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Everyone Else Outsources, So Why Can't The Arts? : NPR
"In Columbus, Ohio, a number of arts groups are doing what American businesses started [...] outsourcing. [T]hey're handing over the 'back office' to the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts, or CAPA. CAPA handles their finances, marketing, ticketing and fundraising - basically all the stuff that artists don't really like to do anyway."