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1507, 2015

The new home of the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation

July 15th, 2015|

WHERE AS: On April 6, 1955, the City of Bloomington (“City”) acquired title to the property located at 105 S. Rogers Street from Upholsterers International Union of North America and the property served as a City firehouse for many years. The City sought proposals for adaptive reuse of the former firehouse as an arts […]

107, 2015

Thank you for a great Edible Lotus!

July 1st, 2015|

Thank you to everyone for a great 2015 Edible Lotus: Local Tastes for Global Arts!  Our sold-out annual benefit event last Thursday night saw more than 160 guests sharing dinner, drinks, and lots of Lotus love at beautiful Deer Park Manor, under (thankfully) clear skies.  With long-time Lotus fan Darryl Neher as our emcee/host (thanks, Darryl!), the […]

1706, 2015

Lotus Volunteers Form Giving Group

June 17th, 2015|

About Photo: The quilt includes every Lotus volunteer t-shirt design from 2004 (first year we had t-shirts) to 2014. Designers represented: Brian Garvey, LuAnne Holladay, Terry Howe, Deborah Klein, Kayleigh Lebak, Katie Vernon. Quilt made in support of Lotus Volunteering by LuAnne Holladay.
This year Lotus wants to showcase the generosity of our volunteers through the […]

1106, 2015

2015 Lotus Volunteer Recognition Party

June 11th, 2015|

Last week we honored our amazing group of people at the 2015 Lotus Volunteer Recognition Party, an annual public celebration of our wonderful volunteers who support the Lotus mission and programming throughout the year. Invitees included active volunteers who volunteered at the 2014 Lotus World Music & Arts Festival, 2015 Lotus Blossoms and Bazaar, or helped out […]

2605, 2015

Edible Lotus: Local tastes for global arts

May 26th, 2015|

Celebrate summer with Lotus!

Did you know that festival ticket sales cover just 50% of the cost of Lotus programming?  Lotus raises the rest through generous donors like you, and Edible Lotus is a perfect way to support the Lotus programs you love while enjoying great food and great company. We invite you to be part of […]

1105, 2015

2015 Lotus Blossoms by the numbers

May 11th, 2015|

Artists from 5 countries/cultures
5,500 participants of all ages
2 months of programming
31 different events at 20 unique venues
23 schools served
World Bazaar 20th anniversary

 To date, Lotus Blossoms 2015 is 74% funded.
Can you help us reach 100% support?

For 21 years, Lotus Blossoms Educational Outreach has provided Indiana school children with the opportunity to explore the music and art of […]

405, 2015

Meet Lotus' Inaugural Advisory Board!

May 4th, 2015|

Please welcome Lotus’s inaugural Advisory Board! This esteemed group of community leaders (click here for full list) comprises former Lotus Board members, long-time volunteers, and other dedicated supporters who have signed on to officially serve as resources for the LEAF organization and as Lotus ambassadors around town.

“The LEAF Advisory Board represents a pool of experience […]

2704, 2015

Become a 2015 Lotus Sponsor!

April 27th, 2015|

Every September, Bloomington comes alive for the annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival — the flagship event of the nonprofit Lotus Education and Arts Foundation.  Established in 1994, Lotus is the oldest world music festival in the U.S. and the only festival of its kind in the state. Now in its 22nd year, it attracts […]

2004, 2015

Blossoms Behind-the-Scenes Tech Spotlight Part II: Dave Weber

April 20th, 2015|

“My ears will never be the same again, after hearing their music.”
– 4th grader, Harmony School, with Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit

For 20 years, Lotus Blossoms Education Outreach has brought children, underserved populations, and the Bloomington community into close contact with new cultures, new music, and new creative skills. Lotus Blossoms artists are some of […]

1304, 2015

Blossoms Behind-the-Scenes Tech Spotlight, Part I:  Jamie Gans & Tamara Loewenthal

April 13th, 2015|

“My ears will never be the same again, after hearing their music.” 
– 4th grader, Harmony School, with Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit

For 20 years, Lotus Blossoms Education Outreach has brought children, underserved populations, and the Bloomington community into close contact with new cultures, new music, and new creative skills.  Lotus Blossoms artists are some of […]