‘The Kennedy Center Honors’ Cher, ‘Hamilton’ & Reba

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this month, political leaders and international superstars arrived at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate leaders in the entertainment industry. However, this event was not your parents or grandparents’ Kennedy Center Honors ceremony. There were numerous changes to the iconic television special.  Music legend Gloria […]

Gloria Estefan, LL Cool J headline the 40th Kennedy Center Honors class

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Kennedy Center Honors are turning 40-years-old this December! To celebrate this milestone, five of the biggest names in music, dance, and television will be recognized for their contribution to American culture. The Kennedy Center Honors committee selected five outstanding individuals to join this prestigious club which has icons such as […]

Jake’s Take On…The 10 People Who Deserve Kennedy Center Honors

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com In a few short days, CBS will air its annual special: The Kennedy Center Honors! This year, Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin, Patricia McBride and Reverend Al Green joined the ranks of countless performers to be inducted into the Kennedy Center’s revered honor society. While only a few people with close […]

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