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  • 01:01

    Keep them Coming Back - Marketing to the Art Fair Patron

    in Business

    The interested parties have come to your party: that Art Festival you have been planning and marketing for 364 days. How do you make sure they love the show, bring their friends, buy art, spread the word about what they found there and can't wait for next year?


    Sharon McAllister, Executive Director of ArtFest Fort Myers (FL) and Jenny Wright, Festival Director of The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival (TX) join the conversation and share their best tips for building a memorable experience for their patrons.


    We'll learn about their decisions on:



    public relations
    marketing
    community relations
    sponsor building
    artist relationships
    plus what works and even more interestingly what they've done that doesn't work!


    Connie Mettler presents results from her 2014 Best Art Fair Survey of art fair buyers where she gathered data about what makes them come to a festival and why ... plus ... why there are formerly favorite shows that they no longer attend.


    Both of these events were chosen as Top 50 Events in the survey.


    Learn more about ArtFest Fort Myers. Learn more about The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival.


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     

  • 01:01

    Winners! 2015 "Best Art Fairs in America" Survey

    in Business

    ArtFairCalendar.com has just finished its 3rd annual "America's Best Art Fairs" survey and we announce the winners. Our survey is the only national online look at the country's juried art fairs and craft shows, designed to reward the festivals that create opportunities connecting artists and communities.


    We asked our mailing list of over 50,000 art fair patrons what was the best art fair in the country and had an amazing nationwide response. Nearly 90% of the respondents completed the lengthy 25 question survey and the answers were both expected and intriguing. 


    Listen to find out what the Top 50 shows in the country are as voted on by the people who attend them. Discover their choices for the best regional fairs, best urban fair, best small market show and the best cities for art fairs.


    We'll share the survey answers on:



    what makes a show "Best"
    why people say they attend an art fair
    why they don't attend shows they used to love
    suggestions for show organizers


    Lynn Smith, vice chair of the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago, will give her insights on how the fair garners so much enthusiasm throughout the greater metropolitan area, making it a "must attend" event. Art buyers from Florida and Ohio will also join us to tell us why they attend art fairs and buy art.


    ArtFairCalendar.com's mission is to promote the American tradition of art fairs by showcasing events where art collectors find hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind fine work and encourage the interaction of client and creator. 


     

  • 00:14

    Symbolic Art Center | Youth Networking Council

    in Youth

    Symbolic Art Youth Council up comings community events..

  • 00:35

    ART CRY RADIO: Football Show!

    in Art

    Join our host John Williams as he talks about the BIG GAME and who fans think will win it all!


    Call in to give your opinion: 347-205-9896


    www.blogtalkradio.com/artcryradio


    One lucky caller will win an ART CRY prize pack with a FREE wristband, button and signature ART CRY TEE!


     


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  • 00:59

    Symbolic Art Radio

    in Youth

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  • 01:57

    ART OF UNDERSTAND

    in Social Networking

    Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, your Host for Art of Understanding on Friday's.  Play special and read from an  artical on Autism 

  • 01:29

    Trucking Open Forum- Blocking Fair Wages for Truckers

    in Current Events

    Just as the Denham Amendment attempted, but failed, to prevent Fair wages for truckers in last years Highway Bill known as the FAST ACT, once again the large motor carriers (ATA) have managed to slip in the same exact provision into H.R. 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act, otherwise known as the FAA Reauthorization Bill.


    The Act was introduced by the House of Representatives. The “AIRR” Act as it is called, is a bill designed to authorize aviation programs, but on pp 256-258, Title VI, Sec 611, labeled Federal Authority, the attack on driver wages was slipped in by these members of the U.S House of Transportation Committee.


    Listen to our last show explaining the dangers of the Denham Amendment and read more via OOIDA's Fighting for Truckers page.


    We believe this attack on wages exploits new CDL drivers. Attorney Christina Humphrey is our guest who will discuss Section A and B of the provisions within the FAA Reauthorization Bill.


    347-826-9170 and press"1" to join the conversation.

  • 00:46

    ART CRY RADIO:Small Business Showcase

    in Entrepreneur

    ART CRY RADIO is dedicated to finding and featuring art and creativity in all forms. Everyone is welcomed!


    Join our host John Williams as he shines a spotlight on small business owners all across the U.S.


    Call in and share information about your business with the world!


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  • 01:41

    ART OF UNDERSTANDING

    in Social Networking

    Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, Your Host for Art of Understandiing for Friday;s

  • 01:45

    ART OF UNDRSTANDING

    in Social Networking

     Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, your Host for Art of Understanding on Friday's, Play special

  • 00:30

    Mixing Art and Activism. What it is like to do both?

    in Art

     


     


    Chicago's Black Business Radio Network


    (All Black! All News! All You!)


    This segment is Art and Social Justice Issues, a combination some listeners might not be aware of. My goal is to connect you to social justice issues through art. 


    On today's show, Mixing Art and Activism. What it is like to do both?, we will talking with a long time North Lawndale resident who is exactly that, an artist and activist.


    Paul Ramey, former resident of North Lawndale, tells what his current art show is about, what his most recent activism is- the Peace Walk he was on today.  We will ask Paul how he mixes art-making & activism. He will also introduce his idea for a plan he has to begin a non-profit organization to feed and clothe homeless individuals. Paul Ramey grew up in North Lawndale and is now an artist and activist. You can see art and activist in any of his works. 


    Thank you for listening to Art and Social Justice Issues. I'm Dianna Long and I am about connecting people to social justice issues through art.


    If you would like to sponsor one or our upcoming shows, please contact our show's Executive Producer at cesarquiroz379@gmail.com.


    Dianna C Long, Host of "Art and Social Justice Issues" 


    Chicago's Black Business Radio Network


    (http://www.chicagosblackbusinessradionetwork.com/)