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For many artists, the first and biggest hurdle to establishing a work?life balance is in securing a reliable income, writes Hugh Templeton. Teaching artistic skills to others can provide an...
From issue 83
The development of a well-resourced and sustainable network of regional venues across Wales is central to new proposals by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) for the distribution of £2m of Welsh...
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Steve Mannix says the time for thinking about access is over ? it?s time to act. Yep, it?s that historic moment for disabled and deaf people throughout the UK ? the introduction of the final...
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A new assessment of the contribution made by the cultural sector to Scotland?s economy has revealed that the majority of Scottish Arts Council (SAC) funding to Scottish arts organisations stays in...
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The announcement of Vicky Featherstone?s appointment as the first director of the National Theatre of Scotland shocked many in the arts community who expected the post to go to a stalwart of the...
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Newcastle/Gateshead is to be the host city for the World Summit on Arts and Culture in June 2006. Previously held in Canada and Singapore, the summit is a major conference that brings governmental...
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Rick Bond tests your knowledge about boards An appropriate place to begin, in this new series on governance, is with a test of your knowledge of a director?s responsibilities. And by ?director? I...
From issue 82
Serious concerns have been raised about the state of English language theatre in Wales in a revealing report by arts consultant Peter Boyden. The report, which has laid down a template for a...
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Susan Ashmore argues that the arts do have a role in social inclusion In her recent essay ?Government and the Value of Culture?, Culture Minister Tessa Jowell championed the notion of art for...
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The first University College London (UCL) Arts in Health Awards were presented on September 14 as part of UCL?s annual Medical Humanities Conference. Designed to draw the attention of artists,...
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The situation has never been better for engaging young people in the arts. But how do we ensure that current education and marketing initiatives are securing diverse arts audiences for the future?...
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Encouraging boys and young men into dance is something many organisations are currently working hard at, none more so than The Point, Eastleigh, writes Miranda Johnson. Situated between Southampton...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) appears to be poised on a very precarious knife edge. At the very moment when it has been unexpectedly tasked with justifying its own existence (p3), it is also...
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Imagine yourself as a fly on the wall of a typical arts organisation?s board meeting. Chances are you?ll find a group of informed, committed and influential people, writes Steve Ball. But how...
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Francesca Eyles is leaving her position as Press and Media Officer for the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, for a new role with Rambert Dance Company. The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl has appointed...
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Gillian Bates questions the way that city planners are jumping onto the cultural bandwagon. Anyone remember when the first multiplex cinemas hit Britain? It was an innovation, wasn?t it? Not two...
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From Mark Pemberton, Chief Executive, National Operatic and Dramatic Association I can assure you that the National Operatic and Dramatic Association, the major representative body for amateur...
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Arts Services Creative Futures website ? promote your organisation, advertise your vacancies, work placements and projects free. CV?s and portfolios of students and graduates from CADISE partner...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has submitted its response to the Welsh Assembly Government?s enquiry into Public Sector Reform (see ArtsProfessional issue 80, August 23), in which it underlines its...
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BUT IS IT ART? AN INTRODUCTION TO ART THEORY by Cynthia Freeland (OUP, 2001 ISBN 0192 853 678 £8.99 [£12 inc. p...
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Music and the Deaf, a charity which aims to improve access to music for deaf people, has developed a fully adapted approach to the music national curriculum to help teachers to include deaf and...
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The authors of a new series of marketing guides outline the issues behind the titles. Roger Tomlinson looks at how websites can work to market the arts. Some say that Internet usage is moving...
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The first ever ?World Culture Open? (WCO) is taking place in New York and North and South Korea throughout September, drawing together artists from around the world. During the event, awards of $100,...
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Howard Raynor offers some advice on how to fight for your budget. No one remembers ?The Illiad? for being delivered on budget. We are left as future generations to speculate whether Homer had a...
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More than 85% of musicians contracted to British orchestras have to take on work outside their orchestral commitments in order to make ends meet, according to a new survey. Moreover, 50% of...

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