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  • Behold, the New Baldwin

    August 6, 2014

    Behold, the New Baldwin

    In fall 2013, Baldwin Auditorium reopened on Duke’s East Campus after being closed for nearly two years for extensive renovations. The 87-year-old campus treasure and veritable temple of acoustic music is a premier recital venue for students, artists and local community groups. The extreme makeover included an upgrade in comfortable and accessible seating, a wrap-around balcony and a vastly improved stage and acoustics. Now ready for its close-up, Baldwin is not only a world-class concert venue from a performance standpoint - it's a gorgeous one, too!
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  • My Giving Story: Rick Tigner

    May 14, 2014

    My Giving Story: Rick Tigner

    As part of our regular posts, we will be featuring “My Giving Stories” that center around short Q&As with donors who have included Duke in their long-term plans.

    We recently chatted with Rick Tigner ’70, an investment advisor, art collector, and Duke Alumni Band member. He directed funds from his IRA to an endowment fund that benefits the Nasher Museum of Art.

    This is what he had to say.
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