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The featured art for our 21st Festival is the work of a Washington, DC–based design firm with origins in Bloomington, and Lotus. Mike Englert and Ambica Prakash are the founding partners of Eighty2degrees, a socially responsible design firm whose client list includes the United Nations Foundation, Smithsonian Institution, the Shakespeare Theatre Company, and National Geographic Kids.

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10 Tips for Lotus Newbies

15 September 2014
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Not sure how to navigate your first Lotus World Music and Arts Festival? Here are 10 tips to help you get a running start on the music, art, and fun.

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The Busy Bees of Lotus

27 August 2014
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This year’s signature art for our Lotus volunteer T-shirt comes from illustrator Katie Vernon. “My inspiration came from my work as a florist and a landscaper, and my delight in the amazingness of nature.”

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21st Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

2 August 2014
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September 18 – 21, 2014

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Women of Lotus: 2014 Edition

31 July 2014
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Eight years ago, women members of the Lotus Board of Directors formed a giving group, Women of Lotus, to support women artists performing at the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival. Women have always had a strong presence at the Festival, but are still woefully underrepresented in the world music scene at large. Women of […]

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Lotus Profiles: Grad Assistant Lauren Scarborough

23 July 2014
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At spring’s end, we asked our two current graduate assistants, Lauren Scarborough (pictured here, left) and Krista Grant, to talk about being part of the Lotus team. Both are students in the Arts Administration program in Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. They manage to blend formidable academic schedules with their work for […]

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Lotus Profiles: Grad Assistant Krista Grant

23 July 2014
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At spring’s end, we asked our two current graduate assistants, Krista Grant (pictured here, at right) and Lauren Scarborough, to talk about being part of the Lotus team. Both are students in the Arts Administration program in Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. They manage to blend formidable academic schedules with their work […]

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