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Quality Culture Offerings Is Deal-Breaker For Wall Street Journal’s Best Place To Retire

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article by Nancy Henderson, Best Places to Retire: Chattanooga Blends Culture and the Outdoors, on 11/29/2015 that reports the best city in the US to retire is Chattanooga, TN; but the real story, for the orchestra field at least, is how much influence cultural offerings contributed to that […]

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Is Your Group Doing Something For #BlackFriday Or #CyberMonday?

The onslaught of Thanksgiving shopping days are at hand: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. In 2013, my inbox was flowing with promotional offers from performing arts organizations but 2014 was a comparative trickle and by the time this article was written, 2015 is similarly sparse. Perhaps performing arts orgs need to get […]

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Philadelphia Dines At The Ida Know Buffet

The 11/21/15 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer published an article by Peter Dobrin that paints a dreary picture for the Philadelphia Orchestra Association’s (POA) future. In short, and contrary to a stream of public relations messages from the POA to the contrary, the organization continues to struggle reversing the downward revenue spiral that prompted their […]

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