Oral History: Capture the Best Interview

When I conducted oral history interviews as a college student, I knew something about interviewing (but not much!) and nothing about audio. Armed with a portable cassette recorder the size of a textbook with only a built-in microphone, I worked to gather recollections from elderly union members about events 30 years in the past. As […]

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Update: Denver and Colorado’s Creative Economy

In January, we delved into some of the stats on the creative economy in Colorado and Denver in this post, and we looked at the two main government agencies that advance the arts in Denver and Colorado in part two of the series. Here’s some news from both: Colorado Creative Industries Showcases Colorado Artists at […]

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What Gets Measured, Gets Managed: the Creative Economy in Denver and Colorado

REPORTING FROM THE DENVER MUSIC SUMMIT, PART I In November, the City of Denver’s Create Denver initiative hosted the Denver Music Summit, a two-day symposium with the goal of assisting music makers in their business lives, through education and networking. Presentations covered the arc of a long music career, the many ways that music makers […]

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NARAS Visits CO

SF Chapter team shines spotlight on Front Range music scene with two events 10/28, 10/29 Those “for your consideration” emails are starting to fill the in-boxes, so we know it’s GRAMMY season. The first round of balloting began in October. Those wondering about the multi-step voting process that leads to the awards shows will find […]

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