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May 08, 2015 Spoken: Wild Roses

The POBA Poet's Circle features the second reading in its series of poetry readings of the works of POBA's newest artist, the remarkable poet and painter, Leslie Gillette Jackson. A master of the spoken word, Kim Rosen, continues the circle with Jackson's "Wild Roses."

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May 05, 2015 Making the Music Connection

For both active musicians thinking ahead or folks responsible for a musical legacy, Music Connection magazine unlocks POBA's Tips on preserving, protecting and promoting a music legacy. While a musician’s life work is a creative gift, managing a music legacy or collection is also a creative undertaking. For love for the artist, the art itself, or simple duty, building appreciation of a musician’s collection takes thought, planning and patience.

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May 01, 2015 Keeping Live Works Alive

Many performing artists - for example, POBA artist Clark Tippet – often had their performances captured on video and film for us to enjoy forever. But what does this say about the power of live performances -- those moments where the vibrant, unique, and irreproducible are given to us as a moment in time, never to be re-experienced? Do we preserve these for the future?

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April 24, 2015 Spoken: POBA’s Poetry Circle Opens

In recognition of National Poetry Month, POBA launches the POBA Poet's Circle by featuring a series of poetry readings of the works of POBA's newest artist, the remarkable poet and painter, Leslie Gillette Jackson. Another master of the spoken word, Kim Rosen, opens the series with Jackson's "April Once I Lived."

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April 13, 2015 Drawn by Light

David Prifti, a photographer and artist of extraordinary talent and unique vision, created two related bodies of work: Assemblages - juxtaposing images, found objects and ephemera to convey personal history and the passage of time - and Tintypes that rendered modern subjects with an aura of timelessness using a laborious 19th century technique. The results are moving, intriguing, and simply beautiful.

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March 17, 2015 Know Your Value

POBA's exciting new partnership with the Appraisers Association of America brings to POBA members and artists a full range of independent, informed, and objective valuations for insurance, tax, charitable, historical and other purposes. The value of a creative legacy is more than financial. POBA's partnership with the Association allows us to help know your creative legacy's value on every level.

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March 04, 2015 A New Webb

Nancy Webb (1926-2012) was an artistic powerhouse. She began her art career as a painter and print maker in the 1940s, creating book jacket covers for herself and others such as Isaac Bashevis Singer. By the late 1960s, Webb was a sculptor as well, creating iconic modernist sculptures as well as more sensual and ephemeral works of the natural world, brimming with symbolic and earthy meanings.

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February 18, 2015 Music Matters

The 1976 Copyright Act has recently become applicable. Pertinent to all copyrights, the profoundest effect will be on music and could open a critical period in which music rights holders get to reclaim, renegotiate or re-grant their copyrights on better terms. Learn more in POBA's Music Tips.

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February 13, 2015 Rare as Gold

See 2 new collections of never/rarely-heard music and unpublished visual works of legendary Andrew Gold from his trove of 1500 songs, deft instrumentals and arrangements for his solos/groups and a "Who's Who" of rock/pop. His expressive line drawings also show his talent, wit, and piercing insight.

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February 03, 2015 Yes, You Can!

Check out two POBA portfolios published today of Daniel Mincer and Carol Kessler made entirely with love and DIY energy. POBA is a DIY site with helpful FAQs to guide you at every step. If you want help, POBA is here. But if you prefer your own creative moment, then Yes, You Can!

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