Office of the First Lady
11:30AM EDT TODAY: White House Press Call on the First Lady’s Turnaround Arts Announcement May 25th.
WHO: Tina Tchen, The First Lady’s Chief of Staff
Megan Beyer, Executive Director for the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities
Deborah Rutter, President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
WHAT: Embargoed press call to preview the First Lady’s forthcoming announcement on the legacy and future of Turnaround Art
Wednesday, May 25th
As part of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, the First Lady will welcome students and artists from across the country to perform at the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show. To showcase America's budding artists, the students will perform alongside Turnaround Artist mentors including Paula Abdul, Keb’ Mo’, Alfre Woodard, Tim Robbins, Bernie Williams, Charles "Lil Buck" Riley, Citizen Cope, Damian Woetzel, Irvin Mayfield, and Paula Fuga.