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Staten Island Advance
31 May 2020
Staten Island, New York, United States
Dance, karate, and music instructors in Staten Island, New York are adapting and shifting the ways they deliver lessons to work within the virtual landscape their students, and the rest of society are living in due to...
Twin Cities Pioneer Press
31 August 2019
Minneapolis, Missouri, United States
Hoop dancing, an activity with origins in indigenous dance traditions, can provide a means to physical fitness and child development. In Minneapolis, a professional hoop dancer is using this knowledge and his skill to...
5 July 2019
Learning the art of hip-hop provides youth with an alternative to the violence and despair that characterize disadvantaged neighborhoods. In Medellin, Colombia, a program called 4 Elementos teaches kids dance, Dj’ing,...
17 April 2018
New Jersey, United States
Broadcast TV News
Under 3 Minutes
A collaboration between a Parkinson’s disease support group and a New York City dance company created a program of movement for people managing the disease. Besides an improvement in physical mobility, participation a...
25 February 2016
Some communities in Malawi are beginning to fight child marriage their own way—with music, dance, and a few tears, using theater to motivate cultural change.
22 January 2016
Los Angeles, California, United States
Dancing promotes strong social-emotional development. In areas of Los Angeles where arts education has disappeared due to cuts in school funding, a New York-based non-profit organization has stepped in to teach kids t...
17 June 2015
San Francisco, California, United States
In order to provide arts organizations with stable homes in the midst of rising property costs, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST) has purchased properties in San Francisco. These properties are sold to the...
31 October 2011
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Rather than having assisted living facility residents passively appreciate the arts, many programs are creating opportunities for residents to pursue creative expression. These programs include dance and physical expr...
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