|We give back to communities we serve. Our crew of Doers are extraordinary people with social missions to improve or revolutionize their industries: Music, comedy, roller derby, maker innovation and public media.
These movers and shakers make a real difference. Recent wins: Coaching musicians, expanding low-power FM radio, teaching maker skills to kids, announcing at roller derby bouts and elevating stand-up comedy to an art.
Brown Paper Tickets' ties to the burlesque community run deep. We went behind the scenes to interview burlesque stars. Performers reveal why they fell in love with this performance art form.
What's burlesque love? Pageantry, intensity, imagination... and confidence-boosting freedom. Get inspired by Miss Indigo Blue, Seraphina Fiero and Persephone Illyri.
New Research: Independent Musicians Face New Challenges in Digital Age
December 11, 2014 3:00 PM
You heard the rumors: theres no money in music anymore. Bassist, drummer, keytarist. You are hosed. The only music youll make is the tap, tap, tap drumming your fingers on the surface of your cubicle-enclosed desk. Or not. Youve probably also heard that the digital age offers a wide-open creative...