From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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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Theatres throughout London?s West End went dark on Thursday 7 July after the terrorist attacks on the capital?s transport network. In what is believed to be the first complete closure since World War...
From issue 102
What are the implications ? if any ? for the arts and culture of all the recent European Union shenanigans over the future of the proposed ?constitution?? Christopher Gordon provides an answer....
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The arts and culture sectors are the latest priority areas for the allocation of £40m from the Government?s Invest to Save ? Inclusive Communities Budget (ISB). The purpose of the fund is to...
From issue 102
Britain?s Presidency of the European Union for the remainder of 2005 will see a commitment to promoting access and entitlement to cultural opportunities, encouraging the development of a more...
From issue 102
Carriages on Arriva trains from Birmingham to Aberystwyth have been transformed into art classes (pictured) in a project designed to encourage children to use drawing and storytelling to examine...
From issue 102
Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced that ?a minimum of £10m? raised from the sale of four of his West End theatres will be spent on improving and refurbishing the remaining eight theatres in his...
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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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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...
From issue 102
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....
From issue 101
Arts Council England (ACE) has published a new international policy in an attempt to ?put ?international? at the heart of what [they] do?. The international policy is an attempt to provide a...
From issue 101
Manchester?s Urban Moves festival, a new bi-annual dance festival, features open-air dance performances at unusual locations across the city from 15 ? 17 July. With workshops and showcases for...
From issue 101
The National Theatre of Scotland (NtoS) has unveiled ambitious plans to tour four productions internationally each year, as well as two major national tours and a raft of mid- and small-scale...
From issue 101
A newly-published summary of the activities of Arts Council England?s Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) for the years 2002/03 reveal mixed fortunes for different artforms. Overall, the number of...

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