In Performance at the White House
For nearly 30 years, PBS has presented this series of specials from the White House.
In Performance at the White House Previous Broadcasts
The Motown Sound (Episode #1703H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
The East Room of the White House will be the setting for an all-star tribute to the legendary Motown Sound as President and Mrs. Obama host musical stars from the label's golden age as well as young performers influenced by Motown and its powerful legacy. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Motown record label launched a historic cultural shift, with cross-over hits and artists such as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells, The Four Tops and many others.
- KQED Life: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement (Episode #1602H)
KQED Life: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of Black History Month. Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Seal, Smokey Robinson and the Blind Boys of Alabama are among the performers.
- KQED Life: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
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