Tag Archives: performing arts

All You Can Hear: The SPCO’s Netflix-Style Membership

In April, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) announced the launch of a Netflix-style membership model where you could “get all the SPCO you want for $5 a month.” Still relatively untested in the arts world, this pricing model allows subscribers to see an unlimited number of performances for a low monthly fee. Additional perks […]

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Won’t you be my neighbor?

We’re all accustomed to choosing seats online when booking tickets for a concert or a flight.  But what about choosing your seatmates?  Airline KLM will launch a program later this year that will allow customers to choose their neighbors on flights.  The social seating tool, called “Meet and Seat,” will use social media sites to […]

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Around the horn: Debt ceiling edition

Don’t forget the Createquity Writing Fellowship application deadline is this Friday, August 5! PUBLIC POLICY AND THE ARTS – FEDERAL The State Department, though the New England Foundation for the Arts, is funding a major new cultural diplomacy program aimed at bringing foreign artists to small and midsize cities across the United States. Alyssa Rosenberg […]

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My comment on Philanthropedia’s post on Bay Area arts organizations

See here for the original. Hi Erinn, Thanks for the interesting discussion. I’m especially pleased that you picked up on the tension between the way that philanthropists generally talk about other causes and the way that art and culture demands to be talked about. I’m a believer that the arts are not (primarily) out to […]

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