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Build a New World with Zines

Marya Errin Jones
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Zine fests make small cracks in the foundation of authoritarian, nationalist, dictatorial power that hides under progress of the digital age.

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Fast Heart Mart Out with New Book on US Music Tour

Eva Avenue
| St. Petersburg, FL, US | | 1 Comment

As long as I’ve been a fan, Martin has said the same thing: “If you choose a path to fall back on, you will.” Martin is balls to the wall.

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Mad Men and True Believers

Jed Alexander
| Davis, CA, US | | 0 Comments

For the most part, I’ve had the good fortune of doing work that doesn’t compromise my beliefs. But a few years ago I wasn’t so lucky.

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No Internet, No Music: Why Musicians Need to Care About Net Neutrality

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Musicians and the music they create are critical to halting further attacks on net neutrality. When net neutrality protections were at risk of being destroyed in the past, musicians came out in large numbers during a multi-year campaign to save it. And we are needed this time around too.

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Do I Need a Booking Agent?

| Philadelphia, PA, US | | 0 Comments

Trust me, filling a ticketed show is hard work. Getting 30 people out to a gig on a Friday night in a large metropolitan city is like pulling teeth! That’s why bands split bills. If you’re at a place where you can fill the room, you probably could use a booking agent.

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What Does It Mean When Someone Says, ‘Your Work Reminds Me Of…’

Jed Alexander
| Davis, CA, US | | 0 Comments

Inevitably someone is going to compare your work to someone else’s. And when someone says, “This reminded me of your work” it’s hard to know what they mean.

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How Do I Know If I’m Ready for Management?

| Philadelphia, PA, US | | 3 Comments

If your inbox is overflowing with booking requests and media opportunities, and you simply cannot handle the workload on your own, you need a manager.

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Dear Little Bobby: Waste Not, Guilt Not

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Far too often in this country we throw things away that would still be wanted by someone else. Everything from perfectly edible food which places like Whole Foods throw away because the bananas are “a little too yellow” to the unwanted pets that get thrown away by fools who get a dog without wanting the responsibility of its care.

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Dear Rich: Can I Be Sued for Modifying My Own Writing That I Donated to the Public Domain?

Rich Stim
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I believe that a greatly modified public domain work would be a new work and therefore copyrightable, right? I couldn’t be sued for modifying my own writing, could I? What are my rights in this case?

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Choosing Board Members to Maximize Your Nonprofit’s Effectiveness

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

The very best prospects for your nonprofit’s board will be people who share a passion for, and commitment to, the nonprofit’s mission. No matter what name recognition or professional credentials particular people may have to offer, they will not be assets to your nonprofit’s board unless they care a lot about what you do.

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Want to Support the Arts? Start a Nonprofit!

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We artists and writers can’t afford to passively watch all the things we care about burn to the ground. Rather, we should be proactive in ensuring that the arts have a place to flourish and thrive in every town and community in the US.

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Dear Little Bobby: Tired of Being Teased

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Nothing makes me temporarily forget about Donald Trump’s disgusting treatment of immigrants quite like a quick and amazing fuck. It does not mean that we are bad people because we stop calling our congressperson long enough to enjoy having sex with our partner.

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