AIR Blog

admin: A Holiday Letter of Gratitude

Our communities’ norms, manners and behaviors help to define us. They are the psychological gestures on which we build our personal stories. The farmer from the heartland has the “stronger-than-any-contract” hand shake. The Southerner has the irony of the “bless your...

admin: Storytelling: The Secret's in the Sauce

“Tell me the facts and I’ll learn. Tell me the truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.” – Native American proverb It is Sunday, and I am four hours into cooking a pot of homemade marinara sauce. Periodically, I stir,...

admin: Educational Theatre Internship: The Art of Discovery

Imagine yourself a young college student pursuing a degree in theatre. You’ve given everything you’ve got in the audition room. A week later you walk to the MSU Denver callboard with hopes of being one of the few chosen to intern as an educational theatre touring...

admin: AIR Profile: Arlene Rapal

Wait – you mean our health messages really do work??!!    I’ve worked for Kaiser Permanente for 10 years, all in the Arts Integrated Resources department.  For all my years here we’ve been teaching children these health messages: Eat at least 5 servings of fruits...

admin: Youth Profile: Annalise Pflueger

Annalise Pflueger, a senior at Lakewood high school, is the Secretary of the National Honors Society. Like many other kids at her school she’s involved with all kinds of extra-curricular activities such as the theatre program and choir. She loves public speaking, is...