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Incubating the Incubators

Devon Smith recently visited the ASU campus as part of the p.a.v.e. program in arts entrepreneurship speakers series.  Her visit followed close on the heels of her blog about arts incubators and how they differ from business incubators.  In response … Continue reading

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Urban Density

I considered myself lucky when I flew into New York La Guardia last week from the south.  I like that approach because it takes you right over the whole of NY Harbor with a view of the Statue of Liberty … Continue reading

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Prague, Vienna, and artistic production

In the car today, my son asked, “how much art does an artist usually make?”  We had returned less than 48 hours previously from a ten-day trip to Prague and Vienna, during which my children were exposed to more creative … Continue reading

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Power plays

I’m taking a break from my (not particularly popular) series on the theoretical underpinnings of arguments opposed to government funding for the arts to comment on the recent line-item veto by Kansas Governor Brownback of funding for that state’s arts … Continue reading

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Waxing Theoretical Part 2: Small “el” liberalism

This is the second in a series of blog posts in which I draw from an essay I’ve been working on to unpack some of the arguments that are made against government funding for the arts.  We are seeing this … Continue reading

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Arts Policy: Oranges and Pomegranates

The arts policy conversation was fueled last week by an announcement from the governor of Kansas that the state’s arts commission would cease to be a state agency and by Texas Governor Perry’s statement that the Texas arts commission was … Continue reading

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My Head in the Cloud

There’s a fabulous grad student working with me on the logistics of the upcoming p.a.v.e. symposium on entrepreneurship and the arts.  He has experience organizing festivals and events and so I trust his judgment about the value of using cloud … Continue reading

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