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In a constantly changing landscape, the ability to understand and respond to audiences’ changing preferences and behaviours is vital. Anne Torreggiani shares findings from the first wave of The Audience Agency’s COVID-19 Monitor.
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In these uncertain times, it’s important to return to our core principles: making the most of the information we have and not being afraid to experiment, explains David Reece.
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The Government has permitted venues to open with up to 50% capacity from early December. What does the science say?
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A review highlighting shoddy employment practices and a lack of pastoral support doesn't go far enough to change the conservatoire's culture, critics say.
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Handing over the reins is a start, but it shouldn’t be an abdication of responsibility. Mentor Suzann McLean and mentee malakai sargeant put each other under the spotlight.
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Jon Flinn shares what happens when locking down provides the opportunity to reach up and out.
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Tajpal Rathore explains why he is creating a home for Black art that is more ambitious, more radical – more itself - free from the White gaze.
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A new, tougher system of local restrictions will allow theatres and other venues to reopen in theory. But the sector remains on a knife edge.
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Research into gender pay gaps and the representation of Britain's female artists shows some measures of equality are moving backwards, while others are "incredibly slow" to change.
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Plans for the former home of French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine to be turned into an arts and education centre have ground to a halt after Michael Corby, the benefactor who promised to...
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David Hockney's Portrait of Sir David Webster, formerly owned by the Royal Opera House where Webster was CEO from 1945 to 1970, has been bought at auction for £12.8m by David Ross, current...
Cash-strapped public art collections may lack the funds to collect art right now, but internationally, the big banks are continuing to collect, lend, and exhibit, says James Tarmy.
While artists in the West battle to be fairly paid for streaming their work, several of China's platforms are collecting micropayments from fans to help them when royalties fall short. Could this work here, ask William Ralston and Niko Seizov. 
Amid the devastation following the Beirut explosions, Lebanese artists remain steadfast in their belief that the country is a vehicle for creating their best work. Rebecca Anne Proctor reports.
Arts organisations in the US serve two masters: the ticket buyer and the major donor. Post-Covid, they may have to choose between the two, says Alan Harrison.
Arts People
Co-director at East Street Arts EMMA BEVERLEY has been appointed as Executive Producer for Leeds 2023. She was part of the team who developed the original programme for what was set to be Leeds...
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LUCY WARREN is joining Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra as its new Head of BSO Participate at the end of the year. Currently Senior Producer/Head of Engagement at The Albany, she previously spent...
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Assistant Content Producer at the BBC and freelance writer JUNIOR AKINOLA has joined Contact Theatre as its new Chair. He will work alongside the current Chair STEVEN LINDSAY for a 6-month handover...
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TOKS DADA is joining the Southbank Centre as Head of Classical Music from next month. He is leaving Town Hall Symphony Hall, Birmingham where he is currently Classical Programme Manager.
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Director of the BBC Philharmonic, SIMON WEBB is succeeding GAVIN REID, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, as Chair of the Association of British Orchestras (ABO). Also leaving the...
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A new study warns the sector faces a unique battle against "the double consequences of Brexit and Covid-19", with communities in need of cultural funding most at risk.
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A Creative Manifesto has been published to explain how Cornwall will define and strengthen its position as a leading rural creative economy over the next five years. Drawn up by Cornwall Council, the...
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Croydon is still developing the cultural showcase despite an order against non-essential spending, a review over alleged financial mismanagement, and a £67m deficit.
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The economic value of music industries reached a £5.8bn high in 2019. Then the "hammer blow" happened.
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A Community Interest Company (CIC) has bought the former arts college from Loughborough University and will be providing workspaces for local creative businesses, with the first tenants expected to...

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