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December 6, 2013
Aparna Katre | Assistant Professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship | 218-726-8306 | aukatre@d.umn.edu
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December 11: UMD’s Cultural Entrepreneurship Students Connect with Community

Duluth, MN – UMD’s Cultural Entrepreneurship students will host their inaugural event on Wednesday, December 11 from 4 – 7 p.m. at Zeitgeist Arts, 222 E. Superior Street. “CUE & A” will feature table exhibits and presentations of the first cohorts’ class projects, each one making the make a case for a cultural issue. The event is free and open to the public.

The presentations will take place before a panel of community judges from 4:30 – 6:40 p.m. as follows:

Arts and Culture presentations from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Media and Culture presentations from 5:40 – 6:40 p.m.

“CUE & A” showcases the students’ first semester studying cultural entrepreneurship. Assistant Professor Aparna Katre says that this event is part of an ongoing process, “We’re preparing the next generation to "do-good" and "do-well" at the same time. We equip our students with the skills and experience to be owners and employees of cultural businesses that focus on the creation, preservation, and revitalization of local and global cultures for the well being of the communities they live in.”

The Cultural Entrepreneurship major is the first of its kind in the U.S. and combines the traditional lessons of business schools with the creative thinking that is most often cultivated in the arts. Mike Mullins, the director of the program, explains it this way, “It’s an innovative, educational approach wedding the traditional core values of a liberal arts degree- cultural and artistic value and enhancing these strengths by injecting economic vitality in the new creative economy."

“CUE & A” is sponsored by Zeigeist Arts, New Scenic Café, and Raven and Associates.




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