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Young film-makers are being given the chance to develop their skills in after-school clubs. Julia Andrews explains. With today?s technology, every human being who has a voice and a story to tell...
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In a special investigation, Paul Glinkowski profiles the world of trusts and foundations. What?s the biggest prize for the visual arts in the UK? ?Surely it?s the Turner Prize?, I hear you say. Well...
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Youth discount card scheme mooted in government Green Paper on teenagers. Artists and arts organisations are being encouraged by their funders to respond to the latest Government Green Paper, ?...
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The ninth in a series of articles looking at the work of Creative Partnerships, this issue looks at how the use of information technology can encourage creative approaches to learning. Not so long...
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Using ?cool? information technology to teach ?boring? poetry inspired one group of young people in a Nottingham school. Photographer Andrew Robinson explains how the project worked. In the spring...
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The Affordable Art Fair, taking place in London?s Battersea Park from 20 to 23 October, will be donating the money raised from admissions to its private view to the Koestler Trust, the prison arts...
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More and more writers are finding opportunities as writers in residence, yet planning and preparation are vital to make residencies work. Emma Hewett offers a guide to setting out a writer?s...
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There is a familiar ring to the Government?s proposals for ?Opportunity Cards? which will provide discounts for young people on ?a range of things to do and places to go? (p1). The whole concept of a...
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Mark Hewitt profiles an innovative scheme that encourages writers to respond to their environment. Writers like residencies. At least in principle. A chance to be paid to write as opposed to...
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Producing and curating visual art in non-traditional gallery spaces presents a number of particular challenges and rewards. Claire Doherty looks at how work outside the gallery can offer a new...
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Alex Hodby suggests that art in the open air offers a new way of looking at the landscape around us, as well as the art itself. To discuss the presentation of visual arts outside the more...
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Only Connect: Arts Touring and Rural Comunities by Francois Matarasso with additional research by Phyllida Shaw, Helen Denniston, Anselma Gallinat and Emma Martin (A Comedia report for the National...
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Workshops offer participants an opportunity to approach problems and learn new skills in a way that engages them. Ann Chivers suggests an approach to designing, commissioning and leading effective...
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Consultation underway on programme to address skills development for cultural leaders. A two-year initiative designed to ?establish a culture of excellence? in the arts has been launched by Arts...
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Paul Bourne describes the way Menagerie has woven corporate workshops into its core artistic programme. I can?t remember if it was the tactical discussion with the Four Star General, the face-off...
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Podcasts are set to become the latest audience development tool for the arts with a new initiative from Hatstand Opera Company (pictured). The company has launched a series of regular monthly opera...
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Priti Paintal discusses her experiences of planning and running music workshops with ShivaNova. Though schools have been quick to pick up on African and Latin Music, they have been slower to pick up...
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There has been a problem with leadership in the arts for some years ? a problem brought into sharp focus by the turmoil at The Abbey (p3). It is a problem that the widely-praised Clore Leadership...
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ArtsProfessional finds out how the sector?s managers and directors made it to where they are today! Executive Director, Live Music Now! (2001 to date) As the UK?s largest music outreach...
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Anthony Freud, (pictured) General Director of Welsh National Opera (WNO) for the past 11 years, is leaving to take up the position of General Director at Houston Grand Opera in Texas, USA. He will...
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Philippa Jognston, Director of literature training, draws up her shortlist of the best on the Net. 1. http://www.writersservices.com This is a site that I use a lot in my work with...
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From Jonathan Brown, Secretary, Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR) The ticketing industry often gets a bad press, but the piece about the Ticket Pricing Help Note, issued by the Committee...
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Arts Services Cultural Network - A membership scheme for the arts and creative industries in the Eastern region, offering access to facilities, training, space to meet and networking opportunities...
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Plans for a dedicated home for Black theatre are in jeopardy now that Arts Council England (ACE) has withdrawn its funding offer for the project. The theatre venue, planned by Talawa Theatre Company...
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Care, Diligence and Skill: A corporate governance handbook for arts organisations Scottish Arts Council, 2002, ISBN 1 85119 105 4 [Free - available from SAC, e: help.desk@scottisharts.org.uk] Now...

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