Janelle Gelfand, Cincinnati Business Courier |
Three Ohio orchestras are collaborating for the first time on a new piece of music that is inspired by schoolchildren.
The national Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are among the highest honors middle and high school students can receive. This year, 27 OHHS art students have won Scholastic recognition, with their work being chosen from among 350,000 submissions.
Statehouse News Bureau |
Susan Allan Block, the owner of the Toledo Blade and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has resigned as a member of the board of the state agency that oversees funding for the arts in Ohio.
Her resignation comes after making an inflammatory Facebook post in which she showed support for the insurrection at the US Capitol Wednesday and used a slur to describe Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.
The Indian Hill School District is pleased to announce the 2020 winter show, It’s a Wonderful Life! For the first time in Indian Hill Theatre’s history, Indian Hill Middle School and Indian Hill High School Theatre programs are coming together to put on a once in a lifetime virtual event.
Click here to purchase your ticket for the 7 p.m.
The 74 Million |
The widespread loss of school sports this fall, along with activities like drama, band and debate, is ringing alarm bells for educators nationwide, who worry that these activities serve a vital, unspoken purpose: They keep kids engaged in school. The necessity of postponing, minimizing, or canceling them due to Covid-19 puts millions of kids at greater risk of dropping out or falling behind.
Mandated health precautions made performing live theater difficult, said Fairfield school officials.
“We had to get creative,” said Drama Department Director Mike Massie.
“A radio play allows us to teach theatre, give kids an opportunity to perform something, while also preparing for the possibility that we won’t be able to have an audience.
DW – The 77 Percent |
Abobo district in Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory Coast, underwent a violent upheaval following a contested election in 2010, which left many children homeless. Yves Thomas Ble started the Mam’art dance company to give the youth a safe place to live, while teaching them how to express themselves through dance.