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Oscar Tang Dynasty: Met Renames Wing for $125-Million Donor & Ups Its “Emergency Relief Fund” to $100 Million

At some cultural institutions, including the Metropolitan Museum, naming rights can have expiration dates. That famously happened with the

Four Constraints of Arts Enterprise

Why is it that some arts initiatives or disciplines tend toward commercial markets, others non-commercial? Some tend toward complex and durable nonprofit organizational forms...

He went down to the crossroads

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Lantern Theater Company’s hybrid-theater streaming production of Me and the Devil. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Robert Johnson’s celebrity...

Replay: Cream plays “Crossroads”

Cream plays Robert Johnson’s “Crossroads” live at Fillmore West in 1968: https://youtube.com/watch?v=7HfkSzsyh1E (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear...

Sweating the Big Stuff for Small Nonprofits – Plus New Jobs Numbers

In the first few months of the pandemic, I often heard speculation about the extent to which shutdowns, event cancellations, social distancing, and a...

A special time of year…really.

Holiday arts events are truly special to audiences. Embracing the unique role of holiday shows can revitalize staff's connection to mission and purpose.

Snapshot: Edward R. Murrow interviews Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly is interviewed by Edward R. Murrow on Person to Person. This episode was telecast live by CBS on December 19, 1958: https://youtube.com/watch?v=xwXJ4_mH4pk (This is the...

Theater, on the record

Here are the Wall Street Journal drama columns I wrote during my hiatus from this blog: • To read my review of the off-Broadway revival of Paul...

Twelve Functions of Arts Management

Ask any arts professional or arts-management academic about the “functions” of arts management and they will likely have a ready list in mind. Production,...

DVORAK’S PROPHECY on NPR — Are the Arts Still a “Fit Topic” for Historians?

At the conclusion of the National Public Radio feature I’ve produced about “The Fate of Black Classical Music,” Jenn White

Natalie Butler talks about the development of teaching artists

Natalie Butler, Dean of Learning and Teaching at People’s Music School, shares about the importance of professional development for teaching artists!

The Brooklyn Museum’s $50-Million Windfall & Its Diversity Deficiency

The Brooklyn Museum, which on Monday announced its landmark gift of a whopping $50 million from the New York

Dvorak’s Prophecy — A Two-Hour Webcast

My brand-new book Dvorak’s Prophecy and the Vexed Fate of Black Classical Music (already a best book of the year

Dvorak’s Prophecy, the CIA, and More

My two-hour conversation with Kirill Gerstein, who hosts an indispensable weekly “webinar” dealing with musical issues, mainly focused...

Gabriela Lena Frank talks about being an artist citizen

Gabriela Lena Frank, Composer-in-Residence with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Recipient of the Heinz Award, Winner of a Latin Grammy and Recipient of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence, speaks about the role of an artist citizen.

‘I Am That I Am’ ‘I Am That, Am I?’ Brion Gysin and the Divine Tautology

The Brooklyn-based publisher DABA is bringing out the most complete edition of Brion Gysin’s permutated poems published and

Q&A with Lucy Glendinning Extraordinary British Sculptor Works from Inside Out

Some of her pieces are to be exhibited at Art Miami (Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, 2021)

“Mundi” Fun Day: The Prado Joins “Salvator’s” Detractors; Modestini, Its Restorer, Again Argues It’s a Leonardo

Prado museum downgrades Leonardo’s $450m Salvator Mundi in exhibition catalogue I rubbed my eyes in disbelief at the above

Quick Study: Tracking the Viral Spread of Musical Genres

In this episode, we look at how statistical models for tracking infectious diseases can help researchers monitor the spread of popular music genres. The...

Getting It Right

As part of Engaging Matters’ 10th Anniversary, we are highlighting important and/or popular posts from the past. In reviewing such posts it became clear...

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