From issue 42
The Ambassador Theatre Group has appointed Derek Nicholls (pictured), currently Director of Belfast?s Grand Opera House, as the new Chief Executive of the Churchill Theatre, Bromley. Helen...
From issue 42
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...
From issue 66
The National Disability Arts Forum has established an online store to provide a shop window for artwork and a research tool for those working in the field of disability arts. w: http://cnb-host4....
From issue 66
The decibel visual arts platform has focused attention towards Black and Asian artists working in England today. As artist Raimi Gbadamosi explains, the platform has uncovered a minefield of issues...
From issue 66
Three Lottery-funded London venues are set to open within the next month, though all three have faced set-backs in their development. Hackney Empire re-opens on January 28 following a £15m...
From issue 66
Freedom of speech, freedom to imagine the intimate, freedom to configure space and freedom to build equity are all issues that Black and Asian visual artists face in the reality of their practice....
From issue 66
Presenting independent films in a competitive marketplace presents challenges to cinemas and their funders. Kathleen Bondar suggests that funding bodies could do more to support exhibitors. Across...
From issue 66
Running a cinema with a programme based on the quality of the films rather than their McDonald?s tie-ins is at times a perilous pursuit, writes Frances Longley. Three years ago mac, a diverse and...
From issue 66
The challenges facing the exhibition and education of independent cinema are similar to those before any non-mainstream/commercial arts organisation, be it theatre, music or contemporary dance,...
From issue 66
100 years Established June 9 1904 e: kcardy@lso.co.uk How it all began? A group of London?s finest orchestral players decided to ?do it for themselves? and formed the LSO, the UK?s first self-...
From issue 66
With many of Britain?s cultural institutions appointing overseas directors and a widely reported crisis in cultural leadership, a new scheme is setting out to develop the next generation of cultural...
From issue 66
A new report by Arts Council England (ACE) provides a revealing snapshot of the state of English subsidised theatre prior to the full implementation of its national policy for theatre. It summarises...
From issue 66
How has world music evolved and what impact is it having on our understanding of cultural diversity? Tom McCabe explores. Since the heady days of the world music ?wave? lapping the shores of the...
From issue 66
The shortlist for the UK?s largest single arts prize has been announced, including projects ranging from the Titian exhibition at the National Gallery, which attracted a record 250,000 visitors, to...
From issue 66
The Bollywood Brass Band was surprised to find it had become an Indian wedding brass band, writes Mark Allen. It all started so innocently ? the world music street band Crocodile Style was asked to...
From issue 66
There?s a rash of births, deaths and deferred arrivals this month; and news of the consolidation of Scottish Lottery funds for the next three years; and Arts Council England reveals its snapshot of...
From issue 66
World music has become a fundamental part of arts programming in recent years, yet opinions vary as to what it actually means in terms of artistic content and purpose, notes Sean Rourke. To some,...
From issue 66
Dr Michael Dixon, Director General of the Zoological Society of London, has been appointed as the new Director of the Natural History Museum to succeed Sir Neil Chalmers who has been elected Warden...
From issue 66
Debbie Richards suggests there is a need for a rethink as to how arts events are programmed to capitalise on potential audiences. Many people will be familiar with the product life cycle, which...
From issue 66
A major research project to assess the size and shape of the workforce in the British film industry has been launched by Skillset, the National Training Organisation for Broadcast, Film, Video and...
From issue 66
From Paul James, Commercial Manager, The Society of London Theatre I?m writing in response to your front page story ?Revamped Ticket Drive for London Theatre? (ArtsProfessional, issue 65, January 12...
From issue 66
The new piazza in London?s Trafalgar Square, which opened with a series of concerts and open air events last summer, hosted a day of celebrations for Chinese New Year on January 25. Events included...
From issue 66
Heather Newill offers some tips for managing a board effectively. An effective Board is usually led by a committed, energetic Chairman, who understands the dynamic and culture of the sector and has...
From issue 66
The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) is pooling its Lottery capital funds for the next three years into a single fund with only one application deadline. The decision to restructure its capital funding...
From issue 66
By Mike Hudson (Directory of Social Change 2003, ISBN 1 903991 43 9 £16.95 [£20.51 inc. p...

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