Tuesday, October 4, 2011

New research published on Teaching Artists

Last month, the NORC at the University of Chicago published its findings after three years of research on teaching artists.
A Report on the Teaching Artist Research Project: Teaching Artists and the Future of Education can be downloaded from NORC's website at:

Just the background information is informative, much less the substantive findings. Both will make it into our future grant proposals.

People's Music School

Monday, October 3, 2011

Invitation from DanceWorks Chicago

Hello Smart Growth fellows,

We are hosting another FREE performance this Wednesday, October 5th from 12:15-1:15pm at the Harold Washington Library.

Vibrant and innovative, DanceWorks Chicago is proud to share a diverse repertory featuring who is new and what is next in contemporary dance as well as to showcase exciting work from established choreographers. This season, DWC celebrates its 5th anniversary creating an environment conducive to nurturing experiences of significance for everyone from artist to audience.

Please fee free to join us and bring a friend.