Tweetie Bird It is about imagining that the center is ever flexible and having the courage to create new centers.-Theaster Gates on his work #ArtPlace [More from ccoletta]

December 13, 2003

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About the Show

Melissa Smith is the founder of the 'zine, "Don't Blame Cleveland." It covers life in Cleveland's neighborhoods, in its music clubs, and its alternative scene. When she is not producing "Dont Blame Cleveland," she works as a paralegal.

Laurie Kersten is another enterprising woman trying to change her communityÊ- and if she is successful, perhaps communities everywhere. Laurie is the founder of to help transplants meet and build a sense of community in their new city. She is also a creative process consultant for Ideas to Go, where she designs and leads ideation sessions for new products, positioning, promotions, and naming.

Pam Devereux is Business Development Manager for the Lawrenceville Corporation in Pittsburgh and manages its major initiative, the 16:62 Design Zone.

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