Indian American Pavithra Nagarajan and Sri Lankan American Ruwanthi Ekanayake were among 60 people nominated as 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts by the National YoungArts Foundation.
Jason Moran, a YoungArts alumnus, plays jazz while skateboarders show off their skills as part of a performance for YoungArts' Outside the Box at the YoungArts campus in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood on Saturday.
Jazz and skateboarding? Sure, why not? YoungArts’ Outside the Box series continues Saturday with a presentation melding the two.
YoungArts is bringing music on wheels as they collide skateboarding and jazz in a 60-minute presentation.
On this edition of art loft we learn about the U.S. Presidential Scholars honor via YoungArts.
In January, the National YoungArts Foundation brought to Miami a select group of teenagers from across the country who competed for the honor in the performing, cinematic, literary, and visual arts.
Broadway actor Tony Yazbeck has been honored by the National YoungArts Foundation with the Arison Alumni Award.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
Once a year, in National YoungArts Week, Miami is engulfed with YoungArts finalists who are aspiring, determined and talented artists.