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NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS TO WEBCAST
PANEL DISCUSSION ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will offer a live webcast of “Creative Placemaking,” a panel discussion on the role of the arts in creating livable, sustainable communities. The webcast will be on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 from 3:00 to 4:15 EDT at the NEA web site, arts.gov. This is the NEA’s fifth live webcast in the past nine months and reflects the agency’s commitment to providing access to the nation’s thought leaders in arts and culture and to conversations that engage important issues in that area.
Participants in the panel discussion are;
· Richard Florida, author of The Great Reset and The Rise of the Creative Class
· Tim Jones, president & CEO of Toronto Artscape
· Rick Lowe, founder of Project Row Houses in Houston, Texas.
· Ann Markusen, professor and director of the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
The panel will be moderated by Carol Coletta, CEO of CEOs for Cities and is co-hosted by the Embassy of Canada.
To watch the webcast, go to arts.gov. Viewers will be able to submit questions to the panelists through the Twitter feed on the UStream page using the hashtag #NEAplace.
For participant bios, please go to the NEA Newsroom