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DC Youth Slam Poet Champions; Summer Voices on Saturday, 7/26

Congratulations to Youth Poetry Slam Team for winning last week’s international competition!

Malachi Byrd and Thomas Hill, of Split This Rock, won first place. Regular listeners heard about Split This Rock recently, when hip hop poet and educator… 80 more words

DC-Area Education

Report on the impact of policy changes to arts education

(Source: Arts Professional)

Report on the impact of policy changes to arts education

Less than a third of teachers say pupils are encouraged to take art-based subjects, while more able students are actively discouraged “even if they show a particular interest or talent for the subject”, a new survey has revealed. 236 more words

Arts Education

Trigger Warning: Capitalism

Before Creative Infrastructure‘s hiatus (i.e. before I went on a vacation road trip through the Pacific Northwest), there was a lot of social media discussion about “trigger warnings.”  Trigger warnings are notices placed on syllabi – sometimes at the request of students and sometimes at the request of administrators – about course content that might trigger an unwanted and disruptive emotional reaction in students.   262 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship

Where in the World...?

Happy Saturday everyone!

Today I’ve had some time to sit down and do a little research of where my book is being sold.  Yes, I have a list from my publisher, Balboa Press, but I have found it’s kind of fun to do a google search and actually see for myself the online stores that are carrying my book!   484 more words

Performing Arts

STEM vs STEAM:the truth is in the pictures

The University of Florida’s Master of Arts in Art Education program created an infograph comparing research of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) students to students who also incorporate arts education in their studies. 122 more words

One Of A Kind

Summer Woodcut Workshop

Hello everybody!  I just wanted to share a few images from the woodcut printmaking workshop I lead last week at the Fresno Art Museum. It was only a day long workshop and most of the group was totally new to printmaking, but almost everyone managed to complete two pieces.  44 more words


Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Makes Another Effort to Promote Arts Education

LAUSD took another positive step in supporting arts education with its plan to create an Arts Equity Index. What do you think about this idea? As always, let me know what you think and/or feel.