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Though the Park City Council has yet to approve the $19.5 million dollar purchase about 5 acres in Bonanza Park to build an Arts and Cultural District – they held a town meeting to roll out their vision for the project. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the details.

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A first ever Park City Arts and Cultural district is planned for a 5 and a quarter acre parcel of land bordering Bonanza Drive, Kearns Boulevard and Munchkin Road. Carolyn Murray has more on the City’s development plans for the area:

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Park City announced plans to adopt a municipal transient room tax and use the revenues to build a city arts and culture center in the Bonanza Business district.  This kind of tax has never been done in Park City until now. Carolyn Murray has this story:  

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Park City officials have announced their plans to create a dedicated Arts and Culture District in the Bonanza Park area. The word came at a media conference last week. The city was joined by representatives of the project's two anchor partners -- the Sundance Institute and the Kimball Arts Center. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City announced today that it will purchase just over five acres in the Bonanza Park area for $19.5 million and will plan and develop an Arts and Culture District that will include new homes for the Kimball Arts Center and the Sundance Institute. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and City Council announced today the city will purchase just over 5 acres in the Bonanza Park area for $19.5 million.  The site will be home to the Park City Arts and Culture District that will include new homes for the Kimball Art Center and Sundance Institute. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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The Kimball Art Center Board of Directors has named Lindsie Smith as its new Executive Director, replacing Robin Marrouche who stepped down earlier this year. 

Lindsie Smith as most recently served as the Associate Director of Clark Planetarium where she managed the day to day operations, mentored staff and served as the organization’s spokesperson.  At the Kimball, she was hired to lead the organization as it continues to inspire and connect the Utah community through art. Her first day will be Monday, July 10, 2017.

On today's program, Scott Loomis, Executive Director of  Mountainlands Housing Trust talks about affordable housing at Silver Creek Village—the Homeownership 101 workshop---and the possible affordable project on Mayflower property near Richardson Flat. Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting, including the budget and today’s board retreat Kimball Art Center Education Director Amy McDonald and student Sadie AbuHaidar discuss this year's Wasatch Back Student Art Show.

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A new exhibit at the Kimball Art Center celebrates the independent spirit of Sundance.  Thirty-three artists represent the thirty-three years of the film festival.   And a popular writer, director and producer helped put the show together. KPCW's Renai Bodley explains:  

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt with an update of this month's "What's That with Pat? Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Utah Open Lands Executive Director Wendy Fisher talk about last night's council meeting and the Bonanza Flats purchase and Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche and filmmaker Morgan Spurlock talk about the newest exhibit at the Kimball.: Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival.

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