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The Dance of Leadership

My biggest summer project is the design of two courses as part of the new Curb MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership. The first of these, “Leadership in the Cultural and Creative Industries,” is a short one-credit course that … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Thought

This Memorial Day weekend, I’ve been thinking about some images from my youth – of the Vietnam war and, especially, watching the evening news with my parents and seeing coffins of soldiers killed in action being unloaded from a plane. … Continue reading

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Hoke, Daisy, and an Equity Ethos

[This essay is also posted on the Americans for the Arts blog, ARTSblog ] There’s a line in Alfred Uhry’s play Driving Miss Daisy that has stuck with me for the last 30 years. In response to a well-meaning, but misguided (and … Continue reading

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Teachable Skills

A basic question that comes up often at meetings of arts entrepreneurship educators is “what should we be teaching?” As I was preparing to write the editor’s introduction to the Winter 2016 issue of Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in … Continue reading

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New Project!

For about a month, I’ve been “between projects.” I don’t mean that in the Hollywood sense, but in the research agenda sense. I basically completed my cross-case analysis of arts incubators* and while I wait to hear back on a … 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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