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Katrena Perou

Katrena Perou

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M258 Photography/Visual Arts

Erika Kapin, teaching artist for M258, is integrating her photography skills with the school's art teacher Mr. Strauss. The two art teachers have been able to combine their expertise in the arts by creating high quality art projects. Using the photo portraits from project one, student created texts exploring identity, images photographed by students, images cut from ... Continue reading ›

Kaya Chwals

Kaya Chwals

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

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Urban Arts Partnership Looks at Pre-K

One of the most memorable aspects of Mayor DeBlasio's campaign is his commitment to Universal Pre K. There is little question that preschool improves a student's educational trajectory and brings parents into the education community at the onset of their child's education. As an organization dedicated to infusing creativity into public education, Urban Arts Partnership looks forward ... Continue reading ›

Sita Frederick

Sita Frederick

Everyday Arts for Special Education Program Director

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Everyday Arts for Special Education takes part in 2013 Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference

On August 7th and 8th, the Kennedy Center’s Office of VSA and Accessibility hosted the 2013 Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference. The conference addressed a wide array of topics and issues pertaining to the practice, policy, and research of arts education’s intersection with special education. Attendees partook in discussions and experiential sessions devoted to improving ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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Fast Company Reports From The Writers Room at The 24 Hour Plays: Los Angeles

What does it take to write a fully-formed short play in just a few short hours? Fast Company reporter Taffy Brodesser-Akner sat in for The 24 Hour Plays: Los Angeles Writers Overnight to find out. "But none had anything to say about worry that they wouldn’t make their deadline, or urgency. Yes, they were worried about doing ... Continue reading ›

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Dispatches from The 24 Hour Plays®: LA, starring John Cho, Melanie Griffith, Molly Sims, Wilmer Valderrama and more!

(From left) Gillian Jacobs, Anna Camp, Wilmer Valderrama, and Skylar Astin in There's Something About Lily, written by Gabrielle Allan and Jennifer Crittenden, directed by Julie Anna Robinson. All photos, credit Rob Kalmbach. This past weekend, The 24 Hour Plays® presented by Montblanc took Los Angeles by storm for the third consecutive year! On Friday night, 27 actors, ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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Go Behind the Scenes at The Colbert Report, New Girl, and Robot Chicken!

Donate $10 or more to Urban Arts before July 12 and you will be automatically entered for your chance to: Meet Stephen Colbert backstage at The Colbert Report!  Go behind the scenes with the cast of New Girl! Hang with Seth Green during a VIP tour of Robot Chicken studios! And better yet - each prize includes flights & hotel ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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PS 20 Share at Dixon Place Theater

A few weeks ago students from PS 20’s 3rd grade Urban Arts Dance integration shared the work they’ve done in dance and social studies at Dixon Place Theater. The students had the opportunity to visit a ballet the week before, this time they were onstage in a professional theater!   A few weeks ago students from PS 20’s ... Continue reading ›