Posts Categorized: The Arts

Nonprofits Already Hit Hard by COVID-19

Even at this early stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are already reeling from its effects. And they promise to be devastating. It’s too soon to predict the ultimate impact, but it’s a fair projection that economic ruin will fell many organizations – unless they are saved by patrons funders and legislators. Performing Arts Hard …

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Taxes for the Arts

July 24, 2010 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in The Arts

Orange, a town in Provence, France, hosts prestigious annual opera festival, the Chorégies d’Orange (http://bit.ly/bSOq06), in its 2000 year old Roman amphitheater. The French word “chorégies” derives from the ancient Greek word for the tax the Greeks imposed on the wealthy to support the arts. I suppose such a tax, even a tiny one, is …

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Organizations Should Learn About Hawking Culture

July 23, 2010 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in The Arts
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We just returned from the Avignon Festival, an international festival of cutting edge theatre and performance art. An adjust to the festival is Avignon Le Off (http://bit.ly/iIju9). Le Off is “fringe” festival at which hundreds of theatre companies and performance artists are given a showcase to present their works every day for 3 1/2 weeks …

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