deniro springsteen kennedy center President Obama honors Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen and more at Kennedy Center Honors reception
The 2009 Kennedy Center Honors were preceeded by a White House reception for the honorees — Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen, comedian/director Mel Brooks, jazz pianist/composer Dave Brubeck and opera singer Grace Bumbry. The Associated Press has a thorough account of the entire reception.

]]>Follow the Dish Rag on Twitter and Facebook for all your movies, TV and celebrity news More celebrity dish ‘Glee’s’ Matthew Morrison raps on the red carpet When the gate-crashers actually met the President ‘Everybody’s Fine’: Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore discuss sleeping arrangements Bruce Springsteen: ‘Hello Ohio!’ …in Michigan Photo credit: The Associated Press

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