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Drew McManus
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Barely four months after announcing The Hall Formerly Known As Avery Fisher (THFAAF) was up for naming rights dibs, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts found a taker. According to an article...
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Who Is In Charge of Engagement? Someone comes up to you and says they really enjoyed the program they attended and want to spread the word to their friends and get them involved, to whom do you ref...
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The ongoing struggle to prevent Internet Service Providers (ISP) from restricting, or even blocking, content for pretty much any reason they see fit crossed an important threshold on 2/26/2015 when...
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As an interesting juxtaposition to what incoming Carnegie Hall board chair, Ronald Perelman, apparently believes is a general distaste for classical music among the Millennial generation, CityScope...
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In case you've missed it, the incoming board chair at Carnegie Hall, Ronald Perelman, has made it clear that he wants to fill that venue's event calendar with more pop acts like the type he remembe...
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On January 22, 2015 we took a look at how a New York Philharmonic (NYPhil) promo video on Facebook for their Bugs Bunny At The Symphony II show managed to go viral along with its impact on ticket s...
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Keeping a cool head is a skill that requires continuous practice, especially in the age of social media and the rise of trolling. Fortunately, ArtsHacker Phil Paschke has some resources to help qui...
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Every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows, nonprofit arts managers feel a tight twinge in their chests because they know anything from Microsoft doesn't come cheap. Well brace yourself...
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THE MILLENNIALS ARE TAKING OVER THE WORLD!! Well, we’re not taking over quite yet, but in less than a decade, the millennial generation (people born between 1981 and 2000) will be the largest segme...
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I am eyeball deep in eleventh hour activity for a mega Venture Platform event manager upgrade (more on that next week) and that means 14 hours work days; consequently, it is times like this that ma...
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I want to take a moment to highlight the 11 year anniversary for Joe Patti's excellent culture blog, Butts In The Seats; Musings on Practical Solutions For Arts Management. I was enormously pleased...
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News is aflutter now about the Minnesota Orchestra heading to Cuba to be the first US orchestra to perform there since President Obama took steps to normalize relations between the countries in Dec...
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Have him in circles
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Management and communications consultant to international nonprofit and for profit performing arts and public cultural institutions.
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  • Venture Industries Online
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  • Drew McManus LLC, arts consulting
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Arts Consultant and author of Adaptistration.com
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Chicago based arts consultant and author of Adaptistration.com
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Am regularly referenced in newspapers from the New York Times through the LA Times on issues realted to the orchestra field.
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