World-music and arts-presenter hives start buzzing at #APAPNYC

What do we have to do differently to survive and prosper as presenters, artists and agents in the new economic realities we face? Read More


Laurie Anderson toplines a bevy of performing industry awardees at #APAPNYC coven

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |  There will be a surprise winner. We don’t yet know who. The one clue we’ve been handed is that its an industry award for exemplary service to the field of professional presenting. Can you guess? No matter. #APAPNYC has booked its 2017 award winners, whose identities were announced. Based on nominations… Read More

ARTS PRESENTERS REPORT | Rosanne Cash, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Reggie Watts, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Liz Lerman, Ruby Lerner to speak at arts presenters conference in NYC

This year’s conference theme is “Imagine.” These speakers will address this theme, as will general sessions and special interest sessions focused on presenting international artists, leadership development, technology plus other issues and opportunities of interest to the presenting field. Read More

ARTS PRESENTERS REPORT | Judith Jameson leads slate of awardees for “service to the performing arts” in APAP conference

A fourth award will be handed out: the Fan Taylor Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Service to the Field of Professional Presenting. The winner will not be disclosed until Jan. 14. Read More

ARTS PRESENTERS REPORT | Philadelphia mayor Michael A. Nutter kicks off daylong conference on jazz and world music in NYC

Recently re-elected to his second term as mayor of his hometown, May Nutter has boosted jazz in Philadelphia through the creation of the Philly Jazz Society and for his support of International Jazz Day (April 30), the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month in that states. Jazz has been a key generator of the cultural economy in Philadelphia. Read More

Inside Arts Magazine: Being Under The Radar

Mark Russell, the Public Theater and Arts Presenters team up for a January festival that gives new work a stage. An award-winning arts writer offers his opinion on the important role the festival plays in the national and international theater scene. In the theatre nothing is certain, except for death and festivals. Wherever theater people… Read More