Rios and Indigenous Mexican Dance"
from a performance by Palm Avenue Elementary School students,
given at the Sturges Auditorium in San Bernardino, CA.
Also, highlights from a conversation between Juan Rios,
artist-in-residence with The Performing Arts Center of
Los Angeles County, and Amy Ellison, Fine Arts Resource
Teacher with San Bernardino City Unified School District.
de Cesar Chavez"
a recent professional development event held by TeachingArts.org,
Patty Piñon, Assistant Principal at Cathedral City
Middle School in Palm Springs USD, and her brother Jesus,
illustrated the importance of music to Cesar Chavez and
his struggle for migrant workers' rights in California,
as well as pointing to the connections between the arts,
history, language arts, and other content areas.
at the Center"
award winning and nationally recognized program-- Summer
At The Centerfor the 10th consecutive year provided
at-risk and special education students an
opportunity to expand their potential and build self-esteem
skills build confidence, become better communicators,
explore their talents, create friendships and experience
the benefits hard work, dedication and discipline being
a performing artist brings.
Acts: Wayne Thiebaud Reconsidered
at the end of 1959 or so I began to be interested in a
approach to composition. I'd been painting gumball machines,
counters, and at that point began to rework paintings
into much more clearly
the broad theme of "the journey," high school
students from California, New Mexico, and Australia were
encouraged to create a box or container and fill it with
artwork. These two- and three-dimensional works of art
incorporate photographs, digital images, paintings, and
drawings while reflecting upon notions of boundaries,
barriers, and restrictions.