Best of 2017: Invitation to Create: Washington Center for the Performing Arts/Avanti High School Partnership

Best of 2017: Invitation to Create: Washington Center for the Performing Arts/Avanti High School Partnership January 19, 2018 If you walk by Chris Sogn’s science class during the Earth sciences unit at Avanti High School in Olympia, Washington, you’ll be greeted not only by wide-eyed, engaged students, but also by …

Best of 2017: Music for our Military: Exploring the Role of Music Therapy

Best of 2017: Music for our Military: Exploring the Role of Music Therapy January 11, 2018 Viewers of the 2017 National Memorial Day concert in Washington, D.C., observed a unique performance when Captain Luis Avila sang “God Bless America” with singer Renee Fleming . This may not seem extraordinary—unless you …

Best of 2017: Taking Note: A Round-up of Arts Participation Research

Best of 2017: Taking Note: A Round-up of Arts Participation Research January 10, 2018 In July, households across the nation will get a call from the U.S. Census Bureau. They’ll be asked to discuss such matters as their present employment, their income and education levels, and—as if to enliven the …