Friday, April 13, 2018

@TheeChad: Austin Creative ‘hubs’ requests moving forward for $40M bond ask | MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY

[Exciting step toward implementing one of the key recommendations from the Austin Music Census!]

The questions surrounding a movement to build multiple creative “hubs” – or possibly one single campus – for Austin’s arts and music communities are becoming somewhat clearer as proponents of those groups continue talks ahead of an August decision on the size and makeup of the city’s fall general obligation proposal.

The city’s Arts and Music commissions separately voted in recent weeks to request additional bond money. The cost of these requests stands at $40 million, with both bodies wanting to purchase or renovate property to stem the growing problem of local theaters, studios and venues being redeveloped or becoming too expensive to host low-revenue-generating arts events.

Read the post on Austin Monitor


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