|Tue Apr 22 @ 2:00PM - 05:00PM|
Creative Many: Protecting Your Practice
|Tue Apr 22 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM|
LCE Code GR: Interaction x Experience: New Design Paradigms + the Law
|Tue Apr 29 @10:15AM - 11:45AM|
ArtServe Michigan at Building MI Communities Conference
|Wed Apr 30 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM|
LCE Code Detroit: Creative State + Incubating the Creative Industries
Once the first thing to be cut in a time of recession, the arts are proving their worth. "It's necessary to invest in our cultural organizations in tough economic times," New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a recent opening of a new nonprofit theater. "Make that especially in tough economic times." No wonder, since one-half of 50.5 million tourists in 2011 claimed they came to enjoy the city's cultural attractions, boosting the local economy by $32 billion.
It's not just recognized cultural hubs touting the value of the arts. Communities as diverse as Paducah, Ky.; Park City, Utah; and Buffalo, N.Y., consider the arts no longer in need of a handout but the go-to source of a hand up. What began as a murmur is becoming a roar.
Partly responsible for this shift... (Read the full article at The Christian Science Monitor)