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Jacksonville: $1.25 Mil. In Concessions But Lockout Ensues

Although a 15 hour negotiating session on December 14, 2007 yielded $1.25 million in concessions from musicians, the Jacksonville Symphony Association (JSA) and the Jacksonville Symphony Players' Association (JSPA) were unable to craft a final agreement. As a result, the current lockout will continue well into the opening weeks of 2008. Furthermore, the JSA will [...]
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Books On Culture: A New Inside The Arts Blog

There's excitement in the air as today marks the launch of the latest Inside The Arts blog. Books On Culture; discovering books on music and culture with John Rosenkrans is one of the most unique arts and culture blogs to enter the fray since the medium winked into existence several years ago. Although it seems [...]
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Tampa Settles While Jacksonville Remains Locked Out

On Sunday, 12/9/2007 the musicians of the Florida Orchestra (located in Tampa, FL) ratified a three year contract after having been engaged in play-and-talk since September. The three-year concessionary agreement averted what would have become the second work stoppage by a professional orchestra in the state of Florida… Although the contract reduces the number of [...]
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Breaking News: JAX Government Weighs In On Lockout

After weeks of conspicuous silence, the local Jacksonville government has weighed in on the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra (JSO) lockout via an emergency resolution… Jacksonville City Council Member, Glorius Johnson, introduced a resolution during a council meeting on 12/11/2007 requesting emergency passage of Resolution 2007-1361, which states, in part: A RESOLUTION STRONGLY ENCOURAGING THE JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY [...]
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Inside The Arts: A New Hub For Cultural Discourse

There’s excitement in the air as today marks the launch of a new cultural blogging exchange, Inside The Arts. Since moving to an independent server at the beginning of November, Adaptistration has expanded to offer two new blogs, Sticks and Drones and Arts Addict. Both blogs have done very well since their respective launch and […]

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