Press Releases

LaForge inaugurated as eighth Delta State president

The campus of Delta State University shined brightly Friday at the inauguration of the institution’s eighth president, William N. LaForge. U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, Gov. Phil Bryant, national, state and local political leaders, members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, former Delta State presidents, fellow institutional chief executives, honored platform
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MEMPHIS the Musical Is Coming to Cleveland

Four-Time Tony Award Winning MEMPHIS the Musical comes to the Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland, Miss. on Sunday, November 24 at 7:00pm. MEMPHIS is “the very essence of what a Broadway musical should be!” says the Associated Press. MEMPHIS takes place in the smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated 50’s.  A young
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Sunday afternoon inauguration symphony

By Delta State University communications and marketing Most would agree that music adds emotion to film and performances, and the tone of celebratory emotion will be felt throughout events surrounding the inauguration of President William N. LaForge. Enhancing this emotion with music will be made possible at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on Oct. 27
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Student Government Sponsors Student Tickets

Next Sunday, October 27, at 2:00pm the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra comes to the Bologna Performing Arts Center with their concert, “A Night at the Movies.”  The program will feature video clips and orchestral pieces from films scored by legendary composer John Williams.  Audience members will get to watch part of the movie, then the
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Stuart Little Scurries to the BPAC

The Bologna Performing Arts Center’s first School-Time Matinee of the season, “Stuart Little,” is on its way to the BPAC. Recommended for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, this literary classic is sure to warm the hearts of school groups and families alike. Stuart Little tells the surprising story of a most unusual mouse who
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Arts Education Fueled by Double Quick

Damon Cranford, Director of Marketing, and Curlina Williams, Marketing Manager for Double Quick, Inc. present a check for Arts Education Fueled by Double Quick to Whitney Cummins, BPAC Arts Education Coordinator. Double Quick, Inc. and the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) are excited to announce a brand new initiative, Arts Education Fueled by Double Quick,
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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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