From issue 42
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...
From issue 42
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...
From issue 42
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...
From issue 42
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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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...
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Title Director Organisation Cultural Industries Development Agency (CIDA) How long in post? Since February 2001 t: 020 7247 4710 e: info@cida.co.uk What does your organisation do? CIDA is...
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QUEST, the independent Quality, Efficiency and Standards Team set up by former Culture Secretary Chris Smith to identify and promote good practice within the cultural sector, was closed last year...
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Elizabeth Adlington believes that changes in the environment facing venue managers require them to play more than just a supporting role in relation to touring ? they must assume an active role as...
From issue 42
Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London, has launched a major London theatre promotion with the aim of broadening the range of theatre audiences. Only a third of the annual 12 million visits to West End...
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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has criticised the latest proposals by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) for extending the role of support staff in schools to include the...
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The first visible signs of the new Creative Quarter being developed in Folkestone?s old town have now appeared with the placing of a Sophie Ryder sculpture (pictured) on a bombsite that has been...
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As part of Xposure, the annual London Festival of Disability Arts, Jacksons Lane has announced a production commission to the value of £6,000, funded by London Arts? Theatre Unit. The commission aims...
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...
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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...
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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...

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