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article imageSarah Jessica Parker on White House arts committee

By Bob Ewing     Nov 3, 2009 in Entertainment
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Forest Whitaker are among the celebrities chosen to promote President Barack Obama's arts initiatives.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Forest Whitaker, Edward Norton, and 22 other celebrities, have been chosen by President Barack Obama to become members of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
MSN Entertainment reports they will be joined by Alfre Woodard , cellist Yo-Yo Ma, "Vogue" magazine editor Anna Wintour and philanthropist Teresa Heinz, wife of U.S. Sen. John Kerry.
Vice President Joe Biden will install the new committee members at a ceremony, today. The committee's honorary chairman is the First lady, Michelle Obama.
The committee's purpose is to promote cultural programs.
George Stevens Jr., executive producer of the Kennedy Center Honors and founder of the American Film Institute, and Broadway producer Margo Lion will head the Committee.
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