November 12, 1999
November 12, 1999 A one-night benefit performance where 50 of the nation’s leading entertainers and artists came together on a Broadway stage to celebrate our most basic freedom — freedom of expression — in Seconding the First. The event featured live performances of works that have pushed the limits of both imagination and convention.
October 5, 1999
October 5, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Public Education and the Politics of Art was held in New York City. Moderated by Diana Ayton-Shenker, Director of the PEN American Center, the panel consisted of: William Baldwin; Elizabeth Murray, painter; Wendy Kopp, President of Teach for America; Ruby Lerner, Executive Director of Creative Capital; and, William […]
September 30, 1999
September 30, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Violence in America, A Hollywood Production was held in Los Angeles. Moderated by Peter Bart, the panel consisted of: Juliette Lewis; Michael Bay; Arianna Huffington; and Chuck D.
June 30, 1999
June 30, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Violence in America, Reel Life vs. Real Life was held in New York City. Moderated by Peter Bart, Editor-in-chief of Variety magazine, the panel consisted of: Stanley Tucci; Linda Ellerbee; Peter Bogdanovich; Martin Garbus; and, Deborah Forte.
June 18, 1999
June 18, 1999 Announced a partnership with Scholastic Inc. The partnership, established with the mission to focus public attention on the desperate need to support on-going, meaningful arts education programs in our nation’s public schools and to abate the decline in funding for arts programs, will highlight the essential role that the arts play in […]
May 10, 1999
May 10, 1999 A panel discussion on public education was held in New York City. Hosted by Peter Bogdanovich, it was moderated by A&E Network’s Elliott Forrest. Panel members were James W. Kohlmoos, Deputy Assistant Director U.S. Department of Education, and Victor F. Klatt, Policy Analyst U.S. House of Representatives
February 11, 1999
February 11, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Public Education, The Role of the Arts and Entertainment Community was held in New York City. Moderated by Hugh Downs, the panel consisted of: Richard Riley, US Secretary of Education; Rudolph Crew, Chancellor of the NYC Board of Education; John Sykes, President of VH1; Anne Bryant, Executive Director […]