Posts tagged "Performing Arts"
Ravens in the Library, with S.J. Tucker

Ravens in the Library, with S.J. Tucker

When I first heard the song “Ravens in the Library”, I knew there had to be a good story behind it. I did a little digging, and musician S.J. Tucker graciously agreed to talk to me about her inspiration. I hope you all enjoy the story and song as much as I do! ~Holly Library...
Featuring: Ruth Beale

Featuring: Ruth Beale

Today we’re thrilled to present a conversation with artist Ruth Beale. Ruth’s work, which I think you’ll see when you read the descriptions of her projects, are very tied to language, words, reading, and – you guessed it – libraries. Her work “with and about libraries and archives” is an intriguing exploration of these spaces....
Muse of Fire Project at Chattanooga Public Library

Muse of Fire Project at Chattanooga Public Library

Today’s feature comes to us from Mary Barnett, Public Relations Coordinator for the Chattanooga Public Library. This article originally appeared on that library’s website. ~Laura by Mary Barnett The Muse of Fire Project at the Chattanooga Public Library is one of those programs any library, any city, would be thrilled to create a home for....
Book to Boogie: Mouse Paint

Book to Boogie: Mouse Paint

Book to Boogie is a monthly series that pairs picture books with dance and movement activities for preschool story time. The series is curated by Kerry Aradhya of Picture Books & Pirouettes and written by a different guest writer each month. We hope that children’s librarians, as well as classroom teachers and dance educators, will...
Book to Boogie: Move!

Book to Boogie: Move!

Book to Boogie is a monthly series that pairs picture books with dance and movement activities for preschool story time. The series is curated by Kerry Aradhya of Picture Books & Pirouettes and written by a different guest writer each month. We hope that children’s librarians, as well as classroom teachers and dance educators, will...
Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Today’s feature comes from the public library in Ferndale, Michigan. Circulation Specialist and artist Lindsey Harnish discusses the variety of arts-incubating programs and projects that the library, in partnership with local artists, facilitates for the Ferndale community. The programs highlighted today are fairly easy to replicate and the ideas are infinitely scalable, which is always...
Baby Grand Jazz at Hartford Public Library

Baby Grand Jazz at Hartford Public Library

Today it’s our pleasure to feature an interview with Rachel Gary, Communications Manager for Hartford Public Library in Hartford, Connecticut. We talked with Rachel about the fabulous Baby Grand Jazz music performance series at the library, continuing this library’s long tradition of making art available to their community. Enjoy. ~ Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP):...
Book to Boogie: "The Runaway Bunny"

Book to Boogie: “The Runaway Bunny”

Book to Boogie is a monthly series that pairs picture books with dance and movement activities for preschool story time. The series is curated by Kerry Aradhya of Picture Books & Pirouettes and written by a different guest writer each month. We hope that children’s librarians, as well as classroom teachers and dance educators, will...
Featuring: Lost in the Stacks

Featuring: Lost in the Stacks

This feature originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in February 2012. The Library as Incubator Project heard about librarian-singer Rita Meade through a Twitter contact and immediately contacted her to learn more about her and the band she performs with, Lost in the Stacks. Rita kindly answered our questions in this interview. -...
Book to Boogie: "It's a Tiger!"

Book to Boogie: “It’s a Tiger!”

Book to Boogie is a monthly series that pairs picture books with dance and movement activities for preschool story time. The series is curated by Kerry Aradhya of Picture Books & Pirouettes and written by a different guest writer each month. We hope that children’s librarians, as well as classroom teachers and dance educators, will...
Book to Boogie: "Giraffes Can't Dance"

Book to Boogie: “Giraffes Can’t Dance”

Book to Boogie is a monthly series that pairs picture books with dance and movement activities for preschool story time. The series is curated by Kerry Aradhya of Picture Books & Pirouettes and written by a different guest writer each month. We hope that children’s librarians, as well as classroom teachers and dance educators, will...
Book to Boogie: Tip Tip Dig Dig

Book to Boogie: Tip Tip Dig Dig

Book to Boogie is a monthly series that pairs picture books with dance and movement activities for preschool story time. The series is curated by Kerry Aradhya of Picture Books & Pirouettes and written by a different guest writer each month. We hope that children’s librarians, as well as classroom teachers and dance educators, will...