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© 2016,Communal celebrations bring out the best in us, offering a place for people to come together and take a break from the routines of daily life. They are a vital aspect of city life and are increasingly popular as an urban development strategy. Celebrating Urban Community Life is a comprehensive guide to understanding and enhancing communal celebrations as a source of community capital. Drawing on case studies from New York, San Francisco, and Toronto, Melvin Delgado discusses the many ways in which fairs, festivals, and parades can enhance communal life. Providing a framework for social scientists, urban planners, and social workers to analyse and foster celebrations that benefit urban populations, the book is a valuable resource for those with an interest in this growing area of academic and practical interest.
© 2015,With decades of experience as a gala event planner, award-winning director and producer Ron Miziker presents the ultimate guide to planning and executing every special event in this one-of-a-kind guidebook. For professionals and beginners alike, it is designed to be a quick reference for ensuring that any exciting, educational, or entertaining event comes together on time and within budget. The book includes essential information about critical subjects, proven suggestions, and personal anecdotes to make your event memorable and successful. Whether your questions concern layout, techniques, terminology, protocol, quantities, or procedures, this book has the answers with quick-to-understand charts and diagrams that illustrate key information to make the event great--be it a sales meeting, wedding, awards dinner, community festival, concert, fund-raiser, cocktail party, grand opening, political rally, formal dinner, exhibition, press announcement, family celebration, or informal gathering at home.