In Performance at The Kennedy Center, an event honoring the presidential inauguration and Latino arts and culture, was held Jan. 20. Tony Award winners Rita Moreno and Chita Rivera were among the evening's performers.
Actress Eva Longoria, Henry R. Muñoz III and Andrés W. López were the executive producers of the 7 PM event, with Longoria serving as host.
Other performers included Raúl Esparza, José Feliciano, Juan Diego Flórez, Melanie Griffith, Mario Lopez, Robert Rodriguez, Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, Ballet Hispanico, Coral Contigas, Coro de Niños de San Juan, the Esperanza Azteca Youth Orchestra and the Pan American Symphony Orchestra.
In Performance, according to press notes, "is part of Latino Inaugural 2013 – a three-day series of lectures, symposia and cultural gatherings that will give Latinos from all backgrounds, national origins, regions of the country and political parties the chance to reflect on the issues most important to them and determine how best to develop an agenda that betters the community and strengthens the country as a whole."