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News of Note [Dance Magazine]

Broadway actor Tony Yazbeck has been honored by the National YoungArts Foundation with the Arison Alumni Award.

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National YoungArts Foundation celebrates 35 Years with Backyard Ball [Haute Living]

The Miami social calendar is punctuated by lots of fun events, but the National YoungArts Foundation’s Backyard Ball is definitely one of the most fun (and, as the name implies, young) events of the season.

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YoungArts: Writers Reading [Culturaly]

This past weekend, National YoungArts Week wrapped in Miami with a grand gala that celebrated the immense talent of young visual, literary, performing, and design artists.

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Rosie Perez Highlights Miami’s YoungArts Gala

"I came to honor the kids," said the film actress and former 'The View' co-host at a fundraiser that raised $1.6 million for the 35-year-old arts education nonprofit, which fostered the careers of such actors as Kerry Washington and Adrian Grenier.

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YoungArts Finalists Reimagine Your Favorite Songs into Classic Music [Miami New Times]

Initially, the classical music concert held at New World Center last Thursday during YoungArts Week felt a bit like the most elegant high-school recital ever conceived.

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YoungArts Week Culminates With Gala [Miami ArtZine]

Once a year, in National YoungArts Week, Miami is engulfed with YoungArts finalists who are aspiring, determined and talented artists.

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YoungArts alumni return to inspire new generations of artists [Miami Herald]

While YoungArts alumni have long played a role as teachers and adjudicators on the panels that select the winners, in recent years the foundation has focused on bringing more of its graduates back to the fold as instructors, as well as in other ways.

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YoungArts through the Lens of the Future [Miami Design District]

National YoungArts Foundation promotes YoungArts Week—a week that has been happening for the past 35 years—as a life-changing experience.

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A Week of YoungArts [Miami Herald]

Miami-based National YoungArts Foundation kicks off its 35th year with its annual YoungArts Week, January 3-10.

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One stars, one shines in his own way [The Journal News]

Audiences at a national competition in Miami are about to learn what James McCarthy’s kid brother, Stephen, has known his whole life: The Pleasantville High School senior sure can sing.

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35 años de inspiración [Selecta Magazine]

La fundación YoungArts celebrará su 35 aniversario recibiendo en Miami a los casi 170 finalistas de su programa insignia, quienes trabajaran con maestros y mentores como Tarell McCraney, Joan Morgan, Sara Lamb, Jose Parla entre otros reconocidos artistas de diversas disciplinas.