Pentacle Updates: Newsletter #13

Talk to our Executive Director every Wednesday

Do you have questions about running an artistic entity?
Executive Director Clarissa Soto Josephs is offering FREE 30-minute consultations to answer questions about creative business practices in the arts. Artists can reserve time on Clarissa’s calendar to chat one-on-one via nextSteps Live Chat.

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Pentacle is creating a direct line of communication between its top leaders and the artists in our community. Let’s talk strategy!

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nextStep’s Live Chat hours for fiscal needs and questions are Monday 12pm-4pm, Wednesday 12pm-4pm, and Fridays 10am-2pm. For more information, visit Pentacle’s nextSteps



Third Eye Web Strategies logoAsk ‘Em Anything (Professional) | The Nonprofit Edition – Live Q&A!

Executive Director Clarissa Soto Josephs joined a panel of nonprofit experts on Clubhouse for the SMB Think Tank’s Q/A series! Listen in here. Produced by Board Member Mathew Heggem, other panelists included Yolanda Robano-Gross, Charlie Birch, Kylee McGrane, and Lee Silberman with moderator Tommy DiMisa.


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THIS WEEK: Roster Artist Raphael Xavier at New York Live Arts, March 3rd-5th

New York Live Arts’ presents the premiere of The Musician & The Mover by Philadelphia based and self-taught Hip-Hop dancer and Breaking practitioner Raphael Xavier. The Musician & The Mover features 4 Jazz musicians and 3 movers, highlighting the traditions of freestyle and improvisation of both forms: Breaking and Jazz. Purchase tickets starting at $15!


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Pentacle partners with Exploring the Arts to teach Personal Finances for Arts Youth

Education & Outreach staff were invited to lead a ‘Scholar Saturday’ with Exploring the Arts‘ Lang Arts Scholars! Students learned about budgeting, diverse revenue streams, and how to further explore their career options. Through its resources, anecdotes and Q&A, this introductory workshop left them feeling empowered.


VER Image TitleLAST CHANCE: Help us learn how virtual engagement has impacted the field.

Share your experiences and expectations before March 7th. Data collected will be synthesized and shared with the field in support of artists going forward. Learn more HERE about our partnership with The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD), Movement Research, and New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA).