Future of arts downtown is Dialogue topic
The closing of the
, along with rising real estate values and rents, has many people asking, including artists: what's the future for arts organizations, galleries and performance space in downtown Rochester?
The question is especially relevant as the future use of the now city-owned Chateau Theatre is being worked out, and with Destination Medical Center planners shifting into overdrive to show results this year.
Several arts leaders and advocates will come together at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at our next Post-Bulletin Dialogue for conversation about the future of the arts downtown. Managing Editor Jay Furst will moderate the informal, 90-minute talk in the Rochester Public Library auditorium.
, director of economic development and placemaking for DMC's Economic Development Agency;
, executive director of the city's music department; and Jere Lantz,CEO and music director of the
Post-Bulletin Dialogues are free and informal Q & A sessions with audience members about issues in the news. They're videotaped and posted on the
and this one will be livestreamed on
. If you have a question or comment and can't attend, go to the