Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Development Director

Works & Process, an independent 501(c)3, champions artistic process and produces an insightful performing-arts series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 273-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. Works & Process programs introduce audiences to creative process blending performance highlights and artist discussions, prior to premiere. With partial support from a 2-year capacity building grant from The Booth Ferris Foundation and a long-time commitment from the Board of Direct...
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Winter and Fall 2022 Applications Open for MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises

Northwestern University’s MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program develops leaders in business, innovation, and entrepreneurship across Entertainment, Media and the Arts. Earn your Master’s in One Year. More than ever, the creative industries need professionals who can leverage strategic business knowledge to drive innovation and growth. They also need effective and agile leaders with an expansive understanding of how the various sectors of the creative economy are woven to...
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Newark Museum’s Dan Mask Fetches 50 Xs Its High Estimate; Banksy’s “Balloon”/”Bin” Wafts to $25.4m

When an object at auction fetches many multiples of its expected price, as happened with the Newark Museum’s recent
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Culture Shift? America’s Workers Grab Control

In unionized industries, this takes the form of collective bargaining and, where necessary, voting for strikes. In non-unionized industries, which make up the vast bulk of the American economy, it shows up in workers leaving their jobs and looking for higher-paying ones. – The New Yorker
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Why Music Is Not A Background Sport

Music — at least for some of us — is an engaged and engaging activity that involves your ear, your intellect, your memory, your imagination and more. And that if those resources aren’t available, there’s no shame in preferring the more serene and restful option of silence. – San Francisco Chronicle
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Surprise: Graduate Enrollment At US Universities Increased In 2020

The CGS survey found that graduate applications increased by 7.3 percent and first-time graduate enrollment increased by 1.8 percent in fall 2020 compared to the year before. – InsideHigherEd
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Motion Picture Academy Boss To Step Down After Ten Tumultuous Years

The news comes just weeks after the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a $480-million project that Hudson played a key role in spearheading and that, despite its problem-plagued gestation, has been well received thus far. – Los Angeles Times
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Camille A. Brown Brings Black Social Dance To The Met Opera Stage

“When was the last time a dance stopped an opera in its tracks?” That’s what happened after the fraternity scene (step choreography by Brown) in the Met’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Here’s a Q&A between Brown and Gia Kourlas. – The New York Times
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Glimmerglass Leader To Step Down

Francesca Zambello, 65, who is also the artistic director of Washington National Opera and an independent stage director, will have led Glimmerglass for 12 seasons when she leaves. – The New York Times
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Yes, Eun Sun Kim Has Made Opera History, But She’d Rather Just Be A Conductor

She’s music director at San Francisco Opera and principal guest conductor at Houston Grand Opera, and she’s the first woman and first Asian in either job. But, she says, “I want to be seen just as a conductor.” – The New York Times
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How Environmental Art Brings Climate Change Awareness

In the past few decades, new practices of art, design and architecture in the public realm have helped raise awareness about ubiquitous waste, pollution and global warming, and their associated social injustices. – The Conversation
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How Ancient Greek Tragedy Works (And It Does) As Group Therapy

Bryan Doerries, director of Theater of War, “Dozens of Marines of every rank had stood up and quoted lines from the ancient plays from memory, as if they had known them their entire lives, and then related them to personal stories they had never shared.” – Literary Hub
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How Truth Became Contested Ground In Our Schools

The pandemic accelerated a trend that already existed: teachers increasingly find themselves facing a potential career-ending explosion if they teach the wrong “truth.” – LitHub
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Meeting (Potential) Audiences Where They Are… With A Mobile Barbershop

That’s what Keenan Scott II did to attract new people to his recently opened Broadway play, Thoughts of a Colored Man, one of eight shows written by Black authors (a record) that will be on Broadway this season. And the tactic may be working. – The New Yorker
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An Alternative History About The Dawn Of Humans

Graeber and Wengrow offer a history of the past 30,000 years that is not only wildly different from anything we’re used to, but also far more interesting: textured, surprising, paradoxical, inspiring. – The Atlantic
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Why It’s Good That UCLA Is Selling Its Picasso But Bad That The Met Is Selling Historic Photographs

