Bob Dylan admitted to American Academy of Arts and Letters

U.S. musician Bob Dylan performs during on day 2 of The Hop Festival in Paddock WoodBy Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Bob Dylan has become the first rock star voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the century-old arts organization announced Tuesday. The iconic singer-songwriter was one of seven named for induction into the group, which honors artists in music, literature and visual arts. Voted into the academy's core membership were the novelist Ward Just, known for his stories set in Washington, D.C.; minimalist artist Richard Tuttle and painter and printmaker Terry Winters. …