Chartwell Lecture: Kevin Patterson, Anchorage Opera

2014-07-25 by

Kevin Patterson, executive director of Anchorage Opera, will deliver the upcoming Chartwell Lecture, “Have Courage: Sustaining the Arts in a Time of Cultural and Economic Uncertainty.”

For more than two decades, Patterson has thrived as producer, director and educator in hundreds of creative projects, spanning live performance, video and digital media. A passionate evangelist for the power of the creative process to stimulate dialogue and action, Patterson sees the arts as the creative soul of strong communities. Since 2012, he has served as executive director of the Anchorage Opera Company. He was previously associated with Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Chicago. Patterson graduated from Indiana University, where he earned a B.A. in music; he also holds an M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University. A frequent guest lecturer at universities around the country, he consults with local governments on the economic effects and strategic implications of the arts.

The Chartwell Lecture Series, which takes its name from Winston S. Churchill’s country house in Kent, offers stimulating programs on a wide range of subjects in the humanities and liberal arts to citizens of Alaska. Organized by the Department of Political Science at the University of Alaska Anchorage, the lectures are free and open to the public. They thrive because of the interest and support of their audience.

For more information about this and upcoming lectures, please visit the UAA Department of Political Science webpage.



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Recorded July 20, 2014.

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Recorded July 22, 2014

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Recorded July 19, 2014.

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Tonight’s readings come from:
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