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Water Worries and Other Disappointments

What worries me is that Cleveland has been so deeply and painfully branded as a rust belt city and our collective consciousness has been bound to such an image of failure for so long that we will not free ourselves from it in my lifetime.    I had always...

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“World class” won’t be enough

An important new RAND report titled "State Arts Policy: Trends and Future Prospects" outlines new thinking and approaches being adopted by some state arts agencies (SAA's) to position themselves effectively in the changing political environment. The new...

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Owning the cold

If I hear one more person complain about the weather in Cleveland, I’m going to scream. We just had the most glorious spring/summer/fall season in my memory.  So now it's (almost) winter.  And we don’t have four feet of snow already like states in the...

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