Author Archives: Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Changing The World With Art

Hoong Yee, Richard, Janet & Barry Blogging for a better world At this year’s conference, I was joined by two other bloggers to capture in words the spirit and essence of this universe we call grantmakers in the arts – Richard … Continue reading

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What A String Quartet Can Teach Us About Crowd Control

Mason Bates What do you think of when you hear the word – symphony? I am sure these are a few that may come to mind: Classical Full Concert Beethoven Crowd management What? Try hiding your surprise without choking on … Continue reading

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Art Game or Game Art?

Alyce Myatt They say the fastest growing population of video game players are women over 60. “Oh my God I’ll never get there!” a woman in the back of the room was clearly overwhelmed by the though of disappointing her … Continue reading

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The Buzz About HIVE: Digital Learning Media

Christian Greer We are tech heads, not lab rats.   Well, there you have it. That is what kids felt about themselves as they entered the space Christian Greer of the Chicago Community Trust created for youth to explore games, … Continue reading

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Racial Equity, Grantmaking & Chandeliers

F. Javier Torres, Tim Dorsey and Roberto Bedoya Have you ever sat at the edge of the pool with a bunch of friends waiting to see who would jump in first? “Is this the gayest chandelier you ever saw?” Tim … Continue reading

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Why Sixty Is Sexy

Is There More To Life Than Donuts And Bingo?   Tim Carpenter   Tim Carpenter does. Tim, the radio host of Experience Talks and the 2011 Winner of the James Irvine Leadership Award, also believes there must be more for people … Continue reading

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Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s Formula For Changing The World

Marc Bamuthi Joseph How do you listen to a whirlwind?   If the whirlwind has a name, such as Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and he is before you – natty, smart, hey let me check you outstylish with a sharp lid tossed … Continue reading

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Individual Artists, Social Justice and Fabulous Food Trucks: Preconference People and Their Stories

  Rhodessa Jones,  how should I begin? Yes  you are a performing artist, writer & director, founder and artistic director of The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women – is everyone following me?  Stay with the tour, people. The Individual … Continue reading

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