Jayne Adair

Essential Pittsburgh
7:03 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

"Listen To Your Audience" Jayne Adair Knows What Pittsburgh Likes To Read

Jayne Adair is Executive Director for Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures
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Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures brings some of the world’s leading authors and speakers to Pittsburgh.

For the last 7 years, Executive Director Jayne Adair has grown the organization’s audience to be one of the largest attended literary series in the country.

Adair plans to retire later this year, so we wanted to speak with her about the experience of working with Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, the upcoming season of speakers, and what it takes to bring those big names to town.

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Speaking Volumes
6:31 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Speaking Volumes on Essential Pittsburgh: Jayne Adair

Jayne Adair is the Executive Director of Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures, which features acclaimed writers of literary fiction and non-fiction
Credit Josh Raulerson / 90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures Executive Director Jayne Adair's reading list is as rich and varied as her schedule of speakers. She shares some powerful book ideas this week with WESA host Josh Raulerson.

RZA's talking about how sometimes you just really do need to raise a ruckus!

-Jayne Adair on The Tao Wu

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