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GREAT CITIES SPEAKER SERIES DEBUTS

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    The Great Cities Speaker Series will consist of monthly public lectures designed to provoke thought, discussion and imagination about the city of the future
    Message 1 of 1 , May 21, 2008
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      "The Great Cities Speaker Series will consist of monthly public
      lectures designed to provoke thought, discussion and imagination
      about the city of the future and to bring important outside
      perspectives to local and regional efforts on civic planning,
      culture, art and design. The lectures are free. Each lecture will
      be followed by a reception from 7 – 8 p.m. to continue conversation
      among audience members."

      For more information and to RSVP for an event please visit:
      http://www.1stact.org/index.jsp

      The Great Cities Speakers Series schedule is as follows (subject to
      change):

      "City Planet," Stewart Brand, co-chairman and co-founder of The Long
      Now Foundation, 6-7 p.m., Thursday, June 5, San Jose City Hall
      Council Chambers, 200 E. Santa Clara Street

      "When Cities Tango: The Art of Glocal Public Space Design," William
      Moorish, professor of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban
      and environmental planning at the University of Virginia, 6-7 p.m.,
      Sunday, June 8, San Jose City Hall Council Chambers, 200 E. Santa
      Clara Street

      "Great Ideas for Building Livable Communities," Dan Burden, director
      of Walkable Communities, 6-7 p.m., Monday, July 14, San Jose
      Repertory Theatre, 101 Paseo De San Antonio

      "The New Majority-Minority City," Dr. Glenna Matthews, author
      of "Silicon Valley Women and the California Dream," 6-7 p.m., Monday,
      August 18, San Jose Repertory Theatre, 101 Paseo De San Antonio

      "The Distinctive City," Dr. Ann Markusen, professor of Urban Planning
      and Policy Development and director of the Project on Regional and
      Industrial Economics at Rutgers University. 6-7 p.m., Monday,
      September 15, San Jose Repertory Theatre, 101 Paseo De San Antonio

      "The Next Generation City," Carol Coletta, president and CEO, CEOs
      for Cities and host, Smart City Radio, 6-7 p.m., Thursday, October 9,
      venue TBD

      "The Power of Zero: The Mayan Key to Vibrant Communities," Luis
      Valdez; playwright, film maker, educator; 6-7 p.m., Monday, November
      3, San Jose Repertory Theater, 6-7 p.m.

      "The Reframing of the Everyday: Artists and Public Space," Anne
      Pasternak, president and creative director, Creative Time, 6-7 p.m.,
      Monday, December 1, San Jose Repertory Theatre, 101 Paseo De San
      Antonio

      Lauren Doud
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