Entries by Suzy S.

Tech Updates to the TakeLessons Site

(Chuck and Jason making things happen on the site) As a public service announcement to all of our wonderful and fabulous users, we did a site upgrade last night. Here are the upgrades, changes, and additions: New Feature Did a Facebook integration launch. It’s still secretly hidden for a week or so until we do […]

How One Musician Uses Twitter to Gain Fans

Are you new to Twitter? Here’s how Steve Lawson is using Twtter to market his music. In essence, like Steve (who is an awesome bassist), we believe that Twitter is about opening dialogue and having conversations with people. Talking about music is simply an awesome way to interact with another person – especially if they […]

Schwarzenegger Declares March as “Arts Education Month”

Governor Schwarzenegger declared March 2009 as "Arts Education Month" through an official proclamation on March 6. "It is crucial that the future leaders of our state receive a complete education, and arts instruction ensures that they will be well rounded," stated Schwarzenegger in the proclamation. "The arts enhance imagination and creativity, encouraging our young people's […]

National Endowment of the Arts “Access to Artistic Excellence” Grant Program Deadline Extended to March 19

From our friends at the California Arts Council: Image by johnlamb via Flickr The media and public have been very focused on the economic stimulus package funding for arts jobs in recent weeks, but the California Arts Council reminds arts administrators to consider other National Endowment for the Arts grants, especially Access to Artistic Excellence […]