Carbondale invites self-expression, in all ways. Here, your voice is a valuable asset and the town has a knack for producing boundless talent in every art form. There is a why-not ingenuity born of the community's no-judgement mentality, and Carbondale Community Arts, fundraisers and public arts initiatives nurture it wholeheartedly. As the region's honored "Creative Capital," venues like The Varsity Theater, Artspace 304 and the McLeod Theater attract art goers from near and far. Culture rules and music is king, producing and attracting top names in every genre. Here, the artful life has an international palette that is enjoyed, in all ways.