Obama's choice for National Endowment for the Arts Chair Announced

That the New York Times was the first one to report the new choice for the head of the National Endowment for the Arts was only appropriate. President Obama's choice is Rocco Landesman, "a Broadway impresario known for his colorful personality and blunt candor," as described in a later Los Angeles Times article. The New York article came out on May 13, with an official announcement the following morning. Find out more through the NY Times article, LA Times article, and recent blog by Los Angeles Times arts writer Mike Bohem.

ArtWorks! Feature: Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore: A Dream of Community Empowerment

ArtWorks! is a feature section of the California Arts Council's website that highlights quality arts organizations throughout the state that participate in the agency's programs. This current article features Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore, an organization that was created to fill an important need in the Northeast San Fernando Valley where Latinos did not have access to bookstores, art galleries or decent cultural spaces until Tia Chucha's opened its doors. SEE FULL ARTICLE.

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