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We’re Ready to Help Raise Money — Set Up Donations for Your Organization

We’re in this together. So, we’ve come up with a way to get our 10 million Goldstar subscribers to show love to you. We’re asking them to donate to your organization. We’re focusing our team, audience, technology, resources and marketing machine to support you at this time. And, we’re moving rapidly on this. So please, take a look and fill out this form to participate. (ALL organizations are eligible to participate.) We know that our subscribers love your shows and what you do for the …

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We’re Here to Help You Raise Some Money

Starting this week, Goldstar is refocusing our efforts, tools and systems so we can raise donations from our audience for your organization.  As soon as tomorrow, we’ll be sending you information about exactly what you need to do to participate.  For now, the best way to think of this is we’re going to be marketing donations for your organization instead of marketing tickets to your shows. We’re going to use ALL our promotional channels to make a difference. We’re looking …

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The Show Love Podcast: Ragtime

Goldstar’s Jim McCarthy and singer-actor Becky Baeling talk with the people behind the shows we love. From theater to concerts to comedy and more, it’s conversations with the people who make shows happen. On this episode, Jim and Becky chat with stars Clifton Duncan (Coalhouse Walker, Jr.) and Shannon Warne (Mother) and music director Darryl Archibald of Ragtime — currently running at the Pasadena Playhouse. You can listen on your favorite platform, and make sure you subscribe! Links: Soundcloud iTunes …

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Experience

People Don’t Remember the Details. They Remember the Feelings.

Southwest is being applauded for the way the airlines runs its business — again. In his Inc. post comparing Southwest and another airline, Bill Murphy Jr. highlights a Maya Angelou quote: “People may not remember exactly what you did, or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel.”   Murphy writes: “And those feelings develop based on our cumulative experiences: a combination of the shared experiences we all have from following the news, and our personal …

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#TBT

#TBT: All About the LUV

Happy #TBT! Here’s an oldie-but-goodie post from Jim: All About the LUV. People in arts and entertainment (but especially the arts) are fairly self-critical about their attitude toward audiences, and with good reason. The arrogance that it takes to ignore the people who are paying your bills is unattractive by almost any measure. But it’s worth saying that this dysfunction of thought is by no means limited to arts and entertainment folks. By contrast, that arrogance I was just talking about …

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Fans

Inspired By — Q&A With Actor-Writer-Producer Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni

As Jim has written before, “A ticket to a great show or game is not just entertainment — it’s a personal upgrade.” Seeing a live show can — and often does — inspire your own personal creativity. Here’s another interview with an inspiring, creative person from Goldstar Pulse. Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni is creator and star of One Drop of Love, a solo show co-produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. She’s a spokesperson on the arts and racial identity, a …

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