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Friday, February 21, 2020

How A Co-Founder Of Black Lives Matter Uses Dance For Change by Artsjournal

“I’m trying to have a bigger conversation about social conditions, and sometimes I’m having that conversation in a really pensive, sort of introspective kind of performance. And then s…

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The Whitney Houston Hologram In Concert Is… Kinda Creepy by Artsjournal

The result, at least in what producers were careful to call a dress rehearsal, is intermittently convincing. The hologram gets some of Houston’s physical tics right, and the lip-syncing …

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LAMA’s Plan To Remake Its Museum Home Starts With A False Premise? by Artsjournal

Zumthor’s single, integrated composition (now tan instead of black!), raised high above the grime of the city, is just a building. The strength of LACMA as it stands now is its complexity;…

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Salt Lake City’s Arts Funding Rewards Largest Organizations At Expense Of Small. Should The Formula Change? by Artsjournal

That system sometimes “reward[s] bad behavior. We reward those who keep spending without regard” and sometimes “penalize organizations that take thoughtful, correct and prudent cuts to…

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Martin Filler: The Fascist Implications Of Trump’s Architectural Plans by Artsjournal

This effective ban on modern architecture commissioned by the US government is horrifyingly reminiscent of Hitler’s insistence that public buildings in the Third Reich hew to the Classical…

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Lyric Opera of Kansas City seeks Director of Marketing and Communications by Artsjournal

Lyric Opera of Kansas City seeks a poised and professional candidate who will be responsible for the strategy, implementation, evaluation and achievement of earned ticket revenue goals and f…

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VP, Marketing & Communications at Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa, CA) by Artsjournal

The Vice President, Marketing & Communications is a critical member of the Executive team at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and leads a division that is responsible for $31 million …

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Executive Director: Boston Children’s Chorus by Artsjournal

The Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) seeks to identify a talented Executive Director who can bring their knowledge and lived experience to the critical discussions inspired through our commi…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

How Can Theatre Work On Climate Change? by Artsjournal

Theatre has always paid attention to political and social issues. So what does working on climate change look like for theatre? American Theatre presents a collection of stories exploring ho…

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Seattle Arts Philanthropist Virginia Wright, 91 by Artsjournal

The Wrights became known as “the Medicis of Seattle,” especially renowned for their marvelous art collection. – Seattle Times

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EU Will Demand UK Return Parthenon Marbles To Greece As Part Of Brexit Deal by Artsjournal

The European Union will demand that Britain gives a collection of ancient marble sculptures back to Greece as part of a post-Brexit trade deal. Greece has long argued that the Parthenon Marb…

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Royal Philharmonic Research: How Technology Is Bringing Classical Music A Bigger Audience by Artsjournal

‘Technology is playing a huge role in shaping the future of how people engage with orchestral music,’ says James Williams, managing director at the RPO. ‘At the Royal Philharmonic Orch…

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How The Arts Could Reform Business Education by Artsjournal

It’s not the liberal arts vs. corporate education. And it’s not soft skills vs. hard skills. It’s both a dichotomy and a lexicon we must eliminate. First, the dichotomy: the education …

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Study: Does A Company’s Political Advocacy Affect Consumer Behavior? Yes. But… by Artsjournal

That a company engaged in conservative or liberal political activity did not affect Republicans’ opinions of that company, but it did for Democrats. (As previously reported, Democrats didn…

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Revealed: YouTube’s Most-Watched Gaming Channels Are Infested With Bots by Artsjournal

In January, all seven of the most-watched YouTube Gaming channels weren’t run by happy gamers livestreaming the game du jour. They were instead recorded, autoplaying videos advertising vid…

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Has Netflix Reached Its Max Audience? by Artsjournal

“Our research shows that most pay TV households already have Netflix so even if cord-cutting accelerates, Netflix won’t get a whole slew of new customers. In [other] words, people are cu…

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Tory MPs Warn Boris Johnson Not To Attack The BBC by Artsjournal

“This is not a fight the BBC is picking nor a contest my party promised if we got elected. If the BBC ends up in decline, it will be the government which will be accused by the very people…

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Allentown Museum Painting Discovered To Be A Rembrandt After It Was Sent Out For Cleaning by Artsjournal

The scientific analysis “showed brushwork, and a liveliness to that brushwork, that is quite consistent with other works by Rembrandt,” said Shan Kuang, a conservator at New York Univers…

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Meet The Workers Who Inspect The Sistine Chapel’s Frescoes by Artsjournal

The BBC was given rare access to the preparations and spoke to three experts involved. – BBC

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Learning Technology Through Dance by Artsjournal

Dance as a basis for problem-solving is a growing field within psychology research. It underlies some of the theories behind dancing as therapy for people with Parkinson’s Disease, for exa…

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Meet Oliver Dowden, The UK’s New Culture Secretary by Artsjournal

He has a history of handling thorny issues like cybercrime and data privacy. As a Parliamentary Secretary in Theresa May’s cabinet office, Dowden was the Minister for Implementation of the…

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Tough Talk On Theatre Diversity Efforts by Artsjournal

I am a white, male, liberal administrator working in New York’s nonprofit theatre community. I see firsthand how the word “diversity” has kicked up a lot of dust throughout the industr…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

End Of The Big Glamorous Cities? by Artsjournal

Since 2010, urban inner rings, including central business districts, accounted for barely 10 percent of population growth in the nation’s 53 largest metropolitan areas. More revealing stil…

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More Than Numbers: How Astronomers Named The Planets And Stars by Artsjournal

As the Shakespeare scholar Todd Borlik has pointed out, the triumph of Romanticism throughout Europe by the mid-1800s meant that Shakespeare (though not so much Pope) was seen as a universal…

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Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy by Artsjournal

The organization has about half the members it did in the 1970s. But it has failed to address claims of sexual abuse for decades, and the claims have mounted up. The bankruptcy is an attempt…

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Rarity: Vienna Kunsthalle Museum Replaces Director With A Three-Person Collective by Artsjournal

Founded in 1992, the Kunsthalle Wien is a large exhibition space with no permanent collection. How does a triumvirate lead such a venue in practice? Surely much more time is spent on meeting…

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The Radical Plan To Remake Paris Into A “15-Minute City” by Artsjournal

The idea, floated by the city’s mayor, is to redesign urban life so that all the essentials – for work, play, shopping, culture – are within 15 minutes of every resident of the city. I…

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Forgers And The True Believers That Want To Believe Them by Artsjournal

Perhaps the forger’s best tool is the desire of buyers to want something to be real. No matter how improbable. – The Daily Beast

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How Musicians Are Starting To Grapple With The Climate Impact Of Touring by Artsjournal

“It seems to me that the only solution commensurate with the scale of the problem is fundamentally changing the way musicians work. We have to stop seeing it as reasonable that we’d play…

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An Open-Ended, Ambiguous, Multi-Perspective Opera Made To Resist Reduction by Artsjournal

Yuval Sharon: “If there was a straightforward message, there would certainly be simpler and more direct ways to communicate it than by creating this enormous operatic experience. Opera’s…

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Ten Trends That Will Impact The Arts Says Americans For The Arts by Artsjournal

The arts advocacy group says these are the trends that will inform its work over the next few years. – Americans for the Arts

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