Communities large and small benefit from having a thriving arts climate. But in any given town, while the symphony or art museum may be a leader in terms of patronage, many organizations struggle to get by as athey live in the shadows of better organized groups.
Last year in Cincinnati, the Constella Arts Festival was launched. Part of its mission was to bring together arts organizations, large and small, and present a months-long festival highlighting each others'work at venues all around the city. WEKU's Roger Duvall tal ked with the festival director, Tatiana Berman.