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Add A “Americans For The Arts” Banner To Your Site

Add A “Americans For The Arts” Banner To Your Site

Americans For The Arts, an arts advocacy organization now provides code that you can add to you web site to direct visitors to more information about arts education. Here is what the current banner looks like. Clicking on it takes a site visitor here.   Just copy this code and add it to your web […]

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Working With Volunteer Tecnicians?  This Article Is Worth Three  Minutes Of Your Time

Working With Volunteer Tecnicians? This Article Is Worth Three Minutes Of Your Time

Lots of churches, theatres and schools use volunteer technicians to staff their productions. Sound, lighting and video are all handled by unpaid staff who have widely varied technical backgrounds. Time after time, they are thrown into the deep end of the pool and expected to come out with their hair still combed. This article by […]

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Enter And Win Tape For Your School

Enter And Win Tape For Your School

Thetapeworks.com is featuring a special promotion this month on their facebook page. Click to “like” thetapeworks on facebook and you can have a chance to win. Create a disguise using tape and post your pictures on our facebook. Each week a winner will receive a package of tape supplies.

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It’s Not Tape, But It’s Close Enough

It’s Not Tape, But It’s Close Enough

Here’s a tip of the tapeworks hat to Elmer’s Kids In Need Foundation‘s grant for teachers and classroom projects. Elmer’s Products, the maker of the glue and other adhesive products used in arts and crafts has announced their Teacher Grant Program to provide free school supplies to economically disadvantaged school kids. Grants in amounts up […]

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Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

We don’t normally promote the competition, but occasionally we’ll make an exception. Monday is the deadline to apply for the  Rose Brand Scholarship for technical theatre students. Rose Brand, based in Secaucus, NJ is a supplier of theatrical supplies, drapes, costumes and expendables. The scholarship award provides $5000 to the winning student and a $2500 […]

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Considering Drama School?  You Need This Directory

Considering Drama School? You Need This Directory

The New 2012 College Theatre Directory from the publishers Dramatics Magazine is a “must read” if you are a high school student considering pursing an education in dramatic arts. The latest edition of this directory lists every drama program in the country and provides lots of detail about costs, level of competitiveness and program strengths. […]

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Looking For A Job In The Arts?  Don’t Forget The Basics

Looking For A Job In The Arts? Don’t Forget The Basics

Job opportunities in the arts have suffered from the  same economic downturn as the rest of the economy. If you are looking for a job in an arts related field, you’ll find the points in this article really useful.

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Duct Tape Scholarship

Duct Tape Scholarship

We don’t normally spend much time writing about competitors products that we don’t offer, but we’re certainly willing to give acknowledgement and attention to a great idea, even if it comes from a competitor. We’ve supported an arts education scholarship for several years and we applaud just about any effort to provide resources for high […]

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Congratulations Northwood Arts Graduates

Congratulations Northwood Arts Graduates

We’ve proudly followed the Northwood High School students who helped up put together our new version of TheTapeworks.com. Their smiling faces appear all through the web site, one of them took the site photographs and the arts faculty were there at every turn to help us put this site together. As I shared with you […]

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Kansas Arts Commission Falls Under Budget Axe

Kansas Arts Commission Falls Under Budget Axe

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, in defiance of the Kansas legislature, has eliminated The Kansas Arts Commission, using a line item veto. We have long been a supporter of public funding of the arts, since it has been proved time and time again that fostering a strong arts community makes good business sense.  The arts creates […]

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