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Attempts by the music industry to influence the Licensing Bill have foundered, as Liberal Democrat Peers have withdrawn their support for a Conservative amendment which would have seen the...
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Kieran Cooper explains why database-driven websites should mean that out-of-date content is a thing of the past This web page is out of date I?m sure you?re familiar with the feeling you get when...
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A £20 million Lottery award towards the restoration, refurbishment and modernisation of the Royal Festival Hall (RFH) has been confirmed by Arts Council England (ACE). The ACE funding will be...
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Organisation South East Dance National Dance Agency Title Director How long in present post? Nearly five years t: 01273 202032 e: southeast.dance@virgin.net What does your organisation do...
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With just under £400,000 left to raise towards its £2.6m redevelopment, the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith has launched a new fundraising appeal aimed at theatre professionals. The appeal is...
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A National Centre for Photography in Wales is one step closer following the announcement by the Arts Council of Wales of a £2.4m grant towards its establishment as part of a redevelopment of Margam...
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Qdos Entertainment and Midas, Jim Davidson?s pantomime company, are joining forces in a move that brings together the UK?s two leading pantomime producers. The combined organisation will operate...
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Imperial War Museum North, Britain?s only building created by internationally acclaimed architect Daniel Libeskind, has reported first-year visitor figures of 460,000, over 50% ahead of its targets...
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DanceEast is to lead a three-year project to develop long-term partnerships between venues and dance agencies in the East of England. The initiative, which has received Regional Arts Lottery funding...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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A decision to merge with or acquire another organisation is largely a question of undertaking ?due diligence?, so that issues can be dealt with before they become problems. Sean Egan identifies the...
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Normally when I?m asked to tell a story I like to start at the beginning; but I can?t start at the very beginning of this story because I wasn?t there, explains Sarah Foster. I joined Creative Arts...
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Charles Clarke, Secretary of State for Education and Skills, writes on the importance of creativity in education. Picasso didn?t invent Cubism by slavishly copying other artists. Newton didn?t...
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Developing larger audiences for dance can be particularly tough given the perception that many people need to feel really quite adventurous before they?ll give dance or ballet a go. How can venues...
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Following an extensive consultation exercise to investigate possible ways forward for the distribution of Lottery funding, the Government has rejected the idea of establishing a single grant...
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As Scottish Ballet emerges from the depths of the past two years, the rewarding sight of positive press coverage around the company?s studios in Glasgow is greeting us all, writes Nick Parr. Not...
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One of London?s most famous public spaces has become its newest arts arena, as Trafalgar Square is re-opened following an eighteen-month construction project to improve the area. Part of the...
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Review by Phyllida Shaw, freelance researcher and writer specialising in arts policy (Arts Council England, 2002, ISBN 0-7287-0873-6, £10.00* or free at http://www.artscouncil.org.uk) Whether you...
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There are interesting times ahead for the Lottery (p1), which since its launch in 1994 has arguably been instrumental in some of the most glorious arts achievements (as well as some of the most...
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Dance Umbrella is the UK?s most adventurous dance promoter, and this year celebrates its 25th annual festival of contemporary dance from around the world, writes Carole Britten. It has never...
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Following the 2002 Spending Review, the Government announced the establishment of a £125m ?Futurebuilders? fund to provide a one-off, three-year investment in voluntary and community organisations...
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Since 1997 Oxford House, at the heart of London?s East End, has been working to create a new centre for visual and performing art in response to the needs of a community in which 28% of the...
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Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam, located in the southern part of the city, is both a presenting and a producing theatre, explains Ruud Breteler. It houses two venues, a 600 seat main house and a...
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The general perception that arts organisations are full of nice people has led to a general assumption that cultural prejudice could not possibly exist. But institutional racism is evident throughout the arts, says Heather Newill.
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What distinguishes an arts professional from any other professional? Do we follow the same unwritten code of ethics? Michael Baker examines how a common ethical stance binds the arts profession....

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