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Mexican Days of the Dead

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Celebrating the Days of the Dead

Saturday, October 30, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

After two weeks of daily rehearsal (though we had never managed to rehearse the entire show all the way through), we presented our Days of the Dead performance twice at school on Thursday - during the ...

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Celebrating the Mexican Days of the Dead

Sunday, October 17, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

If you are interested in learning more about this often-misunderstood celebration, there is plenty of background information on my school website. ...

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SchoolArts October Theme: Commemoration

Sunday, September 12, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

What do ghost bicycles, the Days of the Dead, and the Lincoln Memorial have in common? In different ways, they all commemorate a person, place, or event.  ...

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Reordering the National Standards for the Visual Arts

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Ever since I heard art educator Olivia Gude (UIC Spiral Education and much more) speak at the University of North Texas last week, I have been thinking about her suggestion for reorderi ...

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