Arts Ed Blog

Published: July 10th, 2019

AZ Office of Arts Education Releases 18-19 Year End Report

  It has been a busy year at The Office of Arts Education. Some of the highlights: A State Arts Proficiency Diploma Seal Became Law Media Arts Courses Were Added to the Arizona Course Catalogue Over 300 students showcased their artistic voice at the 2019 ESSA Conference Arts Educators of the Year were Celebrated During [Read more…]

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Published: June 24th, 2019

The Power of Words Conference September 26-29th

September 26-29th, 2019 at The Casa Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Arizona the Transformative Language Arts Network is hosting the 16th Annual Power of Words Conference: Transformation, Liberation, and Celebration Through the Spoken, Written, and Sung Word. Find your voice with workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration, and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, community leaders, activists, [Read more…]

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Published: June 20th, 2019

Songwriting Contest UBU & Homeless ID Project- DEADLINE September 6, 2019

The UBU Project is teaming up with The Homeless ID Project to co-sponsor a songwriting contest which will culminate in various performance opportunities including the I.D. Rather Be Jamming Music Festival on October 19th. The purpose of this contest is to create an opportunity to celebrate young & emerging song writers, support the work of [Read more…]

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Published: June 12th, 2019

Susan Griffin Recognized as National Dance Education Organization 2019 Outstanding Dance Educator (PreK-12)

Today the National Dance Education Organization Announced the 2019 Award Recipients including Arizona’s Susan Griffin from Phoenix Union. Congratulations Susan! Thank you for all you’ve done for Arizona students over the years. 2019 NDEO National Award Recipients Lifetime Achievement – Naima Prevots Outstanding Dance Educator (PreK-12) – Susan Griffin Outstanding Leadership – Barry Blumenfeld Outstanding Dance [Read more…]

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Published: May 13th, 2019

AzDEO Middle School Dance Festival

Register now for the 1st annual Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO) Middle School Dance Festival! LOCATION: Mesa Arts Academy 221 W 6th Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210 DATE: Sat. Oct. 12, 2019, 9 am- 1 pm. REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are per school! Early (Payment Postmarked by August 30th): $100 for AzDEO/NDEO Members $150 for non-members [Read more…]

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Published: May 6th, 2019

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO) Announces 2019 State Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Awardees

  AzDEO is proud to announce that ten students earned our state level Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement award:   Alexis Jackson from Centennial High School Amanda Carter from Desert Ridge High School Ashley Reafleng from Valley Vista High School Desiree Berry from Highland High School Kamryn Smith from Desert Mountain High School Inai [Read more…]

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Published: May 3rd, 2019

The Rock Teen Center Performs at Grand Opening of Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

  Alice Cooper’s The Rock Teen Center will be having live music at the Grand Opening for Ike’s Love & Sandwiches in Scottsdale on May 4th. The event begins at 11:00am and it will be all day. Ike’s will be donating some of the sales that day to Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock and some of [Read more…]

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