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19 November 2019
London, United Kingdom
Finding ways to implement circular systems reduces the environmental impact of festivals. The London-based nonprofit, a Greener Festival, works with festival planners across Europe to make events more sustainable. In ...
10 September 2019
Amplifying local culture, history, and food through the arts increases tourism and can revitalize areas struggling with depopulation. The Hammana Artist House, a collaboration between a philanthropist and Collectif Ka...
19 November 2018
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Monarch butterfly populations, having declined around 90 percent over roughly 20 years, are getting a helping hand from cities like San Antonio. By providing crucial habitat and hosting butterfly-centered festivals, c...
19 October 2018
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Layette is replatforming itself to embrace local culture over a dangerous oil dependency. CREATE, a voter-approved initiative in the city, funds cultural events and festivals to create new economic drivers and to prom...
23 June 2018
Thousands of Danes attend a political festival called Folkemodet every year to mingle with government ministers and corporate executives and enjoy live music, comedy, and art. The casual atmosphere allows participants...
29 March 2018
York, United Kingdom
Revive local high streets by creating informal spaces for people to linger. That’s the lesson from Bishopthorpe Road in York. Once barely hanging on, Bishy Road’s fortunes changed when shopkeepers decided to band toge...
10 October 2017
Broadcast TV News
As the family unit in Western society is increasingly fractured, many suffering from stress, anger, and trauma often must find to alternative ways to build community and find belonging. One unique example is the Vikin...
10 October 2017
Over 15 Minutes
An annual festival in Poland brings together men with a passion for recreating Viking culture and participate in competitive battles. By allowing for extreme physical expression—within the limits of safety laws and an...
25 April 2017
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Under 800 Words
By leveraging technology, artists living above the 60th parallel are increasing indigenous representation in filmmaking. In Yellowknife, Canada, aRTLess Collective’s Dead North Film Festival uses live streaming to rea...
16 March 2017
Pattaya City, Thailand
Large festivals are notorious culprits of mass waste generation, and the general mentality of many Western cultures is that eco-friendliness requires extra effort and is often unobtainable. But the founders of Wonderf...
7 October 2016
Ohio, United States
Over 3000 Words
Flu epidemics are predicted to be a major source of human death in the coming years, which, is why attention and funding needs to be paid to research and understanding. Bowman, in this article, discusses how Ohio narr...
9 September 2016
Eastport, Maine, United States
Creating spaces for art and artists to thrive can have a positive impact on a city’s economy. By converting disused buildings into studio spaces and galleries for artists, the Tides Institute and Museum of Art (TIMA) ...
24 August 2016
Under 800 Words
Urban decay has left a "physical legacy" of past economic hardships in cities. Many cities across the world are now implementing programs that promote public art that rebuilds and reimagines neighborhoods.
19 January 2016
El Paso, Texas, United States
Art installations create spaces that can bring together members of diverse communities. Using the motif of urban design on the US-Mexico border, professors at Texas Tech in El Paso created an installation that also se...
10 October 2014
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Public-private collaborations can promote entrepreneurship and foster economic revitalization. In the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, partnerships between the city of Columbus, the Franklinton Development ...
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