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A Way Forward: Arts and Economic Development

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A Way Forward: Arts and Economic Development

A Panel with Rocco Landesman, Mayor Michael B. Coleman, Leslie H. Wexner, Douglas F. Kridler, and Julie Henahan

Mon, Sep 19, 2011 4 PM

This special event features a provocative conversation among Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts; Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman; Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and CEO of Limited Brands; and Douglas F. Kridler, president and CEO of The Columbus Foundation, with moderator Julie Henahan from the Ohio Arts Council. They will discuss the value of the creative sector in building attractive and competitive cities. Please join us in standing up for the arts, and express your enthusiasm for the prioritization of the arts in the mainstream planning of the future of our community. Admission is free, but reservations are required. A reception follows. Register for this free event.

This event is hosted by Charlotte P. Kessler; Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership; and Milt Baughman, president of GCAC.

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Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian headline Next@Wex Fest at the LC Outdoor Pavilion on June 14; the lineup also includes Jungle and Son Lux.

Hard to Be a God

Don't miss what Cinema Scope calls a "beautiful, brilliant…message from another time": Aleksei German's Hard to Be a God, screening Tuesday, May 26.