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62Re: NYC music commission: Goals, headlines & projects

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  • Jason Gross
    Sep 2, 2006
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      That's excellent. Thanks Candice!

      I'm off on this holiday weekend but I'll update the list below after
      that and work on a follow-up of goals too.

      Happy labor day,
      Jason

      --- In nyc-music-commission@yahoogroups.com, Candice Beckmann
      <beckmanncandice@...> wrote:
      >
      > I can do some looking into affordable housing.
      >
      > ~ Candice
      >
      > Jason Gross <perfect@...> wrote:
      > Hi all,
      >
      > Just to follow-up on topics for research within the group, here's a
      > list of people who've volunteered to look into these topics
      >
      > - Health care programs (Danielle)
      > - Visa/travel issues (Matthew)
      > - Grants- what's available, how are they obtained? (Lisa)
      > (mind you, these people would be glad to work with others here to
      find info!)
      >
      > NO TAKEN YET:
      > - The Cabaret Law
      > - Affordable artist housing
      >
      > I myself am gonna assist all/any above and provide any info I have
      > already. Any other takers?
      >
      > PLUS... for the goals we came up with, any ideas about how to narrow
      > or expand what we came up with at the last meeting?
      >
      > Best,
      > Jason
      >
      > P.S. Nice Voice article, written by our own Trish Romano!
      >
      > At 11:01 PM 8/28/2006 -0400, you wrote:
      >
      > >I would be happy to look up Health care programs for musicians.
      Hopefully I
      > >will be able to get to it this week.
      > >
      > >Danielle Culmone
      > >
      > >Vice President of Sales
      > >
      > >646.226.5861
      > >
      > ><mailto:dculmo%40tmail.com>dculmo@...
      > >
      > >www.sophistproductions.com
      > >
      > >-----Original Message-----
      > >From: Jason Gross [mailto:perfect@...]
      > >Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 10:56 PM
      > >To:
      >
      ><mailto:nyc-music-commission%40yahoogroups.com>nyc-music-commission@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [nyc-music-commission] NYC music commission: Goals,
      headlines &
      > >projects
      > >
      > >Hi all,
      > >
      > >Just wanted to talk about...
      > >
      > >GOALS
      > >
      > >Just wanted to follow-up on the discussion about goals that we came
      > >up with in the last meeting. Do they look good? Is there anyone you
      > >could change or add?
      > >
      > >Is everyone comfortable with the idea of our group speaking out
      > >against racism and homophobia in the industry, particularly when it
      > >comes to artists who might espouse this kind of thing or is the First
      > >Amendment more important here?
      > >
      > >TOPIC RESEARCH
      > >
      > >Another idea that came up during the meeting is that there are areas
      > >of research where we'd need to find out more information. If anyone
      > >has any interest in looking into these subjects further and reporting
      > >back to the group, let me know. You wouldn't be expected to do all
      > >the work yourself but even if you could do a little research, it
      > >would be a big help.
      > >
      > >- Affordable artist housing
      > >- Health care programs
      > >- Visa/travel issues
      > >- The Cabaret Law
      > >- Grants- what's available, how are they obtained?
      > >- Anything else?
      > >
      > >ARTICLES OF INTEREST:
      > >
      > >Here's two articles I thought you all might be interested in seeing.
      > >
      > >Creative types get a bit of business schooling
      >
      ><<http://www.calendarlive.com/printedition/calendar/cl-ca-capital20aug20,0,50>http://www.calendarlive.com/printedition/calendar/cl-ca-capital20aug20,0,50
      > >78755.story?coll=cl-calendar>
      > >Though this group focuses on visual arts, it's an interesting idea
      > >that might be good to apply to the music world
      > >
      > >New city code should tone down the noise
      >
      ><<http://www.amny.com/news/local/am-noise0822,0,1900386.story>http://www.amny.com/news/local/am-noise0822,0,1900386.story>
      > >The first changes in the noise code since 1973
      > >
      > >Note this in particular: "For bars and nightclubs, speaker stacks
      > >will have to be turned down to 42 decibels, instead of the old 45
      > >limit. Also, the bass vibrations themselves will now count as noise.
      > >The old code only classified audible music as noise pollution.
      > >Although the maximum fines for some noise violations will increase,
      > >nightclub owners will be given the option of installing more
      > >soundproofing instead of paying cash to the city. To enforce the new
      > >code, police officers throughout the city will be outfitted with
      > >decibel meters."
      > >
      > >By the way, for anyone trying to contact me this weekend, I'm out of
      > >town and mostly offline from Thursday through Sunday but I'll be
      > >checking my mail when I get back.
      > >
      > >Best,
      > >Jason
      > >
      > >Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ~ Candice Beckmann
      >
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