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INDUSTRY UPDATE: Bill Darpino, Executive Director of Creation Festivals, On the Need for Focused Experimentation

By Industry Update, Interview

Under the leadership of Executive Director Bill Darpino, Creation Festivals has enjoyed a season of expansion and success when others in live entertainment have struggled with the bottom line. Creation now boasts five summer festivals – including the additions of Ichthus and Sonshine – along with Creation Concerts in the Spring and Fall.

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NEWS: Show Hope Update for February 2015

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Franklin, Tenn – 5 Feb. 2015 – The new year is in full swing at Show Hope. With a brand new executive director, upcoming ETC (Empowered to Connect) conferences, and the Sam’s Place concert series benefitting Show Hope running through May, the Show Hope team is excited for the busy year ahead. Founded in 2003 by multi-award winning Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, a New York Times’ best-selling author, Show Hope is a nonprofit organization that helps restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress.

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