Our friend Fluter Scooter has been pondering how to get paid by public bodies that claim they have no cash.
We live in a time that undervalues the arts more than ever (I am speaking mostly about the USA). Arts programs are being cut, audiences are shrinking, jobs are diminishing. We all know this, and as much as we want to see things improve, we must make the best of what we have and start thinking differently.
There are many volunteer opportunities available in our communities, and offering your services to a cause or charity you believe in is always a great idea! However, when it is a university, concert venue, or any arena which pays artists to perform or teach, these are NOT ACCEPTABLE places to volunteer!
Read on here.