Archive: Dec 2017

  1. Memphian brings African American history to life through music

    BY ERYN TAYLOR and MARKOVA REED, Posted 5:57 a.m., December 7, 2017, WREG News Channel 3 Memphis – It’s an interactive history lesson that takes students on a journey through generations and genres of music. “We span this history of African American music from the field song all the way through jazz, blues, rock and roll on into hip […]

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  2. Reflections From A TN Teaching Artist

    By Elizabeth Davidson, TN Teaching Artist – On the occasion of their 50th anniversary, I was asked if I might write something about my experience with the Tennessee Arts Commission as one of their teaching artists. It is with great pleasure that I do. In 2006 I had finally finished writing the last draft of […]

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  3. High School Students Discover Self-Confidence through the Power of Poetry

    by Meredith Callis, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator This article was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine.  When considering high school activities that typically ignite students’ school spirit, we tend to recall the rush of a campus-wide pep rally or the sound of the school band playing from the bleachers of […]

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