Opera singer Jessye Norman (top R) talks with violinist Itzhak Perlman (bottom C) as they arrive for a reception for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors recipients at the White House in Washington, ... more 
Opera singer Jessye Norman (top R) talks with violinist Itzhak Perlman (bottom C) as they arrive for a reception for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors recipients at the White House in Washington, December 8, 2013. Musicians Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel and Carlos Santana, as well as opera singer Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine are being honored this year for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT) less 
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