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Time To Level Up Your Design Skills

ArtsHacker Ceci Dadisman posted an article on 1/16/2015 about how to take advantage of a great online service called Magic Mockups, which allows you create Smartphone, tablet, and laptop oriented mockups with your branding elements all without the need for Photoshop. It’s a great post and for those who do have Photoshop at their disposal, […]

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Rise Of The Millennials

Although I typically let a reader segmentation survey go a good fortnight before compiling data, the first day’s results were fascinating enough that it seemed worthwhile to share some of it today, one trend in particular worth noting is Millennial readers are on the rise and in a big way. Of the nearly 100 readers […]

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Who Are You? 2015

It’s been more than a year since the last Adaptistration reader survey; as such, it is high time to update and revise what we know about who you are and what you find most engaging. These surveys are enormously helpful in guiding Adaptistration’s content and overall direction and I’m sure this survey will be no different. In […]

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When The Going Gets Tough

Have you had the time to download and read the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) recent report When Going Gets Tough: Barriers and Motivations Affecting Arts Attendance (A.K.A NEA Research Report #59)? It’s on my to-read list but I’ve been hearing from colleagues that it has some intriguing material related to socioeconomic status. I’m […]

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Always Nice To Be Recognized

Many thanks to Barry Hessenius for including Adaptistration in his recent post My 15 Favorite Nonprofit Arts Blogs. Also on the list is Joe Patti’s Butts In The Seats and having two listings from the same blogging exchange at Inside The Arts in Hessenius’s list was a wonderful treat. It is always gratifying to learn […]

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For MN Substitute Pay Disparity, No News Isn’t Good News

Following up on the One Year Later, Minnesota Orchestra Pay Disparity Continues To Elicit Strong Opinions article from 1/5/2015, I contacted both representatives from the Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra (MOMA) along with Local 30-73, American Federation of Musicians (AFM), the regional office that represents the MN Orchestra musicians, to inquire whether or not there have […]

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Are You A Jennifer Higdon Fan?

A bit of shameless vested interest promotion today in the form of advocating an upcoming performance of Jennifer Higdon’s 2010 Pulitzer-prize winning Violin Concerto on March 12, 2015 with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) featuring their concertmaster, Holly Mulcahy. The vested interest part comes into play because Ms. Mulcahy, in addition to being an […]

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