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  • Buddy Guy arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala, Washington, December 2, 2012.
  • U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama acknowledge the crowd on the balcony as they attend the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, December 2, 2012.
  • Rock band Led Zeppelin, from left, keyboardist/bassist John Paul Jones, singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page, at the Kennedy Center Honors Gala, Washington, December 2, 2012.
  • President Barack Obama shakes hands with 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipient actor and director Dustin Hoffman during a reception for the honorees in the East Room of the White House, December 2, 2012.
  • President Barack Obama watches as 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipient David Letterman kisses the hand of Natalia Makarova during a reception for the honorees in the East Room of the White House, December 2, 2012.
  • The 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees, from left, John Paul Jones, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Page, Natalia Makarova, Robert Plant, Dustin Hoffman, and David Letterman pose for a group photo, December 1, 2012.
  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama leave a reception in honor of the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipients at the White House, December 2, 2012.
  • Actress Meryl Streep uses her iPhone to get a photo of her and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors, December 1, 2012.

Artists Honored at the Kennedy Center

Published December 03, 2012

Top performing artists were honored Sunday at Washington's annual John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for their lifetime contribution to American culture.


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