Monday, March 12, 2007

Lexington Herald-Leader | 03/11/2007 | City as a stage

Lexington Herald-Leader | 03/11/2007 | City as a stage:
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"On philanthropic support

Discussing midsize cities with active arts scenes, such as Asheville, N.C., and Madison, Wis., brought the chat to the topic of community support.

Gray: What's common to all these places is an active philanthropy of community. I think that's really, perhaps, the biggest struggle, biggest challenge, to really engage the capital that's represented through philanthropy in a meaningful way. ...

The established wealth migrates. It's migratory in and out of Lexington, but rarely invests in a meaningful way, in a substantive way, in the community."

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