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April 2013

04/30/13 Harmony at last: SPCO musicians approve new contract, StarTribune

04/26/13 Sandy Update Six Months Later,

04/24/13 May is Emergency Preparedness Month in Estes Park, Estes Park Trail Gazette

04/23/13 Crime, prevention and security in the arts – tips from the experts, The Guardian

04/23/13 Former Woodruff Arts employee pleads guilty to embezzlement, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution

04/23/13 The Art of Denial,

04/22/13 How a Community Management Approach Helps Performance In a Time of Crisis, The Community Roundtable

04/18/13 City files emergency motion against Congress Theater after site fails inspection, Chicago Sun-Times

04/17/13 MOCA says it has hit $75-million mark for endowment, and names donors, Los Angeles Times

04/17/13 Indianapolis Museum of Art in Jeopardy?,

04/16/13 After bombings, free admission at Boston art museums and theater,

04/16/13 The Shocking Demolition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Park Avenue Showroom,

04/16/13 Feds Raid NYC Gallery Allegedly Involved in High-Stakes Poker Games, Art Fraud,

04/16/13 A message from ArtsReady about Boston, ArtsReady Alert

04/16/13 Tragedy in Boston Americans for the Arts, ArtsBlog

04/16/13 In an Emergency, Will You Know Your Friends’ and Family’s Phone Numbers?, Slate Group

04/11/13 Louvre Closes After Staff Walkout, The Guardian

04/10/13 Exhibition for Students Who Lost Art in Pratt Fire, The New York Times

04/07/13 April is Earthquake Preparedness Month, Santa Barbara Independent

04/04/13 The Grey Market for Art, The Art Newspaper

04/03/13 Chelsea’s Future in Question after NYC Flood Map Redrawn, The Art Newspaper

04/03/13 National Digitial Public Library Launch, NY

04/02/13 Museum Reopening After 10 Years, The New York Times

March 2013

03/31/13 SF Symphony, Union Reaches Labor Pact, San Francisco Chronicle

03/28/13 Crowd control issues put damper on WAKEstock, Old Gold&Black

03/28/13 Fire Destroys Europe’s Oldest Theatrical University,

03/26/13 Colorado Group Protecting Culture During Disaster,

03/26/13 Bangor Officials Propose Fee to Protect the Arts, Bangor Daily News

03/25/13 Legislative Auditor to Examine MN Orchestra, MPR News

03/25/13 South London Museum Fire, Guardian UK

03/20/13 NorthHampton Students Walk Out for the Arts, The Republican

03/16/13 NEA Funds Go to Some Unexpected Utah Organizations, Salt Lake Tribune

3/16/13 BP Oil Spill Settlement Strengthens the Contemporary Art Center,

3/14/13 Before Disaster Strikes Protect Your Heritage, Dance Heritage Coalition

03/13/13 Sequester Does Not Spare Arts, MiamiHerald

03/12/13 Stolen Rembrandt Recovered, BBC News

03/07/13 Dancer Accused of Masterminding Acid Attack on Bolshoi Chief, CBCNews

03/05/13 Portland’s New $35 Arts Tax Begins, HyperAllergic

03/05/13 Non-profit Arts Organizations Generate $70 Million in Economic Impact,

03/05/13 Louisville Choral Arts Society to Disband, Courier-Journal

03/05/13 Sequestration and the Arts, HuffingtonPost

03/05/13 ArtsReady Spring Newsletter: Are You Financially Ready?

03/04/13 Bronze Statue Stolen In An Atlanta Suburb, WSB-TV (ABC Affiliate)

03/03/13 Japan Looks to Films for Help with Processing Nuclear Disaster, Associated Press

03/02/13 Blaze at Bass Hall, Star Telegram

03/01/13 Presidential Message on National Severe Weather Preparedness Week,

03/01/13 Let’s Use the Power of the Arts to Stimulate Community Development, MinnPost

03/01/13 Berlin Wall’s Most Iconic Paintings Under Threat From Property Developers, Guardian

February 2013

02/28/13 $100M Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences Closes on Schedule, BizJournals

