By Howard Pousner
- Woodruff Arts Center president and CEO Joe Bankoff will be honored in a private reception and program Wednesday evening at the Midtown center. Bankoff will be recognized by city and state politicians as well as Woodruff board leaders and division heads. Though he’s officially retiring from the Woodruff, the former senior partner with the law firm King & Spalding will lead Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs starting in September.
- Co-founders Jeremy Abernathy and Susannah Darrow have gone full-time with the Atlanta-based online visual arts magazine Burnaway (www.burnaway.org). The move has come after Burnaway raised $20,000 to match a challenge grant from the Atlanta arts foundation Possible Futures. Abernathy, who serves as editor-in-chief, and executive director Darrow promise to present a series of public arts programs over the next year and to raise the pay of its freelance contributors. Burnaway also has moved its