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NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER

Premieres Fall 2022

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Program Description

Contacts

NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER, a new primetime series from The Kennedy Center and PBS spotlights cultural leaders from the worlds of hip hop, jazz, folk, comedy, modern dance, and more. Captured to match the unique style of the artists, each episode weaves together performances filmed live at the Center with intimate off-stage moments to contextualize their significance and impact. Reflecting the diversity of today’s performing arts in America and featuring a dynamic mix of rising stars and renowned artists, the series explores the enduring influence of artistic changemakers such as The Roots, Charles Mingus and Joni Mitchell, through the eyes of the artists they helped inspire.

Upcoming Episodes

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Press Materials

  • PBS Announces New Premiere Date for NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER, a Multi-Year Partnership with the Kennedy Center Highlighting the Contributions of Artistic Changemakers and Their Continued Impact on Contemporary Artists

    Press Release
  • PBS and the Kennedy Center Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Highlight Contributions of Artistic Changemakers and Their Continued Impact on Contemporary Artists

    Press Release
  • NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER Summer 2022 TCA Panelist Bios

    Bio

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