Creativity is not just for artists

Have Fun - Do Good

"Creativity is not just for artists. make music, sing, dance, write, paint, draw, take photos, mold clay) without focusing on the product, only the process.

MTV And CGI's 'Giving' Event: A Call To Action - News Story | Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV News

AFP Blog

MTV And CGI's 'Giving' Event: A Call To Action - News Story | Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV News: "Young people have more power to make a change than any other time in history,' he said, citing technological advances such as the Web. The theme was echoed throughout the night. According to Clinton, community forums like MySpace and YouTube help like-minded young people come together far

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Flow within Structure: Advice for a Young Artist

Have Fun - Do Good

This post was written as part of a gift from wishstudio founder, Mindy Tsonas, to a young artist friend, M. Mindy asked a group of artists and writers to write letters to M, which Mindy compiled into a book for her. Keep listening to when the music changes, and you'll be just fine.

Where to Find Great Free Music for a Video

Tech Soup Blog

If you're creating a video, a podcast, an online training, or any other project that might benefit from adding some sweet tunes, the Free Music Archive (FMA) offers more than 80,000 free, completely legal-to-use audio downloads. Radio has always offered the public free access to new music.

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Pod Spruce with Podsafe Music | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

re considering launching a corporate or amateur podcast and want to jazz it up with some background music, ??pod pod safe music? Pod safe music? is safe for using as long as you give credit to the artist at some point during the podcast and offer the audio for free.

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The Johnny Cash Project: A Participatory Music Video That Sings

Museum 2.0

I was reminded of these two design principles when exploring the Johnny Cash Project , a crowd-created music video for a posthumous recording of Cash singing "Ain't No Grave." The collective outcome (a cool music video) is clear.

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Adventures in Artist-Driven Public Engagement: Machine Project at the Hammer Museum

Museum 2.0

What happens when a formal art museum invites a group of collaborative, participatory artists to be in residence for a year? Will the artists ruin the museum with their plant vacations and coatroom concerts? Will the bureaucracy of the institution drown the artists in red tape?

New York Music Fans – Text “Celebrate” to 30644 for Celebrate Brooklyn Concert Reminders

Mobile Commons

Every summer, the Celebrate Brooklyn festival brings dozens of outstanding artists to perform free concerts in Prospect Park. The announcements are broadcast at 4 pm, which leaves plenty of time to grab a blanket, pack a picnic, and get to the park to enjoy music and dance under the stars. What’s better than a free outdoor concert series? A free outdoor concert series that never lets you miss a show!

Artists Win This House: Crowdfunded Essay Contest Pays the Mortgage

Social Actions

A couple in Maine is launching an essay contest to give a home to an artist. From their website, [link] : We are both artists, (a musician and an illustrator) we got together and found that we had one house too many. Spelling does not count, (we are artists after all) but content does.

The Power of Open

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It’s a cross-platform music player based upon the Mozilla framework. account, is showing me a picture search based on the artist I’m playing, as well as showing me a list of all of the concerts happening in the Bay Area by artists in my library. Songbird screen.

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Uncle Seth/Jay Moonah Launches New Podcast on Online Music Marketing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week he launched a new series of podcasts on Online Music Marketing. I'm starting a brand new podcast called Online Music Marketing, and my intention is to share some of what I've learned about music promotion through the Internet with artists, managers, label & radio folks and others. I'll also be looking for interesting stories from folks who have been using or trying to use new online channels in music promotion. I met Jay Moonah at Boston Podcamp.

Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

Anyone briefly strolling through this park will likely hear the sound of a brass band and see local artists scattered along the sidewalk. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, this acclaimed music venue was founded in 1961 to protect, preserve, and perpetuate traditional New Orleans Jazz. At Preservation Hall , catch nightly acoustic concerts celebrating the city's musical legacy with some of its finest performers. The Spotted Cat Music Club.

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Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

Anyone briefly strolling through this park will likely hear the sound of a brass band and see local artists scattered along the sidewalk. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, this acclaimed music venue was founded in 1961 to protect, preserve, and perpetuate traditional New Orleans Jazz. At Preservation Hall , catch nightly acoustic concerts celebrating the city's musical legacy with some of its finest performers. The Spotted Cat Music Club. Live Music.

