Our Friday update here at kickstART farmington highlights some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make your life and our community even better! 1. Go for a walk and get creative: People generate more creative ideas when they walk than when they sit, … Continue reading kickstART Your Weekend With Some Good Reads: Creativity and Walking, Political Art, Active Design and Green Spaces
The Farmington Public Schools are considering a budget that would reduce elective time in music and art for elementary students. We believe this would be a mistake and urge the Board of Education to consider the 5 reasons below to reject these cuts when finalizing the budget. 1. Music and the arts play a significant … Continue reading “The Arts Make Science and Invention Possible”: 5 Reasons Farmington Public Schools Should Not Cut Arts Education
We’re starting a new post here at kickstART farmington that highlights some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make our community even better! 1. “University of Pennsylvania researchers have demonstrated that a high concentration of the arts in a city … Continue reading kickstART Your Weekend With Some Good Reads
Yes, you’ll want to see ALL the films at the Greater Farmington Film Festival but here are 10 good reasons to see GIRL RISING on Saturday, March 8th, at 7:15 pm at the Farmington Civic Theater. You’ll want to see each of these 9 girls’ amazing stories of struggle and change brought to life on the big screen. … Continue reading 10 Good Reasons to See GIRL RISING at the Greater Farmington Film Festival
Join us on Wednesday night, May 29th, at Mentobe Cafe at 7pm for this month’s edition of Wednesday Night Sessions. You won’t want to miss the writers Robert Fanning, Karrie Waarala, and Zack Ravas. Robert Fanning is the author of two full-length poetry collections, American Prophet (Marick Press) and The Seed Thieves(Marick Press) and a chapbook, Old Bright Wheel (Ledge Press … Continue reading Great authors at Mentobe Cafe on Wednesday, May 29th!