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Thank You for the Laughs! Comedians at the Kennedy Center Honors

Evening Program

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. ET
Code: 1K0051
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Johnny Carson, 1970

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  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
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Mel Brooks, Johnny Carson, and Carol Burnett—all recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors—made it look easy, but nothing is harder than comedy that seems effortless. Artists of the funny bone, they lifted our spirits and eased the night, poked fun at the powerful, imitated the familiar, made flights of wild imagination and thought-provoking spoofs. They made us fall over laughing while hitting the bull’s eye of their comic targets.

Join Sara Lukinson, filmmaker and writer for the Kennedy Center Honors for 38 years, for an evening full of laughs as she covers the remarkable lives of these legendary entertainers and screens clips of their hilarious performances.

Lukinson, a multiple Emmy Award winner, created more than 200 short biographical films for the Kennedy Center Honors. She teaches at NYU and the 92nd Street Y.

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This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.