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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the center of attention in most US public schools today. But training in the arts has been shown to improve creativity and innovation. This info-graphic shows the benefits of both.
The Arts Consortium, which is going through a renovation at its 400 N. Church St. address, promotes art throughout Tulare County.
Ken Nanamaker is one of the newest members of the Hemet Valley Art Association. At 100 years old, he stays busy creating artwork and taking his turn to sit at the group’s gallery once a month.
Over 300 students will receive multi-discpline arts education administered by the Yolo County Office of Education at the Yolo County Juvenile Hall, including visual arts, creative writing and performing arts.
The Library of Congress is to announce on Wednesday that Juan Felipe Herrera, a son of migrant farmworkers whose writing fuses wide-ranging experimentalism with reflections on Mexican-American identity, will be the next poet laureate.
The appointment is the nation’s highest honor in poetry and also something of a direct promotion for Mr. Herrera, who was poet laureate of California from 2012 to 2014.
Juan Felipe Herrera, former poet laureate of California, began his career with poems that often casually combined Spanish and English, uniting the languages of his youth.
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