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October 6, 2015

  • Arizona Artbeat: AZ ArtWorker Initiative  |   Video
    • The Arizona Commission on the Arts will present a series of artist workshops and artist-led community conversations in Douglas this month as part of its AZ ArtWorker initiative. AZ ArtWorker aims to facilitate dialogue and knowledge-sharing between Arizona, national and international artists and residents of Arizona communities. Casandra Hernandez, artist programs coordinator for the commission and Douglas artist Jenea Sanchez will tell us more about the program.

May 21, 2015

  • Sustainability: ASU Teachers’ Sustainability Academy  |   Video
    • Arizona State University has established a professional development program for teachers across the nation to help them teach sustainability to their students. The Walton National Sustainability Teachers’ Academy will hold workshops this summer for 13 two-person teams of teachers, with participants coached and mentored by experts from ASU. Dr. Erin Redman, program manager for the academy, will tell us more.

April 13, 2015

  • Sustainability: Biosphere2 Conference  |   Video
    • A national workshop is being held at Biosphere2, the self-contained facility in Southern Arizona that contains several artificial ecosystems. The workshop will include academics and business leaders who will be looking at how to deliver food, energy and water more efficiently. It’s the first of several national workshops sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Ardeth Barnhart, program director of renewable energy at the University of Arizona and Kim Ogden, professor of chemical and environmental engineering, also at the U of A, will discuss the conference and its goals.

February 9, 2015

  • Arizona Technology and Innovation: Robotics Rehabilitation  |   Video
    • Experts, students and Arizona State University faculty will meet for two days of workshops at ASU’s Tempe campus to discuss the use of robotics technology to improve physical rehabilitation treatment. Bradley Greger, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, and Thomas Sugar, a professor in the ASU Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, will discuss the use of robotics in physical therapy.

July 10, 2014

  • AZ Giving and Leading: Dads 4 Special Kids  |   Video
    • An Arizona father searching for support as he raises a son with disabilities discovers he’s not alone. Ray Morris created a nonprofit group that offers monthly meetings, workshops and online help for fathers to ask questions, share experiences and learn from each other.

March 26, 2014

  • Light Rail Walkable Communities  |   Video
    • Phoenix city officials are conducting community workshops to get ideas and input regarding development along the city’s light rail line. The goal: to develop walkable communities that work in conjunction with mass transit. Alan Stephenson is the acting planning and development director for Phoenix and will discuss the effort.

July 30, 2013

July 19, 2012

  • Arizona ArtBeat: Jazz from A to Z  |   Video
    • The Jazz from A to Z program represents a unique partnership between the Mesa Arts Center, Arizona State University’s Public History Department, Mesa Public Schools and Jazz at Lincoln Center. This segment profiles how the program uses jazz to help teach history in the classroom and provides music students and their teachers with jazz workshops and other learning opportunities.

June 14, 2012

  • Arizona ArtBeat: Contra Tiempo  |   Video
    • Arizona ArtBeat takes a look at the Mesa Arts Center’s Culture Connect program featuring the Los Angeles-based Latin dance company, Contra Tiempo. The Company taught Salsa workshops to students in elementary schools and coached a select group of students for a performance piece that was included in Contra Tiempo’s public performance at the Center.

February 15, 2012

  • Arizona Technology and Innovation: Arizona SciTech Festival – Maker Faire  |   Video
    • The Arizona SciTech Festival is underway, with over 200 events throughout the state. Scheduled for February 18th at Arizona State University is the Maker Faire, an event filled with student and community project demonstrations, do-it-yourself activities and workshops and the Duel in the Desert scrimmage for FIRST Robotics. Dr. Chell Roberts, Executive Dean of ASU College of Tech and Innovation, will discuss the Maker Faire.

February 27, 2008

May 17, 2007

  • super Bowl Emerging Businesses
    • The Super Bowl Committee is holding a series of workshops for women and minority- owned businesses to help those businesses get contracts for the Super Bowl and related events. Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee will tell us more.

October 20, 2005

  • Ethics in Entertainment
    • The Ethics of Entertainment (E2) Conference and Film Festival will explore the powerful roll of entertainment media in our lives. Workshops, film screenings and speakers will delve into the decision-making process that artists go through when portraying social, political and health issues. We profile local filmmaker Chuck LeVinus and his film Never Been Thawed. Conference organizers F. Miguel Valenti and Laurie Trotta join Michael Grant in the studio. Important Links & Resources