- The Village Voice
Venture Capitalists of the Performing-Arts World Gather for One of the Year’s Most Influential Showc
What’s an artist, especially one just starting out, supposed to do?
A good place to look would be the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), based in Washington, D.C., now celebrating sixty years helping artists and presenters put work in front of audiences. Its annual week-long convocation happens this week in midtown; of APAP’s 5,000 members, 3,600 usually show up. “It’s the largest gathering of performing-arts curators and administrators in the country, possibly in the world,” says the organization’s president and CEO, Mario Garcia Durham, who worked previously at the National Endowment for the Arts. “You have to be in New York in January, seeing the new work, meeting the artists.” [Full Article]