Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 2011 Engage - Artistic Innovation

Austin is renowned for its arts - from music and film to performing and visual - yet artistic talent doesn’t always stay in Austin due to what some critics call a lack of arts “infrastructure.” What draws the big names to Austin but sends the small ones packing? Join us as local artists share their experiences and suggestions for keeping Ausitn’s arts scene alive.

Jim Butler, Robert Faires, and Sara Hickman

  • Jim Butler – Creative Industries Development Manager, City of Austin
  • Robert Faires – Arts Editor, The Austin Chronicle
  • Sara Hickman - Singer/Songwriter; 2010 Texas State Musician
  • Moderated by Jim Walker – Director of Sustainability, The University of Texas at Austin

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