02/22/13 College of Visual Arts Supporters Aim to Avert Closing,

02/21/13 Pearl Theatre Puts Out Emergency Fundraising Call, The New York Times

02/21/13 Unesco Raising $11M to Save Mali Heritage, TheArtsNewsPaper

02/20/13 Man Held in 2012 Theft of Dali Painting, The New York Times

02/17/13 Picasso’s and Monet’s Vanish, Bloomberg News

02/15/13 Fire Damages Pratt Institutes Main Building, The New York Times

02/14/13 Newtown Arts Center Opens,

02/13/13 Delray Postpones the Sale of the Arts Garage Building, Sun Sentinel

02/12/13 SMU Launches Nations Largest Arts Database, Art and Seek

02/12/13 Delray Arts Garage Fights to Keep Its Home, Sun Sentinel

02/11/13 Investigation into BIll Lowe Gallery Continues, Arts Atl

02/11/13 The Heart House Artist-In-Residency Program Needs Your Help, The Creatives Project

02/10/13 Poughkeepsie to Create Arts District, Poughkeepsie Journal

02/07/13 Collector finds the head from Courbet’s “The Origin of the World”, Reuters

02/05/13 Texas Arts Alliance Opens New Center, Houston Chronicle

02/04/13 The Arts Are Patriotic Too, The Huffington Post

02/04/13 New Jersey Hurricane Recovery Fund Announced Today, Dodge Foundation

02/03/13 Michigan Opera Theatre Director Prepares to Step Down, Detroit Free Press

02/01/13 Trisha Brown Leaving Dance Company Bearing Her Name, The New York Times

January 2013

01/31/13 Planned Arts Center at WTC Get $1M Boost, Wall Street

01/30/13 Timbuktus Ancient Manuscripts are Safe,

01/24/13 Healing Newtown Project Opens Its Arts Space Doors to Community ,

01/24/13 Proposed bill to Eliminate Oklahoma Arts Council Funding, The Los Angeles Times

01/23/13 SC Governor Wants to Merge SC Arts Commission with State Museum ,

01/23/13 Grant Allows for Public Radio to Launch of Arts News Bureau, Denver Post

01/21/13 Macalester Continues $20M Renovation, Twin Cities.Com

01/21/13 Fate of Arts School Lies with Perpich Center for Arts Education , Star

01/16/16 College of Visual Arts Set to Close , MPR News

01/16/13 Arts Group Awarded $45K from the NEA ,

01/16/13 Can the Arts Council Be Saved, The Bakershield Californian

01/15/13 Conservators to Present a Conference Session on Preparing for the Next Sandy, CAA News

01/15/13 Culver Center of the Arts Receives $900K Pledge, Hilandaer News

01/14/03 Picasso Murals Under Threat, The Arts Newspaper

01/13/13 College Fights for Liberal Arts Despite Tough Economy, Arizona Daily Star

01/12/13 Artist Ready to Act,

01/11/13 In Times of Crisis, Arts Soothes, Courier-Journal

01/09/13 When Post Disaster Donations Overwhelm , NPR

01/04/13 Life Raft for Seaport Museum, The New York Times

01/03/13 Time Warner Drops Arts Channel , The Los Angeles TImes

01/02/13 Be Prepared, NASAA Executive Director’s Column

01/01/13 Emergency Arts Opens to Serve Community, The Las-Vegas Review Journal

December 2012


12/28/12 Ancient Art Center Discovered Under Romes Piazza The New York Times

12/27/12 Top Ten Art Disasters of 2012,

12/26/12 Curator Left Destitute After Art Disaster

12/25/12 Modern Dance Groups To Receive Hurricane Sandy Relief Aid, The New York Times

12/24/12 What the Arts Can Do to Rebuild the Jersey shore, NJ

12/20/12 Construction on $300M Arts and Transit Project Could Start as Early as Feburary,