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FI Space

RT @daveiam: RT @dmburrows: Looking for artists to donate their original music (ambient or experimental) for non-profit video project.

The Secret Chord

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. I grew up with his music. Tags: Music It happens with an eerie regularity. I hear a song, one of uncanny depth and beauty; something that just reaches down and twists at my heartstrings. Instead, I discover a familiar name, Leonard Cohen. It’s a strange consistency — one that has been with me from 15 to 50.

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Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

Enacted in 1998, it’s the law of the digital land, protecting all content published online under the same copyright laws enjoyed by musical artists, novelists, videographers etc.

What I Learned from Beck (the rock star) about Participatory Arts

Museum 2.0

It is what it sounds like: a book of original sheet music, beautifully designed and complemented with artwork and text. Beck''s project is unusual because he deliberately resurrected a mostly-defunct participatory platform: sheet music for popular songs.

ICYMI: What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

DJ Kool Herc creates what we now know as the “break”… This new form of music takes the best part of multiple songs and strings them together in Merry-go-round fashion. Remixing: Steal Like An Artist. RESOURCE: Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon.

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Quick Hit: Five Great Links

Museum 2.0

Elsewhere in podcast-land, Radiolab did a fascinating piece about cultural appropriation and gate-keeping in hip hop music. Some serious parallels to curating exhibitions and performances, especially with living artists. This week, a kitchen sink of inspiring bits.

Arts Activist Naomi Natale and The One Million Bones Project

Have Fun - Do Good

Both an installation artist and photographer, Naomi was the founder and director of The Cradle Project , a large scale installation calling attention and raising funds for the 48 million children orphaned in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

Musical Instrument Museum. I grew up in a musical family, was fortunate enough to attend schools with excellent arts programs, majored in music in college, and still perform frequently today. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving.

[SLIDES] What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

DJ Kool Herc creates what we now know as the “break”… This new form of music takes the best part of multiple songs and strings them together in Merry-go-round fashion. People love it and the dance parties supported by this new musical form quickly spread throughout the other boroughs of NYC. Remixing: Steal Like An Artist. RESOURCE: Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon. RT@ lize36 The music in this session rocks!

The 5 Things You Absolutely Can’t Miss at #bbcon 2014

Connection Cafe

And this year it’s all happening in Nashville, TN—The Music City. This Rodeowave recording artist and CMA/ACM Award Winner has 26 Top 40 Hits, 15 Top 10 Hits, 10 Number 1s, and is a 2-time ASCAP Songwiter of the year.

What Belgian Beer-Brewing Monks Taught Me about Non-Profit Business Models

Museum 2.0

It's totally valid for an artist or an art organization to have a monastic approach. I've talked to plenty of non-profit artistic directors and curators who will say that the master is the work. or if not the work, the artists behind the work.

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Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16

SocialFish

Programs at the center will be in collaboration with professional artists and organizations that specialize in a variety of mediums including ceramics, painting, photography, fiber arts, animation, jewelry and the performing arts (drama, dance, music).

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Temple Contemporary and the Puzzle of Sharing Powerful Processes

Museum 2.0

They were there for artist talks. Every other year, they convene TUPAC, a group of 35 outside advisors, including teens, college students, Temple University professors, artists, philanthropists, and community leaders. The first thing I noticed about Temple Contemporary were the chairs.

How Useful is the "Audience vs. Expert" Dichotomy?

Museum 2.0

I've been thinking about this as I prep some interactive prototypes for the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum, a Seattle-based museum of pop culture. One prototype is based on the Billboard Top 10 charts for pop music.

Art Brings People Together: Measuring the Power of Social Bridging

Museum 2.0

I eagerly read about a new social psychology research study in which whites, Asians, and Latinos engaged in a simple collaborative activity--making a music video together. When the music video was not focused on Mexican culture, no such change occurred.

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Reframing and the human coordination show

ASU Lodestar Center

As Bolman and Deal say, framing and reframing is about giving people a palette with an array of options in order to be artists in the search for quality, commitment and creativity in organizations. posted by Alexander Laing. Principal Clarinet. Phoenix Symphony.

