Candidates for lieutenant governor discuss arts and culture at local SPEA-sponsored forum

Two candidates for lieutenant governor in Indiana shared their views on the arts Monday night at the WFIU studios before an audience of about 50 students and other invited guests from the community. Republican Suzanne Crouch, the current state auditor, and state Rep. Christina Hale, a Democrat, each were granted opportunities to speak separately rather […]

New ‘Basically Baker’ recording project will celebrate jazz legend, fund scholarships

David Baker left an enormous legacy in jazz. The performer, composer and distinguished professor who founded the jazz studies program at Indiana University died in March at the age of 84. Now, a new recording of Baker’s big band music will add to his rich legacy, thanks to the efforts of fellow musicians, friends and […]

Professor Michael Rushton’s new book helps arts administrators ensure that the price is right

As the director of arts administration programs at Indiana University, Michael Rushton often looks at the arts through the lens of economics. Now Rushton has narrowed his focus in the book “Strategic Pricing for the Arts,” published by Routledge. “Even in the nonprofit and public sectors, setting prices is an important source of revenue,” he […]