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After attending school virtually or semi-virtually for the past year, students in communities across Wisconsin said they found ways to cope with being away from teachers and friends but looked forward to getting back to regular in-person classes. Students also spoke in favor of more mental health services and mental health literacy. Feedback from 160 middle …

Kanopy Center for Modern and Contemporary Dance co-artistic director Robert Cleary carries a piece of flooring designed to absorb weight and pressure inside the dance company’s new location at 329 W. Mifflin St. The special flooring for dancers was removed from Kanopy’s former studios on State Street.  JOHN HART, STATE JOURNAL The technology piece is …

In news that comes as no shock to anyone watching local real estate, the Houston market is scorching, with a shortage of available homes priced at $250,000 and below and the area again seeing record sales. Sales of single-family homes leaped 24.4 percent in March, with 9,347 units sold versus 7,511 a year …

Robert Colescott’s George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook Courtesy of Sotheby’s Text size Robert Colescott’s George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook will be offered at Sotheby’s contemporary art sales in New York this May. With an estimate of between US$9 million and US$12 …

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Soaring Eagle has a great lineup started for their shows with 6 concerts announced at their outdoor venue already. Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are performing on July 15th – tickets just went on sale! There are also still tickets available for Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert and Megadeath. You can …

EDMONTON — Whether he’s breaking a wooden board, a clay tile, cement bricks or stacks of cinder blocks in half, Kevin Olsen says every chop requires the same four skills. “You have to hit it with speed, perfect accuracy, focus and strength,” says the Canadian master of taekwondo with a sixth-degree black belt. “You have …

Divisive cultural issues have been the hallmark of this year’s legislative session, but Arkansas lawmakers may have found common culture on arts and technology as an economic engine this past week. SB 531 unanimously passed the Senate Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs committee on Wednesday (March 17) and now awaits consideration in the Senate. The …

Years ago when he was in high school, Peter Wallis volunteered at the Chaffee Art Center. It was his first experience around real artists, and it helped him to believe he could have a career in the arts. He returned during graduate school as the education director, and today exhibits all over the country, crediting …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Tuesday morning, the House Committee on Public Education held a hearing to address several proposed bills. One bill, H.B. 434, relating to the curriculum requirements for public high school students, drew a crowd to testify. The bill, authored by State Representative Keith Bell (R-Athens), proposes high school students could choose between a …

Talk isn’t cheap when it comes to Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle. CBS VIAC 3.28% is paying a license fee of between $7 million and $9 million for the rights to air Ms. Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, according to people familiar with the pact. …