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City Lore's Assembly Programs
New York City is a diverse place where cultures from around the world mix and mingle. Introduce your students to art, music and dance that they might not otherwise see by hosting a City Lore assembly program. All performances are interactive and give audience members the opportunity to join sing-alongs, play instruments and ask questions. Both students and staff will learn something new and be entertained by these talented performers. The five programs available are:
- Alcatraz: Afro-Peruvian Music & Dance
- Los Pleneros De La 21: Puerto Rican Bomba & Plena
- Malini Srinivasan & Friends: Bharatanatyam Dance & Carnatic Music
- Mexico Beyond Mariachi: Regional Mexican Dance & Music
- Tahuantinuyo: Music of the Andes
Professional Development Programs
Aside from preserving history, one of City Lore's core values is educating communities about their history and the history of other cultures. To help New York City teachers and parents foster learning and curiosity in their children, City Lore offers professional development workshops.
- Arts Integration: This workshop for teachers who want to learn creative ways to integrate art into their daily lesson plans.
- Family Workshops: Parents and children who attend this workshop will participate in collaborative activities designed to build literacy, communication and analytical skills.
- Teaching Artist Development: This workshop is for teaching artists who work with multicultural and mixed-level students. Attendees will learn about how to facilitate art-making that requires students to incorporate their family history.
- Teaching American and World History: iTeachers looking for new and interesting ways to teach history to their students will love this workshop. City Lore even provides sample lessons aligned with Common Core standards.