12/18/12 Time Warner Cable to Drop Arts Channel, The New York Times

12/17/12 Heal the World , Arts Journal Blog

12/14/12 NYC artists seek help to scrub away Sandy’s stains, Associated Press

12/14/12 Arts Academy Evacuated Due to Gas Odor, WFMZ-TV

12/14/12 Art Group Scales Back Request for Center,

12/11/12 Zurich and Art: Not Working Like A Swiss Watch, Arts Journal Blog

12/7/12 Michigan Arts Council Approves $5.6M in Grants, The Detroit News

12/7/12 The Power of the Arts, The Huffington Post

12/7/12 A Lifetime of Work Destroyed, The NY Times

12/4/12 “2012 Hindsight: Stay Prepared,” – ArtsReady Winter 2012 Newsletter

November 2012

11/29/12 Top Five Reasons You’re Eligible for SBA Disaster Assistance,

11/28/12 Major Arts Foundation Shuts Down After 50 Years, ArtsJournal

11/27/12 Planning for When Things Fail, Technology In the Arts

11/27/12 $1 Million plus fraud reported Woodruff Arts Center, Arts Atl

11/26/12 Edgar Allen Poe House Vandalized During Transition, Huffington Post

11/26/12 New Light for Hurricane Sandy Survivors , Arts Journal Blog

11/21/12 IRS offers reinstatement relief to organizations impacted by Hurricane Sandy, Independent Sector

11/21/12 NEA Chairman Landesman Set to Retire at the End of 2012,

11/20/12 Warhol, Rauschenberg, Lambent Foundations Commit $2 Million for Sandy Relief, Philanthropy News Digest

11/19/12 Sadler’s Wells Theatre Steps Up Security Ahead of Performances by Israeli Dance Troupe, The Guardian

11/16/12 NYC Improv Group Provides Comedy for Sandy Relief, Huffington Post

11/15/12 New York Foundation for the Arts Announces Relief Funding,

11/13/12 A Climate Change in the Art World?,

11/7/12 Dealing with post-disaster legal issues, CERF+

11/7/12 Dramatist Guild to Fund to Provide Relief for Theatres Affected by Sandy, Broadway World. com

11/7/12 Car Crashes into Weekend Theater,

11/7/12 The Colony Theatre Achieve First Fundraising Goal, Broadway

11/6/12 15 Ways the Arts and Culture Community Is Aiding Hurricane Relief, Huffington Post

11/6/12 How Sandy Rocked Galleries in Chelsea, The Daily Beast

11/6/12 Arts Organizations Survey the Damage After the Storm, The Guardian

11/5/12 Life and Hope Return to Chelsea, Arts Journal Blogs

11/5/12 Hurricane Sandy Arts Recovery Resources, Grantmakers in the Arts

11/5/12 Hurricane Sandy, Jazz Foundation of America

11/5/12 Vital Resources for Artist Recovering from Sandy, ARTINFO

11/5/12 Three Theaters Down, but Not Out, Chelsea Now

11/5/12 Penumbra Theatre Sets Performance to Raise Funds, Twin Cities News

11/5/12 Hurricane Sandy Artists’ Relief Exchange, CERF+

11/2/12 Affected Artists and Organizations, We’d Like to Help, Fractured Atlas

11/2/12 Martha Graham Sets and Costumes Damaged by Sandy, ArtsBeat

11/2/12 MoMa lends a Hand, HuffingtonPost

11/2/12 A Secret Financial Disaster, The Burbank Leader

11/1/12 Dancing in the Dark, Dance Magazine

11/1/12 After storm theaters face blackout and empty house, Capital New York.Com

11/1/12 Post-Sandy Recovery Tips, ArtsReady Alert

October 2012

10/31/12 New York’s art world counts the damage done by Hurricane Sandy, The Guardian

10/31/10 Hurricane Sandy Information Hub, Center for Disaster Philanthropy

10/31/12 State-by-state Guide to Hurricane Sandy, The New York Times

10/30/12 Hurricane Sandy Hits Entertainment Industry with Production Delays and Lost Ticket Sales, The

10/30/12 Repairing the Arts after the Hurricane, HESherman

10/30/12 Proteus Gowanus Art Gallery Prepares For Hurricane Sandy, Braces For Potentially Toxic Flooding, HuffingtonPost

10/27/12 Cedar Rapids Cuts Ribbon on Newly Renovated Paramount Theatre, KWWL (NBC News)

