Artists, organizations to receive $70K in town of Basalt grants

The town of Basalt last week approved its public arts commission’s recommendation to fund more than $50,000 in 2020 for one longstanding local organization, two teaching fellows, a theatre troupe and a two-day jazz festival. Source: Artists, organizations to receive $70K in town of Basalt grants | Aspen Daily News

Performing arts center ready to become reality in Willits

The group behind a performing arts center in Willits has raised enough funds to pursue construction. The Arts Campus at Willits has crossed the $3 million threshold, which is more than half of the estimated cost. TACAW, as the organization is known, has land-use approvals from the town of Basalt to build a 10,000-square-foot center […]

Nonprofit giving during the holidays

Numerous studies have demonstrated the many benefits of giving at any time of the year, but it’s particularly important during the holidays. Many nonprofits have particular gifts or programs to call attention to their missions during the holiday season, offer a place for individuals to “give back” after a year of hard work and receive […]

The Contemporary to become a permanent fixture

After the experimental performing arts space, The Temporary, was closed abruptly last spring, plans were accelerated to build a larger venue as a stand-alone structure. The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW), the nonprofit that operated The Temporary and will operate the new venue, moved forward with ambitious fundraising goals and now plans to break ground […]

Pumpkin Jazz Aims To Bring Music, And Business, To Midvalley

Ten bands play ten different venues in Basalt Saturday for the inaugural Pumpkin Jazz festival.  The Arts Campus At Willits received a grant from Basalt to put on the event. Executive director of The Arts Campus at Willits Ryan Honey says after the lease expired on their Willits venue, The Temporary, earlier this year, he was looking to bring […]