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]

March 6, 2004

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About the Show

The arts scene in America's cities is changing, and there is one man who makes it easy for the rest of us to keep up with what's happening. His name is Douglas McLennan, and his daily email includes links to the most compelling stories from the more than 200 publications he scans.

Douglas is founder and editor-in-chief ofÊ. Its a daily digest for keeping up with the best in arts and cultural journalism in the English-speaking world. Douglas is formerly an arts columnist and arts reporter with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and the Seattle Weekly.

Also on "Smart City" is Kathy Sykes. She is leading theÊEnvironmental Protection Agency's Aging Initiative, helping cities help their citizens to age in place. Kathy developed the initiative with her EPA colleagues to coordinate efforts to protect the health of older adults and the environment. Prior to her work with EPA, she was Associate Director of Planning, Policy and Legislation at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.

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