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White House to hold live online arts chat Tuesday

October 19, 2010 | 10:42 am

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The White House is scheduled to host a live online chat Tuesday that will focus on the arts and feature members of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. Participants are expected to include artist Chuck Close, dancer Damian Woetzel, producer George Stevens Jr. and committee co-chair Margo Lion.

The chat is set to begin at 11:15 a.m. PDT (2:15 p.m. EDT). You can submit questions in advance via the White House's Facebook page, and you can follow the chat at the White House's official homepage. In addition, you can join the live discussion via the White House Facebook application. An archive of the chat will also be available.

The online chat is being held in celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month. Among the expected topics of discussion is the role of the arts in building communities, schools and institutions. The chat will also focus on the upcoming National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, to be hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Wednesday.

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities is an organization intended to encourage and coordinate private investment in the arts and humanities. The first lady serves as honorary chair of the group.

-- David Ng

Photo: The White House. Credit: Lawrence Jackson / WhiteHouse.gov

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