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Old 05-08-2016, 04:15 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Smaller capital cities and college towns.
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Old 05-08-2016, 04:25 PM
 
Location: NYntarctica
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Charleston, Savannah, Portland (Maine), Lowell, Galveston, Hialeah
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Old 05-08-2016, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, La
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Lafayette, Louisiana sure as heck is one. Capital of Cajun Country.
Textbook example of a city punching above its weight
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Old 05-08-2016, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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Which US cities, outside of the obvious huge metro areas, have the most to offer in terms of concerts/festivals, museums, and other cultural attractions? In other words, which cities have the most cultural attractions per-capita, or punch above their weight culturally?
New Orleans, Charleston, Savannah, and Richmond.
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Old 05-08-2016, 09:41 PM
 
Location: West of the Rockies
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Ashland, OR (liberal hippie-esque)

Vancouver, WA

Boise, ID

Eagle-Vail, CO (like Aspen but cheaper)

Telluride, CO (same as above)

Des Moines, IA


Any college town will have some degree of culture available for non-students.
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Old 05-08-2016, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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Lafayette, Louisiana sure as heck is one. Capital of Cajun Country.
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Textbook example of a city punching above its weight
Is this a joke?
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Old 05-09-2016, 12:31 AM
 
Location: Denver
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Is this a joke?
Does it look like it?
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Old 05-09-2016, 01:18 AM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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Does it look like it?
When the thread referenced "culture" ... "Swamp People" and "Water Boy" are not what I had in mind.

Last edited by Newsboy; 05-09-2016 at 01:32 AM..
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Old 05-09-2016, 01:23 AM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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I think Santa Fe does a superb job for this. Surprised no one had already brought that up yet.
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Old 05-09-2016, 04:30 AM
 
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Charleston sc and savannah ga hands down
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