Author Archives: Karen Fischer

People do this for their souls

The whirlwind is over, the proverbial dust is settling, and I am left with pages of notes, a slew of contacts and the memory of dozens of conversations with old friends and new. (The face-to-face kind of friends).  For me, … Continue reading

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Focus on Excellence

Final day in EXPO Hall. Happily, I am hearing from many of my colleagues that this year’s conference was a good one. Interest, excitement, discussions — this year is recovering an energy that hopefully parallels an economic recovery (even a … Continue reading

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Zoom! It’s a whirlwind at APAP.

A whirlwind day. The meetings started, EXPO Hall was open, and it began–the process of articulating why the artists on my roster are a great fit in so many communities, and the process of discovery and active curation on the … Continue reading

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Here’s to the human connection at APAP

Walking through the Hilton lobby today, I overheard a comment that I thought was right on target: “There is no substitute for passion.” Yes! That is true across our field — performers whose passion coupled with talent is what grabs … Continue reading

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