Just a few years ago, The Carnegie was desperate for an executive director like Katie Brass to help reorganize and advocate; she and everyone else who loved The Carnegie had to learn to better tell its story.
Kathy Wade, the founder and CEO of
Cincinnati-based arts education organization Learning Though Art, is a
well-versed, albeit quiet, conversationalist when it comes to her
brainchild, which will put up its second Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival
Todd Slaughter doesn’t make the driving
force behind his artistic endeavors especially easy to understand. And,
actually, since he talks in pieces — individual art pieces — it can be
rather difficult to perceive unless one is being both extremely
observant and relatively obscure (also: intelligent).