For an industry whose long-standing motto is "the show must go on," the events of the past 18+ months have been unprecedented. Michigan Presenters Network is here for you. You can reach us at President@MichiganPresenters.org.
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Journalists to follow, recommended by epidemiologist:
Helen Branswell (Twitter @HelenBranswell) - https://www.statnews.com/staff/helen-branswell/
Julia Belluz (Twitter @juliaoftoronto) - https://www.vox.com/authors/julia-belluz
Kai Kupferschmidt (Twitter @kakape) – https://www.sciencemag.org/author/kai-kupferschmidt
From epidemiologist: "Some academic research centers have been on top of the outbreak since it began. They have good data from around the world and are compiling additional resources."
Johns Hopkins - https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/
Harvard University - https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/coronavirus-resource-center
Healthmap - https://www.healthmap.org/covid-19/
TRG Arts will be hosting a series of free 30-minute roundtable discussions with their CEO. Sign up here.
DATA UPDATE: How COVID-19 is Impacting Intentions to Visit Cultural Entities – March 23, 2020
Emergency Preparedness Example:
Watch the recording of "Prepare Your Organization for the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak", hosted by the Event Safety Alliance ·
Watch the recording of "Coronavirus Preparedness for Theatres", hosted by Theater Communications Group
From Michael Kaiser of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management, PRACTICAL STEPS DURING A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY.
Association of Performing Arts Presenters:
APAP and the Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences hosted the first in a series of important field-wide conversations. You can now watch it online: "We Are Stronger Together: Navigating Crises and Sustaining Healthy Relationships in the Era of Coronavirus." Also posted is the full transcript and the chat box thread.
Washington Post Article:
The virus has arts groups hanging by a thread. Some ideas about saving them.
Notes from the Michigan Presenters conference call on Friday, March 13:
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