Sponsor Spotlight

1509, 2015

Sponsorship Spotlight: Mark Hood/Echo Park & Jim Krause/Tabletop Productions

September 15th, 2015|

As the 22nd annual Festival draws near, Mark Hood of Echo Park Studios and Jim Krause of Tabletop Productions, two longstanding Lotus supporters recall how Lotus has been intertwined in their personal and professional lives over the past 22 years.

Mark Hood and founding partner Mike Wanchic, started Echo Park Studies 22 years ago with the […]

2812, 2012

Sponsor Spotlight: Dr. Lisa J. Baker, DDS

December 28th, 2012|

As 2012 comes to a close, the Lotus board and staff are giving thanks for the 100+ sponsors who provided crucial support for both Lotus Blossoms and our 19th annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. We’d like to salute one of our long-time, enthusiastic Festival sponsors here: Dr. Lisa J. Baker, of Baker Family Dentistry, PC. […]

1403, 2012

Sponsor Spotlight: Donors Come through for Lotus Blossoms

March 14th, 2012|

In addition to our presenting sponsor, the Raymond Foundation — and the local businesses who step up to help underwrite our outreach – the Lotus Blossoms sponsor list includes many “Adopt-a-School” donors, all of whom want to help bring the Lotus experience of world music and arts into schools. […]

2812, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: Lotus & the Collins Living-Learning Center

December 28th, 2011|

One of our sponsors and outreach partners is Indiana University’s Collins Living-Learning Center. Associate Director Yara Clüver talks about the Lotus-Collins connection. […]

109, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: Karen Pitkin

September 1st, 2011|

In hospitality circles, the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival is termed a “friends and family event” – a focus for the reunion of far-flung loved ones. For Bloomington realtor Karen Pitkin, it is always an opportunity to share a weekend of music and dance. […]

1708, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: Mark Hood & Echo Park

August 17th, 2011|

In 1994, a fledgling local business risked some precious cash to become a charter sponsor of a new, unproven world music festival in Bloomington. Co-owner Mark Hood reflects on Echo Park Studio’s nearly two-decade sponsorship of Lotus and how the two have grown up together in Bloomington’s expanding cultural landscape. […]

808, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: Mallor Grodner LLP

August 8th, 2011|

For years, one of the best parties associated with the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival was hosted by lawyers and community patrons Andy Mallor and Geoffrey Grodner. Kicking off the Festival “was fun, and a great way to thank our clients, many of whom were already Lotus supporters and patrons,” reminisces Grodner. […]

2904, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: One World Enterprises

April 29th, 2011|

Community, sustainability, and innovation: these values shape the business practices of One World Enterprises — a.k.a. Lennie’s, Pizza Express, Bloomington Brewing Company, and One World Catering and Events. A longtime  sponsor, One World’s support touches just about everything we do, including Lotus Blossoms, the Festival, Edible Lotus, and even our volunteer corps. […]

1403, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: Cairril.com Design & Marketing

March 14th, 2011|

Cairril Mills is one of those rare people who moves seamlessly between right- and left-brain function – she is equally renowned as an exacting businessperson and for her artistry and innovative thinking. Cairril is also one of an exclusive cohort of those who have both sponsored the Lotus Festival and performed on a Festival main stage. […]

2801, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight: IU Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

January 28th, 2011|

Nation Beat, Cimarrón, Los de Abajo, Bajofondo, Los Llaneros, Chango Spasiuk: some spectacular Lotus artists have come to Bloomington with help from Indiana University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. […]