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AM21 | Session 27: Rethinking Nightlife
April 23, 2021 @ 11:25 am - 11:55 am PDT
Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, PennPraxis; City Planning Research Analyst, Urban Spatial Analysis; Music Producer, Solway Music; Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nightlife Business Advocate, Office of Film + Music, City of Seattle, WA, USA
Co-Founder, The New Colossus Festival; Founder, Lorimer Beacon, New York, NY USA
Tara Duvivier, AICP
Sr. Planner, Pratt Center for Community Development; Brooklyn, NY USA
11:25 am PDT / 12:25 pm MDT / 1:25 pm CDT / 2:25 pm EDT
Music is part of nightlife, but the nightlife industries are a lot more than music. During the pandemic, nightlife was further challenged, including restaurants, hotels, bars, and other venues. For some cities, nightlife became daytime or just closed with curfews — and bubbled out into unpermitted events. Where do we want to go for robust local nightlife? For the nightlife industries, what practical actions and strategies are needed and planned for recovery?