Trina Mannino

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Some arts nonprofits look to expand their real estate footprint

Mar 8, 2024
Owning their own rehearsal, performance and studio spaces often provides these organizations with a sense of certainty and control.
From left to right, Carma Zisman, Kimi Okada and Brenda Way of the a San Francisco-based dance organization ODC. They're standing at the entrance to ODC's newest building.
Courtesy Greg Meyers

Hip-hop at 50: How did entrepreneurs in the genre get their start?

Aug 11, 2023
Hip-hop artists are some of today’s most prominent entrepreneurs. They have fashion lines, alcohol brands and endorsement deals. But, in the beginning, the genre’s musical talent had to find their own way to break into the industry.
Hip-hop’s 50th anniversary celebrations are happening all over its birthplace New York City, including the 2023 Hip Hop 50 Summit at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Queens.
Courtesy Queens Public Library

New York galleries flock to lower Manhattan’s Tribeca

Aug 4, 2023
Once their leases are up, New York gallery owners sometimes find that the community they’ve called home for years has transformed, and migrate to a new area en masse. Their latest stop? Tribeca.
James Fuentes Gallery is in the process of relocating to Tribeca from the Lower East Side and is opening its doors later in 2023. Fuentes also runs a gallery in Los Angeles. 
Trina Mannino

Film and TV choreographers are organizing their own union

May 31, 2023
They want the residuals and better working conditions other guilds have obtained for members.
Up until this spring, commercial choreographers — those working in film, television, music and on digital platforms — didn't have a union they could join.
Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

No matter the economy, beauty sells

Mar 15, 2023
Consumers can’t get enough of makeup, skincare and hair products even as inflation persists and a potential recession looms.
Stubborn inflation and the threat of a recession may lead some shoppers to cut back on nonessential items, but that doesn’t apply to their favorite mascara or face mask.
Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Sephora