Monthly Archives: September 2015

Danielle Ate the Sandwich at CU Denver

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Danielle Ate the Sandwich, in concert with 3 Denver youth choirs in the King Center on September 21, 2015.
Danielle Ate the Sandwich, in concert with 3 Denver youth choirs in the King Center on September 21, 2015.

Danielle Ate the Sandwich’s latest album is the soundtrack for the documentary The Drawing Back of Curtains. The eleven tracks are sparsely composed originals written and performed by Danielle Anderson for an HBO documentary about a institutionalized 20th century artist named Edith Lake Wilkinson.

Ethics in the Arts at CU Denver School of Business

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CAM Professors Storm Gloor, Chris Daniels, Becky Heavner and Michelle Carpenter. Facilitator (from the School of Business) Ira Sulkowitz.
CAM Professors Storm Gloor, Chris Daniels, Becky Heavner and Michelle Carpenter. Facilitator (from the School of Business) Ira Sulkowitz.

Presented by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. A panel discussion covering a variety of ethical issues related to the arts world. The panel  featured four distinguished members of the College of Arts & Media faculty and  focussed in part on ethics in the following areas: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Co​ncert promotion ​​​​​​​​​​​​​Digital uses of music and visual art ​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Internet’s effect on artists ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The “culture of sharing” Panelists: Michelle Carpenter, Assistant Professor, Visual Arts Department / Area Head of Digital Design Chris Daniels, Assistant Professor, Music and Entertainment Studies Storm Gloor, Associate Professor, Music and Entertainment Studies Rebecca Heavner, Instructor, Visual Arts Department, Illustration.

Full house!!!

2015’s Top 50 Most Powerful and Influential Leaders in the Nonprofit Arts (USA)

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http://blog.westaf.org/2015/09/2015s-top-50-most-powerful-and.html

Denver’s Gary Steuer:  President and CEO, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. With a number of foundations redirecting their philanthropic support away from the arts, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has moved in the other direction – now funding the arts exclusively.  Steuer is in a unique position to influence other funders over the next few years as he rolls out this new approach and begins to measure the impact.

Folks whom I have recently hosted (at LSU 2009-2014):

*Holly Sidford:  Principal, Helicon Collaborative. Alan Brown’s equal, her research and analysis has framed much of the debate and discussion on policy over the past decade.

*Steven J.  Tepper: Dean, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University. He has been at the forefront of policy consideration and formulation in the field for well over a decade, and has shaped policies from professional development, to arts education, to the role of creativity in the wider society.

Michael Rohd:  founding artistic director of Sojourn Theatre; Associate Professor at Northwestern University School of Communication.
Rohd is a much sought after speaker and advisor in the areas of social practice, capacity building, and community engagement and his influence is considerable.

Eric Booth:  Arts Education. Eric is at the center of the burgeoning teaching artist movement and he is one of the key leaders in that arena (and on a global basis).

The “why” of this list:

http://blog.westaf.org/2013/08/2013s-fifty-most-powerful-and.html