FAN Meetings


Please join us for the next Future Audience Network meeting

on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 8:30am – 10:00am

Walter Ryce


Fall Arts Preview


Walter Ryce

Walter Ryce grew up in Seaside and lives in Marina. He has been the arts and culture writer at the Monterey County Weekly for 10 years, where he writes the Arts page, his Artifacts column, and various other sections of the paper and the website. He also curated and edited the arts & entertainment calendar for 6 years.



Keith Bruecker was born in Escondido, CA. He graduated from CSUMB in 2005 with a BA in Cinematic Arts and a minor in Music. He worked as a stage hand for local performing arts spaces and with the IATSE local 611 union for a number of years, managed the live performance venue Monterey Live on Alvarado Street for 3 years, and worked as a professional musician. Since 2011 he has supported local businesses and artists as an advertising executive for the Monterey County Weekly.




8:30 –  Doors Open; Continental Breakfast, Coffee — and Conversation

8:45 –  Introductions


10:00 – FAN Meeting Ends; Conversations can continue!


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About the F.A.N. Meetings

We meet the fourth Wednesday of each month – in the morning with treats – at various venues.

Thanks to support from the Community Foundation and the Packard Foundation, the Arts Council presents monthly meetings that focus on trends, techniques and tips to drive attendance to arts presentations. Our speakers tailor their remarks to the special needs and constraints of local arts organizations – but they are applicable to many and all are welcome.

Each month focus we open with networking, followed by a brief update on our first ever collective action – Monterey County joins the Million Plates Campaign (see; followed by our featured training.

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