In Performance at the White House

In Performance at The White House was created to showcase the rich fabric of American culture in the setting of the nation's most famous home. Since 1978, the program has embraced virtually every genre of American performance art.

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Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles

56:46

Watch a celebration of the legacy of Ray Charles at the White House.



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A Celebration of American Creativity

56:46

President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star tribute to art and literature in America.

“The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House”

56:46

The Emmy Award-nominated series presents an evening of gospel music.

A Salute to the Troops

53:56

A Salute to the Troops: premiered Friday, November 7th on PBS.

Women of Soul

56:46

“Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House” premieres Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m.

Carole King: Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Full Episode

55:16

Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House

Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Gershwin Prize

54:33

Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.