Monday, June 22, 2009

June 22, 2009, News

I must rectify a grevious omission from my last post when I forgot to credit my esteemed and beloved colleague Libby Huebner, aka the sainted Mrs. Johnson, for the Jazz Times tip.

Lest I err again, let me thank the similarly esteemed Lucy Pollak for passing this on:

Hi everyone

Please welcome Stephan (pronounced Steven) Horbelt as our new associate editor. We're very excited to have him on our editorial staff. His e-mail is Stephan.Horbelt [at] ( Stephan will be writing our calendar and theater listings so please add him to your mailing lists.

Jeremy Kinser

Nikke Finke reports the departure from the Hollywood Reporter of veteran writer Ray Richmond.

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