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Second Bi-annual Symposium on entrepreneurship and the arts:
Creating Infrastructure for Creativity and Innovation

The second annual p.a.v.e. symposium in entrepreneurship and the arts will be held
April 1–2, 2011 in Tempe, Arizona. The symposium will include public discussions, workshops, showings and networking opportunities. The keynote address, New Pathways in Times of Uncertainty, will be delivered by Ben Cameron, program director for the arts for the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Confirmed interactive workshops include:

All symposium events are free and open to the public but pre-registration is required to assure you place. Registration will open in October.

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The second biannual p.a.v.e. symposium on entrepreneurship and the arts is made possible in part by a grant from the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. Community partners include:

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Phoenix Fringe Festival


For more information, contact the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at 480.965.5337 or Professor Linda Essig at