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Local Arts Classroom Meets the Graduate School Experience

I enrolled in an arts management graduate program with plans of pursuing a leadership position within a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to enhancing community engagement in contemporary art and craft. Community-based art centers had made a powerful impact on my own artistic and personal development, and I wanted to contribute to that field in a […]

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Advocacy is the New Yoga: Just Thirty Minutes a Day Can Make a World of Difference

I love yoga. It’s all the rage—even Nancy Hanks Lecturer Alec Baldwin is a fan. Yoga practice is a great fitness activity that has physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits. A thirty minute workout comprised of sun salutation, downward facing dog, and accompanied by a little “om” action provides the energy and balance needed to chug […]

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Great Reads for Entering (or Evaluating Your Commitment to) the Creative Workforce

If you’re reading this now, chances are that you’re in a place of contemplative or active transition—and I commend you! Many of you know that after seven years of working as a choreographer with parallel work in nonprofit arts administration and education in New York City, I recently moved to Philadelphia to start the next […]

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Change: Another Thought

I think the issue of our time is “changing how people see” … but let me come back to that. John Killacky wrote two posts for ARTSblog in late June/early July that said: “… many funders did not feel equipped to judge quality outside of their own world views and experiences. I know that was […]

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