Anika’s talent, hard work and perseverance helped her earn this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With your support, she can fulfill her dreams of dancing at The Ailey School for 6 weeks this summer, and take a big step towards her goal of becoming a professional dancer!

Anika started dancing just before she turned 6. It was fun for her! She had a natural grace and ability, and she quickly developed a passion for dance that has continued to grow over the years.

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Living Arts was named one of the winners of the 2013 Detroit Knight Arts Challenge for our new performance series, Teatro Chico Detroit.  To weave the arts into neighborhoods, Living Arts will facilitate a performance series with artists young and old out of a studio theater at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado.   Teatro Chico Detroit will launch in September 2014 on September 13th  in conjunction with the Celebrating Southwest Concert Series’  Hispanic/Latino month Celebration.  The Teatro Chico Detroit series will link neighboring arts organizations, restaurants and businesses to each performance and will enhance community participation in the new center.

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Please join us for our next Living Arts Hour on Thursday March 20th!  Living Arts Hour is your chance to learn more about Living Arts and is a great opportunity to introduce your friends and family to all the amazing programs that Living Arts Provides.  Living Arts programs focus on development of six critical life skills: decision making, effective communication, problem solving, collaboration, embracing diversity, and creativity. At the heart of the Living Arts mission is the belief that the master of these skills should benefit both individual artistic pursuit and help to develop the broader community.This Month you also get to meet our wonderful Neighbors, Matrix Theater and 555 arts!
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Living Arts is dedicated to strengthening the neighborhoods of Southwest Detroit by cultivating an environment that sparks the imagination and fosters ingenuity through the arts and community development initiatives.

Living Arts is a community-based nonprofit, tax exempt, 501(c)(3) organization.



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