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Following a national search, Dennis Barrie, a key national figure in the defense of artistic expression, has been hired as director of the under- construction Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame & Museum in Cleveland.

Barrie, as director of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, successfully fought obscenity charges for the institution’s presentation of “Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment.”

Country artist Clint Black will record the title theme for “Harts of the West ,” the new Kushner- Locke Co. series for CBS. Black’s album “No Time to Kill” is No. 22 on Billboard’s top 200 list.

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    Following a national search, Dennis Barrie, a key national figure in the defense of artistic expression, has been hired as director of the under- construction Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame & Museum in Cleveland. Barrie, as director of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, successfully fought obscenity charges for the institution’s presentation of “Robert […]

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