BCPA still closed

By: Diane Benjamin The event calendar for the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts is mostly blank. They do have one event scheduled for October. Unfortunately it is a fund raiser for themselves: https://www.artsblooming.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/13308/762 Remember the grand plans for the Creativity Center? Details here: https://blnnews.com/2019/01/26/what-no-one-in-bloomington-talks-about/ The City even hired a fundraiser for the Friends of […]

Hiding BCPA numbers

See update:   https://blnnews.com/2019/10/31/update-to-hiding-bcpa-numbers/ By:  Diane Benjamin Read this one slow!  Lots of info to absorb. The ONLY mention of the BCPA in the just released financial statements is the number of employees – PDF page 194  https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=23337 First, note the BCPA is part of Parks and Recreation.  Second, celebrate the number of employees has decreased.  […]

More BCPA losses

By:  Diane Benjamin http://www.cityblm.org/government/advanced-components/documents/-folder-1702 Two more reports have appeared from March, three are from April. These two shows made money: These three shows lost money, the losses wiped out the profits above.  Note the number of tickets sold: Why does this continue? Because the City thinks you need entertained.  The cost is immaterial.  It’s “Quality […]