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Performing Arts Centre Shouldn’t be Built on a Field of Dreams

By Jason Menard

A proposed performing arts centre in London must be built upon a foundation of more than wishes and dreams.

The London Free Press ran an article stating that a committee examining both proposals for a performing arts centre were lacking. What people should be most concerned about is not that the proposals were merely found deficient, but that neither proposal bothered to concern themselves too much about developing a sound business plan.

I’d be shocked, if I hadn’t been exposed to the centre’s proponents’ main argument — a Field of Dreams attitude that states if you build it, they will come. Continue reading