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Pandemic Updates: Performances, Lessons, Resources

The Triangle On The Cheap events calendar features free and cheap things to do every day in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and elsewhere in the Triangle. For an updating graphic view of world-wide COVID-19 statistics, see my favorite site for visualizing data: Information is Beautiful.

A Sweet Short Bio

One of the things every performing musician needs is a good, short bio for programs, publicity, etc. Who is really terrible at writing good short bios? Most musicians, that’s who. I was more comfortable writing a whole page about my evolution and experience as a musician but always struggle with a concise, informative short bio. …

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Some links about various pay-directly-to-the-artist services

Patreon.com: Cory Doctorow on Patreon concerning their recent change to payment policies that could have a negative impact on artists. Brent Knepper about who’s making money on Patreon – “No one makes a living on Patreon”. Graphtreon – a graph of Patreon creators and how much they make Libera Pay – a Patreon alternative