10/26/12 Hurricane Sandy, ArtsReady Alert

10/25/12 What is art in the face of disaster?, The Japan Times

10/24/12 Disaster Recovery in the Cloud, Data Center Knowledge

10/20/12 Senator Encourages Preparedness During Wildfire Awareness Month, Wire News

10/18/12 ‘Drop, Cover and Hold On’ for National Quake Drill,USA Today

10/16/12 7 World-renowned Paintings Stolen,MSNBC

10/15/12 Call to solve funding crisis with arts academy, HeraldScotland

10/11/12 Disaster Preparedness Program Sees Increased Interest,

10/9/12 Orchestras in Crisis, American Public Radio- Performance Today

10/5/12 National Arts and Humanities Month, Americans for the Arts

10/5/12 October is National Cybersecurity Month,US DHS

10/4/12 Learn How to Assess Your Company’s Readiness with SBA/Agility Webinar,

September 2012

9/21/12 Are you prepared?, ArtisaNews

9/18/12 Palace Theatre Landmark Reopens Just Four Months After a Fire , StatesmanJournal

9/18/12 Get ArtsReady with Americans For The Arts Membership, ArtsBlog

9/17/12 AFTA brings readiness planning to local arts agencies, Grantmakers in the Arts

9/15/12 Cultural Groups to Learn About Disaster Prepardness, Palm Beach Daily News

9/10/12 Advocating for Outdoor Concert Safety Standrds, The New York Times

9/07/12 Silverton Theater, Damaged by Fire , now Set to Re-open , StatesmanJournal

9/06/12 Penumbra Theatre Suspends Programming, Twin

9/04/12 National Preparedness Month: Be Prepared, The Allstate Blog

9/06/12 Protect Your Digital Assets During Preparedness Month, EMC Corp

9/06/12 Fall Newsletter from ArtsReady

9/05/12 American Red Cross Host Preparedness Events,

August 2012

8/28/12 September is National Prepardness Month, WRCBtv (NBC News)

8/27/12 Tropical Storm Isaac, ArtsReady Alert

8/25/12 Help for Collecting Institutions During Disasters, Americans for the Arts ArtsBlog

8/22/12 Arsht Center repair cost estimated at $3.8 million, Miami Herald

8/19/12 Man found with weapon at Columbus Theater, WSFA (NBC News)

8/18/12 Disaster Volunteers gather for CERT Conference, KHAS (NBC News)

8/14/12 Fire at National Museum of Contemporary Art deemed a manmade disaster, The Korea Times

8/14/12 Actors and Crew Come Together to Create Emergency Fund, The Washington Post

8/13/12 Fire at Art Museum Kills 4,

8/13/12 Art and the Financial Crisiss, Art Market Monitor

8/4/12 Theatre takes precautions to protect audiences, The Daily Page

8/2/12 FEMA sides with UI over rebuilding arts and music building, Radio Iowa

8/1/12 Crisis Management Hits Close to Home: Colorado Theatre Crisis,Better Managers Blog

July 2012

7/23/12 Crisis at the Corcoran Gallery?, Washington Post

7/17/12 Fire engulfs hub for art and artist, Journal Sentinal (Milwaukee)

7/17/12 Jefferson Performing Arts Society seeks 325K in emergency funding, The Times- Picayune (New Orleans)

7/9/12 Democrats fighting back against arts vetoes, The (SC)

7/6/12 Singing Wranglers Fight to Keep Heritage Alive After Wildfire , New York Times

June 2012

6/29/12 Minnesota Ballet Company Suffers Real-Life Flood Drama, Duluth New Tribune

6/25/12 Oklahoma City Ballet Dancers Flee Colorado Wildfire , News on 6 Tulsa

6/19/12 How WAN Can Transform Disaster Recovery Industry Prospectives

6/13/12 Summer Newsletter from ArtsReady

6/10/12 89-year-old nonprofit Theatre Tulsa fights to survive financially!, Tulsa World News

6/4/12 Small Businesses Fall Short on Disaster Preparedness, Business News Daily

6/2/12 It’s Not Billions but It Can Help Rescue an Artist, New York Times

May 2012

5/23/12 Businesses consider mobile security services and cloud a top priority, AT&T Study by Market Watch

