dr_evil.jpgOnce again the New York Sun reported it first, but today’s New York Times “Arts, Briefly” column also notes that the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has received a grant of $1 million from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The grant, which begins on 1 February 2008 and runs through 31 January 2010, will help to document 25 live jazz, theater, and contemporary dance performances, as well as to preserve oral history tapes relating to Martha Graham.