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Jon Stewart Warns “Authoritarianism” Is the Greatest Threat to Comedy as He Receives Mark Twain Humor Prize

In a triumphant return to in-person festivities, the 2022 Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was awarded to Jon Stewart on Sunday night, the first recipient of the award in more than two years. Stewart, the 23rd person to receive the prize, one of comedy’s top honors, was able to draw the biggest […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Honored by Hillary Clinton at DVF Awards

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg proved once again Wednesday night that not only can she make history, she can also move mountains. The 11th annual DVF Awards, normally held in New York City, were moved to Washington in order to ensure that the evening’s recipient of the Lifetime Leadership Award, Ginsburg, could be present to accept.

Kennedy Center Honors: Nancy Pelosi Receives Standing Ovation, Steven Spielberg Honors Sally Field

LL Cool J hosted the annual Washington celebration of artists in film, television, theater and music, where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was given a standing ovation.

Jeff Bezos, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anna Wintour Among Honorees at American Portrait Gala

Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, James Corden, Kathy Bates and Clive Davis were among those on hand at the National Portrait Gallery Gala on Sunday evening.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Castmembers, Sarah Silverman Honor Dave Chappelle: “Critical Thinking Is His Art”

While President Donald Trump was getting booed at Game 5 of the World Series at Nationals Park in Washington on Sunday night, the mood across town at the Kennedy Center was joyous during the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize celebrating Dave Chappelle.

Michelle Obama Honored With Namesake Award by Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Dole Foundation

The second annual Heroes and History Maker event, held Wednesday in Washington, D.C., feted former first lady Michelle Obama as well as Sen. Patty Murray of Washington and Congressman Phil Row of Tennessee in recognition of their leadership on military caregiver issues on Capitol Hill.

National Museum of African American History and Culture Hosts ‘Harriet’ Premiere

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture 'Harriet' premiere saw the film's stars Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and Janelle Monáe.

Kenan Thompson Talks New Season of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Shane Gillis Departure

Kenan Thompson discusses Shane Gillis' quick departure from 'Saturday Night Live' and the upcoming season of the long-running NBC skecth show at a promotional event for financial literacy company Everfi.

Hollywood’s Creative Coalition Calls for More Arts Education at DC Gala

'Barry' breakout star Anthony Carrigan spoke with THR at the annual Creative Coalition #RightToBearArts event about how, without children's theater, Noho Hank may not have existed.

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Directors Explain the Final Shot That’s Sparking a Fan Debate

'Avengers: Endgame' directors are finally talking about spoilers, including the film's big deaths and the Robert Downey Jr. moment that was added in reshoots to complete Iron Man's journey.

Barack Obama Celebrates “Young at Heart” Nelson Mandela on 100th Birthday

While guests at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner may have struggled to find someone to take their plus-one invites, across town at the Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture, where President Obama was headlining a gala honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela, it was standing room only.

‘Queer Eye’ Cast Honored at Free Expression Awards in D.C.

Netflix's 'Queer Eye' cast, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and more were honored Thursday at the Free Expression Awards in Washington, D.C.