Making Cities Sing

In urban centers around the country, local governments are looking to attract emerging industries and the next generation of entrepreneurs. At the same time, there is an increasing synergy between cities, philanthropies, and arts organizations looking for ways to promote an environment hospitable to a creative economy. How have the arts and policymakers collaborated? What are the initiatives that can make our cities sing?

Festival: 2012

Watch and Listen: Arts

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