Tag Archives: Arts

RoRo row: New law hampers Roosevelt Row plan (access required)

Roosevelt Row (Photo by Gary Grado, Arizona Capitol Times)

A law signed by Gov. Doug Ducey could derail future plans for more formal support and money to aid the burgeoning Roosevelt Row district. And neighborhood advocates say they’re gearing up to fight the law and vow to continue their plans for a special taxing district.

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Arts contribute to a healthy Arizona economy

AZ Citizens for the arts

As Arizonans sharpen their focus on the actions that will enable our state to become more competitive, emerging evidence points to the profound economic impact of arts and culture organizations. In fact, the arts not only enrich our community, but they contribute to a healthy economy.

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Arts education: The true picture (access required)

Most K-12 schools in Arizona offer students some sort of arts instruction, but the vast majority of those schools spend less than $1 per student per year in supporting those classes, according to a report released in July.

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Notable Arizona (access required)

Alberto Rios has always shared a connection with the history — both cultural and geographic — of Arizona. Born and raised here, the writer often presents images of the alternatively lush and barren landscape of the Grand Canyon State.

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