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[Podcast] 2013 Year in Review

the city twitter icon - finalOver three podcasts, we revisit the year’s critical urban discussions on topics and ideas ranging from transportation along Vancouver’s Broadway corridor, the degradation of work in postindustrial urban economies, gentrification in Vancouver’s Chinatown, feminist urban futures and social movements, the making of Stanley Park, arts and cultural spaces, and much more.

In Part III of the 2013 Year in Review, former city councillor and Women Transforming Cities founder Ellen Woodsworth discusses the major issues from the past year.

Part I

Part II

Part III (featuring Ellen Woodsworth)

[Podcast] A Cultural Capital? Reflections From Vancouver’s Top Arts & Culture Bureaucrat

The dollars are limited and we have other support mechanisms, but ultimately, if it comes down to dollars, that’s going to end at some point. The city will continue its strong support for arts and culture, but can’t make up for the other levels of government. It is a challenge.

–Richard Newirth, Vancouver’s Managing Director of Cultural Services

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Vancouver’s top arts bureaucrat. Courtesy of Alliance for Arts and Culture.

The City discusses the state of arts and culture with Vancouver’s Managing Director of Cultural Services Richard Newirth, covering everything from liquor regulations, funding, the demise of Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company, affordable arts space, the eastward movement of artists within the city, and much more.

You can find more information about the plans, programs, and initiatives of the City of Vancouver’s Cultural Services here.