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Art in Rural Communities - It Matters

The rural landscape in Minnesota is dramatically changing, affecting everything from healthcare, local economies, education, and cultural opportunities. The McKnight Foundation’s Bright Stars Report shone a light on Minnesota’s small communities who are maintaining their vibrancy amidst the struggles that many rural communities face. 1,374 more words


Funding: The Idlewild Trust

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grant making programme is the 23rd September 2015.

The Idlewild Trust is a grant making trust that supports registered charities concerned with the encouragement of the performing and fine arts and crafts, the advancement of education within the arts and the preservation for the benefit of the public of lands, buildings and other objects of beauty or historic interest in the United Kingdom. 59 more words


Building Theatrical, Student-Driven Responses to National Events: Part 2

In Part 1 of this Stage One Blog Post about the February 2015 Urban Science Academy (USA) theatre showcase, Stage One Teaching Artist, James Milord, introduced his high school theatre students to the foundational elements of improvisation, character development, and storytelling. 496 more words


The California Arts Council

The California Arts Council advances the state through the arts and creativity in our schools and communities. Donn Harris is the new Chairperson of the California Arts Council. 76 more words


Rapper Common Makes Surprise Visit to Chicago High School

In between doing press for new movie “Run All Night” and organizing a fundraiser for his Common Ground Foundation–which he and new musical sidekick John Legend performed for—Common squeezed in a mentoring session. 167 more words

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Dynamic Young Actors Share the Spotlight

Les Misérables: School Edition, performed entirely by students,  continues at GVT this week. The poignant musical features over 40 students in the Greenbrier Valley. Alden Flowers and Jed White, two of the youngest cast members, share the role of Gavroche. 111 more words


8 Tips For A Successful Arts Based Community Engagement Program

The nation’s top arts organizations are increasingly thinking about how to better serve their community. At Colburn, we are in a unique position. Our mission is to provide music education at the highest level, but we are also a presenting organization, providing countless professional level performances for the greater Los Angeles Community. 643 more words

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