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British politicians' apparent fear of being associated with 'culture' is a loss to them as individuals, but also a loss to society, says Martin Kettle.
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Eli Van Sickel is troubled by those who see able-bodied actors playing disabled characters convincingly as beacons of acting talent.
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British politicians wouldn’t be seen dead at the opera – but they need to embrace the arts if they want to stop seeming distanced and removed, says Martin Kettle.
From issue 286 Author(s): Frances Richens
A significant drop in the number of young people participating in dance is being masked in government statistics by an increase in those making films and going to the cinema.
From issue 286 Author(s): Christy Romer
Plans for The Factory Manchester get the go ahead, but current costings leave the council with £25m to raise before 2019.
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Tanya Meyers talks to Rachel Ward about the challenges of turning 60,000 words of research into a compelling and accessible show about dementia.
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Mark Lawson compares the set design of a number of high-profile theatre shows in the UK, finding that the boards of the British stage are dissolving under a wave of innovation.
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If we continue to expect orchestras to survive indefinitely, they’ll have to play the funding game and move into the mainstream, says Peter Phillips.
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Nottingham Contemporary's founding Director ALEX FARQUHARSON is to replace PENELOPE CURTIS, who left in March, as the new Director of Tate Britain.
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SARA LOCK, currently the Marketing and Development Manager at Salisbury Arts Centre, and LARAINE PENSON, Director of Communications at Northern Ballet, are to join the Arts Marketing Association (AMA...
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Othermother, established by director ANNA POOLE, producer OLIVIA HARRIS and playwright KELLY JONES will be based in Cardiff and perform its first production at the Other Room.
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Former Media and Communications Officer at Manchester Cornerhouse and The University of Manchester JO NIGHTINGALE has been appointed as the Press and PR Officer for the Royal Pavilion & Museums,...
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CLEMMIE REYNOLDS has been appointed Artistic Director at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis, leaving her role as Artistic Director at BurntOut Theatre.
From issue 286 Author(s): Christy Romer
Ranging from acting as a critical friend to champion of the arts, a report by London Councils offers specific recommendations on how local authorities can fill the gap left by falling funding.
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With decreasing government funding for music, many music services are cutting back on staff and hiring freelancers – to the detriment of a generation of teachers. Janet Murray meets some of them.
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Lyn Gardner praises outdoor theatre – the most democratic of artforms – and encourages more companies to take it seriously.
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As he prepares to move on after six years as Artistic Director, David Thacker reflects on what makes the Octagon Theatre great.
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Should our national museums and galleries charge us for entry? Well, it’s better than the alternative, says Jonathan Jones.
From issue 286 Author(s): Laura Drane
As Laura Drane prepares for the first celebration of #CaitlinDay, she names and profiles some inspirational women who have lived in the shadow of their higher profile partners.
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The legal framework governing freedom of expression is the subject of new guidance for arts professionals planning to programme challenging or controversial works.
From issue 286 Author(s): Christy Romer
A study among charity trustees and chief executives has found differing perceptions of the role of the board.
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The UK’s best outdoor arts companies will be helped to promote and export their work around the globe as part of a new three-year strategic programme.
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Recently appointed Chief Executive of the Birmingham Hippodrome and outgoing CEO of Leicester’s Curve Theatre, FIONA ALLAN will become Chair of The Space, the joint venture between the BBC and...
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SIMON MELLOR, Executive Director of Arts and Culture at Arts Council England, is being released to Manchester City Council on a part-time basis in order to take up the role of Project Director of The...
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NEIL MURRAY and GRAHAM MCLAREN will be the new Directors of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Both will leave the National Theatre of Scotland, where they have been Executive Producer and Associate...

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