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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Wear a Lotus Pin

6 July 2014

— And help underwrite our free Festival programming. When you buy a Lotus Pin ($5), you help us foot the bill for free events like Lotus in the Park, the Festival Arts Village, and this year’s special “Color + Movement” exhibit. Fan support is crucial to help us keep these programs accessible to all.

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Celebrating Lotus Volunteers

19 June 2014
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Our festival season always begins, appropriately, with a salute to our fantastic Lotus volunteers. The annual Lotus Volunteer Recognition Party celebrates a year’s worth of contributions from the women and men who do things like help 4th-graders make origami hats at the Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar, serve tapas at the Edible Lotus fundraiser, manage festival […]

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Community Partner Profile: Bell Trace

30 May 2014
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The Lotus World Music and Arts Festival may be the big event in our year, but dozens of individual programs fill out our calendar, year round, and help us reach diverse audiences. Art-making workshops, concerts for students, the Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar, and more: this programming, most of which is free and open to the […]

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From the Executive Director: Spring Review

30 May 2014
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Executive Director Sunni Fass looks back at her first five months in the land of Lotus. . . . 

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