Maria Elena Holly, 78, said her husband was proud to tell people about his hometown of Lubbock. So, it’s no surprise she was excited when a local organization announced Saturday at the Buddy Holly Center that another Lubbock building will be named after the legendary rock ’n roll musician who died in a plane crash in 1959.Read More
The future performing arts center in development in downtown Lubbock has a name. Announced today, the naming rights to the center have been secured and the Lubbock Performing Arts Association unveiled the name of the building: The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences.Read More
As LEPAA continues fundraising, Kathy Gilbreath and her husband Jim serve as honorary chairman of the 2014 Lubbock Arts Festival. Chairman comments are very pro-arts and offer an exciting glimpse to the future.Read More
A movement to revitalize downtown Lubbock received momentum recently when the Lubbock Entertainment Performing Arts Association (LEPAA) announced it had raised over $47 million towards a new performing arts center in Lubbock. The announcement also means that the City of Lubbock will begin to transfer land downtown to LEPAA.Read More
LEPAA started the fundraising process for its planned performing arts center with $20 million in commitments and built impressively on that. The pledges obtained so far have passed the halfway point in raising construction costs, have qualified for a city agreement to transfer the land for the center and will begin the predevelopment and design development phase.
Why you should care: A performing arts center will be a key component of downtown revitalization in Lubbock. It will also bring in out-of town events and provide local groups such as Ballet Lubbock a nice venue to perform.Read More
LEPAA raises $2.7 million more than needed to move forward with plans for performing arts center.
No longer just a possibility, LEPAA announced Wednesday, March 26, it has raised enough money to move forward in building the new center in downtown Lubbock.Read More
LEPAA announces the achievement of their first fundraising goal with $47.6 million raised to date.Read More
The Lubbock Entertainment Performing Arts Association announced on Wednesday a major milestone. In less than a year of fundraising, LEPAA has raised over $47 million dollars. According to a press release from the organization, reaching the mark will now allow the City of Lubbock to transfer land and allow for the design phase to begin.Read More
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(Lubbock-TX) The Lubbock Entertainment / Performing Arts Association announced today that that the first major milestone of $45 million in the capital fundraising campaign for a downtown Lubbock performing arts center has been surpassed.Read More
The stage is being set for a performing arts center in Lubbock. Members of the Lubbock Entertainment Performing Arts Association (LEPAA) have had one mission the past several months: collect a lot of money. They have been good at it, now eclipsing the first milestone in their fundraising goal. More than $45 million dollars has been raised in less than a year. That is enough to make the Performing Arts Center a go.Read More