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I’m starting a community cultural planning process in Dayton, Ohio, which is being overseen by Culture Works, the local arts agency for the Dayton region. As our project has been gearing up, I’ve been looking over CEO Martine Collier’s shoulder because … Continue reading

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Crowd-sourcing is the application of democratic principles to content and decision-making, from the design of cars and sneakers, to selecting winning performances (à la American Idol). While its implementation in the arts may send shivers down many aesthetic spines (particularly … Continue reading

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Are we at the cusp of a new, more democratic model of funding the arts?  Several weeks ago, Joe Kluger wrote about Pepsi and other corporations that are using social media to crowd-source grantmaking.  Power to the people?  Not so … Continue reading

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