Everyone knows that America's public support of the arts is minimal and embarrassing. Rocco Landesman has promised to shake things up. Newsweek thinks he is and it's a bit inspiring to see a mainstream journal cover his goings on. When he was appointed, Tony Kushner said it was: "potentially the best news the arts community in the United States has had since the birth of Walt Whitman." Read Newsweek's peak into his first steps.
Now comes the test. It would be great to have easy access to what the NEA is up to and how we all could be more involved.