What it all comes down to, writes Christopher Knight, is what the money from the sale will be used for. – Yahoo! (Los Angeles Times)
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Nick Cave’s Online Store: Pencils Adorned with Lyrics, Mugs, Polaroids & More

I’m sitting on the balcony Reading Flannery O’Connor With a pencil and a plan – Nick Cave, Carnage Access to technology has transformed the creative process, and many artists who’ve come to depend on it have long ceased to marvel at the labor and time saved, seething with resentment when devices and digital access fails. Musician Nick Cave, founder and frontman of The Bad Seeds, is one who hasn’t abandoned his analog ways, whether he’s in the act of generating new songs, or seeking respite from...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Design, Instagram, Writing, College, Creativity, Vikings, Polaroid, Staffordshire, Nick Cave, Bic, Wim Wenders, Warren Ellis, Flannery O'Connor, Ayun Halliday

On Producing PBS Pledge Drive Specials

“In the case of fundraising programming, there are no awards for style points. Does it pledge? Is it constructed for that purpose? It may be a fun show to watch, but if people don’t open their wallets as the key measurement, it’s a bomb.” – Current
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Why George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” Has Remained Relevant For 150 Years

One reason, it must be said, is that a certain type of person wants to be seen as loving the book. (Yep, virtue-signaling.) Yet Middlemarch still matters because of its expert examination of one of life’s fundamental features: disappointment. – The New Statesman
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Surprise — You’re In Charge! How A Family Publishing Empire Changed Hands

Being handed control of the company, which is valued at $1.2 billion, has made Iole Lucchese, 55, one of the most powerful women in book publishing, and the stock provides her — the daughter of a construction worker and a homemaker — with significant wealth. – The New York Times
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Paul McCartney Writes About The Genesis Of “Eleanor Rigby”

“Initially, the priest was ‘Father McCartney,’ because it had the right number of syllables. I took the song to John at around that point, … and he said, ‘That’s great, Father McCartney.’ He loved it. But I wasn’t really comfortable with it.” – The New Yorker
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Vienna’s Museums Now Have An Onlyfans Site To Promote The Nudes In Their Collections

Why? Because Facebook, Instagram and TikTok keep taking down their nude artworks — Peter Paul Rubens, Egon Schiele, even the Venus of Willendorf — for violating obscenity rules. – ARTnews
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Coloratura Soprano Legend Edita Gruberová Dead At 74

She set new standards, both vocally and dramatically (especially as a comedienne), in some of the most technically difficult roles in the repertory: Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, Olympia in The Tales of Hoffmann, the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. – Opera News
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Rolling Stone Wants To Be A Hard-Hitting Newsmagazine Again

Hoping to shake off the last lingering shame from the disastrous UVA rape-case article, new editor Noah Shachtman and CEO Gus Wenner (Jann’s son) plan to cast a critical eye not only on politics, but on the popular music stars that typically grace its cover. – The Washington Post
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Chattanooga Symphony & Opera seeks Executive Director

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director, available in January, 2022. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) is the largest arts employer and one of the only fully professional arts organizations in the region. Performing a variety of classical, pops, chamber, ensemble, youth orchestra, and special concerts each season, the CSO is highly regarded i...
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MusiCorps seeks Managing Director

About MusiCorps: Formed in response to the crisis of returning service members injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, MusiCorps is a conservatory-level music rehabilitation program that helps injured service members play music and recover their lives. It has been praised by the Wall Street Journal as “revolutionary,” is pioneering in the field of adaptive music, and has helped countless wounded warriors learn, relearn, and perform music as a core part of their rehabilitation. The MusiCorps Woun...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Wall Street Journal, Board, Sheryl Crow, Excel Microsoft, MusiCorps, Yo Yo Ma Roger Waters, Kennedy Center Madison Square Garden, MusiCorps East at Walter ReedMusiCorps West

Associate Development/Database Management, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Job Description: Development Associate/Database managerThis position reports to the Development Director/External Affairs Director Duties and Responsibilities: The Development Associate/Database manager is an integral member of the AKLB Team. The position is responsible for supporting the day-to-day functioning of the Development Department as well as helping to ensure the success of all special events.This position requires a high level of attention to detail combined with the ability t...
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