15 minutes with … an art center executive director | PostIndependent.com

15 minutes with … an art center executive director

Age: Early 50sPlace of birth: Detroit, Mich.Occupation: Executive director, Glenwood Springs Center for the ArtsWhen did you move to Garfield County and why? I moved to Aspen in 1971 two days after graduating from college. Why? A boy, the usual reason.First thing you’d buy after winning the lottery? I’d donate some money to the arts center.First or best job ever? This one.Best vacation ever? My husband was on the U.S. kayak team. We traveled all over the world for a couple years. My favorite place was Greece.What do you do in your spare time? GardenGreatest accomplishment: My daughterEver had a book, movie, news event change your life? I would say when President Kennedy was assassinated. It was like a fall from innocence.Best piece of advice you’ve ever received; or a cliché to live by: We didn’t come all this way to have a bad time.As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A biologistIf you only had three TV channels, what would you watch? HouseAny tattoos? Nope, but the promise of one.If you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about? Oprah, President Bush and President Kennedy, just so I could see the sparks fly. I’d serve spaghetti and we’d talk about politics.What’s the greatest invention of all time? The carFavorites:Movie: “Casablanca”Breakfast cereal: Raisin BranSong: “Slip Sliding Away” – I ski to that.Singer: Paul SimonAthlete: Lance ArmstrongFood: ChocolateWeb site: Historical Web sites are kind of a hobby.Place in Garfield County: My house Sport to watch: I’m a sports nut so I like a lot of things; I like the Olympics.

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