#CultureTrack17: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun…Boys, About 8% Less

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According to the 4,035 consumers included in LaPlaca Cohen’s Culture Track 2017 report, the single greatest motivating factor for participating in a cultural event is to have fun. That’s not an insignificant point. At the same time, when we drill down into the raw data results for just Classical Music events, respondents found having fun to be the third highest motivators (kudos to #CultureTrack17 for providing so much transparency!): Relaxing or …

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Have You Read The Culture Track 2017 Report Yet?

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Self-described as an organization “dedicated to addressing the most pressing challenges facing the worlds of culture and creativity through research, education, dialogue, and action” Culture Track, developed by cultural marketing agency LaPlaca Cohen,  recently released the latest edition of their triennial national research study of the behaviors and characteristics of 4,000 US cultural consumers. Reports are released on a three year cycle and each installment tends to dovetail on developments from …

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Do You Want To Lead The Artistic Admin Dept At One Of The Newest Halls In The Country?

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After $143 million dollars and 16-months, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) opened the doors to their renovated Music Hall for a grand reopening concert on 10/6/2017 and by all accounts, the renovation was a smashing success. As a frame of reference, that cost and timeline are a downright bargain given how much work was performed converting what was, to put it politely, a cavernous 3,400 seat barn. Michael Cooper wrote an …

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#TBT Yes, Seattle Is A Union Orchestra

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Among the long list of myths in this field, one of the most enduring is that Seattle Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is a non-union orchestra. Spoiler alert: that’s not true. As a matter of fact, the SSO has been a union orchestra since it was formed in 1903 but the myth was born in the 1980s when the SSO musicians voted to leave the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) and form an …

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Thanks For The Help?

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A few weeks ago, I published an article with instructions on how you can hide web pages from Google search results for up to 90 days using Google Search Console (GSC). Although it garnered a good bit of “kudos” notes from arts managers, one reply in particular stood out. Hiding a page from Google search results is exactly what I need to do but I don’t even know what a Google …

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