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Gary Shapiro Does Not Approve of Your Sloth

Fractured Atlas has campaigned tirelessly to make benefits like health insurance available to artists and other creative entrepreneurs. So we couldn’t help but notice this blog post by Gary Shapiro, President of the Consumer Electronics Association, attacking House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for promoting the idea that artists should have access to affordable health insurance.
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It’s time for another focus group: back to DC!

DC artists! If you missed the last focus group (and let me tell you, we had a swell time!) you have another chance to get in on the action! We have one more focus group scheduled for next Wednesday, May 2nd and once again there will be $50, snacks, and a chance to tell us [...]

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Focus, Focus, Focus: New York, here we come!

After two smashingly successful health insurance focus groups in DC and Chicago, we’re hitting NYC this week!
If you are an artist, currently uninsured, and interested in making $50 (plus scoring some free snacks) then we want to hear from you. More details here, or contact Jillian at 202-333-0400 or artistfocusgroup@reingold.com

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Chicago artists, it’s time for another focus group!

That’s right: after a smashingly successful focus group in DC we’re ready to move on to Chicago! If you have the evening free on Wednesday, February 29 we would love to have your input.
As many of you may know, Fractured Atlas has been working for years on the issue of artists and health insurance education, [...]

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Calling all DC area artists!

Are you a musician, visual artist, dancer, actor, filmmaker or other artist living in the DC area?
Are you interested in making $50?
If you answered YES to both questions, we invite you to participate in an artist-centric focus group on Thursday, Feb 16. The meeting will be 90 minutes long and held at a Metro-accessible location [...]

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Next Stop: Sundance Film Festival

That’s right, this week Fractured Atlas is headed to Park City, Utah to present at and generally enjoy the Sundance Film Festival. If anyone is planning to be there, you can catch me hanging around the festival from Sunday, January 22 through Wednesday, January 25. I’ll also be stationed at our table at the Filmmaker’s [...]

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Meet eHealthInsurance!

Looking for the easiest way to shop for health insurance coverage? Check out eHealthInsurance: they have the most comprehensive list of available plans and best online quoting system of any health insurance service that we’ve found, making it the best way to start your search for an insurance plan that will work for you.
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Prepping Your Collection for Disaster

In the past few weeks I have managed to experience my first hurricane and my first earthquake; given, by the time each reached the Fractured Atlas office they were nowhere near as dramatic as they were in most other parts of the country, but it really gets one thinking.
My first thought was of disaster films. [...]

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Two Days in the Gem State

Watch out Boise, here we come!
I’m flying to Idaho today to lead two workshops for the Boise City Department of Arts and History. The first, for organizations who hire or work with artists, will be on Tuesday, October 11 from 2-4pm. The second, for individual artists, will be on Wednesday, October 12 from 6-8pm. After [...]

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National Preparedness Month: Winding Down

This September seems to have flown by, but we still have eight days of National Preparedness Month ahead of us!
Here at Fractured Atlas, September 1 is the beginning of our fiscal year so I like to think of my work for National Preparedness Month as a kind of New Year’s resolution: what am I going [...]

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