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Broad Avenue's future tied to Binghampton

As the Broad Avenue Arts District looks to what’s next in its future, its first executive director is looking at ways to better connect to the greater Binghampton neighborhood

Courtesy of Collage Dance Collective

Diversity in dance

In Memphis, our ballet comes in color. The largely white world of national ballet has taken note of the city's focus on bringing diverse dancers to the stage, and companies around the country are following suit. These same local companies are developing community partnerships to ensure the art of dance is accessible to all children.

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Artists can be the "connective tissue" of a neighborhood -- but first they need a place to live

How affordable live/work housing for artists can reinvigorate neighborhoods and bring members of diverse communities together.

Suzanne Carlson

Changing the way we get around

In a city as car-reliant as Memphis, getting people to explore alternate ways to travel is tough. But that's the task before Suzanne Carlson, who joined the Innovation Team this year. Along with a growing list of strategic partners, she is improving transit choices in Memphis, particularly for those dependent on public options.  


Memphis entrepreneurs know their neighbors

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