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Issue #17 November 2010 - January 2011

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In This Issue
ATG Welcomes New Board
December Culminating Events
What Our Students Learned this Fall
Winter Formal Event Raises Money for ATG
Committee Member Spotlight
New CHLDC Program Starting at IS 302!
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Dear Friend of Arts to Grow,

We are excited to usher in 2011 with lots of exciting plans ahead. More on this in our March issue. Today we introduce our new bi-monthly newsletter. Let us know what you think. We look forward to hearing from you on social media!

ATG Welcomes New Board & Advisory Board Members

Advisory Board
Photo Credit: Sy Abudu

Arts to Grow is proud to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors, Allen Pinero and Waziri Garuba, and two new Advisory Board members, Dennis Sheehan and Kristine Johnson. Read more...


December Culminating Events

17 December
Photo Credit: Patricia Runcie

The fall semester wrapped up with three culminating events this December to showcase students' work from our three fall classes. P.S. 7's performance demonstrated student's improve skills and ability to work together as an ensemble. At Riverdale Neighborhood House, the final art show displayed works on paper as well as sculpture. I.S. 171's theater class performed musical selections from three hit Broadway shows. Read more...

What Our Students Learned this Fall

17 What students learn
Photo Credit: Sara Lise Raff

From tissue-paper collages to audition-style cold reading exercises, the students in Arts to Grow's programs have excelled in a wide variety of visual and performing arts activities. With the help of our teaching artists, we've compiled a sampling of lessons and exercises that were taught this fall semester. Read more...

Winter Formal Event Raises Money for ATG

17 Winter Formal
Photo Credit: Jordan Grubb

Our 2010 year-end giving season was topped off by the 6th Annual Winter Formal, which raised over $1000 for Arts to Grow! Actor Jordan Grubb organizes this event every year for the performing arts community. Hosted on December 19th at the Irish Rogue in NYC, the holiday party was a great way for members of the NYC theater community to socialize and give back at the same time. Donations were accepted at the door. Read more...

Committee Member Spotlight:

Linda Santangelo-Mosley

17 Linda
Photo Credit: Lynne Shapiro

Arts to Grow is excited to welcome several new committee members this year, including Linda Santangelo-Mosley. Linda has over 20 years of experience as a Business Development/Sales Management Executive. Read more...

New CHLDC Program Starting at IS 302!

17 IS 302
Photo Credit: Sy Abudu

Arts to Grow and our long-time partners Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation are proud to announce a new program starting at IS 302 this winter. Along with IS 171 and PS 7, IS 302 is now the third school in the Cypress Hills, Brooklyn area that ATG has started programs for. Read more...


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Mallory King
Founder/ Executive Director 
Arts to Grow