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    2. Springfield extends search for new management at Symphony Hall, while leaving CityStage...

      Springfield extends search for new management at Symphony Hall, while leaving CityStage...
      The city is asking the management company at Symphony Hall to continue services on a month-to-month basis after its contract expires Dec. 31, as a search continues for a new company. Springfield Performing Arts Development Corp. is being asked to stay on temporarily and there will be no gap in Symphony Hall operations, said Kevin Kennedy, the city's chief development officer. "They always indicated they would stay until a ...
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    3. Springfield extends deadline for Symphony Hall management bids

      Springfield extends deadline for Symphony Hall management bids
      The city is giving companies additional time to submit proposals for the management contract at Symphony Hall, as the currentorganization overseeing the operations prepares to leave at the end of the year. The new deadline for proposals is Nov. 26, at 2 p.m., at the Office of Procurement at City Hall. Theprevious deadline was Oct. 31. "The bid went out later than scheduled and the city would like the ...
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    4. Springfield offers long-term contract for new manager of Symphony Hall

      Springfield offers long-term contract for new manager of Symphony Hall
      The city, facing the task of hiring a new management company for historic Symphony Hall, advertised for proposals this week, offering a contract of up to 15 years in order to spur greater interest and offers. Proposals are due Oct. 31 for an initial five-year contract with theoption of two five-year extensions. The extension periods are at the city's option.
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    5. What's next for CityStage? Springfield Parking Authority seeks outside advice on downtown...

      What's next for CityStage? Springfield Parking Authority seeks outside advice on downtown...
      As CityStage's management company prepares to leave at the end of the year, the Springfield Parking Authority is seeking professional advice about future options for the downtown theater. The parking authority, which owns the Columbus Center parking garage complex that houses CityStage, issued a formal advertisement on Tuesday asking for professional guidance to help determine the future options for the public live entertainment facility.
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    6. SSO Strives to Improve Outreach, Visibility in Community

      SSO Strives to Improve Outreach, Visibility in Community
      As the Springfield Symphony Orchestra prepares to kick off its 75th season on Sept. 22 with Gershwin, Copland, and Bernstein, it faces a host of challenges shared by most orchestras its size, especially a changing, shrinking base of corporate support and a need to make its audiences younger. Susan Beaudry, the SSOs executive director, says the way to stare down these challenges is through imaginative responsiveness and especially greater visibility ...
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    7. Springfield Symphony Hall / CityStage management exiting at end of 2018

      Springfield Symphony Hall / CityStage management exiting at end of 2018
      Weeks after putting out a fall events calendar that didn't stretch past the end of its current contract,Springfield Performing Arts Development Corp. said Monday that it'll no longer manageCityStage and Symphony Hall. Contracts to operate both venues expire Dec. 31. The city contracts for management of Symphony Hall, and the Springfield Parking Authority contracts for management of CityStage, which is built into the Columbus Center complex on ...
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    8. Balancing Act | BusinessWest

      Balancing Act | BusinessWest
      The development of good relations with producers and agents has enabled her to secure popular acts for both venues, and keep the Springfield Performing Arts Development Corp. on solid financial ground. There have also been relationship-building efforts with city officials and the public at large, she said, work that has been helped by several years of effective listening to what demanding audiences want and delivering what she believes is a ...
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