VP, Executive Search – Tom O’Connor Consulting Group

The Vice President, Executive Search works as a pivotal member of the Tom O’Connor Consulting Group (TOCG) leadership team and will carry out searches on behalf of our arts and culture clients in a variety of functional areas. As with all TOCG roles, the position is full-time remote with occasional in-person meetings required in New York City at company expense. Reporting to President Tom O’Connor (who will maintain a portfolio of searches) and with support from Director of Recruitment & Pro...
Tags: Art, Jobs, New York City, Tom O'Connor, Tom O'Connor Consulting Group TOCG, TOCG, Rani Haywood

Director of Marketing & Communications, Theatre for a New Audience

Theatre for a New Audience seeks a Director of Marketing & Communications to join its team. Reporting to the Founding Artistic Director, this is a results-oriented leadership role overseeing earned revenue, audience development and retention, and brand awareness efforts. The Director leads the team on traditional and digital advertising, CRM, direct mail and email marketing, data analysis, and reporting. For a full position description, see Responsibili...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Cms, Marketing Communications, TFANA

Pacific Symphony Senior Leadership – Vice President of Marketing and Communications

THE OPPORTUNITY Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President of Marketing and Communications is a key strategic leader responsible for deepening relations with audiences and community members through best in class marketing and engagement strategies designed to increase and exceed the Symphony’s overall earned revenue goals. These institutional goals will maximize the total household participation and revenue through coordinated communication, recognition and patron engagement tact...
Tags: Art, Jobs, US, New York Times, Orange County, Carnegie Hall, Renee, Russell Johnson, Pacific Symphony, Cesar Pelli, Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Carl St Clair, John Forsyte, PR Committee, William J Gillespie, Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Vice President of Philanthropy

Job Title: Vice President of PhilanthropyReports to: President & CEOClassification: Full-time – Salaried – ExemptEmployment is At-Will – either the employee or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice. About The Phoenix Symphony: It’s an exciting time to join The Phoenix Symphony as our organization entered its benchmark 75th Anniversary Season of 2021-22. As one of the greater Phoenix area’s largest and most iconic cultu...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Microsoft, Phoenix, PTO, Microsoft Office Suite, The Phoenix Symphony, Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Philanthropy Department, Marion DonaldsonInterim

As Beirut’s Conditions Deteriorate, Its Orchestra Plays On

As the value of Lebanese money fell, the 100 or so musicians in the orchestra watched the value of their pay fall from $3,000 to around $200. Most foreign musicians left the orchestra and the country. It is not clear how long the orchestra can keep going. – Voice of America
Tags: Art, Music, Beirut

How Punk Rock Of The 70s And 80s Figured Out Safe Concerts

Venues for punk shows were numerous, encompassing everything from pet grooming stores to nonprofit community centers. The small-venue approach lent itself to the formation of a self-regulating community. – Slate
Tags: Art, Music

A New Model For Funding Art?

It pools 100 medium-sized donation of $1,000 each, with the total amount going to one not-for-profit project. Community projects apply and have their applications assessed by the collective of $1,000 donors, who shortlist and select the successful recipient through democratic vote. – ArtsHub
Tags: Art, Featured, Issues

This Time, We’re Really Anxious (A History)

Of course, anxiety never went away. Depression might have seemed ubiquitous, but people in the late 20th century hardly had less to be anxious about or more to be depressed about. – Psyche
Tags: Art, Ideas

Former Ballerina To Get All Of €61,000 After Three-Decade-Long Case Against La Scala

Sabina Galasso was a member of La Scala Ballet’s corps when, in 1991, the visiting Rudolf Nureyev picked her out for a lead in his Swan Lake. From then on, says Galasso, company leadership deliberately stifled her career. Only now has a final verdict come down. – Gramilano (Milan)
Tags: Art, Dance, Rudolf Nureyev, La Scala Ballet, Galasso, Three Decade Long Case Against La Scala, Sabina Galasso

Many Of The Ancient Roman Stoics Were Proto-Feminists

Gaius Musonius Rufus wrote plainly, “If then men and women are born with the same virtues, the same type of training and education must, of necessity, befit both men and women.” – Psyche
Tags: Art, Ideas, Gaius Musonius Rufus

Hmnnn – UK Change Of Stance On Repatriation Of The Parthenon Marbles?

