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What A Way To End 2015: Old Navy Dissuades Children From A Career In The Arts

Apparently, some among the decider ranks within clothing retailer Old Navy don’t think very much of a career in the arts, as evidenced by a children’s t-shirt they are selling that displays the slogan “YOUNG ASPIRING ARTIST.” in big, bold Serif font but the word “ARTIST” is scratched out and the career choice of either […]

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Why Yes, I Am Excited About The New Star Wars Movie

Although I won’t likely get an opportunity to see the Star Wars: The Force Awakens until next week, it is difficult not to get caught up in the excitement especially when friends and colleagues who work in the LA studio scene have been posting photos on Facebook from the recording sessions (so…many…selfies…with…JJ). Am I jealous? […]

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So You Want Nonprofits To Act More Like For Profits?

The always sharp Vu Le posted another entertaining article over at Nonprofit With Balls where he bastes the well-worn topic of nonprofits being told to act more like for profits in his unique brand of sharp-tongued marinade. Le’s post articulates what most arts admins think in the back of their mind when being lectured by […]

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Getting Back Into The Swing Of Things Following #NAMPC

#NAMPC 2015 was a fantastic conference and you can expect a round up post coming soon via ArtsHacker as a joint article with my co-presenter and ArtsHacker contributor, Ceci Dadisman. As for today, I’m in the normal sort of catch-up mode after being away at the brain etch-a-sketch shake that is a conference; as such […]

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back For Musicians And Airports

Just when it looked like it might be safe to dip a toe in the waters of airline travel, a recent incident involving the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and flutist Jessica Schmitz at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport should bring some old fashioned Jaws level anxiety back to the process. Norman Lebrecht detailed Schmitz’s account in […]

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