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Laid Off NYCB Dancers Speak Out

NYCB dancers at the NY State Theater, photo by Kyle Froman Several of the eleven corps de ballet dancers recently laid off from New York City Ballet spoke out about their experiences and future plans in a recent NY Times … Continue reading

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Recession-Proof Artists and Critics

Hundreds of artists responded to The New York Times’ request for stories and thoughts on how the economy is affecting their lives and work.  Read about the variety of responses.  Some people are upbeat and hopeful while others are pessimistic.  … Continue reading

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Rocco Landesman Chosen to Lead NEA

President Obama has picked Broadway producer Rocco Landesman to be the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.  Here’s an excerpt from The New York Times article about the appointment: “Choosing Mr. Landesman, 61, signals that Mr. Obama … Continue reading

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New Economy Smack Down

The Field and Galapagos Art Space have teamed up to present a very exciting, timely event: New Economy Smack Down Wednesday, May 13, 7 PM FREE with RSVP, plus cash bar! Co-Hosted by Robert Elmes, Galapagos Art Space, and Jennifer … Continue reading

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A Marketing Lesson from Rice Krispies

An email update from The Field brought to my attention James Surowiecki’s recent column in The New Yorker. He discusses marketing decisions made by Kellogg and Post cereals during the Great Depression as a lesson for today’s companies, which are … Continue reading

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