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So it?s general election time again. A good opportunity to vote into power the party that will do most to support, nurture and promote the value of the arts? Or a disappointing illustration that...
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Christopher Nourse (pictured) is to succeed Carole McPhee as Managing Director of English National Ballet. Executive Director of Rambert Dance Company for the past four years, he will take up his...
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For promoters, a key issue is fitting the space to the art; just as much as fitting the art to the space. Ed McKeon explains why. Over recent years it has become fashionable for arts...
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First time title sponsorship from the Bank of Scotland has enabled the Children?s International Theatre Festival, Britain?s biggest performing arts festival for children and young people, to offer...
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20 venue promoters, 3 cathedrals, 21 projects in four artistic strands ? Eastern Touring Agency?s (ETA) The Creative Promoter was always going to be big, explain Viv Ewington and Catherine Rose. The...
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A new agency to promote touring of drama, music and dance in Wales has been launched, based in Aberystwyth. Creu Cymru, meaning ?Creative Wales?, will act as a liaison between theatres and arts...
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Celebrating 20 years of bringing some of the world?s most original, risk-taking and popular artists to the capital, the 2001 London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT), marks the end of its...
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The promoter at a standard concert hall, opera house, theatre or dance venue is restricted in many ways by the physical layout of the space within which they have to operate, writes Michael MacLeod....
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The Victoria...
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Review by Barbara Matthews, Producer and Consultant. (Central School of Speech and Drama, London, 2000, ISBN 0 953 772 9 34, £5 [£6.72 inc. p&p*]) More a magazine than a book,...
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The management of the US ticketing giant Tickets.com Inc, whose UK subsidiary is one of the UK?s major box office systems and Internet ticketing suppliers, has concluded a deal for a $15m, which is...
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Job Editor of Dispatched, tame geek for ArtsProfessional, IT journalist and writer Who Do You Work For Anyone who does interesting stuff. I generally like to get paid too. Email bill@andfinally...
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A series of roadshows aimed at musicians who want to develop their skills in helping others to learn through music is being launched by the Musicians? Union (MU) in collaboration with community music...
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ARTS CONSULTANTS Katharine Stuart Associates ? Performing Arts Development Consultants. Development of arts in rural areas, urban regeneration, programming, marketing, fundraising, business...
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Despite earlier fears that foot and mouth disease would lead to the cancellation of summer arts festivals, the vast majority are going ahead as planned. Festival organisers are launching their main...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has re-advertised funding opportunities from two of its schemes, in support of text-based theatre in both Welsh and English. Contact Judy Purdy at ACW t: 029 2037...
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Trading places: The rise of independent artist-run spaces across the UK, and a seemingly impenetrable gallery circuit in London, appear poles apart. Gordon Dalton in Edinburgh and Tim Birch in...
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I found the leader article in last week?s ArtsProfessional confusing. Resource is an agency with responsibility for Museums and Libraries and yet they were offering views on the suitability for...
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ArtsProfessional and Dispatched have received over 700 personal email messages of support since their launch was announced at the end of April... so thank you all for your kind words. Here?s our very...
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As the Year of the Artist draws to a close, Nick Capaldi reviews the Regional Arts Boards? stewardship of this nationwide initiative in England. Someone was bound to ask the question sooner or...
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Vanessa Dell was initially artist in residence at the architectural practice of Hunter and Partners in Chichester for sixteen days over a period of three months. The residency focused on two new-...
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Mixed media artist Adi French has been helping patients, staff, visitors and volunteers at St Leonard?s Hospice in York get in touch with their creative side. St Leonard's is a voluntary and...
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A public outcry following the fire which destroyed the Willow Giant next to the M5 in Somerset has led to the setting up of a fund for the re-creation of the sculpture. The 40-foot high sculpture...
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Now we all know that arts professionals never have time to surf the web just for fun, but there are some sites that, should you have a spare hour in the middle of the night to surf, you might like to...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has launched the first stage of its Cultural Diversity Strategy. Among its objectives, the strategy focuses on ensuring that people from black and ethnic minority...

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