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Yianni Stamas looks at Ivanka Trump and other Relatives of Billionaires in Terms of the Arts.

Hi. I'm Yianni Stamas. I'm a filmmaker, educator and artist advocate concerned about the arts and the role that they will continue to play in our country. Ivanka Trump and the Arts All kinds of questions are swirling around Ivanka Trump and her role in the White House. Such is the kind of [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|action|Comments Off on Yianni Stamas looks at Ivanka Trump and other Relatives of Billionaires in Terms of the Arts.

Michael Kaiser on the Future of the Arts

As many of you know, I am getting my master's degree in Art Administration. I'm doing it to augment the work I do in film. Anyway, Professor J. (Leonard Jacobs) in my Arts Management class has been assigning us excerpts from the book "The Art of the Turnaround: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Arts Organizations" by [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michael Kaiser on the Future of the Arts

the Platinum Pias Awards are Just Around the Corner

Yes, the Platinum Pias Awards are just around the corner and many in New York City are buzzing about who will be the artist winners this year. We at Lights Camera Read would like to thank the wonderful group of people who are making the awards possible this time around. The list is too long [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on the Platinum Pias Awards are Just Around the Corner

Gary D. Cole

Who is Gary D. Cole? For those of you who don’t know, get with the program! He is the author of the novel Black Box and the memoir Artless as well as is a theater entrepreneur, producer, and playwright. His memoir Artless is a fascinating exploration of his life plus is an odyssey through the [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|reading|Comments Off on Gary D. Cole

Yianni Stamas talks about Nonprofit Fundraising

A question we get asked often is "What is the difference between for-profit and nonprofit fundraising." And the simple answer is that when you are getting funds for a for-profit company, there tends to be equity that is given to the investor for her or his investment. Whereas with a nonprofit organization raising funds, accepts [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Yianni Stamas talks about Nonprofit Fundraising

Housing for Artists

Although it may seem at times like auditioning for a closed jazz ensemble, affordable housing for artists is actually available in the Big Apple. Are you an artist living in New York City who is looking for affordable housing? If yes, then there's a new website from Lights Camera Read that could be of interest [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|action|Comments Off on Housing for Artists

Yianni Stamas Funding For Artists and Year’s End LCR Report

Hello all. At Lights Camera Read in 2016 we created a new "Funding for Artists" presentation among other exciting projects. 2016 was a terrific year for Lights Camera Read in terms of fulfilling our mission which is to promote literacy and empower emerging performing artists. Our reach and transformation was primarily online, connecting with over 64,000 [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|action|Comments Off on Yianni Stamas Funding For Artists and Year’s End LCR Report

“Thrillumentary” Reading in About a Week

As many of you know, Lights Camera Read is producing a movie this year called "Thrillumentary." The "Thrillumentary" table read is happening in about a week and we are quite excited. We've assembled a cast for the reading and trailer as per the Art Gush Method of Digital Filmmaking. This is not only a reading of [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Thrillumentary” Reading in About a Week