Quick-notes Friday

–Consider a stop at the Indiana Historical Society some time in the next few weeks. Most of it–including the gift shop, “You are There: 1945 Hoosier Home Front” and the History Lab will be closing to the public beginning Jan. 3 for extensive building renovations. Questions: Do you think most people here know the difference beween the Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana State Museum? What can be done to change that?

–There’s interesting and compelling speculation at “The Business of Classical Music” about the future of recorded classical music. Blogger Bill Stensurd argues that the big three labels will be out of the classical music business in two years and that most recordings will be of live music. “Recorded music,” he says, “will have no commercial value other than promotion.” So have you bought a classical CD or downloaded anything lately?

–Exciting news this morning from the Indiana State Museum, which has scored the world’s largest private collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Wide public availability was key to the pitch.

–This time of year is challenging for a certain A&E journalist trying to find worthy events to highlight in his weekly e-mail blast. Make sure you keep the pitches coming. 

 –And if you don’t get my free IBJ Daily A&E e-mail–and its weekly ticket giveaway contest info–what are you waiting for? Sign up here.

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