From issue 276
The new Head of Public Performance at music licensing company PPL will be SARAH MITCHELL, who joins from Eurostar International Limited. AMANDA CARMICHAEL, who was previously Director of Membership...
From issue 276
LAURA GREENFIELD, currently Head of Development at Cambridge Arts Theatre, is leaving for a new role as Associate Director of Fundraising for Cambridge University Library.
From issue 276 Author(s): Liz Hill
The contribution that the cultural sector can make to the planning, design and animation of the public realm and architecture should be reinforced, according to an independent review commissioned by the Culture Minister.
From issue 276
A massive overhaul of the California state and local correctional system  has seen a system-wide sea-change with an emphasis on rehabilitative programmes - including the arts. Craig Watson tells the story.
From issue 276
What happens when you take two three-year-olds and two five-year-olds to see a postmodernist art exhibition? Sally Saunders shares her experience.
From issue 276
Commissions fail to provide a living for most composers, who earn on average less than £4k a year for this work.
From issue 276
Bob and Roberta Smith step up their fightback against the government's “attack on the creative arts” with a new movie being launched to coincide with the publication of this year’s GCSEs.
From issue 276
The mainstream critics seem to have fallen out of love with Edinburgh, while fringe freesheets and blogs by young people have been thriving, observes Lyn Gardner.
From issue 276 Author(s): Liz Hill
Festival-going is on the increase, though cinema and reading for pleasure are still the most popular forms of cultural engagement.
From issue 276
John Newbigin assesses the relevance of Britain’s education system in an era when the techniques, technologies and mindset of the world of arts and digital entertainment are feeding whole swathes of the economy.
From issue 276
Sarah Crompton sees the trend for allowing photography in galleries as the surest path to depriving art of all purpose and meaning.
From issue 276
Can Google Glass improve the experience of live classical music? Ivan Hewett thinks not.
From issue 276
‘Genius’, ‘perfection’, ‘brilliance’ – Tom Sutcliffe examines the mismatch between promise and fulfilment at the Edinburgh Fringe.
From issue 276
The new Director of Marketing and Communications for Birmingham Royal Ballet is KARA LARSON. Founder of the consulting firm Arts Knowledge, she previously worked in senior marketing and...
From issue 276 Author(s): Liz Hill
Audiences draw limited distinctions between subsidised, commercial and amateur theatre and dance performances, according to new research investigating perceptions of cultural value.
From issue 276
A pioneering collaboration between the city, performers, the MU and local businesses has led to new policy and guidelines aimed at making the most of street entertainment.
From issue 276
LOUISE EMERSON will be joining Cheltenham Festivals as the new Chief Executive Officer. Currently Head of Business and Commercial Strategy at the Natural History Museum, she was previously Managing...
From issue 276
NMC Recordings has announced the appointment of a new Chair, ANDREW WARD, following the departure of Richard Shoylekov. Director of Corporate Relations at Brunel University, he is also Chair of the...
From issue 276
LAURA DODGE, Communications and Membership Officer at Dance UK, is leaving for a new job in communications at the London School of Economics. The interim Communications Officer role is being taken by...
From issue 276
Edinburgh’s response to a Fringe play by an Israeli theatre company reveals that the city’s image as a Mecca for Western culture is a phoney one, argues Prof. Tom Gallagher.
From issue 276
Christine Henseler explains why an education in the arts and humanities is valued so highly by US leaders from the worlds of politics, science, business, medicine, and beyond.
From issue 276
Cutting the arts may seem like a quick fix for local authorities, but doing so can have dire social and economic consequences, warns Claire Mansfield.
From issue 276
William Robin talks to black composers about the issues they face in the classical music world.
From issue 276
The rise of digital art has created a new breed of artist with a new way of working. Dougal Shaw meets four of them
From issue 276
Nick Cohen argues that demands placed on the Jewish Film Festival by London’s Tricycle Theatre constitute racism, and if Arts Council England was honourable, it would withdraw funding.

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