Posts tagged with 'Silver, Daniel'

Chicago Music City

Chicago Music City compares the strength and vitality of music industries and scenes across the United States. Sociologists, urban planners, and real-estate developers point to quality of life and availability of cultural amenities as important indicators of the health and future success of urban areas.

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Cultural Mapping: Politics, Poetics, Policy

Daniel Silver, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto

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Chicago: The New Mu$ic Capitol?

On January 24, 2008, the Chicago Music Commission hosted a panel discussion of area experts to discuss economic opportunities generated by the city’s music industry. Chicago Music City researchers Lawrence Rothfield, Sarah Lee and Dan Silver launched the discussion with a summary of the study findings. Led by the Commission’s Dan Lurie, city officials and music industry leaders addressed points of contention and future opportunities to collaborate.

Listen to the panel discussion

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Arts, Cultural Scenes, and Urbanism: New Directions in Research

Innovation has long been seen as crucial to the post-industrial knowledge economy and the cities where it is flourishing.  Arts and culture -- once minor concerns compared with education, crime, and transportation -- have assumed an increasingly central position in urban policy and planning debates.

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