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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Visits Bethune Elementary School Turnaround Arts Students

Friday, April 29, 2016
 
WHO:
Bethune Elementary School Turnaround Arts Students

WHAT:
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will make a stop at Bethune Elementary School to visit students and give them a unique musical experience. The Tour Bus will spend a day providing students hands-on experiences with the latest audio and video recording technologies. Students will learn how to write, perform, record and produce original songs, produce and shoot music videos and documentaries, and complete a broadcast quality music video – all in one day!

PHOTO OPP:
Students and teachers will form a human peace sign at 9:30 a.m., reflective of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus “Imagine Peace” theme.

WHEN:
Friday, May 6, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Bethune Elementary School, 2400 Meade Street,   Hollywood, FL 33020

WHY:    
Tours of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus introduce students to career paths in audio, video and broadcast production. Students learn about the technical details of the mobile studio, the chart-topping artists that have recorded on the bus and production tips for producing at home or school. Bethune Elementary is one of only a few schools in the nation selected by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities to participate in its successful Turnaround Arts initiative. Integrating arts in education is a major component in the mission of Turnaround Arts. The program is also taking place at Lake Forest Elementary School and Walker Elementary School.

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
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