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We try to keep it interesting and keep a pulse on what you are up to. Here are some ideas we've had and what people said about them.

Are recording industries threats or allies to live performing arts?

Threats: technology has been shrinking attendance at live shows for years

0% Votes: 0

Allies: you need both for sure

57% Votes: 4

It depends on the industry: are we talking music, theater, dance, poetry?

43% Votes: 3

7 total votes

What is your biggest challenge as a working artist?

Finding space

11% Votes: 21

Self promotion

17% Votes: 33

Time to create

18% Votes: 35

Niche audiences that are hard to grow

8% Votes: 15

Validation that my work is important

47% Votes: 93

199 total votes

Do people ever ask to shadow you at work?

All the time, we have a program for it

1% Votes: 4

A few times a year

2% Votes: 7

Maybe once or twice ever

2% Votes: 10

No one has ever asked to shadow me or the organization on the job

95% Votes: 403

424 total votes

What kind of events do you look for on Creative Compass?

Arts Classes/Workshops

4% Votes: 1

Training in other areas like business or grantseeking

13% Votes: 3

Neighborhood Meetings/Networking

13% Votes: 3

Performances, Openings and Readings

8% Votes: 2

I look at all that stuff

42% Votes: 10

Creative Compass has a calendar?

21% Votes: 5

24 total votes

Would you attend presentation training?

Yes! My whole team could use training on presenting effectively.

31% Votes: 9

Sure, I would do a lunch training session.

38% Votes: 11

Sure, but I'm more interested in the Advocacy Training you offer.

24% Votes: 7

No thanks, I'm already a master of presentations. Let's get together and swap notes!

7% Votes: 2

29 total votes

Who would you like to hear at an Arts and Culture Roundtable?

Local policy makers

21% Votes: 17

Local leaders outside of arts and culture

6% Votes: 5

Local arts and culture speakers

23% Votes: 19

National arts and culture speakers

29% Votes: 24

National thought leaders

21% Votes: 17

82 total votes

Where do you fall on the E/I spectrum?

Introvert

43% Votes: 39

Extrovert

23% Votes: 21

Ambivert

33% Votes: 30

90 total votes

What topics about the arts and culture sector interest you?

funding and support

13% Votes: 47

human resources

2% Votes: 7

space and infrastructure assets

2% Votes: 6

financial health

84% Votes: 316

376 total votes

What's your opinion about email newsletters?

More info, less often

56% Votes: 9

More emails, less info

44% Votes: 7

No email, just give me social media updates

0% Votes: 0

16 total votes

Have you heard of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture's Creative Culture Grants?

Yes! I voted

39% Votes: 11

Yes, but I haven't voted yet

18% Votes: 5

No, what is that?

43% Votes: 12

28 total votes

How many arts events do you think you've attended in the past year?

I have not attended an arts event in the past year

2% Votes: 1

1 - 2 events

2% Votes: 1

3 - 5 events

21% Votes: 10

6 - 10 events

19% Votes: 9

More than 10 events

55% Votes: 26

47 total votes

How did Hurricane Sandy effect you?

Wasn't directly affected, but I know others who were

36% Votes: 4

Volunteered to help the many individuals devestated by the storm

18% Votes: 2

Lost works of art, equipment, instruments, etc. due to flooding or power outages

0% Votes: 0

Lost power for days, but thankfully, no damage

45% Votes: 5

11 total votes

Would you participate in a book discussion group?

I would read the book and participate in a discussion.

72% Votes: 26

I would read the book and comment online.

17% Votes: 6

I'm just interested in reading a summary of the book and discussion via a blog post.

11% Votes: 4

I'm not interested in a book discussion group.

0% Votes: 0

36 total votes

Are you registered to vote at your current address?

yes

26% Votes: 102

no

1% Votes: 4

not sure

73% Votes: 285

391 total votes

The Waterloo Arts and Entertainment District (North Shore Collinwood) is...

authentic

40% Votes: 12

unique

7% Votes: 2

creative and artistic

40% Votes: 12

culturally diverse

13% Votes: 4

30 total votes

In which would you consider yourself most knowledgeable?

classical music

0% Votes: 0

opera

0% Votes: 0

contemporary dance

8% Votes: 1

theatre

17% Votes: 2

contemporary visual art

58% Votes: 7

film and/or media arts

17% Votes: 2

12 total votes

Why is a strong arts and culture sector important to this region?

contributes to our region's economy

25% Votes: 8

improves education for children and adults

19% Votes: 6

improves quality of life

47% Votes: 15

supports arts and culture appreciation

3% Votes: 1

supports Cuyahoga County's national reputation

6% Votes: 2

32 total votes

What type research do you primarily do?

Surveys or interviews

27% Votes: 7

Read reports on the internet or in the library

46% Votes: 12

In-depth data analysis

27% Votes: 7

None at all

0% Votes: 0

26 total votes

When do you come up with the best ideas?

Brainstorming

13% Votes: 24

In the creative development process

23% Votes: 43

Debating

4% Votes: 7

When I'm inspired by someone else's work

12% Votes: 23

Under pressure

49% Votes: 94

191 total votes

What do you think of CPAC's new websites?

They look great and are so easy to navigate!

52% Votes: 11

I never visited the old site, but this one looks good.

24% Votes: 5

I just need some time to get used to it.

19% Votes: 4

I liked the old design better.

5% Votes: 1

21 total votes