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Turning Up the Illumination on…Me!

As a performing arts publicist, I promoted others. Promote myself? Welcome, stage fright.

Read on to learn more about the blacks and whites and grays of me. Photo by Gary Zimny.

Once upon a time, I was the Director of External Affairs for a regional orchestra. I publicized concerts, promoted artists, enticed the community to attend, and urged devoted patrons to ensure the health of the orchestra by becoming donors. (Ticket sales cover an astonishingly low percentage of orchestral costs.)



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Jenine "Jeni" Bsharah Baines

“In the tapestry of life, we’re all connected…weaving a perfect picture together.” Anita Moorjani