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Infuse the arts into your school
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Shows that inspire
Urban Gateways dance, theater, and music touring performances are fun and educational.
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I participate more in class and listen carefully to directions. I am more interested in the curriculum.
UG Student, 7th Grade
Cast your mind back to when you were a kid in school. For me it was parochial school in Des Plaines and Arlington Heights, withRead Full Article »
STEM to STEAM: Take science, technology, engineering, and math – and infuse the arts. This educational concept indicates the role the arts play in creativeRead Full Article »
Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America toRead Full Article »
Image: imgkid.com Just last Thursday, my residence hall at the University of Illinois at Chicago held its biannual Coffeehouse event for a predominantly freshmenRead Full Article »
Keith Baumann and The Hard Times Bluegrass Band
Artist Discipline: Music - Touring Artists
Bio: Keith Baumann and The Hard Times Bluegrass Band is made up of professional musicians, each with over 30 years of performing and teaching experience. They have entertained at major festivals, … See Full Bio »