Life Change Ballroom

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This week’s blog is about the aptly named Life Change Ballroom. They are a mentoring program that uses the medium of ballroom dance to, you guessed it, change lives. Life Change Ballroom teaches young children teamwork, sportsmanship, social awareness, confidence, self-esteem, goal-setting, the value of hard work, manners, etiquette, trust and mutual respect. In their mission statement they say, “We are raising our expectations of these children.  We believe when we expect more, they will produce more.  We are going […]

Board Spotlight- Dr. Jean Hartsuck

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Allied Arts has the privilege of working alongside an outstanding group of men and women that serve on our board and volunteer with our organization. They are a diverse collection of community leaders, talented artists and generous philanthropists. We are taking the time each month to introduce one of them to you. This month’s Board Member Spotlight is on Dr. Jean Hartsuck. Jean Hartsuck, Ph.D. Retired biochemist, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation When did you join the Allied Arts Board? I have […]

DIY Christmas Cards

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Do you have left over wrapping paper or last year’s Christmas cards stored away? Well, this holiday season you can be green, save money and send some holiday cheer at the same time. With a little creativity, you can recycle those items to make cute DIY Christmas cards that will impress all your friends and family. If you don’t consider yourself an “artsy” person, don’t worry! One of the best things about this art project is that you can make […]

About Ambassadors’ Concert Choir

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Allied Arts supports 26 different arts organizations that we call our ‘member agencies’. They each have rich histories, exciting programs, diverse purposes and compelling missions. We wanted to make sure that everyone was given the chance to hear their stories and see the important work they are doing for the arts in central Oklahoma. Each month, we showcase a couple of our member agencies through a “Member Agency Spotlight” blog entry. Today, we would like to introduce you to Ambassadors’ Concert […]

Introducing Arts Council of OKC

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Allied Arts supports 26 different arts organizations that we call our ‘member agencies’. They each have rich histories, exciting programs, diverse purposes and compelling missions. We wanted to make sure that everyone was given the chance to hear their stories and see the important work they are doing for the arts in Central Oklahoma. Each month, we will showcase a couple of our member agencies through a “Member Agency Spotlight” blog entry. Today, we would like to introduce you to […]