Joseph Bankoff on creativity, community, Midtown and Atlanta’s future [ArtsATL]

A two-part Q&A with Joseph Bankoff, published on ArtsATL July 30 & 31:

PART ONE

by Mark Gresham | 30 Jul 2012, ArtsATL

Joe Bankoff in Symphony Hall: “When we are standing together, there’s nothing we can’t do, and when we aren’t, there’s almost nothing we can.”

For the last six years, Joseph R. Bankoff was president and chief executive officer of the Woodruff Arts Center, a position he stepped down from on May 31. Although he had planned to retire, Bankoff instead will begin work in August as chairman of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and Professor of the Practice in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech. […] • READ MORE on ArtsATL

PART TWO

by Mark Gresham | 31 Jul 2012, ArtsATL

Bankoff: “We are either going to thrive as a group or we’re going to starve quite separately.”

Midtown is Boomtown. But it wasn’t always so. “The Strip,” as Peachtree Street near 14th Street was nicknamed in the late 1960s and early ’70s, was essentially Atlanta’s version of […] • READ MORE on ArtsATL