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Menlo Park launches new grant program for performing arts center

Original post made on Nov 9, 2012

Calling all performing groups -- Menlo Park has officially launched its new grant program, and the Dec. 1 deadline is right around the corner.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 9, 2012, 11:45 AM

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Posted by Producer
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:48 pm

This sounds great! However, in the past it was difficult and unpleasant to work with the people at the M-A PAC. The manager was not very welcoming and extremely inflexible. Hope that gets fixed because it's another reason for the low interest in using the facility.


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Posted by AbundantLiving
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Wonderful! The performing arts center needs to be a central place for all...Adults, families and especially our youth.

Life is meant to be enjoyed!


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Posted by curious
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Nov 11, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Who sets the rental rates? Why can't these just be set lower? The result is the same, no?
Is this yet another example of really poor financial analysis and negotiations on the part of city staff? We taxpayers foot the bill for many years but the city didn't negotiate a deal that allows local performing groups to have ample time or reasonable rates without a subsidy? This stinks. What is really going on?


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