Music Scene = Urban Vitality

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The Globe & Mail has offered up American economist and urban studies theorist Richard Florida's  latest research, which states that vibrant music scenes indicate good urban vitality.

Says Florida: "Music scenes provide a useful lens through which to better understand why innovation and economic activity continue to cluster in today's global economy. ... The places where these music scenes flourish have the underlying commercial ecosystem that is open to new ideas and can mobilize real resources around the market opportunities they signal."

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