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Speakers Series 2013–2014

Thriving as an Artist in Arizona
Tania Katan, performer and author of My One-Night Stand With Cancer
Oct. 11, 2013 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

Tania Katan is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and solo-performer. Her memoir My One-Night Stand With Cancer received the Stonewall Book Award and Publishing Triangle Award, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Katan has appeared on NPRs Snap Judgment, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, ACT Seattle, Painted Bride Art Center, Comedy Central Stage, TEDx, and more. Her performances and published work have been cited in the New York Times, Huffington Post, GLAMOUR, and other publications. Currently, she is Producer at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Lounge (SMoCA Lounge) For more info about museum programs, visit: For more info about her writing, speaking and performance work visit:

Thriving as an Artist
Aaron Landsman
Oct. 28, 2013 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

Pave Speaker Series -- Aaron Landsman "Thriving as an Artist"

Survival and Sustainability in the Nonprofit Arts
Roland Kushner
Nov. 8, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., University Center (411 N. Central, Phoenix) room 822A
Co-sponsored by the School of Community Resources and Development

Success in the Arts
Claudia Larocco
Feb. 21, 2014 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

Pave Speaker Series - Claudia LaRocco "Success in the Arts"

Making a Living and a Life
Laura Zabel
March 21, 2014 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

Pave Speaker Series - Laura Zabel "Making a Living and a Life"