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Reinventing the Wheel, or Break Down the Walls

January 26, 2012


Michael Mauskapf ‘s article Cracking the Orchestra Nut: Challenges and Models for the Future (January 12, 2012) found online at: ArtsFWD offers a nice snapshot of the challenges facing today’s Symphony Orchestra and offers few a points of consideration: rethinking governance, engaging communities, and leveraging technology. While this was a fairly solid piece of writing I could not help but think […]

What Just Happened?

January 19, 2012


There are many articles about it now in the news.  Here is one from the New York Times (January 18, 2012).  The article talks of the two now infamous bills, Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect I.P. Act, being pushed through congress by the movie and record companies led by former Senator turned lobbyest Christopher […]

Video Games Pay Attention!

December 21, 2011


For a number of years now I have been hugely interested in the video game market.  I am, at best, a casual player.  I do play Angry Birds, but I do not own a game console or play games on-line.  For me at least, the explosion of the video game industry started just as I […]

What Happens After the Recession?

December 15, 2011


In The Huffington Posts series on the recession’s impact on culture, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ President Michael Kaiser offers his voice and wisdom on the subject.  He begins by stating that, “while this recession is certainly having an impact, I believe it gets a disproportionate share of the blame for the problems […]