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  • Senator Tammy Baldwin Speaks on Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG) and National Independent Venue Association (NIVA)

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    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visits Pablo Center at the Confluence on Friday, September 3, 2021 to meet local recipients of the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG). Local festivals, venues, and arts & cultural organizations joined in a “thank you” to Senator Baldwin for her help in advocating for the survival Chippewa Valley music promoters, independent venues, museums, theatres, and arts/cultural organizations.

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  • Graham Avenue Gallery Garners New Name, the Brady and Jeanne Foust Gallery

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    Pablo Center at the Confluence is excited to announce that Brady and Jeanne Foust have donated $1 million to Pablo Center’s new Turn It Up To Eleven Campaign. With this gift, Pablo Center will permanently rename the Graham Avenue Gallery the Brady & Jeanne Foust Gallery.

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  • Pablo Center Announces 2021-2022 Season Lineup

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    Slated to reopen this fall, Pablo Center’s Season 4 includes over 400 performances

    Pablo Center at the Confluence is thrilled to unveil its 2021-2022 season to the public, Season 4: Re-Imagine | Re-Emerge. Setting the first performance for September 2021 after nearly 18 months closed, Pablo Center plans to bring a return of live, in-person literary, performing, and visual arts performances and events back to downtown Eau Claire.

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  • In Solidarity with the AAPI Community

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    We at Pablo Center at the Confluence have been deeply affected by the recent shooting in Atlanta, which we see in devastating proximity to other instances of violence and a generalized anti-Asian sentiment in America. 

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  • Statement from Pablo Center and NIVA regarding passage of the Save Our Stages Act

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    T​he Save Our Stages Act just passed as part of the COVID-19 Relief Bill. The Save Our Stages Act will provide financial assistance to independent venues and promoters, including NIVA Member Pablo Center at the Confluence, that have been crushed by the pandemic’s shutdown.

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  • Ten Area Nonprofit Arts Organizations Receive COVID-19 Cultural Grant

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    Governor Tony Evers announced that $15 million in COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants has been awarded to 385 cultural organizations across Wisconsin. Ten nonprofit cultural organizations in Eau Claire, Chippewa, and Dunn counties have awarded a combined $531,065.91 in grants. 

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  • Governor Evers’ Second Round of “We’re All In” State Grants Offers Relief for Live Music and Performance Venues Including Pablo Center

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    Pablo Center at the Confluence, Blue Ox Music Festival, The Grand Theatre, Eaux Claires Festival, Country Jam, Country Fest, Rock Fest, The Lakely, The Mable Tainter, The Plus, Big Top Chautauqua, and The Metro located in Western Wisconsin sincerely thank Governor Evers and his administration for allocating $15 million for live music and performance venues throughout Wisconsin as part of a second round of “We’re All In” grants and investments in tourism, entertainment and cultural venues. While venues across the state and nation remain completely closed in the midst of the pandemic, Wisconsin has recognized the cultural and economic impact its venues have on its local communities and has stepped up in an amazing way.

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  • Pablo Center at the Confluence Provides a Fall Full of Visual Arts Programming and New Permanent Collection Acquisitions

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    Pablo Center at the Confluence is pleased to launch a fall filled with visual arts including new art acquisitions and donations to the Laurie Bieze Permanent Art Collection, the weeklong, socially-distant GO Paint Chippewa Valley event, and multiple virtual exhibitions.

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  • Pablo Center Announces Bridge Campaign to Support Operational Needs

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    Pablo Center at the Confluence announces the launch of the “Bridge Campaign” to aid in operational expenses. With COVID-19 halting mass gatherings and in-person performances since March of 2020 and projections indicating the potential to not reopen until January, that leaves Pablo Center with the daunting reality of having no revenue for nine months. The goal of the Bridge Campaign is to raise $500,000 to help bridge operational needs from August through December.  Without additional federal relief, Pablo Center will require $1.75M just to maintain the building through June of next year.

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  • Pablo Center Passes On Their Portion of Together Chippewa Valley Donations to Eight Local Arts Nonprofits

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    Pablo Center is proud to announce that it has passed on its portion of donations from Together Chippewa Valley to its partner local, arts nonprofits.  This includes Chippewa Valley Book Festival, Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra (CVJO), Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra (CVSO), Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild (CVTG), Chippewa Valley Writer’s Guild, Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra (ECCO), Eau Claire Children’s Theatre (ECCT), and Eau Claire Jazz Inc.

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