Kennedy Center Honors Reception at the White House
Before the performances at the Kennedy Center, honorees and guests attended a star-studded reception at the White House.
Who Was There: Barack and Michelle Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Morgan Freeman, David Letterman, Jimmy Page, Dustin Hoffman, John Paul Jones, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Natalia Makarova, Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Kimmel, Yo-Yo Ma, Lenny Kravitz
Other Details: The First Lady held court in a breathtaking gold lamé gown with an embellished neck by Michael Kors.
[Michelle Obama, Barack Obama]
[Kissing hands: Yo-yo Ma and David Letterman]
[Lenny Kravitz] [Nany Pelosi]
[Dancer Natalia Makarova with David Letterman and Dustin Hoffman]
Wednesday, May 22
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.