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March 2016

EALS Survival Guide

by Zenia Simpson
I simply cannot believe the Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium is 2 days away! After a year of planning, waiting, and tweeting, finally the day is near where over 200 arts managers from all over the country will converge at American University to share lessons learned and discuss how to lead this ever-evolving field. But with a 9-5, jam-packed day (with breaks, but many activities), hundreds of people,  and plenty of things to choose from, it can be a bit much if you aren’t prepared. So here’s a brief EALS Survival Guide to help your day go off without a hitch. If you haven’t purchased a ticket, we only have 20 tickets left so be sure to buy your ticket now!

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DC Insider’s What To Do EALS Weekend Guide

by Helene Genetos. Photo Credit Penn Social, location of EALS Meet and Greet on Saturday.

As you know from last year, I have perfected my list of where to go, eat, and drink in DC over EALS weekend over my 10+ years in DC. So, it’s only right that I do it one more time. After 8 months away in Chicago and London, I had a lot of fieldwork to do, aka stuffing my face, once I got back in January. It was a tough mission, but a worthy one.

I’d like to thank my friends who informed me of the best new spots that emerged while I was away and even dragged me away from the library to try some of them. I’d also like to thank everyone coming to EALS, from as far as Utah, as my motivators. Because I want nothing more than for you to have an amazing weekend in DC! Continue reading “DC Insider’s What To Do EALS Weekend Guide”

What the EALS Committee Is Looking Forward To

We are only five days away from the most ambitious symposium yet. The EALS committee has spent many hours together, planning, coordinating, and sometimes dancing, to ensure that #EALS2016 lives up to the greatest expectations of everyone planning to attend. When you ask us what we’re excited for, we’ll all agree that EALS has an incredible line-up of speakers, but beyond that we are each looking forward to different things… Continue reading “What the EALS Committee Is Looking Forward To”

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