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News: Joe Bankoff has been named the new chair of the Fulton County Arts Council

Joe Bankoff has been announced as the new chair of the Fulton County Arts Council. Bankoff served as the CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center for nearly 6 years before retiring from the position in 2012. From there he moved on to join Georgia Institute of Technology as the Chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. Prior to that Bankoff spent 32 years as a senior partner at King & Spalding....

OutKast’d and claimin’ true: two Georgia professors bringing ‘Two Dope Boyz’ to the academy

For Dr. Joycelyn Wilson, the a ha Moment came in middle school. The Atlanta native remembers being a student at Southwest Middle School (now Young Middle School) when the Brooklyn trio the Fat Boys beatboxed over the intercom during the morning announcements. It was that visit, along with stops on the campus by Whodini, Kurtis Blow, New Edition, and the Bronx-based dance crew New York City Breakers, that stuck with Wilson....