Karol Anne Kahrs
Tune in today at 1 p.m. on 1240 WSQL for the “I Love Brevard” radio show where our “Brevardian of the Week” is Karol Anne Kahrs!
Karol played a pivotal role in the history and implementation of Title IX in the United States in the early 70’s. Check out this fantastic short documentary film that showcases her role as the first female Associate Athletic Director at the University of Illinois, who created and developed the first Women’s Intercollegiate Athletics program there (this film is up for a Mid-America Emmy!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vx0714i-fDg.
Place of employment (what do you do & where?):
I’m Executive Director of the Transylvnaia Community Arts Council and serve as Film Liaison for the area – (www.FilmBrevardNC.com).
I was Ranger Tammy for 10 years at the Cradle of Forestry, as well.
On the side, I do acting and was co-creator of the Hunger Games Unofficial Fan Tours with Leigh Trapp.
Any special events/exhibits coming up at TC Arts that we shouldn’t miss?Current exhibit up thru Friday – Drawing From the Human Form – Ben Long, James Daniel and Amgela Cuningham. Next show opens Sept 26: new Works by two well – known local artists Shellie Lewis-Dambax & George Peterson.
Our BIG Fall Fundraiser is a DO NOT MISS – “Chair-ity Transformed” an evening of art at Jaime’s new restaurant downtown. The event will be held Oct 12 from 5-8 pm. Tickets are on sale now at TC Arts.
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… in front of Hunter & Gatherers (40 W Main St., Brevard NC, 828-883-3709)