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    Posted: 4/20/2012 12:35:47 PM EST
    FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2009 file photo, Levon Helm performs with the Levon Helm band during the Heroes of Woodstock concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, N.Y. Helm, who was in the final stages of his battle with cancer, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 in New York. He was 71. He was a key member of The Band and lent his distinctive Southern voice to classics like "The Weight" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down." (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
  •  - People watch and take photos as children's self portraits are projected onto Buckingham Palace in London

    People watch and take photos as children's self portraits are projected onto Buckingham Palace in London

    Posted: 4/19/2012 5:24:24 PM EST
    People watch and take photos as self portraits by 200,000 children are projected onto Buckingham Palace to form portraits of Queen Elizabeth in central London April 19, 2012. The portraits were collected by the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts to celebrate the nation's children in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. REUTERS/Andrew Winning (BRITAIN - Tags: ROYALS SOCIETY)
  •  - Volunteers hang Chinese sky lanterns around the Arts & Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

    Volunteers hang Chinese sky lanterns around the Arts & Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

    Posted: 4/10/2012 9:40:53 AM EST
    Volunteers hang Chinese sky lanterns around the Arts & Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore April 10, 2012. Some 2,228 lanterns are hung around the museum to commemorate the maiden voyage of RMS Titanic 100 years ago on April 10, 1912, signifying the numbers of passengers onboard, according to the museum's press release. REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY)
  •  - Chinese sky lanterns decorate the area around the Arts & Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

    Chinese sky lanterns decorate the area around the Arts & Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

    Posted: 4/10/2012 9:35:41 AM EST
    Chinese sky lanterns decorate the area around the Arts & Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore April 10, 2012. Some 2,228 lanterns are hung around the museum to commemorate the maiden voyage of RMS Titanic 100 years ago on April 10, 1912, signifying the numbers of passengers onboard, according to the museum's press release. REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY)
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    Posted: 3/16/2012 1:15:50 PM EST
    Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, both unseen, at the Dulwich Picture Gallery for the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts charity in London, Thursday, March 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Posted: 3/16/2012 1:15:50 PM EST
    Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, unseen, react as schoolchildren hand them art work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery for the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts charity in London Thursday, March, 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Posted: 3/16/2012 1:15:50 PM EST
    Kate Duchess of Cambridge, center, arrives with Prince Charles, left, and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, unseen, at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London to meet school children participating in ?Great Art Quest' a project run by The Prince?s Foundation for Children and the Arts Thursday, March, 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Posted: 3/16/2012 1:15:50 PM EST
    Kate Duchess of Cambridge, center, arrives with Prince Charles, left, and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, unseen, at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London to meet school children participating in ?Great Art Quest' a project run by The Prince?s Foundation for Children and the Arts Thursday, March, 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Posted: 3/16/2012 5:30:51 AM EST
    Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrives with Prince Charles, left, and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, unseen, at the Dulwich Picture Gallery for the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts charity in London, Thursday, March, 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Posted: 3/16/2012 5:30:51 AM EST
    Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, waves, as she arrives with Prince Charles, right, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, unseen, at the Dulwich Picture Gallery for the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts charity in London, Thursday, March, 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Posted: 3/3/2012 11:05:46 AM EST
    Singer Smokey Robinson, left, is greeted at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, Friday, March 2, 2012. Robinson will perform at a benefit concert for the school on Saturday at the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Posted: 3/3/2012 11:05:46 AM EST
    Students including India Reynolds, center, perform for Smokey Robinson during his visit to Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, Friday, March 2, 2012. Robinson will perform at a benefit concert for the school on Saturday at the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Posted: 3/3/2012 11:05:46 AM EST
    Singer Smokey Robinson speaks to students at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, Friday, March 2, 2012. Robinson will perform at a benefit concert for the school on Saturday at the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Posted: 3/3/2012 11:05:46 AM EST
    Singer Smokey Robinson speaks to students at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, Friday, March 2, 2012. Robinson will perform at a benefit concert for the school on Saturday at the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Posted: 3/3/2012 11:05:45 AM EST
    Singer Smokey Robinson speaks to students at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, Friday, March 2, 2012. Robinson will perform at a benefit concert for the school on Saturday at the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama honors actor Al Pacino, a National Medal of Arts recipient, at a ceremony in the White House in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama honors actor Al Pacino, a National Medal of Arts recipient, at a ceremony in the White House in Washington

    Posted: 2/13/2012 3:18:01 PM EST
    REFILE - ADDING INFO U.S. President Barack Obama (R) honors actor Al Pacino, a National Medal of Arts recipient, in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, February 13, 2012. Obama honored 17 people and organizations for their service in the arts and humanities. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - National Medal of Arts recipient, actor Al Pacino acknowledges the applause after receiving the medal from U.S. President Barack Obama at a ceremony in Washington

    National Medal of Arts recipient, actor Al Pacino acknowledges the applause after receiving the medal from U.S. President Barack Obama at a ceremony in Washington

    Posted: 2/13/2012 3:16:22 PM EST
    National Medal of Arts recipient, actor Al Pacino acknowledges the applause after receiving the medal from U.S. President Barack Obama at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, February 13, 2012. Obama honored 17 people and organizations for their service in the arts and humanities. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Actor John Lithgow and his wife Mary attend an awards ceremony at the White House in Washington

    Actor John Lithgow and his wife Mary attend an awards ceremony at the White House in Washington

    Posted: 2/13/2012 3:15:15 PM EST
    Actor John Lithgow and his wife Mary attend a ceremony where U.S. President Barack Obama honored National Medal of Arts and Humanities recipients in the East Room of the White House in Washington, February 13, 2012. Obama honored 17 people and organizations for their service in the arts and humanities. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Country music legend Mel Tillis is pictured with his National Medal of Arts after being presented with the award by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington

    Country music legend Mel Tillis is pictured with his National Medal of Arts after being presented with the award by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington

    Posted: 2/13/2012 3:13:10 PM EST
    Country music legend Mel Tillis is pictured with his National Medal of Arts after being presented with the award by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, February 13, 2012. Obama honored 17 people and organizations for their service in the arts and humanities. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama honors National Humanities Medal recipient Ramon Saldivar during a ceremony at the White House in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama honors National Humanities Medal recipient Ramon Saldivar during a ceremony at the White House in Washington

    Posted: 2/13/2012 3:11:23 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama honors National Humanities Medal recipient Ramon Saldivar during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, February 13, 2012. Obama honored 17 people and organizations for their service in the arts and humanities, including Saldivar, for his studies of Chicano literature. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)