Chapter 5

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Jane Chu: President and chief executive officer of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Jane Chu has played a crucial role in the creation of a new Kansas City arts institution since becoming president and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts since November 2006. She holds bachelors and masters degrees in piano performance, music education, and piano pedagogy from Ouachita Baptist University and Southern Methodist University, respectively. Additionally, she holds a M.B.A. from Rockhurst University and is a Ph.D. candidate in philanthropic studies at Indiana University.

SYNOPSIS: During church service, Tom is desperate for distraction. For entertainment, he releases a pinch-bug from a percussion-cap box – and soon the pinch-bug and a vagrant poodle dog become adversaries, as well as a surprisingly comic pair.