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ArtsandCultureTheArmoryattheBrightonCulturalCenterThe89-year-oldhistoricArmoryhadbeenencedoandusedasorlumberstorageordecadesbeorebeingre-openedin2009.Thebeautiullyrestored6000square-ootbuildingnowpresentslocalandregionaltheaterdancemusicandvisualartsexhibitsandperormances.ItisoneosevenhistoricArmoriesintheStateoColorado.AnythinkBrightonLibraryattheBrightonCulturalCenterThe20000square-ootAnythinkBrightonlibrarysetsthestandardoruturelibrarieswithitsinnovativeapproachestocustomerserviceprogramsandcorporateculture.Herebooksarejustthebeginningtoaworldoinquiryandactivities.AnythinkBrightonisLEEDSilvercertifedandthefrstcarbonpositivelibraryintheUnitedStates.From1955to2009Brightondidnothaveasingleculturalvenue.TodayDowntownisbecomingahubocultureandciviclie.Some35000visitorscometotheBrightonCulturalCentereachmonthorawidevarietyoeventsactivitiesperormancesandexhibits.Acatalystprojectthecenterisattractingnewvisitorsandspin-ocreativeenterprises.MainStreetCreativesTheormerchamberbuildingonMainStreetisnowanincubatororartistsandcreativeentrepreneurs.Thespaceincludesroomsorteachingandexhibitingaswellaslow-coststudiosorworkingartists.Artistsalonsoernetworkingandbusinesstraining.AsabusinessdevelopmentstrategyBURAissubsidizingthespacetoattractandgrowcreativebusinessesx13akeydowntownniche.9