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The Raindance Film Festival runs each October and in 2002 celebrated its tenth anniversary. Packed with feature films, short films, special events, seminars and parties, it brings together film fans...
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When you think of ?Asian arts? in the UK, what do you think of? asks Dr Sarita Malik. Is it Anish Kapoor?s mammoth Marsyas sculpture at the Tate, henna tattooing at a summer mela, or Andrew Lloyd...
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In Britain, the economic arguments around the value of the arts first acquired popularity in reaction to the cultural policies of the 1980s. Eleonora Belfiore explores some more recent thinking....
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?London: Cultural Capital?, a draft cultural strategy detailing a proposed 10-year plan to develop London as a centre of cultural excellence and creativity, has been launched by Mayor of London, Ken...
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Over a twelve year period in general arts development, I have been drawn into several capital projects, writes Simon Kensdale. For the last four years, on holiday, I have been visiting Bilbao and its...
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Trestle Theatre Company, the St Albans-based company famed for its professional mask work, has been commissioned to make a selection of its trademark masks for a series of TV trailers for the Brit...
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Counting the Notes is the National Music Council?s 2002 report summarising the available economic data on the UK?s music industry, explains Robin Osterley. Through descriptions of each stage at which...
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What is going on in the English local authorities? Hard on the heels of the demise of Worcester?s Swan Theatre last month following a City Council funding cut (apparently it may yet have a re-birth...
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Reviews by Stuart Buchanan, Director of zerogweb.net, a new media company servicing the arts. E-MARKETING By Simon Collin (John Wiley...
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Judith Isherwood (pictured), previously Director of Performing Arts and acting Chief Executive Officer at the Sydney Opera House, is to be the new Chief Executive of the Wales Millennium Centre....
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Title General Secretary / Director Organisation Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) / Mrs Casey Music How long in post? 16 years / 29 years t: 01629 760345 e: steve@mrscasey.co.uk...
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Yet another regional theatre is set to close following the announcement by the Executive Committee of Three Rivers District Council (TRDC) that it is recommending the closure of the 481-seat...
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Vanessa Hart gives a personal view of the challenges facing local authority venues attempting to balance the demands of funders with the needs of audiences. Arts budgets within local...
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Concerns over proposals to make performance of secular music in places of public worship licensable throughout the country (see ArtsProfessional issue 40, December 16) have led to a change of heart...
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Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has announced its 2003/4 budget to support Scotland?s arts. The focus for its £60m fund has been placed firmly on providing additional support for its core-funded arts...
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Wilsthorpe Community School in Long Eaton, Nottingham has won an education award worth £15,000 from BT to help develop a virtual art project. BT gives away £100,000 every term to schools that use...
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The Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB) is to become a fully-fledged UK-wide research council, funded by the Office of Science and Technology. The AHRB has grown significantly since its launch...
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The Arts Council of England and BBC English Regions have initiated a project entitled ?Roots? to generate a higher broadcast profile for African, Asian, Caribbean and Chinese arts and culture. 11...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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Proposals for a merger of two Lottery fund distributors ? the Community Fund and the New Opportunities Fund (NOF) ? which were first made in the review of Lottery distribution published by the...
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There?s something of a buzz (or is that a ring?) at the moment about the potential of ?mobile marketing?, writes Stuart Buchanan. The reason that there?s so much excitement is that SMS has the...
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Chicken Shed Theatre Company, the largest inclusive professional theatre company for young people in the UK, is launching a unique distance-learning programme in conjunction with Middlesex...
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At Sadler?s Wells we?re using text messages in a number of ways, writes Hans de Kretser, but most recently for reserving last minute discounted tickets that are booked directly to our ticketing...
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News that QUEST, the arts and culture watchdog, has ceased to exist (p3) may surprise many. Why? Because, firstly it?s no longer news ? it happened in during the summer of 2002. Secondly and perhaps...
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Ever wondered how to harness the often annoyingly familiar chirp of someone else?s mobile phone for the benefit of your organisation, asks Adam Wallace? Well, the first step is to register people to...

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