Press Releases

PLUS Camp Kicks Off at BPAC

Mandy Eaton, PLUS Camp Choreographer, leads the campers in a dance routine for the final performance. The Janice Wyatt Mississippi Summer Arts Institute’s PLUS Camp began Monday morning, July 15, at the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) at Delta State. More than 100 children ages 5-12 arrived at the BPAC ready to sing, dance, design
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Grants Fund Opportunity for Arts in the Delta

Mississippi Summer Arts Institute participants rehearse a modern dance routine for the final showcase. The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) and Delta Music Institute (DMI) at Delta State were both recently awarded  grants for $3,800 from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).  In partnership with the BPAC, the Cleveland School District received a $2,300 grant for
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Custom Packages Now On Sale!

This season, the Bologna Performing Arts Center is offering patrons the option to create their own Custom Package.  Choose tickets to at least 3 shows and receive a 15% discount off individual ticket prices. Tickets are available at the Bologna Center Ticket Office, by phone at (662) 846-4626, or online. Custom Package:

The 2013-2014 Season: Find your Spark!

On Monday, June 3, the Bologna Performing Arts Center announced its 2013-2014 Season of Main Stage and School-Time Matinee performances. After a successful 2012-2013 Season, the BPAC is excited for this coming year’s performances. “We received a tremendous response from our audiences during the past year,” said Laura Howell, Executive Director of the BPAC. “This
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Ticketing Company Notifies of System Intrusion

The Bologna Performing Arts Center was notified last week that the ticketing system used by the BPAC Ticket Office, Vendini , Inc., detected an unauthorized intrusion into its systems in April 2013.  As a precaution, Vendini sent an email to any patrons who may have used a credit card to purchase tickets since 2009.  Vendini
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Bologna Center Announces Summer Plans

At its May meeting, the Bologna Performing Arts Center Advisory Board finalized its plans for several upcoming summer events.  On Monday, June 3, the BPAC will host its 2013-2014 Season Announcement & Reception in the Hazel and Jimmy Sanders Sculpture Garden at Delta State University, with welcoming remarks from DSU President Bill LaForge.  The event
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Bologna Center Finishes Its 18 Season

On Thursday, April 11, the Bologna Performing Arts Center held the final performance of its 2012-2013 Main Stage Season.  Mississippi Delta native, Nashville star, and Ride Records recording artist Steve Azar headlined the show “An Evening of Delta Soul.”  Azar and his two-piece band played a collection of songs that took the audience on a
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WWII Comedy ‘Biloxi Blues’ Arrives at the BPAC

The Bologna Performing Arts Center is proud to present Biloxi Blues on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.   Lots of laughter is in store for audiences attending this coming-of-age tale about twenty-year-old Eugene, who is drafted during WWII and is shipped from his Brooklyn home to boot camp in Biloxi Mississippi. Set in 1943,
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The Bologna brings the Music of the Beatles to the Delta

Musician Jim Witter will bring “The Long and Winding Road,” a multimedia exploration of the complicated songwriting relationship between Paul McCartney and John Lennon of The Beatles, to the Bologna Performing Arts Center on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 7:30pm. Few can argue that The Beatles were the greatest rock/pop group of all time.  Their
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Renowned King’s Singers Visit Delta

Last Sunday, the world-famous ensemble The King’s Singers delivered an incredible performance at the Bologna Performing Arts Center.   One of the world’s most celebrated ensembles, The King’s Singers are instantly recognizable for their spot-on intonation, impeccable vocal blend, flawless articulation of the text, and incisive timing.  The group performed their “Friends” program, which feature classical
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