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Changing of the Guard

Big news to share! This may come as a surprise, but I am stepping down from my position as Managing Director to return to the life of an independent performing artist & arts consultant.  My last day in the office will be April 15th.
I have been involved with Fractured Atlas as a member, consultant, volunteer [...]

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Help for NYC’s self-producing performing artists

Calling all NYC performing artists & arts companies! There are some events this week that are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC that may be of interest to you…
The Rita & Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing @ NYU’s 2009 FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS includes a series of panel discussions and workshops in addition to [...]

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Pass the bailout, please.

There was a great Opinion piece published yesterday by arts management guru, Michael Kaiser outlining how a bailout for arts organizations could be very useful during this time of bailout mania…
He writes:
The arts have historically received short shrift from our political leaders, who all too often seem happy to offer bland endorsements of our work [...]

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How to take the starving out of artist

A few weeks back, the NY Times published a great piece about the business of being an artist. It profiles a few artists who share tips & strategies they’ve employed (no pun intended) to get their businesses off the ground, including one who is 14 years old!
My favorite quote comes from Larry Thompson, President at [...]

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Fuel to the fire

Found a great comment on censorship tonight by one of my favorite authors, Philip Pullman.
He observes:
“The inevitable result of trying to ban something – book, film, play, pop song, whatever – is that far more people want to get hold of it than would ever have done if it were left alone. Why don’t the [...]

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the excitement builds…tonight’s the night!

In case you haven’t heard, we are having a party tonight to celebrate our first decade and you are invited!
Some have wondered what kind of attire would be appropriate - around the office, we like to use the phrases “funky cocktail” and/or “bohemian chic”.  If this inspires you, great. If it terrifies you, just wear [...]

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Celebrating our first decade!

Seriously, put it on your calendar - Friday September 19th is the night! You are invited to raise a glass and celebrate the fact that Fractured Atlas has officially made it through the first 10 years.
To all our members, donors, and any friends of the Fractured Atlas family past, present or future, please join us [...]

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Celebrate 10 years of Fractured Atlas!

Just wanted to update everyone on our 10th Anniversary Party plans since the event is rapidly approaching (save the date - Friday Sept. 19th!).
We will be grooving to tunes provided by The Vintage DJ, dazzled by exciting raffle prizes and astounded by the brilliantly beautiful new, LEED certified, Galapagos Art Space where the event is [...]

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press relations 101

If you are new to the game of getting press coverage or need a good refresher course, check out this helpful article written by Ron Evans, Director, Local Marketing & Technology at Artsopolis Marketing Partnership & Artsopolis.com.

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Will (net)work for audience…

So, I am a bit of a personal finance freak. I came across a post today on one of my favorite p.f. blogs that immediately related to my work here. The post offers GREAT advice for artists who are trying to build an audience, especially if you have little experience in networking. I encourage those [...]

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