The Hall Formerly Known As Avery Fisher

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The Lincoln Center finally released the names of the acoustician and theater designer firms, Akustiks and Fisher Dachs Associates, tasked with the massive Avery Fisher Hall renovation. The 11/13/2014 edition of the New York Times published an excellent article by Robin Pogrebin which reports that an actual design has yet to be determined and that naming rights for the renovated venue are up for grabs. The venue formerly known as Avery …

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Are You On The Launch List Yet?

signup for the ArtsHacker launch notice is on track for an early December launch and if you aren’t one of the nearly 300 who have already signed up for the official release notice, you can rectify that in less than a minute. The ArtsHacker contributors are getting the first round of articles in and they are all looking fantastic (you just might get a sneak peek by signing up for the launch notice so hintidy hint …

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A Belated Veterans Day Post

In the enthusiasm to blog about yesterday’s Net Neutrality news I completely forgot to post something for Veterans Day but better late than never; to that end, take a moment to remember that the single largest employer of full-time professional musicians is the United States Armed Forces. So set aside some time today to learn more about the ensembles and their missions. [ilink url=”” style=”tick”]The United States Air Force Band[/ilink] [ilink …

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Net Neutrality Heats Up

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Remember when we discussed how the recent elections will impact the arts? If you aren’t the patient sort then today’s you’re lucky day as politicians are drawing ideological lines in the sand over Net Neutrality. If you’re just turning into this and need to know why Net Neutrality matters for arts orgs (spoiler: it does in a big way) you can catch up via a series of posts on the topic. …

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Atlanta Gets A Deal

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Just as things were beginning to look especially dark, the Woodruff Arts Center (WAC) and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players’ Association (ASOPA) managed to reach an agreement on terms for a new four year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that officially brings an end to the nine week lockout that silenced the orchestra’s 70th anniversary season. Terms were finalized on Thursday, 11/6/2014 while the employer and employees officially ratified the CBA over …

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