From issue 283
Composer Christopher Fox examines the ways in which orchestras are keeping up with contemporary ideas of spectacle. 
From issue 283
Following the announcement that both Penelope Curtis and Chris Dercon are stepping down, JJ Charlesworth questions whether Tate is facing a crisis, and asks what place Tate Britain has in the UK’s cultural scene today.
From issue 283 Author(s): Liz Hill
Clarification from the Information Commissioner has taken the pressure off NPO venues that are hesitant to share customer contact details with touring companies.
From issue 283 Author(s): Christy Romer
Some performing arts producers and venues report that screenings are negatively affecting their organisations, but the big players are split on whether structured reform to the industry is necessary.
From issue 283
The arts sector needs “mechanisms to safely identify systemic failure, incompetence and wrongdoing,” in order to safeguard the industry, says Rebecca Atkinson Lord.
From issue 283
Kat Nugent asks women in technical roles in theatre about their experiences to date – finding consistent challenges for those seeking to be successful production managers.
From issue 283 Author(s): Liz Hill
Camelot reports highest ever Lottery money going to good causes, but less than a quarter of ticket revenues now go to charitable activities.
From issue 283
The British Film Institute (BFI) has appointed DEBORAH WILLIAMS to the new role of Diversity Manager. She leaves Arts Council England, where she has been Senior Officer, Policy and Research, Equality...
From issue 283
After six years leading Axisweb SHEILA MCGREGOR has stood down. MARK SMITH, who has been with the company since 2006, succeeds her as Executive Director. The move follows the announcement last July...
From issue 283
CHRISTOPHER GOODHART is leaving Blackbaud after ten years with the company, to spend more time focusing on his role as Chairman of The Campaign for Drawing and his consulting work with other...
From issue 283
Spoken word organisation Apples and Snakes has appointed the Director and CEO of Half Moon Theatre, CHRIS ELWELL, as its new Chair of Trustees.
From issue 283
The new Festival Director and CEO for Sheffield Doc/Fest is ELIZABETH MCINTYRE, who is currently VP Production and Development for the Discovery Channel.
From issue 283
The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has appointed choral director, composer and arranger JEREMY JACKMAN as its President for 2015/16. 
From issue 283 Author(s): Lynette Shanbury
The new Executive Director of Spare Tyre, Lynette Shanbury, explains how she came to lead this tiny company that does big work.
From issue 283 Author(s): Chrissie Tiller
In true Bertrand Russell style, Chrissie Tiller suggests that we turn the burden of proof on its head – and prove that the arts and culture are of no value to anyone.
From issue 283 Author(s): Verity Sanderson
Verity Sanderson explains how a group of digital marketers are seeking to make changes to marketing strategies and initiatives in their organisations.
From issue 283 Author(s): Carien Meijer
Carien Meijer describes some recent developments of technology and musical instruments for disabled musicians.
From issue 283 Author(s): Leila Jancovich, Deborah Bull
What would happen if participation in the arts is extended to participation in its artistic decision-making, asks Leila Jancovich.
From issue 283 Author(s): Linden Rowley
Linden Rowley explores who the commissioners of public services are, where to find them and how arts and cultural organisations can best talk to them.
From issue 283
Robert Gibson meets Neil Griffiths of Arts Emergency, a charity running a mentoring network that helps young people from diverse backgrounds – first in London, and now the North East – access careers in the arts.
From issue 283
Richard Jordan says that theatres must employ chief executives with a love for both commerce and theatre – something The National Theatre tried with Tessa Ross but didn’t quite pull off.
From issue 283 Author(s): Frances Richens
A £300k pilot programme aims to encourage artists and companies to create theatrical experiences for families and young people for the first time.
From issue 283 Author(s): Frances Richens
A 20-point ‘Charter for Culture and the Creative Industries’ spells out how Labour’s manifesto commitments will support the sector.
From issue 283
Lyn Gardner praises the courage of a £3m Unlimited initiative for disabled artists in programming bold work, explaining why disabled art “has to be good or it demeans the art form”.
From issue 283
Margareta Pagano talks arts fundraising with the Serpentine’s Julia Peyton-Jones.

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