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Archive | January, 2008

Free For The Taking

If you haven't been following Jason Heath's "A Week in the Life" series of posts at Arts Addict then you're missing out. I've written it before and I'll write it again; Jason's ability to present an unfiltered, honest look at the life of a gig musician is simply unparalleled. The real bonus here is that [...]
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Make A Fortune In Virtual Cash

Do you enjoy the fictional world of the fantasy blog stock market? If so, you're likely involved with one of the most entertaining and longest running offerings available, Blogshares.com. The self described market where players invest fictional dollars on shares in blogs has been up and running since 2003 and now attracts more than 50,000 [...]
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It’s Time For Some Cross-Blogging

One of the most appealing aspects of blogging is the ability to riff on an idea or topic initiated by a blogging colleague. To a large extent, that's one of the reasons Inside The Arts was established. Locating several cultural blogs in closely aligned fields of performing arts at one hub will hopefully increase the [...]
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Inside The Arts Welcomes Frank Almond

Inside The Arts continues to grow and today marks the addition of the newest column: non divisi; Frank Almond writes a column instead of practicing. A column differs from a blog in that blogs publish several articles per week whereas columns publish less frequently. As Frank states in his About page, "For the time being, [...]
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Who Owns A Symphony Orchestra?

Who Owns A Symphony Orchestra?

Earlier this week, Paul Alter submitted a comment and asked “Who owns a symphony orchestra?” Although the simplistic answer to that question is “no one” perhaps a more complete answer is to look at ownership from the perspective of control. Within that context, Paul’s question is much easier to answer… (more…)

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Concert Cancellations And New Fundraising In Jacksonville

Concert Cancellations And New Fundraising In Jacksonville

In an email message from 1/2/2008, Jacksonville Symphony Association (JSA) Executive Director, Alan Hopper, confirmed that the message appearing on the jsomusicians.org message board on 12/28/2007 was written by JSA executive board member Tom Beames (details of that letter are available here). Hopper also confirmed that personalized versions of the letter have been distributed to […]

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