ABC News' Sunlen Miller Reports:
A White House aide confirms that President Obama will take the First Lady out for a date tonight to the Kennedy Center, as first reported by The Washington Post's Anne Kornblut .
The first couple, along with friends, will see an Alvin Ailey Dance Theater performance and will sit in the presidential booth.
It will be Mr. Obama’s first visit to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as president.
The Obamas have been out on the town in Washington a few times since becoming new residents – they dined at Equinox restaurant their first week in town.
Mr. Obama has said in the past that date nights are an important part of their relationship.