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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, educators, and health professionals.

The conference, founded in 2003, features workshops in four tracks: narrative medicine, social change, right livelihood (and making a living through the arts), ecological literacy, and engaged spirituality. Register today: https://www.tlanetwork.org/conference

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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 the Homeless I.D. Project and create community through music.

The contest is open to song writers aged 14-24 with the following prizes:

  • 1st Prize, $1,000
  • ​2nd Prize, $500
  • ​3rd Prize, $200

Registration is open now and closes September 6, 2019.

For further details please follow the links below, read the guidelines carefully and sign up! Your song could have a strong impact on helping homeless individuals and families take the next critical step towards reclaiming their own voice.

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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!

http://www.azdeo.org/events.html

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

Regular: (8/31/19-9/20/19) 

$150.00 for AzDEO/NDEO members

$200.00 non-members

Late Reg: (9/21/19-10/11/19):  Same fee as regular but no option to perform or to purchase t-shirts.

ADJUDICATION: $20 for AzDEO/NDEO members; 25 for non-members. This is entirely voluntary. Schools can opt out of being adjudicated.

PAYMENT: All checks and Purchase Orders should be made out to AzDEO.

 MAIL PAYMENTS TO: Arizona Dance Education Organization State Dance Festival PO BOX 60152 Phoenix, AZ 85082-0152

Fill out your purchase orders NOW!! Registration and class availability is on a first come, first served basis, so please register on-line and mail your registration fee ASAP. Once fees (check or P.O.) have been received, you will be officially registered for classes.

For more info and to register, go to azdeo.org, under events.

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Published: May 3rd, 2019

Arizona OperaTunity “Opera at your School” tours now scheduling in Tucson!

Arizona opera is excited to announce the Fall 2019 OperaTunity tour! Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? and Opera 101 will travel statewide, reaching more than 18,000 students in Tucson – including yours!

Assembly booking is available from September 16 – December 13, 2019

  • Performances can begin at 9:00am every weekday EXCEPT Wednesdays.
  • Shows are FREE for Title 1 schools, and only $400 for non-Title 1 schools
  • You may reserve up to 2 performances (non-Title 1 schools receive two shows for $600)
  • Both shows run about 35 minutes and include a 10 minute Q&A session

Shows are scheduled on a first-come-first-serve basis and space is limited – reserve your show quickly! All dates are subject to final artist approval. We will do everything we can to accommodate your scheduling preferences.

To reserve your show or find out more information, click here: https://www.azopera.org/learn-and-connect/opera-classroom

Not sure what to expect? Check out a video here featuring our performance of Hansel and Gretel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfNTRfS1MNQ

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Published: April 30th, 2019

ASU Educators’ Summer Art Studio & Curriculum Workshop

Creating Innovative Pedagogy though Arts-Based Inquiry

https://art.asu.edu/community/art-workshops-educators

The School of Art at Arizona State University is offering a 4-day studio art workshop for Art Educators. The 4-day workshop will offer a range of experimental art methods and multimedia experimentation along with inquiry-based curriculum development. Studio workshops include expressive painting, and sculptural design with a range of natural materials. The workshop is designed to give attendees an immersive studio art experience, where teachers will gain exposure and practice with a range of studio processes and develop them individually with open studio time and one-on-one feedback. The week will culminate in an open studio discussion and reception.

The workshop also earns teachers with 30 hours of Continuing Professional Development hours. All materials will be provided.

Program Details

Location: ASU School of Art, 900 S. Forest Mall., Tempe, Arizona

Workshop Dates: June 11-14, 9a-5:30p

Registration Fee: $350

Early Bird Registration Fee: $325 (ends May 15th)

Payment in full is due when you register. Please see Refund/Cancellation Policy for more information.

Register Now! https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=403861&

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Published: April 26th, 2019

Call for ESSA Conference Featured Sculpture Class

The Arizona Department of Education is seeking a second sculpture class to create exemplary award trophies for next year’s ESSA conference.

If interested please review the information in the flyer and submit your materials to artsed.azed.gov by Friday May 17th at 5pm.

Call for Featured Sculpture Class 19-20

 

A great opportunity to feature your students’ talents while facilitating learning through the arts!

Students will study the six principles of effective schools and the school needs assessment process to guide the design of their trophies.

 

For questions, email the Office of Arts Education at [email protected].

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Published: April 25th, 2019

Regional Events for Visual Art Educators

Central Region: 2 in 1 Fun With Mixed Media

June 1, 2019  10:00am-4:00pm

All Saints Episcopal Day School 6300 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

$55.00 Member/ $110.00 Non-Member*

Earn 6 Re-certification Clock Hours

Discover a fun and exciting way to engage your students through the art of photo books and puppetry!

Register Today!

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Eastern Region: Getting Down with Comics

June 8, 2019 10:00am-3:00pm

Gemini Gallery 211 E. Third St. Winslow, AZ

$75.00 Member (non-refundable) / $150.00 Non-Member* (non-refundable)

Earn 5 Re-certification Clock Hours

Participants will learn the fundamentals of comic book making: coming up with a concept, character development, laying out comic pages, thumb nails, drawing, inking, lettering and publishing.

This workshop is led by Shaun Beyale, a professional comic book artist. Shaun grew up in Farmington, NM. He graduated with a BFA from IAIA in Santa Fe, NM. He currently lives in Winslow, AZ with his wife and daughter. He can be frequently found at the Sipp Shoppe sketching and drinking coffee. Shauns most recent work was a comic book about the Nizhoni Girls featuring Ayla, the monster slayer. You can find him on Facebook at: The Art of Shaun Beyale and on Instagram at shaunbeyale.

Register Today!

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Las Vegas: Light Up Pop Art Signs

Tuesday, June 18th 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM

COSTS:  $95.00 MEMBERS (non-refundable) / $190.00 NON-MEMBERS* (non-refundable)

Earn 7 Recertification Clock Hours

Viva Las Vegas!!  In this workshop we will make Light Up Pop Art Signs  and visit the Neon Museum in Las Vegas! This workshop will be led by your Regional Liaison, Candace Greene, and held at the Plaza Hotel in downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street.

The schedule for the day will be as follows:

11:30am Meet at Plaza Hotel lobby.  12:00pm-4:00pm Light Up Sign Workshop.  4:00pm-6:30pm Dinner on your own. 6:45pm: Meet at the Neon Museum which is half a mile from Plaza. 7:00pm-9:30pm Guided tour of Museum and “Brilliant! A Neon Experience Show”.

Plaza Hotel is offering us great rates!  Monday June 17th and Tuesday June 18th the rates are $30.00/ night plus the resort fee of $25.00/ day and tax.

Additional nights can be offered at that rate if you ask when you call 1-800-634-6575. Code: PAAEA19

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Need More Info?  Questions about events? [email protected]

 

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Published: April 24th, 2019

ASU Digital Culture Summer Institute for Young Makers

Young makers, engineers, and artists ages 12-18!

Join Arizona State University faculty this June 10th–28th at the Digital Culture Summer Institute and make your own games, interactive art, robots, videos, digital music, and 3D design. Use the latest tools and methods in digital fabrication and media production as you learn to fuse the creative worlds of art and engineering. Week-long classes are offered Monday-Friday, 9 PM–5 PM throughout June. See the schedule for full details & sign up at the link below.

http://summer.digitalculture.asu.edu

Some classes include:

Interactive Augmented Reality

2D (Stop Motion) and 3D Animation

Code for Games

Prototyping Experimental Musical Instruments

Digital Sound Design

Making Movies

Introduction to Robotics

Design Thinking

For questions, please contact co-directors [email protected] and [email protected].

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