Profiles

“I’m really excited by the idea of whatever Birmingham will be in five years, period.”
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“The experience of touring with a rock band, dragging my equipment onto the stage of a bar, and playing to a crowd of strangers and/or friends is a very different experience than solitarily working on a composition, attending rehearsals with the musicians, and attending a concert of string quartets to hear the performance.”
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I Create Birmingham: Alex Lazzari

“Creative Birmingham means a community of creatives who really support one another and work together to build awareness and cultivate a creative city.”
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“Our per capita talent level here is off the charts. It’s an amazing idea to bring together all of our creatives from every field, and I can’t wait to see what happens next!”
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“All the studies related to this issue clearly indicate that students who are connected to the arts are better students and lead more fulfilling and engaged lives. The arts are absolutely essential to our quality of life.”
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