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Creativity Creates Community: The Butler Community Arts School

WRITTEN BY MALLORY DUNCAN, ARTS, ETC. ASSISTANT EDITOR The Butler Community Arts School exudes a certain glow. It originates from a child radiant from the joy of learning and understanding. But it also comes from a teacher’s glowing pride as his or her pupil grasps a concept for the first time. Butler University students can

African beats bring community to campus

The Butler Community Arts School provided another groovy way for working adults—and students—to enhance their artistic abilities. The school began an adult African drumming class last week to add to their adult piano class and adult big band class held in the summer. Matt Harris, a Butler University  graduate who majored in percussion, said he

Community arts school develops students old and young

[tab: Article] The Butler Community Arts School opened its doors in 2002 and has provided Butler University and its art majors with a unique outreach program to enhance their education. After sticking with their music and dance curriculum, the program has now added a theater element as well. “The best part about the BCAS is