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COCA Spotlight: Tally Shorts Film Fest

Tally Shorts Film Festival Director Carole Robards started her adventures in film as an extra set of hands.

By: Amanda Sieradzki | January 21, 2019

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Art: 21-season 5

I’ve been watching the PBS series with relish and, as is the goal of this brilliant program, the episodes have sparked a philosophical discussion in my household. One of the focuses this season is on artists who work collaboratively on large scale pieces. This...

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Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit Reminder

Hey Art Teachers-The Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit deadline is approaching fast. I would encourage all of you to participate in this exhibit. The more educators who join in, the better the message we send about the quality of arts instruction in our community. Submit...

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The Non-Local Buzz

SAY WHAT?! MUSICIANS HEAR BETTER "Musical training can improve your hearing, according to several studies presented in Chicago at Neuroscience 2009, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. The studies found that serious musicians are better than other people at perceiving and remembering sounds."NPROctober 19, 2009...

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October is National Arts and Humanities Month

Today the Mayor will present a proclamation celebrating October, along with the rest of the nation, as Arts and Humanities month.Like other "special" months, it's a time to learn more. This time it's about the arts and humanities in our corner of the world...