5/22/12 Designing an Effective Emergency Communications System , CFE Media

5/21/12 Arsht theater hopes the show will go on after ‘Lion King’ Flood The Miami Herald

5/17/12 Mariposa County Arts Council Offices and Gallery Destroyed by Fire, Mariposa, CA

5/14/12 FEMA denies UI’s appeal to replace UI Museum of Art, Iowa City Press Citizen

5/11/12 Shelter From the Storm: Artful Rebuilding with the Mississippi Arts Commission, NEA Magazine

5/5/12 Madame Walker Theatre Centre In Need of Hundreds of Thousands in Repairs , Indy

5/5/12 Canadian Minister of Public Safety Highlights Use of Online Tools, Ontario

5/4/12 National Preparedness reports finds shortcoming in Cyber Security HS.Today.US

5/1/12 ArtsReady, Planning for Post-Crisis Sustainability NEA Magazine

5/1/12 Disaster Recovery: It’s not just for castastrophes, E-Commerce Times

April 2012

4/29/12 Illinois State Museum Faces Financial Crisis, The State Journarl-Register

4/27/12 Strategic Approach to Disaster Recovery Pays off, ZD Net

4/27/12 Tax Free Weekend for Disaster Supplies Approved , Montgomery Advertiser, AL

4/25/12 Artist leap to fund Rhinebeck Center Renovations, Poughkeepsie Journal, NY

4/12/12 The Emergency Response and Salvage Wheel is now available as a mobile application Heritage Preservation, Washington DC

4/11/12 Legendary “Living Theatre”, on the brink; Can it survive? New York, NY

March 2012

3/26/12 Federal judge says LePage’s decision to remove mural was ‘government speech’, Bangor Daily News, ME

3/19/12 Snow White dances stylishly into L.A , Los Angeles Times, CA

3/15/12 Protestors take aim at Paul Taylor Dance Crain’s New York Business, NY

3/13/12 Institutions prepare for disasters Business World

3/6/12 Art sales benefit arts community Portland Press Herald, OR

3/6/12 HUD releases new disaster proofing building guidelines PR Newswire

3/1/12 Branson theatre district gets heavy damage, Winnipeg Free Press, Canada

Feburary 2012

2/27/12 Las Vegas community opens $470 Million Art Complex, Washington Post (Associated Press)

2/21/12 Family heals through creative expression Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas (NV)

2/21/12 Art as Medicine Sun Gazette, Williamsport (PA)

2/17/12 Cash-strapped Theatre in the Square shakes up staff Creative Loafing, Atlanta (GA)

2/13/12 Recent Tornadoes Affect Cognition, Birmingham Science News Examiner, (AL)

2/13/12 Help, Heal, Hope: Commemorating the One Year Anniversary of the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami, Asian Week, San Francisco (CA)

2/10/12 Irreplaceable southern history went up in flames, Atlanta Journal Constitution (GA)

2/2/12 Theatres and artist come together for Shinsai Theaters for Japan, Examiner (NY)

2/2/12 Louvre Museum to hold exhibition in Japan’s disaster-stricken prefectures, The Mainichi Daily News (Japan)

2/2/12 Dell unveils disaster recovery solution for small and medium businesses, Cyber Media (India)

January 2012

1/22/12 An Artist Coping With Loss of Life’s Work, Grantmakers in the Arts Blog

1/20/12 Revamped Queensland Museum unveiled, Brisbane Times (Australia)

1/19/12 Time for a fresh look at disaster recovery?, Computing: Mainstream Matters (UK)

1/18/12 How To Improve Disaster Recovery Preparedness, CIO

1/13/12 Arkansas Tech cancels spring theater performances, Stuttgart Daily Leader (AK)

1/11/12 Central Cinema’s Crisis:Liquor laws threaten the Central District movie theater, Seattle Weekly News (WA)

1/9/12 Can The Arts Survive Without Banks?, Huffington Post

1/7/12 What’s the value of an art school? Contextualizing the crisis at NSCAD, Art Threat (Canada)

1/6/12 Dayton: State disaster aid unlikely for recent windstorms, Pasadena-Star News (CA)

