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Re: [BKARTS] Book Arts Towns



Dear Michelle -

Well, I'm not moving to Providence, but I will be
visiting there the end of September.  Any "bookish"
things you can recommend?  Interesting paper stores,
etc.?

Thanks!

Judi Delgado


--- Michelle Venditelli
<Michelle_Venditelli@BROWN.EDU> wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
>
> I'll put a plug in for Providence, Rhode Island.  It
> is a perfect sized
> town for my taste - not too big, not too small - and
> nicely located between
> Boston and New York.  We have a very active and well
> supported arts
> community - and the city gives tax breaks to artists
> living and working in
> the city(as does the city next door Pawtucket).
> Providence is home to the Rhode Island School of
> Design - one of the
> greatest art schools around.  I had to move away to
> truly appreciate Rhode
> Island - but I feel very lucky to live here - we
> also have some of the best
> beaches!  If you'd like any more info - I'd be glad
> to help if I can - or
> at least steer you to some resources.
> Best of luck on your new adventure....
>
> Michelle Venditelli
>
>
>   At 09:25 PM 8/19/02 -0600, you wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >
> >I have the exciting opportunity to move to any
> place that I desire. We've
> >decided that it's time for a change in locale, and
> the final location is
> >wide open--domestic or international.
> >
> >Can anyone recommend towns that are good towns for
> book artists or even just
> >good towns for artists in general. One of my main
> criteria for a place to go
> >is that it must have a strong arts community.
> >
> >Of course, I have considered the obvious New York,
> Chicago, San Francisco
> >and Minneapolis. All are wonderful options on the
> list.
> >
> >Espcially looking for medium-sized towns, say
> 50,000 to 200,000 people.
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >Kevin Thomas
> >
>
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