39th annual Kennedy Center Honors (43 images)

Sunday's 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors recognized Al Pacino, James Taylor, Mavis Staples, Martha Argerich, and the Eagles for their contributions to American culture. The event, hosted by Stephen Colbert, also marked the last time Barack and Michelle Obama would be attending the star-studded event as president and first lady.
Updated: Dec. 5, 2016 at 12:49 PM
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Chairman of the Kennedy Center, philanthropist and co-founder of The Carlyle Group David M. Rubenstein and his wife Alice pose for photographers as they arrive for the 2016 Kennedy Center Honors gala at the Kennedy Center on December 4 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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