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Arts as a business: Ballet Idaho

Jessica Sulikowski and Andrew Taft rehearse for an upcoming performance in sun valley

This is the third in a four-part series on the economic impact of local arts groups. Ballet Idaho has undergone some big changes in the past few months, with both a new artistic director and a new executive director. Executive ...

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Esther Simplot creates a $3 million endowment for the arts

Local arts patron Esther Simplot has established a $3 million endowed fund that will provide about $45,000 a year each to the Boise Philharmonic, Ballet Idaho and Opera Idaho. The Pauline Becker and Dorothy Simplot Memorial Endowment Fund was placed ...

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Ballet Idaho means business (access required)

Ballet Idaho ended the season this year without debt for the first time in eight years, officials said. Executive Director Jenny Weaver, who joined Ballet Idaho last spring, ended the fiscal year $25,000 in the black. When she took the ...

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