NoDA School of Arts summer program gives children the freedom to explore their creative side

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By Tiffany Du, Public Relations & Communications Intern [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKpSmtgCY20&w=560&h=349] Since 2005, the NoDa School of Arts has provided children the opportunity to participate in the Summer Theater Intensive (STI), a six-week long musical theater program culminating in a Broadway-style production. The program was awarded this year with a cultural project grant of $7,125 from …

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Giving Children A Voice Through Science

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Eight years ago Ellen Holloway, a speech-language pathologist, started The Speech Garden Institute with a few students and the goal of improving the lives of children with communication delays. Today, she and the institute are serving hundreds of students through innovative and collaborative classroom-based therapies. One of those innovative programs is helping children develop stronger …

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Experience Charlotte’s Cultural Mile with CMS Parent University

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CCI Tuesday By Katherine Mooring, Associate Vice President, Education & Professional Development I grew up in small towns in South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, and I was lucky to have parents who believed (deeply) in the importance of the arts and culture in the lives of their children. I say that, not just because the …

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Drumming Up Interest In School

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At Olympic High School, Queens University professors Dr. Jayne Johnston, Dr. Cheri Clark and Dr. Rebecca Engen are using a $5,250 Cultural Project grant to help keep at-risk students interested in school. “Beat It: A Drumming Adventure” is a multi-disciplinary arts therapy educational program that strives to help students make connections to other cultures and …

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