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In Performance at the White House: Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles - Friday, February 26 at 9pm

In Performance at the White House Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles
Hear interpretations of the music of Ray Charles, using his own big-band musical arrangements, by renowned as well as up-and-coming artists. The performance, a White House partnership with the Smithsonian, airs from the East Room.

“In Performance at the White House” has been produced by WETA since 1978. The series began with an East Room recital by the legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz. Since then, “In Performance at the White House” has embraced virtually every genre of American performance. The series was created to showcase the rich fabric of American culture in the setting of the nation’s most famous home.

February Highlights

  • Independent Lens Black Panthers Vangard of the Revolution and A Ballerina's Tale
  • American Experience The Perfect Crime
  • Frontline: The Fantasy Sports Gamble
  • American Masters BB King and Carole King
  • Nova Rise of the Robots

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