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Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

It’s unbelievable how little life as a stagehand has changed in the last 50 years. http://www.lightingtrainer.com/Stagehands_circa_1960_AFL_CIO_Americans_at_Work_Series.htm  

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The Last Bastion of Dance

The Last Bastion of Dance

Perhaps one of the most under-appreciated forms of performing arts in recent memory, dance in many forms has been suffering from in the form of under-appreciation in both the public and private sector. This seems ironic when you think about it’s key integration into some of today’s more popular acts or even appearance on television. […]

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Qualities of the Modern Workforce

Qualities of the Modern Workforce

Critical thinking, complex problem solving, written and oral communication skills, and applied knowledge in a real-world setting. According to a study by the AACU, these four qualities are rated among the most valued and often missing by a large percentage of America’s modern workforce. These also happen to be qualities that are often attributed to […]

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Getting a Jump on the Marching Season

Getting a Jump on the Marching Season

For many schools, the week’s directly preceding the start of a semester can be some of the most challenging for aspiring musicians. Marching Bands regularly hold weekly summer camps before the start of a season in order to help train new recruits as well as teach new drills for the season. Temperatures can be unforgiving […]

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Need Gaffers Tape?  Fill ‘Er Up!

Need Gaffers Tape? Fill ‘Er Up!

In the face of relentless raw material price increases used for almost all of the products we sell, I have been forced to follow commodity markets, something I never expected to have to do. We’ve even built a new web site that tracks the cost of tape raw materials futures in real time. We’ve watched […]

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Carolina Roller Girls Knock Me Out

Carolina Roller Girls Knock Me Out

I finally had a chance to experience flat track roller derby on Saturday at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, and it was awesome. As part of a special day at the Fairgrounds called “Got To Be NC Expo”  the Carolina Rollergirls sponsored an all day roller derby expo featuring five east coast teams.  Rock ’em, […]

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Welcome to TheTapeworks Blog

Welcome to TheTapeworks Blog

Thetapeworks.com, our online e-commerce web site went live all the way back in 2000.  That’s eleven years of selling production supplies and expendables via the internet.  It has been a great ride, but now it’s time for a change. Mr. Tapehead, our spokesperson is retiring and we are bringing a whole new look to our […]

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