You're nuts. No more skirting it. You're nuts. I would venture to say I've been to more plays at Alfresco than you. It's a fabulous center for the arts in a town that doesn't get too much recognition for the arts.
I do give Ed credit for initiating the redevelopment because no business person could have done it without the city getting the ball rolling. Selph let downtown decay and die. Ed, his city councils and business minded people like Mrs. Whitaker, the owner of the pizza shop and the coffee shop kept it rolling.
This debate isn't about her as she pointed out so stick to the subject about why you think Art is the right man for the job.