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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Sheldon Theatre (Red Wing MN) seeks Executive & Artistic Director by Artsjournal

Seeking a visionary leader to advance the Sheldon’s mission to entertain, educate, and enlighten the community and its visitors through the transformative power of the performing arts in t…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

The Need For Civic Protest by Artsjournal

Protest is meant to bring a reality that lurks beyond the sight lines of most people crashing down in front of them. When resistance to the current order arises, citizens are put to the test…

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Gibney Dance Reinvents From The Inside Out by Artsjournal

Gibney is becoming a commission-based repertory group—that is, a company not grounded in the aesthetic of a founding choreographer—and allow it to double in size from six dancers to 12. …

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Has Fan Culture Gotten Out Of Hand? Should They Have So Much Influence On The Art? by Artsjournal

The last decade or so has witnessed huge changes in the awareness, perception and tools of fandom. In terms of television and film, the enormous successes of Game of Thrones and the Marvel…

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Duh – Most Of Us Judge A Book By Its Title by Artsjournal

For two of the three most-browsed books in the Codex test, participants said that the books’ titles, not their graphics, were the strongest factors in prompting them to click the read more…

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These Two Made Millions On Scamming Online Arts Tickets by Artsjournal

Peter Hunter and David Smith tricked selling sites over two-and-a-half years, buying £4m worth of tickets that they sold for £10.8m. They targeted events including Ed Sheeran and Taylor Sw…

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“Les Miz” Song Has Become A Defiant Protest Anthem In China by Artsjournal

Do You Hear the People Sing?, the defiant chorus from the musical Les Misérables, has become a song of protest in Hong Kong and, more recently, mainland China. Explicit references to Li Wen…

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World’s Largest Music Label Says It Will List On The Stock Market by Artsjournal

The news of a planned stock market flotation of Universal comes hot on the heels of a similar announcement by its smaller rival Warner Music Group. – BBC

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Prediction: Half Of American Homes Will Cut Cable TV Cord By 2024 by Artsjournal

Roku predicts that within four years, half of all U.S. homes will have never had cable TV or will have canceled their subscription, the company said in a letter to investors on Thursday rele…

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When Airlines Break Musicians’ Instruments by Artsjournal

The stakes are high. Not only does a musician have an emotional connection to their instrument, but a break, even if it is repaired to pristine condition, can bring down a valuable instrumen…

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The Purpose Of Boredom by Artsjournal

Let’s look more closely at the anatomy of boredom. Why is it so damned boring to be stuck in a departure lounge while our flight is increasingly delayed? We are in a state of high arousal,…

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See A 3D Recreation Of Ancient Greece by Artsjournal

Visitors to the site can browse reconstructions that date back as early as 1200 BCE, the Mycenaean period — or Bronze Age — through Classical Athens, featuring the rebuilds made necessa…

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Shock: Entire Board of French Movie Academy Resigns by Artsjournal

The shock announcement by the 21-member board of the Association for the Promotion of Cinema – the organization overseeing the Cesar Academy – comes on the heels of industry-wide backlas…

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Master of Arts in Arts Administration – Goucher College by Artsjournal

Designed for the working professional, the M.A. in Arts Administration from Goucher College allows you to live and work wherever you are while you learn from national arts leaders.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Scottish Conservatory Suspends Teachers For “Bullying” Culture In Course Others Call Visionary by Artsjournal

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has vowed to act after an independent review of one of its leading degree programmes highlighted allegations of “bullying, favouritism and misuse of aut…

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Playing Against The Web – How Art Criticism Is Evolving by Artsjournal

The web favors certain virtues—wit, weirdness, bombast, and urgency—over others. In real time, we’ve witnessed critics watch their well-crafted essays sink to the internet’s depths l…

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When The Doctor Called The Star Ballerina With Terrible News by Artsjournal

“He said, ‘You have to promise me you won’t go into work today. I just could tell by the tone. I said, ‘I’m going to be able to dance again, right?’ And he said to me, ‘Well, w…

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Peak TV? Yes – Here’s How Many Shows Were Available To Watch Last Year by Artsjournal

Folks like to joke that there’s just too much TV to watch, but rarely do they back it up with facts. Now, they can. According to new data from Nielsen, there were 646,152 unique programs a…

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Have Economists Led Us Astray About How The World Works? by Artsjournal

In the first half of the twentieth century, especially after the calamity of the Great Depression, the conventional wisdom held that the power of corporations must be held in check by other …

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The End Of Music Snobbery by Artsjournal

The much-discussed “death of the snob” in the internet era explains part of the shift on display. Even though some High Fidelity–style shops catering to vinyl collectors have survived …

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How The Novel Lost Its Place In American Culture by Artsjournal

The sad truth is that the novel now doesn’t occupy the same cultural high ground, and it doesn’t typically feel to readers like a practical device for addressing problems. The decline of…

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Executive Director: DANCECleveland by Artsjournal

DANCECleveland, a dance-only presenting organization has opened a search for an Executive Director.

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Beth Morrison Projects seeks Director of Development by Artsjournal

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) is a unique arts organization that is driven to push the cutting-edge of opera-theatre and music-theatre for a contemporary world.

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Director of Development – Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) by Artsjournal

THEATRE UNDER THE STARS (TUTS) in Houston, TX invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Director of Development.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

What Do We Want From History? by Artsjournal

What might I want history to do to me? I might want history to reduce my historical antagonist—and increase me. I might ask it to urgently remind me why I’m moving forward, away from his…

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The Media Industry Is Booming. So Why Is Creative Employment In Los Angeles Down by Artsjournal

L.A.’s creative economy directly employed 402,465 workers in 2018, down 0.1% from 2017, according to the annual Otis Report released Wednesday. – Los Angeles Times

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Could “Parasite’s” Oscar Win Change The Way Movies Are Distributed Internationally? by Artsjournal

International filmmakers and distributors are now eying Bong Joon Ho’s triumphs with hope and hunger: hope that Parasite‘s success will open the door to global cinema, giving other non-E…

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How Ballerina Costumes Influenced 20th Century Fashion by Artsjournal

“Ballet costumes influenced fashion, and fashion influenced ballet costumes. This interplay, I think, was very, very rich during the mid-century.”  – The Daily Beast

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How Instagram Is Changing Theatre by Artsjournal

“Instagram is absolutely shaping the theatre industry,” says Jay Armstrong Johnson, who recently played Raoul in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. Johnson notes that Instagram has become…

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Will an AI system ever deliver a translation of a literary text, say, that is not only accurate but also sensitive to meaning, unless it has a genuine understanding of what the story is abou…

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Carlos Acosta’s Big Plans For Birmingham Ballet by Artsjournal

The new artistic director says: “I want the level of the dancers to be raised dramatically, and the repertoire I’m bringing is crucial. I want a company that is strong, that is not predi…

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