Washington, UNITED STATES
Singer Aretha Franklin arrives for 2004 Kennedy Center Honors gala performance.
Singer Aretha Franklin displays her coat as she arrives for the Kennedy Center Honors gala performance at the Kennedy Center, December 5, 2004 in Washington. This year the Kennedy Center is honoring actor Warren Beatty, singer Sir Elton John, conductor John Williams, soprano Joan Sutherland and husband and wife team Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Recipients are recognized for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. REUTERS/Mike Theiler MT