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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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New guidelines covering the display of ticket prices and fees on print advertising will permit advertisers to quote the face value of tickets, providing they state where those tickets can be obtained...
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Government departments are under fire for failing to link up effectively with the voluntary and community sector ? so-called Third Sector Organisations (TSOs). Whilst acknowledging improvements in...
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Bristol Old Vic has been awarded the RNIB Simply The Best Award 2005 for Leisure Access. This national award is presented to the leisure organisation that has made a significant contribution to...
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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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The arts are making an increasingly important contribution to the UK?s economy, and this is reflected in a boom in international tours by British arts organisations. Gary Hills explains....
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Ellen Kent reflects on some of the challenges she has faced in importing opera to the UK from Eastern Europe. Last year?s Orange Revolution in the Ukraine focused minds worldwide on politics, but...
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2012 Olympics offers ?once in a generation opportunity? for the arts A range of cultural events will run alongside the London Olympic Games in 2012, culminating in a World Cultural Festival. The...
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The arts in health sector reaches well beyond the hospital. Lara Ellen Dose looks at the field of community arts in health projects. What do obesity, heart disease, breast cancer, teenage...
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A strategy to promote carnival arts into the mainstream of artistic activity has been launched by Arts Council England (ACE). The strategy reveals how ACE proposes to increase support to the sector...
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The eighth in a series of articles looking at the work of Creative Partnerships around the country, this issue looks at how creative practice in schools can enhance regeneration in communities....
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Next month the world will descend on Edinburgh and its summer festivals. The international nature of the event will be even more focused this year as the British Council mounts its bi-annual showcase...
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Later this year students from London and Rio de Janeiro will take part in an exchange designed to explore ways in which the culture of samba has a positive impact on people?s lives and the...
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Visiting Arts has appointed Yvette Vaughan Jones (pictured) as Director to succeed Terry Sandell. She is currently Director of the cultural programme for Cardiff 2005 and was previously Policy...
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Literature has often been perceived as the poor relation of the arts family. Gary McKeone sings the praises of good writing and explains what public funding bodies are doing to promote good...
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From Catherine Rose, arts manager, facilitator and writer I found Andrew Curry?s article (AP issue 101, July 4) very inspiring as a catalyst for further thought. I had a few quibbles, of course ? for...
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Sibyl Ruth explains some of the issues involved in programming literature at mac in Birmingham. It seems obvious that people around Birmingham should want to celebrate reading and writing as much as...

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