Father's Day Show: My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

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Since moving to Santa Fe, he has developed New Mexico Creates , an economic development initiative that creates market links for New Mexico artists and artisans. Music credits: "Mango Delight," by Kenya Masala , and "Bricks" by Crowsong

Getting in on the Act: New Report on Participatory Arts Engagement

Museum 2.0

I've often been asked about examples of participatory practice in theater, dance, and classical music, and this report is a great starting point. Why is a photography contest an example of "crowd sourcing" wheres a community drawing contest is an example of "audience-as-artist"?

OdysseyWorks: An Empathy-Based Approach to Making Art

Museum 2.0

As artistic director Abe Burickson described their work to me, I imagined Theseus walking deeper into the labyrinth towards the Minotaur. He spoke of the audience as providing a challenge, a challenge like any other artistic constraint.

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Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 2

NonProfit Hub

Whoever is running your Pinterest account should have at least some artistic eye. Both let you trim video clips, add music and include transitions. From the text and drawing tools to Bitmoji and fun filters, there are plenty of means to give your videos a quirky twist or an artistic edge. Spotify is a digital music service that lets you listen to music, find new artists, and share tunes with your colleagues.

[SLIDES] What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

Remixing: Steal Like An Artist. RESOURCE: Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon. How this has been used in hip hop: writing lyrics that pulled the listener along from one line to the next, making them want to play the music over and over.

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Which New Audiences? A Great Washington Post Article and its Implications about Age, Income, and Race

Museum 2.0

Audiences of all backgrounds found ways to connect with museums as it presented exhibitions with the help of foster youth, migrant farmers, roller-derby girls, mushroom hunters, surfers and incarcerated artists, among others. This weekend was thrilling for me.

Friday Fun Links: Studio One Soul, Mosaics, Samin Nosrat, Instagram, + Store Buyout

Have Fun - Do Good

After the hubs and I heard the Studio One Soul CD playing during breakfast at Pizzaiolo last Saturday, we went right over to Amoeba Music, and got a copy. After going to Amoeba, we visited a few artists' studios as part of the East Bay Open Studios , including the Institute for Mosaic Arts.

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10 Summer Fundraisers for 2018

NonProfit Hub

Use the power of music to unite your donors by hosting an outdoor benefit concert. This type of fundraiser has the potential to draw a large crowd and raise tons of money through ticket sales, especially if the artist is relatively well-known. Summer is finally here—the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the money-raising possibilities are endless. To ring in the season, here are 10 fun, unique and affordable summer fundraisers that will make everyone excited to give back.

Connecting Homeless Youth and Shelter Animals: 20-Year-Old Rachel Cohen, Hand2Paw

Have Fun - Do Good

June 1-22: My Juicy Blogging E-course: The Art and Play of Blogging for Artists, Writers, Creative Entrepreneurs and Do-Gooders. "It's a novel idea that homeless youth have so much to offer, and that these youth could really make the difference at this shelter.

[PODCAST] Three Steps to Master Planned Giving | Ft. Tony Martignetti

NonProfit Hub

MUSIC: Sleepy Eyed Thoughts by Bernardus. MUSIC: Sleepy Eyed Thoughts by Bernardus. Our featured artist on this episode is Bernardus and their song Sleepy Eyed Thoughts. You can hear more of their music at bernardus music dot com.

5 Things to Look Forward to at MCON 2015

NonProfit Hub

to meet artists and solicit assignments from them that everyone can participate in. frontman Marc Roberge will close out MCON with an inspiring presentation on music as a tool for social impact.

Going Against the Fundraising Grain: Three Unconventional Fundraising Tactics

NonProfit Hub

Feel free to choose a different artist that might help you raise funds. Sometimes people dread fundraising because they view it as simply asking people to give you their money. However, you don’t have to take the common approach to fundraising.

What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

literary and artistic works … in the form of text, notation and/or related illustrations, whether published or otherwise made publicly available in any media;”. It covers music in the form of sheet music, but not audio or videos of performances. The View from an Authorized Entity Many Bookshare users (and potential Bookshare users!)

Young Caucasus Women Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our assignment was to write an essay on the topic of "Who's your favorite artist (visual, dancer, performer, writer, or musician) and why?" " Here are our posts: Britt Bravo: Art for Social Change Beth Kanter: Are You An Artist too? It has been a delightful experience and it's also helped me expand my world music collection. They've recommended some terrific musicians and music from their countries.