Archived Health and Safety News

August 24, 2020

Executive Director Jason Jon Anderson updates audience during our Virtual Gala on the state of Pablo Center programming, new initiatives, and operational financial health, as well as ongoing legistlative efforts and other important announcements.

July 27, 2020

Pablo Center's closure will be extended to August 31, 2020. All in-person performances, special events and until August 31, 2020 will be impacted. Lego Robotics and Girls Who Code class will continue as scheduled.

July 8, 2020 : SEASON 3 SALES LIMITED TO LIVE PERFORMANCES SCHEDULED AFTER JANUARY 1, 2021

Following the direction of public health officials, data from peer organizations, Members, and Patrons, the Member presale and public sale of Season 3’s live performances will be limited to events scheduled after January 1, 2021.

For Season 3 events scheduled in the months of October, November, and December, performances will be evaluated a month before the scheduled performance date. If the health data and the Eau Claire Health Department indicate it is safe to proceed, tickets will go on sale with a one-week Member-exclusive on-sale followed by a three-week general public on-sale for each event.

While in-person performances remain delayed, Pablo Center vigorously expanded programing and virtual options:

  • Pablo Streams - Performing LIVE from Pablo Center straight to your home, a FREE virtual summer concert series created for a 2020 world.
  • Virtual Gala - 2nd Annual Pablo Center Gala on Thursday, August 13, 2020
  • Lego Robotics - in-person summer robotics and coding programming for middle and high school children with increase precaution and distancing due to COVID-19
  • Special Events Programming - relaunched in compliance with health department recommendations

FULL STATEMENT 

June 9, 2020

Pablo Center's closure will be extended to July 31, 2020. All performances, special events and classes until July 31, 2020 will be impacted.

May 28, 2020

Pablo Center's closure will be extended to June 11, 2020. All performances, special events and classes until June 11, 2020 will be impacted.

AN UPDATE FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JASON JON ANDERSON:

"Dear valued sponsors, donors, members, and patrons,
I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health and spirits during this unprecedented time of change and uncertainty. Knowing the current circumstances have caused a great deal of change for all, I would like to update you on Pablo Center, our current initiatives, our incredible third season, and what the future may hold..."
Read the full letter from Executive Director Jason Jon Anderson here


MAKING CHANGE, DOING GOOD

While the curtain may be closed on Pablo Center's stage, we have not stopped working tirelessly to support the creative economy in new and innovative ways. Follow the link to find out more about some of the local, regional, and national initiatives we've been working on over the past two months.

NEW INITIATIVES 

April 16, 2020

Pablo Center's closure will be extended to May 26, 2020. All performances, special events and classes until May 26, 2020 will be impacted. 

RESCHEDULED EVENTS

• STOMP (Original Date: March 20-21, 2020) rescheduled to March 26-27, 2021
• Gaelic Storm (Original Date: March 23, 2020) rescheduled to March 9, 2021
• The Secret Sisters with Logan Ledger (Original Date: April 4, 2020) rescheduled to March 19, 2021
• Charlie Berens (Original Date: April 5, 2020) rescheduled to January 9, 2021
• Ben Seidman (Original Date: April 10, 2020) rescheduled to April 15, 2021

For a complete list of postponed, canceled, and rescheduled show, visits our event calendar.

March 13, 2020

Governor Tony Evers directed the Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order requiring gatherings of 10 people or more be canceled until further notice. Pablo Center at the Confluence will extend closure of the building though May 26, 2020 and will modify an additional 49 performances, scheduled classes, and special events in response to the COVID-19 virus.  In all 78 performances have been impacted since March 13th, 2020; those performances equal $625,000.00 of lost revenue to our vibrant local arts community.

We are working with artists, presenters, promoters, agents, and constituents to quickly provide the public with renewed options to see the world-class talent you have come to rely on from Pablo Center.  We continue to adapt to the everchanging environment and will share information electronically as it becomes available. 

There are so many incredible things to come from Pablo Center and we look forward to sharing those experiences with you.

HELP US BRIDGE THE GAP IN THIS UNCERTAIN TIME

We realize this is a very uncertain time for many, but your ongoing support of Pablo Center is greatly appreciated and vital as we continue our mission to curated the best world-class talent, create platforms to showcase our vibrant local art groups and individuals, and develop youth and community education and outreach programs.



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