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Creative Industries

Valuing Creative Contributions To The Economy

Sophie Andrews | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

One of the reasons why it is sometimes difficult to be a creative in today's world is because so many members of society, particularly the members of ...

Digital Meets Creativity

Salma Zulfiqar | Posted 09.08.2016 | World
Salma Zulfiqar

The impact of the digital revolution on the cultural and creative industries, as underscored in the 2005 Convention on the Protection and the Promotio...

4 Things Charleston Fashion Week Taught Me About Being an Entrepreneur

Abbie Unger | Posted 01.19.2017 | Style
Abbie Unger

Even though a fashion show is not a traditional place to learn about entrepreneurial truths, I walked away from Charleston Fashion Week 2015 excited, inspired, and ready to create.

Why I Don't Work for 'Exposure' as a Copywriter

Samita Sarkar | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Samita Sarkar

Cross-Cultural Collaborations in India

Harpreet Kaur | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts
Harpreet Kaur

The creative industries in India are growing, with projects, festivals, events and enterprises developing daily. The Indian government does not support culture and arts development through allocated funds and there is no strategic model or arts policy being implemented at a national level.

Chicagoland's Arts and Culture Brings the Vibrancy -- and Money, Too!

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 06.12.2016 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Whether you're visiting Chicago for the first time or returning home, one thing is apparent: this is a city that values its creative sector.

How British Talent Became Hollywood Royalty

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Nearly two-thirds of the 200 highest-grossing films of the past 12 years have involved UK talent in leading roles. That really does make me proud to be British in Hollywood this week!

Foosball Figurines Reignite the Spanish Imagination

Patricia Echeverria | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Patricia Echeverria

Everywhere, we hear that the Spanish economy is drowning. The narrative is one of corruption, laziness, and discontent. But what if we were to change that story, if we depicted a more colorful narrative to re-ignite the Spanish imagination?

How Many Languages Do You Need to Speak in the Creative Industry?

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

The quintessential elements of bringing relevance to the table is listening, learning and responding. However, in order to respond, I believe at least four languages are essential to success

Cuts to Arts Education Would Shortchange Our Children

Robin Bronk | Posted 05.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Robin Bronk

That leaders are seriously considering devastating cuts to elementary arts education programs in L.A., arguably the American city where the positive economic impact of the arts is most apparent, ought to be a wake-up call to all of us.

Resurrection Corridor

David Rice | Posted 01.22.2012 | Detroit
David Rice

Human evolution is being challenged to accommodate -- indeed keep up with -- the massive global change wrought by our technological genies. Detroit is in a very unique position to take advantage of this evolutionary wave.