Our interns are an integral part of the AIE team each spring, helping us bring over 150 arts residencies, performances and workshops to schools, senior centers, parks and community centers throughout NYC. This spring, we were thrilled to have 2 administrative interns: Andrew Anzel and Midori Buntin.
BAC is collaborating with an amazing teach, Ms. D’Amato at PS 15K on a project she’s been wanting to get to for years, and finally got moving on it this Spring, posting the project on Donor’s Choose, where she’s had success before. We’re thrilled to have found out yesterday that News Corp has fully funded this, and 278 other Brooklyn projects! Check out Ms. D’Amato’s project – the first of the highlighted projects in the News Corp press release! We can’t wait to get paint on the wall with a mural that is as vibrant and alive as the PS 15K school community is!
Conversations hushed and small feet wiggled in anticipation as the lights dimmed and music filled the theater. Students from schools throughout Brooklyn and their families were amongst the audience at the recent “Sid the Science Kid – Live!” performance at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC). This spring, BAC has provided over 600 tickets and roundtrip metrocards to attend BCBC shows ranging from “Sid” to “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” by The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to the Golden Dragon Acrobats’ “Cirque Ziva” as part of the CASA program supported through the NY City Council and the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). Trained through in-school performances, students bring their audience skills to BCBC and often share these skills with their parents and siblings.