Monthly Archives: January 2016

Animating Research

A few weeks ago, I shared some excitement about my research being used in Liz Lerman’s class, “Animating Research.” Yesterday, I presented a 15 minute overview of “Lowering Barriers: Value Creation and Evaluation in Arts Incubators” to the class. Students had previously … Continue reading

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Skills, They Got Skills

There’s a song by Mozes and the Firstborn with the lyric “Skills, I got skills.” The tune kept going through my head today during the undergraduate arts entrepreneurship seminar as the students developed their inventory of means: who they are, … Continue reading

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Toilet Paper and M&Ms

I have asked (aka, required) the undergraduate students in my advanced arts entrepreneurship seminar to blog weekly about their experience in class and in launching a collaborative enterprise, the core activity of the semester. It is only fair that I … Continue reading

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USASBE 2016, Entrepreneurship Everywhere?

I recently attended my fourth USASBE conference in the last seven years. (USASBE = United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.) Despite the fact that USASBE awarded the Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship with its Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education … Continue reading

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Anticipating Liz Lerman

Acclaimed choreographer, maker, community artist, and MacArthur fellow Liz Lerman is joining the faculty of ASU where I work, first on a visiting basis and then, next year, a bit more permanently. She is teaching a course this semester entitled … Continue reading

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Explaining Arts Entrepreneurship

Here I am in Tbilisi, Georgia, discussing arts entrepreneurship with students from Free University Tbilisi, Georgia Institute of Public Administration, and Georgia Theatre and Film Conservatory. I described arts entrepreneurship as a discovery and creation process for connecting means with … Continue reading

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