Trump's proposed cuts to the arts feel more like a vindictive slap in the face to liberals than effective budget measures, says Laura Bradley.
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The Trump transition team is planning to terminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, saving $148m a year of the $10.5 trillion the new administration will aim to cut from public...
A new visual identity based on Simon Rattle’s distinctive conducting style is part of the orchestra's bid to position itself as an accessible, passionate and progressive force in classical music, explains Patrick Burgoyne.
Good funding bodies, like good parents, prepare their charges for a time when they are no longer around, says Sam Kitchener.
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Festival director Fergus Linehan has backed proposals for a charge of £1 or £2 per hotel room per night, which could raise £10m to support cultural activity in the city.
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Negotiations with the EU will need to consider the status of freelance workers as well as employed staff, the Creative Industries Federation has warned. 
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Arts partnerships with tourism destinations will encourage public and private sector support for “world-class cultural and tourism products”.
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Artistic Director of Hat Fair, MICHELLE WALKER, is to leave her current role in March to join Greenwich and Docklands Festival as Executive Director.
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Contemporary art gallery Grand Union has appointed DOROTHY WILSON MBE, formerly Artistic Director and Chief Executive of mac birmingham, as Chair of its Board of Directors.
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Cheltenham Festivals’ Literature Festival Director, ANTONIA BYATT, is to leave after less than a year in the role as a result of “operational efficiencies” and business...
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TIM WOOD, former Marketing Director at Rambert, has become the Arts Marketing Association’s new Chair. He has been an AMA board member for seven years, and Vice Chair since 2012.
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GRAHAM VICK CBE, Founder and Artistic Director of the Birmingham Opera Company, is to become the Royal Northern College of Music’s first International Chair of Opera from September 2017.
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Artistic Director of LIFT since 2009, MARK BALL has been appointed Associate Artistic Director at Manchester International Festival. He will start full-time from June.
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Previously Theatre Critic and Arts Journalist at the Independent on Sunday and The Times, KATE BASSETT has been appointed Literary Associate at Chichester Festival Theatre.
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KATE MILLINGTON and TRUDY LISTER have joined Youth Music Theatre, becoming Fundraising Officer and Development Consultant respectively, as part of the organisation’s new Development team.
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After five years in the role, UK Music Chief Executive JO DIPPLE is to step down in June 2017.
Arts Council England’s Grantium funding portal is still full of holes – any system that needs you to print out an 88-page-long pdf to use is hardly intuitive, says Dan Thompson.
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Research justifying the new fund failed to include the biggest and longest running arts education intervention in the world.
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Is it possible to double the response rate you get from your direct marketing and save money at the same time? Tim Baker explains how the CBSO did just that. 
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Cultural organisations can still bid for Creative Europe funding – now and possibly after the UK has left the EU. Christoph Jankowski explains why you should consider it.
Createquity sums up everything known about the impact of the arts on mental health, education and personal development.
Do you connect more with art after doing jumping jacks and listening to the Bee Gees? Brian Schaefer joins a run-through at the Met museum in New York.
The Telegraph’s Louisa Buck gives an insight into Tate’s new Director, a ‘one-woman powerhouse who has been a pivotal figure in the cultural regeneration of Manchester’.
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Although seven staff at the Assembly Hall Theatre have lost their jobs, and the box office has been relocated to a different site, the council has made a commitment to keeping the theatre open.
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The highly anticipated musical – which switched to a paperless ticket system to prevent bulk purchase and ticket resale – saw West End tickets appear for vastly inflated prices on sites...

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