image
    • Washington, D.C., 1981.
    • 1981
    • 4 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 3093 Disc 4Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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    Moving image NCOV 3093 Disc 3Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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    Moving image NCOV 3093 Disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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  • Snow on the mesa : (portrait of Martha) [rehearsal] [videorecording] / choreography and sets by Robert Wilson.

    • Moving image
    • Washington, D.C., 1995.
    • 1995
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 3142Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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  • The Kennedy Center Honors : [excerpts] [videorecording] / [produced for WCBS-TV] ; [a production of Kennedy Center Television Productions, Inc.]

    • Moving image
    • New York, 1979-1983.
    • 1978-1983
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOX 5459 A.O.Offsite
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  • African artists in the United States : a handbook for presenting and exchange / by 651 ARTS and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

    • Text
    • Brooklyn, NY : 651 ARTS ; Washington, DC : John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text Sc F 07-673Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • The United States Navy Band [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [New York] : RCA Victor, c1963.
    • 1963
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 71336 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • The United States Air Force Band [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [New York] : RCA Victor, c1963.
    • 1963
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 71334 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Free to dance [videorecording] / produced and directed by Madison Davis Lacy ; written by Madison Davis Lacy, Adam Zucker ; a co-production of the American Dance Festival and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in association with Thirteen/WNET New York.

    • Moving image
    • New York, NY : [National Black Programming Consortium], c2000.
    • 2001-2000
    • 3 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-3718 disc 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-3718 disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-3718 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording] / presented by The Kennedy Center Performing Arts Series and The Prince William Network.

    • Moving image
    • 1999.
    • 1999-1029
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-4710Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Kennedy Center honors [videorecording] : biographical films.

    • Moving image
    • 2008.
    • 2008
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-4812Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Katrina, Katrina [videorecording] : Love letters to New Orleans / conceived and choreographed by Sara Pearson, Patrik Widrig ; [performed by] PearsonWidrig Dancetheater ; presented by The Kennedy Center.

    • Moving image
    • c2007.
    • 2007
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-5192Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Balanchine Celebration : September 12-24, 2000.

    • Text
    • Washington, D.C. : John F. Kennedy Center for the Perfoming Arts, 2000.
    • 2000
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MGTB (American) 10-3112Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Obon [videorecording] : tales of rain and moonlight / conceived, written and directed by Ping Chong ; produced by Ping Chong & Company.

    • Moving image
    • New York, NY : Ping Chong & Company, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-6265Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Obon [videorecording] : tales of rain and moonlight / conceived, written and directed by Ping Chong ; produced by Ping Chong & Company.

    • Moving image
    • New York, NY : Ping Chong & Company, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIDVD 5-6261Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • The Kennedy Center Honors / directed by Louis J. Horvitz ; produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Don Mischer ; written by Bob Shrum and George Stevens, Jr. ; created by George Stevens, Jr. and Nick Vanoff.

    • Moving image
    • U.S. : CBS, 1996.
    • 1996-1208

    Available Online

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  • Kennedy Center Honors, 2000-12-03 / CBS ; produced by George Stevens Jr. and Don Mischer ; directed by Louis J. Horvitz ; written by Don Baer and George Stevens Jr.

    • Moving image
    • 2000-1203

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • Fabrications, and, Cargo X : performance at the Kennedy Center. 1989.

    • Audio
    • May 1989.
    • 1989

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • Pictures, and, Cargo X : performance at the Kennedy Center, 1989-05-03.

    • Audio
    • May 3, 1989.
    • 1989

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • In conversation: Holland Taylor [videorecording] / [Produced for] The Kennedy Center.

    • Moving image
    • Washington, D.C., c2011.
    • 2011
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOX 2684Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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  • One⁸ : performances of Interscape, and, post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham and Robert Rauschenberg at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., 2000-04-06/08 / music by John Cage.

    • Audio
    • April 6-8, 2000.
    • 2000

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • Kennedy Center Honors : Baryshnikov segment, 1983-12-21.

    • Moving image
    • 1983-1221

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • Pictures, and, Cargo X : performances at City Center and at the Kennedy Center, 1989-03/1989-05.

    • Audio
    • March, 1989.
    • 1989

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • Compilation Tape / presented by National Dance Institute.

    • Moving image
    • 1989.
    • 1989-910

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • The genius of Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman / produced by the Kennedy Center Education Department, Performance Plus Program.

    • Text
    • [Washington, D.C.] : Kennedy Center Educational Dept., Performance Plus Program, [1995?]
    • 1995-1996
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MGS (U.S.) 17-3352Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • Stravinsky's Firebird / by the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

    • Moving image
    • Pittsburgh, PA : WQED, 1982.
    • 1982-505
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image Sc Visual VRA-1133Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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  • Portraits of the American stage, 1771-1971 ; an exhibition in celebration of inaugural season of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

    • Text
    • Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1971.
    • 1971
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text PN1583.A2 N3Off-site
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  • Creative America / [text by John F. Kennedy and others ; photographs by Magnum].

    • Text
    • New York : Published for the National Cultural Center by the Ridge Press, 1962.
    • 1962
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text NH424 C86Off-site
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