May 11, 2017
Moderated discussion about how communities (like Lowell) have successfully harnessed the arts to transform communities, individuals, and neighborhoods. What did they learn? What can that learning mean for Malden? How to fund the arts? How do the arts make money? Come, learn, and take part in this discussion. Lets figure out how to strategically harness and fund the arts in Malden – so that the arts (broadly speaking) can help Malden flourish economically, culturally, and socially.
Panelists include: Andy Jacobsen,Owner – Brew’d Awakening Coffeehaus and Board President of COOL in the Canalway, Jean Appolon, Artistic director of Jean Appolon Expressions (JAE) (Dance), @Peter Ng (Artist), Alvin (Acoma) Colon, Gallery Director and Co-founder of Paris Street Gallery/Studios, Lainey Schooltree (composer, performer, producer), and Farah Mihoubi (entrepreneur, business mentor).