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O-Town Interview: Lisa Cuatt aims to beautify Thornton Park

#Downtownforgrownups is the hashtag of Thornton Park, and Lisa Cuatt has helped the Thornton Park District (TPD) cater to that audience as executive director of TPD. Originally from upstate New York, Cuatt found a love for art when she visited New York City for a family vacation. She has brought that love of art into her work, making strides to […]

O-Town Interview: Nicole Dupré

Give Nicole Dupré five minutes, and she’ll convince you that you’ll love opera almost as much as she does. It’s an important and unique storytelling medium, and you can find her take on it at Opera del Sol. She is celebrating two years as the creative director of the opera company, and their latest work, “The Mikado by Gilbert & […]

O-Town Interview: Pat Williams not slowing down after retirement

Pat Williams not slowing down after retirement

More than 50 years ago, a baseball catcher-turned-baseball executive was recruited by Dr. Jack Ramsay to join the Philadelphia 76ers. Luckily for Orlando, Pat Williams was convinced in the mid- ‘80s to move to the City Beautiful to lobby for an NBA expansion team. He may be retiring from basketball (and ping pong balls), but he’ll remain extremely busy with […]

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