When Boris Johnson’s spokesperson was asked on Tuesday, he said: “I won’t pre-empt their meeting, obviously, but the possession of the marbles is a matter purely for the museum. It’s not one for the UK government.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, UK, Boris Johnson, Visual

Theatre That Breaks Pre-Pandemic Rules

It’s a musical experiment that questions the long-accepted rules of theatermaking and theatergoing, established and upheld before the pandemic. For example, a percentage of the masked audience traverses a dance floor, because why must they all be seated? – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Theatre

Fifteen-Second Book Reviews On TikTok Have Amassed 26 Billion Views

BookTok, as it’s known, is an unusually lively corner of the mini-video app’s subculture: the most popular reviewers can get a couple hundred thousand followers, the most watched videos rack up a million or more views, and yes, they can affect sales. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Words, Audience, BookTok

Of Course It Does: China Unveils New Five-Year-Plan For Film

The plan’s ultimate goal, however, is to build China into a “strong cultural power” by 2035 — one that can only be achieved, it says, by “adhering to the Party’s total leadership over film work.” – Variety
Tags: Art, Media, China, Party

Netflix Releases More Viewer Data, But…

Let’s be clear: Netflix’s bigger bucket of Top 10 lists, even if they’re independently verified, is ultimately self-serving — designed to promote its most popular titles. – Variety
Tags: Art, Media, Netflix, Audience

Māori To New Zealand Anti-Vaxxers: Stop Using Our Dance In Your Protests

The haka is a traditional (and rather intimidating) pre-battle dance that’s been made famous by New Zealand’s national rugby team. Demonstrators who oppose vaccine mandates have been doing the “Ka Mate” haka, and that dance’s owners, the Ngati Toa Māori, have told them to knock it off. – NPR
Tags: Art, Dance, New Zealand, Ngati Toa Māori

Quentin Tarantino is selling Pulp Fiction all over again – this time as art

The director is being sued by the film production company, Miramax, for planning to sell ‘non-fungible tokens’ of the film he wrote and directed Name: Pulp Fiction.Age: 27. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Money, Film, Culture, Art and design, Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino, Miramax

King Solomon’s Mines, Archaeology, And Arguments Over The Old Testament’s Historical Accuracy

New finds at a remote site that’s been identified, dismissed, and re-identified as the Israelite monarch’s fabled copper mines have reignited debates about whether David and Solomon could have ruled over a great kingdom when no buildings from their period have ever been found. – Smithsonian Magazine
Tags: Art, Featured, David, Issues, Solomon

Playwright Ed Bullins, Leader Of Black Arts Movement, Dead At 86

“Over a 55-year career in which he produced nearly 100 plays, Mr. Bullins sought to reflect the Black urban experience unmitigated by the expectations of traditional theater” and staged in Black theaters in such places as Harlem and Oakland. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Harlem, Bullins

Does Method Acting Have A Future In The 21st Century?

The Method’s two main teachers in America, Stella Adler and Sanford Meisner, said in 1979 that they doubted it would outlive them. Well, it’s still here. Neighborhood Playhouse School director Pamela Kareman and Stella Adler Studio president Tom Oppenheim talk about the Method’s present and future. – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, America, Stella Adler, Tom Oppenheim, Sanford Meisner, Stella Adler Studio, Neighborhood Playhouse School, Pamela Kareman

Hong Kong’s Ambitious New M+ Opens, Built For A Different Time, Different Politics

The museum compares itself to Paris’s Centre Pompidou and New York’s Museum of Modern Art — but it has already moved to censor work as it walks a tightrope between its aspiration to be a world-class institution and the limits on free expression in Hong Kong. – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Featured, Paris, Visual, Centre Pompidou, New York 's Museum of Modern Art

"Given the absence of artists of color in Monday’s sale and the scarcity of women... the auction to some symbolized a chapter from the past."

