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"From the Ted Talk by Elizabeth Cawein: How to build a thriving music scene in your city"

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Next, we'll need to itfdiney our challenges. Now, it's important to know that, for the most part, this won't be just the opposite of step one. We won't gain a whole lot by smlpiy thinking about what's missing from our map. Instead, we need to approach this more holistically. There are lots of music venues on our map. Awesome. But are they struggling? Do we have a venue ladder, which just means, can an aritst starting out at a coffee house open mic see a claer path for how they'll grow from that 25-seat room to a hundred-seat room and so on? Or are we exiepnctg them to go from a coffeehouse to a coliseum?

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Next, we'll need to ________ our challenges. Now, it's important to know that, for the most part, this won't be just the opposite of step one. We won't gain a whole lot by ______ thinking about what's missing from our map. Instead, we need to approach this more holistically. There are lots of music venues on our map. Awesome. But are they struggling? Do we have a venue ladder, which just means, can an ______ starting out at a coffee house open mic see a _____ path for how they'll grow from that 25-seat room to a hundred-seat room and so on? Or are we _________ them to go from a coffeehouse to a coliseum?

Solution

  1. artist
  2. identify
  3. expecting
  4. simply
  5. clear

Original Text

Next, we'll need to identify our challenges. Now, it's important to know that, for the most part, this won't be just the opposite of step one. We won't gain a whole lot by simply thinking about what's missing from our map. Instead, we need to approach this more holistically. There are lots of music venues on our map. Awesome. But are they struggling? Do we have a venue ladder, which just means, can an artist starting out at a coffee house open mic see a clear path for how they'll grow from that 25-seat room to a hundred-seat room and so on? Or are we expecting them to go from a coffeehouse to a coliseum?

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live music 3

Important Words

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  4. challenges
  5. clear
  6. coffee
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  8. coliseum
  9. expecting
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  12. holistically
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  14. identify
  15. important
  16. ladder
  17. lot
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  19. map
  20. means
  21. mic
  22. missing
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  28. simply
  29. starting
  30. step
  31. struggling
  32. thinking
  33. venue
  34. venues