CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Theo Martey, a teacher of West African drumming and dance and songwriter, is New Hampshire's next artist laureate.
Martey, who was nominated by Gov. Chris Sununu, was confirmed by the Executive Council on Wednesday for the two-year honorary position.
NEW YORK (AP) — A clutch of live performances by Tony- and Grammy Award-nominated artists — including Micky Dolenz, Paul Williams, Michael Cerveris and LaChanze — have been collected into a benefit album for arts education.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Former Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox has been named to lead a liberal arts university in central Georgia.
The Georgia Board of Regents named Cox on Thursday to be the next president of Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville.
Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money.
Rust was a longtime businessman in Layton, Utah, where he ran a coin shop started by his father in 1966...
By Katie Lannan
State House News Service
MALDEN -- The amount of class time Massachusetts students spend on the arts varies widely, according to state officials, with the average elementary schooler's instruction coming in two 45-minute blocks per week often reserved for visual arts and music.
Westerly — The good news keeps coming for downtown Westerly.
The project to create a regional center for the arts and art education across several downtown venues is gaining additional support in the second push of its 6 million, including community pledges, historical state tax credits, cultural bond funds and support from board members.
Stage Right Performing Arts Education is staging a medieval musical as its Young Artists Summer Theater production - and members of the royal family will be there.
Not exactly the Meghan-and-Harry kind of royals, but those of the fairytale variety, according to Bill Ivins, artistic director at Stage Right who provides stage direction for "Once Upon a Mattress" with Jamie McDonald, assistant director/stage manager, and music direction by Jenna Hayes and Ben Bliss.
New Haven — In the first gubernatorial forum of its kind, five candidates took the stage in a crowded auditorium at New Haven's Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School on Tuesday night to discuss the broad topic of art and its place in Connecticut's economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher who picks her high school's shows, builds the sets, hems the costumes — and nurtured many of the young people demanding change following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida...
BETHEL — The significance of running the first youth circus camp in P.T. Barnum’s hometown is not lost on Cynthia Rauschert, the new owner of Spark Arts on Greenwood Avenue.
Spark Arts offers youth and adult classes in circus skills, dance, art and theater.
The Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts needs your used sheet music, music books, old musical instruments, stands, CDs and other items that might be of interest to musicians. Your unwanted music items will be sold during Performathon to raise money for scholarships.