MOVEMENT MOVEMENT MOVEMENT

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

TMP Irene

Every winter in Richfield, Ohio THE MOVEMENT PROJECT hosts a 2 week intensive for youth and professional dancers. The program focuses on dance technique, the creative process, college/career prep and community action providing dancers with the necessary tools to use dance as a catalyst for change in their communities. The Movement Project believes that high quality dance education should be … Read More

HERE COME THE CHILDREN

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

Drummers

The Columbus Children’s Parade hosted by the Central Community House www.cchouse.org will be stepping off from the Kwanza Playground again this year on September 9th, 2017. As the children take to the streets on route to the Olde Towne East Festival we hope to meld this annual into Children’s Peace Parade into a Dance Parade too! This is the best … Read More

KEEPING THE HOME FIRES BURNING (with LEDS)

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

605648294_130x73

Inspired by a German children’s song, “Lantern, lantern stay alive. It’s dark outside but my light keeps shining”. Jessica Maffia’s Lanterns for Peace is an installation composed of 500 homemade lanterns lit by tiny LED bulbs that will invite people to write down their answer to the question: “What do we do now?’ This project is currently being installed at … Read More

WILL WE RANT? WILL WE RAVE?

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

10702026_782296315166823_6384813895043792221_n

The Ohio State University Sikh Student Association Brings To You KULTAR’S MIME      ( FOR FREE) “In 1984, bloody violence was visited upon the Sikh community in India after the news that the then Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, had been assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards. Sarbpreet Singh, a Sikh and a community activist in the Greater Boston area … Read More

PARTNERS IN ACCESSIBLE ARTS

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

vsa_georgia_final

VSA, OHIO (VSAO) THE STATE ORGANIZATION ON ARTS AND DISABILITIES is hosting two major gatherings that will bring statewide and national audiences to Columbus for the 2017 Arts and Autism Conference and the 4th REEL Abilities Film Festival.   These gathering are creative, safe places where attendees are encouraged to think outside the box, understand different perspectives, and learn something new. … Read More

KINGS,QUEENS & IN-BETWEENS REIGN

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

MV5BMGFhOTE0MDItODBiMy00NmQ5LThjYjUtZDAwN2Q1NzQyNDIzXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjgwMDUxMQ@@._V1_UX182_CR0,0,182,268_AL_

A Grant was provided to help Five Sisters Production begin their education initiative of their documentary Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens (KWIB) that has been making SRO Independent Festival SRO history all across the country getting very strong reviews and positive response from audiences and critics. An educational academic study guide will be created and the initial outreach is to 50 … Read More

AT THE SPEED OF DANCE

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

KDS-20150515-15036-0296a

Momentum – excellence at the speed of dance continues to make a difference in the lives of 900 fourth grade children by using movement, music and performance to further develop life skills such as self-discipline, confidence, teamwork, and striving for excellence. These Central Ohio fourth graders have the rare and wonderful opportunity to show off their hard work and creativity … Read More

LET’SGET THE LEAD OUT

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

Puffin Blog 2

THE REFRESH COLLECTIVE in Cleveland www.freshcamp.org developed a new program The DROP THE LEAD SUMMIT is a youth arts and empowerment organization that will work with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to identify 10 high schools on the East Side of Cleveland and in the inner-ring suburb to be part of this educational Summit event which will engage public high … Read More

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

evansville-museum-of

The Evansville Museum or Arts, History and Science…. they are a STEAM ENGINE promoting Community Cultural Conversations to bring to light issues and topics to which are timely and significant. The grant will help them in this community undertaking and will combine film, and panels with the lectures. Topics could be: What is it like to be to be Islamic, … Read More

THINK youTHink

Java Kitrick2017 Grant Awardees

yT_link_button_hover

Zimmer Children’s Museum in Los Angeles has a program called youTHink which is based on arts- based programing. Through a large range of artistic media, youth identify issues of concern and engage in discussion and activism such as food justice, racial inequalities, the “school to prison” pipeline, discrimination, race, sexual orientation, environmental protection, poverty, gender issues, racial profiling and bullying … Read More