Kennedy Center Honors News
Watch Helen Mirren Twerk at Harvard
She may be 68, but Helen Mirren can still drop it like it's hot. While being honored with the 2014 Hasty Pudding Award from the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard University, the Oscar winner was asked to twerk. "I refuse to do it," she said. "I'm gonna find another way around it!" 7 Sexy Stars
Take it from the top
THE SOUL OF New Games has emerged. Sports and music -- specifically hip-hop -- are as one. This coalition is known already in our bones, like a new song to which everyone already knows the words. This is true particularly in basketball and football, and to a lesser degree in soccer, baseball and
The Social Climber: UFC's Anderson Silva Snaps Shin, 'Duck Dynasty' Clan Excited for New Shows
quicklist: 1 title: UFC Title Fight Ends With Broken Bone text: Oh, snap! A hotly-anticipated UFC middleweight fight in Las Vegas between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva ended with a snapped shinbone for Silva and a defended title for Weidman. According to ESPN, Silva fell to the ground in pain
That Time Snoop Dogg Fist-Pounded John Kerry
In a video recently posted on Instagram by Snoop Dogg that was punctuated by a fist-pound, Secretary of State John Kerry and Snoop can be heard having a brief conversation about hip-hop at a White House reception for the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 8. “He invented...
Obama First President to Mention 'Area 51' - Where Early Spy Planes Looked Like UFOs
In an affair usually noted for its glitz and glamour, President Obama made news at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors as the first president to utter the words “Area 51.” A beloved subject of conspiracy theorists and UFO enthusiasts, the government testing site, officially known...
Leann Rimes New iPhone Music Vid, New Toilet Will Change the Way You... Sit.
quicklist:1 title: Leann Rimes Debuts iPhone Video text: Leann Rimes: she's just like us! When it came time for Rimes to film her latest music video, she turned to the same device the rest of us do when we take video of ourselves singing in the mirror (what? you don't do that The iPhone! Rimes's
Breaking the Cycle
By RICK KLEIN (@rickklein) If there’s a chance – if we can break the fever, end the cycle, or just do enough to come up with any new metaphor for Washington dysfunction – this is the week it all has to come together. This is...
President Obama Hosts Kennedy Center Honorees , Quips on Santana's 'Altered State of Mind'
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Several of of the country’s biggest figures from film and music were recognized at the White House today for their mark on the performing arts. Actress Shirley MacLaine, along with musicians Carlos Santana, Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock and opera soprano Martina Arroyo...
Obama Honors Clinton, Oprah With Medal Of Freedom
President Obama today awarded the National Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to 16 Americans, saying, “Their extraordinary lives remind us all of the beauty of the human spirit, the values that define us as Americans, the potential that lives inside of all...