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Here’s What Art Centers Do for Communities (Beyond Art)

Jim has discussed the idea of ecosystem on this blog. In his words, it's the idea that theaters, restaurants, homes, academic institutions, hotels, tourist destinations, stores, public spaces, social services and everything else that people need and want exist together and affect each other. He brought it up when he was writing about TEDxBroadway, specifically, and more generally about Broadway. He wrote: "TEDxBroadway is a conference about a neighborhood, where theater happens to be quite important. This neighborhood, in turn, has...

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Will You Be at INTIX? Have a Barista Drink on Us at #CafeGoldstar

Will we be seeing you at INTIX in Denver next week? We hope so! Stop by Café Goldstar in the exhibition hall and enjoy a handcrafted barista drink on us. With all there is to see and do at INTIX, you’ll need plenty of breaks for refueling. When that happens, just join us at Café Goldstar for a seat, a chat and a warm, frothy beverage. Café Goldstar Hours: Wednesday, January 14: 2:00pm-5:00pm Thursday, January 15: Noon-2:00pm Why not make Café Goldstar your...

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Selling Out With Ginger White

The city of Denver is making a commitment to the arts with its IMAGINE 2020 campaign, which aims to improve access to the arts for all its citizens over the next few years. When we learned about the program through an article in the Denver Post, we reached out to Ginger White, Deputy Director of Denver Arts & Venues and Imagine 2020 Project Manager. One of the most surprising barriers for citizens when it came to the arts wasn't lack...

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Happy Holidays: A Few of Our Favorite Posts

Our countdown to Christmas has begun! We’d like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday. This will be our last post until Monday, but we’d like to highlight a few of our favorite Selling Out posts since our launch. We’d also like to say thanks for being a part of the Selling Out community. Enjoy! • Hubbard Street Dance Takes It to the Streets to Grow: We spotted this piece in the Washington Post about a dance company whose sense of...

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Bright Ideas

Giving the People What They Want

Goldstar’s Scott Oklin passed this article along to me. He works with one of our partners in Denver, the Arvada Center, and thought it would be interesting for everyone in the Selling Out community to see. The Arvada Center gave its patrons a choice of which musicals they would want to see and allowed them to vote. In fact, two of the shows in the season, Camelot and Tarzan, came from patron picks. Interestingly, the Arvada Center did not leave...

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