DTI engages audiences around the South with modern dance and contemporary ballet. Founder of The Village of Arts and Humanities, as well as Barefoot Artists, Lily Yeh has dedicated her life to bringing art to impoverished communities all across the world – including locations within Utah, Kenya, China, Germany, Syria, Cite Soleil, and Damascus.
By giving to the Arts Education Fund, you support the arts & culture groups that make these activities possible in urban and rural schools throughout our region and state. Students have arrived and we have already been through our arts workshops and are currently getting our creative juices flowing in creative expression class!
I drew this version of a painting by Noble Hardesty quite a while ago when I saw Head at the Visual Arts Collective and have just taken my sweet time coloring it. But I was at VAC for New Year’s Eve and it was still up, so you may be able to catch it and Noble’s other pictures.
Marcus Shelby, professional artist and performer, combined United States history and blues music in a skillful performance showcasing the natural relationship that the arts have with the core academic subject areas. This can sometimes be nerve racking as I do plot things out in my head and sometimes even make extreme mental notes, though even then some ideas simply don’t make it on the page.
If you are looking for a day out with some culture and fun, Monkey Baa Theatre is a great family venue for such an event. The Austin Hope and Pilkington Trust has grants available for projects that relate to music and the arts. That fall after my incident I saw an ad for a martial arts demonstration and beginner classes.