Archive for the ‘Arts & Culture’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 6-12, 2014)

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

ARTS & CULTURE

Theater groups to split $1M grant; The Public Theater and Pregones Theater/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater will use the money to draw new audiences to live performances.” By Theresa Agovino. Crains New York Business. January 6, 2014.

A Once-Troubled Museum Frames a Future in Los Angeles.” By Randy Kennedy and Carol Vogel. New York Times. January 7, 2014.
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MOCA meets endowment goal, sets another; The museum announced Monday that it has reached its goal of a $100-million endowment.” By Mike Boehm. Los Angeles Times. January 6, 2014.

Philadelphia Museum Lands a Major Gift.” By Carol Vogel. New York Times. January 10, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 30, 2013-January 5, 2014)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

ARTS & CULTURE

Bronx Arts Museum Reaches Out to Borough Alumni.” By Winnie Hu. New York Times. December 30, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 23-29, 2013)

Monday, December 30th, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Orchestras Raise Baton to Beer, Pizza and Bach.” By Ben Kesling. Wall Street Journal. December 26, 2013.

New Program to Support Operas by Women.” By Allan Kozinn. New York Times. December 27, 2013.

Hey, Stars, Be Nice to the Stagehands. You Might Need a Loan.” By Lorne Manly and Michael Cooper. New York Times. December 28, 2013.

A Move Done, Barnes Leader Makes Another.” By Robin Pogrebin. New York Times. December 28, 3013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 16-22, 2013)

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Writing Checks for History: Real-Estate Executives Writing Checks to Help Fund Lower East Side Tenement Museum Expansion.” By Douglas Feiden. Wall Street Journal. December 16, 2013.

Arts and nonprofits report; Nonprofit offers creative assistance; Fractured Atlas comes together to help small arts organizations.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. December 16, 2013.

Arts and nonprofits report: Arts groups hope de Blasio will provide bigger budget slice; Advocacy org wants 1% of city funding for culture; aims to avoid ‘budget dance.’” By Miriam Kreinin Souccar. Crain’s New York Business. December 16, 2013.

Secret Bids Guide Hopi Indians’ Spirits Home.” By Tom Mashberg. New York Times. December 16, 2013.

Taylor Swift Donates $100,000 to Nashville Symphony.” By Allan Kozinn. New York Times. December 16, 2013.

Deal Gives Philharmonic Musicians Modest Gains.” By Michael Cooper. New York Times. December 18, 2013.

New York City Opera’s Aim to Refund Tickets, Pay Severance Is Denied; Claims Must Be Entered With the Rest of Bankruptcy Pool, Court Says.” By Stephanie Gleason. Wall Street Journal. December 19, 2013.
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City Opera Ticket Holders Have to Get in Line With Other Creditors.” By Allan Kozinn. New York Times. December 21, 2013.

New York Film Society’s Executive Director Steps Down.” By Graham Bowley. New York Times. December 19, 2013.

A Bruegel, a Rembrandt, a van Gogh: Appraisal Puts Prices on the Priceless in Detroit.” By Randy Kennedy. New York Times. December 19, 2013.

A Bell Tolls for the Higgins, a Quirky Armor Museum.” By Eve M. Kahn. New York Times. December 19, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 9-15, 2013)

Monday, December 16th, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Detroit Symphony Hails Its Healthier Finances.” By Michael Cooper. New York Times. December 13, 2013.

New York Philharmonic Musicians and Management Reach Labor Agreement.” By Allan Kozinn. New York Times. December 13, 2013.

What the Smithsonian needs in a leader.” By Philip Kennicott. Washington Post. December 14, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 2-8, 2013)

Monday, December 9th, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

For Miami, A New Art Project, Complete With Drama.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. December 3, 2013.

Director of Barnes Foundation Steps Down.” By Robin Pogrebin. New York Times. December 5, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (November 25-December 1, 2013)

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

$1.8 million gift will let Museum of African Art explore Omani-East African links.” By Lonnae O’Neal Parker. Washington Post. November 27, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (November 11-17, 2013)

Monday, November 18th, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Brooklyn Philharmonic may face bankruptcy; The struggling institution’s board is seeking ways to keep the doors open such as finding a major cash infusion or a merger partner.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. November 11, 2013.

Polonsky Foundation Gives $10 Million to Theater for a New Audience, in Part for Women’s Toilets.” By Marshall Heyman. Wall Street Journal. November 13, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (November 4-10, 2013)

Monday, November 11th, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Sightings: Some Art Institutions Deserve to Fail.” By Terry Teachout. Wall Street Journal. November 8, 2013.

New director transforms ailing Rose Art Museum.” By Geoff Edgers. Boston Globe. November 10, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (October 28-November 3, 2013)

Monday, November 4th, 2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Danforth Art looks to build budget, add staff, relocate.” By Geoff Edgers. Boston Globe. October 28, 2013

Bankrupt City Opera may be revived as a campus; There are talks about a new company filling the void that the New York City Opera will leave as it heads into bankruptcy.” Crain’s New York Business/Bloomberg News. October 28, 2013.

Chicago Philanthropist’s Gift to Aid Studies of Southeast Asia.” By Kimiko De Freytas-Tamura. New York Times. November 2, 2013.

Bangor History Museum’s future remains uncertain after closure, top administrators resign.” By Emily Burnham. Bangor Daily News. November 1, 2013.