- West Side Story (2021) Theatrical Trailer
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- Celebrating Photographer Ruth Orkin's Centennial
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On September 8, 1971, the inauguration audience for the brand-new John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts experienced the world premiere of Leonard Bernstein's MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers. 2021 is therefore a double birthday: for the Kennedy Center and for MASS, its inaugural piece.
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Thus Spake Leonard Bernstein:
"The best way to know a thing is in the context of another discipline."
"The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard," 1973