I was pleased to see that Wednesday’s post on income-sensitive tickets got some traction, as it was picked up by You’ve Cott Mail, Parabasis, and smArts & Culture (“revolutionary”? You guys sure know how to make a blogger blush!). At the end of my post, I noted, I realize that there are some potential holesRead More
Free tickets? How about income-sensitive tickets?
On Monday, I posted a note about a new program from the Highland Street Foundation to pay for free museum admission on Fridays at various Massachusetts cultural institutions during the summer. There are similar programs in other cities, such as Target Free Fridays, not to mention more traditional access programs like student discounts or rushRead More
Around the horn: redeye edition
This one will have to be quick because I’m leaving on a plane to California in a few hours. Busy, busy, busy! The Hewlett Foundation has finally released phase two of its Youth in the Arts report, conducted by Barry Hessenius. This edition used focus groups of young arts professionals to explore the implications ofRead More
I have a confession to make.
It’s true: I participated in the infamous unfinished performance of Nathan Currier’s Gaian Variations at Avery Fisher Hall exactly five years ago today. I was there, on stage, when Harold Rosenbaum calmly closed his music folder, turned around, bowed to the confused audience, and walked off stage, four movements before the piece was supposed toRead More
Once more, with feeling
As a final epilogue on NPAC before it completely disappears from our memories (the official blog is already looking pretty dead), and in the spirit of contributing constructively to the discussion, I thought I’d share how I voted among the choices that were given to us at the final AmericaSpeaks town hall meeting/caucus session, andRead More
What is with the arts field’s obsession with the Got Milk? ad campaign? I feel like every time the subject of an ad campaign or slogan comes up, Got Milk is immediately referenced–it’s practically the Godwin’s Law of arts marketing. At NPAC, I apparently wasn’t the only one to groan when I learned that theRead More
Liveblogging the Yale SOM Arts & Culture Conference, Part 2
Back here in A60 for the second Arts & Culture Club panel on intellectual property. The panelists include Gigi Sohn, President of Public Knowledge; Jeffrey Cunard, a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; and Robin Batteau, an independent singer/songwriter/producer. The discussion is moderated by Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Esq., Director of Education for Volunteer Lawyers forRead More
Liveblogging the Yale SOM Arts & Culture Conference
Hello everyone, I’m experimenting with a new format today: liveblogging! I’m here in room A60 at the Yale School of Management where the Arts & Culture Club is holding its first ever “Issues in the Arts” conference. The first panel is moderated by Assistant to the Provost at Yale University Jack Meyers and tackles theRead More