Hi. I'm taking a break from YCM for the next week or so. I may post on Twitter while I'm away, but the email version of You've Cott Mail will resume after August 12.
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Twitter Feed Crossover Edition
The majority of you who receive YCM emails miss out on additional items I post on my Twitter account which don't fit naturally into my themed email editions of You've Cott Mail. Here are some news stories and commentary that I've posted on Twitter recently. --TC
THE BIG PICTURE
@cdilly: Is your strategy "whatever our competition does, but 6 months later"? Get a new strategy
@createquity: What the arts can learn from gay marriage movement about being more inclusive
@LynGardner: "Should a playwright have the final say over a production?"
ARTS IN EDUCATION
New @wallacefdn report says tech makes Arts Ed more accessible, but still untapped potential
Related: Using YouTube in the music classroom
CA schools cut arts, but obscure law requires Arts Ed. The hitch? No enforcement authority.
FINANCIAL / FUNDRAISING
Whoa. Creative sector (esp. arts) will soon be counted in calculating growth of America's GDP
How the Irvine Foundation selected grantees for its Arts Exploring Engagement Fund
The NEA shares draft of its strategic plan for FY14-18...and (a first?) invites public comment
NYC funder forgoes smaller grants in favor of single $1 million prize for "one great idea"
MARKETING / AUDIENCE / SALES
@HarvardBiz: How category creation is reinvigorating classical music
Earlier I tweeted about pay-with-fingerprint, now here's a story about pay-with-your-face
DIGITAL / SOCIAL / MOBILE
Storytelling across multiple devices, media and platforms is the future of entertainment
New FB app lets friends create group order. Each friend buys own ticket & is seated with others.
Brazil vending machine rewards 'real' music fans with a free Billboard magazine; others pay to read
JUST FOR FUN
New choreography app lets user control a dance with fingertips on a tablet
Theatre to stage 30 one-actor shows in London homes based on residents' stories
VIDEO: Actor/comedian Retta skewers stereotypes about who listens to classical music