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Dean Wilson outlines USC's role in discussing the problems in the arts journalism field.

Nat'l Endowment for the Arts
October 2, 2009 9:14 AM |

And we thought Joan Rivers's big win was a shocker. Tonight, should it be Adam or Kris or Danny? And would it be Helen or Tara or Mike? Then, out of the clear blue, far from reality show jangle and pop culture frenzy, this really big news item tweets, casting a LED shadow on all else: ROCCO LANDESMAN named NEA Chairman. The New York Times runs with the choice. I, for one, am thrilled and bedazzled.

Quote from Tony Kushner, whose "Angels in America" Landesman's Jujamcyn Theaters produced:

"It's potentially the best news the arts community in the United States has had since the birth of Walt Whitman. He's [Landesman] an absolutely brilliant and brave and perfect choice for the job."

May 12, 2009 11:37 PM |
Rumors are rampant (and what good is a blog if not for spreading them?) that Caroline Kennedy, who endorsed Barack Obama early on, is in line for an appointment as ambassador to the United Nations. But we're hearing from other sources that she's being considered for head of the National Endowment for the Arts. She'd be an interesting choice who would bring a new profile to the agency.
November 13, 2008 10:03 AM |


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