"'This is the collection of a generation that’s passing — an old white man’s collection,' said Adam Lindemann, the gallerist and collector. 'Yes, these things are always going to be great, but is this what a young tech billionaire wants? I don’t think so.'"From Lindemann, endeavoring to look woke, makes a gaffe. The article is clear that it was the wife who made the selections. It's an old white woman's taste. Not an old white man's. She picked "The Nose": Pun intended.  Sculpture by Alberto...
Tags: Art, Law, Etiquette, Wealth, Feminism, Commerce, Sculpture, Nyt, Alberto Giacometti, Sotheby, Adam Lindemann, Lindemann, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse, Body Parts, Macklowes

Spain Drops Post-Brexit Visa Requirement For British Musicians

“Spain’s announcement means UK musicians and their crew will no longer need visas for engagements of less than 90 days, a change in policy that came after months of lobbying from trade groups on both sides.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, UK, Spain

Frida Soars Past Diego For Most Expensive Work Of Latin American Art Ever Sold

At an auction on Tuesday at Sotheby’s New York, Frida Kahlo’s self-portrait Diego y yo (depicting an image of her husband, Diego Rivera, on her forehead) sold for $34.88 million — roughly 3½ times the price of the previous recordholder, Rivera’s The Rivals. – Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, Visual, Diego Rivera, Rivera, Sotheby, New York Frida Kahlo

4,500-Year-Old Sun Temple Uncovered In Egypt

A team of archaeologists working at Abu Ghurab, 12 miles south of Cairo, discovered this temple underneath the ruins of a temple that had been excavated in 1898. It is one of just six sun temples believed to have been built in ancient Egypt. – CNN
Tags: Art, Egypt, Cairo, Visual

Nobel-Winning Writer Orhan Pamuk Charged — Again — With Insulting Turkey And Turkishness

The particular crimes he’s accused of this time are insulting Atatürk and making fun of the Turkish flag in his latest novel, Nights of Plague. A judge in Istanbul had rejected the case, but the attorney who brought the charges successfully appealed. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Words, Istanbul, Orhan Pamuk

Frida Kahlo self-portrait sold for record $34.9m at auction

Diego y yo (1949) becomes most expensive Kahlo and Latin American work to go under the hammerA rare painting by Frida Kahlo has been sold at auction in New York for $34.9m, a record price for a work by the Mexican artist.At the same sale, a painting by the French artist Pierre Soulages broke a record for his work by reaching $20.2m. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, New York, Painting, Culture, Art and design, The art market, Frida Kahlo, Kahlo, Pierre Soulages

Getting It Right

As part of Engaging Matters’ 10th Anniversary, we are highlighting important and/or popular posts from the past. In reviewing such posts it became clear that many were grouped thematically. As a result, this Anniversary series will, for the most part, present the theme with links to relevant posts rather than simply re-posting individual items. Early this year, looking/hoping for a light at the end of the COVID tunnel, I wrote a series of posts addressing the need to take the opportunity...
Tags: Art, Delta, Ajblogs

18 of the Most Stunning Credit & Debit Card Designs in Banking

Even as people use digital payment apps more often, they still love a slick-looking card that gets noticed when they pull it out. The post 18 of the Most Stunning Credit & Debit Card Designs in Banking appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Apple, Design, Finance, Lgbtq, Credit Card, Amex, Venmo, Mastercard, Wells Fargo, Debit Card, PNC, Product Marketing, Payments Strategies, Brand Identity & Design, Featured Content, Usbank

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