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Howard Saltz: Newsman

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Pulitzer Prize-winning editor HOWARD SALTZ (b.1960) has spent a lifetime in journalism. He got his first newspaper byline at age 12, when a weekly in the Bronx, N.Y. published his essay in its annual Mother’s Day writing contest.  Most recently Saltz was the Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of the “South Florida Sun-Sentinel.” At the “Sun-Sentinel” he was responsible for all newspaper content, as well as its digital news products, the Spanish-language “El Sentinel,” and the entertainment website SouthFlorida.com. In 2013, the “Sun-Sentinel” won the most prestigious award in journalism, the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service. 

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Cassidy Fitzpatrick, VP for Musician Advancement at the New World Symphony

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CASSIDY FITZPATRICK, Vice President for Musician Advancement at New World Symphony, develops, implements, and evaluates the New World Symphony’s Fellowship activities, training, and educational programs. She is primarily responsible for the areas of: community and audience engagement; diversity, equity and inclusion; and leadership and entrepreneurialism.

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Phillip K. Smith III: Artist, Architect

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After growing up in Southern California’s Coachella Valley, PHILLIP K. SMITH III received his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. From his Palm Desert, CA studio, he creates light-based work that draws upon ideas of space, form, color, light + shadow, environment, and change.

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JGH Auxiliary Presents Video Interviews from Inspicio Arts

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The JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY MENUS FOR THE MIND SERIES is proud to present a series of unique digital video interviews with prominent dynamic people in the arts, originally created for the Inspicio arts publication platform.

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The Multi-Faceted Jane Alexander

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JANE ALEXANDER  (b.1939) is an American author, actress, and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. She has received a Tony Award, two Emmy Awards and been nominated for four Academy Awards.  She is also a naturalist and conservationist.

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Astronaut Winston Scott: Musician in Outer Space

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WINSTON SCOTT is a former NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Navy captain. Scott performed a total of 5 spacewalks on two missions to the International Space Station. Scott grew up in Miami, Florida and is an excellent trumpet player.  As a teenager, he sat in with several major bands and performed at the Hampton House in Brownsville. Today, Scott still plays trumpet and performs with the Winston Scott Cosmic Jazz Ensemble.

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