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by David J. Loehr, editor and artistic director, 2amt David J. Loehr. Photo by Heather Loehr Photography I was always the one in the back of the class, passing notes and making jokes. If you follow my personal Twitter account ( @dloehr ), this will not surprise you. Sure, I could follow along, read...
Gilmore artist Ingrid Fliter performs at the 2012 Gilmore Festival. Photo by John Lacko Photography At the Gilmore Keyboard Festival , we strongly support live performances: whether by professional artists, amateurs, or children. A live performance is unique to a given moment in time. Every aspect...
Christine Bateman. Photo by Lori Stone #2tweetornot2tweet? It depends… As I write this post in my suburban living room, I’m also observing Next to Normal tech rehearsal at our downtown theater, thanks to the modern miracle of a live-streaming baby monitor. (Kids these days!) The...
Sarah Bertness. Photo by Jonathan Beller A writer and lifelong lover of the arts, I’m always looking for new avenues to share my coveted cultural discoveries and find live tweeting a dynamic and direct approach to include others in the performing arts experience. Emerging from the...
The Tweet and The Sour by Howard Sherman Howard Sherman. Photo by Joan Marcus I’m not keen on “live-tweeting” at live performances. I’m not against tweeting at performances. Equivocal enough for you? The perpetual debate over live-tweeting, in play for at least a year,...
by Tobin Eckholt , Manager of Development Services, Tacoma Art Museum Tobin Eckholt. Photo courtesy of Tacoma Art Museum Turn the mobile off. Do not get me wrong, I am not a Luddite and I am more than happy to broadcast my art experience in 140 characters or less. Tweets and retweets can be a...