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May 22, 2015

THE LINCOLN AWARDS: A Concert for Veterans and The Military Family

A Kennedy Center concert in celebration of the Lincoln Awards, which recognizes outstanding achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to veterans and military families.

November 3, 2014

Jimmy Fallon and Friars Club Abbot Jerry Lewis

Friar Jimmy Fallon talks to Friars Abbot Jerry Lewis about the inspiration behind his musical comedy bits, and they recreate Jerry's band lip-sync scene from The Errand Boy.

October 14, 2014

ICON AWARD: Robert De Niro

Friar Robert De Niro received the Club’s highest honor at the Friars Foundation’s annual gala. The prestigious award has been bestowed only four times in the Club’s 110-year history.

November 26, 2013

ICON AWARD: Tom Cruise

Master of Ceremonies Alec Baldwin was joined by Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr., Bill Hader, Mia Michaels and Kevin Pollak in awarding Actor/Producer Tom Cruise with the Icon Award. The evening included the music of Bebel Gilberto, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Robin Thicke and Corinne Baily Rae. The Broadway cast of Rock of Ages also performed for the man who had just opened in the film version as Stacee Jaxx.

July 24, 2013

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Don Rickles

Among those who participated were Lewis Black, Louis C.K., Natalie Cole, Bob Costas, Tony Danza, Robert De Niro, Kathy Griffin, Diana Krall, John Mayer, Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers, Bob Saget, John Stamos, Tony Bennett, Whitney Cummings, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Katy Perry. “Please accept this award from the Friars as a thank you,' praised Fellow Friar, Bob Newhart, 'For telling it like it is and for telling it so damn funny.'

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