1/1/12 UI ready to reopen Art Building West, The Gazette (IA)

December 2011


12/30/11 A Forgotten Victim of the Great Chicago Iroquois Theater Fire of 1903,

12/23/11 UI Talks With FEMA, Still No Word on Art Museum, Channel 9 KCRG News (IA)

12/21/11 Artist Larissa Sansour Speaks Out About Her Ejection From the Lacoste Art Prize for Being “Too Pro-Palestinian”,

12/18/11 Egypt violence: Third day of deadly clashes in Cairo, BBC News

12/17/11 Jorge Pérez saddened by Miami Museum of Art controversy, Miami Herald (FL)

12/15/11 Flood disaster made worse by some insurers, CBS News San Fransisco (CA)

12/15/11 Former York Symphony Orchestra manager charged with stealing more than $200,000, York Daily Record (PA)

12/10/11 Art show benefits Irene victims, Channel 3 WCAX News (VT)

12/8/11 UI requests hearing with FEMA over art museum, (IA)

12/7/11 Are you ready? Honestly, are you?, The Artful Manager (blog)

November 2011

11/19/11 FEMA knocking on doors to find quake damage, The Daily Progress (VA)

11/17/11 Fairfield Plans Better Info Sharing for Next Irene, The Daily Fairfield (CT)

11/17/11 New era begins for Miami City Ballet management, The Miami Herald (FL)

11/1/11 Dance Centre Damaged, NewsDay (Zimbabwe)

October 2011

10/25/11 Zombie Graphic Novel on Emergency Prep Created by Former Contractors and CDC Career Feds,

10/24/11 Public Art will Commemorate Flood, Nashville Public Radio

10/23/11 Rose Art Museum revival, anniversary,

10/19/11 Behind the Scenes at Disaster Planning & Response Art Rescue, Huffington Post

10/16/11 University of Iowa still waiting for answer from FEMA for art museum funds,

10/15/11 Popular gallery facing closure over rising costs and funding crisis, Belfast Telegraph

10/12/11 Photography Exhibit: Oakland hills fire 20 years later, Contra Costa Times

10/2/11 CERF+ Honored by FEMA, Citizen Corps

10/2011 Creative Entanglement: The Challenges and Promises of Collaboration: Laurie Dean Torrell, CultureWork, University of Oregon

September 2011

9/21/11 Despite Financial Trouble the American Folk Museum Stays Open, New York Times

9/20/11 Emergency Relief Fund for Artists, Huffington Post

9/19/11 Getting prepared for an emergency, Inside the Bay Area

9/19/11Turning a Crisis into Community through Facebook, NTEN Blog

9/19/11 How to Stay in Business: Key Considerations for Disaster Recovery, IT Business Edge

9/15/11 Why You Should Stop Reading This and Go Get a Data Backup Plan,

9/14/11 Can your business survive a flood?,

9/14/11 San Diego Culture goes dark in a Blackout, Sign on San Diego

9/06/11 Artists for Haiti, Arts Journal

9/05/11 The crisis in art and culture, ten years after “9/11”, Enter Stage Right

August 2011

8/31/11 Opinion: A better way to pay for disasters, LA Times

8/30/11 GIA Blog: Discussion about Hurricane Irene, GIA Blog

8/29/11 Quake a Disaster ‘Drill’ that DC Flunked,

8/29/11 Advancing Disaster Preparedness, New HampshireSentinel Source

8/29/11 Seminar about Readiness, The Nassau Gaurdian

8/29/11 Collectors Evacuate Artwork in Advance of Irene, Wall Street Journal

8/25/11 Help for Collecting Institutions During Disasters, Americans for the Arts Blog

8/25/11 A Peek At An NGA Disaster Plan, And Questions About Others, Arts Journal

8/23/11 Smithsonian Closes due to Earthquake, Washington Post

8/19/11 Editorial: Disaster relief for Arts and Culture, Japan, The Yomiuri Daily

8/17/11 Dutch museum may sell treasures to save venue, Rueters

8/15/11 Rockford Area Arts Council in Illinois cut by 25K, Rockford Register Star

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