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Art and music equally important as rigorous academics in Tuba City schools

| January 6, 2016
Art and music equally important as rigorous academics in Tuba City schools

In recent years, curricula in the United States and on American Indian reservations throughout Indian country has shifted more toward common core subjects like math and reading. But what about the arts?

Some parents and community members consider music, visual and performing arts a luxury subject.

But at Tuba City Unified School District in the remote northern Navajo area of Arizona, district officials consider art and music experience a necessary building block of education and child development along with other daily academic programs.

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FREE Concert by Orchestra N.A. – Children and Families WELCOME – May 16th

| April 29, 2015
FREE Concert by Orchestra N.A. – Children and Families WELCOME – May 16th

Join in for some FREE, family friendly, musical fun and entertainment, May 16th at 7:00 at the Coconino Center for the Arts.  Orchestra Northern Arizona presents “Invitation to the Dance.”  This concert will include waltzes, polkas, and marches. The full schedule: Mendelssohn: Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Respighi:  Ancient Airs and Dances Suite […]

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Canyon Movement Company presents Halloween Dance Concert

| October 8, 2014
Canyon Movement Company presents Halloween Dance Concert

Canyon Movement Company presents its annual Halloween Concert “Dusk to Dawn in the Fifth Dimension: Dances for Halloween” with guests Velocity Dance Company and Eric Walden. Fun, music and costumes assist this noted dance company as they present a lively, fun, and sometimes creepy concert for everyone.  See a collection of dances about the things that […]

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Children’s Music and Arts Festival in Flagstaff on August 23rd!!

| July 30, 2014
Children’s Music and Arts Festival in Flagstaff on August 23rd!!

Flagstaff Recreation Services presents: The 7th Annual Children’s Music & Arts Festival Saturday, August 23rd 10am to 2pm Bushmaster Park, 3150 N Alta Vista Children will be able to make recycled arts projects, participate in the instrument petting zoo, make their own musical instrument, learn to paint, draw, create sculptures and participate in a story walk. […]

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