Behind the Scenes: The BET Experience

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When the BET Awards show first debuted back in 2001, it was an instant success. By the end of the decade, it had become one of the most anticipated cultural events in America. BET decided to take advantage of the excitement surrounding the awards and produce an …

5 Event Companies Celebrating LGBTQ Pride

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President Obama stood before the country one June afternoon in 2015. His demeanor was calm, his voice direct. A touch of pride was in his eyes as he announced a landmark victory. The Supreme Court ruled states must allow same-sex marriage nationwide. « Our nation …

Bridging the Blues

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One of the most significant genres of American music, the blues has woven its way throughout culture since the early 20th century. Its roots run deep with icons like Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, James Brown and the Rolling Stones drawing inspiration from the blues. In …

Encouraging Student Engagement at the Box Office

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With a laundry list of university organizations that students are encouraged to join, it can be a challenge to attract and maintain an engaged student base. So, how do you keep students engaged and activated in their roles as university box office staff? Bill Larson, …

4 Effective Fundraising Ideas for High Schools

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Bringing in the big bucks to keep your school’s most cherished programs afloat requires a healthy amount of fundraising. Fundraising plays a crucial role in any school’s efforts, particularly for performing arts programs, which are often the first to face budget cuts. Mater Dei High …