On Ticketing and Planning Content

It is true that the 21st century has changed the way anyone really does anything. Whether you’re an engineer, a doctor, a chef, a teacher or an artist, chances are you are doing a lot of things very differently than those in your profession were doing even 30 years ago. The world is changing, and we need to change with it. As artists, the fact that we are in a much more connected world…

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How to Attempt a Ticketed Show

Ticketing a show can be challenging. Not only because our industry hasn’t quite got used to this pattern yet, but because if you’re not a large, registered company, you are pretty much alone in this. However, assuming you want to take on the challenges associated with ticketing (as I believe you should), here’s some pointers, based on my experiences, on doing so. ON TAXES I ticketed…

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Respect

There’s so much talk nowadays about valuing the work an artist does. Photographers are posting about how expensive their careers and equipment are. Musicians are posting about how you’re not buying a song, you’re buying the result of sweat, tears, endless studio hours and pieces of their hearts. Designers, about how the logo they created wasn’t simply “a font”.…

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When You Lose A Passport

A lost passport is really not something you want to have to deal with. I can tell you, first hand, that it is a scary, complicated and unpleasant experience, especially in a country where you don’t speak the language or where you’ve never been before. Now that my ordeal is nearly over, I thought I’d share some thoughts; some advice, if you will; on being careful on an overseas trip.…

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