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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., named in 1964 as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Opened on September 8, 1971, the performing arts center is a multi-dimensional facility: it produces a wide array of performances encompassing the genres of theater, dance, ballet, and orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, and folk music; offers multi-media performances for adults and children; and is a nexus of performing arts education. (Wikipedia)

Wikipedia John_F._Kennedy_Center_for_the_Performing_Arts
Capacity 2454
Address 2700 F Street, NW , Washington, DC, USA
Architect Edward Durell Stone
Opening year 1971, September 8th
Official website http://www.kennedy-center.org/